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Marriott Traveler

Live Music Lover's Guide to Chicago

From blues and jazz to hip-hop and rock, Chicago has always had its own spin on music, and there are plenty of places to take in the Windy City’s unique musical stylings. Checking out one of the many concerts in Chicago on any given night is easily one of the best ways to get to know the city’s people and its spirit — it’s just a matter of knowing where to go. Here are some great places to start.

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Marriott Traveler

Coolest Places to Get Inked in Chi-Town

There’s no dating when it comes to your ink — tattoos are a commitment from the start. Luckily, Chicago has a concentration of fantastic tattoo artists with incredible style.

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Marriott Traveler

Blues Traveler: Where to Find the Chicago Blues and Feel Real Good

There are many good reasons why Chicago is called the Blues Capital of the World. There’s the annual Chicago Blues Festival, for one, along with the city’s long history of blues greats dating back to the 1940’s.

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Marriott Traveler

Underground Sound: Where to Be a Total Punk in Chi-Town

If you’re looking for a historic Chicago experience you won’t forget, take a punk page from some of the local venues and what they represent.