Did you know Northcenter has THE highest concentration of live entertainment venues in the city of Chicago?
It’s true. Go east, west, north or south from where Lincoln Avenue and Irving Park Road “cross,” and you’ll be amazed at the variety and quality of places where you can have a great night enjoying live entertainment in Northcenter — and all within walking distance (try finding that anywhere else in town). Theater companies, musicians, comedians, actors, artists, chefs, restaurants, and owners of live-music venues all are playing an important part in revitalizing Northcenter’s entertainment district. In the article below, the owners of Martyrs’, The Lyons Den, and Katerina’s discuss how the renaissance is coming… Live-Music Pioneers Helping Re-Establish Northcenter as Chicago’s Premier Entertainment District By Pens & Lens Special to RibfestChicago.com Northcenter used to be a pretty entertaining place, longtime residents recall. There was the Bugg Theatre, 3940 N. Damen Ave., the Irving Park Theatre, at Lincoln, Robey and Irving Park, and numerous live performances in the area’s many