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COLLiDE Travel is an interactive collection of city guides curated by local bands, artists and tastemakers. Spanning the globe, hundreds of creatives have shared their favorite local hangs, from the underground to the upscale, and everything in between. So choose a city and start exploring!
Twin Peaks

A band of childhood friends, Twin Peaks has always embraced the raw beauty of imperfection, from their debut album Sunken (2013), to their acclaimed Wild Onion (2014), and most recently with their Bowie/Bolan-esque Down in Heaven released on May 13, 2016.

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Chicago, IL
Thalia Hall
This landmark venue, designed as an opera house in 1892, hosts concerts by well-known musical acts. -Recommended by Post Animal
1807 S Allport St, Chicago, IL 60608, USA
The Owl

A jukebox, an indoor waterfall & craft beers are the hallmarks of this quirky late-night bar.

2521 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
Lincoln Hall

Midsize live music venue with an on-site restaurant & bar.

2424 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Art Institute of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago, founded in 1879 and located in Chicago's Grant Park, is one of the oldest and largest art museums in the United States.

111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Millennium Park
Millennium Park is a public park located in the Loop community area of Chicago and originally intended to celebrate the third millennium. The park officially opened in 2004, four years behind schedule. Within the park is the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, Cloud Gate, the Crown Fountain, the Lurie Garden, and various other attractions including Grant Park which hosts Lollapalooza. Because the park sits atop a parking garage and the commuter rail Millennium Station, it is considered the world's largest rooftop garden.
201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60601, USA
Schubas Tavern

Housed in an old Schlitz brewery, this bar showcases a diverse lineup of bands, from indie to jazz.

3159 N Southport Ave, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
Village Discount Outlet
Chain of thrift stores in Chicago and surrounding areas. Recommended by DEHD "The Village Discount on Irving Park & Kedzie is where we get most of our 'fits'." - Engine Summer Recommended in the Chicago edition of the Waterloo Sparkling Sessions, presented by Waterloo Sparkling Water.
6419 S Kedzie Ave, Chicago, IL 60629, USA
Belmont Army

5-story apparel store with modern fashions, vintage items, military wear, footwear & skating gear.

855 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL 60657, USA
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Lincoln Park Zoo

One of the nation's oldest zoos housing 1200 animals representing 230 species. Includes children's zoo, carousel and paddle boats.

2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614, USA
Cole’s Bar
Live music, comedy & open-mike nights are showcased at this laid-back neighborhood watering hole. "...because Abraham Lincoln drank his first beer at Cole's, and signed the Emancipation Proclamation in one of their booths. Coleman is a great guy." - Engine Summer Recommended in the Chicago edition of the Waterloo Sparkling Sessions, presented by Waterloo Sparkling Water.
2338 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647, USA
The Empty Bottle
"I love seeing bands at The Empty Bottle. Good folks run it. Good people go there. Good bands go there. The bartenders are nice. The sound and sightlines are mostly good, too. And the tamale guy comes through about 1am." -The Life And Times
1035 N Western Ave, Chicago, IL 60622, USA