Where is Lincoln Hall located?

Lincoln Hall's address is 2424 N Lincoln Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. Via public transportation, we are within walking distance of the Fullerton Red/Purple/Brown line L train stop, as well as the #74 Fullerton bus stop at Lincoln / Halsted, #8 Halsted bus, and #11 Lincoln bus. For driving, walking, or public transit directions, please use the form below.

What are your hours?

The bar will open one hour prior to doors. Doors always open one hour prior to showtime, which is always labeled on each individual event listing.

The Restaurant

  • Our night kitchen hours vary- please call ahead (773.525.2501) if you're planning on stopping by at or after 10 PM. Thank you!
How does ticketing work?

All tickets are will-call, which is to say that there are no physical tickets- your name will be on a list at the door. Tickets are taken off sale on at 5:00 PM day-of-show and any remaining tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis at the door. You should receive an email confirmation of your ticket purchase. Please bring valid photo ID for proof of age and ticket purchase.

Advance tickets guarantee entry to the show.

All tickets are general admission only unless noted otherwise and DO NOT guarantee seating.
For the best seats/position in the music room please arrive 60 minutes prior to show time to pick-up your tickets.
A ticket service charge will be added to the purchase price of each ticket.

All Tickets purchased through this site are NON-TRANSFERABLE

All Tickets are NON-REFUNDABLE

Advance tickets are only available through (until 5 pm day of show) and when noted. Lincoln Hall does not have a physical box office. Walk-up ticket purchases are only available at Lincoln Hall beginning one hour before listed show time unless the show is sold out.

All Shows are 21 and over, unless otherwise noted.

What time does the show start?

The website lists showtime, not doors. Unless noted otherwise, doors open one hour prior to showtime. Expect the first artist to start at showtime, give or take a few minutes.

What is your policy on transferring tickets?

Unfortunately, the only way you can make a ticket transfer is to have your friend or friends show up at the doors on the night of the show with your email confirmation and an original/physical state issued form of the ticket buyers ID. No photocopies of the forms of ID will be accepted. They must be the original copies. If these guidelines cannot be followed, no transfer will be allowed. Acceptable forms of ID include drivers license, state ID, or passport.

Can I make dinner reservations?

Lincoln Hall does not accept seating reservations. All seats and tables are first come, first serve. Please reach out to if you're in need of ADA accommodations.

What is your photography / taping policy?

You are allowed to bring camera phones and handhelds, but professional cameras are not allowed without a photo pass. Our photography and taping policies are dictated by the policies of the bands playing the show in question, so this is subject to change.

My band would like to play Lincoln Hall- how can we make that happen?

You must first send a sample of your music to Please be patient in awaiting a response. Please check our Booking section for more info.

Does Lincoln Hall offer internships? How do I apply?

We offer unpaid (with perks!) internships in our music department and are more than happy to work with your institute of higher learning to provide college credit. Please email with internship inquiries.

I'm interested in joining the Lincoln Hall Street Team- how do I join? What does the Street Team do?

The Schubas & Lincoln Hall Street Team is an elite group of dedicated individuals who help us publicize upcoming shows throughout Chicago in exchange for tickets, drinks, food, and more. To join their ranks, please email

I'm coming from out of town- Can you recommend a hotel?

We highly recommend the following hotels:
- Hotel Versey [20% discount]
- ACME Hotel
- Ace Hotel
- The Robey

Staying near Wicker Park? Holiday Jones and Urban Holiday Lofts are great, affordable hostel options!

I'm driving- what's the parking situation at Lincoln Hall?

In addition to metered street parking, the Lincoln Parking Garage is located at 2316 N [One block south of Fullerton on Lincoln].


We recommend booking convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. 

To reserve your parking spot, visit the Lincoln Hall SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

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What are the age restrictions for shows at Lincoln Hall?

Our shows are 21+ unless otherwise noted. We do have plenty of 18+ and All Ages shows, though.If you are under the age limit and would like to attend a show, you must attend with a parent or legal guardian.

Is Lincoln Hall Handicap Accessible?

Lincoln Hall's public areas are 100% handicap accessible, with our main entrance flush with the exterior sidewalk, a 4' 8.5"-wide ramp down to our main music room floor, and a 36"x51" elevator to our balcony.

ADA Accommodations

If you would like to request ADA accommodations for an upcoming show, email your name, the show you will be attending, and your accommodations request to Please give us at least 48 hours notice so we can properly prepare your accommodations for you.