The Scene

From world-class performance venues that attract some of the biggest names in country music to top-notch country music radio stations and nationally acclaimed bars and festivals, Chicago has it all. Whether you’re looking for country music concert tickets or just want to find a place to hang out with your friends “The Scene” provides a comprehensive list of country music venues, bars and clubs in Chicago. Please note, this list is always growing so check back frequently for updates.

Chicago Country Music Fan Guide:

Radio Stations – Chicago Metro


US99.5 FM – America’s Country Station

Q98.5 FM – Rockford’s Country

WCCQ 98.3 FM – Your Home Town Country Station (Crest Hill)

107.7 –¬† The Bull¬† (Bloomington/Normal)

River Country 97.3 – Peoria

Cable Television

CMT – Country Music Television

GAC – Great American Country

Country Music Radio Programs

CMT Country Countdown USA with Chicago’s own Lon Helton

Bob Kingsley’s Country Music Top 40 (CT40)

American Country Countdown with Kix Brooks (ACC40)

97.3 River Country