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 Concert Venues, Country Music Bars and Annual Festivals
- View photos from The Scene in our Word on the Street Gallery.
- Find out where to get your boot scootin’ boogie on in the Chicago Country Dancing Guide
- Get the lowdown on Chicago local artists in the Chicago Country Bands Guide.
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
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)