Duke’s Alehouse and Kitchen has it all. A great bar with an outstanding selection of craft brews, a full menu including locally sustainable and vegetarian options as well as live entertainment. Conveniently located across from the Downtown Crystal Lake Metra Station it is also ideal for your next bar crawl.
McGonigal’s Pub in Barrington has recently celebrated it’s first year in business. This traditional Irish Pub has it all, great food and drink, live music, warm and inviting ambiance and friendly wait staff. Weather permitting enjoy sitting outdoors in the heart of downtown Barrington. With it’s close proximity to the train station it is also a favorite stop for pub crawls.
There is something happening every day of the week at The Lamplighter Inn Tavern and Grille. Check out the daily food and drink specials along with the entertainment lineup and when the weather is nice they have outdoor dining in their great upper deck beer garden.
Whether you are a singer or a songwriter, this list of venues all host open mic nights. Musicians who want a chance to showcase their talent and perform in front of a live audience will enjoy the opportunity to spend time with other artists. Even if you aren’t a performer you may want to go and lend your support.
Blues in the Burbs features two great venues in two different towns. The first features live Blues Bands at the blues bar, in Mt. Prospect.The next venue gives you blues players out there a chance to strut at the Blues Open Mic Night at the Lamplighter, in Palatine.