Chicago Piano Bars and Dueling Piano Nights

Updated April 4, 2018

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Dueling Piano Bars

Slugger's in Wrigleyville has dueling pianos on the second floor, adjacent to the plethora of games including batting cages, skeeball, and other arcade games.

Dedicated Piano Bars

The Redhead Piano Bar features live piano music in addition to its full bar, with single malt scotch, martinis, wine, cognac, premium liquor, & fine cigars.


Nearby Howl at the Moon is also a dedicated piano bar that plays popular tunes. Howl at the Moon is popular with bachelorette parties and ladies' night out, with plenty of dance floor, buckets of booze and a lively crowd.

Related: Planning the Perfect Chicago Bachelorette Party

Live Piano Music

Andy's Jazz Club features jazz artists, some of which play piano.

Cetta's Bar is a wine bar with live piano music on Friday nights at 8pm.

Piano Bob is a one-man piano man who performs after Cubs games at Beer and Beach on Clark in Wrigleyville.

Davenport's is a Wicker Park piano bar and cabaret where you can also sing karaoke on Fridays.

Dusek's in Pilsen has live piano performances on Thursday through Saturday nights at 9pm.

Musical performances at the Kopi Travelers Cafe have included both piano and accordion.

The Twisted Vine is a wine bar equipped with spirits (including whiskey flights) and live music, including piano.

The Joynt on State hosts live jazz music, including piano.

The Barrelhouse Flat in Lincoln Park has a piano and the ambiance of a speakeasy.

Lilly's in Lincoln Park has live music every night of the week, open mic on Tuesdays, and has a piano available for artists to use.