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"World Beat" The Hothouse - Closed Tip by Etoile2B

The Hothouse - Closed, Chicago: 1 reviews and 1 photos

  Chicago Samba playing at the Hothouse
by Etoile2B

The Hothouse is a great spot to see some live World music. Conveniently located in the South Loop, parking usually isn't a problem. The space is large - and they sometimes feature local art in the back room. They offer plenty of tables to sit back, relax, sip a drink and listen to the featured band every evening. Or put on your dancing shoes and shake it on the dance floor. The entertainment changes nightly so check out their calendar to see what in the world they're playing tonight. We recently enjoyed the monthly Brazilian Samba night featuring a live Samba band and costumed Carnivale dancers. They also offered free Samba lessons during each of the band's breaks.

Dress Code: Casual dress. But it really depends on the show you're going to see. Anything goes.

Address: 31 E. Balbo
Phone: 312-362-9707
Theme: Live Music

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Jun 7, 2004
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