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$15 for Admission to the 2013 Jazz Club Tour from Jazz Institute of Chicago ($35 Value)

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In a Nutshell

Jazz musicians showcase their talents at more than 10 Chicago venues, including The 50 Yard Line; trolleys transport guests among the clubs

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Promotional value expires Aug 29, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 6 per person. Must be 21 or older. Redeem Groupon for tickets at one of listed locations. Groupon cannot be redeemed before 6 p.m. on 8/28. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Jazz musicians rely on improvisation, just as actors rely on directors whispering lines into their ear throughout every performance. Witness the tricks of the trade with this Groupon.

The Deal

Between 6 p.m. and midnight, you can hop on a trolley that takes passengers to more than 10 Chicago jazz venues, including Mayne Stage and the Drake Hotel.

Pickup is from The Drake Hotel, Jazz Showcase, Mayne Stage, or Marmon Grand, and cannot occur earlier than 6 p.m.

Jazz Institute of Chicago

When a group of jazz club owners, musicians, writers, and fans founded the Jazz Institute of Chicago in 1969, the goal was to find new audiences for all forms of jazz. To achieve that, the nonprofit institute's programming has taken on many forms itself, in its performances and educational resources alike.

Since 1979, for instance, the institute has planned the Chicago Jazz Festival, a Labor Day weekend gathering of Chicago jazz musicians as well as national and international acts. The JazzCity concert series, established in 1997, collaborates with the Chicago Park District to bring new jazz to neighborhoods through the city. Meanwhile, at the NextGenJazz program, young musicians are given residencies at the Drake Hotel, where they can refine their skills and dedicate tunes to their all-time favorite bellhops.

Besides showcasing jazz through live concerts, the institute helps nurture the next wave of jazz talent with its Jazz Links program. Since 2003, Jazz Links has hosted monthly student jam sessions and even enlisted students to perform at venues like Millenium Park. Jazz Links has likewise assisted more seasoned musicians and instructors with opportunities such as public high school residences and a summer camp for jazz band teachers.


95% of 37 customers recommend


  • “It's OK to go solo, or it's more fun with friends!”

  • “Wish I had more time to get to more clubs. Enjoyed music, people and buses - the whole experience”

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    Chicago, IL 60605


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    The Loop

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    Chicago, IL 60605


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    410 S. Michigan Ave. #500

    Chicago, IL 60605


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