This club is the second-oldest jazz establishment in the United States, so you know that your experience will be the Real Thing. The interior decor is filed with photos of past performances, and is quite intimate in style. Be prepared to enjoy some of the best talent in the country, as the Jazz Showcase attracts an A-list of performers. Definitely recommended for beginners and seasoned veterans alike. --travelape.com
Directions: The Jazz Showcase is in the heart of Chicago just north of Chicago's Loop, four blocks west of Michigan Avenue, five blocks north of the Chicago River, and within walking distance of most downtown hotels.