Chicago: 5 Spots To Check Out With The Band Satsang

From a bar with a perfectly curated jukebox to the best spot for late-night grub and a must-see record store, soul-folk-hip-hop band Satsang shares their favorite spots in Chicago with us below, just a few days before their Sofar Sounds show on August 10.

Pick Me Up Cafe

This place serves vegan and vegetarian comfort food and stays open crazy late into the night. It’s also one of the best breakfast joints in the city. #coconutmilkshake.

3408 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657

Reckless Records

This record shop is a staple for any Northsider or music lover. It’s been around forever and has one of the best, most consistent record collections in America.

3126 N Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60657

The L&L Tavern

In a swiftly changing Northside landscape, it’s cool that such an awesomely dingy dive bar still exists. It also played a huge role in Karl and my early relationship. Best jukebox in the city.

3207 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657


This is another place that was a staple for me when I lived in Chicago. Amazing staff, crazy deals, and an all live jukebox.

2683 N Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614

Chicago Music Exchange

Although it may be incredibly cliché, as a guitar player and guitar aficionado, it’s really cool to try out gear you’ve only dreamt of. It’s where I fell in love with the Fender Jazzmaster 5000.

3316 N Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60657

Priority access tickets for Satsang’s show on August 10!

Would you like to be at the Satsang show organized by Sofar Sounds at a secret location in Chicago on August? When you sign up here, enter code INDIEGUIDES-82993 to get priority access!

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Main photo: Sophie Mitrokostas

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