At the heart of the stylish InterContinental Chicago O’Hare is an intimate live music venue that’s been touted by press and fans alike as one of the best in Chicagoland. The Montrose Room is where music lovers unite every weekend for the popular ‘Up Close’ series, a showcase of everything from Grammy winners to cutting-edge local bands, as well as the monthly jazz series. Boasting a state-of-the-art acoustic design and ringside cabaret seating, the Montrose Room delivers an authentic Chicago club experience unlike anything else in the burbs.
The monthly jazz series features two upcoming artists who are the epitome of hot:
Cindy Bradley: April 20
A brass powerhouse, Cindy Bradley has been hailed at ‘Best New Artist’ and has won “Album of the Year’ by several leading jazz publications and jazz festivals. Her long awaited sophomore release, “Unscripted,” is now available. VIP (guaranteed seating) $30 through Ticketweb.com, General Admission $20 through Ticketweb.com.
Jessy J PRESENTED BY SMOOTH 87.7 May 5
The sultry saxophonist is one of today’s top smooth jazz and Latin pop stars. Jessy J has been a bright light on the smooth jazz scene since releasing her debut album a few years ago. Her latest effort, Hot Sauce, taps into her Latin influences. It also debuted as #1 on the Billboard smooth jazz chart! VVIP (first row very close to stage) $40 through Ticketweb, VIP (guaranteed seating) $30 through Ticketweb, GA $20 through Ticketweb.
ALL UPCOMING MONTROSE ROOM SHOWS:
4/13 :: Vinyl Highway Band
4/20 :: Cindy Bradley
5/4 :: Neverly Brothers
5/5 :: Smooth 87.7 Presents Jessy J
5/11 :: Jimmie Dale Glimore of the Flatlandrs & Colin Gilmore
5/12 :: Ralph Covert & The Bad Examples plus opener Scott May and his one arm orchestra with special guests - Thadeus Project
ABOUT THE MONTROSE ROOM:
Named one of Chicago’s “Top 5” suburban bars by Time Out Chicago, the Montrose Room boasts ringside cabaret seating (think Park West – West) for only a few hundred, bringing performers up close and personal with their fans! The Montrose Room also features the ‘eco-chic’ Ice Bar, serving up the country’s only Ice-tinis – specialty martinis served in glasses made of pure ice.
Located within the InterContinental Chicago O’Hare (5300 N. River Rd, Rosemont), doors typically open by 8 pm and patrons must be 18 and older for admittance. PARKING RATES IN INTERCONTINENTAL O’HARE LOT ARE AS FOLLOWS: Up Close @ Montrose shows: $5.00 (validated); Regular Montrose Room shows: complimentary parking with $10.00 alcoholic or non-alcoholic drink consumption (excluding valet parking). The blue line Rosemont stop is the closest public transportation stop from the city.