Once upon a time, jam bands meant something different to us than our current situation of jelly-stained back seat kid boppers. But just because we can’t swing Bonnaroo or Coachella like we used to, we can still get our fix of live music without needing to schedule a sitter for our rockstars. Read on for our favorite spots around the country to catch some tunes with tots in tow.

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Beat Kitchen - Chicago, Il

Beat Kitchen is where the cool kids go. Hosting all types of shows, including music and comedy, Beat Kitchen also includes an impressive line-up for families. With reasonably priced tickets that are usually $6-$10 per person and a menu of decent food (and beer!) for purchase, parents can rock steady with the whole group without breaking the bank.

Beat Kitchen
2100 W Belmont Ave.
Chicago, Il 60618
773-281-4444
Online: beatkitchen.com

Where do you rock with your stars? Tell us in the comments section below. 

—Shelley Massey