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***UPDATE [04/15/2021]

Welcome to GOLDEN DAGGER. A rebrand recovery dedicated to Chicago artists of all types and voices. Throughout our shutdown, I have often thought about the many things I have wished to see not only at Tonic Room, but also in the Chicago music industry. Soon, we will be able to experience these things together. I am honored to share with you the announcement via Zach Long
// Time Out Chicago:

We will be opening to the public on Wednesday April 21st, 2021. We will have an outdoor patio available to our patrons. 


MON - SAT - 7AM - 10PM. Liquor service begins at 12PM everyday. 

With the inability to still apply for the Shuttered Venue Operators Grant. Any amount donated will help us open the business successfully and keep the dream of providing a new safe space to gather for our community alive. 

We look forward to seeing our old friends and meeting all our neighbors.

- Donnie

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ARCHIVED: [03/15/20]

Tonic Room has made the very difficult decision to close its doors from on March 15th, 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic has hit the service industry extremely hard and we have already felt the affects at Tonic Room due to cancelations during the past week. We are a close family and we love taking care of all our artists and patrons. 

We're asking our wonderful community to help out our staff while we do everything we can to survive through this closure. If you are able to leave a TIP by donating to this fundraiser, we will forever be grateful for your kindness and generosity. All Tips will be shared immediately to our staff. 

Whether you are able to donate at this time, or not, we ask that you please share this page on your social media accounts to help spread the word. 

We hope to be providing you with great music and great service as soon as possible.

With much love, 

The Tonic Room Family
Donnie, Barry, Matt, Dave, Caitlin, Maria, Billy, Meagan, Shamus, Adriana, Shane, Marshall, C.J., and Jason



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