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This 19th Century National Landmark Is Now Hosting A Series Of Magical Candlelit Concerts

By Secret Chicago

This 19th Century National Landmark Is Now Hosting A Series Of Magical Candlelit Concerts

Concerts bathed in candlelight are taking place beneath the exposed beams of an illustrious Chicago landmark this March.

There are few experiences that can rival the stirring spectacle of live music shrouded in candlelight. This March, Candlelight Concerts will be combining with the character and caliber of a recently recently-resurrected historic landmark to offer an even more epochal experience.

Credit: Jansen Bridge

In 1885 stone imported from Lake Superior and envisions of avant-garde architecture formed a new church replacing a more modest structure struggling to accommodate for its blossoming popularity. There the fortress-like Church of the Epiphany and its iconic bell tower long stood high above the 18th century West Loop skyline.

To this day the architectural beauty of the church has offered refreshing respite from the steel, glass, and concrete structures of Chicago’s city skyline but now the building boasts a brand new modus operandi.

Epiphany Arts Center

Despite becoming a National Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998, the church was decommissioned in 2011 and later listed as permanently closed. New owners then stepped in with intentions of resurrecting the former church and last year the historic 19th-century structure was revamped and reopened once again as Epiphany Center for the Arts.

The architectural glory has been untouched, the raw beauty found within remains, but the heart of the building beats on more alive than ever before, only now “for the good of art, entertainment, and events.”

by Jansen Bridge

Of the multiple spaces destined for displays of theater, comedy, magic, and music, the showpiece is the Epiphany Hall. It is here, beneath exposed beams and sweeping arched trusses, where some of Chicago’s iconic Candlelight Concerts will be taking place this March.

With acoustically accomplished architecture providing a state-of-the-art sound experience and the structure’s character conjuring an unforgettably intimate setting the Epiphany Center for the Arts will offer an arresting mind, body, and soul experience.

Epiphany Center for the Arts

Each ticket comes with 2 complimentary drinks including beer, wine, and non-alcoholic options that can be enjoyed up to an hour before in the Epiphany Center for the Arts cafe bar. Attendees will be required to wear a mask during the event and seating will be socially-distanced to ensure the health and safety of all spectators.

by Jansen Bridge

The Candlelight series has been met by countless 5-star reviews around the world, and guests have called it “a creative, enchanting, and innovative concert experience” and that “the performers were fantastic!”

Buy tickets for Chicago Candlelight here and secure a sparse seat at one of these unforgettable events.