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Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
For over 25 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago's finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance uses improvisation to create new and original plays, musicals, sketch-comedy and more in a vibrant, uncensored atmosphere.

Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra practically any night of the week! Their 2015/16 season schedule is packed with shows, mixing classic and more contemporary works by various composers. Click here for a complete schedule and to purchase tickets. Fun fact: CSO is celebrating 125 years in its 2015/16 season! ... Read More

The Second City
1616 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60614
312-337-3992

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
Fool Me Twice, Deja Vu takes you on an uproarious exploration of intuition. Have you been here before? Should you do anything different? Or are mistakes what make us grow? In this ever changing world there are still significant transformations to be made. Take a gleeful glance into funny ... Read More

MCL Chicago
3110 N. Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
MCL Chicago, formerly known as Studio BE, is the first venue in America dedicated to the art of music comedy. The new name signifies the organization's focus on: music, comedy and live performance (MCL). The performing arts organization has a strong focus on its roots of music improvisation and ... Read More

Lottie's Pub
1925 W. Cortland St.
Chicago, IL 60622

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
Anyone can sign-up, so that means that some of the best comedians in the city go right after some pretty strange characters, with the hosts keeping it fun in between. The mic is hosted by two life long friends Ian Abramson (Chicago Magazine's "Best Experimental Comedian") and Tim Barnes ... Read More

Hard Rock Cafe
63 W. Ontario St.
Chicago, IL 60654

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
Rock Baby Rock is a family-friendly and fun-for-all-ages show starring Lance Lipinsky, an original cast member in the hit Chicago musical Million Dollar Quartet where he played the role of Jerry Lee Lewis. Guests of Rock Baby Rock can dance and sing along as the show celebrates the birth ... Read More

The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
Chicago, IL 60642

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
Widely considered to be the premier venue for long-form improvisational performances and classes, the iO Theater (formerly known as the ImprovOlympic Theater) was founded in 1981 by Charna Halpern and the late great improvisational teacher and director, Del Close. After almost 20 years in Chicago's Wrigleyville neighborhood, Charna Halpern ... Read More

The pH Comedy Theater
1515 W. Berwyn Ave
Chicago, IL 60640

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
See a live comedy show at The pH Comedy Theater, featuring improv, sketch and stand-up!

UP Comedy Club
230 W. N. Ave., 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
Second City presents this in-your-face indictment of the modern condition. Millennial social media dilemmas, D-bags on dates, and auto-tuned relationships are just a few of the targets this amazingly talented ensemble takes on. The struggle is fake, folks, but the comedy is oh so real. Buy tickets and chill. ... Read More

Transistor Chicago
3441 N. Broadway St.
Chicago, IL 60657

Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
Transistor Chicago is a local small business record/electronic shop and art gallery in East Lakeview, with work and wares from 80+ artists, many based here in this dynamic city. It's a recording space and screening room, with live music, movie nights, and a webcast. Time Out Chicago likens Transistor ... Read More

Zanies Comedy Club
1548 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Music & Comedy
5/24/2016
See the best stand-up comedy every week at Zanies Comedy Club! Photo courtesy of Zanies Comedy Club

Metro
3730 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60613

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
See Eagles of Death Metal live with special guest Thelma and the Sleaze May 25 at Metro!

Hours:
  • 9 p.m.
The Vic Theatre
3145 N. Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
See Young Thug live with special guests Lil Yachty, Rich The Kid and Dae Dae May 25 at The Vic! Photo Credit: Azadeh Khastoo  

Hours:
  • 8 p.m.
Annoyance Theatre & Bar
851 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
For over 25 years, The Annoyance Theatre has created some of Chicago's finest comedy. Home of the longest running musical Co-ed Prison Sluts, The Annoyance uses improvisation to create new and original plays, musicals, sketch-comedy and more in a vibrant, uncensored atmosphere.

Symphony Center
220 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60604

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
See the Chicago Symphony Orchestra practically any night of the week! Their 2015/16 season schedule is packed with shows, mixing classic and more contemporary works by various composers. Click here for a complete schedule and to purchase tickets. Fun fact: CSO is celebrating 125 years in its 2015/16 season! ... Read More

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts features solo and ensemble performances of classical music that showcase emerging performers. Held year round in Preston Bradley Hall.

The Second City
1616 N. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60614
312-337-3992

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
Fool Me Twice, Deja Vu takes you on an uproarious exploration of intuition. Have you been here before? Should you do anything different? Or are mistakes what make us grow? In this ever changing world there are still significant transformations to be made. Take a gleeful glance into funny ... Read More

Harper Court
5235 S. Harper Ct.
Chicago, IL 60615

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
The University of Chicago and Eric Williams of The Silver Room presents the Harper Court Summer Music Series - four free concerts under the stars in Hyde Park. Genres include Blues & Steppers, Jazz, Latin, and Afro-Beat music - often with free dance instruction.

Logan Square Studio
2341 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60647

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
This artisanal group of six musicians plays the highly crafted, exciting, original contemporary jazz compositions by pianist, Jeff Kier. The sextet also includes renowned percussionist Scott Hirtenstein, bassist Ben Taylor, guitarist Mike Hershenson, drummer Lanny Grilly, and the virtuostic Dave Grilly on sax & woodwinds. Photo courtesy of Jeff Kier ... Read More

Laugh Factory
3175 N. Broadway St.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
Jamie Masada's SoCal comedy club empire established a Chicago foothold in 2012, refurbishing the former Lakeshore Theater space. The club offers lineups of local comics several nights a week, with the occasional touring headliner. Come see the best up-and-coming comedians Chicago has to offer!

Connie's Pizza
1030 N. State St.
Chicago, IL 60610

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
Connie's Pizza in the Gold Coast hosts live music every Wednesday night, featuring acoustic sets with Brent Brown.

MCL Chicago
3110 N. Sheffield Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
MCL Chicago, formerly known as Studio BE, is the first venue in America dedicated to the art of music comedy. The new name signifies the organization's focus on: music, comedy and live performance (MCL). The performing arts organization has a strong focus on its roots of music improvisation and ... Read More

The Gift Theatre
4802 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL 60630

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
Natural Gas is the house-improv team of The Gift Theatre that takes one suggestion from the audience every Wednesday night. The Gassers create an entirely improvised world of comedy that is wild, randy, and appropriately inappropriate!

UP Comedy Club
230 W. N. Ave., 3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60614

Theater & Performing Arts, Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
What happens when Chicago's best improvisers are tossed head first into a medley of classic game shows? Come laugh your way through Second City's Game Night and find out! From celebrity-guessing to fill-in-the-blankety-blanks, charades to feuding families to improvised commercial breaks, the laughs come rapid-fire as host, Joey Bland, ... Read More

Lilly’s Bar
2515 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL 60614

Music & Comedy
5/25/2016
The show features Chicago's favorite comedians who have been given challenges designed to promote a fun night of comedic risk-taking and fearless fun that's FREE to attend! In addition to having stand-up from Chicago's top headliners, each week's show will feature comedians who have been challenged to come in ... Read More

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