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Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Jan8
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical

“CRITICS’ PICK. TRULY AMAZING!” – New York Times “BEST VISITING IMPROV COMEDY!”– TimeOut NY “HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!” – The Onion “★★★★★” THEY ARE AN ENTERTAINMENT PHENOMENON AND I…

Saturday January 8
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
Live Jazz & Champagne Brunch
Mar21
Music & Comedy

Live Jazz & Champagne Brunch

Live Jazz is Back at eta!! Jazz & Champagne Brunch every 3rd Monday of the Month. Come out for a relaxing afternoon at eta. Enjoy cocktails…

Monday March 21
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
“Open Mic” Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday
Mar23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

“Open Mic” Every 2nd & 4th Wednesday

Open Mic Series Singers, comedians, and entertainers, the spotlight is yours! You are invited to tell jokes, sing a song, or just kick back and relax,…

Wednesday March 23
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)
Apr1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy, Virtual Event

B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)

B.A.D. Waves Remix presents the Nation’s brightest artistic multiverse, starting with an art gallery & cocktails from the city’s most poppin culture blessors, live musical…

Friday April 1
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Redline VR
Virtual Event
Chicago’s Own Comedy Series
Apr2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Own Comedy Series

Produced by Just Roland Entertainment, Inc. in conjunction with GRP Productions. Going on every 1st Saturday of the month starting March 5th. Doors Open at…

Saturday April 2
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
Story Serenade
Apr2
Music & Comedy

Story Serenade

Every first Saturday of the month, Story Jam hosts STORY SERENADE at Madame Zuzu’s in Highland Park. There is a rotating roster of hosts, musicians,…

Saturday April 2
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Madame Zuzu’s
1876 1st St, Highland Park, IL
Workin’ On It Comedy Show
Jun3
Music & Comedy

Workin’ On It Comedy Show

What are you workin’ on? Every first Friday of the month, Workin’ On It showcases the finest comedians in Chicago, performing live before your very…

Friday June 3
9:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
“Rockin’ in the Park” 2022 Free Summer Concert Series
Jun9
Music & Comedy

“Rockin’ in the Park” 2022 Free Summer Concert Series

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district will kick off its summer season with the return of the “Rockin’ in the Park” free summer concert series.…

Thursday June 9
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
Chicago Blues!!!
Jun9
Music & Comedy

Chicago Blues!!!

Don’t miss out on this awesome night… Chicago Blues featuring the Freddie Dixon Blues Band at Venue OverDrive 7-10pm Currently Blues Night is weekly on…

Thursday June 9
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Venue OverDrive
2337 South Michigan Avenue
B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)
Jul1
Music & Comedy

B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)

B.A.D.Waves Remix presents the Nation’s brightest artistic multiverse, starting with an art gallery & cocktails from the city’s most poppin culture blessors, live musical performances…

Friday July 1
7:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Redline VR
4702 N. Ravenswood
Chicago Drag Brunch
Jul9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Drag Brunch

Muffy Fishbasket & BimBamBoom present… CHICAGO DRAG BRUNCH Saturdays at 11AM, join us a for delicious brunch, served with a heaping helping of Camp &…

Saturday July 9
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square
Jul9
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square

Comedy Dance Chicago is excited to share some laughs with you! Join us for a FREE comedy dance show at Northcenter Town Square. Fun for…

Saturday July 9
7:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Northcenter Town Square
4100 N Damen Ave
Drunk Shakespeare
Jul15
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Friday July 15
5:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO
Jul21
Music & Comedy

COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO

CHICAGO!! EVERY THURSDAY, “VISIONNAIRE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENTS “COMEDY” “OPEN MIC” NIGHTS FOR ALL COMEDIANS NEW AND EXPERIENCED TO COME OUT TO “ROK ISLAND BISTRO” IN THE…

Thursday July 21
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
ROK ISLAND BISTRO
100 NIGENT ST
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Jul23
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show

The Dinner Detective is an interactive murder mystery set in present day and based on real cold cases. Feast on a fantastic dinner, but just…

Saturday July 23
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Rock Bottom Revue – A Jazz Series
Aug18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Rock Bottom Revue – A Jazz Series

Thursday evenings of music and magic make a perfect outing for any couple looking for something special for Date Night! About this event BimBamBoom &…

Thursday August 18
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Roast Battle Chicago
Aug18
Music & Comedy

Roast Battle Chicago

Chicago’s Premiere Roast Battle Comedy Show! Featuring some of the best roast writers in the country. Each show begins with judges being introduced by performing…

Thursday August 18
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Vinyl Vixens – A Rock & Roll Burlesque Series
Aug20
Aug21
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Vinyl Vixens – A Rock & Roll Burlesque Series

This wild adult burlesque revue showcases burlesque striptease to classic rock tracks performed by the striptease rockstars of BimBamBoom! Including brand new acts by Cyn…

Saturday August 20
11:00 p.m.Sunday August 21
12:30 a.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug28
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Sunday August 28
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Max Tan, violin and Marisa Gupta, piano
Aug31
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Max Tan, violin and Marisa Gupta, piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | Max Tan, violin Marisa Gupta, piano Program: Karol Szymanowski – Romance, Op. 23 Johannes Brahms – Violin Sonata No.…

Wednesday August 31
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Samuel Decaprio, cello and Chelsea Wang, Piano
Aug31
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Samuel Decaprio, cello and Chelsea Wang, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | SAMUEL DECAPRIO, CELLO CHELSEA WANG, PIANO Program: Antonio Vivaldi – Sonata No. 6 in B-flat major, RV 46  Bohuslav…

Wednesday August 31
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Calum Scott
Aug31
Music & Comedy

Calum Scott

British singer and songwriter Calum Scott will perform live at House Of Blues on Aug 31, 2022.

Wednesday August 31
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug31
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Drunk Shakespeare

Five classically-trained actors meet as members of “The Drunk Shakespeare Society.” One drinks at least 5 shots of whiskey and then attempts to perform a…

Wednesday August 31
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Kristin Korb Trio- “Something to Celebrate” Tour
Aug31
Music & Comedy

Kristin Korb Trio- “Something to Celebrate” Tour

After a two year “pandemic pause,” Danish jazz bassist and vocalist, Kristin Korb is returning States-side for her “Something To Celebrate” tour! Performing with local…

Wednesday August 31
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Epiphany Center for the Arts
201 S. Ashland
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