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Bands on Broadway
Aug25
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Bands on Broadway

The Edgewater Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the exciting return of Bands on Broadway this August. This month-long series encourages people to enjoy…

Friday August 25, 2023
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Edgewater, Chicago
1210 W Rosedale
On the Lawn: Hosted by Roxanne Shanté with Music by DJ Spinderella
Aug25
Music & Comedy

On the Lawn: Hosted by Roxanne Shanté with Music by DJ Spinderella

Join the National Public Housing Museum and WBEZ for a free concert featuring artists with meaningful connections to public housing. Iconic rapper Roxanne Shanté will host the evening with music by legendary…

Friday August 25, 2023
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph Street
The Infinite Wrench
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Infinite Wrench

Don’t miss the longest running late-night show in Chicago! At The Infinite Wrench you’ll see 30 original plays in 60 minutes written and performed by…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
The Spongebob Musical
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division St. , Chicago, IL, 60642
Mike Masse: Epic Acoustic Classic Rock in Chicago (Oak Park)
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mike Masse: Epic Acoustic Classic Rock in Chicago (Oak Park)

“Toto’s favorite cover of ‘Africa'” – Yahoo! Music “Terrific!” – Dennis DeYoung (Styx) “Love this cover!” – Sarah McLachlan “Thank you very much! Beautiful. Great…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Madison Street Theater
1010 W. Madison, Oak Park, IL, 60302
Vaguely Familiar
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Vaguely Familiar

From the US Improv Team comes an original sketch and improv revue at the Cornservatory! Join us for four spectacular shows chalked full of adventure,…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
La Femme Bohème
Aug25
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

La Femme Bohème

Two Chicago based companies Ouroboros Opera and The Valkyrie Ensemble will join forces to produce the Chicago Premiere of La Femme Bohème – the beloved…

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Women and Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St.
Jonas Brothers: Five Albums. One Night. Tour
Aug25
Music & Comedy

Jonas Brothers: Five Albums. One Night. Tour

Celebrity siblings Jonas Brothers will perform live at Wrigley Field on August 25 at 7:30PM.

Friday August 25, 2023
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Wrigley Field
The Infinite Wrench
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Infinite Wrench

Don’t miss the longest running late-night show in Chicago! At The Infinite Wrench you’ll see 30 original plays in 60 minutes written and performed by…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
Leanne Morgan: Just Getting Started Tour 2023
Aug26
Music & Comedy

Leanne Morgan: Just Getting Started Tour 2023

Comedian Leanne Morgan will perform live at The Chicago Theatre on August 26 at 7:00PM.

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State
The Spongebob Musical
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division St. , Chicago, IL, 60642
Jay Pharoah: Special Taping at the Den Theatre
Aug26
Music & Comedy

Jay Pharoah: Special Taping at the Den Theatre

The Den Theatre is pleased to host comedian Jay Pharoah . Jay will perform live shows on August 26, 2023  at 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 North Milwaukee Avenue
Clued In
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Clued In

After getting a single suggestion, the cast of six professional comedians asks the audience to choose a detective. Enjoy as they invent a tale of…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St., Theater on the Second Floor
Vaguely Familiar
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Vaguely Familiar

From the US Improv Team comes an original sketch and improv revue at the Cornservatory! Join us for four spectacular shows chalked full of adventure,…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
La Femme Bohème
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

La Femme Bohème

Two Chicago based companies Ouroboros Opera and The Valkyrie Ensemble will join forces to produce the Chicago Premiere of La Femme Bohème – the beloved…

Saturday August 26, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Women and Children First Bookstore
5233 N Clark St.
50 Shades of Gay – 8th Anniversary!
Aug26
Music & Comedy

50 Shades of Gay – 8th Anniversary!

Join Ike Avelli and his fabulous guests as they celebrate the 8th Anniversary of 50 Shades of Gay with a night of comedy, music, drag,…

Saturday August 26, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Mercury Theater Chicago
3745 North Southport Avenue
Improvised Jane Austen
Aug26
Music & Comedy

Improvised Jane Austen

Improvised Jane Austen tells a tale, on the spot, in the style of the most beloved 19th century authoress. In each original story, you may…

Saturday August 26, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
Disco Dueling Pianos Party at The Original Mother’s
Aug26
Aug27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Disco Dueling Pianos Party at The Original Mother’s

The Original Mother’s will host a Disco Party on Saturday, August 26th, from 8pm to 5am. Guests are invited to break out their favorite disco…

Saturday August 26, 2023
8:00 p.m.Sunday August 27, 2023
5:00 a.m.
The Original Mother’s
26 W Division St
Best Of Annoyance Sketch
Aug26
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Best Of Annoyance Sketch

Enjoy the best sketch comedy Chicago has to offer! The Annoyance Theatre has been at the crux of the comedy scene in Chicago for over…

Saturday August 26, 2023
9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Annoyance Theatre
851 W. Belmont Ave.
Jay Pharoah: Special Taping at the Den Theatre
Aug26
Music & Comedy

Jay Pharoah: Special Taping at the Den Theatre

The Den Theatre is pleased to host comedian Jay Pharoah . Jay will perform live shows on August 26, 2023  at 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago’s…

Saturday August 26, 2023
9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 North Milwaukee Avenue
Riff: Chicago’s Music Improv Drinking Party
Aug26
Music & Comedy

Riff: Chicago’s Music Improv Drinking Party

Fast paced music improv with a live band & a cast that drinks along with the audience!

Saturday August 26, 2023
10:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA,
The iO Theater, 1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago, IL 60642, USA,
The Spongebob Musical
Aug27
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Sunday August 27, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 W. Division St. , Chicago, IL, 60642
Podcast “StraightioLab” Appears at the Den Theatre
Aug27
Music & Comedy

Podcast “StraightioLab” Appears at the Den Theatre

StraightioLab is an intellectual podcast where smart comedians George Civeris and Sam Taggart unpack the rich, multi-colored tapestry of straight culture. In each episode, George…

Sunday August 27, 2023
7:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 North Milwaukee Avenue
Arctic Monkeys: North American Tour 2023
Aug27
Music & Comedy

Arctic Monkeys: North American Tour 2023

Indie rock giants Arctic Monkeys are headed on tour and bringing the show to the United Center on August 27th! Arctic Monkeys will be headed…

Sunday August 27, 2023
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
United Center
1901 W Madison St.
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