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Chicago Cabaret Week 2024
May10
May19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Cabaret Week 2024

May 10-19, 2024 COOL ACTS. SMALL CLUBS. SWEET DEALS. This ten-day festival features a lineup of Chicago’s top cabaret artists performing blues, Broadway, burlesque, jazz,…

Friday, May 10thSunday, May 19th
Citywide
Teatro Zinzanni
May18
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

Tickets are on sale Now at https://zinzanni.com/chicago/ for Love, Chaos, & Dinner ! Teatro Zinzanni returns to the vibrant Chicago Loop inside the velvet walls…

Saturday, May 18th
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Infinite Wrench
May18
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, May 18th
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
All The Best From Frank and Liza
May18
Music & Comedy

All The Best From Frank and Liza

Experience a dazzling evening of sophistication and musical enchantment at Borelli’s on Sunday, May 18, as Gary Thomas and Lexa Maxa take the stage in…

Saturday, May 18th
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Borelli’s Pizza
2124 W Lawrence Ave
All The Best From Frank & Liza
May18
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

All The Best From Frank & Liza

Gary Thomas and Lexa Maxa take the stage in a captivating cabaret show celebrating the iconic tunes of Frank Sinatra and Liza Minnelli. As part…

Saturday, May 18th
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Borelli’s Pizza
2124 W Lawrence Ave
Social Distortion & Bad Religion: 2024 US Tour
May18
Music & Comedy

Social Distortion & Bad Religion: 2024 US Tour

Legendary punk bands Social Distortion & Bad Religion will perform live at The Salt Shed Indoors on May 18 and May 20, 2024.  

Saturday, May 18th
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Salt Shed
1357 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
May18
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, May 18th
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St. , Chicago, IL, 60614
Clued In
May18
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, May 18th
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St., Theater on the Second Floor
10th Anniversary Chicago Jazz String Summit
May18
Music & Comedy

10th Anniversary Chicago Jazz String Summit

For ten years, the Chicago Jazz String Summit (CJSS) has showcased the contributions of phenomenal string players to jazz, improvised, and experimental music. Founded by…

Saturday, May 18th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Logan Center for the Arts – Performance Hall
915 E 60th St
DRINK! The Sketch Comedy Drinking Game: Chicago Edition
May18
Saturday, May 18th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago Jazz String Summit
May18
Music & Comedy

Chicago Jazz String Summit

Acclaimed cellist Tomeka Reid’s 10th Annual Chicago Jazz String Summit celebrates string instruments in jazz, improvised, and experimental music with a lineup of phenomenal musicians…

Saturday, May 18th
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
915 E 60th St
Rain – A Tribute to The Beatles
May18
Music & Comedy

Rain – A Tribute to The Beatles

RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles is an electrifying concert experience celebrating the timeless music of the legendary fab four. With note-for-note precision, this mind-blowing…

Saturday, May 18th
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
CIBC Theatre
18 W. Monroe St. , Chicago, IL, 60602
WBEZ Presents: Mortified Live – Summer Vacation
May18
Music & Comedy

WBEZ Presents: Mortified Live – Summer Vacation

  Witness personal redemption through public humiliation in a refreshing show that is equal parts comedic, cathartic and voyeuristic. Presented by WBEZ at the Studebaker…

Saturday, May 18th
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Fine Arts Building – Studebaker Theater
410 S. Michigan Avenue
Wanda Sykes: Please & Thank You Tour
May18
Music & Comedy

Wanda Sykes: Please & Thank You Tour

Comedian Wanda Sykes will perform live at The Chicago Theatre on May 18, 2024.

Saturday, May 18th
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Chicago Theatre
175 N. State
Best Of Annoyance Sketch
May18
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, May 18th
9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Annoyance Theatre
851 W. Belmont Ave.
Teatro Zinzanni
May19
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Teatro Zinzanni

Tickets are on sale Now at https://zinzanni.com/chicago/ for Love, Chaos, & Dinner ! Teatro Zinzanni returns to the vibrant Chicago Loop inside the velvet walls…

Sunday, May 19th
5:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Evgeny Kissin
May19
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Evgeny Kissin

An Evgeny Kissin recital is unfailingly an event, showcasing the Russian pianist’s “formidable blend of technical prowess and exploratory fervor” (San Francisco Chronicle). This season…

Sunday, May 19th
3:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Symphony847 Concert: Mahler 4
May19
Sunday, May 19th
4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Vernon Hills High School
145 Lakeview Parkway
Middle East Music Ensemble
May19
Music & Comedy

Middle East Music Ensemble

The Arab Concert The Middle East Music Ensemble takes the audience on a musical journey of the Arab world, featuring guest vocalists and instrumentalists. Free…

Sunday, May 19th
5:00 p.m.
Logan Center for the Arts – Performance Hall
915 E 60th St
Sam Fazio – Fresh Jazz Standards and Pop Classics
May19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Sam Fazio – Fresh Jazz Standards and Pop Classics

Chicago-based vocalist Sam Fazio has established a name for himself in the music scene over the years. A graduate of DePaul University’s School of Music,…

Sunday, May 19th
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Vincent Restaurant
1475 W Balmoral Ave
Megan Thee Stallion – 2024 Hot Girl Summer Tour
May19
Music & Comedy

Megan Thee Stallion – 2024 Hot Girl Summer Tour

Three-time, Grammy award-winning superstar Megan Thee Stallion is bringing her HOT GIRL SUMMER TOUR with Special Guest: GloRilla on Friday, May 17 and Sunday, May…

Sunday, May 19th
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
United Center
1901 W Madison St.
The Chicago Cellar Boys
May19
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Chicago Cellar Boys

Started in 2017 by Andy Schumm, the Chicago Cellar Boys band specializes in jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s. The group…

Sunday, May 19th
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Tonk
1800 S Racine Ave
Gary Clark Jr. – 2024 North American Tour
May20
Music & Comedy

Gary Clark Jr. – 2024 North American Tour

Multiple time Grammy Award-winning artist Gary Clark Jr. will perform live at The Salt Shed Outdoors on May 20, 2024.

Monday, May 20th
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Salt Shed
1357 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
Social Distortion & Bad Religion: 2024 US Tour
May20
Music & Comedy

Social Distortion & Bad Religion: 2024 US Tour

Legendary punk bands Social Distortion & Bad Religion will perform live at The Salt Shed Indoors on May 18 and May 20, 2024.  

Monday, May 20th
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Salt Shed
1357 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
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