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Chicago Drag Brunch
Aug13
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 August 13
11:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Bartlett Summer Fest
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Bartlett Summer Fest

The Bartlett Summer Fest will feature two days filled with live music, food trucks, beer, kids activities and a craft show. Pollyanna Brewing Company is…

Saturday August 13
11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Apple Orchard Park
620 W. Stearns Rd
South Asia Institute’s Freedom Festival
Aug13
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy

South Asia Institute’s Freedom Festival

Celebrating 75 Years of Independence with TWO days of very special music and dance performances I Day 01 DAY 01 LINEUP: 1PM: DJ Spin Cycle:…

Saturday August 13
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL
Aug13
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL

Brace yourself for extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword-fighting and incredible magic in the theater as Music Theater Works tells the tale of the legendary swordsman…

Saturday August 13
2:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Thirsty Ears Festival
Aug13
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Thirsty Ears Festival

Chicago’s only classical music street festival returns for two days of stellar performances, craft beer, food trucks and kid-friendly performances and activities both days.

Saturday August 13
2:00 p.m.Sunday August 14
10:00 p.m.
ACM School of Music
1758 W. Wilson St.
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Aug13
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 August 13
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Matisyahu
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Matisyahu

American Jewish  singer Matisyahu will perform live at Concord Music Hall on Sat, Aug 13 at 6:30pm.

Saturday August 13
6:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Concord Music Hall
2051 N Milwaukee Ave
Big Head Todd and The Monsters at North America’s Largest Outdoor Adventure Park
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Big Head Todd and The Monsters at North America’s Largest Outdoor Adventure Park

The Artist: Big Head Todd and The Monsters have quietly become an American institution following three and a half decades of writing, recording, and touring…

Saturday August 13
6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Forge: Lemont Quarries
1001 Main St
Comedy Dance Chicago at Northcenter Town Square
Aug13
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 August 13
7:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Northcenter Town Square
4100 N Damen Ave
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Laurie Kilmartin
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Laurie Kilmartin

The Den Theatre is pleased to present comedian, Emmy-nominated comedy writer, author and podcaster Laurie Kilmartin. Kilmartin is a comedian and staff writer for CONAN. She has…

Saturday August 13
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Stand-up Comedy: Steve Trevino – America’s Favorite Husband Tour
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Stand-up Comedy: Steve Trevino – America’s Favorite Husband Tour

Comedian Steve Trevino will perform live at Vic Theatre on Aug 13, 2022.

Saturday August 13
7:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
The Vic Theatre
3145 N. Sheffield
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Aug13
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 August 13
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
Hanson – Red Green Blue World Tour
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Hanson – Red Green Blue World Tour

The Hanson brothers will perform live at House Of Blues on Aug 13, 2022.

Saturday August 13
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Murder By Death, Amigo The Devil & Samantha Crain
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Murder By Death, Amigo The Devil & Samantha Crain

Murder By Death, Amigo The Devil & Samantha Crain will perform live at Thalia Hall on Aug 13, 2022.

Saturday August 13
7:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Thalia Hall
1807 S Allport St
Swedish House Mafia – Paradise Again Tour
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Swedish House Mafia – Paradise Again Tour

Legendary house trio Swedish House Mafia will perform live at United Center on Aug 13, 2022.

Saturday August 13
7:55 p.m.10:00 p.m.
United Center
1901 W Madison St.
Cathy Glickman Performs “It’s A Man’s World”
Aug13
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Cathy Glickman Performs “It’s A Man’s World”

Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret, Chicago’s premier location for enjoying music in an intimate setting, hosts Cathy Glickman in “It’s A Man’s World,” in its…

Saturday August 13
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Davenport’s Cabaret Room
1383 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Everyday Fantastic @ HVAC
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Everyday Fantastic @ HVAC

Chicago based rock group, Everyday Fantastic, is headlining a night of high energy music at HVAC Pub in Wrigleyville! Come enjoy original music and crowd…

Saturday August 13
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
HVAC Pub
3530 N Clark Street
Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL
Aug13
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Music Theater Works Announces ZORRO THE MUSICAL

Brace yourself for extraordinary aerial acrobatics, spectacular sword-fighting and incredible magic in the theater as Music Theater Works tells the tale of the legendary swordsman…

Saturday August 13
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie
9501 Skokie Blvd.
Drunk Shakespeare
Aug13
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…

Saturday August 13
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Laurie Kilmartin
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Laurie Kilmartin

The Den Theatre is pleased to present comedian, Emmy-nominated comedy writer, author and podcaster Laurie Kilmartin. Kilmartin is a comedian and staff writer for CONAN. She has…

Saturday August 13
9:15 p.m.10:45 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago Fight Club Presents: Live Stand-Up Comedy
Aug13
Music & Comedy

Chicago Fight Club Presents: Live Stand-Up Comedy

Chicago Fight Club Presents: produces several Stand Up comedy shows featuring up and coming comics in Chicago and the best headliners in the city. If…

Saturday August 13
9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
South Asia Institute’s Freedom Festival
Aug14
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

South Asia Institute’s Freedom Festival

Celebrating 75 Years of Independence with TWO days of very special music and dance performances I Day 02 DAY 02 LINE-UP: 1PM: Zeshan B Chicago-based,…

Sunday August 14
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
South Asia Institute
1925 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60616
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