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Oktoberfest 3 Weekend Series (3)
Oct1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Oktoberfest 3 Weekend Series (3)

Join us for a 3 weekend series celebrating all things Oktoberfest! Beginning Friday, September 16th and ending on Sunday October 2nd, we party with free…

Saturday October 1
3:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct1
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 October 1
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Oct1
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 October 1
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
The Avalanches
Oct1
Music & Comedy

The Avalanches

Australian electronic music group The Avalanches will perform live at Metro on Sat, Oct 1 at 6:30pm.

Saturday October 1
6:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Metro Chicago
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct1
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 October 1
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)
Oct1
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…

Saturday October 1
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Redline VR
Virtual Event
Chicago’s Own Comedy Series
Oct1
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 October 1
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)
Oct1
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…

Saturday October 1
7:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Redline VR
4702 N. Ravenswood
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Oct1
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 October 1
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
Nick Swardson – Make Joke From Face Tour
Oct1
Music & Comedy

Nick Swardson – Make Joke From Face Tour

Comedian Nick Swardson will perform live at Chicago Theatre on Sat, Oct 1 at 7:30pm.

Saturday October 1
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Theatre
175 N. State
The Head and the Heart
Oct1
Music & Comedy

The Head and the Heart

Indie folk band The Head and the Heart will perform live at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island on Sat, Oct 1 at 7:30pm.

Saturday October 1
7:30 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Mariachi Herencia de México
Oct1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Mariachi Herencia de México

Tickets: $39/$34/$29 The historic tradition of mariachi music has roots in cities like Guadalajara and Mexico City, places where the festive folk style lived its…

Saturday October 1
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Center for the Performing Arts at Governors State University
1 University Pkwy
Alec Benjamin – (Un)Commentary Tour
Oct1
Music & Comedy

Alec Benjamin – (Un)Commentary Tour

Indie singer-songwriter Alec Benjamin will perform live at Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom on Sat, Oct 1 at 8:00pm.

Saturday October 1
7:55 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Jack Harlow – Come Home the Kids Miss You Tour
Oct1
Music & Comedy

Jack Harlow – Come Home the Kids Miss You Tour

Grammy-nominated rapper Jack Harlow will perform live at Credit Union 1 Arena on Sat, Oct 1 at 8:00pm.

Saturday October 1
7:55 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Credit Union 1 Arena
525 S Racine Ave
Story Serenade
Oct1
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 October 1
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Madame Zuzu’s
1876 1st St, Highland Park, IL
This is Your Brain on Beer Comedy Show!
Oct1
Music & Comedy

This is Your Brain on Beer Comedy Show!

See comedians do two sets: first one sober and the second one DRUNK! Hosted by: Ramon Smith and Leah Eva

Saturday October 1
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Midwest Coast Brewing Company
2137 West Walnut Street
Kelsea Ballerini – Heartfirst Tour
Oct1
Music & Comedy

Kelsea Ballerini – Heartfirst Tour

Chart-topping musician Kelsea Ballerini will perform live at Rosemont Theatre on Sat, Oct 1 at 8:00pm.

Saturday October 1
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Rosemont Theatre
Pepe Aguilar – Jaripeo Sin Fronteras Tour
Oct1
Music & Comedy

Pepe Aguilar – Jaripeo Sin Fronteras Tour

Grammy-winning singer Pepe Aguilar will perform live at Allstate Arena on Sep 30 and Oct 1 at 8:00pm.

Saturday October 1
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Allstate Arena
6920 Mannheim Rd
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct1
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 October 1
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Chicago Fight Club Presents: Live Stand-Up Comedy
Oct1
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 October 1
9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge Theater
2040 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Vinyl Vixens – A Rock & Roll Burlesque Series
Oct1
Oct2
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 October 1
11:00 p.m.Sunday October 2
12:30 a.m.
Rock Bottom Brewery
1 W. Grand Ave
Oktoberfest 3 Weekend Series (3)
Oct2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Oktoberfest 3 Weekend Series (3)

Join us for a 3 weekend series celebrating all things Oktoberfest! Beginning Friday, September 16th and ending on Sunday October 2nd, we party with free…

Sunday October 2
12:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
The Northman Beer & Cider Garden on The Riverwalk
233 East Riverwalk
Mariachi Herencia De México: “Herederos (Heirs) with Special Guest Lupita Infante
Oct2
Music & Comedy

Mariachi Herencia De México: “Herederos (Heirs) with Special Guest Lupita Infante

For Hispanic Heritage Month, the MAC brings two of mariachi’s best to the Belushi Performance Hall stage – Chicago’s own Latin Grammy nominated Mariachi Herencia…

Sunday October 2
3:00 p.m.
McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage
425 Fawell Blvd
Drunk Shakespeare
Oct2
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 October 2
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
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