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UChicago Tea Time Concert Series: Early Music Ensemble
Dec1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

UChicago Tea Time Concert Series: Early Music Ensemble

The Early Music Ensemble launches a season-long exploration of the works of Claudio Monteverdi, performing madrigals from his first, second, and third books, written to…

Thursday December 1
4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Fulton Recital Hall, Goodspeed Hall
1010 E. 59th St.
B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)
Dec1
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…

Thursday December 1
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Redline VR
Virtual Event
B.A.D. Waves Remix (Comedy, Music & Art)
Dec1
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…

Thursday December 1
7:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Redline VR
4702 N. Ravenswood
Drunk Shakespeare
Dec1
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…

Thursday December 1
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Roast Battle Chicago
Dec1
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 December 1
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
UChicago Jazz Ensemble
Dec1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

UChicago Jazz Ensemble

The Jazz Ensemble Plays The Tunes –  The Jazz Ensemble presents a concert of jazz standards from the American songbook and of tunes by great jazz composers,…

Thursday December 1
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Logan Performance Hall
915 E 60th St
COMEDY OPEN MIC THURSDAY @ ROK ISLAND BISTRO
Dec1
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 December 1
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
ROK ISLAND BISTRO
100 NIGENT ST
Winter Bryn Market
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Winter Bryn Market

Come shop on Bryn Mawr where you’ll find makers and artists from across the city all gathered at The Winter Bryn Mawrkets! Shop everything for…

Friday December 2
3:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Historic District
1052 W Bryn Mawr
Millennium Park Holiday Sing-Along
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Millennium Park Holiday Sing-Along

The Millennium Park Holiday Sing-Along will invite Chicagoans and visitors to sing out and celebrate Chicago’s diverse holiday traditions at 6pm on Fridays between November…

Friday December 2
6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Cloudgate Plaza in Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Drunk Shakespeare
Dec2
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 December 2
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Grossman Ensemble with Oliver Hagen, conductor
Dec2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Grossman Ensemble with Oliver Hagen, conductor

The Grossman Ensemble, comprising “some of the best contemporary players in the city” (Chicago Reader), takes the stage for its first concert of the 22-23…

Friday December 2
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Logan Center for the Arts – Performance Hall
Performance Hall, 915 E 60th St
Haunted: The Improvised Ghost Hunters at iO
Dec2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Haunted: The Improvised Ghost Hunters at iO

Haunted: The Improvised Ghost Hunters Haunted: The Improvised Ghost Hunters brings you a brand new, never-before-seen “episode” every week! “Haunted” is a longform improvised comedy…

Friday December 2
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
Chicago R&B Music Experience
Dec2
Music & Comedy

Chicago R&B Music Experience

Global Events Production Presents: Chicago R&B Music Experience featuring Monica, Tevin Campbell, Tamar Braxton, El DeBarge, Silk, 112 and SHAI. Grammy Award-winning Multi-platinum artist Monica headlines the Chicago R&B…

Friday December 2
8:00 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Drunk Shakespeare
Dec2
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 December 2
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Winter Bryn Market
Dec3
Dec5
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Winter Bryn Market

Come shop on Bryn Mawr where you’ll find makers and artists from across the city all gathered at The Winter Bryn Mawrkets! Shop everything for…

Saturday December 3
1:00 p.m.Monday December 5
5:00 p.m.
Bryn Mawr Historic District
1052 W Bryn Mawr
Drunk Shakespeare
Dec3
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 December 3
5:00 p.m.6:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
Dec3
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 December 3
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott Downtown/Magnificent Mile
165 E. Ontario St.
Drunk Shakespeare
Dec3
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 December 3
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Lion Theatre
182 N Wabash Ave (near E Lake St)
Chicago’s Own Comedy Series
Dec3
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 December 3
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
eta Creative Arts Foundation
7558 S South Chicago Ave
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Dec3
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 December 3
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
230 West North Ave, 3rd Floor
Candlelight Carols
Dec3
Music & Comedy

Candlelight Carols

The St. Charles Singers, the acclaimed mixed-voice chamber choir led by founder and choirmaster Jeffrey Hunt, will present a new edition of its annual Candlelight…

Saturday December 3
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Fourth Presbyterian Church
126 E. Chestnut Street
Christmas with The Peppermint Patties – A Heartwarming Holiday Concert at Venus Cabaret
Dec3
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Christmas with The Peppermint Patties – A Heartwarming Holiday Concert at Venus Cabaret

Enjoy a heartwarming evening of holiday music with The Peppermint Patties! Their 90-minute show features close harmony arrangements of your favorite Christmas songs like White…

Saturday December 3
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Venus Cabaret Theater
3741 North Southport Avenue
Rainbow Kitten Surprise
Dec3
Music & Comedy

Rainbow Kitten Surprise

Alternative rock indie band Rainbow Kitten Surprise will perform live at Byline Bank Aragon Ballroom on Sat, Dec 3 at 7:30pm.

Saturday December 3
7:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Story Serenade
Dec3
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 December 3
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Madame Zuzu’s
1876 1st St, Highland Park, IL
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