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Michael Charles and His Band
Feb26
Music & Comedy, Tours & Attractions

Michael Charles and His Band

When Australian born Michael Charles traveled the 12,500 miles to test the waters for his music in Chicago, he would have never guessed some thirty…

Monday, February 26th
6:00 a.m.
Tall Ship Windy
600 East Grand Avenue Navy Pier
Chicago’s Best Standup
Feb27
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago’s Best Standup

Chicago’s Best Standup Comedy is back better than ever. We’ve compiled the absolute best standup comedy lineup that you will see in the city. Today’s…

Tuesday, February 27th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657
3175 N. Broadway St
Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich
Feb27
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Tchaikovsky & Shostakovich

With his Ninth Symphony, Shostakovich delivered a tragicomic work with nods to Haydn and circus tunes. Uzbek pianist Behzod Abduraimov makes his debut with the…

Tuesday, February 27th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Best Night Ever Comedy Show
Feb27
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Best Night Ever Comedy Show

Best Night Ever is one of the city’s longest-running standup comedy showcases. Since 2009 the show has been highlighting comics from all over the city…

Tuesday, February 27th
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Geirthrudur Guðmundsdóttir, Cello & Liang-Yu Wang, Piano
Feb28
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Geirthrudur Guðmundsdóttir, Cello & Liang-Yu Wang, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | GEIRTHRUDUR GUÐMUNDSDÓTTIR, CELLO LIANG-YU WANG, PIANO Program: Clara Schumann – Three Romances, Op. 22 Johannes Brahms – Sonata in…

Wednesday, February 28th
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
Candlelight: A Tribute to Coldplay
Feb28
Music & Comedy

Candlelight: A Tribute to Coldplay

⭐ Candlelight concerts bring the magic of a live, multi-sensory musical experience to awe-inspiring locations like never seen before in Chicago. Get your tickets now…

Wednesday, February 28th
2:45 p.m.4:15 p.m.
Music Box Theatre
3733 North Southport Avenue
Keystone: Rise of the Decon!
Feb28
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Keystone: Rise of the Decon!

Originated by Del Close, the Decon is one of the oldest improvised forms originally helmed by Chicago renowned improv troupe The Family and now performed…

Wednesday, February 28th
9:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
Teatro Zinzanni
Feb29
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…

Thursday, February 29th
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
A Diplomat For Humanity – A Concert For Sugihara
Feb29
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy

A Diplomat For Humanity – A Concert For Sugihara

Following a sold-out U.S. premiere at Carnegie Hall, hear world-renowned cellist Kristina Reiko Cooper and accompanist Zac Zinger as they perform a musical concert in…

Thursday, February 29th
6:30 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Illinois Holocaust Museum & Education Center
9603 Woods Drive
Taylor Swift Eras Trivia Night
Feb29
Music & Comedy

Taylor Swift Eras Trivia Night

🎶 Join us for the ultimate Swiftie Extravaganza: Taylor Swift Eras Trivia Night! 🎉✨ 📅 Save the date: February 29th, a day as rare as our queen’s vocals!…

Thursday, February 29th
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Benchmark
1510 N Wells St,
OsamaSon
Feb29
Music & Comedy

OsamaSon

SPKRBX presents OsamaSon 2/29/24 Avondale Music Hall Tickets available at SPKRBX.com

Thursday, February 29th
6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Avondale Music Hall
3336 N Milwaukee Ave
Picosa: Americana
Feb29
Music & Comedy

Picosa: Americana

Picosa’s program explores the many facets of the American experience with guest artist Jack Zimmerman. Howard Whitaker’s This Vale of Tears opens the program with jazz…

Thursday, February 29th
7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Holtschneider Performance Center, DePaul University
2330 N Halsted St
ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera
Feb29
Music & Comedy

ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera

ANARCHY: The Improvised Rock Opera is a completely sung and completely improvised rock musical featuring Chicago’s finest musical improvisers. These one-night-only comedy rock operas showcase…

Thursday, February 29th
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury St.
Zaid Fouzi and Friends
Feb29
Music & Comedy

Zaid Fouzi and Friends

Join us for some laughs off the Magnificent Mile featuring Zaid Fouzi!

Thursday, February 29th
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Comedy Bar
500 N. LaSalle St.
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7
Mar1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7

Beethoven’s Seventh Symphony is treasured by generations of music fans for its whirling dance rhythms and majestic Allegretto movement. It is a calling card for…

Friday, March 1st
1:30 p.m.3:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
I Sing a New Song: The Epic Journey of a Traveling Musician in the Middle Ages
Mar1
Mar3
Music & Comedy

I Sing a New Song: The Epic Journey of a Traveling Musician in the Middle Ages

The Newberry Consort and Cleveland-based medieval ensemble Trobár present this concert that tells the story of a traveling menestrel, or minstrel—a professional traveling musician in Europe…

Friday, March 1st
4:00 p.m.Sunday, March 3rd
6:00 p.m.
St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 939 Hinman Ave., Evanston
939 Hinman Ave.
Teatro Zinzanni
Mar1
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…

Friday, March 1st
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Infinite Wrench
Mar1
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, March 1st
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
DRINK! The Sketch Comedy Drinking Game: S.A.D. Edition
Mar1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

DRINK! The Sketch Comedy Drinking Game: S.A.D. Edition

Corn Productions Presents DRINK: The Sketch Comedy Drinking Game – S.A.D. Edition. Listen, winter is tough. The days are shorter, the sun goes down way…

Friday, March 1st
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
First Date Comedy Show
Mar1
Music & Comedy

First Date Comedy Show

The First Date is a comical hunt for love. Chicago’s funniest stand-up comedians hit the stage as one audience member is selected from the crowd…

Friday, March 1st
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657
3175 N. Broadway St
I Sing a New Song: The Epic Journey of a Traveling Musician in the Middle Ages
Mar1
Mar2
Music & Comedy

I Sing a New Song: The Epic Journey of a Traveling Musician in the Middle Ages

The Newberry Consort and Cleveland-based medieval ensemble Trobár present this concert that tells the story of a traveling menestrel, or minstrel—a professional traveling musician in Europe…

Friday, March 1st
7:30 p.m.Saturday, March 2nd
9:30 p.m.
Ganz Hall at Roosevelt University
430 S. Michigan Ave, Room 745
I Sing a New Song: The Epic Journey of a Traveling Musician in the Middle Ages
Mar1
Mar3
Music & Comedy

I Sing a New Song: The Epic Journey of a Traveling Musician in the Middle Ages

The Newberry Consort and Cleveland-based medieval ensemble Trobár present this concert that tells the story of a traveling menestrel, or minstrel—a professional traveling musician in Europe…

Friday, March 1st
7:30 p.m.Sunday, March 3rd
9:30 p.m.
Bond Chapel, University of Chicago
1025 E. 58th St.
Live at Studio5! The Chris Greene Quartet
Mar1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Live at Studio5! The Chris Greene Quartet

Saxophonist and Evanston native Chris Greene has played with everyone from Common to the Temptations to Andrew Bird. In 2023 Greene received the City of…

Friday, March 1st
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
studio5
1934 Dempster Street
Rob Baird at The Hideout
Mar1
Music & Comedy

Rob Baird at The Hideout

Born and raised in Memphis, TN, Rob Baird began his career sneaking into juke joints and landing between-set gigs at local clubs before he was…

Friday, March 1st
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Hideout
1354 WEST WABANSIA AVE
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