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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.
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.
Teatro Zinzanni
Mar2
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, March 2nd
12:00 p.m.3:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Dash Hour @ Montrose Saloon
Mar2
Music & Comedy

Dash Hour @ Montrose Saloon

Chicago indie rock stalwart and Americana singer/songwriters plays a fun mix of covers and originals to kick your Saturday night off early. What better than…

Saturday, March 2nd
4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
montrose saloon
2933 West Montrose
The Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals
Mar2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals

Diesel Dazzle… Got to Investigate Silicones…The Bathrooms Are Coming…? Welcome to The Weird and Wonderful World of Industrial Musicals, presented by Letterman and Simpsons writer…

Saturday, March 2nd
6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Teatro Zinzanni
Mar2
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, March 2nd
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
The Infinite Wrench
Mar2
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, March 2nd
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
TiaCorine
Mar2
Music & Comedy

TiaCorine

SPKRBX presents TiaCorine 3/2/24 Avondale Music Hall

Saturday, March 2nd
7:00 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Avondale Music Hall
3336 N Milwaukee Ave
Baby Wants Candy! The Original Completely Improvised Musical
Mar2
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, March 2nd
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St. , Chicago, IL, 60614
Clued In
Mar2
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, March 2nd
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St., Theater on the Second Floor
DRINK! The Sketch Comedy Drinking Game: S.A.D. Edition
Mar2
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…

Saturday, March 2nd
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Cornservatory
4210 N Lincoln Ave
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7
Mar2
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…

Saturday, March 2nd
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Best Of Annoyance Sketch
Mar2
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, March 2nd
9:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
The Annoyance Theatre
851 W. Belmont Ave.
Teatro Zinzanni
Mar3
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, March 3rd
5:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Spiegeltent – Cambria Hotel
32 W. Randolph
Jessie Montgomery & Curtis Stewart
Mar3
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Jessie Montgomery & Curtis Stewart

Chicago Opera Theater Music Director Lidiya Yankovskaya leads musicians from the CSO in a program dedicated to composer-performers: three-time Grammy Award-nominated violinist and composer Curtis…

Sunday, March 3rd
4:30 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Chicago Sunday Splash
Mar3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Chicago Sunday Splash

Dive into the extraordinary at ‘Chicago Sunday Splash,’ where the city’s artistic currents converge in a spectacular variety show. Immerse yourself in a wave of…

Sunday, March 3rd
8:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The iO Theater
1501 North Kingsbury Street
Michael Charles and His Band
Mar4
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, March 4th
6:00 a.m.
Tall Ship Windy
600 East Grand Avenue Navy Pier
Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and His Music
Mar4
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and His Music

Award-winning Porchlight Music Theatre launches its 29th season with Chicago’s Cole Porter Festival – A Celebration of the Man and his Music, launching October 16…

Monday, March 4th
12:00 p.m.2:00 p.m.
Porchlight Music Theatre
1016 N. Dearborn Ave.
Zach Bryan /w The Middle East & Levi Turner – The Quittin Time Tour
Mar5
Music & Comedy

Zach Bryan /w The Middle East & Levi Turner – The Quittin Time Tour

Country music star Zach Bryan /w special guests The Middle East & Levi Turner will perform live at United Center on Mar. 5-7, 2024.

Tuesday, March 5th
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
United Center
1901 W Madison St.
Chicago’s Best Standup
Mar5
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, March 5th
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657
3175 N. Broadway St
Blomstedt Conducts Beethoven 7
Mar5
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…

Tuesday, March 5th
7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chicago Symphony Center
220 S Michigan Ave
Best Night Ever Comedy Show
Mar5
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, March 5th
8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
The Lincoln Lodge
2040 N Milwaukee Ave
Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano
Mar6
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concerts | Annie Jacobs-Perkins, Cello & Kyle Orth, Piano

DAME MYRA HESS MEMORIAL CONCERTS | ANNIE JACOBS-PERKINS, CELLO KYLE ORTH, PIANO Program: Robert Schumann – Adagio and Allegro, Op. 70 Sergei Prokofiev – Cello…

Wednesday, March 6th
12:15 p.m.1:00 p.m.
Seventeenth Church of Christ, Scientist, Chicago
55 E. Wacker Drive
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