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80s Dueling Pianos Party at The Original Mother’s
Aug30
Sep1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

80s Dueling Pianos Party at The Original Mother’s

The Original Mother’s will host a 80s Party on Saturday, September 30th, from 8pm to 5am. Guests are invited to break out their favorite 80s…

Wednesday August 30, 2023
8:00 p.m.Friday September 1, 2023
5:00 a.m.
The Original Mother’s
26 W Division St
Chicago Jazz Festival
Aug31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Chicago Jazz Festival

A Labor Day weekend tradition, the Chicago Jazz Festival (Aug 31–Sept 3) returns with performances celebrating all forms of jazz in Millennium Park, at the…

Thursday August 31, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
Pixies & Modest Mouse Live In Concert
Aug31
Music & Comedy

Pixies & Modest Mouse Live In Concert

Veteran collectives Pixies and Modest Mouse will perform live at The Salt Shed on August 30-31 at 6:00PM.

Thursday August 31, 2023
6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
The Salt Shed
1357 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
Beck & Phoenix – Summer Odyssey Tour 2023
Aug31
Thursday August 31, 2023
6:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Live @ Lighthouse
Aug31
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

Live @ Lighthouse

Event Details The stage is set for a magical summer with Live @ Lighthouse, a new concert series at Lighthouse Artspace Chicago. Join us on…

Thursday August 31, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
LIGHTHOUSE ARTSPACE CHICAGO
108 W GERMANIA PL
The Spongebob Musical
Aug31
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Thursday August 31, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 West Division Street
Hot Dog Comedy Show
Aug31
Music & Comedy

Hot Dog Comedy Show

Chicago’s newest independent comedy showcase featuring some of the city’s funniest comics. The event is free with a suggested donation of $5-$10 Produced and hosted…

Thursday August 31, 2023
8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
archie’s
1228 W Loyola Ave
The Fly Honeys at Thalia Hall
Aug31
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Fly Honeys at Thalia Hall

Voted Chicago’s best dance production of 2022 for their pride month show at Thalia Hall, the Fly Honeys return with an all-new four-night production this…

Thursday August 31, 2023
8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Thalia Hall
1807 South Allport Street
Chicago Jazz Festival
Sep1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Chicago Jazz Festival

A Labor Day weekend tradition, the Chicago Jazz Festival (Aug 31–Sept 3) returns with performances celebrating all forms of jazz in Millennium Park, at the…

Friday September 1, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
D-Composed Presents: Composers Within These Walls
Sep1
Music & Comedy

D-Composed Presents: Composers Within These Walls

Are you aware that the library can be a valuable source for exploring the works and stories of Black composers? D-Composed invites you to a…

Friday September 1, 2023
3:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Harold Washington Library Center
400 S. State Street
Shedd Aquarium After Hours: House Party
Sep1
Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Music & Comedy

Shedd Aquarium After Hours: House Party

What better place to experience house music than overlooking the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan? Vibe with local DJs as they spin the beats. Catch…

Friday September 1, 2023
6:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Dr.
The Infinite Wrench
Sep1
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 September 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
The Spongebob Musical
Sep1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Friday September 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 West Division Street
Duran Duran w/ Nile Rodgers & Bastille – Future Past Tour 2023
Sep1
Music & Comedy

Duran Duran w/ Nile Rodgers & Bastille – Future Past Tour 2023

New wave icons Duran Duran are coming to Chicago for their brand-new Future Past Tour 2023! See them live in concert at Huntington Bank Pavilion…

Friday September 1, 2023
7:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
First Date Comedy Show
Sep1
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 September 1, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Laugh Factory, 3175 N. Broadway St, Chicago, IL 60657
3175 N. Broadway St
Cigarettes After Sex Live In Concert
Sep1
Music & Comedy

Cigarettes After Sex Live In Concert

Dream pop band Cigarettes After Sex will perform live at The Salt Shed on September 1-2 at 8:00PM.

Friday September 1, 2023
8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Salt Shed
1357 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
The Fly Honeys at Thalia Hall
Sep1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Fly Honeys at Thalia Hall

Voted Chicago’s best dance production of 2022 for their pride month show at Thalia Hall, the Fly Honeys return with an all-new four-night production this…

Friday September 1, 2023
8:30 p.m.11:30 p.m.
Thalia Hall
1807 South Allport Street
The Paper or Plastic Recycled Comedy Hour
Sep1
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Paper or Plastic Recycled Comedy Hour

The Paper Or Plastic Recycled Comedy Hour: Chicago’s almost eco-friendly sketch team presents an hour (plus change) of their favorite sketches, guest comedians, and collectible…

Friday September 1, 2023
9:30 p.m.11:00 p.m.
The Newport Theater
956 W. Newport Ave.
West Loop Art Fest
Sep2
Sep3
Music & Comedy

West Loop Art Fest

The West Loop Art Fest is the perfect destination for a late summer shopping experience or ambient evening stroll. A diverse range of art mediums…

Saturday September 2, 2023
10:00 a.m.Sunday September 3, 2023
7:00 p.m.
West Loop
Chicago Jazz Festival
Sep2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Music & Comedy

Chicago Jazz Festival

A Labor Day weekend tradition, the Chicago Jazz Festival (Aug 31–Sept 3) returns with performances celebrating all forms of jazz in Millennium Park, at the…

Saturday September 2, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Millennium Park
201 E Randolph St
The Infinite Wrench
Sep2
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 September 2, 2023
7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
The Neo-Futurist Theater
5153 N. Ashland Ave.
The Spongebob Musical
Sep2
Music & Comedy, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Spongebob Musical

When the citizens of Bikini Bottom discover that a volcano will soon erupt and destroy their humble home, SpongeBob and his friends must come together to save…

Saturday September 2, 2023
7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Chopin Theatre
1543 West Division Street
Chaunté Wayans Comes to the Den Theatre
Sep2
Music & Comedy

Chaunté Wayans Comes to the Den Theatre

Following in her family’s legendary footsteps, Chaunté Wayans has proven that funny is in her genes. As humbled as she is to be a part…

Saturday September 2, 2023
7:15 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Den Theatre
1331 North Milwaukee Avenue
Clued In
Sep2
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 September 2, 2023
7:30 p.m.8:30 p.m.
The Second City
1616 N. Wells St., Theater on the Second Floor
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