Las Locas Comedy Presents: ¡ The Calabaza Spice Show !
Oct
19
8:00 PM20:00

Las Locas Comedy Presents: ¡ The Calabaza Spice Show !

We are so happy to be going back to DSTRKT Bar & Grill (formerly Little Olive) for our Fall/Winter series of Las Locas Comedy shows!

We're back!!! It's October! It's time for espookys, candy corn (gross!) and calabaza spice in todos las cosas!

Saturday October 19th, 2019
Doors 7:30pm/Show 8pm
Come on out and enjoy a hilarious evening of Latina/Latinx comedians - and our favorite honorary locas!

Hosted by:

Janice V Rodriguez (Las Locas Comedy)

Featuring the LOCAEST Lineup:

Ilsa Morales (Feminine Comique)

Jess Martinez (Las Locas Comedy)

Adrienne Brandyburg (BAPS Comedy)

Eliana La Casa (Comedy Central en Español)

Molly Kearney (Lincoln Lodge)

Produced by:

Janice V Rodriguez & Jess Martínez

Full bar and menu available. All guests are asked to drink responsibly. No talking allowed during the performance. Seating is limited and first come first serve so please arrive early to get the best seat!

** Buy your tickets in advance! Limited Early Bird at $5, Regular tix $10, $15 AT DOOR**

For more info about Las Locas Comedy please visit laslocascomedy.com and follow us on Facebook at Las Locas Comedy on Instagram/Twitter @laslocascomedy and on YouTube http://bit.ly/2GqquZ0

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United Nations Comedy
Oct
10
8:00 PM20:00

United Nations Comedy

United Nations Comedy continues their monthly summit. As a nation continues to be divided, peace talks resume in the form of a one of a kind comedy show.

Featuring a talented roster of Chicago's funniest performers as well as past special guests from NBC, LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, COMEDY CENTRAL, JUST FOR LAUGHS, NPR and more

Produced by Brad Kofman, Sohrab Forouzesh, and Prateek Srivastava.

Doors at 7:30PM

Show at 8:00PM

Plus as always Sohrab Forouzesh, Brad Kofman, and Prateek Srivastava

Enjoy cheap drinks from the Elbo Room Bar and fun times after the show with a special social hour!

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FEMINIST HAPPY HOUR
Oct
5
6:00 PM18:00

FEMINIST HAPPY HOUR

6PM // FREE // 21+

Feminist Happy Hour featuring...
Amber Autry
Adrienne Brandyburg
Jazmyn Ortega
Ruth & Ellaine
Stephanie Weber

And your host Brianna Wellen!

FEMINIST HAPPY HOUR is a monthly performance showcase amplifying the voices of women, femme & non-binary performers in comedy and beyond.

Join us for another boisterous hang as we get together for a mixer, healthy discourse and so much more.

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The Fly Honeys Show 10
Aug
22
to Aug 24

The Fly Honeys Show 10

WEEKEND THREE • AUGUST 22 - 24

BAPS COMEDY
GLITTER MONEYYY
NORA SHARP
A. RAHEIM WHITE


8.22 - Chris Aldana
8.23 - Mia Vivens
8.24 - Nexus J.

Now entering it’s 10th season, The Fly Honey Show digs deep into its mission to elevate women + trans + non-binary + lgbtqia individuals and allies through a raucous re-imagination of the classic cabaret. The evening promises an intimate and explosive celebration of body + sex + self ownership complete with high-energy dance works, raw storytelling, a rotating line-up of Chicago’s premiere performance acts, and a fierce ensemble of empowered individuals, novice+professional dancers alike - all backed by a 9-piece live band.

https://tickets.vendini.com/ticket-software.html?e=cea6cdd31b7848de2ad11831cda3a8ac&t=tix&vqitq=ba053a54-09b7-4b57-8fbe-b19601f8dc0e&vqitp=5db91089-9995-4df8-99aa-e79f099f31dd&vqitts=1561412186&vqitc=vendini&vqite=itl&vqitrt=Safetynet&vqith=eb292f7346113a16229a556bfe13075c

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Standupenwolf!
Aug
21
8:00 PM20:00

Standupenwolf!

Stand up comedy at a sit down theatre.

Hosted by Ed Flynn and Sadieh Rifai, Standupenwolf! features an all-star line up of local comedians and special guests as diverse as Chicago itself. Standupenwolf! is a curated cocktail of funny featuring music, stand-up and top flight weirdos of every stripe.

Ticket link below

8pm $10

https://www.steppenwolf.org/tickets--events/lookout/19-summer/standupenwolf/


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House of HA!
Aug
8
8:00 PM20:00

House of HA!

  • 1359 West Byron Street Chicago, IL, 60613 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

It’s a vegan pizza restaurant but despite plant-based cheese technology not “being there yet”, it’s good!

House of Ha! is Thursday August 8th, 2019. 1359 W Byron.

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Smiley Face Presents: This Place Is Getting Hot
Jul
28
8:00 PM20:00

Smiley Face Presents: This Place Is Getting Hot

Nestled in the heart of Wicker Park, Smiley Face is a free show that brings together some of Chicago's most talented comedians and musicians (and drink specials) on the final Sunday of every month.

This Month's Line Up:
Arish Singh
Casey Larwood
Jon Torres
Adrienne Brandyburg
Luis Arevalo
Rachel Manson
Max Shanker
Tom Bambara
+More!!!

Hosted By:
Brian Lirot and The Smiley Face House Band

Sunday July 28th // Northside Bar & Grill (1635 N Damen Ave) // Doors @ 7:30 Show @ 8 // 21+ // Free!!! // $2 Domestic Tallboys

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Cleansing
Jul
27
6:00 PM18:00

Cleansing

Short film screening and in depth panel discussion

Support and join the conversation. Saturday July 27, 2019 6:30-7:30pm

@sipandsavorchicago Black women!!!


I need all of you at this event. Bring the elders too. Join me in this critical conversation! Get tickets now! *LINK : https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cleansing-short-film-screening-tickets-64700430730
♡peaceandluv♡

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That Show Tonight
Jul
25
8:00 PM20:00

That Show Tonight

Abe Rabinowitz, Kevin Pomeroy, Hari Rao, and Foxhole Creative present "That Show Tonight", a monthly showcase featuring Chicago's best comics and entertainers. Each month, Abe, Kev, and/or Hari host a night of standup, music, magic, and sketch (or "one of your little routines" if you're Kevin's mom). Come on out to the FoxHole – we'll see you at the party!

Danny Faulkner (standup)
Christina Lundin (standup)
John Sturk (magic)
Adrienne Brandyburg (standup)

BYOB

Tickets: https://www.universe.com/events/that-show-tonight-a-byob-comedy-event-tickets-chicago-XYB938

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Jane Addams Hull House Summer of Theater
Jul
21
2:00 PM14:00

Jane Addams Hull House Summer of Theater

Second Week of this Summer Series

Adrienne Brandyburg, one third of BAPS Comedy, a collaborative of three beautiful, melinated, all curl patterns representing Women who believe in creating platforms and opportunities for ALL Women of Color. B.A.P.S. includes everything from stand-up and solo sketches to music and storytelling, Presents an empowering and entertaining variety show of some of her favorite performers in the city.

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MOONSHOT
Jul
18
6:00 PM18:00

MOONSHOT

JULY 18: MOONSHOT

That’s one small step for [a] man, one giant leap for mankind…”

Fifty years after Neil Armstrong uttered those iconic words, we celebrate the historic moment when millions around the globe saw humanity take its first steps on another world. Travel back to July 1969 with period-themed cocktails and music from The Stingers, and look forward to future “moonshots” with us⁠—only at Adler After Dark.

Get an insider look at Adler’s collection of Apollo and Moon-related artifacts and explore stories from those who were involved in the colossal human and technical endeavor that was Apollo 11 in a pop-up temporary exhibition, Small Steps, Giant Leaps.

Check out a new podcast—“Moonrise”—by our friends at The Washington Post with an exclusive advance listen in the Grainger Sky Theater, set against accompanying visuals for a unique immersive experience. “Moonrise” tells the real origin story behind America’s decision to go to the Moon, weaving together the dream of space travel, the nuclear arms race of the Cold War, the transformation of American society and politics, and even the birth of science fiction, to uncover a story that has so much to reveal about our country—and about being human. After the show, join a conversation with host Lillian Cunningham and a panel of space experts exploring the history and future of space travel. This event will take place as part of the Adler After Dark celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.

Top off your night with Project Apollo, a double dry hopped IPA brewed in collaboration with Solemn Oath BreweryBinny’s, and Omega Yeast that celebrates the 400,000 people who contributed to the success of the Apollo program! Select quantities of Project Apollo will be available for purchase at event bars.

Late 60s-style and space-age attire encouraged!

Plan your evening ahead of time with our event schedule.

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Jane Addams Hull House Summer of Theater
Jul
14
3:30 PM15:30

Jane Addams Hull House Summer of Theater

Adrienne Brandyburg, one third of BAPS Comedy, a collaborative of three beautiful, melinated, all curl patterns representing Women who believe in creating platforms and opportunities for ALL Women of Color. B.A.P.S. includes everything from stand-up and solo sketches to music and storytelling, Presents an empowering and entertaining variety show of some of her favorite performers in the city.


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Serving the Sentence
Jul
9
7:30 PM19:30

Serving the Sentence

Serving the Sentence is at The Teal Room at Pub 626, on Tuesday, July 9, 7:30! Come grab a drink and hear stories from different readers, all starting with "Simon said."

Featuring stories from:
Jaclyn Barker
Adrienne Brandyburg
Adam Law
Alexandra Tsarpalas
Lisa Pearson
Joy Wright

No cover. Cash donations will be collected to split among performers. Hosted by Kendra Stevens.

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BlackOut Diaries
Jun
22
10:00 PM22:00

BlackOut Diaries

The Blackout Diaries is a comedy show were standup comedians, plus 'regular' people (cops, firefighters, teachers, etc) tell true incredible drinking stories. Then you, the audience, can dive even deeper by asking questions to the performers.

The show has been a critics' pick by most major Chicago papers and been featured on NPR, Comedy Central and more. Its host and creator, Sean Flannery, was even named the best drunk in Chicago by The Chicago Reader, though we are still trying to figure out what that award means and if it's an accolade.

Come by for some of the funniest drinking stories you've heard. And stay for the Malort! (show is sponsored by Malort and even includes free tastes with a slogan contest).

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Bad Waves Remix
Jun
17
8:00 PM20:00

Bad Waves Remix

Bad Waves Remix is the spawn of Bad Wave radio show, on 1680am/Que4Radio(que4.org/itunes radio) every Thursday 11am-1pm. The hosts of the radio show is only a crew in the entertainment family, Beloved Gang that rolls deep with stand up comics, musicians, improv comedians and filmmakers...this show embodies all those aspects. The radio personalities will jump from your speakers onto stage for an evening of machinations and chicanery...formal types call a variety show. A one stop shop for entertainment, sketch videos, standup, improv comedy and live music that promises nothing less than the highest level of fuckery.


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Best Night Ever Show
Jun
17
8:00 PM20:00

Best Night Ever Show

  • 3740 North Clark Street Chicago, IL, 60613 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Presenting Best Night Ever Show, a free weekly comedy show at Gman Tavern in Wrigleyville. Come enjoy local favorites and special guests who have appeared on Comedy Central, NBC, Netflix and more!

Doors at 8:30, Show at 9 | Free | 21+
Gman Tavern
3740 N Clark St., Chicago, IL
Instagram: @bestnightevershow | Twitter: @bestnighteveryo

Featuring a rotating lineup of comedians!

Produced by Mike O’Keefe, Mike Cronin, Zach Peterson, Sam McHale, Jessica Hong, and Sabeen Sadiq

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Comedytown
Jun
13
8:00 PM20:00

Comedytown

Comedytown is a monthly variety show featuring Chicago’s top comedians. From veteran improv teams to hot up-and-coming stand ups, you will get your comedy fix in a little place called comedytown We have a stacked lineup and excited to have y’all. 

The show is Thursday 6/13 8pm in The Chris Farley Cabaret (iO Theater). 

1. Sharky and Sharko
2. Tim Lyons
3. Improv set
4. Adrienne Brandyburg 
5. Dumb John 

Tickets are $14 online/at the door and there’s a promo code (keystothecar) for $5 tickets! 

https://www.ioimprov.com/event/1865182-comedytown-chicago/

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Arguments and Grievances Comedy Debates: June
Jun
7
8:00 PM20:00

Arguments and Grievances Comedy Debates: June

Arguments & Grievances is a live comedy series and podcast featuring comedians debating outlandish topics with audiences choosing the victor. An outrageous enterprise exploring the heated issues of the day, including: "Hugs vs. Drugs", "Dr. Dre vs. Dr. Seuss", and "Batman vs. Spiderman."

Half comedy show, half rhetorical fight to the death, Arguments and Grievances is an impressive showing of live comedy, absurdity, and engaging fun.

This month, we host:
Cameron Little vs. Jon Torres
(Mountain Dew Baja Blast vs The Baha Men)

Asia Martin vs Adrienne Brandyburg
(Letting White People Touch Your Hair vs Not Letting White People Touch Your Hair)

Jayson Acevedo vs. Jamal Guichon
(Disney vs Nickelodeon)

Matt MacLean vs Liz Greenwood
(DMT vs TMZ)

Hosted by Annie Russell

SHOW: Friday, June 7 at 8pm
At North, 1637 W North Ave, Chicago
TICKETS: $5 online, $10 at the door

About A&G:
"2014 BEST OF CHICAGO - VARIETY SHOW" - Chicago Magazine

"It's smart, high-stakes tomfoolery disguised in a brilliant, faux-brainy conceit....This show is a riot."
- Jason Heidemann, Chicago Tribune

"...it's funny, really funny.”
- Allison Kelley, The Chicagoist

"This excellent debate series enlists some of the city's funniest underground comedians.”
- Keith Griffith, Chicago Reader

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Tuxedo Cat Comedy Show
May
23
8:00 PM20:00

Tuxedo Cat Comedy Show

Our free, comedian-curated, stand-up show is in its 6th year of diverse, smart, & hilarious comedy in a pop art glitter bar with a dance party afterparty! This Thursday, we have a special show with Chicago's best & brightest comics from StandUp NBC, The Onion & AV Club Comedy Fest, Laugh Factory, Zanies, Second City, The Lincoln Lodge, Cards Against Humanity, & more, plus visiting NYC & LA comics from Netflix, Conan, & NBC Breakout Fest! Join us at 8pm at Beauty Bar & spend your night laughing with

AND enjoy
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💅$15 MANI/MARTINI DEAL 💅
❄️SIGNATURE SLUSHIES ❄️
💪FREE TEMPORARY TATTOOS 💪
🍻DRINK SPECIALS 🍻
🕺🏻DANCE PARTY AFTERPARTY 🕺🏻
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Chicago’s top stand-up comics, plus touring comedians from around the country- since 2013! We focus on female comics, queer comics, and comics of color, and feature different comedians on every lovingly curated show! Now weekly!

Tuxedo Cat Comedy
Every Thursday!!!!
Bar opens at 7pm, Show at 8pm-ish

$5 suggested donation

Beauty Bar Chicago
1444 W Chicago Ave

Produced by Chicago comedians:
Rebecca Fass, Jerry Tran, & Le Aboav

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