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11:30 pm
@ Concord Music Hall
Sep 30 @ 11:30 pm – Oct 1 @ 1:00 am
MØ @ Concord Music Hall | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Karen Marie Ørsted , better known by her stage name Mø (stylised as MØ), is a Danish singer-songwriter signed to Sony Music Entertainment. Mø, whose name means “maiden” or “virgin” in Danish, has been compared to electropop artists such as Grimes and Twin Shadow. In 2012, Ørstad began creating a cappella pop songs and began collaborating with producer Ronni Vindahl. On 14 January 2013, MØ released her debut single “Glass”. On 15 March 2013 she released “Pilgrim” with B-side “Maiden”. Pilgrim Continue Reading
Lily Allen 12:30 am
Lily Allen @ The Riviera Theatre
Oct 1 @ 12:30 am – 2:00 am
Lily Allen @ The Riviera Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Lily Rose Beatrice Cooper, known professionally as Lily Allen, is an English singer, songwriter, musician, actress and television presenter. She is the daughter of Keith Allen and film producer Alison Owen. Allen left school when she was 15 and concentrated on improving her performing and compositional skills. In 2005, she made some of her recordings public on Myspace and the publicity resulted in airplay on BBC Radio Continue Reading
Crowder 7:00 pm
Crowder @ House of Blues
Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Crowder @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
David Wallace Crowder , known by his mononymous stage name Crowder, is an American folktronica musician. He was the lead singer in the now defunct David Crowder Band. As of 2012, Crowder is making a solo career for himself on six steps records and Sparrow Records labels, and released his first solo album Neon Steeple on May 27, 2014. Crowder released his first solo single off the forthcoming album entitled “I Am” on Continue Reading
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Australian Pink Floyd 8:00 pm
Australian Pink Floyd @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Australian Pink Floyd @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Get ready for an audiovisual extravaganza courteous of The Australian Pink Floyd Show. Featuring a million dollar light show, multiple inflatables and stunning laser effects, all coupled with note perfect renditions of Pink Floyd’s biggest hits. This show already seen by 4 million people is simply the best. Taking its tour title from “Set The Controls for the Heart Of the Sun” Continue Reading
Fleetwood Mac 8:00 pm
Fleetwood Mac @ United Center
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Fleetwood Mac @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 2, 2014 - October 3, 2014 It’s official! After a 16-year absence, Christine McVie will be re-joining Fleetwood Mac band mates Mick Fleetwood, John McVie, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks as they launch the On With The Show Tour. Christine has not toured with the band since 1998’s The Dance Tour. During Fleetwood Mac’s 2013 tour, the four members happily welcomed Christine back on the Continue Reading
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West Town Art Walk 5:00 pm
West Town Art Walk
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – Oct 4 @ 10:00 pm
West Town Art Walk @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
For a fourth consecutive year, West Town’s prominent artist community boasts its talents at this pop-up gallery / Art Walk. The free Art Walk features art in all forms within dozens of storefronts. During the Friday and Saturday event, attendees can enjoy visual art, performance art, music, culinary and fashion from Chicago artists showcased within West Town’s shops, businesses, restaurants, and Continue Reading
Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull 7:30 pm
Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull @ Allstate Arena
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Enrique Iglesias & Pitbull @ Allstate Arena | Rosemont | Illinois | United States
GRAMMY, LATIN GRAMMY and Multiple Billboard Music award winner ENRIQUE IGLESIAS is one of the most successful Latin music and pop crossover artists of all-time, with over 100 million albums sold worldwide, and an astounding 24 #1 “Hot Latin Songs” hits – the most, by far, in the history of the chart.  Armando Christian Perez aka PITBULL is a globally Continue Reading
Erasure 7:30 pm
Erasure @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Erasure @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 3, 2014 - October 4, 2014 Formed nearly 30 years ago, the award-winning songwriting duo of Vince Clarke and Andy Bell unleashed on the nation a succession of both influential and chart-topping pop anthems of the ‘80s, ‘90s through to today. Songs like ‘Oh L’amour,’ ‘A Little Respect,’ ‘Sometimes,’ ‘Victim Of Love,’ ‘Blue Savannah,’ ‘Star,’ ‘Chains Of Love,’ ‘Who Needs Love (Like That),’ ‘Love To Continue Reading
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MCA DNA: Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys 10:00 am
MCA DNA: Jos de Gruyter & Harald... @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
MCA DNA: Jos de Gruyter & Harald Thys @ Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 4, 2014 - March 29, 2015 Brussels-based, Belgian artists Jos de Gruyter and Harald Thys have been working collaboratively since the late 1980s. Although their primary medium is video, their practice has expanded in recent years to include sculpture, photography, drawing, and even painting. In fact, painting, as the traditional incarnation of the idea of art, lies at the center of Continue Reading
Double Ten Parade 1:00 pm
Double Ten Parade
Oct 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Double Ten Parade @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Our city’s Chinatown neighborhood will celebrate Chinese Independence on October 4 with a parade. It’ll feature lion dances, Chinese patriots, marching bands, local school floats, and the 100 ft. mystical dragon!  Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm David Wallace Continue Reading
Matisyahu 8:00 pm
Matisyahu @ Concord Music Hall
Oct 4 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Matisyahu @ Concord Music Hall | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Matthew Paul Miller, known by his Hebrew name and stage name Matisyahu (“Gift of God”), is an American reggae rapper and alternative rock musician. Known for blending Orthodox Jewish themes with reggae, rock and hip hop beatboxing sounds, Matisyahu’s 2005 single “King Without a Crown” was a Top 40 hit in the United States. Since 2004, he has released four studio albums as well as two live albums, two remix CDs and two DVDs featuring live concerts. In addition, Continue Reading
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Coheed and Cambria 6:00 pm
Coheed and Cambria @ House of Blues
Oct 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Coheed and Cambria @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Coheed and Cambria is an American progressive rock band from Nyack, New York, formed in 1995. The group’s music incorporates aspects of progressive rock, pop, heavy metal, and post-hardcore. All of Coheed and Cambria’s albums are concept albums that tell a science fiction storyline called The Amory Wars, a story written by lead singer Claudio Sanchez, which has been transcribed into a series of comic books, as well as a full length novel. Continue Reading
Orion Ensemble: “Stepping Out” 7:30 pm
Orion Ensemble: “Stepping Out” @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall
Oct 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Orion Ensemble: “Stepping Out” @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall | Evanston | Illinois | United States
The Orion Ensemble, our city’s nationally recognized and critically acclaimed chamber music ensemble, will welcome three guest musicians in Stepping Out: bassist Robert Kassinger, a member of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and an avid chamber and jazz musician; pianist Sebastian Huydts, director of keyboard studies at the Music Center of Columbia College Chicago, concert pianist and chamber musician; and violinist/violist Stephen Boe, a sought-after Continue Reading
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Capriccio 7:30 pm
Capriccio @ Lyric Opera of Chicago
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Capriccio @ Lyric Opera of Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 6, 2014 - October 28, 2014 A celebration of music and poetry…and love. See the incomparable Renée Fleming in the role seemingly tailor-made for her voice. Told through lush and romantic music by Strauss, Capriccio takes you inside the ultimate dinner party. The beautiful Countess is torn between her love for a poet and a musician. Who will she choose? Agenda Agenda Day Month Continue Reading
Fail/Safe 8:00 pm
Fail/Safe @ Strawdog Theatre
Oct 6 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fail/Safe @ Strawdog Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Adapted from Sidney Lumet’s 1964 movie starring Henry Fonda, this production imagines a terrifying scenario where a systems failure threatens to trigger World War III. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm David Wallace Crowder , known by his mononymous stage name Crowder, Continue Reading
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AdvaMed 2014: The Med Tech Conference 12:00 pm
AdvaMed 2014: The Med Tech Confe... @ McCormick Place - West Building
Oct 7 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 9 @ 4:00 am
AdvaMed 2014: The Med Tech Conference @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
AdvaMed 2014 is the leading MedTech Conference in North America, bringing more than 1,000 companies together in a uniquely multifaceted environment for business development, capital formation, innovative technology showcasing, world-class educational opportunities and networking. An event rich in international flavor and featuring a deep, diverse attendee list that includes influential policy-makers, business executives and media, AdvaMed 2014 seeks to advance industry discussion from Continue Reading
Banks 9:00 pm
Banks @ Metro
Oct 7 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Banks @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Banks, an LA based singer songwriter, hasn’t even released her debut album yet (it’s due out this September) but she’s already found clamoring fans and critics’ love by using social media to release her work. Billboard called her a “magnetic writer with songs to obsess over” four months after she posted her first song to Soundcloud. After posting songs on Continue Reading
Lindsey’s Calling 10:00 pm
Lindsey’s Calling @ MCL Chicago
Oct 7 @ 10:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Lindsey's Calling @ MCL Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Lindsey’s Calling is a group of three best friends who love to play hard and explore every given moment together. Extremely connected from the top, they ask you to come into their world. Laugh, Cry, Love. And let’s ride this thing until the wheels come off. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Continue Reading
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Moth StorySLAM: Resilience 8:00 pm
Moth StorySLAM: Resilience @ Chicago History Museum
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Moth StorySLAM: Resilience @ Chicago History Museum | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Moth StorySLAMs are open-mic storytelling competitions that are open to anyone with a five-minute story to share. Those who wish to tell their tale should write their five-minute story about recovery, perseverance, and reinvention. The storyteller with the highest score becomes the StorySLAM winner and will compete with the year’s other winners in the next GrandSLAM Championship. Hours At 7 Continue Reading
The Social Takeover comedy show 8:00 pm
The Social Takeover comedy show @ Laugh Factory
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Social Takeover comedy show @ Laugh Factory | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Check out this hilarious, original show, THE SOCIAL TAKEOVER. Join some of Chicago’s best comedians including your host Michael Larimer and a hilarious panel of Chicago’s finest comedians, as they choose (willing) audience members to come on stage, log onto their Facebook Page (which will be displayed on the larger-than-life big projector screen behind them for the entire audience to Continue Reading
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Chicago International Film Festival 6:00 pm
Chicago International Film Festival @ AMC River East 21
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Chicago International Film Festival @ AMC River East 21 | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 9, 2014 – October 23, 2014 Now in its 50th year, this celebrated festival offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and experiences of other cultures on the big screen and the chance to hear and maybe even meet some of the artists behind them. For two weeks, you can see films from more than 55 Continue Reading
Chris D’Elia 8:00 pm
Chris D’Elia @ The Vic Theatre
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Chris D’Elia @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chris D’Elia is a Los Angeles-based stand-up comic, actor, writer, and rapper. He is best known for the role of Alex Miller on the short-lived NBC sitcom Whitney and the role of Danny Burton on the sitcom Undateable which also airs on NBC. Admission Ages: 18+ Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct Continue Reading
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2014 Chicago Marathon 2:00 pm
2014 Chicago Marathon @ McCormick Place - North Building
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm – Oct 12 @ 1:00 am
2014 Chicago Marathon @ McCormick Place - North Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Bank of America Chicago Marathon is the pinnacle of achievement for elite athletes and everyday runners alike. runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries will set out to accomplish a personal dream by reaching the finish line in Grant Park. The Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo features more than 200 exhibitors offering Bank of America Chicago Marathon merchandise and the Continue Reading
Danish String Quartet 7:30 pm
Danish String Quartet @ Mandel Hall
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Danish String Quartet @ Mandel Hall | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The University of Chicago Presents’ 71st season opens with the Danish String Quartet, a fresh, vigorous and surprising ensemble whose career has recently exploded around the world.  Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm David Wallace Crowder , known by Continue Reading
Mason Jennings 7:30 pm
Mason Jennings @ City Winery
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Mason Jennings @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
As one grows into adulthood, remaining steadfastly single-minded about one’s pursuits gets increasingly difficult. The musician becomes a band mate navigating the creative energies of those around them. He becomes a boyfriend, a husband, a businessman. She becomes a lover, a mother, a practitioner of her art. Life becomes multifarious, and the pressure to not let the disparate threads of Continue Reading
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Sarah and Joseph Belknap 10:00 am
Sarah and Joseph Belknap @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct 11 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Sarah and Joseph Belknap @ Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 11, 2014 - February 24, 2015 Two of Chicago’s rising young artists, artists Sarah and Joseph Belknap debut a number of large-scale new works at the MCA. Working in sculpture, photography, and performance, the Belknap examine the cosmos, drawing inspiration equally from the history of science, imagination, and a personal sense of wonder. Whether modeling the cratered surface of the moon or Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Buffalo Sabres 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Buffalo Sabres @ United Center
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Buffalo Sabres @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
United Center is an indoor sports arena located in Chicago, Illinois. The United Center is home to both the Chicago Bulls of the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL). The arena is named after its corporate sponsor, United Airlines. The plan to build the arena was created by Blackhawks owner Bill Wirtz and Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf. The United Center’s predecessor was the indoor Chicago Stadium, the Continue Reading
Delta Spirit 8:00 pm
Delta Spirit @ The Vic Theatre
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Delta Spirit @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See Delta Spirit live with special guest Peter Matthew Bauer (of the Walkman). Delta Spirit is an American indie rock band from San Diego/Long Beach/Orange County California. They currently reside in Brooklyn,New York. Delta Spirit is most known for their intense live performances, their congregational song writing, and their driving rhythms. The group consists of Jonathan Jameson (bass/bg vocals), Brandon Young (drums/percussion), Matthew Vasquez (vocals/guitars), Kelly Winrich (multi-instrumentalist/bg vocals), and Continue Reading
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Pacifica Quartet 3:00 pm
Pacifica Quartet @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Oct 12 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Pacifica Quartet @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago | Illinois | United States
As the University of Chicago’s Don Michael Randel Ensemble-in-Residence, the Pacifica Quartet offers impeccable performances of the finest works written for string quartet. In spring 2015 the Quartet explores music written during the years of the Great War in a centenary retrospective, enhanced by collaborations with guest artists and UChicago scholars. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Continue Reading
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Columbus Day Parade 12:30 pm
Columbus Day Parade
Oct 13 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Columbus Day Parade @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
The annual Columbus Day Parade celebrates Christopher Columbus’ historic voyage to America and Italian-American culture. The parade will be on Columbus Dr. from Balbo Avenue to Monroe Street. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm David Wallace Crowder , Continue Reading
A Kurt Weill cabaret 7:30 pm
A Kurt Weill cabaret @ No Exit Cafe
Oct 13 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
A Kurt Weill cabaret @ No Exit Cafe | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre returns to its “roots” celebrating the music of German composer Kurt Weill featuring songs from “ThreePenny Opera,” “One Touch of Venus,” “Lost in the Stars” with selections from the Weill/Brecht Mahagonny Songspeil. Featuring: Kellie Cundiff, Christopher Logan, Jordan Phelps, Michael Reyes and Jill Sesso Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand Continue Reading
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Demi Lovato 7:00 pm
Demi Lovato @ United Center
Oct 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Demi Lovato @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Multi-talented, platinum-selling recording artist Demi Lovato announced that she will bring her all-new World Tour to Chicago with special guests Christina Perri and MKTO on October 14! In celebration of the one-year anniversary of the release of her album Demi, Lovato launched a social media storm with her #DEMIVERSARY campaign. After a temporary black out of all her social networking sites, Demi’s fans Continue Reading
Ben-Hur 7:30 pm
Ben-Hur @ Symphony Center
Oct 14 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ben-Hur @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The 1925 film Ben-Hur was the most expensive silent film ever made, with an enormous cast and crew and a visual scope that is breathtaking to this day. The film comes to life through the vision of legendary drummer of The Police and composer Stewart Copeland, who has edited the classic film and composed an original score for live performance with orchestra. Copeland joins the Continue Reading
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Chicago Blackhawks v Calgary Flames 7:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Calgary Flames @ United Center
Oct 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Calgary Flames @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Blackhawks (spelled as Black Hawks before 1986, and known colloquially as the Hawks) are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). They have won five Stanley Cup championships since their founding in 1926. The Blackhawks are one of the “Original Six” NHL teams along with the Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadians, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins and New York Rangers. Continue Reading
Ionesco Suite 7:30 pm
Ionesco Suite @ Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Oct 15 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Ionesco Suite @ Chicago Shakespeare Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 15, 2014 – October 19, 2014 From Paris’s Théâtre de la Ville, Ionesco Suite celebrates the work of maverick avant-garde playwright Eugène Ionesco with a whirlwind montage encapsulating seven of his plays, brimming with wicked humor and hard-hitting themes. Conceived and directed by Théâtre de la Ville Artistic Director Emmanuel Demarcy-Mota, the scene is set in a seemingly ordinary dinner party Continue Reading
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Adler After Dark – Oct 2014 6:30 pm
Adler After Dark – Oct 2014 @ Adler Planetarium
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Adler After Dark - Oct 2014 @ Adler Planetarium | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Explore Adler Planetarium after hours during this 21+ event. On the third Thursday of each month, Adler becomes a playground for adults as they explore various exhibitions, peek through the Doane Observatory telescope or participate in a demonstration. It’s great for groups or an adventurous date with your significant other. Each month features different activities and drink specials, including a cash bar and full Continue Reading
The Gaslight Anthem 6:30 pm
The Gaslight Anthem @ Aragon Entertainment Center
Oct 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Gaslight Anthem @ Aragon Entertainment Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Gaslight Anthem are an American rock band from New Brunswick, New Jersey, formed in 2006. The band consists of Brian Fallon (lead vocals, guitar), Alex Rosamilia (guitar, backing vocals), Alex Levine (bass guitar, backing vocals), and Benny Horowitz (drums, percussion). The Gaslight Anthem released their debut album, Sink or Swim, on XOXO Records in May 2007, and their second album, The ’59 Sound, on SideOneDummy Records in August 2008. The band’s Continue Reading
Allen Stone 8:00 pm
Allen Stone @ The Vic Theatre
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Allen Stone @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Allen Stone is a soul musician from Chewelah, Washington. His website states that people describe him as a soul and R&B singer, yet he sees himself as a “hippie with soul.” Stone was born on March 13, 1987 in Chewelah, Washington, a small town about 45 minutes north of Spokane with a population of approximately 2,600 people. Allen Stone began his career singing at his father’s church. His father was a preacher and Continue Reading
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The Piano Guys 7:30 pm
The Piano Guys @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Piano Guys @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
What do you get when you mix up a marketing genius that does video, a studio engineer that writes music, a pianist that had a successful solo career, and a cellist that does pretty much everything? The Piano Guys: a miraculous meeting of “guys” with the same intrinsic purpose – to make a positive impact in the lives of people all Continue Reading
Carbon Leaf 8:00 pm
Carbon Leaf @ City Winery
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Carbon Leaf @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
2013 has been a prolific year for Carbon Leaf as they release their second full-length album, CONSTELLATION PRIZE, in September behind their 50 city “JUMP IN OR FALL” U.S. Tour. The band’s autonomous spirit in returning to their roots of recording and producing independently – from their own studio – and releasing their music directly to fans, has rekindled their creative Continue Reading
Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer 8:00 pm
Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer @ Symphony Center
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, team up as composer/performers to cross traditional boundaries in a diverse program of largely original music. Expect an intelligent, entertaining performance from these two MacArthur Fellows, whose long history of collaborations will bring a soon-to-be-released recording of new original material. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Continue Reading
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American Academy of Ophthalmology 2:00 pm
American Academy of Ophthalmology @ McCormick Place - ALL HALLS
Oct 18 @ 2:00 pm – Oct 21 @ 9:00 pm
American Academy of Ophthalmology @ McCormick Place - ALL HALLS  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The American Academy of Ophthalmology is the largest national membership association of Eye M.D.s. Eye M.D.s are ophthalmologists, medical and osteopathic doctors who provide comprehensive eye care, including medical, surgical and optical care. More than 90 percent of practicing U.S. Eye M.D.s are Academy members, and the Academy has more than 7,000 international members. The mission of the American Academy of Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville Predators 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville P... @ United Center
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Nashville Predators @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Chicago Blackhawks (spelled as Black Hawks before 1986, and known colloquially as the Hawks) are a professional ice hockey team based in Chicago, Illinois. They are members of the Central Division of the Western Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). They have won five Stanley Cup championships since their founding in 1926. The Blackhawks are one of the “Original Six” NHL teams along with the Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadians, Toronto Maple Leafs, Boston Bruins and New York Continue Reading
Wanda Sykes 8:00 pm
Wanda Sykes @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 18 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Wanda Sykes @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wanda Sykes has been called “one of the funniest stand-up comics” by her peers and ranks among Entertainment Weekly’s 25 Funniest People in America. In 2009, her second HBO stand up special “I’ma Be Me” premiered and was nominated for two Prime time Emmy awards. Her first HBO comedy special “Wanda Sykes: Sick and Tired” debuted in 2006 and was nominated Continue Reading
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Chicago Bears v Miami Dolphins 12:00 pm
Chicago Bears v Miami Dolphins @ Soldier Field
Oct 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Chicago Bears v Miami Dolphins @ Soldier Field | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The field serves as a memorial to American soldiers who have died in wars. It was designed in 1919 and opened on October 9, 1924, as Municipal Grant Park Stadium, changing its name to Soldier Field on November 11, 1925. It was named after winning a contest held by a Chicago Newspaper. Edward Mueller was the winner. Originally the name Continue Reading
Keith Jarrett,Gary Peacock &Jack DeJohnette 8:00 pm
Keith Jarrett,Gary Peacock &Jack... @ Symphony Center
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Keith Jarrett,Gary Peacock &Jack DeJohnette @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Symphony Center welcomes back “the greatest piano trio in contemporary jazz” (BBC Music Magazine). The incomparable Keith Jarrett returns with long-time collaborators Gary Peacock and Jack DeJohnette for an evening of electrifying improve and thrilling melodies. After their performance at Symphony Center in 2011,  Downbeat magazine said, “few pianists express a more intimate physical and emotional connection to the instrument and Continue Reading
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The Mozart Requiem 7:30 pm
The Mozart Requiem @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Mozart Requiem @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Music of the Baroque’s concert season opens with music of transcendent genius and powerful emotion. Nicholas Kraemer leads the orchestra, chorus, and soloists in Mozart’s great Requiem Mass, together with the Linz Symphony and revelatory brief choral works by Haydn and Beethoven.       Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct Continue Reading
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Jim Gaffigan 7:00 pm
Jim Gaffigan @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Jim Gaffigan @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jim Gaffigan was born in Elgin, Illinois, and raised in Chesterton, Indiana. He attended La Lumiere School in La Porte, Indiana. He is the youngest of six children and often jokes about growing up in a large family. He attended Purdue University for one year, where he was a member of the Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity. He graduated from Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business in 1988. After graduating, Gaffigan moved to NYC to Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Philadelphia Flyers 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Philadelphi... @ United Center
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Philadelphia Flyers @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Philadelphia Flyers at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm David Wallace Crowder , known by his mononymous stage name Crowder, is an American folktronica musician. He was the lead singer in the Continue Reading
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Club Industry Show 2014 12:00 pm
Club Industry Show 2014 @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center
Oct 22 @ 12:00 pm – Oct 24 @ 11:00 pm
Club Industry Show 2014 @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Club Industry Show provides a stellar conference program designed to help you in your business, inspire personal growth and provide insight into where the industry is heading. Aging adults have specialized needs and the oldest of clients require specialized training, coaching, and conditioning to ensure they achieve results without risk of injury which may be life altering for them. The Continue Reading
Eat and Drink to the Beat: Sphinx Virtuosi 5:30 pm
Eat and Drink to the Beat: Sphin... @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Eat and Drink to the Beat: Sphinx Virtuosi @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The 2014 Sphinx Virtuosi tour, Americana, features works by American composers with the highlight of the program being a new commission by Sphinx Virtuosi Composer-In-Residence, Jessie Montgomery. Her new work, Banner!, is a jubilant celebration of the centennial of the Star Spangled Banner. The Sphinx Virtuosi and its award-winning ensemble of young African American and Latino string players make their Eat + Drink to the Continue Reading
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Yannis Pappas 8:00 pm
Yannis Pappas @ UP Comedy Club
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Yannis Pappas @ UP Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 23, 2014 – October 25, 2014 Yannis Pappas is currently the co-anchor of Fusion Live, a one-hour news magazine program on Fusion Network, which focuses on current events, pop culture and satire. Yannis’ Half Hour Comedy Central Special is available on Amazon, iTunes and whenever Comedy Central re-runs it. He has also been featured on AXS TV, VH1′s Best Week Ever, CBS and Good Continue Reading
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Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti 9:00 am
Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti @ The Field Museum
Oct 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti @ The Field Museum | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 24, 2014 - April 26, 2015 Vodou: Sacred Powers of Haiti looks beyond myths and manufactured Hollywood images – exhibition visitors will see no dolls with pins stuck into them. Instead, the exhibition explores the underground history and true nature of a living religion, and reveals Vodou as a vital spiritual and social force that remains an important part of daily life Continue Reading
Regina Carter Quintet 7:30 pm
Regina Carter Quintet @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Regina Carter Quintet @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Violin virtuoso Regina Carter is joined by Colombian harpist Edmar Castaneda (“an enormous talent” with “enchanting charisma” – Paquito D’Rivera). This concert is part of the Jazz at the Logan series. World-class jazz artists bring the spectrum of contemporary jazz – with its myriad influences from the past up to the now – to the Logan Center concert stage. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week Continue Reading
Cher 8:00 pm
Cher @ United Center
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Cher @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Cher  is an American singer and actress. Recognized for having brought the sense of female autonomy and self-actualization into the entertainment industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in various areas of entertainment, as well as continuously reinventing both her music and image, which has led to her being nicknamed the Goddess of Pop. Cher, who is Continue Reading
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Body Doubles 10:00 am
Body Doubles @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct 25 @ 10:00 am – 8:00 pm
Body Doubles @ Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 25, 2014 - April 19, 2015 This exhibition explores identity, gender, and doubling in contemporary art, focusing on artists who use and depict the human body as a site for transformation. Body Doubles complements David Bowie Is, grounding Bowie’s gender play, musical performance, and use of his body within the context of contemporary art practice. The exhibition highlights a recent acquisition, Wu Tsang’s Mishima in Continue Reading
Hallowed Haunts 3:00 pm
Hallowed Haunts @ Symphony Center
Oct 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Hallowed Haunts @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The spirited and family-friendly Hallowed Haunts concert welcomes audiences of all ages. This annual concert by the Civic Orchestra of Chicago, the pre professional training orchestra affiliated with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, is full of Halloween-themed music that haunts and delights. Don your Halloween costume and join fellow ghosts and goblins, along with costumed members of the Civic Orchestra for fun and spooky Continue Reading
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Chicago’s We Love Yoga Festival 9:00 am
Chicago’s We Love Yoga Festival @ DePaul University Lincoln Park Campus
Oct 26 @ 9:00 am – 6:30 pm
Chicago's We Love Yoga Festival @ DePaul University Lincoln Park Campus | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The We Love Yoga Festival is a day-long celebration of yoga where participants will have the opportunity to explore a variety of yoga speciality topics in group lectures and workshops. Between classes shop at the yoga bazaar and enjoy live music! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Ottawa Senators 6:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Ottawa Sena... @ United Center
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Ottawa Senators @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Ottawa Senators at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm David Wallace Crowder , known by his mononymous stage name Crowder, is an American folktronica musician. He was the lead singer in the Continue Reading
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American College of Emergency Physicians 1:00 pm
American College of Emergency Ph... @ McCormick Place - West Building
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – Oct 31 @ 12:00 am
American College of Emergency Physicians @ McCormick Place - West Building | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Thousands of emergency medicine professionals from around the globe gather annually to attend ACEP’s flagship event – the premier event in the specialty. ACEP14 is an immersive experience that goes beyond what typical medical conferences offer. It is the single most comprehensive consortium that brings together education, networking, policy development, and new technology to one convenient location. Moreover, ACEP14 is the place to gain the Continue Reading
Fear No Art presents The Dinner Party 7:00 pm
Fear No Art presents The Dinner ... @ City Winery
Oct 27 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fear No Art presents The Dinner Party @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
On The Dinner Party, host Elysabeth Alfano invites three celebrities of different domains and a known chef who cooks for them and a live audience. Over food, wine, chocolate, artist performances and Twitter, the conversations flow on this very popular, interactive show. Filmed live in front of a live audience and streaming live on The Sun Times website, The Dinner Party brings unscripted conversations about the creative Continue Reading
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Kodaline 6:30 pm
Kodaline @ House of Blues
Oct 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Kodaline @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Kodaline are a Dublin-based Irish rock band. Originally known as 21 Demands, the band made chart history in March 2007, when their debut single “Give Me A Minute” topped the Irish Singles Chart; becoming the first independently released track to achieve the feat. In 2011, the band changed its name to Kodaline. Steve Garrigan and Mark Prendergast grew up in Swords, Dublin and have known each other Continue Reading
Chicago Blackhawks v Anaheim Ducks 7:30 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Anaheim Ducks @ United Center
Oct 28 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Chicago Blackhawks v Anaheim Ducks @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Watch the Chicago Blackhawks hit the ice to play the Anaheim Ducks at the United Center! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm David Wallace Crowder , known by his mononymous stage name Crowder, is an American folktronica musician. He was the lead singer in the Continue Reading
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SoMo 5:30 pm
SoMo @ House of Blues
Oct 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
SoMo @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See SoMo live during The Wide Awake Tour with special guests Francesco Yates and Spencer Sutherland October 29 at House of Blues! Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm David Wallace Crowder , known by his mononymous stage name Crowder, is an American folktronica musician. He was the lead singer Continue Reading
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St. Paul & The Broken Bones 7:30 pm
St. Paul & The Broken Bones @ Metro
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
St. Paul & The Broken Bones @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Grit, elemental rhythm, tight-as-a-drumhead playing, and a profound depth of feeling: these are the promises of a great soul band. And St. Paul & The Broken Bones deliver on those promises.The recently released Half The City is the compelling full-length Single Lock/Thirty Tigers debut of the Birmingham, Alabama-based sextet, who have already created a maelstrom of interest with their roof-raising Continue Reading
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Northalsted Halloween Parade 7:00 pm
Northalsted Halloween Parade
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Northalsted Halloween Parade @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
For the 18th year, a group of creative souls will bare their alter egos, dark sides, or their shadows, to the world on Halloween, parading them down one of Chicago’s hottest entertainment districts: North Halsted Street. Agenda Agenda Day Month Week October 2014 Oct 2014 Collapse All Expand All Oct 1 Wed Crowder @ House of Blues Oct 1 @ 7:00 Continue Reading
Hardwell 8:00 pm
Hardwell @ UIC Pavilion
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Hardwell @ UIC Pavilion | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The internationally influential electronic music producer and DJ Hardwell took over Times Square in New York City today via multiple massive video screens to announce the North American dates for his I Am Hardwell World Tour.  Named the world’s #1 DJ by the respected DJ Mag earlier this year, Hardwell will bring his electric live show to several cities across the U.S. and Canada including New York Continue Reading
Mary Black 8:00 pm
Mary Black @ City Winery
Oct 31 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Mary Black @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
For over a quarter-century, singer Mary Black has been a dominant presence in Irish music, both at home and abroad. Mary has released 11 studio albums all of which achieved platinum sales status and spawned countless hits. She has shared stages, TV shows and recording studios with some of the most revered performers of her time. She has also played Continue Reading