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2013 National Safety Council Congress and Expo 8:00 am
2013 National Safety Council Con… @ McCormick Place - West
Sep 28 @ 8:00 am – Friday @ 8:00 pm
2013 National Safety Council Congress and Expo @ McCormick Place - West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The NSC Congress & Expo is the world's largest annual "must attend" event for safety, health and environmental professionals. For more than 100 years, professionals [...]
2013 Shop.org Summit 8:00 am
2013 Shop.org Summit @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center
Sep 30 @ 8:00 am – Wednesday @ 6:00 pm
2013 Shop.org Summit  @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Our program takes you from what works to what ifs to what’s next – all in 2 ½ days. The EXPO is a showcase of technology and solutions [...]
Ian Hunter & The Rant Band 8:00 pm
Ian Hunter & The Rant Band @ City Winery
Oct 1 @ 8:00 pm – Wednesday @ 9:00 pm
Ian Hunter & The Rant Band @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Rocker, balladeer, and author, Ian Hunter has a diamond-studded and matchless repertoire. As leader of ‘70s British rock legends Mott the Hoople - cited as [...]
Chicago Artists Month 2:00 pm
Chicago Artists Month
Oct 1 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Chicago Artists Month @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 1, 2013 - October 31, 2013 This annual month-long celebration explores the impact of artists throughout our city's neighborhoods by highlighting their work, their studios and [...]
Fall Dinner Crawl 6:00 pm
Fall Dinner Crawl
Oct 1 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Fall Dinner Crawl @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Taste a world of flavors in our city's Wicker Park and Bucktown neighborhoods! You'll taste delicious bites from the area's top restaurants in one beautiful [...]
Sphinx Virtuosi feat. Denyce Graves 7:30 pm
Sphinx Virtuosi feat. Denyce Graves @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Oct 1 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Sphinx Virtuosi feat. Denyce Graves @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
This performance by Sphinx Virtuosi features its alumni ensemble of young, award-winning African American and Latino string musicians. They'll be joined by vocal star mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves. The [...]
Atoms for Peace 8:00 pm
Atoms for Peace @ UIC Pavilion
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Atoms for Peace @ UIC Pavilion | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Atoms for Peace with James Holden, Thom Yorke, Nigel Godrich, Flea, Joey Waronker and Mauro Refosco collectively known as Atoms For Peace have announced the first [...]
Ian Bagg 8:00 pm
Ian Bagg @ UP Comedy Club
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm – Saturday @ 10:30 pm
Ian Bagg @ UP Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Ian was born in a little town of Terrace B.C. Canada. In the year that the Vancouver Canucks lost to the New York Rangers in [...]
KT Tunstall 7:30 pm
KT Tunstall @ Park West
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
KT Tunstall @ Park West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Kate Victoria "KT" Tunstall is a Scottish singer-songwriter and guitarist. She broke into the public eye with a 2004 live solo performance of her song "Black Horse and the [...]
Timbre 4: Tercer Cuerpo 7:30 pm
Timbre 4: Tercer Cuerpo @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct 3 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Timbre 4: Tercer Cuerpo @ Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 3, 2013 - October 6, 2013 The stage is transformed into an abandoned office building where forgotten employees complete obsolete tasks, seeking purpose and happiness. Dark [...]
Nick Offerman 8:00 pm
Nick Offerman @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 3 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Nick Offerman @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Best known for his role as Ron Swanson on NBC’s critically acclaimed Parks & Recreation, Nick Offerman’s humor has made him a fixture in television culture. On [...]
Fall Bulb Festival 12:00 pm
Fall Bulb Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Oct 4 @ 12:00 pm – Sunday @ 4:00 pm
Fall Bulb Festival @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Celebrate the change of seasons at Chicago Botanic Garden! Sip cider, shop an autumn market to taste mouth-watering bites and plan your fall bulb planting [...]
Seadog Haunted Tours 6:00 pm
Seadog Haunted Tours @ Navy Pier
Oct 4 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Seadog Haunted Tours @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 4, 2013 - October 31, 2013 Cruise Chicago's architecture at nighttime and discover all of the spirits, sins and secrets of Chicago. Learn all about the [...]
Jupiter String Quartet 7:30 pm
Jupiter String Quartet @ Mandel Hall
Oct 4 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Jupiter String Quartet @ Mandel Hall | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The exquisite Jupiter Quartet opens Chicago Presents' season and Britten festival with friend, mentor and former violist of the famed Cleveland Quartet, James Dunham. Together they perform [...]
Pepper 9:00 pm
Pepper @ House of Blues
Oct 4 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Pepper  @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Pepper is a reggae rock band with three members, two originally from Hawaii,[1] and one from California. Now the band is based inSan Diego.[2] The band consists of vocalist/guitarist Kaleo Wassman, vocalist/bassist Bret [...]
Double Ten Parade 1:00 pm
Double Ten Parade
Oct 5 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Double Ten Parade @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
Our city's Chinatown neighborhood will celebrate Chinese Independence on Oct. 5 with a parade. It'll feature lion dances, Chinese patriots, marching bands, local school floats, [...]
FamilyDance – Mordine & Co Dance Theater 2:15 pm
FamilyDance – Mordine & Co Dance… @ The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago
Oct 5 @ 2:15 pm – 3:15 pm
FamilyDance - Mordine & Co Dance Theater @ The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The popular FamilyDance Matinee Series is a great way for you and your family to see dance and share the experience together. Every matinee features [...]
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons 8:00 pm
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 5 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The original Jersey boy himself, Frankie Valli is a true American pop icon. His incredible career with the Four Seasons, as well as his solo success, has [...]
Chicago RUN 10 FEED 10 8:00 am
Chicago RUN 10 FEED 10 @ Lincoln Park
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Chicago RUN 10 FEED 10 @ Lincoln Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Run a 10K with Women's Health Magazine to fight domestic hunger. The concept is simple! Register for the 10K and provide 10 meals for those going hungry [...]
Pacifica Quartet 3:00 pm
Pacifica Quartet @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Oct 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Pacifica Quartet @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Recognized for its virtuosity, exuberant performance style and often daring repertory choices, over the past two decades the Pacifica Quartet has gained international stature as [...]
Jack Johnson 7:30 pm
Jack Johnson @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 6 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Jack Johnson @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Jack Johnson is an American folk rock singer-songwriter, surfer, filmmaker, musician known for his work in the soft rock and acoustic genres. In 2001, he achieved commercial success after the release of his [...]
Kraemer Conducts Bach – Magnificat! 7:30 pm
Kraemer Conducts Bach – Magnificat! @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Oct 7 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Kraemer Conducts Bach - Magnificat! @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Choral splendor, orchestral invention, and solo virtuosity combine to create a powerful emotional experience whenever Music of the Baroque performs Bach. The season opens with [...]
White Lies 8:00 pm
White Lies @ Metro
Oct 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
White Lies @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
London’s White Lies will release their third studio album BIG TV on August 20th via Capitol/Harvest Records in USA, and is playing Metro this Fall. [...]
Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg 8:00 pm
Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg @ Metro
Oct 8 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Andrew W.K. will be joining Marky Ramone’s Blitzkrieg as the lead singer for their 2013 world tour. The punk drumming icon and his band will [...]
Drake 7:00 pm
Drake @ United Center
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Drake @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Grammy® Award-winning, multi-platinum selling, recording artist Drake announces his 41-city North American WOULD YOU LIKE A TOUR? arena tour in support of his highly anticipated upcoming album [...]
Tricky 8:00 pm
Tricky @ Metro
Oct 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tricky @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Tricky is back. Back with a new studio album, False Idols, and his own label (also bearing the False Idols name), due to be released [...]
Maz Jobrani 8:00 pm
Maz Jobrani @ UP Comedy Club
Oct 10 @ 8:00 pm – Saturday @ 9:30 pm
Maz Jobrani @ UP Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Maz Jobrani is a founding member of The Axis of Evil Comedy Tour, which aired on Comedy Central in 2007. He has had two Showtime [...]
Autumn Brews 6:00 pm
Autumn Brews @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Oct 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Autumn Brews @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Enjoy a seasonal beer tasting in the Garden! While Oktoberfest celebrations happen throughout Europe, you can celebrate locally by sampling a variety of seasonally selected [...]
Verdi 200th Birthday Spectacular 7:30 pm
Verdi 200th Birthday Spectacular @ Symphony Center
Oct 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Verdi 200th Birthday Spectacular @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The CSO's celebration of Verdi's bicentennial culminates in a special one-time-only performance of Verdi's Requiem Mass on the exact 200th anniversary of the composer's birth! [...]
Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo 9:00 am
Chicago Marathon Health & Fitnes… @ McCormick Place Convention Center
Oct 11 @ 9:00 am – Saturday @ 8:00 pm
Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo @ McCormick Place Convention Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
2013 Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo The Bank of America Chicago Marathon Health & Fitness Expo features more than 200 exhibitors offering Bank of [...]
Ben Rector 7:30 pm
Ben Rector @ House of Blues
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Ben Rector @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Ben Rector is an American musician based in Nashville, Tennessee. His most recent record, Something Like This was released in September 2011. Through word of mouth the record charted at #1 [...]
Boyce Avenue 7:30 pm
Boyce Avenue @ The Vic Theatre
Oct 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Boyce Avenue @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Boyce Avenue is an American rock band formed in Sarasota, Florida, by the brothers Alejandro, Daniel and Fabian Manzano. The band is named after a combination of two streets the brothers [...]
Herbie Hancock 8:00 pm
Herbie Hancock @ Symphony Center
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Herbie Hancock @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
With an illustrious career spanning five decades, pianist Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music, celebrated throughout the world as a visionary performer who consistently [...]
John Oliver 8:00 pm
John Oliver @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
John Oliver @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
John Oliver will take over as guest host of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and will serve as host of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning series for [...]
Stephen Kellogg 8:00 pm
Stephen Kellogg @ Lincoln Hall
Oct 11 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Stephen Kellogg @ Lincoln Hall | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Stephen Kellogg is from Northampton, Massachusetts. He founded his band Stephen Kellogg and the Sixers in 2003. They went on hiatus in the fall of 2012 and as of [...]
American Flower Show Series 10:00 am
American Flower Show Series @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – Sunday @ 4:00 pm
American Flower Show Series @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Illinois Orchid Society Fall Show & Sale Orchids in 128 classes will vie for red, white and blue ribbons, as well as ‘Best of Class' [...]
Direct Marketing Association Conference & Exhibition 10:00 am
Direct Marketing Association Con… @ McCormick Place - West
Oct 12 @ 10:00 am – Wednesday @ 5:00 pm
Direct Marketing Association Conference & Exhibition @ McCormick Place - West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
At the heart of DMA2013 is the gigantic exhibit hall packed with the latest technologies, solutions, products and services from some of the most respected [...]
Kaskade 5:30 pm
Kaskade @ Navy Pier
Oct 12 @ 5:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Kaskade @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Ryan Raddon, better known by his stage name Kaskade, is an American DJ and record producer. On October 20, 2011, DJ Magazine announced the results of their annual Top 100 DJ [...]
Between the Buried and Me 6:15 pm
Between the Buried and Me @ Metro
Oct 12 @ 6:15 pm – 7:45 pm
Between the Buried and Me @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Between the Buried and Me have not made a name for themselves through playing it safe. Pushing the envelope of heavy music with each successive [...]
Streetlight Manifesto 6:30 pm
Streetlight Manifesto @ House of Blues
Oct 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Streetlight Manifesto @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Streetlight Manifesto is an American Ska Punk band from New Brunswick, New Jersey. They released their first album, Everything Goes Numb, which was distributed by Victory Records, on August 26, 2003. The [...]
Audra McDonald 8:00 pm
Audra McDonald @ Symphony Center
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Audra McDonald @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Celebrated star of stage and screen Audra McDonald brings her luminous voice and unmatched versatility to Symphony Center. Hailed by New York magazine as “possibly the greatest [...]
Radiolab Live “Apocalyptical” 8:00 pm
Radiolab Live “Apocalyptical” @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 12 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Radiolab Live "Apocalyptical" @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Cataclysmic destruction. Surprising survival. In this new live stage performance, the radio show and hit podcast turns its gaze to the topic of endings, both [...]
Father John Misty 9:00 pm
Father John Misty @ The Vic Theatre
Oct 12 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Father John Misty @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Joshua Tillman is an American folk singer, guitarist, drummer, and songwriter, currently performing under the moniker Father John Misty. Maintaining a steady output of solo recordings since 2004, Tillman is a [...]
The Weeknd 6:30 pm
The Weeknd @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 13 @ 6:30 pm – Monday @ 8:00 pm
The Weeknd @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
“THE FALL” tour will come on the heels of the soon to be announced release of his sophomore album, Kiss Land [XO/REPUBLIC RECORDS], due out summer 2013. [...]
Hanson 8:00 pm
Hanson @ House of Blues
Oct 13 @ 8:00 pm – Monday @ 9:30 pm
Hanson @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Hanson is an American pop-rock band from Tulsa, Oklahoma formed by brothers Isaac (guitar, piano, vocals), Taylor (keyboards, piano, guitar, drums, vocals), and Zac Hanson (drums, piano, guitar, vocals). They are best [...]
Bank of America Chicago Marathon 7:15 am
Bank of America Chicago Marathon @ Grant Park
Oct 13 @ 7:15 am – 9:15 am
Bank of America Chicago Marathon @ Grant Park | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Consistently voted among the world's top five marathons in most rankings lists, the Bank of America Chicago Marathon is equal parts spectacle and world-class race. [...]
Goblin 9:00 pm
Goblin @ Metro
Oct 13 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Goblin @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Almost forty years removed from their debut, cult legends Goblin will launch their first ever North American tour this October, stopping at Metro October 13 [...]
Columbus Day Parade 12:30 pm
Columbus Day Parade
Oct 14 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 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 Ave [...]
ZZ Ward 8:00 pm
ZZ Ward @ House of Blues
Oct 15 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
ZZ Ward @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
ZZ Ward is an American singer, musician, and songwriter, signed to the Boardwalk Entertainment Group and Hollywood Records. ZZ Ward is also managed by E. Kidd Bogart's Boardwalk Music [...]
Remodeling Show and DeckExpo 9:00 am
Remodeling Show and DeckExpo @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center
Oct 16 @ 9:00 am – Friday @ 5:00 pm
Remodeling Show and DeckExpo @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
DeckExpo's vibrant show floor consists of manufacturers of deck, railing and porch products, installation clinics, interactive workshops, instructional exhibitor-led product presentations and is hosted side-by-side [...]
Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives 9:30 am
Treasures of the Walt Disney Arc… @ Museum of Science and Industry
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 4:00 pm
Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives @ Museum of Science and Industry | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 16, 2013 - May 4, 2014 Peak inside the archives of the Walkt Disney Company and experience 90 years of imagination, innovation and entertainment [...]
The Naked and Famous 7:30 pm
The Naked and Famous @ The Riviera Theatre
Oct 16 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Naked and Famous @ The Riviera Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Naked and Famous are an alternative rock band from Auckland, New Zealand. They formed in 2008 when Thom Powers and Alisa Xayalith recorded EPs This Machine and No Light with [...]
D.L. Hughley 8:00 pm
D.L. Hughley @ UP Comedy Club
Oct 17 @ 8:00 pm – Saturday @ 9:30 pm
D.L. Hughley @ UP Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
One of the most popular and highly recognized standup comedians on the road today has also made quite an impression in the television, film and [...]
Adler After Dark – Oct 2013 6:30 pm
Adler After Dark – Oct 2013 @ Adler Planetarium
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Adler After Dark - Oct 2013 @ 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 [...]
Minus the Bear 6:30 pm
Minus the Bear @ Metro
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Minus the Bear @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Since forming in Seattle in 2001, Minus the Bear has worked relentlessly over the past decade to build a large and devoted following worldwide with [...]
Les Violons du Roy w/ Stephanie Blythe 7:30 pm
Les Violons du Roy w/ Stephanie … @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Les Violons du Roy w/ Stephanie Blythe @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Internationally renowned mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe joins with the highly acclaimed Canadian chamber music ensemble Les Violons du Roy in a program of selections by Telemann, [...]
Celtic Thunder 7:30 pm
Celtic Thunder @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Celtic Thunder @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Named Top World Music Artist twice by industry bible Billboard Magazine, Celtic Thunder’s six male soloists Emmet Cahill, Keith Harkin, Ryan Kelly, George Donaldson, Neil Byrne and Colm Keegan perform [...]
Nicholas Phan 7:30 pm
Nicholas Phan @ Mandel Hall
Oct 18 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Nicholas Phan @ Mandel Hall  | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Friendship was at the heart of works composed by Benjamin Britten and Franz Schubert for close friends of their respective circles. Highly acclaimed tenor Nicholas Phan, [...]
Cocorosie 9:00 pm
Cocorosie @ Metro
Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Cocorosie @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
CocoRosie is sisters Sierra and Bianca Casady, a visionary duo with a startling ability to tackle the most taboo of subjects with complete honesty and [...]
Here Come The Mummies 9:00 pm
Here Come The Mummies @ House of Blues
Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Here Come The Mummies @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Here Come the Mummies is a Funk/R&B band, best known for their live performances in which band members perform in full mummy attire bandages. It consists of various professional musicians [...]
Matt Wertz 9:00 pm
Matt Wertz @ Lincoln Hall
Oct 18 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Matt Wertz @ Lincoln Hall | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Matt Wertz is excused. Yes, it has been three years since his last full-length release, but when you take his relentless touring schedule, a breakup with [...]
American Flower Show Series: Oct 19-20 10:00 am
American Flower Show Series: Oct… @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – Sunday @ 4:30 pm
American Flower Show Series: Oct 19-20 @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Midwest Daffodil Society Bulb Sale, Midwest Fruit Explorers Show & Sale and Wisconsin-Illinois Lily Society Lily Bulb Sale: The Midwest Daffodil Society hosts their annual [...]
Randolph Street Market Fest – Oct 2013 10:00 am
Randolph Street Market Fest – Oc… @ Randolph Street Market Festival
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – Sunday @ 5:00 pm
Randolph Street Market Fest - Oct 2013 @ Randolph Street Market Festival | Chicago | Illinois | United States
This European-style market offers shopping options indoors and outside! Located in our city's West Loop neighborhood, this monthly market features 200 select purveyors of high [...]
Trains, Tricks & Treats 10:00 am
Trains, Tricks & Treats @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – Sunday @ 5:00 pm
Trains, Tricks & Treats @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Trick-or-treat with your family at Chicago Botanic Garden! Held in the Model Railroad Garden, this special Halloween event allows you to walk amongst ghosts, goblins, [...]
Fall Adventure Day 10:00 am
Fall Adventure Day @ Northerly Island
Oct 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Fall Adventure Day @ Northerly Island | Chicago | Illinois | United States
See nature at its best in Chicago during Fall Adventure Day at Northerly Island! Bring your family to enjoy fall themed arts and crafts, ghost [...]
Spooky Pooch Parade 11:00 am
Spooky Pooch Parade @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Oct 19 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Spooky Pooch Parade @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Cleverly costumed canines march a parade route to celebrate Halloween at this special event dedicated to dogs! Activities include a costume contest, juging and an [...]
Michael Tilson Thomas & New World Symphony 7:30 pm
Michael Tilson Thomas & New Worl… @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Oct 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Michael Tilson Thomas & New World Symphony @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The New World Symphony, America’s Orchestral Academy (NWS), is comprised of the country’s most promising young classical musicians. Its acclaimed Founder and Artistic Director, Michael [...]
The Eagles 8:00 pm
The Eagles @ Allstate Arena
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
The Eagles @ Allstate Arena | Rosemont | Illinois | United States
The Eagles are an American rock band formed in Los Angeles, California in 1971 by Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Bernie Leadon, and Randy Meisner. With seven number-one singles, six Grammys, five American [...]
Bonnie Raitt 3:00 pm
Bonnie Raitt @ Rosemont Theatre
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Bonnie Raitt @ Rosemont Theatre | Des Plaines | Illinois | United States
Bonnie Lynn Raitt is an American blues singer-songwriter and slide guitar player. During the 1970's, Raitt released a series of roots-influenced albums which incorporated elements of blues, rock, folk and country. In the 1990's she had [...]
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán 3:00 pm
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán @ Symphony Center
Oct 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
An annual favorite at Symphony Center, the infectiously energetic Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlán never disappoints. The band says: “Mariachi taps into man’s raw, naked, powerful, [...]
Josh Groban 7:30 pm
Josh Groban @ United Center
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Josh Groban @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Possessing one of the most outstanding and instantly recognizable voices in music, singer, songwriter, and actor Josh Groban has entertained fans across the globe with [...]
Chase Rice 8:00 pm
Chase Rice @ House of Blues
Oct 20 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Chase Rice @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Chase Rice (born September 19, 1986) is a country music singer and songwriter. He was a contestant on Survivor: Nicaragua, where he placed second. Rice has released [...]
Solar Power International 2013 7:00 am
Solar Power International 2013 @ McCormick Place - South
Oct 21 @ 7:00 am – Thursday @ 8:30 pm
Solar Power International 2013 @ McCormick Place - South | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Join thousands of professionals in solar energy and related fields for the industry's largest, most comprehensive solar energy event in North America. Unlike other solar conferences, [...]
MusicNOW: Vaporized 7:00 pm
MusicNOW: Vaporized @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Oct 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
MusicNOW: Vaporized @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The 2013/14 season opens at the Harris Theater for Music and Dance with a new work by Swedish composer Anders Hillborg entitled Vaporized Tivoli. Also on [...]
2CELLOS 7:30 pm
2CELLOS @ Park West
Oct 21 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
2CELLOS @ Park West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
2Cellos is a Croatian cello duo, consisting of Luka Šulić and Stjepan Hauser. Signed to Sony Masterworks since 12 April 2011, the two were discovered after uploading a music video of their cello-only cover of Michael [...]
Godflesh 9:00 pm
Godflesh @ Metro
Oct 22 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Godflesh @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Since reuniting in 2010 for Hellfest, the members of Godflesh are seeing just how much their particular industrial/post metal take on music was missed by [...]
Club Industry Show 2013 11:00 am
Club Industry Show 2013 @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center
Oct 23 @ 11:00 am – Friday @ 5:00 pm
Club Industry Show 2013 @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Club Industry Show and Conference has been the leading independent event for fitness professionals like you since 1986. For the past 28 years we have striven to [...]
Mariza 7:30 pm
Mariza @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance
Oct 23 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Mariza @ The Harris Theater for Music and Dance | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Hailing from Portugal, Mariza has dazzled the world with her unique interpretation of Fado – the traditional Portuguese music style considered by UNESCO as World [...]
Christopher Titus 8:00 pm
Christopher Titus @ UP Comedy Club
Oct 24 @ 8:00 pm – Saturday @ 9:30 pm
Christopher Titus @ UP Comedy Club | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Employing what he’s labeled “hard funny,” Christopher Titus has released three ninety-minute albums in as many years.  That’s 270 minutes of material when most comics [...]
Rod Stewart 7:30 pm
Rod Stewart @ United Center
Oct 24 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Rod Stewart @ United Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Rod Stewart announced plans to launch his eagerly anticipated "Live the Life" tour in North America this Spring. Stewart will be joined by legendary artist, Steve Winwood for an unstoppable [...]
The Bad Plus 7:30 pm
The Bad Plus @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts
Oct 25 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The Bad Plus @ Performance Hall, Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Bad Plus, the groundbreaking, genre-bending jazz trio, presents its ambitious project-a take on Stravinsky's Rite of Spring, the work that inspired a riot at its [...]
Bill Cosby 8:00 pm
Bill Cosby @ The Chicago Theatre
Oct 25 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Bill Cosby @ The Chicago Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
One of America’s most beloved comedians of all time, Bill Cosby, has captivated generations of fans with his comedy routines, iconic albums and best-selling books such [...]
JJ Grey & Mofro 8:30 pm
JJ Grey & Mofro @ The Vic Theatre
Oct 25 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
JJ Grey & Mofro @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
JJ Grey & Mofro (formerly billed just as Mofro) is a soul/funk/R&B/blues/Southern rock band from Jacksonville, Florida composed of JJ Grey (vocals, electric piano, acoustic guitar andelectric guitar, harmonica), Andrew Trube (electric guitar and slide [...]
HallowFest 6:00 pm
HallowFest @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – Sunday @ 9:00 pm
HallowFest @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Halloween, if you dare, at the Garden! Take either the friendly or spooky path to activities in the Regenstein Center and McGinley Pavilion. Experience [...]
Hallowed Haunts 3:00 pm
Hallowed Haunts @ Symphony Center
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Hallowed Haunts @ Symphony Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Get in the Halloween spirit at CSO's annual Hallowed Haunts concert featuring the Civic Orchestra of Chicago! Be sure to dress up in your costume and head to [...]
RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles 3:00 pm
RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles @ Rosemont Theatre
Oct 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles @ Rosemont Theatre | Des Plaines | Illinois | United States
Direct from their phenomenally successful Broadway engagement, the internationally-acclaimed Beatles concert, RAIN: A Tribute to The Beatles, makes its debut at Rosemont Theatre! As "the next [...]
ICE: John Zorn Retrospective 7:30 pm
ICE: John Zorn Retrospective @ Museum of Contemporary Art
Oct 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
ICE: John Zorn Retrospective @ Museum of Contemporary Art | Chicago | Illinois | United States
ICE (International Contemporary Ensemble) returns to the MCA Stage to musically celebrate the 60th birthday of John Zorn, the saxophonist/composer/provocateur. The concert includes a recent work [...]
dada 8:00 pm
dada @ Park West
Oct 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
dada @ Park West | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Dada is a three piece rock band from California (United States). The band is made up of Michael Gurley (guitar/co-lead vocals), Joie Calio (bass/co-lead vocals) and Phil Leavitt (drums). The band's songs feature both [...]
Wild Belle 9:00 pm
Wild Belle @ Metro
Oct 26 @ 9:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Wild Belle @ Metro | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Wild Belle is the new duo of siblings Natalie and Elliot Bergman. The two have weaved in and out of each other's musical lives for [...]
The Pretty Reckless 6:30 pm
The Pretty Reckless @ House of Blues
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Pretty Reckless @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Pretty Reckless are an American hard rock band from New York. The current members are Taylor Momsen (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ben Phillips (lead guitar, backing vocals), Mark Damon [...]
Orion Ensemble: “Danube Destinations” 7:30 pm
Orion Ensemble: “Danube Destinat… @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Orion Ensemble: “Danube Destinations” @ 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 feature special guest violist Stephen Boe in its program Danube Destinations. This concert will [...]
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls 7:00 pm
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls @ The Vic Theatre
Oct 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Frank Turner & The Sleeping Souls @ The Vic Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Frank Turner is an English folk/punk singer-songwriter from Meonstoke, Hampshire. Initially the vocalist of post-hardcore band Million Dead, Turner embarked upon a primarily acoustic-based solo career following the band's split in 2005. Both in the [...]
Lamb of God & Killswitch Engage 6:00 pm
Lamb of God & Killswitch Engage @ Congress Theater
Oct 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Lamb of God & Killswitch Engage @ Congress Theater | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Originally known by the less-than-subtle moniker Burn the Priest, Richmond, VA-based Lamb of God decided to change their name shortly after the release of a [...]
City and Colour 7:30 pm
City and Colour @ The Riviera Theatre
Oct 30 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
City and Colour @ The Riviera Theatre | Chicago | Illinois | United States
City and Colour is the recording alias for Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green, who was also the guitarist and vocalist of the post-hardcore band Alexisonfire from 2001 to 2012. He plays melodic acoustic and folk music and is often accompanied by [...]
David Broza & Yemen Blues 8:00 pm
David Broza & Yemen Blues @ City Winery
Oct 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
David Broza & Yemen Blues @ City Winery | Chicago | Illinois | United States
One of the most dynamic singer-songwriter instrumentalists in the world, multiplatinum Israeli icon David Broza has won the hearts of audiences with magnetic performances and [...]
Hot Chocolate Chicago 3:00 pm
Hot Chocolate Chicago @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center
Oct 31 @ 3:00 pm – Saturday @ 8:00 pm
Hot Chocolate Chicago @ McCormick Place - Lakeside Center | Chicago | Illinois | United States
Get your first taste of Hot Chocolate 15/5k race weekend at the Runner’s Expo! Apart from receiving your race day bib and goodie bag. Our new automated [...]
Northalsted Halloween Parade 7:00 pm
Northalsted Halloween Parade
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Northalsted Halloween Parade @ Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Halloween parade, now in its 17th year, goes bigger and bolder this holiday! The theme this year is "Twisted Circus" so channel your inner [...]
SOFA CHICAGO 7:00 pm
SOFA CHICAGO @ Navy Pier
Oct 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
SOFA CHICAGO @ Navy Pier | Chicago | Illinois | United States
From October 31, 2013 - November 3, 2013 Get ready to live it up at the 20th annual SOFA CHICAGO! SOFA, an acronym for Sculpture Objects and [...]

 

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12:00 am HallowFest @ Chicago Botanic Garden
HallowFest @ Chicago Botanic Garden
Oct 26 @ 6:00 pm – Sunday @ 9:00 pm
HallowFest @ Chicago Botanic Garden | Glencoe | Illinois | United States
Celebrate Halloween, if you dare, at the Garden! Take either the friendly or spooky path to activities in the Regenstein Center and McGinley Pavilion. Experience [...]
6:30 pm The Pretty Reckless @ House of Blues
The Pretty Reckless @ House of Blues
Oct 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
The Pretty Reckless @ House of Blues | Chicago | Illinois | United States
The Pretty Reckless are an American hard rock band from New York. The current members are Taylor Momsen (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Ben Phillips (lead guitar, backing vocals), Mark Damon [...]
7:30 pm Orion Ensemble: “Danube Destinations” @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall
Orion Ensemble: “Danube Destinat… @ Music Institute of Chicago Nichols Concert Hall
Oct 27 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Orion Ensemble: “Danube Destinations” @ 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 feature special guest violist Stephen Boe in its program Danube Destinations. This concert will [...]