April 19, 9:00 p.m.
Gallery Cabaret, 2020 N. Oakley (Bucktown)
Featuring the comedic duo Team Submarine, the music of Mike and Duane, stand-up from 80s Clown, the judges from the hit stage show Impress These Apes, and improv vet Jimmy Carrane.
April 26, 9:00 p.m.
Silvies Lounge, 1902 W. Irving Park (Lakeview)
Featuring Annoyance Theater's Susan Messing, and the comedic country songs of Oprah Frampton.
May 3, 9:00 p.m.
Red Line Tap, 7006 N. Glenwood (Rogers Park)
Featuring the acoustic punk band Even in Blackouts (with former Screeching Weasel guitarist John Pierson), stand-up comic Robert Buscemi, Second City vet Patrick McKenna, and favorite plays from favorite former Neo-Futurists Phil Ridarelli, Diana Slickman and David Kodeski.
May 10, 10:00 p.m.
Empty Bottle, 1035 N. Western (Ukrainian Village)
Featuring the comedic duo Jet & Holly (IO), sketch from Hey You Millionaires, Second City's Claudia Wallace, beatboxer Yuri Lane and music from the 30-person punk rock choir Blue Ribbon Glee Club.
May 17, 9:00 p.m.
Hideout, 1354 W. Wabansia (West Town) Featuring films by Steve Delahoyde, performance by writer Claire Zulkey, and music by DJ mash-up crew The Hood Internet and soul band JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound. This will also be the scene for the second annual "Alternative Local Media Slam Tournament," a round-robin to crown Chicago's best alternative local media featuring Gapers Block, Chicagoist, Time Out Chicago and more.
May 24, 9:00 p.m.
Gallery Cabaret 2020 N. Oakley (Bucktown)
Featuring the music of Mike and Duane, performance by Joe Janes, cooking demonstrations from drag sensation Bertha Mason, and a performance by Jill Benjamin.