Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – August 3 – 6

Posted on August 1

Lincoln Park has a plethora of great events this weekend, ranging from Lollapalooza after parties to new plays to a National Oyster day celebration.

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Lollapalooza is here! Check out Lincoln Park for after parties, relaxing between concerts, and much more.

Lincoln Hall:
Crystal Castles with Pham and Farrows on Thursday, August 3 at 11:00 p.m.
Royal Blood with White Reaper on Friday, August 4 at 11:00 p.m.
Car Seat Headrest with with Gold Connections on Saturday, August 5 at 11:00 p.m.

Park West:
Tegan and Sara with Frenship on Thursday, August 3 at 11:00 p.m.
Live with The Shelters on Friday, August 4 at 11:00 p.m.
Grouplove with 888 on Saturday, August 5 at 11:00 p.m.

PRYSM Nightclub:
Migos on Thursday, August 3 at 10:00 p.m.
3LAU on Friday, August 4 at 10:00 p.m.
Kaskade on Saturday, August 5 at 10:00 p.m.
DVBBS on Sunday, August 6 at 10:00 p.m.

Lincoln Park Brunch

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Lincoln Park Culture

Ignition Fest at Victory Gardens Theater
Ignition Festival of New Plays is a national annual festival devoted to fostering a community of support for the development of outstanding new plays and nurturing relationships with emerging and established playwrights.

Friday, August 4 to Sunday, August 6
Check website for schedule
Victory Gardens Theater
2433 N. Lincoln

Girl Gang at The iO Theater
Girl Gang is a show that unites all witchy-women, all Gia gals, and every single Luna-loving lady alive. One indie team of all fabulous females will kick off the night, then any gal of any skill level will be invited up onstage for the JAM portion of the show, and finally the night will end with a set from our girl gang of the month.

Thursday, August 3
10:30 p.m.
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

The Garden Boys Present: The Pregame Show at The iO Theater
NBC might have Saturday night but this summer the garden boys have Fridays on lock! With more hours of sunlight in the day, Chicago’s premiere sketch group has gathered all their funny friends together for a tour de force of talent in their weekly power hour of brand new comedy that is a mixology of laughs: 1 part improv, 1 part music, 1 part sketch, and all parts funny.

Friday, August 4
10:30 p.m.
The iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

Growing Concerns at Steppenwolf Theatre
Growing Concerns Poetry Collective celebrates the release of its inaugural recording WE HERE. Fusing music with narrative, lyrical, and hip hop poetry, Mykele Deville, McKenzie Chinn, and Jeff Austin share the genre-defying work they have created and performed throughout Chicago since coming together at the start of 2017. Growing Concerns is poems + sound. Growing Concerns is #poemsforthepeople.

Friday, August 4 and Saturday, August 5
9:00 p.m.
Steppenwolf Theatre
1650 N. Halsted

Lincoln Park Community

National Oyster Day at Oyster Bah
Where else do you celebrate National Oyster Day? Oyster Bah will be featuring fried oysters, oysters po’boy & grilled oysters on both Friday, August 4th & Saturday, August 5th. In addition they will be doing a BONUS happy hour from 9PM-11PM on Friday and Saturday! Grab your reservation before they run out!

Friday, August 4 and Saturday, August 5
10:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Oyster Bah
1962 N. Halsted

Butterfly Haven Yoga
Stretch with the butterflies this weekend at the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum! You will leave the class feeling energized, balanced, and ready to take your practice off the mat and out into the world.

Saturday, August 5
8:30 a.m. – 9:45 a.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

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