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Lincoln Park Weekend Guide – March 30 – April 2

Posted on March 28

 Whether you want to raise money for a good cause, listen to great music or laugh at some Chicago-style comedy,  then Lincoln Park is the place to be this weekend. Check our Event Calendar for more events happening in Lincoln Park throughout the month.

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Lincoln Park Events

Firkin Philanthropy Night @ Burnt City Brewing
Burnt City Brewing’s next Firkin Philanthropy night will be this Friday, March 31, with proceeds going to March For Science Chicago. Burnt City will be tapping their signature Balloon Boy Farmhouse Wheat Ale infused with apricot. Come out to Burnt City to enjoy a delicious and refreshing drink, while giving back to a local organization.

Friday, March 31
5:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Burnt City Brewing
2747 N. Lincoln

Cold-Blooded Weekends with the Chicago Herpetological Society @ Nature Museum
Get an up close and personal experience with a large collection of reptiles and amphibians provided by the Chicago Herpetological Society. Tickets this this event are included with admission.

Saturday, April 1
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 N. Cannon

Lincoln Park Music

POWERS + James Hersey @ Lincoln Hall
POWERS, the indie-pop duo behind the hit singles “Legendary” and “Beat of My Drum”, will be performing at Lincoln Hall. Members Mike Del Rio and Chrisita Ru have worked with numerous stars, including Selena Gomez, Cee Lo Green and Kylie Minogue. James Hersey is a multi-talented singer from Vienna, Austria, who has reached the Spotify Global Charts in 10 counties. His first single “Miss You” has been streamed over 70 million times.

Friday, March 31
7:30 p.m.
Lincoln Hall
2424 N. Lincoln

Vance Kelly & Backstreet Blues Band @ Kingston Mines
Vance Kelly is a Chicago native and a well known blues artist. He and his band, Backstreet Blues Band, will be performing at Kingston Mines this Friday and Saturday. Come on by to Kingston Mines and enjoy some great Chicago blues.

Friday, March 31 & Saturday, April 1
10:30 p.m. – 4:00 a.m.
Kingston Mines
2548 N. Halsted

Acoustic Brunch in the Beer Garden @ Gaslight Bar
Join Gaslight Bar as they kick off their Acoustic Brunch. On the first Sunday of every month, Gaslight will have live music and brunch specials in their beer garden. Specials include $10 Mimosa Packages, $5 Bloody Marys and $8 Brunch items.

Sunday, April 2
11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Gaslight Bar
2450 N. Clark

For more brunch ideas, check out our Lincoln Park Brunch Guide.

Lincoln Park Comedy

The Second City’s Legendary Laughs @ UP Comedy Club
Second City provides something for everyone in this fast-paced, highly interactive show. You’ll see some of our favorite scenes and songs from our rich history and plenty of improvisation created just for you.

Thursday, March 30
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
UP Comedy Club
230 W. North

Linda Vista @ Steppenwolf Theatre Company
The Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents “Linda Vista”, an original play written by award-winning playwright and Steppenwolf ensemble member Tracy Letts. The play centers on 50 year-old Wheeler. Wheeler’s marriage is over, his job is mundane, and the best years of his life appear to be behind him. A move from the cot in his ex-wife’s garage to his own apartment opens up new possibilities for love and sex—complicated, painful and hilarious. Full of opinions, yet short on self-examination, Wheeler must reconcile the man he has become with the man he wants to be.

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Steppenwolf Theatre Company
1650 N. Halsted

Shade/Revolver @ iO Theater
Revolver, one of iO Theater’s premier improv ensemble, performs every Friday night with a different opening ensemble. Their opening ensemble for this week is Shade, another popular improv ensemble at iO.

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Friday, March 31
10:30 p.m. – 11:55 p.m.
iO Theater
1501 N. Kingsbury

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