21
May2024
Resonance Arts Presents
Cross Modulations Series: Superposition + Clark/Feldman/Harris
7:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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24
May2024
Local Universe Presents
Marguerite: A Solo Show by Maggie Winters
Maggie Winters is a Chicago-fried comedian who’s the hottest ticket in town. You may have seen her open for SNL prince Colin Jost, ex-Chicago Princess Meg Stalter, or NY’s Matt Rogers. Directed by her Southside-Irish blood relatives, Bart and Liam Winters, her solo show Marguerite will explore her life, her laugh, and her love!
7:00 PMColor Club Ballroom

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29
May2024
Local Universe Presents
Lillian King // The Roof Dogs
Lillian King is a Chicago-based musician who sings about the confluence of emotions and the Great Outdoors. What does that mean? Find out at the show!

For the first time ever, Lillian will be joined onstage by Nick DePrey and Robert Salazar. Aside from being super fun to hang out with, Nick and Robert are also incredible musicians. How do they do it? Again, find out at the show!

The Roof Dogs are an indie rock band from Chicago, Illinois. They released their first and only record, “Here You Are” in the summer of 2023. The UK’s Various Small Flames praised the album’s “building, carefree rhythm and slacker cool.” The band is made up of Andrew Marczak and Jesse Cheshire on vocals and guitars, Nick Shew on bass, and Jack Brereton on drums.
8:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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1
June2024
The Salmon SistersThe Salmon Sisters is a wild variety show that celebrates twin sisters reuniting after years of being estranged. Dive into a world of comedy, music, puppetry and short films, as we reflect on the Salmon Sisters past and celebrate their present and future as the world famous duo that won America’s hearts. Hosted by Emily & Risa Salmon with the Salmon Band and more. Witness the magic unfold — anything can happen with The Salmon Sisters!
8:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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1
June2024
Dungeons & Drag QueensHear ye, hear ye! The hit drag comedy show rocking the West Coast is coming back for a triumphant return to the City of Wind and Wizards! Witness the high-fantasy, high-heeled, high-rolling, high-larity as three drag queens play the legendary tabletop game of Dungeons and Dragons LIVE.

Dungeon Master comedian Paul Curry and improvisational musician Carson Cutter shall lead our Queens through a brand new storytelling adventure, with danger, snark, and audience participation around every precarious corner. Experience the adventure, or fail your quest- at Dungeons and Drag Queens!
8:00 PMColor Club Ballroom

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6
June2024
Local Universe Presents
Lefty Parker Residency
Austin-based folk artist Lefty Parker’s month-long residency at Color Club will explore the most intimate corners of his patient music with some of his friends.

6/6 – with Fran & Tobacco City (duo)
6/13 – with Red PK & Friko (solo)
6/20 – with Lucky Cloud & Andrew Sa
6/27 – with Sofia Jensen (Free Range) & Special Guest
8:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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6/6 to 7/13
June/July2024
The Sarcoma CycleThe first repertory production in Chicago in over a decade, THE SARCOMA CYCLE is a thematic trilogy of plays set in three distinct time periods:

1. NANOBLADE 1998: set in the Cook County Hospital during a technological overhaul in medical practice. Romance, chaos, and madness ensue. Performs 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, 6/29, 7/13.

2. SPRING BREAK 2020: a multimedia grand guignol set during the Covid lockdowns. A spectacle that spirals into strange revelations. Performs 6/6, 6/13, 6/20, 6/29, 7/13.

3. THE MOURNING LIGHT 2050: set in River City, Chicago, in the distant future. About the family of a tech CEO who’s invented program to communicate with the dead in Virtual Reality. Prophesies from another realm threaten to tear the family apart. Performs 6/7, 6/14, 6/21, 6/29, 7/13.
VariesColor Club Ballroom

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8
June2024
HEART of CHICAGO Soul ClubExtended hours with dancing until 1 AM!

DJ’s Debbie, Rockin Ricki, Kat and Syreeta/Psyche Prissy Pie love to dance and collect a variety of vintage 60’s and 70’s, Rare and Northern Soul, Vintage RnB, Psyche and Latin Soul. Come check out why Heart of Chicago was nominated for Best Dance party in the Chicago Reader’s Best of 2023.
8:00 PMColor Club Ballroom

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9
June2024
Neutral Gena’s Perfect Pride PartyHold onto your panties, Chicago. Neutral Gena and her sickening cast is here to create history with the most perfect pride party that Color Club has ever seen. If you are hot, smart, ugly, dumb, in love with your best friend’s roomate, don’t know how to drive, or love kissing — THIS PARTY IS FOR YOU!

The Haus of Paint happy hour from 7-8:30pm will be followed by historic performances by the cast of “Gag!”
7:00 PMColor Club Ballroom

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12
June2024
Dan Wriggins // Jess Shoman // Minor Moon (solo)Dan Wriggins is a Philadelphia-based songwriter, musician, and poet. He grew up in the town of Yarmouth, Maine, and on Islesford, a small island community near Bar Harbor. In high school, he started playing piano and guitar, and met bandmates Michael Cormier and Peter Gill. He worked on lobster fishing boats before moving to Philadelphia and starting the alt-country band Friendship in 2015, with whom he has toured the US and Canada extensively. He lives and sometimes tours with his dog, Roy.
8:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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13
June2024
Local Universe Presents
Lefty Parker Residency
Austin-based folk artist Lefty Parker’s month-long residency at Color Club will explore the most intimate corners of his patient music with some of his friends.

6/6 – with Fran & Tobacco City (duo)
6/13 – with Red PK & Friko (solo)
6/20 – with Lucky Cloud & Andrew Sa
6/27 – with Sofia Jensen (Free Range) & Special Guest
8:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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15
June2024
Earlybirds ClubA DANCE PARTY FOR LADIES WHO GOT SHIT TO DO
IN THE MORNING
.

The night may be young, but we are not. So where’s a girl to go to get down when all the dance clubs don’t get hoppin’ till midnight? Earlybirds Club dance parties are the place to let your hair down but still get a good night’s rest. Expect nostalgic music from the ancient times of your youth…and beyond.
6:30 PMColor Club Ballroom

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20
June2024
Local Universe Presents
Lefty Parker Residency
Austin-based folk artist Lefty Parker’s month-long residency at Color Club will explore the most intimate corners of his patient music with some of his friends.

6/6 – with Fran & Tobacco City (duo)
6/13 – with Red PK & Friko (solo)
6/20 – with Lucky Cloud & Andrew Sa
6/27 – with Sofia Jensen (Free Range) & Special Guest
8:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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22
June2024
Local Universe Presents
Chloe Troast
Chloe Troast is the only new SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE cast member to join season 49 and was named a NEW FACE at Just for Laughs 2023. Previously, she landed the Amy Pascal Feature Film GOODRICH starring Michael Keaton and shot a recurring role on Paul Feig’s ABC pilot DROP OFF, opposite Ellie Kemper. Chloe can next be seen in HBO Max’s Feature Film SWEETHEARTS, starring Kieran Shipka, and Judd Apatow’s Feature Film, PLEASE DON’T DESTROY: THE TREASURE OF FOGGY MOUNTAIN, opposite Conan O’Brien, Bowen Yang and Megan Stalter.

She regularly performs in her popular and 2022 NYCF headlining solo show AN EVENING WITH PEPPER SLIT. Her digital sketches FEMINISM PROFESSOR and INTERESTING AMERICANS: PEPPER SLIT were profiled by Vulture and she recently released her debut Adult Swim Smalls series DOHLS.
7:00 PMColor Club Ballroom

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27
June2024
Local Universe Presents
Lefty Parker Residency
Austin-based folk artist Lefty Parker’s month-long residency at Color Club will explore the most intimate corners of his patient music with some of his friends.

6/6 – with Fran & Tobacco City (duo)
6/13 – with Red PK & Friko (solo)
6/20 – with Lucky Cloud & Andrew Sa
6/27 – with Sofia Jensen (Free Range) & Special Guest
8:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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12
July2024
Darryl Rahn // JosephineDarryl Rahn is a singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist based in Brooklyn, NY. His unique sense of storytelling and signature guitar style have earned him spots on the same stage as Dawes, Guster, and S.G. Goodman, to name a few. Last year, he appeared on the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon as part of the “Battle of the Instant Songwriters” segment. Currently, he is preparing for a summer tour in support of his latest LP, “Dusk,” finishing the first album for his new band Hut, and trying to remember to get some fresh air.

Chicago based singer-songwriter Josephine Luhman delivers warm, lush, heart wrenching folk pop tunes with strong vocals, intimate lyricism and captivating arrangements that contain both sparse, intimate moments and big, swirling walls of sound.
8:00 PMColor Club Tavern

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19
October2024
Local Universe Presents
Grace Kuhlenschmidt
Grace Kuhlenschmidt is an NYC based stand-up comedian, actress and writer who was recognized by the New York Times as one of the top 7 Comedians to Watch. Last year she was also recognized as a New Face by Just For Laughs Montreal Comedy Festival. Grace recurred in the final season of SEARCH PARTY (HBO Max), can be seen in the first season of KILLING IT (Peacock), and also appeared in the first season of ZIWE (Showtime). You can currently watch her on THE DAILY SHOW (Comedy Central).
7:00 PM and 9:30 PMColor Club Ballroom

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Color Club events are open to ALL AGES, unless otherwise noted. Patrons under 18 years old must be accompanied by an adult.

Color Club also hosts the following regular activities:

Monday nights — Jazzercise!
Tuesday nights Anthony Meindl’s Actor’s Workshop and DANCE CHURCH
Friday nights — Ethnic Dance Chicago
Sunday mornings — Embodied Movement

***Please note: Color Club’s 100-year-old building requires stairs to access the second floor ballroom and museum/classroom. We are working on improvements to remedy this! The tavern on the first floor is accessible via the corner entrance at Hamlin and Elston. There is also one accessible bathroom on the first floor available by request.***