Weekend February 3-5

Love is in the air, and so is cold brisk winter winds. However, this is nothing we Chicagoans can’t handle! There is a lot of live music happening this weekend to dance too. Raise the roof, and your body temperature without leaving the neighborhood! See what else you can do this weekend in LVE.

Greensky Bluegrass Live

The Vic Theater

Let’s Forget Everything else and see Greensky Bluegrass this weekend at The Vic. Known for their dazzling live performances, GSBG shows are filled with dancing, swaying, and singing along to these mellow bluegrass hits. They have TWO shows this weekend at The Vic, one on Friday night and one on Saturday, so you can even go twice, you’re In Control.

Friday: Doors open at 6:30 pm and music starts at 7:30 pm. Get your Friday tickets here. 

Saturday: Doors open at 6:30 pm, and music starts at 7:30 pm. Get your Saturday tickets here. 

Chili Cook-Off


This Sunday is the 15th Annual Chili Cook-Off at Sheffields! For just $25 you get samples of all the contestant’s chili and receive two drink tickets! Judges are Matt Rodrigues from NBC’s Chicago Today, Mike Siegel from Goose Island Brewery, and Michelle Foik from Eris Brewery.

Turkey Bowling

Murphy’s Bleachers

After a three-year hiatus, Turkey Bowling is back! You may consider yourself a good bowler, but have you ever used a turkey as a ball? Form a team of 4 and enter for just $40. Each team gets to bowl 4 frames, so bring your A-game. The teams with the highest combined scores will advance to the Championship. This year’s sponsor is Goose Island! They will be supplying the prizes and bringing plenty of beers. Also, All Goose Island products will be $4 during the event.

Prizes will be given away to the top 2 teams.
Both teams will receive a Goose Island prize package! 1st place will also win 4 Tickets to a Goose Island Brewery Tour
All proceeds will go to benefit Lakeview Pantry. Gather your flock and come on down for some feathery fun! Starting at noon on Sunday at Murphy’s Bleachers.
Murder! At the Arcade

Replay Lincoln Park

The game is afoot! Are you ready to put your detective skills to the test? 🔎

Calling all murder mystery, puzzle lovers, and amateur sleuths – get a clue starting February 3rd, at Replay Lincoln Park’s latest pop-up, Murder! At the Arcade (who drunk it?), the first interactive pop-up that invites YOU to solve the murder! With four mysteries to solve throughout the month of February, it’s time to channel your inner Benoit Blanc and put your puzzle-solving skills to the test and compete for prizes 🏆 and bragging rights.

They’re turning the level up bar into an interactive, 3D, Clue board with all new photo-ops, drinks, and a new mystery to solve every week – they make sure to keep it interesting! 🪷🧅🔪

Madonna Drag Brunch

Lark Chicago

Are you a material girl? Are you ready to strike a pose and vogue vogue vogue? Are you burning up for your love of Madonna? Lark Chicago is hosting a Madonna Drag Brunch this Saturday AND Sunday! From 11 am to 3 pm, Pixel will be your hosting, playing and performing all of Madonna’s hits. Bottomless bloody marys, mimosas, Nutrl, House Of Love canned cocktails, sangria, & bellini packages + $5 Bud Light will all be available!

Make your reservation here.

Pour Decisions Burlesque Drag Brunch

Houndstooth Saloon

Houndstooth is ready to celebrate Mardi Gras all month long! The first event is this Saturday, Burlesque Drag Brunch! Hosted by Platinum Hunter and XO Carrington, featuring Special Guests Dusty Bahls, Liviana, Valerie Valentine, and DJ Stasney will be spinning away. Doors open at 11 am and the show begins at noon!

Tickets are just $10 and can be bought here. 

Live Music Around the Neighborhood

GMAN Tavern: Tonight at 8 pm, GMAN tavern is hosting R. Mutt with Plant Matter and Daniel Fromberg. Tickets are available in advance online, or at the door.

Uncommon Ground: Saturday night, A Tribute to Loretta Lynn with Anne-Marie Akin and friends starts at 7:30 pm and goes until 10 pm. Tickets are just $10 in advance!

Sluggers: Every Friday and Saturday night Sluggers hosts Dueling Pianos! Request a song and dance at this iconic Wrigleyville spot. Doors open at 10 pm on Fridays and 9 pm on Saturdays.

Happy Hour All Day Fridays

Rizzo’s Bar and Inn knows how to host a good time. This week, they announced that Happy Hour will be available all day on Fridays! From 5 to 10 pm, enjoy deals that make both you and your wallet happy.