The Must-See Shows Coming to The Chicago Theatre

Trust us, these are shows you won’t want to miss

The Chicago Theatre is hosting some first-rate entertainment in 2017. From comedy to space talks to music to intimate discussions, this season at the venue has it all.

 

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Tedeschi Trucks Band

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January 20 – 21, 8pm

The Grammy Award-winning 12-piece band performs tunes from their recent critically acclaimed album, Let Me Get By. Tickets range from $19.50 – $109.50.

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John Cleese and the Holy Grail

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January 22 – 3pm

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The legendary British actor and comedian comes to Chicago to resurrect tales from the making of the classic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. Tickets range from $65 – $85.

 

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Jim Jefferies

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January 27 – 8pm and 10:30pm

The hit stand-up comedian, known for his Netflix special Bare and FX series Legit, is coming to Chicago and bringing his raunchy jokes with him for two back-to-back shows. Tickets range from $39.50 – $49.50. 

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Dancing with the Stars

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January 28 – 4pm & 8pm

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The cast from the hit ABC ballroom dancing show come to perform original, jaw-dropping numbers as part of their nationwide tour. Tickets range from $55 – $75.

 

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Martina McBride

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February 3 – 7:30pm

The hit country music star visits Chicago as part of her Love Unleashed Tour, with special guest Lauren Alaina. Tickets range from $39.75 – $69.75.

 

George Takei

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February 4 – 7:30pm

The film and TV star known for his role on Star Trek comes to Chicago to share behind-the-scene stories and a movie screening. Tickets range from $65 – $85.

 

PAW Patrol Live!

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February 11 – 12; 10:30am, 2pm, & 5:30pm

A family adventure based on the popular children’s TV series offers an interactive show with meet and greet opportunities. Tickets range from $25 – $125.

 

Sinbad

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February 18 – 8pm

This favorite standup comedian from Comedy Central comes to Chicago with an all-new special. Tickets range from $32.50 – $59.50.

 

Wilco

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February 22 – 26, 7:30pm

Chicago’s own famous alternative rock band visits their hometown for four nights of performances. Tickets range from $49.50 – $85.

 

Celebration of the 70’s Tour

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March 4 – 8pm

It’s a blast from the past with The Stylistics, The Emotions, The Blue Notes, The Floaters, and Heatwave! joining forces to perform live. Tickets range from $60 – $90.

 

Joe Bonamassa

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March 10 – 11, 8pm

The Grammy-nominated blues rock artist performs soulful hits from his album, Seesaw. Tickets range from $72.50 – $152.50.

 

Kari Jobe

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March 23 – 7pm

The Christian music singer joins special guest Leeland to visit Chicago as part of The Garden Tour. Tickets range from $26 – $43.

 

Regina Spektor

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March 24 – 7:30pm

The Soviet Union-born New Yorker comes to Chicago to perform her pop, jazz, and blues-influenced tunes as part of her North American tour. Tickets range from $36.50 – $81.50.

 

Experience Hendrix

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March 25 – 7:30pm

An ode to the legendary rock and blues guitarist showcases a lineup of musicians playing renditions of Hendrix classics. Tickets range from $41.50 – $101.50.

 

Aretha Franklin

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March 31 – 8pm

The iconic “Queen of Soul” was scheduled last month to perform but had to reschedule due to bad weather, so don’t miss this second chance to see her live. Tickets range from $49.50 – $149.50.

 

Billy Crystal

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April 1 – 8pm; April 2 – 7pm

The multiple award-winning actor and comedian from favorites like When Harry Met Sally, City Slickers, and Monsters Inc. hits the stage to deliver fun stand-up and intimate stories. Tickets range from $39.50 – $150.

 

Brian Regan

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April 7 – 8pm

The comedian known for performing the first live broadcast of a Comedy Central standup special visits Chicago with plenty of laughs. Tickets range from $45 – $62.50.

 

Ali Wong

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April 8 – 7pm & 10pm

This standup comedian and writer known for her Netflix specials and Comedy Central appearances shares new material in Chicago. Tickets range from $39.50 – $65.

 

Move – Beyond: Live on Tour

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April 22 – 3pm & 8pm

The award-winning sibling phenomenon known for their casting on Dancing with the Stars returns with their sold-out tour featuring incredible choreography. Tickets range from $29.50 – $89.50.

 

Lewis Black

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April 28 – 8pm

The outspoken comedian and playwright comes to Chicago to entertain with his boisterous, standup style. Tickets range from $39.50 – $75.

 

Amber Rose

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May 13 – 8pm

The well-known model and feminist activist puts on an interactive show to deliver her liberating messages during the “wildest pajama party of your life.” Attendees must be 18 and over for entry. Tickets range from $43.50 – $63.50.

 

Neil DeGrasse Tyson

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May 16 – 7:30pm

This astrophysicist and pop culture icon is bringing his knowledge of the universe to the Chicago stage in conjunction with the release of his book, “Astrophysics for People in a Hurry.” Tickets range from $49.50 – $250.

 

Norah Jones

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May 20 – 21, 8pm

The folksy rock and soul artist celebrates her Day Breaks album with two kickoff shows in Chicago. Tickets range from $51.50 – $71.50.

 

Idina Menzel

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August 12 – 8pm

The vocalist celebrates her 2015 album, idina, by making a visit to Chicago during her world tour. Tickets range from $39.50 – $129.50.

 

2CELLOS

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October 28 – 3pm & 8pm

The instrumental duo brings sounds from their album, Score, that touch on every musical genre. Tickets range from $38.50 – $54.50.

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