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all out showcase

All Out Music Showcase!

Thursday, August 29th at Emporium Wicker Park – 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave – $5 adv – $10 dos – 21+ – 9pm

Elgin Bokari aka DJ L O Kari, aka the co-creator of Pocket Con, DJ for Babylon Break out, Beta Party, Wild Hare 3, and many other successful events at your fine establishment. Last year we did an event called All In, featuring MegaRan, the Novelists, Sho You Suck, the Microphone Misfits celebrating independent Wrestling through Hip Hop. Being that Chicago is going to be the home of the brand new company All Elite Wrestling (AEW) end of the summer event, “All Out” I know this will be a perfect opportunity to do this event again!

Date: August 29th, 2019

Time: 9 PM till 12 PM

What to expect:
Live Performances:
Mega Ran
Elephant Rebellion
Erzulie
The Microphone Misfitz
Dj: L O Kari

Visuals: Wrestling Themed & AEW Inspired

Trivia Prizes donated by Pro Wrestling Tees, FIRST AID COMICS, Ring the Balle

Hosted by: L O Kari & “Maybe Leva Bates of AEW”

8twenty concert

8Twenty: Concert and Jam Session

Tuesday, August 20th at Emporium Wicker Park – 1366 N. Milwaukee Ave – 8pm – 21+ – 21+

Join AMI for 8Twenty ON 8Twenty: Celebrating her Twenty8th Birthday!

Rock your flee-est Chicago brand and come party with me. Fits will be gotten off.

Opening DJ set by my favorite duo in Chicago, The Lab3L, followed by a special birthday set by yours truly. Following my performance we will jam all night long, so bring your instruments and vibes.

Some of Chicago’s most talented musicians and prominent industry professionals will be in the building.

Special guests to be announced soon!

Tickets: $10 (includes10 game tokens!)

tune in tuesdays oveja negra

Tune in Tuesdays – Oveja Negra & Evil Empire

Tuesday, September 24th at Emporium Wicker Park – Doors 8pm – Show 9pm – Free – 21+

Emporium Arcade Bar’s new “Tune in Tuesday” music series featuring up and coming bands/artists!

OVEJA NEGRA – Latin Jazz fusion

EVIL EMPIRE – Anti Product, Wu-Tang, Leftover Crack, Against All Authority, Morning Glory, Antischism, Thulsa Doom, Voodoo Glow Skulls, Choking Victim, No Cash, Mos Def, Blackstar, Charles Bronson, Convicted Truth, World-Inferno Friendship Society, INDK, Fleas and Lice

 

Emporium Arcade Bar
1366 N. Milwaukee Ave
emporiumchicago.com.

tune in tuesdays syren

Tune in Tuesdays – Syren, Kahala Elizabeth, Mala Jamz, DJ BonitaAppleBlunt

Tuesday, September 17th at Emporium Wicker Park – Doors 8pm – Show 9pm – Free – 21+

Emporium Arcade Bar’s new “Tune in Tuesday” music series featuring up and coming bands/artists!

SYREN – Syren is a Chicago based singer songwriter, merging her soulful sounds with futuristic, eclectic music.

Kahala Elizabeth – Underground singer/songwriter. Born in Dallas, raised in the Chicagoland area

Mala Jamz

DJ BonitaAppleBlunt

tune in tuesdays cocoa greene

Tune in Tuesdays – Cocoa Greene, Late Nite Laundry, Mating

Tuesday, September 10th at Emporium Wicker Park – Doors 8p – Show 9p – Free – 21+

Emporium Arcade Bar’s new “Tune in Tuesday” music series featuring up and coming bands/artists!

COCOA GREENE – Cocoa Greene embodies a vast collection of sounds. Greene is currently working on an album inspired by Dali’s “The Persistence of Memory”. This album follows the journey of romantic love in an unforgiving world. It begins by utilizing spatial textures to illustrate the dream-like state that is falling in love, one that is seemingly free from the restrictions of time. The album matures into a chaotic symphony when the romance meets reality, and crashes in a life that is socially constructed and structured religiously around the clock.

LATE NITE LAUNDRY – jazzy rock 5 piece from chicago perm pressin’ some clean tunez

MATING

tune in tuesdays cousins

Tune in Tuesdays – Cousins, Jazz Robots, & Cordoba

Tuesday, September 3rd at Emporium Wicker Park – Doors 8pm – Show 9pm – Free – 21+

Emporium Arcade Bar’s new “Tune in Tuesday” music series featuring up and coming bands/artists!

COUSINS – Finding a groove carved by gospel and hymnal roots, Cousins focuses on group vocals combined with folk rock waves.

JAZZ ROBOTS – Few emerging instrumental groups blend musical genres with as much inventiveness, spirit, and precision as Jazz Robots. Initially formed by drummer Jonah Lazarus and violinist Scott Daniel and rounded out by saxophonist Max Lazarus and bassist Caleb Allan, this Chicago progressive-jazz quartet offers a tight, funky sound built on substantial technical virtuosity and characterized by exciting new takes on rhythm, counterpoint, and musical collaboration. Their exciting live shows are marked by a wild, infectious energy that manifests itself in intense jazz-like jams, driving progressive-metal-inspired writing, and Latin- and African-tinged grooves.

CORDOBA – Cordoba is a jazz fusion sextet from Chicago. It was born at UChicago where the three founding members (Cam Cunningham, Brianna Tong, and Zach Upton-Davis) studied under Chicago composer and improviser, Mwata Bowden. From the beginning, the band has been interested in combining jazz improvisation with the contemporary sounds of hip-hop, soul, and rock. Cam won accolades for his compositional abilities while at UChicago, receiving the Menn Prize for best composition upon graduating.

colt cabana comedy series

Unprofessional Wrestling Comedy with Colt Cabana & Marty Derosa!

Sunday, September 1st at Emporium Wicker Park – FREE – 21+ – Doors 5pm – Show 6pm

As part of our 7 year anniversary event series, we are getting UNprofessional with comedy & commentary to bad wrestling matches from two legends COLT CABANA & MARTY DEROSA! Join us at Emporium Wicker Park for a special FREE show starting at 5pm! #7YearItch

Colt Cabana has been entertaining crowds around the world as a professional wrestler going on 20 Years. Colt is charismatic & funny while at the same time a gifted mat technician, which is combination that ultimately landed him a deal with the WWE.

Colt can consistently be seen wrestling in Australia, Canada, Europe, Japan, Mexico and all over the United States. He wrestles anywhere from burlesque comedy shows like Lucha VaVoom to cult underground happenings like ICP’s Gathering of the Juggalos. He’s also taken his wit and humor to such shows as Marc Maron’s WTF & IFC’s Maron, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and Chicago’s Second City Main Stage.

Colt’s refusal to conform has forced him to pave his own path: whether it’s podcasting, comedy, wrestling, or beyond. No longer should we accept corporate American pro wrestling as the only thing around.

Be different…be unique…Like what you like! Come join Colt, not to make fun of pro wrestling, but to make fun with pro wrestling!

Marty Deorosa – With his quick wit and versatile voice, Marty DeRosa has blended his talent for stand up comedy and his love of pro wrestling to become a favorite of both critics and fans.

As a founding member of Comedians You Should Know, the premier independently run stand up showcase in Chicago, DeRosa has had a #1 comedy album on iTunes and has been recognized as an emerging talent by Time Out Chicago. He performs stand up all over the country which lead him to a partnership with pro wrestler Colt Cabana.

Thank you to our sponsors – Pro Wrestling Tees!

ska brewing emporium

Love Memento: A Dumb And Dumber Beer Release

Harry Dunne: “What’s with the briefcase?”
Lloyd Christmas: “It’s a love memento…”

It’s hard to believe it’s been a quarter century since Harry Dunne & Lloyd Christmas hopped in the Shaggin’ Wagon & headed to Asssssspen!

Well, in honor of their epic journey across the Rocky Mountains (“that John Denver’s full of shit!”) and our 7th anniversary in Wicker Park, we’re releasing TWO versions of a collaborative beer project we brewed at Ska Brewing on Thursday, August 15th. The beers are collectively known as #LoveMemento with one being a prickly pear sour ale and the other being an agave barrel-aged version of the same beer.

Along with the dual beer tapping, we will also be releasing our very own oak aged agave spirit hand-selected at Peach Street Distillers, from which the empty barrels were used to age the beer!

We’ll be showing the original film on the projection screen, pouring both versions of Love Memento, and will have a very special Dumb and Dumber cocktail featuring our Emporium D’Agave spirit on special all night!

So join us and our friends from Colorado on Thursday, August 15th to for some dumb-good beer and agave as we celebrate 25 years of slapstick comedy and 7 years of Emporium Wicker Park!Harry Dunne: “What’s with the briefcase?”
Lloyd Christmas: “It’s a love memento…”

It’s hard to believe it’s been a quarter century since Harry Dunne & Lloyd Christmas hopped in the Shaggin’ Wagon & headed to Asssssspen!

Well, in honor of their epic journey across the Rocky Mountains (“that John Denver’s full of shit!”) and our 7th anniversary in Wicker Park, we’re releasing TWO versions of a collaborative beer project we brewed at Ska Brewing on Thursday, August 15th. The beers are collectively known as #LoveMemento with one being a prickly pear sour ale and the other being an agave barrel-aged version of the same beer.

Along with the dual beer tapping, we will also be releasing our very own oak aged agave spirit hand-selected at Peach Street Distillers, from which the empty barrels were used to age the beer!

We’ll be showing the original film on the projection screen, pouring both versions of Love Memento, and will have a very special Dumb and Dumber cocktail featuring our Emporium D’Agave spirit on special all night!

So join us and our friends from Colorado on Thursday, August 15th to for some dumb-good beer and agave as we celebrate 25 years of slapstick comedy and 7 years of Emporium Wicker Park!