Category Archives: Upcoming Events

July 26

Dionne Warwick | RiverEdge Park Aurora | August 16, 2019

Legendary Grammy Award-winner Dionne Warwick released her new album, She’s Back in May.  The album features ten tracks of new songs as well of remakes of pop/soul gems, and features duets with Kenny Lattimore (“What Color Is Love”), Musiq Soulchild (“Am I Dreaming?”), Kevon Edmonds (“How Do You Keep The Music Playing”), Brian McKnight (“Forever […]

July 26

Lips Chicago Grand Opening | August 23 – 25, 2019

Be the first to experience Chicago’s ultimate in drag dining! The world famous Lips comes to Chicago, with opening nights Friday & Saturday featuring the Ladies of Lips Glitz and Glam Spectacular starring Miss Shavonna B Brooks! For more info., click here!

July 25

Ross Mathews Presents Dragtastic Bubbly Brunch | City Winery | July 28, August 11, Sept. 15, 2019

“I wanted to combine my love for Drag with my love for mimosas, and I really think I nailed it. For an hour and a half, we can all shut the door on the outside world to smile, cheers and sing along. I’ll see you there!” – Ross RuPaul’s Drag Race judge Ross Mathews presents […]

July 25

Avril Lavigne | Chicago Theatre | Sept. 26, 2019

The “Complicated” singer will embark on a limited US tour, which brings her to The Chicago Theatre Sept. 26. Lavigne’s “Head Above Water” tour marks five years since she has toured. Her latest album Head Above Water is available now.     For more info. & tickets: Facebook: http://facebook.com/avrillavigne Twitter: http://twitter.com/avrillavigne Instagram: http://instagram.com/avrillavigne Website: http://avrilavigne.com

July 17

‘Now & Then’ | Pride Arts Center Chicago | July 12 – August 11, 2019

Now & Then tells the story of one couple, Daniel and Greg, over four decades. Three actors play Daniel and three actors play Greg. We follow Greg and Daniel on their journey together in this life-affirming musical about love and the complications and rewards of staying together through life’s ups and downs. For more info. […]

July 17

North Halsted Market Days | August 10-11, 2019

The 38th annual Northalsted Market Days® festival, celebrating life & community in Chicago’s historic Boystown/Lakeview district, kicks off August 10. The 1/2 mile long festival features all-day lineups of live music on 5 stages, 200+ unique vendors, arts, crafts, food and drink, DJ’s and dancing, sponsor booths, and more. This year’s fierce concert line-up includes […]

June 25

Fire Down Below’s Chicago Pride Guide

Check out our full schedule for Chicago’s Gay High Holy Days! Access the schedule anytime; visit the mobile site for a schedule on the go! #FDBCPG Thursday, June 27:   What: Lark Pride VIP Cocktail Party Where: Lark When: 5-7pm What: Pride Bowl Pre-Party Where: Sidetrack When: 7 – 10pm What: High Femme Where: Cerise […]

June 13

Chicago Pride Fest | June 22-23, 2019

Chicago’s annual Pride Fest celebrates 50 years, beginning June 22 in Boystown. The two-day pre-Pride festival includes performances by LeAnn Rimes – Betty Who – Alex Newell – Ultra Naté – Inaya Day and more  on the Main Stage at North Halsted and Grace. The event culminates June 30 with the Pride parade. Lakeside Pride, […]

June 06

Tiffany | Joe’s Live, Rosemont | June 15, 2019

The totally rad Tiffany will bring an acoustic set of her 30+year catalogue of music to Joe’s Live in Rosemont, IL. The “Could’ve Been” crooner will release a new album this year. The first single from the upcoming Pieces of Me, is the soulful ballad “Worlds Away.” For more info: https://www.tiffanytunes.com https://www.twitter.com/tiffanytunes https://www.facebook.com/TiffanyTheSi… https://www.instagram.com/tiffany_tunes/ http://vevo.ly/c1CzCv