Around Town Weekend with Gabe Mendoza & DL Hopkins (Weekend of March 28, 2014)

ChicagoHip hop’s elder statesmen Biz Markie, Big Daddy Kane, Rob Base and Slick Rick join iconic rapper and hype-man, Doug E. Fresh live in concert at the Chicago Theatre. Celebrate Greek culture and heritage at the Greek Independence Day Parade. Cosplayers gather at the Chi-Fi science fiction conference. All this and more on Around Town hosted by Vocalo correspondent Gabe Mendoza and D.L. Hopkins.

Chi-Fi
Dates and hours: Saturday, March 29, 3pm–3am
Venue: Palmer House Hilton Hotel, 17 E Monroe St
Prices: $20
URL: chi-fi.org

Doug E Fresh and Friends
Dates and hours: Saturday, March 29, 8pm
Venue: The Chicago Theatre, 175 N State St
Prices: $59–$100
URL: thechicagotheatre.com

Greek Independence Day Parade
Dates and hours: Saturday, March 29, 2:30pm
Venue: Along Halsted St between Randolph and Van Buren Sts
Prices: Free
URL: enosisil.org

Harmonica Dunn presents: Second City Citizens, The Palmer Squares, Jordan Looney, and DJ Elliven
Dates and hours: Friday, March 28, 8pm
Venue: The Tonic Room, 2447 N Halsted St
Prices: $8; must be 21 to attend
URL: tonicroom.ticktetfly.com

Lil Dicky | Show You Suck | Second City Citizens | Bees Knees
Concord Music Hall
Dates and hours: Saturday, March 29; doors open at 7:30pm
Venue: Concord Music Hall, 2047 N Milwaukee Ave
Prices: $16
URL: concordmusichall.com

Shamrock Shuffle
Dates and hours: Sunday, March 30; wave 1 8:30am, wave 2 8:55am, wave 3 9:15am
Venue: Grant Park, Monroe St and Columbus Dr
Prices: Free for spectators; registration closed
URL: shamrockshuffle.com

 

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~ by Illside Radio on March 28, 2014.

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