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Things to Do in Lincoln Park and Old Town This Weekend

By Josh McGhee | April 25, 2014 6:40am
 The stars of the ABC hit "Nashville" perform at Joe's Bar on Weed Street Friday.
The stars of the ABC hit "Nashville" perform at Joe's Bar on Weed Street Friday.
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"Nashville" in Concert at Joe's Bar on Weed Street, 940 W. Weed St., 8 p.m.

Join the stars of the ABC hit "Nashville" as they kick off their first-ever tour. Performers include Charles Esten, Clare Bowen, Jonathan Jackson, Sam Palladio and Chris Carmack. Tickets for the show are $25. A limited amount of meet-and-greet tickets will be available for $75.

Second City Citizens at the Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted Ave., 8 p.m.

Second City Citizens, Palmer Squares, Jordan Looney, Legit and VP will all perform. Tickets for the 21-and-older show are $6.

High School Sports

Latin School Romans

Baseball at Lisle Senior High School, 1800 Short St., Lisle, 4:30 p.m.

Men's and women's track at Elmwood Park High School, 8201 W. Fullerton Ave.

Boys water polo at Brother Rice Tournament, 10001 S. Pulaski Road, 6:10 p.m.

Softball vs. Francis W. Parker Colonels at Lincoln Park South Fields, 1627 N. Stockton Drive, 4:30 p.m.

Francis W. Parker Colonels

Tennis at Morgan Park Academy, 2153 W. 111th St., 4:30 p.m.

Volleyball vs. University of Chicago Lab School at Kroc Center, 1250 W 119th St., 6 p.m.


Prom 9 From Outer Space at St. Vincent De Paul Center, 2145 N. Halsted St., 8-11:30 p.m.

Dress in your finest space gear for a night of Cosplay to benefit 826CHI's creative writing programs, which are offered free to more than 3,500 students each year. The vintage sci-fi dance party includes a silent auction and raffles. Tickets for the fundraiser are $55 per person or $100 for a couple and include drinks.

Fourth is King Pop-Up Sale at Heritage Littles, 2868 N. Lincoln Ave., 7 p.m.

The Chicago streetwear brand Fourth is King premieres its spring and summer collection of T-shirts, hats and decks with a pop-up event at Heritage Littles. The event will feature beverages provided by Solemn Oath Brewery and Virtue Cider and a musical performance by the Headlands. RSVP for the event and receive 10 percent off your purchase.

16 Candles at Joe's Bar on Weed Street, 940 W. Weed St., 10:30 p.m.

Five fun-loving guys with a love for the music of years gone by bring all the '80s music you love back to life. Tickets for the 21-and-over event are $10. Doors open at 8 p.m.

Harmonica Dunn Presents: Shapes & Colors at the Tonic Room, 2447 N. Halsted Ave., 9 p.m.

Shapes & Colors blend glitch, funk, electro soul, down-tempo and hip-hop beats for a unique live electronic show. That Freak Quincy will also perform, bringing some of his funky fun to the Tonic Room stage. Tickets are $7 for the 21-and-over show.

Bus Tour: Iconic Chicago at the Chicago History Museum, 1601 N. Clark St., noon

Josh Eisenberg connects iconic and unexpected artifacts with the Chicago we know on this bus tour from noon-4 p.m. Cost is $35.

High School Sports

Latin School Romans

Softball at Guerin Prep High School, 8001 W. Belmont Ave., River Grove, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Baseball at Lisle Senior High School, 1800 Short St., Lisle, 10 a.m. and noon

Tennis at Roman Invitational at Waveland Park Tennis Courts, 1860 N. Cannon Drive, 8 a.m.

Volleyball at Addison Trail Invitational, 213 N. Lombard Road, Addison, 8:30 a.m.

Boys water polo at Brother Rice Tournament, 10001 S. Pulaski Rd., 8:30 a.m.

Girls water polo at Lane Tech Invitational, 2501 W. Addison St., 8 a.m.

Soccer at the Lakefront Challenge vs. Jones College Prep, 9 a.m.

Francis W. Parker Colonels

Soccer at Timothy Christian Tournament vs. Lisle Senior High School, 12 p.m.


The 2nd Annual Laff-Jam at Joe's on Weed Street, 940 W. Weed St., 7:30 p.m.

DJ Cooch, Pat Tomasulo and Jay Washington will perform at the benefit event for the Alex Valadez Memorial Scholarship Fund. Specials include $5 Margaritas and Coors Light pitchers. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a DJ until 1 a.m. $20 donations will be accepted.

Vince Maranto at Zanies, 1548 N. Wells St., 8:30 p.m.

Maranto began his career performing in the suburbs of Chicago before moving on to open for Martin Lawrence, Steve Harvey, David Allen-Grier and Shawn Wayans. He returns to Zanies for this one-day show. Tickets for the 21-and-over show are $25 with the minimum purchase of two food items or beverages.

Sunday Supper Series at Floriole Cafe & Bakery, 1220 W. Webster Ave., 5:30-8 p.m.

Join Floriole as it debuts its new family-friendly dinner series. The menu includes sweet pea crostini (with herb salad, Meyer lemon vinaigrette, shaved parmesan), milk-braised lamb (with creamy polenta, baby spring vegetables and fried artichoke) and nougat Semifreddo (with poached rhubarb). Tickets are $30 for adults. Kids under 12 pay their age up to $10.

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