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UP Comedy Club
3rd Floor Pipers Alley 230 W. North Ave Chicago, IL 60614
312-662-4562
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We ate beforehand at Thai Aroma a couple blocks away (don't recommend), but the food and drinks are competitively priced inside the venue. Just make sure you get there a little bit early and ask for a table in front of you.
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Right off of the Brown Line
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attended Mar 22 2012

The UP Burger was okay. Fries were cold though.
Glad I got bargain tix. Could make better use of monitors.

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Website

http://www.chicagotribune.com/about/chicagolive/

Description

February 23, 2012:

JC Brooks & the Uptown Sound

Chris Jones interviews Jackie Taylor, and cast members from Black Ensemble Theater’s production of _The Jackie Wilson Story _perform “Higher and Higher”

Jen Weigel interviews the Windy City Rollers’ Molly “Bork Bork Bork” Fannin and Erica “Hoosier Mama” Jones

Michael Phillips interviews Northwest Chicago Film Society’s Rebecca Hall and Kyle Westphal

Grab a seat behind the headlines of Chicago’s biggest stories at Chicago Live!, a weekly stage and radio show produced by the Chicago Tribune, in partnership with The Second City. The show is hosted by veteran Chicago reporter, author and radio/TV personality Rick Kogan.

Chicago Live! features guests from the worlds of arts, entertainment, sports and popular culture, as well as Chicago’s top newsmakers. Each hour-long show is taped for WGN Radio to be aired Saturday nights and is based on the news of the week and the events of the city.

Catch interviews with politicians. Sneak peeks at new theater productions in town. Comedy sketches from The Second City about life in Chicago. Sports talk. And a chance for the audience to rub elbows with special guests, Tribune personalities and Second City cast after each show.

About the Ticket Supplier: UP Comedy Club, LLC

UP Comedy Club is a new hybrid performance venue with an eclectic blend of comedy.

In addition to a diverse slate of original programming, UP Comedy Club also features a full service kitchen and bar with a menu that includes Chicago favorites and Eli's Cheesecake. There is a no drink minimum.