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Signature Theatre's Open House
Saturday 08/02
Signature Theatre's Open House @ Signature Theatre
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Special ticket offers, free performances every fifteen minutes, kids’ activities and more!

Open House Ticket Specials

Enjoy special ticket specials all day long! Only available in person at the Box Office.

$20 off tickets to all dates

(excluding Saturday evening performances)

Sunday in the Park with George Sex with Strangers Diner Cabaret

50% select performances

Elmer Gantry:

View calendar here. (add pdf) October 28 at 7:30PM, 29 at 7:30PM, 30 at 8PM, 31 at 8PM, November 1 at 2PM, 2 at 2 & 7PM, 4 at 7:30PM, 5 at 7:30PM, 6 at 8PM, 7 at 8PM, 8 at 2PM, 9 at 2 & 7PM

Kid Victory:

View calendar here. (add pdf) March 10 at 7:30PM, 11 at 7:30PM, 12 at 8PM, 13 at 8PM, 14 at 2PM, 15 at 2 & 7PM, 17 at 7:30PM, 18 at 7:30PM, 19 at 8PM, 20 at 8PM, 21 at 2PM, 22 at 2 & 7PM

Soon:

View calendar here. (add pdf) April 14 at 7:30PM, 15 at 7:30PM, 16 at 8PM, 17 at 8PM, 18 at 2PM, 19 at 2 & 7PM, 21 at 7:30PM, 22 at 7:30PM, 23 at 8PM, 24 at 8PM, 25 at 2PM, 26 at 2 & 7PM

$10 off Simply Sondheim

Following limited dates only Apr 4th at 2PM Apr 5th at 2PM Apr 17th at 8PM Apr 18th at 2PM Apr 19th at 7PM

$5 off all tickets

Signature Cabarets and Holiday Follies Discounted tickets only available for dates listed and must be purchased in person on August 2, 2014. No exceptions. Tickets are subject to availability and not applicable on previously purchased tickets. Exchanges will be allowed within the discounted periods at the same promotional rate, plus any upcharges and single-ticket exchange fees. Exchanges into non-eligible dates will incur the full difference price, plus applicable exchange fees.
TAUK and Big Something
Saturday 08/02
TAUK and Big Something @ The Hamilton Live
$17 / $22
The heavy NYC dirty funk 4-piece TAUK is hitting 2014 with their unique blend of experimental melodic prog rock and sexy grooves. The group consists of Matt Jalbert (Guitar), Charlie Dolan (Bass), Alric "A.C." Carter (Keyboard-Organ), and Isaac Teel (Drums). The quartet is currently in the studio with legendary Grammy-Winning Producer Robert Carranza (Mars Volta, Jack Johnson) to craft their sophomore full-length album – due out Summer 2014. Carranza explains, "What's compelling is the raw power of the band, from their light moments to full-out jamming. Music is a language that some feel and others speak – and TAUK do both very well." TAUK's new album is a follow up to their 2013 first completely instrumental full-length album, Homunculus - a record that received widespread acclaim including an "On The Verge" feature in Relix Magazine and frequent rotation for the single "Dead Signal" on Sirius XM Jam On. Breakout rockers The BIG Something released their highly-anticipated new self-titled studio album this past November to follow up their award winning 2010 debut 'Stories from the Middle of Nowhere.' With several years of relentless touring experience now under their belt, the band has crafted a powerful sound that is refreshingly original and yet classic in its approach. In a digital age of popular music dominated by programmed computers, BIG Something is a breath of fresh air: a straight up rock band that calls upon song-craft with compelling vocals and a diverse range of sounds created and performed live by 6 musicians on real instruments consisting of drums, bass, guitars, keys, synths, trumpet, sax, and EWI (electronic wind instrument). Organic tones are juxtaposed with electronic embellishments and the musical interplay is often centered around funk, rock, and jazz influences. But as evidenced by their new self-titled release, the BIG Something signature sound can be hard to fully describe with the songs themselves often drastically differing from one another in their own unique ways.
A Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration featuring John K. Band
Friday 08/01
A Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration featuring John K. Band @ The Hamilton Live
$16 / $20
Singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, currently performing with Furthur, a band founded by Phil Lesh and Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead in August 2009. John Kadlecik was born on June 28, 1969 in Council Bluffs, Iowa. His father a city manager, and his mother an artist, John's family moved every few years, and he grew up in several mid-western towns. Omaha, Nebraska; Cincinnati, Ohio; and then, in Davenport, Iowa at the age of nine, John began to study classical violin. Moving to Palatine, Illinois in the Chicago suburbs at the beginning of his high school years, John caught the rock-n-roll bug, and, on a quest to understand improvisation, began teaching himself guitar and mandolin. While still in high school, John played guitar in several bands, covering a broad spectrum of American and British "guitar rock" as well as writing songs and learning the rudiments of multi-track recording. John flirted briefly with college life, going to William Rainey Harper College as a classical guitar music major. But, he began living on his own, and found work, school, and his own local bands to be too much on his plate. It was during this time that a friend turned John onto the Grateful Dead. He fell in love instantly, and, shortly thereafter, dropped out of college. By this time, however, John was already playing out a few times a year, anywhere an underage musician could find a gig, and Chicago would be where he called home for the next fifteen years of his life. Once he turned twenty-one, John began playing regularly with several local and regional groups, most notably Hairball Willie and Uncle John's Band. While most of the bands he played with wrote their own music, in 1997 John co-founded the group, Dark Star Orchestra, a band exclusively devoted to playing the well-documented actual setlists of the Grateful Dead. Originally started as a side-project house band for some of the best local deadhead musicians, "DSO" rapidly became a nationally touring band, attracting many guests to join them onstage, including John Fishman, Mike Gordon, Sam Bush, Jorma Kaukonen John Popper, Sanjay Mishra, Tom Constanten, Vince Welnick, Donna Jean Godchaux-Mackay, Bill Kreutzmann, and Bob Weir to name a few. While spending the better part of twelve years of his life touring with DSO, John also found time for other musical projects, both live and studio. A bluegrass band, numerous short-lived original groups, and then in 2003 John began playing sporadically with Melvin Seals. Out of those shows came a group with Melvin called The Mix, also featuring Greg Anton, Jeff Pevar, and Kevin Rosen. The Mix toured nationally and went on to sign a recording contract, releasing a full length CD in 2004 titled, American Spring, but eventually disbanded for lack time in everyone's schedule to tour. And then, of course, in 2009 John departed from Dark Star Orchestra to join Furthur. John now lives near Washington, DC with his wife, Katy Gaughan, and, when not on the road with Furthur, performs in the DC area with the newly formed and simply named John K Band, as well as solo acoustic and special guest appearances.