Chicago is the new karaoke capital, and The Independent World Karaoke Championship is happening Dec 7th-Dec 9th in this great city to prove it. Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor the first IWKC, which boasts 3 nights of karaoke, special awards, bands, celebrity appearances, raffles, screenings and more. This karaoke-related multi-media experience explodes in lowbrow hi-fi at the Co-Prosperity Sphere in Bridgeport, the Community of Future. This festival is a fundraiser for WLPN, Lumpen Radio.
Dec 7-9, 2017
All events take place at the Co-Prosperity Sphere (NOT Quimby’s), 3219 S Morgan St • Chicago Il 60608
Admission is $10 – 3 Day Pass is $25
THURSDAY DEC 7 Shameless Karaoke Night
7pm: Screening of the movie Karaoke Terror
9pm: Performance by: Bill Mummy
9:30pm-midnight – Karaoke provided Shameless Karaoke
FRIDAY, DEC 8 Green Screen You Tube Karaoke Freakout!
7pm Screening of the documentary Karaoke Fever
9pm Performance by Winston Lasker ( Hunter Husar )
9:30pm-midnight Green Screen You Tube Karaoke Freakout!
SATURDAY, DEC 9 The Finals!
4pm Interview with Rob Drew, author of Karaoke Nights: An Ethnographic Rhapsody (recorded live with studio audience for WLPN broadcast)
7pm Screening of the worst karaoke movie ever made: Duets
9pm Performance by Bobby Conn
9:30 pm-Midnight: Judged competition- Karaoke provided Shameless Karaoke
Wanna see the list of songs Shameless Karaoke offers for Thurs and Sat? Click here!