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Offsite: Chicago Zine Fest Valentine’s Day Karaoke Fundraiser at Beauty Bar Chicago 2/14

8:00 pm

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Show your love through song this Valentine’s Day, Sunday, February 14th as you help raise funds for the independent literary event Chicago Zine Festat Beauty Bar, 1444 W Chicago Ave. (NOT AT QUIMBY’S.)

For their fifth annual karaoke fundraiser, Zine Fest partners with Shameless Karaoke with a songbook of karaoke favorites from Blondie, the Smiths, James Brown, Madonna, Black Sabbath, David Bowie, Prince, The Clash, Elvis Costello, the Kinks, Kiss, Britney Spears, Roxy Music, the Sex Pistols, classic punk and new wave and more. You can voice your feelings about Valentine’s Day with your song selection, whether it’s “Addicted to Love” or “Love Will Tear Us Apart.”

Bring some extra dollars as Beauty Bar offers unique drink specials all night long, including a signature martini and manicure to make sure you look your best this holiday.  Plus Zine Fest will hold a 50/50 raffle, splitting the pot that night with one lucky winner. Purchase raffle tickets for a chance to take home a nice holiday gift.

There is a $5 admission which will benefit the 2016 Chicago Zine Fest. The event beings at 8pm and is 21+.

About Chicago Zine Fest: Chicago Zine Fest (CZF) is a celebration of small press and independent publishers. CZF’s mission is to showcase the culture and accessibility of zine-making through workshops, events, and an annual festival that welcomes artists and creators to share their stories, knowledge, and love of zines. Chicago Zine Fest 2016 takes place on April 29th and 30th, 2016. Visit chicagozinefest.org for more information.

Join the event on Facebook and invite your friends: https://www.facebook.com/events/545483928934905/

About Shameless Karaoke: Visit www.facebook.com/ShamelessKaraoke/

See the Shameless Karaoke list here to think about what song(s) you want to do!

Artwork by the lovely and talented Chicago artist Gina Wynbrandt (Big Pussy).

Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor Chicago Zine Fest, which is April 29th-30th, 2016.

Off-site Event: Karaoke Idol April Edition 4/25

Apr ’13
9:00 pm

Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor this monthly series at Beauty Bar Chicago, which raises funds for Chicago not-for-profits and culturally minded aspiring businesses. One singer each from Chicago-based companies and organizations will battle it out to determine who will wear the crown of KARAOKE IDOL! And one lucky competitor will be chosen from the crowd to compete with the other representatives from local businesses. Maybe that’s you?

This month’s edition is on April 25th. Celebrity Judges Mason Johnson, Amy Guth, & Jacob Knabb, and KJ Gods “Shameless Karaoke” will preside.

Please note: this event is NOT at Quimby’s. It is at the Beauty Bar Chicago, at 1444 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60642.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Karaoke-Idol-Chicago/485722288105544

December Karaoke Idol at The Beauty Bar 12/13 8pm

Dec ’12
8:00 pm

The Holiday installment of Chicago’s favorite live karaoke battle KARAOKE IDOL tinsels up the stage at Beauty Bar on Thursday, December 13th, at 8PM! One singer from each the following cool Chicago-based companies and organizations will battle it out to determine who will wear the crown of KARAOKE IDOL!

Girls Rock! Chicago
The Nightingale
Rock for Kids

& Pop Serial!Celebrity Judges Mason Johnson, Amy Guth, & Jacob Knabb, and KJ Gods “Shameless Karaoke” will preside.The reigning Karaoke Idol champ Carrie Shemanski returns from the wilds to defend her crown against a stacked field including last month’s champion HOMEROOM, so this one looks to be a total free-for-all. Someone from the crowd will be chosen to be the 6th contestant.Show up at 8PM to compete in an epic hour-and-a-half long karaoke free-for-all! Sign up to sing your ass off for a chance to be chosen as the 6th contestant by our celebrity judges!

Tune in at 10PM as 2 FINALISTS are chosen from the field of 6 to compete in Chicago’s ultimate karaoke death-match.


Ultimately CHICAGO DECIDES who wins based upon audience applause so come ready to cheer for your favorite performer!

Be sure to stick around afterward for OPEN KARAOKE w/ “Shameles Karaoke”! There will be plenty of time for you to sing too! Just come early or stay late so you can sign up & belt out your favorite songs when your turn arrives!

Remember, all that door money goes to a good cause! All door money will be divided up amongst the contestants and their sponsors.

KARAOKE IDOL is brought to you by Curbside Splendor Publishing, Another Chicago Magazine, & Quimby’s Bookstore.

$5 cover

More info:
Check out The Facebook Group for the event
Please note: this event is NOT AT QUIMBY’S, It is at The Beauty Bar at 1444 W. Chicago Ave.