Tag Archive for 'Shameless Karaoke'

Chicago Zine Fest 2019, May 16th-18th

May
16
11:00 am

Quimby’s is proud to co-sponsor Chicago Zine Fest, a celebration of small press and independent publishers, with free workshops, events, and an annual festival. CZF 2019 is in its tenth year! CZF 2019 will take place over three days: May 16th-18th. Saturday, May 18th is the main exhibition at Plumbers Union Hall (1340 W Washington Blvd). All events during CZF weekend are always FREE, wheelchair accessible, and open to the public.

For CZF Thursday Programming:

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Chicago Zine Fest, CZF has added an official third day of events this year! Join the fest on the campus of DePaul University in Lincoln Park for two special events on Thursday, May 16th: a special visit to the DePaul University Special Collections and Archives at 6pm and a Zines + Social Justice Panel at 7pm. More info at chicagozinefest.org

For CZF Friday Programming:

2 special events!

Quimby’s will host the Exhibitor Reading from 6-8pm Friday, May 17th here at 1854 W. North Ave. in Wicker Park. Zine creators exhibiting at this year’s fest will share stories and comics from the pages of their publications. Details are here. After the reading, head over to the Cards Against Humanity Theater at 9pm for a rousing game of Zine Jeopardy at 9pm. Details here.

For the Saturday Programming:

Tabling Exhibiton at Plumbers Union Hall (1340 W Washington Blvd) 11am-6pm.

CHIPRC’s Zine Club at Chicago Zine Fest 2019: Baby’s First Zine Edition, sponsored by Quimby’s, 4:30-5:30pm, at Plumbers Union Hall. This month, we’ll be talking about our early steps into the world of zines. Bring one of the first zines you made or read and join us at Chicago Zine Fest’s Exhibition Day for a fun discussion and snacks! Zine newbies and longtime enthusiasts are welcome. First 25 attendees will receive a special-edition Chicago Zine Fest notebook! This event is produced by Chicago Zine Fest organizer Cynthia E. Hanifin. More info here.

Don’t miss the CZF 2019 Official Afterparty at Emporium Arcade Bar Logan Square Pop Up space at 8pm, 2367 N. Milwaukee Ave. 21+. Free event. Karaoke sign up begins at 8pm! Come out early to play some arcade games and have some drinks care of your hosts. $1 of each specialty cocktail featured benefits CZF! Hosted by Shameless Karaoke. More info about the afterparty here.

Stay tuned for more information about this year’s Chicago Zine Fest! Visit chicagozinefest.org for more info.

2019 CZF art by Neil Brideau of Radiator Comics. Afterparty flyer by Robert Hendricks.

Offsite: Quimby’s Co-Sponsors The Independent World Karaoke Championship at the Co-Prosperity Sphere Dec 7th-9th

Dec ’17
7
7:00 pm

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

full schedule located at c-ps.org.

#IWKC

Wanna see the list of songs Shameless Karaoke offers for Thurs and Sat? Click here!

Wanna see this event on Facebook? Click here!

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

Feb ’16
14
8:00 pm

cfz karaoke 2016 gina wynbrandt

 

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.