10/11 Machete Lineup

WTTW’s Paris Schutz joins this week’s Machete!



JC AEVALIOTIS
KATIE KERSHAW
GUS MENARY
ERIKA PRICE
CJ SULLIVAN

Plus CHAD THE BIRD and musical guest DANIEL ELLSWORTH AND THE GREAT LAKES!

Saturday, 3 p.m. at THE GREEN MILL, free!

9/20 Lineup

Caitlin Parrish joins this week’s Machete lineup!

BRAD EINSTEIN AND GARY PASCAL
ANDREW KNOX
MARTIN MORROW
CAITLIN PARRISH
JENNIFER PEEPAS

Plus CHAD THE BIRD, cabaret tunes by KATIE SCHELL and musical guests MR. MA’AM!

3 PM at THE GREEN MILL, free!

10/13 Lineup


ROB ANDERSON
PETER-JOHN BYRNES
DEAN EVANS
REBECCA HANSON AND TIM RYDER
KATIE MCVAY

Plus CHAD THE BIRD, and a special guest set by jazz legend BEN SIDRAN!

3 p.m. at the GREEN MILL, free!

9/6 Lineup

Samantha Irby (photo via timeoutchicago.com)


THOM GAUGHAN
CHRIS HAUSER
SAMANTHA IRBY
CAITLIN PARRISH
CHRISTOPHER PIATT
JULIA WEISS

Plus cabaret tunes from BILL LARKIN and musical guests BAD BAD MEOW!

3 PM at the GREEN MILL, free!

8/30 Lineup: FRESH MEAT PT. 5

The Daily Show’s Jordan Klepper headlines the final installment of the Paper Machete’s FRESH MEAT series, a month-long project featuring exclusively comics and writers making their Machete debuts.

CHANDLER GOODMAN
ALISON FLOWERS
JORDAN KLEPPER
TIM MASON
MARK PIEBENGA
NICCOLE THURMAN

Plus CHAD THE BIRD and musical guests WHITE MYSTERY!

3 p.m. at THE GREEN MILL, free!

8/23 Lineup: FRESH MEAT PT. 4

MEREDITH KACHEL joins this week’s Machete!

Part 4 in the Paper Machete’s FRESH MEAT series, a month-long project featuring exclusively comics and writers making their Machete debuts.

CHRIS BOWER
PAUL CHIMKO
BLYTHE HAAAGA
MEREDITH KACHEL
CHRISTOPHER LEWIS
EMILY WALKER

Plus CHAD THE BIRD, cabaret tunes by MARIA LEVITOV and musical guests COWBOY WINTER.

3 pm at THE GREEN MILL! Free!

8/16 Lineup: FRESH MEAT PT. 3

Ron Funches joins this week’s Machete!


Part of the Paper Machete’s FRESH MEAT series, a month-long project featuring exclusively comics and writers making their Machete debuts.

ERIN DIAMOND
RON FUNCHES
MIKE GIFFORD
SAYJAL JOSHI
PATTI VASQUEZ
ABBY VATTEROTT

Plus CHAD THE BIRD, cabaret tunes by BETHANY THOMAS and PATRICK MARTIN, and musical guests PEEKABOOS!

3 p.m. at THE GREEN MILL, free!

8/9 Lineup: FRESH MEAT PT. 2

Pat McGann joins this week’s Paper Machete!


Part of the Paper Machete’s FRESH MEAT series, a month-long project featuring exclusively comics and writers making their Machete debuts.

CHRISTINA BOUCHER
SHANE COPLAND
PAT MCGANN
REBECCA O’NEAL
SARAH TEREZ ROSENBLUM

Plus CHAD THE BIRD, a short play by the Factory Theater’s MANNY TAMAYO and musical guests BLEACH PARTY!

3 p.m. at THE GREEN MILL, Free!