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Wednesday, September 17

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Funny Ha-Ha @ Hideout

The Hideout presents the 10-year anniversary show for the literary series Funny Ha-Ha, hosted by Claire Zulkey and John Green. Tonight's show will feature performances and readings from the very first Funny Ha-Ha show. The show starts at 6:30pm, and tickets are $10. Full details and advance tickets at the Hideout's Website. Hideout: 1354 W. Wabansia. (773) 227-4433.

Nellie McKay and Diana Lawrence @ SPACE

Nellie McKay came out of the gate strong with her debut double album Get Away From Me and has yet to stop astounding people with her subversive cabaret shows and starring in hit off-Broadway shows. Her songs offer a uniquely timeless sound, embodying her progressive ideals with every note. McKay will be at SPACE, 1245 N. Chicago Ave. in Evanston, along with the wonderful local singer/songwriter Diana Lawrence. Tickets are $15-$35 and doors open at 6pm.

Last Days of Danger Release Party @ Challengers

Sean Dove celebrates the release of his Kickstarter-funded James Bond tribute book, Last Days of Danger, tonight from 7 to 10pm at Challengers Comics, 1845 N. Western Ave. Pick up a signed copy of the book, meet Sean and talk 007. Free. Details on Facebook.

World Music Festival

The World Music Festival runs Sept. 11-21 in a variety of locations around town; see the full schedule for details. All festival events are free.

Black Lips & King Khan @ Logan Square Auditorium

The Empty Bottle presents a show featuring Black Lips and The King Khan & BBQ Show at Logan Square Auditorium, starting tonight at 8:00pm. Full details and advance tickets available at the Empty Bottle Website. Logan Square Auditorium: 2539 N. Kedzie. (773) 252-6179.

Pinback @ Bottom Lounge

Pinback celebrates the 10th anniversary of their album Summer In Abaddon with a tour stop at the Bottom Lounge, 1375 W. Lake St. Tera Melos open. Tickets are $15, Doors open at 8pm, show's at 9pm. 17+

 

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