Grotesque Burlesque

Thursdays @ 7:30pm / $10 Cash at the Door / Grotesque Burlesque is a weekly figure drawing meetup group hosted by the Uptown Underground in Chicago every Thursday at 7:30pm. We are a tight-knit group o...
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Chicago Magic Lounge

Thursdays  @ 8 & Saturdays @ 7:30pm / $27.50-$46.50 / Every Thursday and Saturday, step back in time to a long lost “Magic Bar”, and become immersed in a night of close-up magic, with t...

Kiss Kiss Cabaret

Every Friday & Saturday at 10pm  / $27.50-$46.50 / Voted “Best Burlesque Troupe” by The Chicago Reader! Now in their fifth year of production and celebrating a brand new home, the Kiss ...

Live Read Movie Mondays

 Fourth Mondays @8pm / $15 Experience some of your favorite movies in an entirely new way as Uptown Underground presents its Live Read Movie Mondays series. These cinematic classics will be acted out a...
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The Vertical Side Show

April 21 & 28 @ 10pm / $20-$25/ The Fizz’ma Wizzma Flippity Floppity Bippity Boppity Pajama Party, LIVE! “Boys and Girls from here to there, Those in between and everywhere, We have som...


Uptown Underground is a fully licensed bar, and therefore a strictly enforced 21+ venue. Any persons under the age of 21 wishing to enter the premises must be accompanied by their legal guardian throughout their visit. By entering this site and purchasing tickets to one of our performances you agree that all members of your party are over the age of 21 or that they will be accompanied by their legal guardian. Strictly no babes in arms. All tickets purchased are non-refundable.