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Past Shows

9/26/15 3-5pm at Green Mill (Chicago, IL)

4802 N. Broadway. Chicago, IL

Paper Machete featuring music by Ami Saraiya & The Outcome

The Paper Machete is a free, weekly “live magazine” covering pop culture, current events and American manners.  Part spoken-word show, part vaudeville revue, The Paper Machete features comedians, journalists, storytellers and musical guests performing in the back room of a north side bar.  It’s a salon in a saloon.

8/28/15 9pm at Cafe Mustache (Chicago, IL)

2313 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

The Weight of Rage featuring Marvin Tate w/Al Scorch, Alyson Lyon, and Ami Saraiya (solo)

$7-$10 suggested donation


6/7/15 7pm at The Hideout (Chicago, IL)

1354 W. Wabansia, Chicago, IL

GET OFF THE COUCH SERIESAs we enter our 6th year of showcases, we are very excited to welcome back one of Chicago's finest, Ami Saraiya & The Outcome, to headline our June showcase.

Joining Ami in the rounds will be the incredible talents of John Dutton Music, Claire Constance, & Sarah Eide Music  

Tickets: $10 - advanced ticket purchase HIGHLY recommended!

Dia De Los Tamales will again be selling Chicago's most delicious tamales, so show up hungry!

And of course there will be prizes... 

5/29/15 10pm at Bar 63 (Chicago, IL)

6341 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL

Pivot Arts Festival opening night after-party! The party follows a performance of RE Dance, The Neo-Futurists and About Face Theater at Loyola University's Mundelein Center.  The party is free for people who attended the performances and we'd have a $10 cover for anyone just coming to hear the music.