Gigs


ComedySportz

Fri 15 November 2019

8:00pm

Chicago

Competitive short-form improv.

Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays
ComedySportz Chicago (929 W Belmont Ave, Chicago)
$25

(Book here)

What I’m doing: I’m music director at the keyboards.

The Paper Machete

Sat 16 November 2019

3:00pm

Chicago

A weekly live magazine.

Saturday November 16, 3:00pm
The Green Mill (4802 N Broadway, Chicago)
Free

(The Paper Machete website)

What I’m doing: Playing comedy songs from the piano.

The Mid-30s Guide to the Orchestra

Sun 24 November 2019

7:00pm

Chicago

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Comedy songs given the symphonic treatment.
Robbie Ellis, musical comedian
Oistrakh Symphony of Chicago
Mina Zikri, conductor
Paul Desman, guitar
Michael Donley, drums

Sunday November 24 2019, 7:00pm
Holtschneider Performance Center, DePaul University School of Music (2330 N Halsted St, Chicago)
$30/$20/$10

(Tickets | Oistrakh Symphony page | Blog post with more info | Facebook event)

What I’m doing: composing, lyric-writing, arranging, hosting, singing, playing piano and bass guitar.

From the Ridiculous to the Sublime

Fri 13 December 2019

8:00pm

Chicago

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Five diverse entertainers showcase their unadulterated humor and musical talents in an energy-laden evening of quintessential cabaret!

Presented by Jordan van Haslow
Starring Jacob Khalil
Featuring Ross Childs, Robbie Ellis, Matt Griffo and Megan Hosack.

Friday December 13, 8:00pm
Davenport’s Piano Bar & Cabaret (1383 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago)
$25 + 2-drink minimum

(Tickets)

What I’m doing: Playing comedy songs from the piano on my birthday!

RIFF – my birthday show

Fri 13 December 2019

10:30pm

Chicago

Chicago’s Music Improv Party.

Every Friday & Saturday, 10:30pm
iO Chicago (1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago)
$20/$15

(Book here | RIFF on Facebook)

What I’m doing: music directing from the keys.

RIFF – Holiday Party

Sat 14 December 2019

10:30pm

Chicago

Chicago’s Music Improv Party.

Every Friday & Saturday, 10:30pm
iO Chicago (1501 N Kingsbury St, Chicago)
$20/$15

(Book here | RIFF on Facebook)

What I’m doing: music directing from the keys.