Come for happy hour and great food, and enjoy a free salsa basics dance lesson with the incredible Katie Koerperich from 6:30 to 7:30 pm, then dance into the evening. Bring a partner or come solo, all are welcome. We love moving to Latin beats - It's fun, social, sensual and freeing. Last Wednesday of every month. Free [more]
Is there a Drag King, Queen or anything in between within you? Have you fantasized about showing off your killer Drag skills while competing for grand prizes? This is your chance to showcase what you've got! Join us April 1st @ The Smokestack and be sure to bring your best Drag game. Doors Open at 5pm. $5 admission for under 21. $10 admission for [more]
Come meet new like-minded friends and discuss local issues concerning global environmental challenges in the Dubuque area with grassroots advocacy, collaborative actions and science-based resources which support transparency, accountability and citizen empowerment. Delicious food and beverages available for purchase. Sponsored by Green Dubuque on [more]
Indie rock and soul from SIRSY - a duo The Boston Globe describes as "Little band. Big Sound." The only thing “little” about Sirsy is there are just two of them. Listen to the power in their latest recording “Coming Into Frame”. It’s crank-up the volume music, even when the heartfelt ballads kick in. And why so much power? Melanie [more]
Alternative Tentacles Records recording artist PACHINKO! With special guest Forbidden Place Records recording artist SNUFF QUEEN! Local new comers SPACE BURIAL fill out the bill ! 5$ cover. 21+ Here's the latest Pachinko blurb and pic for local press, etc. Cut to: Modern day America! Like a lead balloon careening into everything within striking [more]
Join us for our next game night! Come visit at the Smokestack, where you can purchase delicious food and beverages. Bring your favorite game or join in on a game of Scattergories, Cards Against Humanity, or one of the other games provided. Friends and family are welcome to join in on the fun, too! This venue is wheelchair accessible. For anyone [more]
Our Hafla will be held in at the Smokestack in Dubuque Iowa full of improvs, solos, duets, and trios from our own troupe as well as other dancers. All songs and styles are welcome with a special emphasis on traditional style. Mark yourself as "going" or "maybe" to stay updated about the details! [more]
Come visit at the Smokestack, where you can purchase delicious food and beverages. Bring your favorite game or join in on a game of Scattergories, Cards Against Humanity, or one of the other games provided. Friends and family are welcome to join in on the fun, too! This venue is wheelchair accessible. For anyone who is interested, glow bracelets [more]
Birthday Booty Madness Drag Show!
Five of your Illusions Midwest performers have birthdays in March! Come help celebrate! 21+show only 10:00-12:00 for $10.
Smokestack Jazz Night
Every Thursday is jazz night at Smokestack featuring local musicians Josh Engler, Bill Encke, and Darron "Nel Da" Nelson performing killer electric jazz, with guest artists. Delicious food & beverages available for purchase. Dig it! No cover.
The Claudettes fuse Windy City piano blues with the full-throttle energy of rockabilly and punk, jazz-age echoes of burlesque and vaudeville and the sultriness of ’60s pop-soul to create a thrilling new American roots music. Group founder Johnny Iguana mashes the piano alongside singer Berit Ulseth, bassist/singer Zach Verdoorn and drummer Matt