Garage Funk / Basement Soul


August 20, 2017 (Sun)

7:00pm - 9:00pm

St. Helen Carnival

2347 W Augusta Blvd, Chicago

One of the last great old-school carnivals left in the city. If you've never been there, think: the ending to the movie Grease, except without 35 year-old high school students and flying cars. Join Get Up with the Get Downs Sunday evening! [More Info]

August 23, 2017 (Wed)

5:30pm - 7:45pm

House of Blues

329 N Dearborn St, Chicago


Hopped Up Tap Takeover. Beer, Funk, General Terpsichore on a Wednesday evening after work. Come to the House of Blues and experience all that. Get Up with the Get Downs will be blowing the roof off this Brewparty from 5:30 - 7:45.  [More Info]

August 24, 2017 (Thu)



House of Blues

329 N Dearborn St, Chicago

Get Up with the Get Downs are opening for an amazing Michael Jackson Tribute act. We go on at 8:30pm! #Shamone [More Info]

September 10, 2017 (Sun)


Simon's Tavern
5210 N Clark St, Chicago
 Classic Andersonville spot.  Two breakneck sets!

October 7, 2017 (Sat)


Kendra's Wedding
Are you invited to Kendra's wedding?  No?  Sucks for you, cuz it's gonna be off the hook, SON!

October 18, 2017 (Wed)


Reggies Rock Club
2105 S State St, Chicago

With Brownout!  [More Info]
October 21, 2017 (Sat)
Green Mill
4802 N Broadway St, Chicago
Get Up with the Get Downs return to Green Mill for this edition of the Paper Machete! [More Info]
October 28, 2017 (Sat)


D.C. Torium
3026 W Armitage Ave, Chicago

Halloween Basement Funk / Crappy Costume Contest at our favorite DIY venue. ooooOOOOooooo... Wear your crappiest costume! (or don't... we don't actually care). [More Info]