Davenport’s Piano Bar and Cabaret seeks performers for 20th anniversary and holiday season!

Davenport's Piano Bar and Cabaret

Are you a singer, comedian, or storyteller with a one hour show that you’re dying to perform in one of Chicago’s most iconic Cabaret spaces? We’d love to see you at our summer auditions on Sunday August 5th from 2-6pm!


Please use to link below to sign up for the audition slot that works for you:



Please prepare two 32 two bar cuts of contrasting songs (or if you are not a singer, 2-3 minutes of your storytelling/stand up set). They do not necessarily have to be from your show, but instead show off your musicianship and personality. A pianist is not provided, but a piano is available. Singers may sing acapella or bring their own accompanist.


At your audition, we will listen to your two songs, ask to hear about the show you are hoping to perform, and then give you details about performing at Davenports. If your show is selected, you will be contacted within the next week after your audition to set up your performance date. We will see you on August 5th!








Skills & Qualifications: 

-Have an idea for a one (or multiple) person cabaret show.

-Be a fantastic singer/comedian/storyteller/drag artist

-Have an engaged social media following that is dying to see you perform!

To Apply: 
Contact Information
Contact Name: 
Megan Elk