The return of Mike Reed's Brilliant Corners

June 25, 2012

Mike "Pitchfork" Reed's ever-evolving "Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements" end-of-summer mixed-media blowout will return in its third incarnation on September 21-23 at the new Riverfront Theater at 650 W. Chicago).

"Taking a vaudevillian approach" this time around, according to the press release, the event will include comics and circus acts, as well as some impressive musical legends including John Cale, Bobby Womack and Van Dyke Parks

Tickets go on sale here tomorrow at noon, and the full schedule follows.

FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 21, 7 p.m.

John Cale

Zola Jesus

Late Comedy Show (FREE), 10 p.m.

Seaton Smith

Drew Michael

Megan Gailey

Hosted by Brandon Wetherbee

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 22, 5 p.m.

El Circo Cheapo

Conor Oberst

Van Dyke Parks

Late Comedy Show (FREE) , 10 p.m.

Jon H. Benjamin

James Fritz

The Puerbaugh Sisters

Hosted by Brian Babylon

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 23, 5 p.m.

El Circo Cheapo

Bobby Womack

Helado Negro