Brilliant Corners festival features John Cale, Conor Oberst and Bobby Womack

John Cale, Conor Oberst and Bobby Womack will be among the headliners at the Brilliant Corners of Popular Amusements Fall Showcase, Sept. 21-23 at the Riverfront Theater, 650 W. Chicago.

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Modeled after vaudeville variety shows, the three-day event will blend music, comedy and circus acts. Tickets go on sale at noon Tuesday via

Here’s the complete schedule:

Sept. 21: 7 p.m., John Cale and Zola Jesus ($25); 10 p.m., comedy show with Seaton Smith, Drew Michael, Megan Gailey, hosted by Brandon Wetherbee.

Sept. 22: 5 p.m., El Circo Cheapo ($10); 7 p.m., Conor Oberst, Van Dyke Parks ($30 includes circus matinee); 10 p.m., comedy with Jon H. Benjamin, James Fritz, the Puerbaugh Sisters, hosted by Brian Babylon.

Sept. 23: 5 p.m., El Circo Cheapo ($10); 7 p.m. Bobby Womack, Helado ($30 includes circus matinee).

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