FitzGerald's 35th American Music Festival

Sat, Jul 02 2016, 1:30pm - $35 - Tickets

JULY 2 (doors open at 1 pm)

IN THE TENT: Willie Nile (10:15 pm), The Zimmermen with Robbie Fulks and John Fullbright (8:15 pm), Alanna Royale (6:30 pm), Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience (4:30 pm), R&B Cadets (2:30 pm), Salty Dogs (1:30 pm).

IN THE CLUB: Robbie Fulks (11:15 pm), John Fullbright (9:30 pm), Jon Dee Graham & the Fighting Cocks (7:45 pm), Kevin Gordon Band (6 pm), Dylan LeBlanc (4:30 pm), Brad Cole (3 pm), Choctaw Wildfire (1:30 pm).

IN THE SIDEBAR: Kevin Gordan Band (10:30 pm), Gerald Dowd (9 pm), Curtis McMurtry w/Nathan Calzada (7:30 pm), Moonrise Nation (5:30 pm), Christine Melody Remedy (4 pm).

Also tonight from 9-11 pm, our pal Dave Hoekstra will broadcast his WGN-AM radio show, Nocturnal Journal, live from the festival. He'll be talking with Bill FitzGerald as well as festival performers Curtis McMurtry, Billy Prine and more. It'll all take place in Dave's camper van (with bird art in the windows by Tony Fitzpatrick), which he is taking on trips around the country as he writes a book about van life for Chicago Review Press. Music related books published by Chicago Review Press will be available for purchase.

One of Chicago's most critically-acclaimed summer music festivals (even though we're in Berwyn!).  The focus is on roots and regional music, with over 40 acts, both local and national.  The festival is held right on our grounds, with stages in the nightclub, SideBar and outside under our festival tents.  Seating is available, as are real bathrooms, handy ATMs, Festival Tom's Cajun/American BBQ and a full bar.  Under 21 welcomed with parent.

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