FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival

Wed, Jul 03 2019, 4:30pm - $50 - Tickets

FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival takes place July 3-6.

Sponsored by Miller Lite.

July 3 (doors open at 4:30 pm):

IN THE TENT: Salty Dogs (5 pm), Robbie Fulks and Redd Volkaert (6:30 pm), Sarah Shook & the Disarmers (8:30 pm), JD McPherson (10:30 pm)

IN THE CLUB: Coyote Riot (5:30 pm), Sunny War (7 pm), Chicago Farmer (8:45 pm), The Commonheart (10:15 pm), Waco Brothers (11:45 pm)

IN THE SIDEBAR: Bunkertown (7 pm), Cannonball (8 pm), Joel Paterson Organ Trio (9 pm), Fox Crossing String Band (10 pm), Alewife (11 pm)

On the food front, those familiar with Tom "Festival" Cimms' past offerings consider his food a festival highlight. Tom is an old friend and former restaurateur who makes his specialties exclusively for our festival — look for a delicious mix of classic American and New Orleans favs. 

FitzGerald’s American Music Festival takes place rain or shine on three stages — Club, Tent and SideBar. Hours are 4:30 p.m. to 2 a.m. on July 3, 1 pm to 2 am on July 4, 4:30 pm to 1 am on July 5 and 1 pm to 2 am on July 6.

Advance tickets, $50/day are available at TicketWeb and in person at FitzGerald’s. (Each day of fest, $10 discount when you buy a ticket at the door in cash the first hour we are open.) A 4-day pass, $150, is available at TicketWeb only (lanyard picked up at will call during fest). 

Children 12 and under are welcome with parents until 10 p.m. Tickets are $10; no children’s tickets will be sold in advance just pay at the door. 

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