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February


Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Feb 20 2019, 5:00pm
Classic cocktails with a modern twist every Wednesday in the SideBar -- a perfect complement to our Sidebar Sessions jazz series!

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Big Band Dance Party with APOL Orchestra

Wed, Feb 20 2019, 7:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Break out those dancin' shoes and join the big band dance swells and glide to the music of the APOL Orchestra. Free dance lesson during the break. Doors open at 6 pm.

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SideBar Sessions with Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, Feb 20 2019, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Weekly jazz series in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB, 90.9 - Chicago's Jazz Station. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Mary Lane & No Static Blues Band

Thu, Feb 21 2019, 8:00pm - $10 in advance, $15 at door - Tickets
The evening begins with a screening of the documentary "I Can Only Be Mary Lane" followed by a performance by the Women of the Blues recording artist. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Fletcher Rockwell (SideBar)

Thu, Feb 21 2019, 8:00pm - $5 donation
A mix of Americana and classic rock & roll of '70s.

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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Feb 22 2019, 9:00pm - $5 donation
Good time rock and roll!

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Cardinal Harbor, Working Mother

Fri, Feb 22 2019, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
Rock 'n' roll via Berwyn. Doors open at 7 pm.

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The Legacy Guild Spring Fundraiser with music by Wedding Banned

Sat, Feb 23 2019, 7:00pm - $125 until Jan. 31, $150 after Jan. 31 - Tickets
From 7 pm-midnight, a rockin’ evening featuring Wedding Banned. Includes open bar and buffet. Funds raised will go toward college scholarships for local high school students who have lost a parent.

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Water Color Class with Mark Anderson

Sun, Feb 24 2019, 2:00pm
An 8 week water color class with professional illustrator Mark Anderson. This is not a drop in class, you must sign up for the course, which begins Sunday, January 6.

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British Buddy Alumni Big Band with vocalist Frieda Lee

Sun, Feb 24 2019, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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Open Mic in the Club

Tue, Feb 26 2019, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Feb 27 2019, 5:00pm
Classic cocktails with a modern twist every Wednesday in the SideBar -- a perfect complement to our Sidebar Sessions jazz series!

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SideBar Sessions with Chris White Trio

Wed, Feb 27 2019, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Weekly jazz series in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB, 90.9 - Chicago's Jazz Station. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Country Night in Berwyn with Allegra Malone & the Revival, New Heartaches

Thu, Feb 28 2019, 8:00pm - $5
We're roundin' up the best country bands in the city! $2 PBRs, $3 Whiskey shots -- yahoo! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Expo '76 (Club)

Thu, Feb 28 2019, 9:00pm - Free, just hit the tip jar
Sponsored by Brickstone Brewery, Bourbonnais IL. $4 Brickstone APA pints! Doors open at 7 pm.

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March


Acoustic Friday with Jenny Bienemann & Friends (SideBar)

Fri, Mar 01 2019, 6:00pm - $5 donation
These sessions will feature family and friends including Jenny's husband Robin Bienemann, and a rotating cast of local and national singers, songwriters, and instrumentalists.

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Bono Bros Band with guest Chris Neville, Ryan Reid

Fri, Mar 01 2019, 9:00pm - $10 in advance, $15 at door - Tickets
Local favorite the Bono Bros and their special guest Chris Neville. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Sonny Landreth, Marcia Ball

Sat, Mar 02 2019, 8:00pm - $40 - Tickets
THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT; NO TICKETS REMAIN. A double dose of stellar roots music. Doors open at 8 pm.

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Chicago Grandstand Big Band, Woodridge Friends of Jazz

Sun, Mar 03 2019, 5:30pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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Bluesday Tuesday Mardi Gras Party with Marty Sammon Band and guest vocalist Peaches Staten

Tue, Mar 05 2019, 7:00pm - $10 - Tickets
Join us for our Fat Tuesday Party and Bluesday Tuesday with New Orleans style blues! We'll have the beads and the Hurricanes ready to go and Tom "Festival" Cimms is cookin' up his Louisiana specialties for purchase: gumbo, jambalaya and Po' Boy sandwiches. WDCB's Tom Marker hosts. Doors open at 6 pm.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Mar 05 2019, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Sidebar Sessions with Mitch Paliga Sextet

Wed, Mar 06 2019, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic jazz and classic cocktails in the SideBar. Thanks to our Media Sponsor: WDCB-FM (90.9) – Chicago’s Jazz Station! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Catholic Charities St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Thu, Mar 07 2019, 6:30pm - $60 by March 4; $65 after March 4 - Tickets
Start your St. Patrick's Day early by joining the fun from 6:30 to 9:30 pm. Proceeds benefit Catholic Charities services for the homeless in the West Region of Cook County.

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Bitters (SideBar)

Thu, Mar 07 2019, 8:00pm - $5 donation
A power quintet of music improvisation and live music mixology.

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Bunkertown (SideBar)

Fri, Mar 08 2019, 8:00pm - $8 suggested donation
A mix of folk, rock, blues and country.

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Cathy Richardson's Goddesses of Rock Show with Maisie Bull

Fri, Mar 08 2019, 9:00pm - $15 in advance, $20 at door - On sale Feb. 15 - Tickets
In honor of International Women’s Day, Cathy Richardson and her bad-ass band pay tribute to some of the greatest women rockers on Earth. Expect a face-melting musical journey as Richardson wraps her considerable chops around songs by Janis Joplin, Jefferson Airplane, Heart, Fleetwood Mac, the Pretenders, Pat Benatar and more, weaving in her own personal stories and songs. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Fox Crossing Stringband, The Mighty Pines

Sat, Mar 09 2019, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
The all-female bluegrass band with beautiful harmonies and original songwriting. Plus the soul-inspired roots rock band from St. Louis. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Jazz Community Big Band

Sun, Mar 10 2019, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Mar 12 2019, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson

Tue, Mar 12 2019, 8:00pm - $10 - At the door only
An evening of spoken word hosted by Maureen Muldoon with featured storytellers and musical improvisation by Cathy Richardson. Doors open at 7 pm.

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SideBar Sessions with Chicago Latin Jazz Collective

Wed, Mar 13 2019, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic jazz and classic cocktails in the SideBar. Thanks to our Media Sponsor: WDCB-FM (90.9) – Chicago’s Jazz Station! Doors open at 7 pm.

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OPRF to Ireland Fundraiser

Thu, Mar 14 2019, 7:00pm - $20
A fundraiser to send OPRF students to Ireland features music by Jimmy Keane, silent auction and raffle.

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Exposure Local Music Showcase with MT Walls, Lindee Cavalier, Lala Trupes

Thu, Mar 14 2019, 8:00pm - $5 donation
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists. Doors open at 7 pm. PBR's $2!!

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Chuck Prophet & the Mission Express, Contorno

Fri, Mar 15 2019, 9:00pm - $20 in advance, $25 at door - Tickets
A FitzGerald's favorite - incredible live show! Doors open at 7 pm.

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38th Annual St. Patrick's Day Festival

Sat, Mar 16 2019, 1:00pm - $10, $5 for 12 and under - No advance tickets, just pay at the door
Annual St. Patrick's Day Hooley! Irish dance and music in the heated tent (Mayer School Irish Dancers, The Dooley Brothers) and rock and roll in the Club (Fitz & the Celts, The Belvederes, Cannonball). Plus the Shannon Rovers. Doors open at 1 pm.

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Mar 17 2019, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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Teen Artist Open Mic (SideBar Music Room)

Sun, Mar 17 2019, 7:00pm - $5; children under 8 free
The spotlight is on teens in this open mic. Doors open at 6 pm; sign up begins at 6:30 pm.

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Mike & the Moonpies

Mon, Mar 18 2019, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
Country music from Austin, Texas. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Patrick Mullen Benefit Concert

Tue, Mar 19 2019, 7:00pm - $35
Please join us from 7-10:30 p.m. in celebrating the life of Pat Mullen. All proceeds to benefit Judy and kids. Live music with the All-American Feel Good All-Stars featuring Morelli Brothers, Steve Schelthoff, Tommy Sullivan, Ides of March horn section and special Maryland musical guests. Plus raffles, food, and most of all a reunion of all those who cherished Pat!

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Mar 19 2019, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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SideBar Sessions with Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, Mar 20 2019, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Weekly jazz series in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB, 90.9 - Chicago's Jazz Station. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Fletcher Rockwell (SideBar)

Thu, Mar 21 2019, 8:00pm - $5 donation
A mix of Americana and classic rock & roll of '70s.

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Sleepy LaBeef with Chris Neville, Dan Leali & Jon Paul of Tributosaurus

Thu, Mar 21 2019, 8:30pm - $20 - On sale Feb. 15 - Tickets
A rare show by the legendary 83-year-old performer. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Ian Leith (SideBar)

Fri, Mar 22 2019, 8:00pm - $5 donation
Ian Leith is on a "quest of endless possibilities with these here fingers."

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Club Closed for a Private Party

Sat, Mar 23 2019, 5:00pm

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Open Mic in the Club

Tue, Mar 26 2019, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Ian Leith & Dozen Buzzin Cousins, Cara Dunning (EP Release), James Berthiaume, Matthew Michael & Christina Marie

Wed, Mar 27 2019, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
Cara Dunning celebrates the release of her new EP with friends. Doors open at 7 pm.

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SideBar Sessions with Jazz from Planet Flippo

Wed, Mar 27 2019, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic jazz and classic cocktails in the SideBar. Thanks to our Media Sponsor: WDCB-FM (90.9) – Chicago’s Jazz Station! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Country Night in Berwyn with JP Cyr and Midnight Men, Erin Edmister & 3 Tons

Thu, Mar 28 2019, 8:00pm - $5
We're roundin' up the best country bands in the city! $2 PBRs, $3 Whiskey shots -- yahoo! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Pat McLaughlin Band featuring Kenny Greenberg, Michael Rhodes and Greg Morrow

Fri, Mar 29 2019, 8:00pm - $20 - On sale Feb. 15 - Tickets
A rare local show with revered Nashville songwriter Pat McLaughlin, a two-time 2019 Grammy nominee who's worked with many Nashville greats including John Prine and Dan Auerbach. He's backed by his all-star band of Nashville studio aces. Doors at 7 pm.

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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Mar 29 2019, 9:00pm - $5 donation
Good time rock and roll!

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Chicago Honky Tonk presents A Saturday Special

Sat, Mar 30 2019, 4:00pm - $15 in advance, $20 day of show - Tickets
Featuring music on two stages — Club and SideBar — plus food and a vintage pop-up market. The lineup includes The Hoyle Brothers, The Lawrence Peters Outfit, The Modern Sounds, The Family Gold, Gin Palace Jesters, Dan Whitaker and The Shinebenders, The Westerlees, Matt Campbell, The Saluda Moonlighters, Cox's Army, The Mountainaires. Doors open at 3 pm.

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British Buddy Alumni Big Band with vocalist Frieda Lee

Sun, Mar 31 2019, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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April


Ron Lazzeretti Band, Terry White & the Loaded Dice, Donnie Biggins

Thu, Apr 04 2019, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
All your favorite local songwriters in one beautiful bunch. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Acoustic Friday with Jenny Bienemann & Friends (SideBar)

Fri, Apr 05 2019, 6:00pm - $5 donation
These sessions will feature family and friends including Jenny's husband Robin Bienemann, and a rotating cast of local and national singers, songwriters, and instrumentalists.

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Lily Hiatt

Fri, Apr 05 2019, 8:30pm - $15 - On sale Jan. 18 - Tickets
With muisic in her DNA, the Nashville songwriter mixes her Americana roots with gritty rock 'n' roll. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Soul Spectacular: A Tribute to Aretha & the Classic Soul Era

Sat, Apr 06 2019, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
A star-studded line-up of the city’s best young singers all paying tribute to the Queen and the music of her era. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Eric Gales

Thu, Apr 11 2019, 8:30pm - $20
“One of the best, if not the best guitar player in the world” Joe Bonamassa. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Chris Smither

Fri, Apr 12 2019, 8:30pm - $25 advance, $30 at door - Tickets
A profound songwriter, a blistering guitarist, and intense performer who draws deeply from the blues, American folk music and modern poets. Doors open at 7 pm.

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The Flat Five

Sat, Apr 13 2019, 9:00pm - $20 - On sale Jan. 18 - Tickets
Pop vocal super-group featuring Kelly Hogan, Nora O’Connor, Scott Ligon, Casey McDonough, Alex Hall. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Zenith Sunn

Thu, Apr 18 2019, 8:30pm - $25 - On sale Feb. 15 - Tickets
FitzGerald's presents a new collaboration between Eric Lindell and Anson Funderburgh. Doors open at 7 pm.

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The Steepwater Band

Fri, Apr 19 2019, 9:00pm - $10 in advance, $15 at door - On sale Jan. 18 - Tickets
The Chicago-based band performs tunes from their classic songbook and the new disc "Shake Your Faith." Doors open at 7 pm.

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American English

Fri, Apr 26 2019, 9:00pm - $12 in advance, $15 at the door - Tickets
Chicago's #1 Beatles Tribute Band. Doors open at 7 pm.

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May


Acoustic Friday with Jenny Bienemann & Friends (SideBar)

Fri, May 03 2019, 6:00pm - $5 donation
These sessions will feature family and friends including Jenny's husband Robin Bienemann, and a rotating cast of local and national singers, songwriters, and instrumentalists.

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Satsang

Fri, May 03 2019, 9:00pm - $15 in advance, $18 at door - On sale at Eventbrite only. No tickets sold at the club. - Tickets
A power trio that creates a unique blend of soul, folk-rock and hip-hop. Presented by Harmonica Dunn. Doors open at 7 pm.

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June


Tom Russell

Sat, Jun 08 2019, 8:00pm - $35 in advance, $38 at door - Tickets
FitzGerald's welcomes back Tom Russell for a two-set show and a celebration of his new album "October in the Railroad Earth." Doors open at 7 pm. (THIS IS A SITDOWN SHOW. EVERYONE WITH A TICKET WILL GET A SEAT.)

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John Fullbright Band

Sat, Jun 22 2019, 8:30pm - $20 in advance, $25 at the door - On sale Feb. 8 - Tickets
A Grammy-nominated FitzGerald favorite returns with a full band for an evening of Americana, folk and blues. Doors open at 7 pm.

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July


FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival

Wed, Jul 03 2019, 4:30pm - TBA
FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival takes place July 3-6. We're busy working on the lineup. More info coming soon.

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FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival

Thu, Jul 04 2019, 1:00pm - TBA
FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival takes place July 3-6. We're busy working on the lineup. More info coming soon.

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FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival

Fri, Jul 05 2019, 4:30pm - TBA
FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival takes place July 3-6. We're busy working on the lineup. More info coming soon.

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FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival

Sat, Jul 06 2019, 1:00pm - TBA
FitzGerald's 38th American Music Festival takes place July 3-6. We're busy working on the lineup. More info coming soon.

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