February


Super Bowl Sunday - Club is Closed

Sun, Feb 01 2015, 6:00pm

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Feb 03 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Feb 04 2015, 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 New Standard Quintet

Wed, Feb 04 2015, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Weekly jazz series in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB, 90.9 - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Petra's Recession Seven

Thu, Feb 05 2015, 7:30pm - $10
Chicago style swing and trad jazz with a group of veteran players.

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Rico Dance Party/Birthday Bash

Fri, Feb 06 2015, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
Come dance the night away at Ricky's (Rico's) Birthday Bash -- Classic Rock, Soul & Funk

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Washington Island Fish Boil Festival with Switchback and Julian Hagen

Sat, Feb 07 2015, 4:00pm - $15 festival admission; fish boil dinner an additional $17 - Tickets
An authentic Door County fresh whitefish boil (including fish, potatoes, cole slaw, dessert), music with Switchback and Julian Hagen and Death's Door spirits specials. Check the website for complete information.

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Chicago Grandstand Big Band plus Youth Jazz Ensemble

Sun, Feb 08 2015, 5:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Feb 10 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson

Tue, Feb 10 2015, 8:00pm - $10
An evening of spoken word hosted by Maureen Muldoon with featured storytellers, open stage to the public and musical improvisation by Cathy Richardson. Tonight's theme song: "The Heart of My Heart."

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Feb 11 2015, 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 NIA Quintet

Wed, Feb 11 2015, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Exposure Local Music Showcase with Nineteen Birds and TripWirz

Thu, Feb 12 2015, 8:00pm - $5
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists.

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FitzGerald's Presents Chicago Jazz with Brienn Perry (SideBar Music Room)

Thu, Feb 12 2015, 8:00pm - $10

Beginning this month, vocalist Brienn Perry appears the second Thursday of the month with a rotating roster of special guests. This month he welcomes Art Hoyle (trumpet) along with Ben Lewis (piano) and Geoffrey Lowe (bass).

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Bono Bros Band, Jack Straw

Fri, Feb 13 2015, 8:30pm - $10 - Tickets
Hometown bands team up for a night of great rock!

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Ralph Covert's Acoustic Army (SideBar Music Room)

Fri, Feb 13 2015, 9:00pm - $10
An army of guitar players — bring your instrument and join in!

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Mud Morganfield Blues Band, Miss Barbara Clifford & Shakin' Tailfeathers

Sat, Feb 14 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Classic blues from the son of the great Muddy Waters.

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Feb 15 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Teen Artist Open Mic (SideBar Music Room)

Sun, Feb 15 2015, 7:00pm - $5; children under 8 free
The spotlight is on teens in this open mic. Sign up begins at 6:30 pm.

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First Ever Gumbo Cook-Off plus Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound

Mon, Feb 16 2015, 7:30pm - $20 - Tickets
Free tastings! Beads and hurricanes! The crowning of our first GUMBO winner plus two sets by Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound!

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Fat Tuesday Party with Glen David Andrews plus Roy Rubenstein's Chicago Hot 6

Tue, Feb 17 2015, 5:30pm - $20 - Tickets
Fat Tuesday party with music, food, hurricanes and beads beads beads!

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SideBar Sessions with Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, Feb 18 2015, 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!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Feb 18 2015, 8:00pm
Classic cocktails with a modern twist every Wednesday in the SideBar -- a perfect complement to our Sidebar Sessions jazz series!

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Dunn Dunn Fest presents Dead River Revival

Thu, Feb 19 2015, 9:00pm - $8 - On sale at TicketFly only - Tickets
An all-star lineup led by JC Brooks joins forces to recreate favorites and rarities by artists such as Aretha Franklin, The Stones, Otis Redding, Derek and the Dominos, The Faces, and Curtis Mayfield. Presented by Harmonica Dunn.

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Axes of Evil featuring Chris Neville, David Blamires and Jon Paul in the SideBar

Thu, Feb 19 2015, 9:00pm - Free
A hit parade of songs from the '70s-today.

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Dunn Dunn Fest presents The Westies and Charlie Parr

Fri, Feb 20 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - On sale at TicketFly only - Tickets
Edgy rock inspired by real life plus heartfelt and plaintive original folk blues. Presented by Harmonica Dunn.

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Expo '76 (SideBar)

Fri, Feb 20 2015, 9:00pm - Free
Dance the night away with the best of the '70s and beyond!

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Bluegrass, Bourbon & BBQ with Special Consensus and Henhouse Prowlers

Sat, Feb 21 2015, 8:30pm - $20 - Tickets
Alternating sets of bluegrass music complemented by Smoky Mountain BBQ by Dan Pancake of Autre Monde plus craft bourbon specials. Sponsored by Harmonica Dunn.

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After Brunch Bash with The Teflons and Sunnyside Up

Sun, Feb 22 2015, 1:00pm - $14 for adults; $4 for kids - Tickets
Bluegrass, swing, country plus a family barn dance. (Adult tickets are on sale at the club and TicketWeb; for children just pay at the door.)

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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Feb 22 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Open Mic in the Club

Tue, Feb 24 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Feb 25 2015, 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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Mississippi Mudpuppies

Wed, Feb 25 2015, 7:30pm - $10
Traditional jazz by some of Chicago's top players.

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SideBar Sessions with Chris Greene Quartet

Wed, Feb 25 2015, 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!

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Miss Tess & the Talkbacks; Jacque Judy & the Gents

Thu, Feb 26 2015, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
A groovin' band rooted in swinging blues, throwback country and rockabilly music.

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Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones, Jonah Tolchin & the Lonesome Angels

Fri, Feb 27 2015, 9:00pm - $25 in advance, $30 at the door - Tickets
The brothers Alvin return with a killer band for a rockin' night of music. Their album "Common Ground - Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing The Songs of Big Bill Broonzy” has received a Grammy nomination for Best Blues Album!

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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Feb 27 2015, 9:00pm - Free
Good time rock and roll, last Friday of every month.

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The Legacy Guild Spring Fundraiser featuring Maggie Speaks

Sat, Feb 28 2015, 7:00pm - $150 to Feb. 1; $175 after Feb. 1 - Tickets
Funds raised will go toward college scholarships for local high school students who have lost a parent.

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Curtis McMurtry (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, Feb 28 2015, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
The son of James McMurtry returns to FitzGerald's! One day you'll boast you saw him in this intimate setting.

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March


Catholic Charities St. Patrick's Day Celebration

Thu, Mar 12 2015, 6:30pm - $50 to March 9; $60 after March 9 and at the door
An event benefiting Catholic Charties New Hope Housing Program for Homeless Families.

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Fred Eaglesmith's Traveling Steam Show plus Tif Ginn

Fri, Mar 13 2015, 6:00pm - $20 - Tickets
There's never a dull moment on stage when Fred comes to town.

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24th Street Wailers (SideBar)

Fri, Mar 13 2015, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Discover the roots of blues, gospel and R&B in the music of this Canadian band.

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Red Elvises

Fri, Mar 13 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Rock From Russia With Love!

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Nikki Hill

Sat, Mar 21 2015, 9:00pm - $35 - Tickets
Sizzling live show by a new soul sensation! Concert to benefit the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry. Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets only.

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An Evening with Los Lobos

Fri, Mar 27 2015, 9:00pm - $75 - Tickets
WXRT and FitzGerald's present this legendary band in a rare roadhouse setting.

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Catherine's Night – The COT Benefit

Sat, Mar 28 2015, 7:00pm - $60 - Tickets
All proceeds go to the Catherine O’Connor Trage Literacy Program at Misericordia Heart of Mercy.

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An Evening with Los Lobos

Sun, Mar 29 2015, 8:00pm - $75 - Ticketweb ONLY - Tickets
WXRT and FitzGerald's present this legendary band in a rare roadhouse setting. Second show added! TICKETS AT TICKETWEB.COM ONLY (none will be sold at the club).

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April


Trout Steak Revival

Sat, Apr 04 2015, 9:00pm - $10 - On sale at TicketFly only - Tickets
Buzz is big on this Denver bluegrass band, the 2014 Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Presented by Harmonica Dunn. Tickets available at TicketFly only; none will be sold at the club.

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Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys

Sun, Apr 19 2015, 1:30pm - $15 - Tickets
Come on out for this matinee show for an early dose of western swing, rockabilly, traditional country and good ole rock 'n' roll. There'll be after brunch appetizers for purchase from Sergio's Place plus a Bloody Mary bar.

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May


Southern Culture on the Skids

Wed, May 06 2015, 8:30pm - $20 - Tickets
Crazy fun rock show! Advance tickets strongly recommended.

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An Evening with Tom Russell

Fri, May 08 2015, 8:00pm - $28 in advance, $30 at the door - Tickets
Tom Russell celebrates the release of his new album, “The Rose of Roscrae” in this 2-set show. THIS IS A SEATED SHOW IN THE CLUB. EVERYONE WITH A TICKET WILL GET A SEAT; FIRST COME FIRST SERVE.

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John Fullbright plus Hardin Burns

Fri, May 15 2015, 8:30pm - $20 - Tickets
A FitzGerald favorite returns with a trio for what's sure to be a great show. Get your tickets now.

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June


Tim Menard & Friends

Fri, Jun 12 2015, 8:00pm - tba
A gathering of some of Chicago's best musicians for an evening of roots music.

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