April


Closed Easter Sunday

Sun, Apr 20 2014, 5:00pm

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Apr 22 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 23 2014, 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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Prevail Benefit: Songs of Hope and Struggle with Don Stiernberg Trio and Ella Gill

Wed, Apr 23 2014, 7:00pm - $30 in advance; $35 at the door
A benefit for Prevail, an organization that provides services to individuals and families facing financial crisis.

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SideBar Sessions with Marshall Vente Octet

Wed, Apr 23 2014, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Giving: Bradley and Meghan's Cancer Research Celebration (SideBar Music Room)

Thu, Apr 24 2014, 7:00pm - $60 minimum donation
A benefit for cancer research.

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Country Night in Berwyn with Hope Rose, Hot Club of Berwyn, The Country Doctors

Thu, Apr 24 2014, 8:00pm - $5
Country music with a modern touch.

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Expo '76 (SideBar)

Thu, Apr 24 2014, 9:00pm - Free
Dance the night away with the best of the '70s and beyond! Sponsored by Argus Brewery.

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Special Consensus (CD Release)

Fri, Apr 25 2014, 8:30pm - $15 - Tickets
Celebrate the release of "Country Boy: A Bluegrass Tribute to John Denver."

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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Apr 25 2014, 9:00pm - Free
Good time rock and roll, last Friday of every month.

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Pilgrim's Got Talent Benefit

Sat, Apr 26 2014, 8:00pm
A benefit for the Pilgrim Community Nursery School.

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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Apr 27 2014, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday!

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Apr 29 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 30 2014, 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 John Wojciechowski Quartet

Wed, Apr 30 2014, 8:00pm - $5 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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May


Rachel Baiman (CD release) plus Tattletale Saints

Thu, May 01 2014, 7:30pm - $10 - On sale April 4 - Tickets
The Chicago native celebrates the release of her debut folk disc "Speakeasy Man" plus a duo that fuses jazz, soul and pop. Tickets on sale April 4 at TicketWeb and the club.

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Peter Case (SideBar Music Room)

Thu, May 01 2014, 8:30pm - $15 - Tickets
An intimate, acoustic show with a great singer-songwriter.

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Planet D Nonet

Thu, May 01 2014, 10:00pm - Free
A FitzGerald's debut! A down and dirty swing band from Detroit playing the classics but with a twist. Doors open at 9:30 pm.

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Charlie Parr, Sanctified Grumblers (SideBar Music Room)

Fri, May 02 2014, 8:30pm - $8 - Tickets
A Minnesota performer with heartfelt and plaintive original folk blues plus the sound of Chicago roots. Presented by Harmonica Dunn.

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Dos de Mayo Celebration with Rico

Fri, May 02 2014, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
Classic Rock, Soul & Funk dance party sponsored by Dos Equis.

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Ronnie Baker Brooks

Sat, May 03 2014, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
The blues guitar hero with a full band plus horns! Doors open at 8 pm.

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Chicago Grandstand Big Band plus Glenbard South High School Jazz Band

Sun, May 04 2014, 5:30pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday!

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Teen Artist's Open Mic (SideBar Music Room)

Sun, May 04 2014, 7:00pm - $5; children under 8 free
The spotlight is on teens in this new open mic. Sign up begins at 6:30 pm.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, May 06 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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SideBar Sessions with New Standard Quintet

Wed, May 07 2014, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Weekly jazz series in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB, 90.9 - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Lucky Tubb & the Modern Day Troubadours, Rodney & the Regulars

Wed, May 07 2014, 8:30pm - $10 - Tickets
The grand nephew of legendary Ernest Tubb presents old school country for the modern age. Plus hillbilly honky-tonk from Ohio. One set each and a closing set together as the Inglorous Bastards.

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Exposure Local Music Showcase with Lovers' Quarrel, Blue Lincolns, Groove Witness

Thu, May 08 2014, 8:00pm - $5
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists.

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Monte Montgomery

Fri, May 09 2014, 9:00pm - $15 in advance; $20 at the door - Tickets
From Austin, Texas, a great guitar player with a diverse collection of songs. A two-night stand!

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Monte Montgomery

Sat, May 10 2014, 9:00pm - $15 in advance; $20 at the door - Tickets
From Austin, Texas, a great guitar player with a diverse collection of songs. Second show of a two-night stand!

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Ralph Covert's Acoustic Army (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, May 10 2014, 9:00pm - $10
An army of guitar players — bring your instrument and join in!

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Voice Box with Cathy Richardson (SideBar Music Room)

Tue, May 13 2014, 7:30pm - $8 suggested donation
Stories Inspired By Songs Inspired By Stories!

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Open Mic in the Club

Tue, May 13 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Sing on the big stage!

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Chicago Singer Spotlight

Wed, May 14 2014, 8:00pm - $8
Chicagoland's premier showcase for amateur vocal talent - see them before they become stars!

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SideBar Sessions with Steve Duke Trio

Wed, May 14 2014, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Acoustic jazz and classic cocktails in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9).

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Rock Out for Sara's Inn Benefit

Thu, May 15 2014, 7:00pm - $20 before May 15; $25 at the door - Tickets
The 5th annual spring fundraiser with music by The Contractors and the Walter Mitty Jazz Band.

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Midwest Craft Beer Tasting (SideBar)

Thu, May 15 2014, 7:00pm - $10
$10 buys a souvenir tasting glass (to keep!) that gets samples of all of our featured beers, and afterward stick around for a night of classic rock from the 70's, 80's and beyond with the great Expo '76 - no cover!

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Expo '76 (SideBar)

Thu, May 15 2014, 9:00pm - Free
Dance the night away with the best of the '70s and beyond! Sponsored by Argus Brewery.

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American English

Sat, May 17 2014, 9:00pm - $12 - Tickets
Chicago's #1 Beatles Tribute Band.

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, May 18 2014, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday!

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Curt Morrison's Guitar Students Rock & Roll Recital

Tue, May 20 2014, 7:00pm - Free
All ages welcome!

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, May 20 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Brienn Perry Review

Wed, May 21 2014, 7:30pm - $15 - Tickets
An evening of jazz in the club.

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SideBar Sessions with Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, May 21 2014, 8:00pm - $5 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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Ladies of the Canyon

Thu, May 22 2014, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
The Ladies sing the music of the great Tina Turner!

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The Bad Examples

Fri, May 23 2014, 9:00pm - $10 in advance; $12 at the door - On sale April 18 - Tickets
The return of Chicago's best bar band! Tickets go on sale April 18 at the club and TicketWeb.

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Vanessa Davis Band

Sat, May 24 2014, 9:00pm - $15 - On sale April 18 - Tickets
A birthday bash for a favorite of the Chicago blues scene!

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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, May 25 2014, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday!

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, May 27 2014, 8:00pm
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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SideBar Sessions with Suenos

Wed, May 28 2014, 8:00pm - $5 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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Cannonball, Bunkertown

Sat, May 31 2014, 9:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Big Show & Dance in the Club!

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June


Lagunitas "Steal The Glass" Night

Fri, Jun 06 2014, 8:00pm
Red Elvises Special--buy a pint of Lagunitas IPA and walk out with the souvenir Lagunitas glass!!

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Red Elvises

Fri, Jun 06 2014, 9:00pm - $15 - On sale April 18 - Tickets
Rock From Russia With Love! Tickets on sale April 18 at the club and TicketWeb.

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Teresa James & the Rhythm Tramps

Thu, Jun 19 2014, 8:30pm - $10 - Tickets
"Teresa James is a true original. When she sings, you can feel it in your bones." —Levon Helm Tickets go on sale April 18 at club and TicketWeb.

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July


AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

Wed, Jul 02 2014, 5:00pm
Mark your calendars for the 34th annual American Music Festival!

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AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

Thu, Jul 03 2014, 5:00pm
Mark your calendars for the 34th annual American Music Festival!

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AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

Fri, Jul 04 2014, 1:00pm
Mark your calendars for the 34th annual American Music Festival!

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AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL

Sat, Jul 05 2014, 1:00pm
Mark your calendars for the 34th annual American Music Festival!

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