March


Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Mar 31 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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April


Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 01 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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Match.com Event

Wed, Apr 01 2015, 7:00pm - Tickets
This Match.com Event is open to Match members only. To RSVP, go to www.match.com/events/13819.

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SideBar Sessions with New Standard Quintet

Wed, Apr 01 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, Apr 02 2015, 7:30pm - $10
Chicago style swing and trad jazz with a group of veteran players.

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Wyatt Lowe & the Mayhem Kings; Chicago Blues Angels

Fri, Apr 03 2015, 9:00pm - $8
A new generation of rockabilly.

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Trout Steak Revival, The Leadfoot Band

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

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Easter - Club and SideBar Closed

Sun, Apr 05 2015, 5:00pm

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NEW — Bluesday Tuesday with The Kinsey Report

Tue, Apr 07 2015, 7:00pm - $8 at the door
Lagunitas and WDCB's Blues Time with Tom Marker present a monthly show dedicated to the blues. Plus this month food for purchase from Skrine Chops — their world famous pork chop plus BBQ ribs and chicken, potato salad and cole slaw.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Apr 07 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 08 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 Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, Apr 08 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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Exposure Local Music Showcase with Trevor Parker and Johnny & the Beloveds

Thu, Apr 09 2015, 8:00pm - $5
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists.

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Deacon Blues Birthday Bash featuring Billy Branch

Fri, Apr 10 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
The premier STEELY DAN tribute experience with special guest Billy Branch.

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Expo '76 (Club)

Sat, Apr 11 2015, 9:00pm - Free
A fan appreciation night moves to the big stage in the club.

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Chicago Grandstand Big Band plus Concordia University Jazz Ensemble

Sun, Apr 12 2015, 5:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson

Tue, Apr 14 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: "A Fool's Regret" by Cathy Richardson.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Apr 14 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 15 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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Dan Newton (SideBar)

Wed, Apr 15 2015, 7:00pm - Free
A fresh approach to the squeeze-box and a mind-boggling repertoire of both original and traditional material.

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Jazz Community Big Band

Wed, Apr 15 2015, 7:30pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Music in the Club!

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SideBar Sessions with Peter Lerner Trio

Wed, Apr 15 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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Prevail Benefit: Songs of Hope with Don Stiernberg Trio

Thu, Apr 16 2015, 7:00pm - $35 in advance, $40 at the door - Tickets
A benefit for Prevail, an organization that provides services to individuals and families facing financial crisis.

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Robbie Fulks

Fri, Apr 17 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
An acoustic quartet with Robbie backed by some great Nashville players.

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Dustbowl Revival

Sat, Apr 18 2015, 9:00pm - $12 - Tickets
A California-based collective that merges old school bluegrass, gospel, pre-war blues and the hot swing of New Orleans to form a spicy roots cocktail.

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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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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners, Tinley Park High School Jazz Band

Sun, Apr 19 2015, 5:00pm - $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, Apr 19 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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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Apr 21 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 22 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 Brienn Perry Quartet

Wed, Apr 22 2015, 8:00pm - $10
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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BAM: Berwyn Arts & Music Fundraiser (Sidebar)

Thu, Apr 23 2015, 5:00pm - $10 suggested donation
BAM is a nonprofit that provides dynamic and meaningful arts programming to Berwyn youth.

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The Schwag: A Grateful Dead Experience

Thu, Apr 23 2015, 9:00pm - $10 advance, $13 at the door - Tickets at TicketFly only - Tickets
The vibe and music of the legendary band. Presented by NTL Productions and Harmonica Dunn.

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Early Riser featuring Mike Krayniak (SideBar)

Fri, Apr 24 2015, 9:00pm - Free
Acoustic quartet that delivers neo deep cuts in a comely brew of modern folk rock.

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Ronnie Baker Brooks

Sat, Apr 25 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
The blues guitar hero with his band.

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Ralph Covert's Acoustic Army (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, Apr 25 2015, 9:00pm - $10
An army of guitar players — bring your instrument and join in!

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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Apr 26 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, Apr 28 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 29 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 Steve Duke Trio

Wed, Apr 29 2015, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic jazz and classic cocktails in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9).

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Country Night in Berwyn

Thu, Apr 30 2015, 8:00pm - $5
We're roundin' up the best country bands in the city! $2 PBRs, $3 Whiskey shots -- yahoo!

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May


Southern Culture on the Skids plus The Statutes of Liberty

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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Heartsfield, Noah's Arcade

Sat, May 09 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Up-tempo, foot-stompin’ country music!

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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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American Aquarium

Sat, May 23 2015, 9:00pm - $12 advance, $15 at the door - Tickets
The roots-rockers tour behind their new album "Wolves."

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Chevere

Sat, May 30 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Latin, jazz, funk and blues from one of Chicago's hottest bands.

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June


Sonny Landreth

Fri, Jun 05 2015, 9:00pm - $20 advance, $25 at the door - Tickets
WXRT and FitzGerald's present the first of a two shows by the great Louisiana guitarist who's touring behind his new album, "Bound By the Blues."

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Sonny Landreth

Sat, Jun 06 2015, 9:00pm - $20 advance, $25 at the door - Tickets
WXRT and FitzGerald's present the second of a two shows by the great Louisiana guitarist who's touring behind his new album, "Bound By the Blues."

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Tim Menard & Friends

Fri, Jun 12 2015, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
A gathering of some of Chicago's best musicians for a roots, rock and rhythm retrospective.

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The Iguanas

Sat, Jun 13 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Deep grooves and Tex/Mex funk from New Orleans

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Bonnie Koloc with Don Stille, Steve Eisen and Al Ehrich

Fri, Jun 26 2015, 8:30pm - $22 in advance, $25 at the door - Tickets
Two sets by the enduring and versatile singer. "There's only one voice like that...a genius when it comes to singing." Rick Kogan, WGN Radio

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July


34th Annual American Music Festival

Thu, Jul 02 2015, 5:00pm - TBA
Our 34th festival, with over 40 bands on three stages, festival tents with seating and Festival Tom's good Cajun/American BBQ!

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34th Annual American Music Festival

Fri, Jul 03 2015, 1:00pm - TBA
Our 34th festival, with over 40 bands on three stages, festival tents with seating and Festival Tom's good Cajun/American BBQ!

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34th Annual American Music Festival

Sat, Jul 04 2015, 1:00pm - TBA
Our 34th festival, with over 40 bands on three stages, festival tents with seating and Festival Tom's good Cajun/American BBQ!

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