April


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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Kountry Night in Berwyn with The Kinks

Thu, Apr 30 2015, 8:00pm - $5
A special night celebrating the music of The Kinks. $2 PBRs, $3 Whiskey shots -- yahoo!

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May


The Get, The Principal Girls, Jack Swain

Fri, May 01 2015, 8:30pm - $5
Rockin' local heroes triple bill. Budget, show, five bucks!

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School of Rock Oak Park presents Folk Rock and Jack White Experience

Sat, May 02 2015, 12:00pm - $10 in advance; $12 at the door (12 and under free)
Students perform classic folk rock and the songs of Jack White.

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American English

Sat, May 02 2015, 9:00pm - $12 - Tickets
Chicago's #1 Beatles Tribute Band.

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Tim Carroll, Darrin Bradbury (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, May 02 2015, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
Roots music from two Nashville singer-songwriters.

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School of Rock Oak Park presents Jack White Experience and Folk Rock

Sun, May 03 2015, 12:00pm - $10 in advance; $12 at the door (12 and under free)
Students perform the songs of Jack White and classic folk rock.

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Alejandro Escovedo & the Sensitive Boys, Nicholas Tremulis Orchestra

Sun, May 03 2015, 8:00pm - $20 in advance, $25 at the door - Tickets
A Texas legend delves into his great songbook. Plus "the musical mayor of Chicago."

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Bluesday Tuesday with Billy Branch and the Sons of Blues

Tue, May 05 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 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, May 05 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, May 06 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 Sessons with Garrison/Paligia Octet

Wed, May 06 2015, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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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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Petra's Recession Seven

Thu, May 07 2015, 7:30pm - $10
Chicago style swing and trad jazz with a group of veteran players.

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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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Dead Horses, Eric Lambert (SideBar Music Room)

Fri, May 08 2015, 8:30pm - $8 - Tickets
Acoustic roots music with a folk sensibility.

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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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Mother's Day (Club Closed)

Sun, May 10 2015, 5:00pm

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson

Tue, May 12 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: George Harrison's "Here Comes the Sun."

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, May 12 2015, 8:00pm - Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00! - Tickets
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, May 13 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 Marshall Vente Octet

Wed, May 13 2015, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Chicago Singer Spotlight

Wed, May 13 2015, 8:00pm - $8
Chicagoland's premier showcase for amateur vocal talent. See these singers before they become stars!

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Exposure Local Music Showcase

Thu, May 14 2015, 8:00pm - $5
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists.

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Ron Lazzeretti; MilkMoney(SideBar)

Fri, May 15 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Free shows with local favorites.

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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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Bono Bros Band, Jack Straw

Sat, May 16 2015, 8:30pm - $10 - Tickets
Rock and Blues with the Bonaccorsi Brothers of the Freddy Jones Band, plus Jack Straw, covering Phish, The Dead, Clapton, Allman Bros. and more!

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners plus Bloom High School Jazz Band

Sun, May 17 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, May 17 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, May 19 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, May 20 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 Suenos

Wed, May 20 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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Final Letterman Show On The Big Screen plus Expo 76!

Wed, May 20 2015, 9:00pm - FREE
Wake the neighbors and phone the kids! Final David Letterman show in HD on our 9x16 foot screen with music before, after and during commercials by Expo 76.

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Rock Out for Sarah's Inn Benefit

Thu, May 21 2015, 7:00pm - $20 in advance; $25 at the door - Tickets
The 6th annual spring fundraiser with music by The Contractors and Missing Ted.

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The Zimmermen with guest Dick Holliday

Fri, May 22 2015, 9:00pm - $12 in advance, $15 at the door - Tickets
Local supergroup showcases two sets of Bob Dylan music with special guest Dick Holliday.

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Cedes Buck with Jim Goelitz, Bill Kavanagh and John Marrella (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, May 23 2015, 8:00pm - $10 at the door
A sometimes quirky, sometimes whimsical, always passionate take on life.

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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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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, May 24 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, May 26 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, May 27 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, May 27 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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Country Night in Berwyn

Thu, May 28 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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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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Dirty Bourbon River Show (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, May 30 2015, 9:00pm - $10 at the door
A circus-like barrage of sound serving as entrance music for a magical mystery tour of whiskey-soaked French Quarter back alleys. – Rory Callais, OffBeat

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Pete Ellman Big Band

Sun, May 31 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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June


SideBar Sessions with Judy Roberts

Wed, Jun 03 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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Sonny Landreth, The Broadcast

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, The Broadcast

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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Chicago Grandstand Big Band

Sun, Jun 07 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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SideBar Sessions with Tony do Rosario Trio

Wed, Jun 10 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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Tim Menard & Friends

Fri, Jun 12 2015, 8:00pm - $10 at the door
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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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Jun 14 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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SideBar Sessions with Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, Jun 17 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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The Blasters

Fri, Jun 19 2015, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Phil Alvin and the band return for a night of roots rock. First of a two night stand.

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Bash This Benefit

Sat, Jun 20 2015, 2:00pm - $45, $85/couple in advance; $50, $95/couple at the door
A fundraiser for Berwyn's 16th Street Theater.

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The Blasters

Sat, Jun 20 2015, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Phil Alvin and the band return for a night of roots rock. Second of a two night stand.

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Jazz Community Big Band

Sun, Jun 21 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Music in the Club!

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Teen Artist Open Mic (SideBar Music Room)

Sun, Jun 21 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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SideBar Sessions with Brienn Perry Quartet

Wed, Jun 24 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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Ladies of the Canyon

Thu, Jun 25 2015, 8:00pm - $10
Performing songs by female rock artists of the '80s.

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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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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Jun 28 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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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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Anson Funderburgh, Mark Hummel, Little Charlie with Golden State-Lone Star

Sat, Jul 25 2015, 9:00pm - $20 - On sale April 24 - Tickets
An all-star cross country melding of California musicians.

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