July


Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jul 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 Marshall Vente

Wed, Jul 29 2015, 8:00pm - $10
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Chicago Singer Spotlight Jr.

Wed, Jul 29 2015, 8:00pm - $8, $5 (kids under 12)
Chicagoland's premier showcase for amateur vocal talent - see them before they become stars! This month teenage singers are in the spotlight.

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The Houli's Hooley (SideBar)

Thu, Jul 30 2015, 7:30pm - Free
Ever wonder how a podcast works? Come to this exciting new weekly taping in the SideBar! Hosts Paddy and Bill Houlihan host this weekly one-hour show with a mix of music and interviews with local community organizers, playwrights and filmmakers, plus performances by musicians and stand up comedians.

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Country Night in Berwyn with Terry White and Gin Palace Jesters

Thu, Jul 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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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Jul 31 2015, 9:00pm - Free
Customer appreciation night. Good time rock and roll in the SideBar. Plus Expo '76 in the club.

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Expo '76

Fri, Jul 31 2015, 9:00pm - Free
Customer appreciation night. Dance the night away with the best of the '70s and beyond in the club! Plus Cannonball in the Sidebar.

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August


Ralph Covert's Acoustic Army (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, Aug 01 2015, 9:00pm - $10
An army of guitar players — bring your instrument and join in!

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North Berwyn Rhythm And Soul Organization

Sat, Aug 01 2015, 9:00pm - $8
Led by Scott Ligon, this group of musical all-stars (Casey McDonough, Tony Kidonakis, Randy Rogers and John Perrin) run the table from old school harmonies to 60's pop to classic R&B and soul for your dancing pleasure.

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Chicago Grandstand Big Band, After School Matters Jazz Band

Sun, Aug 02 2015, 5:30pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Bluesday Tuesday with Toronzo Cannon

Tue, Aug 04 2015, 7:00pm - $10 at the door
The best blues bargain in town...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, Aug 04 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Aug 05 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 Jeannie Lambert & Judy Roberts

Wed, Aug 05 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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Petra's Recession Seven

Thu, Aug 06 2015, 7:30pm - $10
Chicago style swing and trad jazz with a group of veteran players.

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The Houli's Hooley (SideBar)

Thu, Aug 06 2015, 7:30pm - Free
Ever wonder how a podcast works? Come to this exciting new weekly taping in the SideBar! Hosts Paddy and Bill Houlihan host this weekly one-hour show with a mix of music and interviews with local community organizers, playwrights and filmmakers, plus performances by musicians and stand up comedians.

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The Black Lillies

Fri, Aug 07 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
The Black Lillies honor the traditions of their Appalachian heritage while blazing new trails in the roots rock genre.

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Club Closed for a Wedding

Sat, Aug 08 2015, 5:00pm

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Rob Parton Big Band

Sun, Aug 09 2015, 6:00pm - $15, $5 (17 & under)
Performing straight ahead big band jazz. Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Aug 11 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson

Tue, Aug 11 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.

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Aug 12 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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Cedes Buck & Friends, The Blue Groove

Wed, Aug 12 2015, 8:00pm - $10
Local performers present R&B, country, rock and '60s soul music.

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SideBar Sessions with Lucy Smith and Autumn in Augusta

Wed, Aug 12 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 Houli's Hooley (SideBar)

Thu, Aug 13 2015, 7:30pm - Free
Ever wonder how a podcast works? Come to this exciting new weekly taping in the SideBar! Hosts Paddy and Bill Houlihan host this weekly one-hour show with a mix of music and interviews with local community organizers, playwrights and filmmakers, plus performances by musicians and stand up comedians.

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Exposure Local Music Showcase with The Revue

Thu, Aug 13 2015, 8:00pm - $5
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists.

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Chris Casello & The Corsairs, Barb Clifford & Shakin' Tailfeathers

Fri, Aug 14 2015, 9:00pm - $10 - On sale July 31 - Tickets
New burning hot string band from Chicago that mixes hillbilly music with the rhythm and blues.

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Matthew Francis Andersen (SideBar)

Sat, Aug 15 2015, 9:00pm - $10
Andersen is the winner of American Songwriter Magazine's 2012 lyric contest. More acts TBA.

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Vanessa Davis Band

Sat, Aug 15 2015, 9:00pm - $15
Hard rockin' blues with a Chicago favorite! Tickets on sale Fri, July 31

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Aug 16 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Aug 18 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Aug 19 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 Roy McGrath Quartet

Wed, Aug 19 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 Houli's Hooley (SideBar)

Thu, Aug 20 2015, 7:30pm - Free
Ever wonder how a podcast works? Come to this exciting new weekly taping in the SideBar! Hosts Paddy and Bill Houlihan host this weekly one-hour show with a mix of music and interviews with local community organizers, playwrights and filmmakers, plus performances by musicians and stand up comedians.

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The Sauce Boss

Thu, Aug 20 2015, 8:00pm - $15 - Tickets
From the deep roots of the Florida cypress swamp comes the Sauce Boss playing his own swampy Florida blues and cooking some tasty gumbo!

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Kings of the Keyboard

Fri, Aug 21 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - On sale July 17 - Tickets
Hosts Chris Ligon and Heather McAdams present an evening of piano and organ players: Hammond B3 great Chris Foreman, pianist for the Joffrey Ballet Paul Lewis, 14-year-old piano sensation Daniel Souvigny, Choctaw Wildfire featuring Charlie Pierce, The Letter 3 featuring Scott Ligon, plus Chris Ligon plays the Baldwin "Fun Machine." Also 16mm films of piano and organ greats.

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Club Closed for a Wedding

Sat, Aug 22 2015, 5:00pm

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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Aug 23 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, Aug 25 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Aug 26 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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Chicago Jazz with Brienn Perry

Wed, Aug 26 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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The Houli's Hooley (SideBar)

Thu, Aug 27 2015, 7:30pm - Free
Ever wonder how a podcast works? Come to this exciting new weekly taping in the SideBar! Hosts Paddy and Bill Houlihan host this weekly one-hour show with a mix of music and interviews with local community organizers, playwrights and filmmakers, plus performances by musicians and stand up comedians.

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Country Night in Berwyn with The Country Doctors and Slim Pickins Band

Thu, Aug 27 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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Jazz Community Big Band

Sun, Aug 30 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Music in the Club!

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September


Bluesday Tuesday with Sugar Blue

Tue, Sep 01 2015, 7:00pm - $10 at the door
The best blues bargain in town...Lagunitas and WDCB's Blues Time with Tom Marker present a monthly show dedicated to the blues. Plus food for purchase from Skrine Chops.

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Lilly Hiatt

Thu, Sep 03 2015, 8:30pm - $10 - On sale July 24 - Tickets
Hiatt's music reaches out boldly and playfully into many different sounds and styles: Austin folk rock, Pacific Northwest indie, pre-Oasis Britpop, New York punk ca. 1977. There are ’90s alt guitars and ’00 indie synths, some twang and some Neko Case and Kim Deal. And yes, she's John Hiatt's daughter.

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The Steepwater Band, Nick Moss Band

Sat, Sep 05 2015, 9:00pm - $10 in advance, $15 at the door - On sale July 17 - Tickets
Steepwater's signature sound is a nod to early British blues, combined with a modern, raw and gutsy musical approach.

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Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express

Fri, Sep 11 2015, 9:00pm - $15 in advance, $18 at the door - On sale July 17 - Tickets
A FitzGerald's favorite - incredible live show!

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Match.com Event

Wed, Sep 16 2015, 7:00pm
This Match.com Event is open to Match members only.

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The Show Ponies

Thu, Sep 17 2015, 8:30pm - $10 - On sale July 24 - Tickets
The indie-folk band has created a sound that is all their own.

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