May


Lazer Lloyd

Sun, May 29 2016, 7:30pm - $10 - Tickets
Lazer Lloyd is a singer/songwriter/guitarist and an international recording artist influenced by rock,blues, gospel,folk, country, southern rock, and the great guitar traditions of power and groove from Hendrix to Wes Montgomery. This show is part of the Israeli Jazz and World Music Festival. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

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The Moth StorySLAM: Escape

Tue, May 31 2016, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT.FitzGerald's welcomes The Moth for an evening of storytelling. Tell a story or just listen. See the website for details. Bound to be a fun evening! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, May 31 2016, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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June


Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jun 01 2016, 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, Jun 01 2016, 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 These Peaches, Prairie Hawk

Thu, Jun 02 2016, 8:00pm - $5
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists. Doors open at 7 pm. PBR's $2!!

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Heartsfield

Sat, Jun 04 2016, 9:00pm - $15 - On sale May 20 - Tickets
Up-tempo, foot-stompin’ country music!

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Chicago Grandstand Big Band

Sun, Jun 05 2016, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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Bluesday Tuesday with Lurrie Bell

Tue, Jun 07 2016, 7:00pm - $10 at the door only
The best blues bargain in town...WDCB's Blues Time with Tom Marker presents a monthly show dedicated to the blues. Sponsored by Revolution Brewing. Plus BBQ by AUTRE MONDE, available when doors open at 6 pm and throughout the evening.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Jun 07 2016, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jun 08 2016, 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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James Harman Birthday/Pre-Bluesfest Party with Dennis Gruenling & Nick Moss

Wed, Jun 08 2016, 7:30pm - $10 - On sale May 20 - Tickets
An evening of blues with two innovative harmonica players. Doors open at 6:30 pm.

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SideBar Sessions with Marshall Vente Octet

Wed, Jun 08 2016, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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The Blasters, Chicago Blues Angels

Thu, Jun 09 2016, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Phil Alvin brings The Blasters back to FitzGerald's. This seminal roots rock band is a club favorite. Plus a local blues outfit that never disappoints. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Red Elvises

Fri, Jun 10 2016, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Rock From Russia With Love! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Otis Clay Tribute

Sat, Jun 11 2016, 8:00pm - $12 in advance, $15 at the door - At Ticketfly only - Tickets
A tribute to one of our favorite artists featuring The Right Now with JC Brooks and special guests, Sonny Knight & the Lakers plus vinyl sets by DJ Mr. Gac. Presented by Harmonica Dunn. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Cara Carriveau's Birthday Bash with Ralph Covert & The Redmonds (SideBar/Beer Garden)

Sun, Jun 12 2016, 2:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under) - Tickets
Come celebrate Chicago Radio Personality Cara Carriveau's birthday with great live music outside in the beer garden! This party is open to the public, purchase your tickets in advance to ensure entry. (Tickets for 17 & under at the door only.) Doors open at 1 pm.

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Jun 12 2016, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Jun 14 2016, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson

Tue, Jun 14 2016, 8:00pm - $10
Come on out and celebrate the third anniversary of our evening of spoken word hosted by Maureen Muldoon with musical improvisation by Cathy Richardson. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jun 15 2016, 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, Jun 15 2016, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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A Muscle Shoals Music Review with the Amy Black Band

Fri, Jun 17 2016, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
Join powerhouse singer Amy Black for a soulful celebration of the incredible music that came out of Muscle Shoals, Alabama in the 1960s and 70s.

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Pine Leaf Boys

Sat, Jun 18 2016, 8:30pm - $15 - Tickets
The Grammy-nominated Louisiana band presents their own inimitable brand of Cajun music. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Ralph Covert's Acoustic Army

Sat, Jun 18 2016, 9:00pm - $10
Bad Examples frontman in a solo acoustic show — you're invited to bring your instrument and join in!

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Jazz Community Big Band with vocalist Ava Logan

Sun, Jun 19 2016, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big band music in the club. Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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Teen Artist Open Mic (SideBar Music Room)

Sun, Jun 19 2016, 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, Jun 21 2016, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jun 22 2016, 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, Jun 22 2016, 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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David Polk Project Featuring Frank Alongi, Matt Nelson, Tim Seisser, Ernie Denov, and special guest vocalist Amber Tripp, lead singer for Cover Gurl

Wed, Jun 22 2016, 8:30pm - $10 - Tickets
The Chicago saxophonist performs with a stellar lineup of fellow musicians. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Karaoke4Kids!

Thu, Jun 23 2016, 7:00pm - $40 in advance, $45 at the door - Tickets
To benefit the Collaboration for Early Childhood.

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Country Night in Berwyn (SideBar)

Thu, Jun 23 2016, 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, Jun 24 2016, 9:00pm - Free
Good time rock and roll!

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Expo '76 (Club)

Fri, Jun 24 2016, 9:00pm - Free - just hit the tip jar!
Dance the night away with the best of the '70s and beyond! Sponsored by Brickstone Brewery, Bourbonnais IL. $5 Brickstone APA pints! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Phil Angotti B-Day Bash (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, Jun 25 2016, 8:00pm - $7 - At the door only
Musician Phil Angotti celebrates his birthday with a night of music with his band plus the What4 and other special guests.

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Kermit Ruffins & the Barbecue Swingers

Sat, Jun 25 2016, 9:00pm - $25 - Tickets
New Orleans' favorite son Kermit Ruffins returns with a show that promises to be a lively evening of distinct jazz. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Bash This Benefit!

Sun, Jun 26 2016, 1:00pm - $45 ($85/couple) in advance, $50 ($95/couple) at the door, 12 and under free - Tickets
A party to benefit 16th Street Theater.

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Pete Ellman Big Band

Sun, Jun 26 2016, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big band music in the club. Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9). Doors open at 5 pm.

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Open Mic in the Club

Tue, Jun 28 2016, 8:00pm - Free
Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jun 29 2016, 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, Jun 29 2016, 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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FitzGerald's 35th American Music Festival

Thu, Jun 30 2016, 5:45pm - $25 - On sale May 27 - Tickets
Our 35th festival, with over 40 bands on three stages, festival tents with seating and Festival Tom's good Cajun/American BBQ! Today doors open at 4:30 pm.

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July


FitzGerald's 35th American Music Festival

Fri, Jul 01 2016, 5:00pm - $30 - On sale May 27 - Tickets
Our 35th festival, with over 40 bands on three stages, festival tents with seating and Festival Tom's good Cajun/American BBQ! Today doors open at 4:30 pm.

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FitzGerald's 35th American Music Festival

Sat, Jul 02 2016, 1:30pm - $35 - On sale May 27 - Tickets
Our 35th festival, with over 40 bands on three stages, festival tents with seating and Festival Tom's good Cajun/American BBQ! Today doors open at 1 pm.

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FitzGerald's 35th American Music Festival

Sun, Jul 03 2016, 1:30pm - $50 - On sale May 27 - Tickets
Our 35th festival, with over 40 bands on three stages, festival tents with seating and Festival Tom's good Cajun/American BBQ! Today doors open at 1 pm.

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The Revelers

Fri, Jul 08 2016, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Founding members of the Red Stick Ramblers and The Pine Leaf Boys, two of the groups unquestionably at the vanguard of the Louisiana cultural renaissance, have joined together on their newest project which combines Cajun, Country, Blues and Zydeco into a powerful tonic of roots music that's sure to get you moving.

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The Baseball Project, The Wooldridge Brothers

Thu, Jul 28 2016, 8:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Formed in 2007 by Scott McCaughey (Young Fresh Fellows, The Minus 5, R.E.M.) and Steve Wynn (The Dream Syndicate, Steve Wynn and the Miracle 3, Gutterball), The Baseball Project began as a way for a couple of fans to pay musical tribute to our national pastime and has since blossomed into a full-fledged, much-loved band in its own right.

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