December


Open Mic in the Club

Tue, Dec 23 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Christmas Eve (Club and SideBar Closed)

Wed, Dec 24 2014, 5:00pm
Happy Holidays Everyone!

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Christmas Day (Club and SideBar Closed)

Thu, Dec 25 2014, 5:00pm
Happy holidays to everyone!

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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Dec 26 2014, 8:45pm - Free
Good time rock and roll, last Friday of every month.

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Robbie Fulks Raps Up 2014 (Friday)

Fri, Dec 26 2014, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Robbie's witty and humorous look back at 2014. Two performances of one of our most popular shows — Dec. 26 and 27. Get your tickets now!

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Robbie Fulks Raps Up 2014 (Saturday)

Sat, Dec 27 2014, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Robbie's witty and humorous look back at 2014. Two performances of one of our most popular shows — Dec. 26 and 27. Get your tickets now!

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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Dec 28 2014, 6:00pm - $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, Dec 28 2014, 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, Dec 30 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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New Year's Eve with The Fat Babies & The Bellfuries

Wed, Dec 31 2014, 8:30pm - $20 in advance, $25 at the door - Tickets
Ring in the New Year with Chicago style hot jazz and Texas roots/rockabilly. Party hats, favors and champagne at midnight -- sponsored by Revolution Brewing!

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SideBar New Year's Eve with Expo '76 & the Total Pro Horns plus Kelly Hogan

Wed, Dec 31 2014, 9:30pm - $20 - Tickets
Rock in the New Year with Expo's stunning list of hits and obscure cover tunes! Plus party hats, favors and champagne toast and a big-screen HULLABALOO! Sponsored by Revolution Brewing.

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January


New Year's Day (Club and SideBar Closed)

Thu, Jan 01 2015, 5:00pm
Happy New Year!

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An Acoustic Evening with Kevin Gordon and Matthew Francis Andersen (SideBar Music Room)

Fri, Jan 02 2015, 9:00pm - $10
An evening with two fine singer-songwriters.

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Old Salt Union

Fri, Jan 02 2015, 9:00pm - $10 - On sale Dec. 20 at Ticketfly only - Tickets
A new generation of bluegrass artists that stretches traditional boundaries. Presented by Harmonica Dunn. Tickets at Ticketfly only.

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Funkadesi

Sat, Jan 03 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
World Beat Dance Party!

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Ralph Covert's Acoustic Army (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, Jan 03 2015, 9:00pm - $10
An army of guitar players — bring your instrument and join in!

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New Standard Jazz Orchestra

Sun, Jan 04 2015, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Music in the Club! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Jan 06 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jan 07 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 Tim McNamara/Ellen Germaine Group

Wed, Jan 07 2015, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Petra's Recession Seven (SideBar Music Room)

Thu, Jan 08 2015, 7:30pm - $10
Chicago style swing and trad jazz with a group of veteran players.

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Exposure Local Music Showcase with Bright Abyss, The Terrible Ancients, Bluster

Thu, Jan 08 2015, 8:00pm - $5
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists.

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10 String Symphony; Ella Gill

Sat, Jan 10 2015, 8:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Acoustic roots music from Nashville's Rachel Baiman and Christian Sedelmyer. Plus a young singer-songwriter from Oak Park.

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Grandstand Big Band plus Downers Grove North High School Jazz Band

Sun, Jan 11 2015, 5:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Jan 13 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson

Tue, Jan 13 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: "My Favorite Things" from "The Sound of Music."

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jan 14 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 Singer Spotlight

Wed, Jan 14 2015, 8:00pm - $8
Chicagoland's premier showcase for amateur vocal talent celebrates its 14th anniversary. See these singers before they become stars!

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SideBar Sessions with Marshall Vente Octet

Wed, Jan 14 2015, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band

Fri, Jan 16 2015, 9:00pm - $12 in advance, $15 at the door - Tickets
Sizzling zydeco to warm up a winter night.

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C.J. Chenier & the Red Hot Louisiana Band

Sat, Jan 17 2015, 9:00pm - $12 in advance, $15 at the door - Tickets
Sizzling zydeco to warm up a winter night.

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Jan 18 2015, 6:00pm - $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, Jan 18 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, Jan 20 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jan 21 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 Alyssa Algood Quartet

Wed, Jan 21 2015, 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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The Zimmermen with Cathy Richardson

Fri, Jan 23 2015, 9:00pm - $12 in advance, $15 at the door - Tickets
Two sets featuring the music of Bob Dylan.

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Oak Park School of Rock presents Tom Petty and Pioneers of Rock

Sat, Jan 24 2015, 12:00pm - $10 in advance; $12 at the door
Students perform classic rock songs.

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Moral Hazard (SideBar)

Sat, Jan 24 2015, 8:00pm - FREE
Covers and originals in the SideBar - free admission!

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Webb Wilder, The Belvederes

Sat, Jan 24 2015, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Southern-fried roots and rockabilly with the last of the full-grown men.

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Oak Park School of Rock presents Tom Petty and Pioneers of Rock

Sun, Jan 25 2015, 12:00pm - $10 in advance; $12 at the door
Students perform classic rock songs.

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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Jan 25 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, Jan 27 2015, 8:00pm - Free
Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Jan 28 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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Brienn Perry Quartet

Wed, Jan 28 2015, 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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Country Night in Berwyn

Thu, Jan 29 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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Marcia Ball Band

Fri, Jan 30 2015, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Join us for a Super Ball weekend with the Marcia Ball Band! Two nights of great music.

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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Jan 30 2015, 9:00pm - Free
Good time rock and roll, last Friday of every month.

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Marcia Ball Band

Sat, Jan 31 2015, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Join us for a Super Ball weekend with the Marcia Ball Band! Two nights of great music.

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February


Super Bowl Sunday - Club is Closed

Sun, Feb 01 2015, 6:00pm

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First Ever Gumbo Cook-Off plus Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound

Mon, Feb 16 2015, 7:30pm - $20 - Tickets
Free tastings! Beads and hurricanes! The crowning of our first GUMBO winner plus two sets by Paul Cebar Tomorrow Sound!

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After Brunch Bash with The Teflons and Sunnyside Up

Sun, Feb 22 2015, 1:00pm - $12 for adults; $4 for kids - On sale Dec. 19 - Tickets
Bluegrass, swing, country plus a family barn dance. (Adult tickets are on sale at the club and TicketWeb; for children just pay at the door.)

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Miss Tess & the Talkbacks (SideBar Music Room)

Thu, Feb 26 2015, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
A groovin' rock ‘n’ roll band rooted in swinging blues, throwback country and rockabilly music.

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Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones, Jonah Tolchin & the Lonesome Angels

Fri, Feb 27 2015, 9:00pm - $25 in advance, $30 at the door - Tickets
The brothers Alvin return with a killer band for a rockin' night of music. Their album "Common Ground - Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin Play and Sing The Songs of Big Bill Broonzy” has received a Grammy nomination for Best Blues Album!

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