October


Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Oct 01 2014, 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, Oct 01 2014, 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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Don Harmon: The Special Session

Thu, Oct 02 2014, 7:30pm - $100
A fundraiser for Senator Don Harmon.

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Petra's Recession Seven (SideBar Music Room)

Thu, Oct 02 2014, 8:00pm - $10
Chicago style swing and trad jazz with a group of veteran players. Now on the first Thursday of the month.

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Oktoberfest with Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys, The Red Elvises and Kory Quinn

Fri, Oct 03 2014, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Celebrate Oktoberfest the FitzGerald's way with an evening of western swing, rockabilly, traditional country and good ole rock 'n' roll in the heated tent, club and SideBar. Plus food for purchase from Big Guy's Sausage Stand and a Pilsner Urquell van onsite with free tastings.

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CLUB CLOSED FOR A PRIVATE PARTY

Sat, Oct 04 2014, 5:00pm

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Animal Care League presents Barktoberfest (SideBar)

Sat, Oct 04 2014, 7:00pm - $65 in advance to Sept. 27; $75 at the door - Tickets
Celebrate fall at this benefit to raise money for homeless animals.

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Chicago Grandstand Big Band

Sun, Oct 05 2014, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Rockin' with the Young Democrats Fundraiser

Tue, Oct 07 2014, 6:00pm - $35-$250
The Great Lakes Region of the Young Democrats of America and the Young Democrats of Illinois fundraiser features an evening of music.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Oct 07 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Oct 08 2014, 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 NIA Quintet

Wed, Oct 08 2014, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Exposure Local Music Showcase with Toni Fountain and Dave Kay

Thu, Oct 09 2014, 7:30pm - $5
John Fancher hosts this monthly evening of up-and-coming local artists.

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Axes of Evil featuring Chris Neville, David Blamires and Jon Paul in the SideBar

Thu, Oct 09 2014, 9:00pm - Free
A hit parade of songs from the '70s-today.

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Steve Wynn (SideBar Music Room)

Fri, Oct 10 2014, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
"The ex-Dream Syndicate frontman's a veritable Ph.D. of timeless rock songcraft" - Chicago Tribune

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Expo '76 (Club)

Fri, Oct 10 2014, 9:00pm - Free
Dance the night away with the best of the '70s and beyond! Sponsored by Argus Brewery.

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Terry Heffner (SideBar)

Sat, Oct 11 2014, 8:00pm - Free

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Pat McLaughlin Band with Jamie McLaughlin

Sat, Oct 11 2014, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Two McLaughlins for the price of one! A FitzGerald favorite returns with a band featuring his son, 15-year-old son on guitar, as well as two veteran Nashville players — Greg Morrow (drums) and Dave Roe (upright bass).

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Jazz Community Big Band

Sun, Oct 12 2014, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Music in the Club! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson (Now in the Club)

Tue, Oct 14 2014, 7:30pm - $8 suggested donation
The storytellers move to the big stage! Join them for an evening of spoken word hosted by Maureen Muldoon with featured storytellers, open stage to the public and musical improvisation by Cathy Richardson. This month's theme song: "Ghostbusters."

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Oct 14 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Oct 15 2014, 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 New Standard Quintet

Wed, Oct 15 2014, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Weekly jazz series in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB, 90.9 - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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CoHo's Home Sweet Bungalow Fundraiser (SideBar)

Thu, Oct 16 2014, 6:00pm - $50 - Tickets
City of Homes Organization, Inc’s annual fundraiser to benefit the Heart of Berwyn Historic Neighborhood Campaign.

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Story Slam: A Benefit for Farther Foundation

Thu, Oct 16 2014, 7:00pm - $50 - Tickets
Stories of travel, adventure, mishap and discovery!

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Curtis McMurtry (SideBar Music Room)

Fri, Oct 17 2014, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
The son of James McMurtry makes his FitzGerald's debut! One day you'll boast you saw him in this intimate setting.

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The Zimmermen with guest Michael McDermott

Fri, Oct 17 2014, 9:00pm - $12 in advance, $15 at the door - Tickets
Two sets featuring the music of Bob Dylan.

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Mann School PTO Oktoberfest (SideBar & Tent)

Sat, Oct 18 2014, 7:00pm - $55 - Tickets
Meet other Mann parents and teachers at this annual fundraiser.

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Los Straitjackets featuring Deke Dickerson, Cook County Soul Alliance

Sat, Oct 18 2014, 8:30pm - $20 - Tickets
The World's #1 Instrumental Combo teams up with the roots-music legend playing material from their new album "Los Straitjackets: Deke Dickerson Sings The Instrumental Hits."

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Kids Rockin' Costume Party featuring Los Straitjackets with Deke Dickerson

Sun, Oct 19 2014, 11:00am - $25 for adults; $5 for 12 and under - Tickets
All proceeds to benefit Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley.

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Oct 19 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, Oct 19 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, Oct 21 2014, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Oct 22 2014, 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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Shout Section Big Band, York High School Big Band

Wed, Oct 22 2014, 7:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big band music in the club.

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SideBar Sessions with Marshall Vente Octet

Wed, Oct 22 2014, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Kim Simmonds and Savoy Brown

Fri, Oct 24 2014, 8:00pm - $25 - Tickets
The British blues legends celebrate the release of "Goin' To The Delta." The album has reached #5 on Billboard Blues Chart, #2 on The Roots Report Chart and #1 on Amazon Blues sales chart.

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Tommy Womack, Wild Ponies (SideBar Music Room)

Fri, Oct 24 2014, 9:00pm - $12 in advance, $15 at the door - Tickets
From Nashville, a co-bill beginning with a set by WILD PONIES who will back TOMMY WOMACK during the second set.

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Roosevelt Road Zombie Walk & Pub Crawl

Sat, Oct 25 2014, 6:45pm - $20 in advance, $25 at the door; includes make-up, food and after party - Tickets
Zombies Invade Berwyn--dress up like the undead and crawl through the bars on Roosevelt Rd.! After party here!

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Charlie Parr (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, Oct 25 2014, 8:30pm - $10 - Tickets
A rising singer-songwriter from Austin -- Minnesota!! Advance tickets on sale at Ticketfly only.

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Oktoberfest with Ed Wagner's Lustige Blaskapelle

Sun, Oct 26 2014, 12:00pm - $10 in advance, $12 at the door - Tickets
Oktoberfest Polka Party!

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John Burnett Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Oct 26 2014, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Open Mic in the Club (New Night)

Tue, Oct 28 2014, 8:00pm - Free
New night for performances in the club. Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Oct 29 2014, 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 Tim McNamara/Ellen Germaine Group

Wed, Oct 29 2014, 8:00pm - $5 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station.

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Country Night in Berwyn with Lawrence Peters Outfit, Dan Whitaker & the Shinebenders, Cropduster

Thu, Oct 30 2014, 8:00pm - $5
We're roundin' up the best country bands in the city! $2 PBRs, $3 Whiskey shots -- yahoo!

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Ian McLagan with Jon Notarthomas

Thu, Oct 30 2014, 8:00pm - $15 in advance; $18 at the door - On sale Oct. 3 - Tickets
A rock 'n' roll legend who's played on some great hits with The Faces, Small Faces, the Rolling Stones and Rod Stewart. Tickets on sale Oct 3 at TicketWeb and the club.

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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Oct 31 2014, 9:00pm - Free
Good time rock and roll, last Friday of every month.

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New Orleans Suspects (CD Release Party)

Fri, Oct 31 2014, 9:00pm - $15 advance, $20 at the door - Tickets
All-star band featuring members of the Neville Brothers, The Radiators, Dirty Dozen Brass Band and James Brown Band. First 30 to buy an advance ticket receive a free copy of the new CD "Ouroboros." (One CD per order.)

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November


Heartsfield, Billy Prine Band

Sat, Nov 01 2014, 8:30pm - $15 - Tickets
Up-tempo, foot-stompin’ country music!

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Savoy Family Cajun Band

Sun, Nov 02 2014, 7:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Classic Cajun music from Louisiana.

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Chuck Prophet and the Mission Express, John Murry

Fri, Nov 07 2014, 9:00pm - $15 in advance; $18 at the door - Tickets
A FitzGerald's favorite - incredible live show! Chuck celebrates the release of his fine new disc, "Night Surfer." Advance tickets strongly recommended.

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American English

Fri, Nov 14 2014, 9:00pm - $12 - Tickets
Chicago's #1 Beatles Tribute Band.

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Deacon Blues featuring Howard Levy with special guest Chuck Webb

Sat, Nov 15 2014, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
The premier STEELY DAN tribute experience. Tonight featuring some special guests.

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Chuck Mead and His Grassy Knoll Boys

Thu, Nov 20 2014, 8:30pm - $15 - On sale Oct. 3 - Tickets
From BR549 to the Grassy Knoll Boys to "Million Dollar Quartet," Chuck Mead has built a rep as one of Nashville's best. Tickets on sale Oct. 3 at the club and TicketWeb.

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John Hiatt, Andrew Ripp (SOLD OUT)

Fri, Nov 21 2014, 8:00pm - SOLD OUT
A benefit for the Oak Park Food Pantry.

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Speed4Sarah: ALS Fundraiser

Fri, Nov 28 2014, 7:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Fall Fundraiser Concert & Silent Auction In Support of Young Faces Of ALS. sresented by Harmonica Dunn. Tickets available at TicketFly only.

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