March


Country Night in Berwyn with Hodie Snitch and Slim Pickins Band

Thu, Mar 30 2017, 8:00pm - $5
We're roundin' up the best country bands in the city! $2 PBRs, $3 Whiskey shots -- yahoo! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Happy Hour in the SideBar 5-7

Fri, Mar 31 2017, 5:00pm
Come on by the SideBar from 5-7 on Fridays for $2 Miller and Coors bottles, $4 craft beer pints, $4 well drinks and $5 glasses of wine.

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Red Elvises

Fri, Mar 31 2017, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Crazy fun with this Russian band's take on American rock and roll!

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Situation Davis (SideBar)

Fri, Mar 31 2017, 9:00pm - Free
Good time rock and roll!

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April


Special Consensus, Chris Jones & the Night Drivers

Sat, Apr 01 2017, 8:30pm - $20 - Tickets
Classic bluegrass with two superb bands. Doors open at 7 pm.

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SideBar Closed for a Wedding

Sat, Apr 01 2017, 10:00pm

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Chicago Grandstand Big Band

Sun, Apr 02 2017, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! CAPRI RISTORANTE IS NOW SERVING FRESH, HOT (AND VERY TASTY) DINNER IN THE CLUB. No more running next door to place an order. The Taste of Capri plated dinner ($10) features Rigatoni Romano, Saussage & Peppers and Chicken Vesuvio. Their full menu is still available but we think you'll love this meal - and this $10 deal! Doors open at 5 pm and Capri will be ready to start serving. Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Bluesday Tuesday with Chicago Wind featuring Matthew Skoller and Deitra Farr

Tue, Apr 04 2017, 7:00pm - $10 - At the door only
A brand new Chicago Blues bands made up of top blues veterans who have worked together for years. With Eddie Taylor, Jr. on guitar, Johnny Iguana on piano, Felton Cruz on bass and Marc Wilson on drums. This is 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 we'll have food for purchase from Sergio's Place.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Apr 04 2017, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 05 2017, 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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Dan "Daddy Squeeze" Newton (SideBar)

Wed, Apr 05 2017, 6:30pm - Free - just hit the tip jar!
A one-man squeeze-box festival of world music.

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SideBar Sessions with New Standard Quintet

Wed, Apr 05 2017, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Weekly jazz series in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB, 90.9 - Chicago's Jazz Station. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Curtis McMurtry (SideBar Music Room)

Thu, Apr 06 2017, 8:00pm - $10 - Tickets
One of our favorite singer-songwriters who made Rolling Stone's 2017 list of "10 New Country Artist You Need to Know" performs songs from his new album "The Hornet's Nest." Doors open at 7 pm.

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Dan Baird & Homemade Sin, The Belvederes

Thu, Apr 06 2017, 8:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Dan Baird is the founder, primary songwriter and former lead vocalist for Georgia Satellites. This is a rock 'n' roll show full of hit songs and killer performances featuring Warner Hodges of Jason & The Scorchers on lead guitar.

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Happy Hour in the SideBar 5-7

Fri, Apr 07 2017, 5:00pm
Come on by the SideBar from 5-7 on Fridays for $2 Miller and Coors bottles, $4 craft beer pints, $4 well drinks and $5 glasses of wine.

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Ronnie Baker Brooks

Fri, Apr 07 2017, 9:00pm - $15 in advance, $20 at the door - Tickets
The blues guitar hero recently released his first album in 10 years -- "Times Have Changed." Doors open at 7 pm.

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The Heavy Sounds (SideBar)

Fri, Apr 07 2017, 9:00pm - Free - just hit the tip jar!
Funk, jazz, R&B and soul!

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The Giving Trio (SideBar)

Sat, Apr 08 2017, 8:30pm - Free
Chicago-based jazz group with a style and sound reminiscent of late 50's and 60's cool-jazz and pop music.

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An Evening With Deacon Blues: The All-Star Tribute To Steely Dan

Sat, Apr 08 2017, 9:00pm - $18 in advance, $20 at the door - On sale March 10 - Tickets
“If you are a Dan fan, you owe it to yourself to see Deacon Blues." —Bob Stroud (WDRV-FM “The Drive”) Doors open at 7 pm.

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New Standard Jazz Orchestra, Lyons Township High School Jazz Ensemble

Sun, Apr 09 2017, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! CAPRI RISTORANTE IS NOW SERVING FRESH, HOT (AND VERY TASTY) DINNER IN THE CLUB. No more running next door to place an order. The Taste of Capri plated dinner ($10) features Rigatoni Romano, Saussage & Peppers and Chicken Vesuvio. Their full menu is still available but we think you'll love this meal - and this $10 deal! Doors open at 4:30 pm and Capri will be ready to start serving at 5 pm. Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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CUBS HOME OPENER!

Mon, Apr 10 2017, 7:05pm - Free
Join us here for the home opener and watch the flag go up in Wrigley! Big screens in the club and parking lot, beer specials and bleachers!

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Apr 11 2017, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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VoiceBox with Cathy Richardson

Tue, Apr 11 2017, 8:00pm - $10 - At the door only
An evening of spoken word hosted by Maureen Muldoon with featured storytellers and musical improvisation by Cathy Richardson.

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 12 2017, 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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CUBS RING CEREMONY AT WRIGLEY!

Wed, Apr 12 2017, 7:05pm - Free
Part two of our Cubs opener week -- watch the players, dressed in special uniforms, get their rings and then it's Cubs/Dodgers!

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SideBar Sessions with Peter Lerner/Joe Rendon Latin Jazz Coalition

Wed, Apr 12 2017, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Weekly jazz series in the SideBar. Sponsored by WDCB, 90.9 - Chicago's Jazz Station. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Exposure Local Music Showcase with Steve Shelton, The Viaducts, Woolly Rhinos (SideBar Music Room)

Thu, Apr 13 2017, 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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Matt Urmy, Ryan Joseph Anderson

Thu, Apr 13 2017, 8:30pm - $10 - At Ticketfly only - Tickets
Just named to Rolling Stone's list of Country Artists You Need to Know! "The classic country of vintage AM radio fleshed out with modern-day hooks and choruses." Presented by Harmonica Dunn.

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Happy Hour in the SideBar 5-7

Fri, Apr 14 2017, 5:00pm
Come on by the SideBar from 5-7 on Fridays for $2 Miller and Coors bottles, $4 craft beer pints, $4 well drinks and $5 glasses of wine.

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SAVE THE DATE: Brave Combo & Expo '76 Wedding Dance!

Fri, Apr 14 2017, 8:30pm - $20 - Tickets
What do you do when you have two of the best party bands in the country and a big tent pitched for an upcoming wedding? You throw a Wedding Dance, of course! Everything from The Chicken Dance to Only The Beginning; the repertoire of these two bands is infinite! Brave Combo peforms in the club at 9:15 & 10:30 pm; Expo '76 at 8:30 & 10 pm in the heated tent. Doors open at 6 pm. Capri will have a buffet dinner going at 7 pm.

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MilkMoney/Peter Joly Group (SideBar)

Sat, Apr 15 2017, 8:00pm - Free - just hit the tip jar!
Support local music! Throw a couple duckets in the tip jar for these fine local music makers.

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The Iguanas

Sat, Apr 15 2017, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
Deep grooves and Tex/Mex funk from New Orleans. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Club & SideBar Closed for Easter

Sun, Apr 16 2017, 5:00pm
Happy Easter.

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Open Mic in the SideBar

Tue, Apr 18 2017, 8:00pm - Free
Every Tuesday, sign-up at 8:00!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 19 2017, 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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Big Band Dance Party with APOL Orchestra

Wed, Apr 19 2017, 7:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Break out those dancin' shoes and join the big band dance swells and glide to the music of the APOL Orchestra as they perform swing, Latin, jitterbug and love songs. Doors open at 6 pm; show starts at 7.

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SideBar Sessions with Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, Apr 19 2017, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Happy Hour in the SideBar 5-7

Fri, Apr 21 2017, 5:00pm
Come on by the SideBar from 5-7 on Fridays for $2 Miller and Coors bottles, $4 craft beer pints, $4 well drinks and $5 glasses of wine.

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Jenny Bienemann (CD release)

Fri, Apr 21 2017, 8:00pm - $10 - At the door only
The Chicago singer-songwriter celebrates the release of her new disc, "Every Soul Grows to the Light." With special guests Naomi Ashley & Jodi Walker, Robin Bienemann and Steve Dawson. Doors open at 7 pm.

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The Sextones (SideBar Music Room)

Fri, Apr 21 2017, 9:00pm - $7-$10 - Advance tickets at Ticketfly - Tickets
A family of music renegades known for viciously executed soul compositions and white-knuckle driving funk. Presented by Harmonica Dunn. Doors open at 8 pm.

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Club and SideBar Closed for a Wedding

Sat, Apr 22 2017, 12:00pm

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British Buddy Alumni Big Band with vocalist Frieda Lee

Sun, Apr 23 2017, 6:00pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! CAPRI RISTORANTE IS NOW SERVING FRESH, HOT (AND VERY TASTY) DINNER IN THE CLUB. No more running next door to place an order. The Taste of Capri plated dinner ($10) features Rigatoni Romano, Saussage & Peppers and Chicken Vesuvio. Their full menu is still available but we think you'll love this meal - and this $10 deal! Doors open at 5 pm and Capri will be ready to start serving. Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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Teen Artist Open Mic (SideBar Music Room)

Sun, Apr 23 2017, 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 Club

Tue, Apr 25 2017, 8:00pm - Free
Come on out and perform on the big stage!

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Classic Cocktail Wednesdays in the SideBar

Wed, Apr 26 2017, 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 Jazz from Planet Flippo

Wed, Apr 26 2017, 8:00pm - $10 suggested donation
Acoustic Jazz and Classic Cocktails. Sponsored by WDCB (90.9) - Chicago's Jazz Station. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Country Night in Berwyn with Allegra Malone & Lonesome Still

Thu, Apr 27 2017, 8:00pm - $5
We're roundin' up the best country bands in the city! $2 PBRs, $3 Whiskey shots -- yahoo! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Happy Hour in the SideBar 5-7

Fri, Apr 28 2017, 5:00pm
Come on by the SideBar from 5-7 on Fridays for $2 Miller and Coors bottles, $4 craft beer pints, $4 well drinks and $5 glasses of wine.

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Henhouse Prowlers

Fri, Apr 28 2017, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
From lightning fast picking, to sentimental ballads—playing storied original material, traditional songs, and contemporary covers—The Prowlers’ live show leaves no one wanting. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Cannonball (SideBar)

Fri, Apr 28 2017, 9:00pm - Free - just hit the tip jar!
Good time rock and roll!

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Mike Tangora's All-Star Jam with special guests

Sat, Apr 29 2017, 8:30pm - $12 - Tickets
Come on out for a night full of great tunes and don't forget to wear your dancing shoes! Doors open at 7 pm.

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Ralph Covert's Acoustic Army (SideBar Music Room)

Sat, Apr 29 2017, 9:00pm - $10 - At the door only
Bad Examples frontman in a solo acoustic show — you're invited to bring your instrument and join in! Doors open at 8 pm.

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Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners, Kelly High School Jazz Band

Sun, Apr 30 2017, 5:30pm - $10, $5 (17 & under)
Big Band Sunday! CAPRI RISTORANTE IS NOW SERVING FRESH, HOT (AND VERY TASTY) DINNER IN THE CLUB. No more running next door to place an order. The Taste of Capri plated dinner ($10) features Rigatoni Romano, Saussage & Peppers and Chicken Vesuvio. Their full menu is still available but we think you'll love this meal - and this $10 deal! Doors open at 4:30 pm and Capri will be ready to start serving. Sponsored by WDCB-FM (90.9).

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May


The Zimmermen

Fri, May 05 2017, 9:00pm - $20 - Tickets
Performing music from the Concert for Bangladesh. Doors open at 7 pm.

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MilkMoney / Ron Lazzeretti (SideBar)

Sat, May 06 2017, 8:00pm - Free - just hit the tip jar!
Top Tuesday night talent togther for a night of great local music!

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Dave Alvin & the Guilty Ones, Sarah Borges

Sat, May 06 2017, 9:00pm - $25 - Tickets
THIS SHOW WILL SELL OUT. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW!

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An Evening with Heartsfield

Sat, May 13 2017, 8:30pm - $15 - Tickets
Up-tempo, foot-stompin’ country music!

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Club and SideBar Closed in the evening

Sun, May 14 2017, 5:00pm
Happy Mother's Day!

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An Evening with Jimmie Dale Gilmore & Bill Kirchen

Sat, May 27 2017, 8:00pm - $25 - Tickets
Two roots music greats — Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Bill Kirchen — perform 2 sets on stage together. They'll perform their own songs and back each other up. Plus stories and conversation. Doors open at 7 pm.

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June


The Beatle Brothers

Fri, Jun 02 2017, 9:00pm - $10 - Tickets
To celebrate the June 2 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts CLub Band," the Beatle Brothers — Phil Angotti, Jay Goeppner, Casey McDonagh, Rich Geist and Mike Chard — perform the album in its entirity. Plus more Beatle songs and classic Beatle Brothers tunes. Doors open at 7 pm.

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Nick Moss Band, The Jimmys plus special guests

Sat, Jun 10 2017, 9:00pm - $15 - Tickets
An evening of the blues with the Nick Moss Band & The Jimmys plus special guests. Doors open at 7 pm.

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FitzGerald's 36th American Music Festival

Fri, Jun 30 2017, 4:00pm - TBA
We're working on it! Stay tuned for details.

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July


FitzGerald's 36th American Music Festival

Sat, Jul 01 2017, 1:00pm - TBA
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FitzGerald's 36th American Music Festival

Sun, Jul 02 2017, 1:00pm - TBA
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FitzGerald's 36th American Music Festival

Mon, Jul 03 2017, 4:00pm - TBA
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