Celebrate our nation’s birthday with musical fireworks at Fitzgerald’s Nightclub’s American Music Festival, July 2-5, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!
Fitzgerald’s Nightclub is a Chicago area and national treasure, featuring an eclectic lineup of music acts and good food and drink! The American Music Festival celebrates American roots music, from jazz to blues to folk to rockabilly, with sets from over 40 bands! Special emphasis is the music from Texas and Louisiana, as well as local groups. The American Music Festival will be held on the two stages of Fitzgerald’s as well as in an outdoor tented parking lot.
Groups include Switchback Band, The Salty Dogs, Billy Joe Shaver, The Iguanas, Junior Brown, New Orleans Suspects, Sarah Borges and Girls Guns & Glory, and many more! Enjoy classic American BBQ and sides, vegetarian options and Chef Tom Cimms’ specialty, Cajun food New Orleans style, and a full bar. You can purchase a festival pass or buy individual tickets. Parking is available on main and side streets.
“A mainstay of Chicago summers and one of the great musical feasts of the year.” The Chicago Sun Times. “One of the truly great Chicago musical celebrations.” WBEZ radio.
Fitzgerald’s Nightclub is located at 6615 Roosevelt Road in Berwyn, just on the border of historic Oak Park. For more information, call (708) 788-2118.
Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just minutes from the American Music Festival, provides free shuttle service to and from O’Hare Airport in Chicago. The hotel offers affordable, comfortable rooms, a breakfast bar and restaurant and much more. The hotel is pet friendly and offers AAA rates.