Fat Tuesday Celebration


Fat Tuesday Celebration

Celebrate Fat Tuesday with Louisiana gumbo and music at Fitzgerald’s Night Club in Berwyn, and stay at the nearby and affordable Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside!

Fitzgerald’s Night Club, a nationally known, house of eclectic music, presents New Orleans trombonist Glen David Andrews and his band, and opening act Roy Rubenstein’s Chicago Hot 6! Come for the stunning music and stuff yourself with Fat Tuesday Creole food!

Glen David Andrews was the hottest New Orleans musician of 2014. His album, “Redemption,” was nominated for Best Album, Artist of the Year, Best Male Vocalist, Best Trombone Player and Best Song. “Redemption” includes guest artists Ivan Neville on organ and the great Mahalia Jackson signing her hymn “Didn’t It Rain.”

“A stunning achievement and a career best highlight.” John Swenson, Offbeat Magazine

Roy Rubenstein, leader of the Chicago Hot 6, is a physicist and assistant director at Fermilab! The band’s album, “Shout ’Em,” with vocalist Kathryn Davis, is a tribute to the style of the iconic Preservation Hall Jazz Band.

Fitzgerald’s Night Club is located at 6615 Roosevelt Road in Berwyn, on the south edge of historic Oak Park. For tickets and more information call (708) 788-2188 or go online to fitzgeraldsnightclub.com.

Best Western Plus Chicago Hotel at Hillside, just a short drive to Fitzgerald’s Night Club’s Fat Tuesday bash, 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.