Music Lovers: One of Chicago’s great musical treasures is Fitzgerald’s Nightclub, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn; 708-788-2118. “A musical gem”: The New York Times. Located just six blocks from the Blue Line Train to downtown Chicago and points west, Fitzgerald’s Nightclub is as eclectic as a music venue can be. March 1, the folk music band Zimmermen Do Dylan plays two sets of classic Bob Dylan songs. March 2, enjoy Big Band Sundays, with the Chicago Grandstand Big Band. Members of the ensemble have played with such jazz greats Dizzy Gillespie and Count Basie. Wednesday nights feature Classic Cocktails.
Fitzgeralds Nightclub presents annual shows such as the After Brunch Bash, a family barn dance. This year’s Mardi Gras celebration features a March 3 Jambalaya Cook-Off, with music by Gulf Coast Rhythm and Blues pianist Marcia Ball. March 4, Zydeco accordion legend and Grammy Award winner Clifton Chenier will appear with his Red Hot Louisiana Band. Enjoy gumbo, jambalaya and Andouille sausage. For more scheduling and events visit the Fitzgerald’s Nightclub website.
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