37th Annual American Music Festival at Fitzgerald’s Nightclub

I spent my 4th of July eve in Berwyn, where I was checking out Fitzgerald’s American Music Festival for the first time. Tuesday was the last of four nights of music covering three spaces at the club-an outdoor tent that holds 1,000 or so but felt like 5,000, the sidebar, which was packed every time I tried to enter, and the main club which is … Continue reading 37th Annual American Music Festival at Fitzgerald’s Nightclub

Dunn Dunn Fest Moves 2018 Shows To Fitzgerald’s Nightclub

Harmonica Dunn books great shows around Chicago all year long. So it’s nice that the man behind the whole thing, Donnie Biggins, can throw himself a victory party every February and celebrate some of the artists that inspire him to keep doing what he does. This year all the shows will take place in one venue, rather than spread them out across the city. That … Continue reading Dunn Dunn Fest Moves 2018 Shows To Fitzgerald’s Nightclub

Savannah Stopover Releases Initial Lineup

Last year I came really close to hitting Savannah, GA for this festival. I ended up not going because I had been laid off from my job and it didn’t make sense to fly down if no one was paying me to cover. The lineup was great, and I know it would’ve been a ton of fun. I also can’t go this year, but once … Continue reading Savannah Stopover Releases Initial Lineup

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Play Ruido Fest

Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas return to Chicago in a couple of weeks to play Ruido Fest. The Detroit-based band has been here many times in the last few years, but this festival appearance will hit a bit closer to home. I’ve been a fan since I heard their EP Live At The Magic Bag, but their newest album finds Hernandez reaching back to her … Continue reading Jessica Hernandez & The Deltas Play Ruido Fest