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Chicago Live Jazz Music Calendar 2010 (March 5 - March 12)

Here is what's happening with the live Chicago Jazz Venues for the dates March 5th thru March 12th, 2010...

Hyde Park Alliance for Arts & Culture
Passport To Jazz at Robie House with
Sarah Marie Young Trio
"Plays it Wright"
Friday, March 12, 2010 6:30 - 9:00 pm
5757 South Woodlawn Avenue
$10 - includes 2 drink tickets (advance tickets required)

Family Piano/Joplin's Java Cafe
114 South Genesee Street
Waukegan, IL 60085
(847) 775-1988
Friday, March 5 at 7:30 - 10 pm : West End Jazz Band - 20's and 30's Jazz
Sunday, March 7 at 7 - 10 pm: Midwest Young Artists Concert and Recital
Thursday, March 11 at 7:30 - 10 pm: Bix Fest Tourbus! Dedicated to the memory and music of Bix Beidebecke
Friday, March 12 at 7:30 - 10 pm: Gaea Schell - Jazz Piano
Friday, March 19 at 7- 10 pm: Brian Harris
Friday, March 26: Jack Baron -Local sax player & his friends!
Sunday, March 28: OPEN MIC AT JOPLIN'S!

The Hyde Park JAZZ Society
1043 East 43rd Street
Chicago, IL 60653
Sunday, March 7 - Deep Blue Organ Trio
Sunday, March 14 - Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra, with Frieda Lee
Sunday, March 21 - Tributes to pianist Willie Pickens and historian Timuel Black & Dana Hall Quartet
Sunday, March 28 - Corey Wilkes Quintet
Please go to for performance information

Lagniappe Creole Cajun Joynt
1525 West 79th Street, Chicago
(773) 994-6375
Visit Lagniappe's website for more information or email
or call (312) 927-6601 for info or reservations!

410 South Michigan Avneue #820
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 291-0000
March 5: Tanya Bannister, piano
PianoForte Salon Series
March 11: Barry Winograd Quartet
WDCB Jazz Salon at Mayslake
March 13: Don Stille, piano
Jazz Salon at PianoForte
For more information go to

M Lounge
1520 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60605
(312) 447-0201
March 9
Juli Wood Trio
March 10
Tecora Rogers
March 16
Sarah Marie Young
March 17
Chris Greene Quartet
March 23
March 24
Delivery Point
March 30
Scott Burns Quartet
March 31
Damian Espinosa Trio
Coming up in April
April 6 Julia Huff & the Company Band
April 7 Roger Harris Trio
April 21 Chris Greene Quartet
All performances on Tuesday and Wednesday
7 pm - 10 pm
See webpage for updated performance schedule

Tuesdays Jazz 7pm
Chris Madsen on saxophone
701 N. Milwaukee Avenue, Vernon Hills
Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday; 11 a.m. to midnight
Friday; 5 p.m. to midnight Saturday; 5 to 10 p.m.
Sunday; closed Monday. (847) 918-7828

1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL 60613-2408
(773) 348-7592
Friday, March 5 at 6:30 pm No Cover
Nicole Kestler
Unwind After Work Series!
2nd seating after 9pm for the Rembetika concert.
Friday, March 5 at 10pm $10 cover
Saturday, March 6 at 6:30 $8 cover
Southport Records Presents Fred Anderson!
CD Release Party!
Saturday, March 6 at 10pm $10 cover
Gypsy Rhythm Project
Tuesday, March 9 at 8:30pm $8 cover
Rose Colella Trio's Annual "Oscar Movie Music Tribute"
Monday, March 8 at 8 pm $5 cover
Jodie Christian Quartet
Thursday, March 11 at 8 pm $10 cover
Petra's Recession Seven
Playing depression-era music for the new recession!
Friday March 12 at 6:30 pm No Cover
Nicole Kestler - Unwind After Work Series!
Friday, March 12 at 9 pm $10 cover
Alfonso Ponticelli's Gypsy Jazz and Flamenco Showcase
2nd seating after 9 pm for Alfonso Ponticelli
Soothe your soul & warm your heart with great jazz & cocktails!
$5 Baby Martinis (The Classic 30's Martini featured in"The Thin Man" )
$2 off all Wine by the Glass
$5 Mixers (Skyy vodka)
Visit Katerina's website for updated performance information.

The Green Mill
4802 N. Broadway Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
This week's headliners
Friday & Saturday, March 5 & 6: Atomic
Sunday March 7 matinee:
Weekly Shows
7 pm - 10 pm Poetry Slam with Marc Smith
11 pm-2 am Kimberly Gordon Organ Trio
9 pm-1 am Patricia Barber Quartet
9 pm-1 am Deep Blue Organ Trio
9 pm-1am Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan
Late Night Industry Set with the Frank Catalano Sextet
9 pm-1 am Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra
Live Recording for Friday Evening Radio Broadcast on Avenue 950AM!
5pm-8pm Cocktail Hour Show with Chris Foreman on Hammond B-3 Organ
9pm-1am See above
1am-4 am Green Mill Quartet Jazz Jam Session
Next Friday & Saturday: Kurt Elling
Cover charges:
Sunday - $6 (7PM-10PM) $4 (11PM-2AM)
Monday through Thursday - $6-$7
Friday - free Happy Hour Show, $10-$15 until 1AM, no cover 1AM-4AM
Saturday - $10-$15 until Midnight, $5 Midnight-2AM, no cover 2AM-5AM

Underground Wonder Bar
10 E. Walton
Chicago, IL 60611
8:00 pm -10:30 pm Joanna Woods & Stolie
11pm -3:30 am Lonie Walker & Her Big Bad Ass Co. Band
8:30 pm -10:30 pm Sarah and the Tall Boys
11pm - 4:30am Lonie Walker & her Big Bad Ass Co. Band
8 pm -10 pm Black Jazz Sass - alternative folk
10pm -12 am Sunday Soul - funk and grooves
12 am -3:30 am Hurricane Reggae Band - reggae
9 pm -12 am Wonder Talent Search hosted by Joanna Woods
12 am -3:30 am Double Shott - neo soul
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm Lonie Walker Alone At Last
11 pm - 12:00 am Lorna Boston Band featuring Vince Willis jazz & blues
12:00 am - 3:30 am Pro Jam Session hosted by Lorna Boston
8:00 pm -10:30 pm Kimi Hayes - acoustic rock
11 pm -3:30 am Lonie Walker & her Big Bad Ass Co. Band
featuring wordsmith Jordan Taggert
8 pm-10:30 pm Beau Barry & Bruce Mak - jazz
10:30 pm - 1:30 am Luiz Ewerling & A Cor Do Brazil
1:30 am - 3:30 am Vince Willis
The Underground Wonderbar will remain at its current location until May 2010!

Andy's Jazz Club
11 East Hubbard St.
Chicago, IL 60611
$10 Admission until 8:30 pm; $15 Admission after 8:30 pm
Friday March 5 Isaiah Spencer Quartet / Black Slang
Saturday March 6 Isaiah Spencer Quartet / Corey Wilkes Quartet
Weekly schedule starting at 7 pm
Sunday - $5 Admission All Night
Andy's Jam Session
Monday - $5 Admission until 8:30pm, $10 Admission After 8:30pm
Hal Tuschida Trio/Guy King's Organ Trio
Tuesday - $5 Admission until 8:30pm, $10 Admission After 8:30pm
Samuel del Real Trio / Darwin Noguerra's Evolution Quartet
Wednesday - $5 Admission until 8:30pm, $10 Admission After 8:30pm
Alison Ruble / Mike Smith Quartet
Thursdays - $5 Admission until 8:30pm, $10 Admission After 8:30pm
Kelly Brand's Jazz Mooners / Yoko Noge
Friday, March 12 & Saturday, March 13: Typhanie Monique / Frank Catalano Band
(St. Patrick's Day Celebration on the 13th)

Jazz Showcase
806 S Plymouth CT
Chicago, IL 60605
This weekend!
Solo Pianist
March 8
Alego Poveda & Friends
A Special Night of Latin Jazz with guest John Moulder & Vijay Tellis Nayak
March 9
Dana Hall "Spring"!
March 10
Frieda Lee with the Art Hoyle Band!
March 11 through 14
Amina Figarova Sextet
March 18 through 21

The Venue at Horseshoe Casino
777 Casino Center Drive
Hammond, IN
Vintage 51 at Horseshoe Casino

The Allerton Hotel
Entertainment at the
M Avenue Lounge
on the 2nd floor
701 North Michigan Avenue Chicago, IL
Call for information 312.440.1500 (Toll Free: 877-701-8111)
(Note: The Tip Top Tap is separate from M Avenue Lounge)

Velvet Lounge
67 East Cermak Road
Chicago, IL 60616-2122
(312) 791-9050
Dates for MARCH 2010:
Closed Closed Masters Series Congo Square Art “Turk” Burton (percussion), with Taalib-din Ziyad (flute/vocals), Leon Q. Allen (trumpet), Ed House (tenor sax), Harrison Bankhead (cello/bass), Sammy Torres (percussion), plus surprise guest tba Juli Wood (soprano/tenor sax), Harrison Bankhead (bass), Robert Barry (drums); Matana Roberts’ Chicago Project featuring Matana Roberts (saxophones from NYC), Jeff Parker (gtr), Harrison Bankhead (bass), Chad Taylor (drums) Matana Roberts’ Chicago Project featuring Matana Roberts (saxophones from NYC), Jeff Parker (gtr), Harrison Bankhead (bass), Chad Taylor (drums) special guest Nicole Mitchell
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
AACM Great Black Music Ensemble 7-9pm, with artistic director Mwata Bowden (woodwinds/ percussion)
Jazz Jam at 9:30PM Isaiah Spencer with Kevin Nabors (saxes/percussion), Norman Palm (trombone), Adrian Ruiz (keyboards), Junius Paul (bass/percussion) Closed Closed Masters Series - Nicole Mitchell Black Earth Ensemble Set I: Larry Brown Group
Set II: Willerm Delisfort Project (keyboards), with Milton Suggs, Sarah Marie Young, Saalik Ziyad; Jeff Chan (woodwinds), Ed Wilkerson (woodwinds), Tatsu Aoki (bass), and Avreeayl Ra (drums); International Contemporary Ensemble (ICE) featuring special guest Corey Dargel (vocals), with David Bowlin (violin), Kivie Cahn-Lipman (cello), Eric Lamb (flute), Joshua Rubin (clarinet/bass clarinet), Jacob Greenberg (piano), David T. Little (percussion);

Salute Wine Bar & Cafe
46 East Superior St. Chicago, IL. 60611
Live Jazz EVERY Wednesday from 7 to 10PM
03/03 - Tom Muellner Duo
03/10 - Aaron Koppel Duo
03/17 - Mike Allemana-Greg Fishman Duo
03/24 - Marshall Vente Duo
03/31 - Kelly Brand-Kelly Sill Duo
(WDCB Jazz at Salute' is presented by Salute Wine Bar and Cafe, 90.9fm WDCB Public Radio and Stone Castle Promotions!)

Other Chicago area venues featuring great live jazz:
(Jazz may be scheduled at these locations - please refer to the club Web sites or give them a call)...

Back Room - 1007 N Rush St, (312) 751-2433

Catch-35 - 35 W. Wacker - (312) 346-3500

Checkerboard Lounge - 5201 S. Harper Ct., Hyde Park - (773) 684-1472

Chambers - 6881 N. Milwaukee Niles (847) 647-8282

Elastic - 2830 N. Milwaukee, Logan Square(773) 772-3616

Green Dolphin Street - 2220 N. Ashland(773) 375-0066

50 Yard Line- 69 E. 75th (773) 846-0005

Hideout - 1354 W. Wabansia 773) 227-4433

Hungry Brain - 2319 W. Belmont (773) 935-2118

Morseland - 1218 W. Morse - Jazz Monday Nights (773) 764-8900

New Apartment Lounge - 504 E. 75th Von Freeman jam every Tuesday at 10:30pm (773) 483-7728

Balcon del Mediterraneo, Burr Ridge
Bill's Blues, Evanston
Braxton Seafood Grill, Oak Brook
The Chambers, Niles
Cafe Mestizo, Chicago
Cuatro, Chicago
Fifty Yard Line, Chicago
FitzGerald's, Berwyn
Gale Street Inn, Chicago
Geno's Place in the Park, Calumet Park
Gibson's, Rosemont
Green Dolphin Street, Chicago
Joe's Bebop Cafe, Chicago
Pacific Blue, Glen Ellyn
Pete Miller's Steakhouse, Evanston & Wheeling
Sullivan's Steak House, Naperville
Jilly's, Naperville
L'Anne, Wheaton

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