Chicago Grandstand big swing band

swing band

Bill Gilardon, director

       

                              


2018

Normally Chicago Grandstand Big Band plays the first Sunday of the month at Fitzgerald's located at 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd., Berwyn, IL. Please check our schedule.

FitzGerald's is a family friendly music venue that welcomes and encourages aspiring young jazz musicians to attend their big band performances so students can be exposed to some great big band jazz. All persons under 21 must be accompanied by a responsible adult.
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Sunday, Dec. 2nd, Once again  it's the Chicago Grandstand Big Band's annual Christmas Show with "Singing, Sassy Santa". Also we will have another special guest as we welcome back Mike Cosentino, former lead alto sax player with Chicago Grandstand Big Band. Mike will join us for some tunes. It's the return of Coz part 2.. Adults $10 Students and children 18 years of age and under $5. Band starts at 6:00pm and plays till 9:30pm.
2019
Sunday, Jan. 5th, Welcome in the New Year. Join us for some good traditional big band swing. Adults $10 Students and children 18 years of age and under $5. Band starts at 6:00pm and plays till 9:30pm.

Sunday , Feb. 10th, This time we welcome back the Downers Grove High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Brayer Teague. A great jazz ensemble that has been opening for Chicago Grandstand for many years and has become a tradition. Adults $10 Students and children 18 years of age and under $5. They will open at 5:30. CGBB hits at 6:30

Sunday, March 3rd, We welcome back the Woodridge Friends Of Jazz under the direction of Keith Carlson. Another long standing Grandstand tradition.  They have been our longest opening schoo and it's always a thrill to have them. Adults $10 Students and children 18 years of age and under $5. They will open at 5:30. CGBB hits at 6:30 


Every Sunday at FitzGerald's is Big Band Sunday. Featured are a wide variety of big band styles being offered either from Chicago Grandstand Big Band (usually the 1st Sunday), drummer Bill O'Conell (usually the 3rd Sunday).

FitzGerald's is located in Berwyn at 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd.  There is food available form Capri Restourante, located on the FitzGerald's lot or from Denico's Pizzeria, located just a little west in the strip mall. Free street parking is available. Doors open at 5, music starts at 6 and the usual $10.00 cover charge for adultand the $5.00 cover charge for students and children under 18 years and younger applies.
 
For more information about FitzGerald's call 708 788 2118 or visit their web site at www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com 
For some more information about Chicago Grandstand Big Band please visit our web site at www.chicagograndstandbigband.com
 
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Chicago Grandstand Big Band

Chicago Grandstand is one of the featured bands at FitzGerald's, 6615 W Roosevelt Rd. in Berwyn, IL.
There is a $10.00 cover charge for all Fitzgerald's dates for adults, and $5.00 for kids accompanied by an adult. For more information about FitzGerald's, phone (708) 788-2118.

FitzGerald's is casual, and is located 1/2 mile south of the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) and about 1 mile east of Harlem Ave. Click THIS LINK for a map!

Give us a call if you'd like us to perform for your wedding reception, corporate event, public concert series, or any other private event! For further information about upcoming Grandstand performances, contact Bill Gilardon at (708) 386-8790 or e-mail: gilcron@mc.net

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