Live Music Event History

Weekend of May 16 through May 19 2024



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

Juan Gabriel Tribute
Featuring Ian Valetin and Mimi Martinez

Thursday May 16
8:00 PM

OvejaNegra

OvejaNegra is Chicago's original PunkSteady band featuring Roots Ska, Chicha, Calypso, and Rocksteady with a radical musical homage to Psychedelic rock, and Latin Soul

Friday May 17
9:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:

Tierra Roja Duo
Music from Cuba and Mexico

Saturday May 18
3:00 PM

Evil After Dark Burlesque

Live Burlesque to the Music of Interpol! Featuring Evil, a 2024 resident artist at The Tonk

Saturday May 18
9:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday May 19
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday May 19
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Weekend of May 9 through May 12 2024



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

The Masters Collection

Thursday May 9
8:00 PM

Buddy Damen & The Last Call

A Chicago-based band that performs Rock, Blues, and Country music

Friday May 10
9:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:

This week:
Dave Herrero
Blues

Saturday May 11
3:00 PM

Smiley Tilmon Band

A blues powerhouse that combines over five decades of musical experience with a lineup of Chicago's finest, for a night of unforgettable blues and soul

Saturday May 11
9:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday May 12
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday May 12
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Weekend of May 2 through May 5 2024



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

The Antoine Experience

Thursday May 2
8:00 PM

Madera Once

A four piece band from Chicago founded by José Alfredo. Madera Once is a longtime HonkyTonk BBQ Favorite!

Friday May 3
9:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:

This week:
Gonzalo Cordova
Bohemian sounds

Saturday May 4
3:00 PM

Rami Gabriel

American Blues, jazz, country, soul, and rock n’ roll inspired from Middle Eastern classical and folk music!

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday May 5
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday May 5
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Weekend of April 25 Through May 28 2024



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

Joshua Robertson & The Saints

Thursday April 25
8:00 PM

Vivian Garcia

Featuring Rumba, Flamenco, and Whimsical sounds!

Friday April 26
9:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:

This week:
Piraguas & Piropos
Traditions from Puerto Rico

Saturday April 27
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Luzma, Los Radios, Canika

Presented by Light Society and Evil Catz Entertainment

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday April 28
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday April 28
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Weekend of April 18 - 21 2024



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

Juan Gabriel Tribute
Featuring Ian Valetin and Mimi Martinez

Thursday April 18
8:00 PM

Troubadours of Rhythm

Milwaukee's finest early Jazz, Blues, and Hokum musicianers!

Friday April 19
9:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:

Tierra Roja Duo
Music from Cuba and MX

Saturday April 20
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Mike Hanisch

A talented singer-songwriter and a self-producing artist originating from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Michael has been creating original music since 2018 and recently released "The Time Between The Lights" in February 2024.

Saturday April 20
9:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday April 21
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday April 21
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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Weekend of April 11 - 14 2024



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

The Masters Collection

Thursday April 11
8:00 PM

Wicked Drawl

A unique cross country experience coming to The Tonk!

Friday April 12
8:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:

Giovani Revelle
Alma Y Americana

Saturday April 13
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Tom Holland and The Shuffle Kings

Playing Chicago blues worldwide for over 25 years

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday April 14
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday April 14
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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April 4 - April 7 2024



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

The Antoine Experience

Thursday April 4
8:00 PM

Joey Saye

Blues artist and singer-songwriter playing blues roots music and guitar since age 13!

Friday April 5
8:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:

Gonzalo Cordova
Bohemian Sounds

Saturday April 6
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Danny Blanco

Evil Catz Entertainment presents Sad Songs: A tribute to the artists that make you feel. Performed by artist Danny Blanco!

Saturday April 6
9:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday April 7
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday April 7
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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March 28 - March 31 2024



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

Joshua Robertson & The Saints

Thursday March 28
8:00 PM

The Do Rights!

A ragtag crew of minstrels bringing NoLA trad jazz to Sweeet ol' ChiTown!

Friday March 29
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Ian Leith & David Hayes

Alternative Unplugged! Featuring Ian Leith and David Hayes

Saturday March 30
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Saturn Kings

Chicago's premier rockabilly band returns to The Tonk!

Saturday March 30
9:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday March 31
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday March 31
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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March 21 - 24



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

Ian Valetin and Mimi Martinez
Tribute to Juan Gabriel

Thursday March 21
8:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:
Piraguas & Piropos

Saturday March 23
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Euphony of Chains and Stone

A tribute to Alice In Chains and Queens of the Stone Age

Featuring A Little Bitter & Ricky Liontones!

Saturday March 23
8:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday March 24
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday March 24
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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March 14 - 17 Live Events:



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

The Masters Collection featuring Tracy Baker

Thursday March 14
8:00 PM

Billy Flynn

Originally from Green Bay, WI, Billy Flynn has been playing Blues since 1975!

Friday March 15
8:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:
Emil Rojo Y El Sismo
Playing during the St. Patrick's Day Bar Crawl!

Saturday March 16
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The Rangers with Billy Gray

A Chicago based four piece band playing original rock and country music since 2021!

Saturday March 16
8:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday March 17
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday March 17
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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March 7 - March 10 Live Events



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Host:

The Antoine Experience

Thursday March 7
8:00 PM

Ricky Liontones

A talented singer-songwriter from Chicago. Known for high energy live shows featuring funk, pop, and rock music!

Friday March 8
9:00 PM

Orihana

J-Pop and Anime Melodies!

Saturday March 9
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Neon Noir & Almost There But Not Really

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday March 10
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday March 10
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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February 29 - March 3 Live Events



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

Antoine Anthony, The Masters Collection ft Tracy Baker, and Joshua Robertson of the Saints

Thursday February 29
8:00 PM

Madera Once

A four piece band from Chicago founded by José Alfredo. Madera Once is a longtime HonkyTonk BBQ Favorite!

Friday March 1
8:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:

Gonzalo Cordova
Bohemian Sounds

Saturday March 2
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

D'fferent Strokes and Evil

The Strokes Tribute Performances by D'fferent Strokes and Evil Band

With Evil Catz Entertainment

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday March 3
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday March 3
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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February 22 - 25 Live Events



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Hosts:

The Antoine Experience, The Masters Collection, and Joshua Robertson

Thursday February 22
8:00 PM

Smiley Tilmon Band Featuring Kate Moss

A blues powerhouse that combines over five decades of musical experience with a lineup of Chicago's finest, for a night of unforgettable blues and soul.

Friday February 23
8:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:
Piraguas & Piropos
Traditions from Puerto Rico

Saturday February 24
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Butterfield Creek Band

A Chicago-based quartet that masterfully mixes acoustic rock/pop classics with traditional bluegrass, new-grass, and country, in engaging original compositions.

Saturday February 24
8:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday February 25
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday February 25
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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February 14 - 18 Live Music Events



Chicago Lover Cellar Boys

Join us for a Valentine's Day Celebration At The Tonk!

Dine-in begins at 4:00 PM

Wednesday February 14
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Host:
Ian Valetin and Mimi Martinez
Tribute to Juan Gabriel

Thursday February 15
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Mike Hanisch

A talented singer-songwriter and a self-producing artist originating from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Michael has been creating original music since 2018 and recently released "The Time Between The Lights" in February 2024.

Friday February 16
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Southside Bandits Inc. and Young Bride

Join us for an unforgettable night of music with Chicago's own Southside Bandits Inc. and Young Bride, in a dynamic and captivating performance.

Saturday February 17
8:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday February 18
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday February 18
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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February 8 - 11 Live Music Events



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Host:
The Masters Collection

The Masters Collection is a network of independent artists that come together under one umbrella for the purpose of musical production and performance.

Thursday February 8
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Woodrow Hart and The Haymaker

Woodrow Hart & the Haymaker melds pre-electric genres with Chicago punk's spirit, creating a sound that's both nostalgic and fresh.

Friday February 9
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:
Neil Dixon Smith

A solo guitarist specializing in old school popular, classical, and folkloric Latin American music, honed through a decade-long apprenticeship with Chilean master Alfonso Chacon.

Saturday February 10
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Voodoo Vibrations

Experience the electrifying legacy of Jimi Hendrix in our tribute event, where talented performers bring to life the soulful riffs and groundbreaking sounds of the guitar virtuoso.

Saturday February 10
8:00 PM

Live Music Canceled For Super Bowl Sunday

Come watch the game and enjoy mouth watering BBQ at The Tonk!

Club Crib and the Chicago Cellar Boys will return Feb 18!

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February 1 - 4 Live Music Events



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Host:
The Antoine Experience

Thursday February 1
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM

The Do Rights!

A ragtag crew of minstrels bringing NoLA trad jazz to Sweeet ol' ChiTown!

Friday February 2
7:30 PM - 10:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:
Gonzalo Cordova
Bohemian Sounds

Saturday February 3
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Miles Minor

Miles Minor has made a name for himself in the Chicago blues scene, thrilling audiences with his extraordinary guitar skills

Saturday February 3
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday February 4
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday February 4
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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January 25 - 28 Live Music Events



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Host:
Joshua Robertson & The Saints

Thursday January 25
8:30 PM - 12:00 AM

Four Star Brass Band

New Orleans style brass band, bringing the Louisiana sizzle to you all night!

Friday January 26
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:
Piraguas & Piropos
Traditions from Puerto Rico

Saturday January 27
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Buddy Damen & The Last Call

A Chicago-based band that performs Rock, Blues, and Country music

Saturday January 27
9:00 PM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul

Sunday January 28
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s

Sunday January 28
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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January 18th - 21st live music events:



Open Jam Thursdays

This Weeks Host:
Ian Valetin and Mimi Martinez
Tribute to Juan Gabriel

Thursday January 18
8:30 PM - 11:00 PM

The Chicago Blues Angels

American Roots, Rock n Roll, Blues, Rockabilly, and Soul since 1999!

Friday January 19
9:00 PM

Acoustic Lounge Saturdays

This week:
Tierra Roja Duo
Music from Cuba and MX

Saturday January 20
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Cultura Pop

Experience the magic of Soda Stereo like never before with Cultura Pop, the ultimate tribute band dedicated to honoring Argentina’s legendary musical icons

Saturday January 20
9:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul!

Sunday January 21
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s.

Sunday January 21
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

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January 11th - 14th live music events:



The Masters Collection

Open Jam Thursdays

A network of independent artists that perform together under one umbrella

Thursday January 11
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

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Wicked Drawl

A unique cross country experience

Saturday January 13
8:30 PM - 11:30 PM

Artist page
Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul!

Sunday January 14
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s.

Sunday January 14
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

January 4th - 7th live music events:



The Antoine Experience

Open Jam Thursdays

Thursday January 4
8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Learn more
Tom Holland and the Shuffle Kings

Playing Chicago blues worldwide for over 25 years

Friday January 5
8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Artist website
Madera Once

A Honky Tonk BBQ Favorite

Saturday January 6
9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Artist Instagram
Club Crib

Club Crib is a Chicago-based one of a kind musical and visual trio featuring Live R&B and Soul!

Sunday January 7
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Chicago Cellar Boys

Authentic and bold approach in interpreting the jazz and hot dance styles of the 1920s and 1930s.

Sunday January 7
7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Hours

Open for dine-in:

Thursday - Friday: 4PM - LATE
Saturday - Sunday: 12PM - LATE

Open for carry-out:

Wednesday – Sunday
11am - 11pm

Closed

Monday - Tuesday: Closed
Tuesday: Open for catering only


1800 S Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60608

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