Events

 

**All shows are 21+ unless otherwise noted.  Tables are available for reservation at most shows.  Must call to reserve table or else all is Standing Room only**



















Sunday, January 5th, 2020

Shout Section Big Band

Dance Lessons at 6:30pm
Concert 7-9:30pm

Students $5 With ID
General Admission: $15

🎷🎺 Shout Section Big Band : Chicago Swing Band, Big Band, Jazz Band swings like crazy on the first Sunday of every month at Fitz's Spare Keys in Elmhurst! 🎺🎷

Carl Linder / Jamie Vargo / Carlandkarrie Willis rock the swing dance lessons at 6:30-7:00pm...  then you get the SWINGING'EST BIG BAND music this side of the 1940's until 9:30/45pm via Shout Section Big Band!!!



Friday, January 10th, 2020 

3 If by Air

Concert: 9 pm
Cover: $5

Come celebrate the new year with 3 If By Air at Fitz's Spare Keys in Elmhurst. We will be playing a huge variety of great music from The Beatles to Britney and Motown to Metallica!

https://www.facebook.com/events/2659498484103517/

Sunday, January 12th, 2020 

APOL Big Band

Start: 6pm
Cover: TBD

Break out those dancing shoes and dance like nobody is watching.
Glide to the musical styles of the Single Swing, Cha Cha, Rumba, Jitterbug, Waltz, Triple Swing and the Tango.
Down beat at 6:00PM
Dance lesson at 7:15PM with Donna and Ed Borowiak.
2nd Set 7:45-9:00

http://bandleaders.org/?fbclid=IwAR3fQicOXFGnxqxOny6dRGAsb-59UV5b33jvaTIznh5c5c9FG0cCPQtnkJI



Sunday, January 19th, 2020 

Outcast Jazz band

Concert: 6-9 pm
Cover: $10

ojbmusic.com

We're the Outcasts and we'll keep you dancing all night with all your favorites - Duke, Ella, Frank, Basie, Kenton and more...

Doors at 5. Hit at 6. Sharp.
No dance lessons scheduled



Monday, January 20th, 2020

Do Not Submit Elmhurst

Start: 7 pm
Cover: No Cover

Do Not Submit is a series of open mics taking place in the neighborhoods of Chicagoland, dedicated to bringing people together to connect through personal storytelling in a supportive environment free from judgment and pressure.

DNS Elmhurst takes place the 3rd Monday of every month at Fitz's Spare Keys.

Sign up at 7 p.m. to get up to seven minutes to tell a any story you'd like. The stories start at 7:30 p.m.

No experience necessary; we welcome both first-timers and award winners with raucous cheers.

For more information, check out www.donotsubmitchicago.com



Sunday, January 26th, 2020

Jazz Consortium Big Band
 
Start: 6pm
Cover: $10

Elmhurst EVERY MONTH on the 4TH SUNDAY

The Jazz Consortium Big Band (www.jcbigband.com) is a lively, powerhouse 17-piece Chicago area Big Band that celebrates the best music of the classic and modern Big Band sounds, from Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller, to Maynard Ferguson, Gordon Goodwin, Chuck Mangione and Buddy Rich, to original compositions by band members.



Tuesday, January 28th, 2020

Jazz Community Big Band 

Start: 7pm
No Cover

 "Jazz Community" is an 18-piece big band playing the music of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Thad Jones, Duke Ellington and others.
 *all ages

https://www.facebook.com/JazzCommunity/



Friday, January 31st, 2020

Curious Grace & Black Rabbit

Start: 8pm
No Cover


Doors at 7pm. No cover charge! Curious Grace & Black Rabbit's Irish roots serve up some badass guitar work by Elmhurst's own John "Hollywood" Hickey. Funky Unkel at 8pm; CG&BR at 9.

Described as a "rollercoaster of musical styles, raw emotion and heady themes," Curious Grace & Black Rabbit blends indie rock with a big, glorious sound and an urban Celtric rock vibe. Featuring the work of husband-wife songwriting team Galway Tom and Minnesota Mary, CG&BR revels in anthemic melodies, vocal harmonies, funky grooves and progressive arrangements to get your heart soaring and your feet moving.

http://www.curiousgraceandblackrabbit.com/?fbclid=IwAR0LaogcxjKdGzj5CmXHNefcL2d99c6lNfiFl_r2JUX1PKc3lpGbPeD-cBk



Sunday, February 2nd, 2020

Shout Section Big Band

Dance Lessons at 6:30pm
Concert 7-9:30pm

Students $5 With ID
General Admission: $15

🎷🎺 Shout Section Big Band : Chicago Swing Band, Big Band, Jazz Band swings like crazy on the first Sunday of every month at Fitz's Spare Keys in Elmhurst! 🎺🎷

Carl Linder / Jamie Vargo / Carlandkarrie Willis rock the swing dance lessons at 6:30-7:00pm...  then you get the SWINGING'EST BIG BAND music this side of the 1940's until 9:30/45pm via Shout Section Big Band!!!

https://www.facebook.com/shoutsection/



Saturday, February 8th, 2020 

Stone Blue 

Concert: 8:30pm
Cover: $5

STONEBLUE is a Chicago based rock band that plays a variety of classic, alternative, blues and southern rock songs, plus our own Stoneblue originals. We cover songs from the 60's thru the 2000's.

https://www.facebook.com/BandStoneblue/



Sunday, February 9th, 2020 

Hearts and Crafts: A Princess Valentines Party

Start: 12:30pm
Cover: $15 per person or $30 for 2 children and 2 adults

***All Ages***

Love is in the air and your favorite Princesses Belle & Ariel want to share it with you! Join us for a very special event full of arts, crafts, games, singing, dancing and much more with your family, friends and little ones!

Online Tickets



Saturday, February 15th, 2020 

August Sons
w/ Flood Waters

Concert: 8pm
Cover: TBD

Save the date!   August Son live at Fitz’s Spare Keys - Saturday eve Feb 15! Double bill with Elmhurst favorite Flood Waters  -  twice the rock and roll!. Benefiting Team Elmhurst Soccer Club.  Details to follow!

August Sons
Flood Waters


Sunday, February 16th, 2020 

Outcast Jazz band

Concert: 6-9 pm
Cover: $10

ojbmusic.com

We're the Outcasts and we'll keep you dancing all night with all your favorites - Duke, Ella, Frank, Basie, Kenton and more...

Doors at 5. Hit at 6. Sharp.
No dance lessons scheduled


Monday, February 17th, 2020

Do Not Submit Elmhurst

Start: 7 pm
Cover: No Cover

Do Not Submit is a series of open mics taking place in the neighborhoods of Chicagoland, dedicated to bringing people together to connect through personal storytelling in a supportive environment free from judgment and pressure.

DNS Elmhurst takes place the 3rd Monday of every month at Fitz's Spare Keys.

Sign up at 7 p.m. to get up to seven minutes to tell a any story you'd like. The stories start at 7:30 p.m.

No experience necessary; we welcome both first-timers and award winners with raucous cheers.

For more information, check out www.donotsubmitchicago.com



Saturday, February 22nd, 2020

Drunky Monkey Pub Crawl 
Cost:
Feb 1st-15th: $15
Feb 16th-21st: $20
Day of: $25

It is that time of year again for our annual Drunky Monkey Pub Crawl! Ride on a trolley to your favorite local bars and 100% of the proceeds go to The Lauren Kiefer Memorial Foundation.
Great time for a great cause! Shirts cost $15 and must be ordered by February 8th. Meet at Fitz's Spare Keys between 4:30 and 5pm on the 22nd to check in and get your wristband and T-shirt. Starting January 15th you can sign up at any Fitz's location, including Punky's Pub in Lombard. Hope to see you there and please invite your friends!



Sunday, February 23rd, 2020 

The Music of the Beatles: For kids

Start: 12pm
Cover: $15 per person or $30 for 2 children and 2 adults

***All Ages***

Join us for an afternoon of dancing, sing-a-longs, hola hooping and more - all to the music of The Beatles!
Seating is based on a first come first serve basis. General standing room is available. To ensure your table is reserved, please arrive 30 minutes before the start of the event. Once the show starts, your seats will not be held.

Online Tickets



Sunday, February 23rd, 2020

Jazz Consortium Big Band
 
Start: 6pm
Cover: $10

Elmhurst EVERY MONTH on the 4TH SUNDAY

The Jazz Consortium Big Band (www.jcbigband.com) is a lively, powerhouse 17-piece Chicago area Big Band that celebrates the best music of the classic and modern Big Band sounds, from Duke Ellington, Benny Goodman and Glenn Miller, to Maynard Ferguson, Gordon Goodwin, Chuck Mangione and Buddy Rich, to original compositions by band members.



Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

Jazz Community Big Band 

Start: 7pm
No Cover

 "Jazz Community" is an 18-piece big band playing the music of Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Thad Jones, Duke Ellington and others.
 *all ages

https://www.facebook.com/JazzCommunity/




























 

Saturday, Apr. 4th, 2015

 

Dueling Pianos @ 9pm

 

 

Saturday, Apr. 4th, 2015

 

Dueling Pianos @ 9pm