ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra is a passionate and energetic band that combines music traditions from around the world.  Brewed in the musical cauldron that is Chicago’s Old Town School of Folk Music, the CFKO is influenced by many styles including klezmer,  hot jazz, Ladino, Roma, Greek, Romanian, Turkish, and Bulgarian music.

Customer testimonial:

“Oh My Goodness! I will have to have you all back again.  The residents all had such had a wonderful time.  Thanks so much for coming–it was a great evening.  Everyone had such a great time!” – Activity Coordinator, Mather Place of Wilmette

For booking info, contact [email protected]

ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra at the Museum of Contemporary Art

ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra in the Boulevard Dreamers event at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

ChickenFat, backing up Jon Spiegel at Martyrs
ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra, backing up Jon Spiegel at Martyrs’. Photo by Laurie Viets.