ChickenFat is excited to be joining some of our favorite Chicago bands for Love Jam I! This concert will help raise funds for the Southern Poverty Law Center ( and Cure Violence ( No cover, fun music and plenty of love.

5:30pm Varlettes (world premier for this Riot Grrrl duo)
6:00pm Marianne and the Imaginary Band (featuring member of ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra)
7:00pm Ice Bombe
8:00pm Cody Tracy
9:00pm ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra
10:00pm Rent Party

January 28, 2017
Independence Tap
3932 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL

More details here:

You have one more chance to see ChickenFat play a festival show before summer slips away!  We’re excited to be part of the 2016 Edgewater Arts Festival, a two day event with tons of excellent art and music.  In addition to klezmer you’ll get to hear bands performing jazz, Caribbean, Americana, Latin, classical, pop, and other styles.  The full lineup is here:

We play on Saturday, September 24, from 2:15-3:45pm.  The whole event is Sept 24-25, 11am-6pm.

ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra at the Edgewater Arts Festival

Saturday, September 24, 2016


Location: 1030 W Granville Ave — East Main Stage (Granville between Kenmore and Sheridan)
Public Transport: L Red Line Granville stop (wheelchair accessible); buses #36, #147  |  Parking: Free and metered parking available around the Festival
Admission: $5 suggested donation

Edgewater Arts Festival 2016