A list of our past performances:

Date City Venue Country
Love Jam IV
Saturday, March 07, 2020 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. Love Jam is in its 4th year. This time we’re raising money for Common Pantry! Band lineup: 6pm: Blind Trust https://blindtrust.bandcamp.com/releases 7pm: Radium Swing Band http://www.radiumswingband.com/ 8pm: Ice Bombe www.facebook.com/IceBombeChicago 9pm: ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra http://www.chickenfatklezmer.com/ 10pm: Grave of the Wizard https://graveofthewizard.bandcamp.com/releases
ChickenFat Second Sundays Residency at Independence Tap
Sunday, February 09, 2020 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. ChickenFat has a monthly concert at Independence Tap on 2nd Sundays. Come dance to festive klezmer melodies, Sephardic ballads, and Yiddish show tunes!
Sunday, January 12, 2020 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
Sunday, December 08, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. After our first set we’ll join our friends Ice Bombe in a holiday singalong.
Sunday, November 10, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
ChickenFat at the Edgewater Arts Festival
Saturday, September 28, 2019 Chicago, IL Edgewater Arts Festival United States
Time: 2:45pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 1140 W. Granville Ave. Address: 1140 W. Granville Ave, Chicago, IL Time: 2:45pm-3:45pm
ChickenFat Second Sundays Residency at Independence Tap
Sunday, September 08, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
ChickenFat at Independence Tap
Sunday, August 04, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
ChickenFat Second Sundays Residency at Independence Tap
Sunday, July 14, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
Sunday, June 09, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
Sunday, May 12, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
Sunday, April 14, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
Sunday, March 10, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
Sunday, February 10, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
Love Jam III
Saturday, February 02, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:30pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385.
ChickenFat 10th Anniversary Show at Independence Tap
Sunday, January 13, 2019 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. Come celebrate 10 years of ChickenFat with food and music!
ChickenFat at the Edgewater Arts Festival
Saturday, September 29, 2018 Chicago, IL Edgewater Arts Festival United States
Time: 2:45pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1140 W. Granville Ave. More information
ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra at the Greater Chicago Jewish Festival
Sunday, June 10, 2018 Morton Grove, IL Greater Chicago Jewish Festival United States
Time: 11:00am. Admission: $5.00. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: St. Paul Woods, 6594 Oakton St. See https://jewishfestival.org/ for the full list of performers and activities! More information
ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra at Merla’s Kitchen
Saturday, February 17, 2018 Chicago, IL Merla’s Kitchen United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5207 N Kimball Ave. Venue phone: 773-539-2090.
Love Jam II: Women Unite!
Saturday, January 20, 2018 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 6:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. Full Lineup: 6pm: Hassan El-Tayyab of American Nomad (www.americannomadmusic.com) 7pm: Ice Bombe (www.facebook.com/IceBombeChicago) 8pm: Blind Trust (www.facebook.com/BlindTrustBandChicago) 9pm: ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra (www.facebook.com/chickenfatklezmer) Related post.
ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra at Merla’s Kitchen
Saturday, December 16, 2017 Chicago, IL Merla’s Kitchen United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5207 N Kimball Ave. Venue phone: 773-539-2090.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 Chicago, IL Merla’s Kitchen United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5207 N Kimball Ave. Venue phone: 773-539-2090.
Island Jamboree Hurricane Benefit
Saturday, October 21, 2017 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. This is a benefit concert for hurricane relief. Also playing are Stann Champion and Ice Bombe.
ChickenFat at the Edgewater Arts Festival
Sunday, September 24, 2017 Chicago, IL Edgewater Arts Festival United States
Time: 2:00pm. Admission: $5. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1140 W. Granville Ave. We’ll be at the East Beer Garden Stage. 2-3:30pm. More information
ChickenFat at the Lakeview East Festival of the Arts
Sunday, September 10, 2017 Chicago, IL Lakeview East Festival of the Arts – Garden Stage United States
Time: 12:00pm. Admission: $5 suggested donation. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3400 N Broadway.
ChickenFat at the Glenwood Ave Arts Festival
Sunday, August 20, 2017 Chicago, IL Glenwood Ave Arts Festival United States
Time: 4:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 6912 N Glenwood Ave. We will be at the South Stage.
ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra at Merla’s Kitchen
Saturday, August 12, 2017 Chicago, IL RootsRoom at Merla’s Kitchen United States
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5207 N Kimball Ave. Venue phone: 773-539-2090. Enter through Merla’s Kitchen.
Saturday, July 15, 2017 Chicago, IL RootsRoom at Merla’s Kitchen United States
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5207 N Kimball Ave. Venue phone: 773-539-2090. Enter through Merla’s Kitchen.
Saturday, June 17, 2017 Chicago, IL RootsRoom at Merla’s Kitchen United States
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 5207 N Kimball Ave. Venue phone: 773-539-2090. Enter through Merla’s Kitchen.
Saturday, May 06, 2017 Chicago, IL RootsRoom at Merla’s Kitchen United States
Time: 5:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 5207 N Kimball Ave. Venue phone: 773-539-2090. Enter through Merla’s Kitchen.
Friday, March 17, 2017 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 8:30pm. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. Have a St. Patrick’s Day dance party with the funky horns of the Four Star Brass Band and delicious melodies of ChickenFat Klezmer Orchestra! Related post. More information
Friday, December 09, 2016 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 9:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. More information
Saturday, September 24, 2016 Chicago, IL Edgewater Arts Festival United States
Time: 2:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 1140 W. Granville Ave. 1030 W Granville Ave — East Main Stage (Granville between Kenmore and Sheridan)
Sunday, August 21, 2016 Chicago, IL Glenwood Ave Arts Festival United States
Time: 5:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 6912 N Glenwood Ave. We will be at the South Stage.
Saturday, May 14, 2016 Chicago, IL Underground Lounge United States
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 952 W Newport Ave. Venue phone: (773) 871-4343. We’ll be opening for the Polkaholics and Nu Bambu. DJ Bashert will be spinning records between sets. More information
Friday, May 06, 2016 Chicago, IL Old Town School of Folk Music, 2nd floor gallery United States
Time: 6:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 4544 North Lincoln Avenue. We’ll be playing during the opening reception for Eric Futran’s photo show at the Old Town School 2nd floor gallery.
Saturday, April 30, 2016 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 8:30pm. Admission: Free!. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. We’re opening for the Four Star Brass Band. More information
Saturday, February 13, 2016 Chicago, IL Independence Tap United States
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: Free. Age restrictions: No Minors. Address: 3932 W Irving Park Rd. Venue phone: (773) 588-2385. ChickenFat will be opening for the Polkaholics! DJ Bashert will be spinning records between sets.
Sunday, January 24, 2016 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090. Cancelled
Sunday, March 22, 2015 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: Free!. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090. After our show, stick around for the always fabulous band SoulTrek! More info: https://www.facebook.com/pages/SoulTrek/693604750714089
Sunday, January 25, 2015 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.
Sunday, November 23, 2014 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.
Sunday, September 28, 2014 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.
Saturday, August 23, 2014 Chicago, IL Martyrs’ United States
Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $10. Address: 3855 N Lincoln Ave. Venue phone: 773.404.9494.
Sunday, July 27, 2014 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.
Sunday, May 25, 2014 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.
Sunday, April 27, 2014 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.
Sunday, February 23, 2014 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.
Sunday, December 29, 2013 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Admission: Free!. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.
Sunday, November 24, 2013 Chicago, IL The Atlantic Bar and Grill United States
Time: 4:00pm. Address: 5062 N. Lincoln Avenue. Venue phone: 773.506.7090.

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