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Robin T
user 3719477
Chicago, IL
Post #: 715
SUNDAY FEB. 9 9:30p. Live jazz preshow 7:30p-9:30pThe Smiley Tillmon Band with Kate Moss & Billy Flynn at Buddy Guy's Legends! 700 S. Wabash $10

We still got the "Winter Blues"... Did you miss these fantastic performers 2/3? Here is a second chance! Come out with your meetup friends to enjoy a night of hot blues & jazz when we need it most. Chicago's famous Buddy Guy's Legends Blues Club is proud to present international touring blues vocalist & lead guitarist Kate Moss with the Smiley Tillmon Band. Grammy Award winning guitarist Billy Flynn, Tom Rezetko on bass and blues legend Smiley Tillmon(Robin T's dad!)on guitar & vocals. There will also be a special appearance by Tony Award nominated vocalist, Felicia Fields, stopping by after her performance in "Seven Guitars" at Court Theatre!
A Blues-Funk-Soul Revue : The Smiley Tillmon Band "feeds off the classic Chicago Blues approach, combined with raw improvisational intensity, the band executes recognizable hits and dynamic danceable grooves."

We will meet at a table at 8p for drinks and eats, there is a full kitchen. Seating is limited, come early. Look for Meetup signs on the table and host Robin T wearing a nametag(312)285-7555. Live Jazz 7:30p-9:30p, Smiley Tillmon band begins at 9:30p. Buy tickets here, $10: https://www.wepay.com...­ Tickets will also be available at the door, but you may be seated away from the meetup group. Call or text me if you plan to come! Robin T(312)285-7555
Robin T
user 3719477
Chicago, IL
Post #: 716
You can also buy tickets at the door, but call or text Robin T by 6p so we save you a seat at our table(312)285-7555.
Robin T
user 3719477
Chicago, IL
Post #: 750
A Night of Cool Jazz & Blues w/Felicia Fields & Smiley Tillmon Band $25, reg $38
Monday, September 29, 2014
7:30 PM

Court Theatre
5535 S. Ellis Ave., Chicago, IL (map)

"Holding Court On The South Side" With Felicia P. Fields- A Special Evening of Jazz & Blues with Chicago's Top Leading Lady!

Cooler nights ahead! Tony Award-nominee actress and singer Felicia P. Fields returns to Court Theatre with a whole new concert: a night of "blues for the end of summer"
This exciting cabaret show will also feature "The Smiley Tillmon Band" (meetup host Robin T's dad, who is plays guitar & sings) You may remember them both from "Women Sing The Blues" meetup at Beverly Art Center 10/18/13, "Courting The Blues" here 2/3/14, as well as performance meetups at Buddy Guy's Legends and the Chicago Blues Fest. Hosted by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson, the evening will also guest-star Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Seven Guitars) and Lisa Beasley (The Mountaintop). Join us as we celebrate the songs of the South Side of Chicago! Share this special evening of song with your Meetup friends, one night only! Special limited $25 tickets, reg $38. Get your tickets here: https://www.eventbrit...­ Hurry, only 10 available. You may buy 1 extra ticket for a friend.

We will meet in the lobby at 6:30p-7:15p to distribute tickets, meet & greet and get seated together. Stop by early to enjoy a drink before the show at their new bar and concession area! Host Robin T will have a Meetup sign and nametag(312)285-7555. Your name will be on the WePay list, no need to print anything out.
The show starts at 7:30p. If you are late your ticket will be at the Will Call under your name. There is a free parking lot next to the Court Theatre(take a ticket when you pull in, but the gate will be raised with no charge for 30 min after the show ends) and also free street parking out front. Chicago's Court Theatre recently presented August Wilson's Seven Guitars Jan 2014, featuring Felicia P. Fields as Louise. Felicia is best known for her portrayal of Sofia in the Broadway and first touring company of the Musical The Color Purple, in which she received a Tony nomination, Clarence Derwitt Award, and several other awards. She has performed in many shows at the Marriott, Goodman, Drury Lane, Broadway in Chicago, Northlight, Theatre at the Center, and more to her credit as well as many productions throughout the United States and Canada, commercials, voice-overs, and on screen films as well.
Robin T
user 3719477
Chicago, IL
Post #: 754
9/29 "Holding Court On The South Side" concert featuring Felicia P Fields and the Smiley Tillmon Band will be hosted by Resident Artist Ron OJ Parson. The evening will also guest-star Kelvin Roston, Jr. (Seven Guitars) and Lisa Beasley (The Mountaintop). Join us as we celebrate the songs of the South Side of Chicago! Just $25, reg $38. Call or text me with any questions (312)285-7555 Robin T
Robin T
user 3719477
Chicago, IL
Post #: 755
Check out the new low price! Special limited discount tickets $17.40, reg $35. Enjoy a very special evening of jazz & blues theater 9/29, one night only at the Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis! Join your meetup friends as we celebrate the songs of the South Side of Chicago, with Felicia Fields & the Smiley Tillmon Band! Get your tickets here: http://www.goldstar.c...­ Bring as many guests as you like, but hurry- discount tickets are limited. If you have never bought with Goldstar before, it will ask you to register first(free). But then log out and log in under this link in the event post. It should say "Sit With Robin T's Group" then click "Check Availability" and buy your ticket. Otherwise you will be listed separately and we won't know you bought with us. Thanks! Call or text me with any questions(312)285-7555
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