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Ava Logan’s December 2018 Calendar!

WDCB Vocal Jazz Spotlight featuring Ava Logan at Parker’s in Downer’s Grove!
What: Music provided by the Ava Logan Duo with pianist David Turner!
Where: Parker’s Restaurant and Bar, 1000 31st St., Downer’s Grove, IL (630) 960-5700.
When: Wednesday December 5, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
Cost: No cover. Reservations encouraged.

Crete Country Christmas!
What: December 7-9, 2018, A 3 day Christmas Festival featuring Food Vendors, Bonfire, Christmas Saloon and Bands!! December 7, 2018, Music by the Ava Logan Quintet featuring Chicago’s finest musicians! Visit www.CreteCountryChristmas.com or the facebook page for more information on activities!
Where: Christmas Lodge Entertainment in a large heated tent, Cass St., between Main and Wood, Crete, IL 60417
Date: Friday December 7, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
Cost: No cost to attend. Donations are suggested and Raffle tickets will be sold!

Jazz Community Big Band featuring Ava Logan at Fitzgerald’s!
Where: 6615 Roosevelt Rd, Berwyn, IL 60402 (708) 788-2118
What: Music provided by the Jazz Community Big Band featuring Ava Logan!
Come celebrate the holidays with music, with us at Fitzgerald’s!
When: Sunday December 9, 2018! 6:00 PM – 9:30 PM. Doors open at 5:00 pm.
Cost: $10.00 cover charge. Bring in dinner from nearby restaurants, Capri or DiNico’s!

Steve Koerner’s Eddie Stevens 3 Band featuring Ava Logan!
What: Music by Steve Koerner’s Eddie Stevens 3 Band featuring Ava Logan!
Where: City Gate Grill Restaurant, 2020 Calamos Ct., Naperville, IL (630) 718-1010.
Date: Saturday December 15, 2018, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
Cost: No cover charge!

Jazz Community Big Band featuring Ava Logan!
What: Jazz Community Big Band featuring Ava Logan! We will perform beloved holiday songs and other gems of the big band repertoire!
Where: Fitz’s Spare Keys, 119 N. York St., Elmhurst, IL
Date: Wednesday December 26, 2018, 7:30 to 10:30 PM.
Cost: No Cover! Great food and drink!

Ava Logan’s October and November 2018 Calendar!

The Sheri Smith Art Exhibit of Scores of Jazz Musicians, Chicago and Beyond!
What: Closing viewing of Chicago Artist Sheri Smith’s Jazz Portraits of Chicago’s Finest Jazz Musicians! The afternoon is appropriately punctuated by live jazz, The Ava Logan Trio! An impressive assemblage, started with 500 pieces, are exhibited and for sale.
Where: The Ken Hirte Gallery, 760 N. Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL
Date: Sunday October 28, 2018, 1:00 – 6:00 PM. Music 2:00 – 6:00 PM
Cost: No Cover charge! Call (312) 733-4632 for gallery information. Light refreshments will be served!

Paris Noir…Celebrating Black Culture in Paris!
What: Premier Chicago vocalists perform the songs of African American vocalists/musicians that lived in France in the early-mid 20th Century. Greta Pope, Frieda Lee, Lynne Jordan and Ava Logan, of Cabaret Connexion Chicago, will perform songs of Eartha Kitt, Josephine Baker, Bricktop, Ella and Sarah and others! Special guests from Cabaret Connexion of Paris will also perform.
Where: Alliance Francais, 54 West Chicago, Ave., Chicago IL
Date: Thursday November 1, 2018, 7:30 pm.

Steve Koerner’s Eddie Stevens 3 Band featuring Ava Logan!
What: Music by Steve Koerner’s Eddie Stevens 3 Band featuring Ava Logan!
Where: City Gate Grill Restaurant, 2020 Calamos Ct., Naperville, IL (630) 718-1010.
Date: Saturday November 3, 2018, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
Cost: No cover charge!

We’re Back at 94 West Restaurant!
What: The Ava Logan Trio featuring Chicago’s finest musicians!
Where: 94 West Restaurant, 15410 S. 94th Avenue, Orland Park, IL
Date: Friday November 16, 2018, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm. Note earlier time!
Cost: No Cover charge! Reservations recommended. Call 708 364-9494 for reservations.

Ava Logan’s September and October 2018 Calendar!

WDCB Vocal Jazz Spotlight featuring Ava Logan at Parker’s in Downer’s Grove!
What: Music provided by the Ava Logan Duo with Chris White!
Where: Parker’s Restaurant and Bar, 1000 31st St., Downer’s Grove, IL (630) 960-5700.
When: Wednesday September 19, 2018, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM.
Cost: No cover. Reservations encouraged.

“An Evening of Sophisticated Jazz by Ava Logan”!
What: Inaugural public event, fundraiser for the new Performing Arts Center of Southland College Prep and Matteson District 162! Music by the Ava Logan Quintet featuring Chicago’s finest musicians!
Where: Performing Arts Center, 4601 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, IL 60471
Date: Saturday September 22, 2018, 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM.
Cost: Tickets are $100.00 each, Friend Level or $500.00 each, Benefactor Level, a tax-deductible charitable donation (to the extent allowed by law) and can be purchased by contacting Debbie Szczecina at 708 748 0100, ext. 4124.

Pete Millers’ Seafood Restaurant – New Location!!! Great Food!!!
What: The Ava Logan Quartet featuring Chicago’s Finest Musicians!
Where: Pete Miller’s Seafood Restaurant, 3032 English Rows Ave., Naperville, IL
Date: Friday September 28 and Saturday September 29, 2018, 6:00 – 10:00 PM.
Cost: No Cover charge! Reservations recommended. Call (630) 428-4242 for reservations. Ask for music seating!

We’re Back at 94 West Grille and Tavern (formerly 94 West Restaurant)!
What: The Ava Logan Trio featuring Chicago’s finest musicians!
Where: 94 West Restaurant, 15410 S. 94th Avenue, Orland Park, IL
Date: Friday October 5, 2018, 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm.
Cost: No Cover charge! Reservations recommended. Call 708 364-9494 for reservations.

Ava Logan’s August 2018 Calendar!

Jazzin’ for Justice! – Outdoor Music Festival!!
What: Music by several groups (and Rev. Oz!) and featuring the Ava Logan Quintet!
Where: Covenant United Church of Christ, 1130 E. 154th St., South Holland, IL
(708) 333-5595.
Date: Friday August 10, 2018, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Cost: No cover charge!

Jazzin’ at the Shedd with the Ava Logan Trio!
What: Music by the Ava Logan Trio! Featuring Chicago’s finest female jazz musicians including Joan Hickey, piano, Crystal Rebone, bass! We will perform a tribute to women in jazz!
Where: Foyer of the Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
Date: Wednesday August 15, 2018, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Cost: Tickets are $25.00 each and can be purchased online at: www.sheddaquarium.org

Brookfield Jazz Society Performance at Sawa’s Old Warsaw Restaurant
What: The Ava Logan Quartet featuring Chicago’s Finest Musicians!
Where: Sawa’s Old Warsaw Restaurant, 9200 W. Cermak Rd., Broadview, IL 60155
Date: Thursday August 16, 2018 7:00 – 9:30 PM.
Cost: $10.00 cover charge.

Steve Koerner’s Eddie Stevens 3 Band featuring Ava Logan!
What: Music by Steve Koerner’s Eddie Stevens 3 Band featuring Ava Logan!
Where: City Gate Grill Restaurant, 2020 Calamos Ct., Naperville, IL (630) 718-1010.
Date: Saturday August 25, 2018, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
Cost: No cover charge!

Ava Logan’s July 2018 Calendar

Jazzin’ at  the Shedd with the Ava Logan Quintet!
What:  Music by the Ava Logan Quintet!  Featuring Chicago’s finest musicians including David Turner, piano, Jim Cox, bass, Charles Heath, drums and Jarrard Harris, Saxophone!
Where: North Terrace, Main Stage of the Shedd Aquarium, 1200 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605
DateWednesday July 11, 2018, 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.
Early Warning: The Ava Logan Trio featuring two of Chicago’s finest female jazz musicians will perform at the Shedd on Wednesday August 15, 2018, a tribute to Women in Jazz!
Cost:  Tickets are $25.00 each and can be purchased online at: www.sheddaquarium.org

Main Street Nights presnts the Southland Jazz Ensemble featuring jazz vocalists Ava Logan and Saalik Ziyad!
What:  Music by Ava Logan and Saalik Ziyad with the Southland Jazz Ensemble Big Band!
Where: Park Forest Village Green, Cunningham Drive and Main Street, Park Forest. In case of rain, performances move to Dining on the Green, 349 Main Street, Park Forest.
Date:  Wednesday July 18, 2018, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM.
Cost:  No cover charge!

Pete Millers’ Seafood Restaurant – New Location!!!  Great Food!!!
What:   The Ava Logan Quartet featuring Chicago’s Finest Musicians!
Where:  Pete Miller’s Seafood Restaurant, 3032 English Rows Ave., Naperville, IL
Date:     Friday July 20 and Saturday July 21, 2018, 6:00 – 10:00 PM.
Cost:    No Cover charge!  Reservations recommended.  Call (630) 428-4242 for reservations. Ask for music seating!

Steve Koerner’s Eddie Stevens 3 Band featuring Ava Logan!
What:  Music by Steve Koerner’s  Eddie Stevens 3 Band featuring Ava Logan!
Where: City Gate Grill Restaurant, 2020 Calamos Ct., Naperville, IL (630) 718-1010.
Date:  Friday July 27, 2018, 7:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
Cost:  No cover charge!