Tributosaurus is the Jurassic beast of multiple musical faces, and every month, the beast morphs into a different rock group. The finest musicians from Chicagoland join the core group to sit in…to sing and play songs they’ve wanted to cover all their lives.

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December is the Dead! 

It’s time once again to let the beast’s hippie side out, as we bring sunshine daydreams to your December.    

Join us for 2 shows of musical strangers stopping strangers, just to shake their hands, as Tributosaurus becomes The Grateful Dead.  It happens on Wednesday December 4th at Martyrs, and Friday December 6th at Wire.   

If you missed it in 2014 or 2012, these Dead shows are a unique Tributosaurus experience.  We’ll be leaning in to long, loose, jam-filled sets on both nights. Consider it a chance for your inner deadhead to dance, as we playfully emulate the legendary live experience Bob and Jerry et al invented. 

We’ll re-create a couple studio versions that merit our standard meticulous treatment, but the nights will also freely stray into the improvisational territory the music demands.  You’ll hear and see 2 drum kits, world beat percussion, many guitars, pedal steel, banjo, mandolin, saxophone, and more. 

Both shows will be filled with The Dead’s unique brand of street party psychedelia; with disparate jams, twists, turns, and special guests.  

Come get spacey with us doing The Grateful Dead.  There won’t be much need for the chemical enhancements that were such a part of the scene; this music is a drug in and of itself. 

Wednesday, Dec 4th at Martyrs - 7PM Show
3855 N. Lincoln Ave - Chicago - 60613 
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Friday, Dec 6th at Wire - 9PM Show
6815 W. Roosevelt Rd - Berwyn, IL - 60402 
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The New Year's Shows are in place - it's The Eagles! 

Happy New Year!

Come ring in 2020 with us as we visit one of the strongest and most memorable catalogs of all time...

You know these songs.  Everyone does.  Their greatest hits record still holds as one of the best selling records of all time with over 42 million sold, and still going.  You know the one - blue cover, bird skull, tribal font?  Look through your records - it's in there.  Hotel California was ranked by Rolling Stone as #37 on the best records of all time, and they have sold more than 150 million records overall.  That's some music that speaks to people. 

They were put together as Linda Ronstadt's backup band, but soon decided they would go out on their own, and later added Joe Walsh to the mix to add some more rock to their sound.  We will travel through the catalog, from the early county influenced jams like Take It Easy, Peaceful Easy Feeling, and Desperado, all the way through the late rockers like Hotel California, Life's Been Good, and The Long Run, with lots of stops along the way. 

We know how popular these shows are, and a big chunk of the tickets sold as soon as we announced it at our previous show, so we added a third late show at Wire so you can be sure to get in and celebrate this seminal American band, if you get your tickets soon. Great songwriting, backed up by fantastic playing and huge tight harmonies are the hallmarks of this band, and we will endeavor to bring all of it to you live.  4 guitar multi instrumentalists, a string section, and some great singing talent join the Tributosaurus Core to Take It To the Limit, one more time. Come and join us! 

Tributosaurus Becomes THE EAGLES

Sunday, Dec 29 at Martyrs’ at 7PM
3955 N. Lincoln Ave - Chicago
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Monday, December 30th at Wire at 8PM (7pm Doors)
6815 W. Roosevelt Rd - Berwyn, IL - 60402 
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Tuesday, December 31st at 10PM (8PM Doors)
6815 W. Roosevelt Rd - Berwyn, IL - 60402 
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