Elvis Presley Redux (American Music Festival)

Fitzgerald's American Music Festival – July 4, 2009

That's Alright Mama CNev
Baby Let's Play House CMo
Mystery Train MSpee
Heartbreak Hotel David Blamires / Fred Piano
Don't Be Cruel Gerald or Colby / Fred Piano
Hound Dog Michele Malone /Jordanaires (cn,db,ms)
Teddy Bear CMo / Jordanaires (cb,db,ms,pd)
All Shook Up CNev
Jailhouse Rock Colby
It's Now or Never Colby /Jordanaires (cn,db,ms,pd) / Dual Piano
Are You Lonesome Tonight MSpee /Jordanaires (cb,cn,db)

Bossa Nova Baby – CNev / Horns
Clambake – DBlam 
Spinout – MSpee / Klem Bass
GI Blues – CMo
Love Me Tender – Paris
You're the Boss – CNev/Ingrid Duet / Bari Sax
Do the Clam – Colby
Little Egypt – CMo
Change of Habit – CNev / Klem Bass
Slicin' Sand – MSpee
Kissin Cousins – CNev/CMo Duet / Bari Sax

Good Luck Charm MSpee/Rikky Duet
Return to Sender Colby / Jordanaires (cn,db,ms)
Viva Las Vegas CNev / Fred Piano
Joshua Fit the Battle DBlam
A Little Less Conversation CNev / Horns
In the Ghetto CNev / Strings / Horns / Klem Bass
Suspicious Minds MSpee/Cnev Duet / Strings / Horns
American Trilogy CNev/CMo Duet / Strings / Horns

The Elvis Show Guests :
John Rice - gtr
Fred Simon - keys
Colby Beserra - vox
David Blamires - vox
Paris Delane - vox
Ingrid Graudins - vox
Rikky McRae - vox
Mike Cichowicz - trumpet
Nic Meyer - sax
Steve Eisen - sax
John Janowiak - trombone
Chuck Bontrager - Violin
Chihsuan Yang- Violin
Talia Pavia - Violin
Erica Lessie - Cello
 ..> ..>

July brings you not, one, not two, not three, but FOUR Trib shows! Read on - and collect all four!
Gary Rogers - R.I.P.
Gary Rogers ; 1962-2009
Our friend Gary Rogers passed away recently, and we will be performing at a benefit in his honor on
at The Bottom Lounge
1375 W. Lake St., Chicago

The benefit starts at 7pm and will feature many of Gary's favorite bands including Scott Lucas, Michael McDermott, Muck Brothers, Motion to Fix, Katie Todd Band, Kevin Lee ... and Tributosaurus (we will hit at around 11:30)

$10 at the door with all proceeds, and any additional donations, are going to Gary's family.

Brookfield Zoo
Wednesday, July 1st at 1:30pm

It's the 75th Anniversary of Brookfield Zoo, and they've asked us to come and put on a show to celebrate! This will be a rare "mixed bag" show, and it'll be totally family friendly. You'll hear songs from many of our most memorable shows in the months and years past, and we'll be joined by a bunch of our favorite guests to make it all come together. 

Tributo will be playing in front of the Safari Grill on the East Mall at 1:30PM, so bring the kids out and have some fun!

Admission to the show is free to Zoo patrons.

Wednesday Night - 1 Show Only!!

How cool was the music of The Cars? Well, have you ever seen Ric Ocasek? He married a Czech supermodel. That’s how cool the music is.

Join us Wednesday night July 1st, when Tributosaurus becomes The Cars, for a special one-show only redux, at Martyrs. We’ll do all The Cars tunes you could want, and then we’ll add a couple more. You’ll get full servings of angular & incendiary guitar leads, space-age keyboard sounds straight out of 1982, and vocals filled with attitude & snark. We’ll lean heavily on the first record, inarguably one of the best debut albums of all time. It’s one show only, at 8 pm, so get tickets online, or come by early!


Tributosaurus becomes THE CARS!
1 SHOW ONLY - 8:00PM
Martyrs, 3855 N. Lincoln
You can buy tickets online, at www.MartyrsLive.com

The Cars Show guests: 
Jeff Freling – gtr (Blue Man Group, The Gentleman’s Club) 
Tom McCarthy – gtr (Tom McCarthy) 
Dag Juhlin – gtr, vox (Poi Dog Pondering, The Greenwoods) 
Paul Mutzabaugh – keys (The Renegades, Crawl) 
Steve Frisbie – vox (Frisbie)
Nic Meyer – sax (Midwest Young Artists) 
Stephan Kohnke – drums (Dot Dot Dot, Wes John Trio)




Every year, we take a trip down to Berwyn and join in the fun at the Fitzgerald's American Music Festival by covering a great American artist. This year we've decided to pull out all the stops and revisit a true icon of American music, and Americana in general - 
Elvis Presley!

18 number 1 hits - countless top 40 hits -a career that reached people of all ages, and spanned multiple styles! Elvis brought rock and roll to Hollywood, and introduced the genre to a generation of fans. He brought censorship on TV to the forefront with his appearance on Ed Sullivan. He showed America the ugly side of superstardom and drug abuse. His death has been debated for years. However you remember him, the man is a legend.

When we featured Elvis as our Titan last year, we left it all on the court - from the very early Sun Sessions, to the 16 minute movie medley, to the Las Vegas extravaganzas - we paid a king size tribute to the King, and it was so much fun that we're bringing it out to Fitzgerald's! We will be joined by a ton of guests, and it should shape up to be a 4th to remember!

at Fitzgerald's American Music Festival - 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn IL
ONE 2-HOUR SET!!!! - 8PM
Tickets available at the door - >>MORE INFO<<

The Elvis Show Guests :
John Rice - gtr
Fred Simon - keys
Colby Beserra - vox
David Blamires - vox
Paris Delane - vox
Ingrid Graudins - vox
Rikky McRae - vox
Mike Cichowicz - trumpet
Nic Meyer - sax
Steve Eisen - sax
John Janowiak - trombone
And some surprise guests will join us as well....

Dan Leali – drums
Curt Morrison – gtrs, vox
Chris Neville – keys, vox
Jon Paul – bass
Matt Spiegel – vox

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