|Randy Ford at Donna’s Cafe|
Donna’s Café at 1255 S. State St. presents “Jazz Time Friday,” July 29, 2011. From 6 – 9 p.m. Come down and enjoy the “cool sound of hot jazz” with the Randy Ford Trio. Bassist, Randy Ford has played bass and performed backup for many famous soloists and musical acts, including Denise Williams, Mel Torme, Della Reese, Redd Holt Unlimited, just to name a few. “Jazz generates a mood better than any other music and is a perfect backdrop to anything you want to do,” according to Donna Adams, co-owner of the Donna’s Café. For more information, call 312-461-1005.
Weather Mark Tavern’s Fish Fry Friday―$9.95 for all the fried fish, French fries, and red cabbage coleslaw you can eat. Weather Mark Tavern is located at 1503 S. Michigan Ave.
Summer Loving Begins Today!
Grease Sing-Along comes to the Music Box Theatre. The 1978 musical will “have lyrics scrolling across the bottom, in case you’ve forgotten any.” The showing includes a costume contest. So get those tight pants, poodle skits, and hair goo ready! July 29-30, 8 p.m.; July 31, 6 p.m. Tickets are $12.50 in advance, $15 at the door. The Music Box Theatre is located at 3733 N. Southport Ave. For more information, call 773 871-6604 or visit their Web site.
Fifth Friday Bash Five Fridays in on month is a rare occurrence, so Oak Street Beach Food & Drink, 1001 Lake Shore Drive, will be celebrating the Fifth Friday Bash on July 29, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The next fifth Friday won’t happened again until 2015. For more information, call 312-988-4650 or visit their Web site.