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Friday, July 19

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American Music Festival @ FitzGerald's

FitzGerald's, 6615 W. Roosevelt Rd. in Berwyn, hosts its 33rd annual American Music Festival July 2-5. Ten bands play tonight, including Michele McGuire, Joe Pug and the Marcia Ball Band; see the full schedule for details. Tickets are $30 in advance online, $35 at the door; kids under 12 get in for $5, and there's a $25 early bird discount if you arrive in the first hour. Four-day passes are $100. Doors open at 4:30pm tonight.



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