Friday, March 16, 2012

Live Music at Francesca's restaurants this March

There are several opportunities to enjoy live music at Francesca’s this month. At Francesca’s on Chestnut (200 E. Chestnut St., Chicago, IL 60611; 312-482-8800), guests can experience the piano and vocal styles of Elizabeth Doyle every Wednesday and Thursday. A singer, pianist and composer, Elizabeth will accompany your dinner with musical selections from 1930s jazz pieces to current hits. Fridays and Saturdays, the Jim Guter Trio will perform jazz music with a big band flair. Comprised of a bassist, pianist and saxophonist from the Jim Guter Big Band, one of Chicago’s exciting jazz groups, they play anything from jazz, big band, Latin and swing to current radio hits. The Jim Guter Trio will make your dining experience even more memorable.

Jazz bassist Marlene Rosenberg
Francesca’s Bellezza (75 S. La Grange Rd., La Grange, IL 60525; 708-579-3500) hosts the Jimmy Zito Trio 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. every Thursday. The Trio plays jazz standards from great artists like Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Bobby Vinton. The Josh Miller Duo also will play at Francesca’s Bellezza Fridays from 6 to 9 p.m.

Francesca’s Bellezza is hosting the launch party for the Marlene Rosenberg Duo’s newest album 6:30 p.m. March 21. Featuring jazz bassist Marlene Rosenberg, the duo is a skilled jazz act. The launch party will feature a three course dinner for $25 and an appearance by the Marlene Rosenberg Duo. For more information about Marlene Rosenberg, visit

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