Thursday, April 19, 2012

Enjoy live jazz and dinner every Thursday at Elate in Chicago's River North

Jazz Thursdays with Graham Czach and the Time MachinesThe live contemporary jazz from Graham Czach ( and the Time Machines on Thursday evenings has also been a strong attraction and a crowd pleaser.

Graham Czach jazz photo bw 300 pixels for ETThe music has been so well received that Elate now calls Thursday evenings, simply, Jazz Thursdays. It’s the place to be to hear top notch jazz that fills the room with a hip, contemporary fusion of sounds. Czach, the very popular and highly respected singer-songwriter who has built a strong following in Chicago, is also a musician’s musician as an instrumentalist. He is a versatile, creative composer, arranger and jazz bassist who teams up with long time musical partner, drummer Makaya McCraven (, plus a host of guest musicians to create an energetic groove that bridges the gap between jazz, R&B, hip hop and electronica. The group’s music fits in perfectly with Elate’s eclectic, sustainable vibe.

Friday and Saturday night DJ adds smooth groove

Late nights on Friday and Saturday, Elate becomes a lively place to meet for specialty cocktails, great wine and craft beer and the latest in hip hop, house and electronica spun by live DJs. The music goes from 9:30 to 1 a.m.; Elate’s late night menu is available until 11 p.m.

ELATE, 111 West Huron, Chicago, Illinois 60654, 312-202-9900, Elate’s menus offer organic wine, spirits and fare and the restaurant composts, recycles, and purchases as much local product as possible. The interior features reclaimed wood tables and flooring, high efficiency lighting, eco-friendly paint and 80% recycled drywall. Elate encourages the use of hybrid vehicles by offering those cars complimentary valet parking.

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