(February 12, 2015) – City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, brings musical fun to the West Loop this spring with a variety of family programming. As part of their monthly brunchtime concert series, Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (CP2) bring a magical twist to violin and percussion pieces with Magic of Rhythm: A Family-Friendly Concert for Ages 5-105 on Sunday, April 26. And on the last Saturday of every month, from February through April, City Winery’s new Kids’ Concert Series presents Stomp Your Feet to the Jammin’ Beat with Amy Lowe and KingKatz. Brunch is available for purchase starting at 11 a.m. and during the performances.


Kids’ Concert Series – Stomp Your Feet to the Jammin’ Beat with Amy Lowe and KingKatz

Saturdays, Feb. 28, Mar. 28 and Apr. 25, noon at

City Winery Chicago

Tickets: $10 advance in advance or $12 at the door

Environmental awareness, neighborhood diversity and the ability of everyone to make his or her own music are just a few of the themes covered in this lively entertaining program of songs and stories for children and all ages. Selections from Parents Choice Award-winning CD’s I Like Gum and Brighter Than Fireflies encourage the audience to clap their hands, stomp their feet and sing along to the jammin beats with Amy Lowe and guitar & drum duo KingKatz (Dave Katzman and Marty Binder).



Magic of Rhythm: A Family-Friendly Concert for Ages 5-105 (Violin, Percussion and Magic)

Sunday, Apr. 26, noon at City Winery Chicago

Tickets: $10 reserved, $15 premier and $20 VIP; children are $5 in all sections

Percussionist-turned-wizard Michael Folker juxtaposes music with show-stopping magical illusions in this performance of the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2). Violinist Daniela Folker and percussionists Joel Cohen and Christopher Folker join him in combining melody, rhythm and exotic instruments from around the world in a one-of-a-kind afternoon the whole family can enjoy.



All City Winery Chicago events are open to all ages.

Stomp Your Feet to the Jammin’ Beat with Amy Lowe and KingKatz and Magic of Rhythm: A Family-Friendly Concert for Ages 5-105 with the Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players join a diverse mix of the most respected names in pop, rock, jazz, blues, world music, theater, dance, spoken word and comedy presented at City Winery Chicago, including previously announced headliners and supporting acts: Marc Broussard with Chastity Brown (Feb. 12-13); 10,000 Maniacs (Feb. 14, 5:30 and 8pm); Pedrito Martinez Group (Feb. 15, 5 & 8 pm); The Dinner Party with Elysabeth Alfano (Feb. 16); Black Violin (Feb. 17); Shawn Colvin with Lucy Wainwright Roche (Feb. 18-19); Colin Hay (Feb. 20-22); Story Sessions (Feb. 22, 11am); Auxi Fernández-Flamenco (Feb. 23); Leon Russell with Kory Quinn (Feb. 24-25); Funkadesi (Feb. 26); Sam Moore (Feb. 27); Stomp Your Feet to the Jammin’ Beat w/ Amy Lowe and KingKatz (Feb. 28, noon); Ed Kowalczyk – Throwing Copper Unplugged (Feb. 28 – Mar. 1); Scythian (Mar. 1, 4pm); The Hot Sardines with Mipso (Mar. 2); David Broza (Mar. 3); Buckwheat Zydeco with Sanctified Grumblers (Mar. 4); Ben Sollee (Mar. 5); Chrisette Michele (Mar. 6, 7 & 10pm); British Invasion Tour (Mar. 7); Chicago Philharmonic Sunday Series – Rags, Rhythm and Reels (Mar. 8, noon); Carrie Newcomer (Mar. 8, 8pm); The Andalucian Flamenco Experience: Son y Tacon (Mar. 8); The Signal: A Doo Wop Rhapsody (Mar. 9); Shooter Jennings with Waymore’s Outlaws (Mar. 10); Langhorne Slim (Mar. 11); Asleep at the Wheel with The Quebe Sisters Band (Mar. 12, 6pm & 9pm); Michael McDermott (Mar. 13); Del McCoury Band (Mar. 14); The Weight – Music of The Band (Mar. 15); Andy Statman and Tim O’Brien (Mar. 16); Kneebody with Spare Parts (Mar. 17); Judy Collins (Mar. 18); Citizen Cope (Mar. 19-20; Mar. 22-24); Willy Porter Band (Mar. 25); Paul Thorn Band (Mar. 26); Johnette Napolitano with Laurie Sargent (Mar. 27); Stomp Your Feet to the Jammin’ Beat w/ Amy Lowe and KingKatz (Mar. 28, noon); Matthew Perryman Jones with Molly Parden (Mar. 28); Storm Large (Mar. 29); Andy McKee (Mar. 30); Eliane Elias (Apr. 1); Wayne Krantz Group (Apr. 2); The James Hunter Six (Apr. 3-4); Luke Wade (Apr. 7); Jorma Kaukonen (Apr. 8-9); Anat Cohen Quartet (Apr. 10); Kurt Elling – Elling Swings Sinatra (Apr. 12-13); Blitzen Trapper performs Harvest with Spirit Family Reunion (Apr. 14, 7pm); The Gibson Brothers (Apr. 15); Bettye LaVette (Apr. 17); Todd Snider (Apr. 19); John Waters – This Filthy World (Apr. 22); Joan Armatrading (Apr. 23-24 SOLD OUT); Stomp Your Feet to the Jammin’ Beat w/ Amy Lowe and KingKatz (Apr. 25, noon); Madeleine Peyroux (Apr. 25-27); Chicago Philharmonic Sunday Series – Magic of Rhythm (Apr. 26, noon); Corky Siegel’s Chamber Blues with Sam Lay (Apr. 30); Eilen Jewell with Margo and the Pricetags (May 1); Alice Peacock (May 2); Tyrone Wells with special guests Dominic Balli & Emily Hearn (May 7); Rufus Wainwright (May 4-6); Kathleen Madigan (May 8, 7:30 & 10pm); Eddie From Ohio (May 9); Lee Ann Womack (May 13); Chicago Philharmonic Sunday Series – Heavenly Harps (May 31, noon); and Joan Armatrading (Oct. 7-8).


Opened in 2012, City Winery Chicago is a fully operational winery, restaurant with outdoor patio, concert hall and private event space located in the heart of the West Loop at 1200 W. Randolph, in the historic urban Fulton Market district. Once a refrigerated food distribution warehouse, the 1911 building has been transformed into a contemporary 33,000 square foot haven for those passionate about wine, music and culinary arts. The décor evokes the romance of being in wine country, from the exposed stainless steel fermenting tanks and French oak barrels, to the aroma of fermenting grapes. Chicago’s only fully operation winery has produced dozens of in-house wines sourced from vineyards in California, Oregon, Washington, Argentina and Chile, including a Wine Enthusiast 90-point 2012 Bien Nacido Vineyard Reserve pinot noir. With more than 400 unique producers from around the world City Winery is recognized with a 2014 Best of Award of Excellence “for having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world” by Wine Spectator. The globally inspired, locally sourced, wine-focused food menu is conceived for pairing and sharing. The concert hall accommodates up to 300 guests, all seated at tables with complete beverage and dining service, ensuring a comfortable “listening room” experience enhanced by a state-of-the-art Meyer Sound system. Riedel is the official and exclusive provider of glassware, showing City Winery’s commitment to enjoying quality wine in a quality vessel. American Airlines is the Official Airline and Virgin Hotels Chicago is the Official Hotel of City Winery. For more information, please visit



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