April & May Music Events

Sunday April 15, 7pm – Tommi Zender with special guest Steve Dawson @ WishboneExpect some of Steve’s songs, some of Tommi’s, and other select covers.  This will be a fun night. Wishbone North has a great menu of comfort food and drinks. Reservations recommended for table seats 773-549-2663

Also… just announced… in May on Mother’s Day evening…

Sunday May 13, 7pm – Music of George Harrison @ SPACE in Evanston. Phil Angotti, Tommi Zender, Steve Dawson, Tom Ryan, and more. 2 sets of music. Tickets for this event will go quickly… table seats and GA seated Tickets onsale now!


Saturday April 21st 1pm – Record Store Day performance @ Laurie’s Planet of Sound. One of Chicagoland’s favorite independent shops located in Lincoln Square. This is always a blast. This year Tommi will present Music of Joni Mitchell (songs from Court & Spark, The Hissing of Summer Lawns, and Hejira). With vocalist Natalie Galey. FREE event. Also at 2pm, Phil Angotti plays The Kinks “Something Else”.


Sunday April 8, 2-3pm – Celebration of Beatles White Album with Phil Angotti and Tom Ryan Glenview Public Library.  An acoustic performance of most of this great record. Free with advance rsvp at GPL link


New Session of classes at Old Town School of Folk Music starts up in May!!!

Friday April 20, 7:30-9pm – Springtime BEATLES SOCIAL @ Old Town School, Lincoln Square. Hosted by Tommi Zender, often with guest Gabe Michael. Advance sign up is highly recommended as space is limited at http://www.oldtownschool.org, by phone or in person at any OTS location.


At the start of 2018 I’ve begun work on what will be a 3rd album of songs, with engineer/co-producer Justin James. Here is a sample of one of the songs in rough mix form:

Other upcoming performances…

Thursday April 5, 9-11pm – Tommi Zender @ Hyatt Centric in the Level Two Lounge (St, Clair & Erie, just off Michigan ave mag mile) Free; food & drink available; plenty of comfortable seating. Also…Thursday May 3, 9-11pm.

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