LATIN LIVE MUSIC IN CHICAGO EVERY THURSDAY NIGHT
Join us in the dining room every Thursday evening for a revolving line up of live Latin musicians. The sultry sounds, all acoustic, start at 7pm.
Hector Fernandez specializes in the romantic sounds of the Spanish Guitar, featuring music from Spain, Brazil and Cuba.
Diego Alonso is a guitarist, composer, teacher, and lecturer who specializes in flamenco jazz, flamenco, Latin jazz, and classical guitar music. He performs as a soloist and with his Flamenco Latin Jazz Project, Flamenco Music & Dance Ensemble, and Spanish Guitar Duo for private and public events. Diego Alonso is also an expert lecturer on Flamenco history, music, and dance. He has traveled to over 15 countries to perform, compose, and teach and has participated in hundreds of highly acclaimed festivals and stages including the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Gran Teatro de Huelva (Spain), Chicago Flamenco Music Festival, Ciclo Flamenco Otoño (Spain), Instituto Cervantes Stockholm (Sweden), Polski Teatr (Poland), Chicago World Music Festival, American Spanish Dance Festival, Pabst Theater (WI), City Winery, (Chicago), Instituto Cervantes Chicago, and many more.
Diego graduated with highest honors in flamenco guitar performance from the Fundación Cristina Heeren de Arte Flamenco in Seville, Spain in 2012 where he studies and performed for 3 years. He is currently (2019-2020) pursuing his Masters degree in Flamencology (Musicology, Ethnomusicology & Pedagogy in Flamenco) at the Escuela Superior de Música de Catalunya (Barcelona, Spain).
Neil Dixon is a solo classical guitarist specializing in styles from Latin America. A decade-long apprentice of Chilean guitar master Alfonso Chacon, Smith mixes works from the great guitar composers of South America with original arrangements of regional folkloric styles and popular tunes of the old school from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.
Guillermo Paolisso is a virtuoso guitarist from Buenos Aires, Argentina. From Argentine tango to Brazilian bossa nova, latin jazz to candombe, Guillermo Paolisso creates a refreshing, modern sound of Latin musical styles.
The fourth generation of a musical family, he studied a wide variety of Latin music styles as well as jazz in Argentina and Italy from the young age of 6. He has been delighting Chicago audiences and has played at venues like the Old Town School of Music, City Winery, Carnivale, Waldorf Astoria, Soho House, and many more. The American Guild of Music Artists considers him an important musician representing Argentinian musical culture in the US.