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Fat City Bar and Grill is Champaign-Urbana's home for Live Music.

Check out the crowd from our GRAND OPENING THURSDAY APRIL 2 WITH DUSTIN LYNCH:
SATURDAY APRIL 11 JANA KRAMER: 
Friday June 12, Fat City Bar and Grill is proud to welcome RODNEY ATKINS to The City Center entertainment venue!!! With more than 9,000 square feet of space, a VIP Mezzanine level, the 3,700 square foot indoor bar and close to 2,000 square feet of beer garden between the buildings, 'Take a Back Road' to The City Center!'

$25 Pre-sale General Admission Tickets (Available BOTH online and at the bar)
$35 Pre-sale VIP Pit Pass Tickets (ONLY available online)
$35 Pre-sale VIP Mezzanine Tickets (Available BOTH online and at the bar)
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE RODNEY ATKINS TICKETS

Thursday June 25: BROTHERS OSBORNE
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE BROTHERS OSBORNE TICKETS

Friday July 17: MARK CHESNUTT
CLICK HERE TO PURCHASE MARK CHESNUTT TICKETS

Friday July 24: THE SWON BROTHERS
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Join us for our next big event:

Friday May 29: Zach Linley & The Rebel Daredevils!!!
Zach Linley & The Rebel Daredevils first appearance at The City Center atFat City Bar and Grill!!!

"Zach Linley is the Garth Brooks of the new millennium. I can see him being a key player in the next era of country music. In addition to being a great vocalist and having tremendous musical talent, his song writing is phenomenal and far ahead of the game."

-Nyhl Henson, Co-Founder and former CEO of CMT.

With Andy Mo opening!


For more information: Zach Linley & The Rebel Daredevils @ The City Center (Fat City Bar and Grill) Facebook event

Saturday May 30: JOHNNIE MAE!!!
Johnnie Mae Band is a Soul, Funk, Americana band from Champaign- Urbana, IL.  Featuring the music of Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, The Gap Band, Amy Winehouse, Doobie Brothers, Delbert McClinton, Temptations, Janis Joplin, and more! Members of Johnnie Mae are Carrie Chandler, Andy Moreillon, Rod Sickler, David Hardy, Jeremy Harper, Charles Applebee, and Chad Schwenk.

For more information: Johnnie Mae @ The City Center (Fat City Bar and Grill) Facebook event

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Zach Linley and The Rebel Daredevils

Fat City Bar and Grill, 505 S Chestnut, Champaign

 

Most songwriters struggle to establish their musical identity, often trying out different musical styles like shoes, trying to find what fits. There aren’t many that emerge from this process fully formed, in control of their craft, their identity, and their music. Zach Linley fits solidly in the last category . His latest songs are fresh, full of heartfelt truths, and show the signs of a truly gifted and significant talent, one whose music feels familiar, but at the same time rides fearlessly into its own territory.

A small town boy who grew up in Effingham, IL, Zach wrote his first song at age 8, but didn’t take music seriously until he reached his late teens. Zach explains, “I was always fascinated by music, and it pushed me to learn how to play guitar, drums, and bass. I’ve always pushed myself to learn as much as I can musically, so that I can translate the ideas I come up with in my head into song.” Songwriting has been his life long passion. 20 years,10 bands, and 7 albums later, he still isn’t looking anywhere but towards the future.

When asked about his musical influences, Zach explains “I grew up listening to everything under the sun. My dad played a lot of George Jones, Merle Haggard, Eagles, and Alabama albums. I can remember sitting around in our barn playing guitar and singing a lot of those songs together with my parents and brothers, and I have gradually gravitated back to that kind of simple honest sounding music as it applies to my songwriting.”

Age limit: 19+

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