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15Mar
WAYNE \"THE TRAIN\" HANCOCK Returns to FITZGERALDS NIGHTCLUB
8:30 PM - 8:30 PM FitzGerald's
Date: March 15, 2024 to March 15, 2024
Where: FitzGerald's, 6615 Roosevelt Road, Berwyn, Illinois, United States, 60402
Phone: N/A
Event Type: Arts & Theater
Ticket Price: N/A
FITZGERALDS NIGHTCLUB PRESENTS:WAYNE HANCOCK seen HERE $20 General Admission // $25/seat Reserved Tables Wayne Hancock has more Hank Sr. in him than either I or Hank Williams Jr. He is the real deal. Hank IIIHancock, who tosses out a roots mix of old country, roadhouse blues, western dance swing, boogie bop, and straight-up rockabilly, takes what was once old and makes it seem like its always been and always will be.allmusic.comThe country music scene could do with a lot more characters like Wayne, who push the musics limits while staying truer to its roots than any well-known names associated with the genre today. Slug MagazineSince his stunning debut, Thunderstorms and Neon Signs in 1995, Wayne The Train Hancock has been the undisputed king of Juke Joint Swingthat alchemists dream of honky-tonk, western swing, blues, Texas rockabilly and big band. Always an anomaly among his country music peers, Waynes uncompromising interpretation of the music he loves is in fact what defines him: steeped in traditional but never retro; bare bones but bone shaking; hardcore but with a swing. Like the comfortable crackle of a Wurlitzer 45 jukebox, Wayne is the embodiment of genuine, house rocking, hillbilly boogie.Wayne makes music fit for any road house anywhere. With his unmistakable voice, The Trains reckless honky-tonk can move the dead. If you see him live (and he is ALWAYS touring), youll surely work up some sweat stains on that snazzy Rayon shirt youre wearing. If you buy his records, youll be rolling up your carpets, spreading sawdust on the hardwood, and dancing until the downstairs neighbors are banging their brooms on the ceiling. Call him a throwback if you want, Wayne just wants to ENTERTAIN you, and whats wrong with that?Waynes disdain for the slick swill that passes for real deal country is well known. Like hes fond of saying: Man, Im like a stab wound in the fabric of country music in Nashville. See that bloodstain slowly spreading? Thats me.Little known fact: Wayn
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