Chuck Jennings...Musical Entertainment

The Passion of Music

Simply put, music is one of Chuck's passions. Upon first hearing the Beatles "I Want To Hold Your Hand" he was hooked. Chuck will be hosting the"OPEN MIC" every 3rd Monday of the month at 6:30pm at Prarie Krafts Brewery in Buffalo Grove so next date is December 18th and he hosts the open mic at Senor Pollo in Arling Heights all of the othere Mondays each month 6-10pm. As a regular stand in for his buddy Rob, Chuck also hosts the 1st & 3rd Thursdays open mic at  Copper Fiddle Distillery in Lake Zurich as needed including December 7 and the 1st & 3rd Thursdays in January as well.. Chuck and his buddys Dean Milano, Chris Minardi, & James Costanza will be at Mac's n Slade in Palatine for their grand re-opening playing a 30 minute set at 2:30pm on Sunday Octoiber 22nd and on Christmas eve eve, December 23rd, the Liddle Fiddle Trio (Chuck, Dean, & Kent Lewis) will be joined by Chris perfroming as the Liddle Fiddle Quartet at Copper Fiddle Distillery in Lake Zurich 7:30 - 10:30pm.


Chuck and his partner Al "Vac" Vaccarello make up the acoustic duo BLUE EYED LEO. Performing on six and twelve string guitars as well as keyboard and a little harmonica now and again, they entertain the crowd with "classic rock" standards from such renowned artists as the Beatles, Crosby Stills & Nash, Simon & Garfunkel, America and a host of others including current and more recent artists such as Jack Johnson, Zac Brown Band and Snow Patrol to name but a few. In September the duo plays private events on Sunday the 3rd and Saturday the 16th but fear not, publicly the duo returns to Prairie Krafts Brewing in Buffalo Grove 7-10pm on Friday the 15th. On Saturday October 6th the duo will perform for a high school reunion "ice breaker" event in Lake Zurich and on Saturday October 28th they'll be at Copper Fiddle Distillery in Lake Zurich. November finds the duo at yet another private "members only" event at Boulder Ridge Country Club on the 10th returning to the public eye at 7:30pm on Saturday the 11th at Perry's Pizza & Ribs in Park Ridge and on Friday the 17th 9pm - 1am at Countryside Saloon in Des Plaines. The duo closes out the year with a private holiday party in Libertyville on Saturday December 9 and again this year plays the holday event at Boulder Ridge Country Club in Lake in the Hills on Friday December 22.

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Covering several artist primarily from the '60's and 70's Get Back Chicago has been known for performing an all Beatles set upon request and had the honor of doing so in the company of Louise Harrison (George Harrison's sister who established the noprofit HELP KEEP MUSIC ALIVE). On Sunday July 23rd the band will be part of Sandyfest in Buffalo Grove performing a 30 minute set from 2:15 - 2:45 pm and on Sunday August 27 we'll be playing at a fundraiser for Senator Dan McConchie at Paulus Park in Lake Zurich from 1-4pm. Finally, the band makes four debut appearances first on Friday September 8, 2017 it's Danny's On Douglas in Elgin 9pm - 1Am, secondly on Sunday September 17th a 30 minute set will be played at the Art sho at  H.O.M.E. in Arling Heights. Saturday September 30, 2017 at The Horseshoe Grill in Barrington at 9pm 'til midnight and then on Friday October 20, 2017 at Countryde Saloon in Des Plaines 9:00pm until 1:00am. The band returns to Copper Fiddle Distillery 532 W State Rte 22 #110, Lake Zurich, IL 7:30 - 10:30pm on "Turkey Eve" Wednesday November 22, 7:30 - 10:30pm and will close the year again for a corporate holiday event on Thursday December 7th at Venue One North Shore followed by yet another venue debut on Saturday December 16, 2017 8:30pm - 12:30am at PS Pub 771 W Dundee Rd, Wheeling. To wrap up the year we'll be bringing in the new year returning to Countryde Saloon in Des Plaines 9:00pm until 1:00am on New Years Eve.


Chuck's true art is songwriting. Having a strong appetite for poetic verse he's written at least 300 poems of which about half have been put to music. Yep, driven by the vocals of John, Paul, George & Ringo he's always on the hunt for strong melodies and powerful soul-searing harmonies.