Our Music

Benny’s Jazz Program Hits the High Notes and Reinvigorates Chicago’s Jazz Scene

Chicago is known for its music, and Benny’s Chop House revitalizes the local jazz scene with noteworthy performances. Featuring an all-star lineup of internationally acclaimed artists, the restaurant presents live jazz in the North Lounge and Bar every Wednesday through Saturday. A hidden gem for jazz and under-the-radar destination for live music, Benny’s brings a fresh beat to River North, specializing in all genres including Traditional, Swing, R&B, Pop, Rock, Motown and Latin.  All of our performers have been influenced by the best of the jazz genre and you can be assured that each consistently offer their unique spin on the American original art form – jazz.


Our Schedule

Wednesdays 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: Carmen Stokes & Julie Ponce

Thursdays 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.: Julie Ponce & Leandro Lopez Varady

Fridays 6:00 p.m. – 11:30 p.m.: Lynn Hilton

Saturdays 6:30 – 11:30 p.m.: Margaret Murphy-Webb & Charlie Johnson


Our Artists


Charlie Johnson &
Margaret Murphy-Webb