On the evening of March 13, Winter’s Jazz Club owner Scott Stegman stepped onstage to announce what he hoped would be a brief pause.
“We thank you for being with us under such unusual circumstances,” he said to a small audience, as the pandemic was starting to change life in Chicago.
“As probably most of you know, tonight is the last night we’ll be open until further notice because of the situation around the world. We hope to see you on the flip side and hope it won’t be too long. Who knows what this will mean for all of us?”
He was about to