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Ballroom/Big Band/Nostalgia Music Calendar

please note: all times are CST.

2015 Chi-Town Jazz Festival
...benefiting hunger relief in Chicagoland!

Wed, Mar 4 through Sun, Mar 8
various Chicagoland venues - Chicago

26th Annual Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke
Thu, Mar 5 through Sun, Mar 8
Racine Marriott - Racine, WI

26th Annual Lemont HS Jazz Band's Dinner Dance
Sat, Mar 7 6PM Cocktails, 7PM Dinner, 8:30PM Dancing
Willowbrook Ballroom - Willow Springs

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Mar 8 and EVERY second Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Glenbrook South Jazz Ensembles, The Ian Torres Big Band, The Stephanie Browning Quartet
...part of the 2015 Chi-Town Jazz Festival

Sun, Mar 8 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

US Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors
Sun, Mar 8 at 2:30pm
Fermilab's Ramsey Auditorium - Batavia

JIC JazzCity Concert
The Revolution Has Been Compromised:
Honoring the Words and Work of Gil Scott-Heron

Fri, Mar 13 at 7pm
Hamilton Park - Chicago

West Suburban Symphony performs classic Broadway hits
Sat, Mar 14 at 7:30pm
Glenbard East High School's Biester Auditorium - Lombard

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Mar 15 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

34th Annual Chicago Music Awards
Sun, Mar 15
Copernicus Center - Chicago

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Mar 15 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Mar 15 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TeaPot Dome Boys

Sun, Mar 15 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Phil Woods and Brian Lynch in concert with We Six
Fri, Mar 20 at 8pm
Marcus Center for the Performing Arts-Vogel Hall - Milwaukee, WI

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
John Burnett Orchestra

Sun, Mar 22 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, Mar 24 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Fri, Apr 10 at 7:30pm
Canton High School - Canton

JIC JazzCity Concert
Peter Lerner Sextet: Continuation

Fri, Apr 10 at 7pm
LaFollette Park - Chicago

CJO with pianist Monty Alexander
Sat, Apr 11 at 7:30pm
Spertus Institute - Chicago

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Sun, Apr 12 at 3pm
Lakeside Pavilion at the MAC - Glen Ellyn

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
Sun, Apr 12 at 3pm
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Apr 12 and EVERY second Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

45th Anniversary Celebration of Those Were the Days
Sun, Apr 12 at 2pm
Irish American Heritage Center - Chicago

The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
Sun, Apr 12 at 3pm
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Apr 19 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Apr 19 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
John Burnett and his Swing Orchestra with Frieda Lee

Sun, Apr 19 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Spring Jazz Concert with Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Apr 19 Sunday April 19, 2015 3-5:30 PM
Elgin Community College Arts Center - Elgin

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, Apr 28 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

JIC JazzCity Concert
Petra's Recession Seven

Fri, May 8 at 7pm
Independence Park - Chicago

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, May 10 and EVERY second Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, May 17 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, May 17 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Jazz Community Big Band

Sun, May 17 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, May 26 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Jim Barrett’s Juggernauts

Sun, Jun 7 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Wed, Jun 10 at 7pm
The Holmstad - Batavia

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Jun 14 and EVERY second Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

JIC JazzCity Concert
Don’t worry be haRpy

Fri, Jun 19 at 7pm
Columbus Park Refectory - Chicago

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Jun 21 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, Jun 23 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

JIC JazzCity Concert
9th Chicago Latin Jazz Festival

Fri, Jul 17 and Sat, Jul 18
Humboldt Park Boathouse - Chicago

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Jul 19 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Ann Stewart and The Banjo Buddies Dixieland Band

Sun, Jul 19 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

National Ballroom and Entertainment Association Annual Big Band Dancing Weekend
Fri, Aug 14 through August 16th
Col Ballroom - Davenport, IA

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Aug 16 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Sun, Aug 16 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Original Salty Dogs

Sun, Sep 13 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Sep 20 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

JIC JazzCity Concert
Robert Irving III Generations

Fri, Oct 16 at 7pm
Foster Park - Chicago

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Oct 18 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Red Rose Ragtime Jazz Band

Sun, Oct 18 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

JIC JazzCity Concert
Song for Horace Silver

Fri, Nov 13 at 7pm
Austin Town Hall Park - Chicago

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Nov 15 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Sun, Nov 15 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

JIC JazzCity Concert
Voices Heard! - In Celebration if the AACM's 50th Anniversary

Fri, Dec 11 at 7pm
Garfield Park Conservatory - Chicago

Jack Farina Orchestra
Sun, Dec 20 and EVERY third Sunday at 2pm
Cliffbreakers Riverside Resort - Rockford

 
 
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