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Sponsored Events Calendar

please note: all times are CST.

Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical
Fri, Jan 22 through Sun, Feb 14
Raue Center for the Arts - Crystal Lake

Paul Marinaro Quintet
CD Release "One Night in Chicago"

Thu, Feb 11 through Sun, Feb 14
Jazz Showcase - Chicago

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
A Rodgers & Hammerstein Celebration

Sat, Feb 13 and Sun, Feb 14
Hemmens Cultural Center - Elgin

Paul Marinaro Quintet
CD Release "One Night in Chicago"

Sun, Feb 14 at 4pm, 8pm & 10pm
Jazz Showcase - Chicago

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Chicago Grandstand Big Band

Sun, Feb 14 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

WDCB Night at The Jazz Showcase
Rajiv Halim Quartet - FREE!

Tue, Feb 16 at 8pm & 10pm
Jazz Showcase - Chicago

Hyde Park Jazz Society Presents
Third Tuesdays at Cafe Logan
Darius Hampton Quartet

Tue, Feb 16 two sets at 7:30pm & 9pm
University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, Feb 17 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Maracujaz Brazilian Jazz Duo

Thu, Feb 18 from 7 to 10pm
Adelle's - Wheaton

Steve Rashid Presents!
WDCB Live at the Whiskey Lounge
Art Davis Quartet

Thu, Feb 18 at 7:30pm
27 Live - Evanston

Symphony Center Presents Jazz!
Christian McBride Trio with special guests Gary Burton, Tia Fuller, and Sean Jones: A Mack Avenue Super Band

Fri, Feb 19 at 8pm
Symphony Center - Chicago

Bill Frisell - "When You Wish Upon a Star"
Fri, Feb 19 at 8pm
Old Town School (Maurer) - Chicago

Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas
Fri, Feb 19 at 8pm
PianoForte Studios - Chicago

JIC JazzCity FREE Concert
Erwin Helfer @80: A Living Legend of Boogie and Blues

Fri, Feb 19 at 7pm
Austin Town Hall Park - Chicago

Bill Boris Jazz Quartet
Fri, Feb 19 from 6:30 to 10:30pm
Siam Marina Restaurant - Tinley Park

Mo Better Jazz Chicago Presents
Carolyn Fitzhugh

Fri, Feb 19 at 8pm
Quarry Event Center - Chicago

Prairie State College Jazz Festival
with Orbert Davis, Ed Peterson, and others

Fri, Feb 19
Prairie State College - Chicago Heights

ETHEL'S Documerica
Sat, Feb 20 at 7:30pm
Dominican University Performing Arts Center - River Forest

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Dave Drazin and His Ambassadors

Sun, Feb 21 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

WDCB Jazz - Jammin' in the Stacks!
BMR4

Sun, Feb 21 at 2pm
Gail Borden Public Library - Elgin

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

Sun, Feb 21 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Brienn Perry Quartet

Wed, Feb 24 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Shawn Maxwell Duo

Thu, Feb 25 from 7 to 10pm
Adelle's - Wheaton

Steve Rashid Presents!
WDCB Live at the Whiskey Lounge
Alyssa Allgood Trio with Dan Chase and Tim Fitzgerald

Thu, Feb 25 at 7:30pm
27 Live - Evanston

49th Annual Elmhurst College Jazz Festival
Thu, Feb 25 through Sun, Feb 28
Elmhurst College - Hammerschmidt Chapel - Elmhurst

Symphony Center Presents Jazz!
Stefon Harris & Sonic Creed / Rudresh Mahanthappa Bird Calls

Fri, Feb 26 at 8pm
Symphony Center - Chicago

Mo Better Jazz Chicago Presents
Lynn Hilton

Fri, Feb 26 at 8pm
Quarry Event Center - Chicago

Celtic Tenors
Fri, Feb 26 at 8pm
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts - Skokie

Turtle Island Quartet
Sat, Feb 27 and Sun, Feb 28
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

I Gotta Right to Sing the Blues
A Salute to Ella, Judy & Patsy

Sun, Feb 28 at 3pm
Paramount Theatre - Aurora

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
John Burnett Orchestra

Sun, Feb 28 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

WDCB and Lagunitas present our monthly "Bluesday Tuesday" with Toronzo Cannon, hosted by WDCB's Tom Marker!
Tue, Mar 1 at 7pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

Folk Festival Radio Show - Live Event!
Linda Marie Smith's "Mearra-Selkie from the Sea"

Tue, Mar 1 from 7 to 9pm
WDCB Studios (Outside door: SRC 10) - Glen Ellyn

Altan
Wed, Mar 2 at 8pm
City Winery - Chicago

Al Jarreau
Wed, Mar 2 at 7:30pm
North Shore Center for the Performing Arts - Skokie

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Ken Partyka's New Standard Quintet

Wed, Mar 2 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

Paddy Moloney, The Chieftains, and special guests
Wed, Mar 2 at 7:30pm
Rialto Square Theatre - Joliet

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
John Avila Duo

Thu, Mar 3 from 7 to 10pm
Adelle's - Wheaton

Darwin Noguera
Fri, Mar 4 at 8pm
PianoForte Studios - Chicago

The Swing Collective
Fri, Mar 4 from 6:30 to 10:30pm
Siam Marina Restaurant - Tinley Park

Mo Better Jazz Chicago Presents
Edwin Daugherty

Fri, Mar 4 at 8pm
Quarry Event Center - Chicago

Brian Blade Fellowship
Fri, Mar 4 at 7pm & 9:30pm
SPACE - Evanston

Acoustic Renaissance Concert Series - Cosy Sheridan AND Sloan Wainwright
Sat, Mar 5 at 8pm
Unitarian Church of Hinsdale - Hinsdale

Steve Maxwell Vintage & Custom Drums
"Illinois Jam Session"

Sat, Mar 5 and always the first Saturday of month from 9pm to midnight
MaxWeb Productions - Naperville

WDCB & Downtown Oak Park Assoc.
...present "Jazz Thaw" Festival

Sat, Mar 5 from 3 to 10pm
Downtown Oak Park - Oak Park

Muriel Anderson: Musical Visions
Sun, Mar 6 at 2pm
Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg

The High Kings
Sun, Mar 6 at 8pm
City Winery - Chicago

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Chicago Grandstand Big Band

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

WDCB Night at The Jazz Showcase
Zvonimir Tot & Kelly Sill
CD Release Party for Standards-Live at The Jazz Showcase - FREE!

Mon, Mar 7 at 8pm & 10pm
Jazz Showcase - Chicago

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Chris White Duo

Wed, Mar 9 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

Cyrille Aimee
Wed, Mar 9 at 7:30pm
SPACE - Evanston

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Eddie Stevens Duo

Thu, Mar 10 from 7 to 10pm
Adelle's - Wheaton

Monterey Jazz Festival On Tour
featuring Raul Midon, Ravi Coltrane, Nicholas Payton, Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders & Kendrick Scott

Fri, Mar 11 at 7:30pm
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

Mo Better Jazz Chicago Presents
Freida Lee

Fri, Mar 11 at 8pm
Quarry Event Center - Chicago

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Brahms & Ives: No Limits

Sat, Mar 12 and Sun, Mar 13
Hemmens Cultural Center - Elgin

Ramsey Lewis
Sat, Mar 12 at 7:30pm
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
Mendelsohn's Elijah

Sun, Mar 13 at 3pm
Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church - Elmhurst

Monterey Jazz Festival on Tour
Raul Midon, Ravi Coltrane, Nicholas Payton, Gerald Clayton, Joe Sanders & Kendrick Scott

Sun, Mar 13 at 5pm & 8pm
City Winery - Chicago

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
John Burnett Orchestra

Sun, Mar 13 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Chris Greene Quartet

Wed, Mar 16 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Steve Ramsdell Duo

Thu, Mar 17 from 7 to 10pm
Adelle's - Wheaton

Liza Micelli Quartet
Fri, Mar 18 from 6:30 to 10:30pm
Siam Marina Restaurant - Tinley Park

Mo Better Jazz Chicago Presents
Adrienne Locke

Fri, Mar 18 at 8pm
Quarry Event Center - Chicago

Bob Mamet Trio
Sat, Mar 19 at 7pm
PianoForte Studios - Chicago

Jazz Combo Festival
Sat, Mar 19 from 9am to 5pm
Saint Xavier University - McGuire Hall - Chicago

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – No Fuss and Feathers Roadshow
Sun, Mar 20 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

In the Mood
Sun, Mar 20 at 3pm
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

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

Sun, Mar 20 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Red Rose Ragtime Jazz Band

Sun, Mar 20 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Geoffrey Keezer & Gillian Margot
Tue, Mar 22 at 7:30pm
PianoForte Studios - Chicago

CSO at Wheaton College
Wed, Mar 23 at 7:30pm
Wheaton College - Edman Memorial Chapel - Wheaton

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Brienn Perry Quartet

Wed, Mar 23 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Barry Winograd & Jim Ryan

Thu, Mar 24 from 7 to 10pm
Adelle's - Wheaton

Mo Better Jazz Chicago Presents
Frank Russell

Fri, Mar 25 at 8pm
Quarry Event Center - Chicago

WDCB Jazz - Jammin' in the Stacks!
The Fat Babies
...part of the Northbrook Library's Jazz/Blues Salon Concert Series

Fri, Mar 25 at 7:30pm
Northbrook Public Library - Northbrook

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Alyssa Algood

Wed, Mar 30 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Chris Greene & Damian Espinosa

Thu, Mar 31 from 7 to 10pm
Adelle's - Wheaton

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Barton Pine Plays Dvorák

Fri, Apr 1 at 7:30pm
Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg

Fred Simon Quartet
Fri, Apr 1 from 6:30 to 10:30pm
Siam Marina Restaurant - Tinley Park

Hot Club of San Francisco
Fri, Apr 1 and Sat, Apr 2
MAC - McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage - Glen Ellyn

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Rachel Barton Pine Plays Dvorák

Sat, Apr 2 and Sun, Apr 3
Hemmens Cultural Center - Elgin

Steve Maxwell Vintage & Custom Drums
"Illinois Jam Session"

Sat, Apr 2 and always the first Saturday of month from 9pm to midnight
MaxWeb Productions - Naperville

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Ken Partyka's New Standard Quintet

Wed, Apr 6 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

Ensemble Espanol Spanish Dance Theatre
Sat, Apr 9 at 7:30pm
Dominican University Performing Arts Center - River Forest

Acoustic Renaissance Concert Series - John McCutcheon
Sun, Apr 10 at 4pm
Unitarian Church of Hinsdale - Hinsdale

Tribute to Johnny Frigo and Joe Vito
with James Sanders & Kevin O’Connell

Sun, Apr 10 at 3pm
PianoForte Studios - Chicago

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Spider Saloff and Jim Sellers

Wed, Apr 13 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

36th Annual Knox-Rootabaga Jazz Festival
Thu, Apr 14 through Sat, Apr 16
various locations - Galesburg

AXPONA 2016
Fri, Apr 15 through Sun, Apr 17
Westin O'Hare - Rosemont

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – Tangleweed
Sat, Apr 16 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

University of Chicago Presents:
Contempo - Jazz Double Bill

Sat, Apr 16 at 7:30pm
University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago

Sérgio, Odair, and Clarice Assad
Sun, Apr 17 at 3pm
University of Chicago - Mandel Hall - Chicago

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Eric Schneider and Friends

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

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Jarod Bufe Quartet

Wed, Apr 20 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

Symphony Center Presents Jazz!
Brad Mehldau Trio

Fri, Apr 22 at 8pm
Symphony Center - Chicago

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Brienn Perry Quartet

Wed, Apr 27 at 8pm
FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn

'Jazz at The Logan'
Dion Parson and the 21st Century Band

Fri, Apr 29 at 7:30pm
University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago

Elgin Symphony Orchestra
Season Finale: Bernstein & Mahler

Sat, Apr 30 and Sun, May 1
Hemmens Cultural Center - Elgin

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – The Sweet Potatoes with The Young Novelists
Sat, Apr 30 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

Acoustic Renaissance Concert Series - Mollie O'Brien and Rich Moore
Sat, May 7 at 8pm
Unitarian Church of Hinsdale - Hinsdale

Elmhurst Symphony Orchestra
Mutual Admiration: Beethoven, Mozart & Tchaikovsky

Sat, May 7 at 7pm
Elmhurst Christian Reformed Church - Elmhurst

Steve Maxwell Vintage & Custom Drums
"Illinois Jam Session"

Sat, May 7 and always the first Saturday of month from 9pm to midnight
MaxWeb Productions - Naperville

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Jim Barrett's Juggernauts

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

Symphony Center Presents Jazz!
A Tribute to Sarah Vaughan featuring The Chicago Jazz Orchestra with Dee Alexander, Ann Hampton Callaway and René Marie

Fri, May 20 at 8pm
Symphony Center - Chicago

Maple Street Chapel Folk Concerts – Tim Grimm with Eric Lambert
Sat, May 21 at 7:30pm
Maple Street Chapel - Lombard

'Jazz at The Logan'
Miguel Zenón

Thu, May 26 at 7:30pm
University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago

Symphony Center Presents Jazz!
Wayne Shorter Quartet featuring Danilo Pérez, John Patitucci and Brian Blade

Fri, May 27 at 8pm
Symphony Center - Chicago

Steve Maxwell Vintage & Custom Drums
"Illinois Jam Session"

Sat, Jun 4 and always the first Saturday of month from 9pm to midnight
MaxWeb Productions - Naperville

Symphony Center Presents Jazz!
Gregory Porter

Fri, Jun 10 at 8pm
Symphony Center - Chicago

 
 
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