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please note: all times are CDT.

Tue, Aug 30 from 7 to 8pm

Folk Festival Radio Show - Live Event!
Friction Farm

WDCB Studios (reservations required!) - Glen Ellyn
Tue, Aug 30 from 5:30 to 8pm

MCA's Tuesdays on the Terrace
Fred Anderson Legacy Band

Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago
Wed, Aug 31 at 8pm

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Alyssa Allgood Quartet

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Wed, Aug 31 from 6pm to midnight

Jazz Institute of Chicago's ''Jazz Club Tour''

JIC Jazz Club Tour - multiple venues - Chicago
Thu, Sep 1 through Sun, Sep 4

Chicago Jazz Festival

Millennium Park - Chicago
Thu, Sep 1 from 7 to 10pm

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Stacy McMichael Duo

Adelle's - Wheaton
Fri, Sep 2 at 8pm

Jazzology Experience presents
Lynn Hilton

Quarry Event Center - Chicago
Sun, Sep 4 from 6 to 9:30pm

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Chicago Grandstand Big Band

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Tue, Sep 6 from 5:30 to 8pm

MCA's Tuesdays on the Terrace
Corey Wilkes

Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago
Wed, Sep 7 from 6 to 9pm

WDCB Vocal Jazz Spotlight
Rose Colella Duo

Parkers' American Restaurant and Bar - Downers Grove
Wed, Sep 7 from 7:30 to 9pm

Chicago Music Consortium 21-piece Big Band

Bolingbrook Performing Arts Center - Bolingbrook
Wed, Sep 7 at 8pm

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Judy Roberts and Jeannie Lambert

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Thu, Sep 8 through Sun, Sep 11

St. Charles Jazz Weekend

Downtown St. Charles - multiple venues (see schedule) - St. Charles
Thu, Sep 8 from 6 to 9pm

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Frank Catalano

The Filling Station Pub & Grill - St Charles
Thu, Sep 8 from 8:30pm to midnight

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Charlie Cruce

Rox City Grill - St Charles
Thu, Sep 8 from 9pm to midnight

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Steve Barnes and the Hazy Sparrows

The House Pub - St Charles
Thu, Sep 8 from 7 to 10pm

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
guitarist Frank Portolese

Adelle's - Wheaton
Fri, Sep 9 from 5:30 to 6:30pm

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Dreams Dance Academy

1st Street Plaza - St. Charles
Fri, Sep 9 from 8:30 to 11pm

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Rogue Jazz

McNally's Traditional Irish Pub - St Charles
Fri, Sep 9 from 7 to 9pm

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Alex Murphy Trio

The Filling Station Pub & Grill - St Charles
Fri, Sep 9 from 8:30pm to midnight

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Marshall Nelson

Rox City Grill - St Charles
Fri, Sep 9 from 9:30pm to midnight

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Alyssa Allgood

The House Pub - St Charles
Fri, Sep 9 at 8pm

Jazzology Experience presents
Tazama Sun

Quarry Event Center - Chicago
Sat, Sep 10 from 7 to 8pm

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Roderick Chambers

The Jank Guitar Store - St Charles
Sat, Sep 10 from 7 to 9pm

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Rogue Jazz

The Filling Station Pub & Grill - St Charles
Sat, Sep 10 from 8:30pm to midnight

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Johnny Burnett

Rox City Grill - St Charles
Sat, Sep 10 from 10pm to midnight

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Frank Catalano

The House Pub - St Charles
Sun, Sep 11 from 9 to 10am

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Kingdom of Groove

Baker Memorial United Methodist Church - St Charles
Sun, Sep 11 from 10:30 to 11:30am

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Alex Murphy Quintet

Baker Memorial United Methodist Church - St Charles
Sun, Sep 11 from 3 to 5pm

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Andy Schlinder Duo

The Office - St Charles
Sun, Sep 11 from 4 to 7pm

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Rogue Jazz

McNally's Traditional Irish Pub - St Charles
Sun, Sep 11 from 9pm to midnight

St. Charles Jazz Weekend - Joel Baer Quartet

The House Pub - St Charles
Sun, Sep 11 from 6:30 to 9pm

Marshall Vente's Jazz Tropicale Cruise with WDCB!

Tall Ship 'Windy' on Navy Pier - Chicago
Tue, Sep 13 at 8pm & 10pm

WDCB Night at The Jazz Showcase
Charles Heath Quartet - FREE!

Jazz Showcase - Chicago
Tue, Sep 13 from 5:30 to 8pm

MCA's Tuesdays on the Terrace
Juli Wood’s Chicago Calling

Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago
Wed, Sep 14 from 6 to 9pm

WDCB Vocal Jazz Spotlight
Elaine Dame Duo

Parkers' American Restaurant and Bar - Downers Grove
Wed, Sep 14 at 8pm & 10pm

Kimbrough & Co.
CD Release Party for '12th Street Serenade'

The Jazz Showcase - Chicago
Wed, Sep 14 at 8pm

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Bill Overton Quartet

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Thu, Sep 15 from 7 to 10pm

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Barry Winograd & Jim Ryan

Adelle's - Wheaton
Fri, Sep 16 at 8pm

Jazzology Experience presents
Peter Lerner

Quarry Event Center - Chicago
Fri, Sep 16 at 6:30pm & 8:30pm

Music's Golden Moments: Jazz Trio featuring Eric Schneider

Driehaus Museum - Chicago
Sat, Sep 17 at 7:30pm

Aaron Neville Duo

Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg
Sat, Sep 17 from noon to 6pm

Englewood Jazz Fest

Hamilton Park - Chicago
Sun, Sep 18 from 2 to 5pm

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Teapot Dome Orchestra with Joe Urban

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Sun, Sep 18 from 2 to 3pm

WDCB Jazz - Jammin' in the Stacks!
Petra van Nuis/Don Stille Duo - FREE!

Orland Park Public Library - Orland Park
Sun, Sep 18 at 3pm

Indo-American Heritage Museum presents "Jazz by the Lake"
featuring Vijay Iyer and Fareed Haque

Northwestern University - Mary B. Galvin Recital Hall - Evanston
Sun, Sep 18 from 6 to 9:30pm

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

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Tue, Sep 20 from 5:30 to 8pm

MCA's Tuesdays on the Terrace
The Miyumi Project

Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago
Wed, Sep 21 from 6 to 9pm

WDCB Vocal Jazz Spotlight
Petra van Nuis Duo

Parkers' American Restaurant and Bar - Downers Grove
Wed, Sep 21 at 8pm

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Jarod Bufe Quartet

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Thu, Sep 22 from 7 to 10pm

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Eddie Stevens Duo

Adelle's - Wheaton
Fri, Sep 23 at 8pm

Jazzology Experience presents
D'Erania

Quarry Event Center - Chicago
Sat, Sep 24 from 10am to noon

One Author, One Community: A Conversation with Elizabeth Strout

Ashton Place - Willowbrook
Sat, Sep 24 and Sun, Sep 25

Hyde Park Jazz Festival

Hyde Park Jazz Fest - multiple venues - Chicago
Sat, Sep 24

2016 Elgin Short Film Festival

Hemmens Cultural Center - Elgin
Sat, Sep 24

Rockin’ Road to Dublin

Moraine Valley Community College - Palos Hills
Sun, Sep 25 from 6 to 9:30pm

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Jazz Consortium Big Band

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Sun, Sep 25 at 3pm

Maple Street Folk Concerts: Reggie Harris and David Roth

Maple Street Chapel - Lombard
Tue, Sep 27 from 7 to 8pm

Folk Festival Radio Show - Live Event!
Heather Styka and Clint Alphin

WDCB Studios (reservations required!) - Glen Ellyn
Tue, Sep 27 from 5:30 to 8pm

MCA's Tuesdays on the Terrace
Joshua Abrams and Jeff Parker

Museum of Contemporary Art - Chicago
Wed, Sep 28 from 6 to 9pm

WDCB Vocal Jazz Spotlight
Typhanie Monique Duo

Parkers' American Restaurant and Bar - Downers Grove
Wed, Sep 28 at 8pm

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Brienn Perry Quartet

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Wed, Sep 28 at 8pm & 10pm

Tenor Madness
CD Release Party for 'Convergence'

The Jazz Showcase - Chicago
Thu, Sep 29 from 7 to 10pm

WDCB Jazz Thursdays
Chris Greene & Damian Espinosa

Adelle's - Wheaton
Fri, Sep 30 at 8pm

Jazzology Experience presents
Shawn Maxwell's New Tomorrow

Quarry Event Center - Chicago
Fri, Sep 30 at 8pm

Troker

North Shore Center for the Performing Arts - Skokie
Sun, Oct 2 at 3pm

Symphony Center Presents
Mariachi Vargas de Tecalitlá

Symphony Center - Chicago
Wed, Oct 5 at 8pm

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

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Thu, Oct 6

WDCB Presents: Jonathan Kreisberg / Dave Kikoski

PianoForte Studios - Chicago
Sat, Oct 8 at 7:30pm

Darin starring Christopher Kale Jones

Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg
Tue, Oct 11 at 8pm & 10pm

Alyssa Allgood
CD Release Party for 'Out of the Blue'

The Jazz Showcase - Chicago
Wed, Oct 12 at 8pm

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Chris Lega Octet

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Sat, Oct 15 at 7:30pm

Maple Street Folk Concerts: Patchouli

Maple Street Chapel - Lombard
Sun, Oct 16 from 2 to 5pm

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Wed, Oct 19 at 8pm

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Jarod Bufe Quartet

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Fri, Oct 21 at 7pm

JIC JazzCity FREE Concert
Bebop Brass Plus! Special guest Victor Goines

Grand Crossing Park - Chicago
Fri, Oct 21 at 7:30pm

UChicago Presents 'Jazz at The Logan'
Freddy Cole and René Marie

University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago
Fri, Oct 21 at 7:30pm

Shemekia Copeland

Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre - Park Forest
Sun, Oct 23 at 6pm

South Side Jazz Coalition presents
2nd Annual Jazzy Evening in Red

Illinois Institute of Technology - Herman Hall - Chicago
Wed, Oct 26 at 8pm

WDCB's 'Wednesday Sidebar Sessions'
Brienn Perry Quartet

FitzGerald's SideBar - Berwyn
Sun, Oct 30 at 3pm

Mike Jones Solo Piano

PianoForte Studios - Chicago
Fri, Nov 4 at 7:30pm

UChicago Presents 'Jazz at The Logan'
Paquito D'Rivera Quintet

University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago
Sat, Nov 5 at 7:30pm

Booker T. Jones

Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre - Park Forest
Fri, Nov 18 at 7:30pm

Fabulous Thunderbirds

Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg
Wed, Nov 23 at 8pm & 10pm

Spare Parts
CD Release Party for 'Warehaus West'

The Jazz Showcase - Chicago
Sun, Nov 27 from 2 to 5pm

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Fri, Dec 2 and Sat, Dec 3 at 7:30pm

Masters of Soul

Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre - Park Forest
Sat, Dec 3 at 7pm

Maple Street Folk Concerts: Holiday Sing-Along

Maple Street Chapel - Lombard
Sun, Jan 8 at 3pm

Maple Street Folk Concerts: The Special Consensus

Maple Street Chapel - Lombard
Thu, Jan 26 at 7:30pm

UChicago Presents 'Jazz at The Logan'
Terri Lyne Carrington

University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago
Sat, Jan 28 at 7:30pm

Maple Street Folk Concerts: Diane Perry, Don Stiernberg, Eric Lambert

Maple Street Chapel - Lombard
Fri, Feb 10 at 7:30pm

UChicago Presents 'Jazz at The Logan'
Fred Hersch Trio

University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago
Sun, Feb 12 at 3pm

Ladysmith Black Mambazo

Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre - Park Forest
Sat, Feb 25 at 7:30pm

Maple Street Folk Concerts: Runa

Maple Street Chapel - Lombard
Fri, Mar 10 at 7:30pm

Tom Sharpe

Freedom Hall Nathan Manilow Theatre - Park Forest
Sat, Mar 11 at 7:30pm

Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song
starring Alexis J. Rogers

Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg
Sat, Mar 18 at 7:30pm

Maple Street Folk Concerts: Sons of the Never Wrong

Maple Street Chapel - Lombard
Sat, Mar 25 at 7:30pm

You've Got a Friend - The Music of James Taylor & Carole King

Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg
Sat, Apr 22 at 7:30pm

Maple Street Folk Concerts: Krista Detor & Friends

Maple Street Chapel - Lombard
Fri, May 19 at 7:30pm

UChicago Presents 'Jazz at The Logan'
Vijay Iyer Sextet

University of Chicago - Logan Center for the Arts - Chicago