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Midwest Ballroom

Saturday, 5 to 7 p.m.

Midwest Ballroom  Program Host(s):
John 'Radio' Russell

This program is available for sponsorship!
(Contact Ron Horan for more details.)

Midwest Ballroom is a two-hour program hosted by local author John Russell (Ghrist) that mostly features local big bands and orchestras. These are the musical groups that are keeping the big band era alive in the Chicagoland area. Recordings by territory orchestras and vocalists are also included on the program. Each show includes interviews with local musicians, "The Big Band Bulletin Board," "The History Lesson," and "The Garage Sale Record of the Week," which highlight the musical accomplishments of many national entertainers. The program also promotes the appearances of local bands, groups and singers from the area.

Upcoming Programs

Jan 31st, 2015: Local Big Band Favorites

Feb 7th, 2015: New Releases

Feb 14th, 2015: Valentine's Day Love Songs

Feb 21st, 2015: Vinyl Nostalgia

Feb 28th, 2015: Winter Dance Party

Previous Programs

displays the previous month of programming
Jan 24th, 2015: Vinyl Nostalgia

Jan 17th, 2015: Winter Songs

Jan 10th, 2015: First Dance Party of the Year

Jan 3rd, 2015: New Releases

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