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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

May 28th, 2016: Annual Memorial Day Show with Local Veterans

Jun 4th, 2016: New Releases

Jun 11th, 2016: 50's and 60's Vinyl Dance Party

Jun 18th, 2016: Annual Fathers Day Show

Jun 25th, 2016: Summer Songs

Previous Programs

displays the previous month of programming
May 21st, 2016: Vinyl Nostalgia

May 14th, 2016: 50/60's Sock Hop

May 7th, 2016: New Releases

Apr 30th, 2016: Dance Party II