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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

Sep 5th, 2015: New Releases

Sep 12th, 2015: September Songs

Sep 19th, 2015: Late Summer Dance Party

Sep 26th, 2015: Vinyl Nostalgia

Previous Programs

displays the previous month of programming
Aug 29th, 2015: End Of Summer Memories

Aug 22nd, 2015: Local Big Band Dance Party

Aug 15th, 2015: Vinyl Nostalgia

Aug 8th, 2015: All Dance Hits

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