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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

Nov 22nd, 2014: Thanksgiving Thoughts

Nov 29th, 2014: Late Fall Dance Party

Dec 6th, 2014: New Releases

Dec 13th, 2014: Vinyl Nostalgia

Dec 20th, 2014: Annual Christmas Program

Dec 27th, 2014: Holiday Music Show II

Previous Programs

displays the previous month of programming
Nov 15th, 2014: Vinyl Nostalgia

Nov 8th, 2014: Annual Veterans Day Show

Nov 1st, 2014: New Releases

Oct 25th, 2014: Spooktacular Music Special

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