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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

Mar 7th, 2015: New Releases

Mar 14th, 2015: Vinyl Nostalgia

Mar 21st, 2015: Spring Dance Party

Mar 28th, 2015: Area Talent Perform Pop Hits

Apr 4th, 2015: New Recordings

Apr 11th, 2015: Spring Dance Party

Apr 18th, 2015: Local Performers Salute the 50's and 60's

Apr 25th, 2015: Vinyl Nostalgia

Previous Programs

displays the previous month of programming
Feb 28th, 2015: Winter Dance Party

Feb 21st, 2015: Vinyl Nostalgia

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

Feb 7th, 2015: New Releases

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