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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

Dec 20th, 2014: Annual Christmas Program

Dec 27th, 2014: Holiday Music Show II

Jan 3rd, 2015: New Releases

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

Jan 17th, 2015: Winter Songs

Jan 24th, 2015: Vinyl Nostalgia

Jan 31st, 2015: Local Big Band Favorites

Previous Programs

displays the previous month of programming
Dec 13th, 2014: Vinyl Nostalgia

Dec 6th, 2014: New Releases

Nov 29th, 2014: Late Fall Dance Party

Nov 22nd, 2014: Thanksgiving Thoughts

 
 
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