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Ballroom/Big Band/Nostalgia Music Calendar

'Play Ball' Exhibit with organist Ron Newman
Fri, May 23 through Sat, Sep 13 (Wednesdays to Sundays)
Aurora Historical Society - Aurora

Reunion Jazz Orchestra
Thu, Jul 31 at 7pm
Addolorata Villa - Wheeling

Annual Radiofest
Thu, Jul 31 July 31st Through August 2nd
Willowbrook Inn (formerly Holiday Inn) - Willowbrook

Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Sat, Aug 02 at 1:30pm
Orland Park Village Center - Orland Park

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Chicago Grandstand Big Band

Sun, Aug 03 from 6 to 9:30 pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Hyde Park Jazz Society's Sunday Night Series
Jazz Community Big Band

Sun, Aug 03 from 7:30 to 11:30pm
Room 43 - Chicago

Shout Section Big Band
Sun, Aug 03 from 7 to 10pm
Sullivan's Pub and Eatery - Midlothian

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Aug 03 at Noon
DuPage Court - Elgin

Jazz Consortium Big Band at Art & Soul On The Fox Festival
Sun, Aug 03 from noon to 1pm
DuPage Court - Elgin

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Aug 04 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Peter Oprisko in 'Fabulous Frank'
Thu, Aug 07 - noon
White Fence Farm - Romeoville

Marcy Night and Night Express
Fri, Aug 08 from 7 to 9pm
Converse Park - Island Lake

Waltz Lesson
Sat, Aug 09 - 7:30 p.m.
Triphahn Community Center - Hoffman Estates

Shout Section Big Band at Lindenfest Fair
Sat, Aug 09 from 5 to 6:15pm
Village Hall Center - Lindenhurst

August in Caribbean – Trinidad Carnival
Sat, Aug 09 - at 7:30 p.m.
Centre at North Park - Franklin Park

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Aug 10 and EVERY second Sunday - from 6 to 9 p.m.
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Summer Nights Dance
Sun, Aug 10 - from August 10th to 12th, 2014
Indiana Roof Ballroom - Indianapolis, IN

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band

Sun, Aug 10 from 6 to 9:30 pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Steve Anthony Orchestra
Sun, Aug 10 from 2 to 5pm
Willowbrook Ballroom - Willow Springs

Bobby Sanders Orchestra
Sun, Aug 10 at 7pm
Metropolis Ballroom - Arlington Heights

Summer Nights Dance
Mon, Aug 11 - from August 10th to 12th, 2014
Indiana Roof Ballroom - Indianapolis, IN

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Aug 11 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

New Standard Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Aug 11 at 8pm & 10pm
Jazz Showcase - Chicago

Summer Nights Dance
Tue, Aug 12 - from August 10th to 12th, 2014
Indiana Roof Ballroom - Indianapolis, IN

Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Tue, Aug 12 at 7pm
Crystal Lake Main Beach - Crystal Lake

National Ballroom and Entertainment Association's Big Band Weekend
Fri, Aug 15 through Sun, Aug 17
Col Ballroom - Davenport, IA

In Session Jazz Orchestra
Sat, Aug 16 at 8pm
Cooper's Corner - Winfield

Eddie Korosa Jr. and the Boys from Illinois
Sun, Aug 17 at 1pm
Prairie Bluff Golf Club - Crest Hill

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Rob Parton Big Band

Sun, Aug 17 from 6 to 9:30 pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Aug 18 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Dick Elliot Orchestra
Wed, Aug 20 - at 7 p.m.
Chevy Chase - Wheeling

Ron Smolen Combo
Wed, Aug 20 at 1pm
Hammond Civic Center - Hammond, IN

Symphonic Pops Orchestra of Chicago
Sat, Aug 23 at 7pm
Prairie Center for the Arts - Schaumburg

Frank Winkler and Symphonic Pops Orchestra of Chicago
Sun, Aug 24 at 7pm
Robert O. Atcher Municipal Center - Schaumburg

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
John Burnett Orchestra

Sun, Aug 24 from 6 to 9:30 pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Reunion Jazz Orchestra
Sun, Aug 24 at 2pm
Glenview Senior Center - Glenview

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Aug 25 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Petra van Nuis and Jeremy Kahn
Tue, Aug 26 - Every Fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Salt Creek Wine Bar - Brookfield

Ice Cream Social with a Wing and a Prayer Dixieland Orchestra
Tue, Aug 26 at 7pm
Barb City Manor - DeKalb

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, Aug 26 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

Chicago Jazz Festival
Thu, Aug 28 through Sun, Aug 31
Millennium Park - Chicago

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Jazz Community Big Band

Sun, Aug 31 from 6 to 9:30 pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Steve Anthony Orchestra
Sun, Aug 31 from 5 to 7pm
Grant Park Spirit of Music Garden - Chicago

Ballroom Dancing with the Ron Smolen Orchestra
Sun, Aug 31 at 2pm
Willowbrook Ballroom - Willow Springs

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Sep 01 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Johnny Matt Trio
Fri, Sep 05 at 7pm
Des Plaines Elks Lodge - Des Plaines

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Sep 08 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

New Standard Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Sep 08 at 8pm & 10pm
Jazz Showcase - Chicago

September in Italy – Viva Venezia
Sat, Sep 13 - at 7:30 p.m.
Centre at North Park - Franklin Park

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Sep 14 and EVERY second Sunday - from 6 to 9 p.m.
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Sep 15 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Steve Cooper Orchestra
Wed, Sep 17 - at 7 p.m.
Chevy Chase - Wheeling

Peter Oprisko in 'Fabulous Frank'
Thu, Sep 18 - noon
White Fence Farm - Romeoville

Eddie Korosa Jr. and the Boys from Illinois
Sat, Sep 20 from 12 to 1:30pm
Berwyn Depot District - Berywn

Ron Smolen Orchestra with Vocalist Sally Kokos
Sat, Sep 20
Dunahm Woods Riding Club - Wayne

Jack Hogan and Fabulous Skylarks Unlimited
Sat, Sep 20 at 5pm
St. Linus Parish - Oak Lawn

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Sep 21 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Ron Smolen Polka Band
Sun, Sep 21 at 1pm
Holy Cross Lutheran Church - Chicago

Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Sun, Sep 21 at 6pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Sep 22 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Petra van Nuis and Jeremy Kahn
Tue, Sep 23 - Every Fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Salt Creek Wine Bar - Brookfield

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, Sep 23 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Sat, Sep 27 at 1pm
Jackman Park - Glenview

Eddie Korosa Jr and the Boys from Illinois
Sun, Sep 28 at 3pm
Des Plaines Elks Lodge - Des Plaines

Ballroom Dancing with the Ron Smolen Orchestra
Sun, Sep 28 at 2pm
Willowbrook Ballroom - Willow Springs

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Sep 29 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Eddie Korosa Jr. and Boys from Illinois
Sun, Oct 05 at 1pm
St. Joseph School & Parish - Lockport

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Oct 06 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

JIC JazzCity Concert - NextGenJazz in the Park
with Irvin Pierce Quartet

Fri, Oct 10 at 7 p.m.
Hamilton Park - Chicago

Johnny Matt Trio
Sat, Oct 11 at Noon
State Street Market - Elgin

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Oct 12 and EVERY second Sunday - from 6 to 9 p.m.
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Oct 13 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Peter Oprisko in 'Fabulous Frank'
Thu, Oct 16 - noon
White Fence Farm - Romeoville

October in Australia – Corroboree Down Under
Sat, Oct 18 - at 7:30 p.m.
Centre at North Park - Franklin Park

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Oct 19 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Sun, Oct 19 at 6pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Oct 20 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Barristers Big Band
Fri, Oct 24
Harold Washington Library Center - Cindy Pritzker Auditorium - Chicago

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Oct 27 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Petra van Nuis and Jeremy Kahn
Tue, Oct 28 - Every Fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Salt Creek Wine Bar - Brookfield

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, Oct 28 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

Dick Elliot Orchestra
Wed, Oct 29 - at 7 p.m.
Chevy Chase - Wheeling

USA Dance 2014 Chicago Dancesport Challenge
Fri, Oct 31
Hyatt Regency O'Hare - Rosemont

Ron Smolen Combo
Fri, Oct 31 at 7pm
Friendship Village of Schaumburg - Schaumburg

USA Dance 2014 Chicago Dancesport Challenge
Sat, Nov 01
Hyatt Regency O'Hare - Rosemont

USA Dance 2014 Chicago Dancesport Challenge
Sun, Nov 02
Hyatt Regency O'Hare - Rosemont

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Sun, Nov 02 at 5pm
Arcada Theatre - St. Charles

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Nov 03 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

November in Argentina – Buenos Aires Magic
Sat, Nov 08 - at 7:30 p.m.
Centre at North Park - Franklin Park

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Nov 09 and EVERY second Sunday - from 6 to 9 p.m.
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Nov 10 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

JIC JazzCity Concert - George Freeman/Mike Allemana Organ 4tet
Fri, Nov 14 at 7 p.m.
Hamilton Park - Chicago

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Nov 16 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Sun, Nov 16 at 6pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Nov 17 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Peter Oprisko in 'Fabulous Frank'
Thu, Nov 20 - noon
White Fence Farm - Romeoville

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Nov 24 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Petra van Nuis and Jeremy Kahn
Tue, Nov 25 - Every Fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Salt Creek Wine Bar - Brookfield

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, Nov 25 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Dec 01 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Dec 08 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

JIC JazzCity Concert - A Chicago Tribute to Elvin Jones
Fri, Dec 12 at 7 p.m.
Hamilton Park - Chicago

December in Cuba – Santa's On Vacation
Sat, Dec 13 - at 7:30 p.m.
Centre at North Park - Franklin Park

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Dec 14 and EVERY second Sunday - from 6 to 9 p.m.
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Chicago Skyliners Big Band
Sun, Dec 14 at 6pm
FitzGerald's - Berwyn

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Dec 15 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Dec 21 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Dec 22 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Petra van Nuis and Jeremy Kahn
Tue, Dec 23 - Every Fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m.
Salt Creek Wine Bar - Brookfield

Jazz Community Big Band led by Marianne May
Tue, Dec 23 and EVERY Fourth Tuesday from 7:30 to 10:30pm
Tuscano's Restaurant - Schiller Park

Jeff Lindberg's Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Mon, Dec 29 and EVERY Monday at 5pm & 7pm
Andy's Jazz Club - Chicago

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Jan 18 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Feb 15 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Mar 15 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Fri, Apr 10 at 7:30pm
Canton High School - Canton

Glenn Miller Orchestra
Sun, Apr 12 at 3pm
Lakeside Pavilion at the MAC - Glen Ellyn

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, Apr 19 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

Yorkville Big Band
Sun, May 17 at 6pm
Best Western Plus Timber Creek Inn & Suites and Convention Center - Sandwich

 
 
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