Performances

JULY

Monday, July 9 @ 10:00 p.m.
CLIPPER BINGO @ the California Clipper

Yep, you read that right — BINGO!!! This is a super fun night with prizes galore! I’ll be callin’ the numbers and also providing some hot jams in between games. Come hang!

no cover


The California Clipper
1002 N. California Ave.
Chicago, IL 60622
http://californiaclipper.com/

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Thursday, July 12 @ 7:00 p.m.
The Chicago Skyliners @ Oak Brook Park District Pavilion

The band features the music of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Sammy Nestico, Stan Kenton and Maynard Ferguson to name a few. Not your father’s big band music, the Chicago Skyliners feature contemporary arrangements of traditional big band hits. The Chicago Tribune stated, “This group consistently found the ideal tempo, style and phrasing for the scores they played.” Jazziz Magazine said. “The band has a surplus of exceptional soloists coupled with high powered ensemble playing.”

free outdoor concert – bring a lawn chair or blanket!


Oak Brook, IL
http://chicagoskylinersbigband.com

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Tuesday, July 17 @ 6-9 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ The Allis (Soho House)

Back at our monthly residency through the end of the year at this sweet spot… good dining, drinks, and grrrreat music, ha! Come hang out after work for a bite or a glass of something spiked.


The Allis
113 N. Green Street
Chicago, IL 60607
http://www.theallis.com/
http://theohyeahs.com

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Wednesday July 18 @ 9:30 – 11:00 p.m.
Leslie Beukelman @ Speakeasy Chicago – Bordel (above Black Bull)

Tucked away upstairs, come enjoy some comfy chairs, tasty beverages, and live music!

no cover


1721 W Division St.
Chicago, IL 60622
http://www.bordelchicago.com/

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Thursday, July 19 @ 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Chicago’s Rape Victim Advocates Benefit

Please join for a musical afternoon of jazz fellowship to benefit Chicago’s Rape Victim Advocates. Featuring a line-up of incredible Chicago jazz musicians and continuous live music all afternoon, the benefit will also feature raffle prizes and phenomenal silent auction items.

Chicago Theater Works has a full bar and there will be snacks provided. The venue is located just a few short blocks from the Belmont Red Line on the west side of the street. There is parking on Belmont as well.

Rape Victim Advocates (RVA) is an independent, not-for-profit organization dedicated to the healing and empowerment of sexual assault survivors through non-judgmental crisis intervention counseling, individual and group trauma therapy, and medical and legal advocacy in the greater Chicago metropolitan area. RVA provides public education and institutional advocacy in order to improve the treatment of sexual assault survivors and to effect positive change in policies and public attitudes toward sexual assault. www.rapevictimadvocates.org

Participating musicians include Chris Greene, Arlene Bardelle, Tammy McCann, Jeannie Tanner, Tom Hope, Bethany Pickens, Chris Madsen, Neal Alger, Bill Overton, Rose Colella, Hinda Hoffman, Damian Espinosa, Leslie Beukelman, Darren Scorza, Emma Dayhuff, Jeremy Kahn, Alyssa Allgood, Steve Gibons, Sarah Marie Young, Bob Rummage, Russ Philips, Michele Thomas, Art Davis, Eric Schneider, Chris Bernhardt, Christy Bennett, Stacy McMichael, Ethan Philion, Margaret Murphy-Webb, Chuck Webb, Frieda Lee, Chad McCollough, Sam Peters, Lynne Jordan, Chuck Webb, Ben Lewis, Jo Ann Daugherty, Ben Lewis, Typhanie Monique, Dana Hall, Yvonne Faddis-Stroud, Billy Denk, Paul Abella, Guy King, Andy Pratt, Ashley Summers-Baker, Fred Simon, and Chris Baker.

For raffle item and silent auction donations, please contact Elaine Dame at elaine_dame@hotmail.com

Tickets are $20, $10 for musicians – CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS


Chicago Theater Works
1113 W Belmont Ave.
Chicago, IL 60657
https://www.rapevictimadvocates.org/
Facebook Invite

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Sunday, July 29 @ 7:00 p.m.
The Chicago Skyliners @ the Green at Hoffman Estates Prairie Stone

The band features the music of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Sammy Nestico, Stan Kenton and Maynard Ferguson to name a few. Not your father’s big band music, the Chicago Skyliners feature contemporary arrangements of traditional big band hits. The Chicago Tribune stated, “This group consistently found the ideal tempo, style and phrasing for the scores they played.” Jazziz Magazine said. “The band has a surplus of exceptional soloists coupled with high powered ensemble playing.”

free outdoor concert – bring a lawn chair or blanket!


Hoffman Estates, IL
http://chicagoskylinersbigband.com

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AUGUST

Monday, August 6 @ 9:00 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ Elastic

We are excited to be performing in this lovely intimate venue!

Also Playing:
the Greg Ward Quartet


Elastic Arts
3429 W Diversey Ave #208
Chicago, IL 60647
http://elasticarts.org/
http://www.theohyeahs.com

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Thursday, August 9 @ 8:00 p.m.
miss remember @ Martyrs’

We are part of a great line up of friends and killing musicians. Hope you’ll join us!

Also playing:
Jeff Swanson’s Case Fitter
Laurenzi Cunningham Duo

$10 cover (click here for advanced tickets) / 21+


Martyrs’
3855 N. Lincoln Ave.
Chicago, IL
http://martyrslive.com/
http://www.missremember.com

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Tuesday, August 14 @ 7:30 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ Community Tavern

Pumped to bring the girls to Community for an evening of music and delicious dining! Call or email Community for a rezzie, or if you just wanna grab a drink and hear some jams, you can come in and do that, too!

Call or email Brenna for a reservation:
communitytavern@gmail.com
773.283.6080


Community Tavern
4038 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL
https://www.communitytavern.com/

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Sunday, August 19 @ 6-9:30 p.m.
The Chicago Skyliners @ FitzGerald’s

The band features the music of Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Sammy Nestico, Stan Kenton and Maynard Ferguson to name a few. Not your father’s big band music, the Chicago Skyliners feature contemporary arrangements of traditional big band hits. The Chicago Tribune stated, “This group consistently found the ideal tempo, style and phrasing for the scores they played.” Jazziz Magazine said. “The band has a surplus of exceptional soloists coupled with high powered ensemble playing.”

$10, $5 (17 & under)


6615 Roosevelt Rd.
Berwyn, IL 60402
www.fitzgeraldsnightclub.com

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Tuesday, August 21 @ 6-9 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ The Allis (Soho House)

Back at our monthly residency through the end of the year at this sweet spot… good dining, drinks, and grrrreat music, ha! Come hang out after work for a bite or a glass of something spiked.


The Allis
113 N. Green Street
Chicago, IL 60607
http://www.theallis.com/
http://theohyeahs.com

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Thursday, August 23 @ 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Swing Shift Orchestra @ the Green Mill

Come swing dance or sit back and take in the sounds of this great big band led by Alan Gresik.

$8 cover / 21+ / free parking in gated lot on Lawrence Ave. west of Broadway Ave.


The Green Mill
4802 N. Broadway Ave.
Chicago, IL 60640
http://greenmilljazz.com/

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SEPTEMBER

Wednesday, September 5 @ 8:00 p.m.
Ben Monder’s EXCAVATION @ the Fulton Street Collective

This record changed the way I heard music… I am excited/intimidated/thrilled/determined to perform this music as I play the role of the inimitable, Theo Bleckmann, alongside Rob Clearfield (piano/guitar), Patrick Mulcahy (bass), and Quin Kirchner (drums). I hope you’ll join us as we tackle “Excavation” LIVE at the Jazz Record Art Collective!

$10 cover or $5 w/ student ID
Doors open at 8pm. Show starts at 9pm.
Cash only, Smaller bills appreciated!
All ages. 21+ for alcoholic beverages.
This music series is generously supported by Candid Wines.


The Fulton Street Collective
Located in the Hubbart Street Lofts
1821 W. Hubbard St. (3rd Floor)
Chicago, IL 60612
https://www.jazzrecordartcollective.com/

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Tuesday, September 25 @ 7:30 p.m.
Leslie & Jim Duo @ Community Tavern

Jim and I are back at this great spot providing musical ambiance! Call or email Community for a rezzie, or if you just wanna grab a drink and hear some jams, you can come in and do that, too!

Call or email Brenna for a reservation:
communitytavern@gmail.com
773.283.6080


Community Tavern
4038 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Chicago, IL
https://www.communitytavern.com/

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