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SCHEDULE (subject to change)

The live big band swing jazz music of the Jazz Consortium Big Band can be experienced in the Chicago area and suburbs at these performances (schedule subject to change):

JAN

14

SUN

DURTY NELLIE'S GASTROPUB & ENTERTAINMENT HUB

It's going to be chilly outside, but you'll get a warm reception at Durty Nellie's from the Jazz Consortium Big Band and our exceptional variety of Swing and Jazz-Rock favorites for all ages!  There's free parking right outside the door or in the free garage right behind Nellie's.  And you can warm up with Nellie's rave-worthy menu, served all evening--go to: https://durtynellies.com/menu/  Reservations encouraged!  847-358-9150.  Doors open at 5pm.  Huntley High School Jazz Ensemble plays at 6pm, followed by us at 6:30.  Cover charge: $10 cash; $5 students 17 & under with ID.

Seating is limited, so reservations STRONGLY encouraged: 847.358.9150.​​ Handicapped accessible.

180 N. Smith St., Palatine, IL 60067  https://durtynellies.com

"I can't tell you how much I enjoyed the show last night!  I am so glad you were at FitzGerald's ...You guys deserve a standing O for every song..."

--Virginia D.

"Man, what a cool time last night... The Jazz Consortium really puts out a tight wall of sound! Favorites of the night-- Grape Jelly; Mercy, Mercy!; Sing, Sing, Sing; ...and my Absolute Favorite...Fanfare for the Common Man..." --Kurt M. 

FEB

18

SUN

DURTY NELLIE'S GASTROPUB & ENTERTAINMENT HUB

“The JCBB did a great rendition of ‘In the Mood’!  There's a little too much snobbery against classics like that one!  And when people hear bands like the JCBB play those classics, they'll truly understand why they became classics in the first place!  Keep up the good work!"

--Chicagoland Big Band Jazz Society 

DATE CHANGE!  The Jazz Consortium Big Band returns with exciting music for ALL ages!  Doors open at 5pm.  Fremd High School Jazz Ensemble is our special guest at 6pm, followed by us at 6:30.  Cover: $10 cash; $5 students 17 & under with student ID.  Seating is limited, reservations STRONGLY encouraged: 847.358.9150.

Locally-sourced, farm-to-table menu and beverage service available, too.  https://durtynellies.com/menu/  Free parking.  Handicapped accessible.

180 N. Smith St., Palatine, IL 60067  https://durtynellies.com 

MAR

10

SUN

MAR
10
SUN

DURTY NELLIE'S GASTROPUB & ENTERTAINMENT HUB

"Went to see an absolutely superb performance by The Jazz Consortium @ Durty Nellie's this eve. ...My compliments to you and everyone in the group!!  A wonderful mix of great talent & composers!!" --Ariel S.

 

The Palatine High School Jazz Ensemble joins the Jazz Consortium Big Band after a five-year absence for another exciting evening of Big Band music by TWO bands.  Palatine's band starts at 6pm, we follow at 6:30.  Cover: $10 cash for adults; $5 students 17 & under with student ID. 

Seating is limited, so reservations STRONGLY encouraged: 847.358.9150.​​  Food service available--For Nellie's locally-sourced, farm-to-table food menu go to: https://durtynellies.com/menu/  Free parking.  Handicapped accessible.

180 N. Smith St., Palatine, IL 60067  https://durtynellies.com 

"You guys are great. I was finally able to catch one set a few weeks ago, and you guys were on fire. Great job!" --Barb R.

APR

14

SUN

DURTY NELLIE'S GASTROPUB & ENTERTAINMENT HUB

April is Jazz Appreciation Month!  Celebrate as the Rolling Meadows High School Jazz Ensemble joins the Jazz Consortium Big Band at Durty Nellies!  Rolling Meadows is at 6:00, with us to follow at 6:30.  All ages.  Doors open 5pm.  Cover: $10 cash for adults; $5 students 17 & under.  Seating is limited, so reservations STRONGLY encouraged: 847.358.9150.​​
Locally-sourced, farm-to-table menu and beverage service available, too.  Click: https://durtynellies.com/menu/  Free parking.  Handicapped accessible.

180 N. Smith St., Palatine, IL 60067  https://durtynellies.com 

"Just had the most wonderful evening listening to Roy Vombrack lead the Big Band Jazz Consortium tonight!  Truly Sensational!...I tell you that this band is hot hot hot!...I look forward to when I get to see them play again!"

--Kat D.

"These guys are legit." --Katie K.

"This band is a must see for all Chicago musicians and music lovers.  All of Chicago's best performers are in this group."

--Brian F.

"This is one of the most solid groups with the most consistently highest-quality players anywhere, along with great arrangements. They have been extremely enjoyable to hear. I’d highly recommend them to anyone."

--Barb S.

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