Blue Island Beer Company to host the Backlit Concert Series!

Sunday June 25th, John will join an amazing group of songwriters to tell a few stories & share songs as part of the first Backlit Concert Series. The Sunday afternoon “writers in the round” style show will take place @ the fantastic Blue Island Beer Company            from 1-3pm! John will share the stage w/ Alex Hoffer, Brian Motyll & John Green for this unique event!

Down Home Guitars Student Showcase!


On Sunday 2/26 John & The OGO were honored to be a part of the student showcase put on by the good people of Down Home Guitars in Frankfort IL. The show was held at Elwood Alehouse & featured two fantastic bands made up of current students as well The Real Gone closing out the days events! Thanks to all involved for such a wonderful day & for helping to keep music & musicianship alive & well!

The Old Gang on “Uncommon Ground”

The Old Gang Orchestra will kick off the new year w/ a performance @ Chicago’s Uncommon Ground (Lakeview) on Friday 1/27 w/ special guest Jeff Julian of the band Vaudevileins!  John has played this fantastic room a number of times over the years but this will be the first time the entire band takes the stage @ U.G. There simply is no better place in the area for the O.G.O. to start the year’s schedule out, & the “listening” room @ Uncommon Ground will be the perfect setting to catch them @ their best!  Click HERE to see the calendar & make reservations (recommended/ space is limited