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!
Just announced! John will be performing a solo set @ the legendary Rialto Square Theatre on Monday May 8th @ 6:30pm to kick off a new monthly series of shows dedicated to local & regional talent along w/ Bad Saddles & headliners, the Righteous Hillbilles! Tickets available April 17th!
On March 10th the full band will perform for the first time @ the Blue Island Beer Company, joining good friends Vaudevileins & Chicago’s Ovef Ow for an ecclectic night of music & mayhem @ one of the Chicago land area’s finest purveyors of craft beer &good times!
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 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