2022 Performances

Sunday, May 15 @ 7:00 – 9:30 p.m.
Chicago Skyliners Big Band @ FitzGerald’s

Led by drummer Bill O’Connell, 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.”

All Ages / No Cover – donations only

FitzGerald’s – 6615 Roosevelt Road – Berwyn, IL 60402


Sunday, May 22 @ 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ MayFest

We love summer in Chicago… Excited to make our debut at this neighborhood fest in Lincoln Park. “Ice cold beer and live music” – who could ask for anything more? See there!

$15 suggested donation (cash only)

MayFest – 1000 W. Armitage Ave. – Chicago, IL


Wednesday, May 25 @ 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Surely You Jest – “Beyond Wednesday’s” @ Catch 35 (Chicago)

Teaming up with Samuel Hastings (guitar) and Martin Stonikas (bass) to play songs for you! Come grab dinner or a drink and say hello!

Catch 35 (Chicago) – 35 W. Wacker Dr. – Chicago, IL 60601


Monday, May 30 @ 7:30 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ Red Tape Theatre – Kasey Foster Presents!

Kasey is a brilliant human, we are thrilled to be a featured artist in this new “entertainment talk show” she is curating at one of our favorite venues! Every month will feature 3 different local acts (circus, comedy, puppets, music, dance, engineering, exercise, crafts, theatre, martial arts, improv, games, engineering, science, painting,…) each followed by a short interview. There will also be a local “Monthly Merchant”. All things Chicago.

7:30pm Social / 8pm Show / $10 cover

The show is 1 hour long. Seating and all covid safety protocol in full swing.

Red Tape Theatre – 4546 N. Western Ave. – Chicago, IL 60625

Kasey Foster Presents

Sunday, June 5 @ 12:00 p.m.
Great Moments in Vinyl Presents: Crosby, Stills & Nash! @ City Winery (Chicago)

Join us for Sunday brunch when Great Moments in Vinyl pays tribute to the landmark debut album from Crosby, Stills & Nash.! Featuring Scott Tipping, Leslie Beukelman Scott Tipping, Leslie Beukelman, Ellie Kahn, Jonathan Reed, and William Lindsey Cochran.

City Winery – 1200 W. Randolph St. – Chicago, IL 60607



Wednesday, June 8 @ 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Surely You Jest – “Beyond Wednesday’s” @ Catch 35 (Chicago)

Teaming up with Jim Tashjian (guitar) and Matt Gold (bass) to play songs for you! Come grab dinner or a drink and say hello!

Catch 35 (Chicago) – 35 W. Wacker Dr. – Chicago, IL 60601


Sunday, June 12 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ Andersonville Midsommarfest – Center Stage!

Now in its 56th year, this festival in the lovely Andersonville neighborhood brings people together to celebrate a proud Swedish summer tradition with eclectic music, great vendors, food and free kids’ activities. We love this festival and are so excited to be back! Bring the kids, we’ll bring the giggles! See you there!

Chicago’s Andersonville Neighborhood – Clark Street, between Catalpa & Foster – Chicago, IL 60640


Thursday, June 23 @ 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ Takeout Picnic in the Park – Central Street Evanston

Hosted by Central Street Evanston, grab some takeout, bring a blanket and enjoy live music! Free ticket link and more information below.

Independence Park – 2063 Steward Ave. – Evanston, IL 60201


Saturday, July 2 @ 3:00 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ The Paper Machete

It is always a pleasure to get together on a Saturday afternoon to hang with this crew! Come see what it’s all about!!

The Green Mill – 4802 N. Broadway Ave. – Chicago, IL 60640


Tuesday, July 19 @ 7:30 p.m.
The Oh Yeahs @ SPACE

We are teaming up with the Unknown New again in this lovely listening room!

SPACE – 1245 Chicago Ave. – Evanston, IL 60202



Thursday, July 28 @ 7:30 & 9:30 p.m.
Leslie Beukelman & Jeremy Kahn @ Winter’s Jazz Club

Jeremy and I are anticipating this will be an album release party, as we are headed to the studio to record a collection of music to share with you!! Come join us in this lovely listening room!!

Winter’s Jazz Club – 465 N. McClurg Court – Chicago, IL 60611