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Halloween Party!
StingRays Spooktacular Saturday
We've been looking forward to this "scary" night all year. We LOVE Manhattan's Halloween and love dancing doing the Monster Mash with all of you. Hope to see you on Saturday 10/26/19.

Three shows this weekend - Niles Sr Center, Ching Hua's & Cooper's - 9/27-9/28/19
Happy Fall! The weather may be cooling down but the StingRays have some hot shows coming up!

Des Plaines Elks Lodge - Sat, Sept 14, 2019
The the best kept secret in the Northwestern Suburbs. Fans & Friends of band welcome. Fabulous Supper Club with amazing menu & dance floor.

Club Arcada - Friday September 6, 2019
The StingRays will be in St Charles at Club Arcada this Friday. There will be No Cover! and you can eat (check out their menu) drink and dance until 11:30...

Worth Concert Rain or Shine - Sunday June 23, 2019
The show must go on and if it rains it'll be at the Terrace Centre at 5:45pm

Moved INDOOR & NEW TIME (7-9:30) - June 12, 2019 Melrose Park
due to the weather, the StingRays show at Bulger Park, 1600 W. Hirsch St., Melrose Park, has been moved inside to Bulger Hall. There will still be WINE, BEER, FOOD and Rock & Roll.

Printable Summer Schedule - Click Here!
SUMMER 2019! - And we've got 44 reasons for you to buy a lawnchair (ie, 44 OUTDOOR SHOWS!) starting this Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Portage, IN -- all the way to Dwight Harvest Days on September 20, 2019. There are a lot of cool (and we mean air conditioning) indoor shows too. We hope to see you at some (or all!) of them. For those on our mailing list ... watch your U.S. MAILBOX. For a printable schedule, go to www.theStingRays.com. Thank you for all the years of fun and we hope for a lot more this summer.

Manhattan's - Saturday May 11, 2019
Great food, music, dancing and all your friends will be there!

Cooper's Corner - Friday May 3, 2019
Dance to the Stingrays while enjoying American cuisine that combines exquisite flavors with a modern, casual atmosphere at an affordable price.

Des Plaines Elks Lodge! - Sat, April 6, 2019
People that come to the Des Plaines Elks Lodge say it's the best kept secret in the Northwestern Suburbs. We're telling everyone because it's just too much fun to keep to ourselves! Fans & Friends of band welcome. Fabulous Supper Club with amazing menu & dance floor.

Wokin' Egg-Roll!
Ching Hua's Friday 2/22/19

La Grande Finale de Valentine Sat, 2/16/19
The LOVE continues... at Cooper's Corner Sat, 2/16/19 - 7:30
Be our Valentine Again,
Al, John D, John Q & Frank

Valentine's Dance at Manhattan's Sat, 2/9/19
Put on your dancin' shoes and join us for our annual Valentine's Dance at Manhattan's. Bring your Valentine, find one there or bring the whole family! No rules except you have to have fun!
Be our Valentine,
Al, John D, John Q & Frank

ELIVS is 84 -- last of day of Christmas
We considered having 12 Drummers Drumming to celebrate 12th Night, but Elivis' 84th Birthday is better! First show of 2019...
We'd love to see you.

 
Dec 11, 2019
DEC
11
WED
Elmhurst Holiday Gala
681 W North Ave, Elmhurst
(630) 993-8193 - 12:30-2pm
Senior Holiday Gala at The Diplomat West in Elmhurst
DEC
12
THU
Park Ridge Senior Party
636 N Prospect Ave, Park Ridge
(847) 692-3597 - 1pm-2:15
STAR Holiday Party. $51 resident / $57 nonresident
DEC
27
FRI
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
DEC
31
TUE
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
New Year’s Eve! Call for Reservations

 
Nov 11, 2019
JAN
25
SAT
St. Scholastica Daybreak Fundraiser
7800 Janes Av, Woodridge
(630) 985-2351 - 7pm-9:30
The event runs from 6-10pm and is in the gym

Past Shows... 2019
DEC
6
FRI
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Terrific Dance floor & view of band; Great food. NO COVER (table minimum)
NOV
16
SAT
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
NOV
1
FRI
Ching Hua's
1992 S River Rd, Des Plaines
(847) 390-9499 - 8pm-12am
New... limited food menu with occasional specials... call ahead for details (tbl min)
OCT
31
THU
Sun City Huntley
Private, Huntley, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7-8:45
Halloween Show! Tickets
OCT
26
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Halloween Show! Costume Prizes, Scary Dancing! Call for reservations (630) 871-2991
OCT
18
FRI
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
OCT
17
THU
Lockport Luncheon
19433 Renwick Rd, Lockport
(815) 838-1183 - 11:45-2:45
Prairie Bluff Golf Course, must pre-register
OCT
10
THU
Lockport Luncheon
19433 Renwick Rd, Lockport
(815) 838-1183 - 11:45-2:45
Prairie Bluff Golf Course, must pre-register
SEP
28
SAT
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
SEP
27
FRI
Ching Hua's
1992 S River Rd, Des Plaines
(847) 390-9499 - 8pm-12am
Come for the Rock & Roll, stay for the Egg Roll... this club rocks! tbl min
SEP
27
FRI
Niles Senior Center
999 Civic Center Dr, Niles
(847) 588-8420 - 1pm-2pm
A fabulous lunch hour concert! Ribs, Chicken & sides. $16M/$21NM
SEP
21
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Terrific Dance floor & view of band; Great food. NO COVER (table minimum)
SEP
20
FRI
Dwight Harvest Days
East Main Street Main Stage
(630) 962-2109 - 5:30-7:30
Huge Festival… Main Stage!
SEP
14
SAT
Des Plaines Elks Lodge
495 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL
(847) 824-1526 - 7:30-10:30
Fans & Friends of band welcome. Fabulous Supper Club with amazing menu & dance floor
SEP
7
SAT
Carillon Pingree
(Private), Pingree Grove, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 5pm-7:30
Hey Carillon residents -- looking forward to seeing you. Everyone else, see you soon!
SEP
6
FRI
Club Arcada
105 E Main St, St. Charles
(630) 962-7000 - 8:30-11:30
No Cover! Re-living the glory days of the Roaring Twenties in Chicago!
SEP
2
MON
Buffalo Grove Car Show
951 McHenry Rd, Buffalo Grove
(630) 962-2109 - 11:30-1:30
Cool Cars and StingRays in the Beer Tent. Great way to relax on Labor Day.
AUG
30
FRI
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
AUG
28
WED
Morton Arboretum
4100 Route 53, Lisle, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 5:30-7:45
Arbor Evenings. Music, dancing, games, drinks & tapas. Ticket req for 21+. info
AUG
24
SAT
Rock the Block Party
Parkside & Hillsdale, Countryside
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-9:30
BYO - drinks/food (or dish to share) & Lawn chairs. Dancing in the Street!
AUG
23
FRI
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Terrific Dance floor & view of band; Great food. NO COVER (table minimum)
AUG
21
WED
Itasca Summer Concert
101 North Catalpa, Itasca
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
The Stingrays will be playing at the Depot Museum
AUG
20
TUE
Downers Grove
1036 Grove St, Downers Grove
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Lawn chairs & blankets, Food, wine & beer available for purchase at 6 pm
AUG
18
SUN
Harwood Heights Fest
4600 N Oak Park Ave, Harwood Hts
(630) 962-2109 - 4:30-6:30
Two days of live music, local food, craft fair, beer tent & kids' games
AUG
17
SAT
Starved Rock Concert
2668 East 875th Road, Oglesby, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 8pm-11pm
Music on the Veranda, Relax with a cocktail and a breathtaking sunset!
AUG
16
FRI
Oktoberfest in August
301 N Weiland Rd, Buffalo Grove
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-10pm
one of the biggest Chicago area German festivals
AUG
14
WED
Bartlett Library Fravinia
800 S Bartlett Rd, Bartlett, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8pm
It’s Fravinia Time! On the north lawn of the Library. Rain? We're inside the Library
AUG
10
SAT
Oswego Park Fundraiser
1015 Harvey Rd, Oswego
(630) 373-3299 - 7:45-10pm
At Fox Valley Kickers. $25/person, $40/couple
AUG
8
THU
Lincoln Park Zoo
2001 N Clark St, Chicago
(630) 962-2109 - 6:45-9:30
Adults Night Out: Summer Adventure. Get your tickets here
AUG
5
MON
Crusin' into Lockport
222 E 9th St, Lockport, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8:30
Classic Car Show, Farmer's Market, local brewery & food - Rock & Roll! At Gazebo.
AUG
3
SAT
Mammo-Palooza
3457 Black Road, Joliet
(630) 962-2109 - 8pm-10pm
St. Sava’s Picnic Grounds, raffle baskets, cash raffle, silent auctions, food & beverages
AUG
2
FRI
Schaumburg Summer Dance
180 Roselle Rd., Schaumburg, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7:30-9:30
Arthur Murray FREE dance lessons at 6:30. Dance w/ the StingRays at 7:30
AUG
1
THU
Morris, IL Courthouse
111 E Washington St, Morris, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8pm
Concerts on the Courthouse Lawn in beautiful & historic (founded in 1834) Morris, IL
JUL
31
WED
Geneva River Park
151 N River Ln, Geneva, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Food for sale & Penrose Brewing beer tent; fabulous view of Fox River
JUL
29
MON
Wheaton Music Mondays
208 W Union Ave, Wheaton
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8:30
Outdoor theater with bench seating among the trees - Rare Monday show
JUL
27
SAT
Ching Hua's
1992 S River Rd, Des Plaines
(847) 390-9499 - 8pm-12am
Come for the Rock & Roll, stay for the Egg Roll... this club rocks!
JUL
26
FRI
Roselle Cruise
344 E Maple Ave
(630) 962-2109 - 6:45-8:45
Cool Classic Cars, drinks at the American Legion Post!
JUL
25
THU
Concerts in the Square
724 N Western Ave, Lake Forest
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8:30
Classic Car Show, music, & food,
JUL
24
WED
Dancin' in the Street
14 S Prospect Ave Clarendon Hills
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-9:30
Dancing in Streets -- plus food & beverages available
JUL
23
TUE
Bloomingdale
111 3rd St, Bloomingdale
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Gorgeous Amphitheater setting; bring your chairs
JUL
20
SAT
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
JUL
19
FRI
Manteno Rockin' on Main
67 W 2nd St, Manteno, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7:30-9:30
BYOB! Plus, concessions available. BYO-lawn chair too.
JUL
18
THU
Orland Park Market at the Park
9705 W 142nd St, Orland Park
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8pm
in Crescent Park, artisans, home decor, jewelry, antiques, food, food trucks and MORE!
JUL
17
WED
Park Ridge Surfin' USA
636 N Prospect Ave, Park Ridge
(630) 962-2109 - 1pm-2pm
for STARS members at the Park Ridge Country Clubs
JUL
16
TUE
Dyer, Indiana Concert
2315 Hart St, Dyer, IN
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Indiana wants us! At Pheasant Hills Park - walking paths too.
JUL
13
SAT
Woodhaven Lakes
Private, Sublette, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-10pm
for Woodhaven campers and their guests
JUL
12
FRI
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Terrific Dance floor & view of band; Great food. NO COVER (table minimum)
JUL
11
THU
Oak Brook Concert Series
1500 Forest Gate Rd, Oak Brook
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-9pm
Food for sale; wine other beverages cash only, Alternate Rain Location
JUL
10
WED
Villa Park Gazebo
10 W Park Blvd
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8:30
The Kiwanis will be selling their famous burgers & brats. On Prairie Path
JUL
6
SAT
Ottawa Music in the Park
101 E Lafayette St, Ottawa, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6pm-8pm
At historic Washington Square Park! Bring lawn chairs! : RAIN ALTERNATE: 807 LaSalle St
JUL
5
FRI
Mt. Morris Jamboree
Front St & Wesley, Mt Morris, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-9pm
Bandshell; food by local civic groups; Farmers Mrkt, Official IL Freedom Bell! - Rain Location
JUL
4
THU
Arlington Race
2142 W Euclid Av
(630) 962-2109 - 1pm-5pm
Rock & Roll between races! Face Painting, Bounce House $8 Adult Online/$10 Adult Gate/$4 Youth
JUL
3
WED
Batavia River Rhapsody
155 Houston St, Batavia
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Music along the picturesque Fox River
JUN
29
SAT
Lake LaDonna Grand Prix
1302 S Harmony Rd, Oregon, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 8pm-11pm
Kids … get your supplies & build a Grand Prix Car to enter for judging and racing.
JUN
23
SUN
Worth Concert
109th & Nordica, Worth
(630) 962-2109 - 5:45-7pm
Gale Moore Park - lovely, complete w/pathways & shelter. Rain? - Terrace Centre
JUN
22
SAT
Morton Arboretum
4100 Route 53, Lisle, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 1pm-5pm
Craft Beer Festival. 20 3-oz tasting and souvenir glass -- ticketed event (21+ only)
JUN
21
FRI
Tinley Park
8125 W 171st St, Tinley Park
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-9pm
Part of 'Make Music Day' a tradition since 1982.
JUN
15
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Terrific Dance floor & view of band; Great food. NO COVER (table minimum)
JUN
15
SAT
Woodridge Jubilee
Woodridge & Center Dr, Woodridge
(630) 962-2109 - 5pm-6:30
35th Jubilee! 50th Anniversary of Park District Carnival rides, variety of food
JUN
14
FRI
Park Ridge
505 Butler Pl, Park Ridge
(630) 962-2109 - 8pm-9:30
Enjoy concessions and free face painting at Hodges Park!
JUN
13
THU
Lincoln Square
4731 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-9pm
Giddings Plaza, food & cocktails available from local restaurants; farmer's market
JUN
12
WED
Bulger Park
1601 Hirsch Street, Melrose Park
(630) 962-2109 - 7-9:30
moved INDOOR & NEW TIME (7-9:30) - Bulger Hall. WINE, BEER, FOOD and Rock & Roll.
JUN
8
SAT
Cooper's Corner
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
JUN
7
FRI
Glacial Park, McHenry County
6512 Harts Rd, Ringwood, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Nature preserve on Nippersink Creek; trails; Visitor Cntr, stone amphitheater; 1800s home.
JUN
6
THU
Elmhurst Music at the Gazebo
497 Spring Rd, Elmhurst, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8:30
On Spring Road & the Prairie Path - bring a picnic. No alcohol please (park district land)
JUN
5
WED
Stickney Pavilion
Ridgeland Ave & 41st St, Stickney, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-9pm
Pavilion in Memorial Park. Grilled food to buy; picnic tables
JUN
1
SAT
Ching Hua's
1992 S River Rd, Des Plaines
(847) 390-9499 - 8pm-12am
Come for the Rock & Roll, stay for the Egg Roll... this club rocks!
MAY
31
FRI
Roselle Cruise
344 E Maple Ave
(630) 962-2109 - 6:45-8:45
Our first local outdoor show of 2019! Cool Classic Cars, drinks at the American Legion Post!
MAY
25
SAT
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Park
5300 Old Porter Rd, Portage, IN
(630) 962-2109 - 8pm-11pm
FREE to non-campers after 7pm. Stop at Yogi's "Picnic Basket" stand for food, ice cream.
MAY
18
SAT
Carillon Activities
(private), Plainfield, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-10:30
Hey Carillon residents -- looking forward to seeing you again. Everyone else, see you soon!
MAY
11
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Large dance floor! Great food. NO COVER (table minimum)
MAY
3
FRI
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
APR
26
FRI
Ching Hua's
1992 S River Rd, Des Plaines
(847) 390-9499 - 8pm-12am
Come for the Rock & Roll, stay for the Egg Roll... this club rocks!
APR
12
FRI
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
NEW! expanded dance floor! Great food.NO COVER (table minimum)
APR
6
SAT
Des Plaines Elks Lodge
495 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL
(847) 824-1526 - 7:30-10:30
Fans & Friends of band welcome. Fabulous Supper Club with amazing menu & dance floor
MAR
22
FRI
Cooper's Corner
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
MAR
16
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Special St Patrick's Day Bash! Corned Beef, Green beer and Dancing
MAR
2
SAT
Roselle American Legion
344 E Maple Ave
(630) 894-8524 - 8pm-11pm
Auxiliary Dinner Dance, an evening of dining, dancing & friendship. Info
FEB
22
FRI
Ching Hua's
1992 S River Rd, Des Plaines
(847) 390-9499 - 8pm-12am
Come for the Rock & Roll, stay for the Egg Roll... this club rocks! Great food!
FEB
16
SAT
Cooper's Corner
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
The LOVE continues... Valentine's Dance at Cooper's Corner!
FEB
9
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12:30
Valentine's Dance! Call Manhattan's for reservations: (630) 871-2991
JAN
25
FRI
Ela 55+
380 Surryse Rd, Lake Zurich
(847) 438-9160 - 7pm-8pm
an evening of dancing & singing. Registration required. Call 847-438-9160
JAN
5
SAT
Cooper's Corner
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11:30
Twelfth Night! On the twelfth day of Christmas... 12 drummers drummin!

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