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Halloween Bash at Manhattan's! -- StingRays Spooktacular
We've been looking forward to this "scary" night all year. We LOVE Halloween at Manhattan's and love dancing to the Monster Mash with all of you. Hope to see you on Saturday, October 29, 2022 at 8:30


Outdoor Show -- Our show at the Halloween Hollow in Mokena, IL on Friday October 7, 2022 is our last outdoor show of the season. We start at 6pm and play until 7:30. There will be a Carnival, Food, Beer vendors and it's all happening in in Yunker Park. Thanks to everyone for a great Summer of concert series, festivals and club dates. We can't wait to see you this Fall/Winter in the clubs!



WEATHER UPDATE -- due to the weather, our residents only show at Edgewater by Del Webb on 8/28/22 has been postponed to TUE 8/30/22 with a new start time of 6pm.



WEATHER UPDATE -- due to the weather, our show in Mundelein on 7/21/22 has been postponed to TUE 7/26/22. Hope to see you at Manhattan's on SAT 7/23/22 - 8:30pm, where the weather doesn't matter at all.



Happy 4th of July from the StingRays. Come on out and let's have fun!



TUE 6/21/22 - 6pm - Cars & Guitars on 66 in Joliet -- has been rescheduled for Tuesday June 28, at 6pm because of the Excessive Heat.



WED 6/15/22 - 7pm - Westmont Concert in the Park OUTDOORS -- at Veteran's Memorial Park. Sheltered Seating with picnic tables and lawnchair seating. 141 S. Linden Ave., Westmont.



SAT 4/30/22 - 7:30 - Cooper's Corner ELVIS IS IN THE BUILDING -- the StingRays can't make our 4/30 show tonight as planned. We hope you'll come to Cooper's and see the Amazing Rick "Elvis" Saucedo instead. See you next time.



FRI 4/22/22 - 8pm - Lockport Moose EVERYONE welcome, excellent dance floor & seating; great drink prices and delicious food including Fish Fry -- $5 donation. (members free) (815) 838-3944



la fheile Padraig sona i -- Let's Go Green! Corned Beef and Cabbage, Pot Roast Melts, Green Drinks, Irish Jig Contest and More. SAT 3/12/21 - 8:30pm at Manhattan's. For Reservations: (630) 871-2991.


BEST KEPT SECRET - the 1526 at the Des Plaines Elks. This Saturday 3/5/22. Incredible dance floor, delicious food, terrific drink prices & great parking. Members are free, but bring all your friends ($3 donation). For information call: (847) 824-1526.


January 2022 - This month is the band's annual StingRays Sabbatical, where we practice the three "Rs," rest research and re-grouping ... keep warm and we'll see you at Manhattan's for our annual Valentine's Bash!


ROCK in 2022 - We'd LOVE to start our New Year with You. Special (Fancy and Delicious) New Year's Menu. Party Favors and Champagne Toast at Midnight. Reservations Required: Call Manhattan's at 630/871-2991.


FRIENDSGIVING -- The StingRays would love to see all our friends and fans. We are thankful to all of you and hope we can see you on this Thanksgiving Eve. Manhattan's, WED 11/24/21 - 7:30pm (early start so can get home to cook)! For reservations call: 630/871-2991.


the StingRays will be at WESTCHESTER's Mayfair Park WED 9/1/21 - 7pm. The concert. was rescheduled, due to rain, on 8/11/21. It's still OUTDOORS. Bring a lawnchair and snack (we suggest Paul's Pizza & Hot Dog on 31st Street).


Wed August 11, 2021 - Due to the extreme heat and possibility of inclement weather tonight’s concert in Westchester's Mayfair Park has been rescheduled for Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 7pm.


Sunday July 11, 2021 - Our show in Munster, IN has been rescheduled because of rain to Sunday August 1, 2021


Saturday July 10, 2021 - Time change for Lombard Cruise Night, now 6-9pm


Tuesday July 6, 2021 - Concert at Perry Farm Park - 459 Kennedy Dr, Bourbonnais, IL
The StingRays are incredibly excited to play for the Opening Night of Bourbonnais Township Summer Concert Series. We start at 7pm. Hope to see everyone there.


Thursday, 7/1/21, Morris Concert CANCELLED due to Fire. The StingRays thoughts are for the health and safety of the people of Morris.


Tue, 6/29/21, Dyer, Indiana Concert Cancelled due to Rain

Summer 2021 is Here!
Roselle Cruise Friday June 4, 2021
The StingRays are incredibly excited to play for the Opening Night of Roselle Cruise. We start about 6:45pm. Hope to see everyone there.

Date Change! for our show at Boondocks in Seneca
The StingRays first outdoor show of 2021 at Boondocks in Seneca, IL has be changed from Sunday May 9 to Sunday May 16 because of the predicted cold weather.

Valentine's Dance! - Sat, February 13, 2021
Be Our Valentine?
Call Manhattan's for reservations: (630) 871-2991, 300 S Schmale Rd, Carol Stream - 8:30-12am

PHOTOs of NYE 2020 - NYE Gallery
Check out the link to our facebook gallery above and see what a great time NYE was at Manhattan's. The band is going to be off for a while (see the schedule below). It's never too early to call and make reservations for Manhattan's Valentine's Party on February 13, 2021. (630) 871-2991. Until then keep warm, keep safe and we'll see you soon.

FAREWELL -- to 2020! Welcome to 2021 - Manhattan's Thu December 31, 2020 - 9pm
We'd love start the much anticipated New Year with You. Champagne, party favors, delicious custom New Year's menu, and dancing ... with special guests Greg Favata and Joe Smith. Dinner and reservations are required (630) 871-2991. Click here for the full story

Manhattan's Halloween Show - Sat October 31, 2020 - CONFIRMED
SPOOKTACULARLY SCARY --- YES! Our annual Halloween Party at Manhattan's is official. Finish sewing your PRIZE-winning costume. Get ready to order Special Halloween Cocktails like VAMPIRE's Kiss & practice your MONSTER Mash. Did we mention PRIZES! Best of all: MONSTER DRUMMER RON TRIPP! FYI: Masks while dancing is mandatory. Get your reservations: 630/871-2991.

Des Plaines Elks Lodge - Sat October 24, 2020 - CONFIRMED
INDOORS -- In the VERY spacious (and great for social distancing) banquet hall. Don't forget the GREAT menu! Masks are mandatory. Love to see everyone.

WORKING on LABOR DAY - Monday September 7, 2020, 2-6pm
Manhattan's Annual Labor Day Parking Lot Party. Another great OUTDOOR show at Manhattan's. For reservations call: 630/871-2991

Changes at Cooper's Corner
Friday August 28, 2020, Reservations will be required because of the limited capacity, socially distanced seating. Masks will be required to enter but not at tables. A fun safe time is guaranteed for All!

Time Change - Des Plaines Elks Lodge
The StingRays will be playing from 7pm until 10pm at the Des Plaines Elks Lodge on Saturday August 22, 2020

Stickney Music on the Move
Wednesday August 19, 2020 - Starting out at Home School at 44th and Wenonah from 7pm - 7:50 pm. At Edison School 41st and East ave. From 8pm-8:50pm See you there!

Geneva - registration for Fri 8/7
Stickney - Rescheduled for 8/19/20

Stickney 8/5/20 - Cancelled
Rescheduled, date tbd

Four Shows this Week! (July 31 - August 7)
Three outdoor and one indoor show this week. We can not wait to see you!

First Outdoor Show of 2020! Dyer, IN - Tue 7/21/20
CONFIRMED - Dyer Community Market, Food trucks, Windmill Brewing, Rock & Roll

Rain Out - Geneva Show 7/15/20
Due to rainstorms starting at 3:00 pm and not expected to end until late tonight, the StingRays first show of the summer has been postponed. Thank you everyone who planned on coming, and we'll let you know when it's RESCHEDULED.

StingRay Summer Schedule - 5/19/20
Updates ...
The StingRays are updating our schedule every day. Shows are only listed as cancelled once it's official. Cancelled shows are shaded in gray with strikethroughs. We look forward to seeing all of you in the future.

StingRay Summer Schedule Posted - 4/7/20
Fingers Crossed ...
OPTIMISTIC -- We hope everyone and their families are healthy. We've missed seeing all of you, and are hoping that everyone will be safe soon -- so in that spirit, we invite you to our upcoming shows. If anything changes we'll let you know, but in the meantime, the StingRays look forward to seeing all of you. Stay tuned to this website, our hotline (630) 962-2109 and our facebook page for more schedule updates!

Cooper's Corner Cancelled - Sat, March 21, 2020
See Everyone Soon…
Stay tuned to this website, our hotline (630) 962-2109 and our facebook page for more schedule updates!

Coming out of Hibernation - Sat, January 25, 2020
For a good cause
Please join us at the St. Scholastica Daybreak Fundraiser. Tickets are $25 and are available after all masses at the Welcome Center or at the Parish Office 630-985-2351 ext. 297. There will be snacks and a cash bar.

 
Nov 19, 2022
DEC
2
FRI
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11pm
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
DEC
7
WED
S.T.A.R. Holiday Party
Park Ridge Country Club
(630) 962-2109 - 1-2pm
Hope you're registered, everyone else… We'll see you soon!
DEC
8
THU
Niles Senior Christmas
6676 W. Howard St, Niles, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 1:30-3pm
Hope you're registered, everyone else… We'll see you soon!
DEC
9
FRI
Rockford Christmas Party
Rockford, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7-9:30
Hope you're invited, everyone else… We'll see you soon!
Map
Indoor Show
DEC
13
TUE
Sun City Huntley
Residents Only, Huntley, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:45
Residents and guests of residents, everyone else… We'll see you soon!
DEC
15
THU
Elmhurst Holiday Gala
155 E St Charles Rd, Elmhurst
(630) 993-8193 - 12:30-2pm
Hope you're registered, everyone else… We'll see you soon!
DEC
16
FRI
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Christmas Show! Great food. NO COVER ($15 table min)
DEC
17
SAT
Des Plaines Elks Lodge
495 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL
(847) 824-1526 - 7:30-10:30
Open to Public, No Cover! Fabulous Supper Club with amazing menu & dance floor
DEC
31
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 9pm-12:30
New Year's Eve! Call for Reservations

Past Shows… 2022
NOV
15
TUE
MaineStreamers Luncheon
9100 N Milwaukee Ave, Niles
(630) 962-2109 - 1:30-2:30
Details soon… At the Chateau Ritz
NOV
12
SAT
Joliet Moose
25 Springfield Ave, Joliet
(815) 725-6660 - 7:45-10:45
No Cover, Everyone welcome, free popcorn
OCT
29
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Halloween Show! Costume Prizes, Scary Dancing! Call for reservations (630) 871-2991
OCT
21
FRI
Lockport Moose
118 E 10th St, Lockport, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 8pm-12am
Everyone's welcome! $5 donation. Fabulous Food & Dance Floor.
OCT
8
SAT
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11pm
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
OCT
7
FRI
Halloween Hollow
10824 La Porte Rd, Mokena, IL
(630) 692-2109 - 6-7:30
Carnival, Food, Beer vendors in Yunker Park.
OCT
1
SAT
Lincoln Sq Apple Fest
4604 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago
(630) 962-2109 - 12-2:30
50+ Vendors, ciders & apple inspired dishes, Activities for the whole family!
SEP
24
SAT
Dyer Fall Fest
2315 Hart St, Dyer, IN
(630) 962-2109 - 12:30-2pm
Indiana wants us! At Pheasant Hills Park - walking paths too.
SEP
17
SAT
Des Plaines Elks Lodge
495 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL
(847) 824-1526 - 7-10
Good weather means we're outside! Rain means we're inside and start at 7:30
SEP
8
THU
Liberty Village
Residents, Elmhurst
(630) 962-2109 - 1-2pm
Residents party, details soon…
SEP
5
MON
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 2pm-6pm
Outdoor Labor Day Party ($15 table min)
AUG
30
TUE
Edgewater by Del Webb
Residents Only, Elgin, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6pm-8pm
rescheduled from 8/28 - Residents only, see everyone soon…
AUG
27
SAT
Parkside 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
26
FRI
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11pm
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
AUG
19
FRI
Roselle Cruise
344 E Maple Ave, Roselle, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:45-8:45
Cool Classic Cars, drinks at the American Legion Post!
AUG
18
THU
Sun City Concert
Residents Only, Huntley
(630) 962-2109 - 6pm-7:30
Fountain View Amphitheater
AUG
13
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Great food. NO COVER ($15 table min)
AUG
12
FRI
Bloomingdale Library Concert
101 Fairfield Way, Bloomingdale
(630) 962-2109 - 12pm-1pm
Have the StingRays for Lunch in the Memorial Garden!
AUG
11
THU
Music at the Gazebo
497 Spring Rd, Elmhurst, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8
On Spring Road & the Prairie Path - bring a picnic. No alcohol please (park district land)
AUG
9
TUE
Wheaton Library Concert
225 N Cross St, Wheaton, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
On the Library's West Plaza. Bring a lawnchair. In case rain we'll move indoors
AUG
7
SUN
Darien Park Concert
7100 Clarendon Hills Rd, Darien
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8pm
Food by Lions Club, always delicious
AUG
5
FRI
Glacial Park Concert
6316 Harts Rd, Ringwood, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Nature preserve on Nippersink Creek BYOB and picnic
AUG
4
THU
It's Thursday Concert Series
955 Skidmore Dr Antioch, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Band introduced by Little and Miss Antioch, Car Show at 5pm with cash prizes!
JUL
31
SUN
Pierogi Fest
119 Street, Whiting, IN
(630) 962-2109 - 3-5pm
Lots of pierogis to eat and dozens of food vendors serving up tasty eats to enjoy
JUL
30
SAT
Ottawa Music in the Park
La Salle St & Jackson St, Ottawa, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6pm-8pm
At historic Washington Square Park! Bring lawn chairs!
JUL
29
FRI
Niles Concert in the Park
Lee & Ottawa Niles, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6pm-8pm
Bring a lawnchair, playground, picnic area
JUL
27
WED
Concert in Bataan Park
1220 9th Ave, Melrose Park, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:45-8:15
Followed by movie "The Sandlot," cold beer and wine sold
JUL
26
TUE
Grand Dominion Mundelein
Residents Only, Mundelein IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8:30
Residents only, see everyone soon… Rescheduled from 7/21.
JUL
23
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Great food. NO COVER ($15 table min)
JUL
21
THU
Grand Dominion Mundelein
Residents Only, Mundelein IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8:30
Residents Only, postponed to TUE 7/26/22
JUL
17
SUN
Leisure Village
Residents Only, Fox Lake, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 4pm-6pm
Residents only, see everyone soon…
JUL
16
SAT
Woodhaven Lakes
Private, Sublette, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-10pm
for Woodhaven campers and their guests
JUL
15
FRI
Lions Park Concert
608 Park St, East Dundee, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Lions Club 50/50 raffle and hotdogs, brats, popcorn, snacks & beverages available
JUL
10
SUN
Orland Park Concert
9705 W 142nd St, Orland Park
(630) 962-2109 - 6-7:30
in Crescent Park, Beer & Wine for sale!
JUL
9
SAT
Elgin Moose Lodge
925 S McLean Blvd, Elgin
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-10pm
Friends, guests of band welcome. $5 suggested donation. Meat Raffle 6pm
JUL
8
FRI
Food Truck Fridays
603 W. 10th St, Rock Falls, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-10pm
On the stunning Rock River. Beautiful new Park with sculptures, Amphitheater
JUL
6
WED
Geneva River Park Concert
117 N River Ln, Geneva, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
At the beautiful River Park.
JUL
3
SUN
Minonk July 4th Street Fest
670 N Chestnut St, Minonk, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 5pm-8pm
On Chestnut Street in downtown Minonk. Car Show, food, kids activities & more
JUL
2
SAT
Bartlett 4th of July Fest
700 S. Bartlett Rd, Bartlett
(630) 962-2109 - 4pm-5:30
carnival, food, beverages, bingo, Turtle Race, and Parade
JUL
1
FRI
Mt. Morris Jamboree (Fest)
Front St & Wesley, Mt Morris, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-9pm
Small town 4th of July fest since 1848! Food, contests
JUN
30
THU
Concert on Courthouse Lawn
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
JUN
28
TUE
Cars & Guitars on 66
102 N Chicago St, Joliet, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6-8pm
Illinois Rock & Roll Museum Cruise Night and Rock & Roll. Starts at 5pm
JUN
27
MON
Munster Concert in the Park
900 North Centennial Dr, Munster, IN
(630) 962-2109 - 6pm-8pm
On Maynard Lake, Beautiful walking paths
JUN
25
SAT
Lombard Cruise Nights
Park Av & Michael McGuire Dr
(630) 962-2109 - 6pm-9pm
lots of classic cars, enjoy Lombard's stores & restaurants
JUN
24
FRI
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Great food. NO COVER ($15 table min)
JUN
22
WED
Medinah Concert in the Park
22W130 Thorndale Ave, Medinah, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:30-8pm
At Thorndale Park, lawn chairs, blankets, picnic basket! Get some Dairy Queen ice cream!
JUN
21
TUE
Cars & Guitars on 66
102 N Chicago St, Joliet, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6-8pm
Rescheduled for Tue, June 28, at 6pm because of the Excessive Heat.
JUN
18
SAT
Woodridge Jubilee
Woodridge & Center Dr, Woodridge
(630) 962-2109 - 5pm-6:30
Carnival rides, live music and a variety of food
JUN
15
WED
Westmont Concert in the Park
141 S Linden Ave, Westmont
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Veterans Memorial Park, covered picnic shelter
JUN
11
SAT
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11pm
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
JUN
9
THU
Sycamore Concert in the Park
435 S Airport Rd, Sycamore, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 7pm-8:30
Good Tymes Shelter, burgers, brats & Beer Availible
JUN
8
WED
Stickney Concert in the Park
Ridgeland Ave & 41st St, Stickney
(630) 962-2109 - 7-9pm
Pavilion in Memorial Park. Grilled food to buy; picnic tables
JUN
3
FRI
Roselle Cruise
344 E Maple Ave, Roselle, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 6:45-8:45
Our first local outdoor show of 2022! Cool Classic Cars, drinks at the American Legion Post!
MAY
28
SAT
Lakeshore Camp Resort
5300 Old Porter Rd, Portage, IN
(630) 962-2109 - 8pm-11pm
FREE to non-campers after 7:30. Stop at Yogi's "Picnic Basket" stand for food, ice cream.
MAY
21
SAT
Des Plaines Elks Lodge
495 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL
(847) 824-1526 - 7:30-10:30
Open to Public, No Cover! Fabulous Supper Club with amazing menu & dance floor
MAY
20
FRI
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Great food. NO COVER ($15 table min)
APR
30
SAT
Cooper's
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11pm
Sorry we can't make it this Sat 4/30, please go see the fabulous Rick Saucedo. You'll love it!
APR
22
FRI
Lockport Moose
118 E 10th St, Lockport, IL
(630) 962-2109 - 8pm-12am
Everyone's welcome! $5 donation. Fabulous Food & Dance Floor.
APR
9
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Great food. NO COVER ($15 table min)
MAR
12
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Special St Pat's Bash! Corned Beef, Green beer and Dancing
MAR
5
SAT
Des Plaines Elks Lodge
495 Lee Street, Des Plaines, IL
(847) 824-1526 - 7:30-10:30
Public welcome! Great food, Dancing! $3 donation
FEB
19
SAT
Cooper's Corner
27W150 Roosevelt Rd, Winfield
(630) 690-2668 - 7:30-11pm
Large wooden dance floor; great food, drinks & parking. $15 a person min food & drink
FEB
12
SAT
Manhattan's
300 S Schmale, Carol Stream
(630) 871-2991 - 8:30-12am
Valentine's Dance! Call Manhattan's for reservations: (630) 871-2991
JAN
1-31
SAT
Vacation
See you soon!
(630) 871-2991 - 12am-12am
StingRays Sabbatical, rest research and re-grouping
Map
Indoor Show