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Stardust Big Band/Stardust Sextet

Stardust Big Band/Stardust Sextet

Jazz / Big Band / Swing Chicago, IL  US


  • Sun

    Jan 24

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:00pm

    The Stardust Sextet heads to the Red Line Tap for an evening of cool jazz- and some originals by the band's leader, Jon McGahan!

  • Thu

    Jan 21

    Chicago, IL, US | 7:00pm

    The 10-piece Stardust Big Band headlines Wrigleyville's hottest joint with Vinny Malveve and Young American Double Action Revolver... music starts at 7, we hit around 9.

  • Sat

    Jan 16

    Glenview, IL, US | 8:30pm

    The 10-piece Stardust Big Band featuring Angie Lyons on vocals will be at the Rock House in Glenview with a mixture of swingin' jazz and a bunch of funky jazz-rock to heat up your cold January evening!

  • 2015

    Oct 9

    Chicago, IL, US | 9:30pm

    Join the 10-piece Stardust Big Band as we foray into the world of 1970's/80's Jazz-Rock at Chicago's infamous Red Line Tap!

  • 2015

    Jul 9

    Evanston, IL, US | 7:00pm


Add Comment
  • Daly  Redline (Artist)
    Daly Redline
    ear candy
  • Thunder Promotions (Fan)
    Thunder Promotions
    Diggin' the sound! Good stuff.
  • Tom Doak (Artist)
    Tom Doak
    Absolutely love the sound of Stardust Big Band! I saw Count Basie an his band play in 1966 and I was hooked...Glad to have found you and will be back for more of my Stardust Big Band fix!...Good luck to all of you in 2015......Tom
  • SereJazz (Artist)
    Thanks so much for becoming a fan! Love your music! So great to hear awesome big band! Revenge of the Hawk is my fave! Best, ~Sere
  • David P. Reinen (Artist)
    David P. Reinen
    Absolutely ageless music that you play with passion and style - great stuff.
  • Dom Thomas (Artist)
    Dom Thomas
    Ok great! Please keep me in mind if you guys are in need of a crooner!



Sounds Like: Maynard Ferguson, Buddy Rich, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Woody Herman, Neal Hefti

Bio: One of the most popular big bands in Chicago during the 1980's and 90's was the Deja Vu Big Band. Now, several veterans of that group have come together once again to form the Stardust Big Band.

Led by award-winning composer-arranger Jon McGahan, the Stardust Big Band is dedicated to promoting a...See Full Bio

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“Great job and the whole band sounded fantastic.”

— Nick Drozdoff, Facebook

Recent Blogs

The other side of Jon McGahan
Apr 28, 2010

I have had a few requests for a link to where I have my non-jazz compositions...... [more]

Summertime in the Northern Suburbs
Mar 12, 2010

Stardust Big Band will be back at Bannockburn Green on July 23, as part of their... [more]


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