Saturday, November 20th - The Disorderly Duo of Bruce Waters and Jay were out a The Gambler in McHenry. What a friendly place. Had a great time & nice crowd.
Saturday, October 16th - The Disorderlies (7 Pieces) are played in Downer's Grove for an Island Party fundraiser organized by Jay's wife Bonnie. The event will raised funds for an outdoor classroom as a memorial to a long time Addison elementary teach who succumbed to cancer last year. Turned out to be a great night. About 120 people. The Disorderlies rocked the place with great Jimmy tunes and some that we know he would approve!
Saturday, October 2nd - The Disorderly Trio was out at Diamond Lil's in Roselle. Nice place, friendly folks. A bunch of Parrotheads showed up.
Saturday, September 25th - Hemingways, Lake Geneva. Steve had a big bash with not only the full, big South of Disorder Band but also members from the Pirates Over 40, the Beach Bum Band and the David Marshall Band !!!! . Wow! Big pig roast, drink specials, prizes and on and on. It was a great night.
Saturday, September 4th - A selection of Disorderlies and others rocked a great party out in Jay's old home town of Crystal Lake.
Saturday, August 28th - We had a great night at a beautiful country club in Michiana.
Friday, August 27th - Tilted Kilt, Elgin The Disorderly Trio was on the patio on a great summer happy hour at this very "picturesque" club.
Sunday, August 22 - Blarney's Island, Fox Lake, IL. Wow! What a great day! The Disorderlies made their maiden voyage out to the venerable on-the-water, watering hole in the middle of Grass Lake. We capped off a big Parrothead weekend. Big crowd, great weather.
Thursday, August 19th - The Disorderly Duo - Keywester, Naperville, IL Jay and Bobby sung all the great Jimmy tunes and a lot more.
Saturday, August 14th - The 3 Vines Cafe & Wine Bar, Sleepy Hollow, IL - Here's a first. Jay was out solo (well, with an electric drummer!) at a great bar/restaurant doing all the Jimmy tunes and more. Went well. Nice crowd, nice place. He thinks this is how Jimmy started "back in the day".
Friday, August 13th - The Disorderly Trio - Douglas Street Bar & Grill - Elgin. We were out Friday night at this great Elgin watering hole. Had a good time. Good crowd, great bar.
Saturday, August 7th - Fundraiser in Lake Zurich. The youth football program will never be the same....
Friday, August 6th - The Disorderlies headed north of the border for a private party for some lucky Milwaukee Parrotheads. They loved us and want us back next year!
Thursday, August 5th - Uniquely Thursdays - Hinsdale 6:30PM. The Disorderlies returned to this outstanding concert series in Burlington Park in Hinsdale. It was a great night. Our fearless founder and BIG band leader Steve showed up and led the kids thru calesthetics during Fins! Had to be a least 1,000 people. Great weather, great night!
Tuesday, August 3rd - Disorderly Trio - Jay, Bobby S. and Mitch Martin of the Bucket Boys played a private party. We knew if we waited long enough we could get a Tuesday date to complete the Tuesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays of the Jimmy tours.
Saturday, July 31st - Dukes Ale House, Crystal Lake. Jay returned to his old hometown with Bruce and Bobby for a a trio date at this great northwest suburban club. Some of the Pirates Over 40 showed up. Lotta fun.
Friday, July 30th - Tilted Kilt, Elgin - The Disorderly Trio was at this new Elgin club on the outdoor patio! We were up from 5 to 8PM They loved us. Goin' back in August!
Saturday, July 24th - Lake Michigan Breeze, St. Joe, MI. It's part of the Pottawattamie Resort. We took a four piece band with Jay, Bobby and Bruce and the terrific drummer Mitch Martin of the Bucket Boys to play at this terrific Michiana resort bar/restaurant. It was great. Nice crowd, happy owners, great pizza, etc. etc. etc.
Friday, July 23rd - Blackthorne Grille, Lake Villa, IL. A newly constituted trio of Jay, Bruce Waters and Bobby Swigart (plus Herbie - the drum machine) was out at this lake area watering hole. Nice, rainy night.
Thursday, July 22nd - Montefiori - Lemont Live! - Concert Series, Lemont, IL. The Disorderlies were "in concert" at the spectacular Montefiori grounds. It is an elegant private park with great plantings, waterfalls and more. We were on stage in an air-conditioned pavillion tent. You should check it out. American English came in the next night.
Friday, July 16th - Key Lime Cove, Gurnee. We're inaugerated the courtyard from 7 to 10PM. Jay, Bruce, Bobby and Tim completed a four piece group of Disorderlies. Right across the road from Great America. This place is great. Go up for the weekend.
Saturday, July 10th - Taste of Westmont - South of Disorder - the full band - was on the main stage from 6 - 8PM at this terrific suburban fest. Great food, great bands. We opened for the Ides of March!!! Had to be more than 2,000 people there. Great night.
Friday, July 9th - Private Party - It was a great night in Racine entertaining the power division of the Chicago Yacht Club. Perfect lakeside setting and perfect weather.
Saturday, July 3rd - Jack Desmond's Irish Pub, Chicago Ridge, IL The "new" trio of Jay, Bruce and Bobby had a good night on the patio with a big crowd. It was good, they new most of the Jimmy tunes and the crowd "begged" us to stay an extra half hour - which we did.
Saturday, June 26th - Private Party - A bunch of serious Parrotheads are having us back again this year for a fab Island Party out in N. Aurora. We'll be thinking about you.
Friday, June 25th - Hemingway's Port of Call, Lake Geneva. Jimmy's was in town at Alpine Valley on the next night! Always a big night at Steve's place - lots of bands, great food and drinks. Ilo Ferrera showed up and played a set. It was a great night.
Friday, June 18th - Bobby McGees, 10139A Harlem Ave, Bridgeview, IL 60455 The Disorderly Duo of Jay & Bruce Waters was on the patio starting at 10PM. Lots of fun. A lillte younger crowd. They liked the grizzled trop/roock .
Saturday, June 12th - Hemingway's Port of Call, Lake Geneva. This was the spectacular 3rd Anniversary for Hemingways and it's was a blast. The entire South of Disorder Band was there to celebrate. Johnny Russler and the Beach Bum Band was there too. Good clean fun!!
Saturday, May 29th - Schaumburg Flyers - The Schaumburg Club. The Disorderly Trio was on-stage for the post game party following a game (a 3 - 0 loss) against Gary in the Schaumburg Club - on the third floor down the first base line. This has good potential. We will be back - watch for details.
Sunday, May 30th - Hemingway's Port of Call, Lake Geneva. Steve threw a big Memorial Day Weekend Bash and we were there Sunday night. The full South of Disorder Band was there playing all the favorites and then some. We had a cast of thousands. Tim Williams and Scott "Bongoman" Ableson from the Retrorockets. Tyler from the Beach Bums, Bruce and Bobby from the Pirates Over 40, guest stars Ron from PO40 and David Marshall from the David Marshall Band. Nixon Omollo and the Survivors opened (and closed) the show. The Barstool Soldiers took care of happy hour on the patio.
Friday, April 23rd - Old Chicago Pizza & Pasta, Elk Grove Village. 6PM - 10PM Jay and Bobby Swigart (of Pirates Over 40) returned as the Disordely Duo to this great "happy hour" in the northwest burbs. This is a fun place with an excellent menu and selection of beers. Plus, their taste in music is impeccable!
Wednesday, April 21 - Private Party - Jay and Bruce Waters traveled and performed for the brothers of Delta Tau Delta on the campus of Purdue University. It was a blast. The loved us and want us back next year.
Friday, April 16th - Hemingway's Port of Call, Lake Geneva. The Disorderlies had a big night at Steve's place. Lots of dancing, conga lines, guest stars, etc. It was a great night.
Friday, March 19th - The Gambler, McHenry, IL. Jay and Bruce Waters (from Pirates Over 40) were out as the Disorderly Duo at this well known "hole in the wall" bar and grill in beautiful downtown McHenry. We played all the Buffett songs and more from the Beach! Here's the address and phone number of this friendly joint: 1232 N Green St., McHenry, IL 60050 (815) 385-7273
Friday, March 12th - The Chicago Blu Bar & Grille, Frankfort. A five-piece version of The Disorderlies played at the second annual Beach Party for this nifty watering hole in southwest suburban Frankfort. There was a prize for best costume, a limbo contest and terrific drink specials.
Wednesday, February 17th - Schaumburg Flyers Stadium, Schaumburg. A Disorderly trio of Rich Rumsey (filling in for Jay), Bobby Swigart and Scott "Bongoman" Ableson entertained the Flyers fans, friends, vendors, etc. for their annual "spring" kickoff.
Saturday, January 9th - The Thirsty Whale, Algonquin. 9:30PM Vac and Jay led The Disorderlies into the belly of the whale - The Thirsty Whale - that is. Was a great time to shake off a little cabin fever and get into a few Boat Drinks! Frank, the owner, wants us back!