UPCOMING SHOWS

TBA

16 December, 2017 |7p

Chicago, IL US

w/Gold Coast All-Stars Superband!


PAST SHOWS

TBA

11 November, 2017 |7p-9p

Downtown, Chicago, IL US

w/ Verzatile for a private party.

TBA

28 October, 2017 |7p

Chicago, IL US

w/Gold Coast All-Stars Superband!

TBA

21 October, 2017 |7p

Chicago, IL US

w/Gold Coast All-Stars Superband!

Flint

15 October, 2017 |3p

Flint, MI US

w/Stephen Lynerd Group for afternoon concert!~

Andy's Jazz Club

14 October, 2017 |5p-8:30p

11 E. Hubbard St, Chicago, IL US

w/ Kevin Nabors Quartet (Sax). Jazz lives!!

Arcada Theater

11 October, 2017 |1p

St.Charles, IL US

Private Video Shoot w/ Chester Gregory!

Alhambra Palace

08 October, 2017 |5p

1240 S. Randolph, Chicago, IL US

w/ Ugochi (African/Soul)!!

Bassline

07 October, 2017 |7:30p-9:30p

Chicago (South Loop), IL US

Private gig [WKE Trio]!

Promontory Chicago

03 October, 2017 |7p

Harper Court, Chicago, IL US

w/ Phil Patterson (Keyboards) and his soulful expedition!

Chicago Illuminating Company

30 September, 2017 |7p

Chicago, IL US

w/Gold Coast All-Stars Superband!

Bryn Mawr Community Church

29 September, 2017 |7p-9p

7000 S. Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL US

FRESH FAITH FRIDAY IS BACK!!! The dopest open-mic/showcase in the land. It's faith-based, but it's also fun-based. $5 donation. Ride!~

Some Like It Black

27 September, 2017 |7p-10p

4259 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL US

w/ Jeremiah Collier and the crew! JAZZIN' with the future talents of music and beyond!

Parkers

26 September, 2017 |6p-9p

1000 31st St, Downers Grove, , IL US

W.K Duo (w/Buddy Fambro on guitar)! Jazzstrumental!

TBA

23 September, 2017 |7p

Chicago, IL US

w/Gold Coast All-Stars Superband!

Hyde Park Union Church

23 September, 2017 |3p-4p

5600 S. Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Isaiah Collier and The Chosen Few. The young jazz phenom (and gang) are going to keep jazz alive! Come out!~

Pier 31

20 September, 2017 |5p-9p

3101 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL US

With Kendre (R&B/Soul/Funk)!~

Brookfield Zoo

16 September, 2017 |6:30p-7:30p

Brookfield , IL US

Private Gig w/ Cagen Music at the Bear Exhibit. Yep. A gig for bears!

Adelle's

14 September, 2017 |7p-10p

Wheaton, IL US

w/Shawn Maxwell Duo!
Jazz.

Andys Jazz Club

09 September, 2017 |5p-8:30p

11 E. Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/Kevin Nabors Quartet (Sax)! Me and Kevin are products of the urban-jazz scene, and he's making his return from Texas to share his jazz message! $10 cover! Come thru!~

Room 43

03 September, 2017 |7p-10:30p

1043 E. 43rd St, Chicago, IL US

Hyde Park Jazz Society event with Isaiah Collier And Chosen Few! The weekend of the Chicago Jazz Fest. $10 Entry! Come on down!~

New York State Fair

02 September, 2017 |7p

New York, NY US

w/ Steve Arrington and The Invade! The funk (Invade) returns! Raise it up yawl!

Promontory Chicago

01 September, 2017 |7p-9p

53rd and Lake Park, Chicago, IL US

Duo w/Angele Anise for an exclusive event. VIP for the Kid Capri Show! TURNUP!

Chalet Living

31 August, 2017 |5p-8p

7350 N. Sheridan Rd, Chicago, IL US

Private Event / Solo W.K Performance.

M-Lounge

30 August, 2017 |6p-12am

1520 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL US

The Jazz Trolley Tour with Stephen Lynerd Group...ALL NIGHT LONG!! Literally! We'll be there! Come hang with us as we're there for the marathon run!

University Of Chicago

26 August, 2017 |5:30p-7p

1212 E. 59th St, Chicago, IL US

WKE Cocktail Trio for Private Event

Jazapalooza @ Trinity United Church

25 August, 2017 |5p

Chicago,, IL US

w/ Isaiah Collier and The Chosen Few boppin' away!

Private Event

19 August, 2017 |7:30p-9:30p

South Side, Chicago, IL US

Private Gig.

Outdoor Fest

19 August, 2017 |4p-5p

5100 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL US

w/ Isaiah Collier And Chosen Few (Boppin' for a set).

Penisula Chicago

18 August, 2017 |7p-10:30p

108 E. Superior St, Chicago, IL US

w/ Stephanie Browning (Vocalist). Jazz, Folk, and beyond!~

Navy Pier

12 August, 2017 |9p

700 E. Grand, Chicago, IL US

w/ Chicago Catz (Jobbing Band)

Studio - Jake Ishler

10 August, 2017 |9p

Chicago, IL US

A recording session with Jake Ishler (Guitarist). Rock lives!

Chicago Illuminating Company

29 July, 2017 |8p-12a

2110 S. Wabash, IL US

w/ Gold Coast All-Stars - Jobbing Gig

TBA

29 July, 2017 |11:30a-12:30p

Winona, IN US

w/ Margaret Murphy-Webb. Pending info, but jazz will happen!

Emporium

27 July, 2017 |TBA

1366 W. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Nashon Holloway Band! An awesome situation to behold! I highly recommend it, and not because I'm playing!! lol.

Music Garage

27 July, 2017 |9:30p

Chicago, IL US

Studio session with Isaiah Collier to finish his debut album! Turnt!~

Studio

25 July, 2017 |10a-3p

Chicago, IL US

w/ Audacious Praise, on a mission to complete the first EP!! Stay tuned for details on this project!

Private Party

22 July, 2017 |8:30p

Lynwood, IL US

w/ Harold Green for birthday party! Reign in the era of the LEOS!

Edward Tilden Career Academy H.S

20 July, 2017 |9a

4747 S. Union Ave, Chicago, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music!~

Kingston Mines

20 July, 2017 |8p-2:30a

2548 N. Halsted St, Chicago, IL US

w/ Nora Jean Bruso (Blues)! Blues all night long (literally)!! There is a cover ($10 I think).

Pope John Paul Catholic School

20 July, 2017 |11:40p

4325 S. Richmond St, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Pier 31

19 July, 2017 |6p-9p

3101 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL US

With Chris Miskel Unit! R&B/SOUL/FUNK.

Dare To Care Music Festival

15 July, 2017 |6p-9p

Ellis Park, 3566-72 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL US

W/ MoFitz Group / super-soul and funk galore. Outdoor event. Turn up!~

Amundsen Park

15 July, 2017 |3:15p

6200 W. Bloomingdale, Chicago, IL US

w/EVAAM.

Reggies Music Joint

14 July, 2017 |10p-12a

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL US

WKE (William Kurk Enterprise) in full effect! Pre-order for $7 tickets / $10 at the door. 21+.

James L. Knight Center

08 July, 2017 |8p

400 SE Second Ave, Miami, FL US

The Funk Legends Of R&B Show w/Steve Arrington and The Invade. Also on the bill: Confunkshun / Brick / Cherrell.

Reggie's Music Joint

01 July, 2017 |11p-12:30a

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL US

CD Release Party w/ Chip Ratliff! Party time!~

Pete Millers

30 June, 2017 |7p-11p

Evantson, IL US

w/ Shawn Maxwell Quartet! Jazz exemplified!!

Studio - Audacious Praise

29 June, 2017 |10a

Chicago, IL US

Day long session with Audacious Praise.

Studio - Audacious Praise

28 June, 2017 |10a

Chicago, IL US

Day long session with Audacious Praise.

Bryn Mawr Community Church

23 June, 2017 |7p-10p

7000 S. Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL US

Another month of Fresh Faith Friday. Always lit, and always cool! $5

Pier 31

21 June, 2017 |5p-9p

3101 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL US

w/ Chris Miskel and the crew! R&B/Funk/Soul galore!~

Pier 31

19 June, 2017 |5p-9p

3101 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL US

w/ Joyce Hurley for the outdoor excursion of live music on the lakefront.

The Bassment

17 June, 2017 |9:30p-2:30a

353 W. Hubbard St, Chicago, IL US

w/ Frankie Parker And The Gentlemen...playing jams all night long!

The Carlton

15 June, 2017 |4:30p-6:30p

720 W. Montrose Ave, Chicago, IL US

Private event / solo gig.

Lemelle's Luxury Lounge

13 June, 2017 |9:30p-12:30a

1801 W. 87th St, Chicago, IL US

w/ J.Grant Experience!! Soul and swag all night long. South siders...ride through!

Butler College Prep High School

11 June, 2017 |2p-4p

Pullman, Chicago, IL US

Graduation Accompaniment. Congrats to the class of 2017!

Some Like It Black

10 June, 2017 |7p-10p

4259 S. Cottage Grove Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Isaiah Collier Group! The future of jazz music, come support the rise of this young phenom in action!

Porkchop Hyde Park

09 June, 2017 |7p-11p

Harper Court, Chicago, IL US

w/ Stacy McMichael Trio.

Edgar Allen Poe Classical School

06 June, 2017 |1:30p

10538 S. Langley, Chicago, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music Presentation (summer edition).

TBA

04 June, 2017 |TBA

TBA, IL US

w/ Maurice Fitzgerald Band!~

Harris Theater

03 June, 2017 |TBD

19805 W. Capitol Drive, Brookfield, WI US

w/ Chester Gregory

Pete Millers

28 May, 2017 |5p-9p

Evantson, IL US

w/ Stacy McMichael Duo! Bass and Piano. Come on out!

Bryn Mawr Community Church

26 May, 2017 |7p-10p

7000 S. Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL US

Fresh Faith Friday! Another month of the coolest open mic/feature event in town! $5 donation! All ages and always entertaining!~

Velvet Lounge

20 May, 2017 |8p

67 E. Cermak, Chicago, IL US

Musik Matters Artist Showcase / Chicago. An artist showcase for Sony Red. By RSVP only.

Lagunitas Chicago

16 May, 2017 |7:45p-8:15p

2607 W 17th St, Chicago, IL US

w/ Nashon Holloway Band for the Tiny Desk Showcase!~

Calvary Baptist Church

14 May, 2017

New York, NY US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group / on SLGTour2017. Sacred Jazz.

Hendershot's Coffee

12 May, 2017 |7p-11p

237 Prince Ave. Athens, GA US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group Tour 2017!

St.Marks Lutheran Church

11 May, 2017

Ashville, NC US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group / on SLGTour2017. Sacred Jazz.

Greater Atlanta Christian School

08 May, 2017

Atlanta, GA US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group / on SLGTour2017. Sacred Jazz.

Central Baptist Bearden

07 May, 2017

Knoxville, , TN US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group / on SLGTour2017. Sacred Jazz.

Winters Jazz Club

27 April, 2017 |7p-11p

465 N. McClurg Ct, Chicago, IL US

w/Stephen Lynerd Group! $10/$20 cover (depending on where you sit at). #KeepJazzAlive

Pete Millers Steakhouse

23 April, 2017 |5p-9p

Evanston, IL US

w/ Stacy McMichael (Duo).

Shapiro Ballroom

14 April, 2017 |7p-8:30p

1612 W. Chicago, , IL US

Private Party w/ Charles Heath Quintet

Renaissance Bronzeville

13 April, 2017 |8p-9p

4641 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL US

w/ Simone Greene (Vocalist) for an hour set! If you blink, it's already over!

Reggies Rock Club (The Large Room)

01 April, 2017 |7:45p

2109 S. State, IL US

WKE (William Kurk Enterprise) opening up for Shawn Maxwell Quartet. Josh Griffin (Bass/WKE Debut) / Charles Heath (Drums) / Moi. $10 at the door. 21+
Yep.

LaVue Bar & Grill

18 March, 2017 |9p-11:30p

707 S. Halsted, Chicago Heights, IL US

w/Marqueal Jordan and the Playas! A Mardi Gras Party!

Runer College Prep

18 March, 2017 |11a

1337 W. Ohio, Chicago, IL US

A special jazz performance workshop for H.S students alongside Stephen Lynerd. Education is key!

Studio - WKE

13 March, 2017 |12p

Chicago, IL US

Working on the new material! Woop woop (the first time since December 3rd).

Flavor Brunch

11 March, 2017 |7p-10p

17575 S. Kedzie Ave, Hazel Crest, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry and the squad! Making this music as we do. Come on thru!~

Masada

10 March, 2017 |11p-12a

Logan Square, Chicago, IL US

90's Super-Party backed up by #WKE (Mendell Beckford / Chuck Lacy / Aaron Weistrop). An eventful night of live 90's music performed live!

Renaissance Bronzeville

09 March, 2017 |8p

Chicago, IL US

w/ Yohan! (Soul)

Pete Millers Steakhouse

05 March, 2017 |5p-9p

Evanston, IL US

Duo w/ Stacy McMichael (bass).

James Shields Middle School

03 March, 2017 |8:30A / 9:30A

2611 W. 48th St, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Luther Burbank School

28 February, 2017 |12:30p

2035 N. Mobile Ave, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Luther Burbank School

27 February, 2017 |9:30am

2035 N. Mobile Ave, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Mireles Elementary

27 February, 2017 |1p

Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Skokie Theater

25 February, 2017 |7:30p

7924 Lincoln Ave, Skokie, IL US

"Legendary Ladies Of Jazz" musical-revue show, featuring music as performed by the legends themselves: Ella, Lena Horne, Dinah, and many more. Go to the link for ticket information. It's worth coming out for indeed!

Richard Henry Lee School

24 February, 2017 |1:30p / 2:20p

6448 S. Tripp Ave, IL US

EVAAM

DuSable Museum Of African American History

24 February, 2017 |11:00am

740 E. 56th Place, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Forest Park Middle School

23 February, 2017 |9:30am

925 Beloit Ave, Forest Park, IL US

EVAAM

Theophilus Schmid Elementary School

23 February, 2017 |2pm

9755 S. Greenwood Ave, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

The Bassment

18 February, 2017 |9:30p-2a

353 W. Hubbard St, Chicago, IL US

With Frankie Parker And The Gentlemen. Party tunes all night long.

Center For Visual And Performing Arts

18 February, 2017 |6p

1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN US

Wedding piano gig.

Manuel Perez Jr School

17 February, 2017 |2pm

1241 W. 19th St, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM.

Richard J. Oglesby Elementary School

17 February, 2017 |10am

7646 S. Green St, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Reggie's Rock Club

16 February, 2017 |9p

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL US

With PJ Soul (Super-amped funk). It might get wild! Get there!

Frank Bennett Elementary School

16 February, 2017 |1p

10115 S. Prairie Ave, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Christopher School

15 February, 2017 |8:30A / 9:30A

Chicago, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music.

US Bank

11 February, 2017 |9p-11:30p

1350 E. Sibley Blvd, Dolton, IL US

Private Gig.

DuSable Museum Of African American History

07 February, 2017 |11:00am

740 E. 56th Place, Chicago, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music Presentation.

Fresh Faith Friday

27 January, 2017 |7:30-9:30p

7000 S. Jeffery, Chicago, IL US

FRESH FAITH FRIDAY!! 1st of 2017! It's only a $5 donation, with an abundance of gifted talent on the lineup. Great option for those who want a more community-based entertainment experience on a Friday night.

Bottled Blonde

04 January, 2017 |6p-9p

504 N. Wells, Chicago, IL US

The hybrid WKE Trio in full effect for 2017; the first WKE throwdown of the year. Playing soul/funk jams all night. Ride on thru. It's a restaurant with food and chairs, so be there!

Private venue

01 January, 2017 |3p-7p

Chicago, US

New Years Day party (after church). Yep...2017 is lit already. lol.

Pete Millers

31 December, 2016 |8p

1557 Sherman Ave, Chicago, IL US

NYE with StacyBass!~

Private Party

23 December, 2016 |7p-10p

Crown Point, IN US

Holiday house party / private event.

Warren Barr Chicago

21 December, 2016 |6p-8p

Gold Coast, Chicago, IL US

Starship Alliance (corporate-party spinoff of WKE) in full stride for the Legacy Healthcare Private Party!

Hyde Park Methodist Church!~

18 December, 2016 |3p

1448 E. 53rd St, Chicago, IL US

The Holy Vessel Xmas Concert! My home church is hosting a FREE concert. Come hear some original Xmas music composed by Lena Mclin, as well as some of the faithful classics!

Genesee Theater

17 December, 2016 |7:30p

203 N. Genesee St, Waukegan , IL US

"CHRISTMAS WITH THE KING AND BILLIE HOLIDAY" musical-revue show! I'll be music directing this awesome ONE-NIGHT only event! It will be quite the spectacle, so go to the link and get a ticket while they're still hot. Billie Holiday...Elvis....what a night~!

Buddys And Pals

16 December, 2016 |9p

340 E. Lincoln Hwy, Schereville, IN US

w/ Joe Marcinek Band! 2 Sets of originals and some classic covers. If you're out in Indy, ride on thru.

Pass It On Academy

16 December, 2016 |10a-12p

2914 W. 63rd St, Chicago, IL US

Xmas caroling gig!~

Hyatt Convention Center

15 December, 2016 |6:30am-9a

Rosemont, IL US

Perhaps the earliest non-church gig to date! w/Stephen Lynerd for a conference-performance.

Little Bear

15 December, 2016 |4p-6p

6411 S. Pulaski, Chicago, IL US

Xmas caroling gig~

Teddy Bear Daycare

13 December, 2016 |9a-11a

6401 S. Pulaski, Chicago, IL US

Xmas caroling gig!~

DuSable Museum

13 December, 2016 |7p

740 E. 56th, Chicago, IL US

Playing with Audacious Praise for the Chicago Children's Choir Concert.

Little Scholars Club

12 December, 2016 |10a-11a

5752 S. Pulaski, Chicago, IL US

Xmas Caroling Gig

Steppenwolf Theater

11 December, 2016 |6p

1650 N. North Ave, Chicago, IL US

The opening of "The Christians". Highly recommend! Get your tix now.

16th Ward Chicago Alderman Toni Foulkes

10 December, 2016 |10a-1p

Chicago, IL US

Caroling at the office of the alderman! Santa Claus and all!

Blu 26

09 December, 2016 |9p-12a

Chicago, IL US

The living room-style set with an intimate-cool vibe! Address only available via R.S.V.P only. In the south loop.

Diana's Playpen

09 December, 2016 |11a-1p

6236 S. Western, Chicago, IL US

Xmas caroling gig!~

Lizneyland

08 December, 2016 |5p-7p

6010 S. Pulaski, Chicago, IL US

Xmas caroling gig~!

SAE

07 December, 2016 |2p-5p

820 N. Orleans, Chicago, IL US

An in-class recording demonstration for SAE Chicago, featuring W.K music. I honestly don't know who's playing with me as of now, but something will be recorded! lol.

Lawn Terrace

06 December, 2016 |12p-2p

3214 W. 63rd st, Chicago, IL US

Xmas caroling gig~!

Churchview

05 December, 2016 |9a-11a

2626 W. 63rd St, Chicago, IL US

Xmas caroling gig!~

Steppenwolf Theater

04 December, 2016 |7:30p

1650 N. North Ave, Chicago, IL US

"The Christians"

Steppenwolf Theater

04 December, 2016 |3p

1650 N. North Ave, Chicago, IL US

"The Christians".

Steppenwolf Theater

03 December, 2016 |7:30p

1650 N. North Ave, Chicago, IL US

My premier understudy debut-performance for "The Christians" (piano/vocals). I can't go far without a theater experience in my life here and there.

Honda Center

02 December, 2016 |7:30p

2695 E. Katella Avenue, Anaheim , CA US

w/Steve Arrington and The Invade. Also on the bill: Klymaxx, Rob Base, Ready For The World, Newcleus, S.O.S Band, Shannon, Club Nouveau.

Session w/ Steve Arrington

01 December, 2016 |12p - until

Chicago, IL US

The all day session of recording jams with Arrington.

Jazz Showcase

30 November, 2016 |7p-10p

806 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL US

TBA

Session w/ Steve Arrington

30 November, 2016 |11a

Chicago, IL US

cutting more jams with Arrington!~

Lawn Terrace

29 November, 2016 |12p-2p

3214 W. 63rd st, Chicago, IL US

Xmas caroling gig!~

Private Event

22 November, 2016 |7p-10p

Chicago, IL US

Solo piano gig for holiday party. Turn up!~

Churchview

21 November, 2016 |1p-3p

2626 W. 63rd St, Chicago, IL US

w/ the annual XMAS SQUAD, sangin and playin' Xmas jams for the holidays. It's that time of year again!~

Private Event

19 November, 2016 |9p-11:30p

Chicago, IL US

w/ Maurice Mahon and the soul collective.

Fresh Faith Friday

18 November, 2016 |7:30-9:30p

7000 S. Jeffery, Chicago, IL US

FRESH FAITH FRIDAY!! The Thanksgiving Edition. It's only a $5 donation, with an abundance of gifted talent on the lineup. Great option for those who want a more community-based entertainment experience on a Friday night.

M-Lounge

16 November, 2016 |7p-10p

1520 S. Wabash Ave, IL US

w/ Simone Greene (vocals) and da band. The afterwork gig turnup!

WKE Studio session

16 November, 2016 |11a

Chicago, IL US

Recording some stuff for the new project! In ze lab~

Private Venue

15 November, 2016 |4:30p-6:30p

Chicago, IL US

Duo madness with Stephen Lynerd for private event!~

Bandera Chicago

14 November, 2016 |6p-10p

535 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL US

Duo with Buddy Fambro. The tag team of harmonic mayhem strikes again.

Andy's Jazz Club

12 November, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E. Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/ Kings Of The Lobby [Night #2]! Rock n' roll...funk and soul!

Andy's Jazz Club

11 November, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E. Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/ Kings Of The Lobby (Funk/Jazz). Will be an eventful time!

Photo shoot

07 November, 2016 |7p-9p

Chicago, US

w/ Darwin Noguera's supergroup. Stay tuned for more info.

The Promontory

04 November, 2016 |10p

5311 S. Lake Park, Chicago, IL US

w/ RES [Round 2], rockin' her hits and new cuts! Indie soul heads unite on this one.

Session w/ Steve Arrington

03 November, 2016 |All Day

Chicago, IL US

Cutting more jams with Steve Arrington (The Invade).

Session w/ Steve Arrington

02 November, 2016 |All Day

Chicago, IL US

Recording for the new album. Swag.

Frazier International Magnet School

31 October, 2016 |1p

4027 W. Grenshaw, Chicago, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music presentation (Halloween edition).

Haven Studios - Mt. Pisgah MB Church

28 October, 2016 |7:30-9:30p

4622 S. King Dr, Chicago, IL US

The return of FRESH FAITH FRIDAYS!!! The most exciting faith-filled open mic series is back and cracking. Yawl already know!

Pressure Point

27 October, 2016 |6p-9:30p

Chicago, IL US

Private Gig with MoFitz Project (Featuring Maurice Mahon)!

WKE Session

26 October, 2016 |11a

Chicago, US

Recording WKE. We bout dat life.

Private Event w/ Black Slang

25 October, 2016 |6p-9:30p

222 N. Canal, Chicago, IL US

W/ Black Slang (Corey Wilkes / Anthony Capers / Junius Paul / Megan McNeal)

The Promontory

24 October, 2016 |9p

5311 S. Lake Park, Chicago, IL US

w/ Stereo Genius (band) as a feature for "The Corner" series. $5 cover / Jazz-Funk-Soul instrumental flavour.

Private Event

24 October, 2016 |5p-8p

Private residence, Chicago, US

Solo piano swag.

Orleans Arena

22 October, 2016 |7:30p

Las Vegas, NV US

w/ Steve Arrington And The Invade! Also on the bill: Lisa Lisa, S.O.S, Zapp, C+C Music Factory, Klymaxx, One Way, Candyman, and Evelyn "Champagne" King! Nutz!

Dolphin Lake

20 October, 2016 |8p-9p

2700 W. 183rd St, Homewood, IL US

Private Event w/ Audley Reid (saxophone) and the band! Playing with my ole' music chums for a birthday party. Turnt.

WKE Session

19 October, 2016 |7p

Chicago, IL US

Recording WKE for the new album. SQUAD!~

M-Lounge

18 October, 2016 |7p-10p

1520 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group! Join us for MOCKTAILS!!!!

2Twenty2 Tavern

15 October, 2016 |9p-1a

222 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL US

w/ Maracujaz (Brazilian Jazz).

Coop's Den

14 October, 2016 |8:30p-10:30p

148 W. Boughton Rd, Boilingbrook, IL US

w/ E Minor Band (Soul/Funk/R&B Cuts galore).

Oakwood Community Center

08 October, 2016 |6p-6:30p

Chicago, IL US

w/ Audacious Praise for a flash performance.

Studio w/ Steve Arrington

06 October, 2016 |All Day

Chicago, IL US

In the lab with Steve Arrington

Studio w/ Steve Arrington

05 October, 2016 |All Day

Chicago, IL US

In da lab with Steve Arrington

Moody Church

02 October, 2016 |6:30p-7:30p

1609 N. LaSalle Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group (Sacred Jazz Quartet).

Coops Den

30 September, 2016 |8:30p-10:30p

148 W. Boughton Rd, Boilingbrook, IL US

w/ E Minor Band (R&B/Soul/Funk).

Sullivans Steakhouse

29 September, 2016 |5:30p-10p

250 Marriot Drive, Lincolnshire, IL US

The Phil Seed Trio (minus Phil Seed lol), with me playing the role of Phil Seed along with Tony Taylor (drums) and Tim Fullerton (bass).

South Arts Festival

27 September, 2016 |10p

Orlando, FL US

w/ Shana Tucker for the South Arts Conference Showcase.

Clear Ears Studios

26 September, 2016 |7p-9p

320 W. Ohio, Chicago, IL US

The Creating Crimson Artist Development Focus Group. On the panel once again to talk about music business topics.

Willowbrook Ballroom

24 September, 2016 |7:30-9:30p

8900 S. Archer Ave, Willow Springs, IL US

WKE Duo (Me + Chris Greene) playing for a private event; bout to be lit!

Shekinah Chapel

24 September, 2016 |2p

Riverdale, IL US

Music Arts Institute

24 September, 2016 |11:30p-1p

Chicago, IL US

Teaching piano and theory at MAI (Music Arts Institute). For instruction inquiries and scheduling, go to the website.

Christ Lutheran Church

18 September, 2016 |4p

1511 N. Long Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Audacious Praise for the Fall kickoff concert! Slide on through if you wanna be inspired by life and music converging.

Selland Arena

17 September, 2016 |7:30p

Fresno, CA US

Another night of the Old School Party Jam w/ Steve Arrington!~
Other acts include Color Me Badd, C & C Music Factory, and more Salt N' Pepa. Party swag on fleek! Turn up Fresno!

Rabobank Arena

16 September, 2016 |7:30p

Bakersfield, CA US

w/ Steve Arrington for the Old School Party Jam! Other acts include Salt N' Pepa, JJ Fad, Sugar Hill Gang, Newcleus...and a bunch more. If you're in Cali, this is going down!!

Private Event

11 September, 2016 |4p-8p

Forest Park, IL US

w/ MoFitz Project for a private event.

Genesis Convention Center

09 September, 2016 |8p

Gary, IN US

w/ Steve Arrington And The Invade!
An exclusive affair. Tickets are sold out. :-|

East Room - BEYSUS SAVES EVENT!

04 September, 2016 |11p

2354 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL US

The BEYSUS SAVES event, where I'll be performing some Beyonce music with a chorus. I can't even explain this one; you just have to see it. $5/$10 cover.

Josephine's Restaurant

02 September, 2016 |10p-2a

436 E. 79th St, Chicago, IL US

The Official Ronnie Laws Jazz Jam After Party. Yes...the jazz/soul legend himself Ronnie will be in the mix. Come on through and be about the essence of history unfolding in real time.

Jazzology @ The Quarry Event Center

31 August, 2016 |9p-12am

2423 E. 75th St, Chicago, IL US

The Wednesday Night Jazz Jam Session, Hosted by Chuck Webb & his awesome wife Margaret Murphy-Webb. In the house band. If you got the jazz in your soul and want to share in the moment, come on by. Part of the Jazz Institute Jazz Trolley Tour.

The London House

20 August, 2016 |4p-7p

85 E. Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL US

w/ Stephanie Browning, on duo-duty providing an array of musical tapestry galore.

Private Art Event

19 August, 2016 |6p-8p

1005 E. 43rd St, Chicago, IL US

w/ Ugochi (The African Butterfly), playing some originals and some select standards. Private event.

Studio w/ Steve Arrington

18 August, 2016 |All Day

Chicago, IL US

Day 2 of studio flow with Steve and The Invade.

Studio w/ Steve Arrington

17 August, 2016 |All Day

Chicago, IL US

Gotta finish this album. We'll be getting it in all day long.

Idlewild Summer Jam Festival

13 August, 2016 |1p-10p

Idlewild, MI US

w/ Steve Arrington for the Idlewild Summer Jam. More info to be determined. Ray Parker, Jr / Michael Henderson on the line up.

Flavor Brunch

12 August, 2016 |7p-11p

17575 S. Kedzie Ave, Hazel Crest, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry and the squad! Making this music as we do. Come on thru!~

Museum Of Science & Industry

06 August, 2016 |7p-8p

5700 S. Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL US

w/ PJ & Soul (Funk) for the 100 Black Men Of Chicago Event. For ticket info, follow the link. $75 admission.

South Shore Fine Arts Academy

03 August, 2016 |12:00p

1415 E. 70th St, Chicago, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music; school performance.

Chicago West Side Christian School

27 July, 2016 |10am

1240 S. Pulaski Rd, Chicago, IL US

EVAAM

Ritz Carlton

16 July, 2016 |7p-11p

Downtown Chicago, IL US

On the jobbing scene playing music with the Chicago Catz.

Silver Room Block Party

16 July, 2016 |1:45p-2:15p

Harper Court, Hyde Park Chicago, IL US

w/ Asia Monique (R&B).
It's an outdoor affair, and it's free. Shom'on.

Recording w/Steve Arrington

14 July, 2016 |All Day

Chicago, IL US

All day...doing the thang.

Country Meadows Montessori

14 July, 2016 |10am

6151 Washington St, Gurnee, IL US

EVAAM

Recording w/Steve Arrington

13 July, 2016 |Noon-Until

Chicago, IL US

In da lab.

Untitled

09 July, 2016 |8p-11p

111 W. Kinzie, Chicago, IL US

w/ Aniba Hotep And The Sol Collective (Band). It's a massive occasion / situation. SANGING AND BURLESQUE DANCING!!! Oweee!!

Lighthouse Jazz Festival - Guy Foreman Amphitheatre

09 July, 2016 |4p-5:30p

Michigan City, IN US

Playing with Shana Tucker (cellist). A cool event with some cool music. Ticket information provided by the link. Come on out!~

Marriott

09 July, 2016 |11:30a-12:30p

Midway, Chicago, IL US

WKE Trio / private event (wedding).

The Quarry [Jazzology]

08 July, 2016 |8p-11p

2423 E. 75th St. Chicago, IL US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group (SLG). The squad is in full stride on the south side. Jazz and colorful arrangements of music and life beyond. $10 cover. Food and drink available!~

Parkway Ballroom

07 July, 2016 |6:30p-10p

4455 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL US

A WKE Corporate Event for the ISF Bank Gala. Private event.

TWIG Summer Day Camp

06 July, 2016 |10:30a

275 Fairview Ave, Winnetka, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music w/ Bruce Henry.

Bandera Restaurant

03 July, 2016 |5p-10p

535 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL US

the dynamic duo in for the marathon gig scenario again (Me + Buddy Fambro). Time to pony-up for the ride. FOURTH OF JULY WEEKEND EDITION!

Porkchop

02 July, 2016 |8p-11p

Hyde Park, Chicago, IL US

w/Stacy McMichael Trio, in the heart of Harper Court. Playing some serious trio jams that range from jazz, pop, and celtic-juke music.

Andy's Jazz Club

28 June, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/Rajiv Halim Quarter (Feat Meaghan McNeal)! We're back for another month, and jazzin' it up thru June. $10 cover. Excellent food.

Bandera Restaurant

26 June, 2016 |5p-10p

535 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL US

the dynamic duo in for the marathon gig scenario again (Me + Buddy Fambro). Time to pony-up for the ride.

Inovasi

25 June, 2016 |6:30p-10:30p

28 E. Center Ave, Lake Bluff, IL US

Bar Mitzvah!

Bryn Mawr Community Church

24 June, 2016 |7p-9p

7000 S. Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL US

THE SEASON FINALE of Fresh Faith Fridays / hosted by Audacious Praise. I'm the co-musical director, and the previous episode was a great episode. It's worth the trip. $5 donation.

Andy's Jazz Club

21 June, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/Rajiv Halim Quarter (Feat Meaghan McNeal)! We're back for another month, and jazzin' it up thru June. $10 cover. Excellent food.

Thornwood High School

20 June, 2016 |9am

17101 South Par Ave, South Holland, IL US

Evolution of African American Music (EVAAM).

Pete Millers Steakhouse

20 June, 2016 |6p-10p

412 N. Milwaukee, Wheeling, IL US

w/ Stacy McMichael [Duo]! Just me and her / let the forces of music and madness ensue. If you're around the North Chicagoland region, come on out.

Pete Millers Steakhouse

18 June, 2016 |8p-12p

1557 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL US

w/ Shawn Maxwell Quartet. Night #2. Come on thru.

Pete Millers Steakhouse

17 June, 2016 |8p-12p

1557 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL US

w/ Shawn Maxwell Quartet...jazzin' it up for the greater good. No admission. Come out.

Andy's Jazz Club

14 June, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/Rajiv Halim Quarter (Feat Meaghan McNeal)! We're back for another month, and jazzin' it up thru June. $10 cover. Excellent food.

Cliff Bells Jazz Club

11 June, 2016 |9p-1a

2030 Park Ave, Detroit, MI US

Night #2 with Stephen Lynerd Quartet! We reppin' the jazz swag. Come out (or make it a road trip). #Music

Cliff Bells Jazz Club

10 June, 2016 |9p-1p

2030 Park Ave, Detroit, MI US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Quartet, swinging in Detroit. If you're in the Detroit area, why not! Do it!
$10 Cover

Andy's Jazz Club

07 June, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/Rajiv Halim Quarter (Feat Meaghan McNeal)! We're back for another month, and jazzin' it up thru June. $10 cover. Excellent food.

The Promontory

04 June, 2016 |10p

5311 S. Lake Park, Chicago, IL US

w/ RES. The indie-soul/rock experience will take hold on this evening. Make your plans now.

Andy's Jazz Club

31 May, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/ Rajiv Halim Quartet all month long. Jazz is alive and well in Chicago! Come on down after work if you're downtown, and be in the essence of music wizardry.

Canaan Baptist Church

28 May, 2016 |5p-8p

6659 S. Harvard, Chicago, IL US

w/ The Webb Duo (Chuck and Margaret), jazzin' it up on the south side.

Bryn Mawr Community Church - Gardner Hall

27 May, 2016 |7p-9p

7000 S. Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL US

Fresh Faith Fridays / presented by Audacious Praise
I'll be the house musician aiding and abiding the proceedings of the night, plus a selection (or two) of my own.
$5 Donation / Free food and drink (first come / first serve)!

Adelle's

26 May, 2016 |7p-10p

535 W Liberty Dr, Wheaton, IL US

Duo patrol with Shawn Maxwell (Saxes). Fine dining and music galore. If you're in Wheaton, come hang.

Andy's Jazz Club

24 May, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/ Rajiv Halim Quartet all month long. Jazz is alive and well in Chicago! Come on down after work if you're downtown, and be in the essence of music wizardry.

Pete Miller's Steakhouse

21 May, 2016 |7p-11p

412 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Shawn Maxwell (Sax) and the Urban Vigilantes. If you're way up yonder in North Chicago, come out.

Mo' Better Jazz @ The Quarry

20 May, 2016 |8p-11p

2423 E. 75th st, Chicago, IL US

w/ Buddy Fambro Band (guitarist), playing some hip originals/covers/standards. $10 cover, but well worth the while. Some see how the music goes down forreal.

Creating Crimson Conversations 2016 Social Media Tour

19 May, 2016 |8pm CST

Chicago, IL US

This is an actual interactive event that will occur worldwide by the power of the internet. Courtesy of KenyaMJ Music, I will be a guest on this evening, alongside Kendall Duffe (Kloud9Twins). Tune in.

Andy's Jazz Club

17 May, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/ Rajiv Halim Quartet all month long. Jazz is alive and well in Chicago! Come on down after work if you're downtown, and be in the essence of music wizardry.

Elgin Arts Center

14 May, 2016 |7p

Building H, 1700 Spartan Drive, Elgin, IL US

"It's A Man's World" starring Chester Gregory, with musical direction by WK (featuring the WKE). Make it out if you can. It's gonna be worth every minute.

M-Vie

12 May, 2016 |6:30p-9p

1372 W. Grand Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Marqueal Jordan and the players!!! An honor to be in the unit with my musical brother in crime! It's a grand ole' time on GRAND AVE. No cover. Limited seating.

Andy's Jazz Club

10 May, 2016 |5p-8:30p

11 E Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/ Rajiv Halim Quartet all month long. Jazz is alive and well in Chicago! Come on down after work if you're downtown, and be in the essence of music wizardry.

Gallery Guichard

07 May, 2016 |7p-11p

436 E. 47th St, Chicago, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry and the Hit Squad.

Flavor Restaurant

06 May, 2016 |7p-10p

5091 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry (duo) at Flavor Restaurant. Yawl know what's up. Do it.

Bandera Restaurant

01 May, 2016 |5p-10p

535 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL US

the dynamic duo in for the marathon gig scenario again (Me + Buddy Fambro). Time to pony-up for the ride.

Art Institute Chicago

29 April, 2016 |10p

Chicago, IL US

Private Event

Private Event

23 April, 2016 |2p-5p

Wheaton, IL US

Bryn Mawr Community Church

22 April, 2016 |7p-9p

7000 S. Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL US

Fresh Faith Fridays / hosted by Audacious Praise. I'm the co-musical director, and the previous episode was a great episode. It's worth the trip. $5 donation.

Reggies

21 April, 2016 |8p

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL US

w/ Pennel Johnson (bass)! Serious funk going down this night! $5 cover!! RAISE IT UP!

LoKaL Restaurant And Lounge

15 April, 2016 |9p-11:30p

2500 N. Ashland, Chicago, IL US

Solo William Kurk (#WKSolo) action! Just me and da keyboard! No admission fee, food, and swag all night long.

Beye School

14 April, 2016 |9am, 10am

230 N Cuyler Ave, Oak Park, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music w/ Bruce Henry, for the kiddos.

Ward Church

10 April, 2016 |9:30a and 11a

40000 Six Mile Road, Northville, MI US

#SLGTOUR2016

St. Timothy's Episcopal Church

10 April, 2016 |3p

871 East Boundary Street, Perrysburg, OH US

#SLGTOUR2016

Zion Lutheran Church

09 April, 2016 |7p

1501 W. Liberty St., Ann Arbor, MI US

#SLGTOUR2016

First Presbyterian Church

08 April, 2016 |7p

746 S. Saginaw St. Flint, MI US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group (#SLGTOUR2016). Another year of spreading that sacred jazz out and beyond.

M-Vie

02 April, 2016 |6p-9p

1372 W. Grand, Chicago, IL US

Private event at M-Vie with Joyce Hurley (Vocals) / Lamar Jones (Bass) / Mike Logan, Jr (Drums).

Andy's Jazz Club

26 March, 2016 |11:30p

11 E. Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

Another night of Earth, Wind, and Fire music with Ron Hayne's Gamechangers. I'm singing this night. C'mon thru!~

Bryn Mawr Community Church

25 March, 2016 |7p-9p

7000 S. Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL US

Fresh Faith Fridays / hosted by Audacious Praise. I'm the co-musical director, and the previous episode was a great episode. It's worth the trip. $5 donation.

Andy's Jazz Club

25 March, 2016 |11:30p

11 E. Hubbard, Chicago, IL US

w/ Ron Hayne's Gamechangers, singing for the Earth, Wind, & Fire tribute. It should be a mega-party to behold. Be there!!

Bandera

20 March, 2016 |6p-10p

535 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL US

Duo swag with Buddy Fambro (guitar) / moi on Acoustic Piano. We just play a bunch of tunes. Come twerk with us.

Porkchop - Hyde Park

19 March, 2016 |8p-11p

1516 E. Harper Court, Chicago, IL US

w/ Phil Fornett and the R&B trio (Phil, Moi, and HG Soul).
No cover! Come hang!~

Thomas Hoyne Elementary School

18 March, 2016 |1p

8905 S. Crandon, Chicago, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry and the Evolution Of African American Music.

Flavor Restaurant

17 March, 2016 |7p-10p

5901 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, IL US

Solo William Kurk! It's just me and a keyboard, playing some jazz, R&B, and a mix of other jams and originals. It's free, and it's always a grand ole' time. Plenty of parking!

Fairmount Hotel - Original 40Club Gala

12 March, 2016 |6p-10p

Millennium Park, Chicago, IL US

Private event with Aniba Hotep and the Sol Collective! A chance to play with my extended musical family for the first time. #CHIMUSIC

Cultura

11 March, 2016 |7p

1900 S. Carpenter, IL US

w/ Adam Ness. Duo style. The AMFM Magazine Jazz Series. It's definitely something to behold and partake. No cover. BE THERE!

Barbershop

05 March, 2016 |6p-9p

770 N. LaSalle Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/Koku Gonza, playing her jams, and maybe one or two of my own.

Flavor Restaurant

03 March, 2016 |7p-10p

5091 Sauk Trail Rd, Richton Park, IL US

Last minute WKSolo situation / originally slated to be me and Bruce Henry, but the 'winter bug' is going around, and I have to rise to the occasion. I'm gonna lean more on the jazz side for this evening. Come on out cool cats! It cost nothing.

Horace Mann Elementary

29 February, 2016 |8:15a / 9:15a / 10:15a

921 N. Kennilworth, Oak Park, IL US

A triple-header doing the Urban Gateways / Bruce Henry show

Carol Stream Public Library

27 February, 2016 |2p

616 Hiawatha Drive, Carol Stream, IL US

In Carol Stream with the Urban Gateways / Bruce Henry music exploits!

Bryn Mawr Community Church

26 February, 2016 |7p-9p

7000 S. Jeffery Blvd, Chicago, IL US

Fresh Faith Fridays / A new open-mic series that is faith-based and community-oriented. I'll be the co-music director for this event, playing for performers, as well as doing a few of my own selections. $5 suggested donation, and it'll be worth while. A great alternative to going to a club.

Mark Sheridan Math and Science Academy

26 February, 2016 |12:30p / 1:25p

533 W. 27th St., IL US

Urban Gateways band action w/ Bruce Henry

Mireles Elementary

25 February, 2016 |9:30a

9000 S. Exchange Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry for Urban Gateways school concert series.

William Penn Elementary School

22 February, 2016 |12:30p

1616 S. Avers Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry! Evolution of African American Music Yawl.

Flavor Restaurant

19 February, 2016 |7p-10p

5091 Sauk Trail Rd, Richton Park, IL US

Solo William Kurk time! Playing some of my originals and a variety of jazz / pop / R&B / funk standards...by myself. It's free / plenty of parking / excellent food / and great vibes.

The Cove

18 February, 2016 |7p-10p

8020 S. King Dr, Chicago, IL US

Playing with an Avengers super unit [Marqueal Jordan / Khari Parker / Junius Paul]. It's a private birthday party, but it's gonna be an eventful one.

James Ward Elementary School

16 February, 2016 |8:45a / 9:45a

2701 S. Shields Ave, , IL US

Urban Gateways School Concert w/ Bruce Henry.

M-Lounge

16 February, 2016 |7p-10p

1520 N. Wabash, Chicago, IL US

w/ Stephen Lynerd (the power duo)! Vibes and Keys...all the body needs. No cover. Parking is tricky. Come early.

Elmhurst College

16 February, 2016 |4:30p

190 Prospect Avenue, Elmhurst, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry. Performance for the Black Student Union.

Chateau Del Mar

11 February, 2016 |8p-9p

8301 W. 95th St, Palos Hills, IL US

w/ Rajiv Halim Quartet. A private party/event, but it will be festive. If you're nearby, say what's up.

BarrelHouse Flat

09 February, 2016 |8p-10p

2624 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Aaron Getsug, playing some FAT TUESDAY classics from the 1920's and beyond! We're going WAY back! No cover, but save that money for the parking meters.

Bandera

07 February, 2016 |6p-10p

535 N. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL US

Duo action on Super Bowl Sunday with Buddy Fambro. Outta be interesting!~

Mo Better Jazz @ Quarry Event Center

05 February, 2016 |8p-11p

2423 E. 75th St, Chicago, IL US

W/ Bruce Henry (vocalist) and the crew. Jazz and beyond. Cover is $10 / Food available. Plenty of parking. Ride on through.

Untitled

04 February, 2016 |7p-9:30p

111 W. Kinzie, Chicago, IL US

w/ Verzatile (Band). Playing some pop / variety cuts. No cover.

Miles Davis Magnet Elementary

18 December, 2015 |1:45p

Chicago, IL US

EVAAM - School concert!~

Galleria Marchetti

17 December, 2015 |5:30p

Chicago, IL US

Private Event / The #WKE collective.

Gerald Delgado Kanoon Elementary Magnet School

15 December, 2015 |8:30 / 9:30A

Chicago, IL US

Evolution Of African American Music (EVAAM)

University Club

11 December, 2015 |4:30p-8:30p

Chicago, IL US

Private Event / Xmas holiday party.

The Silver Room

27 November, 2015 |7p-10p

1506 E. 53rd St. , IL US

#WKLEGACY at The Silver Room!
The new WK album (recently released) will have a special post-Thanksgiving party at the premier artistic-culture business in the heart of Hyde Park. This event is no cover charge, and all ages...so buying the CD will be a piece of cake (wink)!
DJ ANTHONY NICHOLSON will be on the decks playing some of the most exclusive music around, and special things will occur on this night. No work the next day for the weekday warriors, so come on down!!!

Black Ensemble Theater

16 November, 2015 |6p-9p

4450 N. Clark, Chicago, IL US

THE WILLIAM KURK "LEGACY" ALBUM RELEASE EVENT!
After 2+ years of plotting and planning, the moment is finally here. This will be an epic event, and one for all ages (so bring your youth and your grandparents)!!

There is ample street parking EARLY, so show up on time if you're driving, and public transportation is a heartbeat away (Wilson Red Line Stop).

Untitled

04 November, 2015 |7p-10p

111 W. Kinzie, Chicago, IL US

w/ Koku Gonza, doing some exclusive jams and such. Yawl gon' learn! $12 discounted parking next to the venue; no cover. Turn it up.

City Winery

28 October, 2015 |8p

1200 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL US

w/ Isiaiah Sharkey; opening for Emily King. An eventful night I say! Bring thine self.

M-Vie

27 October, 2015 |6:30p-10p

1372 W. Grand, Chicago, IL US

#BehindTheBrownDoor / Tuesday night turn up with MoFitz and the crew. No cover charge; street parking. Step up!!

Billboard Live

20 October, 2015 to 21 October, 2015 |TBA

Tokyo, JP

w/ Steve Arrington and The Invade!! The funk is coming to Tokyo! Brace yourselves!

DoubleTree - North Shore

09 October, 2015 |6:30-7:30p

Skokie, IL US

Duo w/ Marquecia Jordan. Doing some jazz standards. #KeepJazzAlive

Holiday Inn

04 October, 2015 |2p-5p

Matteson, IL US

Private event w/ Joyce Hurley. SOUL!~

The Gleacher Center

03 October, 2015 |7p-10p

Chicago, IL US

Private Event for University Of Chicago Black Law Student Organization.

Sage Restaurant and Kitchen

25 September, 2015 |7p-10:30p

627 E. Broughton Rd, Bolingbrook, IL US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group (Vibraphone). A stellar time with my musician peeps. Free! Great food!~

Park Grill - Millennium Park

12 September, 2015 |1p-4p

11 N. Michigan, Chicago, IL US

THE WK TRIO w/ Tony Taylor (drums) + Jon Sanders (Bass). Groovin' and jammin' some cuts outdoors for the last days of summer. Free. Come out!~

M-Vie

10 September, 2015 |6:30-9:30p

1372 W. Grand, Chicago, IL US

w/ Marqueal Jordan and the Players! The monsters of the midway are on the prowl again. My hombre Marqueal is piloting the ship, and it's gonna be full of paramount jams and such!~

Theater at Noyes Cultural Arts Center

27 August, 2015 |7p-10p

Evanston, IL US

w/ MoeFitz Project! R&B NIGHT! Come get with the groove-meisters of the urban sound on this night. $12-17 Tickets

Untitled

22 August, 2015 |8p

111 W. Kinzie, Chicago, IL US

WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE PLAYS MICHAEL JACKSON!!! "Down With The King" night! A truly epic event of massive proportions is going to happen when the WKE takes over, and plays some MJ tunes WKE-STYLE! You cannot miss out on this one!!! It's free, and 21+.
Be there!!!

Jazz Showcase

18 August, 2015 |8p / 10p shows

805 S. Plymouth, Chicago, IL US

W/ Luciano Antonio (Brazilian Jazz)! Originals and classics galore. $10/adults
$5/Students and Musicians
Gonna be a party yawl!~

Reggies Rock Club

15 August, 2015 |10p

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL US

w/ Pennell Johnson (Funk and Soul Bassist)! The madness is real! Be there!!!!

EdgeFest

03 August, 2015 |TBD

Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K Band

Flavor

24 July, 2015 |7p-10p

5091 Sauk Trail Drive, Richton Park, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry (vocalist). This time, I'm on the post as an accompanist. Dig it.

Thornwood High School

20 July, 2015 |9am-10am

South Holland, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry. A Special summer-morning presentation of the popular "Evolution Of African American Music" program.

Wedding

18 July, 2015 |10a

Chicago, IL US

Private engagement.

The Shrine

11 July, 2015 |8:30p

2105 S. Wabash, IL US

w/ Lili K - plus BJ The Chicago Kid.

Flavor

10 July, 2015 |7p-10p

5091 Sauk Trail Drive, Richton Park, IL US

SOLO W.K~
Just me and da keys at this cool restaurant out in the South Suburb of Richton Park. Plenty of seating and really good food going down, so definitely make your way out. I'll be performing a blend of originals and cover tune jams.

Arts Incubator / Washington Park

06 July, 2015 |7p-9p

301 E. Garfield Blvd, IL US

w/ Stereo Genius.
Justin Boyd- Drums/Leader
Justin Thomas - Vibes
James Ross - Bass

Gardeners Basin

27 June, 2015 |5p

800 New Hampshire Ave, Atlantic City, NJ US

w/ Steve Arrington for the 'National R&B Music Society' concert! Rain or shine...it's going down. Go to the Facebook page and RSVP if you're gonna be in the NJ area!

Untitled

20 June, 2015 |8p-11p

111 W. Kinzie, Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K band, doing the supper club flow. Come down / be down~!

Sabor A Café

19 June, 2015 |9p-11:30p

2435 W. Peterson Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Luciano Antonio Quartet. Brazilian Jazz to the max. Go to the Facebook page and RSVP now.

Hyatt Regency Schaumburg

18 June, 2015 |6p-10p

Schaumburg, IL, IL US

Da trio revolution (w/Mendell Beckford on bass / Chuck Lacy on drums). It's totally free, so come ride through!

Pete Millers Steakhouse

23 May, 2015 |8p-12a

Evanston, IL US

w/ Shawn Maxwell Group. Jazz and food...what else is there in life.

South Bend Music Festival

23 May, 2015 |3p-4p

South Bend, IN US

w/ Lili K Band for an hour set!! More info to come. Stay tuned!~~

SPACE - Evanston

18 May, 2015 |7p

Evanston, IL US

w/ Lili K Band!

Flavor

16 May, 2015 |7p-10p

5091 Sauk Trail, Richton Park, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry / a duo of musical mix and madness! No cover charge.

Private event

16 May, 2015 |3p-6p

Chicago, IL US

w/ Russoul (birthday party event).

Soho House

12 May, 2015 |7:30p-9:30p

Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K Band hosting the inaugural jam session for the artist social club. This event is by invite only, so write in the guestbook if you're interested in coming, and you'll have to confirm your attendance the day-off.

Northeastern Illinois University - Carruthers Center

11 May, 2015 |6:30p-9:30p

Chicago, US

w/ Bruce Henry Quartet. Jazz and urban music converge.

Sage Kitchen and Bar

08 May, 2015 |7p-10p

627 E. Boughton Rd, Boilingbrook, IL US

w/ Stephen Lynerd (Vibraphonist). It's pure art and music (and food) on this evening. Free admission. Come through!~

604 Ultra Lounge

07 May, 2015 |8p-11p

20901 Western Ave, Olympia Fields, IL US

w/ Gabe Wallace Jr (aka Manuals / BakPakBoi)! Playing some music with one of my closest brothers of the music scene. $8 cover. Come hang!!!!

Vocalo Radio Show

05 May, 2015 |8p-9p

Chicago, IL US

On the radio w/ Lili K Band, performing jams from the new album "RUBY" available on iTunes. Jump in it!

Chicago State University - Private Event

01 May, 2015 |7p-9p

Chicago, IL US

The William Kurk Enterprise (cooperate unit) is on the prowl this evening for a private banquet event. Will keep you posted on the future show available to the public.

Holy Trinity H.S

30 April, 2015 |1:30p-2:30p

1443 W. Division St, Chicago, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry; the educational showcase: Evolution Of African American Music.

Lili K Album Release Event - RUBY!~

25 April, 2015 |7p

Chicago, IL US

details to be determined. It's definitely going down! Stay tuned.

Palette and Chisel Academy of Fine Art Chicago

24 April, 2015 |6:30p-7:30p

1012 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL US

w/ Solo Piano / Art event. More details to come.

Apple Store

21 April, 2015 |7p

Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K band; an exclusive performance at the Apple Store in the heart of the Magnificent Mile. Seating and entry will be tight, so show up early to ensure that you can get in!

Chicago Grammy Chapter

16 April, 2015 |7p-10p

Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K ~ An exclusive event for all the Grammy members of the Chicago chapter. Details regarding entry are pending, but most likely limited to members of NARAS only. Stay tuned.

Schubas

07 April, 2015 |8p-8:45p

3159 N Southport, Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K Band, and also featuring The Suffers. Go to the link for tix!

Soho House Chicago

24 March, 2015 |7p-8:30p

Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K band for an exclusive jam session hosting. This event is only available by invite only, so go to the various social networking links, and request entry. 1st come / 1st serve...spots are super limited!

SXSW - ETIX Day Party @ Holy Mountain

20 March, 2015 |3:45p

617 E. 7th St, Austin, TX US

w/ Lili K Band and the crew! This is gonna be a real situation indeed to be a witness of! Don't miss out if you're near by.

SXSW - Urban Fetes Showcase @ Peckerheads

20 March, 2015 |2p

402 E. 6th St, Austin, TX US

w/ Lili K. and the Chicago crew on the continuing mission to spread our propaganda and music throughout the land! If you're at SXSW....COME ON THRU!! YEE HAW!

SXSW - Scrambled Acoustics Showcase @ Rooftop on 6th

20 March, 2015 |12p

403 E 6th St, Austin, TX US

w/ Lili K. Band and the crew during our adventure at SXSW in the music soul of the south! If you're in the region, make it an occasion!

WBEZ RADIO MORNING SHIFT

12 March, 2015 |8AM

Chicago, IL US

w/ LILI K on WBEZ. Check out the broadcast on WBEZ.ORG, or 91.5 if you're in the Chicagoland area! The band will be on, and jamming on the airwaves.

Eleanor Roosevelt High School

09 March, 2015 |10am-2p

7601 Hanover Parkway, Greenbelt, MD US

w/ #SLGTOUR2015 / Giving a special workshop-performance for the teens! Contact regard info if you're interested in coming down. It's free!

Somethin' Jazz Club

08 March, 2015 |9p-10:45p

212 East 52nd Street, New York, NY US

w/ #SLGTOUR2015! The party continues that night with the tour crew at this modern-nouveau jazz club in Manhattan. The cover is $12. Come on down and witness the essence of our swag!

Calvary Baptist Church

08 March, 2015 |3pm

123 W. 57th St, New York, NY US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group (#SLGTOUR2015). The concert is in the heart of Manhattan. Come on down NY peeps! It's gonna be a festive occasion! No cover.

Faith Community Church

07 March, 2015 |7p

1306 Riedel Road, Gambrills, MD US

w/ #SLGTOUR2015 - In the Maryland area. All the people in the area: RIDE THRU. No cover.

CMA

06 March, 2015 |7p

317 Elmhurst Street, Morgantown, WV US

#SLGTOUR2015 continued! If you're in the WEST VA, ride on through! WOOP WOOP!

Central Baptist Bearden

05 March, 2015 |7p

6300 Deane Hill Drive, Knoxville, TN US

#SLGTOUR2015 Continued! If you're near Knoxville, come on down!~~

First Presbyterian Church of Flint

04 March, 2015 |7p

746 S. Saginaw St., Flint, MI US

The continuation of the Stephen Lynerd Group tour (#SLG2015)!! If you're near Flint in Michigan, come on thru! No cover!

WINDY CITY LIVE - ABC 7 Chicago

02 March, 2015 |9a

Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K Band on "WINDY CITY LIVE" airing in Chicago.

First Baptist Church

01 March, 2015 |6p

1011 S. Indiana Avenue, Goshen, IN US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group; the pickup date for the #SLGTOUR2015. The sacred jazz tour ensues! Follow and find us around to see what's happening and how!

The Quarry

27 February, 2015 |7p-11p

2423 E. 75th, Chicago, IL US

w/Bruce Henry Group at the Mo Better Jazz Series. Long live the music. Plenty of ample street parking and a festive occasion. Come aboard!

Westgate Elementary School

23 February, 2015 |9:30AM / 1:45PM

500 S. Dwyer Ave, Arlington Heights, IL US

Evolution Of Black Music w/ Bruce Henry!~

Sage

21 February, 2015 |7p-10p

627 E Boughton Rd, Boilingbrook, IL US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group! The leader brings good vibes...literally, because he plays the vibraphone, so it's worth the hang. Come through and make a joyful noise with the band! No cover charge!~

Garfield Conservatory Park

21 February, 2015 |11am-12p

300 N. Central Park, Chicago, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry Group for the Evolution Of African American Music Program. Free!

Chicago Cultural Center

20 February, 2015 |11am-12p

78 E. Washington, RM 108, Chicago, IL US

The Evolution Of African American Music Program w/ Bruce Henry Group. An educational experience through the history of the urban music that has influenced generations of music lovers throughout history. Free!~

Sage

14 February, 2015 |7p-10p

627 E Boughton Rd, Boilingbrook, IL US

w/ Stephen Lynerd Group. A night of original and cover tunes galore, and a great menu. Free of charge, and rich in fun. Oh...it's some kinda special night...so bring some loved one, spouse, or person you like a lot!

Gary Lighthouse Charter School

12 February, 2015 |9:15AM / 10:15AM

1775 W. 41st St, Gary, IN US

w/ Bruce Henry; The Evolution Of African American Music show. Presenting the history of black music throughout the legacy of the Americas and beyond.

Metro Chicago

07 February, 2015 |9p

3730 N. Clark, Chicago, IL US

w/ Lili K and the crew; album release event for Sidewalk Chalk!! It will be festive! Be there!

South Shore International College Prep

06 February, 2015 |2:30p

1955 E. 75th St, Chicago, IL US

Evolution of Black Music with Bruce Henry!~

Il Vicinato Ristorante

06 February, 2015

IL US

Solo Piano [private event]~

Jazz Showcase

12 January, 2015 |8p-11p

805 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL US

w/ Bruce Henry Quartet. Vocal bop lives on. Show up and show out! $10 cover.

M-Vie

21 November, 2014 |6:30p-9:30p

1372 W. Grand, Chicago, IL

Twas the week before Thanksgiving, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a turkey (YEAH, WORK WITH ME)! WKE / WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE is in the building once again. The hippest restaurant spot for live entertainment in the city is kicking it hard by having us host the night once again. Come straight from work, school, but don't go home!!!
FREE STREET PARKING / FREE ADMISSION / FREE WATER / FREE FUN!

Velvet Lounge

12 November, 2014 |7p-10p

67 E. Cermak, Chicago, IL

William Kurk Enterprise [#WKE] on the call of music duty for the evening. The Soul Sessions Series will be something to behold as we play a combination of familiar originals and familiar covers.

W.K - Keys/Vocals
Mendell Beckford - Bass
Ben Johnson - Drums
Buddy Fambro - Guitar

R.S.V.P at the link.

M-Vie

31 October, 2014 |6:30p-9:30p

1372 W. Grand, Chicago, IL

WKE / WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE NIGHT! On Halloween; so don't be afraid to show up in your costume threads (if you're brave). Weird things can happen this night, so if you don't wanna be the person to hear about it, be there, or be nowhere!
FREE ADMISSION / FREE STREET PARKING / FREE WATER!

Mayne Stage

17 October, 2014 |7:30p-8:30p

1328 W. Morse, Chicago, IL

William Kurk Enterprise / Shawn Maxwell Alliance! The ultimate show for the musical mind of madness! The WKE will be up first, followed by the large ensemble stylings of Shawn Maxwell and the crew. This is a major event!!! Be there!! Doors at 7p! COME EARLY IF YOU WANT TO PARK ON THE STREET! Valet Parking will be available.
Right off the Morse Red Line Stop!
ONE NIGHT ONLY!!!!!

M-Vie

26 September, 2014 |6:30p-9:30p

1372 W. Grand, Chicago, IL

WKE / WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE is in full effect! This restaurant has become the hub of quality live entertainment and dining. It's known for the 'behind the brown door' slogan because of it's low-key presence, but it's jumping in this restaurant.
FREE ADMISSION / FREE STREET PARKING / DINNER MENU. You wanna be here for this WKE moment in time!!!

Englewood JazzFest / Hamilton Park Cultural Center

20 September, 2014 |1:15p-2:15

513 W. 72nd St, Chicago, IL

w/ Bruce Henry (Vocalist)
Pure art and music personified. Come out (Rain or shine)!!

Jazz Showcase

10 September, 2014 |8p-12a

806 S. Plymouth Ct, Chicago, IL USA

w/ Bruce Henry (Vocalist); one of my favorite artist around the scene. A pure artistic man of many dimensions. $10 general admission / $5 for students/musicians. Come "SWING" by!

The Cave/Lee's Place

21 August, 2014 |8p

529 Bloor Street West, Toronto, Ontario

w/ Steve Arrington
You already know. Show up and show out Canada. 19+ / follow the link for additional info.

(Le) Poisson Rouge

19 August, 2014 |8p

158 Bleecker Street, New York, NY

w/ Steve Arrington
More FUNK; this time in the Big Apple. Step out yawl. Follow the related site link for more info. See yawl up in da spot NYC!

Middle East - Upstairs

17 August, 2014 |8p

472 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

w/ Steve Arrington
Bringing the FUNK to Boston/New England without reservations. You can order tickets online, and save some trouble getting in!!

Funk N' Waffles

16 August, 2014 |7:30p

Suite 8, 727 S Crouse Ave, Syracuse, NY

w/Steve Arrington.
What a fitting venue indeed! We play da funk / we love waffles. What a marriage!

Beat Kitchen

14 August, 2014 |9p

2100 W. Belmont, Chicago, IL

w/ Steve Arrington.
The kickoff show for the season of FUNK that will be moving around the globe. This is the only Chicago date for the summer, so CHI-TOWN bettah show up and show out!
Get your tickets NOW!!!!

M-Vie

10 August, 2014 |3p-6p

1372 W. Grand, Chicago, IL

w/ MoFitz Project
Behind the brown door, so if you come, it's the spot with no name! Super swanky hidden gem.

Velvet Lounge

09 August, 2014 |6p-9p

67 E. Cermak, Chicago, IL

w/ Bruce Henry (vocalist) and ensemble. A pure exploration through original music inspired from the roots of African tradition and beyond!

Galleria Marchetti

01 August, 2014 |7p-8p

825 W. Erie, Chicago, IL

w/ Maurice Fitzgerald (MoeFitz Project). ONE HOUR ONLY! Yeah...it's here, then it's gone.

L26

31 July, 2014 |6p-9p

2600 S. State, Chicago, IL

w/ Russoul and the crew [Mendell Beckford - Bass / Paul Hall - Drums]. The 1st gig in my new and improved age of _______ during my birthday flow!!!! LET'S MAKE IT HAPPEN YAWL!
FREE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
[Don't park in the South Lopp Hotel parking lot, or you will get towed]

Victory Apostolic

26 July, 2014 |2:30p

Matteson, , IL

The Taste Of Victory annual event.

Ping Tom Memorial Park

18 July, 2014 |6:30p-8:30p

300 W. 19th St, Chicago, IL

w/ Taylor Moore and crew. Park playing! Free.

Pete Millers Steakhouse

12 July, 2014 |7p-11p

412 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL

w/ Shawn Maxwell Quartet. Helping KEEP JAZZ ALIVE!

Chicago State University Aquaponics Facility

28 June, 2014 |5:30p-7:30p

9601 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL

Donda's House Inc Open Mic Event feat. William Kurk.
Be there to witness the artistic manifesto take flight again. No fee to get in! Just get there.

Metropolitan Calumet Center

21 June, 2014 |3p-3:45p

235 e 103rd st, Chicago, IL

Jazz'n @ The Met w/ Russoul and da crew!~ It's a small window, so be there or be square.

Uncork Illinois Wine Festival

31 May, 2014 |6:30p-9:30p

Marion Street, between Lake St and North Ave - Oak Park, IL

playing w/ CHRIS GREENE QUARTET as a special guest. It will be my 1st guest appearance with the CGQ; allies in the local music scene here in Chicago! Great music is bound to occur, so if you're around, you need to get down with us.
Chris Greene - Saxophones (leader)
Steve Corley - drums
Marlene Rosenberg - bass (special guest)
Moi - Keyboards

M Vie

29 May, 2014 |6:30p-10p

1372 W. Grand Ave. Chicago,, IL

[Last Minute Gig Alert]
w/ MoFitz Project!
Come hang with us at the most contemporary-exclusive restaurant in the Chicago Food Scene! Free to come in / bar / food / free street parking! Let's go!~

DA STUDIO W/ LILI K!

23 May, 2014

Chicago , IL

Recording w/ LILI K. [@LiliKJazz - Twitter/Instagram].
It's going down for real. One of my dearest rising stars in the game is about to bring new music to the people.

Velvet Lounge

10 May, 2014 |6p-9:15p

67 E. Cermak, Chicago, IL

w/ Bruce Henry (vocalist) and ensemble. A pure exploration through original music inspired from the roots of African tradition and beyond!

Chalet Living & Nursing Center

01 May, 2014 |3p-7p

7350 N. Sheridan, Chicago, IL

Private Event / Black Tie Event.

Old Town School Of Folk Music

25 April, 2014 |9p

4545 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago , IL

W/ Cecy Santana Band.
Tix: $10
Go to www.cecysantana.com / www.oldtownschool.org for more info!

Elmurst College

24 April, 2014 |4:30p-5:30p

190 Prospect Ave, Elmurst , IL U.S.A

w/ Bruce Henry @ Culture Fest.
The Evolution Of African American Music Show. Come be entertained and educated about the musical history of the United States through the black experience.

Global Girls Studio

23 April, 2014 |7p-10p

8151 S. South Chicago, , IL U.S.A

William Kurk Enterprise @ Jazzin' On The Southside.
The WKE is finally on the horizon once again, and we're bringing our jazz outfitting to the party this time for a throw down on this evening!
Cover is $10 / Street Parking around.
Come and partake!~

Red Kiva

17 April, 2014 |8p

1108 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

The #MixAndMingle event by UrbanFetes, featuring a solo performance by me, Ashley Lauren, and Mehran.
R.S.V.P at the event page for more info, and come along!~
Show at 10p

Cafe Brauer @ Lincoln Park Zoo

11 April, 2014 |7p-10p

2021 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL

Jazz night @ The Zoo!~ Come swing along with us.

Lions Math and Science Christian Academy

09 April, 2014 |11a-12p

1011 Porter St, Waukegan, , IL U.S.A

The William Kurk Magic Music Workshop!~
Open for kids and parents to learn about the magical world of music through interactive music performance and activity share.

The Shrine

03 April, 2014 |11p

2109 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

w/ Lili K; the rising star in the ranks of the indie scene. You don't wanna miss this jam. It will be in full effect!
$10 at door
$7 in advance!!

House Of Blues Foundation Room

15 February, 2014 |10p-12a

329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL

The "WE LOVE SOUL" event; this time featuring the WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE on deck as the band of honor. We're gonna play some Valentine's Day fusion for the super-sophisticated folks of music and culture. If you don't have plans for you and your date at White Castle that night, you should come hang here.
RSVP FOR $10 ENTRY ALL NIGHT!!!!!!!!

Pete Millers Steakhouse

24 December, 2013 |6p-10p

412 N Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling, IL

Solo piano and vocals with MOI, William Kurk for Xmas Eve. Great food, and awesome environment. You should be there.

United Church Of Hyde Park

22 December, 2013 |3p-5p

1448 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL

The Holy Vessel Xmas Concert, featuring music of Lena Mclin, and a variety of standard Xmas music. Free admission / Street parking available.

Chicago Home of Chicken & Waffles

19 December, 2013 |6p-8:30p

543 Madison St Oak Park,, IL

Duo w/ Chris Greene (Sax). Aka "DINNERTIME FUSION". Come through. If you never had the food here, you should. It will bless your soul!

CityGate Grille

26 October, 2013 |8p-11p

2020 Calamos Ct, Naperville, IL

w/ Stephen Lynerd Quintet.
The previous performance was a stunner, and the food is stunning, so you do not wanna miss this "HALLOWEEN" jazz moment in history!

Art Institute Of Chicago

25 October, 2013 |7p-9p

111 S Michigan Ave, Chicago , IL

Private party event

Chicago Home of Chicken & Waffles

24 October, 2013 |6p-8:30p

543 Madison St Oak Park,, IL

w/ Chris Greene (Sax); DUO! If you like music AND food (like I do), then you need to hang with us...cause our swag is on 10, and the music is on 100!

Open Door Rep

19 October, 2013 |8p-10p

902 S. Ridgeland, Oak Park, IL

The WKE [WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE] jammin' on a Saturday night, under the framework of a jazz-heavy performance, as part of the fall Jazz n' Blues series at this intimate, yet hospitable theater venue. You don't wanna miss this at all!
Chuck Webb - Bass
Charles Rick Heath IV- Drums

Linger Martini Bar

14 October, 2013 |9:45p-10:15p

4142 W. 167th St. Oak Forest, IL

THE WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE RESURGES!
The time frame is so detailed, because this is the performance window for you to enter the dimension of the WKE manifesto, as we are featured for the "Black Renaissance" event.
Be on time, and you will see everything. Be late, and you'll see nothing.
This event is FREE/ 21+
Tim Seisser - Bass
Myron Cherry- Drums

Gibsons Steakhouse

12 October, 2013 |8p-11p

2105 Spring Rd, Oak Brook, IL

w/ Tim Fullerton and ensemble. Jazz and food...all you need in life.

University Club

05 October, 2013 |8p-12a

6 E. Monroe, Chicago, IL

Private party.
w/Bruce Henry and the crew!~

Close Up 2

03 October, 2013 |8p-10p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Marcus Robinson (guitar), featuring Dawn Robinson. Contemporary Jazz/Funk.

CityGate Grille

28 September, 2013 |8p-11p

2020 Calamos Ct, Naperville,, IL U.S.A

w/Stephen Lynerd (vibraphone). Great restaurant with quality steak; high recommended eating experience. Plus music!

Close Up 2

21 September, 2013 |10p-2a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

The 2nd night w/ Mario Abney (trumpet) and the crew. You don't wanna miss it!

Close Up 2

20 September, 2013 |9p-1a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Mario Abney (trumpet) and the crew. A live, energetic entertainer who puts on an explosive live show!

Speakeasy Lounge @ Mansion 526 (The Hippodrome)

07 September, 2013 |7p-11p

526 North 2nd Street Richmond,, VA U.S.A

Saturday Soul Social, presented by J.A of JAPMEG productions. This will be my encore throwdown for this kickin' event, which features Soul/Indie talent monthly. If you're in the DMV, you should make plans to attend this energetic event.

Go to the facebook event page for more info.

South Bend Jazz Festival [Morris Park]

17 August, 2013 |6:40p-7:40p

211 N Michigan St South Bend, IN 46601, IN USA

w/ Marcus Baylor trio.
If you're in the Chicago/NW Indiana area (or somewhere close), you want to be present for this one!

Red Kiva

17 July, 2013 |6p

1104 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

w/Black Slang! The legend continues.....more info to come. It's free, and it's live! Be there!!!!!

Tonic Room

10 July, 2013 |11p

2447 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL

w/ Manuals [Gabe Wallace Jr- Drums/Pilot] and ThePaulUniversity [Junius Paul- Bass]. Smash....smash....Sssaaaamaaassh! Be there.
$5 cover
Music that drives.

House Of Bing

23 May, 2013 |7p-10p

6930 S. South Shore Drv, Chicago, IL

W/ Audley Reid and the contemporary jazz crew, AGAIN! Free admission/food available/and parking in the lot! Come thru!~~

House Of Bing

09 May, 2013 |7p-10p

6930 S. South Shore Drv, Chicago, IL

W/ Audley Reid and the contemporary jazz crew! Free admission/food available/and parking in the lot! Get down!~~

House Of Bing

25 April, 2013 |7:30p-10p

6930 South Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

w/Audley Reid Quartet! Adult comtemporary/jazz to the max. Free parking next door and Chinese food (for those who dig Chinese food).

Cite Chicago

23 April, 2013 |6p-8p

505 N Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL

w/Natalie DePaul Jazz Ensemble. High-end dining experience, with that classic flair. Excellent view and excellent food. Make some time for ya boy!!!!!

Linger Martini Bar

22 April, 2013 |8p-10:30p

4142 W. 167th Street, Oak Forest, IL

MJ (William Kurk) vs. Prince (Isaiah Sharkey)!
Band includes Sharay Reed, Quin Anderson, Leon Q. Allen, Chris McBride, Tony Cazeau, and Host LaRoyce Hawkins. YOU DON'T WANNA MISS THIS ONE!

It's FREE!
Plenty of parking!
Drink and food specials.

Close Up 2

21 April, 2013 |7p-10p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/Justin Boyd, Sarah Marie Young, and Morris Euman for an exclusive event! R&B swagged out for the night. Come on through! Parking available next door to pawn shop!

Eta Creative Arts

27 March, 2013 |7p-10p

7558 S. South Chicago, Chicago, IL

w/ Bruce Henry Ensemble. Jazz on the cosmic and spiritual realm. Tickets available online! $10 at the door.

Close Up 2

09 March, 2013 |10p-2a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Buddy Fambro (guitar). The 2nd night of a weekend of intense music making and sound creation!

Close Up 2

08 March, 2013 |9p-1a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Guitarist (Billboard charting artist) Buddy Fambro and band! A killer exhibition in serene and energetic music. Be there! Cover: $10.

Barrelhouse Flat

12 February, 2013 |8p-12a

2624 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL

w/ Aaron Getsug Ensemble. Jazz and New-Orleans Funk.

Reggies

23 January, 2013 |8p-12a

2101 S. State, Chicago, IL

The WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE is back in the 2013, and with an array of special guest on the bill. Also on the bill is Ted Sirota Trio; a masterful bandleader/drummer with a progressive vision of his own! You need to be there. Click the URL link for more details!

SUPER POP FUSION ALBUM RELEASE PARTY!

28 October, 2012 |7p-10p

7558 S. South Chicago ave, Chicago, IL U.S.A

The official event that will be a launch pad for the newest album: Super Pop Fusion. It's going to be unlike any event previously held by any artist in history; the cost will be nothing to enter, and the ages are from 0 to 100. This will be a family-friendly event, so don't worry about the babysitter; bring them all.

The CD will be available for purchase, as well as the premier of the new William Kurk Enterprise line of clothing, for both men and women. Plenty of parking available, and there will be refreshments on deck. Plug it in today...and brace yourself!

M Lounge

15 August, 2012 |7p-10p

1520 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

w/ Rob Collazo Quartet [Rob- Sax, Tim Seisser- Bass, Eric Johnson- Drums]
Need a lavish contemporary/jazz experience? Check us out. Yes, it's happening!~

ETA Creative Arts Foundation

12 August, 2012 |6:30p

7558 S. South Chicago ave, Chicago , IL

William Kurk Enterprise is Opening for JON PIERCE at The Live Wire Event. This is guaranteed to be a pack house, so get your tickets before you step foot towards the venue, and arrive at 6p to get a seat!!! Last year, it was standing room only, and this is before the 1st performer. DO NOT HESITATE! It will be worth while!

Close Up 2

30 June, 2012 |10p-2a

416 N. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Audley Reid (Sax), and the super-soul-jazz alliance.

Coop's Den

22 June, 2012 |8p-10p

148 w. boughton, Boilingbrook, IL, IL

w/ vocalist Bruce Henry.

Uncle Joes Jerk Chicken

16 June, 2012 |7p-10p

4655 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL

w/ Marqueal Jordan and the Midnight Sun core! Playing songs in tribute of jerk chicken.

Reggies Music Joint

30 April, 2012 |10p

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL

The William Kurk Enterprise, featuring some very special guest singing some of the W.K standards, and guest musicians!

Deagan Music

19 April, 2012 |6p-8p

1770 W.Berteau Ave. Suite 100, Chicago, IL

Taping for Koku Gonza; performing the preliminary hour, solo! By invite only. Go to www.Kokugonza.com for reservation info. 1st 20 people are in...that's the limit. Food will be served!

Back Room

24 March, 2012 |9:30p-2a

1007 N. Rush, Chicago, IL

w/ Marqueal Jordan Ensemble, featuring Tim Seisser (W.K.E), Dylan Jones, and Quin Anderson.

Greenhouse Theater Center

10 March, 2012 |11p-12a

2257 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL U.S.A

"Sector 9"
Closing night for the WINTER SOLO JAMS series, presented by MPAACT Theater. William Kurk (Artist-in-Residence member) performs exclusive music from a library of songs written in a musical theater style, as well as modernistic art songs.

Tickets: $12

Mr. Brown's Lounge

02 February, 2012 |9p

2301 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL

Thick Thursdays!
A soul/funk/pop party.
No Cover.
Half Off Jamaican Jerk Wings (the best around).

Close Up 2

27 January, 2012 |8p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ guitar master Buddy Fambro (Guitarist on "Vanity Fair" from 'The Sound: Vol.3')

Mr. Brown's Lounge

26 January, 2012 |10p-12a

2301 W. Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL

"THICK THURSDAYS", with the all-star super band, also with an integrated open mic for the people. Slammin' food and NO COVER!!

Mr. Brown's Lounge

12 January, 2012 |10p-12a

2301 W. Chicago, IL

Playing jams and cuts for the folks with an all-star band! No cover. Great Jerk Wings! COME OUT!

Reggies Music Joint

09 January, 2012 |8p

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL

The William Kurk Enterprise is back in the new year. You already know what's up. Come on' thru peoples~!

Varsity Sports Bar

07 December, 2011 |9p

6311 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA

w/ David Sampson (aka Sampsonic)!

Morseland

25 November, 2011 |9:30p

1218 W. Morse, Chicago, IL U.S.A

THE WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE | LiLi K | LEAH THOMPSON BLACK FRIDAY SHOW!! It's only the most important show after thanksgiving, of this year, in this century. 3 ACTS | 3 Perspectives | TRIPLE THE ACTION!
$5 Cover
Show starts at 10 PEE EM AT NIGHT!
21+
Parking is available in the parking lot if you get there at 9:30p. Otherwise it's a jungle.
Right off the "MORSE" stop on the Red Line.
CD's/ Giveaways/ and other incentives will be apart of this festive evening!

Mayne Stage

27 October, 2011 |8pm

1328 W. Morse, IL

William Kurk Enterprise is on the prowl with Chris Green Quartet- ONE NIGHT ONLY! Mark ya calendars today, and let's get it in yawl!!

Band Camp!

16 August, 2011 |12p

The World!

The first ever INTERNET Album Release Party in W.K/Pop-Fusion history. Stop through, and get a copy of the CD, via the world wide web! Dance in your living room/bedroom at your own pace, eat your own food, and be at the leisure of your space, while sharing it was thousands across the globe!

James Hotel

04 August, 2011 |7p

27 Grand st, NY, NY

w/ Kafele, throwing down serious groove mints.

The Bubble Lounge

03 August, 2011 |9p-11p

228 W. Broadway, #1, New York, NY

On the scene w/Kafele Bandele and Eliki on an original music landscape/exploration of soul and poetry. Take the 1 train down to Franklin! NO COVER!

Black Ensemble Theater

09 July, 2011 |8p

4520 N. Beacon, Chicago, IL

"ALL IS FAIR IN LOVE"-
Come check it out if you're into theater and artsy stuff.

Double Door

23 June, 2011 |9p-9:45p

1572 N. Milwaukee Ave, IL

WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE AT THE DOUBLE DOOR. 9PM UNTIL 9:45PM (If you know how to read, then this is pretty much the window of time you have to see us). Everybody gotta bring a person, so if you bring a person, tell them to bring somebody, to bring somebody, cause we need to see EVERYBODY up in this joint!!
+21, Cover $7

Morseland

10 June, 2011 |10p

1218 W. Morse, Chicago, IL

WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE RETURNS...WITH THE STRENGTH OF A DVD, AND AT THE VERY PLACE WHERE HALF THE ACTION WAS SHOT. To rock the top of the show, "The Thickness"- Soul/Pop/Variety band with the flavor of hot sauce. BE THERE!
$5 Cover. +21

Deagan Music

03 June, 2011 |9p

1770 W. Berteau, Chicago, IL

Solo Studio Performance (Round 2), hosted by Erick Deshaun Dorris, and Maggie Dahl of Deagan Music. It's an exclusive spot, but it's worth coming to, just due to all the FREEDOM we have!! Whooooooooo.....!

TUMBAO

22 May, 2011 |7p-10p

3213 W. Armitage, Chicago, IL

THE OFFICIAL WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE DVD RELEASE PARTY-
"LIVE IN CHICAGO" DVD, Presented by Purple Elephant Productions! NO COVER | FOOD SPECIALS| VIEWING| PERFORMANCE...all in the festive spirit of life and music. Partners include SUBVERSE STUDIOS and RENDER DESIGNS.

Multi Kulti

07 May, 2011 |10p

1000 N. Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL

Hip hop show.

A-Fusion

06 May, 2011 |9p-12a

4601 Lincoln Highway, Matteson, IL

Soul/R&B mix. This restaurant serves every Asian-style food (Chinese, Japanese, Thai, etc...). You won't be bored at all. Free.

Red Kiva

05 May, 2011 |8p-11p

1108 S. Randolph, Chicago, IL

Jazz/R&B night at the KEEVE!

Deagan Music

30 April, 2011 |8:30p

1770 W.Berteau Ave. Suite 100, Chicago, IL

A Solo Set by W.K, highlighting the songwriting/piano aspects of "THE SOUND". Erick DeShaun Dorris also performing and hosting.
Cover $10

Close Up 2

29 April, 2011 |8p-1a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Keith Henderson (guitar legend/hero)! Rock N Roll-Jazz Lasagna.

Reggies Music Joint

18 April, 2011 |10p

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL

The WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE, back for another season of jazz-funk-pop madness...and the unpredictable nature thereof. Take the time to make provisions to be here, and you will not be disappointed! I promise!
$5, +21

Close Up 2

16 April, 2011 |10p-2a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/VIBECAST- featuring Ben Johnson (of W.K.E) on Vibes!

Close Up 2

15 April, 2011 |8pm-1a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ VIBECAST, featuring Ben Johnson (of William Kurk Enterprise) on Vibes!

Marytrs'

11 April, 2011 |10p

3855 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL

w/Tim Seisser Project (bassist of W.K.E), alongside Sarah Marie Young (W.K.E Vocalist), Tom Stoepker (guitar), and Justin Lawrence (Drums). Also on the lineup: Kmang Kmang and Barry Bennett Sounds.

A-Fusion

01 April, 2011 |9p-12a

4601 Lincoln Highway, Matteson, IL

R&B/Soul mix with Brandi Smith (vocals)~

Red Kiva

30 March, 2011 |9p

1108 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

ANUVIBE Networking Event, with featuring WILLIAM KURK solo performance.

The Joynt

29 March, 2011 |9pm-12:30a

650 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL

On a musical mission with Russoul, Mendell Beckford, and Justin Boyd to bring a party atmosphere to a weeknight. Soul, Funk, Jazz, Motown, House.

Living Room Lounge

12 March, 2011 |7p

1100 W. Cermak, Chicago, IL

w/ MoFitz Project. An adventure of music via soul exploration.

Reggies Music Joint

12 February, 2011 |11p

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL

w/ Vick Lavender Ensemble (House/Boogie)

University Golf Club

20 January, 2011 |7p-11p

23520 Crawford Ave, IL

Live music Thursdays.

St. Pauls United Church Of Christ

16 January, 2011 |4pm

2335 N. Orchard Street, IL

Spiritual/Gospel music program featuring The Lowe Family, Michael Grand and Muzette Morgan.

Louies Chophouse

18 December, 2010 |7p-10p

4642 W. 103rd St, Oak Lawn, IL

w/Shawn Maxwell (sax/woodwinds). Good times...

Chicago Family Health Center

17 December, 2010 |1p-4p

3214 W. 63st. Chicago, IL

w/ State Street Singers once again...bringing holiday jeer with our reindeer.

Chicago Family Health Center

14 December, 2010 |1p-4p

3214 W. 63st. Chicago, IL

Singing some X-mas jams with the State Street Singers. Hip arrangements that haven't been born yet!

Beef and Brandy

03 December, 2010 |6p-8:30p

127 S. State St, Chicago, IL U.S.

w/ Ben Johnson (Vibes) and the crew!
A must-see! Come on'.

Churchview Appts

02 December, 2010 |1p-4p

2626 W. 63rd St, Chicago

THE STATE STREET SINGERS are sanging again for you, those ole' jolly jams.

Chicago Family Health Center

30 November, 2010 |1p-4p

3214 W. 63rd St, Chicago, IL

Come witness some of the finest Christmas/Holiday JAMS ever sung by an ensemble of hip 'n' young singers (I might be the eldest...). We go by THE CHICAGO CAROL ENSEMBLE. Oh yeah.

Close Up 2

20 November, 2010 |10p-2a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Buddy Fambro (Guitar)!

Close Up 2

19 November, 2010 |8pm-1am

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Buddy Fambro (guitarist)!

The Elbo Room

15 November, 2010 |10p

2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL

WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE (once again...and it's gonna be APES).
Also featuring the charismatic musical stylings of the Tanzanian Songstress KOKU GONZA.
$7 cover|+21|First 10 people to come say hi to me at this show get a free CD (a full length album...valued at $15)! FREE!!

Close Up 2

06 November, 2010 |10p-2a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Audley Reid (Sax) and the colossal smooth jazz big band!!

Reggies Music Joint

24 October, 2010 |8p

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL

WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE (live-in-effect)!
More info to come...stay tuned. Should be an explosion of sorts!

Blue Note Jazz Club

23 October, 2010 |9:30p-1:30a

1715 W. Roosevelt Rd, Broadview, IL

Kickin' up steam with Ben Johnson (drums), and special guest!

University Golf Club

21 October, 2010 |7p-11p

23520 Crawford, University Park, IL

w/ Andrea Love (vocalist)

Morseland Chicago

24 September, 2010 |10p

1218 W. Morse, Chicago, IL

WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE [live in effect], with Special Guest Set by Koku Gonza. Come to de partay if you want to experience the essence of musicality in it's purist form!! DO NOT MISS IT YAWLS!!
$5 Cover| 21+| 9pm Doors Open| Off the "Morse" stop on the RED LINE.

Close Up 2

09 September, 2010 |7p-11p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/Koku Gonza (singer/guitarist supreme). Rock N' Roll Time yawlz!

African Festival Of The Arts

03 September, 2010 |9p-10p

Washington Park, Chicago, IL, IL

w/Julie Dexter (Main Stage)! Find your way there if you want to experience a songstress supreme!

Close Up 2

01 September, 2010 |6-9p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/Buddy Fambro (guitar)!

The Backroom

28 August, 2010 |9:30p-1a

1007 N. Rush St, Chicago, IL

w/Time Morris Group (Soul-Funk-Jazz).

Close Up 2

21 August, 2010 |10p-2a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Audley Reid (saxes).

Close Up 2

20 August, 2010 |8p-1a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Audley Reid (saxes)!

Red Kiva

11 August, 2010 |6p

1108 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

I know nothing...but I'll be there playing piano or something lol! They have great pizza.

Phoenix Gallery

27 July, 2010 |6-9p

1829 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL

Artistically Linked.
A FREE networking event for artists (includes performance by W.K).

Silver Room: Sound System Block Party

24 July, 2010 |7p

Milwaukee and Evergreen (Chicago), IL

w/ Julie Dexter (Silver Stage).

Close Up 2

24 July, 2010 |10p-2a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/WKE member BUDDY FAMBRO (gtr)! Excellence will entertain you. Come one and come all!

Close Up 2

23 July, 2010 |8p-1a

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/WKE Member BUDDY FAMBRO (gtr). Fuego!!

Close Up 2

22 July, 2010 |7p-11p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Tkumah Sadeek (vocalist).

Velvet Lounge

15 July, 2010 |8-11p

67 E. Cermak, Chicago, IL

Forget what you heard!
Forget about what you thought!
THIS IS IT!!!

Enjoy a night filled with tomorrow's best Jazz artists TODAY!
Join us at the Velvet Lounge on Thursday, July 15, 2010 for a night of food, drinks, and JAZZ LIKE YOU'VE NEVER SEEN IT BEFORE!!!

'Taking you to school' will be your 30something "Instructors of Funk":
Saalik Ziyad
Milton Suggs
Sarah Marie Young
William Kurk
Nico Rubio
Kaliq Woods

Close Up 2

16 June, 2010 |8-11p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Vibes and Vibrations Presents: William Kurk Enterprise.
Featuring Tim Seisser (bs) and Myron Cherry (drms). Let's get it in...W.K.

St. Nicks Pub

14 June, 2010 |7p-9:30p

773 St. Nicholas Ave. 10031 (corner of 149th st), Harlem, NY

A Tribute to "THE WIZ", honoring Lena Horne and Andre De'Shields. W.Kurk=Music Director.

Red Kiva

10 June, 2010 |7p

1108 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

Russoul Album Release/Performance! Come get with it.

The Flamingo

25 May, 2010 |7p-9p

6644 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL

w/ Ben Johnson (vibes). Should be a sure-fire presentation, so brace yourself for music impact!

Sushi Samba

23 May, 2010 |6-10p

504 N. Wells, Chicago, IL

w/ the Phat Kat Crew (special event)!

Close Up 2

19 May, 2010 |8-11p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Marqueal Jordan Project. Pure, Unfiltered Soul, funk, and flavA!!!

CityGate Grille

14 May, 2010 |8p

2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, IL

CityGate Grille

07 May, 2010 |8p

2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, IL

CityGate Grille

01 May, 2010 |8p

2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, IL

CityGate Grille

30 April, 2010 |8p

2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, IL

SuperSoul Trio:
Chuck Lacy (drms), Mendell Beckford (bs), and some other guy on piano!

Reggie's Music Joint

26 April, 2010 |8p (1 Set Only...so be on time)!!

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL

William Kurk Enterprise [Back on the scene]!
Featuring: Tim Seisser (bs), Ben Johnson (drms), and Marqueal Jordan (Sax)! Bring the flair back to air, and the pow in wow!
$5 cover, 21+

Morseland Music Room

23 April, 2010 |10p (1 set...) YEAH...come early!

1218 W. Morse, Chicago, IL

THE WILLIAM KURK ENTERPRISE!
Featuring: Rich Stitzel (drms), Tim Seisser (bs), and Neal Alger (gtr). Jazz-Funk Mania My friends, so bring your sho'nuff, and you're right guard!
ENGAGE! $5 Cover...Come early- Parking is brutal. Cheers!

Checkerboard Lounge

12 April, 2010 |8p

5201 S. Harper Ct, Chicago, IL

w/ Tony Cazeau (keyboards).

The Backroom

11 April, 2010 |9:30p-1a

1007 N. Rush, Chicago, IL

w/Phil Seed (guitarist)!

Palmer House

10 April, 2010 |7p-11p

State and Monroe, Downtown Chicago, IL

w/ SWAY.

PBS (Chicago)- WTTW 11

04 April, 2010 |6pm/Central Time

"Sounds Of Faith" Program to be aired, which features an array of praise from around the world, as well as my appearance playing with Salem Baptist Church of Chicago; TUNE IN!!

CityGate Grille

19 March, 2010 |8p

2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, IL

w/ chuck lacy (drums), mendell beckford (bass).

Martini Park

16 March, 2010 |7p-11p

151 W. Erie, Chicago, IL U.S.A

Night of swingin' with Steve Biossat (vcls).

Sullivans

25 February, 2010 |5:30p-10p

244 S. Main St, Naperville, IL

w/ the sully gully trio. Steaks will dance that night.

Close Up 2

20 February, 2010 |10p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Buddy Fambro (guitar)

Close Up 2

19 February, 2010 |8p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Buddy Fambro (guitar).

ETA Creative Arts Theater

08 February, 2010 |7p

7558 S. South Chicago, Chicago, IL

Music Monday W/Milton Suggs.

The Joynt

05 February, 2010 |9:30

650 N. Dearbon, Chicago, IL

w/ SWAY. Going late thru 1:30a. Valet Parking ($9).

The Shrine

05 February, 2010 |7p

2105 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

Early post-work set in the Lounge room. Get down!

Chicago South Loop Hotel

04 February, 2010 |8p

11 W. 26th St, Chicago, IL

w/ singer Candice Marie. Phil Seed-Gtr, Chris Miskel-Drums, Dave Brooks-Bs

CityGate Grille

29 January, 2010 |8p-12a

2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, IL

the super trio in full effect (me, chuck lacy, and mendell beckford)--

The Shrine

25 January, 2010 |9p

2105 S. Wabash, IL

Haiti Benefit Concert
$10 w/donation of food, clothes, or medical supplies...$15 at the door without these donation materials.

CityGate Grille

23 January, 2010 |8p-12a

2020 Calamos Court, Naperville, IL

the super trio in full effect (me, chuck lacy, and mendell beckford)--

Best Western Hotel

31 December, 2009 |8p-2a

4400 Frontage Rd, Hillside, IL

New Year's Eve w/Audley Reid Band.
$75 for the reservation (if you don't have plans already).

Hyde Park United Church

20 December, 2009 |7p

1448 E 53rd St, Chicago, IL

The Holy Vessel Annual Christmas Concert, featuring original Christmas compositions by Lena McLin (my grandmother), and also featuring the William Kurk Express Trio: W.K (keys), Mendell Beckford (bs), and Darrell Lowe (drms).
FREE--- No admission charge for entry. Christmas CD's will be available for sale.

Haymarket Center

16 December, 2009 |3p

943 W. Washington, Chicago, IL

w/ Audley Reid (Saxes)

Close Up 2

05 December, 2009 |10p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/Buddy Fambro (The guitar master of the new world-- Come one, come all).

Close Up 2

04 December, 2009 |8p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/Buddy Fambro (guitar hero...a must see!!!).

The Meadows Club

17 November, 2009 |4:30o

2950 W. Golf Rd, Rolling Meadows, IL United States

Herb Porter presents Rob Juice (Trumpet).

Blu 47

15 November, 2009 |7p

4655 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL United States

Georgio's Banquet Hall

14 November, 2009 |2:30p

8800 W. 159th St, Orland Park, IL

Private Event feat. Solo performance by W.K!

The BackRoom

25 October, 2009 |9:30-1a

1007 N. Rush, Chicago, IL

w/ SoulGroove-- fun times!! Must Come!!!

Westin Hotel

24 October, 2009 |7p

Lombard, IL

duo w/ Audley Reid (saxophones).

Close Up 2

17 October, 2009 |10p

Chicago, IL United States

w/ Mike Sterling Group

Close Up 2

16 October, 2009 |8pm

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

w/ Mike Sterling Group

Geno's Place

14 October, 2009 |7p

12401 S. Ashland, Calumet Park, IL United States

w/ Mike Sterling Group

The Backroom

04 October, 2009 |9:30p

1007 N. Rush St, IL

w/ SoulGroove.

Exposure

27 September, 2009 |8pm

1313 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL

w/ Detour- the ultra dynamic party band unlike any other.

Hyde Park Jazz Fest

26 September, 2009 |5pm

5020 S. Cornell, Chicago, IL

w/Allen Burroughs and the AB BAND.

Close Up 2

26 September, 2009 |10p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL United States

w/Buddy Fambro (Guitar Chef)

Close Up 2

25 September, 2009 |8p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL United States

w/Buddy Fambro (Guitarist Mastermind)

Knickerbocker Hotel

19 September, 2009 |9p

NY

Close Up 2

12 September, 2009 |10p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL United States

w/Audley Reid (Saxophones)

Close Up 2

11 September, 2009 |8p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL United States

w/Audley Reid (Saxophones)

Geno's Place

09 September, 2009 |7p

12401 S. Ashland, Calumet Park, IL

w/Mike Sterling Unit. Funk/Fusion.

Blu 47

06 September, 2009 |8p

4655 S. King Drive, Chicago, IL United States

This gig is CANCELLED!! Do not go!!! Instead, stay at home and buy my CD on CDBABY.COM/iTUNES...and eat barbeque (or something bbq flavored).

Lagniappe Creole

04 September, 2009 |5 - 10 pm

Down the stairs of lower wacker (between Clark and Dearborn), Chicago, IL

Close Up 2

18 August, 2009 |7p

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Corey Wilkes+Maurice Brown=Double Trouble. Just like ole times! A show you mustn't miss.

Geno's Place

12 August, 2009 |7p

12401 S. Ashland, Calumet Park, IL

w/ Mike Sterling, Buddy Fambro, and Malcolm Banks.

Black Ensemble Theater

07 August, 2009 to 09 August, 2009 |8p (Fri and Sat), 3p (Sun)

4520 N. Beacon, Chicago, IL

Tribute to the Black Crooners

Elbo Room

26 July, 2009 |9p

2871 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL

Morseland Chicago

11 July, 2009 |10pm

1218 W. Morse, Chicago, IL

The very first ever reunion show with the original members of the William Kurk Enterprise, plus new members! This is one you SHALL NOT miss!

Ai Japanese Restaurant and Lounge

04 July, 2009 |9pm

358 W. Ontario, Chicago, IL United States

William Kurk Express, featuring original works by William Kurk, and some tribute tunes for the gloved one. Will Howard/Bass, Derek Henderson/Drums

Close Up 2

27 June, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10

Performing with Audley Reid and the Gang!

Close Up 2

26 June, 2009 |8:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10

Performing with Audley Reid and Da Crew!

Reggies Music Room

25 June, 2009 |9:00 p.m.

2105 S. State, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

THE ALBUM RELEASE YA’LL!! I BETTER SEE 90% minus 3 of you there. Live performance of the CD in it’s entirety, and giveaways, models, and possible circus animals. Joel Geleynese is also on the bill on his U.S summer tour!! We shall dance away!

Andy's Jazz

20 June, 2009 |9:30 p.m.

11 E. Hubbard, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10

Performing with Black Slang, letting it hang!

Andy's Jazz

19 June, 2009 |9:30 p.m.

11 E. Hubbard, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10

Performing with Black Slang...doing the thang!!

Close Up 2 JAZZFEST 09

18 June, 2009 |9:30 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10

Performing with Corey Wilkes and Black Slang for the CU2 JazzFest. Ride on thru!!! It’ll be healthy.

The Shrine

11 June, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

2109 S. Wabash, Chicago, IL

Admission: Free

Black Slang at the newest spot in Chicago: THE SHRINE. Parking is a mess, so come early!

Red Kiva

10 June, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

1108 W. Randolph St, Chicago, IL

Admission: Free

BLACK SLANG...again...yes...we do play on wednesdays too!

Red Kiva

05 June, 2009 |9:00 p.m.

1108 W. Randolph St, Chicago, IL

Admission: Free

Performing with Black Slang. COREY WILKES 30th B-DAY SLAM! Bring him a cupcake!

Park 52

03 June, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

5201 S. Harper, Chicago, IL

Admission: Free

Performing with Michael Sterling Trio.

Double Door

30 May, 2009 |8:00 pm

1572 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL

Admission: $40 at dr/$35 adv

Performing with Yaw. Opening for Roy Ayers

Close Up 2

23 May, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Buddy Fambro (guitarist). The lightning has been captured and stored in the sound of this fiery instrumentalist. Come one or come none!

Close Up 2

22 May, 2009 |8:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Buddy Fambro, one of the premier dudes on the scene! Book now!

Andy's Jazz Club

16 May, 2009 |9:30 p.m.

11 E. Hubbard St, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10

Performing with Black Slang- jazz funk!

Andy's Jazz Club

15 May, 2009 |9:30 p.m.

11 E. Hubbard St, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10

Performing with Black Slang- jazz funk!

Close Up 2

02 May, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Tiaybe (vocalist)

Pete Millers

28 April, 2009 |6:00 p.m.

1385 N. Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL

Admission: Free

Performing with vocalist Herb Porter. He’s the truth, and if you want to witness the truth, then come one/come all.

Close Up 2

25 April, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Michael Sterling Unit- fusion/funk galore.

Close Up 2

24 April, 2009 |8:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Michael Sterling Unit- Fusion/funk to da max.

Pete Millers

21 April, 2009 |6:00 p.m.

1385 N. Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL

Admission: Free

Performing with Herb Porter (vocals). You better come if you don’t want to be the person at work who didn’t come!!

Shiloh Seventh-Day Adventist Church

19 April, 2009 |4 p.m.

7000 S. Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL

Admission: n/a

Performing 2 Original classical works for the Chicago Music Association Annual Young Adult Concert Series. "Evolution of Man" (to be released on THE SOUND: VOLUME 3), and "First Passage" (to be released on a future recording entitled ’Nyu World’).

Close Up 2

18 April, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark , Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Audley Reid (sax)

Close Up 2

17 April, 2009 |8:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark , Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Audley Reid (sax)

Space

17 April, 2009 |12:00 p.m.

1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston

Admission: N/A

Video shoot with Marshall Titus. All welcome to come

Close Up 2

16 April, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark , Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Audley Reid (sax)

Close Up 2

15 April, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark , Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Audley Reid (sax)

Pete Millers

14 April, 2009 |6:00 p.m.

1385 N. Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL

Admission: Free

Performing with vocalist Herb Porter. If you miss out, then you’re not human!

Green Dolphin Street

11 April, 2009 |8:00 p.m.

2200 N. Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10.00

Black Slang!

Mr. G's

09 April, 2009 |6:30 p.m.

1547 W. 87th st, Chicago,, IL

Admission: N/A

Performing with Valencia Bey (Vocals).

Geno's Place

08 April, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

12401 S. Ashland, Calumet Park, IL

Admission: Free

Performing with Michael Sterling Unit. Soul Funk Fusion in effect.

Pete Millers

07 April, 2009 |6:00 p.m.

1385 N. Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL

Admission: Free

Performing with vocalist Herb Porter, one of the baddest cats in the land! BE THERE!!

House of Blues

06 April, 2009 |6:30 p.m.

329 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

Performing with Malik Cohran.

Café Lura

03 April, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

3184 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Pump that Funk!

Double Door

27 March, 2009 |8:00 pm

1572 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

Performing with BSTC and Eric Roberson

Green Dolphin Street

13 March, 2009 |7:30 p.m.

2200 N. Ashland Ave, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

Performing with Audley Reid and Amanda Hunt...

Geno's Place

11 March, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

12401 S. Ashland, Calumet Park, IL

Admission: Free

Performing withMichael Sterling Unit. Funk/Fusion madness all over the land!

Drury Lane Hilton

07 March, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

10 Drury Lane, Oakbrook, IL

Admission: N/A

Performing with Soul Groove on a private gig, jamming up the funk!

Condessa Del Mar

06 March, 2009 |8:00 p.m.

12220 S. Cicero, Alsip, IL

Admission: N/A

Private Gig with Michael Sterling Unit!

Café Lura

06 March, 2009 |10:30 p.m.

3184 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Performing with Pump that Funk band.

Navy Pier

28 February, 2009 |6:30 p.m.

600 E. Grand Ave., Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

Performing with saxophonist Audley reid, giving them the music biznaz!

Malcolm X College

27 February, 2009 |6:00 p.m.

1900 W. Van Buren, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

Performing with Allen Burroughs Group

Malcolm X College

26 February, 2009 |2:30 p.m.

1900 W. Van Buren, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

Performing with Allen Burroughs Group

Sullivan's Steak House

20 February, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

244 S. Main, Naperville, IL

Admission: Free!

Performing with Jocelyn Winston (vcls) on the restaurant mix of hits and themes!

Artistic Jeanius

14 February, 2009 |8:00 p.m.

1711 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

art exhibition with Junius Paul

Aromatic Synsation

14 February, 2009 |1pm

6540 S. Cottage Grove, Chicago, IL United States

FREE EVENT featuring William Kurk, Jarrard Anthony, and Khari Lemuel. NO MONEY!! Right off the Green Line stop on 63rd street, and parking.

Close Up 2

12 February, 2009 |7.00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5.00

Performing with Jocelyn Winston (vcls) on the duo set!

Geno's Place

11 February, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

12401 S. Ashland, Calumet Park, IL

Admission: Free

Performing with Michael Sterling Group. Sheer fusion/funk madness!

Close Up 2

07 February, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

416 N. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10.00

Perfoming with guitarist Allen Burroughs.

Cafe Lura

06 February, 2009 |10:00 p.m.

3184 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

Funk band.

Little Black Pearl

29 January, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

1060 E. 47th St, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

w/ Nanette Frank (vcls), along with Mike Sterling (bass), Buddy Fambro (guitar), and Clyde Davis (drums)!

Ai Japanese Restaurant and Lounge

23 January, 2009 |7:30 p.m.

358 W. Ontario, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

w/ singer Amina Bennett.

Little Black Pearl

15 January, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

1060 E. 47th St, Chicago, IL

Admission: N/A

w/ Nanette Frank (vcls), along with Mike Sterling (bass), Buddy Fambro (guitar), and Clyde Davis (drums)! Killa!!

Geno's Place

14 January, 2009 |7:00 p.m.

12401 S. Ashland, Calumet Park, IL

Admission: Free

w/ Mike Sterling Unit.

Cafe Lura

09 January, 2009 |10:30 p.m.

3184 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

w/ the Friday night super funk unit!

Checkerboard Lounge

05 January, 2009 |8:30 p.m.

5201 S. Harper Ct, Chicago, IL United States

Admission: $10.00

w/ Mike Sterling Group!

Inspiration Cafe

05 January, 2009 |6 p.m.

4550 N. Broadway, Chicago, IL United States

Admission: N/A

w/ J-paul and the tenacious stylings of new.

Pete Miller's Steakhouse

31 December, 2008 |9:00 p.m.

1385 Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL

Admission: N/A

NYE w/Skinny Williams, until 1am. Happy new years where ever you will be.

The Morse Theater

27 December, 2008 |9:30 p.m.

1328 Morse Ave., Chicago, IL

Admission: $15.00

Performing with Black Slang featuring Corey Wilkes.

Close Up 2

26 December, 2008 |8:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5.00

Performing with Allen Burroughs Band (guitar)!

Close Up 2

20 December, 2008 |10:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5.00

Performing with the Skinny Williams Group.

Close Up 2

19 December, 2008 |8:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5.00

Performing with the Skinny Williams Group.

Close Up 2

18 December, 2008 |7:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5.00

Performing with the Skinny Williams Group.

Blu 47

04 December, 2008 |7:00 p.m.

4655 S. King Dr, Chicago, IL

Black Slang!

Close Up 2

26 November, 2008 |7:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago

Admission: $5.00

Performing with singer Shauntia

Embassy Suites

21 November, 2008 |7:00 p.m.

707 East Butterfield Rd, Lombard, IL

Llae-f is out on the town again, and this time, is holiday jazzy!!

Cafe Lura

21 November, 2008 |11:00 p.m.

3184 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5

The soul/funk chromosomes of humanity making noise!!

Elbo Room

20 November, 2008 |10:00 p.m.

2871 N. Lincoln, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10.00

Performing with bassist Will Howard for the ultimate bass show!

Underground Wonder Bar

19 November, 2008 |8:30 p.m.

10 E. Walton, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5.00

Performing with singer Anna Maury.

Close Up 2

15 November, 2008 |10:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago

Admission: $5.00

Performing with Rick Parma (sax).

Close Up 2

14 November, 2008 |8:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $5.00

Performing with Rick Parma (saxophone

Pete Miller’s Steakhouse

10 November, 2008 |5:30 p.m.

1385 Meacham Rd, Schaumburg, IL

Admission: Free
Performing with Skinny Williams in a special Monday night gig.

Cafe Lura

06 November, 2008 |10:30 p.m.

3184 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, IL USA

Admission: Free

Funk/Soul machine full in effect, from 10:30 p.m. - 12:30 a.m!

Walter Payton’s Roundhouse

05 November, 2008 |7:00 p.m.

205 N. Broadway, Aurora, IL USA

Admission: Free

With Rick Parma (saxophone).

Sankofa Cultural Arts and Business Center

02 November, 2008 |8:30 p.m.

5820 W. Chicago, Chicago, IL

Performing with singer Chick Rogers

Underground Wonder Bar

15 October, 2008 |8:30 p.m.

Chicago, IL

10 E. Walton, Chicago, Illinois

Admission: $5

With singer Anna Maury.

Pete Miller’s Steakhouse

04 October, 2008 |8:00 p.m.

Evanston, IL

1557 Sherman Ave, Evanston, Illinois

Admission: Free

With Skinny Williams (saxophone)

Gallery Guichard

03 October, 2008 |5:30 p.m.

Chicago, IL

3521 S. King Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60653

Admission: Free

Yaw, Corey Wilkes, and crew.

Close Up 2

20 September, 2008 |10:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10.00

At the smooth jazz spot playing with Rick Parma, sax!!!

Close Up 2

19 September, 2008 |8:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10.00

Rick Parma on the Sax, and on the band captaination

Close Up 2

18 September, 2008 |7:00 p.m.

416 S. Clark, Chicago, IL

Admission: $10.00

Hitting with Rick Parma on Sax.

Red Kiva

14 September, 2008 |5:00 p.m.

1108 W. Randolph, Chicago, IL

Admission: Free

Lae-f strikes again.

Artistic Jeanius

12 September, 2008 |8:30 p.m.

1711 S. Halsted, Chicago, IL

Admission: Free

Lae-f is on the block ya’ll. Come to this address to hear music played by the players of song and rhythm.