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Dec 23
1938

Famed Chicago-born boogie-woogie pianists Albert Ammons and Meade Lux Lewis take part in the From Spirituals To Swing concert at Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA, with Pete Johnson. This show is often credited with having started the craze for boogie woogie music. (1938)

Dec 23
1940

Eugene Record of The Chi-Lites is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1940)

Dec 23
1944

A report in Billboard magazine states that competition between three major night spots, The Rhum Boogie, The Club De Lisa and El Grotto, all in Chicago, Illinois, USA, is leading to talent wars as the clubs battle to bring in the best performers of the day including The Charioteers, Red And Curley, The Berry Brothers and Johnny Bradshaw's Orchestra. (1944)

Dec 23
1950

Jimmy Yancey records the LP The Yancey Special, for Paramount Records in Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1950)

Dec 23
1962

Etta James, Lloyd Price, The Dells, Erma Franklin, Little Esther Phillips, Patti LaBelle And Her Blue Belles and The Radiants play at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1962)

Dec 23
1965

The Miles Davis Quintet plays at The Plugged Nickel, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The show is recorded and will be released as the album Miles Davis At Plugged Nickel. (1965)

Dec 23
1997

The Dark Star Orchestra plays at Martyr's, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (1997)

Dec 23
2000

Lost In Lodi play at The Waterloo Tavern, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2000)

Dec 23
2004

The Annual Jingle Bell Jam, featuring David Bowling, Jimmy Damon and Shay Jones, takes place at Rizzo's Live, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2004)

Dec 23
2006

Kill Hannah and The Pink Spiders play at Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2006)

Dec 23
2010

Prince Royce plays at V Live, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2010 )

Dec 23
2010

The Bobby Lewis Trio featuring Yvonne Gage play at the Blue Note Jazz Club, Broadview, near Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2010)

Dec 23
2011

Macabre play at Reggie's Rock Club, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2011)

Dec 23
2012

Michael McDermott plays at The City Winery, Chicago, Illinois, USA. (2012)