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The IDES CHRISTMAS SHOW has become a tradition for our Family and Friends, and we’re happy to announce this year’s date: Saturday December 7th at St. Charles’ Fabulous ARCADA Theatre. As always, we’ll have a mix of Traditional and New Ides Christmas Tunes, with a special guest or three. Watch our website here for announcement […]

Great God in Heaven…it happened again

This picture and info was sent to us by our friend, the Legendary WLS DJ Clark Weber: A DVD and bonus CD, put out in 2010 by Reazar Productions, features old clips from a NYC small station Tv program from late 60’s to mid-70’s hosted by DJ Barry Richards. The DVD has classic performances by […]


Great God in Heaven! It’s Ides Christmastime, and you know what that means! We kick it off in the wee hours Tuesday Morning (Late Monday) at 12:30am on the BILL LEFF SHOW on WGN-AM 720.  www.wgnradio.com/shows/billleff Wednesday Morning  Dec 5, we’ll be on the WGN-TV CHANNEL 9 MORNING NEWS during the 8-9 hour.  www.wgntv.com/news/morningnews Friday, […]


The Ides returned to the wonderful ACORN THEATRE in Three Oaks Michigan for a sellout show. Owners David and Kim once again rolled out the Red Carpet for us, with a fine pre-show home-made dinner. Being a “sit-down” concert, we split the night starting off with an “unplugged” set, then a short intermission, followed by […]


The Ides Of March played before a sold-out crowd at the Moraine Valley Performing Arts Center on Saturday October 13th. The show was preceded in the afternoon by Jim Peterik’s Popular Songwriting Seminar, and the show that followed was special. The Ides played the first set “unplugged”, in an intimate setting at the edge of […]

Moraine Valley Show Update! – October 13th

Our Upcoming show at MORAINE VALLEY COMMUNITY COLLEGE on October 13 will be a bit different! We’ll do the first part of the show “unplugged” where you’ll hear some Ides tunes that aren’t usually on the set list. We’ll plug in and Rock for the second part. Get your tickets NOW! Here’s the link: http://www.morainevalley.edu/fpac/mainstage/default.htm

The Ides Of March LOST TAPES VOL 1.

NOW AVAILABLE! The Ides Of March LOST TAPES VOL 1. Last year when the band was playing the lovely Acorn Theatre in 3 Oaks Michigan (we’ll be there again in November-worth the drive!!) , a gentleman approached JP and gave him a set of cassettes recorded live in 1972 at a College in Michigan. Jim […]

Dick Clark

Dick Clark was kind enough to give The Ides of March a shout out for their 40th Anniversary. He will be missed.