Bob is a resident of Yorkville, IL. Degrees in Marketing and Bus.Ad, Elmhurst College. Attended the University of Chicago. Bob has worked with many well known musicians including Bunky Green, John Klemmer, Oscar Brashear, Don Rader, and Jerry Mulligan. Bob currently arranges and writes original music for several film production houses including Flat Broke Films, Ltd UK. http://www.flat-brokefilms.co.uk/ and Stick Around Films, Ltd www.stickaroundfilms.co.uk in addition to serving the US markets.

Some of Bob's music and arrangements can be heard at http://soundcloud.com/bobrutkas/

Our Next Gig........

Sun. April 28, 2019

(Note: 4th Sunday of the month due to Easter Sunday!)


Yorkville American Legion

6pm - Dance Lesson

7-9pm - YBB Plays



See the "Gig Dates" page for upcoming performances

Our 26th Year of Big Band Dances in the Yorkville Area.


Yorkville Big Band Monthly 3rd Sunday dances from Sept. to May,

We are excited to be celebrating 26 years of big band dancing.


Yorkville American Legion, 9054 E. Veterans Pkwy (Rte. 34) Yorkville, Ill 60560

Dance Lesson with Patricia Ray, 6  to 7 pm. 21 piece Yorkville Big Band, 7 to 9:00pm. $10pp. Under 18, $5.

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Every Friday night 6:30pm


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