August 25 - 31, 2014

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Monday 25
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing) Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 26
Devil in a Woodpile (acoustic blues and ragtime)
The Hideout home page
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Cover: $5
The Fat Babies home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
Red Hot Westie Tuesdays Dolphin home page facebook page twitter stream
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $8
Wednesday 27
Jake Sanders (guitar, banjo)
& John Donatowicz (guitar, banjo)
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1213 W 18th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Chi-Town Hotshots facebook page (ragtime, roaring 20's, kick brass blues) Chief O'Neill's Pub and Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
3471 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-8:45pm
No Cover

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
Wednesday Swings
with Carl and Karrie home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Esteban's home page
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $7
West Coast Wednesday home page facebook page facebook group (west coast swing dancing) Galway Bar and Grill
12045 Roosevelt Rd
Elmhurst, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:00pm (beg west coast swing), 7:45pm (int west coast swing)
DJ: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $6 (Lessons: +$5 each)
Thursday 28
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Chicago Cultural Center home page
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL (map)
Bailey Dee's Late Night Bait home page Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-9:45pm
No Cover
12th Street Ramblers facebook page (early jazz) Chicago Distilling Company home page facebook page twitter stream
2359 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

The Haggard Strangers
Erin Edmister & Kilian Sweeney
Marques Morel
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra facebook page (big band swing & jazz) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
Friday 29
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) The Empty Bottle home page facebook page
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Fulton County Line myspace page facebook page (country, 2-step, western swing)
Lonesome Still facebook page (country)
Lizards Liquid Lounge home page facebook page
3058 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Speak Easy Swing (swing) The Palm Court facebook page @
The Drake Hotel home page
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover (2 drink minimum encouraged)
(Soul Edition) Bluetopia home page facebook group twitter stream (blues dancing) American Tango Institute home page
325 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $10 ($9 with valid student ID)
Saturday 30
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
Spirit of Music Garden
Grant Park
555 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (country two-step)

Live music and dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

No Cover
Nikki Hill home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (r&b, soul, roots music, rock'n'roll)
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $20 ($15 in advance)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) The Palm Court facebook page @
The Drake Hotel home page
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover (2 drink minimum encouraged)
Red Hot and Blue home page (blues, balboa) Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:15pm (balboa), 8:15pm-9:00pm (blues)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $15 at the door; $12 in advance; $20 per couple in advance
Killer Diller Record Hop (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:30pm-2:30am
No Cover
Sunday 31
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Jazz Community Big Band facebook page (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-9:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
The Fat Babies home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1213 W 18th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) facebook page (west coast swing dancing) May I Have This Dance home page facebook page
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm (hustle)
Lesson: 6:30pm (west coast swing)
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $7 (DJ only)
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