April 21 - 27, 2014

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Monday 21
Blue Monday Blues series

Erwin Helfer (boogie woogie & blues)
Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
Third Coast Swing home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) Presents:
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)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 22
Earth Day wikipedia article
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
Wednesday 23
Jake Sanders (guitar, banjo)
& Johnny Donatowitz (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-9:00pm
No Cover

The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra facebook page (big band swing & jazz) Wire home page facebook page
6815 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Opening band: 7:30pm-8:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
The Special 20's facebook page (blues) Buddy Guy's Legends home page
700 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm (blues dancing)
Show: 9:00pm-12:45am
Cover: $10 ($5 with discount password)
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 24
Rosie Flores myspace page facebook page youtube channel (rockabilly)
The Dustbowl Revival
Powder Mill
The Rightous Hillbillies
Kent Rose home page myspace page (country, rockabilly, blues)
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $15 ($12 in advance)
The Creepshow
Tracer Bullet
The Gravetones
Nothing to Gain myspace page facebook page (psychobilly, punk, rockabilly)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $15 ($12 in advance)
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Hope Rose
Hot Club of Berwyn
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music)
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 25
Arbor Day wikipedia article
Chicago Green Light Exchange facebook event

The Fat Babies home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-12:30am

Weekend Pass: $50, Friday Evening Dance only: $15

Chicago Green Light Exchange facebook event

The Special 20's facebook page (blues)
Lillstreet Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 1:00am-4:00am

Weekend Pass: $50, Friday Late Nite Dance only: $15

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: 7:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
The Rhythm Rockets (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
1557 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Hobo Code facebook page (blues, roots, swing, oldtime, urban, rural) The California Clipper home page facebook page
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
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 26
Chicago Green Light Exchange facebook event

Saturday Afternoon Dance
Richard J. Daley Center Plaza home page
50 W Washington St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 1:00pm-3:00pm

No Cover

Chicago Green Light Exchange facebook event

Johnny Boyd home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, swing, pop)
Jake Sanders Quintet
South Shore Cultural Center home page facebook page wikipedia article
7059 S South Shore Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-12:30am

Weekend Pass: $50, Friday Evening Dance only: $30 ($10 for students 16-18; free if age 15 or less)

Chicago Green Light Exchange facebook event

Late Nite Dance with Live Music
Lillstreet Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 1:00am-4:00am

Weekend Pass: $50, Friday Late Nite Dance only: $10

Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
The Rhythm Rockets (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
1557 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Special 20's facebook page (blues) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
No Cover
Be Bop Battlin Ball (jive, bop, stroll)
and Killer Diller Record Hop (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Present:

Eddie Clendening (rockabilly, country, pop)
Gin Palace Jesters home page (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
Them Guilty Aces facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
Junior's Sports Bar
2058 W Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm-2:30am
Cover: $10
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)
Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound) The California Clipper home page facebook page
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
Windy City Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, bop, shag, west coast swing dancing) American Legion Post 974 home page
9757 Pacific Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-11:30pm
Donation: $10 ($5 for members)
Chicago Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, swing dancing) Elks Lodge (No. 1596) home page
4428 Midlothian Tpke
Crestwood, IL (map)
8:00pm-11:30pm
Donation: $8 ($5 for members)
Sunday 27
Jazz Brunch

12th Street Ramblers facebook page (early jazz)
Scafuri Bakery home page facebook page twitter stream
1337 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
11:00am-2:00pm
No Cover
Chicago Green Light Exchange facebook event

Sunday Ballyhoo! and Afternoon Dance

The Fat Babies home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Richard J. Daley Center Plaza home page
50 W Washington St
Chicago, IL (map)
Live Music and Ballyhoo! Floor Show (followed by dancing): 2:00pm-4:00pm

No Cover

John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing) 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)
Shout Section Big Band home page myspace page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk) Sullivan's Irish Pub and Eatery home page facebook page
4660 W 147th St
Midlothian, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
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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