October 27 - November 2, 2014

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Monday 27
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Jake Sanders Quintet

Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-1:00am
Lesson: 8:00pm (beginning swing)
Live Music starts after the lesson

Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 28
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
Sweet Home Blues facebook group (blues dancing) Dolphin home page facebook page twitter stream
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 9:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 for students)
Wednesday 29
JD's Blue Six
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1213 W 18th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Halloween Show

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

prize for best costumes
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 30
The Flat Five facebook page The Hideout home page
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 7:00pm
Cover: $15
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Cropduster myspace page (country)
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country)
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)
In the SideBar @
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 Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) Chicago Distilling Company home page facebook page twitter stream
2359 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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 31
Halloween wikipedia article
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
Halloween Dance

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $14 ($12 for students)
Spooky Bluetopia home page facebook group twitter stream (blues dancing)

Gerry Hundt Trio home page facebook page (blues)
American Tango Institute home page
325 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)
Live Music & Dancing: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $13
The Smiley Tillmon Band home page facebook page twitter stream (blues, soul, funk, r&b, zydeco) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Fat Babies home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $15

4 years since 10/31/2010
Saturday 1
Tri-City Swing home page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing) Presents:

Shout Section Big Band home page myspace page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk)
Thompson Middle School Jazz Band
Baker Community Center home page
101 S 2nd St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm
Show: 7:30pm-10:30pm
The Neverly Brothers home page myspace page facebook page (rockabilly, roots music, rock) Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance)
David Allan Coe home page myspace page facebook page (country, outlaw country)
Brett Conlin
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $80 (front row), $50 (above stage, or dinner with cash bar, early entry, and poster), $25 general admission
Annual Masquerade Ball

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
Cover $25
The Fat Babies home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $15

4 years since 10/31/2010
Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Halloween Masquerade
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-11:30pm
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 Rebels Swing Dance Club home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) The Centre at North Park home page
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (hustle)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members), Lesson: $5
Sunday 2
Daylight Saving Time wikipedia article ends
Jazz Brunch

Shorty and the Sugar Pushers facebook page (jazz)
Scafuri Bakery home page facebook page twitter stream
1337 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
Noon-2:00pm
No Cover
The Glenn Miller Orchestra home page facebook page youtube channel (big band swing)
The Buddy Rich Band
Arcada Theatre home page facebook page twitter stream
105 E Main St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Concert: 5:00pm
Cover: $49/$39/$29
Savoy Family Cajun Band Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm
Cover: $20
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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