August 31, - September 6, 2015

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Monday 31
Chicago Boogie Ensemble (blues, jazz, funk, soul) with:
Erwin Helfer (boogie woogie & blues) ,
Katherine Davis (blues vocals),
and John Brumbach (tenor sax).
Township home page facebook page twitter stream
2200 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $7
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing) Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 1
Devil in a Woodpile home page (acoustic blues and ragtime) The Hideout Riverwalk home page facebook page
35 E Chicago Riverwalk S
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
Music on the Esplanade

Kimberly Gordon Big Band
Chicago Botanic Garden home page facebook page
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Parking: $25 per car; $30 per van; $65 per limousine, minibus, bus, RV; $10 for seniors on Tuesdays; free for members)
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
Barb City Swing Connection home page facebook group (swing dancing) O'Leary's Restaurant and Pub home page facebook page
260 E Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm
DJ: 8:00pm-10:30pm
Cover: $5
Wednesday 2
The Jake Sanders Hot Three Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Barrence Whitfield and The Savages home page myspace page facebook page (rockabilly, big beat, funk)
Schubas Tavern home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
3159 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $18
The Letter 4

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The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing)
Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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: $10 ($7 with student ID)
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-11:30pm
Cover: $6 (Lessons: $5 each)
Thursday 3
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Chicago Cultural Center home page
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL (map)
Devil in a Woodpile home page (acoustic blues and ragtime) The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Cover: $5
Hot Summer Nights

The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
Chicago Botanic Garden home page facebook page
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Parking: $25 per car; $30 per van; $65 per limousine, minibus, bus, RV; free for members)
Maxwell Street Serenaders Moxee Kitchen and Mad Mouse Brewery home page facebook page twitter stream
724 W Maxwell St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:00pm
No Cover
Barrence Whitfield and The Savages home page myspace page facebook page (rockabilly, big beat, funk)
The Mixture
SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $22 (reserved table seating), $12 (general admission seating)
The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra home page 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
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: Jai Malano
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Friday 4
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Lake Shore Syncopators (1920s hot jazz)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (jitterbug)

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

No Cover
Shorty and the Sugar Pushers facebook page (jazz) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-9:30pm
No Cover
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Record Release Party

Sam Burckhardt Quintet (jazz, blues, swing)
The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $12
First Fridays - Swingin' at the Studio (lindy hop, swing dancing) Big City Swing home page facebook page
1012 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-8:45pm
Dancing: 8:45pm-Midnight
Cost: $10
Swing 'n' Country Dance Club home page facebook group (swing dancing, west coast swing dancing, country dancing) The Centre at North Park home page
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm, 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 5
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) Cole's Bar blogspot
2338 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Record Release Party

Sam Burckhardt Quintet (jazz, blues, swing)
The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $12
The 909s facebook page soundcloud sounds (pop, big beat, r&b)
Texas Fred and his Cavaliers
Gallery Cabaret home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
2020 N Oakley Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
10:00pm
No Cover
Sunday 6
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

The Cajun Vagabonds (cajun, zydeco)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm (cajun two-step, waltz)

Live Music and dancing: 5:00pm-7:00pm

No Cover
Chicago Grandstand Big Band (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home 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
1800 S Racine Ave
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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