March 2009
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Sunday 1 Shim Sham Tap Dance Workshop the Galaxie
2603 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
1:00pm-3:00pm
Cost: $15
JIMMY SUTTON and his Rock 'n' Roll Guitar (rockabilly, r&b, blues) Quencher's Saloon
2401 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Sunday Night Swing Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm-7:30pm
DJ: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Cover: $10
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) [wcs] May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm (Hustle) / 6:30pm (WCS)
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 2 Yoko Noge and the Jazz Me Blues Band (jazz & blues) Andy's Jazz Club
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 (1/2 off with VIP card) [ 146KB]
Swing Nights at Fizz Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6 ($4 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 3 Speak Easy Swing (swing) Martini Park
151 W Erie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Devil in a Woodpile (acoustic blues and ragtime) The Hideout
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
Donation: $5
Wednesday 4 The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing) Simon's Tavern
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Bill Porter Orchestra (big band jazz) Green Dolphin Street
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
Cover: $10
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Show: 9:00pm-12:15am
Cover: $10
Thursday 5 Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra (big band swing & jazz) The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
Big C Jamboree
Host Band: Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers (big beat, blues, r&b)
Martyrs
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
No Cover
Friday 6 The Hoyle Brothers (country, 2-step, western swing) The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
Miss Jubilee & The Humdingers (big beat, blues, r&b) with Rum Drum Ramblers (blues, country, roots music) The Horseshoe
4115 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8
The True Historians (country, americana, rockabilly) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
First Fridays - Swingin' at the Studio Big City Swing
1012 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-8:45pm
DJ: 8:45pm-Midnight
Suggested Donation: $10/person, lesson included.
Java Jive Chicago Swing Dance Society
Shoreland Dorm
5454 S Shore Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Saturday 7 Possom Hollow Boys (rockabilly, country, roots music) The Horseshoe
4115 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8
Fulton County Line (country, 2-step, western swing) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
Chicago Rebels Swing Dance Club The Center at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Doors Open: 7:30pm
WCS Lesson: 8:00pm
WCS DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 8 Daylight Saving Time Begins
John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing) Fitzgerald's Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-9:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
Blue Line Riders (country, americana, western swing) Simon's Tavern
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
JIMMY SUTTON and his Rock 'n' Roll Guitar (rockabilly, r&b, blues) Quencher's Saloon
2401 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Sunday Night Swing Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm-7:30pm
DJ: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Cover: $10
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) [wcs] May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm (Hustle) / 6:30pm (WCS)
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 9 Yoko Noge and the Jazz Me Blues Band (jazz & blues) Andy's Jazz Club
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 (1/2 off with VIP card) [ 146KB]
Swing Nights at Fizz Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6 ($4 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 10 The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Martini Park
151 W Erie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Devil in a Woodpile (acoustic blues and ragtime) The Hideout
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
Donation: $5
Swing Gitan (jazz hot/gypsy jazz) Quencher's Saloon
2401 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Wednesday 11 Bill Porter Orchestra (big band jazz) Green Dolphin Street
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
Cover: $10
Swing Night Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $7 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Thursday 12 Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra (big band swing & jazz) The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
Friday 13 The Hoyle Brothers (country, 2-step, western swing) The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
Sidemen Big Band (big band jazz) Bill's Blues Bar
1029 Davis St
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:30pm
No Cover
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Onesti Dinner Club
18 N 4th St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10 (or free with dinner)
Susie Gomez and Her Multiple Cats (rockabilly) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Java Jive Chicago Swing Dance Society
Ida Noyes
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Saturday 14 The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) The Palm Court @
The Drake Hotel
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
Josh Kalmus (acoustic blues) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
Swing Dancing First Evangelical Free Church
5255 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm-7:30pm
DJ: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Chicago Jitterbug Club Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL (map)
8:00pm-Midnight
Donation: $8 ($5 for members)
Sunday 15 Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-9:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
JIMMY SUTTON and his Rock 'n' Roll Guitar (rockabilly, r&b, blues) Quencher's Saloon
2401 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Sunday Night Swing Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm-7:30pm
DJ: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Cover: $10
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) [wcs] May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm (Hustle) / 6:30pm (WCS)
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 16 Yoko Noge and the Jazz Me Blues Band (jazz & blues) Andy's Jazz Club
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 (1/2 off with VIP card) [ 146KB]
Swing Nights at Fizz Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6 ($4 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 17 Saint Patrick's Day
Devil in a Woodpile (acoustic blues and ragtime) The Hideout
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
Donation: $5
Wednesday 18 The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Show: 9:00pm-12:15am
Cover: $10
The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing) Simon's Tavern
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Bill Porter Orchestra (big band jazz) Green Dolphin Street
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
Cover: $10
Thursday 19 Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra (big band swing & jazz) The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
Friday 20 Vernal Equinox 6:44 AM CDT
The Hoyle Brothers (country, 2-step, western swing) The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago (big band jazz) Bill's Blues Bar
1029 Davis St
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-8:30pm
No Cover
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Onesti Dinner Club
18 N 4th St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10 (or free with dinner)
"POM-AID"
featuring:
Eddie Clendening (rockabilly, country, pop)
Ruby Ann (rockabilly, country, rock)
JIMMY SUTTON and his Rock 'n' Roll Guitar (rockabilly, r&b, blues)
Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds (blues, jazz, western swing)
Possom Hollow Boys (rockabilly, country, roots music)
Ventrella's
4947 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-2:00am
Donation: $10
Deep Chicago Rhythm Owls (american roots music) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Saturday 21 The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) The Palm Court @
The Drake Hotel
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders (country) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
Galaxie Nite - 2nd Annual "Battle of the Bands" DJ Challenge the Galaxie
2603 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
DJ Challenge: 8:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 donation
Chicago Rebels Swing Dance Club The Center at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Doors Open: 7:30pm
WCS Lesson: 8:00pm
WCS DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 22 Getting Schooled @ Willowbrook Ballroom Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Galaxie Chicago @ Willowbrook Ballroom:
Aerials: 1:00pm-3:00pm
Dips and Tricks: 3:30pm-5:30pm
Cost: $25 per class, or $40 for the full day.
Chicago Metropolitan Jazz Orchestra (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-9:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
Devil in a Woodpile (acoustic blues and ragtime) Simon's Tavern
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
JIMMY SUTTON and his Rock 'n' Roll Guitar (rockabilly, r&b, blues) Quencher's Saloon
2401 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Sunday Night Swing Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm-7:30pm
DJ: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Cover: $10
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) [wcs] May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm (Hustle) / 6:30pm (WCS)
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 23 Yoko Noge and the Jazz Me Blues Band (jazz & blues) Andy's Jazz Club
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 (1/2 off with VIP card) [ 146KB]
Swing Nights at Fizz Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6 ($4 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 24 The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Martini Park
151 W Erie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Devil in a Woodpile (acoustic blues and ragtime) The Hideout
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
Donation: $5
Wednesday 25 Bill Porter Orchestra (big band jazz) Green Dolphin Street
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
Cover: $10
Swing Night Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $7 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Thursday 26 Gypsy Jazz Jam Session with: Deep Chicago Rhythm Owls (american roots music) the Galaxie
2603 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-11:00pm
Music & Dancing
$5 suggested donation
Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra (big band swing & jazz) The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
Friday 27 The Hoyle Brothers (country, 2-step, western swing) The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Onesti Dinner Club
18 N 4th St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10 (or free with dinner)
Susie Gomez and Her Multiple Cats (rockabilly) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Bluetopia American Tango Institute
325 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dancing)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $8
X Dance The Center at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
WCS Lessons: 7:30pm (beg.), 8:00pm (int.)
WCS DJ: 8:30pm-Midnight
Lesson and Dance: $10 ($8 for members), Dance only: $8 ($5 for members)
Saturday 28 12th Annual Swinger's Ball featuring: Robert Bell (jazz hot/gypsy jazz) and The Matthew Skoller Band (blues, roots music) Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
7:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $25
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) The Palm Court @
The Drake Hotel
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
The Hoyle Brothers (country, 2-step, western swing) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
Chicago Jitterbug Club Elks Lodge (No. 1596)
4428 Midlothian Tpke
Crestwood, IL (map)
8:00pm-Midnight
Donation: $8 ($5 for members)
Sunday 29 John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing) Fitzgerald's Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-9:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
JIMMY SUTTON and his Rock 'n' Roll Guitar (rockabilly, r&b, blues) Quencher's Saloon
2401 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Sunday Night Swing Willowbrook Ballroom
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm-7:30pm
DJ: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Cover: $10
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) [wcs] May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm (Hustle) / 6:30pm (WCS)
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 30 Yoko Noge and the Jazz Me Blues Band (jazz & blues) Andy's Jazz Club
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 (1/2 off with VIP card) [ 146KB]
Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds (blues, jazz, western swing) The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
Swing Nights at Fizz Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6 ($4 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 31 The Special 20's (chicago blues & west coast swing) Martini Park
151 W Erie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Devil in a Woodpile (acoustic blues and ragtime) The Hideout
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
Donation: $5
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