September 2010

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Wednesday 1
The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing) Simon's Tavern
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing)
Thomas Gunther Trio home page facebook page (swinging jazz)
Esteban's
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
Swing Dancing at Frankie's Blue Room facebook page (lindy hop, swing) Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-12:30am
Cover: $7
facebook event West Coast Wednesday home page facebook group (west coast swing) Galway Bar and Grill
12045 Roosevelt Rd
Elmhurst, IL (map)
DJ: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Thursday 2
The Alan Gresik 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: The Gas House Gorillas (blues, jazz, rockabilly)
Martyrs
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Friday 3
The Hoyle Brothers youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) The Empty Bottle home page myspace page facebook page facebook group
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
facebook event Nick Curran facebook page (punk, blues, rockabilly)
with The Honeybees home page myspace page facebook group twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, other)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
Sarah and The Tall Boys home page home page myspace page facebook page (blues, country, folk rock) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Chicago Swing Dance Society (lindy hop, swing)
Java Jive (lindy hop, swing)
Ida Noyes
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Saturday 4
Chicago Jazz Festival Grant Park
301 S Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
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 (2 drink minimum requested)
Fulton County Line myspace page facebook page (country, 2-step, western swing) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
Sunday 5
Chicago Jazz Festival Grant Park
301 S Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) (west coast swing) May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson (Hustle): 6:00pm
Lesson (West Coast Swing): 6:30pm
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 6
Labor Day wikipedia article
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page (lindy hop, swing) Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 7
Open Mic
hosted by: Susie Gomez myspace page (swing, r&b, rockabilly)
Phyllis' Musical Inn
1800 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Wednesday 8
Rosh Hashanah wikipedia article begins at sunset
Swing Dancing at Frankie's Blue Room facebook page (lindy hop, swing) Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-12:30am
Cover: $7
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing) Esteban's
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $5
West Coast Wednesday home page facebook group (west coast swing) Galway Bar and Grill
12045 Roosevelt Rd
Elmhurst, IL (map)
DJ: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Thursday 9
The Alan Gresik 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 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
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Chicago Swing Dance Society (lindy hop, swing)
Java Jive (lindy hop, swing)
Ida Noyes
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event First Fridays - Swingin' at the Studio (lindy hop, swing) Big City Swing
1012 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-8:45pm
Dancing: 8:45pm-Midnight
Cost: $10
facebook event CodeBLUE (blues dancing, lindy hop) Rumble Arts Center
3413 W North Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID)
X Dance home page facebook group (west coast swing) The Centre at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Lesson (West Coast Swing): 8:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson and Dance: $10 ($8 for members), Dance only: $8 ($5 for members)
Saturday 11
facebook event Final Galaxie Nite (lindy hop, swing)
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Galaxie Chicago
2603 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Performance & Visual Arts Exhibitions: 8:00pm-10:00pm

Live Music & Dancing: 10:00pm-1:00am

DJ Riley Wimes & Dancing: 1:00am-3:00am

$15 donation at the door (for the live music portion of the evening)
Cropduster myspace page (country) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
Chicago Jitterbug Club (jitterbug, swing)
Black & White
Elks Lodge (No. 1596)
4428 Midlothian Tpke
Crestwood, IL (map)
8:00pm-Midnight
Donation: $8 ($5 for members)
Sunday 12
Chicago Grandstand 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)
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) (west coast swing) May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson (Hustle): 6:00pm
Lesson (West Coast Swing): 6:30pm
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 13
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page (lindy hop, swing) Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 14
Open Mic
hosted by: Susie Gomez myspace page (swing, r&b, rockabilly)
Phyllis' Musical Inn
1800 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Wednesday 15
Kent Rose home page myspace page (country, rockabilly, blues) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm
No Cover
The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing) Simon's Tavern
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Swing Dancing at Frankie's Blue Room facebook page (lindy hop, swing) Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-12:30am
Cover: $7
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing) Esteban's
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $5
West Coast Wednesday home page facebook group (west coast swing) Galway Bar and Grill
12045 Roosevelt Rd
Elmhurst, IL (map)
DJ: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Thursday 16
The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra (big band swing & jazz) The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
facebook event Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate (lindy hop, swing)
Welcome Dance
Room 122 @
Parkes Hall
1870 Sheridan Rd
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Killer Diller Record Hop (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Simone's
960 W 18th St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:30pm-1:30am
No Cover
Friday 17
Yom Kippur wikipedia article begins at sunset
Sarah and The Tall Boys home page home page myspace page facebook page (blues, country, folk rock) The Empty Bottle home page myspace page facebook page facebook group
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Chicago Swing Dance Society (lindy hop, swing)
Java Jive (lindy hop, swing)
Ida Noyes
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Saturday 18
facebook event Hi Fi and The Roadburners home page myspace page (r&b, americana, rock)
The Bama Lamas (rock, r&b, garage)
Betty's Blue Star Lounge home page myspace page facebook page
1600 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
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 (2 drink minimum requested)
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders (country) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
Sunday 19
Swing Gitan (jazz hot/gypsy jazz) Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-5:30pm
Cover: $17 at the door, $15 in advance
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)
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) (west coast swing) May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson (Hustle): 6:00pm
Lesson (West Coast Swing): 6:30pm
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 20
facebook event Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page (lindy hop, swing)
Solomon Douglas (jazz, blues)
Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Live Music & Dancing: 10:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10
Tuesday 21
Open Mic
hosted by: Susie Gomez myspace page (swing, r&b, rockabilly)
Phyllis' Musical Inn
1800 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Wednesday 22
Autumnal Equinox wikipedia article 10:09 PM CDT
facebook event le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Katerina's
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $7
Swing Dancing at Frankie's Blue Room facebook page (lindy hop, swing) Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-12:30am
Cover: $7
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing) Esteban's
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $5
facebook event Savage 50's Rock 'N Roll Party Late Bar myspace page facebook page
3534 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-4:00am
No Cover
West Coast Wednesday home page facebook group (west coast swing) Galway Bar and Grill
12045 Roosevelt Rd
Elmhurst, IL (map)
DJ: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Thursday 23
Sarah and The Tall Boys home page home page myspace page facebook page (blues, country, folk rock) Jerry's Sandwiches (Wicker Park) home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
1938 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover (1 drink minimum suggested)
The Alan Gresik 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 24
The Hoyle Brothers youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) The Empty Bottle home page myspace page facebook page facebook group
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana) Nick's home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
The Sons of Susan (roots music, blues, western swing) Jerry's Sandwiches (Wicker Park) home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
1938 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
10:00pm-1:00am

No Cover (1 drink minimum suggested)
Josh Kalmus (acoustic blues) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Chicago Swing Dance Society (lindy hop, swing)
Java Jive (lindy hop, swing)
Ida Noyes
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event Bluetopia (blues dancing) American Tango Institute
325 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson (blues dance): 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $8
X Dance home page facebook group (west coast swing) The Centre at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Lesson (West Coast Swing): 8:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson and Dance: $10 ($8 for members), Dance only: $8 ($5 for members)
Saturday 25
The Hoyle Brothers youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) The California Clipper
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
facebook event Viva Swings (swing, jitterbug) Studio Viva
41 E Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
Chicago Jitterbug Club (jitterbug, swing) Elks Lodge (No. 1596)
4428 Midlothian Tpke
Crestwood, IL (map)
8:00pm-Midnight
Donation: $8 ($5 for members)
Chicago Rebels Swing Dance Club home page facebook page (west coast swing) The Centre at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Doors Open: 7:30pm
Lesson (West Coast Swing): 8:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 26
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)
The Hoyle Brothers youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) Simon's Tavern
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
SOS! (Swing On Sundays) (west coast swing) May I Have This Dance
5246 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson (Hustle): 6:00pm
Lesson (West Coast Swing): 6:30pm
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 27
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page (lindy hop, swing) Fizz Bar and Grill
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 28
Open Mic
hosted by: Susie Gomez myspace page (swing, r&b, rockabilly)
Phyllis' Musical Inn
1800 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Wednesday 29
Kent Rose home page myspace page (country, rockabilly, blues) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm
No Cover
facebook event The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Alhambra Palace
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
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
Two Tons of Steel home page myspace page (country, rockabilly, americana)
with: The Hoyle Brothers youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm
Cover: $7 per person, $10 per couple
Swing Dancing at Frankie's Blue Room facebook page (lindy hop, swing) Frankie's Blue Room
16 W Chicago Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-12:30am
Cover: $7
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing) Esteban's
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJ: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $5
West Coast Wednesday home page facebook group (west coast swing) Galway Bar and Grill
12045 Roosevelt Rd
Elmhurst, IL (map)
DJ: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Thursday 30
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page
Long Gone Lonesome Boys (country, bluegrass, alternative)
Sarah and The Tall Boys home page home page myspace page facebook page (blues, country, folk rock)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $5
The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra (big band swing & jazz) The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
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