May 2011

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Sunday 1
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 myspace 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

4 sundays in may
facebook event Rebel Hoedown (2-step) Rebel Bar and Grill home page twitter stream
3462 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 5:00pm-5:30pm (two-step)
DJs: 5:30pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Lesson: $5)
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), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 2
facebook event Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing) Hackney's Palos Park home page
9550 W 123rd St
Palos Park, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-10:30pm
No Cover
facebook event Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

The Cangelosi Cards home page (jazz)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10
Tuesday 3
facebook event The Barehand Jugband home page facebook page youtube channel (blues, country, folk)
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
The Shams Band home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (blues, folk rock, rockabilly)
Double Door home page facebook page twitter stream
1571 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $5
Tuesdays Swing! (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Galaxie Chicago home page facebook page facebook group blogspot blog twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Black Rock Pub and Kitchen home page
3614 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm (side-by-side charleston)
DJ: 9:30pm-12:30am
$5 donation at the door
Wednesday 4
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Thomas Gunther Trio home page facebook page (swinging jazz)
Esteban's home page
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
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
facebook event 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: $5 (plus $5 per lesson)
Thursday 5
Cinco de Mayo wikipedia article
Fulton County Line myspace page facebook page (country, 2-step, western swing) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
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
20th Anniversary Celebration

Host Band: Jimmy Sutton and his Rock 'n' Roll Guitar home page (rockabilly, r&b, blues)

with Special Guests:

Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly)
Nick Willett
The Del Moroccos facebook page facebook group (r&b, rock, rockabilly)
The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll)
Penthouse Playboys
Barb Clifford
Pennsylvania Dave and Friends
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b)
Hot Rod Hucksters facebook page (rockabilly, psychobilly, country)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Possum Hollow Boys facebook page (rockabilly, country, roots music)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Phil Angotti
The Screamin' End home page myspace page facebook page (roots music, rockabilly, blues)
The Deacons
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Friday 6
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
facebook event 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-Midnight
Cover: $12 ($10 w/Student ID)
facebook event Big Beat Jivin' Jamboree (1950's Rock & Roll Dance Party)

The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll)
CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Lurrie Bell home page myspace page (blues)
facebook event The Screamin' End home page myspace page facebook page (roots music, rockabilly, blues)
Buddy Guy's Legends home page
700 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $20
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page
20th Anniversary Celebration

Host Band: The Honeybees home page myspace page facebook group twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, other)

with Special Guests:

Morry Sochat facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
The Riptones
The Hi-Q's (rockabilly, country, alternative)
Venus Flycats
Jimmy Sutton home page
Ken Mottet
Al Simon
Killer Diller Record Hop
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation

plus: "The Big C Revue: 20 years" slide/video show...
you never know, you might show up on the big screen!
Sarah and The Tall Boys home page myspace page facebook page facebook page youtube channel twitter stream (blues, country, folk rock) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Fulton County Line myspace page facebook page (country, 2-step, western swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
facebook event Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm-9:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
facebook event 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 Night (lindy hop, swing dancing) Vini's of Lisle home page
4729 Main St
Lisle, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm
DJ: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Saturday 7
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
facebook event The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
Cover: $10
facebook event Fulton County Line myspace page facebook page (country, 2-step, western swing) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
facebook event Northwest Chicago Swing Dancing! facebook group (swing dancing) Deicke Park Community Center home page
11419 S IL Route 47
Huntley, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm-8:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $5
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)
Doors Open: 7:30pm
Lesson: 8:00pm (hustle)
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 8
Mother's Day wikipedia article
The Fat Babies myspace 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

4 sundays in may
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), $5 (DJ only)
Swingin' Sundays (west coast swing dancing) J W Holstein Saloon home page facebook page twitter stream
17385 Oak Park Ave
Tinley Park, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:00pm (beg west coast swing), 7:30pm (int/adv west coast swing)
DJ: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Monday 9
Free Rockabilly Round Up

Northside Ruckus myspace page (country, garage, rock)
The Screamin' End home page myspace page facebook page (roots music, rockabilly, blues)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing) Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 10
Candy Town myspace page (alternative)
Izzy and the Kesstronics (roots music, rock, swing)
The Real Jane Martin home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (acoustic, folk rock, pop)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $7
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) Buddy Guy's Legends home page
700 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
Tuesdays Swing! (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Galaxie Chicago home page facebook page facebook group blogspot blog twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Black Rock Pub and Kitchen home page
3614 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm
DJ: 9:30pm-12:30am
$5 donation at the door
Wednesday 11
facebook event Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Swing Assembly home page (big band, swing, blues, funk, r&b)
Esteban's home page
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
facebook event Izzy and the Kesstronics (roots music, rock, swing)
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly)
The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
facebook event 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: $5 (plus $5 per lesson)
Thursday 12
The Afterdarks home page myspace page twitter stream (punk, rock, rockabilly)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Hot Rod Hucksters facebook page (rockabilly, psychobilly, country)
th' Empires home page facebook page twitter stream (trashabilly)
facebook event The Bomb Sawyers home page facebook page twitter stream (rock)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $7
facebook event The Derailers home page myspace page facebook page (americana, country, pop)
Sarah and The Tall Boys home page myspace page facebook page facebook page youtube channel twitter stream (blues, country, folk rock)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
facebook event The Barehand Jugband home page facebook page youtube channel (blues, country, folk) The Grafton Pub and Grill home page facebook page
4530 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event 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
Friday 13
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
facebook event The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Salt Creek Wine Bar home page
8900 Fairview Ave
Brookfield, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
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)
facebook event Delilah DeWylde home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rockabilly, americana, honky tonk) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
facebook event The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Deep Chicago Rhythm Owls (american roots music) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing) Vini's of Lisle home page
4729 Main St
Lisle, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm
DJ: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
facebook event CodeBLUE home page facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Rumble Arts Center home page
3413 W North Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID)
X Dance home page (west coast swing dancing) The Centre at North Park home page
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (west coast swing)
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson and Dance: $10 ($8 for members), Dance only: $8 ($5 for members)
Saturday 14
facebook event Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Masquerade Ball with:
Solomon Douglas facebook page (jazz, blues)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10 at the door ($5 for students)
facebook event Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $12
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly) Duke's Hideaway home page facebook page twitter stream
6920 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
Sarah and The Tall Boys home page myspace page facebook page facebook page youtube channel twitter stream (blues, country, folk rock) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
facebook event the Mix home page facebook group (west coast swing dancing) Interclub Academy of Dance home page
7350 N Milwaukee Ave
Niles, IL (map)
Lessons: 8:00pm (west coast swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $8 (lesson: $5)
Sunday 15
Rob Parton Big Band home page (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 myspace 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

4 sundays in may
facebook event Swing Baby Swing! (swing, lindy hop) Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
a family-oriented Swing Dance for dancers and their kids

DJs: 4:00pm-7:00pm
Cover: $5 (kids under 12 free)
Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Blues Dance
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $10 at the door ($5 for students)
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), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 16
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing) Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 17
Tuesdays Swing! (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Galaxie Chicago home page facebook page facebook group blogspot blog twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Black Rock Pub and Kitchen home page
3614 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm (collegiate shag)
DJ: 9:30pm-12:30am
$5 donation at the door
Wednesday 18
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
Cover: $10
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
Swing Night (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: $5
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: $5 (plus $5 per lesson)
Thursday 19
The Letter 3 In the SideBar @
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
facebook event 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
facebook event Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Simone's Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
960 W 18th St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:30pm-1:30am
No Cover
Friday 20
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
Swing into Summer 2011 home page

Old Men's Jazz Band youtube video (big band swing, 18-piece big band)
Hilton Orrington
1710 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Fundraiser for Samaritan Counseling Center home page

6:30pm-10:00pm

Free lesson: 6:45pm-7:25pm
Live Music & Dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

Appetizers & auction

Cover: $100 ($75 in advance)
facebook event The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Billy Flynn home page (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Sarah and The Tall Boys home page myspace page facebook page facebook page youtube channel twitter stream (blues, country, folk rock) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Yoko Noge home page (jazz & blues) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
Cover: $10
East meets West (swing dancing, lindy hop, west coast swing dancing, hustle) Heart and Sole Dance home page facebook page
7038 183rd St
Tinley Park, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm
DJ: 8:45pm-10:45pm
Cover: $10
facebook event Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues)
DJ: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing) Vini's of Lisle home page
4729 Main St
Lisle, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm
DJ: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Saturday 21
Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys myspace page facebook page (rockabilly, country, folk rock) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
facebook event Saturday Swing!
Petra van Nuis home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
ARTango Center Chicago home page facebook group
4203 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $12
The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
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)
Doors Open: 7:30pm
Lesson: 8:00pm (west coast swing)
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 22
John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing) 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)
facebook event Shout Section Big Band home page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk) ...this must be The Place home page facebook page
206 Main St
Lemont, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-9:30pm
facebook event NU Community Jazz Players Louis Room @
Norris University Center home page
1999 Campus Dr
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:15pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 w/ Wildcard)
The Fat Babies myspace 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

4 sundays in may
facebook event Rebel Hoedown (2-step) Rebel Bar and Grill home page twitter stream
3462 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 5:00pm-5:30pm (two-step)
DJs: 5:30pm-8:00pm
No Cover ($5 Lesson)
Swingin' Sundays (swing dancing, lindy hop) J W Holstein Saloon home page facebook page twitter stream
17385 Oak Park Ave
Tinley Park, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:00pm (beg swing), 7:30pm (int/adv swing)
DJ: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 23
facebook event The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) Webster's Wine Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
1480 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing) Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 24
Urban Djin (western swing, country, latin) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
No Cover
Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing) The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-11:30pm
$5 suggested donation
Tuesdays Swing! (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Galaxie Chicago home page facebook page facebook group blogspot blog twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Black Rock Pub and Kitchen home page
3614 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm (balboa)
DJ: 9:30pm-12:30am

$5 donation at the door

CANCELLED due to a Bulls playoff game.

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Wednesday 25
National Tap Dance Day wikipedia article
facebook event le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $7
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
facebook event Jake La Botz home page facebook page (roots music, blues, garage) The Elbo Room home page
2871 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-Midnight
Swing Night (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: $5
facebook event 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: $5 (plus $5 per lesson)
Thursday 26
facebook event Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Sugarcreek Road
The Barehand Jugband home page facebook page youtube channel (blues, country, folk)
Tangleweed home page facebook page (bluegrass)
In the SideBar @
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $5
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
Friday 27
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
Petra van Nuis home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-9:00pm
No Cover
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) Duke's Hideaway home page facebook page twitter stream
6920 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
The Black Willoughbys home page facebook page (roots music, blues, americana) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
facebook event Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (west coast swing)
DJ: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
facebook event 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: $8
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing) Vini's of Lisle home page
4729 Main St
Lisle, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm
DJ: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Saturday 28
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)
facebook event The Devil Dogs home page myspace page (rockabilly) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
Viva Swings (swing dancing, jitterbug) Studio Viva home page facebook page
41 E Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
facebook event the Mix home page facebook group (west coast swing dancing) Interclub Academy of Dance home page
7350 N Milwaukee Ave
Niles, IL (map)
Lessons: 8:00pm (west coast swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $8 (lesson: $5)
Sunday 29
Chicago Skyliners 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)
facebook event Thomas Gunther Trio home page facebook page (swinging jazz) The Bunkeris Lounge @
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $10
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), $5 (DJ only)
Monday 30
Memorial Day wikipedia article
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing) Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 31
Tuesdays Swing! (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Galaxie Chicago home page facebook page facebook group blogspot blog twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Black Rock Pub and Kitchen home page
3614 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
facebook event Lesson: 8:30pm (balboa)
DJ: 9:30pm-12:30am
$5 donation at the door
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