February 6 - 12, 2012

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Monday 6
John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
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
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 7
Yoko Noge and The Jazz Me Blues Band home page (jazz & blues) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
Alan Gresik Trio home page (1930s, 40s, 50s swinging dance tunes)

TwelveWest home page facebook page
12 W Elm St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover ($20 minimum required)
facebook event Tuesdays Swing! (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Galaxie Chicago home page facebook page facebook group blogspot blog twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Carl Sonny Leyland (boogie woogie piano)
Black Rock Pub and Kitchen home page
3614 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (boogie woogie)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
$10 donation at the door
Barb City Swing Connection home page facebook group (swing dancing) The House Cafe home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
263 E Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm
DJ: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Shark City Swing home page (west coast swing dancing) Shark City home page facebook page twitter stream
2240 Bloomingdale Rd
Glendale Heights, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-12:30am
Lesson: 9:30pm (west coast swing)
Cover: $7
Wednesday 8
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: $7
facebook event Dance Night The Red Canary home page facebook page twitter stream
695 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (swing dancing)
DJ: 9:00pm-10:30pm
No Cover
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 (Lessons: +$5 each)
Thursday 9
facebook event The Lucky Strikes facebook page (rockabilly) Grace Street Tap
3759 N Western Ave
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
facebook event Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
No Cover
Friday 10
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
WDCB Public Radio 90.9 FM home page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, blues, news)

WDCB Winter Gala Fundraiser
Dinner & Big Band Dance

John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing)
Drury Lane Theatre home page facebook page twitter stream
100 Drury Ln
Oakbrook Terrace, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $125 in advance ($100 in advance for Friends of WDCB)

reservations required
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: 9:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
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
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
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event CodeBLUE home page facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Outer Space Studio
1474 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID), Lesson: +$3
Saturday 11
52nd Annual University of Chicago Folk Festival home page

Dance with:
The Quebe Sisters home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (americana, country, western swing, vintage style three-part harmony)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
2:30pm-3:30pm
No Cover
facebook event Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing) Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Show: 8:30pm
Cover: $15 ($12 with student ID)

dinner packages available: $35/$40/$45 (6:00pm seating, includes dancing)
The Bucktown Aces facebook page (cajun, country, western swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
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)
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
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
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
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
facebook event DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Sweetheart Swing Ball
John R Cortelyou Commons home page
2324 N Fremont St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 Students with ID; $3 DePaul Swing Society Members)
Chicago Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, swing dancing) Elks Lodge (No. 1596) home page
4428 Midlothian Tpke
Crestwood, IL (map)
8:00pm-Midnight
Donation: $8 ($5 for members)
facebook event Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 10:00pm-3:00am
No Cover
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 12
Lincoln's Birthday wikipedia article
The Recessionaires Dance Club home page (big band dancing, polka dancing, country dancing)

Pre Valentines Dinner Dance

Ron Smolen Orchestra home page youtube channel (big band)
Sorrento's Village Italian Restaurant home page home page facebook page
2318 N Mannheim Rd
Melrose Park, IL (map)
Dinner: 1:00pm
Big Band Dancing: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Cover: $35 (reservations suggested)
Leon Redbone home page (jazz, blues, tin pan alley) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm

SOLD OUT
Cover: $25 ($20 in advance)
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
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)
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