May 7 - 13, 2012

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Monday 7
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 8
The Black Willoughbys home page facebook page (roots music, blues, americana) The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
$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: 8:00pm (1920's solo charleston)
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
$5 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
Wednesday 9
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: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
facebook event Speakeasy Chicago home page facebook page

presents: le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop)
Frontier home page facebook page twitter stream
1072 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Hosted Bar: 9:00pm-10:00pm
Show: 10:00pm
password party, rsvp for the password
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
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 10
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 11
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Weekend Dance and Fri/Sat/Sun Workshop Pass: $169, Weekend Dance and Sat/Sun Workshop Pass: $159, Weekend Dance Pass: $119 at the door ($109 in advance), Weekend Spectator Pass: $80 at the door ($50 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
8:30pm-11:30pm

Cover: $35 at the door ($30 in advance)

Note: Cover includes late night live music & dancing after 11:30pm.

Spectator Pass (no dancing, excludes late night music & dancing): $20 at the door ($15 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Glenn Crytzer and his Syncopators home page facebook page twitter stream (jazz)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
11:30pm-3:00am

Cover: $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
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Act One @
Mayne Stage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1328 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:00pm
No Cover
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
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
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
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-11:30pm
No Cover
Saturday 12
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Saturday All-Day Pass: $60 at the door ($50 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Glenn Crytzer and his Syncopators home page facebook page twitter stream (jazz)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
1:30pm-4:30pm

Cover: $25 at the door ($20 in advance)

Spectator Pass (no dancing): $20 at the door ($15 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
8:30pm-11:30pm

Cover: $35

Note: Cover includes late night live music & dancing after 11:30pm.

Spectator Pass (no dancing, excludes late night music & dancing): $20 at the door ($15 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Robert Bell and his Hot Swing Combo home page myspace page (jazz, swing, gypsy jazz)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
11:30pm-2:30am

Cover: $10
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
facebook event Garter Girls facebook page
Benefit for Nick Curran

Rockin' Billy and the Wild Coyotes (blues, psychobilly, rockabilly)
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Lil Red and The Howlin' Wolves facebook page (rockabilly)
Possum Hollow Boys facebook page (rockabilly, country, roots music)
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b)
The Honeybees home page myspace page facebook group twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, other)
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly)
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Pearls Mahone myspace page facebook page youtube channel soundcloud sounds (rockabilly, roots music, country)
Late Night Bait home page (jazz, rockabilly, swing, bluegrass)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
7:30pm-2:30am
Cover: $10
Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana) 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-2:30am
No Cover
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)
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 13
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facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Robert Bell and his Hot Swing Combo home page myspace page (jazz, swing, gypsy jazz)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
1:30pm-4:30pm

Cover: $25 at the door ($20 in advance)

Spectator Pass (no dancing): $20 at the door ($15 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
9:30pm-2:00am

Cover: $15
Barb City Stompers home page (jazz) The House Cafe home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
263 E Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, IL (map)
Show: 1:30pm-4:15pm
No Cover
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
Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
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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