February 2012

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Wednesday 1
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: $12
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 Dance Night The Red Canary home page facebook page twitter stream
695 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:30pm (blues dancing)
DJ: 9:30pm-11:30pm
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 2
Groundhog Day wikipedia article
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

facebook event Host Band: Three Blue Teardrops myspace page facebook page (garage, psychobilly, rockabilly)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Friday 3
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 Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
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)
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
The Hobo Code facebook page (blues, roots, swing, oldtime, urban, rural) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
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
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 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
Saturday 4
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 facebook event Three Blue Teardrops myspace page facebook page (garage, psychobilly, rockabilly)
Hillbilly Idle myspace page facebook page (rockabilly)
Lil Red and The Howlin' Wolves facebook page (rockabilly)
GrandBar home page facebook page
1600 W Grand Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-1:00am
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 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-2:30am
No Cover
Windy City Jitterbug Club home page facebook group (jitterbug, bop, shag, west coast swing dancing) American Legion Post 974 home page
9757 Pacific Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
8:00pm-11:30pm
Donation: $10 ($5 for members)
facebook event Lucky's Savoy Stomp facebook group (swing dancing, lindy hop) Lucky Number Grill home page facebook group
1931 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 9:00pm-10:00pm
DJs: 10:00pm-2:00am
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)
Lesson: 8:00pm (country two step)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 5
The Fat Babies myspace page (1920s & 1930s jazz)

with: Carl Sonny Leyland (boogie woogie piano)
and: Jonathan Doyle (clarinet, saxaphone)
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)
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)
Monday 13
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 balboa bomb 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 14
Valentine's Day wikipedia article
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
facebook event 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 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: 8:30pm-12:30am
No Cover
Wednesday 15
Chicago Skyliners Big Band (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
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
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 16
Miss Tess and The Bon Ton Parade home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, blues, swing, country)
Mark Lavengood home page (western swing)
Down Boy Down
(rock, pop, folk)
Headless Troubadour
(rock)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $7
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 17
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 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 Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Swinging Valentine's Dance

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10 ($7 for students with ID)
Possum Hollow Boys facebook page (rockabilly, country, roots music) 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 Carl and Karrie home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Peter Strom Lindy Workshop - Friday Dance
The Bunkeris Lounge @
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
Saturday 18
facebook event Chicago Winter Dance
The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing)
Cloud Gate (the bean) @
Millennium Park
Chicago, IL (map)
Doors Open: 4:30pm
Free dance lesson: 5:00pm-6:00pm
Live music and dancing: 6:00pm-8:00pm

Note: Due to space constraints, a limited number of people are allowed inside the dance space at one time. As people leave, others who may be waiting are then permitted to enter.

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
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 Saturday Swing!

The Fat Babies home page facebook 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 ($8 with valid student ID)
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
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
Windy City Jitterbug Club home page facebook group (jitterbug, bop, shag, west coast swing dancing) American Legion Post 974 home page
9757 Pacific Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
8:00pm-11:30pm
Donation: $10 ($5 for members)
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)
Lesson: 8:00pm (west coast swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 19
Chicago French Music Association (chicago cajuns) home page facebook page (cajun, zydeco)

Chicago Cajun Aces (cajun)
The Empty Bottle home page facebook page
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Dance lesson during the band break
Cover: $7
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 with student ID)
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)
Monday 20
Washington's Birthday wikipedia article
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 Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Jake Sanders Quintet
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-10:00pm
Live Music & Dancing: 10:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10
Tuesday 21
Mardi Gras wikipedia article
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
facebook event 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 (no minimum in the bar area, $20 minimum if seated at a table in the lounge area)
facebook event 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 (tandem charleston)
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
$5 donation at the door
facebook event 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
facebook event 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 22
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 (lindy hop)
DJ: 9:00pm-10:30pm
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 (Lessons: +$5 each)
Thursday 23
facebook event Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Honky Tonk Parade
Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing)
Scott Lucas & the Married Men
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
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 24
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) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
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
facebook event The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)
Cloudbirds
The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8
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
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 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 (solo blues dance)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $8
Saturday 25
Eilen Jewell myspace page twitter stream (country, folk, blues)
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: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
facebook event The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
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-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)
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
Sunday 26
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 with student ID)
facebook event Bopology (jazz, swing, jump blues) Louis Room @
Norris University Center home page
1999 Campus Dr
Evanston, IL (map)
Lessons: 6:30pm (tranky doo), 7:30pm (swing)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 for NU WildCard holders), Tranky Doo lesson: +$3
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)
Monday 27
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 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: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $7
facebook event 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 28
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
facebook event 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 (no minimum in the bar area, $20 minimum if seated at a table in the lounge area)
facebook event Barehand Dixieland (20's & 30's dixieland) The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-Midnight
free dance lesson before the band starts
$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 (shim sham)
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
$5 donation at the door
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 29
West End Jazz Band (sweet & hot jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $10
facebook event 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
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 The Real Gone facebook page (surf rock, rockabilly) Simone's Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
960 W 18th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-12:30am
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: $7
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 (Lessons: +$5 each)
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