May 14 - 20, 2012

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Monday 14
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 & 12:30am-1:00am
Live Music & Dancing: 10:00pm-12:30am
Cover: $10
Tuesday 15
facebook event Tuesdays Swing! (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Galaxie Chicago home page facebook page facebook group blogspot blog twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

The Fat Babies myspace page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Black Rock Pub and Kitchen home page
3614 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (1920's charleston)
Live Music & Dancing: 9:00pm-Midnight
$10 donation at the door
facebook event Blues Dancing
The Dance Spot home page facebook page
605 E Ogden Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm (blues dance)
DJ: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Wednesday 16
Jazz Community Big Band home page facebook page (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under with ID)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)

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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 17
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
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 18
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
Rockin' Johnny Burgin home page (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event The Dirt Daubers myspace page facebook page (bluegrass, country, jazz)
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)
Angela James
The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8
Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
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-1:30am
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 19
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event 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!

Jake Sanders Quartet
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)
facebook event The Nightmen home page facebook page (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-Midnight
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
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: 9:30pm-3:00am
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 20
DuPage Community Jazz Ensemble (20-piece big band)
Building K @
College of DuPage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
425 Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL (map)
Show: 1:30pm-3:30pm
Cover: $6
facebook event Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band) Presents:

Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago soundcloud sounds (big band jazz)
Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-5:30pm
Cover: $17 at the door, $15 in advance
facebook event NU Community Jazz Program Band Louis Room @
Norris University Center home page
1999 Campus Dr
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:15pm (swing)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 for NU WildCard holders)
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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