May 21 - 27, 2012

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Monday 21
Rum Drum Ramblers facebook page reverbnation artist profile (string band, blues, country, roots music) Cole's Bar blogspot
2338 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
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 22
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
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
$5 donation at the door
Barb City Swing Connection home page facebook group (swing dancing)

Barb City Stompers home page (jazz)
The House Cafe home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
263 E Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Wednesday 23
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 24
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 25
National Tap Dance Day wikipedia article
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 with student ID)
facebook event The Waco Brothers home page myspace page (country, rock)
The Riptones home page (country, blues, roots rock)
Beat Kitchen home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
2100 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $12
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
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
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
Saturday 26
facebook event Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
In The Courtyard (behind)
Hutchinson Commons
5706 S University Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-5:00pm
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)
Gutterbilly Boys myspace page facebook page (blues, country, folk)
Cochino y Los Pisteros
Billy Don Burns myspace page facebook page (country, folk, bluegrass)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
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
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (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
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)
Sunday 27
A Memorial Jam Celebrating the Life and Music of Bob Carter

with very special guests:
The Mighty Blue Kings ("Meet Me In Uptown" reunion)

also featuring:
Nick Moss
Erwin Helfer (boogie woogie & blues)
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz)
Rockin' Johnny Burgin home page (blues)
Tom Holland
Little Al Thomas with John Edelmann
John "Boom" Brumbach
Marty Binder
Mark Wydra
Kenny Smith
Mark Fornek
"Barstool" Bob Levis
Sharon Lewis
Scotty & The Bad Boys
Harlan Terson
Gerry Hundt with Matt Hendricks (blues, rock, roots music)
Matthew Skoller
SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 5:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $40 (reserved table seating), $30 (general admission)
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)
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
facebook event Be Bop Battlin Ball facebook page (jive, bop, stroll)
and Night & Day Vintage home page present:

Big Jay McNeely home page myspace page facebook page home page "The King of the Honkers" (saxophone - rock 'n' roll, r&b, jazz, blues)
The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll)
Miss Jubilee home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz)
Mayne Stage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1328 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $18 in advance ($15 at the door)
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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