August 20 - 26, 2012

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Monday 20
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 21
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 (dips and tricks; partner required)
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 22
Jake Sanders
& John Donatowicz
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
facebook event Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Lesley Byers and the Jazz Cats (swing & jazz)
Athletic Field Park
3590 W Addison St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (east coast swing)

Live music and dancing: 7:00pm-9:00pm

No Cover
facebook event Shout Section Big Band home page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk) Esteban's home page
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $12
Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing) Navarro's home page facebook page
1601 Fairway Dr
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 23
Hot Summer Nights

Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music)
Chicago Botanic Garden home page facebook page
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Parking: $20)
facebook event Jake Sanders Quintet Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
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
Friday 24
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)

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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
Andy Schumm and His Flatland Gang home page Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Candye Kane (blues, rockabilly, jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
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: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
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
facebook event 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
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: $9 ($8 with valid student ID)
Saturday 25
facebook event The Real Gone facebook page (surf rock, rockabilly) The Dock at Montrose Beach home page facebook page twitter stream
200 W Montrose Harbor Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: Noon-3:00pm
No Cover
facebook event facebook event The Western Starlanders home page facebook page (honky tonk, western swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
The Matthew Skoller Band (blues, roots music) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-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)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
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)
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 26
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
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
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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