December 3 - 9, 2012

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Monday 3
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 4
facebook event Caravan of Thieves home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (gypsy jazz, swing, pop) Schubas Tavern home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
3159 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $8 in advance, $10 at the door
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
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 5
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
Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Thomas Gunther Trio home page facebook page (swinging jazz)
Navarro's home page facebook page
1601 Fairway Dr
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
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 6
Petra van Nuis home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Pokey LaFarge home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (roots music, early jazz, string ragtime, country blues, western swing)
Chicago Farmer
Schubas Tavern home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
3159 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $12
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 Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: The Uptown Savages (r&b, big beat, rockabilly)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation

****Bring a new, unwrapped toy, book or non-perishable food item for the annual holiday drive****
Friday 7
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
Chris and Heather present:

"The Last Country Calendar Show"

with:
Jon Langford
Possum Hollow Boys facebook page (rockabilly, country, roots music)
Jane Baxter Miller home page (country) and Kent Kessler
Scott Ligon
Robbie Fulks and Donna Fulks
The Polkaholics
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
The Paulina Hollers
Devil in a Woodpile home page (acoustic blues and ragtime)
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
and
Matt Miller
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $20
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
facebook event The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Adriatic Cafe Restaurant home page
5553 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
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
facebook event Bailey Dee home page facebook page Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Joseph Messing and the Wise Men home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (rock, blues, folk) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Saturday 8
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Baby Soda Jazz Band home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
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
Soul Lucky (soul) Club Amore home page
8166 Grand Ave
River Grove, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm
No Cover
Shake 'Em On Down (country blues, ragtime, delta blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
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)
Sunday 9
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Christmas Party

Andy Schumm and His Gin Bottle Four home page
Holiday Banquet Hall home page
10140 S Roberts Rd
Palos Hills, IL (map)
Noon-5:00pm

Dancing & Dining

Cover: $45
Chicago Skyliners 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 home page facebook 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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