May 2012

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Tuesday 1
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
Wednesday 2
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
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 3
facebook event Leon Redbone home page (jazz, blues, tin pan alley) The Montrose Room @
InterContinental Hotel (O'Hare) home page facebook page twitter stream
5300 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Concert: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $40 (first row, main floor), $30 (main floor), $20 (upper level)
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 Bands:
Pep Torres (r&b, rock, rockabilly)
The Lustre Kings home page facebook page (rockabilly, swing, roots music)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Friday 4
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 Big Bad Voodoo Daddy home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (swing, jazz, rock)

Tribute to Cab Calloway
Arcada Theatre home page facebook page twitter stream
105 E Main St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Concert & Dance: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $49 (main floor front), $39 (main floor rear, balcony front), $29 (balcony rear)
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 Lustre Kings home page facebook page (rockabilly, swing, roots music) 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 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 (charleston)
DJs: 9:00pm-11:30pm
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
facebook event DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Spring Fling: A Night of Masquerade
Dance Center Chicago home page facebook page
3868 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm-9:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $8 ($5 DePaul Swing Society Members)
Saturday 5
Cinco de Mayo wikipedia article
facebook event Cat Club facebook page blogspot (rockabilly)
Reckless Ones home page myspace page facebook page (rockabilly)
Tracer Bullet
Pearls Mahone myspace page facebook page youtube channel soundcloud sounds (rockabilly, roots music, country)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
Billy Flynn home page (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
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
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 Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound) 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 (hustle)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 6
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 7
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 8
The Black Willoughbys home page facebook page (roots music, blues, americana) The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
$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 (1920's solo charleston)
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 9
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: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
facebook event Speakeasy Chicago home page facebook page

presents: le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop)
Frontier home page facebook page twitter stream
1072 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Hosted Bar: 9:00pm-10:00pm
Show: 10:00pm
password party, rsvp for the password
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 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) Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
No Cover
Friday 11
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Weekend Dance and Fri/Sat/Sun Workshop Pass: $169, Weekend Dance and Sat/Sun Workshop Pass: $159, Weekend Dance Pass: $119 at the door ($109 in advance), Weekend Spectator Pass: $80 at the door ($50 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
8:30pm-11:30pm

Cover: $35 at the door ($30 in advance)

Note: Cover includes late night live music & dancing after 11:30pm.

Spectator Pass (no dancing, excludes late night music & dancing): $20 at the door ($15 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Glenn Crytzer and his Syncopators home page facebook page twitter stream (jazz)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
11:30pm-3:00am

Cover: $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
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Act One @
Mayne Stage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1328 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:00pm
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 The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
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) 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-11:30pm
No Cover
Saturday 12
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Saturday All-Day Pass: $60 at the door ($50 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Glenn Crytzer and his Syncopators home page facebook page twitter stream (jazz)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
1:30pm-4:30pm

Cover: $25 at the door ($20 in advance)

Spectator Pass (no dancing): $20 at the door ($15 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
8:30pm-11:30pm

Cover: $35

Note: Cover includes late night live music & dancing after 11:30pm.

Spectator Pass (no dancing, excludes late night music & dancing): $20 at the door ($15 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Robert Bell and his Hot Swing Combo home page myspace page (jazz, swing, gypsy jazz)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
11:30pm-2:30am

Cover: $10
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 Garter Girls facebook page
Benefit for Nick Curran

Rockin' Billy and the Wild Coyotes (blues, psychobilly, rockabilly)
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Lil Red and The Howlin' Wolves facebook page (rockabilly)
Possum Hollow Boys facebook page (rockabilly, country, roots music)
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b)
The Honeybees home page myspace page facebook group twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, other)
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly)
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Pearls Mahone myspace page facebook page youtube channel soundcloud sounds (rockabilly, roots music, country)
Late Night Bait home page (jazz, rockabilly, swing, bluegrass)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
7:30pm-2:30am
Cover: $10
Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
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-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)
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 13
Mother's Day wikipedia article
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Robert Bell and his Hot Swing Combo home page myspace page (jazz, swing, gypsy jazz)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
1:30pm-4:30pm

Cover: $25 at the door ($20 in advance)

Spectator Pass (no dancing): $20 at the door ($15 in advance)
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Crowne Plaza Chicago O'Hare Hotel and Conference Center home page
5440 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
9:30pm-2:00am

Cover: $15
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
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
Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
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 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)
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)
Monday 28
Memorial Day wikipedia article
Tuesday 29
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-11:00pm
$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
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
$5 donation at the door
Wednesday 30
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
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 31
facebook event Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Mars Hill
Morning Shower Scotch
Cropduster myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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
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