July 2012

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Sunday 1
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)
Sweet Home Chicago home page (jitterbug, swing dancing) Westin Chicago Northwest home page
400 Park Blvd
Itasca, IL (map)
Weekend Pass: $85 ($73 before 06/09/2012)
Monday 2
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 3
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 4
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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
Thursday 5
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
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
facebook event Chicago Tango Week home page facebook group (tango) Westin O'Hare home page
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Friday 6
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
Gypsy Rhythm Project home page (gypsy jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
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 Tillers home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (folk, americana, roots music)
Al Scorch's Country Soul Ensemble home page myspace page facebook page (americana, folk, post punk)
Magnolia Mountain
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $6
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-1:30am
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 Chicago Tango Week home page facebook group (tango) Westin O'Hare home page
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Saturday 7
Felix Reyes and the Cats (swing, blues, roots music) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
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 The Real Gone facebook page (surf rock, rockabilly) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
facebook event The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10
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
Decoy Prayer Meeting myspace page facebook page (country, folk, rockabilly) 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 Chicago Tango Week home page facebook group (tango) Westin O'Hare home page
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Sunday 8
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
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 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
Decoy Prayer Meeting myspace page facebook page (country, folk, rockabilly) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30am
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)
facebook event Chicago Tango Week home page facebook group (tango) Westin O'Hare home page
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Monday 9
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
The Screamin' End home page myspace page facebook page (roots music, rockabilly, blues)
Angela Perley & The Howlin' Moons
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $5
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 10
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 (collegiate shag)
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
$5 donation at the door
Wednesday 11
Taste of Chicago home page facebook page Grant Park
E Congress Pkwy & S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
begins
Taste of Chicago home page facebook page
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
begins
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) 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 12
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
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 13
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 facebook event Unknown Hinson home page myspace page facebook page (psychobilly, rock, rockabilly)
facebook event Creepy Band myspace page (rock)
Jayke Orvis myspace page (bluegrass, country, roots music)
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $20 ($15 in advance)
facebook event Miss Tess and the Talkbacks home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, blues, swing, country) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $15
facebook event The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) Friendly Tap home page facebook page twitter stream
6733 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
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
facebook event The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) 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
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-5:00am
Cover: $14 ($10 with student ID) - 'til 1:00am; $7 ($5 with Student ID) - 'til 5:00am; Lesson: +$3
Saturday 14
Cabernet Cabaret: Dancing in the Dark (motown, rock, big band, latin, country)

Arranmore Center for the Arts home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
34 Rance Rd
Oswego, IL (map)
Live Music & Dancing: 6:30pm-10:00pm
Cover: $20
facebook event The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll) Dell Rhea's Chicken Basket home page facebook page
645 Joliet Rd
Willowbrook, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $7
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
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
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 A Dance For Science home page Event

facebook event The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing)
Dance Center Chicago home page facebook page
3868 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Live Music & Dancing: 9:00pm-12:30am
Cover: $20
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-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 15
Taste of Chicago home page facebook page Grant Park
E Congress Pkwy & S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
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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)
Danny Kay and The Nightlifers facebook page reverbnation artist profile (roots, country, rockabilly)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $5
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 16
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 17
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 (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 18
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
63rd St Beach Fieldhouse
6302 E Hayes Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (jitterbug)

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

No Cover
The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Big Band
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 student ID)
facebook event Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Barb City Stompers home page (jazz)

Esteban's home page
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Live Music & Dancing: 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 19
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
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It's Thursday - Let's Dance! home page

facebook event The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Davis St Plaza (on Church St)
958 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm
Show: 7:00pm-9:00pm
No Cover
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
CD Release Party
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 20
Ramadan wikipedia article begins
Crazee Heart (americana, honky tonk)

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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
Rockabilly Pig Roast

Three Bad Jacks facebook page (punk, psychobilly, rockabilly)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
facebook event The UgLy myspace page (psychobilly, punk, thrash)
Knuckle Deep: A Hank III Tribute
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $12 ($20 for Pig and Show)
facebook event Swing Extravaganza (A Benefit Dance for Jenna Stworzyjanek)

The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing)
Big City Swing home page facebook page
1012 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $10
Andy Schumm and His Flatland Gang home page Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
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: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
13 Tikis myspace page twitter stream (surf) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
facebook event Decoy Prayer Meeting myspace page facebook page (country, folk, rockabilly) The Horseshoe home page myspace page facebook page
4115 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
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
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-Midnight
No Cover
Saturday 21
Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
No Cover
facebook event John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event Saturday Swing!

Petra van Nuis home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
The Atlantic Bar and Grill home page facebook page
5062 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $12 ($8 with valid student ID)
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 Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
Yoko Noge home page (jazz & blues) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
Cover: $10
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
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 22
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)
Monday 23
facebook event Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Baby Soda Jazz Band home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (swing)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10
Tuesday 24
facebook event Jazz Community Big Band home page facebook page (big band jazz) Mullen's Bar and Grill facebook page
8313 W Lawrence Ave
Norridge, IL (map)
7:00pm-10:00pm
facebook event Tuesdays Swing! (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Galaxie Chicago home page facebook page facebook group blogspot blog twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Baby Soda Jazz Band home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (swing)
Black Rock Pub and Kitchen home page
3614 N Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
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 25
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 Swing Night (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Paris Swing home page (jazz, swing)
Esteban's home page
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Live Music & Dancing: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $12
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
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
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 26
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
facebook event Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

The Last Kind Words
Knock Down String Band
Decoy Prayer Meeting myspace page facebook page (country, folk, rockabilly)
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 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 27
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 Bally Hoo!
(1930's style floor show)
Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Floor Show: 7:00pm-8:30pm

followed by live music from: Andy Schumm and His Flatland Gang home page

Floor Show and Supper: $75, Floor Show and Cash Bar: $25
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
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 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 facebook event Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway 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
facebook event Possum Hollow Boys facebook page (rockabilly, 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 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 28
Lucky Tubb and The Modern Day Troubadours home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (country, rockabilly, roots music)
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
The Gated Community
Alex Robert Felton and The Recession Band
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
facebook event Milt Trenier Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll) Salt Creek Wine Bar home page
8900 Fairview Ave
Brookfield, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Rosie Ledet and The Zydeco Playboys (zydeco)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Mississippi Heat home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
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-3:00am
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 29
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Steve Anthony Orchestra (ballroom)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm (swing/lindy hop)

Live music and dancing: 5:00pm-7:00pm

No Cover
Southland Jazz Ensemble
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)
Goddamn Gallows myspace page facebook page (americana, psychobilly, punk)
facebook event Owen Mays
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
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 30
facebook event The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) Webster's Wine Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
1480 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-11:30pm
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 31
Music on the Esplanade

The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Chicago Botanic Garden home page facebook page
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Parking: $20)
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 (collegiate shag)
DJ: 9:00pm-Midnight
$5 donation at the door
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