December 31, 2012 - January 6, 2013

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Monday 31
New Year's Eve wikipedia article
Hot Club Thing home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (gypsy jazz) Webster's Wine Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
1480 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $85

doors open at 800pm

DJs from 11:30pm-1:30am

12 sparkling, white and red wines, assorted craft beers, and mixed drinks with a Champagne toast at midnight

appetizers and small entrées

facebook event J.D. McPherson home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, country)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Abbey Pub home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
3420 W Grace St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight

Cover: VIP $70 (includes open bar, appetizer buffet, champagne at midnight, party favors), General Admission $25 (in advance)
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

$165 per person (includes 3 course meal and 1 bottle of champagne per couple)

black tie
facebook event SwingIn' the New Year 6

Thomas Gunther Trio home page facebook page (swinging jazz)
Dance Center Chicago home page facebook page
3868 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-1:00am

Cover: $40 at the door ($30 for students with valid ID); $30 in advance ($20 for students with valid ID)
Rockin' Johnny Burgin home page (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
facebook event Wanda Jackson myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rockabilly)
The Dirt Daubers myspace page facebook page (bluegrass, country, jazz)
Double Door home page facebook page twitter stream
1571 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am

Cover: $100 (includes hosted bar)
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-1:30am
Cover: $15

party favors
champagne toast at midnight
facebook event JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (soul, post punk) Mayne Stage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1328 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm-1:00am

Cover: Reserved VIP Seating: $65 (includes champagne at midnight, party favors, and a signed poster), General Admission $45 (mostly standing room, includes champagne at midnight, and party favors)
Chicago Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, swing dancing)

New Year's Eve Gala
Palos Country Club home page
13100 SW Hwy
Orland Park, IL (map)
7:30pm-12:30am

CJC Members: $60 before 12/24 ($55 before 12/1); Guests: $70 before 12/24 ($65 before 12/1)

7:30pm: hors d'oeuvres & cocktails, 8:30pm: plated dinner, plus open bar, party favors, and a champagne toast &at; midnight
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
facebook event Bluesn' New Years Eve Dance
Rast Ballet and Dance Studio home page
1803 Byron St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-3:00am

Cover: $10
Windy City Jitterbug Club home page facebook group (jitterbug, bop, shag, west coast swing dancing) The Centre at North Park home page
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
7:00pm-1:00am

Reservations before 12/24 only: $65 ($55 for members)

7:00pm-8:00am: Cocktails
8:00pm: Dinner
7:00pm-1:00am: DJs & Dancing
Tuesday 1
New Year's Day wikipedia article
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 2
Jake Sanders
& John Donatowicz
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
CLOSED TODAY
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Wednesday Swings
with Carl and Karrie home page facebook page (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: $6 (Lessons: +$5 each)
Thursday 3
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) 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 Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: Nikki Hill home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (r&b, soul, roots music, rock'n'roll)
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
Chicago Winter Dance

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Chicago Cultural Center home page
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (east coast swing)

Live music and dancing: 7:00pm-9:30pm

No Cover
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Shout Section Big Band home page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Nikki Hill home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (r&b, soul, roots music, rock'n'roll) 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
Saturday 5
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-10:00pm
No Cover
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 for students)
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
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: 8:30pm-11:30pm
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
The Hobo Code facebook page (blues, roots, swing, oldtime, urban, rural) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
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 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)
John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
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
Rockin' Billy Harnden (blues, psychobilly, rockabilly) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
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), $7 (DJ only)
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