February 11 - 17, 2013

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Monday 11
"Blue Monday"

Erwin Helfer (boogie woogie & blues)
Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
facebook event Third Coast Swing home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) Presents:
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 12
Lincoln's Birthday wikipedia article
Mardi Gras wikipedia article
Lowdown Brass Band home page myspace page facebook page (brass, street funk, crunk - in the new orleans 2nd line tradition) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) Buddy Guy's Legends home page
700 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:30am
Cover: $10
facebook event Blues Dancing in The Burbs facebook group (blues dance)
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 13
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
Wednesday Swings
with Carl and Karrie home page facebook page (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: $6 (Lessons: +$5 each)
Thursday 14
Valentine's Day wikipedia article
facebook event The Del Moroccos facebook page facebook group (r&b, rock, rockabilly)
Shake 'Em On Down (country blues, ragtime, delta blues)
SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 7:30pm
Cover: $22 (reserved table seating), $15 (at the door), $12 (in advance)
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Vaud and The Villains home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (1930's new orleans orchestra and cabaret show, americana, folk, jazz) Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $17
The Hooten Hallers home page myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (blues, rock. hillbilly)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Pearls Mahone myspace page facebook page youtube channel soundcloud sounds (rockabilly, roots music, country)
Abbey Pub home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
3420 W Grace St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
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
DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

facebook event Community Night
Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center home page facebook page
2235 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm-9:30pm
DJs: 9:30pm-11:15pm
No Cover
Friday 15
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 Rhythm & Booze Ball

The Whammy! home page facebook page (rockabilly)
The Dirty Generals home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (country, folk, whiskey rock, americana)
Shotgun Gambling myspace page (punk, rockabilly)
Tracer Bullet home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel reverbnation artist profile (punk, rock, soul)
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
7:30pm
Cover: $15 (at the door), $12 (in advance)

Live Music, Burlesque Show, & Pin Up Girl Contest
The Rhythm & Booze Ball

The Heavies facebook page reverbnation artist profile (surf)
Surfaholics home page facebook page (surf)
The Real Gone facebook page (surf rock, rockabilly)
Private Instigators home page facebook page (punk doo wop)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
7:30pm
Cover: $15 (at the door), $12 (in advance)
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
No Cover
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) The Myron R. Szold Music and Dance Hall home page
4545 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm
Cover: $10
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 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
Saturday 16
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 for students)
The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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
The Matthew Skoller Band (blues, roots music) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
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
Paris Swing home page (jazz, swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm-1:00am
No Cover
facebook event DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Sweetheart Swing!
DePaul University Student Center home page
2250 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 Students with valid ID; $3 DePaul Swing Society members)
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 17
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band) Presents:

Ann Stewart and her Banjo Buddies (dixieland)
Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Cover: $20 at the door ($18 in advance, Students with ID: free admission)
Limited Edition Big Band home page (big band jazz, 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)
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
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-11:00pm
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), $7 (DJ only)
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