May 20 - 26, 2013

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Monday 20
"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
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 21
The Hot Club of Cowtown home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream youtube channel (hot jazz, folk, americana, western swing)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 7:00pm
Cover: $20/$18/$15
facebook event Third Anniversary Celebration
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
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
Wednesday 22
Steve Heliotes (piano)
& John Donatowicz (guitar)
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
Chicago Lindy Hop home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) Chicago Dance home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
415 W Huron St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm
DJs: 9:15pm-Midnight
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 23
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
Pokey LaFarge home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (roots music, early jazz, string ragtime, country blues, western swing)
Al Scorch
Lincoln Hall home page facebook page twitter stream
2424 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15 at the door, $13 in advance
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 DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Community Night
Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center home page facebook page
2235 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm-9:30pm (blues dancing)
DJs: 9:30pm-11:15pm
No Cover
Friday 24
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
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
Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys myspace page facebook page (rockabilly, country, folk rock) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
The Matthew Skoller Band (blues, roots music) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
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-1:30am
No Cover
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-2:00am
No Cover
Saturday 25
National Tap Dance Day wikipedia article
Bailey Dee home page facebook page Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
facebook event NU Community Jazz Band home page facebook page (jazz, jazz big band)

Spring Social
Louis Room @
Norris University Center home page
1999 Campus Dr
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm (swing)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm

Jack & Jill *DANCE CONTEST*

Cover: $7 ($5 for NU WildCard holders)
The Matthew Skoller Band (blues, roots music) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
CD Release Show

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)
9:00pm
Cover: $28
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)
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
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 Tri-City Swing home page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

DJ'd Swing Dance Night
A Step Above Dance Academy home page facebook page
110 E Wilson St
Batavia, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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
Chicago Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, swing dancing) Elks Lodge (No. 1596) home page
4428 Midlothian Tpke
Crestwood, IL (map)
8:00pm-11:30pm
Donation: $8 ($5 for members)
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-2:00am
No Cover
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 26
Frankie Manning's Birthday wikipedia article
Chicago French Music Association (chicago cajuns) home page facebook page (cajun, zydeco)

The Cajun Vagabonds (cajun, zydeco)
The Empty Bottle home page facebook page
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-4:30pm
Dance lesson during the band break
Cover: $10
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)
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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