May 27 - June 2, 2013

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Monday 27
Memorial Day wikipedia article
"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
Tuesday 28
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 29
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
The Lucky Strikes facebook page (rockabilly) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Chicago Lindy Hop home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five
Chicago Dance home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
415 W Huron St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm

Live music & dancing: 9:15pm-Midnight

Cover: $10
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 30
Jake Sanders Quintet Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:30pm
No Cover
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Erin Edmister & Kilian Sweeney
Moonshine & Honeysuckle
Lisa DeRosia and Lush Budgett home page myspace page (country, pop, roots music)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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 31
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
Paris Swing home page (jazz, swing) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)

Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
with special guest: John Otto (clarinet w/ the fat babies)
Hilton Rosemont
5550 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Live Music starts at 9:00pm

Weekend Dance and Fri/Sat/Sun Workshop Pass: $179, Weekend Dance and Sat/Sun Workshop Pass: $169, Weekend Dance Pass: $119, Weekend Spectator Pass: $80, Friday Night Dance Pass: $35
Whitey Morgan and the 78's soundcloud sounds reverbnation artist profile (country, americana, southern rock)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance)
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 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)
Little Frank and The Premiers home page myspace page (blues, r&b, experimental) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
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-1:30am
No Cover
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 1
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel

Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz)

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Hilton Rosemont
5550 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Live Music starts at 8:30pm

Saturday Night Dance Pass: $40
The Hi-Q's (rockabilly, country, alternative)
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
The Lucky Strikes facebook page (rockabilly)
Mayne Stage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1328 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $23 (reserved seating), $18 (general admission)
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
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
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 (hustle)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Lesson: $5, Dance: $10 ($6 for members)
Sunday 2
facebook event American Lindy Hop Championships home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel Hilton Rosemont
5550 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Sunday Afternoon Dance Pass: $25, Sunday Night Dance Pass: $10
Delmark Records 60th Anniversary

Linsey Alexander (blues)
with special guest: Willie Buck
The Myron R. Szold Music and Dance Hall home page
4545 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 6:30pm
Cover: $20
Tattoo Across America Tour

Jake La Botz home page facebook page (roots music, blues, garage)
Tattoo Factory home page facebook page
4441 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Tattoo Shop Show: 7:00pm
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' Johnny Burgin home page (blues) 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), $7 (DJ only)
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