June 10 - 16, 2013

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Monday 10
"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 11
Music on the Esplanade

Bopology (jazz, swing, jump blues)
Chicago Botanic Garden home page facebook page
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Parking: $25)
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
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 12
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
Bailey Dee home page facebook page Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
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-12:45am
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
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 13
Record Row Concerts
Blues Garden @
Blues Heaven Foundation (the former chess records studios) home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
2120 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Live Music: 6:00pm-7:00pm
No Cover
Hot Summer Nights

Le Travaillant (cajun)
Chicago Botanic Garden home page facebook page
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Parking: $25)
Jake Sanders Quintet Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:30pm
No Cover
Heybale! home page myspace page (country) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm
Cover: $12
Blues Thursdays

Lurrie Bell home page myspace page (blues)
27 Live home page facebook page twitter stream
1012 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $10 ($8 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
Friday 14
Flag Day wikipedia article
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
Tribute to Benny Goodman
Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Ravinia Festival home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
400 Iris Ln
Highland Park, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $70 ticket and dining package (SOLD OUT), $55/$45 reserved, $22 lawn

dance floor on the lawn
8th annual women's board dance contest

note: sometimes modern jazz musicians play classic tunes in a modern style when paying tribute to those that came before them; and sometimes they play the classics tunes using the classic arrangements
Josh Duffee and His Graystone Monarchs home page facebook page (20s and 30s hot jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Viper's Dream facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz, hot club swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
CodeBLUE home page facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID), Lesson: +$3
Saturday 15
Mods Vs. Rockers Vintage Motorcycle & Scooter Rally - Outdoor Stage: Rockabilly Riot

Million Dollar Quartet (a stage show/musical about johnny cash, elvis presley, carl perkins, and jerry lee lewis)
The Krank Daddies home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, rockabilly, punk)
The Bama Lamas facebook page (rock, r&b, garage)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Outdoor Stage @
Aragon Ballroom home page facebook page
1106 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
1:00pm-6:00pm
Cover: $10 for spectators; $10 for vehicle registration
Mods Vs. Rockers Vintage Motorcycle & Scooter Rally - Rockabilly Riot

Reverend Horton Heat home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, rock, rockabilly)
J.D. McPherson home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, country)
Lee Rocker home page myspace page facebook page (rockabilly, rock)
The Supersuckers
Aragon Ballroom home page facebook page
1106 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm
Cover: $30 in advance
Davina and the Vagabonds home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel soundcloud sounds (jazz, blues, roots music) 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 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)
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: 10:00pm
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 16
Father's Day wikipedia article
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band) Presents:

Doug Finke Quartet
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)
WreckLess Chicago facebook page
presents: Sunday Bike Nights (rock'n'roll, r&b, rockabilly)

Old Town Underdogs facebook page youtube channel (rock'n'roll, rockabilly, country, blues)

Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
5:00pm-9:00pm
Live Music: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
Big Band Boom! home page facebook page twitter stream (jazz, 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
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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