July 1 - 7, 2013

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Monday 1
Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing) Hackney's Palos Park home page
9550 W 123rd St
Palos Park, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-10:30pm
No Cover
Big Band Boom! home page facebook page twitter stream (jazz, swing) Gallery Cabaret home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
2020 N Oakley Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Third Coast Swing home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) Presents:
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-12:30am
Cover: $10
Tuesday 2
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 3
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 4
Independence Day wikipedia article
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: 5:30pm-7:00pm
No Cover
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (east coast swing)

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

No Cover
facebook event Chicago Tango Week home page facebook group (tango) Westin O'Hare home page
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Friday 5
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
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: Ross Kleiner & The Thrill

Plus:
A Tribute to Ron Cannon - Big Daddy Sun
featuring members of:
The Outer Planets
Hot Red and Blue
The Rebel Rousers
The Moondogs
The Greaseballs
Hi-Fi & the Road Burners
The Riptones
The Deacons
The Hellbillys
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Bailey Dee home page facebook page The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
First Fridays - Swingin' at the Studio (lindy hop, swing dancing) Big City Swing home page facebook page
1012 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-8:45pm
Dancing: 8:45pm-Midnight
Cost: $10
facebook event Chicago Tango Week home page facebook group (tango) Westin O'Hare home page
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Saturday 6
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly) 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 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)
facebook event Chicago Tango Week home page facebook group (tango) Westin O'Hare home page
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
Sunday 7
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page

Ray Gelato and City Rhythm Orchestra (big band swing)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm (jitterbug)

Live music and dancing: 5:00pm-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
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)
facebook event Chicago Tango Week home page facebook group (tango) Westin O'Hare home page
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL (map)
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