June 2013

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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)
Monday 3
Third Coast Swing home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) Presents:
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 ($8 w/Student ID)
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
"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
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
Tuesday 4
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 5
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
The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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 6
Chicago Blues Festival home page facebook page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
CUBE 2013 home page facebook page
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

The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Chicago Botanic Garden home page facebook page
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Parking: $25)
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:30pm
No Cover
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
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: Hillbilly Idle myspace page facebook page (rockabilly)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
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 7
Chicago Blues Festival home page facebook page Grant Park home page
337 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
CUBE 2013 home page facebook page
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
Billy Flynn home page (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
facebook event The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $12
Shake 'Em On Down (country blues, ragtime, delta blues) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
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
Saturday 8
Chicago Blues Festival home page facebook page Grant Park home page
337 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
CUBE 2013 home page facebook page
Jake Sanders (guitar, banjo) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Paris Swing home page (jazz, swing) 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 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)
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
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)
Sunday 9
Ramadan wikipedia article begins
Chicago Blues Festival home page facebook page Grant Park home page
337 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
CUBE 2013 home page facebook page
Ribfest Chicago 2013

The Lucky Strikes facebook page (rockabilly)
Save More Lounge facebook page
4060 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:00pm-7:30pm
No Cover
(there is a requested donation to enter Ribfest)
Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago soundcloud sounds (big band jazz) 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
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
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)
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 (rockabilly)
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)
Monday 17
"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 18
Preservation Hall Jazz Band home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (new orleans jazz, dixieland jazz, traditional jazz) SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 7:00pm
Cover: $46 (reserved table seats), $32 (general admission seats), $20 (standing room)
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
Preservation Hall Jazz Band home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (new orleans jazz, dixieland jazz, traditional jazz) SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 9:30pm
Cover: $46 (reserved table seats), $32 (general admission seats), $20 (standing room)
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 19
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 Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Poundcake youtube channel (rock'n'roll, americana, roots music)

featuring:
Teddy Thompson home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel youtube channel (folk, rock)
Jeff Hill (bass)
and
Ethan Eubanks (drums)

Special Guest: Honey & Buffalo
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $15

Speakeasy Chicago home page facebook page

le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop)
Frontier home page facebook page twitter stream
1072 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm
password party (rsvp for the password)
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 20
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
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: 7:00pm-9:30pm
No Cover
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
Blues Thursdays

Mike Wheeler Band
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 21
Summer Solstice 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
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) Adriatic Cafe Restaurant home page
5553 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
Bill Kirchen

plus: James Intveld home page myspace page (americana, country, gospel)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
Joel Paterson myspace page youtube channel (guitar) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
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
Saturday 22
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) 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 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)
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
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
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)
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 23
A Day in the Country

Outside Stage: (2:00pm-3:15pm)

The Cajun Vagabonds (cajun, zydeco)
Hat Stretchers

Inside Stage: (3:30pm-11:15pm)

The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing)
Angela James
Al Scorch's Country Soul Ensemble home page myspace page facebook page (americana, folk, post punk)
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music)
Bubbly Creek Bluegrass Band
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)
Red Meat
Majors Junction
Cropduster myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country)
Rivals of the Peacemaker
The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-11:15pm

bands in order of appearance

Cover: $10
facebook event "Rock Around The Clock" Swing Dance (rock 'n' roll, r&b, soul)
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
6:30pm-10:00pm
Cover: $10 ($8 with student ID)
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)
Monday 24
James Hunter home page myspace page youtube channel (blues, r&b, soul)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $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
Hot Club Thing home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (gypsy jazz) Webster's Wine Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
1480 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-11:30pm
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)
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 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
Wednesday 26
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
Viper's Dream facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz, hot club swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-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
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 27
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
begins
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
It's Thursday - Let's Dance! home page

Bopology (jazz, swing, jump blues)
Davis St Plaza (on Church St)
958 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm
Show: 7:00pm-9:00pm
No Cover
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page

Jeffery Broussard and The Creole Cowboys (zydeco, creole)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (zydeco two-step)

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

No Cover
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Blue Lorraine
J&D
Crazee Heart (americana, honky tonk)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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
Blues Thursdays (open house, grand opening, blues projam)

Billy Flynn home page (blues)
Bob Stroger
Felix Reyes home page (blues, roots music)
27 Live home page facebook page twitter stream
1012 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
No Cover
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 28
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
Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Rockin' Johnny Burgin home page (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
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) Latin Rhythms home page
210 N Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $9 ($8 with valid student ID)
Saturday 29
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page twitter stream

The Platinum Band (funk, r&b, soul)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (chicago bop, steppin')

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

No Cover
Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz) Water Street Studios home page facebook page twitter stream
160 S Water St
Batavia, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
The Jimmys home page facebook page twitter stream (blues, soul, r&b) 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 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)
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-2:30am
No Cover
Sunday 30
Pete Ellman Big Band home page (big band jazz) 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
Decoy Prayer Meeting myspace page facebook page (country, folk, rockabilly) 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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