July 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)
Monday 8
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 9
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 10
Taste of Chicago home page facebook page Grant Park
E Congress Pkwy & S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
begins
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
Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
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 11
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

The Shirley King Band (soul, r & b, blues)
Davis St Plaza (on Church St)
958 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm
Show: 7:00pm-9:00pm
No Cover
Al Scorch's Country Soul Ensemble home page myspace page facebook page (americana, folk, post punk) Giddings Plaza
Lincoln Square
4731 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-9:00pm
No Cover
Jake Sanders Quintet 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
Friday 12
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 Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $12 ($10 for students)
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
The Dirt Daubers myspace page facebook page (bluegrass, country, jazz)
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance)
Deep Chicago Rhythm Owls (american roots music) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
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 13
facebook event Chicago Triple-Step Authority home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Gipsy Trio home page youtube playlist (gypsy jazz)
Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm

Late Night Fundraiser: 11:30pm-2:00am

Cover: $12 before 11:30pm; No Cover after 11:30pm

Jack 'n Jill Competition: additional $5 entry fee for competitors

Late Night Fundraiser for "Dance the Blues Away"
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)
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)
Sunday 14
Taste of Chicago home page facebook page Grant Park
E Congress Pkwy & S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
ends
Chicago Triple-Step Authority home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Jazz Brunch

Jazz Puppies
Scafuri Bakery home page facebook page twitter stream
1337 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
11:00am-4:00pm

Live Music & Dancing 11:00am-1:00pm
followed by DJs & Dancing

No Cover
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page

Savoy Family Cajun Band (cajun)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm (cajun two-step)

Live music and dancing: 5:00pm-7:00pm

No Cover
Trevor McSpadden home page (country, western) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:00pm-7:00pm
No Cover
Chicago Skyliners Big Band (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
Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound) 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 15
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)
CANCELLED TONIGHT
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 16
Music on the Esplanade

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)
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 17
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
Petra van Nuis home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Jazz Community Big Band home page facebook page (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
Louis Prima Jr & The Witnesses
Special guest: Nick Willett
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $40/$30/$25

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 18
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 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: 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
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 19
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 Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
Saturday 20
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page

The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (country two-step)

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

No Cover
Milt Trenier Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
The Nightmen home page facebook 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 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)
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
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-3:00am
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 21
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band) Presents:

Crocodile Jazz Band
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)
Trevor McSpadden home page (country, western) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:00pm-7:00pm
No Cover
WreckLess Chicago facebook page
presents: Sunday Bike Nights (rock'n'roll, r&b, rockabilly)

Hillbilly Idle myspace page facebook page (rockabilly)

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
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 22
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 23
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
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 24
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page

Nu Blue Band (r&b, steppin')
Austin Town Hall Park home page
5610 W Lake St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (chicago steppin')

Live music and dancing: 7:00pm-9:00pm

No Cover
Fumée Gypsy Project facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
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 25
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 Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) 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

Slim Pickins Band myspace page facebook page (country, rockabilly, western swing)
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music)
Decoy Prayer Meeting myspace page facebook page (country, folk, rockabilly)
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
Friday 26
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page

Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (swing, lindy hop)

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

No Cover
Angela Perley and the Howlin' Moons 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
Dale Watson home page myspace page (country, alternative, americana)
Falldown
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
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-1:30am
No Cover
Chicago Balboa Underground home page facebook group (balboa, bal-swing)

facebook event Chicago Summer Balboa Weekend home page

Midwest Balboa DJ Face Off
Dance Connection Studio home page
3117 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $10 ($8 in advance)
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)
West Coast Swing social dance party Center for Ballroom and Dance home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
21540 W Field Pkwy
Deer Park, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-8:30pm (west coast swing)
DJ: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Cover: $15
Saturday 27
1940's Hangar Dance (fundraiser)

The Deerfield Big Band
Hangar #10 @ Chicago Executive Airport home page
1100 S Wolf Rd
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-10:00pm
Cover: $15 per person, $25 per couple, groups: $2 discount

vintage attire encouraged
Chicago Balboa Underground home page facebook group (balboa, bal-swing)

facebook event Chicago Summer Balboa Weekend home page

Jake Sanders Quintet
Dance Connection Studio home page
3117 N Clybourn Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
7:30pm-1:00am
Show: 8:30pm-12:45am
Cover: $15
Pistol Pete 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)
Deep Chicago Rhythm Owls (american 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
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 28
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page facebook page

The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra home page facebook page (big band swing & jazz)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm (east coast swing)

Live music and dancing: 5:00pm-7:00pm

No Cover
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
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 29
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 30
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
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Tonic Room home page twitter stream
2447 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
Wednesday 31
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 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
Kim Lenz home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly)
The Lucky Strikes facebook page (rockabilly)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
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)
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