October 2013

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Tuesday 1
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 2
Jake Sanders
& Rami Gabriel
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
Shake 'Em On Down (country blues, ragtime, delta blues)

substituting for:

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
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 3
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: Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana)
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
DJs: 9:30pm-11:15pm
No Cover
Friday 4
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 Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
The Black Willoughbys home page facebook page (roots music, blues, americana) 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
Saturday 5
facebook event Jake Sanders Quintet 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
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: 7:30pm-10:30pm
No Cover
facebook event Shout Section Big Band home page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk) Louis Room @
Norris University Center home page
1999 Campus Dr
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm (swing)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm

Cover: $7 ($5 for NU WildCard holders)
Ross Kleiner and The Thrill home page facebook page (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, r&b) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Candye Kane (blues, rockabilly, jazz)
Barbara Clifford
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
Three Bad Jacks facebook page (punk, psychobilly, rockabilly)
The Alder Kings
Buckshot Hounds
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $10 ($8 in advance)
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)
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
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 11:00pm
No Cover
Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
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 6
Chicago Grandstand 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
Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 11:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $4
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 7
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 Blues series

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
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 8
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
Courtesy Blues 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 9
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: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
James Hunter home page myspace page youtube channel (blues, r&b, soul)
SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $46 (reserved table), $27 (general admission)
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 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 11
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
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) CityGate Grille home page facebook page
2020 Calamos Court
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
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
Chicago Autumn Balboa Weekend DJed Dance Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (balboa)
DJs: 9:00pm-11:30pm

Cover: $10
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 12
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
Lucky Tubb and The Modern Day Troubadours home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (country, rockabilly, roots music)
Adam Lee home page myspace page facebook page (country, rockabilly)
Jailhouse Poets
Matt Sellars
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm
Cover: $10
Saturday Swing!

Jake Sanders (guitar, banjo)
Dance Center Chicago home page facebook page
3868 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Live Music & Dancing: 9:00pm-12:30am

Cover: $12 donation ($8 donation with valid student ID)

jack & jill dance contest (balboa): $10; competitors meeting: 8:15pm; prelims: 8:30pm; finals: 10:00pm
The Western Starlanders home page facebook page (honky tonk, 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
facebook event DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Roaring 20s Ball

DePaul University Student Center home page
2250 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 with student ID, $3 for DePaul Swing Society members)
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
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 13
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: 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 14
Columbus Day wikipedia article
Blue Monday Blues series

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)
Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 15
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 16
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
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: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
Shake 'Em On Down (country blues, ragtime, delta blues)

substituting for:

The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing)
Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-11:00pm
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
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 17
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-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
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
DJs: 9:30pm-11:15pm
No Cover
Friday 18
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
40th Anniversary Celebration
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Andy Schumm and His Flatland Gang home page
Swing Gitan (jazz hot/gypsy jazz)
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Wally's Warehouse Waifs home page facebook page (swing, traditional jazz)
Willowbrook Inn
7800 S Kingery Hwy
Willowbrook, IL (map)
7:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $35, ($10 for swing dancers), $120 (all four sessions - fri eve, sat aft, sat eve, sun aft), $165 patron package ($175 after 10/1)

bands listed in order of appearance

sets:
7:00pm-8:00pm
8:20pm-9:20pm
9:40pm-10:40pm
11:00pm-Midnight
Speakeasy Swing facebook page (swing) 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)
Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana) Rosa's Lounge home page
3420 W Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance)
Michael Goodman home page twitter stream reverbnation artist profile (country, honky tonk, bakersfield sound) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait 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
Saturday 19
40th Anniversary Celebration
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Swing Gitan (jazz hot/gypsy jazz)
Wally's Warehouse Waifs home page facebook page (swing, traditional jazz)
Andy Schumm and His Flatland Gang home page
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Willowbrook Inn
7800 S Kingery Hwy
Willowbrook, IL (map)
11:00am-4:00pm

Cover: $30, ($10 for swing dancers), $120 (all four sessions - fri eve, sat aft, sat eve, sun aft), $165 patron package ($175 after 10/1)

bands listed in order of appearance

sets:
11:00am-Noon
12:20pm-1:20pm
1:40pm-2:40pm
3:00pm-4:00pm

5:00pm-6:00pm: Patrons' Cocktails
6:00pm-8:00pm: Patrons' Banquet
Deke Dickerson (rockabilly, country, surf)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Kent Rose home page myspace page (country, rockabilly, blues)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $15 ($12 in advance)
12th Street Ramblers facebook page (early jazz) The Store home page myspace page
2002 N Halsted St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-9:00pm
No Cover
40th Anniversary Celebration
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Wally's Warehouse Waifs home page facebook page (swing, traditional jazz)
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Swing Gitan (jazz hot/gypsy jazz)
Andy Schumm and His Flatland Gang home page
Willowbrook Inn
7800 S Kingery Hwy
Willowbrook, IL (map)
8:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $35, ($10 for swing dancers), $120 (all four sessions - fri eve, sat aft, sat eve, sun aft), $165 patron package ($175 after 10/1)

bands listed in order of appearance

sets:
8:00pm-8:45pm
9:00pm-9:45pm
10:00pm-10:45pm
11:00pm-Midnight
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)
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)
Sunday 20
40th Anniversary Celebration
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Wally's Warehouse Waifs home page facebook page (swing, traditional jazz)
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Andy Schumm and His Flatland Gang home page
Swing Gitan (jazz hot/gypsy jazz)
Willowbrook Inn
7800 S Kingery Hwy
Willowbrook, IL (map)
11:00am-4:00pm

Cover: $30, ($10 for swing dancers), $120 (all four sessions - fri eve, sat aft, sat eve, sun aft), $165 patron package ($175 after 10/1)

bands listed in order of appearance

sets:
11:00am-Noon
12:20pm-1:20pm
1:40pm-2:40pm
3:00pm-4:00pm

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

Michael Goodman home page twitter stream reverbnation artist profile (country, honky tonk, bakersfield sound)

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
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
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 21
Blue Monday Blues series

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)

The Pilsen Hot Five facebook page (jazz)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 22
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 23
Jake Sanders
& Steve Gibons
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)

Solomon Douglas facebook page (jazz, blues)
Navarro's home page facebook page
1601 Fairway Dr
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Live Music & Dancing: 9:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $12
Chuck Mead home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (country, americana, rockabilly, folk)
The Black Lillies
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
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 24
Woody Pines home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (viper jazz, ragtime, country blues) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:30pm
No Cover
Cherry Poppin' Daddies home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (swing) City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $25 ($20 with discount code)

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
Swing City Chicago home page facebook page (west coast swing) Westin Lombard Yorktown Center home page
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL (map)
Friday 25
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
Halloween Swing Dance

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: $14 ($12 for students)
Pistol Pete home page (blues) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Roomful of Blues home page myspace page facebook page (blues, swing)
Shake 'Em On Down (country blues, ragtime, delta blues)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
Kate Moss facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
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-1:30am
No Cover
Spoooky Sweet 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: $10 ($9 with valid student ID)
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-2:00am
No Cover
Swing City Chicago home page facebook page (west coast swing) Westin Lombard Yorktown Center home page
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL (map)
Saturday 26
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Nick Moss (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Fumée Gypsy Project facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
Cover: $10
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-2:30am
No Cover
facebook event DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Swingin' Hallows Eve!

DePaul University Student Center home page
2250 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 with student ID, $3 for DePaul Swing Society members)
Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
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)
Swing City Chicago home page facebook page (west coast swing) Westin Lombard Yorktown Center home page
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL (map)
Sunday 27
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)
Swing City Chicago home page facebook page (west coast swing) Westin Lombard Yorktown Center home page
70 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL (map)
Monday 28
Blue Monday Blues series

Erwin Helfer (boogie woogie & blues)
Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
Shake 'Em On Down (country blues, ragtime, delta blues) Webster's Wine Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
1480 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll)
The Braver Days (punk)
Beat Kitchen home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
2100 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 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)
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 29
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 30
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
Chi-Town Hotshots facebook page (ragtime, roaring 20's, kick brass blues) O'Shaughnessy's Public House home page facebook page twitter stream
4557 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-9:30pm
No Cover

Halloween Show

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

costume contest
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 31
Halloween wikipedia article
facebook event The Quakes home page myspace page facebook page (psychobilly, rockabilly, new wave, punk)
Jayke Orvis and The Broken Band myspace page facebook page (bluegrass, country, roots music)
The Krank Daddies home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, rockabilly, punk)
Nothing to Gain myspace page facebook page (punk)
Dead Bundy & the Neat Neat Neats
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $20 ($15 in advance; $15 at the door if in costume)

costume contest
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Honky Tonk Parade
Jon Williams & Dave Kay
Crazee Heart (americana, honky tonk)
In the SideBar @
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Barbara Clifford home page facebook page twitter stream (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, hillbilly, r&b, country swing)
Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
Coyote Riot
MG Bailey
Uptown Lounge home page facebook page
1136 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $5

costume contest
Dead Man's Party

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

costume contest
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: Halloween Edition!
Ray Meyer Fitness and Recreation Center home page facebook page
2235 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm-9:30pm
DJs: 9:30pm-11:15pm
No Cover
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