December 2013

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Sunday 1
Limited Edition Big Band home page (big band jazz, 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 2
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)

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 (jazz movement)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 3
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 4
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
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 5
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:00pm-8:30pm
Cover: $5 before 7:30pm, $10 after 7:30pm
Pokey LaFarge home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (roots music, early jazz, string ragtime, country blues, western swing)
The Tillers home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (folk, americana, roots music)
Jack Klatt
Lincoln Hall home page facebook page twitter stream
2424 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $17 at the door, $15 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
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation

***Bring a new, unwrapped toy, book or non-perishable food item for the annual holiday drive***

Benefit: Toys for Tots & The Greater Chicago Food Depository
Friday 6
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
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (swing, jazz, rock)
Wild and Swingin' Holiday Party
Lund Auditorium @ Dominican University home page
7900 W Division St
River Forest, IL (map)
Concert: 7:30pm
Cost: $41/$34/$27/$23
Kitty Devine and the Big Whoop
Kevin Leeds and the Global Cooling
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing)
27 Live home page facebook page twitter stream
1012 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $10 ($7 in advance)
Rockin' Johnny Burgin home page (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
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
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 7
Little Frank and The Premiers home page myspace page (blues, r&b, experimental)
with: Barrelhouse Chuck home page myspace page (blues piano)
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) Katerina's home page
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
Cover: $10
Graná Louise (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
The Screamin' End home page myspace page facebook page (roots music, rockabilly, blues) Lincoln Square Lanes facebook page
4874 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
Felix Reyes and the Cats (swing, blues, roots music) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
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
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)
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 8
Jazz Brunch

12th Street Ramblers facebook page (early jazz)
Scafuri Bakery home page facebook page twitter stream
1337 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
11:00am-3:00pm
No Cover
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Christmas Party

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Holiday Banquet Hall home page
10140 S Roberts Rd
Palos Hills, IL (map)
Noon-5:00pm

Cover: $45
dinner, open bar, & dancing

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 9
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 10
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 11
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
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 12
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:00pm-8:30pm
Cover: $5 before 7:30pm, $10 after 7:30pm
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
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10
Friday 13
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
with: Michael Goodman home page twitter stream reverbnation artist profile (country, honky tonk, bakersfield sound)
The Empty Bottle home page facebook page
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
The Dancing Club of Evanston
Holiday Ball

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Hilton Orrington
1710 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Cocktails: 7:00pm
Dinner: 8:00pm
Dancing: 8:00pm-10:45pm

black tie optional

RSVP by December 8

Cover: $80
Koffin Kats home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rock, psychobilly, punk)
Lil Red and The Howlin' Wolves facebook page (rockabilly)
Horror Is Dead (horror punk)
The Tromatons (punk)
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $15 ($12 in advance)
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
Mississippi Heat home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
with: Michael Goodman home page twitter stream reverbnation artist profile (country, honky tonk, bakersfield sound)
Lincoln Square Lanes facebook page
4874 N Lincoln 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
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 14
Swing Out Chicago home page facebook page twitter stream (swing dance)
The Plaza in front of
Equitable Building
401 N Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Swing Out: 2:00pm
No Cover
Nikki Hill home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (r&b, soul, roots music, rock'n'roll)
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $15
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 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)
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-2:30am
No Cover
Sunday 15
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
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 16
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)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 17
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 18
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
Uptown Rhythm Rascals (hot jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Rob Parton 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: $15
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
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
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 19
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:00pm-8:30pm
Cover: $5 before 7:30pm, $10 after 7:30pm
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
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Erin Edmister & Kilian Sweeney
Lonesome Still facebook page (country)
The Millers
Falling Stars
Hot Club of Berwyn
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music)
Blue Lorraine
Cropduster myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country)
Crazee Heart (americana, honky tonk)
The Reziduals
Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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 20
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
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
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
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Saturday 21
Winter Solstice wikipedia article
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-10:00pm
No Cover
Graná Louise (blues) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Hillbilly Casino home page myspace page facebook group (punk, rockabilly, roots music)
The Krank Daddies home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, rockabilly, punk)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance)
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
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
Uptown Lounge home page facebook page
1136 W Lawrence Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
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
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)
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)
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 22
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 23
Festivus 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
Tuesday 24
Christmas Eve wikipedia article
Wednesday 25
Christmas Day wikipedia article
Thursday 26
Kwanzaa wikipedia article begins
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-9:30pm
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

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
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
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
Friday 27
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
Holiday 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)
The Hobo Code facebook page (blues, roots, swing, oldtime, urban, rural) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
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: 10:30pm
No Cover
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)
Saturday 28
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
No Cover
The Penthouse Playboys home page (jazz, swing, blues) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Del Christies facebook page reverbnation artist profile (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, surf)
Koopa & Los Mysterios
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 in advance)
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
Majors Junction home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile soundcloud sounds (country, blues, americana) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
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
Sunday 29
Jazz Consortium 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)
Thomas Gunther Trio home page facebook page (swinging jazz) Serbian American Museum St. Sava home page
448 W Barry Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover (one free drink with a $20 donation)
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
Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana) Buddy Guy's Legends home page
700 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:30am
Cover: $10
Monday 30
New Year's Eve Eve

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)
8:00pm-2:00am
Free Admission with RSVP
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
Tuesday 31
New Year's Eve wikipedia article
Gipsy Trio home page youtube playlist (gypsy jazz) Webster's Wine Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
1480 W Webster Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm-11:00pm

Cover: $80 General Admission / $110 VIP

doors open at 8:00pm

DJs from 11:00pm-1:00am

curated selection of wines, beers, & spirits accompanied by appetizers
Sharon Lewis and Texas Fire myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (blues, r&b, soul) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
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: 9:00pm-1:00am
No Cover ($20 tip hat donation encouraged)
Gigs & the Barrelhouse All Stars

featuring:
Aaron Getsug
Bailey Dee
Lance Lipinsky
Isaiah Spencer
The Barrelhouse Flat home page facebook page twitter stream
2624 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $150/$100

cocktails, hors d'ouevres, midnight champagne toast
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) The Palm Court facebook page @
The Drake Hotel home page
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL (map)
9:30pm
Cover: $170

3 course meal with a bottle of champagne per couple

black tie
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
Cover: $10

includes champaign toast and party favors
Windy City Jitterbug Club home page facebook group (jitterbug, bop, shag, west coast swing dancing) The Centre at North Park home page
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
7:00pm-1:00am

Reservations before 12/24 only: $65 ($55 for members)

7:00pm-8:00am: Cocktails
8:00pm: Dinner
7:00pm-1:00am: DJs & Dancing
Chicago Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, swing dancing)

New Year's Eve Gala
Palos Country Club home page
13100 SW Hwy
Orland Park, IL (map)
7:30pm-12:30am

CJC Members: $60 until 12/22 ($55 until 12/1); Guests: $70 until 12/22 ($65 until 12/1)

7:30pm: pre-gala cocktail party
8:30pm: plated dinner, open bar

party favors, and a champagne toast at midnight
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