May 19 - 25, 2014

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Monday 19
The Drunken Cuddle
Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $5
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 (lindy hop, week 1 of 2)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 20
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) O'Leary's Restaurant and Pub home page facebook page
260 E Lincoln Hwy
Dekalb, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm
DJ: 8:00pm-10:30pm
Cover: $5
Wednesday 21
Jake Sanders (guitar, banjo)
& John Donatowicz (guitar, banjo)
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) Chief O'Neill's Pub and Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
3471 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:00pm
No Cover

The LeTTer 4

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

The LeTTer 4 is:
Scott Ligon (piano, guitar, vocals),
Alex Hall (drums, piano, backing vocals),
Randy Rogers (bongos, xylophone, drums, shakers)
and
Casey McDonough (bass, vocals).
Speakeasy Chicago home page facebook page

Myles Hayes home page myspace page (40s & 50s-style crooner)
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)
Esteban's home page
1550 N Route 59
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 22
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
Lonesome Still facebook page (country)
Cropduster myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country)
1st Ward Events home page facebook page twitter stream
2033 W North Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
Kim Lenz home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly) Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, 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
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 23
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
Goddamn Gallows myspace page facebook page (americana, psychobilly, punk)
The Gutter Ghouls
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $10 ($8 in advance)
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: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
Tiny Miles and the Big Kids home page facebook page (blues, roots music, americana, rockabilly)
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Blue Lorraine
The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Saturday 24
DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Swingin' under the Sun
The Quad @
DePaul University home page
W Fullerton Ave and N Seminary Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 1:00pm-3:00pm
No Cover
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Kim Lenz home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly)
The Blind Staggers facebook page
The Back Porch Stage @
House of Blues home page
329 N Dearborn St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 10:00pm
Cover: $13
The Mudflapps
The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
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)
Sunday 25
National Tap Dance Day wikipedia article
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 Sunken Ship Book Release Party

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Book Release Party: 3:00pm-8:00pm

Live Music & Dancing: 6:30pm-8:00pm
No Cover
The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra home page facebook page (big band swing & jazz) Wire home page facebook page
6815 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $10
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)
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