June 30 - July 6, 2014

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Monday 30
Katerina's Closing Night

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
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)
CANCELED TONIGHT DUE TO WEATHER

Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 1
Night Out: Concerts in the Parks at Welles

The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing)
The Gazebo @
Welles Park home page
2333 Sunnyside Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Live Music: 6:30pm-8:30pm
No Cover
James Hunter Six 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: 7:30pm
Cover: $42 (reserved table seat), $25 (general admission dance floor)
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 2
33rd Annual American Music Festival home page

3 Bands in the Club
4 Bands in the Tent
3 Bands in the Sidebar
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
5:00pm-1:00am

Cover: $100 festival pass, $30 per day, $25 before 5:30pm

Some Highlights:

8:30pm-10:00pm (Tent):
Junior Brown facebook page twitter stream (country, alternative)
John Donatowicz (guitar, banjo)
with special guest: Kim Cusack (clarinet, saxophone)
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-8:45pm
No Cover

le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop)
T.S. 5
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $5
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),
Alex Hall (drums),
Randy Rogers (bongos)
and
Casey McDonough (bass).
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
33rd Annual American Music Festival home page

5 Bands in the Club
4 Bands in the Tent
4 Bands in the Sidebar
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
5:00pm-2:00am

Cover: $30 per day, $25 before 5:30pm

Some Highlights:

5:00pm-6:15pm (Club):
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)

7:45pm-9:00pm (Club):
Chuck Mead home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (country, americana, rockabilly, folk)

9:30pm-11:00pm (Club):
Pokey LaFarge home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (roots music, early jazz, string ragtime, country blues, western swing)

Chicago Hot Jazz Dance Party

The Pothole Dodgers youtube video
27 Live home page facebook page twitter stream
1012 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 (plus 1 drink minimum)
Dave Herrero twitter stream youtube channel (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:30pm
No Cover
The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra home page facebook page (big band swing & jazz) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: Adam Lee home page myspace page facebook page (country, rockabilly)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Friday 4
Independence Day wikipedia article
33rd Annual American Music Festival home page

6 Bands in the Club
6 Bands in the Tent
4 Bands in the Sidebar
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
1:30pm-3:00am

Cover: $30 per day, $25 before 2:00pm

Some Highlights:

8:00pm-9:30pm (Club):
Robbie Fulks home page myspace page (country, bluegrass)

5:00pm-6:15pm (Tent):
Billy Joe Shaver home page myspace page facebook page (country, honky tonk)

8:30pm-10:00pm (Tent):
Shemekia Copeland home page myspace page (blues, soul, funk)

6:15pm (Sidebar):
Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound)

8:00pm (Sidebar):
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)

11:00pm (Sidebar):
Kory Quinn home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel reverbnation artist profile (americana, folk, bluegrass, hobo blues)

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-8:30pm
No Cover
Dennis Gruenling home page (blues harp) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
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 5
33rd Annual American Music Festival home page

7 Bands in the Club
6 Bands in the Tent
4 Bands in the Sidebar
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
1:30pm-3:00am

Cover: $30 per day, $25 before 2:00pm

Some Highlights:

4:30pm-5:30pm (Club):
The Bellfuries home page myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (americana, roots music)

7:15pm-8:30pm (Club):
Girls, Guns, and Glory (rock, americana, roots music)

10:45pm (Club):
C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band home page myspace page facebook page (zydeco)

1:30pm-2:45pm (Tent):
Salty Dogs Jazz Band (1920s traditional jazz)

Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

National Steppers Society (chicago steppin')
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (chicago steppin')

DJ and dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

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)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
Sunday 6
Chicago SummerDance home 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 (fox trot)

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

No Cover
Louis Prima Jr. and the Witnesses home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel reverbnation artist profile City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 7:00pm
Cover: $32 vip, $28 premier, $24 reserved

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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