July 7 - 13, 2014

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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
Carsie Blanton @North Bar home page facebook page
1637 W North Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $5
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
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 (balboa)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 8
Starlight Concert Series:

The Flat Five home page facebook page
Leahy Park
Evanston, IL (map)
Live Music: 7:30pm-9:00pm
No Cover
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)
Luis Arturo Dance Acacemy home page facebook page
462 N Park Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm (blues dance)
DJ: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Red Hot Westie Tuesdays Dolphin home page facebook page twitter stream
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 8:30pm-Midnight
No Cover
Wednesday 9
Taste of Chicago home page facebook page Grant Park
E Congress Pkwy & S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
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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
Left Lane Cruiser
Jayke Orvis and The Broken Band myspace page facebook page (bluegrass, country, roots music)
Lonewolf OMB
Me and the Devil myspace page facebook page blogspot blog (honky tonk blues)
Pig A$$ Pork
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance), $15 two-day pass (for 7/09 and 07/10)
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

Barbara Clifford home page facebook page twitter stream (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, hillbilly, r&b, country swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Grant Park Music Festival

Ella, Louis, and All That Jazz (a tribute to Ella Fitzgerald and Louis Armstrong)

Grant Park Orchestra with Jeff Tyzik (guest conductor), Marva Hicks (vocalist), and Byron Stripling (trumpet)
Pritzker Pavilion @
Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
No Cover
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)
Show: 10:30pm
password party (rsvp for the password)
Chicago Balboa Underground home page facebook group (balboa, bal-swing)

Wonderful Wednesday Balboa Social (balboa, bal-swing, swing, lindy hop)
Lillstreet Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $7
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 10
It's Thursday - Let's Dance! home page

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
1603 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm
Show: 7:00pm-9:00pm
No Cover
The Hangdog Hearts
The Crombies
Black Eyed Vermillion
Last False Hope
Whiskeydick
Lou Shields
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance), $15 two-day pass (for 7/09 and 07/10)
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-10:30pm
No Cover
Tiny Miles Trio home page facebook page (blues, roots music, americana, rockabilly)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
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
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 Five home page facebook page Square Roots Festival home page facebook page
South Stage
4400 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-8:00pm
Suggested Donation: $10 adults, $5 seniors/kids, $20 families
Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys Square Roots Festival home page facebook page
North Stage
4530 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30-8:00pm (cajun waltz and two step)
Show: 8:00pm-9:15pm
Suggested Donation: $10 adults, $5 seniors/kids, $20 families
The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll)
Miss Kitty's Saloon home page
634 E Ogden Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
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
Delilah DeWylde home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rockabilly, americana, honky tonk) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
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 12
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Jazz in Glen Ellyn home page
Main Stage
N Main St and Pennsylvania Ave
Glen Ellyn, IL (map)
Concert: 4:30pm-5:30pm
No Cover (reserved tables: $100)
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)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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-Midnight
No Cover
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) Jerry's Sandwiches (Wicker Park) home page facebook page
1938 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
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-2:30am
No Cover
Dave Herrero twitter stream youtube channel (blues) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
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 13
Taste of Chicago home page facebook page Grant Park
E Congress Pkwy & S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
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Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Steve Riley and The Mamou Playboys (cajun, zydeco, swamp pop)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm (cajun two-step, waltz)

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

No Cover
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 with student ID)
Goddamn Gallows myspace page facebook page (americana, psychobilly, punk)
Buzzard Wagon
Hillbilly Casino home page myspace page facebook group (punk, rockabilly, roots music)
Black Actress
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $18 ($13 in advance)
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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