July 14 - 20, 2014

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Monday 14
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
Music on the Esplanade

Kimberly Gordon Big Band
Chicago Botanic Garden home page facebook page
1000 Lake Cook Rd
Glencoe, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover (Parking: $25 per car, $30 per van, $65 per limousine, minibus, bus, RV, $10 for seniors on Tuesdays, free for members)
Devil in a Woodpile home page (acoustic blues and ragtime)
The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-8:00pm
Cover: $5
Starlight Concert Series:

The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing)
Brummel 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
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
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
Cover: $8
Wednesday 16
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-8:45pm
No Cover

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: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under with student ID)
David Allan Coe home page myspace page facebook page (country, outlaw country)
Brett Conlin
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
CANCELLED (rescheduled for 11/01/2014)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $80 (front row), $50 (above stage, or dinner with early entry and poster), $25 general admission
Rick Sherry
Joel Paterson myspace page youtube channel (guitar)
Beau Sample myspace page (string bass)
and Smokey Campbell

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
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 17
Miss Tess and the Talkbacks home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, blues, swing, country)
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page
Mayne Stage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1328 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $15
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
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
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-12:45am
Cover: $10
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
Le Travaillant facebook page reverbnation artist profile (cajun, zydeco, americana) Maple Tree Inn home page
13301 Olde Western Ave
Blue Island, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-9:00pm
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
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00am
No Cover
Hot Club of Detroit home page myspace page facebook page (jazz, gypsy jazz) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $15
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: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm (blues musicality)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID), Lesson: +$3
Swing 'n' Country Dance Club home page facebook group (swing dancing, west coast swing dancing, country dancing) The Centre at North Park home page
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
DJs: 7:30pm-11:00pm
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students)
Saturday 19
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Terrance Simien and The Zydeco Experience (zydeco)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (zydeco)

Live music and dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

No Cover
Rock-a-Billy Rave!

Bailey Dee home page facebook page
Hillbilly Idle myspace page facebook page (rockabilly)
The Orbit Room home page facebook page
2959 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
6:00pm-3:00am
No Cover
St. Charles Park District and
Tri-City Swing home page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing) Present:

facebook event Barn Dance and Bon Fire at Primrose Farm

Jake Sanders Quartet
Primrose Farm home page facebook page
5N726 Crane Rd
St. Charles, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:15pm
Live Music & Dancing: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $15 ($10 in advance)

Pie Baking Contest (entries accepted before 7:30pm)
1940's Hangar Dance (fundraiser) home page

The Big Band Sound of Deerfield
Hangar #16 @ Chicago Executive Airport home page
755 Sumac Rd
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-10:00pm
Cover: $15 per person, $25 per couple

vintage attire encouraged
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
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
Hot Club of Detroit home page myspace page facebook page (jazz, gypsy jazz) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $15
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: 10:30pm
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)
DJs: 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-9:00pm (west coast swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members), Lesson: $5
Sunday 20
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band) Presents:

West End Jazz Band (sweet & hot jazz)
Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Cover: $20 at the door ($18 in advance, Swing Dancers: $10, Students with ID: free admission)
WreckLess Chicago facebook page
presents: Sunday Bike Nights (rock'n'roll, r&b, rockabilly)

Band: 3 on the Tree
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)
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