March 2014

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Saturday 1
facebook event Dance Camp Chicago home page facebook group (west coast swing dancing, two-step) Waterford Banquet and Convention Center home page
933 S Riverside Dr
Elmhurst, IL (map)
9:00am-4:00am
Weekend Pass: $90/$80/$70 ($40 for students, $60 for workshops only), Saturday Pass: $55, Saturday Dance Only Pass: $20, Workshop Pass (each): $15, Spectator Pass: $5
The Bellfuries home page myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (americana, roots music) 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
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-1:00am
No Cover
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
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
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)
Sunday 2
facebook event Dance Camp Chicago home page facebook group (west coast swing dancing, two-step) Waterford Banquet and Convention Center home page
933 S Riverside Dr
Elmhurst, IL (map)
9:30am-3:30pm
Weekend Pass: $90/$80/$70 ($40 for students, $60 for workshops only), Sunday Pass: $20, Workshop Pass (each): $15, Spectator Pass: $5
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 Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Louis Room @
Norris University Center home page
1999 Campus Dr
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm-7:00pm
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 for students)
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
Swang Quintet home page facebook page soundcloud sounds (gypsy jazz)
Red Line Tap home page facebook page twitter stream
7006 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $5 (free with college ID)
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 3
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 Jeremy Mohney Quartet
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm
Live Music & Dancing: 9:30pm
Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
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
Tuesday 4
Mardi Gras wikipedia article
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Pete Miller's home page
1557 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-10:00pm
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
Wednesday 5
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: 7:30pm-9:30pm
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)
Opening band: 7:30pm-8:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
Shake 'Em On Down (country blues, ragtime, delta blues)

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 6
Bix Fest XXV home page

Bus Tour
Racine Marriott home page
7111 Washington Ave
Racine, WI (map)
Bus tour starts at 10:00am
Cash bar & food at 4:00pm

Patron (weekend pass) with bus tour: $90, Patron (weekend pass) without bus tour: $75, Bus Tour only: $30
Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:30pm
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: The Uptown Savages (r&b, big beat, 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 7
Bix Fest XXV home page

Jam Session (concert)
Racine Marriott home page
7111 Washington Ave
Racine, WI (map)
Record Sales: 9:00am-6:00pm
Show: 7:00pm--8:00pm
Rare early jazz films: 8:00pm-Midnight
Late night record spinning

Patron (weekend pass) with bus tour: $90, Patron (weekend pass) without bus tour: $75, Concert and films: $10, Record sales: $5
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
Tri-City Swing home page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing) Presents:

Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz)
Baker Community Center home page
101 S 2nd St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm
Show: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Suggested Donation: $12
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
JP Cyr and His Radio Wranglers facebook page (western swing, honky tonk) 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
Second Friday Swing facebook group (west coast swing dancing) Dance Center Chicago home page facebook page
3868 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
Dancing: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cost: $8 (dancing), $5 (lesson)
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)
Lessons: 7:30pm, 8:15pm (waltz)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 8
Bix Fest XXV home page

Marla Dixon and her Shotgun Jazz Band home page facebook page
Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys home page myspace page facebook page
Andy Schumm home page (piano - music bix really liked)
Racine Marriott home page
7111 Washington Ave
Racine, WI (map)
Record Sales: 9:00am-4:00pm
Lecture: 10:00am, 1:00pm
Mystery Record Contest: 3:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
Jam session: Midnight-2:00am
Late night record spinning

Patron (weekend pass) with bus tour: $90, Patron (weekend pass) without bus tour: $75, Concert: $25, Lectures and Contest: $5 each, Record sales: $5
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: 7:30pm-10:00pm
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)
Miss Jubilee and the Humdingers home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm-1:30pm
No Cover
Kate Moss facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
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
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
Saturday Night Dance
Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 8:30pm-12:30am

Cover: $10 (free with workshop wristband)

Jack 'n Jill Competition: additional $5 entry fee for competitors

Chicago Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, swing dancing) Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL (map)
8:00pm-12:30am
Donation: $10 ($5 for members)
Sunday 9
Daylight Saving Time wikipedia article begins
Jazz Brunch

12th Street Ramblers facebook page (early jazz)
Scafuri Bakery home page facebook page twitter stream
1337 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
10:00am-2:00pm
No Cover
Bix Fest XXV home page

Josh Duffee and His Graystone Monarchs home page facebook page (20s and 30s hot jazz)
Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys home page myspace page facebook page
Marla Dixon and her Shotgun Jazz Band home page facebook page
Racine Marriott home page
7111 Washington Ave
Racine, WI (map)
Show: 11:00am-7:00pm
Bix birthday cake: 3:00pm

The Galaxie Girls home page facebook page perform during one set - backed by Josh Duffee and His Graystone Monarchs home page facebook page (20s and 30s hot jazz)

Extra Innings Jam Session: 8:00pm-???

Patron (weekend pass) with bus tour: $90, Patron (weekend pass) without bus tour: $75, Concert: $15
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
Rockin' Johnny Burgin home page (blues) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
J.D. McPherson home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, country) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
CANCELLED

11:00pm
Cover: $20
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 10
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
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 11
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 12
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
The Pilsen Hot Five facebook page (jazz) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
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: 7:30pm-9:30pm
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)
Opening band: 7:30pm-8:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
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 13
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
DJs: 9:30pm-11:15pm
No Cover
The Chicago Classic home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) Hyatt Regency O'Hare home page
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL (map)
Lesson and Dance: $10, Dance only: $5
Friday 14
Passover wikipedia article begins at sunset
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 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)
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Barbara Clifford home page facebook page twitter stream (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, hillbilly, r&b, country swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm-1:30am
No Cover
Lisa DeRosia home page myspace page (country, pop, 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
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm (blues dance)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID), Lesson: +$3
The Chicago Classic home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) Hyatt Regency O'Hare home page
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL (map)
Weekend Pass: $59-$150, One Day Pass: $35-$60, Evening Pass: $30, Late Night Pass: $20
Saturday 15
facebook event WreckLess Chicago facebook page
Presents: "Rites of Spring" (a celebration of hedonism and debauchery)

Hillbilly Casino home page myspace page facebook group (punk, rockabilly, roots music)
The Prowl
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page
Bottom Lounge home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1375 W Lake St
Chicago, IL (map)
7:00pm
$20 donation

a fundraiser for Lurie Childrens' Hospital
The Neverly Brothers home page facebook page (rockabilly, roots music, rock) Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance)
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
Whitey Morgan and the 78's soundcloud sounds reverbnation artist profile (country, americana, southern rock)
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
Cobra Lounge home page facebook page twitter stream
235 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $10
Dave Herrero twitter stream youtube channel (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
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
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)
The Chicago Classic home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) Hyatt Regency O'Hare home page
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL (map)
Weekend Pass: $59-$150, One Day Pass: $35-$60, Evening Pass: $30, Late Night Pass: $20
Sunday 16
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band) Presents:

Solomon Douglas facebook page (jazz, blues)
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)
Pete Ellman Big Band home 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)
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)
The Chicago Classic home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) Hyatt Regency O'Hare home page
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL (map)
Weekend Pass: $59-$150, One Day Pass: $35-$60, Evening Pass: $30, Late Night Pass: $20
Monday 17
Saint Patrick's Day wikipedia article
Third Coast Swing home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) Presents:
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Solomon Douglas facebook page (jazz, blues)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-10:00pm
Live Music & Dancing: 10:00pm
Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
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 18
Primary Election Chicago Voter Info home page (plus links to area election agencies) Polling Places open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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 19
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
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)
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)
Opening band: 7:30pm-8:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
Wednesday Swings
with Carl and Karrie home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Solomon Douglas facebook page (jazz, blues)
Esteban's home page
1550 N Route 59
Naperville, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-12:30pm
Cover: $12
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
Rouge! facebook page (electro swing)

Good Co home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel soundcloud sounds (electro swing)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm-2:00am
DJs (electro swing)

plus
11:00pm: live music by: Good Co

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 20
Vernal Equinox wikipedia article
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
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 21
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
Jimmie Vaughan home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream wikipedia article (blues)
Arcada Theatre home page facebook page twitter stream
105 E Main St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
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
The Crown Vics facebook page (1950's rock 'n roll)
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $10
Speakeasy Swing facebook page (swing) 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)
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
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)
Lessons: 7:30pm, 8:15pm (east coast swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 22
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)
Jimmie Vaughan home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream wikipedia article (blues) SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $68 (reserved table seats), $48 (general admission seats), $30 (standing room)
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
Windy City Jitterbug Club home page facebook group (jitterbug, bop, shag, west coast swing dancing) Chevy Chase Country Club home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1000 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
DJs: 6:30pm-Midnight

Reservations before 3/15 only: $53 ($43 for members)

buffet dinner: 7:30pm
cash bar
Saturday Savoy Stomp (swing dancing, lindy hop) Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $10
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)
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 23
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 24
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 25
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
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
Wednesday 26
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 Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra home page facebook page (big band swing & jazz) Wire home page facebook page
6815 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Opening band: 7:30pm-8:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
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 27
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Blue Lorraine
Crazee Heart (americana, honky tonk)
Erin Edmister & 3 Tons
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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 28
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
Felix Reyes and the Cats (swing, blues, roots music) 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
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
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
Bluetopia home page facebook group twitter stream (blues dancing) Latin Rhythms home page
210 N Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $10 ($9 with valid student ID)
Saturday 29
Swingers' Ball 17

The Alan Gresik Swing Shift Orchestra home page facebook page (big band swing & jazz)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:15pm
Show: 8:15pm-1:00am
Cover: $25
The Viper and His Famous Orchestra home page (street-corner jazz, front-porch country, meeting-hall agitprop)
Gregory Morland
Red Line Tap home page facebook page twitter stream
7006 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7
Woodrow Hart and the Haymaker home page facebook page twitter stream reverbnation artist profile (folk, country blues) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-2:30am
No Cover
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: $10 (Lesson: +$5)
Sunday 30
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
Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
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 31
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)
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