August 4 - 10, 2014

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Monday 4
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
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 (swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 5
Music on the Esplanade

Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan facebook page (jazz hot/gypsy jazz)
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)
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
with special guests:
Mike Davis (trumpet, cornet)
Eric Schneider (tenor saxophone/clarinet)
Mark Heibert (alto saxophone/clarinet)
The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6

The Fat Babies are:
Andy Schumm (cornet)
John Otto (clarinet/alto saxophone/baritone saxophone)
Dave Bock (trombone)
Paul Asaro (piano)
Jake Sanders (banjo/guitar)
Beau Sample (string bass)
Alex Hall (drums)
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 6
Jake Sanders (guitar, banjo)
& 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
Rick Sherry
Joel Paterson myspace page youtube channel (guitar)
Beau Sample myspace page (string bass)
Alex Hall home page (drums)

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 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 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 7
Hot Summer Nights

Bopology (jazz, swing, jump blues)
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)
Andrew Diehl home page facebook page (blues) Navy Pier Beer Garden home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
700 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Rosie Flores myspace page facebook page youtube channel (rockabilly)
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly)
Brandon Clark
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
7:30pm
Cover: $20 ($15 in advance)
Hot Nut Riveters home page facebook page (recession era music)
The Appleseed Collective
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $14 vip, $12 premier, $10 reserved
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: Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Friday 8
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
Lake Shore Syncopators (1920s hot jazz) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover

The Lake Shore Syncopators are:
Mike Davis (cornet),
Dave Boeddinghaus (piano),
Andy Schumm (bass saxophone),
John Otto (clarinet, saxophone),
Dave Bock (trombone),
John Donatowicz (banjo),
and
Spoons Torrico (drums).
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)
The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) 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
Saturday 9
Joel Paterson myspace page youtube channel (guitar)
& Beau Sample myspace page (string bass)
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Lake Shore Syncopators (1920s hot jazz) In the SideBar @
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover

The Lake Shore Syncopators are:
Mike Davis (cornet),
Dave Boeddinghaus (piano),
Andy Schumm (bass saxophone),
John Otto (clarinet, saxophone),
Dave Bock (trombone),
John Donatowicz (banjo),
and
Spoons Torrico (drums).
Andrew Diehl and The Nightmen home page facebook page (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Mississippi Heat home page myspace page facebook page 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
Majors Junction home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile soundcloud sounds (country, blues, americana) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
facebook event The Beach Ball Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-12:30am
Cover: $10 (free with workshop pass)

Jack 'n Jill Competition: additional $5 entry fee for competitors
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 10
12th Street Ramblers facebook page (early jazz) 12th Street Beach home page
1499 E 14th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Noon-4:00pm
No Cover
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Petra van Nuis home page (1920s & 1930s 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
Tattoo Across America Tour

Jake La Botz home page facebook page (roots music, blues, garage)
Tattoo Factory home page facebook page
4441 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Tattoo Shop Show: 5:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
The Starfall Orchestra home page facebook page (big band swing) Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 5:00pm
Show: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $15
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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