August 2014

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Friday 1
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
Ross Kleiner and The Thrill home page facebook page (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, r&b) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
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)
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
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 2
Bill Kirchen home page facebook page youtube channel (rockabilly)
The Letter 2
In the SideBar Music Room @
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:30pm-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)
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 (country two step)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members), Lesson: $5
Sunday 3
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)
Shout Section Big Band home page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk) Sullivan's Irish Pub home page facebook page
4660 W 147th St
Midlothian, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Imelda May (rock, blues, rockabilly)
Tracer Bullet home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel reverbnation artist profile (punk, rock, soul)
Park West home page facebook page blogspot blog twitter stream
322 W Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $25
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 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)
Monday 11
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 12
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
Cover: $8
Wednesday 13
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
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

"Fast Feet" contest
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 14
Candye Kane (blues, rockabilly, jazz)
SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 7:30pm
Cover: $27 (reserved seating), $15 (general admission)
Hillbilly Idle myspace page facebook page (rockabilly)
The Bama Lamas facebook page (rock, r&b, garage)
LiveWire Lounge home page facebook page
3394 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm
donation suggested
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 15
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (jitterbug)

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

No Cover
The Pilsen Hot Six
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Skokie Theatre home page
7924 N Lincoln Ave
Skokie, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $25
The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
4th Birthday Bash: 50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID), Lesson: +$3
Saturday 16
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Swing Nouveau (high energy 30s, 40s, and 50s jump swing)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (east coast swing)

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

No Cover
Tiny Miles Trio home page facebook page (blues, roots music, americana, rockabilly)
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Tri-City Swing home page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing) Presents:

The Gnarly Parkers
Shannon Hall
14 N Van Buren St
Batavia, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $12
The Uptown Savages (r&b, big beat, rockabilly) 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
Viper's Dream facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz, hot club swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID)
Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) The Barrel facebook page
2015 S Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-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)
Sunday 17
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band) Presents:

Paris Swing home page (jazz, swing)
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)
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Pleasant Home home page facebook page
217 Home Ave
Oak Park, IL (map)
Show: 3:00pm-5:00pm
Cover: $25 (rate reduced to $10)
Rob Parton 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: $15
Supersuckers
The Beggars
The Krank Daddies home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, rockabilly, punk)
Fitness
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $15 ($12 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)
Monday 18
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 19
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 20
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
Battle of the Bands - Round 6

Brass Trax Orchestra
Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing)
Hackney's Palos Park home page
9550 W 123rd St
Palos Park, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:30pm
No Cover
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 21
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: 7:30pm-10:30pm
No Cover
Lil Red and The Howlin' Wolves facebook page (rockabilly)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
No Cover
The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing) In the SideBar @
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
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 22
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
Kim Cusack (clarinet, saxophone) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:00pm-8:30pm
Cover: $10 before 7:00pm, $15 after 7:00pm
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

DJ Calvin (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 Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
1557 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Nick Moss (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Saturday 23
Kim Cusack (clarinet, saxophone) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 5:00pm-8:30pm
Cover: $10 before 7:00pm, $15 after 7:00pm
A Classic Night (a white attire themed swing dance affair; a.k.a. the white ball) home page

Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:15pm
Show: 8:15pm
Cover: $15
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
1557 Sherman Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Be Bop Battlin Ball facebook page (jive, bop, stroll)
and Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Present:

The North Avenue Stompers home page facebook page (r&b)
The Bama Lamas facebook page (rock, r&b, garage)
Junior's Sports Bar
2058 W Cermak Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm-2:30am
Cover: $10
The Nighthawks home page facebook page (blues, roots music)
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
13 Tikis myspace page twitter stream (surf) Salt Creek Wine Bar home page
8900 Fairview Ave
Brookfield, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
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)
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 24
WreckLess Chicago facebook page
presents: Sunday Bike Nights (rock'n'roll, r&b, rockabilly)

Band: The Bama Lamas facebook page (rock, r&b, garage)
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
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 25
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 26
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
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
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 27
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

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
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 28
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Chicago Cultural Center home page
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL (map)
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: 7:30pm-9:45pm
No Cover
12th Street Ramblers facebook page (early jazz) Chicago Distilling Company home page facebook page twitter stream
2359 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

The Haggard Strangers
Erin Edmister & Kilian Sweeney
Marques Morel
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 29
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
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
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
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)
Prichard Harter home page facebook page (americana, bluegrass) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm-1:30am
No Cover
(Soul Edition) Bluetopia home page facebook group twitter stream (blues dancing) American Tango Institute home page
325 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $10 ($9 with valid student ID)
Saturday 30
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (country two-step)

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

No Cover
Nikki Hill home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (r&b, soul, roots music, rock'n'roll)
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $20 ($15 in advance)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
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)
The Union Suits home page facebook page soundcloud sounds (country, americana) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
Red Hot and Blue home page (blues, balboa) Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:15pm (balboa), 8:15pm-9:00pm (blues)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $15 at the door; $12 in advance; $20 per couple in advance
Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:30pm-2:30am
No Cover
Sunday 31
Chicago Jazz Festival home page Millennium Park home page
201 E Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
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: 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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