October 2014

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Wednesday 1
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 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 2
The Hooten Hallers home page myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (blues, rock. hillbilly)
John Till
Me and the Devil myspace page facebook page blogspot blog (honky tonk blues)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $15 ($12 in advance)
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Wire home page facebook page
6815 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance)
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) In the SideBar Music Room @
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
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: The Real Gone facebook page (surf rock, rockabilly)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
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
Friday 3
Yom Kippur wikipedia article begins at sunset
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country)

substituting for:

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 Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
L'Assassins facebook page (post-apocalyptic vixen rock)
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly)
LiveWire Lounge home page facebook page
3394 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys myspace page facebook page (rockabilly, country, folk rock)
The Red Elvises
Kory Quinn home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel reverbnation artist profile (americana, folk, bluegrass, hobo blues)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $15
Bloodshot Records 20th Anniversary Rhythm & Roots Ruckus

JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (soul, post punk)
Barrence Whitfield and The Savages home page myspace page facebook page (rockabilly, big beat, funk)
Mayne Stage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1328 W Morse Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm
Cover: $25
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
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
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)
Lessons: 7:30pm, 8:15pm (west coast swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 4
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
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-11:30pm
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 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)
Keith Bauman (guitar, banjo)
Mark Sonkson (bass)
Dan Sohan (trumpet)
Eric Schneider (saxophone, clarinet)
Amanda Wolff (vocals)

substituting for:

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 6
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: 7:00pm
Cover: $5
Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing)
The Southland Jazz Ensemble
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 7
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 8
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 9
Live at the Whiskey Lounge

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
27 Live home page facebook page twitter stream
1012 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 (plus 1 drink minimum)
The Chop Tops home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, punk, rockabilly)
Wreckin' Ball (punk)
Suicide Shifters facebook page (rockabilly)
Cash O'Riley home page myspace page facebook page (americana, rockabilly, roots music)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance)
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 10
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 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)
Billy Flynn home page (blues) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Rami Gabriel Trio (jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
Saturday 11
Fumée Gypsy Project facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
No Cover
Rockin' Johnny Burgin home page (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
facebook event Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)

NSDS Welcome Back Dance

Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago soundcloud sounds (big band jazz)
Louis Room @
Norris University Center home page
1999 Campus Dr
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 for students)
DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Roaring Twenties Dance

DePaul University Student Center home page
2250 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 with student ID, $3 for DePaul Swing Society members)
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-11:30pm
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)
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 12
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)
An Evening with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (swing, jazz, rock) City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 7:30pm
Cover: $40 VIP, $35 Premier, $30 Reserved
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
Fumée Gypsy Project facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz) 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 13
Columbus Day wikipedia article
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 14
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
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 15
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
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-10:00pm
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 16
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
Friday 17
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
Morry Sochat facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
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
CD Release Party

Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm (charleston)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID)
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
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 18
Los Straitjackets home page myspace page (surf, garage, rock)
Deke Dickerson (rockabilly, country, surf)
Cook County Soul Alliance
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm
Cover: $20
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
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 Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
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-11:30pm
No Cover
Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) The Barrel facebook page
2015 S Damen Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:30pm-2:30am
No Cover
Red Hot and Blue home page (blues, west coast swing) Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm-8:15pm (blues), 8:15pm-9:00pm (west coast swing)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $15 (dance and lessons); $10 (dance only)
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 19
Kids Rockin' Costume Party (A Benefit for Easter Seals DuPage & Fox Valley home page)

Los Straitjackets home page myspace page (surf, garage, rock)
Deke Dickerson (rockabilly, country, surf)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 11:00am
Cover: $25 for adults, $5 for 12 and under

Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band) Presents:

Dave Bennett Septet (recreating Benny Goodman)

with:

Dave Bennett (clarinet)
Bob Maynard (vibes)
Johnie Faren (drums)
Andy Brown (guitar)
Art Davis (trumpet)
Jim Ryan (piano)
Rich Armandi (bass)
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)
Rhythm on the River

Alfonso Ponticelli and Swing Gitan facebook page (jazz hot/gypsy jazz)
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Arcada Theatre home page facebook page twitter stream
105 E Main St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Concert: 3:30pm
Cover: $30 ($25 seniors and students)
WreckLess Chicago facebook page
presents: Sunday Bike Nights (rock'n'roll, r&b, rockabilly)

Band: Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
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)
Monday 20
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 21
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
Sweet Home Blues facebook group (blues dancing)

Grand Opening
Dolphin home page facebook page twitter stream
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (musicality)
DJs: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 for students)
Wednesday 22
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
Shout Section Big Band home page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
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 23
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-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 24
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
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
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
Grand Marquis Lillstreet Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight

suggested donation: $15

Global Dance Party

Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing)
The Myron R. Szold Music and Dance Hall home page
4545 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:30pm (western swing)
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm
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)
Saturday 25
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: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 241 home page presents:

1940s Hanger Swing Dance (USO Fundraiser)

Lakes Area Swing Band
Dekalb Taylor Municipal Airport
3232 Pleasant St
Dekalb, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Live Music & Dancing: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Suggested Donation: $12
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 Uptown Savages (r&b, big beat, rockabilly)
Barbara Clifford home page facebook page twitter stream (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, hillbilly, r&b, country swing)
Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
The Bar 10 Doors home page facebook page
1259 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm-2:30am
Cover: $10
Lonesome Shack home page facebook page twitter stream (blues)
Soda Gardocki facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, swamp, outlaw)
Me and the Devil myspace page facebook page blogspot blog (honky tonk blues)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
9:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 in advance)
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Halloween Dance
John R Cortelyou Commons home page
2324 N Fremont St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 Students with ID; $3 DePaul Swing Society Members)
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-11:30pm
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 26
Swing Dance Halloween Bash

The Starfall Orchestra home page facebook page (big band swing)
Durty Nellie's home page facebook page
180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL (map)
Lesson: 5:00pm
Show: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 ($5 with student ID)
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 27
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Jake Sanders Quintet

Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-1:00am
Lesson: 8:00pm (beginning swing)
Live Music starts after the lesson

Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 28
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
Sweet Home Blues facebook group (blues dancing) Dolphin home page facebook page twitter stream
2200 N Ashland Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 for students)
Wednesday 29
JD's Blue Six
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Halloween Show

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

prize for best costumes
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 30
The Flat Five home page facebook page The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 7:00pm
Cover: $15
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Cropduster myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country)
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country)
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)
In the SideBar @
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) Chicago Distilling Company home page facebook page twitter stream
2359 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
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 31
Halloween wikipedia article
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
Halloween Dance

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)
Spooky Bluetopia home page facebook group twitter stream (blues dancing)

Gerry Hundt Trio home page facebook page (blues)
American Tango Institute home page
325 N Hoyne Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)
Live Music & Dancing: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $13
The Smiley Tillmon Band home page facebook page twitter stream (blues, soul, funk, r&b, zydeco) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Andy's Jazz Club home page
11 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $15

4 years since 10/31/2010
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: 10:00pm
No Cover
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