December 2014

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Monday 1
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 2
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 3
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
CD Release Party

Fumée Gypsy Project facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz)
High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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 4
Mad Bread home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (string band, bluegrass, rock, folk, blues, americana)
Dead Horses home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (folk, bluegrass)
Red Line Tap home page facebook page twitter stream
7006 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 in advance)
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country)
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
Weepin' Willows facebook page youtube channel (country blues, honky tonk, western swing, nashville sound)
The Empty Bottle home page facebook page
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $8
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: Barbara Clifford and The Shakin' Tailfeathers home page facebook page twitter stream (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, hillbilly, r&b, country swing)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation

***Bring a new, unwrapped toy, book or non-perishable food item for the annual holiday drive***

Benefit: Toys for Tots & The Greater Chicago Food Depository
Friday 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
Lake Shore Syncopators (1920s hot jazz)
Jake Sanders and Friends (jazz)
The Galaxie Girls home page facebook page
Moxee home page facebook page twitter stream
724 W Maxwell St
Chicago, IL (map)
Dinner Music: 7:00pm-9:00pm (J.S. & F)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight (L.S.S.)
Floor Show: (G.G.)

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
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
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: 10:00pm
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
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 6
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
Whitey Morgan and the 78's soundcloud sounds reverbnation artist profile (country, americana, southern rock)
Adam Lee home page myspace page facebook page (country, rockabilly)
Bottom Lounge home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1375 W Lake St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $12
Hillbilly Idle myspace page facebook page (rockabilly)
Grasshammer
LiveWire Lounge home page facebook page
3394 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $7
Chris and Heather's Everything BUT Country Calendar Show

Devil in a Woodpile home page (acoustic blues and ragtime)
Robbie Fulks and Donna Fulks
The River City Soul Review
Nate Marsh
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Scott Ligon and Sharon Rutledge
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music)
John Connors
Heeby Jeebies home page facebook page (garagabilly)
Jeru
The Flat Five home page facebook page
Possum Hollow Boys facebook page (rockabilly, country, roots music)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Concert: 9:00pm
Cover: $20
The Claudettes home page home page facebook page (blues, jazz, soul, boogie-woogie) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
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 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 7
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 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 8
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 9
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
Wednesday 10
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
Speakeasy Chicago home page facebook page

le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop)
Bordel home page facebook page twitter stream
1721 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm
password party (rsvp for the password)
Amanda Wolff myspace page (jazz) High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
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 11
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 12
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 Dancing Club of Evanston
Holiday Ball

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Hilton Orrington
1710 Orrington Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Cocktails: 7:00pm
Dinner: 8:00pm
Dancing: 8:00pm-10:45pm
cash bar

black tie optional

RSVP by December 7

Cover: $85
Thomas Gunther Trio home page facebook page (swinging jazz) 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 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
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
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: 9:30pm
No Cover
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop) Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 with Student ID)
Saturday 13
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
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 Krank Daddies home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, rockabilly, punk)
Tawdry Hepburns
The Devil Elvis Show home page facebook page
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
9:00pm
Cover: $10
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 14
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Christmas Party

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Holiday Banquet Hall home page
10140 S Roberts Rd
Palos Hills, IL (map)
Noon-5:00pm

Cover: $45
dinner, cash bar, & dancing

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 15
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 16
Hanukkah wikipedia article begins at sunset
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 17
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
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: 7:00pm
Cover: $15
Rhythm Mad (A Swingtime Holiday Celebration)

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Floor Show: 8:30pm-10:00pm

Live Music & Dancing: 10:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $25
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 18
Country Night in Berwyn facebook page

Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music)
Cropduster myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country)
The Menards
Hot Club of Berwyn
Erin Edminster & 3 Tons
Blue Lorraine
The Reziduals
The Gyps
Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing)

Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-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 19
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
Graná Louise (blues) 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)
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 20
Tri-City Swing home page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing) presents:

The Batavia Snow Ball

Miss Jubilee home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz)
Shannon Hall
14 N Van Buren St
Batavia, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm

Cover: $25 ($20 before 12/15/2014, $18 early bird special at select events)

black tie optional
formal dress encouraged
Swang Quintet home page facebook page soundcloud sounds (gypsy jazz) The Twisted Vine home page facebook page
3530 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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 Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
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
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 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 21
Winter Solstice wikipedia article
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)
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 North Avenue Stompers home page facebook page (r&b)
Nathan Kalish
Scotch Hollow
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
7:30pm
Cover: $7
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 22
Tuesday 23
Festivus wikipedia article
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
Wednesday 24
Christmas Eve wikipedia article
Thursday 25
Christmas Day wikipedia article
Friday 26
Kwanzaa wikipedia article begins
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
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
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 27
Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing) Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $14 ($12 with student ID)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing)
Andrew Diehl and The Nightmen home page facebook page (blues)
27 Live home page facebook page twitter stream
1012 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm
Cover: $10 ($7 in advance)
Be Bop Battlin Ball facebook page (jive, bop, stroll)
and Killer Diller Record Hop facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Present:

Chris Casello home page myspace page (country, rockabilly, western swing)
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
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
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 Smiley Tillmon Band home page facebook page twitter stream (blues, soul, funk, r&b, zydeco) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Sunday 28
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)
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 29
Tuesday 30
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
Wednesday 31
New Year's Eve wikipedia article
Left Lane Cruiser
White Trash Blues Revival
Gun
The Hangdog Hearts
Matt Woods
Soda Gardocki facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, swamp, outlaw)
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
7:00pm
Cover: $23 ($18 in advance)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly)
Julian's Piano Bar home page
778 N Rte 59, Aurora, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

8:00pm

Cover: $25
Bopology (jazz, swing, jump blues) Crystal Ballroom and Lounge home page facebook page
529 Davis St
Evanston, IL (map)
Dinner: 8:00pm
Dancing: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $175 (dinner and dancing; per couple), $99 (dinner and dancing; per person - SOLD OUT), $50 (dancing only; per person)
Rick Lindy and the Wild Ones home page facebook page (rock 'n' roll) Colletti's home page facebook page twitter stream
5707 N Central Ave, Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm-1:00am
call to rsvp
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
The Bellfuries home page myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (americana, roots music)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

Show: 8:30pm (F.B.), 10:30pm (B.)

Cover: $25 ($20 in advance)
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: 9:30pm
No Cover
Sharon Lewis and Texas Fire myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (blues, r&b, soul) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm
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)
9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $99 (bar package: $50 additional)

3 course meal with a bottle of champagne per couple

black tie
New Year's Eve Dinner & Dance with Carl and Karrie home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) The Bunkeris Lounge @
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Dinner: 7:30pm-9:00pm

DJs: 9:00pm-1:00pm

Dinner and Dance: $50 (reservations only); Dancing only: $25 ($20 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: 9:00pm-2:00am
No Cover
Chicago Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, swing dancing)

New Year's Eve Gala
Palos Country Club home page
13100 SW Hwy
Orland Park, IL (map)
7:30pm-12:30am

CJC Members: $60 until 12/21 ($55 until 12/1); Guests: $70 until 12/21 ($65 until 12/1)

7:30pm: hors d'oeuvres & cocktails
8:30pm: plated dinner, plus open bar

party favors, and a champagne toast &at; midnight
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