February 16 - 22, 2015

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Monday 16
Washington's Birthday wikipedia article
Mardi Gras Party

Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe home page facebook page twitter stream
8025 S Cass Ave
Darien, IL (map)
7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $39.99 (reservation required)
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Solomon Douglas facebook page (jazz, blues)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)
Live Music & Dancing: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 17
Mardi Gras wikipedia article
Fat Tuesday Party

Glen David Andrews Band (jazz, funk, r&b, soul)
The Chicago Hot Six Jazz Band (1920s traditional jazz)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 5:30pm (C.H.S.), 8:30pm (G.D.A.)

Cover: $20
Mardi Gras Party

Zydeco Voodoo home page facebook page (zydeco, blues, boogie woogie)
Chuck's Southern Comforts Cafe home page facebook page twitter stream
8025 S Cass Ave
Darien, IL (map)
7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $39.99 (reservation required)
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 18
The Jake Sanders Hot Three Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (swing, jazz, rock) Raue Center for the Arts home page
26 N Williams St
Crystal Lake, IL (map)
Concert: 7:00pm
Cover: $28+
The Letter 4

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 Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country) High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-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-11:30pm
Cover: $6 (Lessons: $5 each)
Thursday 19
Chinese New Year wikipedia article
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: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Cover: $5
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-9:45pm
No Cover
Left Lane Cruiser
Gun
Cochino Y Los Pistoleros
LiveWire Lounge home page facebook page
3394 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
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 20
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
North Central College Swing Dance Society

The Sweetheart Swing Soirée

The Heininger House Band
Heininger Auditorium @
Larrance Academic Center home page
309 E School St
Naperville, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:30pm
Show: 7:15pm-11:00pm
No Cover
The Hot Club of Cowtown home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream youtube channel (hot jazz, folk, americana, western swing) McAninch Arts Center @
College of DuPage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
425 Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $47 table seating; $42 regular seating ($40 for seniors, youth, and military)
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Koffin Kats home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rock, psychobilly, punk)
Against the Grain
The Krank Daddies home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, rockabilly, punk)
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm
Cover: $15 ($12 in advance)
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
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-1:00am
No Cover
Swing 'n' Country Dance Club home page facebook group (swing dancing, west coast swing dancing, country dancing) The Centre at North Park home page
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 21
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
The Hot Club of Cowtown home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream youtube channel (hot jazz, folk, americana, western swing) McAninch Arts Center @
College of DuPage home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
425 Fawell Blvd
Glen Ellyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $47 table seating; $42 regular seating ($40 for seniors, youth, and military)
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) 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)
Dave Herrero twitter stream youtube channel (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Swang Quintet home page facebook page soundcloud sounds (gypsy jazz) 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
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
Windy City Jitterbug Club home page facebook group (jitterbug, bop, shag, west coast swing dancing) Chevy Chase Country Club home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1000 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
6:30pm-Midnight

Reservations before 2/14 only: $55 ($45 for members)

buffet dinner: 7:30pm
cash bar
Sunday 22
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)
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