March 2 - 8, 2015

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Monday 2
The Hot Sardines home page facebook page youtube channel (jazz)
Mipso
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $18 VIP, $15 Premier, $12 Reserved
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 3
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
Morry Sochat and 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
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 4
The Jake Sanders Hot Three
with: Mike Davis (trumpet)
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
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)
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 5
Bix Fest XXVI home page
(A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke)

Bus Tour
Racine Marriott home page
7111 Washington Ave
Racine, WI (map)
Bus tour starts at 10:00am
Cash bar & food at 6:00pm

weekend pass (with bus tour): $90; bus tour only: $30
The Cactus Blossoms

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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
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Cover: $10
Live at the Whiskey Lounge

In Full Swing (big band)
27 Live home page facebook page twitter stream
1012 Church St
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 7:30pm-9:30pm
Cover: $10 (plus a $6 food/drink minimum)
Stone Cold Cash
Cash O'Riley home page myspace page facebook page (americana, rockabilly, roots music)
Mikey Classic and His Lonesome Spur
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
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: Rockin' Johnny Burgin Band home page (blues)
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)
Lessons (lindy hop): 8:30pm & 9:00pm
DJs: 10:00pm-11:15pm
No Cover
Friday 6
Bix Fest XXVI home page
(A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke)

Jam Session (concert)
Racine Marriott home page
7111 Washington Ave
Racine, WI (map)
Record Sales: 9:00am-6:00pm

Jam Session: 7:00pm--8:00pm

Rare early jazz films: 8:00pm-Midnight

Late night record spinning: 9:00pm (free)

weekend pass (without bus tour): $75; friday jazz and films: $10, friday record sales: $5
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)

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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
Association of Professional Orchestra Leaders
Presents:

35th Annual Dinner Dance & APOL Scholarship Fundraiser home page

The Glenn Miller Orchestra home page facebook page youtube channel (big band swing)
Porretta's home page
3718 N Central Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
7:00pm-Midnight

dinner
open bar
live music & dancing

Cover: $75 ($650 for a table of 10)
Chicago WinterDance

The Lake Shore Four (1920s jazz)
Preston Bradley Hall @
Chicago Cultural Center home page
78 E Washington St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm (charleston)
Show: 8:00pm-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-Midnight
Cover: $14 ($12 for students)
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Tuba Skinny home page facebook page (traditional jazz and old blues songs)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
Hodie Snitch home page facebook page (outlaw country) Fuller's Pub facebook page
3203 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, 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 (cha cha): 7:30pm, 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 7
Bix Fest XXVI home page
(A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke)

Marla Dixon and her Shotgun Jazz Band home page facebook page
Tuba Skinny home page facebook page (traditional jazz and old blues songs)
Lake Shore Syncopators (1920s hot jazz)
Racine Marriott home page
7111 Washington Ave
Racine, WI (map)
Record Sales: 9:00am-4:00pm

Lecture: 10:00am, 1:00pm

Mystery Record Contest: 3:00pm

Show: 7:00pm-1:00am
Jam session: after concert

Late night record spinning (free)

weekend pass (without bus tour): $75; saturday show: $25, saturday lectures and contest: $5 each; saturday record sales: $5
Scotch Hollow (blues, country, roots music) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
The Jimmys home page facebook page twitter stream (blues, soul, r&b) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Reverend Horton Heat home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (psychobilly, rock, rockabilly)
Ha Ha Tonka
Durty Nellie's home page facebook page
180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $25 ($22 in advance; $140 VIP reserved table for 4)
Koopa and Los Mysterios home page facebook page (rock 'n' roll)
The Tawdry Hepburns facebook page reverbnation artist profile (pop, surf, garage)
The Blue Ridge Strangers facebook page (rockabilly, honky tonk, country, western swing)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
9:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 in advance)
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)
Rockin' Johnny Burgin Band 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 Speakeasy Dance Party The Dance Spot home page facebook page
605 E Ogden Ave
Naperville, IL (map)
7:00pm-11:00pm

Lesson: 7:00pm (swing)

Cover: $10
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-3:00am
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) American Legion Post 974 home page
9757 Pacific Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-11:30pm
Donation: $10 ($5 for members)
Sunday 8
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Bix Fest XXVI home page
(A Tribute to Bix Beiderbecke)

Marla Dixon and her Shotgun Jazz Band home page facebook page
Tuba Skinny home page facebook page (traditional jazz and old blues songs)
Lake Shore Syncopators (1920s hot jazz)
Racine Marriott home page
7111 Washington Ave
Racine, WI (map)
Show: Noon-7:00pm

Bix birthday cake: 3:00pm

Extra Innings Jam Session: 8:00pm-??? (free)

weekend pass (without bus tour): $75; sunday show: $20
Jazz Consortium Big Band home page facebook page (big band jazz) Durty Nellie's home page facebook page
180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 ($5 with student ID)
The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing) Firewater Saloon home page facebook page
6689 N Oliphant Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm
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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