February 2015

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Sunday 1
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)
CANCELLED TODAY DUE TO WEATHER

Lesson: 6:00pm (hustle)
Lesson: 6:30pm (west coast swing)
DJ: 7:00pm-9:00pm
Cover: $10 (Lesson and DJ), $7 (DJ only)
Monday 2
Groundhog Day wikipedia article
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 (balboa)
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
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: 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
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
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 ($5 with 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
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
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 Bama Lamas facebook page (rock, r&b, garage)
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
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
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: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Andy Schumm and His Gin Bottle Four home page High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
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
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Record Release Party

Pearls Mahone myspace page facebook page youtube channel soundcloud sounds (rockabilly, roots music, country)
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 10:00pm
Cover: $10
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 (two step): 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
Pre-Valentine's Day Jitterbug Ball

Shout Section Big Band home page facebook page (jazz, swing, funk)
Veterans Room @
Oak Park Public Library home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
834 Lake St
Oak Park, IL (map)
Lesson: 2:30pm (swing)
Show: 3:00pm-4:00pm
No Cover
The Neverly Brothers home page facebook page (rockabilly, roots music, rock) Durty Nellie's home page facebook page
180 N Smith St, Palatine, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm
Cover: $12 ($10 in advance; $100 VIP reserved table for 4)
Mississippi Gabe Carter reverbnation artist profile (blues) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
No Cover
The North Avenue Stompers home page facebook page (r&b)
Rockin' Billy and the Wild Coyotes (blues, psychobilly, rockabilly)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
9:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 in advance)
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 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)
Rami Gabriel Trio (jazz, blues, rock 'n' roll) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
DePaul Swing Society facebook group twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Sweetheart Swing
DePaul University Student Center home page
2250 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
DJs: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 Students with valid 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 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
Jazz Brunch

Shorty and the Sugar Pushers facebook page (jazz)
Scafuri Bakery home page facebook page twitter stream
1337 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
Noon-2:00pm
No Cover
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)
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 9
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 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
Wednesday 11
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
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
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
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 12
Lincoln's Birthday 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
Barbara Clifford and The Shakin' Tailfeathers home page facebook page twitter stream (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, hillbilly, r&b, country swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Brienn Perry reverbnation artist profile 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
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: 8:30pm-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 13
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
WDCB Public Radio 90.9 FM home page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, blues, news)

Valentine's Dinner/Dance and Fundraiser

John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing)
Drury Lane Theatre home page facebook page twitter stream
100 Drury Ln
Oakbrook Terrace, IL (map)
6:30pm-11:30pm

Cover: $175 in advance ($125 in advance for Friends of WDCB)

Open Bar & Bruce Oscar on Piano: 6:30pm-7:45pm
Dinner: 8:00pm-9:00pm
Open Bar: 8:45pm-11:30pm
J.B.O: 9:00pm-11:30pm
Sweet Table Buffet: 10:00pm-11:30pm

reservations required
The Dancing Club of Evanston facebook page

Sweetheart Dance

Martini Lunch Band
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 February 8

Cover: $85
Valentine's Day Swing 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-Midnight
Cover: $14 ($12 for students)
Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00am
No Cover
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
Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)

CSDS Valentine's Day Dance

Petra van Nuis home page (1920s & 1930s jazz)

Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $8 ($5 for students)
Kent Rose home page myspace page (country, rockabilly, blues)
Sugar Still home page facebook page (folk)
Dime Store Sting Band home page (bluegrass)
Red Line Tap home page facebook page twitter stream
7006 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 9:00pm
Cover: $5
Nick Moss (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass) Cigars and Stripes home page facebook page
6715 W Ogden Ave
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
Cover: $7
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)
Saturday 14
Valentine's Day wikipedia article
Woody Pines home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (viper jazz, ragtime, country blues) Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm
Cover: $10 ($8 in advance)
Adam Friedrich Quintet facebook page (jazz) Concordia University Chicago home page
7400 Augusta St
River Forest, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $8 ($5 for students w/ID)
Mud Morganfield home page facebook page (blues)
Barbara Clifford and The Shakin' Tailfeathers home page facebook page twitter stream (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, hillbilly, r&b, country swing)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
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 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 (Lessons: $5)
Sunday 15
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Band: Paul Asaro and His Chicago Rhythm home page (early jazz)
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 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)
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 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)
Monday 23
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 24
Municipal General Election (mayor, clerk, treasurer, aldermen) Chicago Voter Info home page (plus links to area election agencies) Polling Places open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
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 25
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
Mississippi Mudpuppies Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $10
Pearls Mahone myspace page facebook page youtube channel soundcloud sounds (rockabilly, roots music, 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 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: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Cover: $5
Country and Western Night in Berwyn facebook page

Miss Tess and the Talkbacks home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, blues, swing, country)
Jacque Judy and the Gents
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
Cashed Out (A Johnny Cash Birthday Tribute Night)

June's Got The Cash home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (country, rockabilly, blues, gospel, bluegrass, dixieland, folk)
Beauty Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
1444 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
Cover: free with rsvp before 10:00pm
Friday 27
Dance Camp Chicago home page (west coast swing dancing, two-step) Waterford Banquet and Convention Center home page
933 S Riverside Dr
Elmhurst, IL (map)
2:00pm-4:00am

Weekend Pass: $99 for non-members ($89 before 1/31/2015), $89 for members ($79 before 1/31/2025), $45 for students, $60 for workshops only. Friday Pass: $40, Friday Dance Only Pass: $30, Workshop Pass (each): $15, Spectator Pass: $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
Dave Alvin and Phil Alvin & the Guilty Ones (roots music, blues, rock, folk)
Jonah Tolchin & the Lonesome Angels (folk, blues, country)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $30 ($25 in advance)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
No Cover
Spoons Torrico and His Hotsy Totsy Gang (1920s sweet and hot jazz)
with special guest: Joe Urban (vocals)
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:00am
No Cover
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 28
Dance Camp Chicago home page (west coast swing dancing, two-step) Waterford Banquet and Convention Center home page
933 S Riverside Dr
Elmhurst, IL (map)
8:30am-4:00am

Weekend Pass: $99 for non-members ($89 before 1/31/2015), $89 for members ($79 before 1/31/2025), $45 for students, $60 for workshops only. All Saturday Pass: $70, Saturday Evening Pass: $30, Workshop Pass (each): $15, Spectator Pass: $5.
Hodie Snitch home page facebook page (outlaw country) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 3:00pm-6:00pm
No Cover
Be Bop Battlin Ball facebook page (jive, bop, stroll)
and Killer Diller Promotions facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Present:

Big City Combo home page facebook page (rock & roll, r&b)
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page
The Bar 10 Doors home page facebook page
1259 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm-2:30am
Cover: $12
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
Winter Dance Celebration (blues dancing, balboa, charleston, lindy hop, swing dancing)
Big City Swing home page facebook page
1012 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 8:00pm-Midnight
Cost: $10
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)
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