May 11 - 17, 2015

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Monday 11
Chicago Boogie Ensemble (blues, jazz, funk, soul)
Township home page facebook page twitter stream
2200 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $7
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 12
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 13
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
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: $10 ($7 with student ID)
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 14
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
3 On The Tree Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
8:00pm
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 Cactus Blossoms home page (country, western swing)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
Jack Klatt home page facebook page
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
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
Friday 15
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 Chicago Bar Association home page presents: "Shall We Dance?"

The 14th Annual Barristers Big Band Benefit Ball (benefit to support the CBA Symphony Orchestra and Chorus) home page

The Barristers Big Band home page (trad. jazz, swing, bebop)
The Scales of Justice (small jazz combo)
Grand Ballroom @
The Standard Club home page facebook page twitter stream
320 S Plymouth Ct
Chicago, IL (map)
6:00pm-10:00pm

reception: 6:00pm (small jazz combo, silent auction, buffet, open bar)

dancing: 7:00pm-10:00pm (big band, silent auction, dance lesson, buffet, cash bar)

Cover: $50 (reservations recommended)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Pokey LaFarge home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (roots music, early jazz, string ragtime, country blues, western swing)
The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing)
Lincoln Hall home page facebook page twitter stream
2424 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $18
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Uptown Underground home page facebook page twitter stream
4707 N Broadway
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $15
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
Surfaholics home page facebook page (surf) 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)
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 16
St. Charles Park District and
Tri-City Swing home page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing) Present:

Swing into Summer Barn Dance

Band: Jake Sanders Quintet
Primrose Farm home page facebook page
5N726 Crane Rd
St. Charles, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:15pm
Live Music & Dancing: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $15 ($10 in advance)

Pie Baking Contest (entries accepted before 7:30pm)

Costume Contest (1930s & 1940s attire)

Cover: $15 ($10 in advance)
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: 7:30pm-9:00pm
No Cover
The Dancing Club of Evanston facebook page

Spring Party

Arthur Murray Dance Center home page
1328 N Waukegan Rd
Glenview, IL (map)
DJs: 7:30pm-10:30pm
Lesson: 8:00pm

RSVP by May 2

Cover: $20
Chicago Swing Dance Society home page facebook page facebook group (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Java Jive (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Chicago Swing Project facebook page (swing, big band, jump blues)
Ida Noyes Hall
1212 E 59th St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm
Live Music & Dancing: 9:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $4 ($2 for students)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Bubbles Brown facebook page (blues, roots music, folk, rock) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-10:15pm
No Cover
Rockin' Johnny Burgin Band 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
Linsey Alexander (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Chris Casello and the Corsairs home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly, western swing, country) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
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-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
Sunday 17
facebook event Picnic Jam Senior Citizens Memorial Playlot Park home page
2833 N Oakley Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Noon-3:00pm

No Cover
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Band: Jazz Community Big Band home page facebook page (big band 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)
WreckLess Chicago facebook page
presents: Sunday Bike Nights (rock'n'roll, r&b, rockabilly)

Band: Chicago Blues Angels home page myspace page facebook page (blues, rockabilly, r&b)
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)
Salty Dogs Jazz Band (1920s traditional jazz)

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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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