March 2015

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Sunday 1
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)
9:30pm-4:00pm

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. Sunday Pass: $20, Workshop Pass (each): $15, Spectator Pass: $5.
Chicago French Music Association (chicago cajuns) home page facebook page (cajun, zydeco)

Chicago Cajun Aces (cajun)
The Empty Bottle home page facebook page
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-4:30pm
Dance lesson during the band break
Cover: $10
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
Fumée Gypsy Project facebook page reverbnation artist profile (jazz, gypsy jazz) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-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 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

substituting for:

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)

substituting for:

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
Daylight Saving Time wikipedia article begins
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)
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
Graná Louise (blues) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Chicago Balboa Underground home page facebook group (balboa, bal-swing)

Wonderful Wednesday Balboa Social (balboa, bal-swing, swing, lindy hop)

Andy Schumm and His Gin Bottle Four home page
Lillstreet Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Live Music, Dancing, & DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $12

"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: $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 12
The Chicago Classic home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) Hyatt Regency O'Hare home page
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL (map)
Lesson and Dance: $10, Dance only: $5
Asleep at the Wheel
The Quebe Sisters home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (americana, country, western swing, vintage style three-part harmony)
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 6:00pm
Cover: $40 VIP, $30 Premier, $25 Reserved
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
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
Show: 9:00pm
Record Release

J.D. McPherson home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, country)
Dylan Pratt
Lincoln Hall home page facebook page twitter stream
2424 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
9:00pm
Cover: $22 ($20 in advance)
Asleep at the Wheel
The Quebe Sisters home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (americana, country, western swing, vintage style three-part harmony)
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 9:00pm
Cover: $40 VIP, $30 Premier, $25 Reserved
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 Chicago Classic home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) Hyatt Regency O'Hare home page
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL (map)
Weekend Pass: $150 (platinum), $135 (gold), $125 (standard; $99 before 3/1/2015); One Day Pass: $60 ($35 if under 21), Evening Pass: $30, Late Night Pass: $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
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
Record Release

J.D. McPherson home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly, r&b, country)
Dylan Pratt
Lincoln Hall home page facebook page twitter stream
2424 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

9:00pm
Cover: $22 ($20 in advance)
Rockin' Billy and the Wild Coyotes (blues, psychobilly, rockabilly)
Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
Hillbilly Idle myspace page facebook page (rockabilly)
Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
9:00pm
Cover: $7
Martini Room Speakeasy

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Martini Room home page facebook page twitter stream
161 E Chicago St
Elgin, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $25 ($15 with the secret word)

1920s attire encouraged
The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Pearls Mahone myspace page facebook page youtube channel soundcloud sounds (rockabilly, roots music, country) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Saturday 14
The Chicago Classic home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) Hyatt Regency O'Hare home page
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL (map)
Weekend Pass: $150 (platinum), $135 (gold), $125 (standard; $99 before 3/1/2015); One Day Pass: $60 ($35 if under 21), Evening Pass: $30, Late Night Pass: $20
Del McCoury Band home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream reverbnation artist profile (folk, bluegrass) City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 7:00pm
Cover: $48 VIP, $42 Premier, $38 Reserved
facebook event St. Patrick Swing Dance

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)
Lesson: 7:30pm (swing dancing)
Show: 8:30pm-Midnight
Cover: $10 (reservation recommended)
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
Del McCoury Band home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream reverbnation artist profile (folk, bluegrass) City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 10:00pm
Cover: $48 VIP, $42 Premier, $38 Reserved
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-3:00am
No Cover
Chicago Jitterbug Club home page (jitterbug, swing dancing) Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL (map)
8:00pm-12:30am
Donation: $10 ($5 for members)
Sunday 15
The Chicago Classic home page facebook page (west coast swing dancing) Hyatt Regency O'Hare home page
9300 Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL (map)
Weekend Pass: $150 (platinum), $135 (gold), $125 (standard; $99 before 3/1/2015); One Day Pass: $60 ($35 if under 21).
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Band: The TeaPotDome Boys (early jazz)
with special guest: Joe Urban (vocals)
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)
facebook event Blues Buffet and Dancing

Low-reen and the Maxwell St Market Blues Band home page facebook page (blues)
The Grand Ballroom home page
6351 S Cottage Grove Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm

includes dinner @ 7:00pm (soul food)

Cover: $20 ($15 in advance)
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
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Joe Smith and The Chicago Spicy Pickles home page facebook page (traditional jazz, blues, swing)
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)
Live Music, Dancing, & DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 17
Saint Patrick's Day 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
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
Jazz Community Big Band home page facebook page (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under with student ID)
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
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
Erwin Helfer (boogie woogie & blues) High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-11:00pm
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
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 20
Vernal Equinox wikipedia article
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
Taste of The Drake home page

The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
The Palm Court facebook page @
The Drake Hotel home page
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL (map)
Food & wine selections plus live music: 6:30pm-8:30pm
Cover: $50 (includes tax and gratuity)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Julian's Piano Bar home page
778 N Rte 59, Aurora, IL (map)
7:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover (2 drink minimum required)
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
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)
Jim Liban (blues harmonica)
Sam Burckhardt (jazz, blues, swing)
Joel Paterson Trio myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $12
The 909s facebook page soundcloud sounds (pop, big beat, r&b) 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 21
The Pilsen Hot Five facebook page (jazz)
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
le Percolateur home page myspace page facebook page facebook group (jazz, blues, pop) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Concert to benefit the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry

Nikki Hill home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (r&b, soul, roots music, rock'n'roll)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $35
Gerry Hundt 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
Graná Louise (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
Possum Hollow Boys facebook page (rockabilly, country, roots music) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
March Madness Swing Dance Batavia Academy of Dance home page facebook page
8 1/2 E Wilson St
Batavia, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
DJs: 8:30pm-11:00pm
Cover: $10
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 22
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
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
Decoy Prayer Meeting myspace page facebook page (country, folk, rockabilly) Simon's Tavern myspace page
5210 N Clark St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-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
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
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
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
Deke Dickerson (rockabilly, country, surf)
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
The Dyes home page facebook page twitter stream (garage, rockabilly)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $12
Country and Western Night in Berwyn facebook page

Hodie Snitch
Country Doctors myspace page facebook page (country, roots music)
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
In the SideBar Music Room @
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing) Chicago Distilling Company home page facebook page twitter stream
2359 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
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 27
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
Los Lobos home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rock, latin, blues) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $75
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
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: 10:00pm
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
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
Swingers' Ball 18

Johnny Boyd home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, swing, pop)
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:15pm
Show: 8:15pm-1:00am
Cover: $25
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Pete Miller's home page
412 N Milwaukee Ave
Wheeling, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Pearls Mahone myspace page facebook page youtube channel soundcloud sounds (rockabilly, roots music, country)
Skinny Jim and the No. 9 Blacktops
The Hi Views
Red Line Tap home page facebook page twitter stream
7006 N Glenwood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 ($8 in advance)
13 Tikis myspace page twitter stream (surf) Moxee home page facebook page twitter stream
724 W Maxwell St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm
No Cover
Be Bop Battlin Ball facebook page (jive, bop, stroll)
and Killer Diller Promotions facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop) Present:

Chris Casello and the Corsairs home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly, western swing, country)
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
The Bar 10 Doors home page facebook page
1259 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL (map)
10:00pm-2:30am
Cover: $10
Billy Flynn 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
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)
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)
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 29
Los Lobos home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rock, latin, blues) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $75
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 30
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 31
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
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