May 2015

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Friday 1
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
Eilen Jewell myspace page twitter stream (country, folk, blues)
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $28 VIP, $25 Premier, $22 Reserved
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
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
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: 7:30pm, 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 2
Kory Quinn home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel reverbnation artist profile (americana, folk, bluegrass, hobo blues) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Fermilab Cultural Events presents:

The Hot Club of Cowtown home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream youtube channel (hot jazz, folk, americana, western swing)
Ramsey Auditorium home page
1117 N Washington Ave
Batavia, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $25 ($13 for ages 18 and under)
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
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)
Cadillac Casanovas facebook page (rockabilly) Two Brothers Roundhouse home page
205 N Broadway St
Aurora, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
The Matthew Skoller Band (blues, roots music) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
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: 10:30pm
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
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 (night club two)
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 3
The Jazz Institute of Chicago presents:
Members' Swing Dance Party with:

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Room 120A @ DePaul University Student Center home page
2250 N Sheffield Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
3:00pm-5:00pm

light refreshments
dance lesson (swing)
social dancing

Cover: $5 (free for JIC members)
The Hot Club of Cowtown home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream youtube channel (hot jazz, folk, americana, western swing) SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
Cover: $34 reserved table seat ($18 general admission)
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 4
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
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 5
Cinco de Mayo 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
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 6
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
Southern Culuture on the Skids home page myspace page facebook page (rock'n'roll, garage, rock, surf) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm
Cover: $20
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)

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
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 7
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
Southern Culuture on the Skids home page myspace page facebook page (rock'n'roll, garage, rock, surf) Schubas Tavern home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
3159 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $20
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
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: R. J. and the Del Guapos
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 (blues dancing): 8:30pm-9:30pm
DJs: 9:30pm-11:15pm
No Cover
Friday 8
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 Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) 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 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
Mississippi Heat home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
The North Avenue Stompers home page facebook page (r&b) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
Saturday 9
Rami Gabriel (oud, guitar)
Joel Paterson myspace page youtube channel (guitar)
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
Whitey Morgan soundcloud sounds reverbnation artist profile (country, americana, southern rock)
Cody Jinks home page facebook page twitter stream soundcloud sounds (country)
Bottom Lounge home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1375 W Lake St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $20 GA, $75 VIP
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: 10:00pm-1:30am
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) Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:30pm-3:00am
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 10
Mother's Day wikipedia article
Mother's Day Big Band Brunch

John Burnett Orchestra (big band swing)
Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Brunch: 11:00am-3:00pm
$40 per adult, $25 kids 12 and younger
reservations required
Chicago French Music Association (chicago cajuns) home page facebook page (cajun, zydeco)

The Cajun Vagabonds (cajun, zydeco)
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
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 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 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)

substituting for:

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 18
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 (balboa)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 19
Barb City Swing Connection home page facebook group (swing dancing)

Barb City Stompers home page (jazz)
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
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 20
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
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: $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 21
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
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)
Lesson: 8:30pm-9:30pm
DJs: 9:30pm-11:15pm
No Cover
Friday 22
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
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)
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 Tawdry Hepburns facebook page reverbnation artist profile (pop, surf, garage) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
No Cover
New CD Release Party

Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana)
Rosa's Lounge home page
3420 W Armitage Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm
Cover: $15
The 909s facebook page soundcloud sounds (pop, big beat, r&b)
Bubbles Brown facebook page (blues, roots music, folk, rock)
Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
Gallery Cabaret home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
2020 N Oakley Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
10:00pm
No Cover
Saturday 23
Be Bop Battlin Ball facebook page (jive, bop, stroll)
Killer Diller Promotions facebook group (jive, jitterbug, stroll, bop)
and InKoGnito Productions facebook page (music, live music, entertainment) Present:

Eddie Clendening home page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (rockabilly, country, pop)
Chris Casello and the Corsairs home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream (rockabilly, western swing, country)
Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
The Bar 10 Doors home page facebook page
1259 W Taylor St, Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm-2:30am
Cover: $14
The Smiley Tillmon Band home page facebook page twitter stream (blues, soul, funk, r&b, zydeco) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
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 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
Sunday 24
Kim Cusak Farewell Jazz Session
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
1:00pm-4:00pm

No Cover
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)
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 25
Memorial Day wikipedia article
National Tap Dance Day wikipedia article
Joe Ely home page myspace page facebook page (country, rock)
Rosie Flores myspace page facebook page youtube channel (rockabilly)
City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 2:00pm-5:00pm
Cover: $25 General Admission ($22 in advance)
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
Tuesday 26
World Lindy Hop Day home page
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 27
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
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
Cover: $10
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: $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 28
The North Avenue Stompers home page facebook page (r&b) Brauer House Restaurant home page facebook page twitter stream
1000 N Rohlwing Rd
Lombard, IL (map)
8:00pm
Country and Western Night in Berwyn facebook page

Allegra Malone
The Western Shore
John Ballantyne's Crazy Heart
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Shorty and the Sugar Pushers facebook page (jazz) Chicago Distilling Company home page facebook page twitter stream
2359 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Show: 9:00pm
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 29
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
Northwestern Swing Dance Syndicate facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Riverbend Melodians
Louis Room @
Norris University Center home page
1999 Campus Dr
Evanston, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm-8:00pm
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $7 ($5 for NU students)
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
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
The Western Elstons (country, rockabilly, western swing) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $10
The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country) 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 30
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
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)
Billy Joe Shaver home page myspace page facebook page (country, honky tonk)
with: Ashleigh Flynn
SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $36 (reserved table seating), $?? (general admission), $22 (standing room)
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
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
Tangleweed home page facebook page (bluegrass)
Devil in a Woodpile home page (acoustic blues and ragtime)
Decoy Prayer Meeting myspace page facebook page (country, folk, rockabilly)
Wire home page facebook page
6815 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $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)
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 31
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
Pete Ellman Big Band home page (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)
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