December 2015

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Tuesday 1
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 2
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
Birthday Blues Bash

Joel Paterson myspace page youtube channel (guitar)
with:
Oscar Wilson,
Rick Sherry,
Beau Sample,
and, Mark Haines

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 3
Petra's Recession Seven home page (1920s & 1930s jazz) High-Hat Club home page facebook page twitter stream
1920 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
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
Big C Jamboree home page facebook page

Host Band: Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $1 suggested donation
Friday 4
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 Pilsen Hot Three Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
No Cover
Holiday 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) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
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: 7:30pm, 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight
Dance: $10 ($6 for members, $3 for students), Lessons: $5 each ($2 each for students)
Saturday 5
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) Cole's Bar blogspot
2338 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Rami Gabriel (oud, guitar)
& Jason Miller
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
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)
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: 10:00pm-1:30am
No Cover
The Legendary Shack Shakers
Jessica Lee Wilkes home page facebook page twitter stream (rock & roll, r & b)
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
10:30pm
Cover: $15
Susie Blue and the Lonesome Fellas home page facebook page (western swing) 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: 7:30pm-8:30pm
DJs: 8:30pm-11:00pm
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 6
Hanukkah wikipedia article begins at sunset
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: 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 7
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 8
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 9
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
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: 7:30pm
Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
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 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
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-Midnight
Cover: $5
Friday 11
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 Pilsen Hot Three Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 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
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop)

The Magnolia Jass Band
Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm
Live Music, DJs, & Dancing: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 ($8 with Student ID), lesson: add $5
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-11:30pm
Cover: $10
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Toronzo Cannon home page facebook page (blues, r&b, soul) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover
Rosie and the Rivets home page facebook page (rock'n'roll, rockabilly, surf, soul) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
Ugly Sweater Swing Dance Party Duet Dance Studio home page
2515 W North Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

9:00pm-11:00pm

45 minute lesson
DJs
performances

Cover: $20 (free for currently enrolled Duet students)
Saturday 12
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) Cole's Bar blogspot
2338 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Chanson du Chat home page facebook page (gypsy jazz) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 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
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 Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) 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) Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:30pm-2:30am
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 13
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Holiday Party

Band: The Slim Syncopators
Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL (map)
Show: Noon-5:00pm

Cover: $45
(tickets on sale until 12/7)
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 Starfall Orchestra home page facebook page (big band swing) Melton Hall @
Trinity International University home page
2065 Half Day Rd
Deerfield, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm
Cover: $10 ($5 with student ID)
Los Lobos home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rock, latin, blues) City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $75 vip, $65 premier, $60 reserved
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
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page Liar's Club facebook page
1665 W Fullerton Ave
Chicago, IL (map)

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 14
Los Lobos home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rock, latin, blues) City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $75 vip, $65 premier, $60 reserved
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 15
Los Lobos home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rock, latin, blues) City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $75 vip, $65 premier, $60 reserved
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Arthur Murray Dance Center home page
1328 N Waukegan Rd
Glenview, IL (map)
8:00pm
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 16
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
Los Lobos home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (rock, latin, blues) City Winery home page
1200 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $75 vip, $65 premier, $60 reserved
Dave Specter home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (blues, jazz)
Guy King home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (blues, soul, jazz)
SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $22 (reserved table seating), $12 (general admission seating)
Holiday in Havana (A Swingtime Voyage South of the Border)

The Chico Havana Orchestra
with Band Leader Paul Asaro home page (stride & ragtime piano)

plus: The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
The Galaxie Girls home page facebook page
The Chicago Chorus Girl Project
and Special Guests
Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson (mambo): 8:00pm-8:30pm
Floor Show, Live Music (swing, latin jazz), and Dancing: 8:30pm-11:00pm

Cover: $25
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 17
Country and Western Night in Berwyn facebook page

Nick Bachmann
The Hot Club of Berwyn facebook page (jazz, blues, hokum)
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)
Dirty Green
Erin & The Killer - The Tall Tale Two
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country)
Unusual Suspects
Chandelier Swingers home page facebook page (western swing)
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-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 18
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
Ronnie Baker Brooks home page facebook page twitter stream (blues)
Universal Slim and The Blues Kangaroos
Q Bar home page facebook page twitter stream
2240 Bloomingdale Rd
Glendale Heights, IL (map)
7:00pm
Cover: $15
The Pilsen Hot Three Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
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
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
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: 10:00pm-12:30am
Cover: $4
Bluetopia home page facebook group twitter stream (blues dancing) Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $10 ($9 with valid 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 19
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) Cole's Bar blogspot
2338 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Tiny Miles home page facebook page (blues, roots music, americana, rockabilly) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:00pm
No Cover
The Flat Five home page facebook page SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $35 (reserved table seating), $15 (general admission seating)
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)
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 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 20
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 Flat Five home page facebook page The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Concert: 8:00pm
Cover: $20
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 21
Winter Solstice wikipedia article
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 22
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 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)
Wednesday 23
Festivus wikipedia article
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 Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $10
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 24
Christmas Eve wikipedia article
Friday 25
Christmas Day wikipedia article
Saturday 26
Kwanzaa wikipedia article begins
Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country) Cole's Bar blogspot
2338 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing) Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $15 ($12 with student ID)
Mud Morganfield home page facebook page (blues) SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm
Cover: $27 (reserved table seating), $15 (general admission seating)
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
Sunday 27
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)
Monday 28
Tuesday 29
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 30
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
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) Untitled Supper Club home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
No Cover
Nick Waterhouse home page facebook page twitter stream (r&b, jazz, soul)
The Bribes
Schubas Tavern home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
3159 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $25 ($20 in advance, $65 for a three show pass)
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 31
New Year's Eve wikipedia article
JC Brooks and the Uptown Sound home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (soul, post punk)
Bassel and The Supernaturals
Emporium Arcade Bar home page
1366 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm

Cover: $30 (in advance)
Yoko Noge home page (jazz & blues)
and Friends
Polo Cafe home page
3322 S Morgan St
Chicago, IL (map)
8:30pm

6 course dinner
champagne & party favors
live music

Cover: $95 (reservations required)
Sharon Lewis and Texas Fire myspace page facebook page reverbnation artist profile (blues, r&b, soul) Nick's Beer Garden home page facebook page
1516 N Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
No Cover
New Year's Eve

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
Cover: $195
Nick Waterhouse home page facebook page twitter stream (r&b, jazz, soul)
Numero Group DJs
Schubas Tavern home page myspace page facebook page twitter stream
3159 N Southport Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
Cover: $25 ($20 in advance)
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
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-1:30am
No Cover
Bluesn' NYE: Fusion Style Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-3:00am
Cover: $20
Windy City Jitterbug Club home page facebook group (jitterbug, bop, shag, west coast swing dancing) The Centre at North Park home page
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, IL (map)
7:00pm-1:00am

Reservations before 12/24 only: $75 ($65 for members)

7:00pm-8:00am: Cocktails
8:00pm: Dinner
7:00pm-1:00am: DJs & Dancing
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