March 14 - 20, 2016

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Monday 14
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
Primary Election Chicago Voter Info home page (plus links to area election agencies) Polling Places open from 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz) The Green Mill home page facebook page
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $6
The Lockport Swing Thing facebook group (lindy hop, swing) American Legion Post 18 home page
15052 S Archer Ave
Lockport, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm (swing)
DJs: 7:00pm-9:00pm

donations accepted
Wednesday 16
The Jake Sanders Trio Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm
No Cover
Blues Bash with:

Joel Paterson myspace page youtube channel (guitar)
Oscar Wilson,
Casey McDonough,
and, Alex Hall

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 17
Saint Patrick's Day wikipedia article
Devil in a Woodpile home page (acoustic blues and ragtime) The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-7:30pm
Cover: $5
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
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop)

Shorty and the Sugar Pushers facebook page (jazz)
Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am

Cover: $15 ($10 dance only), $12 (student or low income, $8 dance only)
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: $5
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
Swinger's Ball 19 facebook page

Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing)
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
Lessons: 7:30pm
Show: 8:30pm-1:00am
Cover: $25
Dave Alvin home page facebook page twitter stream (blues, rockabilly)
and Phil Alvin
with The Guilty Ones
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm
Cover: $25
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) The Palm Court facebook page @
The Drake Hotel home page
140 E Walton Pl
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-12:30am
No Cover (2 drink minimum encouraged)
Dave 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
Sunday 20
Vernal Equinox wikipedia article
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Band: Red Rose Ragtime Band (ragtime)
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)
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
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