August 8 - 14, 2016

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Monday 8
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 9
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
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 10
Blues & BBQ Series

Joel Paterson Blues Band
featuring: Oscar Wilson
Reggie's Music Joint home page
2105 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm

Cover: $15 show and bbq, $5 show

BBQ: 5:00pm
Chicago Balboa Underground home page facebook group (balboa, bal-swing)

Wonderful Wednesday Balboa Social (balboa, bal-swing, swing, lindy hop)
Rast Ballet and Dance Studio home page
1803 Byron St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (balboa)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight

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) Downers Sand Club Sports Bar and Grill home page facebook page
1211 Butterfield Rd
Downers Grove, 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 11
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
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 12
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
Ethan Kinsella home page (country, honky tonk) Friendly Tap home page facebook page twitter stream
6733 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-10:30pm
Cover: $5
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop)

facebook event Workshop Weekend Welcome Dance
Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am

Cover: $15 ($10 dance only), $12 (reduced rate, $8 dance only)
Saturday 13
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

DJ Calvin (chicago steppin')
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (chicago steppin')

DJ and dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

No Cover
Dick Dale home page (surf)
Gun
Reggie's Rock Club home page
2109 S State St
Chicago, IL (map)
7:00pm
Cover: $30 general admission, $35 above stage, $40 red chair, $50 front rows
A Classic Night - The White Party (a white attire themed swing dance affair; a.k.a. the white ball)

Alan Gresik
Willowbrook Ballroom home page facebook page
8900 Archer Ave
Willow Springs, IL (map)
7:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $18 ($15 with valid student ID)
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)
50Fifty facebook group (blues dancing, lindy hop)

facebook event Workshop Weekend Evening Dance
Enso home page facebook page
412 S Wells St
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-1:00am

Cover: $10, $8 (reduced rate)
Sunday 14
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm (counrty two-step, waltz)

Live Music and dancing: 5:00pm-7:00pm

No Cover
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)
Rob Parton Big Band home page (big band jazz) Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 6:30pm-9:00pm
Cover: $15 ($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
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