May 2016

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Sunday 1
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
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
Monday 2
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
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 4
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
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: $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
Cinco de Mayo wikipedia article
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: 8:30pm-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: 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
Friday 6
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 Lockport Swing Thing facebook group (lindy hop, swing)

Rosie and the Rivets home page facebook page (rock'n'roll, rockabilly, surf, soul)
American Legion Post 18 home page
15052 S Archer Ave
Lockport, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:30pm (swing)
Live Music, Dancing, & DJs: 8:30pm-11:30pm

donations accepted
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)
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
Saturday 7
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
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)
Sunday 8
Mother's Day wikipedia article
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
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
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 11
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
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 (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: $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
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
Sarah Potenza home page myspace page facebook page facebook page youtube channel twitter stream (rock 'n roll, blues, country, folk rock) 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
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
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 13
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
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
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: $15 ($10 dance only), $12 (student or low income, $8 dance only)
Saturday 14
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
Sunday 15
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Band: Jim Barrett's Juggernauts (early 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)
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 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
Monday 16
Swing Nights at Fizz facebook page twitter stream (lindy hop, swing dancing)

The Jeremy Mohney Quartet
Fizz Bar and Grill home page facebook page twitter stream
3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)
DJs, Live Music, & Dancing: 9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $10 ($7 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 17
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 18
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
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: $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
Hey, Chère! (cajun) 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 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
Rosie and the Rivets home page facebook page (rock'n'roll, rockabilly, surf, soul) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
No Cover
Joel Paterson myspace page youtube channel (guitar)
Bailey Dee home page facebook page
Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm
No Cover
Saturday 21
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
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
St. Charles Park District Presents:

Swing into Summer Barn Dance

Band: The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
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 7:00pm)

Costume Contest (1930s & 1940s attire)

Cover: $15 ($10 in advance)
Sunday 22
WreckLess Chicago facebook page
presents: Sunday Bike Nights (rock'n'roll, r&b, rockabilly)

Band: Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
Three Aces home page facebook page twitter stream
1321 W Taylor St
Chicago, IL (map)
5:00pm-9:00pm
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
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
Jazz Community Big Band home page facebook page (big band jazz) Fitz's Spare Keys home page facebook page
119 N York St
Elmhurst, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:30pm

No Cover
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 25
National Tap Dance Day wikipedia article
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
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
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)
Alhambra Palace home page
1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm
Show: 8:30pm-11:30pm
Cover: $15
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
World Lindy Hop Day home page
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
Country and Western Night in Berwyn facebook page

Lonesome Still facebook page (country)
Big Sadie
Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm
Cover: $5
Joel Paterson Trio 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: 9:30pm-Midnight
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 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
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
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
Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:00pm
No Cover
Windy City Fusion facebook page (blues dancing, west coast swing dancing, tango) Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm

DJs: 9:15pm-2:00am

Cover: $10 ($8 for students), Lesson: $2
Saturday 28
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
The Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)
The Nick Mazzarella Quintet
The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:30pm-12:30am
Cover: $10
Bailey Dee and her Late Night Bait home page facebook page
The Bama Lamas facebook page (rock, r&b, garage)
The North Avenue Stompers home page facebook page (r&b)
The Chop Shop home page facebook page twitter stream
& 1st Ward home page facebook page twitter stream
2033 W North Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight
Cover: $10
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
Bubbles Brown facebook page (blues, roots music, folk, rock) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm
No Cover
Bluetopia home page facebook group twitter stream (blues dancing) Fred Astaire Dance Studio home page
1239 W Lake St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)
DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am
Cover: $10 ($9 with valid student ID)
Sunday 29
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
Monday 30
Memorial Day wikipedia article
River Rock

Them Guilty Aces home page home page reverbnation artist profile twitter stream (rock 'n' roll)
Estate Ultra Bar home page
1177 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-Midnight
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
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

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