January 15 - 21, 2018

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Monday 15
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day wikipedia article
Fizz Swing Dancing facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) Lion Head Pub home page facebook page twitter stream
2251 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)

DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Tuesday 16
Squirrel Nut Zippers home page facebook page twitter stream (jazz) SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
SOLD OUT

Concert: 7:00pm

Cover: $68 (reserved table seating), $38 (general admission seating), $28 (standing room)
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: $7
Squirrel Nut Zippers home page facebook page twitter stream (jazz) SPACE home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1245 Chicago Ave
Evanston, IL (map)
Concert: 9:30pm

Cover: $68 (reserved table seating), $38 (general admission seating), $28 (standing room)
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
Swinging at the Sands facebook group (swing dancing) Downers Sand Club Sports Bar and Grill home page facebook page
1211 Butterfield Rd
Downers Grove, IL (map)
Lesson (beg): 7:00pm

Lesson (int): 7:45pm

DJs: 8:30pm-11:30pm

Cover: $7 (dancing only), plus $5 (per lesson)
Wednesday 17
The Blue Three (jazz) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 6:00pm-8:00pm

No Cover
Chicago All-Star Benefit for Amanda & Miles

Morry Sochat facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)

Kevin Gathorp

Patrick Donoly

Barbara Clifford home page facebook page twitter stream (rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, hillbilly, r&b, country swing)

Paul Asaro home page (stride & ragtime piano)

Gina DeGregorio

Mondo Cortez

Jim Barclay

Hunter Diamond

Beau Sample myspace page (string bass)

Ted Baranis

Erin Riley

Alan Gresik (piano)

Peter Ho

Rob Dorn

and others!

M.C.: David Sherman

Ravenswood Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
6:30pm-1:30am

a cocktail set, a dance set, & a blues set

$15 suggested donation

website: A Benefit for Amanda & Miles
A.P.O.L. Chicago Big Band Fitzgerald's Nightclub home page facebook page twitter stream
6615 Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm

Cover: $10 ($5 - 17 and under)
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) 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 18
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: $8
Friday 19
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
Joel Paterson home page myspace page youtube channel (guitar) Honky Tonk BBQ home page facebook page
1800 S Racine Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm

No Cover
Rosie and the Rivets home page facebook page (rock'n'roll, rockabilly, surf, soul) Club Arcada home page
105 E Main St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm

Cover: $10
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: 10:00pm

No Cover
Swing Night (swing dancing, east coast swing, west coast swing) Chicago Dance home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
309 W Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm

DJs: 8:45pm-11:00pm

Cover: $8
Saturday 20
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 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 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
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)
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
Sunday 21
Chicago Cellar Boys home page facebook page (jazz and hot dance music from the 1920s & 1930s) 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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