June 19 - 25, 2017

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Monday 19
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 20
Summer Solstice wikipedia article
Swinging at the Sands facebook group (swing dancing)

The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing)
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

Live Music, Dancing, & DJs: 8:30pm-11:30pm

Cover: $12 (dancing only; $10 with student ID), plus $5 (per lesson)
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
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 21
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
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 Modern Sounds myspace page youtube channel (blues, jazz, western swing)

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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
Violet Hour at the Loft (lindy hop, balboa, collegiate shag, swing) Lillstreet Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 7:00pm-10:00pm

Cover: $8
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 22
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 23
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
begins
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (east coast swing)

Live Music & Dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

No Cover
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) The Smoke Daddy home page facebook page twitter stream
1804 W Division St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-Midnight

No Cover
DCC Swing Dancing facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing) Dance Center Chicago home page facebook page
3868 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $7 ($5 w/Student ID)
Saturday 24
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

Lynne Jordan and The Shivers home page (mowtown, r&b)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (chicago bop)

Live Music & Dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

No Cover
Swingin' at the Downers Sand Speakeasy

Downers Sand Club Sports Bar and Grill home page facebook page
1211 Butterfield Rd
Downers Grove, IL (map)
Lesson: 7:00pm (swing)

DJs: 8:00pm-11:00pm

Cover: $8
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 25
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Band: Roy Rubenstein's Chicago Hot Five

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)
A Day in the Country

Front Porch Stage: (2:00pm-4:45pm)

Jess McIntoch

Northside Southpaws

Lint Trappers

Family Gold


Backroom Stage: (5:00pm-11:00pm)

Becky Levi & Mike Vanier

The Hoyle Brothers home page myspace page facebook page youtube channel (country, 2-step, western swing)

Jim Lauderdale

The Lawrence Peters Outfit home page facebook page twitter stream (country)

Rex Hobart and The Misery Boys

Dirty Green

Dan Whitaker and the Shinebenders facebook page (country)

The Hideout home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
1354 W Wabansia Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 2:00pm-11:00pm

bands in order of appearance

Cover: $12
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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