July 2018

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Sunday 1
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
Monday 2
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
Fizz Swing Dancing home page 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 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: $7
The Lockport Swing Thing facebook group (lindy hop, swing) [an error occurred while processing this directive] home page
1026 E 9th St
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 4
Independence Day wikipedia article
Thursday 5
Slink Moss

The Bama Lamas facebook page (rock, r&b, garage)

Martyrs home page facebook page twitter stream
3855 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
8:00pm-1:00am

Cover: $7
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 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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

DJ Jesse de la Peña (house)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs & Dancing: 6:00pm-9:00pm

No Cover
First Fridays - Swingin' at the Studio (lindy hop, swing dancing) Big City Swing home page facebook page
1850 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-8:45pm

Dancing: 8:45pm-Midnight

Cost: $10
Saturday 7
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (jitterbug)

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

No Cover
Sunday 8
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
Monday 9
Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing) Hackney's Palos Park home page
9550 W 123rd St
Palos Park, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-10:00pm

No Cover
Fizz Swing Dancing home page 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 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: $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
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 11
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

DJ Eric "ET" Taylor (chicago steppin')
C.F. Buckingham Memorial Fountain home page
301 S Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (chicago steppin')

DJs & Dancing: 7:00pm-9:00pm

No Cover
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
The Rhythm Rockets facebook page twitter stream youtube channel (jazz, rhythm & blues, swing) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 7:30pm-10:30pm

No Cover
Chicago Balboa Underground home page facebook group (balboa, bal-swing)

Wonderful Wednesday Balboa Social (balboa, bal-swing, swing, lindy hop)
Mrs. Murphy and Sons Irish Bistro home page
3905 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (balboa)

DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight

Cover: $10 ($5 students)
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 12
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Les Rôdailleurs (cajun)
C.F. Buckingham Memorial Fountain home page
301 S Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (cajun)

Live Music & Dancing: 7:00pm-9:00pm

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: $8
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Queens of House Music (house)
C.F. Buckingham Memorial Fountain home page
301 S Columbus Dr
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (house)

DJs & Dancing: 7:00pm-9:00pm

No Cover
Chorus Girl University home page

Galaxie Grandstand
Ravenswood Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Live Music, Dancing, Performances, Open Bar(21+), Vintage Films: 7:30pm-11:00pm

Cover: $35 ($20 under 21; or included with Full Weekend Pass)

Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) Untitled home page facebook page twitter stream
111 W Kinzie St
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 8:00pm-11:00pm

No Cover
Chicago Swing Project facebook page (swing, big band, jump blues) Fuller's Pub facebook page
3203 W Irving Park Rd
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:30pm
No Cover
Saturday 14
Traffic Jam! home page facebook page (swing dancing, soul dancing) Forteza Fitness home page facebook page twitter stream
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm-9:00pm

DJs: 9:00pm-12:30am

Cover: $10 ($5 for students with valid ID)
Sunday 15
Illiana Club of Traditional Jazz home page (traditional jazz, ragtime, swing, big band)

Joe Urban

with:

The TeaPotDome Boys (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)
Outcast Jazz Band blogspot blog (big band swing) Fitz's Spare Keys home page facebook page
119 N York St
Elmhurst, IL (map)
Show: 7:00pm-10:00pm

No Cover
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
Monday 16
Fizz Swing Dancing home page facebook page (lindy hop, swing dancing)

Miss Jubilee home page facebook page (jump blues, swing, hot jazz)
Lion Head Pub home page facebook page twitter stream
2251 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm (swing)

Live Music, Dancing, & DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight

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: $7
The Lockport Swing Thing facebook group (lindy hop, swing) [an error occurred while processing this directive] home page
1026 E 9th St
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 18
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
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) Ravenswood Loft home page
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
DJs: 7:30pm-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 19
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 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
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues) Club Arcada home page
105 E Main St
Saint Charles, IL (map)
Show: 9:00pm-11:00pm

Cover: $10
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll) The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm-1:00am

Cover: $5
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

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

DJs & Dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

No Cover
Fortnightly (lindy hop, swing dancing) Big City Swing home page facebook page
1850 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm

DJs: 9:00pm-Midnight

Cost: $10
East meets West 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 21
Joel Paterson home page myspace page youtube channel (guitar)

with: Jim Liban (blues harmonica)
The California Clipper home page facebook page twitter stream
1002 N California Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Show: 10:30pm-1:00am

Cover: $5
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 22
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
Monday 23
Fizz Swing Dancing home page 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 24
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
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 25
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 SummerDance home page facebook page

Lynne Jordan and The Shivers home page (mowtown, r&b)
Jackson Park Grove 6b
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (chicago bop)

Live Music & Dancing: 7:00pm-9:00pm

No Cover
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: 7:30pm-10:30pm

No Cover
The Flat Cats (swinging jazz and blues)

Gin Palace Jesters facebook page reverbnation artist profile (country, rockabilly, bluegrass)

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) 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 26
Live on the Lake!

The Fat Babies home page facebook page (1920s & 1930s jazz)

Navy Pier Beer Garden home page facebook page twitter stream youtube channel
700 E Grand Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lessons (swing): 6:00pm-6:30pm & 7:15pm-7:45pm

Show: 6:30pm-8:30pm

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: $8
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
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

Cash Box Kings home page myspace page (blues, roots music, americana)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm-7:00pm (west coast swing, hustle)

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

No Cover
Windy City Fusion facebook page (blues dancing, west coast swing dancing, tango) Dance Center Chicago home page facebook page
3868 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:15pm

DJs: 9:15pm-1:30am

Cover: $10 ($8 for students), Lesson: $2
Saturday 28
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

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

DJs & Dancing: 7:30pm-9:30pm

No Cover
Bluetopia home page facebook group twitter stream (blues dancing)

Andrew Diehl and The Nightmen home page facebook page (blues)
Fred Astaire Dance Studio home page
1239 W Lake St
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 8:00pm-9:00pm (blues dance)

Live Music, Dancing, & DJs: 9:00pm-2:00am

Cover: $13
Sunday 29
Chicago SummerDance home page facebook page

The Sons of Susan facebook page twitter stream (roots music, blues, western swing)
Spirit of Music Garden @
Grant Park home page
601 S Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL (map)
Lesson: 4:00pm-5:00pm (swing, jive)

Live Music & Dancing: 5:00pm-7:00pm

No Cover
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
Monday 30
Fizz Swing Dancing home page 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 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: $7
The Lockport Swing Thing facebook group (lindy hop, swing) [an error occurred while processing this directive] home page
1026 E 9th St
Lockport, IL (map)
Lesson: 6:00pm (swing)

DJs: 7:00pm-9:00pm

donations accepted
Swinging at the Sands facebook group (swing dancing)

Morry Sochat and The Special 20's facebook page (blues, swing, rock n' roll)

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: $15 ($10 for students), plus $5 (per lesson)
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