Chicago Area
Swing Dance Calendar
~ October 2017 ~
Also see-To Be Announced Dances for October 2017

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15

FitzGerald's Nightclub
Bill O'Connell's
Chicago Skyliners


Ballroom
Tea Dance

Sundays
1 to 5 pm,
with lesson at 7 pm
Admission: $15
($10 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051


Honky Tonk BBQ
Live Band
Fat Babies



SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)



Special Event: Weekend Country Dance Nights Start Sunday, October 15
6:00 to 9:00 PM  

Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

 

16

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2251 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Il


When you enter
Lion Head Pub
you’ll notice
a set of stairs right
when you walk in---
take those upstairs to
The Apartment




Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill
1211 Butterfield Rd
Suite B.
Downer’s Grove,
 IL 60515



Novice/Intermediate
Hustle Workshops

with Liz Gutzwiler

17

 



Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

1211 Butterfield Rd
Suite B.
Downer’s Grove,
 IL 60515

 


Ballroom & Latin
Dance Social

Porterhouse Steaks
& Seafood Restaurant
15W776 N. Frontage Rd.
Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527
Phone: (630) 850 9999

 Facebook Page


Country Dancing
Tuesdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from 8 to 10 pm
Admission: $10
($5 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

18


Wednesday Swings
at Esteban’s
http://www.carlandkarrie.com/
Carl and Karrie
lesson at 7:30pm,
followed by
DANCING
till 11:30pm!




Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill
1211 Butterfield Rd
Suite B.
Downer’s Grove,
 IL 60515


Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
 7pm


Hubcaps Pizzeria,
50's Bar & Grill O'Hare

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277




Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

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Argentine Tango
Dancing
Wednesdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from
8 to 10 pm

Admission: $10
($5 for Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students with ID)

Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

19


The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift Orchestra



White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 100
(North Entrance
to the White Eagle)
Niles, IL 60714

Brian Patti Orchestra
Brian Patti Orchestra


 Latin Dancing
Thursdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from
8 to 10 pm

Admission: $10
($5 for Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)

Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

 

Couple Dancing
Dress Up & Dance
West Coast, Hustle, Swing and more!
Lesson:
West Coast Swing

20


The Hoyle Brothers
(country, 2-step,
western swing)
 

Smoke Daddy
Smoke Daddy's
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
The Special 20's

The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois


Steve Biossat and Speakeasy Swing


TGIF


West Coast Swing
Lesson
with
“Dorky Duo” Debut
with
Sammy Powers
and
Heather Fronczak


Young At Heart Club
We are 60+

American Legion Hall
Franklin Park Post 974

9757 W. Pacific Avenue.
Franklin Park, IL
60131-1772

(847) 678-7474

Ballroom Dancing
Fridays

7 to 11 pm,
with 50-minute group lesson at 7 pm.
Admission: $15
($10 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

21


The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

Rosie & The Rivets



The Rhythm Rockets
 at

Frankie's Blue Room
16 Chicago Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540

 


 LESSON:
West Coast Swing
INSTRUCTOR:
Alex Kim

Ballroom Dancing
7 to 11 pm,
with 50-minute
group lesson at 7 pm.
Admission: $15
($10 for Floating
on a Melody
Ballroom members
and
college students with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

Couple Dancing
Dress Up & Dance
Country
with a littleBallroom
!
Lesson:
 Rumba


CWCJC logo

22


The Rhythm Rocketss


180 N. Smith Street
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 358-9150



Main Stem
Orchestra
2:00pm to 5:30pm
Glendora


FitzGerald's Nightclub
British Buddy
Alumni Big Band
with vocalist
Frieda Lee



SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)


Ballroom
Tea Dance

Sundays
1 to 5 pm,
with lesson at 7 pm
Admission: $15
($10 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

 

23

Facebook Page

2251 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Il


When you enter
Lion Head Pub
you’ll notice
a set of stairs right
when you walk in---
take those upstairs to
The Apartment



St. Charles Singles
Dance & Social Club



Novice/Intermediate
Hustle Workshops

with Liz Gutzwiler

 

24

 



Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

1211 Butterfield Rd
Suite B.
Downer’s Grove,
 IL 60515

 


Ballroom & Latin
Dance Social

Porterhouse Steaks
& Seafood Restaurant
15W776 N. Frontage Rd.
Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527
Phone: (630) 850 9999

 Facebook Page


Country Dancing
Tuesdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from 8 to 10 pm
Admission: $10
($5 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

25



The Flat Cats
and
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
The Special 20's

HALLOWEEN
DANCE


Alhambra Palace



Wednesday Swings
at Esteban’s
http://www.carlandkarrie.com/
Carl and Karrie
lesson at 7:30pm,
followed by
DANCING
till 11:30pm!




Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill
1211 Butterfield Rd
Suite B.
Downer’s Grove,
 IL 60515


Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
 7pm


Hubcaps Pizzeria,
50's Bar & Grill O'Hare

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277




Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Facebook Page


Argentine Tango
Dancing
Wednesdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from
8 to 10 pm

Admission: $10
($5 for Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students with ID)

Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

26

Swing City Chicago

ALHC poster 2017


The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift Orchestra



White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 100
(North Entrance
to the White Eagle)
Niles, IL 60714

Brian Patti Orchestra
Brian Patti Orchestra


 Latin Dancing
Thursdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from
8 to 10 pm

Admission: $10
($5 for Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)

Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

 

FitzGerald's Nightclub

Couple Dancing
Dress Up & Dance
Country with a Little Ballroom
Lesson:
Line dance

27

Swing City Chicago

ALHC poster 2017


The Hoyle Brothers
(country, 2-step,
western swing)
 




Strictly Ballroom


Ballroom Dancing
Fridays

7 to 11 pm,
with 50-minute group lesson at 7 pm.
Admission: $15
($10 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

 

28

Swing City Chicago

ALHC poster 2017


The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

The Flat Cats

The Drake



Bluetopia
Fred Astaire Dance Studio
1239 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607



club logo
Halloween Dance
Party, Costume,
Raffle & Parade



The Masquerade Ball

Live Band
The Big Band
Sound of Deerfield

7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
$13.00 Guest

Couple Dancing
Dress Up & Dance
Dance Dates
for
'Big Band Dance


Ballroom Dancing
7 to 11 pm,
with 50-minute
group lesson at 7 pm.
Admission: $15
($10 for Floating
on a Melody
Ballroom members
and
college students with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

29

Swing City Chicago

ALHC poster 2017



7:00 PM
The Flat Cats
Halloween Special

$18 General Public
$16 Members
http://www.flatcatsmusic.com/

Come dressed to scare
for the
Halloween
costume contest!
Costumes encouraged!
Come dressed to scare!
Louis Stallone will teach
a swing dance lesson
at 7:30 PM

The Old Town
School of Folk Music, Inc.
The Myron R. Szold
Music & Dance Hall
4544 N. Lincoln Avenue
Chicago IL 60625



Honky Tonk BBQ
Live Band
Fat Babies


FitzGerald's Nightclub
Jazz Consortium
Big Band



SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)


Ballroom
Tea Dance

Sundays
1 to 5 pm,
with lesson at 7 pm
Admission: $15
($10 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

Halloween Stroll!
Halloween Dance Party!
Open dance
all styles
no lesson
Hours: 4pm - 7pm
$12 guest $10 member

Couple Dancing
Dress Up & Dance

30

Facebook Page

2251 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, Il


When you enter
Lion Head Pub
you’ll notice
a set of stairs right
when you walk in---
take those upstairs to
The Apartment


Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
The Special 20's

Evanston Space
1245 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202


HALLOWEEN
COSTUMES ARE
ENCOURAGED!!
PRIZES:
1st Place: $75,
2nd Place: $50;
3rd Place: $25.


St. Charles Singles
Dance & Social Club

with
LIVE BAND
“Stingrays”!!



Novice/Intermediate
Hustle Workshops

with Liz Gutzwiler

31 Halloween

 



Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

1211 Butterfield Rd
Suite B.
Downer’s Grove,
 IL 60515

 


Ballroom & Latin
Dance Social

Porterhouse Steaks
& Seafood Restaurant
15W776 N. Frontage Rd.
Burr Ridge, Illinois 60527
Phone: (630) 850 9999

 Facebook Page


Country Dancing
Tuesdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from 8 to 10 pm
Admission: $10
($5 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

November 1


Wednesday Swings
at Esteban’s
http://www.carlandkarrie.com/
Carl and Karrie
lesson at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!




Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill
1211 Butterfield Rd
Suite B.
Downer’s Grove,
 IL 60515


Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
 7pm


Hubcaps Pizzeria,
50's Bar & Grill O'Hare

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277




Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415

Facebook Page


Argentine Tango
Dancing
Wednesdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from
8 to 10 pm

Admission: $10
($5 for Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students with ID)

Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

November 2


The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift Orchestra



White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
Suite 100
(North Entrance
to the White Eagle)
Niles, IL 60714

Brian Patti Orchestra
Brian Patti Orchestra



AM JAM
7:30PM TIL
11PM(or so)


 Latin Dancing
Thursdays

with lesson at 7 pm
Dancing from
8 to 10 pm

Admission: $10
($5 for Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)

Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

Couple Dancing
Dress Up & Dance
Country Meets Ballroom!


Young At Heart Club
We are 60+
Live band:
"Blue Horizon Trio "


American Legion Hall
Franklin Park Post 974
9757 W. Pacific Avenue.
Franklin Park, IL
60131-1772

(847) 678-7474

November 3


First Fridays
at
Big City Swing
Big City Swing will be
moving to a new location
at
1850 N Western Avenue

Probably in January 2018


November and December
location to be determined.
Check Moving updates for
more up to date information



The Flat Cats

at
Jumpin' Jive Club
Swing Dance


Knights of Columbus Hall
1800 S. 92nd Street
West Allis, Wisconsin



The Hoyle Brothers
(country, 2-step,
western swing)
 



TGIF



Two Step Lesson
w/Don M

Veteran’s Day Dance


The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

Steve Biossat and
Sway Chicago


Ballroom Dancing
Fridays

7 to 11 pm,
with 50-minute group lesson at 7 pm.
Admission: $15
($10 for
Floating on a Melody Ballroom members
and college students
with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

November 4

Official Website
Every Saturday 6-8 pm, free
We are in the back room
at Cole's each Saturday
with plenty of dancing space.
Cole's Bar
2338 N. Milwaukee Ave
Chicago, IL 60647

The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

The Flat Cats

The Drake


JavaJive

Chicago
Swing Dance
Society



 LESSON:
West Coast Swing
INSTRUCTOR:
Eric Byers


CWCJC logo
Vets' Day
Troop Drive


Ballroom Dancing
7 to 11 pm,
with 50-minute
group lesson at 7 pm.
Admission: $15
($10 for Floating
on a Melody
Ballroom members
and
college students with ID)


Floating on a
Melody
Ballroom

7905 Ogden Ave
Lyons, Illinois 60534
(630) 546-0051

Ballroom dance party

Lesson: Rumba

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