Chicago Area - Dance Calendar - January 2019
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December 30

6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bill Porter
Orchestra

210 Live
210 Green Bay Road
Highwood, Illinois

 

 

 
FitzGerald's Nightclub
British Buddy
Alumni Big Band
with vocalist
Frieda Lee
Doors open at 5 pm.
6:00pm - $10,
$5 (17 & under)

FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

 

 

 


Honky Tonk BBQ
1800 S. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

Live Band
The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm


SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631

 

December 31
New Years Eve
New Year's Eve Ball
Celebrate
New Year's Eve
in Palm Court and
ring in the
New Year
with friends.

Reserve
The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

The Flat Cats
$245 per person,
plus tax and gratuity
Dress Code is
Black Tie
You must be 21 years
or older to attend.


9:00pm to
12Midnight
The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 787 2200




The Rhythm Rockets
NEW YEARS EVE
EXTRAVAGANZA!
5:00PM-8:00PM
and
9:00PM-1:00AM

Pete Millers
Pete Miller's-
 Evanston

1557 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60202
847-328-0399


club logo
Doors open
at 7:30pm
New Year's Eve Gala
(Elks Lodge,
Prepaid Tix Only!)
8:00pm to 11:30 pm
Chicago South IL
Elks #1596
4428 W
Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL 60445

NO DANCE
TONIGHT

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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


1 New Year's Day
There may be no dances today.  Check the event website.

 

 


Fat Babies
9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7


The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL

 


No Dance Tonight

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

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No Dance Tonight

Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar & Grill

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277




Wednesday Swings
at
Vargo's Dance

Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
 Vargo's Dance
205 West State St
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-2990


West Coast Wednesdays
Dance Lesson:
7:30 pm
Dancing from:
8:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The cost for the night:
$5 cover charge
and
$5 for the
beginner lesson
7:00 p.m.


Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

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The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift
Orchestra

9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8

The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL


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

7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
$10.00 cover

 

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The Hoyle Brothers
(country, 2-step,
western swing)
 
5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL




First Fridays
at
Big City Swing
Beginning Lesson @ 8PM.
No partner or
experience required.
Arrive a little before
 8pm if it’s your first class.
The evening, inclusive
of the lesson,
is $10
(cash only at the door)
and very casual.
Just bring or wear
a pair of clean, dry shoes
and a smile.
This is an 18+ evening.
Social dancing
starts about 9pm.

Big City Swing Studio
1850 N Western Avenue.
Chicago, Illinois




TGIF
8:00 pm:
BASIC Lesson
8:30-9pm:
BASIC &
ADVANCED Lessons
9pm-Midnight:
Open dancing
 $15 before 9pm,
includes all lessons
$10 after 9pm
May I Have This Dance
 Main Studio
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631


The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

Steve Biossat and

Sway Chicago
8:00 pm

 



DOORS OPEN AT 7:15
Pre-Dance LESSON
Two-Step with Don M.
TIME 7:30

Lesson,
Student $2.00/lesson

Beginner Lesson,
Adult $5.00

Intermediate Lesson,
 Adult $5.00
Open Couples Dancing

8:30 - 11:30

Students $3.00
Members $6.00
Non-Members $10.00

The Centre at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, Illinois


Jumpin' Jive Club
Swing Dance


Swing Lesson
at 8:00 pm
Live Band
8:30 - 12:00
Tickets: $14.00

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

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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
Rick Lindy
and the Wild Ones


8:00 pm

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois




7:30 PM
Doors open
8:00 PM
Pre dance lesson
9:00 PM-12:00 AM

Open Dancing
$6.00 Members;
$10.00 Non-Members

Centre at North Park
10040 W. Addison
Franklin Park, IL

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Jazz Consortium
Doors: 5:00PM
Show: 6:00PM


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

 

Honky Tonk BBQ
1800 S. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

Live Band
The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm


SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631

 

FitzGerald's Nightclub
Chicago Grandstand
Big Band

6:00pm- $10,
$5 (17 & under)
Doors open at 5 pm.


FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

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Facebook Page
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

 


Outcast Jazz Band
Every
First Monday


Band at 8:00pm

Hackney’s in Palos Park
123rd and LaGrange Rd
Palos Park, Illinois 60464



Big Band Night
Band Starts
at 10:00 pm
The first Monday
of every month

2020 N. Oakley
Chicago, IL 60622
Ph: 773-489-5471
Chicago Big Band - Big Band Boom!
Chicago Big Band -
Big Band Boom!

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Fat Babies
9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7


The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL

 


East Coast Swing and
Lindy Hop Dancing
7:30 pm
Beginning
East Coast Swing
Dancing Class
Cost: $5.00
8:30 – 11:30 pm
Open dancing to a
DJed mix of
East Coast Swing
 and Lindy Hop
Cost: $7.00


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

 

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The Rhythm Rockets

7:30-10:30pm



Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar & Grill

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277

 


Wednesday Swings
at
Vargo's Dance

Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
 Vargo's Dance
205 West State St
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-2990


West Coast Wednesdays
Dance Lesson:
7:30 pm
Dancing from:
8:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The cost for the night:
$5 cover charge
and
$5 for the
beginner lesson
7:00 p.m.


Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

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The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift
Orchestra

9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8

The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL



Rick Lindy
and the Wild Ones
7:00 PM
Free valet.
No cover.


210 Live
210 Green Bay Road
Highwood, Illinois

 



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

7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
$10.00 cover

 

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The Hoyle Brothers
(country, 2-step,
western swing)
 
5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL

 



09:00 PM

The Flat Cats

Club Arcada
105 E. Main St.
St. Charles, IL

 



Brass From The Past
09:00 PM

Evanston Rocks
1012 Church
Evanston, IL

The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Kevin Catchings
8:00 pm

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois

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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

Rosie & The Rivets


8:00 pm
The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 787 2200



Beginner Lesson: 
8:15pm
Band: 
9:30pm–12:00am
Soul: 
12:00am–12:30am

Cost: $15 lesson
+ live music, 
$12 BCS students
with pass, 
$10 students with ID

Forteza Fitness
4437 N Ravenswood Ave
Chicago, IL 60640

fortezafitness.com


California Clipper

The Modern Sounds
10:30 pm 2 sets, $5 cover

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Honky Tonk BBQ
1800 S. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

Live Band
The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm


SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631

 

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

6:00pm- $10,
$5 (17 & under)


FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

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Facebook Page
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


Dances lessons, all levels
6:30-7:30 pm
$3.00 per person
with dance admission,
no partner needed
Dance 7:30 - 11:00 pm
Members $5.00
Visitors $10
Dressy casual.
Dressy jeans allowed
 – no holes.

Villa Olivia
1401 Lake St.
Bartlett, IL

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Fat Babies
9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7


The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL

 


East Coast Swing and
Lindy Hop Dancing
7:30 pm
Beginning
East Coast Swing
Dancing Class
Cost: $5.00
8:30 – 11:30 pm
Open dancing to a
DJed mix of
East Coast Swing
 and Lindy Hop
Cost: $7.00


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

 

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FitzGerald's Nightclub
Big Band Dance Party
with APOL Orchestra

7:00pm- $10,
$5 (17 & under)
 


FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

 


Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar & Grill

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277

 


Wednesday Swings
at
Vargo's Dance

Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
 Vargo's Dance
205 West State St
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-2990


West Coast Wednesdays
Dance Lesson:
7:30 pm
Dancing from:
8:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The cost for the night:
$5 cover charge
and
$5 for the
beginner lesson
7:00 p.m.


Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

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The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift
Orchestra

9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8

The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL

 



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

7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
$10.00 cover

 

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The Hoyle Brothers
(country, 2-step,
western swing)
 
5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL

 



Chicago Dance
Swing Party

Beginner group class
from 8-8:45 PM

with open dancing
at 8:45PM.

$8 per person
 includes lesson.

BYOB
CHICAGO DANCE
309 W. Chicago Ave.
3rd floor
Chicago, Illinois, IL



Open Dancing Only
Tonight

Doors open
to the public
at 8:30 pm
Open Dancing:
8:30 - 11:30 pm
$6 members; $10 guests

Students $3.00
Members $6.00
Non-Members $10.00

The Centre at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, Illinois



TGIF
8:00 pm:
BASIC Lesson
8:30-9pm:
BASIC &
ADVANCED Lessons
9pm-Midnight:
Open dancing
 $15 before 9pm,
includes all lessons
$10 after 9pm
May I Have This Dance
 Main Studio
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631



The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois


Steve Biossat and
S
peak Easy Swing
8:00 pm

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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


8:00 pm
The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611
(312) 787 2200




09:00 PM
Rosie & The Rivets

Club Arcada
105 E. Main St.
St. Charles, IL



California Clipper

Cash Box Kings
10:30 pm 2 sets, $5 cover



7:30 PM
Doors open
8:00 PM
Pre dance lesson
9:00 PM-12:00 AM

Open Dancing
$6.00 Members;
$10.00 Non-Members

Centre at North Park
10040 W. Addison
Franklin Park, IL


CWCJC logo
Dances start at
8 p.m. and
end at 11:30 p.m.
 Entry fees are:
Members $5.00
Guests $10.00
You must be 21
to join us.
No jeans are allowed,
casual dress-up
is preferred.
American Legion Hall
Franklin Park Post 974
9757 W. Pacific Avenue.
Franklin Park, IL 60131

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Honky Tonk BBQ
1800 S. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

Live Band
The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm


SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631

 

 

21 Martin Luther King
Facebook Page
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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

 

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Buddy Guy's Legends
Buddy Guy's Legends
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
The Special 20's

Mention
 
"Honeydripper"
at the door for
1/2 price cover.

 

 


Fat Babies
9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7


The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL

 


East Coast Swing and
Lindy Hop Dancing
7:30 pm
Beginning
East Coast Swing
Dancing Class
Cost: $5.00
8:30 – 11:30 pm
Open dancing to a
DJed mix of
East Coast Swing
 and Lindy Hop
Cost: $7.00


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

 

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Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar & Grill

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277

 


Wednesday Swings
at
Vargo's Dance

Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
 Vargo's Dance
205 West State St
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-2990


West Coast Wednesdays
Dance Lesson:
7:30 pm
Dancing from:
8:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The cost for the night:
$5 cover charge
and
$5 for the
beginner lesson
7:00 p.m.


Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

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The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift
Orchestra

9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8

The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL



The Rhythm Rockets
7:30-10:30pm
Free valet. No cover.


210 Live
210 Green Bay Road
Highwood, Illinois



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

7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
$10.00 cover

 

25


The Hoyle Brothers
(country, 2-step,
western swing)
 
5:30pm-7:30pm
No Cover
The Empty Bottle
1035 N Western Ave
Chicago, IL

 

26
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

 


Bluetopia
Free introductory Lesson
(blues dance):
8:00pm-9:00pm
Dancing:
9:00pm-2:00am
to Bluetopia's
favorite Deejays!
Cover: $8
Fred Astaire Dance Studio
1239 W Lake St
Chicago, IL 60607



09:00 PM

The Flat Cats

Club Arcada
105 E. Main St.
St. Charles, IL


The Mix
two lessons,
both from
8:00 – 9:00 p.m.:
one for beginners;
one for intermediates
dancing from
9 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
 two rooms of dancing

Interclub Academy
of Dance

7350-52 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles, IL 60714
847-600-0088

 

 

The Rhythm Rockets


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

The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Peter Oprisko
8:00 pm

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois

27

Honky Tonk BBQ
1800 S. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

Live Band
The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm


SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631


FitzGerald's Nightclub
British Buddy
Alumni Big Band
with vocalist Frieda Lee
6:00pm- $10,
$5 (17 & under)
Doors open at 5 pm.


FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

28
Facebook Page
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


Dances lessons, all levels
6:30-7:30 pm
$3.00 per person
with dance admission,
no partner needed
Dance 7:30 - 11:00 pm
Members $5.00
Visitors $10
Dressy casual.
Dressy jeans allowed
 – no holes.

Villa Olivia
1401 Lake St.
Bartlett, IL

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Fat Babies
9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $7


The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL

 


East Coast Swing and
Lindy Hop Dancing
7:30 pm
Beginning
East Coast Swing
Dancing Class
Cost: $5.00
8:30 – 11:30 pm
Open dancing to a
DJed mix of
East Coast Swing
 and Lindy Hop
Cost: $7.00


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

 

30

Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar & Grill

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277

 


Wednesday Swings
at
Vargo's Dance

Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
 Vargo's Dance
205 West State St
Geneva, IL 60134
(630) 232-2990


West Coast Wednesdays
Dance Lesson:
7:30 pm
Dancing from:
8:30 - 11:00 p.m.
The cost for the night:
$5 cover charge
and
$5 for the
beginner lesson
7:00 p.m.


Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

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The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift
Orchestra

9:00pm-1:00am
Cover: $8

The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL


Rosie & The Rivets
8:00 PM
Free valet.
No cover.


210 Live
210 Green Bay Road
Highwood, Illinois

 



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

7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
$10.00 cover

 

FitzGerald's Nightclub

Country Night
in Berwyn
8:00pm - $5
FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

 

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