Chicago Area
Dance Calendar
~ October 2019 ~

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13

 

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

The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm




SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
Lessons & Dancing
6pm Hustle
6:30pm WCS
7 to 9pm Open dancing to
WCS, WCS/Hustle,
and Two Step & Salsa

$10 before 7:00pm
$7 after 7:00pm
May I Have This Dance
 Main Studio
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631

14 Columbus Day

 

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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





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

15

 

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


The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL



East Coast Swing and
Lindy Hop Dancing
Dance Lesson:
7:00 pm
Dancing from:
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
with DJ April Prince
The cost for the night:
$7 cover charge

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


Tuesday
Swing Night
at

Old Towne Pub Geneva
Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Old Towne Pub Geneva
201 W State St
Geneva, IL 60134
https://www.otpgeneva.com




Tuesday Dance
at the Roxy

Beginner swing
lesson 6-7pm,
social dance 7-9pm.
Free and
family- friendly.

Roxy Theater
1017 S. State St.
Lockport, IL

16

 

West Coast
Wednesdays
Dance Lesson:

Dance Lesson:
7:00 pm
Dancing from:
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
with DJ April Prince
The cost for the night:
$7 cover charge

Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

 

 

Wednesday Swings
at


Delicia Mexican Grill
Lesson by


Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Delicia Mexican Grill
12337 IL-59 #127
Plainfield, IL 60585
https://delicia.restaurant




Jitter Bug Dancing
Wednesday Nights
Music starts at 7 til
about 10. DJs
 play the usual 
mix of swing,
chacha, waltz,
hustle, line dancing
and more. 
$6 cover charge.
Bring your own
plates and utensils
for your
birthday celebrations. 
White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, IL 60714


Big Band
Dance Party


with
APOL Orchestra
7:00pm - $10,
$5 (17 & under)

FitzGerald's Nightclub

FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

17

 
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



Brian Patti Orchestra
Brian Patti Orchestra

7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
$10.00 cover
Mango Restaurant
8743 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles, IL
 res: 847-967-0030




Balboa and Blues
at The Studio
lessons and dance
third Thursday
of each month. 
Beginner blues
lesson 6-6:45,
beginner balboa lesson
6:45-7:30pm.
Social dance
7:30-10pm.
No cover. 

The Studio
900 S State St
Lockport, IL

18

 


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




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




Come early for novice
 & intermediate workshops
 with the nation's
favorite dance professionals!
7:30PM
West Coast Swing Basics
8:15PM
West Coast Swing
Workshop with
Featured Professional
(Nov/Int)
9:00PM
Open Dancing
10:30
Jack N Jill Dance Contest
Chicago Dance Factory
415 N Ardmore
Villa Park, IL 60181



The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

Rythmique
9:00 pm


The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois

 



Tonight’s
Pre-Dance Lesson:
West Coast Swing
by Lemarr Williford

DOORS OPEN AT
7:15

BEGINNER LESSON
7:30

INTERMEDIATE
LESSON 8:15

Lesson, Student $2.00/
lesson

Beginner Lesson,
Adult $5.00

Intermediate Lesson,
Adult $5.00

OPEN
COUPLES DANCING
9:00 - 12:00

Students $3.00
Members $6.00
Non-Members $10.00
The Centre at North Park
10040 Addison Ave
Franklin Park, Illinois

19

 
The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
The Drake

The Flat Cats


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




Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
The Special 20's
 10 pm
Nick's Beer Garden
1516 N. Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622



Rick Lindy
and the Wild Ones

8:00 pm

Be Bop A Lula's
Rockabilly Cafe

8512 South Union Road
Union, IL 60180

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JavaJive

Chicago
Swing Dance
Society

7:30pm - 8:30pm:
Swing Lessons

8:30pm - 11:00pm:
DJ'ed Dancing

Cost: FREE
Ida Noyes Hall
University of Chicago
1212 E. 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois

 



7:30 PM
Doors open
8:00 PM
Pre dance lesson
West Coast Swing
Nino DiGiulio  
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

20

 

2:00pm to 5:30pm
Live Band
Annie and
the Fur Trappers

Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415



6‎:‎00‎ ‎PM - ‎9‎:‎00‎ ‎PM

Fitz's Spare Keys
119 N York St.
Elmhurst, IL

 

 

 


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

The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm




SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
Lessons & Dancing
6pm Hustle
6:30pm WCS
7 to 9pm Open dancing to
WCS, WCS/Hustle,
and Two Step & Salsa

$10 before 7:00pm
$7 after 7:00pm
May I Have This Dance
 Main Studio
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631


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

and
Addison Trail
High School
Jazz Band
5:30pm - $10,
$5 (17 & under)

FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

21

 

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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

22

 
The Special 20's
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
7:00pm
Duo w/ Andrew Diehl
Smoke Daddy
Wrigleyville
Located in
Hotel Zachary
3630 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60613
www.thesmokedaddy.com/

 

 


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


The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL



East Coast Swing and
Lindy Hop Dancing
Dance Lesson:
7:00 pm
Dancing from:
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
with DJ April Prince
The cost for the night:
$7 cover charge

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

 



Jazz Consortium Big Band
6pm
Cover: $10.00


Fitz's Spare Keys
119 N York St.
Elmhurst, IL

 

 


Tuesday
Swing Night
at

Old Towne Pub Geneva
Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Old Towne Pub Geneva
201 W State St
Geneva, IL 60134
https://www.otpgeneva.com




Tuesday Dance
at the Roxy

Beginner swing
lesson 6-7pm,
social dance 7-9pm.
Free and
family- friendly.

Roxy Theater
1017 S. State St.
Lockport, IL

23

 

West Coast
Wednesdays
Dance Lesson:

Dance Lesson:
7:00 pm
Dancing from:
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
with DJ April Prince
The cost for the night:
$7 cover charge

Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

 

 

Wednesday Swings
at


Delicia Mexican Grill
Lesson by


Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Delicia Mexican Grill
12337 IL-59 #127
Plainfield, IL 60585
https://delicia.restaurant




Jitter Bug Dancing
Wednesday Nights
Music starts at 7 til
about 10. DJs
 play the usual 
mix of swing,
chacha, waltz,
hustle, line dancing
and more. 
$6 cover charge.
Bring your own
plates and utensils
for your
birthday celebrations. 
White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, IL 60714

24




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



Brian Patti Orchestra
Brian Patti Orchestra

7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
$10.00 cover
Mango Restaurant
8743 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles, IL
 res: 847-967-0030

25

 

 

 


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


Rosie & The Rivets

8:00 pm

Be Bop A Lula's
Rockabilly Cafe

8512 South Union Road
Union, IL 60180

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The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Masquerade Ball

Steve Biossat and
Sway Chicago
9pm-12:30am,
open seating

Dress to Impress,
Masquerade Mask and
Black Tie encouraged,
but not required

$45 General Admission,
exclusive of food and
beverage offerings
Three Hour Event
Valet Parking,
$17 per vehicle
To Reserve: 
Purchase Tickets
  

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois

26

 

 

 


09:00 PM
Rosie & The Rivets

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




Free introductory Lesson
(blues dance)
8:00pm-9:00pm
Dancing:
9:00pm-2:00am
to Bluetopia's
favorite Deejays!
Cover: $8

Forteza Fitness
4437 N Ravenswood
Chicago, Illinois 60640

JavaJive

Chicago
Swing Dance
Society

7:30pm - 8:30pm:
Swing Lessons

8:30pm - 11:00pm:
DJ'ed Dancing

Cost: FREE
Ida Noyes Hall
University of Chicago
1212 E. 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois

 



Halloween Dance party,
Raffle & Parade

club logo
8:00pm to 11:30 pm
Chicago South IL
Elks #1596
4428 W
Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL 60445

27

 

 

 


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

The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm




SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
Lessons & Dancing
6pm Hustle
6:30pm WCS
7 to 9pm Open dancing to
WCS, WCS/Hustle,
and Two Step & Salsa

$10 before 7:00pm
$7 after 7:00pm
May I Have This Dance
 Main Studio
5246 N. Elston
2nd floor
Chicago, IL 60631



Jazz Consortium
Doors: 5:00PM
Show: 6:00PM
$10 cash cover,
$5 students with ID.


Fitz's Spare Keys
119 N York St.
Elmhurst, IL



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

 

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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





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

29

 

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


The Green Mill
4802 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL



East Coast Swing and
Lindy Hop Dancing
Dance Lesson:
7:00 pm
Dancing from:
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
with DJ April Prince
The cost for the night:
$7 cover charge

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


Tuesday
Swing Night
at

Old Towne Pub Geneva
Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Old Towne Pub Geneva
201 W State St
Geneva, IL 60134
https://www.otpgeneva.com




Tuesday Dance
at the Roxy

Beginner swing
lesson 6-7pm,
social dance 7-9pm.
Free and
family- friendly.

Roxy Theater
1017 S. State St.
Lockport, IL

30

 

West Coast
Wednesdays
Dance Lesson:

Dance Lesson:
7:00 pm
Dancing from:
8:00 - 11:00 p.m.
with DJ April Prince
The cost for the night:
$7 cover charge

Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

 

 

Wednesday Swings
at

Delicia Mexican Grill
Lesson by


Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Delicia Mexican Grill
12337 IL-59 #127
Plainfield, IL 60585
https://delicia.restaurant




Jitter Bug Dancing
Wednesday Nights
Music starts at 7 til
about 10. DJs
 play the usual 
mix of swing,
chacha, waltz,
hustle, line dancing
and more. 
$6 cover charge.
Bring your own
plates and utensils
for your
birthday celebrations. 
White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
Niles, IL 60714

31 Halloween

 
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



Brian Patti Orchestra
Brian Patti Orchestra

7:00p.m. - 10:00p.m.
$10.00 cover
Mango Restaurant
8743 N. Milwaukee Ave.
Niles, IL
 res: 847-967-0030


FitzGerald's Nightclub
Country Night
in Berwyn


Wild Earp and
the Free For Alls
8:00pm - $5
FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

November 1

 


The Hoyle Brothers

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



FitzGerald's Nightclub
American English
9:00pm
$12 in advance
Tickets
$15 at the door
Doors open at 7 pm.


FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402



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 Flat Cats


Dance Lesson 7:30,
Band 8:30 – 11:30
.
Roxy Theater
1017 S. State St.
Lockport, IL



Tonight’s
Pre-Dance Lesson:
Lesson: Hustle
with
Liz Gutzwiler-Daigle
April Prince
will be tonight's Beginner/Novice
Lesson 
7:30 - 8:10 PM 
$5 member or guest Intermediate
Lesson 
8:15 - 8:55 PM 
$5 member or guest
Open Dancing 
9:00 PM - 12:00
Midnight 
$6 member ~ $10 guest
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

November 2

 

09:00 PM
Rosie & The Rivets

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



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
Vets' Night
Dances start at
7:30 p.m. and
end at 11 p.m.
Entry fees are:
Members     $7.00
Guests        $12.00
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



JavaJive

Chicago
Swing Dance
Society

7:30pm - 8:30pm:
Swing Lessons

8:30pm - 11:00pm:
DJ'ed Dancing

Cost: FREE
Ida Noyes Hall
University of Chicago
1212 E. 59th Street
Chicago, Illinois

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