Chicago Area
Dance Calendar

~ August 2018 ~

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Dance Lessons:
4-5pm
Live Music & Dancing:
5-7pm
Country
The Hoyle Brothers
(Honky-Tonk Country)
www.hoylebrothers.com/
Jeffrey Cannon
(Country Two-Step)
Grant Park
Spirit of Music Garden
601 S. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605



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

Live Band
The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm

 

SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
May I Have This Dance  
Main Studio
 5246 N. Elston
2nd floo
Chicago, IL 60631

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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
Lesson: River Waltz
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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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

 

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

Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

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SummerDance
in the Parks
STEPPIN’
6–9pm
Jackson Park Grove 6b
National Steppers Society
(Chicago Steppin’)
Ken Watkins
(Chicago Steppin’)



Wednesday Swings
at Esteban’s

Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Esteban's
1550 N Rt. 59
Naperville, IL 60563

 
Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar
and Grill

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277



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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6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Miller Lite Beer Garden

Live on the Lake!
Pier Dance:

Ginger Road

Playing a free,
all ages show
with country
2 step lessons.

Navy Pier
600 E. Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611




The Stingers
Rock, Soul, Funk,
Disco, and R&B

6:30pm - 9:00pm

Giddings Plaza
(Lincoln Square)
FREE


The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift
Orchestra

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

 


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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Chicagoland Dance Festival
Crown Plaza
Chicago O'Hare

5440 N. River Road
Rosemont IL 60018
847 671-6350





Fortnightly
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




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
Rosie & The Rivets

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

 

 

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Chicago Air & Water Show banner

Chicagoland Dance Festival
Crown Plaza
Chicago O'Hare

5440 N. River Road
Rosemont IL 60018
847 671-6350



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

9:00 pm

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois



 Fiora's Restaurant


The Flat Cats

6:30 pm
Fiora's Restaurant
317 S. Third Street
Geneva, Illinois 60134

 



SummerDance
in the Parks
CHICAGO FOOTWORK
2–5pm
Austin Town Hall Park
Shkunna Stewart
The Era Footwork Crew

Couple Dancing
Dress Up
& Dance


Adult Prom!
with Live
Big Band

Bill's Little
Big Band

34121 N US
HIGHWAY 45

Grayslake, Illinois


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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Chicago Air & Water Show banner


Chicagoland Dance Festival
Crown Plaza
Chicago O'Hare

5440 N. River Road
Rosemont IL 60018
847 671-6350

 

 

 

 


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)
May I Have This Dance  
Main Studio
 5246 N. Elston
2nd floo
Chicago, IL 60631

 

 

Jazz Community
Big Band

2:00pm to 5:30pm
Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415


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

 

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

 

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

Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

22

SummerDance
in the Parks
SALSA, MAMBO
& CHA-CHA
6–9pm
Humboldt Park Boathouse
Agúzate DJ Crew
(Vintage Salsa DJ Set)
Dance Academy of Salsa
(Mambo & Cha-cha)



Wednesday Swings
at Esteban’s

Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Esteban's
1550 N Rt. 59
Naperville, IL 60563

 
Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar
and Grill

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277



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 Flat Cats
875 N Michigan
(aka Hancock Center)
Summer Concerts
The Flat Cats
All Ages
12:00-1:30


The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift
Orchestra

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



Thursday Night Live
7:00pm All Ages


The Flat Cats

1603 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, 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




Tautologic
Progressive
Pop/Rock


Thursdays,
June 7th -
August 30th
2018
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Giddings Plaza
(Lincoln Square)
FREE

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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

 

 
The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois


Steve Biossat
and

S
peak Easy Swing

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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


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

 

 
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


 Fiora's Restaurant


The Flat Cats

6:30 pm
Fiora's Restaurant
317 S. Third Street
Geneva, Illinois 60134

 


 


Rick Lindy and
the Wild Ones

8:30 pm - 12:00 am
Ki's Steak &
Seafood Restaurant
705 North Ave
Glendale Heights, IL


The Western Elstons
9:30 pm

 

 



SummerDance
in the Parks
SUMMERDANCE
CELEBRATION
noon–9pm

Millennium Park



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


club logo
Black & White
Dance Party

8:00pm to 11:30 pm

Chicago South IL
Elks #1596
4428 W
Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL 60445

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The Rhythm Rockets


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

5:00PM-9:00PM



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

Live Band
The Cellar Boys
8:00 pm

 

SOS!
(Swing on Sundays)
May I Have This Dance  
Main Studio
 5246 N. Elston
2nd floo
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



The Country
Doctors

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
No Cover Charge

210 Live
210 Green Bay Road
Highwood, Illinois

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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
Lesson:
Stationary Cha-Cha

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

 

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

Downers Sand Club
Sports Bar & Grill

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

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The Flat Cats
and
Chris Casello Combo
with
Miss Tammie Savoy


Alhambra Palace

1240 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60607-1604


Wednesday Swings
at Esteban’s

Lesson by

Carl and Karrie
at 7:30pm,
followed by DANCING
till 11:30pm!
Esteban's
1550 N Rt. 59
Naperville, IL 60563

 
Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar
and Grill

4663 N Ruby
Schiller Park, Il
847 928-2277



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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Chicago Jazz Festival


Chicago Botanic Garden
Hot Summer Nights
6 – 8 p.m
The Special 20's
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
Chicago Botanic
Garden

1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, IL 60022

The Green Mill

BIG BAND NIGHT
The Alan Gresik
Swing Shift
Orchestra

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


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


The Friends Band
Variety of Genres

Thursdays,
June 7th -
August 30th
2018
6:30pm - 9:00pm
Giddings Plaza
(Lincoln Square)
FREE

 

 
FitzGerald's Nightclub

Country Night in Berwyn
with Exit Left, Emory Gap,
Hannah Aldridge,
Black Friars Social Club,
Matt Woods &
the Natrual Disasters
7:30pm - $5

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Chicago Jazz Festival




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

 September 1
Chicago Jazz Festival


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

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