Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

11

 

Sunday, August 11
4-7 p.m.
Carpacho y su
Super Combo
(Salsa)
and
Dance Academy of Salsa
(Salsa, Cha-cha).

Dance Lessons:
4-5pm

Live Music & Dancing:
5-7pm

Grant Park

Spirit of Music Garden
601 S. Michigan Ave.
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 floor
Chicago, IL 60631



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

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



FitzGerald's Nightclub
Shout Section
Big Band

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

FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

12

 

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
Dance Lesson : Hustle
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

13

 

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

14

 

Wednesday, August 14
6-9 p.m.
SummerDance
in the Parks

Petra van Nuis Quintet
(‘20s, ‘30s and
‘40s Classic Swing)
and
Louie Stallone
(East Coast Swing)
Jackson Park
Grove 6B
1700 Columbia Drive
Chicago, IL 

 

 

 

The Rhythm Rockets

7:30-10:30pm
Untitled
111 West Kinzie
Chicago, IL 60654




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. 
NOTE:
The restaurant at
White Eagle has closed.
So there will only be
a bar to service us dancers.
Same $6 cover charge.
Bring your own
plates and utensils
for your
birthday celebrations. 
White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
(In the Restaurant)
Niles, IL 60714



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

15

 


Rosie & The Rivets


8:00 PM
No Cover

210 Live
210 Green Bay Road
Highwood, Illinois

 

 


Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
Outdoor Concert
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Lincoln Square

Giddings Plaza
at N. Lincoln
and W. Giddings
(across from the
Chicago Brauhaus
4732 N Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60625)
Chicago, Illinois

 


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




every Thursday
from 7pm to 9pm
August 15

The Flat Cats
Swinging Jazz & Blues 
Fountain Square
at Davis St & Sherman
in
Evanston, IL




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

16

 


Chicagoland
Country
and
Swing
Dance Festival

Crown Plaza
Chicago O'Hare
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont IL 60018




Irish American
Heritage Center

4626 N Knox Ave
Chicago, IL 60630

 

 

 


Friday, August 16
6:00pm - 7:00pm:
Lessons:
Big City Blues
(Blues Dance)
7:30pm - 9:30pm:
Band:
 
MORRY SOCHAT
and THE SPECIAL 20s
(Chicago Blues with
Swing and Rock 'n' Roll)

Grant Park
Spirit of Music Garden
601 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605





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





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



The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

Rythmique
8:00 pm



The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois




California Clipper

The Modern Sounds

10:30 pm
2 sets
$5 cover

 

 

 

Smoke Daddy
Them Guilty Aces
9:00 pm

The Smoke Daddy -
Wicker Park
1804 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622

17

 


Chicagoland
Country
and
Swing
Dance Festival

Crown Plaza
Chicago O'Hare
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont IL 60018

 

 

 


Irish American
Heritage Center

4626 N Knox Ave
Chicago, IL 60630

 

 

Chicago Air & Water Show banner

 

 


Saturday, August 17
6-9:30 p.m.
National Steppers Society
(Chicago Steppin')
and
Ken Watkins
(Chicago Steppin')

Dance Lessons: 6-7pm

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

Grant Park
Spirit of Music Garden
601 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605




The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Joe Freer

9:00 pm

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois



Chicago Summer Dance
Downs In The Parks

Dance downs showcase
black youth
dance groups
from across the city.

Saturday, August 17
2-5 p.m.

Austin Town Hall Park
5610 W. Lake St.
Chicago, 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

18

 


Chicagoland
Country
and
Swing
Dance Festival

Crown Plaza
Chicago O'Hare
5440 N. River Road
Rosemont IL 60018

 

 

 


Irish American
Heritage Center

4626 N Knox Ave
Chicago, IL 60630

 

 

Chicago Air & Water Show banner



Sunday, August 18
4-7 p.m.
Clinard Dance's
Flamenco Quartet Project
(Flamenco)
and
Wendy Clinard
(Flamenco)

Dance Lessons: 4-5pm
Live Music &
Dancing: 5-7pm

Grant Park

Spirit of Music Garden
601 S. Michigan Ave.
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 floor
Chicago, IL 60631


6‎:‎00‎ ‎PM - ‎9‎:‎00‎ ‎PM

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



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

19

 

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

20

 

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

21

 

Wednesday,
August 21
6-9 p.m.
SummerDance
in the Parks
Agúzate
DJ Crew
(Vintage Salsa
DJ set)
and
Chicago Dance

(Salsa)
Ping Tom
Memorial Park
1700 S.
Wentworth Ave.
Chicago, IL 

 

 

 

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. 
NOTE:
The restaurant at
White Eagle has closed.
So there will only be
a bar to service us dancers.
Same $6 cover charge.
Bring your own
plates and utensils
for your
birthday celebrations. 
White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
(In the Restaurant)
Niles, IL 60714





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



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

22

 


Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
Outdoor Concert
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Lincoln Square

Giddings Plaza
at N. Lincoln
and W. Giddings
(across from the
Chicago Brauhaus
4732 N Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60625)
Chicago, Illinois

 


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





every Thursday
from 7pm to 9pm
August 22**
High Hat
Second Line Band
New Orleans
Brass Band

**New this year,
Downtown Evanston
is having a block party
on the last Thursday
of each month,
indicated by the
asterisk above
Orrington Avenue
south of Davis St.
to the end of the
south plaza
will be closed off
for pedestrians.  

Fountain Square
at
Davis St & Sherman

in
Evanston, IL

23

 

Chicago Jazz Festival

 

 


Friday, August 23
6-9 p.m.
Dee Jay Alicia
(House DJ set)
Grant Park
Spirit of Music Garden
601 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605




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
Michael Walter's Band
50's & 60's Music

9:00 pm

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois

24

 

Chicago Jazz Festival

 

 


Saturday, August 24
1-8 p.m.
SummerDance
Celebration in
Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
A full day of
participatory and
professional dancing
throughout
Millennium Park
on the Great Lawn,
Cloud Gate,
Wrigley Square
and
the Jay Pritzker
Pavilion.



The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

Rosie & The Rivets


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




 Fiora's Restaurant


The Flat Cats

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




7:30 PM
Doors open
8:00 PM
Pre dance lesson
West Coast Swing
by Jocelyn Bender  
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
8:00pm to 11:30 pm
Chicago South IL
Elks #1596
4428 W
Midlothian Turnpike
Crestwood, IL 60445

25

 

Chicago Jazz Festival




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 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

26

 

Chicago Jazz Festival

 

 


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
Dance Lesson : Hustle
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

27

 

Chicago Jazz Festival

 

 


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 Live Band

Rosie & The Rivets


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

28

 

Chicago Jazz Festival

 

 

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. 
NOTE:
The restaurant at
White Eagle has closed.
So there will only be
a bar to service us dancers.
Same $6 cover charge.
Bring your own
plates and utensils
for your
birthday celebrations. 
White Eagle
Banquets &
Restaurant

6839 North
Milwaukee Avenue
(In the Restaurant)
Niles, IL 60714





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

29

 

Chicago Jazz Festival

 

 


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

210 Live

210 Green Bay Road
Highwood, Illinois




Lincoln Square Ravenswood Chamber of Commerce
Outdoor Concert
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
at Lincoln Square

Giddings Plaza
at N. Lincoln
and W. Giddings
(across from the
Chicago Brauhaus
4732 N Lincoln
Chicago, IL 60625)
Chicago, Illinois

 


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



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

7:00pm.

Shaw’s Crab House
21 E Hubbard St
Chicago, IL 60611

 




FitzGerald's Nightclub

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

30

 

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



09:00 PM

The Flat Cats

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



Honky Tonk BBQ

1800 S. Racine Ave.
Chicago, IL 60608

7:00pm
Duo w/ Billy Flynn
The Special 20's
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's


The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Myles Hayes
Quintet



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

 

 



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

31

 

Chicago Jazz Festival


The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois

The Flat Cats
The Drake


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




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

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