Chicago Area
Dance Calendar

~ December 2018 ~

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9
FitzGerald's Nightclub
Jazz Community
Big Band
Holiday Show
with vocalist Ava Logan,
plus Jones College
Prep Jazz Combo
Doors open at 5 pm.
5:30pm - $10,
$5 (17 & under)
 

FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

 

 

 

A Big Band
Christmas

Come Celebrate the
holidays with classic,
live Big Band Music.
3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Evanston Rocks
1012 Church
Evanston, IL




Christmas Party
Cellar Boys
12-5 pm
Glendora House
10225 S Harlem Ave
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415



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

10

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





St. Charles Singles
Dance & Social Club


Dance lesson:
East Coast Swing,
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

11

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

12

The Rhythm Rockets

7:30-10:30pm


FitzGerald's Nightclub
Big Band
Dance Party
with
APOL Orchestra

FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

 

 

Hubcaps will be
doing some
remodeling,
but will remain
 open on
Wednesday evenings
 for us dancers. 

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


13
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

14


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
Kevin Catchings

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois



Annual Christmas
Dinner Dance


St. Charles Singles
Dance & Social Club


Cocktails at 6:00 p.m.,
dinner at 7:15 p.m.
Live band--Stingrays.
Members $35 and
Guests $55.
Non-refundable.
Glendale Lakes
Golf Club
1550 President St.
Glendale Heights, IL

15
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
Swing Dancers
Annual Holiday
Group Photo
Photo will be taken
during the first band break
in front of the
Holiday Tree
in the lobby


The Flat Cats
The Drake


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


Couple Dancing

All Red Party!
Live Big Band Dance
 Ft. The Falconaires
Attire: Red
$13 per guest
Hours:
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Dress Up
& Dance

34121 N US

HIGHWAY 45
Grayslake, 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

CWCJC logo
Holiday Party
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

16

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
Bill O'Connell's
Chicago Skyliners
Doors open at 5 pm.
6:00pm - $10,
$5 (17 & under)


FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402


Outcast Jazz Band
Concert 7-9:30pm
Admission: $10
http://objmusic.com/


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

17
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

 

18

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

19
Smoke Daddy
Morry Sochat Duo
7:00pm
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
Smoke Daddy
Wrigleyville

Located in
Hotel Zachary
3630 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60613
www.thesmokedaddy.com/

 

 

 

FitzGerald's Nightclub
Rob Parton
Big Band's
“A Swingin’ Christmas”
with vocalist
Leslie Beukelman
and
Riverside-Brookfield
High School
Jazz Band
7:00pm - $15,
$5 (17 & under)

FitzGerald's
6615 W Roosevelt Rd
Berwyn, IL 60402

 

Hubcaps will be
doing some
remodeling,
but will remain
 open on
Wednesday evenings
 for us dancers. 

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


20

Smoke Daddy
Wicker Park
Official Website
Dan Whitaker &
The Shinebenders
http://danwhitaker.com/
8:00pm
The Smoke Daddy
1804 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622



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


FitzGerald's Nightclub

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

21 Winter Solstice


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


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

9 PM – 12:30 AM
Nick's Beer Garden
1516 N. Milwaukee
Avenue
Chicago, IL


The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Robin Simone

9:00 pm

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois

22


09:00 PM

The Flat Cats

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


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





Rosie & The Rivets

8:00 pm
Frankie's Blue Room
16 Chicago Avenue
Naperville, IL 60540


The Drake Hotel, Chicago, Illinois
Rick Lindy
and the Wild Ones


9:00 pm

The Drake
140 East Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois

23

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

24 Christmas Eve
Check the event websites, there may be no dances tonight!!
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

 

25 Christmas
Check the event websites, there may be no dances tonight!!

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

26

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

 

Hubcaps will be
doing some
remodeling,
but will remain
 open on
Wednesday evenings
 for us dancers. 

Jitter Bug
Dancing
Wednesday Nights
7pm

Hubcaps Bar & 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


27
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

Wicker Park
Smoke Daddy
Gin Palace Jesters

8:00 pm
The Smoke Daddy
1804 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622

 

 



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

28


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



Wicker Park
Smoke Daddy
Smoke Daddy's
Morry Sochat and The Special 20's
The Special 20's
8:00 pm
The Smoke Daddy
1804 W. Division Street
Chicago, IL 60622

29
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

30

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

210 Live
210 Green Bay Road
Highwood, Illinois

 

 


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

Chief O'Neill's
Pub and Restaurant 
3471 N Elston Ave
Chicago, IL

 

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

 

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

 

Check the below event websites,
there may be
no dances tonight!!

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

January 1
New Year's Day

 Check the below event websites,
there may be
no dances tonight!!

January 2

 

January 3

 

January 4

 

January 5

 

January 2019 Chicago Dance Calendar

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