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Ballroom/Big Band/Nostalgia Music Calendar

please note: all times are CDT.

Ballroom Dancing with Teddy Lee Orchestra
Sun, May 29
Willowbrook Ballroom - Willow Springs

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, May 31 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Monthly Swing Dance featuring Switch Time Jazz Ensemble
Thu, Jun 2 7-9pm
Garden Terrace Banquets - Elk Grove Village

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jun 2 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Johnny Matt Trio
Sat, Jun 4 at 7pm
Des Plaines Elks Lodge - Des Plaines

Saturday Night Ballroom
Sat, Jun 4 beginning at 7:30pm (lesson), dance at 8pm
Just Dance Studios at Georgetown West - Wood Dale

Signal Launch Party for 90.7 FM in West Loop!!
Sun, Jun 5 from 4 to 6pm
Chicago Hope Café - Chicago

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Chicago Grandstand Big Band

Sun, Jun 5 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Jun 7 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jun 9 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago

Sun, Jun 12 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners

Sun, Jun 12 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Jun 12 and every second Sunday from 6pm to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Jun 14 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Glen Ellyn Park District's "Jazz in the Park" with Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble
Wed, Jun 15 from 7 to 9pm
Maryknoll Park - Glen Ellyn

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jun 16 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Jazz Community Big Band

Sun, Jun 19 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Jun 21 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jun 23 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Pete Ellman Big Band

Sun, Jun 26 from 6 to 9:30pm
FitzGerald's Night Club - Berwyn

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Jun 28 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jun 30 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Jul 5 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jul 7 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Jul 10 and every second Sunday from 6pm to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Jul 12 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Glen Ellyn Park District's "Jazz in the Park" with Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble
Wed, Jul 13 from 7 to 9pm
Newton Park - Glen Ellyn

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jul 14 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Johnny Matt Duo
Sat, Jul 16 at noon
State Street Market - Elgin

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
The Modern Sounds

Sun, Jul 17 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Jul 19 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jul 21 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Jul 26 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Jul 28 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Aug 2 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Aug 4 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Aug 9 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Aug 11 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Aug 16 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Glen Ellyn Park District's "Jazz in the Park" with Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble
Wed, Aug 17 from 7 to 9pm
Lake Ellyn Park - Glen Ellyn

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Aug 18 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Sun, Aug 21 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Aug 23 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Aug 25 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Johnny Matt Trio
Sat, Aug 27 at 7pm
Des Plaines Elks Lodge - Des Plaines

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Aug 28 from 6pm to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Aug 30 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Sep 1 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Sep 6 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Monthly Swing Dance featuring Switch Time Jazz Ensemble
Thu, Sep 8 7-9pm
Garden Terrace Banquets - Elk Grove Village

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Sep 8 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Sep 11 and every second Sunday from 6pm to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Sep 13 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Sep 15 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Sun, Sep 18 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Sep 20 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Sep 22 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Sep 27 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Sep 29 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Johnny Matt Duo
Sat, Oct 1 at noon
State Street Market - Elgin

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Oct 4 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Monthly Swing Dance featuring Switch Time Jazz Ensemble
Thu, Oct 6 7-9pm
Garden Terrace Banquets - Elk Grove Village

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Oct 6 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Oct 9 and every second Sunday from 6pm to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Oct 11 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Oct 13 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Sun, Oct 16 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Oct 18 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Oct 20 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Oct 25 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Oct 27 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Johnny Matt Trio
Sat, Oct 29 at 7pm
Des Plaines Elks Lodge - Des Plaines

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Nov 1 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Monthly Swing Dance featuring Switch Time Jazz Ensemble
Thu, Nov 3 7-9pm
Garden Terrace Banquets - Elk Grove Village

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Nov 3 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Nov 8 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Nov 10 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Johnny Matt Duo
Sat, Nov 12 at noon
State Street Market - Elgin

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Nov 13 and every second Sunday from 6pm to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Nov 15 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Nov 17 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Johnny Matt Trio
Sat, Nov 19 at 7pm
Des Plaines Elks Lodge - Des Plaines

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Nov 22 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Nov 24 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Sun, Nov 27 from 2 to 5pm
Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Nov 29 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Dec 1 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Dec 6 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Monthly Swing Dance featuring Switch Time Jazz Ensemble
Thu, Dec 8 7-9pm
Garden Terrace Banquets - Elk Grove Village

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Dec 8 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Jazz Consortium Big Band
Sun, Dec 11 and every second Sunday from 6pm to 9pm
Durty Nellies - Palatine

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Dec 13 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Dec 15 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Dec 20 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Dec 22 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

Pete Ellman Big Band
Tue, Dec 27 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
BaseCamp Pub & Eatery at Four Lakes - Lisle

Swing & Latin Dance with Brian Patti's All-Star Dance Band
Thu, Dec 29 and EVERY Thursday from 7 to 10pm
Mango Mexican Restaurant & Club - Niles

 
 
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