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Ballroom/Big Band/Nostalgia Music Calendar
please note: all times are CDT.
indicates WDCB Sponsored Event.

Sun, Apr 22 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Prohibition Orchestra of Chicago

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Tue, Apr 24 and every 4th Tuesday from 7 to 10.30pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Tue, Apr 24 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Sun, Apr 29 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
British Buddy Alumni Big Band w/ Frieda Lee

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Tue, May 1 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Wed, May 2 from 6 to 7:30pm
The Falconaires Orchestra
Arlington Heights Senior Center - Arlington Heights
Thu, May 3 at 7pm
Naperville Big Band
Empire Burgers & Brew - Naperville
Thu, May 3 and every 1st Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Dancing to The Sound Hounds "Little Big Band"
Cooper's Corner Restaurant - Winfield
Sun, May 6 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Chicago Grandstand Big Band

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Sun, May 6 and always 1st Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Swing Dancing with Shout Section Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Sun, May 6 from 5 to 9pm
Jazz Community Big Band - Fundraiser to SAVE the D80 Band Program!
Mullen's Bar & Grill - Norridge
Sun, May 6 at 2pm
"Arts Alive" concert features Multiplicity Jazz Ensemble
Rolling Meadows Library - Rolling Meadows
Sun, May 6 at 2:30 pm
1,2,3,4...5/6! Grampa's Piano
City News Cafe - Chicago
Mon, May 7 and every 1st Monday from 8 to 10pm
Outcast Jazz Band - Swing Session
Hackney's - Palos Park
Tue, May 8 with two sets at 8pm & 10pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Jazz Showcase - Chicago
Tue, May 8 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Sat, May 12 from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Chicago Jazz Orchestra
Salute to “Sinatra at the Sands” featuring Paul Marinaro

Studebaker Theater (in Fine Arts Building) - Chicago
Sun, May 13 from 2 to 5pm
Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Chicago Cellar Boys

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Sun, May 13 and every 2nd Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Jazz Consortium Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, May 13 and every 2nd Sunday from 7 to 11pm
Stardust Big Band
Heartland Cafe - Chicago
Tue, May 15 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Wed, May 16 from 7 to 10pm
Big Band Dance Party with APOL Jazz Orchestra
FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Sun, May 20 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Sun, May 20 and every 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9pm (dance lesson at 5pm)
Shout Section Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, May 20 and always 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Outcast Jazz Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Sun, May 20 at 3pm
The World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra
Forest View Educational Center - Arlington Heights
Tue, May 22 and every 4th Tuesday from 7 to 10.30pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Tue, May 22 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Sun, May 27 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
British Buddy Alumni Big Band with Frieda Lee

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Tue, May 29 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Sun, Jun 3 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Chicago Grandstand Big Band

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Sun, Jun 3 and always 1st Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Swing Dancing with Shout Section Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Mon, Jun 4 and every 1st Monday from 8 to 10pm
Outcast Jazz Band - Swing Session
Hackney's - Palos Park
Tue, Jun 5 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Thu, Jun 7 and every 1st Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Dancing to The Sound Hounds "Little Big Band"
Cooper's Corner Restaurant - Winfield
Sat, Jun 9 at 8pm
Oleg Frish: Swing Around the World
Davenport's Cabaret & Piano Bar - Chicago
Sun, Jun 10 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Sun, Jun 10 from 2 to 5pm
Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Barb City Stompers

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Sun, Jun 10 and every 2nd Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Jazz Consortium Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, Jun 10 and every 2nd Sunday from 7 to 11pm
Stardust Big Band
Heartland Cafe - Chicago
Tue, Jun 12 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Sun, Jun 17 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
Jazz Community Big Band with guest vocalist Ava Logan

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Sun, Jun 17 and always 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Outcast Jazz Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Tue, Jun 19 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Wed, Jun 20 from 7 to 9pm
Glen Ellyn Park District's "Jazz in the Park" with Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble
Maryknoll Park - Glen Ellyn
Wed, Jun 20 from 7 to 10pm
Big Band Dance Party with APOL Jazz Orchestra
FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Sun, Jun 24 from 6 to 9:30pm
WDCB Big Band Jazz Party
British Buddy Alumni Big Band with Frieda Lee

FitzGerald's - Berwyn
Tue, Jun 26 and every 4th Tuesday from 7 to 10.30pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Tue, Jun 26 from 8 to 10pm (opening band at 7pm)
Pete Ellman Big Band
La Quinta de los Reyes - Aurora
Sun, Jul 1 and always 1st Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Swing Dancing with Shout Section Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Mon, Jul 2 and every 1st Monday from 8 to 10pm
Outcast Jazz Band - Swing Session
Hackney's - Palos Park
Thu, Jul 5 and every 1st Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Dancing to The Sound Hounds "Little Big Band"
Cooper's Corner Restaurant - Winfield
Thu, Jul 5 at 7:30pm
Naperville Municipal Band Big Band Jazz Concert
Naperville Community Concert Center in Central Park - Naperville
Sun, Jul 8 and every 2nd Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Jazz Consortium Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, Jul 15 from 2 to 5pm
Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
TBA

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Sun, Jul 15 and every 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9pm (dance lesson at 5pm)
Shout Section Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, Jul 15 and always 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Outcast Jazz Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Fri, Jul 20 and Sat, Jul 21
13th Annual 'Let's Dance' Big Band Weekend
Duke Ellington Ballroom at Holmes Student Center - DeKalb
Tue, Jul 24 and every 4th Tuesday from 7 to 10.30pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Wed, Jul 25 from 7 to 9pm
Glen Ellyn Park District's "Jazz in the Park" with Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble
Newton Park - Glen Ellyn
Thu, Aug 2 and every 1st Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Dancing to The Sound Hounds "Little Big Band"
Cooper's Corner Restaurant - Winfield
Sun, Aug 5 and always 1st Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Swing Dancing with Shout Section Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Mon, Aug 6 and every 1st Monday from 8 to 10pm
Outcast Jazz Band - Swing Session
Hackney's - Palos Park
Tue, Aug 7 with two sets at 8pm & 10pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Jazz Showcase - Chicago
Sun, Aug 12 and every 2nd Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Jazz Consortium Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Wed, Aug 15 from 7 to 9pm
Glen Ellyn Park District's "Jazz in the Park" with Glen Ellyn Jazz Ensemble
Lake Ellyn Park - Glen Ellyn
Thu, Aug 16 at 7:30pm
Naperville Municipal Band's "Joint Jazz" Concert
Naperville Community Concert Center in Central Park - Naperville
Sun, Aug 19 from 2 to 5pm
Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Jazz Community Big Band

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Sun, Aug 19 and always 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Outcast Jazz Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Tue, Aug 28 and every 4th Tuesday from 7 to 10.30pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Sun, Sep 2 and always 1st Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Swing Dancing with Shout Section Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Thu, Sep 6 and every 1st Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Dancing to The Sound Hounds "Little Big Band"
Cooper's Corner Restaurant - Winfield
Sun, Sep 9 and every 2nd Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Jazz Consortium Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Mon, Sep 10 and every 1st Monday from 8 to 10pm
Outcast Jazz Band - Swing Session
Hackney's - Palos Park
Sun, Sep 16 from 2 to 5pm
Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Marty Grosz & Friends

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Sun, Sep 16 and every 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9pm (dance lesson at 5pm)
Shout Section Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, Sep 16 and always 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Outcast Jazz Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Tue, Sep 25 and every 4th Tuesday from 7 to 10.30pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Mon, Oct 1 and every 1st Monday from 8 to 10pm
Outcast Jazz Band - Swing Session
Hackney's - Palos Park
Thu, Oct 4 and every 1st Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Dancing to The Sound Hounds "Little Big Band"
Cooper's Corner Restaurant - Winfield
Sun, Oct 7 and always 1st Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Swing Dancing with Shout Section Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Sun, Oct 14 and every 2nd Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Jazz Consortium Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, Oct 21 and always 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Outcast Jazz Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Tue, Oct 23 and every 4th Tuesday from 7 to 10.30pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Thu, Nov 1 and every 1st Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Dancing to The Sound Hounds "Little Big Band"
Cooper's Corner Restaurant - Winfield
Sun, Nov 4 and always 1st Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Swing Dancing with Shout Section Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Mon, Nov 5 and every 1st Monday from 8 to 10pm
Outcast Jazz Band - Swing Session
Hackney's - Palos Park
Sun, Nov 11 from 2 to 5pm
Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
45th Anniversary "Mini-Fest"

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Sun, Nov 11 and every 2nd Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Jazz Consortium Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, Nov 18 and every 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9pm (dance lesson at 5pm)
Shout Section Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, Nov 18 and always 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Outcast Jazz Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Tue, Nov 27 and every 4th Tuesday from 7 to 10.30pm
Jazz Community Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Sun, Dec 2 and always 1st Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Swing Dancing with Shout Section Big Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Mon, Dec 3 and every 1st Monday from 8 to 10pm
Outcast Jazz Band - Swing Session
Hackney's - Palos Park
Thu, Dec 6 and every 1st Thursday from 7:30 to 9:30pm
Dancing to The Sound Hounds "Little Big Band"
Cooper's Corner Restaurant - Winfield
Sun, Dec 9 from noon to 5pm
Illiana Club's Monthly Concert
Annual Christmas Dinner Dance

Glendora House Ballroom - Chicago Ridge
Sun, Dec 9 and every 2nd Sunday from 6 to 9pm
Jazz Consortium Big Band
Durty Nellies - Palatine
Sun, Dec 16 and always 3rd Sunday from 6 to 9:30pm
Outcast Jazz Band
Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst