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Dancing in South Bend

Music Village

The music village offers a variety of dance lessons including swing lesson and dances" on Fridays from 7-9.


LaSalle Kitchen and Tavern

LaSall Kitchen and Tavern, formally Club LaSalle often has live jazz music Fridays and Saturdays with a dance floor. Check their events calendar for dates and times.

115 West Colfax Ave.

South Bend, IN 46601


Midway Tavern

An authentic Roaring 20's bar in Mishawaka. The bar is now run by the daughter of the original owners. They have live blues bands almost every Saturday.

810 W. 4th St.

Mishawaka, IN 46544


Chicory Cafe

A New Orleans style coffee shop. They often have live music on Fridays and a very danceable floor.

105 E Jefferson Blvd.

South Bend, IN 46601



Swing Dancing in the Chicago area

Windy Hop

Comprehensive site dedicated to Chicago, filled with calendars, message boards, photos, and more.


Willowbrook Ballroom

Check this place out for your weekend swing dancing in the Chicago suburbs!


Carl and Karrie

Great professional swing instructors in the Chicagoland area!


Navarro's of Naperville

Swing dance every Wednesday. Beginner Lesson with Carl and Kerrie 7:30-8:30. Open dance 8:30-11:30. Cover charge varies depending on whether or not there is live music. ($7-$12).



Monday nights, 9pm-1am, are swing nights at Fizz, a restaurant/bar in Chicago. Cover varies depending on the night.

3220 N Lincoln Avenue,Chicago, Illinois 60654.

(773) 610-5697



A fantastic blues dance in Chicago ever last Friday of the month. People of all ages are welcome but you must be 21 to drink. It's BYOB. Cover is $8 for students.

American Tango Institute 325 N. Hoyne Suite C-404 (Top Floor)


Chicago Summer Fest

The city of Chicago has an annual summer dance fesitival in June and July featuring many different styles of music and dance, including swing, blues and even zydeco (cajun swing). Thurs-Sun there's a free lesson and dance to live music in the park.

  • Thurs-Sat: Lesson 6-7, Dance 7:30-9:30.
  • Sun: Lesson 4-5, Dance 5-7.

Grant Park, Spirit of Music Garden

601 S. Michigan Ave.Chicago, IL 60605



Other Swing Clubs in the Midwest


Ball State University

Indiana University



Northwestern University

University of Chicago

University of Illinois



Central Michigan University

Michigan State

University of Michigan



Ohio State University

University of Kentucky

University of Wisconsin (Madison)

Oberlin College