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Dance to The Outcast Jazz Band - Fitz's Spare Keys - Elmhurst
Dance to the music of The Outcast Jazz Band at Fitz's Spare Keys, 119 N. York Rd., Elmhurst. Location:,-87.9417888,618m/data=!3m1!1e3!4m5!3m4!1s0x880e4cacc6510ba7:0x3d48ad8421953755!8m2!3d41.9004528!4d-87.9396001 NO DANCE LESSONS at this Big Band event - Music and dancing starts at 6:00pm. Look for a table with a Meetup sign. $10 cover. Food and drink available. FREE street parking & in the garage behind Fitz's (use Fitz's back door entrance). From their webpage ( Seriously swinging since 1981. We like to think we're Chicago's coolest Big Band, and will gladly accept any challenge to the contrary. The Outcasts emerged from the Beverly area of Chicago in the early 1980's. Founded in the summer of '81 by the late Gilbert "Smokey" Robinson, the original OJB (actually Gilbert's Social Outcast Band) was comprised of ten kids ranging in ages from 13 to 17, and was put together solely for the purpose of entertaining at the St. Margaret of Scotland Summer Day Camp. Since that fateful summer so long ago, the Outcasts have been swingin' their way through some of the most prestigious ballrooms and events in the Chicagoland Area. Listed on other Meetups.

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Meet with local dancers of all shapes, sizes, spots and stripes to discuss and practice social dance.

Chicago has an incredible number of great places to go dance, so let's get together and have a great time dancing. Whether you just want to learn how to dance social dances like Salsa, Swing, Tango or Samba! , or just want to move those hips and gyrate in your own, sexy way, this Meetup is for you.

Do you find yourself sometimes stuck at home bored or alone when you would rather be out doing something fun?

Expand your social circle. If you'd like to go out, have fun, meet new people, and make new friends thru a non-threatening and fun environment, then you have come to the right place.

Dancing is for everyone from beginners to more experienced dancers.

We go to different dance events around town. Whether you like lindy, swing, salsa, cha-cha, etc, there is a dance event for you.

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