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Swing Dancing at Willowbrook Ballroom - Wear White - It's The Annual White Ball!

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It's the Annual White Ball at Willowbrook Ballroom!

Dance to the music of Joel Paterson and The Modern Sounds at the historic Willowbrook Ballroom ( on Chicagoland’s largest dance floor. It's Willowbrook's Annual White Ball on Saturday, August 23rd. Celebrating Willowbrook Ballroom - 93 years old and still swingin'!

The Modern Sounds play swing, hot jazz, blues, western swing and rockabilly. A touch of nostalgia - great for dancing.

The Modern Sounds on YouTube CLICK HERE (

Admission is $15 at the door. Basic Swing lesson taught by Riley Wimes at 7:15 - dance to The Modern Sounds at 8:15. Free Parking. No Meetup charge. WEAR WHITE! (White attire is encouraged but not required) If you don't have dancing shoes, leather soles work the best. Full service bar.

Doors open at 7:00. Try to get there by 7:15 to Meetup and join the Basic Swing Lesson. There is dancing for all skill levels. RSVPs preferred so we know how many tables to reserve, but please don't stay away because you didn't RSVP.

This event is listed on several Meetups. RSVP total includes other Meetups.

Look for our reserved tables with Meetup signs.

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