Ready to test out your dancing skills? Here are a few places to dance in Chicago where you can practice your partner dancing from salsa to bachata to swing. Get your dancing shoes on!
When: Tuesdays from 9 PM to 1 AM, Thursdays from 9 PM to 1 AM
What: Live jazz and big band music. Perfect for swing dancing.
When: Sundays at 9 PM
What: Live Latin music. Perfect for salsa, bachata, merengue and cha cha dancing.
When: Mondays from 8 PM to 1 AM, Thursdays from 9 PM to 2 AM.
What: DJ. Salsa music on Mondays and Bachata on Thursdays.
When: Tuesdays from 7 PM to 2 AM (except 1st Tuesday of the month), Wednesdays from 8 PM to 12 AM.
What: DJ and live band. Latin music on Tuesdays and swing music on Wednesdays.
When: Saturdays from 9 PM to 12:30 AM
What: Live jazz band. Perfect for swing and some ballroom/Latin styles.
When: June to September (Fridays to Sundays)
What: Live band. A variety of styles including salsa, swing, tango and ballroom.
When: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays
What: Live band. A huge selection of dance events featuring salsa, swing, ballroom, country and even disco!
What is your favorite place to dance in Chicago? Please share!
Voted as one of Chicago Top 5 Dance Teachers 2013 by Art Intercepts, Szewai (C-Y) has been sharing the joy of partner dance since 2006. She is the founder of Duet Dance Studio, a Chicago dance studio that offers Latin and ballroom dance lessons, wedding dance lessons, and BYOB dance parties. Szewai believes partner dancing has the power to connect people and bring people closer. Besides dancing, she enjoys discovering hidden gems in the city, finding great music and making short videos about people and things that inspire her.
You can find Szewai on Google+