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Cocktails with Larry Miller: Larry Miller has sustained a head injury. The performances set for April 13 at College of DuPage and April 14 at Elgin Community College Arts Center have been postponed until further notice. For COD, call Call (630) 942-4000 or visit For ECC, call (847) 622-0300 or visit


Comedy Shrine: Vince Carone, July 20-21. $15-20. Chicks are Funny, 8 p.m. Thursdays. $10. Who’s Line Improv shows 8, 10 p.m Fridays and 4, 8, 10 p.m. Saturdays. Tickets are $10-$15 for adults; $8-$12 for students. At 4034 Fox Valley Center Drive, Aurora. Call (630) 585-0300 or visit or

The Improv: Peter Correale, July 20-21. $17. Acts are submit to change. Show times are at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays; 8 and 10:15 p.m. Fridays; 7 and 9:15 p.m. Saturdays; and 7 p.m. Sundays. At 5 Woodfield Road, Schaumburg. Call (847) 240-2001 or visit

Zanies Comedy Night Club: Jason Dudey, July 20-21. $23. Showtimes are 8 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays; 8 and 9:45 p.m. Fridays; and 7:30 and 9:45 p.m. Saturdays. At 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342 or visit


Celebrity Dance Studio: At 2115 63rd St., Downers Grove. Call (630) 969-2800.

Yorkville Big Band Dances: 7 to 9 p.m. the second Sunday of the month at Timber Creek Inn & Suites, 3300 Drew Ave., Sandwich. Tickets are $10. Call (630) 553-0153 or visit

Arthur Murray Dance Center: At 1911 Glacier Park Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 355-6240 or visit

Bachelors ’n’ Bachelorettes: The Batavia chapter of Square Dancing Club meets from 8 to 10:30 p.m. on the second and fourth Friday of the month at the 405 S. Rush St., Roselle. Call (630) 584-1343 or (630) 896-7133.

Barn Dance Sunday: At 6 p.m. the second Sunday of each month. Admission is $6 for adults; $3 for ages 12 to 18; and free for children under 12. At the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Call (630) 840-2061 or visit

Dance Connection: Ballroom dance club. Singles and couples welcome on Sunday afternoons from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at St. Charles School of Dance, 1429 W. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 202-3222 or email or visit

Dance Mania: Dances at Diplomat West, 681 W. North Ave., Elmhurst. Members are $11, member’s family and students are $9, non-members are $13. Dance Host are available to dance with the single ladies. Beginners, newcomers and singles are always welcome. Call (847) 813-1910 or email or visit

DeSarge Danceworld: Arg Tango at 7:10 p.m. Sundays. Technique at 7:10 p.m., Ballroom at 8 p.m. Mondays. Salsa at 8 p.m. Tuesdays. Free Beginner Ballroom class at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Swing at 8 p.m. Thursdays. Hustle at 7:10 p.m., open dance session 8 to 9:30 p.m. Fridays. Classes are $12; open dance is $5. At 632 Amersale Dr., Suite 104, Naperville. Call (630) 355-1188 or visit

DuPage Dance Center: The center offers open dances and group lessons five nights a week, wedding dances and club dances that alternate to keep up with current trends at 1163 E. Ogden Ave., No. 620, Naperville. Admission is $12. Call (630) 369-3699 or visit

English Country Dance Group: Meets the first Sunday of the month at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission free but donations are accepted. Call (630) 584-0825 visit

International folk dancing: Folk dancing is offered at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission free but donations are accepted. Call (630) 584-0825 or (630) 840-8194 or email

Latin dance: Free salsa lesson at 8 p.m. Thursdays at La Sierra De Aurora Restaurant and Banquets, 2121 E. New York St., Aurora. Dance to salsa, merengue, bachata, cumbia and a touch of raggaeton at 9 p.m. No gym shoes, caps or athletic wear. Age 21 and over. $5 cover charge. Call (630) 251-3906 or email

Line dancing: Dance class at 9:30 a.m. Thursdays at Downers Grove Lincoln Center, 935 Maple Ave., Downers Grove. Call (630) 533-5233 or email

Line dancing: Free line dancing is offered at The Salvation Army, 1710 S. 7th Ave. in St. Charles, at 3 p.m. every Tuesday. Call Cathy Winters at (630) 377-2769, 210.

Naper Squares: Naper Squares dance at Jefferson Jr. High the third Friday of the month, 1525 N. Loomis., Naperville, September to May. Admission is $6. Square dancing starts at 8:15. Call (630) 964-0565, (630) 505-8312 or email

Norman’s Saturday Night Ballroom Dance: The last Saturday of the month, 8 to 11 p.m. at the Butterfield Park District, 21W730 Butterfield Road, just east of Rt. 53. $10. Singles and couples welcome. Call (630) 739-4237 or (312) 339-3425, email or or visit

Scottish country dancing: Silk and thistle Scottish country dancing is offered at 7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Kuhn Barn in Fermilab’s Village, Sauk and Batavia roads, Batavia. Admission free but donations are accepted. Call (630) 584-0825 or (630) 840-8194 or email

Square dancing: Downers Grove Square dances take place the second Friday of the month at Herrick Junior High School, 4435 Middaugh Ave., Downers Grove. Rounds begin at 7:30 p.m. and squares are from 8 to 10:15 p.m. Call (630) 654-2710 or (708) 301-1522.

Sterba’s Dance Sport: Group classes at 8 p.m.; Mondays — Salsa, Wednesdays — Swing, Thursdays — Beginner Ballroom, Fridays — All levels of Ballroom with our practice party to follow the group class at 9 p.m. $10 per class. Drop in.  At 572 Weston Ridge Dr, Suite 128, Naperville (near the Route 59 train station, next door to Starbuck’s). Call (630) 548-2930 or visit

Two Left Feet Dance Center: The Club offers social dance instruction for beginner dancers. Open dances are held monthly. Ballroom, latin dancing, Flamenco dancing, Belly dancing and children’s ballet and ballroom dance classes. Call (630) 717-9930 or visit

Willowbrook Ballroom: Country and Western lessons and dance Tuesdays. Salsa lessons and dance Wednesdays. Big band bash Thursdays. Ballroom dancing, 2 to 5 p.m. Sundays. $14. Swing dancing, 8 to 11 p.m. Sundays. $10. At 8900 S. Archer Ave. Call (708) 839-1000. Visit


Adelle’s: At 1060 College Ave., Wheaton. Call (630) 784-8015.

Arcada Theatre: Pat Travers Band​ with guests M&R Rush​, Aug. 3. $19-$39. Aerosmith & AC/DC Tribute Nite, Aug. 4. $19-$49. At 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Call (630) 962-7000 or visit

Ashbury’s: At 335 E. Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook. Call (630) 739-2377.

Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant Aurora: Platinum, July 20. Rockstar Rodeo, July 21. Saint Troupe Strozzi, July 26. At 28 W. New York St., Aurora. Call (630) 844-0400. Visit

Ballydoyle Irish Pub and Restaurant Downers Grove: Rod Tuffcurls and the Bench Press, July 20. Reckless, July 21. Kimi Hayes, July 26. At 5157 Main St., Downers Grove. Call (630) 969-0600. Visit

Bar Louie Naperville: At 22 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 983-1600. Email

Bull Moose Bar & Grill: At 202 S. Main Street in Sandwich.

The Capri Ristorante Italiano: At 2155 City Gate Lane, Naperville. Call (630) 904-8101.

Carlucci: At 1801 Butterfield Road, Downers Grove. Call (630) 512-0990 or visit

City Gate Grille: Sam Savage, July 20. Eddie Stevens 3, July 21. At 2020 Calamos Court, Naperville. Call (630) 718-1010.

Club E: At 1550 North Rt. 59., Naperville. Call (630) 375-9797 or (630) 379-8727.

Daniel’s Den: At 115 E. South St. (Rt. 34), Plano. Visit

D.O.C. Wine Bar: Second Wednesdays Ladies Night, featuring complimentary manicures, massages and waxing services. At 326 Yorktown, Lombard. Call (630) 627-6666. Visit

Dolce Amore: At Route 59 at 87th St., Naperville. Call (630) 904-7500 or visit

Features Bar and Grill: At 10 W. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 416-3310.

Fox and Hound Pub and Grill: At 4320 E. New York St., Aurora. Call (630) 236-9183.

Frankie’s Blue Room: At 16 W. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 416-4898.

Francesca’s Passaggio: At 3124 S. Rt. 59, Naperville. Call (630) 946-0600 or visit

Gasthaus Zurlinde: Live Music every Friday & Saturday night. Whiskey Bar is quiet, no cover. At 15 N. Grove Ave, Elgin. Call (847) 695-8828.

Heaven on Seven: At 224 S. Main St., Naperville. Call (630) 717-0777.

Hotel Baker: At 100 W. Main St. (Route 64), St. Charles. Call (630) 584-2100. Visit

Hugo’s Frog Bar & Fish House: At 55 S. Main St., Naperville. Call (630) 548-3764.

JB’s Pub: Show Tunes Sundays is from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. At 297 S. McLean Blvd., Elgin. Call (847) 695-0626.

Jambalaya: At Pheasant Run Resort and Spa, 4051 E. Main St. in St. Charles. Call (630) 584-6342.

Jilly’s: At 103 S. Main St., Naperville. Call (630) 355-1001.

Kendall Pub: At 209 South Bridge St., Yorkville. Call (630) 553-6910 or

Luigi’s House Italian Restaurant: At 778 N. Route 59, Aurora. Call (630) 375-6400.

L’Eiffel Bistrot & Creperie: At 100 W. Higgins Road, Barrington. Call (847) 428-4783 or visit

The Lodge on the Fox: At 35 N. Water St., Batavia. Call (630) 761-0145 or visit

The Lucky Monk: At 105 At Hollywood Blvd., South Barrington. Call (847) 898-0500 or

Mike and Denise’s Pub: At 1760 N. Farnsworth Ave. Aurora. Call (630) 820-7447.

Mill Race Inn: At 4 East State St. Geneva. Call (630) 232-2030.

Nick & Pat’s: At 1031 Station Drive, Oswego. Call (630) 554-7773.

O’Brien’s Pub & Grill: At 12 N. River St., Batavia. Call (630) 406-9200.

Penny Lane Pub: Live music Friday and Saturday nights. At 28W705 Penny Road, South Barrington. Call (847) 428-0562 or visit

Porter’s Pub: Pat Rats, 8 p.m. July 20. At 1250 Bowes Creek Blvd., Elgin. Call (847) 214-5877 or visit

Quigley’s Irish Pub: At 43 E. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 428-4774 or visit

Rizzos: Live music, 9 p.m. Mondays; Live blues band, 7 p.m. Wednesdays; DJ on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Live music on patio Fridays and Saturdays weather permitting. No cover. At 6 W. Jefferson Ave., Naperville. Call (630) 305-4396 or visit

Tailgaters: At 431 W. Boughton Rd., Bolingbrook. Call (630) 679-1994 or visit

Tilted Kilt: At 2300 Bushwood Dr., Elgin. Call (224) 359-5458.

Two Brothers Roundhouse: At 205 N. Broadway, Aurora. Call (630) 264-2739.

Two Way Street Coffee House: Rachel Baiman and Christian Sedelmyer, July 20. $7. Singarounds are offered at 2 p.m. the first and third Saturdays. $1. An unplugged open mike night for high school and college students is offered at 7 p.m. the last Thursday of every month. No cover. Bluegrass Jam at 2 p.m. the fourth Saturday of each month. $1. At 1047 Curtiss St., Downers Grove. Call (630) 969-9720 or visit

Villa Verone: At 13 Douglas Ave., Elgin. Call (847) 742-0263.


New Beginnings: A self help support group for individuals going through separation, divorce or death of a spouse, which meets weekly on Tuesday evenings from 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Raphael Church, 1215 Modaff Road, Naperville. Contact

New Horizons: Socializing and dancing for singles 35 and older. Call (630) 415-3369. Visit

St. Charles Singles Club: Singles age 40 and older are invited to dances on the 2nd and 4th Mondays. Dance lesson, 6:30-7:30 p.m. and DJ music 7:30-11 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 4077 E. Main St., St. Charles. $10. Call (630) 340-6647 or visit

Thunderbird Singles: Call 847-604-3446. Visit

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