DAVE STUCKEY PLAYS TO A PACKED HOUSE AT THE NEW LINDY LOFT!

Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang

On Friday, February 27th, the floor at Dax and Sarah’s Lindy Loft was crammed with dancers enjoying the sounds of Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang. I would describe the crowd as a mix of beginner/intermediate-level twenty-somethings, a few downtown L.A. hipsters, and a pretty large contingent of veteran Swing dancers who came to Continue Reading…


THE ENTIRE HISTORY OF SWING DANCING IN A SIX-MINUTE ROUTINE

The delightful routine performed by Andrew Thigpen and Karen Turman at the International Lindy Hop Championships in 2010 is chock full of homages to everything from Hellzapoppin, Buck Privates, Goovie Moovie, the Gap ad, bad East Coast swing dancers, to popular dancers within our swing community. It’s basically a six-minute history of swing dancing!


THE LINDY CALENDAR

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March 2015

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1
Tango Room Sherman Oaks Tango Swing Social DJ 4-7PM 4PM Swing class 5PM Tango class
Breezy Knees Class 7PM, DJ Dance 8-11:30PM, $12 w/class, $7 dance only
2
Joe's Bar The John Reynolds N. Hollywoods w/ Banu Gibson @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Free lesson 8:30PM, Guest DJ 9:00-midnight, $5 cover
Lindy Hop Stop DJ, lesson 7-7:30PM, dancing 7:30-10PM $7
Dancing in Riverside DJ 8PM lesson, 9PM dancing $5
3
Juke Joint at Paladino's Seasonal Dance Party with DJ Dave Frutos! 8PM $21
Joe's Bar Randi Cee & The Speakeasys
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Bungalow Santa Monica Calif Feetwarmers 9PM BYOP Call to confirm, limited dance space
Culver Hotel Sylvia Rodriguez Hot Jazz/ Standards 7:30PM No cover! BYOP
4
Strutter's Ball 7PM lessons, 8:30 DJ dancing $15 with class, $8 dance only
Culver Hotel Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang 7:30-11PM
5
Onyx Lounge Downtown LAClick to see who is going to this event! California Feetwarmers 10PM (Please buy dinner or drinks - this is a bar/restaurant)
Phoenix Club AnaheimClick to see who is going to this event! Live band 7-10:30PM, $10, $5 students with ID
Lindy GrooveClick to see who is going to this event! DJ Allen Kerr DJ Vicky Chan
Joe's Bar Brian Hogan
6
Reagan Library Johnny Vana's Big Band Alumni with tribute to Frank Sinatra $75 reservations required
Inspiration Weekend OC Falty and the Defects, dancing from 8PM-4AM!!
Rusty's Rhythm Club Stompy Jones Guest Instructors - Latin Dances!
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ
7
Joe's BarClick to see who is going to this event! Deke Dickerson w/ Chris Montez Randy Fuller 4 & The Outta Sites!!! Cover charge
Don the BeachcomberClick to see who is going to this event! Big Sandy & his Fly-Rite Boys and Maureen & the Mercury 5 $10 7:30-11:30PM
PBDA THE PETE JACOB'S SWINGTET $15
Inspiration Weekend OC Jonathan Stout and his Orchestra, dancing 7:30PM-4AM!
Studio Maestro Santa Monica DJ East and West Coast Swing, 7PM lessons 8-11PM dancing NEW EVENT!
Disney Fantasy Faire Stompy Jones 7:30-11PM
Viva Cantina Live Band
8
Breezy Knees Closed this week - go to Inspiration Weekend!
Inspiration Weekend OC Jonathan Stout and his Orchestra, dancing 7PM-midnight
9
Joe's Bar The Long Beach Caravan Trio @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Free lesson 8:30PM, Guest DJ 9:00-midnight, $5 cover
Dancing in Riverside DJ 8PM lesson, 9PM dancing $5
10
Joe's Bar Atomic Roots Orchestra
Bungalow Santa Monica Calif Feetwarmers 9PM BYOP Call to confirm, limited dance space
Culver Hotel Sylvia Rodriguez Hot Jazz/ Standards 7:30PM No cover! BYOP
11
Rusty's Rhythm ClubClick to see who is going to this event! Ramblin' James SPECIAL GOODBYE TO RAY & EMILY
Swingtronic at Pour Vous Vintage Vinyl and Electro Swing DJ w/Professor Watson and Skyler Gilmore 9PM-2AM
Strutter's Ball 7PM lessons, 8:30 DJ dancing $15 with class, $8 dance only
12
Laemmle Playhouse 7 Pasadena CtrlAltDance: Los Angeles movie premiere! 7PM
Joe's Bar The Rayford Bros
Lindy Groove DJ
Phoenix Club Anaheim Live band 7-10:30PM, $10, $5 students with ID
Onyx Lounge Downtown LA California Feetwarmers 10PM (Please buy dinner or drinks - this is a bar/restaurant)
13
Roaring Twenties Street Jam at Fred Astaire Dance Studio Pasadena The Big Butter Jazz Band 8PM $10
Downtown Disney Hot Rod Trio 6-11PM
Hip Kitty Jazz GINGER and the HOOSIER DADDIES 8pm - midnight $5 cover charge
Hip Kitty Jazz GINGER and the HOOSIER DADDIES 8pm - midnight $5 cover charge
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ
Impulse Dance Center Aliso Viejo DJ Alec, lesson 8PM, dancing 9PM $5
14
Roaring Twenties Street Jam at Fred Astaire Dance Studio Pasadena Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang 8PM $18
Barkley Big Butter Jazz Band!
The Clubhouse OC Old School Night - DJ, 8PM $12
PBDA LADD McINTOSH SWING ORCHESTRA (St. Paddy's Day Party, Wearin' O' The Green!) $20 this special night.
Disney Fantasy Faire Swing Machine 7:30-11PM
Downtown Disney Rumble King 6-11PM
Hip Kitty Jazz FLATTOP TOM and his JUMP CATS 8pm-midnight $5 cover charge
Viva Cantina Live Band
Blues Liberation Front DJ 9PM-1AM $8
15
Roaring Twenties Street Jam at Fred Astaire Dance Studio Pasadena The New Recessionaires 8PM $15
Automobile Driving Museum El Secundo Beach Cities Swing Band 7-9:30PM $8
Breezy Knees Class 7PM, DJ Dance 8-11:30PM, $12 w/class, $7 dance only
16
Joe's Bar The California Feetwarmers @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Free lesson 8:30PM, Guest DJ 9:00-midnight, $5 cover
Lindy Hop Stop DJ, lesson 7-7:30PM, dancing 7:30-10PM $7
Dancing in Riverside DJ 8PM lesson, 9PM dancing $5
17
Joe's Bar ST PATTY'S DAY 2015 BLOWOUT - Live Irish Music all day/night!
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Bungalow Santa Monica Calif Feetwarmers 9PM BYOP Call to confirm, limited dance space
Culver Hotel Sylvia Rodriguez Hot Jazz/ Standards 7:30PM No cover! BYOP
18
Rusty's Rhythm Club ST. PATTY'S DANCE DEBUT!
Strutter's Ball 7PM lessons, 8:30 DJ dancing $15 with class, $8 dance only
Culver Hotel Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang 7:30-11PM
19
Joe's Bar The Fulltones
Lindy Groove DJ
Phoenix Club Anaheim Live band 7-10:30PM, $10, $5 students with ID
Onyx Lounge Downtown LA California Feetwarmers 10PM (Please buy dinner or drinks - this is a bar/restaurant)
20
Downtown Disney Rumble King 6-11PM
Hip Kitty Jazz LIL A and the ALLNIGHTERS 8pm - midnight $5 cover charge
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ
Impulse Dance Center Aliso Viejo DJ Alec, lesson 8PM, dancing 9PM $5
21
PBDA PHAT CAT SWINGERS $15
Disney Fantasy Faire Side Street Swing Orchestra 7:30-11PM
Downtown Disney Rumble King 6-11PM
Third Saturday Swing DJ (LA Lindy Hop Pick!)
Viva Cantina Live Band
22
Joe's Bar Lil' Mo & the Dynaflos, Brian Hogan, The Hollywood Hucksters 3-11PM
Santa Monica Pier Outdoor dancing with DJ Fons 2-5PM!
Cicada Club Chester Whitmore's Central Ave. Revue 8:30PM ADMISSION: $20 ADVANCE / $25 DOOR BYOP
Breezy Knees Class 7PM, DJ Dance 8-11:30PM, $12 w/class, $7 dance only
23
Joe's Bar Dave Stuckey & the Hot House Gang @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Free lesson 8:30PM, Guest DJ 9:00-midnight, $5 cover
Dancing in Riverside DJ 8PM lesson, 9PM dancing $5
24
Joe's Bar Maureen & The Mercury 5 RECORD RELEASE PARTY
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Bungalow Santa Monica Calif Feetwarmers 9PM BYOP Call to confirm, limited dance space
Culver Hotel Sylvia Rodriguez Hot Jazz/ Standards 7:30PM No cover! BYOP
25
Rusty's Rhythm Club Pete Jacobs Quintet
Strutter's Ball 7PM lessons, 8:30 DJ dancing $15 with class, $8 dance only
26
Edison Dustbowl Revival!!! 8:30PM No cover!
Downtown Disney Ry Bradley 6-11PM
Joe's Bar PRE-VIVA LAS VEGAS show w/ Switchblade 3
Lindy Groove DJ
Phoenix Club Anaheim Live band 7-10:30PM, $10, $5 students with ID
Onyx Lounge Downtown LA California Feetwarmers 10PM (Please buy dinner or drinks - this is a bar/restaurant)
27
Atomic BallroomClick to see who is going to this event! Big Bang DJ
Downtown Disney Maureen and the Mercury 5 6-11PM
Cicada Club Dean Mora's Latinaires 9PM ADMISSION: $22 ADVANCE / $30 DOOR BYOP
Do Something Blue DJ
Impulse Dance Center Aliso Viejo DJ Alec, lesson 8PM, dancing 9PM $5
28
Hangar Dance ChinoClick to see who is going to this event! The Fabulous Esquires Big Band and DJ Roy Samson 5PM-midnight, band 8PM
PBDA LIL' MO & THE DYNAFLOS 8-11:30PM $15
Disney Fantasy Faire Tim Gill and the All-Stars 7:30-11PM
Downtown Disney Rumble King 6-11PM
Fourth Saturday Swing 8PM Lesson, 9PM Dance
Viva Cantina Live Band
29
Downtown Disney Ry Bradley 6-11PM
Breezy Knees Class 7PM, DJ Dance 8-11:30PM, $12 w/class, $7 dance only
30
Joe's Bar Clint Baker's Hot 5 @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Free lesson 8:30PM, Guest DJ 9:00-midnight, $5 cover
Dancing in Riverside DJ 8PM lesson, 9PM dancing $5
31
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Bungalow Santa Monica Calif Feetwarmers 9PM BYOP Call to confirm, limited dance space
Culver Hotel Sylvia Rodriguez Hot Jazz/ Standards 7:30PM No cover! BYOP
    

NEW SWING EVENT? NEED A RIDE? HAVE A QUESTION?

Post any comments you have here. Are you new in town? Need a ride to a Swing event? Do you have a correction to anything on this site? Please post any swing dance events that I might have missed and I’ll add them to the Lindy Calendar. – Brian

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sambassman says:

The updated flyer for Swing Sunday in Long Beach, hope to see you there!

Brian says:

The California Feetwarmers are back every Tuesday at the Bungalow in Santa Monica!

Brian says:

Thanks for posting this Sam!

Brian