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Fanny & The Atta Boys w/ Twilight Drifters

Fanny & The Atta Boys w/ Twilight Drifters

The dance party continues this Friday with Fanny and The Atta Boys at Don The Beachcomber ON 2/24. Their swingin' sound is largely centered around…
02/21/2017
Huntington Beach
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Pete Jacobs Swingtet Performs at Lindy Hop Stop

Pete Jacobs Swingtet Performs at Lindy Hop Stop

1st & 3rd MONDAYS! FREE BEGINNER EAST COAST SWING LESSON 7:00 to 7:30 pm (NO PARTNER NEEDED) Band will play from 7:30 to 10:00 pm…
02/15/2017
Garden Grove
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FIND THE PERFECT DRESS FOR SWING DANCING AT LOCO LINDO

Loco Lindo dresses

This is the first in a new series of articles about clothing for Swing dancing. Finding authentic clothing from the 1940’s is not easy: it can take a lot of time and the pickin’s can be slim. Plus, clothes that old can be fragile. So, I’ve asked local vintage fashion dress company, Loco Lindo, to talk about Continue Reading…


TOP TEN MOST INFLUENTIAL SWING DANCE CLIPS

Groovie Moovie

The style of swing dancing we do in Southern California has been strongly influenced by  great performers who danced in old movies. Here are my picks for the top ten vintage clips that have influenced swing dancing LA/OC the most. Special thanks to video historian John Cooper for helping compiling this list! #1 GROOVIE MOOVIE Continue Reading…


THE LINDY CALENDAR

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February 2017

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
   
1
Pour Vous Swingtronic with Strada Swing 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy drinks!
Strutter's Ball DJ, Lesson 7:45PM, Dancing 8:30-midnight,$10 or $15 if live band $2 discount for student/military
Metro Swing Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
2
Lindy GrooveClick to see who is going to this event! DJs Hilary & Grace
Edison Leftover Cuties 8:30PM no cover but please buy food or drinks!
Joe's Bar Lil Sue & the Cow Tippers
3
Atomic BallroomClick to see who is going to this event! Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Cliftons Downtown La Phat Cat Swinger 10PM no cover but please buy food or drinks!
4
Bees Knees SpeakeasyClick to see who is going to this event! Got That Swing, lesson 7:30PM, dancing till midnight, $15 cash only
Cliftons Downtown LaClick to see who is going to this event! Live band 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy food or drink
PBDAClick to see who is going to this event! Live Band
Downtown DisneyClick to see who is going to this event! Five Got Rhythm 6-10PM
Old Mount Pleasant BakeryClick to see who is going to this event! SIP in LA Feat. California Feetwarmers $11.50 advance 21 and over only
Casting Call Lounge Holiday Inn BurbankClick to see who is going to this event! Crown City Bombers 9PM no cover!!
Disney Fantasy Faire The Swing Cats Big Band 7:45-11PM
The Blue Swing San Bernadino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Ken 8PM-midnight
5
Joe's Bar AC Myles
6
Lindy Hop StopClick to see who is going to this event! DJ or live band, lesson 7-7:30PM, dancing 7:30-10PM $7-$15
Joe's Bar The Icy Hot Club of California @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Lesson 7:15PM, DJ 8PM-midnight, $5 cover
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
7
Joe's Bar SLIM JENKINS
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
8
Pour VousClick to see who is going to this event! Swingtronic with Holy Cow Jazz Band (feat members of Cal Feetwarmers) 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy drinks!
Roxanne's Long Beach Hedgehog Swing 9PM-midnight no cover but please buy food or drinks
Rusty's Rhythm Club Live Band
Strutter's Ball DJ, Lesson 7:45PM, Dancing 8:30-midnight,$10 or $15 if live band $2 discount for student/military
Metro Swing Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
9
Lindy GrooveClick to see who is going to this event! I Lindy Hop Valentine&39s Celebration DJs Nathan & Juan & Kelly
Joe's Bar Reggie Dewitte & The Hollywood Hucksters
10
Atomic BallroomClick to see who is going to this event! Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Lindy LoftClick to see who is going to this event! Jonathan Stout & His Campus 5 featuring Hilary Alexander 8PM lesson, 9PM-midnight band $15
Cliftons Downtown La LA Swing Barons 10PM no cover but please buy food or drinks, 21 and over
Don The Beachcomber Marcel Riesco JW Long & the Weyman Creek Boys 8PM all ages
Downtown Disney Phat Cat Swinger 6-10PM
11
LA River StudiosClick to see who is going to this event! Valentine's Day Speakeasy Party with Dave Stuckey & the Hot House Gang! $30 and up
People's Place & Palace San Pedro Valentine's Swing Peedro with the Fabulous Esquires Big Band 6:30-11PM $20 21 and over
Barkley Bob Parins 9PM-11AM no cover but please buy food or drinks
Cliftons Downtown La CLOSED FOR PRIVATE PARTY
Disney Fantasy Faire Swing Machine 7:45-11PM
Downtown Disney Maureen & Mercury 5 6-10PM
PBDA Live Band
The Blue Swing San Bernadino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Ken 8PM-midnight
Blues Liberation Front DJ 9PM-1AM $8
12
Pasadena Dance Center Nintendo Dance, lesson, DJ swing dance, and video games! 7-11:30PM $5 all-ages
Memories Sunday Afternoon Dance with Super Kitty and the Side Cats 2:30 lesson, 3PM band $10 advance, $15 door
Joe's Bar The Deep Cuts
13
Downtown Disney Phat Cat Swinger 6-10PM
Joe's Bar The Mountaineer Cowboys @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Lesson 7:15PM, DJ 8PM-midnight, $5 cover
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
14 VALENTINE'S DAY
Atomic BallroomClick to see who is going to this event! Pete Jacobs Swingtet!
Grand Central MarketClick to see who is going to this event! Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five featuring Hilary Alexander 7-10PM FREE!
Bungalow Santa Monica Calif Feetwarmers without horns BYOP no cover but please buy drinks
Don The Beachcomber James Intveld's Valentine's Party 7-11PM $15 and up
Joe's Bar Valentine&39s Dance Party w/ Big Lucky!
15
Pour Vous Swingtronic with Randi Cee's Lust and Heartbreak Hangover 10PM-2AM do cover but please buy drinks!
Rusty's Rhythm Club Live Band
Strutter's Ball DJ, Lesson 7:45PM, Dancing 8:30-midnight,$10 or $15 if live band $2 discount for student/military
Metro Swing Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
16
Joe's Bar BIG JAY MCNEELY!!!!
Lindy Groove DJ Shana Worel DJ Vicky Chan
17
Barkley Big Butter Jazz Band! 9PM No cover but please buy dinner or drinks
Cliftons Downtown La The Stevedore Six (Dixieland music from the 20s-40s) no cover but please buy food or drinks
Downtown Disney Ry Bradley 6-10PM
Sky Room Jack's Cats 7:30-11PM
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
18
Cliftons Downtown LaClick to see who is going to this event! California Feetwarmers! 10:30PM no cover but please buy food or drinks! 21
Disney Fantasy Faire Dave Eastly's Swingtown 7:45-11PM
Don The Beachcomber Lil' Mo & the Dynaflos 7-11PM $10 and up
PBDA Live Band
Third Saturday Swing DJ 8PM-1AM
The Blue Swing San Bernadino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Ken 8PM-midnight
19
Ace Hotel Downtown LA Bon Bon Vivant & Friends with swing lesson 12PM FREE!!
Joe's Bar Rob Stone Chicago Blues Band featuring special guest Barry Goldberg!
20
Lindy Hop StopClick to see who is going to this event! Pete Jacobs Swingtet! 7PM lesson, 7:30PM band starts $15
Joe's Bar John Reynolds @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Lesson 7:15PM, DJ 8PM-midnight, $5 cover
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
21
Joe's Bar Doa Oxford!
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
22
Rusty's Rhythm ClubClick to see who is going to this event! Five Got Rhythm A Rusty's Debut!
Strutter's Ball DJ, Lesson 7:45PM, Dancing 8:30-midnight,$10 or $15 if live band $2 discount for student/military
Metro Swing Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
23
Lindy GrooveClick to see who is going to this event! DJs Jonathan Stout & Nathan McWilliams DJ Vicky Chan
Redondo Beach Elks Lodge Retro Swing American Ballroom Dance Band 7-9:30PM $10
Vibrato Grill Jazz Jennifer Keith 8-10:30PM no cover but please buy drinks or dinner, dance space unknown
Joe's Bar The BBB featuring Bernie Dresel!!
24
Cliftons Downtown La Big Butter Jazz Band! 10PM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks! 21 and over
Don The Beachcomber Fanny & the Attaboys 7-11PM $10 and up
Downtown Disney Five Got Rhythm 6-10PM
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Do Something Blue Blues DJ
25
UCLAClick to see who is going to this event! 1950s Swing Night at UCLA Kerckhoff GS featuring Cornelius Rock & Roll Band 7-10PM
Ft. MacArthur Museum San Pedro The Great Air Raid of 1942 featuring Dean Mora 3-8PM $30 advance, $35 gate
Disney Fantasy Faire Tim Gill's All Stars 7:45-11PM
PBDA Big Butter Jazz Band $15 Mardi Gras Theme This Night!
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy food or drink
The Blue Swing San Bernadino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Ken 8PM-midnight
26
Ace Hotel Downtown LA Bon Bon Vivant with swing lesson 12PM FREE!!
Downtown Disney Maureen & Mercury 5 6-10PM
Cicada Club Broadcast 8 PM PETE JACOBS WARTIME RADIO REVUE BYOP
Joe's Bar Catfish and the Hollywood Hound Dogs!
27
Joe's Bar Dave Stuckey & the Hot House Gang @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Lesson 7:15PM, DJ 8PM-midnight, $5 cover
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
28
Joe's Bar FAT TUESDAY Mardi Gras Party w/ Eric E & the Swamp Coolers!!
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
    
  • Jamie Carr

    We Can Swing: Young Musicians Take on the Hits of the Classic Swing Era
    Sunday, March 19 – Nonprofit arts educators, Arts Alive in partnership with People’s Place and Palace, will be hosting the “We Can Swing” Spring Fundraiser. Help us celebrate Arts Alive’s 17th birthday, come dance with us at the People’s Place San Pedro from 3pm to 7pm. Enjoy music from the golden era of swing, dance, and watch local students perform with the Fabulous Esquires Big Band. Tickets are on sale at kingsandclowns.com or available at the door.

  • disqus_tIzfHJoPBC

    Hi there Brian,

    Super Kitty and the Side Cats are performing at Memories in Whittier on the 12th, not at Atomic.
    https://www.facebook.com/superkittyandthesidecats/

    • Fixed now, thanks so much for the correction!!

      Best,
      Brian

  • David Kan

    Slim Jenkins will only be performing at Sassafras on Saturday (1/21), rather than both Friday and Saturday as originally planned. (Check Slim Jenkins on Facebook for details.)

    • David, thank you so much for the update!! I’ll update the calendar.

      Best,
      Brian

  • Joel Bader

    Could you please post this event on your website’s calendar? Thanks!!!

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    Contact: Rae Mullica
    Raebird81@gmail.com
    http://www.heartlandswingfestival.com
    Telephone: 515-490-3589

    SWING THE WEEKEND AWAY AT THE HEARTLAND SWING FESTIVAL 2017, APRIL 6-9!!!

    Get ready to swing the weekend away at the Heartland Swing Festival 2017 which will be held at the historic Val-Air Ballroom and other venues around the Des Moines, Iowa area, April 6 to 9!!
    Plans call for this event to be Iowa’s largest swing dance with 4 nights of dances and contests, 40 hours of swing dance classes taught by nationally- and world-renowned instructors and over 400 dancers from all over the United States. This festival is open from beginners (no experience) to advanced swing dancers!
    Register early and you’ll get a free T-shirt at http://www.heartlandswingfestival.com, when you quote the promo code IHEARTEE17. The website also provides information about the schedule of events, classes, fees, lodging, things to do in the Des Moines area and contacts for more information.
    Live music will be provided by the NOLA Jazz Band and The Hot Swing Combo. Contests include the open Jack & Jill, the open fast dance, the newcomer strictly and the team.
    The Thursday night (April 6) event will be held at the Des Moines Ballroom, 2745 Douglas Avenue, in Des Moines, and the other evening dances will take place at the Val Air Ballroom, 301 Ashworth Road, in West Des Moines. Classes will take place at Miss Kitty’s in Clive, the Dance-A-Cross studios in West Des Moines, and the West Des Moines Community Center in the Valley Junction area of West Des Moines.
    Dancers may buy a weekend pass or attend just one of the Friday-Sunday night dances at the Val-Air Ballroom.
    To register or for more information, please visit http://www.HeartlandSwingfestival.com.

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    • Hi Joel,

      Thanks for the info!

      I only post local LA events on the calendar, but please feel free to post this on my FB page: https://www.facebook.com/swingdancela/

      You can also create a Classified ad for this event at the top of this page.

      Best,
      Brian

  • Jack Malmstrom
    • Thanks Jack! Will add to the calendar. Nice pic!

      Brian

  • David Kan

    California Feetwarmers at the Bungalow in SM tonight 9-11!

    • Thanks David!!!

      Brian

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