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Lindy Hop Stop's 7 Year Anniversary Party

Lindy Hop Stop's 7 Year Anniversary Party

Come and join us for Lindy Hop Stop's 7 Year Anniversary Party! Jamie Wood and the Good Rockin' Daddys perform FREE BEGINNER EAST COAST SWING…
10/06/2017
Westminster
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Swing to Bring a Child Home with Big Band Theory

Swing to Bring a Child Home with Big Band Theory

Please join Family Promise of San Gabriel Valley for an evening of swing dancing to benefit homeless children and their families! We're delighted to have…
09/25/2017
Arcadia
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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 LA/OC LINDY CALENDAR

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October 2017

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1
Automobile Driving Museum Rusty's 20th Swingiversary Dance with the Ladd McIntosh Swing Orchestra! 6-10PM $30-$35
Casey's Tavern Canoga Park Ginger Pauley and the Hoosier Daddys 6-9PM
Joe's Bar Catfish & the Hollywood Hound Dogs
2
Joe's Bar The John Reynolds Quartet @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Memories Lesson 7:15PM, DJ 8PM-midnight, $5 cover
Lindy Hop Stop DJ or live band, lesson 7-7:30PM, dancing 7:30-10PM $7-$15
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
3
Joe's Bar Jamie Wood & the Good Rockin&39 Daddys
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
4
Pour Vous Holly Street Stompers at Swingtronic 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
5
Edison Leftover Cuties 8:30PM no cover but please buy drinks
Max Bloom's Cafe Fullerton First Thursday Swing Battle Of The DJ's with Max Blooms Trio 7-11PM, lesson 7:30PM no cover!
Joe's Bar THE BBB featuring Bernie Dresel!!! (Arrive early for seating)
Lindy Groove DJs Rob Moreland (St. Louis, MO), Shana Worel & Vicky Chan
6
Downtown Disney Five Got Rhythm
Cliftons Downtown La California Feetwarmers with DJ Mike! 10PM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
7
Disney Fantasy Faire Tim Gill's All Stars
Ticket to the Twenties Festival Homestead Museum Dean Mora, Night Blooming Jazzmen 3-7PM FREE! 1920's dress code
Sky Room Jack's Cats with Liela Avila 8PM-midnight, no cover but please buy dinner and drinks
Cliftons Downtown La The Overstreets New Orleans Jazz Band 10PM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
PBDA Live Band
8
Ticket to the Twenties Festival Homestead Museum California Feetwarmers, Janet Klein 3-7PM FREE! 1920's dress code
Skirball Center Skirball Harvest Festival featuring the Dustbowl Revival 1-6PM
Third Street Promenade Darryl's Potluck Dance Party 7-9PM FREE!
Brack Shop Tavern DTLA Vignes Rooftop Revival 3:30-6:30PM no cover but please buy food and drinks
Cliftons Downtown La Brunch with the Big Butter Jazz Band Quartet 11AM-3PM please buy something!
Joe's Bar The Deep Cuts
9
Downtown Disney Ellis Island Boys
Joe's Bar The John Reynolds Quartet @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
10
Joe's Bar The Blue Rhythm Orchestra 14-piece
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
11
Rusty's Rhythm Club Live Band, Beginner & Intermediate lessons 7:30-8PM
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
Pour Vous Swingtronic with live band 10PM, no cover but please buy drinks!
12
Joe's Bar Steve Waddington & the Retro-Rockin&39 All-Stars
Lindy Groove DJs Hilary Alexander, James Bianco & Vicky Chan
13
Lindy Loft Vintage Rhythm Night with the Grand Slam Sextet (Jonathan Stout) 8PM lesson-midnight $15
Church of the Good Shepard Arcadia Swing fundraiser with Big Band Theory 7-10PM $35
Pasadena City Hall Art Night Pasadena with Holly Street Stompers 6-10PM FREE!
Joe's Bar James Intveld (cover charge)
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy food or drink
14
Disney Fantasy Faire The Swing Machine
Casting Call Lounge Burbank Holiday Inn Crown City Bombers 9PM-12:30AM 21
Downtown Disney Ry Bradley
Riverside Junction Second Saturday Swing DJ with lesson at 7:15PM $5
American Legion Hall Bell Gardens The Lucky Stars 9PM-2AM $12 18 and over
Fairfax Farmers Market Deke Dickerson & the Ecco-Fonics 6-8pm West Patio FREE!
Cliftons Downtown La Phat Cat Swinger 10:30PM-1AM no cover but please buy food or drinks
PBDA Live Band
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 8PM-midnight
Blues Liberation Front DJ 9PM-1AM $8
15
Fairfax Farmers Market The Lucky Stars 5-7pm West Patio FREE!
Joe's Bar Hot Roux
16
Lindy Hop Stop Jamie Wood and the Good Rockin' Daddys 7 Year Anniversary Party! 7:30-10PM $15
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
17
Joe's Bar Rip Masters
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
18
Rusty's Rhythm Club Fabulous Esquires Swing Orchestra , Beg and Intermediate lessons 7:30-8PM
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
Pour Vous Swingtronic with live band 10PM, no cover but please buy drinks!
19
Joe's Bar From Chicago IL: Rockin Johnny Burgin /feat. Rob Stone
Lindy Groove DJs Andrew Jose & Vicky Chan
20
Cliftons Downtown La Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang! 10PM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks 21 only
Barkley Big Butter Jazz Band! 9PM-1AM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Do Something Blue DJ
21
Disney Fantasy Faire Dave Eastly's Swingtown
Sky Room Jack's Cats 8PM-midnight no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
PBDA Flattop Tom & The Jump Cats $15 (come Celebrate The 25th Year Of This Band!)
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy food or drink
Third Saturday Swing DJ 8PM-1AM
22
Joe's Bar Work in Progress featuring BILLY HAYNES with special guest MARCY LEVY
23
Memories Lesson 7:15PM, DJ 8PM-midnight, $5 cover
Joe's Bar Happy Feet Balboa Night - Live Band
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
24
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
25
Rusty's Rhythm Club Aileen Quinn & The Leapin' Lizards HALLOWEEN DANCE - COSTUME CONTEST!, Beg and Intermediate lessons 7:30-8PM
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
26
Joe's Bar THE SAX OFFENDERS!
Lindy Groove LindyGroove Haunted Halloween Ball $400 Costume Contest
27
Sky Room Sylvia & The Savoy 6 7:30 - 11:30PM no cover but please buy dinner
Downtown Disney Dave Stuckey
Barkley Jack's Cats with the Sugar Sisters 9PM-1AM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
Cicada Club Richard Halpern'shaunted Hollywood Cavalcade 8:30 PM ADVANCE DISCOUNT ADMISSION $27$30 ON SHOW DAY BYOP
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy food or drink
28
Disney Fantasy Faire The Side Street Swing Orchestra
The Set Shop Halloween Vintage Dance with Jonathan Stout Orchestra Feat. Hilary Alexander 8PM-midnight $20
UCLA Bruin Plaza Big Bruin Swing Out with DJ 11:30AM-1PM outdoor dancing FREE!!
Downtown Disney Aileen Quinn & Lpn Lzrds
Cliftons Downtown La The Neverlands 8PM-3AM SPECIAL HALLOWEEN NIGHT no cover but please buy dinner or drinks 21 only
Cliftons Downtown La Brunch with Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang 11AM-3PM
PBDA Our Annual Spooktacular
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 8PM-midnight
29
Grand Central Market DTLA Vignes Rooftop Revival 7-9PM FREE!
Joe's Bar Sabrina&39s Haunted Halloween Show
30
UCLA Halloween 1950's Swing Dance with Cornelius Rock and Roll Band
Memories Lesson 7:15PM, DJ 8PM-midnight, $5 cover
Joe's Bar Happy Feet Balboa Night - Live Band
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
31 HALLOWEEN
Joe's Bar HALLOWEEN PARTY w/ THE BIG BUTTER JAZZ BAND!!
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
    
  • bmchoo

    Inspiration weekend is this weekend, might be worth noting! http://inspirationweekend.com/

    • Thanks for the head’s up!! I updated the calendar!

      Brian

  • 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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