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Beach Cities Swing Band "April in Paris" Dance

Beach Cities Swing Band invites you to our First Annual April in Paris Spring Fling Dance Party with vocalist Cynthia Dunbar. Special Spring Price -…
04/25/2017
El Segundo
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non union commercial seeking SWING DANCERS 50+ years old - AUDITIONS ON MONDAY 4/24

Hello, We are casting a non-union commercial for Nature's Bounty and looking for swing dancers that are 50+ years old with advanced swing dancing skills.…
04/21/2017
Los Angeles
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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…


THE LINDY CALENDAR

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April 2017

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
      
1
Casting Call Lounge Holiday Inn Burbank Crown City Bombers 9PM no cover!!
Griffith Park Roaring 20's Street Jam $20 and up
The Set Shop DTLA Roaring 20's Speakeasy Party with the Holy Crow Jazz Band, doors 7PM, band 9PM-midnight $20 advance
Cliftons Downtown La Stevedore 6 10PM do cover but please buy food or drinks! 21 and over
Disney Fantasy Faire Side Street Swing Orchestra 7:45-11PM
PBDA Live Band
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 8PM-midnight
2
Griffith Park Merry Go Round Roaring 20's Lawn Party with the California Feetwarmers! 12PM-10PM $15-$55
Joe's Bar Rumproller! featuring Woody Mankowski
3
MemoriesClick to see who is going to this event! Lesson 7:15PM, DJ 8PM-midnight, $5 cover
El Rey Theatre Squirrel Nut Zippers! 7:30PM $30
Joe's Bar Clint Baker&39s Hot 6 @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
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
4
Joe's Bar SLIM JENKINS
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
5
Downtown Disney Scott Bruce
Pour Vous Penny Matches no cover but please buy drinks 10PM-2AM
Strutter's Ball DJ, Lesson 7:45PM, Dancing 8:30-midnight,$10 or $15 if live band $2 discount for student/military
Metro Event Center Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
6
Joe's Bar LaBamba & the Hubcaps (w/ special guests)
Lindy Groove Join us for the official Alive and Kicking Pre-Party Celebrating the release of a new film about Lindy Hop!
7
Cliftons Downtown La Holy Crow Jazz Band 9PM no cover but please buy food or drinks
Don The Beachcomber Big Sandy's Viva Las Vegas Pre-Party $15 and up, allages
Joe's Bar James Intveld (Door charge)
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
8
UCLA Ackerman Grand Ballroom Great Gatsby Ball featuring Dutch Newman and His Musical Melodians 7-11PM donation requested
Cliftons Downtown La San Andreas Sisters with Jason Fabus 10PM no cover but please buy food or drinks
Disney Fantasy Faire Swing Machine 7:45-11PM
Don The Beachcomber Big Sandy's Viva Las Vegas Pre-Party $15 and up, allages
PBDA Live Band
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 8PM-midnight
Blues Liberation Front DJ 9PM-1AM $8
9
Third Street Promenade Darrell's Potluck Dance Party 6-9PM
Downtown Disney Maureen & the Mercury 5
Memories Hollywood Canteen Swing Band 2-6PM $10 all-ages
Joe's Bar The Deep Cuts
10
Joe's Bar Bob Parins&39 Pint-sized Cocktail Orchestra @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
11
Joe's Bar THE FRENCH CONNECTION!
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
12
Pour Vous Swingtronic with High Step Society 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy drinks
Strutter's Ball DARK TONIGHT
Rusty's Rhythm Club Live Band
Metro Event Center Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
13
Joe's Bar Paulie Cerra (Paulie&39s Bday Show!)
Lindy Groove DJs Heather Flock
14
Ken Miller Recreation Center Liz Holmes 18 Piece Band noon to 2:30PM $10
Cliftons Downtown La Bob Parins Sextet! 10PM-midnight no cover but please buy food or drinks!
Downtown Disney Ry Bradley
Lindy Loft Candy Jacket Jazz Band (Josh Collazo), beginner lesson 8PM, band 9-midnight $15
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
15
Soho Dance Studio 3-in-1 Dance Party with Lindy Hop lesson 8-11PM $15
Cliftons Downtown La Grand Slam Sextet! 10PM-midnight no cover but please buy food or drinks!
Disney Fantasy Faire Dave Eastly's Swingtown 7:45-11PM
Don The Beachcomber Janet Klein & Her Parlor Boys 8PM $10 all ages
Downtown Disney Ellis Island Boys
PBDA Live Band
Third Saturday Swing DJ 8PM-1AM
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 8PM-midnight
16
Joe's Bar Hot Roux - Louisiana Blues and Rock n Roll
17
Lindy Hop Stop Jamie Wood and the Good Rockin' Daddys
Joe's Bar Hedgehog Swing @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
18
Joe's Bar The Swingin 88&39s w/ special guests
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
19
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 Event Center Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
20
Joe's Bar LaBamba & The Hubcaps
Lindy Groove DJs Nathan Mc Williams & Juan Cuadra & Blake Thiessen DJ Vicky Chan
21
Harborside Restaurant Newport Beach Newport Beach Historical Society 50th Anniversary with Jonathan Stout and hist Campus Five 8-11PM
The Rose Pasadena Big Bad Voodoo Daddy dance space unknown 8PM-midnight $28 and up
Atomic Ballroom Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums 7:15PM-1:15AM $15
Barkley Big Butter Jazz Band with the Sugar Sisters 9PM-1AM
Cliftons Downtown La Holy Crow Jazz Band at Cliftons w/ DJ Sailor Mike 10PM no cover but please buy food or drinks
Downtown Disney Five Got Rhythm
22
Record Surplus Santa Monica California Feetwarmers 2-3PM FREE! Dance space unknown
Santa Monica Bay Women's Club Pacific Crossroads Church Great Gatsby Ball with beginner lesson and practice $10 advance 7-10PM
Cliftons Downtown La Marquis & the Rhythm Howlers 10PM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks!
Disney Fantasy Faire Swing Cats 7:45-11PM
Don The Beachcomber Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang 8PM $10 all-ages
PBDA Live Band
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 8PM-midnight
23
Playa Vist Car Show Lil Mo and the Dynaflos 2-4PM FREE!
Joe's Bar David Gab
24
Joe's Bar Janet Klein & her Parlor Boys @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
25
Joe's Bar Aileen Quinn & the Leapin&39 Lizards!
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
26
Strutter's Ball Candy Jacket Jazz Band! $15 cover
Rusty's Rhythm Club Five Got Rhythm
Metro Event Center Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
27
Redondo Beach Elks Lodge Retro Swing American Ballroom Dance Band 7-9:30PM $10
Joe's Bar CROWN CITY BOMBERS
Lindy Groove DJ Shana Worel DJ Vicky Chan
28
El Segundo Women's Club Beach Cities Swing Band 7-10PM $5
Harvelle's Santa Monica Barbara Morrison (blues and swing) 9-11PM small dance space, BYOP
Cliftons Downtown La Big Butter Jazz Band! 10PM-1AM no cover but please buy dinner and drinks!
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Do Something Blue Blues DJ
29
Fred Astaire Dance Studio Swing For LIfe fundraiser featuring Dave Stuckey & the Hot House Gang $20 advance $25 door
Cliftons Downtown La Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five feat. Hilary Alexander 10PM no cover but please buy food and drinks
Disney Fantasy Faire Stompy Jones 7:45-11PM
PBDA Phat Cat Swinger $15
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 8PM-midnight
30
The Federal Underground Long Beach Dave Stuckey and the 4 Hoot Owls 7-10PM $10 and up
Third Street Swingers At Tongva Park FREE outdoor swing dancing with DJ Fons at Tongva Park in Santa Monica 4:30-7:30PM
Joe's Bar BIG JAY MCNEELY TURNS 90! We&39re celebrating his 70 years in the music biz!!
      
  • 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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