LONG BEACH / SOUTH BAY

Long Beach has a strong Rockabilly scene and lots of bars and venues that host live bands from time to time. Check the calendar for those events.


FOURTH SATURDAY SWING

Fourth Saturday Swing

Fourth Saturday Swing is a great Swing dance event that has dancers of all skill levels and all ages from both Orange County and Los Angeles. Fourth Saturday Swing is at MADhaus Long Beach. The space has a vintage lounge / barn-dance feel.  There is a full bar and other local and/or vintage/Swing vendors there every time. There is Continue Reading…



BREEZY KNEES

Breezy Knees photo by Jennifer Stockert

Photo by Jennifer Stockert. Breezy Knees is back as a monthly Saturday event at a new venue! I have not been to the new location in Signal Hill yet, but the previous event was very well received.  As of this writing, all fifteen of the reviewers on Yelp gave it five stars, which is amazing! People Continue Reading…


THE CASINO ON CATALINA ISLAND

The Casino on Catalina Island

This classy landmark on Catalina island was once hosted some of the best bands of the swing era. Huge wooden dance floor and awesome ambience. Tables surround the floor, and a balcony runs around the whole building, offering a great view of Avalon and a chance to cool off. Used to host PBDA’s Swing Camp Continue Reading…


THE SKY ROOM

The Skyroom dance floor

The Sky Room is a spectacular vintage restaurant on the top floor of the historic Breakers Hotel in Long Beach with a magnificent view. Completed in 1926, the space has a great 20’s and 30’s vibe; you’ll feel like you’ve gone through a time machine back to that era. It’s one of the most romantic restaurants Continue Reading…