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L.A. Swing Dance News on Friday, April 3rd 2020

Where to Purchase Music by Swing Bands We Love

Damon Kirsche

The COVID-19 shutdowns are a huge challenge to the livelihoods of our local and worldwide musicians, who’ve had nearly all of their gigs canceled. And, it’s a bummer for us fans who miss hearing the great music they make. So,…

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The Barkley

The Barkley is a neighborhood restaurant in South Pasadena which recently started having some very good bands to Swing dance to.  Some people remarked that it feels kind of like a “slightly upscale Joe’s Bar”, which is a pretty good…

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THE LA/OC LINDY CALENDAR

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April 2020

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
   
WEDNESDAY APR 1
Strutter's Ball ON HIATUS UNTIL APRIL 22
Rusty's Rhythm Club Dark (dance is Friday this week)
Pour Vous Swingtronic with DJ Professor Watson at 9PM and live band at 10PM, no cover but please buy drinks!
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
THURSDAY APR 2
Lindy Groove
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
FRIDAY APR 3
Rusty's Rhythm Club The Moontones Swing into Spring, Guest instructor 7:30, Beginner lesson 8PM
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
SATURDAY APR 4
Disney Fantasy Faire The Fresh Rhythm Big Band
PBDA Cancelled :( James Intveld & The Swing Sinners $20
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
SUNDAY APR 5
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
MONDAY APR 6
Joe's Bar Happy Feet Balboa Night - Live Band
Lindy Hop Stop DJ or live band, lesson 7-7:30PM, dancing 7:30-10PM $10 for DJ, $18 for live band
Old World Banquet Hall Huntington Beach Beach Cities Big Band 7-9PM no cover but please buy food and drink
Palm Garden Hotel Thousand Oaks Harry Selvin Big Band 7-1PM, lesson at 8:30PM $10, BYOP
TUESDAY APR 7
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Joe's Bar Swing dancing with live band and DJ Nate, int lesson at 8PM, beginner at 8:30PM for $5, no cover but two drink minimum
Las Hadas Northridge Big Band Alumni mornings 11:30AM-1:30PM, $15 cover with $5 food voucher, BYOP
WEDNESDAY APR 8
Strutter's Ball ON HIATUS UNTIL APRIL 22
Rusty's Rhythm Club Live Band, Beginner & Intermediate lessons 7:30-8PM
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
THURSDAY APR 9
Lindy Groove
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
FRIDAY APR 10
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
SATURDAY APR 11
Disney Fantasy Faire The Swing Machine
PBDA Cancelled :( Chester Whitmore & His Opus One Swing Orchestra $20
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 7-10PM $10 cover
SUNDAY APR 12
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
MONDAY APR 13
Joe's Bar Happy Feet Balboa Night - Live Band
TUESDAY APR 14
Cook's Chapel Anaheim Swingin' Jonathan Stout and lesson by DJ Mike $7 7-10PM
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Joe's Bar Swing dancing with live band and DJ Nate, int lesson at 8PM, beginner at 8:30PM for $5, no cover but two drink minimum
Las Hadas Northridge Big Band Alumni mornings 11:30AM-1:30PM, $15 cover with $5 food voucher, BYOP
WEDNESDAY APR 15
Strutter's Ball ON HIATUS UNTIL APRIL 22
Rusty's Rhythm Club Live Band, Beginner & Intermediate lessons 7:30-8PM
Pour Vous Swingtronic with DJ Professor Watson at 9PM and live band at 10PM, no cover but please buy drinks!
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
THURSDAY APR 16
Lindy Groove
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
FRIDAY APR 17
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
SATURDAY APR 18
Disney Fantasy Faire The Jazz Cartel
Disneyland Hotel Dapper Day Expo 2020 bands and DJs TBD $24
PBDA Cancelled :( The Alpha Rhythm Kings (from San Francisco!) $20
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
Third Saturday Swing DJ with complimentary lesson and snacks 8PM-1AM $10 all-ages
SUNDAY APR 19
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
MONDAY APR 20
Alpert Jewish Community Center of Long Beach Big Swingin' Nights with the Beach City Big Band 7:30PM FREE!
Joe's Bar Happy Feet Balboa Night - Live Band
Lindy Hop Stop DJ or live band, lesson 7-7:30PM, dancing 7:30-10PM $10 for DJ, $18 for live band
TUESDAY APR 21
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Joe's Bar Swing dancing with live band and DJ Nate, int lesson at 8PM, beginner at 8:30PM for $5, no cover but two drink minimum
Las Hadas Northridge Big Band Alumni mornings 11:30AM-1:30PM, $15 cover with $5 food voucher, BYOP
WEDNESDAY APR 22
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
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
THURSDAY APR 23
Lindy Groove
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
FRIDAY APR 24
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
SATURDAY APR 25
Disney Fantasy Faire Phat Cat Swinger
PBDA Live Band
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 7-10PM $10 cover
SUNDAY APR 26
Grand Central Market Vignes Rooftop Revival! 7-9PM FREE! but please buy food and drinks!
Lindy Social Orange ON HIATUS
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
Soho Dance La Lesson 7PM, live band 8-10:30PM $15
MONDAY APR 27
Joe's Bar Happy Feet Balboa Night - Live Band
Huntington Beach Senior Center Big Band 7:30-10PM all ages
TUESDAY APR 28
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Joe's Bar Swing dancing with live band and DJ Nate, int lesson at 8PM, beginner at 8:30PM for $5, no cover but two drink minimum
Las Hadas Northridge Big Band Alumni mornings 11:30AM-1:30PM, $15 cover with $5 food voucher, BYOP
WEDNESDAY APR 29
Strutter's Ball DJ, Lesson 7:45PM, Dancing 8:30-midnight,$10 or $15 if live band $2 discount for student/military
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
THURSDAY APR 30
Lindy Groove
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
  


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  1. Atomic sent an email saying no group classes or social dances. They will be available for private lessons.

  2. Don’t miss this event!!!

    What: 4 LEVEL INTERCHANGE Returns to Janny’s Showroom in San Pedro
    When: March 21, 2020 @ 8 PM
    Where: Janny’s Showroom @ The People’s Place
    365 W. 6th St
    San Pedro, CA 90731
    Phone: 310-547-2348
    Entry Fee: $10

    #4LevelInterchangeBand
    #FusionJazz
    #JannysShowroom
    #SanPedroEvents

  3. The LA Shag Festival will take place May 29-31 at the LAX Sheraton Gateway Hotel.
    May 29: California Feetwarmers
    May 30: Candy Jacket Jazz Band
    May 31: Carl Sonny Leyland
    Taster class(es) at 8pm
    Band at 9pm
    Late night dancing all nights with separate rooms for Soul & R&B, and Swing & Jazz on Friday and Saturday nights
    Tickets cost $40 in advance, $45 at the door
    register at http://www.lashagfestival.com

  4. Hello

    I just came to LA and I’m looking for a social place.
    Can you tell me where we run on Monday, Wednesday and Saturday?

    I want to learn Balboa but I want to know where the class is

  5. Sunday, March 29 at The Bamboo Club in Long Beach

    The Lindy Luau with DJ Professor Watson

    2PM-6PM. NO COVER but please buy food and drink

  6. Western Swing Out Memorial Day Weekend Tehachapi! Two early bird priced weekend passes for sale-a $83 savings. 818 602 7305. Have airbnb with a pool on property reserved to and can hook you up.

  7. Hi All! There is a new Vintage Festival in Southern California, “Glamour Days: A Vintage Celebration” that will be taking place on Saturday, March 7th at the Wolf Creek Brewery in Santa Clarita California, inside our gorgeous 1940’s circus tent!
    Classic Cars, vintage performing groups The Satin Dollz, The Sweethearts, and The Honey Taps, as well as The Cabaret of Classics featuring Elvis, Marilyn Monroe, Lucy, Etta James, Sammy Davis Jr., and more! Vintage vendors, artists, and food trucks.
    Entrance ticket also includes 2 swing dancing lessons inside the tent.
    Get your tickets now and save $5 with coupon code “FiveAndDime” at checkout.
    https://www.facebook.com/events/180311223226869/

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