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Dance in the Park

Dance in the Park

We're a group of swing dancers that are passionate about Lindyhop and Jitterbug dancing. We meet at Bixby Park in Long Beach every 2nd &…
04/17/2018
Long Beach
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GOT THAT SWING! plays Laguna Beach Brewery & Grille 4/21/18

GOT THAT SWING! plays Laguna Beach Brewery & Grille 4/21/18

Saturday April 21, 2018: GOT THAT SWING! will be performing at Laguna Beach Brewery & Grille, on Ocean Ave. in Laguna Beach, on Saturday, April…
04/13/2018
Laguna Beach
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WHY YOU NEED TO LEARN HOW TO SWING DANCE IN 2018

Lindy Loft Swing dancing

Are you making any new year’s resolutions this year? Here are my top reasons why learning how to Swing dance should be at the top of your list in 2018. 1. It’s Insanely Fun What is your idea of a fun Friday or Saturday night? I guarantee that once you learn how to Swing dance Continue Reading…


THE BEST COLLEGIATE SHAG VIDEOS ON THE INTERNET

Live Collegiate Shag with Kendall Roderick

Shag (or “Collegiate Shag”) is a partner dance that is done by a good number of Swing dancers in Los Angeles and Orange County, usually to fast music from the 1920’s or 30’s. A little while ago, I saw a video on Facebook from an Instagram feed called Live.Collegiate.Shag. It was a short clip of Continue Reading…


VINTAGE SHOES AND CLOTHING FOR SWING DANCING

Tatyana Boutique Melrose

Want to dress vintage like the good dancers you see out?  Here are some resources to help you get that vintage swing dancer look.  Guys, stay away from loud Zoot Suits. That might work in some areas of the country but in So. Cal. that is a dead giveaway for a wannabe swing dancer, to be Continue Reading…


THE LA/OC LINDY CALENDAR

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April 2018

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1
Disney California Adventure Phat Cat Swinger at the Food & Wine Festival 10:45AM-12:20PM
Joe's Bar Rob Stone with special guest Scott Page (Pink Floyd Supertramp)
2
Joe's Bar The Mountaineer Cowboys @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
3
Joe's Bar 12 Noon - Magnolia Street Jazz Band
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
4
Strutter's Ball NO SWING DANCE TONIGHT
Pour Vous Swingtronic with Icy Hot Club! 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy drinks 21 only
Metro Swing Pomona DJ, Lesson 7:30PM, Dancing 8:30 $5 cover
5
Joe's Bar 12:00 noon - Jazz Holiday Band
Lindy Groove DJs Kelly Young & Andrew Jose & Vicky Chan
6
Disney California Adventure Phat Cat Swinger at the Food & Wine Festival 10:45AM-12:20PM
Segerstrom Center for the Arts OC Free outdoor West Coast swing dance lesson! 6-7PM
Cliftons Downtown La San Andreas Sisters! 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 Dave Eastly's Swingtown
Sky Room Jack's Cats 7:30 to 11:30PM no cover but please buy dinner!
UCLA 5th Annual Great Gatsby 1920's Ball featuring Dutch Newman Msuical Melodians 7-11:30PM, 7:30 lesson, donation requested
Downtown Disney Ellis Island Boys 6:00-10:00
Cliftons Downtown La Holy Crow Jazz Band! 10PM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks!
Joe's Bar James Intveld (Cover charge)
PBDA Live Band
8
Disney California Adventure Phat Cat Swinger at the Food & Wine Festival 10:45AM-12:20PM
Joe's Bar The Deep Cuts
9
Joe's Bar The Benny Brydern Quartet @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
10
Joe's Bar 12 Noon - Magnolia Street Jazz Band
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
11
Pour Vous Swingtronic featuring Dave Stuckey & The Melrose Serenaders 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy drinks
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
12
Joe's Bar 12:00 noon - Jazz Holiday Band
Lindy Groove L.A. Shag Pre-Party at Lindygroove!
13
LA Shag Festival California Feetwarmers! plus lesson, contests and performances 8PM-4AM $35 advance, $40 door
Downtown Disney Fresh Rhythm Band 6:00-10:00
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
LA Shag Festival The Candy Jacket Jazz Band! plus lesson, 8PM-4AM $35 advance, $40 door
The Broken Drum Long Beach Viva Las Vegas Pre-Party with Big Sandy 7:30PM $15 and up
Cliftons Downtown La California Feetwarmers! 10PM no cover but please buy dinner 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
LA Shag Festival Dave Stuckey and the 4 Hoot Owls plus Carl Sonny Leyland Quartet 7PM-4AM $35 advance, $40 door
Downtown Disney Maureen & the Mercury 5 6:00-10:00
Joe's Bar Jonny Whiteside's MESSAROUND
16
Joe's Bar John Reynolds @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
17
Downtown Disney Phat Cat Swinger 6:00-10:00
Joe's Bar Big Butter Jazz Band! Lesson 8PM, band at 9PM no cover but please buy food and drinks
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
18
Pour Vous Fabous Four at Swingtronic! 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
Rusty's Rhythm Club The Lady Lucks , 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
19
Downtown Disney Ry Bradley 6:00-10:00
Joe's Bar 12:00 noon - Jazz Holiday Band
Lindy Groove DJs Kelly Young & Juan Cuadra & Blake Thiessen & Vicky Chan
20
Sky Room Jack's Cats 7:30 to 11:30PM no cover but please buy dinner!
Cliftons Downtown La The Bombshells 10:30PM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
Barkley Big Butter Jazz Band! 9PM no cover but please buy dinner and drinks
Atomic Ballroom Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
21
Disney Fantasy Faire Swing Cats Big Band
Downtown Disney Alley Cats 6:00-10:00
Laguna Beach Brewery & Grille GOT THAT SWING! 9PM-midnight, no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
Cliftons Downtown La LA Swing Barons 9PM-1:30AM no cover but please buy dinner or drinks
PBDA Big Butter Jazz Band $20
Cicada Club The Fresh Rhythm 8:30 PM ADVANCE DISCOUNT ADMISSION $25REGULAR PRICE $30 BYOP
Third Saturday Swing DJ 8PM-1AM
22
Joe's Bar 4pm - Don Scribner
23
Junior High Hollywood Sock Hop with DJ Effie, 8-10:30PM, lesson 9PM, LGBTQ friendly $5 donation
Joe's Bar The Hi Fi Honeydrops @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
24
Joe's Bar 12 Noon - Magnolia Street Jazz Band
Atomic Ballroom Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
25
Rusty's Rhythm Club Carl Sonny Leyland Twinsie Nite!, 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 12:00 noon - Jazz Holiday Band
Lindy Groove DJs TBA & Vicky Chan
27
Grand Ballroom Long Beach Swing Zing senior-friendly swing dance with DJ 1-3PM $14-$19
Downtown Disney Dave Stuckey and the Hot House Gang 6:00-10:00
Sky Room Sylvia & The Savoy 6 7:30-11:30pm no cover but please buy dinner
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
Do Something Blue Blues DJ
28
Disney Fantasy Faire Tim Gill's All Stars
The Eclectic South Pasadena Music Festival Big Bad Voodoo Daddy 8:30-10PM, Maureen and the Mercury 5 7-8PM FREE
PBDA Doug Roegiers & His Lucky 7 $20
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM no cover but please buy food or drink
The Blue Swing San Bernardino Swing 'n Blues with DJ Darcy 8PM-midnight
29
Downtown Disney Aileen Quinn & the Leapin Lizards 6:00-10:00
Memories Rock & Roll Potluck with DJ 2-6PM $6
Joe's Bar Work in Progress featuring Kara Grainger
30
Joe's Bar Dave Stuckey & the Hot House Gang @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Dancing in Riverside DJ, 6:30 and 7:15PM lessons, 8PM-12AM dancing $5
     

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