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L.A. Swing Dance News on Tuesday, October 22nd 2019

What Shoes Should I Wear to Go Swing Dancing?

Shoes at Camp Hollywood

Whenever I invite my non-Swing friends to go Swing dancing, one of the most common questions they ask is, “what kind of shoes should I wear?”  I’ve interviewed my Swing dancing friends and drawn from personal experience and observations to provide…

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Crazy Swing Aerials!

This is a random video I found on YouTube from 2007 but it has a good assortment of aerials… Love the helicopter at about 5 minutes (towards the end).


THE LA/OC LINDY CALENDAR

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October 2019

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
  
1
Cooks Chapel at Anaheim Packing House NEW EVENT! Jonathan Stout's Close Shave Quartet! 7PM lesson, 7:30PM band, $7 at the door
Joe's Bar Rip Masters
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Las Hadas Northridge Johnny Vanna's Big Band Alumni mornings 10:30AM-12:30PM, BYOP
2
Pour Vous Swingtronic Howlerween with Marquis & The Rhythm Howlers! Plus burlesque show and snake charmer 9PM-1AM 2 drink minimum
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
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
3
Joe's Bar THE BBB featuring Bernie Dresel
Lindy Groove DJs Melissa Marzigliano & Andrew Jose
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
4
New Speakeasy in MDR below Killer Shrimp rest. 4211 Admiralty Way The Jennifer Keith Sextet 9PM - 12:30AM
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
5
Disney Fantasy Faire Phat Cat Swinger
PCH Club Long Beach Big Sandys Barndance Boogie plus other guests $15 8PM
Ticket to the Twenties - FREE 2PM-6PM at the Homestead Museum California Feetwarmers and the Night Blooming Jazzmen - outdoor dancing at historical venue!
PBDA Live Band
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
6
Ticket to the Twenties - FREE 2PM-6PM at the Homestead Museum Janet Klein - outdoor dancing at historical venue!
Joe's Bar The Deep Cuts
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
7
Joe's Bar Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
Lindy Hop Stop DJ or live band, lesson 7-7:30PM, dancing 7:30-10PM $10 for DJ, $18 for live band
Palm Garden Hotel Thousand Oaks Harry Selvin Big Band 7-1PM, lesson at 8:30PM $10, BYOP
8
Joe's Bar The Moontones
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Las Hadas Northridge Johnny Vanna's Big Band Alumni mornings 10:30AM-12:30PM, BYOP
9
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
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
10
Joe's Bar Morganfield Burnett & Da Blues
Lindy Groove DJs Kelly Young, Juan Cuadra & Vicky Chan
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
11
Downtown Disney Fabus Four & Natalie Mendoza
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
12
Disney Fantasy Faire The Jazz Cartel
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 8PM-midnight
13
Original Mike's Santa Ana Hillbilly Jazz Sunday Matinee with Lil Mo & the DynaFlos and more 2-6PM $15
Joe's Bar Paulie Cerra Band w/ Special Guests
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
14
Joe's Bar The Tom Marion Venice 5 @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
15
Joe's Bar Special Event Petunia & the Vipers - 10
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Las Hadas Northridge Johnny Vanna's Big Band Alumni mornings 10:30AM-12:30PM, BYOP
16
Pour Vous Six Shooter Swingout! 6 year Anniversary Party at Swingtronic! 9PM-2AM 2 drink minimum
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
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
17
Original Mike's Petunia & the Vipers 7PM opening band, $15 and up, all ages
Joe's Bar Switchblade 3
Lindy Groove DJs Grace Babbes, Andrew Jose & Vicky Chan
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
18
Downtown Disney Phat Cat Swinger
Soho Dance La Steve Sayer's Swing' Soul Friday (DJ) lessons 7PM dancing 9-11PM $10 dance only, $20 with classes
Killer Yacht Club (Killer Shrimp) Marina Del Rey Jennifer Keith Sextet 9PM-12:30AM please buy food or drinks
Cliftons Downtown La Maureen & the Mercury 5 with DJ Little Red! 10PM $10 cover 21 and over
Godmother's Saloon San Pedro Petunio & the Vipers 9PM-12AM
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
Do Something Blue Blues DJ, lesson 8:30-9:15PM dancing till 1AM $10
19
Disney Fantasy Faire The Fresh Rhythm Big Band
PBDA Live Band
Cliftons Downtown La Live band 10PM-2AM $10 after 9PM, 21 and over only
Third Saturday Swing DJ 8PM-1AM
20
Downtown Disney Holy Crow Jazz Band (courtyard)
Janny's Showroom San Pedro Barbara Morrison 4-6PM $10 admission
Joe's Bar 6pm - Jonny Whiteside presents The Messaround
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
Soho Dance La Lesson 7PM, live band 8-10:30PM $15
21
Harvelle's Santa Monica Hard Shine Swing Dance Night 7:15 lesson from Dave and Barbara, 7:45-9PM band $5
Lindy Hop Stop 9 Year Anniversary Party with Jumpin' Joz 7:30-10PM $18 for dance, lesson at 7PM
Joe's Bar The John Reynolds Quartet @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
22
Joe's Bar Douglas Roegiers and His Lucky 7
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Las Hadas Northridge Johnny Vanna's Big Band Alumni mornings 10:30AM-12:30PM, BYOP
23
Rusty's Rhythm Club Ladd McIntosh Swing Orchestra SPECIAL: Halloween Dance, 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
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
24
Joe's Bar This Ain't Your Daddy's Big Band
Lindy Groove DJs Shana Worel & Vicky Chan
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
25
PCH Club Long Beach Wayne the Train Hancock 8PM $15
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
26
Disney Fantasy Faire Tim Gill's All Stars
PCH Club Long Beach Haunted Hootenanny W/ Big Sandy & Russell Scott 7PM $15 and up
PBDA Halloween Costume Dance With Douglas Roegiers & The Lucky Seven (prizes For The Best Costumes In The Room!) $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 8PM-midnight
27
Downtown Disney She Sings She Swings (courtyard)
Lindy Social at Phill's Ballroom OC Soul music DJ, beginner lesson 7:15PM $12, or dance only at 8-11PM for $8 cash only
Joe's Bar THE SKIN DEEP BAND - Fundraiser concert for Tony Morales
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
28
Joe's Bar TUBA SKINNY @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
29
Joe's Bar Big Butter Jazz Band Halloween Party
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Lindy and Balboa 8:30PM $8 DJ, $12 if band
Las Hadas Northridge Johnny Vanna's Big Band Alumni mornings 10:30AM-12:30PM, BYOP
30
Rusty's Rhythm Club Dark (dance is Friday this week)
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
Las Hadas Northridge Top Hat Big Band playing Swing and Latin 7-9PM no cover, BYOP
31 HALLOWEEN
Cicada Club Dean Mora And His Haunted Orchestra Gatsby Halloween Party 8:30 PM ADVANCE DISCOUNT ADMISSION $35REGULAR PRICE $40 BYOP
Joe's Bar Woody Mankowski & the Rumproller All-Stars
Lindy Groove SAVE THE DATE!
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
  


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Promoters, post your event flyers and updates here! Dancers, feel free to comment or ask a question about an event! Scroll to the bottom to comment. - Brian

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  1. Lindy Hop Swing class, taught by Chester Whitmore. Wednesdays, 10/23, 10/70, 11/6. 7p-9p Class, 9p-10p Dancing.
    $10 per class, followed by an hour of dancing.
    Class and dancing held at Barbara Morrison Performing Arts Center. 4305 Degnan Blvd #101, Los Angeles, CA 90008
    Email: laswingdanceposse@gmail.com

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