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L.A. Swing Dance News on Friday, December 13th 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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Live Collegiate Shag – Dancing on the Beach!

A post shared by Live.Collegiate.Shag (@live.collegiate.shag) on Aug 13, 2018 at 10:14am PDT I’m a huge fan of Kendall and Ronnie’s Live Collegiate Shag videos. Here’s the latest one with some great moves, not to mention dancing on sand! –…

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THE LA/OC LINDY CALENDAR

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December 2019

SundayMondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFridaySaturday
1
Lindy Social Orange Lindy Social Swing and Soul Sunday 6:15-11PM, lessons starting at 6PM, social dance 8PM $12 or $8 dance only
Joe's Bar Paulie Cerra Organ Trio
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
2
Joe's Bar Hedgehog Swing @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
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
3
Joe's Bar The Atomic Roots Orchestra
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
4
Pour Vous Swingtonic with Natalie Mendoza & Her Speakeasy 3 with DJ Professor Watson 9PM-2AM 2 drink minimum 21
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
5
Joe's Bar Switchblade 3
Lindy Groove DJs Andrew Jose & Grace Babbes & Vicky Chan
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
6
Jonathan and Sylvia's 40th Anniversary Prom Santa Barbara Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, featuring Hilary Alexander 7:30-11:30PM $20 lesson included
Rusty's Rhythm Club Jingle Ball featuring The Moontones! lesson 7:30-8:30PM $5, dancing till midnight $20
Cliftons Downtown La CLOSED FOR PRIVATE PARTY
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
7
Disney Fantasy Faire Tim Gill's All Stars
Cliftons Downtown La CLOSED FOR PRIVATE PARTY
PBDA Were DARK tonight, No Dance (The church is using the hall)
8
Joe's Bar The Deep Cuts
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
9
Harvelle's Santa Monica Hard Shine Swing Dance Night, lesson with Barbara and Dave aat 7:15PM, band at 7:45-9PM $5 donation
Joe's Bar Holy Crow Jazz Band @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
10
Joe's Bar Crown City Bombers Rockin' Xmas Dance 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
11
Cooks Chapel Anaheim Holly Street Stompers and DJ Sailor Mike 7-10PM $7
Rusty's Rhythm Club Boxcar Casanovas , 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
12
Joe's Bar Work in Progress
Lindy Groove DJs Kelly Young, Juan Cuadra & Vicky Chan
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
13
Killer Yacht Club Marina Del Rey Jennifer Keith Sextet 9PM-12:30AM tell doorman you are Jennifer's gues
Downtown Disney Fresh Rhythm Band
Cliftons Downtown La Marquis @ the Rhythm Howlers 9PM DJ, band 10PM-1AM $10
Atomic Ballroom Irvine Big Bang DJ, lesson 7PM, dancing 8:30PM, blues upstairs 10PM to 1AM
14
Disney Fantasy Faire The Side Street Swing Orchestra
The Panther Club at Club Tee Gee Dance to electrigying and obscure records from the 60's 9PM-2AM no cover 21 and over
PBDA Jonathan Stout & His Campus Five $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
15
Soho Dance La NO DANCE THIS MONTH
Joe's Bar 6pm - Jonny Whiteside presents The Messaround
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
16
Lindy Hop Stop Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree Party with Crown City Bombers! 7PM lesson, 7:30-10PM band $18 admission
Joe's Bar The John Reynolds Quintet @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
17
Joe's Bar The Swingin' 88s - It's Beginning to Swing a lot like Christmas Bash
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
18
Rusty's Rhythm Club The Fabulous Esquires Big Band Aloha Party, 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
Pour Vous Swingtronic with DJ Professor Watson at 9PM and live band at 10PM, no cover but please buy drinks!
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
19
Joe's Bar This Ain't Your Daddy's Big Band
Lindy Groove Holiday Party & Canned Food Drive $8 cover with a can of Food $10 without.
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
20
Downtown Disney Alpha Rhythm Kings
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
21
Disney Fantasy Faire The Fresh Rhythm Big Band
Joe's Bar Rockabilly Christmas with Joe Finkle & the 7/10 Splits 9AM-12AM 21 and over
PBDA Crown City Bombers Our Annual
Cicada Club The Johnny Holiday Showholiday Spectacular 8:30 PM ADMISSION $40 ADVANCE OR DOOR BYOP
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
22
Cicada Club The Johnny Holiday Showholiday Spectacular 8 PM ADMISSION $40 ADVANCE OR DOOR BYOP
Joe's Bar The Joe's Christmas Special - Hosted by Brock Morse
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
23
Joe's Bar The Rolling Figs Orchestra @Happy Feet Monday (Balboa) $6 minimum plus donation
24
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 Johnny Vanna's Big Band Alumni mornings 10:30AM-12:30PM, BYOP
25 MERRY CHRISTMAS!
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
26
Lindy Groove DJs Hilary Alexander & Melissa Marzigliano & Vicky Chan
Phoenix Club Anaheim Big Band Swing and ballroom dancing 7PM $10 BYOP
27
Downtown Disney Fabus Four with Natalie Mendoza
Rusty's Rhythm Club The Ladd McIntosh Swing Orchestra , 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
Do Something Blue Blues DJ, lesson 8:30-9:15PM dancing till 1AM $10
28
Disney Fantasy Faire The Swing Machine
PBDA A
Cicada Club Jack's Catsvintage Swing Band 8:30 PM ADVANCE DISCOUNT ADMISSION $20REGULAR PRICE $25 BYOP
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
29
Lindy Social Swing and Soul New Year's Eve Prep Party with DJ Chelsea Kirkpatrick 6-11PM $12 with lesson, $8 dance only
Joe's Bar Catfish & the Hollywood Hound Dogs
Atomic Ballroom Sunday Shake, Rattle, and Roll $8
30
Cicada Club Dean Mora Orchestranew Year's Eve 'eve' Party 8:30 PM ADMISSION $40 ADVANCE OR DOOR BYOP
Joe's Bar Happy Feet Balboa Night - Live Band
31 NEW YEAR'S EVE
Penfield Mansion Woodland Hills Roarin' 20's 2020 New Years with swing music and dance floor 4:30PM-1AM $75-$100
Alebrijes Corona New Year's Eve Roaring 20's with Time2Swing 8:30PM-1AM only $12! Lesson included 21 and over
Golden Sails Hotel Long Beach New Year's Eve Luau with Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys with Hawaiian buffet 7:30PM $39.50 and up
Cicada Club New Year's Eve Party 9 PM NOT DINING?BUY ADMISSION AT THE DOOR $60 BYOP
Joe's Bar NEW YEAR'S EVE 2020 - LIL' MO & THE DYNAFLOS - CROWN CITY BOMBERS
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
    


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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. HI-FI HONEYDROPS
    Union Station LA, South Patio
    FREE
    Friday, Dec 13, 2019
    6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

    ‘Tis the season for the swinging sounds of the Hi-Fi Honeydrops…allowing guests to dance their way into the holiday season.

    The festive, family-friendly holiday celebration will transform the station into a winter wonderland featuring Cocoa Bars with Elftenders, Santa selfies and our very own Candy Cane Lane where a custom neon photo-op will make your season bright alongside a soaring Candy Cane Queen and holiday-themed arts, crafts, interactive games, a marshmallow eating contest, and entertainment.

    Go Metro to all events by taking the Red, Purple, Gold or Silver Line directly to Union Station L.A.

  2. FYI – when you sign up please select reference code ‘Ref: Dancer’ in the ‘How did you hear about us?’ section

  3. We are casting for the new David Fincher movie ‘Mank’, currently filming in LA and are looking for Swing and Lindy Hop dancers.

    The movie is set in the 1930’s!

    Anyone interested can simply make a free profile at us.wegotpop.com/apply. You can check out all casting calls for the movie on our Facebook group ‘US We Got POP Artist Community’.

    All work is PAID.

    1. FYI – when you sign up please select reference code ‘Ref: Dancer’ in the ‘How did you hear about us?’ section

  4. Just found a nice little old-school place to get chrome leather put on my sneaks. Super reasonable!
    El Sereno Shoe Repair
    4993 Huntington Dr N, Los Angeles, CA 90032
    (323) 223-8162

  5. Swingin’ Soul Friday is back with special guest DJ Dave Frutos!!!! Come out and let your soul glow to the best dance music of all time!!! 50’s and 60’s R&B and Soul. Please bring cash, we will not be accepting credit card payments!!!
    Steve and Karine will be teaching 2 classes for swingin’ to soul music.

    Friday, November 15, 2019 at 7 PM – 12:30 AM
    7pm Beginner Soul Lindy
    8pm Int/Adv Soul Lindy

    Take 1 class for $15 or both classes for $20.
    Afterwards DJ’s Steve Sayer and Dave Frutos will keep you dancing from 9pm to 12:30am.
    Cost for the dance is $10. And please bring cash!
    Can’t wait to see everybody and have a great night dancing to my favorite music!
    And come see baby Ava!

    SoHo Dance L.A.
    1618 Cotner Ave, Los Angeles, California 90025

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