Swingin’ Soul – Pre-Camp Hollywood Contest Edition! 🔥

Friday, August 25, 2023

Swingin’ Soul – Pre-Camp Hollywood Contest Edition!

Once again it is time for the Pre-Camp Hollywood contest edition of Swingin’ Soul Night!

We will start off the night with a FREE lesson of the Madison line dance at 8pm.

And we will dance all night to the best vintage 50s and 60s Soul and R&B bangers and deep cuts.

But wait! We will also have our 2nd annual Pre-Camp Hollywood couples contest! Who will take home the money and the trophies?

 

**Contest info***

This is a couples contest, so find a partner and get ready to strut your stuff. Lindy, West Coast, Carolina Shag, all styles welcome! Trophies and cash for our 1st place winners!

Prelims you will dance to 3 songs (about 60 to 90 seconds of each song)

Finalists will dance a 2 minute spotlight.

Contest registration: $20 per couple. Only one partner needs to purchase. Register online or at the door and collect number bib at the door by 9pm.

 

7:30pm doors open

8pm Madison line dance lesson

10pm Contest prelims

11:30pm Contest Finals

Dancing til 12:30am!

 

Pre-sale tickets via Eventbrite

$12 members (To apply discount, click “Enter promo code” before checking out. The code is sent from the Mayflower club via e-mail to its members. If you are a member and haven’t received it, please contact the Mayflower Club)

$15 non-members

 

At the door tickets

$20

Posted by LA Jitterbug on 07/24/2023


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About the Venue: The Mayflower Club

The Mayflower Club is a British-American Social and Networking Club that was originally a gathering place for British expats, but is now open to everyone. It’s in a nondescript brick building on Victory Blvd. in North Hollywood, southwest of Burbank Airport. The wood-paneled interior reminds me of one of the Masonic Lodges that Swing dance events are so often held.

But, none of that matters if the band is good and good dancers show up, and the Mayflower Club has been hosting some great evening events! Some bands booked there include the Crown City Bombers, Douglas Roegiers, Aileen Quinn, The Holy Crow Jazz Band, Luke Carlsen, and The Moontones.

In addition, Woody James 16-Piece Big Band plays most Friday afternoons from 1 to 3 PM. Cover is $10. Note, the afternoon performances don’t have a huge number of dancers; these are more for listening. Bring your own partner if you go to an afternoon performance and want to dance!

Most evening events are $20 or $15 for members. You can become a member by paying the membership fee ($35 as of this writing) at the door.


Quick Facts

When The main dance is on Friday evenings, with other dances throughout the week
Cost $10 for big band Friday afternoons, evening dances are usually $15 for members, $20 for nonmembers. You can become a member by paying at the door. The online membership link doesn't work.
Crowd Evening dances have hard-core Swing dancers, similar to crowd you used to see at Joe's Bar. 21 and over. Friday afternoon performances don't have a lot of dancers, so BYOP!
Dress Vintage or casual
Floor Smooth tile
Website The Mayflower Club
Facebook Page

11110 Victory Blvd, North Hollywood, CA 91606


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