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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2005 Camp Hollywood DVD Opener

 With Camp Hollywood, around the corner, I have posted their DVD opener from 2005. I love seeing how today’s moves are inspired by and dedicated to preserving what the dancers did in the 30’s and 40’s. See you there!…

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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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Camp Hollywood 2017 – Open Lindy Final

This is the first in my series of Featured Videos which I’ll be showcasing on the home page. With Camp Hollywood not far off, I thought it would be appropriate to start with the 2017 Camp Hollywood Open Lindy Final!…

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Clifton’s Cafeteria – A Menagerie of Delights

Clifton's Cafeteria

Clifton’s Cafeteria is a cafeteria, vintage bar, and kitschy “natural history museum” all rolled into one amazing multi-level building. It’s one of the last remaining vestiges of golden-age Los Angeles charm.

A Swing Dancer’s Bucket List

Camp Hollywood 2013

Here is a bucket list for LA/OC Swing dancers. No, I haven’t done all of these, but I figure it’s a good list to strive for. How many have you done? Check the boxes and see your percentage below! You…

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