Will PBDA Have Swing Dancing Again?

Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association

The Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association has been giving dance lessons since 1983. Sisters Erin and Tami Stevens have taught thousands of people how to swing dance (including me!) So, as the pandemic dragged on, I was wondering how PBDA and…

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Sarah and Dax Put the Lindy Loft Up for Sale

The Lindy Loft

Sarah Breck posted on the SwingDance.LA Facebook page today that she and Dax Hock are selling the Lindy Loft dance studio along with almost everything in it including the hardwood floors, sound system, mirrors, chandeliers, etc.. She cited COVID as…

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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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Swing Dancing is Back at Clifton’s (phew!!)

Swing dancing at Clifton's

Swing dancing has returned to Clifton’s after a brief hiatus, to the relief of many Swing dancers. I waited for two consecutive weekends of Swing dancing there before publishing this, just to be sure it was true! Many Swing dancers,…

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Swing Dancing Halted at Clifton’s for Two Weeks

Swing dancing at Clifton's

UPDATE 3/8/2019: It was announced on the Clifton’s Irregular Regulars page that Swing dancing is back at Clifton’s! Sailor Mike will be DJ-ing tonight with The Fabus Four featuring Natalie Mendoza playing tomorrow. Let’s hope it lasts! Original story below.…

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Atomic Ballroom Fullerton Opening in August 2018

Atomic Ballroom Fullerton

In exciting news for the Orange County dance community, Shesha and Nikki Marvin, owners of Atomic Ballroom in Irvine, are opening an additional location in historic downtown Fullerton on August 1st 2018! The venue will be called Atomic Ballroom Fullerton.…

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Grand Central Market DTLA

Vignes Rooftop Revival at Grand Central Market

Grand Central Market is one of the coolest places in downtown LA, in my opinion.  It’s got a great selection of food, from Mexican to Thai to Italian and has a great energy. So, it’s also one of my favorite…

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