September 25 – New York City Swing Dance Update

Regular weekly events not included in the calendar below:

Mon: Svetlana & the Delancey Five, The Back Room 102 Norfolk St 8:30pm*
Mon: Glenn Crytzer, Kola House, 408 W15th, $20 min./No cover
Mon: The Cotton Club, $25 cover
Mon/Tues:Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks, Iguana, 240 W. 54th, 20/20 food/drink min*
Tues: Bal Practice, 9:30-11pm, Students free, $5 others, 412 8th (except White Heat nite)
Tues: George Gee / Swing 46, Dancer discount $10
Wed: Gotham City Blues
Wed: Swing practice, 9:30-10:30, Students free, $5 others, Dancesport 22 W 34 Street, 4 flr
Thurs: Frim Fram at Club 412, 412 Eighth Ave, $10, Students $7, 9pm
Fri: Friday Night Blues $10 class | $12 dance | $20 both link for location
Fri: Brooklyn Swings, Trinity Grace Church 231 Ainslie St, 7-10pm, $5-10
Sun: Baby Soda, St. Mazie’s, 345 Grand St., Brooklyn. 9:30pm *
Nightly: Swing46


Most NYC dance venues are generally crowded. Those marked with a * are restaurants and bars that have limited space to dance.


September Swing Events

Please note that this is a second update for this week. I’m testing to see if this resolves a problem with emails being sent to all subscribers. Thanks for your patience!


Thursday, September 28
Svetlana and the Delancey Five
25 Eighth Ave at Lincoln.
Subway is Q to 7th Ave or 2,3 to Grand Army Plaza.
Cover is $10. Wooden dance floor. All shows start at 8pm


Thursday, September 28
Radegast: Hot Club of Flatbush
Radegast Hall 113 N 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11249
9PM


Thursday, September 28
Bootleggers Jazz Cruise
* Early Bird tickets now only $39 (avail thru Sept 23rd w/online redemption code “JAZZ0928-EARLY”)
Step back in time & sail away on the beautiful Civil War era Clipper City Tall Ship, while sampling the finest spirits, dancing n’ lounging to the best hot jazz n’ swing bands in town!
* 2hr Jazz Cruise (9:15-11:15pm) NY Harbor, incl Statue of Liberty!
* live music by Tamar Korn & A KORNUKOPIA (2 sets)
* chorus gals The Bathtub Ginnys
* Swing DJ VaVa Voon
* cash bar
* complimentary tasting: Copper Dog Whisky – a blended Speyside Scotch.
TICKETS:
* $39 Early Bird (thru sept 23rd w/online redemption code “JAZZ0928-EARLY”)
* $49 Advance (Sept 24-28th w/online redemption code “JAZZ0928-ADVANCE”)
* $59 on the dock
Tickets
Note: It’s a boat, there’s space to dance, but it’s sloped, so not perfect conditions for dancing, but a unique dancing experience.


Friday, September 29
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE at Proper West
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE at Proper West
Join us for the the debut of our new weekly event & celebrate the end-of-summer with a “Proper” soiree & 1hr open tasting from 9-10pm on Sept 29th!
* The Grand St. Stompers – three full sets, from 9pm to late!
* Gal Friday – classic burlesque dancer
* DJ Odysseus Bailer
plus
* free beginner swing dance lesson at 10:45pm
* Happy Hour (10-12am) $6 drafts, $7 wine, and $8 well drinks
* old movies on the flat-screens
* wooden floors
Proper West
54 West 39th Street, New York, New York 10018
10pm-1:30am


Saturday, September 30
Gordon Webster and Friends
Swing 46 – 349 West 46th St.


Saturday, September 30
Seth Walker @ Hill Country NYC
30 W. 26th St., New York, NY
Tickets


Saturday, September 30
The Saturday Blues Party!
Come dance blues on a Saturday night! With the culmination of both the DJ Workshop and the Immersion Workshop, we present you with one really fun party, full of people wanting to blow off some steam and let loose.
PLUS – You will get the chance to cheer on your friends from the DJ Workshop as they work their magic! If you want to continue having great music to dance to every Friday night… come help us hone our skills!
Schedule:
9pm-10pm: Practica on Close Embrace hosted by Flouer and Immersion Workshop Participants
10pm-1am: DJ’s music with DJ workshop participants
Price:
$5 for the Practica
$12 for the Party
Location: The Workspace, 20 west 20th st, 3rd floor.


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October Swing Events

Sunday, October 1
Fleur Seule at Tavern on the Green
Central Park West & 67th St.
We will be in the courtyard if the weather permits, and in the bar room if it is raining. As always, no cover.


Monday, October 2
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday 5:30-8:30pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover! special hours are 5:30-8:30pm during Oktoberfest
CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST:
* Gordon Webster & Friends (2 long sets from 5:45-6:45 // 7:15-8:15pm)
* classic burlesque by Lilin Lace
* Dj Patrick Soluri
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
please note: no dance lessons in October
712 Third Avenue


Thursday, October 5
Radegast: Cait and the Critters
Radegast Hall 113 N 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11249
9PM


October 6-8
Empire City Swings
Workshops – Registration open, dances listed below


Friday, October 6
Empire City Swings
Band: Michael Gamble & His Rhythm Serenaders
9:00pm-1:00am
Second Band Break: Teachers Performance
You Should Be Dancing
412 8th Ave, 4th floor, NYC
Nearest Subway: Penn Station
$25 or dance pass at Empire City Swings


Friday, October 6
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE at Proper West
* Jason Prover’s Sneak Thievery Orchestra – 3x full sets, from 10pm to late!
* Pearls Daily – classic burlesque dancer
* DJ VaVa Voon
plus
* free beginner swing dance lesson at 10:45pm
* Happy Hour (10-12am) $6 drafts, $7 wine, and $8 well drinks
* old movies on the flat-screens
* wooden floors
Proper West
54 West 39th Street, New York, New York 10018
10pm-1:30am


Saturday, October 7
Empire City Swings
Band: Michael Gamble & His Rhythm Serenaders featuring Naomi Uyama
9:00pm-1:00am
Dance With Me Soho
466 Broome St.
Nearest Subway: Prince Street
9:00pm-1:00am
Second Band Break: New York City Throwdown Competition
$25 or dance pass at Empire City Swings


Saturday, October 7
Gordon Webster and Friends
Swing 46 – 349 West 46th St.


Sunday, October 8
Sock Hop Sundays!Sock Hop Sundays!
Great dance music from the 50’s & 60’s! Including Rock-n-Roll, Motown, Soul, R&B, and Doo Wop. Now in our 13th year, we are averaging 160+ guests per event!
7:00-11:30pm
Upstairs at Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave
Admission $15, which includes coupon for $5 off house liquor, or wine/beer, or 2 free sodas, or $5 off of any food.
Questions? Comments? Email sockhopsundays@gmail.com www.sockhopsundays.com


Monday, October 9
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday 5:30-8:30pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover! special hours are 5:30-8:30pm during Oktoberfest
CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST:
* The Animule Dance (2 long sets from 5:30-6:30 // 7:00-8:00pm)
* classic burlesque by Hazel Honeysuckle
* Dj Patrick Soluri
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
please note: no dance lessons in October
712 Third Avenue


Monday, October 9
Champion Fulton Trio
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
8pm


Tuesday, October 10
Glenn Crytzer Trio
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
8pm


Wednesday, October 11
Carte Blanche
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
8pm


Thursday, October 12
Emily Asher’s Garden Party
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
9pm


Friday, September 29
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE at Proper West
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE at Proper West
Join us for the the debut of our new weekly event & celebrate the end-of-summer with a “Proper” soiree & 1hr open tasting from 9-10pm on Sept 29th!
* Cait and the Critters – 3x full sets, from 10pm to late!
* Velvetina Taylor – classic burlesque dancer
* DJ Jeff Liu-Leyco
plus
* free beginner swing dance lesson at 10:45pm
* Happy Hour (10-12am) $6 drafts, $7 wine, and $8 well drinks
* old movies on the flat-screens
* wooden floors
Proper West
54 West 39th Street, New York, New York 10018
10pm-1:30am


Monday, October 16
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday 5:30-8:30pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover! special hours are 5:30-8:30pm during Oktoberfest
CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST:
* The Gotham Easy (2 long sets from 5:30-6:30 // 7:00-8:00pm)
* classic burlesque by Velvetina Taylor
* Dj Patrick Soluri
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
please note: no dance lessons in October
712 Third Avenue


Monday, October 16
Champion Fulton Trio
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
8pm


Thursday, October 19
Hot Club of Flatbush
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
9pm


Friday, October 20
FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE at Proper West
* Avalon Jazz Band- 3x full sets, from 10pm to late!
* Minx Arcana – classic burlesque dancer
* DJ VaVa Voon
plus
* free beginner swing dance lesson at 10:45pm
* Happy Hour (10-12am) $6 drafts, $7 wine, and $8 well drinks
* old movies on the flat-screens
* wooden floors
Proper West
54 West 39th Street, New York, New York 10018
10pm-1:30am


Saturday, October 21
YSBD Fall Bash
Dan Levinson’s Palomar Jazz Band
Details TBA


Sunday, October 22
Sock Hop Sundays!Sock Hop Sundays!
Great dance music from the 50’s & 60’s! Including Rock-n-Roll, Motown, Soul, R&B, and Doo Wop. Now in our 13th year, we are averaging 160+ guests per event!
7:00-11:30pm
Upstairs at Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave
Admission $15, which includes coupon for $5 off house liquor, or wine/beer, or 2 free sodas, or $5 off of any food.
Questions? Comments? Email sockhopsundays@gmail.com www.sockhopsundays.com


Monday, October 23
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday 5:30-8:30pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover! special hours are 5:30-8:30pm during Oktoberfest
CELEBRATE OKTOBERFEST:
* The Hot Toddies (2 long sets from 5:30-6:30 // 7:00-8:00pm)
with Arnt Jeffrey Arntzen (guitar + vocals), Gabe Terracciano (violin), Matt Quinones (bass), Patrick Soluri (drums), and TBA.
* classic burlesque by Dandy Dillinger
* Dj Patrick Soluri
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
please note: no dance lessons in October
712 Third Avenue


Monday, October 23
Champion Fulton Trio
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
8pm


Tuesday, October 24
Jason Prover and his Sneak Thievery Orchestra
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
9pm


Tuesday, October 26
Champion Fulton Trio
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
8pm


October 26-29, 2017
20th American Lindy Hop Championships
Tickets and Information


Monday, October 29
Cait & the Critters
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn
7pm


Tuesday, October 31
The Salon:Halloween Stomp
* $20 Early Bird Tickets now on sale (limited availability)!
Join us for the 5th annual HALLOWEEN STOMP in a myriad of rooms within a Venetian Gothic style 19th Century haunted mansion… filled with curiosities, infernal hot jazz, devilish blues n’ sultry swing music. Come lounge and dance amongst sexy spirits, demonic dandies, fiendish flappers; be one of those “things” that go “bump” in the night.
2nd Floor “Hellish Hot Jazz n’ Swingin Spirits”
– Dan Levinson’s Bogeymen w/ Molly Ryan (3 sets / 8-11pm)
– DJ VaVa Voon
1st Floor “Infernal Blues Ballroom”
– King Solomon Hicks (3 sets / 8:30-11:45)
– DJ Odysseus Bailer
burlesque n’ GoGo by:
* Hazel Honeysuckle
* Velvetina Taylor
* Trinity Starligiht
plus
– MC’d by the lovely Velvetina Taylor
– Brooklyn Swings presents FREE beginner swing dance lesson (7:30-8pm)
– Costume Contest; win great prizes
– and so much more!
Costumes (any style), or vintage attire encouraged and win cool prizes at the Costume Contest
Montauk Club
25 8th Ave Ste A, Brooklyn, New York 10014
https://www.ticketfly.com/purchase/event/1568071?utm_medium=bks” rel=”noopener” target=”_blank”>Tickets

November Swing Events


Sunday, November 5
Sock Hop Sundays!Sock Hop Sundays!
Great dance music from the 50’s & 60’s! Including Rock-n-Roll, Motown, Soul, R&B, and Doo Wop. Now in our 13th year, we are averaging 160+ guests per event!
7:00-11:30pm
Upstairs at Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave
Admission $15, which includes coupon for $5 off house liquor, or wine/beer, or 2 free sodas, or $5 off of any food.
Questions? Comments? Email sockhopsundays@gmail.com www.sockhopsundays.com


Monday, November 6
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday 5:30-8:30pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Hannah Gill & After Hours (3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm)
* classic burlesque by Hazel Honeysuckle
* DJ Odysseus Bailer
* beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45pm
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
712 Third Avenue


Sunday, November 19
Sock Hop Sundays!Sock Hop Sundays!
Great dance music from the 50’s & 60’s! Including Rock-n-Roll, Motown, Soul, R&B, and Doo Wop. Now in our 13th year, we are averaging 160+ guests per event!
7:00-11:30pm
Upstairs at Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave
Admission $15, which includes coupon for $5 off house liquor, or wine/beer, or 2 free sodas, or $5 off of any food.
Questions? Comments? Email sockhopsundays@gmail.com www.sockhopsundays.com


December Swing Events


2018 New York City Swing Dancing Update


Regular weekly events not included in the calendar below:

Mon: Svetlana & the Delancey Five, The Back Room 102 Norfolk St 8:30pm*
Mon: Glenn Crytzer, Kola House, 408 W15th, BigBandMondays.com $20 min./No cover
Mon: The Cotton Club, $25 cover
Mon/Tues:Vince Giordano & the Nighthawks, Iguana, 240 W. 54th, 20/20 food/drink min*
Tues: Bal Practice, 9:30-11pm, Students free, $5 others, 412 8th (except White Heat nite)
Tues: George Gee / Swing 46, Dancer discount $10
Tues: Svetlana & the Delancey 5, Roxy Hotel*, 2 Sixth Avenue, 7-10pm, No cover
Wed: Gotham City Blues
Wed: Swing practice, 9:30-10:30, Students free, $5 others, Dancesport 22 W 34 Street, 4 flr
Thurs: Frim Fram at Club 412, 412 Eighth Ave, $10, Students $7, 9pm
Fri: Friday Night Blues
Fri: Friday Brooklyn Swings, Trinity Grace Church 231 Ainslie St, 7-10pm, $5-10
Sun: Baby Soda, St. Mazie’s, 345 Grand St., Brooklyn. 9:30pm *
Nightly: Swing46


Most NYC dance venues are generally crowded. Those marked with a * are restaurants and bars that have limited space to dance.

February Events

February 24 & 25, 2018
Skye and Frida Weekend in NYC
skyeandfrida.com


April Events

April 23-29, 2018
Bal Week 2018
Save the date for Bal Week 2018!
April 23-29, 2018
Visit our website to join our mailing list for more information.