January 13, 2019 – New York City Swing Dancing

NYC Swing Dancing


Regular weekly NYC Swing Dancing events not included in the calendar below:

Mon: Svetlana & the Delancey Five, The Back Room 102 Norfolk St 8:30pm*
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 ($10 on White Heat nite)
Tues: George Gee / Swing 46, Dancer discount $10
Thurs: Frim Fram at Club 412, 412 Eighth Ave, $10, Students $7, 9pm
Fri: Practice, 8:30-9:30, Students free, $5 others, Dancesport 22 W 34 Street, 4 flr
Fri: Friday Night Blues
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.


January Events

Note from Eileen – fyi, I have had a couple of technical issues with the blog that made me have to recreate 2019 from scratch. I’m still working out some coding issues. If you see that I missed an event, please feel free to send me a note via the contact form. Formatting issues are still being fixed.

If you are an organizer or band leader and notice that something is missing, please reach out via the contact form and I’ll get it back up over the weekend. Thanks! Eileen

Hannah Gill

Friday, January 25
Fleur Seule
Tavern on the Green
Central Park West & 67th St.
7-11pm Dinner and dancing in the bar room.


Friday, January 25-Sunday, January 27
NY Lindy Tech: Charleston
http://newyork.lindy.tech


Saturday, January 26
The Hot Toddies at Bierhaus
7-11pm 712 Third Avenue, NYC


Sunday, January 27
Tucci Swing Band
7pm one set, no cover, but bucket passed with request of $5-10 Ugly Kitchen, 2951, 103 1st Avenue, New York, NY 10003


Monday, January 28
Bierhaus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Sneak Thievery Orchestra – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
* burlesque by Lilin Lace
* DJ Brian Ferdman
Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 by Jaime Shannon
Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


February Events

Glenn Crytzer

Friday, February 1

Fleur Seule

Tavern on the Green
Live music 7-11pm.
Bar Room, wood floor
No cover, one item minimum.
Central Park, W 67th St, New York


Saturday, February 2

Fleur Seuele

Marriott Marquis Hotel Times Square – Crossroads Lounge, 8th floor
1535 Broadway
Tile floor
No cover, one item minimum.


Sunday, February 3

Sock Hop Sundays – Super Bowl Sock Hop

YOU CAN ROCK ‘N ROLL WITH THE SUPER BOWL! With large TV screens at the venue, you can watch the action as we play your favorite dance tunes from the 50’s and 60’s. Now in our 15th year of great dance music from the 50’s & 60’s! Including Rock-n-Roll, Motown, Soul, R&B, and Doo Wop. We average 175+ guests at Sock Hop Sunday, so come alone or come with friends and join the fun! Connolly’s 121 West 45th Street btwn 6th & 7th Ave – 3rd floor (elevator available) $20. Cash at the door 6:30pm -11:30pm Questions: sockhopsundays@gmail.com

Monday, February 4

Bierhaus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC

* Professor Cunningham and his Old School – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
* burlesque by Rosie Cheeks
* DJ Odysseus Bailer
* Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink


Tuesday, February 5

Evita teaching in NYC

Rare opportunity, Evita is back in NYC teaching for February and March

Tuesday evenings February 5, 12, 19, 26 and March 5, 12, 19, 26
– 8:00pm “Connection and Style improvement”
We will focus on different connection options and how that affects the way we look when we dance, thus changing our style.
– 9:00pm “Musicality games and Rhythm exercises”
Multiple games and fun exercises will be used to stretch our brains and enhance our awareness of music while social dancing.

https://www.facebook.com/events/1179857142187494/


Friday, February 8

Bierhaus
Fleur Seule

Tavern on the Green
Live music 7-11pm.
Bar Room, wood floor
No cover, one item minimum.
Central Park, W 67th St, New York


Friday, February 8
Mad Hot Swing ‘n’ Ballroom

A fantastic night of Swing and mixed Ballroom & Latin dancing in two dedicated rooms featuring:
. Pre-party basic lesson 8-9pm
. Dancing in two Separate Rooms: 9pm-12:30am
FREE Refreshments

Admission at the Door:
Current YSBD Students, $8
General Public, $10
YSBD – 412 Eighth Avenue, 4th Floor


Saturday, February 9

Fleur Seuele

Marriott Marquis Hotel Times Square – Crossroads Lounge, 8th floor
1535 Broadway
Tile floor
No cover, one item minimum.


Monday, February 11

Bierhaus

JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Dandy Wellington and His Band – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
* burlesque by Dandy Dillinger
* DJ VaVa Voon Chew
* Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink

712 Third Avenue, New York


Thursday, February 14

Fleur Seule

Tavern on the Green
Live music 5-11pm
No cover, one item minimum.
Central Park, W 67th St, New York
Reservations recommended for a table: 212.877.8684


Friday, February 15

Fleur Seule

Tavern on the Green
Live music 7-11pm.
Bar Room, wood floor
No cover, one item minimum.
Central Park, W 67th St, New York


Saturday, February 16

Fleur Seuele

Marriott Marquis Hotel Times Square – Crossroads Lounge, 8th floor
1535 Broadway
Tile floor
No cover, one item minimum.


Sunday, February 17
Swing at Starr Bar

Social at 7pm . No cover, but a $10 tip for the band is amicably enforced.
Where: Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn
How much?: $15 at the door


Monday, February 18
Bierhaus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
King Solomon Hicks – 3 sets of sultry swing & blues / 7:00-10:15pm
* burlesque by Velvetina Taylor
* DJ Jeff Liu-Leyco
* Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


Wednesday, February 20
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra at Chelsea Music Hall
Doors open at 6:30, band plays at 7:30. Come early to enjoy a pre-show drink with Glenn!
Tickets are $20 at the door.
Online there are 3 prices:
Super-early-bird $10
Early-bird $15
General Admission $17
Which price you get online depends on how early you get your tickets. There is a limited number of tickets at each price level.
Dress-code: While there is not a strictly enforced dress code, we request that you avoid wearing tee-shirts or jeans out of respect for the performers.
Tickets: www.glenncrytzer.com
Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Thursday, February 21
Revelry: The Savoy Seven featuring the music of Glenn Crytzer
Symphony Space
2537 Broadway
7:30pm – 9:30pm
There is a dance floor and listening space.


Friday, February 22

Fleur Seule

Tavern on the Green
Live music 7-11pm.
Bar Room, wood floor
No cover, one item minimum.
Central Park, W 67th St, New York


Saturday, February 23

Fleur Seuele

Marriott Marquis Hotel Times Square – Crossroads Lounge, 8th floor
1535 Broadway
Tile floor
No cover, one item minimum.

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Monday, February 25
Bierhaus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Cait and the Critters – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
* burlesque by Delysia LaChatte II
* DJ Patrick Soluri
* Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 by Jaime Shannon
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


Wednesday, February 27
Sock Hop Sundays
Now in our 15th year of great dance music from the 50’s & 60’s! Including Rock-n-Roll, Motown, Soul, R&B, and Doo Wop. We average 175+ guests at Sock Hop Sunday, so come alone or come with friends and join the fun!
Connolly’s 121 West 45th Street btwn 6th & 7th Ave – 3rd floor (elevator available)
$20. Cash at the door
7:00pm -11:30pm
Questions: sockhopsundays@gmail.com


Thursday, February 28
Glenn Crytzer Quintet at Radegast
9pm – 12am
113 North 3rd St., Brooklyn


March Events

Michael Jagger & Evita Arce


Saturday, March 2
NYU Intercollegiate Swing Exchange (NISE) 2019

60 Washington Sq W, New York

Save the date because NYU Swing Dance Society is excited to invite you to this year’s NYU Intercollegiate Swing Exchange!!

Join us for an entire day of lessons, social dancing, special performances, and competitions!


Saturday, March 2
Swing Remix with Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy 7

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan

DISCOUNT TICKETS ONLINE NOW
https://swingremix.com/tickets/


Tuesday, March 5
The Salon: Mardi Gras (save the date)

The Big Easy comes to the Big Apple on Fat Tuesday March 5th, for our 7th annual creole carnival returns with a spectacular lineup… More info coming soon!


Wednesday, March 6
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra at Chelsea Music Hall
Doors open at 6:30, band plays at 7:30. Come early to enjoy a pre-show drink with Glenn!
Tickets are $20 at the door.
Online there are 3 prices:
Super-early-bird $10
Early-bird $15
General Admission $17
Which price you get online depends on how early you get your tickets. There is a limited number of tickets at each price level.
Dress-code: While there is not a strictly enforced dress code, we request that you avoid wearing tee-shirts or jeans out of respect for the performers.
Tickets: www.glenncrytzer.com
Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Sunday, March 7
Swing at Starr Bar

Social at 7pm . No cover, but a $10 tip for the band is amicably enforced.
Where: Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn
How much?: $15 at the door


Sunday, March 17
Swing at Starr Bar

Social at 7pm . No cover, but a $10 tip for the band is amicably enforced.
Where: Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn
How much?: $15 at the door


Wednesday, March 20

Glenn Crytzer Orchestra at Chelsea Music Hall
Doors open at 6:30, band plays at 7:30. Come early to enjoy a pre-show drink with Glenn!
Tickets are $20 at the door.
Online there are 3 prices:
Super-early-bird $10
Early-bird $15
General Admission $17
Which price you get online depends on how early you get your tickets. There is a limited number of tickets at each price level.
Dress-code: While there is not a strictly enforced dress code, we request that you avoid wearing tee-shirts or jeans out of respect for the performers.
Tickets: www.glenncrytzer.com
Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.

April Events


Wednesday, April 3
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra at Chelsea Music Hall
Doors open at 6:30, band plays at 7:30. Come early to enjoy a pre-show drink with Glenn!
Tickets are $20 at the door.
Online there are 3 prices:
Super-early-bird $10
Early-bird $15
General Admission $17
Which price you get online depends on how early you get your tickets. There is a limited number of tickets at each price level.
Dress-code: While there is not a strictly enforced dress code, we request that you avoid wearing tee-shirts or jeans out of respect for the performers.
Tickets: www.glenncrytzer.com
Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Sunday, April 7
Swing at Starr Bar

Social at 7pm . No cover, but a $10 tip for the band is amicably enforced.
Where: Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn
How much?: $15 at the door


Wednesday, April 17
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra at Chelsea Music Hall
Doors open at 6:30, band plays at 7:30. Come early to enjoy a pre-show drink with Glenn!
Tickets are $20 at the door.
Online there are 3 prices:
Super-early-bird $10
Early-bird $15
General Admission $17
Which price you get online depends on how early you get your tickets. There is a limited number of tickets at each price level.
Dress-code: While there is not a strictly enforced dress code, we request that you avoid wearing tee-shirts or jeans out of respect for the performers.
Tickets: www.glenncrytzer.com
Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Sunday, April 21
Swing at Starr Bar

Social at 7pm . No cover, but a $10 tip for the band is amicably enforced.
Where: Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn
How much?: $15 at the door


Wednesday, April 29
Bal Week 2019

Get ready for a week in New York City worth writing home about: Part workshop, part exchange, all balboa! NYC’s various dance organizers are excited to welcome you to their venues for a bal-focused week of social dancing and workshops around the city. We also have a fantastic lineup of instructors teaching workshops Tuesday through Sunday!
World Class Instructors!
Annabel Quisao and Bobby White
Kelly Arsenault and Mickey Fortanasce
Kate Hedin and Nick Williams
Live music!
Micheal Gamble and His Rhythm Serenaders featuring Laura Windley
More TBA


Sunday, April 28
Gotham Jazz Festival
Join us for our 3rd annual festival for 13hrs of dancing, lounging, n’ listening to over a dozen of NYC’s best hot jazz, swing, & blues bands (nearly 100 musicians) at the stunning & exclusive private Players Club, from NY’s Gilded Age!

* Tickets go on sale March 12th!
* RSVP here to stay updated on the latest festival info.

May Events

Gordon Webster


Wednesday, May 1
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra at Chelsea Music Hall
Doors open at 6:30, band plays at 7:30. Come early to enjoy a pre-show drink with Glenn!
Tickets are $20 at the door.
Online there are 3 prices:
Super-early-bird $10
Early-bird $15
General Admission $17
Which price you get online depends on how early you get your tickets. There is a limited number of tickets at each price level.
Dress-code: While there is not a strictly enforced dress code, we request that you avoid wearing tee-shirts or jeans out of respect for the performers.
Tickets: www.glenncrytzer.com
Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Wednesday, May 15
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra at Chelsea Music Hall
Doors open at 6:30, band plays at 7:30. Come early to enjoy a pre-show drink with Glenn!
Tickets are $20 at the door.
Online there are 3 prices:
Super-early-bird $10
Early-bird $15
General Admission $17
Which price you get online depends on how early you get your tickets. There is a limited number of tickets at each price level.
Dress-code: While there is not a strictly enforced dress code, we request that you avoid wearing tee-shirts or jeans out of respect for the performers.
Tickets: www.glenncrytzer.com
Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Friday, May 24 – Sunday, May 26

Swedes in New York City

*10 hours of Traditional workshops with three generations of Swedish teachers dedicated to the New York old-school tradition, as they were taught by Frankie Manning, Al Minns, and others
*Lectures, interviews, film shows, and panel discussions on the historical context of the Jazz Era and African American roots of Lindy Hop from Harlem
*Performances and demonstrations
*3 nights of social dancing ending with a 105th Birthday Celebration to honor the Life and Legacy of Frankie Manning at the historic Alhambra Ballroom
Visiting instructors: eWa Staremo-Burak, Mimmi Gunnarsson, Åsa Heedman, Fredrik Dahlberg, Daniel Heedman, and Lennart Westerlund
Details & registration: http://swedesinnewyorkcity.com/

June Events

The Bathtub Ginnys


Wednesday, June 5
Glenn Crytzer Orchestra at Chelsea Music Hall
Doors open at 6:30, band plays at 7:30. Come early to enjoy a pre-show drink with Glenn!
Tickets are $20 at the door.
Online there are 3 prices:
Super-early-bird $10
Early-bird $15
General Admission $17
Which price you get online depends on how early you get your tickets. There is a limited number of tickets at each price level.
Dress-code: While there is not a strictly enforced dress code, we request that you avoid wearing tee-shirts or jeans out of respect for the performers.
Tickets:  www.glenncrytzer.com
Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Saturday, June 8

Intrepid: Battle of the Big Bands

The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Prohibition Productions proudly present our fourth annual epic battle of the big bands and swing dance on the flight deck of the historic aircraft carrier Intrepid on Saturday June 8, 2019! We expect tickets to go on sale in early May 2019,

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