January 6, 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: Swing practice, 8:30-9:30, Students free, $5 others, Dancesport 22 W 34 Street, 4 flr
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.

January Events

Hannah Gill

Thursday, January 10
$1.25 Quartet
Speakeasy Thursday at The RED ROOM at KGB Bar – We’ll be on from 9-11:30 at 85 East 4th Street, 3rd floor in Manhattan’s East Village with two sets of little-known pop from the 20’s and 30’s, some favorites and originals. There’s a $5 cash cover at the Red Room and a one-drink minimum.

Friday, January 11
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 Current YSBD Students, $8 General Public, $10 You Should Be Dancing…! studios 412 8th Ave, 4th flr NYC (1/2 block south of Penn Station)

Friday, January 11 – Sunday, January 13 NYC Winter Jazz Fest
Multiple Venues
6:00 PM until Late
$50 ADV / $60 DOS – Single Night Pass
$90 ADV / $105 DOS – Two Night Pass
Lineup, schedule, venues and check-in info .
Lineup, schedule, venues:
FRIDAY: winterjazzfest.com/marathon-schedule-saturday-january-12th/
SATURDAY: winterjazzfest.com/saturdayjanuary-5th/
Make your own dance space.
This signature two-night event straddles venues on the North and South ends of Greenwich Village, taking over numerous stages South, East and West of Washington Square Park. As in past years, we’ll have stages curated by Revive Music, New York Hot Jazz Festival, and the return of the ECM Records stage. Additionally, we are proud to present CHICAGO OVERGROUND, a two-night showcase of Creative New Music From the Windy City, curated by Scottie McNiece and Piotr Orlov.

Featuring: Nellie McKay Hailey Tuck Evan Christopher’s Clarinet Road Sasha Masakowski Tatiana Eva-Marie & The Avalon Jazz Band – From Paris To New Orleans Cynthia Sayer’s Joyride Band Rhythm Future Quartet Julien Labro & Olli Soikeli Quartet Howard Fishman Alphonso Horne’s Gotham Kings Pasquale Grasso Mathis Picard – Ancestral Side

Saturday, January 12
Swing Remix
Danny Jonokuchi and the Revisionists
DJ: Andrius Sc General Admission: 7:30pm
We’re featuring LIVE MUSIC, DANCE LESSONS, SOCIAL DANCING, VINTAGE FILM CLIPS, A VINTAGE MARKET and an included beginner class at 7:45pm with Spencer Weisbond.
WORKSHOPS (extra charge)
6:30 – SWING WORKSHOP | Tricks & Dips (Adv Basics and up)
Description: Add stylish partner combinations and patterns to your swing repertoire. Then we’ll get into some tricks & dips for your social swing.
Instructors: Paolo & Laurentina
7:30PM LEADING & FOLLOWING SWIVELS | Lindy Hop Level: Int +
Evita breaks down how the iconic “swivel” works for Followers in the Swingout and she will teach Leaders how to support and listen to their partner. This will be a fun class allowing lots of room for play from both sides of the partnership.
Instructor: Evita Arce
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan – 334 Amsterdam Ave, New York, New York 10023

Monday, January 14
Jazz Haus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Hannah Gill & After Hours Jazz Band – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
* burlesque by Justease
* DJ Patrick Soluri
* Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 by Jaime Shannon
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017

Friday, January 18
Fleur Seule
Tavern on the Green
Central Park West & 67th St.
7-11pm Dinner and dancing in the bar room.

Friday, January 18
White Tie Masquerade Ball
The Plaza
Relive your Downton Abbey, Boardwalk Empire, The Crown, Z: The Beginning of Everything, The Last Tycoon dramas!
Gentlemen: White Tie; Mask
Ladies: Full Length Dress; Mask; Fan
We humbly request strict adherence to our dress code and mandatory masks until 12 midnight. No exceptions. Half length dresses, cocktail attire and maskless faces will be respectfully turned away. Black Tie is acceptable.

Saturday, January 19
Uptown Saturday Night Swing Dance
Uptown Saturday Night Swing Dance
Dance and Delight @The National Black Theatre
2031 5th Avenue, NY, NY (Between 125th & 126th st.)
Live DJ (Swing, Blues, R&B and Soul)
Dance Lesson Included 7pm-8pm

Sunday, January 20
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
8:00pm -12:00am
Questions: sockhopsundays@gmail.com

Monday, January 21
Jazz Haus
* Hannah Gill & After Hours Jazz Band – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
— plus —
* burlesque by Justease
* DJ Patrick Soluri
* Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 by Jaime Shannon
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017

Wednesday, January 23
“The Secrets of the Triad” – Lindy Hop Master Class

Nathan – “Don’t be clever or cute; focus on the experience” Evita – “Learn to trust yourself and improvise within parameters” Michael – “Apply your technique in the service of connecting with your partner” Whether you’re interested in enjoying swing-dance as leisure, or mastering it as art, let their hard-won insights boost your dancing to a new level. Speaking of levels: this workshop will only accommodate experienced social dancers, people who love swing-outs, enjoy all tempos, and are comfortable mixing 6-count and 8-count patterns. Details: • “The Secrets of the Triad” – Lindy Hop Master Class • Wednesday, January 23rd, 7pm – 10pm • Pearl Studios 519 8th Ave 12th floor Studio C • Price: $60 In order to reserve a spot, please click this link, and purchase one admission to the workshop: https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=7C9T4EJ626E7E –If you do not have a paypal account, simply choose “continue,” and at the bottom of the second window, there will be a button for paying by card.


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