March 12, 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: Ethyl’s Uptown, 1629 2nd Ave., 8pm til late
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: Swing Practice, 9:30-11pm, Students free, $5 others, 412 8th
Tues: George Gee / Swing 46, Dancer discount $10
Thurs: Frim Fram at Club 412, 412 Eighth Ave, $10, Students $7, 9pm
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.


March Events

Michael Jagger & Evita Arce


Thursday, March 14
$1.25 Quartet*
Join us on Thursday, 3/14 at KGB Bar’s Red Room, 9-11:30 for an evening which offers songs that have very little to do with St. Patrick’s Day, but which offers you a lovely, safe spot to sip a cocktail and enjoy some vintage pop and original tunes. Get your drinking in early so that on Sunday, you can avoid the crowds. Don’t forget to bring your dancing shoes and $5 cash for the tip bucket, if you’re feeling it!


Friday, March 15
Fleur Seule – Tavern on the Green
Live music 7-11pm.
Join us for dinner and dancing in the Bar Room, wood floor.
No cover, one item minimum.


Central Park West and West 67th St.


Saturday, March 16
Fleur Seule – Marriott Marquis Hotel Times Square
Join us for dinner and dancing, tile floor.
Crossroads Lounge on the 8th floor, no cover, one item minimum.

5-9pm


Saturday, March 16

Western Swing at Jalopy

Jalopy Theater – 315 Columbia St.
$10

Tickets


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


Sunday, March 17

Lindy: How I Train My Dancing with Special Guest Jo Hoffberg

1:30-3:30pm
Level: Intermediate-Advance and Up
Want to train like a professional Lindy Hopper? Now’s your chance! Jo is looking forward to sharing her training regime and will cover:
* Lines, Shapes, and Rhythms of Charleston
* Quality of Movement
* Rhythm
* Improvisation
This is not for the casual swing dancer, but for people who know that great solo movement lends itself to great partnered movement. Best part: you don’t need a partner!!
Max. 32 People
Pricing: $45 In Advance / $55 Day Of
Space is limited due to room size, so signing up in advance is recommended.
412 Eighth Avenue


Monday, March 18

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

Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!* Ian Hutchison & Slap Happy – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
— plus —
* burlesque by Velvetina Taylor
* DJ Jeff Liu-Leyco
* Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45pm upon request
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink

Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


Monday, March 18
Ethyl’s Uptown
Boogie Nights with DJ Ronnie Magri & Hosted by Miss Art Deco, Dandy Dillinger
No cover, room to dance
1629 2nd Avenue between 84th & 85th St.

8pm until late!


Tuesday, March 19
$1.25 Quartet*
Next Tuesday, we return for our regular third-Tuesday-of-the-month residency at SISTERS Bklyn, 900 Fulton Street, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. The great Mike Weatherly joins us on string bass! Take the C or G train to the Clinton-Washington stop. We’re on for two sets, 8:30-11:00, there is no cover, no minimum. Bring $5 cash to throw in the tip bucket if we do good.


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: http://glenncrytzer.com/

Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Thursday, March 21

Boilermaker Jazz Band Live at Fram

Frim Fram Jam
312 Eighth Avenue
4th Floor
Admission for this live event is $15


Friday, March 22
Fleur Seule – Tavern on the Green
Live music 7-11pm.
Join us for dinner and dancing in the Bar Room, wood floor.
No cover, one item minimum.


Central Park West and West 67th St.


Saturday, March 23
Saturday Night Swing Dance
Swing With Us NYC Presents…
Uptown Saturday Night Swing Dance
Saturday, March 23, 2019
@Harlem’s Own National Black Theatre
2035 5th Ave (Between 125th and 126th st.)
7pm- 8pm Dance Lesson
8pm Social Dancing (Generational Line Dances included)
Live DJ (Swing, Blues, R&B, Soul)
$10.00


Saturday, March 23
Fleur Seule – Marriott Marquis Hotel Times Square
Join us for dinner and dancing, tile floor.
Crossroads Lounge on the 8th floor, no cover, one item minimum.

5-9pm


Sunday, March 24
Sock Hop Sundays
Celebrate Sock Hop Sunday’s 16th Anniversary with complimentary cake! Now in our 16th 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
Includes coupon for $5 off liquor, wine, beer, soda or food.
7:00pm -11:30pm
Questions: sockhopsundays@gmail.com


Monday, March 25

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

Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* The Grand St. Stompers – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
— plus —
* burlesque by Justease
* DJ Odysseus Bailer
* Beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45pm upon request
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink

Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


Friday, March 29
Fleur Seule – Tavern on the Green
Live music 7-11pm.
Join us for dinner and dancing in the Bar Room, wood floor.
No cover, one item minimum.


Central Park West and West 67th St.


Saturday, March 30
Fleur Seule – Marriott Marquis Hotel Times Square
Join us for dinner and dancing, tile floor.
Crossroads Lounge on the 8th floor, no cover, one item minimum.

5-9pm


Sunday, March 31

George Gee Swingin’ Big Band Birthday

17 piece big band
Swing 46, 349 West 46th St.

8:30-11:30pm


April Events


Monday, April 1

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

Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* The Blue Vipers Of Brooklyn – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
— plus —
* burlesque by Dandy Dillinger
* DJ Ryan Swift
* Beginner swing dance lesson by Jaime Shannon at 7:45pm
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink

Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


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: http://glenncrytzer.com/

Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Sunday, April 7

Swing at Starr Bar

7-8:30pm. 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


p>Sunday, April 7

50th Annual Memorial Stomp

NOTE: This event is expected to sell out. Dancer tickets may be limited, so don’t delay.

Bring your dancing shoes and join us for the Pee Wee Jubilee!
Order online at www.njjs.org using Brown Paper Tickets.
Dancer discounted ticket price = $25, advance sales only
(regular price $45 non-members advance; $50 at door)
DANCER DISCOUNT CODE: FRANKIE

Featuring favorites:
Andy Farber and his Orchestra
Special Guest Catherine Russell
Arbors Records All-Stars Adrian Cunningham and Warren Vaché
plus Youth Jazz Ensembles and other guests

PLEASE NOTE NEW LOCATION:
Hyatt Regency
3 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown NJ 07960
accessible by public transportation; free validated self-parking
Dance floor is 52′ x 20′ — different config than most recent — similar surface, I am told.


Monday, April 8

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

Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Dan Levinson’s Hot Four w. Molly Ryan – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
— plus —
* burlesque by Pearls Daily
* DJ VaVa Voon
* Beginner swing dance lesson by at 7:45pm upon request
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink

Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


Monday, April 15

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

Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* band is TBA – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
— plus —
* burlesque by Lilin Lace
* DJ Patrick Soluri
* Beginner swing dance lesson by Jaime Shannon at 7:45pm

Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


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: http://glenncrytzer.com/

Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Sunday, April 21

Swing at Starr Bar

7-8:30pm. No cover, but a $10 tip for the band is amicably enforced.
Where: Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn


Monday, April 22

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

Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!* MATT, DEL, & TODD (Matt Koza, Shane Del Robles, Todd Allen Gates) – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
— plus —
* burlesque by Lilin Lace
* DJ Patrick Soluri
* Beginner swing dance lesson by Jaime Shannon at 7:45pm
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink

Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


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!


Monday, April 29

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

Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Danny Jonokuchi & The Revisionists – 3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm
— plus —
* chorus gals The Bathtub Ginnys
* DJ Jeff Liu-Leyco
* Beginner “bal” dance lesson at 7:45pm

Dancers… stone floor, bring appropriate shoes!
Hofbrau Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Avenue


Monday, 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

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: http://glenncrytzer.com/

Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Sunday, May 5

Swing at Starr Bar

7-8:30pm. No cover, but a $10 tip for the band is amicably enforced.
Where: Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn


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: http://glenncrytzer.com/

Note: Glenn has indicated there is plenty of dance space, although the floor is cement.


Sunday, May 19
Swing at Starr Bar

7-8:30pm. No cover, but a $10 tip for the band is amicably enforced.
Where: Starr Bar, 214 Starr St. Brooklyn

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/

Dance-Only Passes

June Events

n>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: http://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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