April 20, 2018 New York City Swing Dancing Update

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
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 (3/30 moved to 4/1)
Sun: Baby Soda, St. Mazie’s, 345 Grand St., Brooklyn. 9:30pm *
Sun: Glenn Crytzer All Stars, Flatiron Lounge, 37 W. 19th 6:30-9:30, No cover
Nightly: Swing46


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


April Events

Tickets on sale Monday at 12 noon for the Intrepid Battle of the Big Bands Tickets


Saturday, April 21
Fleur Seule – Tavern on the Green
Central Park West & 67th St
From 9-11pm
Fleur Seule will be swinging away in the Bar Room, walk ins welcome. Full dinner and drinks menu available. There is a smooth wooden floor for dancing.


Saturday, April 21
CU Swing Dance Presents: Sugar Foot Strut
Join the CU Swing Dance Club for an evening of swing dancing and performances with live music featuring the jazz trio “Matt, Del, & Todd” and the Reservation Hall Jazz Band. Performances include Nathan Bugh’s performance troupe Yeah Man, CU’s tap troupe Untapped!, and CU’s very own performance troupe!
Schedule:
7pm: doors open
7-7:30: beginners’ lesson
8:30: band starts
9:30: performances!
11:00: doors close
$8 Students
$12 General Admission
No partner or experience necessary!


Sunday, April 22
Sock Hop! – 50s/60s Dance Party!
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!
7:00-11:30pm
Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave


April 23-29, 2018
Bal Week 2018
Save the date for Bal Week 2018!

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!
Mia (Goldsmith) Halloran
Jeremy Otth
Kate Hedin
Annabel Quisao and Bobby White
Kelly Arsenault and Mickey Fortanasce
Nelle Cherry and Adam Speen
Jennifer Lee and Andreas Olsson


Monday, April 23
Jazz Haus: Avalon Jazz Band
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC 712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017
Official Monday dance of BAL WEEK!
* Avalon Jazz Band (3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm)
* chorus gals The Bathtub Ginnys
* DJ Jeff Liu-Leyco
* exzellent German food n’ drink specials!
* beginner Balboa dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink


Tuesday, April 24
White Heat
Live Music – Cait & The Critters
You Should be Dancing, 412 Eighth Avenue
9:30pm – 1am, $10


Thursday, April 26
Bal Night at Frim Fram
You Should be Dancing, 412 Eighth Avenue
9pm – 1am, $10


Thursday, April 26
Home Sweet Harlem
1528 Amsterdam Ave. betw 135th/136 Street
Free
7:00-10:00pm. Live Music by Chris Johansen Trio. Food and drinks available for purchase.


Thursday, April 26
The Hot Toddies at Bierhaus
Join The Hot Toddies on Thursday, April 26th for a swinging night of dancing & lounging at one of our fav spots, Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC!!
They’re gonna clear tables for dancing (like they do for us on Mondays).
We’ll be doing 3 sets of hot jazz n swing starting at 7:30pm. Featuring Arnt Jeffrey Arntzen (vocals & guitar),
Gabe Terracciano (violin & vocals), Matt Quinones (bass), and Patrick Soluri (drums)
All ages / no cover or minimum!
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Friday, April 27
Bal Week Friday Night Ball
Michael Gamble and the Classic Rhythm Serenaders Sextet feat. Laura Windley
University Settlement
184 Eldridge St
NY, NY 10002
8:00 PM-12:00 AM
Door Price $25​


Friday, April 27
Fleur Seule – Tavern on the Green
Central Park West & 67th St
From 7-11pm
Fleur Seule will be swinging away in the Bar Room, walk ins welcome. Full dinner and drinks menu available. There is a smooth wooden floor for dancing.


Saturday, April 28
Bal Week Saturday Night Dance
Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders Octet feat. Laura Windley
University Settlement
184 Eldridge St
NY, NY 10002
8:00 PM-12:00 AM
Door Price $25


Saturday, April 28
Fleur Seule – Marriott Marquis in Times Square
From 5-9pm
Fleur Seule will be on the 8th floor in their newly renovated lobby lounge, Crossroads. No reservations necessary, one item minimum. Drinks, snacks, and dinner available. There is a smooth tile floor with small space for dancing in front of the band.


Saturday, April 28
Fleur Seule – Tavern on the Green
Central Park West & 67th St
From 9-11pm
Fleur Seule will be swinging away in the Bar Room, walk ins welcome. Full dinner and drinks menu available. There is a smooth wooden floor for dancing.


Sunday, April 29
Bal Week Wrap Up Dance
YSBD
412 Eighth Avenue, 4th Floor
6-9pm
Door Price $15


Monday, April 30
Jazz Haus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Charles Turner & Harlem Nocturne (3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm)
* classic burlesque by PussnBoots Kimmitz
* 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
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


May Events


Tuesday, May 1
Glenn Crytzer Trio at Radegast*
113 N 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11249
8PM


Thursday, May 3
Jason Prover and his Sneak Thievery Orchestra at Radegast*
113 N 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11249
9PM


Saturday, May 5
Derby Day with the Glenn Crytzer Quartet
Sweetwater Social
643 Broadway, New York, New York 10012
3-6PM
Join the Glenn Crytzer quartet on Derby day for hot jazz and cocktails at Sweetwater Social!
No cover, just come enjoy the fun! Reservations not necessary, but encouraged!
Room for a few couple to dance.


Saturday, May 5
Derby Day with the Glenn Crytzer Quartet
* No Cover / RSVP Required for Entry *
We’re thrilled to present our annual Derby soiree at the swanky new PUBLIC (an Ian Schrager Hotel) within renowned chef Jean-Gorges PUBLIC KITCHEN – one the hottest new spots in town!
Join us for a day of dancing and lounging with classic Southern Hospitality, Mint Juleps, live music, DJs, and classic burlesque… so wear your best derby hat n’bow tie!
live hot jazz and swing music in dedicated room:
* The Hot Toddies (3 sets / 2:45-6:00pm)
* classic burlesque by Velvetina Taylor
* DJ’d Swing Music from 2:00-7:00pm
* Mint Juleps, Bubbly, & other Derby drink specials
* The Derby (race) will be projected live at 6:46pm
* contemporary DJs in other rooms & floors
* Derby Attire Requested
DERBY DAY 2018
Saturday May 5th / doors at 2pm
Public Hotel – 215 Chrystie St (NYC)
21+ / ID required


Saturday, May 5
The Hot Toddies at Bierhaus
Join The Hot Toddies on Thursday, April 26th for a swinging night of dancing & lounging at one of our fav spots, Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC!!
They’re gonna clear tables for dancing (like they do for us on Mondays).
We’ll be doing 3 sets of hot jazz n swing starting at 7:30pm. Featuring Arnt Jeffrey Arntzen (vocals & guitar), Gabe Terracciano (violin & vocals),
Oran Etkin (clarinet & sax) Matt Quinones (bass), and Patrick Soluri (drums)
All ages / no cover or minimum!
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Sunday, May 6
Sock Hop! – 50s/60s Dance Party!
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!
7:00-11:30pm
Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave


Monday, May 7
Jazz Haus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Eyal Vilner Quintet w. Brianna Thomas (3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm)
* classic burlesque by Velvetina Taylor
* DJ Patrick Soluri
* no dance lesson this week
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Wednesday, May 9
The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra: CD Release & New Residency!
Join the Glenn Crytzer Orchestra for our May residency at the Montauk Club in Brooklyn! Winners of the “Best Group” category in the 2017 NYC Jazz Awards, the GCO performs NYC’s most authentic Jazz Age and Swing Era big band music! The venue sports a full bar as well as a sumptuous dining menu.
To kick off the new residency, the GCO will be hosting the release party for their new double-CD, “Ain’t It Grand?” on May 9th.
Limited number of discount tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the door, however tickets are going fast! So get yours before it’s too late!
Note: Though the Montauk Club is a private club, you DO NOT need to be a Montauk Club member to attend. The residency is being hosted by a club member who is making it open to the public!
Recommended Clothing: Business casual or above
Not recommended: T-shirts, Jeans, Athletic wear.
7:30-10:30pm
Montauk Club
25 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Tickets


Thursday, May 10
Hot Club of Flatbush at Radegast*
113 N 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11249
9PM


Saturday, May 12
Swing Out! A DJ Dance Party
Harlem Stage 150 Convent Ave, New York, New York 10031
3PM-6PM
Get up, Get Down, Swing Out, Fly Free! In this Swing dance/lindy hop edition of our DJ Dance Party series vocalist Charles Turner III , Lana Turner & Uptown Swing reinterpret classics that will keep you groovin’ and new music to move your soul.
In tribute to Harlem’s own Frankie Manning, Norma Miller and Lana Turner, join us for a swinging party to live music + DJ and dance class lead by Traci Bartlow and Samuel Coleman.


Saturday, May 12
Swing Remix
Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven
Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan 334 Amsterdam Ave
Tickets
6:30pm workshop TBA
Instructors: TBA
7:30pm workshop TBA
Instructors: TBA
7:45pm swing beginner class
Instructor: TBA
10:45pm – 11:00pm performance slots
Performance #1 TBA
Performance #2 TBA


Monday, May 14
Jazz Haus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* The Ladybugs (3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm)
* classic burlesque by Pearls Daily
* DJ VaVa Voon
* beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Wednesday, May 16
The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra: CD Release & New Residency!
Join the Glenn Crytzer Orchestra for our May residency at the Montauk Club in Brooklyn! Winners of the “Best Group” category in the 2017 NYC Jazz Awards, the GCO performs NYC’s most authentic Jazz Age and Swing Era big band music! The venue sports a full bar as well as a sumptuous dining menu.
Limited number of discount tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the door, however tickets are going fast! So get yours before it’s too late!
Note: Though the Montauk Club is a private club, you DO NOT need to be a Montauk Club member to attend. The residency is being hosted by a club member who is making it open to the public!
Recommended Clothing: Business casual or above
Not recommended: T-shirts, Jeans, Athletic wear.
7:30-10:30pm
Montauk Club
25 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Tickets


Thursday, May 17
Cait and the Critters at Radegast*
113 N 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11249
9PM


Saturday, May 19
The Hot Toddies at Bierhaus
Join The Hot Toddies on Thursday, April 26th for a swinging night of dancing & lounging at one of our fav spots, Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC!!
They’re gonna clear tables for dancing (like they do for us on Mondays).
We’ll be doing 3 sets of hot jazz n swing starting at 7:30pm. Featuring Arnt Jeffrey Arntzen (vocals & guitar), Gabe Terracciano (violin & vocals),
Oran Etkin (clarinet & sax) Matt Quinones (bass), and Patrick Soluri (drums)
All ages / no cover or minimum!
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Sunday, May 20
Sock Hop! – 50s/60s Dance Party!
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!
7:00-11:30pm
Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave


Monday, May 21
Jazz Haus
JAZZ HAUS: every Monday from 7-11pm at Bierhaus NYC
Hot Jazz n’Swing bands, classic burlesque, swing DJs… No Cover!
* Mara Kaye & The Boys (3 sets / 7:00-10:15pm)
* classic burlesque by Gin Minsky
* DJ Lalaina (debut!)
* beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Wednesday, May 23
The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra: CD Release & New Residency!
Join the Glenn Crytzer Orchestra for our May residency at the Montauk Club in Brooklyn! Winners of the “Best Group” category in the 2017 NYC Jazz Awards, the GCO performs NYC’s most authentic Jazz Age and Swing Era big band music! The venue sports a full bar as well as a sumptuous dining menu.
Limited number of discount tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the door, however tickets are going fast! So get yours before it’s too late!
Note: Though the Montauk Club is a private club, you DO NOT need to be a Montauk Club member to attend. The residency is being hosted by a club member who is making it open to the public!
Recommended Clothing: Business casual or above
Not recommended: T-shirts, Jeans, Athletic wear.
7:30-10:30pm
Montauk Club
25 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Tickets


Wednesday, May 23
Gordon’s Grand Street Stompers at Radegast*
113 N 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11249
9PM


Wednesday, May 23
Swing: Svetlana and the Delancey Six
Svetlana and the Delancey Six make sophisticated, sultry, foot-stomping swing music. Led by exciting young vocalist Svetlana Shmulyian, the band combines swing with pop and songwriter sensibilities to create revelries fit for the 21st century.
6-7pm: Dance Lesson
7-8:30pm: Live Music
Bryant Park


Thursday, May 24
Mike Davis and the New Wonders at Radegast*
113 N 3rd Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn NY 11249
9PM


Saturday, May 26
Happy Birthday Frankie Manning!


Saturday, May 26
Intrepid: Battle of the Big Bands
* The Artie Shaw Orchestra
* Eyal Vilner Big Band w/vocalist Brianna Thomas
* George Gee Swing Orchestra w/vocalist John Dokes
* Queen Esther & & The Hot Five (Hanger Deck)
plus
* DJ’s VaVa Voon, Lainey Silver, and Odysseus Bailer
* The Bathtub Ginnys
* Intrepid Swing Brigade w choreo by Gaby Cook
* MCs Velvetina Taylor & Simon Rentner of WBGO Jazz 88.3
* dance lessons by Jaime & Tony
* 1940’s style Cigarette Gals
* 60% larger dance floor on flightdeck
and sooo much more!!
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum and Prohibition Productions proudly present our third annual epic battle of the big bands and swing dance on the flight deck of the historic aircraft carrier Intrepid!
This highly anticipated one-night-only annual special event is an official part of Fleet Week 2018 and sells out every year! We celebrates the music, dancing, and style of the Swing Era featuring three of NYC’s best big bands playing on the flightdeck on a giant fifty foot stage; plus a barbershop quartet, 1940’s-style photo booth, a vintage fashion contest, swing dance performances, dance contests, free beginner swing dance lesson, our lovely pinup gals, and you’ll find even more bands playing below deck when you explore the museum!
Pier 86, W 46th Street and 12th Avenue, New York, New York 10036
Tickets


Monday, May 21
Jazz Haus
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 / 7:00-10:15pm)
* classic burlesque by Dandy Dillinger
* DJ Odysseus Bailer
* beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Wednesday, May 30
The Glenn Crytzer Orchestra: CD Release & New Residency!
Join the Glenn Crytzer Orchestra for our May residency at the Montauk Club in Brooklyn! Winners of the “Best Group” category in the 2017 NYC Jazz Awards, the GCO performs NYC’s most authentic Jazz Age and Swing Era big band music! The venue sports a full bar as well as a sumptuous dining menu.
Limited number of discount tickets are $15 in advance, and $20 at the door, however tickets are going fast! So get yours before it’s too late!
Note: Though the Montauk Club is a private club, you DO NOT need to be a Montauk Club member to attend. The residency is being hosted by a club member who is making it open to the public!
Recommended Clothing: Business casual or above
Not recommended: T-shirts, Jeans, Athletic wear.
7:30-10:30pm
Montauk Club
25 8th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York
Tickets


June Events


Sunday, June 3
Sock Hop! – 50s/60s Dance Party!
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!
7:00-11:30pm
Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave


Monday, June 4
Jazz Haus
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)
* classic burlesque by Lilin Lace
* DJ Andrius Sc
* beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* * No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Wednesday, June 6
Swing Dance Bash at Dancesport hosted by Milo Saidl
Featuring live music: SUSQUEHANNA INDUSTRIAL Tool & Die Co.
Extra Blues Room with Mary Christensen
8:30pm
Dancesport 22 W 34 Street, 4 floor
$15


Saturday, June 9
The Roxy Hotel Presents: Dandy Wellington and His Band*
The Roxy Hotel NYC 2 Avenue of the Americas, New York, New York 10013
8PM-10PM


Monday, June 11
Jazz Haus
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)
* classic burlesque by TBA
* DJ Jeff Liu-Leyco
* beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* No Cover / No Minimum / All ages / 21+ to Drink
Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC
712 3rd Ave, New York, New York 10017


Monday, June 11
Jazz Haus
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)
* chorus gals The Bathtub Ginnys
* DJ Patrick Soluri
* beginner swing dance lesson at 7:45 upon request
* 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


Sunday, June 17
Sock Hop! – 50s/60s Dance Party!
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!
7:00-11:30pm
Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave


Happy Birthday!
Remembering Ms. Dawn Hampton – The Light is On!


July Events


Sunday, July 1
Sock Hop! – 50s/60s Dance Party!
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!
7:00-11:30pm
Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave


Thursday, July 5
Live at the Archway – The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn
Live at the Archway is DUMBO’s signature series: featuring dynamic musical performances + pop-up gallery + interactive art experience, in a magical, only-in-DUMBO setting. Always free, always all ages + always rain or shine.
Bring your dancing shoes to this week’s at Live at the Archway, and swing dance on the cobbles with The Blue Vipers of Brooklyn. Plus, get up-close with a live art experience led by a DUMBO-based artist.
ON STAGE: The Blue Vipers Of Brooklyn
IN THE GALLERY: To be announced
Free!
The Archway Under the Manhattan Bridge is a public plaza in DUMBO, Brooklyn. It’s on Water St between Anchorage Place and Adams St.
6-8pm


Saturday, July 21
Swing Beach Party 2018
Rockaway Beach
Details TBA


Sunday, July 22
Sock Hop! – 50s/60s Dance Party!
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!
7:00-11:30pm
Iguana Cafe
240 West 54th Street btwn Broadway & 8th Ave