February 17, 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: 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.


February Events

Note from Eileen – I’ve been busy this weekend. This is updated to the best of my knowledge for the week ahead. I’ll be double checking future dates and updating the blog over the next couple of days

Glenn Crytzer


Sunday, February 17

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


Monday, February 18

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


Tuesday, February 19

Buck and a Quarter’s Wild Party

On Tuesday, February 19th, we return for our regular third-Tuesday-of-the-month residency at SISTERS Bklyn, 900 Fulton Street, Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Take the C or G train there. We’re on 8:30-11:00, there is no cover, no minimum. Bring $5 cash to throw in the tip bucket if we do good.


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: http://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 at 95th St
7:30pm – 9:30pm
There is a dance floor and listening space.

$30

Tickets: https://www.symphonyspace.org/events/revelry-glenn-crytzers-savoy-seven


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.


Saturday, February 23

The Hot Toddies at Bierhaus

Join The Hot Toddies on Saturday, February 23rd from 7-11pm, for a swinging night of dancing & lounging at one of our fav spots, Hofbräu Bierhaus NYC!!
We’ll be doing 3 long sets of hot jazz n swing starting at 7pm with a stellar lineup featuring Gabe Terracciano (violin), Dan Levinson (reeds), Vinny Raniolo (guitar), Ian Hutchison (bass), Patrick Soluri (drums), and special guests Leonardo Sandoval (tap dancer) joining us at 8:30pm, and Cait Jones (vocalist) joining us at 9pm!

21+ preferred / no cover or minimum!


Monday, February 25

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!

NISE sign ups

The lessons will operate from morning until mid-afternoon, and will be divided into 3 streams.
-Beginner is for people new to swing, or those who would like a refresh of the basics.
-Intermediate is for dancers familiar with 6-count and 8-count and have been doing swing for about a year.
-Advanced is for dancers familiar with a variety of styles, and have more than a year’s experience of social dancing, classes or other weekend workshops.


Saturday, March 2

Swing Remix with Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy 7

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan – 334 Amsterdam Avenue

WORKSHOPS
6:30PM (55min) – SWING WORKSHOP | LINDY HOP Get It Right (Adv Basics and up)
Location: Auditorium L2
Description: The Lindy Hop is the grandfather of all the swing dances. The Lindy is a partnered dance comprised of 6 and 8-count patterns. Learn the fundamental steps and classic stylings of this original New York City dance. No partner required. Swing experience required.
Instructors: Spencer & Partner TBA

7:30PM (55min) LINDY HOP WORKSHOP | SWINGIN IN RHYTHM Level: Int +
Location: 4th Floor
Description: play with swing outs focusing on footwork variations inspired by Frankie Manning. Includes leaders Under Arm swing outs, Rhythm variations on 5, 6, 7 & 8, Kick-Aways, Chugs and the Eagle slide.
Instructor: Adrienne & Rafal

7:45PM (30 min) BEGINNER SWING | Level: Beginner Open
Location: Auditorium L2
Instructor: TBA

PRICING ONLINE & DOOR

General Admission
$16 Early Bird Online Price (limited quantity – sales deadlines)
$18-20 Online (limited quantity – sales deadlines)
$25 DOOR
6:30 Swing Workshop & Dance
$27.00 Early Bird price (limited quantity)
$28-30 Online purchase (limited quantity)
$35 DOOR ($12 Add On for those who purchased General Admission online)
7:30 Lindy Hop Workshop & Dance
$27.00 Early Bird price (limited quantity)
$28-30 Online purchase (limited quantity)
$35 DOOR ($12 Add On for those who purchased General Admission online)
6:30 & 7:30 Both Workshops & Dance
$40 Online purchase (limited quantity)
$50 DOOR ($24 Add On for those who purchased General Admission online)

Swing Remix Tickets


Sunday, March 3

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


Tuesday, March 5

The Salon: Mardi Gras

The Big Easy comes to the Big Apple on Fat Tuesday as our 7th annual creole carnival returns with a spectacular lineup following last year’s sell-out at the gorgeous MONTAUK CLUB in Brooklyn! Featuring a stellar lineup and free Mardi Gras beads for every dame & dapper gent!

live music on two floors by:
* Gordon Webster & Friends – three swinging sets in the gorgeous Ballroom by our fav lindy-hoppin-globe-trottin pianist plus his stellar band, from 7:15-10:45pm!
* New Orleans style Cajun/Zydeco Band – three sets on the beautiful second floor featuring Erica Marie Mancinii (accordian), w/special guest Gabe Terracciano (fiddle), from 6:30-9:45pm
* Second Line Brass Band – from 8:00-8:30pm

— plus —
* DJ Cochon de Lait
* burlesque by Justease and Velvetina Taylor
* FREE intro Swing Dance Lesson by Brooklyn Swings
* FREE Mardi Gras Beads, shipped up from New Orleans!
* Authentic Mardi Gras / Carnival masks, shipped up from New Orleans, will be available for purchase for $5-10each!

Montauk Club
25 8th Ave, New York, New York 11217

Mardi Gras Tickets


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: http://glenncrytzer.com/

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


Sunday, March 10
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


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: http://glenncrytzer.com/

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


Sunday, March 24
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


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: 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


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


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!


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

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,