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Welcome to Swing Asheville! Below you’ll see a quick overview of the happenings at our official Thursday night weekly dance at Club Eleven, 11 Grove Street, Asheville from 8:30 to 11:00 p.m. The cover is $5 for Swing Asheville members (become a member by clicking HEREplease be patient, page takes a while to load!) or $7 for non-members

Note that every month, this schedule will change to reflect the upcoming bands and learning opportunities!

Thursday Night Music & Dance Schedule

DateMusicDescription
August 4, 2016Open Community Jam w/All Star Grove House BandIt will be a full night of FATS WALLER tunes, lead by the Grove House Band (James Posedel, Michael Gamble, Mick Glasgow, Bob Gregory, Stephen Frankel and special guest Greg Ruby). The first set will be be played by the house band, and the second set is open to sit-ins from the community. If you would like to play with the band, please visit the Asheville Swing Jam facebook page for the set list and to download the charts (both in concert and Bb).
August 11, 2016Bad Penny PleasuremakersAll the way from New Orleans, the Bad Penny Pleasuremakers will bring you the sounds of Tin Pan Alley, Early Novelty Jazz of the 1920's, and swing for you dancin' fools!
August 18, 2016Jason DeCristofaro QuartetThe Jason DeCristofaro Quartet is led by xylophonist Jason DeCristofaro, and also features trombonist Jamie Warren, guitarist Annie Erbsen and bassist Kevin Kehrberg. The quartet performs standards, Hot Jazz, and Swing from the 1910’s through the 1940’s.
August 25, 2016The House HoppersMick Glasgow leads a stellar swarm of musical friends in the Old New-Orleans-style jazz band tradition.

 

Thursday Night Class Schedule

(All monthly class series begin the first Thursday night of the month.)

TimeClassInstructors
July 7, 14, 21, 28 at 7:30 pmReady, Set, LINDY! Beginning Lindy Hop

Learn one of the most common footwork patterns in Lindy Hop and several different moves that it can be applied to! Whether you have never taken a dance class in your life, whether you’ve taken a 6-count or Charleston series already, whether you’ve taken 8-count before but would like to continue brushing up on your technique… you will get something out of this class. No partner is necessary as we will rotate in class! $10 per class or $40 for all 5 weeks if you pay in full the first night of the series. ( event page : https://www.facebook.com/events/1602825503379848/ )

Lindsey & Josie
July 7, 14, 21, 28 at 7:30 pm, downstairs Intermediate w/TBA