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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
July 7, 2016Open Community Jam
July 14, 2016Sparrow & Her Wingmen
July 21, 2016The Low-Down Sires
July 28, 2016Greg Ruby & The Local Ingredients (out of town band!)Seattle based guitarist, Greg Ruby will lead a band for the Thursday night dance on July 28. Ruby will be joined by local Asheville musicians Walter Kross (clarinet), Michael Gamble (bass), and Annie Erbsen (rhythm guitar). Greg Ruby has performed vintage jazz in the Pacific Northwest since 1999. As part of Seattle’s vibrant music and dance scene, he has lead bands for dance events including The Seattle Lindy Exchange, Camp Jitterbug and the Northwest Balboa Festival. Greg’s most recent project, “Syncopated Classic: Rediscovering the compositions of Seattle jazz pioneer Frank D. Waldron,” uncovers and records the nearly lost compositions of Waldron’s from 1920’s.

 

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