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SLO Lindy Exchange June 2 and 3
Author: yabork :: Posted: Wed May 17, 2006 1:59 pm GMT
I got a email from Danielle about the SLO Lindy Exchange. If nothing is going on that weekend, it would be a fun Amtrak train ride north.

"The SLO Swing community is proud to host our very own Lindy Exchange: "The SLO Lindy Exchange that Could". This event has been a long time coming, and we're excited to show you what SLO has to offer. At $20 for the entire exchange, we feel we are living up to the Lindy Exchange promise: Great dancing, good times, on a tight budget. Here's what you get:
Friday Night is the Strawberry and Paper Roses commemorative Swing Ball (a tribute for beloved local swing dancer Sheri French) with live music from Stompy Jones at the Chumash Auditorium on Cal Poly, and after hours dancing. We'll even have some contests (Such as Jack and Jill & Solo Charleston) -- Prize money will be awarded!!
Saturday Afternoon we'll treat you to a SLO Swing original: Lindy Games in the park. Ever played "Capture...
"Lindy by the Bay" THIS SATURDAY!!! 1-4pm.
Author: Jeff :: Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 6:48 pm GMT

Brian Abe and Carl Flores will be our featured dj's!! If this is your first "Lindy by the Bay" and would like more info go HERE
Firehouse Double Feature this week!
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 5:52 am GMT

Two different nights -- Two different musical offerings -- One super fun swing venue -- The La Jolla YMCA Firehouse!

That's right, we've got not one but TWO swingin' nights at the Firehouse this week. This week's events include swing music from 6 different swing DJs, LIVE gypsy jazz guitar performance from George Moynier & Nelson Young, a new 2-week Swing Out Intensive with Meeshi & Emily and a special "Trankey Doo" Jazz Dance Workshop with nationally recognized teacher Giselle Anguizola.



When: Thurs. May 18th & 25th
Where: The La Jolla YMCA Firehouse
Time: 8-9p, both nights
Cost: $12/class, or $20 gets you both classes
FREE admission to the Firehouse dance is included.
Dance from 9p to midnight with featured guest DJ Nate...
The Mighty Smokestaxx at Riley's this Friday, 5/19
Author: JonFromSmokeStaxx :: Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 5:09 pm GMT
Hi all!

Come on out to dance to the best mix of Soul, Funk and Swingin' Blues at Riley's!

Don't miss Jon and Mickey from Jump Jones as they don their R+B hats and lay down a heavy back beat with this fun 8-piece band with horn section!

Come out to see Smokestaxx this Friday, 5/19!
This Wednesday!!!! (expired event)
Author: yogidanzer :: Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 9:59 am GMT
This Wednesday night!!! Come as you are or put on your dancing shoes.

LIVE from the SDMA Ballroom:
The Great Broadcast of 1926

Wednesday, May 17, 2006
7:00 p.m.
San Diego Museum of Art (Balboa Park) (James S. Copley Auditorium)

Call (619) 696-1966 for info & tickets:

$10 for Museum members/$12 non-members/$8 students

The UCSD Arts Libraries sends its Teeny-Tiny Pit Orchestra for Radio Drama to the San Diego Museum of Art in Balboa Park for a "live" vintage radio variety show. Come as you are or put on your dancing shoes: Sue Palmer (The Queen of Boogie Woogie) performs with her band for your dancing pleasure.

Show your UCSD ID card at the SDMA box office window that Wednesday night and receive the Museum member discount.


Celebrate the 80th Birthday of the SD Museum of Art at a "live" 1926 radio variety show. Travel through time in this fantasy radio theme to learn more about the Museum and its 80-year history...
Golden Hill Ramblers this Wednesday (expired event)
Author: swiveltam :: Posted: Sun May 14, 2006 4:26 pm GMT
Guess Who's Playing this Wednesday!!!!

Wednesday at the Belly Up Tavern
Bastard Son's of Johnny Cash are headlining with GOLDEN HILL RAMBLERS opening.
Come and get your Balboa and Shag on!!!!
Tickets are $8 bucks
in advance and the show starts at 8pm.
HEP SPOT THIS SATURDAY (expired event)
Author: 2plyswing :: Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 4:37 pm GMT
Join us for San Diego's HIGH ENERGY monthly dance...
With all types of music (Blues to Balboa - just ask the DJ or band...)

WHERE: Veterans Museum & Memorial Center
BALBOA PARK - 2115 Park Blvd / SD, CA 92101
(plenty of FREE parking available)

7-8:15pm - Special Topic Workshop
8:15-9pm - FREE jitterbug lesson with dance admission
9pm-12am - DANCE with LIVE MUSIC

$10 (special 7-8:15pm workshop - COLLEGIATE SHAG with Joel & Tammy
$15 (FREE lesson with cost of dance)
SWING COMMUNITY RAFFLE - win FREE passes to SD venues...

Hope to see you there!
Author: hihat :: Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 9:39 am GMT
Howdy, folks:

BIG RIG DELUXE is truckin' into Tio Leo's tonight at 9 p.m.! Please stop by and dance to a great selection of American Roots music, like

-Johnny Cash's "Get Rhythm"
-Buck Owens' "Streets of Bakersfield"
-Junior Brown's "Highway Patrol"
-Chuck Berry's "Memphis"
-Merle Haggard's "Silver Wings"
-Elvis' "That's All Right, Mama"

-plus original compositions by the band!

The BIG RIG musicians should be familiar to all SWINGORAMA readers and posters:

JOHNNY G. D'ARTENAY (Hot Rod Lincoln, Jump Jones, Blue Largo)
JOHN HARFORD (Smokestaxx, Jump Jones)
ROBIN HENKEL (The Robin Henkel Band)
MIKE HUNTER (Co-Founder of Big Rig Deluxe)
HAL "JUNIOR" SMITH (Hal's Angels, Carl Sonny Leyland Trio, Blue Largo, etc.)

Johnny G. and John H. warmed up for tonight's gig when they stopped by Patrick's II on Tuesday, following their concert on the MIDWAY with Jump Jones. Tuesday night, Carl Sonny Leyland was the special guest on piano with Blue Largo. He was joined by the two Johnnies and yours truly for a honky-tonk...
Win 2 FREE passes to Gator-by-the-Bay (expired event)
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Thu May 11, 2006 5:01 am GMT
...and Mel DJs tonight!

Tonight's Firehouse Schedule:

7-8p: Charleston Rueda Class (Int/Adv)
8-9p: Jitterbug/Fast Lindy Basics (Beg)
9-10p: DJ Roheven
10-11p: DJ Brian Abe
11p-12a: DJ Melissa Varriano

2 FREE passes to Gator-by-the-Bay given away tonight at 11p!

Fully recovered from her knee surgery, we are happy to have DJ Mel back, ready to dance and groove with us once again at the Firehouse. Yeaaaa! Also, I will be giving away two FREE passes (a $24 value) for this weekend's Gator-by-the-Bay Zydeco & Blues Music Festival (good for either Saturday or Sunday). The two passes will go to the first person who can name this week's featured group for my "Blast from the Past" Block Party Tribute at 11p.

Last week, we featured The Clash. This week: ????

Here's a clue: They were a popular Brit Pop group from the 80's, that's...
Author: hrossi :: Posted: Wed May 10, 2006 8:11 am GMT
This Saturday, Rileys is hosting.....

THE QUEEN OF ROADHOUSE ROCK meets THE QUEEN OF BOOGIEWOOGIE! 2 of the best bands in town in one show: The Eve Selis Band meets Sue Palmer&Her Motel Swing Orchestra, 8pm.

For more info go to

See you all there!

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