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Author: 2plyswing :: Posted: Sat Mar 04, 2006 9:24 am GMT
Hey everyone -

REMEMBER - today is SDS V with all the local instructors at Starlight Studio
- see for full details.

Other activities today:
FREE AFTERNOON dance at the VMMC from 3-5pm
LIVE MUSIC with Charles Burton Blues Band from 9pm - Midnight.
(Beginner lesson at 8:15pm)
- see for full details

If you attend SDS V admission to the HEP SPOT DANCE tonight is included Laughing Laughing Laughing


Jump Jones at Tio's (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 11:53 am GMT


Band starts around 9pm
Usually a $5.00 cover
5302 Napa St., San Diego, CA
Emily Belt DJs at the Firehouse (expired event)
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Thu Mar 02, 2006 4:14 am GMT

Tonight, we have a very special treat as my very good friend and Firehouse teaching partner, Ms. Emily Belt, will be our special guest DJ. She loves to play swing standards that please new and experienced dancers alike. Roheven, Brian and I also DJ.

7:00p-8:00p - Int. Lindy Variations (Level 2)
8:00p-9:00p - Beg. Lindy Patterns (Level 1)
$12/drop-in, $30/3-remaining-weeks (FREE ADM to Firehouse dance).
9:00p-12:00a - Firehouse Dance with DJs Emily, Roheven, Brian and Meeshi.
Dance: $7/gen., $5/stud. or mil. w/ID.
Riley's is Changing up Wednesday Nights!
Author: hrossi :: Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 11:13 am GMT
Riley's in Point Loma - with a quick reminder that I have changed the Wednesday line-up for March and will be as follows:

This Wed March 1 - ROCKIN' ACES
March 8 - BLUE LARGO
March 15 - JUMP JONES
March 22 - STILETTOS
April 12 - BAYOU BROS.

and more to come! There is a $5 cover to help with the costs of these great bands, but remember there is no charge for parking!

All Skyy vodka drinks are only $3! This night is all about you guys / gals - so I hope to see you all there!

Any feedback regarding entertainment or our bar, please feel free to email me anytime @

Thank you all!
Speakeasy Quartet - Jitterbox (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Mon Feb 27, 2006 7:16 am GMT
This Friday, come to the closing night party of the Jitterbox as we bring you the 40's trad jazz stylings of Beston Barnett (pictured below) and his Speakeasy Quartet. For a sample of their music, please click on the pic below:

Discussion HERE

About Beston Barnett and the Speakeasy Quartet:

There’s not much more wonderful in the world than the mellow tone of a clarinet playing “Mood Indigo”. The guys from the Speak Easy Quartet have simple ambitions: they just want to play it like it was – when it was unamplified, melodic, swinging, dreamy, full of sly surprise. From the Prohibition through the Second Big War, the glory days of Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington are being recaptured humbly and with humor in San Diego by four musicians who know it don’t mean a thing without that swing. Peter Miesner is the guy...
Big Rig Deluxe at Tio Leo's (expired event)
Author: yogidanzer :: Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 1:12 pm GMT
Big Rig Deluxe is at Tio Leo's tonight. They do a lot of Johnny Cash, rockabilly, roots and americana music. They are great.
All Things Swing - (expired event)
Author: 2togroove :: Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 5:58 pm GMT

ALL THINGS SWING, February 25th
Featuring "Jump Jones!"

w/ Special Shadow Charleston Workshop before dance
+ Meeshi's Charleston Rueda Perfomance Team on 1st band break
Held @ Dance North County!
Open Dancing - 8:30-12:00

Event Description
A full night of swing dancing fun!
Workshops, beginner swing class, performances, awesome dancing, air-conditioning, sprung-floor, food & more!

Workshop & Beginner Swing Class!
Shadow Charleston workshop: 7:15 - 8:30
"This is the charleston kick sequence with the lady in front of the guy and the guy "shadowing" her kicks from behind. Perhaps the coolest, flashiest looking steps you can learn in lindy. Revisit basics plus cool variations!"
cost:$22/$20 students (includes the dance)

Beginner Swing Class: 8:30 - 9:00
cost:$15/13 for the whole night (includes the dance)

About the BAND = Jump Jones
You all know & love these guys! We had...
Firemark's Back Room (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:58 pm GMT

San Diego's newest dance venue.
The Back Room
Grand opening Febuary 24th
1572 Columbia St. San Diego, CA.
Inspired by the music we love to dance to.
Modern & Traditional Blues, Tango, Soul, Funk, Hip Hop and Swing.

We will have an open practicum with teachers available to
answer questions and give some instruction. Also the DJ booth will be available for sampling and new music..

8:00-9:00 pm Dance practicum
9:00 pm-midnight Dancing
Admission $5

For now this will be a once a month event, but we are hoping to have it more often.. For more information checkout our web site. The Back Room and checkout our Sister club in Austin TX The Back Room TX

For more information, and discussion...
The Firehouse is open tonight! (expired event)
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 4:38 am GMT
Smokestaxx @ Tio's (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2006 3:20 pm GMT
From Jon:

Hi! Smokestaxx will be playing Thursday February 23 at Tio Leo's!

We've added even more tunes and we'll be playing a mix of Swing, Blues, and of course, Classic Soul, R+B and Motown.

Now all you need to do is come on out and shake it! Yeah!

Classic Soul, R+B and Rock and Roll-- appearing live!

Thursday, February 23 at 9 p.m.

Tio Leo's Lounge (San Diego location)
5302 Napa St. (at Morena)
(619) 542-1462

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