The Dancers' Den
LIVE Band September 10th!
Live Band Night with Rich and the Rhythm Roustabouts September 10th!
We're excited to welcome back Rich and the Rhythm Roustabouts on September 10th! We love dancing to bands led by dancers. Mark your calendars now, and join the band starting at 8pm.
Don't forget to come early for dance classes from Jean and Bromley! Intermediate lesson from 6pm-7pm, followed by a beginning lesson from 7-8pm. See below for class descriptions.
September Classes at the Dancers' Den
Join us for 4 weeks of dancing in September. Register for the full month of September classes by 11:59pm on Wednesday August 21st for a 20% discount. (If you sign up as a student, you must present your student ID.) Sign up here on our website.
* September Beginner Lindy Hop Topic- 6-Count Lindy - No experience or partner necessary. Drop-ins welcomed every week. Each month we will be adding to your Lindy Hop vocabulary by teaching you 6-count, 8-count, Charleston and more while also showing you how to integrate them all so that you can dance the night away.
Battle of the Bay J&J Results
Congratulations to the four winners of the Dancers' Den Prelims for the Battle of the Bay Part 2: Brian Zimmer, Kevin Weng, Eva Cheng, and Brynna Ledford. You all were amazing! Watch videos of the prelims on our Facebook page.
We're also proud that so many alumni of Jean and Bromley's performance troupe, JB & the Frequent Flyers did so well in the finals! The first place lead, Evan Atkinson, is an alumni of both UC Berkeley and the JBFFs. Eva (who placed second among all the Bay Area follows) and Brian are also JBFF Alums. You can watch the finals here!
Upcoming Events Around the Bay
If you need help solidifying your basics and the material from the Dancers' Den classes, you should definitely check out night series. No partner necessary and drop-ins are welcome every week.
For more info: J&B's website. Or sign up through the YWCA here.
Musicality Workshop with Glenn Crytzer
Lindy Central presents EAR TRAINING - Understanding the music with Glenn Crytzer, one of the swing scene's foremost bandleaders!
When: Sunday, September 8, 2013: Five hours of workshops starting at 12:00pm
Where: San Francisco City College - Community Health & Wellness Center 728 Ocean Ave, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Lindy Exchange
On September 12-15th 2013, the world's oldest and biggest Lindy Exchange is back! Featuring live music from: Gordon Webster, the Careless Lovers, Fil Lorenz's Little Big Band. Registration is open for four days of unstoppable fun.
Spend the weekend in the beautiful Mendocino redwoods reveling in the beauty and experiencing high quality instructors, creative classes, and gourmet food! Register now, and tell them you heard about the weekend from Jean and Bromley at the Den! Join us October 18-20th.
Fog City Stomp
Fog City Stomp is a brand new Lindy Hop workshop weekend in the heart of San Francisco October 25-27th. We'll keep the rolling morning fog at bay with three tracks of superb classes taught by world-renowned instructors. And after you've spent your days taking classes or exploring San Francisco, dance your nights away to the HOT music from three live bands and nationally acclaimed DJs.
Exciting news! Camp Swing and Fog City Stomp are excited to announce a collaboration! The workshop weekends are back-to-back, giving Bay Area dancers an incredible opportunity to learn and dance in two of the most unique settings in the nation. Camp Swing campers will get entry to dances and beginner classes at Fog City Stomp for free and full passes for only $50!
Private Lessons with Jean and Bromley
As always, Jean and Bromley are available for private lessons, group lessons, and performances. Email them at email@example.com for more information.