Live Music Dance Saturday. Anniversary Weekend Registration Open.

Join us this Saturday, November 23 for a downtown dance featuring live swing music and guest instructors from Portland.

We’re excited to welcome back local swing band, Gumbo. Gumbo synthesizes the roots of music heard in the American South in the first half of the 20th century, including less familiar vintage gems as well as original songs and compositions.

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Darcie Juarez (Portland)
  • 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.: Dancing to live music from Gumbo, with band breaks DJed by Tristan Gomez (Portland)

We’ll be at Odd Fellows Hall, and cover for the evening is a sliding scale of $12-15.

Corvallis Swing Weekend

We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary in 2020 by throwing a 3-day dance party, featuring live music from Stealin’ Apples Jazz Band with Jen Hodge, Cherry Blossom Hot 5, and Breakers Yard. Join us January 31 – February 2 for over 18 hours of music and dancing, special guest DJs, evening and late night dances, and community activities.

Check out the schedule of events at: corvallisswing.com/o/weekend-2020

Registration is available at our special registration website.

Upcoming Lesson Series: Collegiate Shag

This January, we’re teaching a 4-week Collegiate Shag series on Mondays, starting January 6, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Collegiate Shag is partner dance that originated in the 1930s, known for its high energy and hopping basic step. This class is open to all ages and all levels. Cost for this series is $35 in advance or $40 at the door.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/o/collegiate-shag

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. 🙂
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