Lindy 1 & OSU Dance Next Week

Thank you all for helping us celebrate our 10th anniversary two weeks ago!

Next Friday, February 21 we’re hosting our final swing dance at OSU for the winter term.

Friday Swing Dance at OSU

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.: Beginner Charleston lesson with Mark Mills and Emily Palmer
  • 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.: Dancing to DJed swing music

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Photo credit: Philip Manijak, Corvallis Swing Weekend Sunday night.

Upcoming Lesson Series: Lindy 1

Starting ext week, we’re teaching a 5-week beginning Lindy hop series on Mondays, February 17 – March 16, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The series will cover basic 8-count footwork, swing-out, Lindy circle, turns and more. Cost for this series is $45 in advance or $50 at the door.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/o/lindy-1-2020/

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. 🙂
  • Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more frequent updates.

10th anniversary celebration begins Friday.

We are so excited for our 10th anniversary celebration this coming weekend, January 31 – February 2.

The Corvallis Swing Weekend is 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 for over 18 hours of music and dancing, special guest DJs, drop-in lessons, evening and late night dances, afternoon activities, and snacks.

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

Weekend passes are available for $60 at our special registration website. We’ll also be selling individual dance tickets at the door. Friday and Saturday evening dances are $20, late nights are $15, and Sunday evening is $10. Saturday and Sunday afternoon activities are free.

Photo credits (clockwise from the left): Peter Sinclair, Sophie Alexander, Martin & Renee Norred, and unknown.

Upcoming Lesson Series: Lindy 1

Next month, we’re teaching a 5-week Lindy 1 series on Mondays, February 17 – March 16, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. The series will cover basic 8-count footwork, swing-out, Lindy circle, turns and more. Cost for this series is $45 in advance or $50 at the door.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/o/lindy-1-2020/

Upcoming events

Other notes

  • We have volunteer opportunities at every dance and in between. Contact us if you’d like to help out. 🙂
  • Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more frequent updates.

10th Anniversary. January dance & class next week.

Happy new year! We have one more regular dance before our 10th anniversary weekend event. Our first dance of the year is Friday, January 10 at OSU.

Friday Swing Dance at OSU

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Tiana Tom and Natalie Harris
  • 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Bailey Keefe, Pierre Carr, and Laurel Thompson

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Corvallis Swing Weekend

We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary at the end of the month 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, snacks, and community activities.

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

Registration is available at our special registration website.

The deadline for housing applications is January 17 and the deadline for ordering a t-shirt is January 13.

Upcoming Lesson Series: Collegiate Shag

This month, 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. 🙂
  • Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more frequent updates.

December Dances. 10th Anniversary Weekend.

Happy December! We have two remaining dances this year. Our final OSU dance of the term is this Friday, December 6 and our last downtown dance at Odd Fellows is Saturday, December 14.

Friday Swing Dance at OSU

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8:00 – 9:00 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Lindsey Almarode and Pierre Carr
  • 9:00 – 11:00 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Bailey Keefe, Zach Wallace, and Laurel Thompson

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Downtown Swing Dance

Our guest DJ this month is the illustrious Kristin Buxton of Eugene, who will join our own Rebecca Hicks (recently relocated to Roseburg).

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Tiana Tom and Emily Palmer
  • 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Kristin Buxton (Eugene) and Rebecca Hicks (Roseburg)

We’ll be at Odd Fellows Hall, and cover for the evening is a sliding scale of $7-10.

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, snacks, 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. 🙂
  • Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more frequent updates.

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. 🙂
  • Follow us on Facebook and Instagram for more frequent updates.

OSU Swing Dance on Friday. October Dances and Lessons.

Our fall dance season begings this Friday with our first OSU dance of the academic year.

Dance on Friday

Join us for our First Swing Dance of the Term this Friday, October 11th at OSU.

Schedule

  • 7:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 8 – 9 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Tiana Michaud and Mark Mills
  • 9 – 11 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Dakota Trufant, Anthony Maggio, and Lindsey Almarode

We’ll be at the OSU Women’s Building, and cover for the evening is $5.

Lindy 1: Introduction to Lindy Hop

This 5 week lesson series will run Mondays, October 21 – November 18, with lessons from 7-8 p.m. and additional practice time until 8:30 p.m. This series will cover the basics of Lindy Hop: 8-count footwork, swing-out, Lindy circle, turns, footwork variations and more. This class is open to all ages and all levels. Individuals or partners welcome. Willingness to rotate partners is required. Cost for this lesson is $45 during pre-registration or $50 at the door. Registration is open on our website.

For more information and to register, visit: corvallisswing.com/lindy-1-fall2019

October Downtown Swing Dance

Join us on Saturday, October 26th for our Downtown Swing Dance with guest teachers and DJs. The decor for this dance is Pumpkins.

Schedule

  • 6:45 p.m.: Doors open
  • 7 – 8 p.m.: Beginner swing lesson with Nick Davis and Nika Jin
  • 8 – 10:30 p.m.: Dancing to music DJed by Nick Davis (Eugene)

We’ll be at Odd Fellows Hall, and cover for the evening is $7-10.

Upcoming events

Corvallis Swing Weekend

We’re celebrating our 10th anniversary of being a swing dance organization in 2020. Join us January 31 – February 2 for three nights of live bands, special guest DJs, evening and late night dances, and community activities.

Registration is opening soon, so stay tuned!

Other notes

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