Downtown Swing Dance

Date Saturday, May 11
Intro Lesson 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.
Dance 8:00 – 10:30 p.m.
Venue Odd Fellows Hall
Cover $7-10

This month, we’ll be dancing to live music from the Stealin’ Apples Jazz Band.

Lead by Shane Allen, a swing pianist, bandleader, and dancer, the Stealin’ Apples Jazz Band is a new group out of Eugene, Oregon. The band features the hardest-swinging musicians this side of South Sister, with a songbook focused on the most danceable swing tunes ever recorded by bands from Count Basie’s Orchestra to Benny Goodman’s small groups.

Schedule

7 – 8 p.m. Beginner swing lesson taught by Lindsey Almarode and Mark Mills

8 – 10:30 p.m. Dancing to live swing music by the Stealin’ Apples Jazz Band

Notes

    • All ages and open to the public. Individuals and partners welcome.
    • Volunteer opportunities available.
    • Decor: Apples and thievery

Photo credit: Philip Manijak