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Here is your swing dancing 411 for this week of Oct 27 to Nov 2nd, 2014

TONIGHT: Seven44 bar/restaurant (744 Mt Pleasant Rd) has a Big Band night with “Mega City Swing Band”, 7:30pm, no cover


TUESDAY: “Tyler Yarema and His Rhythm” are at Reservoir Lounge, 8:45pm, $5 cover.


WEDNESDAY: UT-Swing Halloween Party! It’s Halloween, and you’re all encouraged to dress up for the occasion! There will also be an awesome prize for best costume!

Location: Cartwright Hall at St. Hilda’s College, 44 Devonshire Place

Lesson 7–8, social dance 8–10!

Cost: $4/$5 to drop-in or $20/$30 for a term-long membership (student/non-student). If you’re already a member, drop-in for free!


THURSDAY: Blues Fans can head over to the Monarch Pub at the Eaton Chelsea Hotel for live blues and dancing from 8pm-Midnight. No Cover. This weeks band is “The Jack de Keyzer Band”


In Hamilton, the Hammer Hoppers is having a “Rocking, Hopping, Halloween Night featuring Rich and the Poor Boys” swing dance party.

Come dressed to impress in your costume! Location: Tailgate charlies (69 John St. South, Hamilton)

Cover: $10 Students: $8

Free Intro Lesson 7:00-8:00 Live Music 8:00-11:30


SATURDAY: “The Happy Pals” at Grossmans, 4:30pm-8pm. No Cover.


Then..Saturday Night Swing Presents: “Drew Jurecka Swing Band” at the Dovercourt House (805 Dovercourt Rd).

Beginner classes before the Party 7pm to 9pm, Charleston 7pm, Lindy Hop 8pm. Swing Dance Party 9:10pm to 1am.

There is no need to bring your own dance partners. No prior experience is needed. Subway and parking are close by.

Party $13, $15 with one class, $18 with both, $3 off for full-time students.


SUNDAY: “New Orleans Connection Allstars” are at Grossmans, 4:30pm-8pm.


Also..Swingin’OUT presents their “Tea for $2 Dance” Time: 2:30 PM to 5 PM Location: The 519, 2nd floor Ballroom Tea: Maybe Cost: $5 ($2 for Swingin’OUT members)


THEN……………. Imperial Swing and Blues Presents.….LIVE BAND NIGHT with “Combo Royale!”

Location: Imperial Pub (54 Dundas St. E)

Time: 9pm Cost: No Cover

Dj’d music between sets. See you on Sunday!


Side note: Sign up for Cabaret has been extended till Oct 30th, 2014!

HOW TO SUBMIT AN ACT Please send an email to with the following form completed in full:

– Contact Name: – Title of Act: – Length of Act: – Number of Performers: – Brief Description of Act: – Set Up Required (chairs/props/AV)

We are all dancers and we all know we can dance so the Cabaret is the 1 time of the year we (the Toronto community) can show everyone else our “OTHER TALENTS” beyond the world of Lindy Hop. We are looking for 2-5 minute acts


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