Here is where to Swing Dance in Toronto Nov 16th-Nov 22nd, 2015
MONDAY: Balboa Social at the Dovercourt House
Location: Dovercourt House 1st Floor ((805 Dovercourt Rd)
TUESDAY: Bees Knees Dance ‘Stompin at the Steady-Wartime classics’ Social Dance.
Location: Steady Cafe (1051 Bloor St. West)
Time: 8:30pm-11pm (8pm Free Beginner Lesson)
Cost: Pay-What-You-Can at the door (suggested: $5)
Tyler Yarema is at The Reservoir Lounge
Location: The Reservoir Lounge (52 Wellington St. E)
WEDNESDAY: UT-Swing Social Dance at Cartwright Hall
Location: 44 Devonshire Place
Time: 7-8pm, Social Dance 8-10pm
Cost: $3/$4 to drop in, or buy a membership for $15/$25 for students/non-students.
THURSDAY: Blues Fans can also hit up the Monarch Pub for ‘Michael Schatte’
Location: Monarchs Pub (33 Gerrard St. West)
Time: 8pm till Midnight
FRIDAY: Toronto Lindy Hop Annual Cabaret with Blues/Lindy Dance after with Philly Band ‘Fried Bananas’.
-Evening of Entertaining acts by your Dance Community (and beyond) with Toronto Blues Dances presenting the ‘Fried Bananas‘ from Philly (playing Lindy Hop Tunes as well)
Location: Buddies in Bad Times Theatre (12 Alexander St.)
Time: Doors open at 7pm. Show at 8pm (there is a cash bar). Blues Dance at 10pm
Cost: $25 (includes the Live Band Blues Party Dance after. Tickets HERE). At door pricing $30.
(Note: The website at Buddies currently says $22 but there is a $3 Convenience Fee at check out, Making it $25)
*$10 for just the Blues Party (purchase those tickets at the door only. AS SPACE PERMITS. Cabaret ticket holders get first come first serve for the dance).
SATURDAY: Toronto Lindy Hop Presents ‘Homegrown‘. A full day of workshops taught by several of Toronto’s top Lindy Hop teachers.
The workshop has three levels, with classes in Lindy Hop, Balboa, Blues and more. Toronto’s own teachers come together to share their knowledge and love of Lindy Hop with the community.
One Giant Jazz class for experienced dancers!
Two Lindy Hop classes for Intermediate/Advanced dancers!
Two Lindy Hop classes for Beginners!
Our Lindy Hop class version of speed dating!
All taught by an exciting mix of local instructors.
Location: Dovercourt House (805 Dovercourt Rd)
Time: Doors Open at 10:40 am
Cost: FULL DAY PASS (includes all the classes listed at above ‘Homgrown’ Link & afternoon dance, no mini-privates): $50. OR à la carte..VISIT HERE for individual pricing & to Register.
Saturday Night Swing at the Dovercourt House featuring ‘Up Jumped Swing’
Location: Dovercourt House (805 Dovercourt Rd).
Time: Beginner dance classes 7pm to 9pm before the Dance Party. Charleston 7pm, Lindy Hop 8pm. Swing Dance Party 9:10pm to 1am.
Cost: Dance Party $13, $15 with one class, $18 with both. $3 off for full-time students.
Combo Royale is at Cameron House
Location: Cameron House (408 Queen St. W)
Cost: Tip the Band.
SUNDAY: ‘New Orleans Connection Allstars’ are at Grossmans
Location: Grossmans (379 Spadina Ave)
Cost: Free (tip the band)