CHECK OUT THIS NEW PLACE!
Sunday September 13th
Dance lessons from 7PM-8PM
Group swing lesson
No partner required
More experienced dancers help new dancers
GREAT DANCE MUSIC
with Florida’s Top Swing DJs
from 8-11 PM
Wood Floor – Concessions – Seating Around the Dance Floor
Admission is $10 and $9 for Students and Active Military
SEE YOU THERE!
For vintage style dresses
For authentic vintage dresses
Swing Gang is proud to partner with these
great contributors and sponsors
to produce another amazing
USO Show and Big Band Dance
at the Spectacular Coliseum Ballroom!
The Legendary George “Shorty” Snowden and his partner Big Bea in 1937. He was a first Generation Lindy Hopper first captured on film in the 1920’s in the short “After Seven”.
Shorty George is not only credited for giving the dance it’s name “The Lindy Hop” but also the name in which the Jazz vernacular step “the shorty george” came from.
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This commercial for Gap Khakis from 1998 helped propel swing music back into the mainstream and publicized the swing revival of the late 90’s (of which we are currently a part of).