We're Not That Kind of Swing Club
News and Announcements
9/10/14 and 9/11/14
Intermediate Swing starts Wed. Sept 10 at 8:30 in Rockne 205
Beginner Swing starts Thursday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. in the Steppan Center
Friday Night Swing Kickoff Dance and Potluck
What: Dancing and Potluck
When: Friday Sept. 5 from 8 p.m.-whenever we stop dancing
Where: The Music Village
What: Dancing to the Elwood Splinters Blues Band
When: Sun Aug. 24 from 5 p.m.-8 p.m.
Where: Seitz Park
Summer EventsThe Notre Dame Swing Club does not meet over the summer, but here are some events with live music where you may find the local dancers dancing.
June 11 Deanís List Jazz QuartetChicory Cafe (6pm-9pm)
June 14 Black íní Bluez BandLaSalle Kitchen and Tavern (9 pm)
June 15 Michiana Jazz AssemblageIsland Park, Elkhart (2 pm) < h4> June 21 Elkhart Jazz Fest in Elkhart (all day)
June 22 Music Village Birthday Party Music Festival108 North Main Street (12pm-6pm)
June 27 Little Frank and the Premiers (blues)Fridays by the Fountains, Jon R. Hunt Plaza (11:45 am-1:15pm)
July 4 Pat Heiden Quartet (Big Band/Swing/Dixieland/Polka/Patriotic)Fridays by the Fountains, Jon R. Hunt Plaza (11:45 am-1:15pm)
July 6 Terry and the Heartbeats (blues/rock)East Race Concert Series at Seitz Park (5pm-8pm)
July 11 Melodious Funk (blues/rock/funk)LaSalle Kitchen and Tavern (9 pm)
July 13 High life Band (wide variety)East Race Concert Series at Seitz Park (5pm-8pm)
July 25 Elephant Rescue (New Orleans/blues/jazz)Lasalle Kitchen and Tavern (9 pm)
July 26 Phineas Gage TrioLasalle Kitchen and Tavern (9 pm)
July 27 Everyday People (country, rock, folk)East Race Concert Series at Seitz Park (5pm-8pm)
Aug. 3 Whistle Pigs (big band, rock, swing)East Race Concert Series at Seitz Park (5pm-8pm)
Aug. 10 Truth in JazzPotawatomi Park Concert Series (7pm-9pm)
Aug. 17 Groove Vendetta (rock and blues)East Race Concert Series at Seitz Park (5pm-8pm)
Aug. 17 Michiana Jazz AssemblagePotawatomi Park Concert Series (7pm-8pm)
Aug. 24 Elwood Splinters Blues BandEast Race Concert Series at Seitz Park (5pm-8pm)
Senior Night Picnic
Come join us for a picnic on South Quad and say goodbye to our seniors. It's bring your own food but we'll provide the music and dancing!
2/22/14 and 2/24/14
The Evolution of Swing Dance
Notre Dame Swing Club presentsFor more details
Notre Dame Swing Club is hosting it's first ever workshop. Come join us as we learn from the fabulous Carl and Karrie from Chicago and dance to the sweet sounds of live big bands. The cost is only $10!
If you are traveling from the distant lands and need a place to crash, you can
The schedule and more details can be found here. If you can host dancers from other scenes during the workshop please fill out this form
Blues Workshop Part 2
It's official, Jim Ropa is coming back to teach blues part 2. No experience required--there will be a review of the last lesson at the beginning. No partner needed. The workshop if free for dues paying members and only $3 for everyone else. So come join us, Sunday from 11-2 in Rockne 109.
The theme of the ballroom and swing formal is Masquerade. So don your masks and come join us at LaFortune ballroom at 10 p.m. as we dance to the Assemblage Jazz Band! The dance is FREE!
Swing Club Camping Trip
Swing club is going camping. Details can be found here
Swing Dance Crash CourseEver want to learn to swing dance? Then come to our swing dance crash course and we'll teach you some sweet east coast swing moves as well as the basics of leading and following. No experience required, no partner necessary. This class is open to the public. The cost is $3. Come join us Sunday Oct. 6 from 2-4 on the Mainstage of Washington Hall.
ND's very own Jim Ropa is coming back to teach blues dancing with the lovely Ana Christen. No experience required. No partner needed. The workshop if free for dues paying members and only $3 for everyone else. So come join us, Sunday Sept. 29 from 11:45-1:45 in Rockne 109.
Not sure what blues dancing is? Check out the video below. Jim and Ana will be teaching you how to dance like this:
The Great Gatsby Dance
The Sophomore and Junior Class Councils are hostling a 1920's themed swing dance with a like 18-man swing band. So come join us from 10:00pm-1:00am on Bond Quad for an evening of dancing and socializing in the roaring twenties style. Check it out on Facebook
Lessons have started for the semester but its not too late to join! Intermediate Swing is Thursdays from 8:00-9:30 and Beginner Swing is Thursdays from 9:30-11:00. We are currently in the Stepan Field Center due to the large numbers.