Entries by Lizi

Board of Directors Elections 2019

Board of Directors Nominations are now open! Election Cycle Schedule Feb. 21st – Nominations close Feb. 28th – Election Town Hall (Biographies posted this week) Mar. 7th – Online voting begins Mar. 14th – In-person voting, polls close at Midnight Mar. 16th – Election results (including exact vote counts) sent to members by email Mar. 21st – New Board first meeting Elections for the four open Board of […]

Valentine’s Day Dance 2/14

Spend your Valentine’s Day in a 1930’s era mansion dancing to live swing music ♥! We hope you’ll make it out to the Fed for a festive night of dancing for all. This is traditionally one of the most hopping nights of the year at the Fed and it’s perfect for couples and those looking […]

DJ Battle of the Bands 1/31

Our fourth DJ Battle of the Bands at the Fed will feature Lionel Hampton (presented by DJ Mike Roberts) battling Tommy Dorsey (presented by DJ Emelise Baldwin) and Benny Goodman (presented by Nik Brauer). Come learn about your favorite swing era band leaders and vote for your favorite!

Strictly Swing Dance Competition 1/24

The Austin Swing Syndicate will be hosting a Strictly competition this January! A “strictly” is a social dancing competition where you can choose your partner in advance. If you are interested in competing, all you need to do is be in the Art Gallery by 9:15pm with your partner to compete in the prelims. There […]

Town Hall Meeting 1/17

Our first of two Town Hall meetings of 2019 will be held on January 17th at 9pm in the Georgian Room. We will present some financial information from 2018, a preliminary budget and schedule for 2019, and take feedback from any members in attendance. We encourage all members to stop by and learn more about our non-profit!

A Red Carpet New Year’s Eve

The Austin Swing Syndicate presents an evening of Old Hollywood Glam! Your Paparazzi awaits! Early bird tickets for just $40 are still available as of 11/13, so get yours today before they sell out. https://www.facebook.com/events/1232565540218543/ 7:30pm Doors 8:00pm Swing dance lesson 9:00pm Dan Walton and His Orchestra COMPLEMENTARY CHAMPAGNE TOAST AT MIDNIGHT CASH BAR | […]

December Workshops

Please join us for a series of swing dance workshops in December while Four on the Floor in on winter break. You can register for classes online here! Workshop Descriptions Musicality 101 | Dec 6, 8-9:00pm Take your dancing to the next level in this fun, interactive workshop! Matt Mitchell and George White will discuss […]

Holiday Dance 12/13

Join us for our annual Holiday Dance at the Austin Swing Syndicate. Take a photo in front of the Fed’s Christmas tree and swing out to your favorite holiday tunes. Stay “tuned” for more info!

Thanksgiving Thursday

Are we open on Thanksgiving? The answer is YES! Since we won’t have our normal staff, the dance will be FREE, as it is every year. However, please consider donating to help cover the cost of renting the venue (yes, we still have to pay on Thanksgiving) and to support our year-round efforts as a […]