Entries by Jennifer Reed

Board Member Elections 2021

3/4: The virtual Elections Town Hall will be held tonight at 8pm for members. The five candidates will introduce themselves and members will have a chance to ask questions. If your membership expired in March 2020 or later you will be eligible to vote in this election and should have received the link to the […]

Swing Dance Survey Results

The Austin Swing Syndicate continues to keep a strong watch on when we can safely reopen for dancing and what the transitions of reopening may look like, while matching public health concerns with readiness to return for the majority of our dancers in a financially responsible way.  Thank you everyone (124 of you!) who completed […]


We miss you. We miss The Fed, our home away from home. We hope that you are healthy, safe, and making the best of the current situation. While we do not have plans for return at this time, we want to reach out to you and see what sort of dance-related activities you have been […]

Become A Sustaining Member!

  A MESSAGE FROM OUR PRESIDENT DEB TINDLE It’s almost July! We hope you all are healthy and safe. Our Ballroom continues to be silent, awaiting the day we can all dance in person again! We, the Board, have been busy behind the scenes working on plans to ensure that the Austin Swing Syndicate survives […]

Austin Swings at The Fed! A DJ Collaboration

The Fed is still closed due to COVID-19, but you can still dance in your living room with this 3-hour Spotify playlist brought to you by the Austin Swing Syndicate DJs! It’s like dancing in the main ballroom in your pajamas!  Lay low and keep your spirits high! This playlist is brought to you by: Joanna […]

Fundraiser for Austin Justice Coalition

We believe Black Lives Matter, Black Austin Matters, and Black Lindy Hop Matters We invite you to join us in donating to the Austin Justice Coalition via our Facebook fundraiser. The Austin Justice Coalition is a Racial Justice Group that educates and builds community power for people of color who live in Austin, Texas. This group […]

Austin Lindy Hoppers for Black Lives Matter

It should go without saying that without the rich and beautiful culture, history, and life of Black artists, dancers, and activists, we would have never gotten off our feet twenty years ago. To be silent now is to diminish their work, their memory, and their legacy. There is not now, nor will there ever be, […]


August Workshop Series by the Syndicate!

Four on the Floor may be taking a break in August, but that doesn’t mean you have to! The Syndicate is offering a special series of classes throughout August. You can learn the Shim Sham, the Tranky Doo, a special Solo Jazz choreo with a unique performance opportunity, Advanced Lindy, and Charleston! For more information […]