Austin Swing Syndicate wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving 2014!

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…

Live Music 11/15: Devan Jones & The Uptown Stomp

To kick off a weekend of live swing music from the best modern dance bands in the US, Devan Jones will be playing the weekly Fed dance on 11/15. https://www.facebook.com/events/1108885489270170/ $7 members $10 non-members FREE for…

Austin Lindy Exchange: Nov. 15-18th

Join the Austin Swing Syndicate for the 19th Anniversary Austin Lindy Exchange! This year's event will honor Frankie Manning's contribution to Lindy Hop and our wonderful dance community world-wide. We are proud to announce a top-notch…

Four on the Floor Joins the Syndicate!

Austin Swing Syndicate is getting a roomie! Starting Oct 4th, Four on the Floor (FotF) will teach progressive Swing dance lessons at 7pm and 8pm. This is your one stop shop to learn Lindy Hop, Balboa, and Collegiate Shag at all levels! Grab…

Black Light Boogie 10/25

For our Halloween Dance this year, we're going to be boogying under the black lights. Don't forget your costume so you can enter our annual costume contest! As usual, the beginner class is included with admission: $8 non-members $5…

DJ Battle of the Bands, Third Edition

20 September 2018, Texas Federation of Women's Clubs, Austin, Texas On March 7th, 1937, Chick Webb and His Orchestra were defeated by Duke Ellington and his Orchestra. Duke's drummer, Sonny Greer, later stated "We tore them up, man!" But…

DJ Battle of the Bands 9/20

Our third DJ Battle of the Bands at the Fed will feature fierce competition between Duke Ellington (presented by DJ Gina Helfrich) and Chick Webb (presented by DJ Lian Tarhay). Come learn about your favorite swing era band leaders and vote for…

Live Music 8/16: Swing Band Jam Session

This month we continue our series of live music in the Art Gallery. You may not have known that we have opportunities for local amateur musicians looking to play for dancers at the Fed! Once a month Austin dance instructor and musician Johnny…

Use Side Entrance 8/2 & 8/9 - Floor Maintenance

For the next two weeks, please enter the Fed using the side entrance facing 24th street. Due to normal floor maintenance in the Ballroom, social dancing will be in the Foyer, Parlor, Library, Art Gallery and Georgian Room on August 2nd and August…