Live Music 4/19: 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…

Live Music 4/12: Spring Swing w/Jonathan Doyle Swingtet

We're excited to welcome back the Jonathan Doyle Swingtet to the Fed for this year's Spring Swing dance! Jonathan Doyle spent time in Austin playing with well-established acts such as Willie Nelson and Asleep at the Wheel, and the Jim Cullum…

Live Music 3/22: Jim Cullum & Friends

The Austin Swing Syndicate proudly presents Jim Cullum & Friends, world renowned for playing classic jazz. Jim Cullum has performed at Carnegie Hall, the Kennedy Center, Wolf Trap Farm, Austin City Limits, and at festivals and concerts…

Staff Spotlight #1: Lian Tarhay

We're starting a series of monthly interviews of the hard-working staff of the Austin Swing Syndicate. Our first staff interview was with DJ and teacher (swing, lindy, balboa) Lian Tarhay. What do you do on the Austin Swing Syndicate staff? LT:…

Candidates for the Board of Directors 2018

The Austin Swing Syndicate Board of Directors elections start this week with online voting! Last week we had a great Town Hall where the candidates fielded questions from our members, and biographies were posted in the hallway before the main…
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New Year, New Prices

We hope you love dancing at the Fed as much as we do, and we're grateful to the Austin swing dance community for supporting our weekly dance and events! Our rent is going up for the first time since early 2013 (the last time we raised our prices),…

New Additions to an Austin Tradition

Featuring: Wood flooring in the Art Gallery! A 3rd AC unit in the main ballroom! A monthly series of classes in the Art Gallery, including lindy hop basics, Charleston and solo jazz! First class on October 5th at 8pm.  

Election Announcement: Nominations Open

The Elections Committee would like to announce the beginning of the Austin Swing Syndicate 2017 election cycle. The elections will be run a bit differently this year in order to align our practices with the law and the recommendations of…

DJ Summit 2016

The Austin Swing Syndicate is proud to announce a special guest lecture series about Swing music, DJing, and microphone skills with the world renowned Kyle Smith! Kyle is one of the primary DJs for events such as Camp Hollywood, Inspiration…