Syndicate live music and other special events

Spring Fling Live Band Dance on March 26th!

Fried Bananas - Live Band on March 26

Join us for our Spring Fling on Thursday, March 26! In conjunction with this year’s Austin Blues Party, the Austin Swing Syndicate​ will be having a live band! Coming all the way from the northeast, The Fried Bananas will be playing some sweet jazz for us at the Fed.

Check out their website: http://www.thefriedbananas.com/

There will be a photobooth!

Snacks will be provided!

Intro lessons included!

Entry will be $7 for members, $10 for non-members

Kick Off 2015 Right with Jonathan Doyle Quintet on January 8th!

We are kicking off the new year in style with the Jonathan Doyle Quintet on January 8th! Live music? How could you miss this?!? The Jonathan Doyle Quintet is one of the hottest swing bands in Austin right now! If you haven’t heard them play yet, you can get a little sneak preview here. They are awesome!!

Jonathan Doyle Quintet at the Austin Swing Syndicate

Admission will be $7 for Syndicate members and $10 for non-members. Doors open at 8pm, intro lesson is at 8:15pm, music and dancing until Midnight! Come on out to the Fed and have a blast! Invite your friends!

Join us for a FREE New Year’s Eve Celebration at Highland Lounge!

2014 Austin Swing Syndicate Gatsby New Year's Eve Party

The Austin Swing Syndicate has partnered up with Highland Lounge for a Gatsby Roaring 20’s New Year’s Eve Party (Dec 31st, 2014: 8pm to 3am)! Come Dapper, Flapper, and Night-Capper! Jump in the jalopy with your doll and your pal and head on down to the Highland Lounge. Every dame in town knows it’s all the cat’s meow, so be sure to wear your best 1920’s costume out. The great GATSBY New Year’s Party will have all the ritz and the glitz and the champagne will have you blitzed! Please note, to enter the event you’ll need to be 18 years or older since it’s at a club (please make sure to bring a valid driver’s license). Also, if you’re an Austin Swing Syndicate member you can get in FREE at any point in the night, please make sure to bring a current Austin Swing Syndicate membership card to get your free entry. Otherwise, entry is free until 10:00pm, and cover will be $10 after 10:00pm. Highland Lounge is also offering some VIP packages if you want a fancier experience.

Start your night off early with a complimentary Swing Dance Lesson, hosted by the Austin Swing Syndicate. CHICO CHICO will keep the dance floor jiving with live jazz music. Avant Glam Cabaret will perform spectacular burlesque. And when the clock strikes midnight, the grand champagne toast will ignite, followed by an all night Electro Booty Swing Dance Party with DJ Happy Happy James! Here are the details of the 2014 to 2015 New Year’s Eve Event: Read more

Live Band Dance on November 6 2014 with Jonathan Doyle Quintet!

Jonathan Doyle Quintet

Start November off with a bang with the Austin Swing Syndicate and the Jonathan Doyle Quintet! That’s right, on November 6th, we’ll be having a LIVE BAND! The Quintet’s one of Austin’s favorite local jazz bands that will be playing at the upcoming Austin Lindy Exchange, so come check them out while dancing your shoes off! Entry for this dance will be $7 for members and $10 for non-members. Doors at 8pm, intro lessons at 8:15pm, dancing until midnight!

Here’s the schedule:

Here’s a video of the Fed with Jonathan Doyle’s Quintet’s song “The Fed Hop”!

Join Us For a Special Dance Event Celebrating our 15th Anniversary!

15th Anniversary Dance Poster 484x

Hey everyone! Join us for a special evening on August 7th, as the Austin Swing Syndicate celebrates its 15th Anniversary! We have a lot of great things in store for our attendees. We’ve booked one of the best jazz bands in Austin, Thrift Set Orchestra to help us celebrate 15 years. We have some other surprises lined up. So come out and dance! Read more

Seth Walker will be playing for us April 3rd!

Seth Walker plays at Austin Swing Syndicate April 3 2014

Snorky's Rhythm King
For the first time ever, the Austin Swing Syndicate has TWO live bands (Seth Walker & Snorky’s Rhythm Kings) playing at the same time. Read more

Win CASH Prizes at our 7th Annual Swing Central Dance Competition!

Win CASH Prizes at the Swing Central Swing Dance Competiton on March 8th!
The Austin Swing Syndicate is partnering with Central Market to bring you Swing Central. This year, will be even better than last year since we’ll have Thrift Set Orchestra playing for us! The format of the competition is Jack and Jill, and it’s open to everyone (except instructors). It’s a FREE entry for the contest, but you can win CASH prizes! Here’s the details! Read more

Join us for our Valentine’s Dance with LIVE BAND!

Austin Swing Syndicate Valentine's Day Dance Poster for February 13, 2014
Come celebrate an early Valentine’s Day with the Austin Swing Syndicate on Thursday, February 13th! This year we’ll be having a special live band to keep the Fed swingin’: The St. Valentines Swingtet featuring Alice Spencer! Read more