Austin Swing Syndicate general updates and announcements

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February 15th – Floyd Domino’s All-Stars!

In preparation for Hot Rhythm Holiday 2024, we are hiring a live band-Floyd Domino’s All-Stars! Join us February 15th to see this amazing band play!

Live Music from 9pm – Midnight.

Regular Series classes will be held from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Intro Lesson: 8:15 PM – 9:00 PM: Intro to Swing Class (free with Admission)

Social Dance:

9:00 PM – Midnight: Live Swing Band – Floyd Domino’s All-Stars!

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Live Band Night – Jan 25th – Renzo’s Swingtet!

We’re excited to announce our January live band: Renzo’s Swingtet! Join us on the 25th to see this special group play. Headed up by Vic Celania of the Waller Creek Vipers, this never before seen group is coming together for one night only to play some hot tunes.

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December Workshop Series is back (2023 edition)!

Classes are on winter break, but we never stop dancing. Join us for our annual December workshops!

Time: 7:30 to 9:00 PM
Cost: $25 each

Schedule:

Dec 7 – Collegiate Shag for Lindy Hoppers & Social Tricks
Dec 14 – Momentum & Flow for Everyone & 20s Charleston
Dec 21 – Balboa for Lindy Hoppers & Tranky Doo

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Free Dance on Thanksgiving – Nov 23rd!

Every year we host a FREE Thanksgiving dance on, well, Thanksgiving! If you have enough energy to stand up or just need an excuse to leave the house, come out and see us!

We will not be holding any dance lessons. Dance will start at 8:00 and will end whenever everyone’s blood sugar starts to crash.

Hope to see you there!

(Progressive lessons will finish the final week on the following Thursday, Nov 30)

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Halloween Dance – Oct 26th w/ Sunny Side Six

Celebrate Halloween at the Fed with the Sunny Side Six! They’ll be playing awesome vintage tunes with a few spooky ones mixed in 🎃 Buy tickets ahead of time here.

We encourage everyone to come in costume! There will be a costume contest with exciting prizes for the winners.

Finally, there will be a performance of the slightly spooky St. Louis Shim Sham! Anyone who knows this classic choreography is welcome to join in on the performance. If you want to learn it, Lindy Launchpad will be teaching it on Tuesdays this month.

See you all on October 26th for a scary good time!
Member pricing: $15
Non member pricing: $20

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Get your tickets for ALX 2023! September 21-24th!

ALX is only a few weeks away! Tickets are still on sale, so don’t miss out on the best weekend of dancing in Austin, with live bands playing everything from smooth to up-tempo swing music – great for dancing Lindy Hop, Balboa and Shag. Buy your tickets here today or visit their website.

If you can’t join us for the whole weekend, don’t worry, you’ll still be able to get your swingouts in. We’ll be releasing a la carte tickets soon based on availability, so keep an eye out for those.

And if you want to join us in helping make ALX the best dance event of the year, sign up to volunteer!

Austin Lindy Exchange 2023
21-24 September
https://www.austinlindyexchange.org/

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Back to School Dance – August 24th – Featuring Waller Creek Vipers!

Back to School Dance

Summer may be coming to an end, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop! We’re continuing our summer of live music with a Back to School bash featuring the Waller Creek Vipers and our “school” themed workshops (check out the details here)!

Date: August 24th 2023
Dance: 9:00 PM to Midnight

Price:
$15 for members
$20 for non members

Sign up for our event (and our workshops) below!

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August workshops – 8/24 – featuring Collegiate Shag and Solo Jazz!

In honor of our “Back to school” month we are going to give you some extra moves to study.

We are offering two great “back to school” themed workshops this month:

Date: August 24, 2023
Price: $25

7:30 to 9:00 pm – Collegiate Shag w/ Zach and Amanda

7:30 to 9:00 pm – School Days (line dance) w/ Kari Kron

Sign up for the workshop (and our live music event) below!

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24th Anniversary Dance – Featuring The Golden Hour Heptet

We’re turning 24! That’s right, the Austin Swing Syndicate has been hosting our weekly Thursday dance at the Fed since the summer of 1999. We’re one of the longest running weekly swing dances and over the years we’ve welcomed thousands of amazing dancers to our incredible community.

To celebrate, we’ll have Golden Hour Heptet playing from 9pm – Midnight. An Austin staple, you can listen to some of their amazing music here.

And to give back to our incredible and supportive community, our Anniversary Dance will FREE to Austin Swing Syndicate Members! Non-member admission is our regular $20, so if you haven’t signed up for a membership, now is the time!

Anniversary Dance – July 27th – 9pm – Midnight
FREE for members
$20 general public

Interested in becoming a member?

You can now buy a regular membership online!

Or buy a sustaining membership for extra perks!