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Friday, June 20: Hot Cat Jazz Band
with Instructor/DJ "Slick Mike"

Dear Swing City Patrons!

Ross Tucker's Hot Cat Jazz Band is featured this Friday, up in Boston from Connecticut, very HOT! Plus, "Slick Mike" is back in the house, after having taken a break for his "nuptials". See you Friday for another fun night of dancing, socializing, music, and drinks!

(The Annex is still closed, but we expect to open it again next week for West Coast with Paolo Piselli. Stay tuned for more on that.)

More Highlights:

  • Doors open at 7:30, dancing until 1am
  • FULL BAR (valid 21+ ID to drink)
  • Ample free lot-parking
  • Great dance floor, fabulous sound, and superb ambiance in the "Swing City Ballroom"

Appeal to our Patrons: Please help support the bar. As Swing dancers we all know we're not a "drinking crowd", but the host venue really does depend on beverage sales (alcoholic and non-alcoholic) to keep the rent and hence the cover charge affordable. We are privileged to have this nice hall, so if you have the means, please try to patronize the bar with a modest $5 in food & beverage purchases. The hall is run by volunteers and 100% of the bar's profit goes to support the church's expenses in having us there.

What people are saying:
"It was one of the best swing dances I have attended in well over a year (and I dance several times a week)."

"Nice people all w/good intentions. From the person at door to anyone I would ask questions; all have positive,upbeat(no pun intended) attitudes. And this love of Swing Dancing is obvious by all assistance kindly offered and rendered. Five Stars."

Later this Summer:

New England's best bands:

Coming up:
June 20: Hot Cat Jazz Band
June 27: Eight to the Bar
July 4: Closed (check out the Salsa Cruise)
July 11: The Swing Legacy
Beyond:    see full schedule »

Our Fantastic Instructors and DJ's:

"Slick" Mike (It's All Swing)
Todd & Beth (ZazouSwing)
Tony & Aurelie (Hop To the Beat)
Step Step Triple Step

Taxi Dancers return! New dancer or coming solo? Dance with them! (Interested in becoming one? Drop me a line.)

See you on the dance floor!
Your humble "Swing City Empresario"


Swing City Ballroom directions »
Dormition Greek Orthodox Church
29 Central St., Somerville, MA 02134
(off of Somerville Ave. between Porter and Union Square)

  • 3400sf cork-sprung dance floor
  • classy, nicely lit ambiance (no more gym!)
  • performance stage, lounge, coat check, etc
  • bar & snacks (full bar)
  • 152 car parking
  • all ages admitted
  • fully air conditioned
  • walkable from Porter Square MBTA (0.7 mi) or short cab ride (we are looking into a shuttle)

If you have any preferences or suggestions, please post them on the Swing City discussion board. We'd really like to have your opinions.

Swing City
Live bands every Friday Night
29 Central St., Somerville, MA
(off Somerville Ave btw.
Porter and Union Square)

Free Lessons: 7:30-8:45
Dancing: 8:45-1am
All ages welcome
$15 ($10 w/ student ID)

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