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Verdi Club: Jive Aces at the Woodchopper’s Ball
April 16 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Combining brilliant musicianship with spectacular showmanship, The Jive Aces are renowned worldwide for their charisma and high-energy shows. Inspired by Louis Prima, Big Joe Turner, Wynonie Harris, Louis Jordan, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Louis Armstrong, Woody Herman, Ella Fitzgerald, Ruth Brown, Frank Sinatra, and others, their live show includes classics like “When You’re Smiling”, “Mack The Knife” and “Sing, Sing, Sing”, plus originals such as “La Dolce Vita”. But whatever they play, the Jive Aces will have you dancing all night!
The Woodchopper’s Ball, San Francisco’s swing hot spot, is a weekly Tuesday night swing dance event held at the historic Verdi Clubb in San Francisco’s Mission district. Named after the classic 1939 swing tune by the Woody Herman Orchestra (and their biggest hit!), it features monthly classes, a full bar (21+ only), and a dance party with a drop-in lesson and the largest variety of live swing dance music in town!
* LIVE MUSIC DANCE PARTY, 9:00-11:30pm, with a different band each week! Only $10! Includes a drop-in Basic Swing dance lesson (9:00-9:15pm), perfect for complete beginners (no partner required)!
* FULL BAR & LOUNGE, 7:30pm-closing (21+ only)! Enjoy a classic cocktail in the swanky, vintage bar & lounge!
* 2,500-SQ-FT DANCE FLOOR: Large, beautiful, hardwood dance floor with plenty of room to swing out!
* APRIL Beginning and Intermediate LINDY HOP & BALBOA monthly swing dance class series continue tonight, 7:00-9:00pm. Single Monthly Class drop-in: $20/person/week (includes Dance Party!), no partner required.
6:30pm: Doors Open
7:00-8:00pm: Monthly Int Lindy Hop & Beg Balboa Classes
7:30pm-closing: Full Bar Open (21+ only)
8:00-9:00pm: Monthly Beg Lindy Hop & Int Balboa Classes
9:00-9:15pm: Drop-In Basic Swing Dance Lesson
9:00-11:30pm: Live Music Dance Party