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Verdi Club: Rob Reich Swings Left at the Woodchopper’s Ball
February 18 @ 9:00 pm - 11:30 pm
ROB REICH SWING LEFT:
Rob Reich Swings Left, led by pianist, accordionist, and composer Rob Reich, plays jazz music for dancing, rooted in the classic swing era of the late 1930s. Featuring classic arrangements of Benny Goodman, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Artie Shaw, “Swings Left” branches off from there and also features Rob Reich’s original music in the same classic style, combining hot rhythms with a cool sensibility. (More info at Rob Reich Music!)
The Woodchopper’s Ball, San Francisco’s swing hot spot, is a weekly Tuesday night swing dance event held at the historic Verdi Club 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! $10 admission, all ages. 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 and lounge!
* 2,500-SQ-FT DANCE FLOOR: Large, beautiful, hardwood dance floor with plenty of room to swing out!
* FEBRUARY (4-week) LINDY HOP, BALBOA, and BOOGIE WOOGIE monthly class series, Beginning and Intermediate levels, continue tonight, 7-10pm! 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
9:00-10:00pm: Monthly Boogie Woogie Class
9:00-11:30pm: Live Music Dance Party