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Participatory Dance [clear filter]
Saturday, May 26
 

6:00pm PDT

Night Blooming Jasmine
Gypsy Swing from Montana!

Performers
NB

Night Blooming Jasmine

Night Blooming Jasmine has been performing Gypsy jazz and swing music in Montana since 2014, when mandolinist John Rosett invited classically-trained violinist Geoffrey Taylor and mysterious guitarist Jasper to fill in at a restaurant gig. The chemistry was great, and we started playing... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:00pm - 6:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

6:50pm PDT

Savoy Swing Club Performance Troupe
Lindy-Swing-Jazz Dance

Performers
SS

Savoy Swing Club Performance Troupe

The Savoy Swing Club was founded in 1993 and is celebrating their 25th anniversary. They are a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting American dance styles from the 1920's - 1950's, especially Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, and vintage Jazz Dance. They have made... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 6:50pm - 7:00pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109

7:00pm PDT

The SpeakEasy Band
Prohibition Era Music 1919-34

Performers
TS

The SpeakEasy Band

Formed in 2004, SpeakEasy plays from authentic "stock arrangements" mostly from the 1920' and early '30s. These were commercially available orchestrations of popular music from that era. This is a recreation of the sound as it would have been heard from many dance bands around the... Read More →


Saturday May 26, 2018 7:00pm - 7:50pm PDT
Fisher Pavilion 305 Harrison Street, Seattle WA 98109