Monday, January 1, 2018

Welcome To The New Huntsville Swing Dance Society Website!

Our mission is to preserve and promote the art form of social swing dancing. Whether you are a beginner or you have been dancing for years we have something for you!

Our new and improved website should streamline the process of finding the information you need quickly. If you are new and want to know where to take classes or if you have been dancing for awhile and you just want to know where the monthly dances are this is the right place for you!

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

HSDS Presents: The Old City Buskers

What: HSDS Presents The Old City Buskers
When: 16 May 2015
Where: The Flying Monkey Theatre
2211 Seminole Drive

It’s time to dance again! And we are super excited to welcome back The Old City Buskers from Knoxville, TN at the Flying Monkey Arts Center inside Lowe Mill, 2211 Seminole Drive SW from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m!

Being a band led by dancers they have unique insight into the best elements of music for dancing, and they don’t disappoint! 

The evening will kick off with a beginner swing dance lesson from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. so you can get to moving your feet to the sweet sounds of swing in no time. General admission is $10 and $7 for students or active military.

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm: Beginner Swing Lesson
8:00 pm - 11:00pm: Old City Buskers

Friday, March 27, 2015

HSDS PRESENTS: Michael Gamble & The Gamblers

What: The Gamblers
When:  18 April 2015,  7pm - 11pm
Where: The Flying Monkey Theatre
2211 Seminole Drive

This month HSDS is excited to welcome Michael Gamble and The Gamblers all the way from Asheville North Carolina!

The Gamblers is a good-time dance band that indulges in an eclectic picnic of early American jazz and roots music styles. Their joyous sound basket is filled with a mouth watering collection of musical snacks from artists such as bluesmen Clarence Williams, Robert Johnson and Charley Patton to under-the-radar jazz hipsters like Freddy Taylor and his Swing Men and the Washboard Rhythm Kings. With it’s affinity for easy tempos and vocal-driven, head-nodding, and heavy grooves, The Gamblers are great whether you’re dancing or just doing some old fashioned cavorting and carousing.

Bandleader Michael Gamble’s 10+ years of work in every aspect of the global swing dance community informs the band’s repertoire and taste. The Gamblers embody the joy and infectious energy of early-20th century American Blues and Jazz!

As always there will be a beginner swing dance lesson from 7pm-8pm before the band starts at 8pm.

General Admission is $10 and students are $7.

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