Swing Jam

UPCOMING MONTHLY SWING JAMS
Unless otherwise noted, the free dance lesson will be taught by the DJ.
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Out of an abundance of caution, and in keeping with CDC and other governmental  recommendations, due to the coronavirus threat all HCD events are cancelled until further notice. Check back here often to learn when our dances will resume. In the meantime, we wish the best of health to all our dancers. Stay safe, everybody.


THE PARTICULARS
On the fourth Saturday evening of every month (except July and August) lovers of swing gather from 8:15–11:00 at the Griffith Academy in Wethersfield for the HCD Swing Jam. Though swing is not the only draw (our professional DJs also throw in the occasional waltz, Latin, foxtrot, hustle, and night club two-step), it is the main event. For those who are new to these dance forms, or for those who want to brush up on their moves, the dance is preceded by a free lesson from 7:15–8:15 taught by a professional dance instructor. Those taking the lesson should arrive by 7:10 to ensure an on-time start.

ADMISSION
General admission to the dance is $10.00, $8.00 for students (with school ID, please), and free for volunteers. If you’d like to be included on our roster of prospective volunteers, complete the form at the bottom of this page, including your name, email address, and “I’D LIKE TO BE A PROSPECTIVE VOLUNTEER” in the Subject field.


Every HCD Swing Jam is special, but the Annual Halloween Celebration Night, to which many dancers come in costume, is truly unique. Above and here are some of the dancers who came in costume to last year’s dance. (See photos from the 2017 Halloween Celebration Night here.)


View a video of a recent Swing Jam here.

View a printable schedule of upcoming Swing Jam and all other HCD events here.


The HCD Swing Jam Committee is made up of (l. to r.) Lisa (chair), Phil, Corrine, Susan, Chris, and Savio.

The HCD Swing Jam Committee will be happy to answer any questions you might have. Get in touch with them concerning HCD Swing Jams by completing the form below.

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