top of page
Search
  • Writer's pictureJazz Attack

February 2024: Black History Month at Jazz Attack

Updated: Feb 28

Hey dancers! This month (and every month) we celebrate Lindy Hop & Jazz's origins as Black art forms. In recognition of that, all of our events this month will center Black dancers and musicians in our lessons and DJ sets. Plus, all lessons will be FREE with admission. Events are held at the Philadelphia Ethical Society (1906 Rittenhouse Square).


Whether you're taking your first syncopated steps or you're here for your hundredth Lindy Hop lesson & dance, we've got the perfect Thursday night in Philly for you.



February 1st

8-9pm:

Lindy 101 Lesson: Intro to Lindy Hop & Jazz with Lauren Fosnight & Max VerNooy

Topics Lesson: Classic Solo Jazz & Chester Whitmore Moves with Steve Fox

Price: $10 ($7 for students), all lessons included with admission for Black History month!

9-11pm: Social Dance Count Basie Night with DJ Jenna Whiting

Tickets available on: January 26th


February 8th:

8-9pm:

Lindy 101 Lesson: Intro to Lindy Hop & Jazz with Jenna Whiting & Mike McDermott

Topics Lesson: Queens of the Nightclub with Special Guest Hannah Lane -- There's an entire class of Jazz dancers that have been left out of the era's storyline in modern retellings... until now. Hannah Lane's original research is bringing the stories of shake dancers and their contributions to jazz dance into the conversation -- come get inspired!

Price: $10 ($7 for students), all lessons included with admission for Black History month!

9-11pm: Social dance Lester Young Night with DJ Lauren Levey

Tickets available on: February 2nd


February 15th: LIVE BAND DOUBLE DANCE at Jazz Attack's "Red or Black" Valentine's / Anti-Valentine's Dance ft. Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Band

It's double dance time! Strap in for four hours with Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Band. Buy tickets to the 7-9pm 'Early Bird' session, the 9-11pm 'Night Owl' session, or both! Plus, wear red if you think Valentine's Day is a real holiday, or wear black if you think it's all just a corporate marketing scheme.

6:30-7pm: Lindy Hop Crash Course with Gracie Zhang & Sarah Sasso

7-9pm: 'Early Bird' Social dance with LIVE BAND: Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Band

8:30-9pm: Lindy Hop Crash Course with Gracie Zhang & Sarah Sasso (Upstairs)

9-11pm: 'Night Owl' Social dance with LIVE BAND: Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Band

Price: One session -- $15 ($10 for students), Both sessions -- $25 ($20 for students)

Tickets available on: February 8th


February 22nd:

8-9pm: 

Lindy 101 Lesson: Intro to Lindy Hop & Jazz with Lisa Pilchman & Matt Rapp

Topics Lesson: Getting Inspired with Morgan Lee & Lewi Gilamichael

Price: $10 ($7 for students), all lessons included with admission for Black History month!

9-11pm: Social dance Duke Ellington Night with DJ Zak Kneeland

Tickets available on: February 16th

February 29th:

8-9pm: 

Lindy 101 Lesson: Intro to Lindy Hop & Jazz with Brennan & Alex DeVoe

Topics Lesson: Lindy Legends Themed Practice Session with Steve Fox & Nick Cruickshank -- For this special Fifth Thursday Level-Up Practice Session, Nick & Steve are bringing some of their favorite vintage clips. Pick your clip, and our two instructors will show you how to break it down and make it your own!

Price: $10 ($7 for students), all lessons included with admission for Black History month!

9-11pm: Social dance Johnny Hodges Night with DJ Steve Fox

Tickets available on: February 23rd


Dancing is a great way to meet new people, strengthen your brain, get some exercise, and just let out any of the week's stressors. Don't forget to invite a friend, or come ready to make some new ones. Get Jazz Attack tickets by clicking the button below:



Get ready to tuck turn and swing out on some of the finest dance floors in Philadelphia.


Have any questions? Check out our FAQ page!


Follow us on social media:

Facebook: Jazz Attack page and group


00bfca e7bb00


420 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Comments


bottom of page