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June 2024: Pride Month at Jazz Attack

Updated: Jun 6

Hey Philly! Who's ready to swing out? We've got a great month of dancing coming up for you. 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.


All Thursday night swing dance events are held at the Philadelphia Ethical Society (1906 Rittenhouse Square)



June 6th:

8-9pm: 

Lindy 101 Lesson: Intro to Lindy Hop & Jazz with Rozi Fonyo & Gavin Laur

Learn the basics of Lindy Hop and a few solo jazz moves in this beginner-oriented class. This class will have some overlapping and some new elements every week, and we recommend taking it multiple times before advancing to the topics class.

Topics Lesson: Connections Crash Course with Kate Holden & Matt Rapp

Discover and explore unique ways to connect with your partner beyond your typical open and closed shapes, like cross-hands, drive-throughs, and more!

9-11pm: Social dance with DJ Zak Kneeland

Price: $10 ($7 for students), +$5-15 sliding scale for the intermediate lesson (+$3 for students)

Tickets available on: June 1st

June 13th: LIVE BAND night ft. Chris Oatts & the Elling-Tones

8-9pm: 

Lindy 101 Lesson: Intro to Lindy Hop & Jazz with Ericka Skirpan & Nick Cruickshank Learn the basics of Lindy Hop and a few solo jazz moves in this beginner-oriented class. This class will have some overlapping and some new elements every week, and we recommend taking it multiple times before advancing to the topics class.

Topics Lesson: no topics lessons on live band nights. Join us for taco's at Rosy's Taco Bar at 7:30 instead!

9-11pm: LIVE BAND Social dance with Chris Oatts & the Elling-Tones

Chris has put together an awesome new ensemble specializing in the tunes of Duke Ellington, Johnny Hodges, and more. Don't miss the debut of a whole bunch of new Duke & Johnny charts, including three written specifically for this event!

Price: $10 ($7 for students), +$5-15 sliding scale for the intermediate lesson (+$3 for students)

Tickets available on: June 7th


June 20th: Pride Night!

8-9pm: 

Lindy 101 Lesson: Intro to Lindy Hop & Jazz with Sarah Sasso & Max VerNooy

Learn the basics of Lindy Hop and a few solo jazz moves in this beginner-oriented class. This class will have some overlapping and some new elements every week, and we recommend taking it multiple times before advancing to the topics class.

Topics Lesson: Queer History & Influence in Lindy Hop & Jazz with **Special Guest Hannah Lane**

Lindy Hop, Jazz, Drag, Ballroom -- all of these communities have overlapped since their inception. Join us for Hannah's second presentation of some of her original research and learn about the incredible impact of queer artists on Lindy Hop & jazz history & culture.

9-11pm: Social dance with DJ Kate Holden

Price: $10 ($7 for students), +$5-15 sliding scale for the intermediate lesson (+$3 for students)

Tickets available on: June 14th

June 27th:

8-9pm: 

Lindy 101 Lesson: Intro to Lindy Hop & Jazz with Lauren Fosnight & Matt Rapp

Learn the basics of Lindy Hop and a few solo jazz moves in this beginner-oriented class. This class will have some overlapping and some new elements every week, and we recommend taking it multiple times before advancing to the topics class.

Topics Lesson: Nick's Shim Sham Special with Nick Cruickshank

This isn't your ordinary Shim Sham class. We'll learn the original routine, but the emphasis is all about making it our own, and Nick has a whole bag of tricks & games up his sleeve to get you there. Let's have some fun!

9-11pm: Social dance with DJ Lauren Fosnight

Price: $10 ($7 for students), +$10-15 sliding scale for the intermediate lesson (+$5 for students)

Tickets available on: June 14th


Upcoming Live Band Nights & Special Events:

Jazz Attack goes to the Beach! - TBA

July Live Band Night - TBA

Rittenhopalooza - August 2-4

August Live Band Night - August 8th with the Sunny Side Jazz Band (from NOLA!)

September Live Band Night - TBA

Back to School Night - TBA


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.


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