Afternoon events @ the French Market
Evening events @ Scottish Rite (Fri) & Generations Hall (Sat/Sun)
Swing dancers and jazz fans from around the globe will gather in New Orleans on Friday, Oct 4th through Monday, Oct. 7, 2013 as they transport you to a time when swing was king and everybody danced.
Working in conjunction with The French Market, the New Orleans Swing Dance Festival host free outdoor concerts Fri-Sun afternoons. “The French Market Stomp” will feature live local dance bands, free dance classes, & swing dance shows.
The Friday Evening Dance takes place at The Scottish Rite Temple with live music by The Tomcats & The Shotgun Jazz Band. The Saturday Evening Dance is at Generations Hall with music by Ben Polcer’s Showdown All-Star Band. Sunday’s Evening Dance is also at Generations Hall with Meschiya Lake & The Lil Big Horns. Each of these parties will also showcase the world’s most exciting and talented swing dancers from across the globe, battling it out for prizes and bragging rights.
For more information & to purchase tickets, visit www.lindyshowdown.net