Past Meetup

Swing Dance with Solomon Douglas 8-piece Swingtet !

This Meetup is past

20 people went

Price: $7.00 /per person
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It's finally here! - The evening of social dancing, live music by Seattle-based Solomon Douglas's 8-piece, and first-ever jack-n-jill competition happening at Northwestern University! A nice wooden dance floor is already getting heated up, so definitely do not miss out!

About Solomon:
Solomon Douglas is a jazz pianist and bandleader, whose various bands have played at more than fifty exchanges, camps, workshops, and other events in North America, Asia, and Australia in the past ten years. His experience as a swing dancer and dance instructor gives him an understanding unique among musicians of the music that swing dancers and blues dancers like to dance to!
More about Solomon and band at :)

Evening plan:
Saturday March 2nd
7:30p-8:00p Free Beginner Lesson
8:00p-11:00p Dance and competition

Louis Room, Norris Center (2nd floor), Northwestern University
1999 Campus Drive Evanston, IL 60208
FREE parking (see map)

$5 w/ wildcard, $7 others
$2 for entry to JnJ competition

Jack and Jill competition:
- What it is in short: you will be randomly matched with a partner, you will be judged based on the dancing as a partner.
- Qualifications: never compete at other swing events
- cost: $2
- price: 1st place lead and follow each get half of all entry money

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