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Live Band Night with The Don Neely Swingtet!
Though there's that Fall crispness in the air, The Don Neely Swingtet will put a Spring into your step as the play at The Breakaway on Tuesday, November 27th! Early bird tix are available at: https://squareup.com/store/the-breakaway First time with us? Join the Taster Swing Dance Class at 8:30 pm, it’s included with your admission. This 30-minute class is designed to give you the basic steps so that you can start dancing and having fun on the dance-floor right away. More info about our classes and venue: www.breakawayswing.com About the Band: For more than 30 years, Don Neely, band leader, multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, composer and arranger, has been recognized as a pioneer of the 1920ʼs and 30ʼs “Hot Dance” and Swing revival. He and his Royal Society Jazz Orchestra, have performed at every major event in San Francisco, jazz festivals and clubs around the country as well as internationally, concertized on tour, and have been featured on radio and television. They have also recorded over 300 songs. Don now shares his love of the small group jazz bands of the 1930ʼs and 40ʼs with his Swingtet. The group plays the same great music with an emphasis on the hot four-beat style of that era. You will really enjoy dancing to the Don Neely Swingtet. Tickets are available online at https://squareup.com/store/the-breakaway or at the door. Online dance prices: $10-12 At the door dance price: $15 Date: Tuesday, November 27th Address: The Breakaway - Lake Merritt Dance 200 Grand Avenue Oakland, CA Time: 8:30-9:00: Beginner Taster Class 9:00-11:30: Live Band music

Lake Merritt Dance @ Veteran's Memorial Building

200 Grand Ave · Oakland, CA

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    This group is for anyone who wants to learn to swing dance! Welcome to all swing dancers: beginners, intermediate dancers, and all Lindy Hoppers in the East Bay Area. We offer beginning and intermediate class series every Tuesday evening along with a social dance after. We are a community full of awesome people who love geeking out about Lindy Hop and Jazz music. Bring your dance shoes and try something new! We can't wait to see you.

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