Lindy Hop / Balboa

Studio Classes & Parties


San Jose Swing, San Jose
Mission Mondays by Swing or Nothing, SF


Woodchopper’s Ball, SF
Breakaway, Oakland


Wednesday Night Hop, Palo Alto
Cat’s Corner, SF


9:20 Special, SF


Midtown Stomp, Sacramento
(1st, 3rd) For Dancers Only, Sunnyvale
(5th) For Bal Dancers Only, Sunnyvale


Dancers’ Den, Oakland
(1st) Balhaus, SF
(1st, summer only) Lindy by the Lake, Oakland
(2nd) Swing Set Lounge, Santa Cruz
(monthly) Bootleggers Ball, SF


Lindy in the Park, SF
SF Balboa & Shag Practice, SF

School Groups

Lindy on Sproul, UC Berkely

Community Centers

These organizations often have multi-week series classes that require pre-registration

Mark Green Sports Center, Union City

Bars, Nightclubs, Outdoor Events

Here are some of our favorite swing bands and places that host them in the Bay Area. Check their websites or social media for music schedules:

Cosmo Alleycats play at Local Edition,SF on Tuesdays
Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums featuring Miss Carmen Getit play at Local Edition,SF on Wednesdays
Le Jazz Hot plays at Mr. Tipple’s, SF often on Mondays
Lavay Smith
Evelyn and her Vintage Ties
Alpha Rhythm Kings
Clint Baker
Hot Baked Goods
Nirav Sanghani and the Pacific Six
Speakeasy 3
Jinx Jones

Other resources

Rock N’ Swing Dance Instruction, Michael Quebec
San Francisco Lindy Hop facebook group
SF Shag facebook group
SF Balboa facebook group
Bay Area Lindy Hoppers facebook group