Classes

Ready to dance? We’ll get you swinging on the dance floor in no time!

The KSDA offers many levels

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Dances

Come dance with us every Wednesday at the Laurel Theater!

Social Dancing is from 8:15 to 10:30 pm

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FAQ

Do you offer dance lessons?
We offer weekly swing dance lessons at the Laurel Theater in Fort Sand

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Dances

Come dance with us every Wednesday at the Laurel Theater!

Social Dancing is from 8:15 to 10:30 pm.

We have open…

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Classes

Ready to dance? We’ll get you swinging on the dance floor in no time!

The KSDA offers many levels of…

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FAQ

Do you offer dance lessons?

We offer weekly swing dance lessons at the Laurel Theater in Fort Sanders before…

Welcome

Welcome to the Knoxville Swing Dance Association!  See you on the dance floor.

This Month

December Progressive Series: Get Out Of Your Rut And Strut

885332_10151802228076121_1730623817_oTaught by Keith Moore & Rose Spurier 
Getting out of your box and learning to express yourself in a partnership.  Join this all levels class with Keith and Rose for an interactive series for exploring the way you move to the music and with your partner and creating your dance.  Keep up with the class at the event page!

Class will meet on Wednesdays Dec 7 and Dec 21 downstairs at the Laurel Theater from 7-8:15. Classes are $5 a night, which includes admission to the dance. There will be no option to purchase the entire series this month.  On the 14th, join us for our Holiday Swing Dance at the Phoenix Pharmacy, and on the 28th we will only host drop in lessons due to the holidays.


Drop in and DJ schedule:

    • Dec 7 – Music by Laurel Theater Rhythm Section & Bill
      7:00 – 7:30 pm Intermediate Drop In w/ Jacob & Jenna
      7:30 – 8:15 pm  Beginner Drop In – 8 Count Lindy Hop/Swing w/ Jacob & Jenna
    • Dec 14 – Holiday Dance @ Phoenix Pharmacy on Gay St – Music by Jacob & Aliceann
      7:00 – 7:30 pm Intermediate Drop In w/ Geoffrey & Rebecca
      7:30 – 8:15 pm  Beginner Drop In – 8 Count Lindy Hop/Swing w/ Geoffrey & Rebecca
    • Dec 21 – Music by Nick & Geoffrey
      7:00 – 7:30 pm Charleston Drop In w/ Thomas & Aliceann
      7:30 – 8:15 pm  Beginner Drop In – 6 Count Lindy Hop/Swing w/ Thomas & Aliceann
    • Dec 28 – Music by Geoffrey
      7:00 – 7:30 pm  Office Hours w/ Geoffrey & Jenna
      7:30 – 8:15 pm  Beginner Drop In – 6 Count Lindy Hop/Swing w/ Geoffrey & Jenna

Dancing/Live Music around Knoxville:

    • Tues 12/6 @ 7:30 pm – KSDA Board Meeting
    • Wed 12/14 @ 7:00 pm – Holiday Dance MOVED to Phoenix Pharmacy/Soda Fountain on Gay St.

 

Regional Events:

    • Regional Meetup & Swing Triathlon  Dec 12, 2015  Huntsville, AL
      It’s that time of year again when The Huntsville Swing Dance Society opens up it’s doors and invites all of the southeast to descend upon it for one glorious annual meet up and one day workshop!!!!  In the spirit of mixing together we are doing away with “scene teams” and as an alternative, you will be placed on one of four swing community teams.  The triathlon includes a routine (1 hour provided to plan), DJ battle, and Hellzapoppin Bingo.
    • Lindy Focus (Lindy, Blues, Bal, Music)  Dec 26 – Jan 1  Ashevile, NC
      One of the biggest swing dance parties in the world, right here in the Southeast.   5 days of workshops/add ons, 5 nights of live big band music followed by live music late nights, dancing until 10 am, New Years Day karaoke, and over a thousand dancers from all over the world.