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Don’t miss the The Boilermaker Jazz Band on Friday at the James Street Gastropub and Speakeasy! $10 cover, with a lesson from 8-9pm followed by dancing until midnight!

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Halloween is fast approaching and this weekend it’s time to get out your costumes out and dance all weekend long! We have dances Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. So come on out!

Thursday: Chicken Swing – free lesson and dance at CMU!

Friday: Steel Town Stomp is a Halloween Costume Dance this Friday!  Costumes optional:  but more fun.  Ben Messerly is DJing and teaching the advanced class.

Absolue Ballroom – 6617 Hamilton Avenue  Pittsburgh, PA 15206
Lessons 8 – 9 pm, dancing 9pm-11:30
$10 ($8 for students)

Saturday: Swing City – DJ night at the Wightman School (lesson 8-9, dancing 9-midnight, $11). Wear a costume!

Sunday:  Five Guys Named Moe are at Edgewood with Kenny Blake sitting in with them.  If  you wear a PittStop T-shirt you get $1 off the door price.

At the Edgewood Club
Lessons 7-8 pm , dancing 8:00 – 10:30
$12 ($6 for students)

There are a lot of great dances coming up this weekend starting with Chicken Swing tonight!  Friday the Boilermaker Jazz Band is playing at Pittsburgh Dance Center, Saturday Jimmy Adler is playing at Swing City, and Sunday the Boilermaker Jazz Band is playing at Edgewood Club.  There is a special deal on Sunday where students with a valid ID get in for only $3!!!

Thursday, Sept. 20th
This week at Chicken Swing, Paul and Michelle will review the swingout from last week as we continue to make the movements feel the best they’ve ever felt. We will also learn a turn or two- and maybe even a dip!

Thursday, September 20th
Rangos 1 Ballroom, 2nd floor of the University Center
Lesson: 7:30-8:30pm
Dance: 8:30-10:00pm

You can be dancing to live music all weekend!!
First, featuring the amazing Boilermaker Jazz Band 
(with DJ JeffyCupcake):

Friday, Sept. 21
Pittsburgh Dance Center, 4765 Liberty Ave
9-11:30pm Dance
Check out event info at: http://www.facebook.com/events/427174680650988/

Sunday, Sept. 23
Edgewood Club, 1 Pennwood Ave
7-8pm Intro Lesson
8-10:30pm Dance
$12 / $3 for students with ID
If you are driving, or need a ride, check out the event for rideshares: http://www.facebook.com/events/138122983000718/

Plus the Jimmy Adler Band is playing Saturday!
Saturday, Sept. 22
Swing City at Wightman School, 5604 Solway St.
8-9pm Intro lesson
9-12 Dance

This video should help get you in the dancing spirit:

Steel Town Stomp is (tomorrow) Friday August 24th!

There’s a little bit of a change in location from normal – we will be at the beautiful Pittsburgh Dance Center.

Tim Nedimyer will be DJing as well as teaching the intro lesson with the lovely  Linda Gale Krause. Sarah Henderson and Lisa Tamres will be teaching the Intermediate/Advanced lesson. Bring your friends! :-). We’ll have the usual beginning and intermediate dance classes.

RSVP to the facebook event HERE. Help Spread the word, especially about the location change.


And if you’re still wondering about the location, here you go:

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