Swing Dance Wednesday Night Twin Cities
We are co-founders and hosts of Swing Dance Wednesdays Night Twin Cities - The Twin Cities longest running weekly swing dance night featuring great live music. Originating at the iconic venue Lee’s Liquor Lounge in 2005, our night is currently held at the Eagles #34.
The fun starts at 7pm with our swing dance lesson, followed by live music at 8pm from some of the best bands around. No dance experience, special attire, or dance partner needed. We begin with the fundamentals so new learners always feel welcome while highlighting the fun, social aspects of dance.
Follow our Swing Dance Wednesday Night Twin Cities page on Facebook for latest information on our band line-up and upcoming shows.
Among the regular bands in rotation:
The Bad Companions, Kinda Fonda Wanda, Lena & the LoveKills, Miss Myra and the Moonshiners, The Monday Club, Patty & The Buttons, The Riverside Swing Band, Riverside Rockets, Southside Aces, Stoop Rooster, Tinglers, Twin Cities Hot Club, Vic Volare and more.
We are grateful to have such a friendly, welcoming group of music lovers and dancers spend their Wednesday night with us. We have a great community of dancers, and hope you will join us.
Thank you for your support - for supporting live music, live entertainment & the venues which support live entertainment. We hope to continue providing great nights of music and dancing for many years to come.
Shannon & Bill
More About Swing Dance Wednesday Night Twin Cities
Swing Dance Wednesdays began in 2005 when musician and Lee's booking agent, Greg Huff asked us to bring swing dancing back to the iconic Lee's Liquor Lounge on Wednesday nights. Later Bill and I began booking the bands, and for 14 years we hosted our swing dance night at Lee's. With the closing of Lee's Liquor Lounge in 2019, we moved our Swing Dance Wednesday Night to the Eagles #34.
We feature live dance friendly music - in a variety of genres including traditional jazz, hot club, jump, blues, big band swing, rockabilly, honky-tonk, western swing and more.
Among the regular bands in rotation are (alphabetical order): The Bad Companions, Honky-Tonk Jump, Kinda Fonda Wanda, Lena & the LoveKills, Miss Myra and the Moonshiners, Patty & The Buttons, The Riverside Swing Band, Southside Aces, Stoop Rooster, Tinglers, Twin Cities Hot Club, Vic Volare and more.
Over the years, we have welcomed bands including:
Big Sandy and His Fly Rite Boys, Deke Dickerson, Dale Watson, The Ranch Girls, The Mezcal Brothers, Lazy Ike & the Daredevils, Davina & the Vagabonds, Ross Kleiner & The Thrill, Stockcar Named Desire, Johnny Boyd, Grand Marquis, JP Cyr and the Midnightmen, The Reckless Ones, Rosie and the Rivets, Steve Clarke & the Working Stiffs, The Tinglers, Twistin’ Tarantulas ,The Vibro Champs and so many more.
We are grateful for the friendly, welcoming group of music lovers and dancers who spend their Wednesday nights with us. We hope to see you there.
We love what we do, and we thank you for your support over the years. We hope to continue providing great nights of music and dancing for many years to come.
Shannon & Bill Butler