We love dancing in St. Louis. Come out to these these events and see why! You’ll be pleasantly surprised how welcoming this dance scene is. Whether you are a curious local wanting to check out the dance scene, or passing through from another city, you will be right at home at St. Louis’ dance events.
Swing Dance every Tuesday at the Grandel Theatre Grand Hall. This event, produced by Lindy Hop St. Louis, is a local favorite and features live music once per month. The event takes place between 8:30 and 11 pm every Tuesday night at the Grandel Theatre, 3610 Grandel Square St. Louis, Missouri 63108.
Dancing every Thursday at the Thaxton Speakeasy. Join us for dancing and a taster lesson at the Thaxton Speakeasy in Downtown St. Louis with live jazz and swing music by Miss Jubilee. Doors open at 9:30 pm and the location of the Thaxton is 1009 Olive St. Louis, Missouri 63103. Enter through the back alley. Visit http://thaxtonspeakeasy.com/events.html for the week’s password for a discount on admission.
West End Stomp in the Mahler Ballroom, every First Friday. This is a popular monthly swing dance produced by Lindy Hop St. Louis that features a taster lesson (8pm) and live swing music (9pm-midnight) in the Central West End. The event happens every first Friday of the month at the Mahler Ballroom, 4915 Washington St. Louis, Missouri 63108.
The Cherokee Shake with the Sidney Street Shakers, every Third Wednesday at 2720. This monthly vintage jazz and dance night on Cherokee Street features an taster dance lesson at 8:15 pm, followed by live music by St. Louis’ finest traditional jazz & swing band. Full bar and drink specials for dancers. Prize for “best dressed”! Every third Wednesday of the month, 2720 Cherokee Street St. Louis, Missouri 63118
Swing Nights at the Historic Casa Loma Ballroom. Take a swing dance lesson and dance the night away at the historic Casa Loma Ballroom at 3354 Iowa (at Cherokee), St. Louis, Missouri 63118. Visit http://www.casalomaballroom.com/ for calendar of events.
South City Shuffle, Monthly Swing Dance. South City Shuffle is roving monthly dance event run independently by a local dancer. While all swing dance styles are welcome, special focus is placed on balboa and shag dances. Each dance includes a taster lesson.
The Sidemen at the Maya Cafe, every Third Friday. The Sidemen play a variety of swing and and blues-based music inspired by the Charlie Christian-Benny Goodman small groups of the early 1940s as well as early jump blues artists. The Maya Cafe is an intimate setting with a small but nice dance floor, and the margaritas are excellent! Third Friday of the month at the Maya Cafe, 2726 Sutton Blvd. Maplewood, Missouri.