And thank you for visiting the "University of Iowa Swing Dance Club" Website. The "UI Swing Dance Club" has infused swing dancing in the Iowa City area since 2001. The club was formed to educate people in and around Iowa City about swing dancing and swing culture. We welcome everyone to lessons, whether you're a student, community member, or visitor to Iowa City. It is our goal to build a strong swing dance community and to produce, promote, and support swing dance events.
Summer Lessons Will On Thursdays starting June 2nd
This summer we will be working on various choreography pieces (think of them as the line dances of the swing dance community)
Social Dance: 8-9pm
Location: Black Box Theater (Room 360, IMU)
Cost: Free to All
Summer Balboa Lessons hosted by the Iowa City Balboa Club
From the Balboa Club: "Join us for our inaugural series of summer Balboa lessons, Tuesdays in June from 8:00-8:45 pm. Lessons will start from the very beginning (no Balboa experience required) and will progress at a good pace through fundamental moves of Pure Balboa and Bal-Swing. No partner needed! Instructors will be Joe Helfenberger, Rachel Clark, Paul Gilbert and Heather Marshall."
When: Tuesdays, June 7, 14, 21, 28
**First lesson is free!
Membership cost / semester (Fall and Spring)
$25 for Students
$45 for Non-Students
Dandelion Stompers at the Iowa City Arts Festival
What: The Dandelion Stompers are closing out the Iowa Arts Festival! They play New Orleans Jazz and are one of our favorite bands to dance to!
When: June 5th, 2016; 2:30-4:00pm
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/994822147292395/
West Branch Summer Concert
What: The Dandelion Stompers play a concert in West Branch!
When: June 16, 2016 at 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Village Green Park in West Branch, IA
Cedar Basin Jazz Festival
What: http://www.cedarbasinjazz.org/- Lots of swingin' bands will be there!
When: June 24th-26th, 2016
Where: Sturgis Park and New Aldaya, Cedar Falls
FB Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/462128443990889/