Slow Dance Soirée

Groove Juice Swing

The Groove Juice Special

Every month, Groove Juice Swing presents the Groove Juice Special - a great opportunity to come out and meet the swing scene and dance to some excellent music! Many Groove Juice Specials are themed nights ranging from our Roaring 20s Ball to the Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball, while other times we book some of the fantastic local jazz bands for live music.

January 17, 2015: The Swooners at the January Groove Juice Special

We've heard them around town and are happy to be featuring TheSwooners at our January Groove Juice Special.

Also this month: a Pro-Am contest! Local students and community members (amateurs) will dance with local instructors and advanced dancers (pros). The amateur winners of the Pro-Am contest will receive passes to O-Town Showdown! More info & registration.

As usual, we'll start off with a free beginner lesson at 7pm.

Time:
7:00pm–11:00pm; free beginner lesson 7-8pm
Location:
Harmony House
Address:
58 E Main St, Webster, NY 14580
Admission:
$15 general, $12 student

February 7, 2015: The 5th Annual Sweetheart Swing Dance

Groove Juice Swing presents our fifth annual Valentine's Day-themed swing dance, The Sweetheart Ball!

 

Enjoy the festive atmosphere and dance to the sweet sounds of Michael Gamble & the Rhythm Serenaders.

 

Free Valentine's portraits will be availalbe at a photo booth for all attendees.

 

Don't know how to swing dance? Come to the free introductory swing dance lesson taught by Groove Juice Swing instructors from 7:30 to 8:30pm. No experience or partner necessary.

 

This dance is part of Slow Dance Soiree.

Time:
7:30pm–12:30am, free beginner lesson 7:30-8:30pm
Location:
Memorial Art Gallery
Address:
500 University Ave, Rochester NY 14607
Admission:
$20 general. $16 students

March 5, 2015: Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball

One of our favorite bands in the Northeast, the Boilermaker Jazz Band, will be in town for a special Thursday night dance: the Mardi Gras Masquerade Ball.

Learn to Charleston during the beginner lesson from 7:00 to 8:00pm. The Charleston is perfect to dance to New Orleans style jazz and fast tempos. No partner necessary, all levels of dancers welcome (especially beginners)!

Festive attire is encouraged: feathers, sequins, bright colors and of course, masks! We'll have a limited number of masks available for purchase for $1.

Sponsored by Groove Juice Swing and Swing-In.

Time:
7:00pm–11:00pm
Location:
Harmony House
Address:
58 E Main St, Webster, NY 14580
Admission:
$15 general. $12 with student ID. Free Beginner Charleston Lesson 7-8pm

About Us

Groove Juice Swing, established in 2004, is based in Rochester, NY and specializes in Lindy Hop, the original form of swing dance from the 1920s and 1930s. Groove Juice Swing offers dance classes, weekly social dances, live band dance events, performances, and dance workshops throughout the year. Staff members and instructors are passionate about all things Lindy Hop, traveling all over the world to compete against and learn from the very best Lindy Hoppers. They bring that same commitment and enthusiasm to the dance community in Rochester.

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