Groove Juice Swing: Swing Dancing in Rochester, NY

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 30, 2016: The January Groove Juice Special

It's a battle of the DJs: Old School vs. New School. Hear classic tunes from Swing Era bands and modern versions by our favorite artists today.
DANCE CONTEST: Enter with a partner into a swing dance contest! Dancers will be judged as a couple and prizes will be awarded to the winners.
Please note: there is no free beginner lesson at 7pm for this dance because there are workshops all day!  

Time:
8:00pm–11:00pm
Location:
The Historic German House
Address:
315 Gregory St., Rochester, NY 14620
Admission:
$10 general. $8 with student ID.

February 13, 2016: The Sweetheart Ball

Save the date for a special Valentine's treat: a show, live music, lesson, & dance. Groove Juice Swing will be collaborating with The Flower City Follies and featuring The Swooners!

Time:
7pm–12midnight (Dream of You 7-8pm, FREE beginner lesson 8-9pm, Swooners 9pm-midnight)
Location:
The Historic German House
Address:
315 Gregory St., Rochester, NY 14620
Admission:
$20 general/ $16 students or $10 addition to Dream of You Show

March 10, 2016: 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.

Time:
7:00pm–11:00pm
Location:
The Historic German House
Address:
315 Gregory St., Rochester, NY 14620
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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