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.

December 9, 2016: 10th Annual Holiday Ball

Groove Juice Swing's 10th annual Holiday Ball is a swing dance dedicated to all the newest swing dancers in the community, and best of all, it's free! Free admission, free beginner lesson, free snacks, and free holiday cheer. Bring a few extra bucks to enter a raffle for a chance to win goodies from all the best local establishments. And stick around to see performances by Groove Juice Swing staff & students!

Time:
8pm–12 midnight, Free Beginner Swing Dance Lesson 8-9pm
Location:
The Historic German House
Address:
315 Gregory St., Rochester, NY 14620
Admission:
Free!

January 22, 2017: Swing & Soul Sunday

A special Sunday event this winter: Swing & Soul! DJ Mike will spin some swing and soul dance tunes, and we'll have the chance to hang out, enjoy delicious food, and dance in the afternoon sunshine! Want to spice up your dancing? Join in the lesson at 11am. Brunch will be available for purchase from ButaPub.

Time:
11am–3pm, with a swing & soul dance lesson 11am-12pm
Location:
The Historic German House
Address:
315 Gregory St., Rochester, NY 14620
Admission:
$10 general/ $8 students

February 11, 2017: The Sweetheart Ball

Save the date for a special Valentine's treat: live music, dance performances, a swing dance lesson, & lots of dancing. The band is a Rochester favorite: The Swooners!

Time:
8pm–12midnight (FREE beginner lesson 8-9pm, Swooners 9pm-midnight)
Location:
The Historic German House
Address:
315 Gregory St., Rochester, NY 14620
Admission:
$15 general/ $12 students

March 25, 2017: Gordon Webster at the March GJSpecial

We are very excited to welcome Gordon Webster & his band back to Rochester! This is a treat not to be missed.

Time:
8:00–12 midnight
Location:
The Historic German House
Address:
315 Gregory St., Rochester, NY 14620
Admission:
$20 general. $16 students.

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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