Groove Juice Swing: Swing Dancing in Rochester, NY

Where to Swing Dance This Summer

 Posted Tuesday, May 29, 2018

Our Summer Schedule at the German House

Lindy Jam
You know the drill: every Wednesday night, 8:45-11p. Bring your friends for the free lesson at 9p, and encourage them to come for these three special nights:
7/11 with Svetlana and the Delancy Three
7/18 with the Gregory Street Vagabonds
7/25 with Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five

Cardio Charleston Challenge
Hot jazz. Sweet steps. Great workout. Drop in for $8 any Tuesday 6-7pm. Join the Cardio Charleston Challenge to win a free punch card! 

Classes Continue!
Check the website for updated class schedules all summer long.

Summer Groove Juice Specials
There will be no Groove Juice Special in July (live music at every Lindy Jam instead!), but stay tuned for more info on a very special August dance. Save the date for August 17th!


Picture by Trey Venture at the Geneseo Air Show 2014 

Rochester's Jazz Festival
June 22 - 30
There are oodles of free outdoor concerts, and they're even more fun to attend when you get together a group of friends to go dance with. We'll post some recommendations on  swing  dance-able bands on Facebook.

Geneseo Airshow Dance
July 14
This event takes place at the Geneseo Hangar during the Geneseo Air Show. Ladies and gents alike enjoy dressing up in period-style clothing, making the dance feel like it's actually 1945. Take some photos near the aircraft and then grab a partner and enjoy the live band! 

ILHC: International Lindy Hop Championships
Aug. 23-26
Travel to DC for more competitions &  dancers than you could imagine! Or watch the live-stream with your dance friends in Rochester!    

Swing Out New Hampshire
Aug. 29  - Sept. 3
Lots of Rochester folks travel out to New Hampshire for a last hurrah of the season! This is a fantastic, immersive  swing  dance camp complete with 5 nights of  dancing to live music, daytime classes, and  dancers from all over the world. Plus: it wouldn't be a summer camp without a pool and a lake!

Want to Travel?
Use our  carpool doc to arrange rides to events out of town. 

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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