Cat's Corner is on the move!

Find us at the Slovenian Hall (2101 Mariposa St., SF) on July 26 and at Swedish American Hall (2147 Market St., SF) on August 2, 9, 16 and 23.

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  • IMPORTANT: Cat’s Corner venue changes mid-July 2017!

    IMPORTANT: Cat’s Corner venue changes mid-July 2017!

    Cat’s Corner is on the move! Cat’s Corner will take place at multiple SF venues this summer, until we confirm a new permanent location. This is due to an unexpected abrupt closure of Balancoire as of mid-July. Here’s where we’ll
  • Saturday, June 17th: Cat is Back! Lindy Workshop & Blue Moon Ball

    Saturday, June 17th: Cat is Back! Lindy Workshop & Blue Moon Ball

    at the Ukrainian Hall, SF with Catrine and Nathan plus Kally Price & the Fantastic Swingtime Band! World-renowned Lindy Hopper, dancer and teacher Catrine Ljunggren is also the famous “Cat” of Cat’s Corner, who founded, taught and ran the weekly dance party with
  • Wednesday, 5/31: Rock-n-Roll Diner Theme Party!

    Wednesday, 5/31: Rock-n-Roll Diner Theme Party!

    Grease back that hair, throw on your letter (or leather) jacket, and spectators. Don your widest flare skirts, pettycoats, cigarette pants, saddle shoes and ribbons in your hair. Dress as your favorite 1950s character or in your best 1950s garb

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Welcome to Cats Corner!

Cats Corner is the Wednesday Night Swing Dance Party currently held at the Slovenian Hall in the San Francisco Potrero Hill Neighborhood. The event features monthly and weekly swing & Lindy Hop classes plus live swing music every week with rotating bands.


  • 7 & 8PM Monthly Progressive Format Classes
    60 minutes, registration required, $60-80 per month
  • 9PM Weekly Beginning Swing Drop-in Class
    30 minutes, drop-ins welcome, $10 per week

Class costs include dance party admission

Dance Party Hours
9:30PM – midnight. DJ band break 10:30-11pm.
$10 general admission. $5 before 9PM and after 11PM.

The Slovenian Hall of San Francisco
2101 Mariposa Street, SF, CA 94107
near Vermont Street, just off Highway 101

Upcoming Bands and DJs

July 26, 2017
  • Tin Cup Serenade

August 2, 2017
  • Si Perkoff's Fantastic Swingtime Band

August 9, 2017
  • Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers

August 16, 2017
  • Rob Reich's Quintet Swings Left


Learn to swing dance and Lindy Hop at Cat’s Corner! Have fun, meet new people, and get great exercise all at once! Cat’s Corner offers: hip, expert & friendly dance instruction with Nathan, Alyssa and rotating guest teachers progressive format classes so


Dance and listen to the best of the SF Swing and Jazz scene every Wednesday, featuring a wide variety of bands, different each week! Music styles range from Benny Goodman-styled cool combos, Hot Traditional Jazz, classic high-energy Big Band Swing, sultry


Known locally as the Slovenian Hall, the Slovenian Progressive Home (or Slovenski Napredni Dom in Slovene) was established in San Francisco in 1927. The historic building features a roomy main ballroom for social dancing, an elegant bar room and upstairs floor for additional dancing

What dancers and students are saying

I've danced at swing clubs all around the world, and Cat's Corner is one of the best. Great environment, great people and great music.


Cat's Corner has been a fun learning experience so far, and I look forward to taking several more months of classes here. I've been telling my friends all about it!

Stephanie C. YELP.COM

[a] primo destination for hopping the night away

SF Examiner