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Cats Corner has a new home!

Find the party at Swedish American Hall (2147 Market St., SF) on August 2, 9, 16 and 23.

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News and Featured Classes

  • Opening Night Festivities at the Swedish American Hall!

    Opening Night Festivities at the Swedish American Hall!

    Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017 Cat’s Corner proudly reopens at the swanky Swedish American Hall in the heart of San Francisco! Dress-to-impress for our opening night for a chance to win great prizes! Here’s what’s in store: 7 & 8pm Main
  • August 2017: Cat’s Corner at the Swedish American Hall

    August 2017: Cat’s Corner at the Swedish American Hall

    August 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2017 2147 Market Street, SF, CA 94114 (near 14th Street) Cat’s Corner moves to the Swedish American Hall starting Wednesday, August 2nd! This swanky venue right in the heart of San Francisco features: convenient
  • 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

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Welcome to Cats Corner!

Cats Corner is the Wednesday Night Swing Dance Party at the Swedish American Hall in San Francisco. The event features monthly and weekly swing & Lindy Hop classes, live swing music every week with rotating bands and cocktail bar so you can enjoy drinks and socialize between dances.


  • 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.

Swedish American Hall
2174 Market Street, SF, 94114
above Cafe du Nord, near Church St. MUNI
between 14th & 15th Streets

Upcoming Bands and DJs

August 23, 2017
  • Johnny Bones & the Palace of Jazz

August 30, 2017
  • Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band


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


Built in 1907, the Swedish American Hall is the most significant extant building associated with San Francisco’s Swedish community, and has a rich history of hosting live music concerts and public events. Designed by master architect, August Nordin, the building employs

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