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 Blues to funky New Orleans R&B always providing fresh inspiration on the floor!
Johnny Bones & the Palace of Jazz
Clint Baker's New Orleans Jazz Band
The Fil Lorenz Orchestra
Saxophonist Fil Lorenz leads a tight horn ensemble that packs a bold punch, while channeling a sweet, classy and textured sound. Backed by a driving rhythm section on piano/bass/drums, the band plays classic renditions of our favorite big band swing dance tunes...a dancer's delight!
Steve Lucky and the Rhumba Bums featuring Miss Carmen Getit
Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums deliver '30s, '40s & '50s-style swing, vintage jazz, jumpin' R&B, blues, and original tunes featuring Steve Lucky on piano & vocals, and Miss Carmen Getit on guitar. The band has been a familiar force in the SF Bay Area swing scene as well as internationally, and we're always excited to have them back on our cozy stage!
Lavay Smith and the Red Hot Skillet Lickers
Lavay Smith is internationally recognized as The Queen Of Classic Jazz & Blues in the authentic style of the 1940's and 1950's. Her all-star band, led by boogie-woogie pianist Chris Siebert and featuring a 4-person horn section that includes acclaimed saxophonist Jules Broussard and trombonist Danny Armstrong, plays sweet and sizzling Big Band arrangements that will put you in a mood for dancing!
SF Medicine Ball Band
The SF Medicine Ball Band has the cure for all your swing dance ailments.
Dance away all that ails you with a healthy dose of swing, blues & R&B from the San Francisco Medicine Ball Band! Founded by guitarist David Sturdevant and renowned for its blend of funky swing and New Orleans- rooted R&B, the Medicine Ball Band has been playing together for over 38 years and always turns out with a host of talented jazz and R&B musicians playing great dance music.
Macy Blackman and the Mighty Fines
Macy Blackman & the Mighty Fines play groovin' tunes for dancing.
Macy Blackman and the Mighty Fines play music that blends early New Orleans Jazz and the R&B of the early '50's. Led by pianist/vocalist Macy Blackman - whose resume includes playing backup with the Drifters and the Coasters - the band's philosophy is that "if [we don't] make you move your feet, it's amazing you got here at all!"