December 11: Shim Sham, Lindy Hop and East Coast Swing Crash Courses at the Valencia Room, SF!

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December 18: Beginning Lindy Hop Boot Camp & Int/Adv Dips and Tricks Workshop at Swedish Hall!

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Upcoming Bands and DJs

December 11, 2019
  • Cat's Corner at the Valencia Room with the Cosmo Alleycats

December 18, 2019
  • The Fil Lorenz Orchestra

December 25, 2019
  • Closed for Christmas

January 1, 2020
  • Live Music: Band To Be Announced

January 8, 2020
  • Live Music: Band To Be Announced

Welcome to Cats Corner!

Cats Corner is the Wednesday Night Swing Dance Party in San Francisco that 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.

Swedish American Hall
2174 Market Street, SF, 94114
(between 14th & 15th Street, near Church St. MUNI)

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

Dance Classes

  • 7 & 8pm Lindy Hop & Special Topics ($70-85/month register online)
  • 9pm Beginning Swing Crash Course (drop-ins welcome, $10/week)

Class costs include dance party admission

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News and Featured Classes

Classes – July 2018

Classes – July 2018

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, Chiara and monthly guest teachers progressive format classes



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

Venue – Swedish American Hall

Venue – Swedish American Hall

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