2015 Festival Schedule

Thursday, Oct 1st 2015

OLD US MINT
8pm-12am
Music: Live Music to be announced
Contests: Jack and Jill Prelims AND Finals (danced to live music)
*Entry into this dance is NOT included in your festival ticket. BUY THURSDAY TICKET HERE!


Misc Swing Dance Festival Details
*The Jack & Jill is on Thursday Night. This dance is the only thing not included in your weekend ticket.
*Daytime activities and dance classes are for all levels and all ages.
*Classes are first come first served.  Some may become crowded.
*All contests start at the beginning of band sets. This is helpful to know if timing is ever off.
*Finding The French Market’s Dutch Alley: If you are standing at the Joan of Arc Statue where Decatur & N Peters splits, walk across the street toward the river and you’ll find Dutch Alley. Its right behind all the shops and near Galvez Restaurant.
 

Friday, Oct 2nd


12:00pm - Second Line Parade - Rain or Shine
Starting Location: Louis Armstrong Park (St Ann & N Rampart)
End Location: French Market Dutch Alley
Music: The Royal Street Wreckers Brass Band with Dancing Man 504


French Market at Dutch Alley - Performance Pavillion (916 N Peters)
1:00-5:00pm - Live Music & Social Dancing!
No Contests


Musee Conti Wax Museum ( 917 Conti St)
7:00pm - Ticket Check-In & Contest Registration at Wax Museum
8:30 - Contest Reg ends for the night.
8:00pm-Midnight - Duke Heitger and Friends
Solo Prelims


After Hours venue to be announced
1:00am-4:00am - The Western Sweethearts
Contests to View/Enter: None.


Saturday, Oct 3rd


Dance Classes. Jazz Park Dutch Alley (916 N Peters)
11:00am-11:45pm - To be announced.
1:00pm-1:45pm - To be announced.
3:00pm- 3:45pm -To be announced.
4:00-4:45pm - To be announced.

  
The French Market - Dutch Alley Performance Pavillion (916 N Peters)
1:00pm-5:00pm - Live Music & Social Dancing!
No Contests
 


NOCCA
8:00pm-Midnight - Ben Polcer's Swingin' Seven featuring Miss Sophie Lee
All Showdown Battle Rounds and Finals


After Hours location to be announced.
1:00am-4:00am - New Orleans Jazz Vipers
2am Endurance Contest. Social Dancing!
  
Sunday, Oct 4th


Dance Classes. Location: Jazz Park Dutch Alley (916 N Peters)
12:00pm-1:00pm - To be announced.
1:15pm-2:00pm - To be announced.
2:15pm-3:00pm -To be announced.
3:15pm-4:00pm - To be announced.


The French Market - Dutch Alley Performance Pavillion (916 N Peters)
1:00pm-5:00pm - Live Music & Social Dancing with The Shotgun Jazz Band
No contests.
 


Musee Conti Wax Museum ( 917 Conti St)
8:00pm-Midnight - Meschiya Lake & The Lil Big Horns
Slow Dance Prelims & Finals and Solo Finals
 

Monday Oct 6th

Musicains vs Dancers Baseball - Time to be announced.

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