2018 Timetable

To help you be on time for workshops and events, we have put everything for the weekend into this one handy schedule.

 
 

FRI 14 SEPT

 

7:00Pm - 11:00Pm

Jitterbug Jam featuring Australian Swing Dance Championships

Balmain Town Hall has a beautiful dance floor and Art Deco interior that will provide a great atmosphere for our first night of SLX 2017. A night to compete with or spectate some of Australia’s best Swing Dancers, as well as social dancing opportunities.

Venue: Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain
Legals: All ages event / BYO Alcohol / Soft drinks & water for sale


11:30PM - 3:30AM

P-Jays on Broadway

An SLX all-time favourite event, our P-Jam late night dance. This venue offers multiple rooms, with a live band and DJ’s playing Lindy, Blues and more. Light snacks will also be on offer, to give you the energy to dance till the wee hours.

Venue: Latin Dance Australia, 263 Broadway, Glebe
Band: The Dan Mclean Band feat. Hetty Kate
Legals: All ages event / BYO Alcohol / Soft drinks & water for sale


SAT 15 SEPT

 

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Class 1 - with Young Kang and Soochan Lee 

Fast Lindy Hop
Learn the fundamentals of fast Lindy Hop and apply them to a fast Lindy Hop dance with ease and fun.

Venue: Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain


1:00pM - 2:00pM

Lunch

BYO or enjoy lunch from a eatery nearby.


2:00PM - 4:00PM

Class 2 - with Young Kang and Soochan Lee 

Follow the Rhythm of Music
Learn how to bring rhythm from music and apply it to dance. You will find that your dance moves blend surprisingly well with music.

Venue: Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain


7:30PM - 11:15PM

Deco Dance

A highlight event of the weekend, filled with vintage glamour at the amazing Petersham Town Hall. Classic swing jazz from a The Dan Mclean Band and DJ’s will offer a night filled with dancing. Plus a special performance from our International guest teachers.

Public transport and on-street parking is all accessible.

Venue: Petersham Town Hall, 105 Crystal Street, Petersham
Band: The Dan Mclean Band
Legals: All ages event / Soft drinks & water for sale


11:30PM - 3:30AM

Neon Swing Late Night

Keep the party going, at our popular Neon Swing Dance. Grab some body glow paint, and paint your own creations on your face, arms and legs. Multiple rooms will have DJ’s playing the best Lindy, Blues and more. Light refreshments will be available to get you through till 3.30am

Venue: Latin Dance Australia, 263 Broadway, Glebe
Band: Sara Jeanne and the City Gents
Legals: All ages event / BYO Alcohol/ Soft drinks & water for sale


SUN 16 SEPT

 

11:00AM - 1:00PM

Class 3- with Young Kang and Soochan Lee 

A Good Flow
With the good flow, social dance can be comfortable, relaxed and stable.

Venue: Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain


1:00pM - 2:00pM

Lunch

BYO or enjoy lunch from a eatery nearby.


2:00PM - 4:00PM

Class 4- with Young Kang and Soochan Lee 

4, 6 & 8
The patterns we usually use for dancing are six and eight count.  Add 4 count patterns to the dance - you'll be able to dance more dynamically and with more fun.

Venue: Balmain Town Hall, 370 Darling Street, Balmain


6:30pM - 10:30pM

Now You Has Jazz

Finish the weekend off dancing at the amazing Standard Bowl – or maybe just play a bit of pool, pinball or ten-pin bowling. Have those last drinks and chats with your new SLX Friends from 2018.

Venue: The Standard Bowl @ Kinselas, Level 3, 383 Bourke Street (opp. Taylor Square), Darlinghurst
Band: Andrew Dickeson's Blue Rhythm Band feat. Pat Powell
Legals: Over 18's / licensed venue / NO BYO