San Diego Swing Cats

Legends Valentine

Hey Swing Cats, Laura from the legends has set up four tables for Swing Cats next to the dance floor. If any one is interested in sitting at those tables Please call Jill 619-669-2981 or the lodge 619-444-1812 So they can get a firm head count and assign you to a table..
Please respond ASAP Thanks, Nick Nichols

San Diego – Up to $75:
* 5pm-12am Legends @ El Cajon Elks. $65. Dinner, late night snacks,
champagne toast.
* 5pm-12:30am Alias/Calico Ridge @ Escondido Elks. Members $65+guest;
non-members $75. Dinner.
* 6:30pm-12am Dinner and Dancing w/DJ Jody @ Lemon Grove Moose Lodge. $15.
* 8:30pm-12am Cash’d Out & the Sleepwalkers @ The Casbah. $25.
* 9pm-12am Juketones @ Musicians Hall. $39. Light snacks. Champagne toast.
* 9pm-12am Three Chord Justice @ Riviera Supper Club. No pricing yet.
Prior years was no cover, and regular menu plus $20-$30 NYE specials.
* 9pm-2am Lady Dottie and the Diamonds @ Park & Rec. $10 cover after 10pm.
* 9:30pm-1:30am Mercedes Moore @ Prohibition. No pricing yet. A past
NYE event was $30.

* 8pm-12:30am Stilettos @ Mission Bay Yacht Club.
MBYC members: 3 course dinner (6:30pm), $50.
Non-member swing dancers: can come after dinner (8pm?) w/o fee. MUST

Above $75:
* 8pm-12:30am: Gatsby NYE Cruise w/Sue Palmer @ Hornblower Cruises.
$209+taxes&fees. 4 course dinner.
* 8:30pm-12:30am: Whitney Shay Quartet @ The Marine Room. $165. 5 course dinner.
* 9pm-1am NYE Speakeasy @ The Abbey on 5th (via Hornblower). $94-$158.
Cocktails, Gatsby theme. Band not identified; might be jazz trio or
might be 80s cover band.
* 9:30pm-11pm Brian Setzer (19pc) @ Belly Up. $135-$140.

Good times with Hot Jazz and Swing at the San Diego Jazz Fest over Thanksgiving.


— with Sue Palmer, Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles Jazz Band, Dave Bennett Fan Club, Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang, Swing Dancing San Diego, Town and Country Resort and Convention Center and Sweethearts of Swing.

The Sue Palmer Quintet, featuring Steve Wilcox

by Nick on September 9, 2016


Hey Everybody in North County and Calling all swing dancers!!! The Sue Palmer Quintet is debuting at the Encinitas Elks Club, 1393 Windsor, Cardiff By the Sea, 7-11pm, $10 cover, great dance floor, this Friday night, Sept 9th. I will be featuring my guitarist pal Steve Wilcox!! WATCH OUT: You may become a slave to the dance floor!!!!

High Society Jazz Band of San Diego

by Nick on July 19, 2016

Sunday, July 24, 5:00-7:00 Free Summer Concert with
High Society & Sweethearts of Swing!
Standley Park, 3585 Governor Drive, (University City)
San Diego, 92122


High society a sweethearts

Avalon Ball 2016

Gator by the Bay

by Nick on April 21, 2016

Gator by the Bay Schedule

Gator By The Bay Home Page

Glass Paint Swing

by Nick on February 24, 2016

Point Loma Library Presents

Glass Paint Swing

Learn to dance for the free Reception on March 5, 2016 featuring

Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Quintet

Jannette Kutchins will teach

Free Swing Dance lessons starting tomorrow,

Feb. 24, 2016-6:30 -7:30pm

March 2, 6:30-7:30pm

March 5, 2:00-3:00pm

Paintings by Bonnie Owen

Glass Art by Leslie Perlis

Christmas on the Prado

by Nick on December 4, 2015

Fri Dec 4, 3-11pm & Sat Dec 5, noon-11pm

Potentially danceable bands:

Friday December 4
4:00-4:40pm 32nd St Brass Band @ Palisades Stage (by the Automotive Museum and Hall of Champions)

All the rest are at the Bon Temps Social Club / Gator by the Bay stage in the Plaza de Panama by the Museum of Art:
5:00-6:20pm Bubba McCoy
6:40-8:10 Sue Palmer
8:30-10:00 Bayou Brothers

Saturday December 5
12:00-12:50pm Rhythm and the Method
1:10-2:10 Flipside Burners
2:30-3:30 San Diego Cajun Playboys
3:50-5:00 Three Chord Justice
5:20-6:30 Euphoria Brass Band
6:50-8:10 Billy Lee & the Swamp Critters
8:30-10:00 Theo and the Zydeco Patrol

Traffic and parking will be a mess. See the traffic section on the event site for parking and shuttle info.

Further info:

Full schedule:

Balboa Park Christmas On The Prado, the nation’s premier holiday festival, will take place for the 38th consecutive year on Friday, Dec. 4, 3-11pm, and Saturday, Dec. 5, noon-11pm. As always, the event brings families and friends together to spread holiday joy, learn more about the cultural value of Balboa Park and kick-off the “most wonderful time of the year.”

Participating Balboa Park museums open their doors free of charge from 5-9 pm both evenings and more than 350,000 visitors are expected to experience the joy of San Diego’s largest free community festival. Those who attend will participate in a truly multicultural experience, enjoying food, music and entertainment from around the world.

Revelers can watch top-notch musical and dance performances, enjoy delicious and diverse food choices and help spread a heavy dose of holiday cheer. Some of the more well-known traditions include food from around the globe at the International Christmas Festival at the House of Pacific Relations Cottages; the annual Santa Lucia Procession at the Plaza de California; unique gift shopping at the museum stores and with the artisans of Spanish Village; and musical and dance presentations from the San Diego Junior Theatre, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, Del Cerro Baptist’s Christmas Story Tree, and more.

**NEW THIS YEAR!! Children’s Interactive Area including a dynamic Community Mural where families can creatively contribute to giant-sized coloring book page featuring Balboa Park. Following December Nights, the Community Mural will then be on display in the Park throughout the holiday season! The Children’s Interactive Area will also include hands-on crafts, games, and entertainment and will be located adjacent to the beautiful and historic Botanical Building.