Swing Dancing With Live Music

Swing dancing and live music are like apple pie and vanilla ice cream, they just go together. Unless of course, you're lactose intolerant like one of our owners. Then swing dancing and live music are like a nice steak and a beer. Unless you're a Vegan like one of our friends. Then swing dancing and live music are like...well you get the point, they just go together. So we're bringing you a great band so you can get down and swing out! The West End Stompers are one of Sacramento's true musical treasures featuring amazing musicians that will keep your feet [...]

Lindy Hop Workshop w/Laura and Paul

Are you ready for another Lindy Hop Workshop? This time we’re bringing up our friends Laura Evans and Paul Riding from Southern California. Paul and Laura are a fun and dynamic dance partnership whose energy is infectious. Laura and Paul are going to take you on a 4-hour mixed-level Lindy Hop workshop journey that will challenge you and help make your dancing shine! You'll learn some useful techniques, awesome stylings, and fun moves while you have an amazing time. Schedule 11:30 am - Check-in 12:00 - 2:00 pm - Workshops 2:00 - 3:00 pm - Lunch 3:00 - 5:00 pm - [...]

Swingin’ Halloween Party & Costume Contest

Ghouls, Ghost, and Goblins lend me your ears! Wait no, not your actual ears! Ok, let’s try this again. Halloween is almost here and that means it’s time to put on your best costume and dance the night away at Midtown Stomp! Midtown Stomp’s Halloween Costume Party is one of those nights you can’t miss! Contest winners from the past have been awesome and included “The Battleship”, “Adam” (without Eve), and “The Mad Hatter”. You too can be immortalized in the Midtown Stomp history books! We’ll start with swinging DJ’d tunes from Gary Sharpe and then around 10:15 pm, we’ll take [...]

Swing Dancing To A Live Band

We’re excited to welcome the Harley White Jazz Orchestra back to the stage. Harley is a staple of the Sacramento Jazz, Blues, and Funk scenes, and if you’ve seen live music in this town you’ve probably heard him play. With the perfect mix of Duke Ellington and Count Basie’s sound and incredibly talented players, this is sure to be a great night of dancing. Since it’s Veteran's Day we’ve got a special treat for everyone! Right after the dance lesson, we’ll have a 10-minute presentation from the Tuskegee Airmen - Heritage Chapter of Greater Sacramento. Then Harley and the band will [...]

Swingin’ Live!

Geoff Miller is a friend of ours and you might know him from the Twilight Drifters. He’s no stranger to our stage. You can also find him out on the dance floor, so he knows what dancers like. Geoff Miller and the Rockin’ Two is his new project that’s swinging hard for dancers. We’re excited to have him on November 18th and we're sure you’re going to love it! Never been swing dancing before? Do you have two left feet? Do you think you lack rhythm? That's no problem at all for us. At 8:00 pm we'll teach you the steps [...]

Swing Dance Your Turkey Off

Thanksgiving weekend is a great time for dancing. Many of our dance friends are home to chow down on that awesome Thanksgiving food with their families and drop by on Friday night to dance. Each year after Thanksgiving we encourage you to come on out in your PJs because let's face it, we all ate just a little too much! So why not remedy that problem with comfortable clothes and dancing! Elastic waistbands and onesies for the win! For this week's 8 pm Mix n Match class we have a special. treat for you. Lauren Smith and Peter Flahiff will be [...]