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Are you a Hep Cat?

Then you have to check out Swing City! If you are "In the Mood," this weekly Saturday night swing dance lesson and practice time brings rug cutters (swing dancers) from as far away as Morgantown, Erie, and Cleveland to lindy hop, jitterbug, shag, and west coast swing to the hottest music in the 'burgh.

Swing City alternates between live bands and the best DJ in the cosmos, Bobby D! He is a local DJ favorite with swing enthusiasts because of his wide selection of music. He plays everything from Count Basie to Big Bad Voodoo Daddy.

The spicy bands that keep the place jumpin' include Dr. Zoot, Blue Lunch, 5 Guys Named Moe, Joe Campus & His Big Band, Jennie Luvv & The Boilermaker Jazz Band, The Pawnbrokers and many more.

The cool music is only one part of the scene...
What about the clothes?

Some of the dancers really go all out with black and white spectator shoes, wide brimmed hats, bright zoot suits, double-looped watch chains, fancy ties, and wide skirted 50's dresses.

Line Dances

Line dances are also popular at swing city. We teach and practice the Charleston, shim sham, hot hot hot, shake that thang, jitterbug stroll, and many more.

We do more than just swing!

Show up on a Saturday night and you might also see the Cha-cha, Waltz, Polka, and Foxtrot! We play a variety of music, and dance a wide range of dance styles!

No partner, no problem!

Swing City is the largest saturday night singles dance lesson and practice time in Pittsburgh! You're sure to run into old friends and make new friends in the relaxed, smoke-free environment!

So getting back to becoming a Hep Cat...

The dance hall is located in Squirrel Hill on Solway street in the Wightman School Community Building. The dance lesson and practice are held every Saturday night, and beginner dance lessons are from 8 to 9 PM. The dance practice goes until midnight, and there is a cover charge of $11.00 for this air-conditioned, all ages and nonsmoking event.

To find Swing City, take the parkway east to the Squirrel Hill exit, then make the first immediate left. Go up to the light at Murray. Make a soft left onto Murray and go for one mile - then make a left on Solway. Swing City is in the middle of the second block on the left. For detailed directions from beyond the Pittsburgh area, visit our Directions Page.

So take a jitterbug stroll back in time when swing was king and the music put you "In the mood" for the time of your life. Swing City is the only place to be on a Saturday night!

For Information about Private Dance Lessons or Questions About Swing City,
Contact Bobby D at:  412-759-1569, Or Send E-Mail to:

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