Calendar

This is the calendar for the Georgia Tech Dance Association’s monthly swing dances, held in the Georgia Tech Student Center Ballroom. If you are looking for other upcoming or ongoing events, be sure to check out our Other Events page!

Monthly Dances:
8pm-9pm – Beginner Lesson (doors close at 8:20pm and will re-open at 9pm for the dance)
9pm-12am – Social Dancing

Location: Student Center, 3rd Floor Ballroom. GPS: 350 Ferst Dr, Atlanta, GA 30332

Upcoming Dances

Dance Date Band / DJ More Information
Friday, July 14, 2017 DJ Jim Wheatley’s Vinyl Experience
Back for the 8th year!
Instructors: Matt Habib and Kate Bennett
[Facebook Event]
Saturday, September 9, 2017 Band TBA
Friday, October 20, 2017 Band TBA
Friday, November 17, 2017 Band TBA
Friday, December 1, 2017 Band TBA
Friday, January 19, 2018 Band TBA
Friday, February 23, 2018 Band TBA
Friday, March 9, 2018 Band TBA
Friday, April 20, 2018 Band TBA
Past Dances
Dance Date Band / DJ More Information
Friday, June 2, 2017 Taryn Newborne and the Real Deal In conjunction with ATLX 2017
DJing the band breaks: Kyle Dennis
Instructors: Emily Nybo and GTDA’s President Sebastian Valencia
[Facebook Event]
Friday, April 21, 2017 Bonaventure Quartet DJing the band breaks: Kevin Kim
Instructors: Kyle Dennis and Savannah Colbert
[Facebook Event]
Friday, March 10, 2017 Sentimental Journey Orchestra DJing the band breaks: Elisa Murray
Instructors: Aaron Tallman and Savannah Colbert
[Facebook Event]
Friday, February 17, 2017 Harlequin Jazz Band DJing the band breaks: Robert Barbier
Instructors: Robert Barbier and Rachel Pitner
[Facebook Event]
Friday, January 20, 2017 Taryn Newborne and the Real Deal DJing the band breaks: Jesse Gearhart
Instructors: Brian Wong and Kate Bennett
[Facebook Event]
Friday, December 2, 2016 Swing & Blues in two separate rooms:
Swing DJ: Jim Wheatley
Blues DJ: Emily Nybo
The Ballroom will be divided:
Swing will be on the larger side (right)
Swing Instructors: Matt Habib and Alesa Stallman
Blues will be on the smaller side (left)
Blues Instructors: Amanda Schoeck and Anna Gosselin
Friday, November 18, 2016 Capital City Xpress DJing the band breaks: Elizabeth Glavin
Instructors: Nima Farsinejad and Rachel Pitner
Friday, October 28, 2016 Michael Gamble & the Carolina Footwarmers In conjunction with AVS
DJing the band breaks: Eddie Rutland
Instructors: Robert Barbier and Emily Cook
Friday, September 16, 2016 20th Anniversary of Swing in Atlanta
Gwen Hughes and the Retro Jazz Kats
DJing the band breaks: Alan White
Instructors: Kenny Livingston and Kerry Frost
[Facebook Event]
Friday, September 2, 2016 Keith Jones and the Makeshifts DJing the band breaks: Patrick Manigault
Instructors: Matt Habib and Kate Bennett
[Facebook Event]
Saturday, July 30, 2016 DJ Jim Wheatley’s Vinyl Experience
Back for the 7th year!
Instructors: Kishore Devisetti and Kate Bennett
[Facebook Event]
Thursday, June 23, 2016 DJ Alan White Instructors: Jesse Gearhart and Candy Gearhart
[Facebook Event]
Friday, May 27, 2016 DJ Malon “Oatmeal” Fripp Instructors: Robert Barbier and Rachel Pitner
[Facebook Event]
Friday, April 22, 2016 Still Swinging – The Les Still Big Band DJing the band breaks: Russ Ruddell
Instructors: Russ Ruddell and Hilary Buuck
[Facebook Event]
Friday, Mar 4, 2016 Gwen Hughes and the Retro Jazz Kats DJing the band breaks: Robert Barbier
Instructors: Robert Barbier and Nicole Baran
[Facebook Event]
Friday, February 19, 2016 One Leg Up DJing the band breaks: Jim Wheatley
Instructors: Matthew Habib and Kate Bennett
[Facebook Event]
Friday, January 22, 2016 Cancelled Peachtree Jazz Edition CANCELLED due to the Increment Weather
DJing the band breaks: Robert Barbier
Instructors: Robert Barbier and Hilary Buuck
[Facebook Event]
Friday, December 04, 2015 Keith Jones and the Makeshifts DJing the band breaks: Russ Ruddell
Instructors: Russ Ruddell and Hilary Buuck
[Rock-n-roll Holiday Spectacular]
Friday, November 20, 2015 Sentimental Journey Orchestra DJing the band breaks: Lauren Jordal
Instructors: Kishore Devisetti and Kate Bennett
[Facebook Event]
Friday, October 30, 2015 The Gamblers In conjunction with AVS
DJing the band breaks: Lindsay Kelly
Instructors: Jesse and Candy Gearhart
[Facebook Event] Costume Contest
Friday, September 18, 2015 Savoy Kings DJing the band breaks: Emily Nybo
Instructors: Matt Johnson and Mara Santiago
[Facebook Event]
Friday, August 28, 2015 Big Band Atlanta DJing the band breaks: Jesse Gearhart
Instructors: Kenny Livingston and Kerry Frost
[Facebook Event]
Friday, July 31, 2015 DJ Jim Wheatley’s Vinyl Experience
Back for the 6th year!
Instructors: Clinton Collier and Mindi Sheer
[Facebook Event]
Friday, June 19, 2015 DJs Moose and Nima Farsinejad Instructors: Nima Farsinejad and Mara Santiago
[Facebook Event]
Friday, May 29, 2015 DJ Patrick Manigault Instructors: Patrick Manigualt and Kate Bennett
[Facebook Event]
Friday, April 17, 2015 Cancelled Due to venue availability, we will not be able to offer a dance this month.
Friday, March 13, 2015 Capitol City Xpress This dance will be St. Patrick’s Day themed so be sure to wear green!
[Facebook Event]
Friday, February 20, 2015 The Savoy Kings [Facebook Event]
Friday, January 16, 2015 Gwen Hughes and the Retro Jazz Kats [Facebook Event]
Friday, December 5, 2014 Taryn Newborne and the Real Deal [Facebook Event]
Friday, November 21, 2014 Night Train [Facebook Event]
Sponsored by AppedOn (appedon.com)
Friday, October 31, 2014 Snorky’s Rhythm Kings  Part of Atlanta Varsity Showdown!
[Facebook Event]
Friday, September 12, 2014 One Leg Up [Facebook event]
Friday, August 22, 2014 Peachtree Jazz Edition [Facebook event]
Friday, July 18, 2014 DJ Jim Wheatley Vinyl Experience [Facebook event]
Friday, June 20, 2014 DJ Kristen Hardin We will be celebrating our first dance on the new ballroom floor! You won’t want to miss it!Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1432809553646469/
Friday, April 18, 2014 Night Train Swing Band http://www.nighttrainswingband.com/night_main.html facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1585586884999208/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Friday, May 16, 2014 Band TBA We will be taking a break for the month of May while the Student Center installs a new, hardwood ballroom floor!
Friday, March 14, 2014 Gwen Hughes & the Retro Jazz Katshttp://www.retrojazzkats.com/  facebook event:https://www.facebook.com/events/603360953081588/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming
Friday, February 14, 2014 Shawn Hershey and Friends Valentine’s Swing and Blues Dancefacebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/206861256187121/co-sponsored with “Enter the Blues” (http://www.entertheblues.com/)
Friday, January 17, 2014 Capitol City Xpress Facebook Event:  https://www.facebook.com/events/569285009833018/?context=create
Friday, November 15, 2013 Big Band Atlanta Find the Facebook event here! https://www.facebook.com/events/535373023221354/?notif_t=group_mall_plan
Friday, December 6, 2013 Taryn and the Wednesday Quintet
Friday, October 25, 2013 Perseverance Jazz Band Halloween Dance!! Also, part of the Atlanta Varsity Showdown!
Friday, September 20, 2013 One Leg Up
Friday, August 23, 2013 The Sentimental Journey Orchestra
Friday, July 19, 2013 DJ Jim Wheatley Vinyl Experience (back for the fourth year)!
Friday, June 21, 2013 Taryn and the Marcus Lewis Orchestra
Friday, May 17, 2013 DJ Kristen Hardin
Friday, April 19, 2013 The Hop Shop Hot Five Opening Dance for Hop Shop Weekend!! [Facebook Event]
Friday, March 15, 2013 Gwen Hughes and the Retro Jazz Cats
Friday, February 15, 2013 Taryn and the Wednesday Quintet [Facebook Event]
Friday, January 18, 2013 Capitol City Xpress [Facebook Event]
Friday, December 7, 2012 Night Train Swing Band
Friday, November 16, 2012 Metro Jazz Club
Friday, October 26, 2012 Sly Blue
Friday, September 21, 2012 One Leg Up Double Header! A part of theJubilee Jazz Revival!
Friday, August 24, 2012 The Savoy Kings Back to School Dance! A part of the Sweet Georgia Bluesweekend event!
Friday, July 20, 2012 DJ Jim Wheatley Vinyl Experience! For the Third Year in a ROW!
Friday, June 15, 2012 DJ Kristen Michelle Brent
Friday, May 18, 2012 BAND – The Usual Suspects THEME: Hollywood Glitz & Glam [Facebook Event]
Saturday, April 21, 2012 Free Association Contra Dance! Facebook Event!
Friday, April 20, 2012 Solomon Douglas Sextet
Friday, March 16, 2012 Capitol City Xpress
Friday, February 10, 2012 One Leg Up
Friday, January 13, 2012 Continental Dance Orchestra Masquerade Dance [Facebook Event]
Saturday, December 3, 2011 Taryn and the Wednesday Quartet
Saturday, November 19, 2011 Sentimental Journey Orchestra
WW2 Themed Dance Special $2 Admission Price for Veterans [Facebook Event]
Friday, October 28, 2011 The Savoy Kings Halloween Dance
Friday, September 16, 2011 Michael Gamble & His Rhythm Serenaders Part of a weekend long dance & showcase event. The prices have changed for this dance. Please visit the Special Eventpage for more info! [Facebook Event]
Saturday, September 10, 2011 Free Association Contra Dance! [Facebook Event]
Friday, August 26, 2011 Victory Jazz Orchestra [Facebook Event]
Friday, July 22, 2011 DJ Jim Wheatley Vinyl Experience!
Friday, June 17, 2011 DJ Mike “Moose” Cobb
Friday, May 20, 2011 DJs Patrick Manigault & Alan Annicella East Coast/West Coast Dance
Friday, April 22, 2011 The Atlanta Seventeen
Friday, March 18, 2011 Retro Jazz Kats Also featuring High Society Meet Up
Saturday, February 12, 2011 Free Association Contra Dance – More Information
Friday, February 11, 2011 The Usual Suspects
Tuesday, February 1, 2011 West Coast Teaser More Information
Friday, January 14, 2011 Peachtree Jazz Edition
Friday, December 10, 2010 Big Band Atlanta
Sunday, November 21, 2010 Soul Dance Workshop & Dance with DJ Jim Wheatley GTDA Workshop – More Information
Friday, November 12, 2010 Sentimental Journey Orchestra
Friday, October 29, 2010 The Gravediggers Halloween-Themed Dance
Saturday, September 18, 2010 6 Count East Coast & Charleston Workshop GTDA Workshop
Friday, September 17, 2010 One Leg Up
Friday, August 20, 2010 Capitol City Xpress
Friday, July 16, 2010 DJ Jim Wheatley
Friday, June 18, 2010 DJ Patrick Manigault
Friday, May 14, 2010 DJ David Rothenberg
Friday, April 23, 2010 Metro Jazz Club
Friday, March 12, 2010 Peachtree Jazz Edition
Friday, January 15, 2010 The Usual Suspects
Friday, December 11, 2009 DJ David Rothenberg
Friday, October 30, 2009 The Sentimental Journey Orchestra Halloween-Themed Dance
Friday, September 25, 2009 Solomon Douglas Swingtet
Friday, August 21, 2009 TBA GTDA presents the Southern Belle Swing Bash
Friday, July 10, 2009 DJ Patrick
Friday, June 19, 2009 DJ Jim
Friday, May 15, 2009 Peachtree Jazz Edition Special 10 Year Anniversary
Friday, April 24, 2009 Etowah Jazz Society
Saturday, April 4, 2009 Kingsized GTDA presents ATLX 6. GT Students: $5. All others: $25. Visit www.atlx.org for more information.
Friday, March 13, 2009 Capitol City Xpress
Friday, January 16, 2009 The Usual Suspects
Friday, December 5, 2008 Big Band Atlanta
Saturday, November 22, 2008 Sentimental Journey Orchestra
Saturday, October 18, 2008 Peachtree Jazz Edition
Friday, September 19, 2008 Solomon Douglas Swingtet
Friday, August 29, 2008 Ol’ Spin Daddy Alan White
Friday, July 25, 2008 DJ Patrick
Friday, June 27, 2008 TBA
Friday, May 16, 2008 DJ David DJed Dance
Friday, April 25, 2008 TBA
Friday, March 28, 2008 TBA
Friday, February 22, 2008 TBA
Friday, January 18, 2008 TBA
Friday, December 14, 2007 TBA
Friday, December 7, 2007 TBA GTDA presents Swing and Soul
Friday, November 16, 2007 Capitol City XPress Thanksgiving Dance
Saturday, October 27, 2007 Big Band Atlanta Halloween-Themed Dance
Friday, September 21, 2007 Still Swinging
Friday, September 14, 2007 Bonaventure Quartet and Hotlanta Dixieland Jazz Band GTDA is proud to present the Southern Belle Swing Bash 2007 Please note that the Friday night dance is $15 for everyone.
Friday, August 24, 2007 Peachtree Jazz Edition
Friday, July 20, 2007 DJ: David
Friday, June 15, 2007 DJ: Malon/Jim
Friday, May 18, 2007 DJ: Alan White
Saturday, April 21, 2007 TBA
Saturday, March 31, 2007 Bon Aventure March 30th Dance has been CANCELLED
Friday, February 9, 2007 TBA
Friday, January 19, 2007 TBA
Friday, December 15, 2006 TBA
Friday, November 17, 2006 TBA
Friday, October 27, 2006 TBA Halloween Themed Costume Dance
Friday, September 22, 2006 Gwen Hughes First dance for incoming freshmen.
Saturday, August 26, 2006 TBA Yes, it’s on a Saturday.
Saturday, July 15, 2006 TBA Yes, it’s on a Saturday.
Friday, June 23, 2006 TBA
Friday, May 26, 2006 TBA
Friday, April 28, 2006 TBA
Friday, March 10, 2006 TBA Dance held at Agnes Scott (Details)
Friday, February 3, 2006 Atlanta 17 Valentine’s Day Theme
Friday, January 13, 2006 Still Swinging
Friday, November 18, 2005 Take Note Big Band
Friday, October 28, 2005 Night Train Halloween Themed Costume Dance
Friday, September 23, 2005 Peachtree Jazz Edition
Friday, August 26, 2005 Atlanta 17
Friday, July 22, 2005 DJ: Alan White
Friday, June 10, 2005 DJ: David Rothenberg Lesson: 7-8, Dance: 8-11
Friday, May 20, 2005 DJs: Patrick Manigault & Malon Fripp
Friday, April 22, 2005 Big Peach Swing Band
Friday, March 18, 2005 Peachtree Jazz Edition
Friday, February 25, 2005 Night Train Baby Doll Competition, Big Apple Taught
Friday, January 14, 2005 Take Note
Friday, November 19, 2004 Atlanta 17 Alternate Location
Friday, October 15, 2004 Night Train
Friday, September 17, 2004 Kickin’ DJed Hurricane Dance
Friday, August 20, 2004 Atlanta 17 Big George Savoy Dancer Demo
Friday, July 2, 2004 DJ Bugg
Friday, April 23, 2004 Macon Jazz Band
Friday, March 12, 2004 Atlanta 17 Salsa Workshop
Friday, February 13, 2004 Night Train Dance Demos
Friday, January 23, 2004 Artie Ball Band
Friday, December 12, 2003 DJ Manu Smith Dance and Discuss
Friday, November 14, 2003 Modernaires Joint with Emory
Friday, October 17, 2003 DJ music Cancelled
Friday, September 19, 2003 Take Note Big Band
Friday, August 22, 2003 Atlanta 17 Lindy and Balboa Workshops
Friday, July 25, 2003 Gwen Hughes Swing Jam
Friday, June 20, 2003 Night Train
Friday, April 25, 2003 DJ Alan Free, and almost had it outside 🙂
Friday, March 14, 2003 Take Note Big Band Workshop
Friday, December 13, 2002 San Francisco’s DJ Jesse Miner Dance and Discuss
Friday, November 15, 2002 Macon Jazz Band Dance Exhibitions
Friday, October 18, 2002 Atlanta 17 Dance Exhibitions
Friday, September 20, 2002 Caroline & The Ramblers Dance Exhibitions
Friday, August 23, 2002 Night Train Dance Exhibitions
Friday, April 5, 2002 Atlanta 17 Dance Exhibitions
Friday, December 14, 2001 Night Train
Friday, November 9, 2001 Night Train Charlie & Linda Reese
Friday, October 12, 2001 DJs Everett, Kacie, Christopher, & Jim
Friday, September 14, 2001 Cancelled Cancelled
Friday, August 10, 2001 Take Note Big Band Exhibition by Paulette and Matt May
Friday, July 6, 2001 DJs David, Malon, Sara, & Stephanie
Friday, June 1, 2001 Sentimental Journey Orchestra Ballroom exhibition by Birta
Friday, May 11, 2001 The Atlanta Blue Notes Exhibition by Angie and Roddy
Friday, April 13, 2001 Atlanta 17 Big Band Exhibition by Erik and Sylvia
Friday, March 2, 2001 Cancelled Cancelled
Friday, February 9, 2001 The Atlanta Blue Notes Exhibition by Steve and Carla
Friday, January 12, 2001 Joe Dance Big Band Exhibition by Evin and Noel
Friday, December 8, 2000 Take Note Big Band Exhibition by Kenny and Kerry
Friday, November 17, 2000 Sentimental Journey Orchestra Exhibition by Ravitte and Damon, Groovie Moovie Screening
Friday, October 27, 2000 The Cashmen with DJ Alan White Exhibition by Julian Mejia, Audience Mixer
Friday, September 29, 2000 Zoots and the Swingin’ Suits Free Lessons by Joel and Melanie: Beginning Lindy (8:00pm) and Learning the Big Apple (10:30pm)
Friday, August 25, 2000 Victory Jazz Orchestra Exhibitions by SalsAtlanta and Deor Orzame
Friday, July 7, 2000 Chris Chandler with Southern Charm and Swing Jack and Jill Contest
Friday, June 30, 2000 Joe Dance Big Band
Friday, May 26, 2000 West / Jim Wheatley / David Rothenberg Battle of the DJs!!!
Friday, April 28, 2000 Dave Bass Ensemble
Friday, March 31, 2000 Victory Jazz Orchestra Exhibitions by Casino Salsa, Southern Fried Lindy Hoppers, and Steve Bailey and Carla Heiney
Friday, February 11, 2000 League of Decency Slow Swing Exhibition
Saturday, January 15, 2000 Cigar Store Indians / The Cashmen Jack and Jill Contest
Friday, December 10, 1999 DJ Alan White (SpinDaddy) Exhibition by Evin and Noel
Friday, November 19, 1999 Gwen Hughes and the Retro Jazz Kats
Friday, September 24, 1999 Rumbleseat
Friday, August 27, 1999 Rumbleseat Jack and Jill Contest
Friday, July 30, 1999 Rumbleseat
Friday, May 28, 1999 DJ Charlie Smith