AFRO-AMERICAN MUSIC INSTITUTE CELEBRATES 36 YEARS
Pain Relief Beyond Belief
Time: November 21, 2008 at 8pm to November 23, 2008 at 11pm
Location: Wightman Community Center, Squirrel Hill
Street: SEE DESCRIPTION ABOVE
City/Town: Pittsburgh, PA 15217
Website or Map: http://www.pittstoplindyhop.c…
Phone: 412-242-4562 Barry Adams
Event Type: MARATHON, SWING, DANCE
Organized By: PittStop Lindy Hop Committee
Latest Activity: Nov 19, 2008
Pittsburgh proudly hosts the eighth annual Pittstop Lindy Hop, a weekend-long dance festival celebrating Lindy Hop and other swing dances from the 20s, 30s, and 40s. Every year, PittStop attracts hundreds of dancers from Pittsburgh, as well as from across the country and around the world. PittStop is designed to show off the city of Pittsburgh and its thriving swing dance scene, as well as to foster friendships amongst all its participants. This year, we are proud to have some of the swingin'est local and national bands at some of the best dance venues in the 'burgh.
Set yourself footloose and fancy free at the following venues:
Friday, November 21, 8:00 pm to 12:00 am – Palisades, McKeesport – Boilermaker Jazz Band, featuring Jennie Luvv!
Friday late night/Saturday morning, November 22, 1:00 am to 5:00 am – Wightman Community Center, Squirrel Hill – Dr. Nelson Harrison's Blue to the Bone
Led by Dr. Nelson Harrison, a legend in the Pittsburgh and national jazz and swing scenes, this up-and-coming swing band will be making its first PittStop appearance. Dr. Harrison has played with such jazz greats as Jay McShann, Early “Fatha” Hines, Count Basie, and
Saturday, November 22, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall, Oakland – Local and National DJs
Saturday, November 22, 8:00 pm to 12:00 am – Soldiers & Sailors Hall, Oakland – George Gee's The Jump Jivin' Wailers
Saturday late night/Sunday morning, November 23, 1:00 am to 5:00 am – Wightman Community Center, Squirrel Hill – Ms. Freddye and Blue Faze
Sunday, November 23, 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Edgewood Club, Edgewood – Jimmy Sapienza’s Five Guys Named Moe, with legendary Kenny Blake
Sunday, November 23, 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm – Edgewood Club, Edgewood – Rick Matt Project
PittStop Lindy Hop welcomes dancers of all ages, new or experienced, for the entire weekend or for individual dances. . For more information about prices, dances, venues, and bands, please visit www.pittstoplindyhop.com, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Lisa Matt at 412-260-2216.