Due to group time constraints, we are unable to fit in a group tour of Harlem as part of the main event. However, you can book a private or group tour with the Harlem Swing Dance Society – click here (Full weekend participants can contact the organizer for a discount) 


THURSDAY, May 23rd, 2019


Group visit to the Louis Armstrong House Museum at 11:30am. Meet at the museum between 11am and 11:30am to begin our group tour. Get in touch for group updates.

  • 34-56 107th St, Corona, NY 11368, USA

Al Minns PanelPANEL: The Pivotal Role of Al Minns in Modern Day Lindy Hop

Part of Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing

  • Time: 7:30pm
  • VENUE: Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center, 144 West 65th Street
    • Moderator: Zita Allen
    • Panelists: Denise Harris, Sandra Cameron & Larry Schulz, Paul Grecki, Lennart
  • FREE – Seating is first come, first served. Doors will open approximately 30 minutes prior to the event.

Pre-Party Option: Frim Fram Jam

  • 9pm to 1am
  • Venue: You Should Be Dancing, 412 8th Ave, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001 (near 31st St & Penn Station)
  • This is not an official part of the weekend but makes a great pre-party
  • Extra programming/additional fee applies*
  • Admission is $10 at the door / $7 for students with ID (admission not included in full weekend package)

FRIDAY, May 24th, 2019


Norma Miller Viewing & Burial

There will be a viewing for Norma Miller at Benta’s Funeral Home followed by a burial in Woodlawn Cemetery.

Join the Facebook event here.

  • 10:00am –10:45 – Viewing

  • 10:45 – 11:30 – Program

  • 11:30 – 11:50 – Viewing

  • 12:00-12:15 – Load up for Woodlawn

  • 3pm Jazz Corner Tour & Celebration of Life

New Location:
St. James Presbyterian Church
409 West 141 st St. at St Nicholas Ave.
New York, NY 10030
(This is across the street from Benta’s)

Woodlawn Cemetry:
4199 Webster Ave,
The Bronx, NY 10470

Get all the important updates on the Facebook event and sign up for the bus ASAP here

 

Woodlawn Cemetery Tour  After the burial, there will be an option to join a tour of Woodlawn. No pre-registration is required. (If you paid for the original tour of Woodlawn, you will be issued a refund.) The tour will commence around 2pm, after the burial.

  • Special tour of Woodlawn Cemetery starting at Jazz Corner and ending at Frankie Manning’s grave for a small pre-birthday celebration. Woodlawn Cemetery is the final resting place for many famous artists. Frankie Manning is very much at home with nearby graves of the likes of Duke Ellington, Illinois Jacquet, Miles Davis, Celia Cruz, and Lionel Hampton (whose stone, appropriately, bears the inscription, “Flying home.”)

Optional Group Dinner at Sylvia’s Harlem Restaurant


Sugar Hill Swings! 

Friday Night Panel & Dance hosted by The Harlem Swing Dance Society Honoring Norma Miller

  • VENUE: Sugar Hill Children’s Museum
  • 898 St Nicholas Ave, New York, NY 10032, USA
  • Harlem’s Lindy Hop Heritage: From the Savoy to Smalls Paradise…and Beyond… Honoring Norma Miller
  • Followed by Jazz & Social Dance with Live Music
  • Times: 7pm to 12am
    • 6pm – Doors Open
    • 7pm – Two-part panel
    • 9pm – Band & DJ music
  • Included in the full weekend package or: GET YOUR FRIDAY TICKETS NOW

Alternate choice: Brooklyn Swings (Payment by donation at the door)


SATURDAY, May 25th, 2019


Swedish Workshops – Day 1

  • Times: 9:30am to 5:15pm (with breaks)
  • Venue: TWStudios: Chelsea
  • 151 West 26th Street, Sixth Floor between Sixth and Seventh Avenues

10+ hours of instruction from visiting Swedish teachers who approach Lindy Hop with a deep respect for the history and authenticity of the dance:

  • eWa & Lennart
  • Åsa & Daniel
  • Mimmi & Fredrik

The workshops will be intimate groups of approximately 40 students per group.

  • Registration opens at 9:30am
  • Group audition/level split starts at 10am sharp
  • Workshops run until 5:15pm (with breaks including 75 minutes for lunch)

Included in the full weekend package


Swing Remix

Saturday Night Panel & Dance hosted by Swing Remix

PANEL: The Swedish Perspective

  • 6:30pm (55 min) Auditorium L2

Lennart, eWa, Åsa discuss their experiences and perspective of Lindy Hop Followed by Dance with Live Band

  • Band: Anna Cecilia & The Big Time
  • Dance 8:30pm to 12:30am

Panel + Dance included in the full weekend package. GET YOUR SATURDAY TICKETS NOW There is a break or the option to participate in an additional lesson at 7:30pm via Swing Remix (additional fees for the extra workshop)


SUNDAY, May 26th, 2019


Swedish Workshops – Day 2

A continuation of the workshops for full weekend participants.

  • Doors & check-in: 10am
  • Workshops run from 10:30am to 5:15pm (with breaks including 75 minutes for lunch)
  • Venue: TWStudios: Chelsea
  • 151 West 26th Street, Sixth Floor between Sixth and Seventh Avenues

*See schedule visual above Included in the full weekend package


NORMA MILLER & FRANKIE MANNING TRIBUTE DANCE

Celebrate the longtime friendship between Norma Miller & Frankie Manning on Frankie’s 105th Birthday 

  • Times : 7pm to 12am
  • VENUE: Historic Alhambra Ballroom
  • 2116 Adam Clayton Powell Jr #3, New York, NY 10027, USA
  • BAND: Charles Turner III and Uptown Swing
  • Special Show on Band Breaks
  • Hosted by members of the Harlem community, Julia Loving & Ronald Jones
  • GET YOUR SUNDAY TICKETS NOW

Admission: $45 (for non-package participants) / special seniors discount at the door for $20 with ID age 60+


Monday, May 27th, 2019

*Unofficial* After Party Option: Back Room Speakeasy Mondays

  • 9pm to 12:30am (bar opens at 7:30pm)
  • Venue: The Back Room, 102 Norfolk St, New York, New York 10002
  • This is not an official part of the weekend but makes an option for an after party
  • The Delancey Five play three sets of swing danceable music, Swing / big band tunes in band breaks
  • No cover