Mardi Gras Tuesday Feb 25 Live & Local

SwingColumbus & COHJS team up on Columbus' own First Annual Mardi Gras Marathon

mardi gras masks

6 - 8 New Orleans potluck dinner - Donations appreciated.
  Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 404 S 3rd St.

7:30 - 10:15 SwingColumbus' Swingin' Tuesday with the Cincy River Rats.
Lesson @7:30, dance 8-10:15. Also at Trinity Evangelical Lutheran, 404 S 3rd St.

10:30 - 1:30 - Brenny's Birdhouse sponsored by COHJS.
  Around the corner upstairs at Mikey's Late Night Slice, 268 S 4th St.


Open Community Jam + Dance

Wed Mar 11, 8 til late!

Every 2nd Wed - also Apr 8, etc

Come on out for the next jam at the Rambling House Music Bar, 310 E Hudson St Cbus 43202.
Always plenty of people there happy to share and help with steps, songs, and techniques.
Thanks to our friends at SwingColumbus and CBal for helping out + joining in.

As always 100% FREE and open to the public!

More Events this Spring

HEY LOOK - Pro Show Admission is $5 LESS in 2020

COHJS Members now $10 ... General Admission now $15!

Sun, March 15 - Pro Show at Clintonville Woman's Club.
Wed, Mar 18 - COHJS House Band playing Happy Hour, 6-8 @ Rambling House

Wed Apr 8 - jam+dance @ Rambling House
Apr 16-19, Thu-Sun: Get outta here and get down to NOLA for the French Quarter Fest!
Wed Apr 22 - workshop and/or jam+dance @ Rambling House
Sun Apr 26 - Pro Show at Clintonville Woman's Club. We'll celebrate Jazz Appreciation Month, and revisit some big people and events that were "live + local" around here in the '20's + 30's.

Wed May 13 - jam+dance @ Rambling House
Sun May 17- Pro Show at Clintonville Woman's Club. Also dance workshops from SwingColumbus!
Wed May 27 - workshop and/or jam+dance @ Rambling House

Wed June 10 - jam+dance @ Rambling House
Wed June 24 - workshop and/or jam+dance @ Rambling House

Wed July 8 - jam+dance @ Rambling House
Wed July 15 - Annie & the Fur Trappers @ Rambling House! Well-loved from the Nevermore Jazz Ball - DON'T MISS this hot young trad band out of St Louis!
Wed July 22 - workshop and/or jam @ Rambling House

▶ Come on out! Listen ~ dance ~ catch up with friends old + new ... bring family + friends too! ◀
General Admission $15, COHJS + SwingColumbus Members $10, students $5
Music educators + music students FREE!

~ Your Membership Support Matters! ~

We could sure use your support to hire these musicians + the venue! Please consider joining or renewing RIGHT NOW ONLINE or at the door. Your membership support is VITAL to making COHJS events happen, and offering decent compensation to the musicians who learn + share this great music. Door admissions usually cover maybe 35-45% of the cost of a show. Most of the rest comes from memberships, and a bit more from The Columbus Foundation grant and Ohio Living's sponsorship.

For $20 a year you get $5 off the regular show admission and our newsletter - - but what you really get is doing your bit to keep hot jazz and dance live + local!

Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber

Ohio Living Westminster-Thurber is a Proud Sponsor of Hot Jazz + Dance, Live and Near Home! For more about our senior living + services, please call 614.228.8888 or visit

The Columbus Foundation website

COJHS is grateful for the generous support of The Columbus Foundation Community Arts Fund and the Ingram-White Castle Foundation.

The GCAC website

And we're ALSO grateful for the generous support of The Greater Columbus Arts Council for their generous support.

The Central Ohio Hot Jazz Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation dedicated to enjoying and sharing traditional American jazz of the early 20th century. Comes in many styles and called by many names - traditional jazz, Dixieland jazz, classic jazz, hot jazz, New Orleans style jazz ... or San Francisco, Chicago, Kansas City, New York style jazz.
We LISTEN, PLAY, + DANCE to it, especially LIVE and NEAR HOME!

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