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More Hot Jazz Happenin's around here:

SwingColumbus' events calendar – always lots of great dance and music happening - weekly dances, lessons, live music, + more!

Mar 24+25, 2pm- Aladdin Shrine Dixieland Band plays before the 3pm show at the Aladdin Shrine Circus. Ohio Expo Ctr + State Fair, 717 E 17th Ave, Columbus.

Sun March 26, 2-5pm- EARLYJAS Jam. Make some of your own playing with talent from top NE Ohio bands. Info: Phil Cartwright, pcartwri@kent.edu. British American Club, 8564 Ravenna Rd, Twinsburg, OH 44087, 330-963-6370. About 2 hours, 30 minutes from Columbus area.

Thu Apr 13, 5:30pm- Aladdin Shrine Dixieland Band at Source Point Senior Ctr, 800 Cheshire Rd, Delaware.

June 2-3, 2017 – Coon Sanders Fans Dixieland Jam

Pullman Plaza Hotel – 1001 3rd Av, Huntington WV 304-525-1001
Jams 6-11pm both Fri + Sat - free and open to the public for playing, dancing, and listening.
This thing's been going since 1971 with a reliably great turnout of musicians, dancers + fans. Check out Wikipedia and RedHotJazz.com- the Coon Sanders Nighthawks Orchestra formed in 1919 and was at its peak from 1926-1932. Listen to their official anthem Nighthawk Blues – great bari sax solo work! But don't miss this.

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Here's what we know of regular Hot Jazz gigs around Ohio:

... It's a good idea to call these places before heading out because ... well, things change.
... If you know of something we should have on here, please let us know!
... For national listings we recommend the Syncopated Times – info@SyncopatedTimes.com

Swingin' Wednesdays – a friendly + welcoming dance by SwingColumbus. DJ's most weeks, live bands monthly- next one is Mar 15 9th Street Stompers. Dancing 8-11, beginner lesson at 7:30. Big Room Bar, 1036 S Front St, Columbus.

Dave Greer's Classic Jazz Stompers Jimmie's Ladder 11, 936 Brown St, Dayton (937-424-1784). 1st Tuesday of the month.

Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band Just One More Tavern, 7511 Hamilton Ave, Mt Healthy (Cincinnati area) (513-522-3001). Sun Apr 9, 1:30-4, then on a Sunday monthly. Call for future dates.

Lower London St Dixieland Band Red Brick Tavern, 1700 Cumberland St (Rt 40), London (740-852-1474). Last Tuesday of the month, 7-10.

Goosetown Astonishers Crosskeys Tavern, 17 E Main St, Chillicothe (740-774-4157)
  Every Thursday! 8-10:30. Amazing name - - - a terrific band + fun night out.

Ragtime Rick & the Chefs of Dixieland Sodbuster Bar, Haymarket Sq, 5758 N Main St, Sylvania (Toledo)
  Wed's 8-11. Info: 419-517-1045.

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The Central Ohio Hot Jazz Society is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization 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 ... it is to us the happiest music in the world! We listen, play, + dance to it.

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