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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. They're putting on a great Thursday nite lesson series for the summer.


~ PLAY IT! ~
Sun Nov 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. Free for musicians. About 2 hours, 30 minutes from Columbus.


Fri-Sun, Oct 13, 14, 15- ROCKTOBER Lindy Hop Workshop by SwingColumbus: a 3 day weekend-long intensive, progressive, instructional event. Live music + DJs ... competitions ... intensive workshops. Kick start your Lindy Hop into high gear!


Tues, Nov 14 BALBOA House Party. Go all night! Great for the faster tempo's of Hot Jazz.
By SwingColumbus at Ethel's Lounge (next to Short North Stage), 1187 N High St (4th+5th), Cbus 43201.
$7 lesson+dance, $5 dance only or student.


Sun, Oct 29, 2-5 pm- Buffalo Ridge Jazz Band- didn't get enough at COHJS on Oct 8? They play for EARLYJAS, again at the British American Club, 8564 Ravenna Rd, Twinsburg, OH 44087


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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. 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). Usually on a Sunday monthly. Call for 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 ... the happiest music in the world! We listen, play, + dance to it.

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