The Rambling House Music Bar offers a warm, intimate, relaxed setting with a band platform, acoustic piano, nice wood dance floor, fabulous craft soda pop, and a nice selection of specialty beers. 310 E Hudson St Cbus 43202 in the Old North - Hudson St, a block west of Indianola.
Parking: a few places in the back, but lots more on Hudson St, north on Deming Ave, and south in the Bridgewater Academy alley.
The Clintonville Woman's Club is a wonderful intimate and sun-filled space with another of the best dance floors in Columbus. On High Street between Henderson/Cooke + Broadway, immediately N of the Park of Roses, it's easy to get to, has a big private parking lot and easy access.
CWC offers a very nice light food menu and snacks for purchase.
Note for COHJS regulars: CWC is BYOB – BRING YOUR OWN BEVERAGE! (no cash bar)
Clintonville Woman's Club for more. Map:
3951 North High St, Columbus 43214
Valley Dale Ballroom - Fall Harvest Festival
The Historic Valley Dale Ballroom in Columbus, built in 1922, is on the National Register of Historic Places. Many famous Big Bands and entertainers, including Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Harry James, Cab Calloway, Benny Goodman, Count Basie, Stan Kenton, Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Bing Crosby, and many more have appeared in this magnificent room! It almost surely has the largest and nicest dance floor in the area. Recently lovingly and lavishly updated and refurbished! Full cash bar.
Valley Dale Ballroom for all the info. Map it:
1590 Sunbury Road, Columbus OH
~ 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, + 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!
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!