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LEARN TO SWING! Live Swing Music & Dance Lessons Every Tues. Night

March 21, 2017 @ 7:00 pm EDT

Listen to incredible live swing music and learn the moves from seasoned instructors!

As a part of THE BLOCK off biltmore’s long-standing tradition of “jazz for justice” benefits on Tuesday evenings, tonight’s beneficiary is the Asheville Humane Society. This evening’s fundraising efforts are part of the Dine To Be Kind city-wide campaign. 

Food + amazing cocktails and beer selection. 

Featuring music from Moonshine Rhthm Club!

Based in Nashville, TN, Moonshine Rhythm Club brings you the works – great ambiance, high energy, top-notch showmanship, and an authentic sound that honors American swing and gypsy jazz alike.

Guitar player, Eddie Rutland, started the band in to give dancers live gypsy music to swing out to. Moonshine Rhythm Club have held a special appreciation for swing dancers and the relationship between jazz musicians and dancers. The band travels all over to delight swing dancers at events of all sizes, and inspire listeners to fall in love with live jazz music once again. The gang is known for their highly arranged tunes and awesome ambiance for any environment. Whether it’s high noon or high moon, Moonshine Rhythm Club is sure to have your toes a-tappin’ and fingers a-snappin’.


7 PM: Intermediate Class

8 PM: Beginner Class

9 PM-11 PM: Moonshine Rhythm Club

11 PM: music continues…

Classes will be held every Tuesday in March at The BLOCK off biltmore. Each class costs $10, or $8 if you are a Swing Asheville member. After each class will be a social swing dance from 9-11pm, followed by a jazz jam from 11pm-late. The swing dance costs $5 and the late night blues dance costs $2.

Come out on Tuesday nights to meet new people, learn the basic 6-count Lindy Hop footwork, turns, and a flashy move to impress others on the dance floor. You’ll not only learn nhow to dance, but how to ask others to dance and the history of Lindy Hop.

No experience or partner is needed. Because each class will build on the next one, students are encouraged to attend every class in the series.


Swing Asheville is a local organization dedicated to teaching, hosting and promoting swing dance in and around Asheville. To learn more about Swing Asheville and how to become a member, visit http://www.swingasheville.com/

THE BLOCK off biltmore has a great menu of both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. We’ve got your favorite cocktails and mocktails, plus a great variety of vegan beers, wine, and spirits…..many of which are eco-friendly (i.e. distilled in solar and wind-powered distilleries). We also have buchi, locally crafted Kombucha tea, and Unity Vibration Kombucha beer on tap. Ask nightly about drink specials!
Also – did you know that every drink you purchase at THE BLOCK off biltmore helps to support the YMI Cultural Center? Ask us how when you come in.
And remember there is FREE parking a block away after 5 pm during the week (all day Sat & Sun) at the municipal lot located at Spruce and Marjorie beside the police station.
THE BLOCK off biltmore….. where your drink makes a difference!


THE BLOCK off biltmore
39 S. Market St.
Asheville, NC 28801 United States
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