Dances

Vermont Swings hosts a variety of great dances, often with live music. Please join us on the dance floor.


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Mimi and The Podd Brothers

7:30pm - Free Beginner Dance Lesson
8:00-10:30pm - Live Music and Dance
Admission: $20 sliding scale (volunteers get a $5 discount)
Email us at contact@vermontswings.com to sign-up to volunteer or for questions.

Based in NYC, Mimi & the Podd Brothers are a fresh take on early jazz with classical trimmings and soulful underpinnings. They pride themselves on re-inventing the classics and retrograding the contemporary. Feisty, fun, soulful and honkey-tonk all at once, Mimi and the Podd brothers will take you from Harlem to New Orleans, to France and the tin-pan alley.



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Amy Kucharik

Join us for an evening of fun with a versatile, entertaining and engaging performer, Amy Kucharik.  Amy has been spreading the love of jazz and blues throughout our region from small, intimate house concerts to energized clubs and dance halls.

7:30pm - Free Beginner Dance Lesson
8:00-10:30pm - Live Music and Dance
Admission: $20 sliding scale (volunteers get a $5 discount)
Email us at contact@vermontswings.com to sign-up to volunteer or for questions.

Kerrville New Folk winning songwriter and performer Amy Kucharik [/kuh-CHAR-ick/] 
energizes swing dance, folk festival and listening room audiences alike. Drawing from blues, folk and Vaudeville traditions and with a street-smart stagecraft honed in the subways of Boston, Amy transports her audience to a place both timeless and familiar, but nevertheless innovative. She tours and performs as a one-woman band with ukulele, foot percussion, mouth trumpet and harmonica, or with her Boston-based bands Friends With Benefits and Tiger Moan. Combining poignant, witty lyricism and an infectious, danceable swing, Amy’s music has drawn comparisons to Maria Muldaur, Lake Street Dive, and Anais Mitchell.


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Starline Rhythm Boys

Celebrating 20 years together, The Starline Rhythm Boys are still rockin' the house and shakin' the barn, and are a perennial favorite at The Champlina Club to dance the night away.

7:30pm - Free Beginner Dance Lesson

8:00-10:30pm - Live Music and Dance
Admission: $20 sliding scale (volunteers get a $5 discount)
Email us at contact@vermontswings.com to sign-up to volunteer or for questions.

Danny Coane, the rockin' pride of Vermont, just keeps rollin'. He has fronted bluegrass, country and blues bands, but the rockabilly, rock 'n roll act "The Throbulators" gained him national exposure. Billy Bratcher holds down the beat for the trio on upright bass. He toured with Texas Juke Joint King Wayne Hancock and became well known throughout the US for mastering the unique "slap bass" style. Al Lemery shines bright under any stage light.


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