Swing Dancing Every Friday Night

Only $10 on DJ Nights and $12 - $15 on Live Band Night for Lesson and Dancing

Friday is the night for swing dancing in Sacramento! Held in our beautiful new dance studio the Spotlight Ballroom. Each week people of all ages and walks of life dance the night away to best Swing, Jazz, and Blues music in Sacramento. You'll even catch live music once or twice a month ($12 - $15 cover charge depending on the band) featuring the bands from around the world.

Some of the musicians in the bands we bring in have played with such legends as Keely Smith, Etta James, Chick Corea, John Lee Hooker Jr., Charles Brown, and many more. Our DJ nights ($10 cover charge) feature a wide variety of music that includes something for everyone. Song requests are always welcome, just talk to our DJ!

You never need a partner because our dances are extremely social and you're sure to make great friends at Midtown Stomp. The dance runs from 9:00 pm to 12:00 am and there is an introductory lesson at 8:00 pm which is included in your cover charge. We also offer Group Swing Dance Classes for those who want to take their dancing to another level. Come out and join us every Friday night!

Upcoming Dances

January 19th - The Lindy Hop Contest w/The West End Stompers - $12

You guys have been clamoring for a Strictly Lindy Hop contest for a while now and we've heard you. So go find a partner because on January 19th we're bringing back the Midtown Stomp Strictly Lindy Hop contest...2018 edition! Our scene's dancing has grown leaps and bounds since our last contest in 2016 and we're excited to see what everyone has to throw down. Please note that because of the contest we'll be extending swing dancing till at least 12:30 am.

The West End Stompers will take the stage to provide the music for the night including the finals of the contest. Over the past couple of years, these guys have become one of our favorite bands with their expert knowledge of Swing music and Hot Jazz. These local musicians are simply awesome! Led by the Justin and Brandon Au they've played all over the country including Camp Hollywood with Jonathan Stout for the National Jitterbug Championships.

For contest info please see our Facebook Event

January 26th - DJ'd Dancing - $10

Hey Mr. DJ get that party started!

February 2nd - The Harley White Jr. Orchestra - $12

Midtown Stomp welcomes the Harley White Jazz Orchestra to the stage on October 16th! We're very excited to have this great local Sacramento band back and swinging on our stage. Harley is a staple of the Sacramento Jazz, Blues, and Funk scenes and if you've seen live music in this town you've probably heard him play. With the perfect mix of Duke Ellington and Count Basie's sound and incredibly talented players, this is sure to be a great night of dancing.

February 9th - DJ'd Dancing - $10

We know you want to dance and our DJs will be spinning the best Swing music so you can dance all night long!

February 16th - Nirav Sanghani's Pacific Six - $15

Led by longtime musician and swing dancer Nirav Sanghani, the Pacific Six play tight arrangements of early jazz and swing tunes for dancers and more. Their repertoire includes transcriptions of small group swing recordings by Benny Goodman, Johnny Hodges, Roy Eldridge, and Coleman Hawkins, alongside adaptations of big band numbers from Chick Webb and Count Basie.

February 23rd - DJ'd Dancing - $10

Get out onto the floor as our DJ's give you the best Swing music!

March 2nd - DJ'd Dancing - $10

We love live music but sometimes a good old DJ night can make for an incredible night. Our DJ's will spin your favorite Swing, Jazz, and Jump Blues for your dancing pleasure. Your requests are always welcome so just ask your friendly DJ for the songs that you love to swing dance to.

March 9th - Cocuzzi Courtet - $12

The Cocuzzi Courtet will be taking the stage on May 5th for their debut performance at Midtown Stomp. Don't be fooled though, leader John Cocuzzi has been playing the Midtown Stomp stage since our days at the YWCA twelve years ago when he took the stage with the Fulton Street Jazz Band. He's also pounded the 88s with Stompy Jones and has traveled the world playing early jazz and swing music. The band also includes Kristy Cocuzzi. She is simply awesome on the saxophone, has played with Big Tiny Little and toured the country playing with some incredible names in jazz!

March 16th - DJ'd Dancing - $10

Sacramento's best swing DJ's will play your favorite dancing tunes all night!

March 23rd - DJ'd Dancing - $10

Do you have a favorite song? Just jump on stage and let our DJs knnow what you want to hear.

March 30th - Hot City - $12

A few years ago Hot City quickly became one of our favorite bands to dance to. Zack Sapurnor's amazing repertoire of music will delight you. Using top notch musicians and an amazingly fun song book, this band is swinging hard. Even when they play slow they'll make you want to get out on the dance floor and boogie!

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Why Choose Us?

  • Meet new people in a fun, social atmosphere
  • One of the biggest swing dances on the West Coast
  • Get started today with a free half hour introductory private lesson
  • Opportunities to compete and perform with our swing dance team
  • Sacramento's only venue with regular live swing music and dancing
  • Enjoy our beautiful dance hall with one of the best dance floors in town
  • Amazing instructors who are sure to make you feel comfortable dancing
  • No partner needed! But if you have one, all of our lessons are great for you and a partner