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 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 with 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!
August 9th – Alpha Rhythm Kings – $12
Drawing influence from swing greats like Louis Prima and Harry James as well as the bands extensive knowledge of Boogie Woogie, the Alpha Rhythm Kings are ready to rock and swing the night away!
August 16th – 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.
August 23rd – The Tropicali Flames – $12
What a night we have planned for you! Let’s start with the main event! The Tropicali Flames are back! These cats deliver a sonic jambalaya of hard swingin’ music topped with love of swing dancers! Their first two performances for us were nothing short of amazing!
This is also the week before a few of our amazing dancers are headed to Camp Hollywood and we have some amazing performances lined up for you. We’re spreading them out during the night so get there early, stay late, cheer on your friends and see some amazing dancing!
August 30th – DJ’d Dancing – $10
We have an awesome venue, we have awesome DJs, now all we need is your awesome self to make the night complete!
September 6th – DJ’d Dancing – $10
Get out onto the floor as our DJ’s give you the best Swing music!
September 13th – The West End Stompers – $12
The West End Stompers are back! Ok, so they really never went anywhere but they’re back on our schedule and we’re excited. When we had to choose a band to play for our first night at our studio Spotlight Ballroom we went right to brother’s Justin and Brandon Au to put together a group of amazing local musicians who can swing their behinds off! The West End Stompers have the ability to mix well-known swing tunes with obscure gems to keep the night fresh and fun.
September 20th – DJ’d Dancing – $10
Sacramento’s best swing DJ’s will play your favorite dancing tunes all night!
September 27th – The SwingMasters 17-Piece Big Band – $12
Back in the “Golden Age” of swing dancing most, if not all, of the bands playing for dancers at the legendary ballrooms were big bands. Today it’s hard to find a true big band playing as a single unit. Luckily, in Sacramento, we have the SwingMasters. 17 pieces of swinging goodness ready to swing you out, in, and in any direction you want. If you’ve never danced to a full, live big band you don’t want to miss this night!
October 4th – DJ’d Dancing – $10
Do you have a favorite song? Just jump on stage and let our DJs know what you want to hear.
October 11th – The Juniper Jazz Band – $12
he Juniper Jazz Band has been making waves in the Bay Area swing dancing scene for a little while now and we’re excited to bring them to Midtown Stomp to play!
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