DCLX & Gottaswing Present: Hot Sugar Band

DCLX and Gottaswing are delighted bring the Hot Sugar Band to the DC area all the way from Paris, France!

July 16, 2022
9:00PM – 12:00AM

Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
Glen Echo, MD 20812

$25 — General Admission – Advance Purchase
$35 — General Admission – Day Of

About the Band

Birthed in 2010 and based in Paris, HOT SUGAR BAND has become one of the top-rated bands in the world of Lindy Hop. Featuring some of the finest musicians in the French swing and jazz scene, the band has performed all around the world including Sweden, Vietnam, Hungary, Lithuania, Canada, Spain, South Korea, China, Italy, the Netherlands—and now, the United States! Combining elements of the John Kirby Sextet, Django Reinhardt’s big band sound, and Count Basie and Duke Ellington’s classics, the band’s endless energy on stage has helped make it one of the most in-demand bands in the world of swing.

A photo of Hot Sugar band
Hot Sugar Band

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February Xtra: James Posedel’s Posey Royale

Come dance to Posey Royale with us on Saturday, February 29, 2020!

8:00pm – 9:00pm Free beginner swing dance lesson, no experience or partner necessary!
9:00pm-12:00am Dance with Posey Royale!

Regular Admission: $20 ($15 school/military ID)


About Posey Royale

Posey Royale is a piano-driven ensemble that is dedicated to reviving the prolific swing orchestration of the late 1940’s. Our sound is a dedicated nod to the ‘power-house’ composers of swing history.

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January Xtra: Renée McGee’s South Road Swing

Come dance with us to South Road Swing on Saturday, January 11, 2020!

8:00pm – 9:00pm — Free beginner swing dance lesson, no experience or partner necessary!
9:00pm-12:00am — Dance with South Road Swing!

Regular Admission: $20 ($15 with school and military ID)

About South Road Swing

South Road Swing is a brand new swing band focusing on playing music for swing dancers, made up entirely of jazz students from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Bandleader and trumpeter Renée McGee has put together this group, based on her own experiences as a dancer and as a musician playing for dancers, performing with bands such as the Jonathan Stout Orchestra and at events such as DCLX and Lindy Focus.

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