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ALBS — Albany Lindy, Blues…and Swimming


We hope to resume Summer of 2023!

Live bands – lindy hop, blues & soul music

House parties  ¦  Swimming  ¦  Tons of fun!

August 14-16, 2020!  More information at www.albanylindyandblues.com/

Information from the 2019 event will give you a bit of background:
FRIDAY, 7/12    MAIN DANCE 8:00 PM – 12:00 AM

Blue Soul has been a collaborative effort between Marcelle Johnson and Bryan Brundige, featuring some of the best gospel singers and performers in Albany. It is a cross pollination of genres and scenes, putting together Soul/R&B/Funk with church musicians, and sprinkling in the blues, all while focusing on making their audience shake everything they’ve got. Over the last few months, the band has been playing a monthly Soul Night in Albany, NY.

$20/18 (Student, Senior DFO, or Military Discount)
8:00 pm – 9:00 pm: All levels dance lesson
9:00 pm – 12:00 pm: Soul & Blues Dance

LATE NIGHT 12:30-?!?

$15/13 (Student, Senior DFO, or Military Discount)

Blues. Bonfire. Not Blues. Beanbags. Wee-hours river swimming*!  Dancing under the stars, on a floor with who-knows-how-much tilt to it.  The Friday Late Night House Party takes place in Glenville, about a half hour from Albany.  Address available at Friday dance.

SATURDAY, 7/13 Dance. Eat. Swim. Maybe even in that order.

  2:00 PM – 6:00 PM  at SNYDERS LAKE
204 Geiser Road, Wynantskill, NY 12198

$10/8 (Student, Senior DFO, or Military Discount)

MAIN DANCE 8:30PM – 12:00 AM

First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Avenue Albany, NY

$20/18 (Student, Senior DFO, or Military Discount)

8:30 pm – 9:30 pm: All levels Dance Lesson
9:30 pm – 12:00 am: Blues Dance

If greasy, nasty, dirty no nonsense blues is your thing, Matt Mirabile has you covered. With nearly two decades of experience Mirabile has developed a cult following of those who greatly appreciate his level of passion for traditional blues music. Matt has assembled a very special band lineup just for ALBS featuring none other than harmonica ace Ted Hennessy. A night you do not want to miss!!

Josh’s last stand LATE NIGHT 12:00AM – 3 AM

$20/18 (Student, Senior DFO, or Military Discount)
Joshua Fialkoff lends his smoky voice and unique piano stylings – a veritable gumbo of “roots piano” flavors – to dance exchanges and series around the world, and has been doing so for over ten years. Joshua is known for his unique arrangements that are at once new and old, and an authenticity and rawness that shines through in his presence and performance.

SUNDAY, 7/14


First Unitarian Universalist Society of Albany, 405 Washington Avenue Albany, NY

$10/8 (Student, Senior DFO, or Military Discount)

Jason whined about having to do sound for a band, so our fabulous DJs are gonna make you groove.
Also, Sunday Sundaes: Come make your own Sundae! Who doesn’t love 2pm Ice Cream Breakfast? Get sticky and dance!


Sunday Evening Dance Under The Egg 7:00PM – 9:30 PM (Or until we get kicked out)

Empire State Plaza, between State St. and Madison Ave.


July 12, 2019 @ 8:00 pm EDT
July 14, 2019 @ 9:30 pm EDT
$8 – $20
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June Bischoff
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