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Orlando Balboa Weekend at Whirl n’ Twirl – 5/23/15

May 17th, 2015

Orlando Balboa Weekend is hosting it’s main dance with Orlando Swing Dance at the Whirl n’ Twirl this Saturday 5/23! Join us for one heck of a special night. We will have multiple DJs spinning suitable balboa music and A VERY SPECIAL BEGINNER LESSON!

None other than David Rehm and Kate Hedin will be teaching our beginner lesson! Of course, this will be a balboa lesson so if you’re interested in learning bal from two of the best instructors on the globe then you should join us. David and Kate are renowned for their dancing, instruction, DJing and general balboa expertise. If you’re not familiar just Youtube them . . . you won’t be disappointed.

General Admission: $8 – Students WITH CURRENT ID $6 – Swing Knights with current ID $5 – Orlando Balboa weekend pass holders $5

6949 Venture Circle, Orlando FL

* No spiked heels on account of the wonderful floor
** This is a balboa night … attendees should expect more up-tempo music, vintage jazz, and a balboa beginner lesson . . .

Orlando Big Band at the Whirl n’ Twirl – 4/25/15

April 15th, 2015

We’re thrilled to have The Orlando Big Band (formerly Bahia Dance Band) back for your dancing pleasure! This is going to be an amazing night! Enjoy a LIVE 18 piece big band, hear Amy Davenport sing, and enjoy one of the biggest events of the year. What a perfect night! The big band is one of our biggest draws so you know there will be tons of dancers in the building!

Our live music swing dances feature both the band and DJs, many sharp-dressed guys and gals, 6 air conditioners, and a top-notch floating wood floor. The Bahia Band is sounding better than ever and coming with LOTS of new music!

General Admission: $10 – Students w/ ID $8 – Swing Knights w/ ID $6
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7pm – Lesson
8pm – Dance Begins
11pm – Dance Ends

6949 Venture Circle Orlando, FL

PLEASE – no spiked-heels or marking soles to preserve the amazing floor we all love so much

DJ Joshua at the Whirl n’ Twirl – 4/11/15

April 6th, 2015

DJ Joshua offers variety while staying true to swing and jazz music. Drawing on many swing genres, gypsy jazz, hot jazz, rag, early rock n roll, and jump blues he sweetly weaves together all of your favorites for a night of inspired dancing. DJ Joshua has a knack for playing those tunes you forgot you love. Come join us! Mark and Jessica will be teaching our lesson at 7pm so make sure you show them some love. We can’t wait to see you all again!

7pm: Beginner Lesson Included with Admission

8pm: Swing Dance until 11 pm.


Admission $8.00 General – $6 w/Student ID – $5 w/Valid Swing Knights ID

6949 Venture Circle, Orlando, FL 32807

*Please, no spiked heels because of the wood floor.

DJ Luis at the Whirl & Twirl – 3/28/15

March 24th, 2015

Born in Honduras, an Orlando native, Luis has been dancing, DJing, and promoting in Orlando for years now. While he’s not doing that, you can probably catch him in the blues room or dancing balboa. Luis keeps up to date on all things musical in the Lindy Hop jazz world, eager to share new findings wherever and whenever he DJs.


7pm: – Mark Excalibur! w/ partner
8pm: – DJ Luis
11pm: – Dance ends

$8.00 General Admission – $6 Students (with current and valid ID) – $5 Swing Knights Members

6949 Venture Cir, Orlando FL

PLEASE no spiked-heels or marking soles. We work hard to preserve the excellent floor at the WnT – thank you