Learn to Swing Dance!Sign Up for Classes

Fun, friendly classes featuring some of San Francisco’s most experienced swing dance instructors.  Enrollment includes admission to the live music dance parties!  No need to bring a partner–we rotate partners in class.  Face masks required.  Real live music.  Real people.  Real fun!


The Woodchopper’s Ball, San Francisco’s swing hot spot, is a weekly Tuesday night swing dance event held at the historic Verdi Club in San Francisco’s Mission district.  Named after the classic 1939 swing tune by the Woody Herman Orchestra, the Woodchopper’s Ball features:

COVID-19 Safety Precautions

To minimize the spread of COVID-19 at the Woodchopper’s Ball:

  • All attendees are required to properly wear a well-fitting face mask at all times while inside the building, unless actively drinking.
  • Eating is prohibited inside the building.

Upcoming Bands:

March 21, 2023
Tin Cup Serenade

March 28, 2023
Lavay Smith & Her Red Hot Skillet Lickers
After-Hours Jam Session

April 4, 2023
Rob Reich Swings Left

April 11, 2023
Benny Amón’s New Orleans Pearls