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 keep our event as safe as is practically possible from COVID-19, we are currently requiring a properly worn high-quality, well-fitting face mask at all times while inside the building unless actively drinking.

Upcoming Bands:

January 31, 2023
Evelyn and her Vintage Ties
After-Hours Jam Session

February 7, 2023
Steve Lucky & the Rhumba Bums featuring Miss Carmen Getit

February 14, 2023
Valentine’s Day Party!
Clint Baker’s Golden Gate Swing Band, featuring Jessica King

February 21, 2023
Mardi Gras swing Dance Party!
Silver Bell Jazz Band