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Bay Area World Lindy Hop Day w/ Chester Whitmore and the Shim Sham
May 26 @ 8:00pm - 9:00pm PDT
Tuesday, May 26th is Frankie Manning’s birthday and World Lindy Hop Day!
Join us for an evening with Chester Whitmore and we’ll do the Shim Sham and Trickeration together to celebrate and honor our beloved legends, Frankie and Norma, who have passed.
Also, if you have a T-shirt from a local venue or an event from any era, rep it!!!
This is an event brought to you by The Breakaway, 920 Special, Wednesday Night Hop, Dancer’s Den, For Dancers Only, Lindy by the Lake, Lindy on Sproul Cats Corner, Wood Choppers Ball, Lindy in the Park, and San Jose Swing! We are coming together to do the Shim Sham relay in order to submit our region’s video to The Frankie Manning Foundation!
To get the link to the Zoom event, just register on Square online for the May Social Party Pass and you’ll receive an email with the link. Pay what you can, it’s completely sliding scale! All proceeds go toward helping The Breakaway pay for on-going expenses and to support local musicians and teachers.