Win Tickets: Thursday Swing! Featuring Trashcan Joe, Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners @ Secret Society | Dance Lesson, Food & Drink Specials

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Thursday Swing! Featuring Trashcan Joe, Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners @ Secret Society on December 3. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Thursday, December 3.

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From our sponsors:
Thursday Swing! Featuring Pink Lady & The John Bennett Jazz Band, Honky Tonk UnionThursday Swing! Featuring Trashcan Joe, Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners
December 3, 2015
6 – 11 p.m. | $8 | All Ages (until 8 p.m.)
More info: secretsociety.net

The Secret Society
116 NE Russell St, Portland, OR 97212
(503) 493-3600

Two live bands, two dance lessons, 5 hours of swing music and dance every Thursday Night!! Join us for $5 food and drink specials for happy hour from 6-8pm when all ages are welcome in the ballroom, and stay for the second band and lesson as the night heats up at The Secret Society! No partner necessary, and you are welcome to join us and watch if you’re not ready to step out quite yet!

  • 6pm Dance Lesson with Melissa Roane!
  • 6:30pm Live Music and Dancing!
  • 8:00pm Dance Lesson with guest instructor!
  • 8:30pm Live Music and Dancing!

Melissa Roane
Melissa, though too modest to admit it, is one of Portland’s most important figures in Vintage Style Swing Dances. She has been teaching at the Viscount Dance Studio since 2003 and has taught, deejayed, and performed at various events around town. Her approachability, knowledge, fun classes, and dance style have garnered her a solid following and place among the Portland’s great swing instructors.

Trashcan Joe – (Set time: 6:30 PM)
Soaring vocal harmonies and modern song writing set in a soundscape harkening to the early jazz era, Trashcan Joe has a unique sound with a broad appeal. The fact that the instruments are made from recycled and found objects is quickly lost to their stellar musicianship. It’s no wonder they are a steadily working live band and have performed at events such as Pickathon, Burning Man, Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Live Wire, the Northwest Folklife Festival in Seattle , Oregon Country Fair, and were the house band at the Candidates Gone Wild at the Roseland Theater.

Jacob Miller and the Bridge City Crooners – (Set time: 9:00 PM)
Jacob Miller and the Bridge City Crooners bill their music as West Coast ragtime, swing jazz, and blues and though you can hear all of these influences, there’s also a strong undercurrent of youthful abandon. It is the kind of wild joy from the American road (or rails) that filled the gas tank of Woody Guthrie’s dreams and kept him rolling down the highway.

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5 Responses to Win Tickets: Thursday Swing! Featuring Trashcan Joe, Jacob Miller & The Bridge City Crooners @ Secret Society | Dance Lesson, Food & Drink Specials

  1. Gerard December 1, 2015 at 4:53 pm #

    i would swing in for this.

  2. Terra December 2, 2015 at 7:35 pm #

    My boyfriend and I would love this!!!!

  3. Danielle December 2, 2015 at 11:38 pm #

    We really want the chance to do more swing dancing.

  4. Leslie December 3, 2015 at 12:57 pm #

    I would love to take my son to this. Great dancing and music!

  5. lauren scher December 7, 2015 at 10:25 am #

    I like to dance!

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