The Lindy Project


Lindy Hop in Austin

Come Check Out What Austin’s About!

Austin has one of the very best dance scenes in the world – THE WORLD!! If you are interested in learning to dance, there are few better communities to learn how than right here in Austin.

1) We have a huge community comprised of everyone from people who have never danced before to people who Lindy Hop professionally.

2) Austin is home to talented musicians who keep our dancers inspired and excited.

3) We also have the Fed – an enormous vintage ballroom which has been the life of the Austin Lindy Hop community every Thursday since 1999.


Austin Swing Syndicate
Offers regular dances and social events in Austin, including our weekly Thursday night dance at the Fed.

Engine Room
Run by two local swing dancers, this event happens the 3rd Saturday of every month and features some of the very best dance jazz musicians in town. The location is cool and casual, and has foosball!

Butterfly Bar
This place hires a great live band many Monday nights from 9:30 – midnight. Suggested tip for the band is between $5 and $10.

Motown Mondays
The Matchmaker Band plays covers of your favorite Motown classics at One 2 One Bar every Monday from 9:00 to midnight. Cover is $5. It’s not swing music, but it’s a load of fun.

Quality Seafood
From 6:30 to 8:30, there is dancing to the hot sounds of Aunt Ruby’s Sweet Jazz Babies every Monday night. The floor’s not great, so bring slippery shoes.

Austin Events

Austin Lindy Exchange (ALX)
This event is the weekend before Thanksgiving. No classes, no competitions – just solid social dancing, visiting Austin, and hanging out with friends.

Hot Rhythm Holiday
This is an event dedicated to Shag and Balboa, but there is, of course, also Lindy Hop.

Other Classes

Four on the Floor
Offers regular lessons on Tuesday nights.