Swing Dance with France’s HOT SUGAR BAND at the Spanish Ballroom

• Beginner swing lesson with Tom and Debra 8-9pm, dance 9pm-12midnight
• Admission $25/person advanced sales (credit card only); $35 at the door. Advanced sales ends at 12noon on Saturday, July 16. All ticket sales are final; no refunds or credits.

• All attendees must be fully-vaccinated (no exceptions).
• If you are not pre-verified on DancerVax, please present ID and proof of vaccination at the door.
• All advanced ticket sales are final; no refunds, no credits.
• Masks are optional. If you do wear one, masks must stay over your nose securely, N95 of KN95 recommended.
• Given the nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the rapid nature with which circumstances can change, these policies may be updated or changed at any time until the event on Saturday, July 16, 2022. This may include requiring masks to be worn at the dance or other measures which the organizers feel would provide the safest possible dancing environment.
• Please read our safer spaces policy for this dance.


 and Gottaswing are delighted to work together on this very special event! Birthed in 2010 and based in Paris, HOT SUGAR BAND has become one of the top-rated bands in the world of Lindy Hop. Featuring some of the finest musicians in the French swing and jazz scene, the band has performed all around the world including Sweden, Vietnam, Hungary, Lithuania, Canada, Spain, South Korea, China, Italy, the Netherlands—and now, the United States! Combining elements of the John Kirby Sextet, Django Reinhardt’s big band sound, and Count Basie and Duke Ellington’s classics, the band’s endless energy on stage has helped make it one of the most in-demand bands in the world of swing. 


Jul 16 2022


8:00 pm - 12:00 am


Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg


Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, Maryland 20812