From September 14 through September 16 Community Minded Dance celebrates two American art forms. The 5th annual Denver Vintage Jazz Festival runs in conjunction with the 14th annual Lindy on the Rocks. This event brings the best swing dance instructors in the world together with the top names in vintage jazz today. There will be opportunities to see and hear live hot jazz and swing music, watch performances and competitions, take workshops to learn (or improve your) swing dance with more to be announced.
Three nights of live music with the country's hottest jazz and swing bands will be hosted in Denver at the Studio Loft at the Ellie Caulkins Opera House in the Denver Performing Arts Complex and at Dazzle Jazz, 1512 Curtis St., Denver 80202. Live music is provided by Hal Smith’s Swing Central, the Jonathan Stout Orchestra and live Fusion music by San Francisco’s Chance’s End. [Organizer's description]