October 20: Birch Pereira and the Gin Joints

Dancers cheered the music of Birch Pereira and the Gin Joints at Dancing til Dusk and the North City Jazz Walk. We are excited to have them play for the first time with Northwest Dance Network at the Leif Erikson Hall.

Born out of a love of the early years of swing, Americana and rock ‘n ‘roll, Birch Pereira & the Gin Joints is a band whose sound transports you to the time of speakeasies, honky-tonks and roadhouses. With upright bassist and vocalist Birch Pereira at its center, the band features skilled and versatile musicians who share the love of music with the dancers.  Expect to enjoy Swing at different tempos and some sultry Blues.

Pre-dance lesson: 7:00pm to 8:00pm

Dance: 8:00pm to 11:00pm

Cost: $15 general admission payable by cash or check at the door, $10 students under 23 with ID.

Location:  Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N.W. 57th St. Seattle

Parking:  Free parking will be available at this dance in the Banner Bank lot due to a cooperative relationship with Banner Bank, immediately east and next door to the Leif Erikson Hall. Free parking is also available at the Ballard Health Club lot immediately south of the hall and east of Classic Consignment, through the generosity of an anonymous donor.

Snacks:  Please bring a sweet or savory snack to share.

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