Swingin' on Short

Short Street will be jumping with swing dancers of all skill levels at this annual downtown dance event.


Saturday, June 2, 2018


Downtown Lexington 
Robert F. Stephens Courthouse Plaza
120 N Limestone
Lexington, Ky. 

About Swingin' on Short

Both Arthur Murray and the Hepcats Swing Dance Club will be providing free dance lessons. More experienced dancers can test their skills at the dance contest held during intermission. If you don't want to dance, then just come out and enjoy the live music.

This event is presented by Lexington Parks & Recreation, Arthur Murray Dance Studio and the Hepcats Swing Dance Club.   

Performer information

The featured performers for the 2018 Swingin' on Short are Neon Swing X-perience. Based in Pittsburgh, Neon Swing X-perience has been relentlessly devoted to updating and preserving vintage American genres such as swing, hot jazz, blues, rockabilly, and horn rock. Their style is a raucous modernization of multiple influences all rooted in the big bands of the 1930s and 1940s.