SouthSide Swing at SteelStacks Returns with Free Swing Lessons, Grammy Award Nominee David Ostwald and More

Featured Image: The SouthSide Swing stage and 2018 performers.

BETHLEHEM, PA – Loosen those limbs and get ready to dance because SouthSide Swing presented by Coordinated Health and WDIY returns to Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks July 19-21.

Don’t know how to swing? No problem! Gas House Dance Hall dance instructors will be on the 24 x 24 Levitt Lawn dance floor starting at 6:45 p.m. each day to get dancers ready for performances by hot jazz artists like Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society July 19, which perform jazz, blues and pop from the ’20s-’30s, and The New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings July 21, playing traditional New Orleans jazz.

On Saturday, SouthSide Swing also welcomes David Ostwald, who with blues legend Big Joe Turner was nominated for a Grammy award in 1986. Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band will be featured at the Friday Levitt performance.

The complete schedule for SouthSide Swing is as follows:

July 19
6:45 p.m. – FREE Beginner Swing Lesson, Levitt Pavilion
7:30 p.m. – Drew Nugent & the Midnight Society, Levitt Pavilion

July 20
6:45 p.m. – FREE Beginner Swing Lesson, Levitt Pavilion
7:30 p.m. – David Ostwald’s Louis Armstrong Eternity Band, Levitt Pavilion
9:00 p.m. – Evan Cory Levine & His Singular Band, Community Stage

July 21
6:45 p.m. – FREE Beginner Swing Lesson, Levitt Pavilion
7:30 p.m. – The New Orleans Cottonmouth Kings, Levitt Pavilion
9:00 p.m. – Bitters & Rye, Community Stage

For more information, visit www.steelstacks.org.

Information and image provided to TVL by:
Mark Demko, ArtsQuest
http://www.artsquest.org/