2018 Schedule - 2019 TBA

Friday, May 25th - Meet & Greet - VFW
7:00 PM Registration opens at the VFW Hall
8:00 PM- 2;00 AM  Cocktail Meet and Greet and Record Hop at the VFW Bar ( Dancing is Free to full weekend wristband holders $10 to all others)
Saturday, May 26th
10:00 AM    Registration Opens at The VFW Hall & Vendor Room Opens
11:00 AM    Dance Lesson w/ Steve Sayer & Karine (Pizzarama Patio)  
Lindy Class- Go round n’ round! Fun with Lindy Rhythm Circles!
12:00 PM    Dance Lessons w/ Kim & Dave (Pizzarama Patio)
Beginning Single time Swing/  Footwork and patterns great for Western Swing.
12:30 PM-1:00 PM   Best Boots Competition (Gather to compete and judge the best Pair of Rodeo Worthy Cowboy Boots of the weekend!)
1:00 PM   Dance Lesson with Steve Sayer & Karine (Pizzarama Patio)
6 count swing- sugar don’t push me! Fun times with sugar pushes.
2:00 PM-3:00 PM  Jimmy Dale and the Beltline

3:15 PM-4:15 PM   Parker Smith

4:00 PM -5:00 PM Dance Lessons w/ Kim & Dave (Pizzarama Patio)

Intro/taster class for Collegiate Shag/ 6 count Partner Swing dance popular in the 1930's.

4:30 PM-5:30 PM  The Sactown Playboys 


5:35 PM- 6:15 PM  Dance Class with Steve Sayer & Karine (Pizzarama Patio)

Lindy Hop Class- Whip it Good! Smooth Style whips and variations.

6:20 PM - 7:00 PM Lindy Vs. Jive Dance competition

Best Couple wins it All!!

(Couples please sign up at Registration Desk by 6:00PM)

7:00 PM- 8:00 PM  Josh Hi Fi Sorheim  


8:20 PM-9:20 PM  The B Stars  

9:40 PM-10:40 PM  Dave Stuckey & The 4 Hoot Owls    

11:00 PM – 1:00 AM   Big Sandy and The Fly Rite Boys (2 sets)

Sunday, May 27th     Full Day at VFW
10:00 AM- 11:00 AM  Dance Lesson w/ Steve Sayer & Karine (Pizzarama Patio)
Collegiate Shag- Put a hitch in your step! Hitch Steps and breaks to accentuate the music.
 & Vendor Room Opens
11:00 AM-12;00 PM   Dance Lessons w/ Kim & Dave (VFW Lodge)
Beginning Single time Swing/ Footwork and patterns great for Western Swing. This class will have different material from Saturdays beginning class.
12:00 PM Dance Class w/ Steve Sayer & Karine (Pizzarama Patio)
Collegiate Shag- Camel Hops, get your boots scooting across the floor!
12:00 PM Vintage Western Fashion Show (VFW Lodge)
12:30 PM Vintage Western Costume Contest (VFW Lodge, Judged by Christina Palomo of Skirt Chaser Vintage)
1:00 PM-2:00 PM   Dance Lesson w/ Kim & Dave (VFW Lodge)
Cowboa, Two Beat Rhythm Swing/ This class will focus on two beat rhythms and patterns that are inspired by Balboa and Charleston and work great with Western Swing. No previous experience in Balboa or Charleston is required. If you can tap each foot twice to rhythm, this class is for you!
2:00 PM-3:00 PM Whiskey & Moonshine Tasting  W/ Instructor Jeff Kroll

3:10 PM-4:10 PM  The Brian Hogan Band

4:30 PM-5:30 PM  The Mountaineer Cowboys

5:50 PM-6:50 PM  Southwest Biscuit Co.


7:10 PM-8:00 PM  The Hotshot Drifters  

8:20 PM-9:20 PM   Mitch Polzak and the Royal Deuces    


9:40 PM-10:40P M  Petunia and the Vipers

11:00 PM -1;00 AM  The Lucky Stars (2 sets)

Monday, May 28th
10:00 AM Memorial Day Parade
(You are welcome to join the City of Tehachapi's Annual Veteran's Memorial Parade & Flag Ceremony prior to our festivities  gather outside the VFW Hall at 10:00 AM Parade begins at 10:30 AM)
12:00 PM Vintage Picnic Starts at Philip Marx Central Park Gazebo
(Dance under the shade of a beautiful Vintage gazebo right next to the band for a unique country small town experience, Bring your own vintage Picnic setup and lunch to enjoy the musical entertainment.)

1:30 PM-2:30 PM  Alex Ridio Band

2:45-3:45PM  Bear Flag Trio

& Much, much More!!!
western swing lovers
dancing picnic
western drinker
king of western swing
western band