20th Century

Richard Halpern's Hollywood Cavalcade 10th Anniversary Party at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

06/23/2018 8:30 pm

You are invited to RICHARD HALPERN'S HOLLYWOOD CAVALCADE 10th Anniversary party!

Travel back in time to the 1930s at the Art Deco Cicada Club and dance the night away with RICHARD HALPERN'S HOLLYWOOD CAVALCADE featuring THE BLUE SERENADERS ORCHESTRA.

Starring RICHARD HALPERN "MR. TIN PAN ALLEY" crooning and belting his way through the songbooks of the 1920s and 1930s

Plus Special Guest Stars!

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21220

The Fabus Four featuring the San Andreas Sisters at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

05/26/2018 8:30 pm

Join the San Andreas Sisters and The Fabus Four for their new show at the Cicada Club!

Not your typical vocal trio group, the San Andreas Sisters
perform a wide array of classic numbers from the 1930s to the 1960s.

They tip their caps to the world famous "Andrews Sisters"
with swing hits from the 1930s and '40s, while also performing the popular vocal music of 1950's doo-wop,
1960's Motown, and more.

Let the San Andreas Sisters take you back to the Golden Era of American music and variety shows.

The Fabus Four is a blend of nostalgic swing and modern jazz

Fashion and Film Lecture and Screening of TOP HAT in Hollywood

03/17/2018 2:00 pm

From a Facebook event at: https://www.facebook.com/events/2022873457936407

Kimberly Truhler's Fashion & Film series continues with a look at style in the 1930s. Followed at 3:30 PM by the Fred Astaire/Ginger Rogers comedy TOP HAT, featuring the famous dance duo gliding across the floor cheek-to-cheek in 35mm.

Pre-Avalon Ball Dance Class and Mixer in Glendale

04/22/2018 1:00 pm

ImageWould you like to learn some easy, authentic dances for the Avalon Ball or any other Jazz Age event?

Would you like to add historical Jazz Age styling to your dancing?

Would you like your questions about the ball weekend answered?

Great War Gallop in San Diego


Info and tickets: http://wearinghistory.clothing/the-great-war-gallop-event/

From their website:
Wearing History Presents

The Great War Gallop

November 17th, 2018

Celebrate 100 years since it’s been over, over there.
Point Loma, San Diego, Cal.

You are cordially invited to an afternoon celebrating the victorious end of the Great War. Join us as we recreate a WWI canteen complete with doughboys, dancing, and donuts. Enjoy live period music in a hall that held dances for soldiers and was used for Red Cross sewing and knitting during WWI.

Russ Wilson and his Famous Orchestra at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

09/08/2018 8:30 pm

You are invited to dine and dance to the Big Band swing dance music of the '30s and '40s played by Russ Wilson and His Famous Orchestra.

Russ Wilson, "The Paul Whiteman of The 21st Century" and his Orchestra have been entertaining audiences with their vintage music for many, many years all along the Eastern Seaboard.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21213

The Wiseguys Big Band Machine at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

06/02/2018 8:30 pm

From Swing to Swank, The Wiseguys Big Band Machine is an eighteen-piece ensemble dedicated to keeping great music alive. This Montebello, California based big band features a screamin' horn line, talented vocalists, exciting soloists and a roarin' rhythm section.

Their repertoire includes the swingin' vocal tunes of Frank Sinatra, Bobby Darin and Peggy Lee, big band favorites from Glenn Miller, Perez Prado and Buddy Rich.

The Wiseguys will keep you on your feet and dancing with classic mambos and cumbias plus great dance music from the '50s and '60s!

Lizzy and the Triggermen at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

05/12/2018 8:30 pm


The hot jazz band all of Hollywood is talking about comes to the Cicada Club for ONE NIGHT ONLY with PROHIBITION JAZZ for your dining and dancing pleasure!

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21218

The Mad Hat Hucksters at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

05/05/2018 8:30 pm

CICADA CLUB DEBUT! The Mad Hat Hucksters founded by swing dancer Morgan Day in 2015. Originally starting out as a jam band that played traditional jazz tunes, this San Diego band evolved to find their sound more in the musical style of small combo jazz bands of the swing era, with solid four rhythms and tempos most dancers expect for dancing Lindy Hop, Balboa, and Shag. In November 2017, the band released their debut album, "Swing and Jazz Music for Dancing", available for download and streaming on Bandcamp, Spotify, iTunes, and Amazon.


The Fresh Ryhthm 11-piece Big Band at the Cicada Club in Downtown LA

04/21/2018 8:30 pm

The Fresh Rhythm, a hot new 12-piece Big Band with unique and sophisticated sound with great dance music from traditional American popular music.

Dine and dance to Los Angeles' fresh new big band inspired by the genius of George Gerswhin, Nelson Riddle, Frank Sinatra, Cole Porter, Louis Armstrong, and Wynton Marsalis.

Tickets, dinner reservations, and more information: http://www.cicadaclub.com/show.asp?id=21219

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