Cape Town Swing is a community organisation that hosts, promotes, and supports swing dance events in Cape Town, South Africa

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Cape Town Swing is a community organisation that hosts, promotes, and supports swing dance events in Cape Town, South Africa

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Album on sale now


Echoes album released!

After months of transcribing, translating, and practicing the songs at the centre of the Echoes of Sophiatown project, the album at the core of the first project milestone has dropped!

Featuring 12 of the 30 songs transcribed in the first phase of the project, the Echoes of Sophiatown tribute album is now available on CD and vinyl.

To purchase an album or some Merchandise,  Visit the shop

For more reading, browse the Echoes Of Sophiatown page  

Celebrate a year of Echoes with the Pebble Shakers!


Join us at Milnerton Hall to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the launch of the Echoes of Sophiatown campaign on Saturday, 31 August at 7pm!

This is a community event for music lovers of all kinds to come and appreciate the Pebble Shakers and their styling of South African swing. Boogie Back Dance Co. will be holding a free beginner lesson at 7:45 before the first set to get people on their feet.

Echoes merch will of course be available for purchase: CDs (R150), T-shirts (R200), and buttons (R10). Get your ticket now here (R100)!


Events


The Cape Town dance scene is vibrant with weekly lessons, regular social dances, and swingin' live music events! 


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Mother City Hop


Every March, we invite dancers from around the world to Lindy Hop on down to Cape Town for our festival, which features workshops from international instructors, parties with live music, and other memorable experiences in the Mother City.


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Echoes of Sophiatown


As part of our mission to promote swing dance and music, we have launched the Echoes of Sophiatown project for preserving, celebrating, and reviving the original South African swing music, culture, and history. 


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