Emerald Coast Lindy Exchange - April 5 - April 8, 2018

If you agree with us that dancing to amazing live jazz and swing for days on end and hangin' out with good folks in some of the most beautiful country in the world sounds like a great time then you need to head to Eureka, CA in beautiful Humboldt County for the EIGHTH Annual Emerald Coast Lindy Exchange! 

The Emerald Coast Lindy Exchange and The Redwood Coast Music Festival work together to produce a 4 Day celebration of swing dance and live music featuring some of the finest bands and musicians in the country.  Jazz, Swing, Blues, Rockabilly - it's all here!

6 venues with dance floors.  35 bands - over 100 sets of live music. Large venues (10,000 sq ft wood floor), Medium venues - two with sprung maple dance floors, AND more intimate venues (with dance floors) to change up the experience. 

Weekend 3 Day Passes give you all-venue access to every single set performed Friday - Sunday.  An amazing opportunity to dance to some fantastic live music by some of the best you'll ever hear!  The Thursday night Kick-off dance is extra - $10.00.


Special pricing for dancers.

Discount "Lindy Exchange" tickets are available for Lindy Exchange dancers.  See the ticket section for more information.


Jazz & Swing bands include:

Dave Stuckey & The Hot House Gang, Josh Collazo's Candy Jacket Jazz Band, Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles, Stompy Jones with Chris Binnings , Carl Sonny Leyland & Friends, Clint Baker's Hot Five, Kris Tokarski Sextet with Chloe Feoranzo, Jeff Barnhart's Earthquakers, Au Brothers & Friends, Cocuzzi Courtet, Dave Stuckey & The Hoot Owls, Dan Walton's Jump Swing Imperials - and more!  Some of the hottest jazz and swing dance bands around today  - look through the site and see all the great music and dancing that will be available this year!


Friday & Saturday Night Blues:

Now moved to the Municipal Auditorium with a 10,000 sq ft wood floor for Friday and Saturday nights!

Saturday night is headlined by the legends of jump blues and swing - Roomful of Blues.  See Redwood Coast Blues for a full listing of the 8 blues acts appearing including Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh, Terry Hanck and more.


Included in the over 100 sets of live music will be:

Friday night special line-ups including Dave Stuckey & Hal Smith's 2 1/2 hour Western Swing special with an 11 musician all-star band.

Saturday morning dance contests with Stompy Jones, Joe Smith & the Spicy Pickles and Candy Jacket Jazz Band

Saturday night special swing dance night headlined by Jeff Barnhart's Earthquakers, Dan Walton's Jump Swing Imperials, Joe Smith & the Spicy Pickles, Candy Jacket Jazz Band, Carl Sonny Leyland & Friends.


If you love to dance to amazing live jazz and swing, and maybe just have a good time, this is the event for you!