For Immediate Release: Have a “Swinging” Good Time at our First Wednesdays Series!

Escondido, California — :

Experience the power of performance at First Wednesdays music series, a free community music series that happens the first Wednesday of every month from September through June.

For the month of December, First Wednesdays showcases 60 Minutes of Swing on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 starting at 6pm.

Join dancers of The Hang Ten Hoppers, as they “cut a rug” to the sounds of great Swing Era music with the Uptown Rhythm Makers and a few DJ tunes from the great bands of that time (1920s-1950s).

The Hang Ten Hoppers have been sharing the joy of Swing Era dancing and their love of Charleston, Lindy Hop, Jitterbug, Balboa, Shag, Blues, and Vernacular Jazz since 2012.

Tickets to the show are FREE and are handed out on a first-come, first-seated basis as you enter the venue. Doors open one hour prior to show time, and this year’s shows will be held in the Center’s Concert Hall starting at 6pm.

If you’d like to beat the line, reserved seats are also available for $12 ($10 for Center Members) and can be purchased below. Reserved seats must be purchased a minimum of 24 hours in advance.

Get more information about First Wednesdays or to purchase a reserved seating:



About the California Center for the Arts, Escondido 

A 501(c)3 charitable organization, the Center’s creation was sparked by a civic vision—one that recognized the vital role that the arts play in strengthening and uniting the community. Our commitment to enriching lives and improving access to the arts, especially for low-income individuals and families, is exemplified through our extensive educational programming and robust series of free community events. The Center is guided by an enthusiastic Board of Trustees and passionate staff who are dedicated to furthering arts education and access, and to creating programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.

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