Tiger Rag Fridays- weekly live jazz and swing dancing!

  • The Arcola Theatre


  • Classes, Fun Time Partying and Live Music
  • Tickets from £6.00 - £10.00
  • Jazz, Burlesque/Piano and Live Music
  • Over 18
  • Every Friday
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)

Deep in the heart of Dalston, hot jazz, live music, swing dancing and booze flows all night. 

Come down and party as we keep the spirit of jazz alive and swinging with London’s best musicians every week. Hang out by the floor and watch dancers lindy hop, shag, balboa and charleston or grab a friend and try your best swing moves. 

The Vintage Arts Asylum collaborates with London’s newest live music venue at The Arcola Theatre, Dalston Junction. Try your hand at the weekly beginner lesson where no partner or pre-booking is required.

  • Beginner Swing Lessons at 9pm till 10pm (drop ins welcome, no partner required)
  • Beginner Tap Lesson 8pm till 9pm (Tap shoes not required)

  • Live Music starts at 10pm till 3am
  • £10 Entry Per Person (cash or card at the door)
  • £12 Class + Entry Per Person (Normally £15 on the door)
  • £12 Intro to Tap (tap shoes not required) 

    Cant make Fridays? Check out our Wednesday night jazz party and class in Dalston: https://www.designmynight.com/london/whats-on/live-music/the-cake-walk-cafe-live-jazz-and-swing-dance-lessons-every-week?t=tickets




Ticket Event time Cost
Regular Admission (10pm)

Hot jazz, flowing booze and dancing late into the night

22:00 - 02:30 £10.00
Beginner Lesson + Admission (9pm)

No prior experience or partner required, class starts at 9pm and includes admission into the night!

21:00 - 02:30 £10.00
Group Admission (5 guests)

Bring your group and get a price break! (Does not include the class)

22:00 - 02:30 £6.00



The Arcola Theatre, The Arcola Theatre Bar, 24 Ashwin St, London, E8 3DL

Nearest Station

Dalston Junction (Rail)


The Vintage Arts Asylum
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T&C s

1. The ticket holder voluntarily assumes all risks and danger incidental to the event for which the ticket is issued, whether occurring prior, during or after the event. The ticket holder voluntarily agrees that the management, venue, event participants, DesignMyNight (WFL Media Ltd) and all of their respective agents, officers, directors, owners and employers are expressly released by the ticket holder from any claims arising from such causes.
2. Tickets are issued subject to the rules and regulations of the venue.
3. Please check your tickets, as mistakes cannot always be rectified.
4. Occasionally, events are cancelled or postponed by the promoter, team, performer or venue for a variety of reasons. If the event is cancelled, please contact us for information on receiving a refund from the responsible party. If the event was moved or rescheduled, the venue or promoter may set refund limitations. It is your responsibility to ascertain the date and time of any rearranged event.
5. The venue reserves the right to refuse admission and may on occasion have to conduct security searches to ensure the safety of the patrons.
6. Every effort to admit latecomers will be made at a suitable break in the event, but admission cannot always be guaranteed.
7. We regret that tickets cannot be exchanged or refunded after purchase.
8. Tickets are sold subject to the venue or promoter's right to alter or vary the programme due to events or circumstances beyond its control without being obliged to refund monies or exchange tickets.
9. If this ticket is re-sold or transferred for profit or commercial gain by anyone other than the promoter, venue management, DesignMyNight or one of their authorised sub-agents, it will become voidable and the holder may be
refused entry to or ejected from the venue.
10. The venue may operate a No Smoking Policy.
11. The promoter, venue management and DesignMyNight accept no responsibility for any personal property.
12. The event listed on the purchased ticket is strictly for ticket holders who are over 18 years of age. Identification may be required.

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Tiger Rag Fridays- weekly live jazz and swing dancing!
Tiger Rag Fridays- weekly live jazz and swing dancing!
Tiger Rag Fridays- weekly live jazz and swing dancing!
Tiger Rag Fridays- weekly live jazz and swing dancing!
Tiger Rag Fridays- weekly live jazz and swing dancing!

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