About the Doghouse

"Who" is the Doghouse?

The Doghouse is San Francisco's longest-running Saturday night swing dance and Lindy Hop venue, run by Chad Kubo and Melanie Moore.

What is the Doghouse?

Catering to dancers of all ages and levels, the Doghouse each Saturday offers drop-in lessons taught by Chad and Melanie, and guest instructors. Specialty classes and mini-workshops are also offered periodically as part of the Dogskool "curriculum". (We'll always post announcements on special classes on our main homepage)

After the lesson is when the dance party starts! With a great mix of swingin' tunes provided by either house DJ Jesse or Chad (and sometimes guest DJ's), the joint jumps until 12:30 am!

The Doghouse has also been host to special events, such as Cabaret Nights and live band nights featuring favorites such as Stompy Jones and Nights with Lady Day.

When do classes and the party take place?

There are TWO time slots for classes:

7:30 pm - 8:15 pm
8:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Swing Dance Party - 9:00 pm - 12:30 am - all ages

Learn more about the Doghouse swing dance classes

How much?

The regular cost is $12 for a class AND entry to the dance party (costs may differ on band nights).

The cost for just the party is $8.

Where is the Doghouse located?

The Doghouse is (now) located at the

ODC Dance Commons
351 Shotwell
San Francisco, CA 94110 (map)

If you have further questions, feel free to contact us!




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