Cat’s Corner Wednesday Night Hop + Beginners’ Shag Night

27 september 19:45

Welcome to Cats’ Corners swingin’ Wednesday Night Hop at Moriska Paviljongen.

The evening includes a beginners’ Shag class at 8 pm which continues with a Shag social dance. At the same time the swingin social dance in Morsikans grand ballroom starts at 7.45 pm!

. Beginners Blues Class: 20:00-21.00 * (Spegelsalen)
. Shag social dance: 21:00-23:00 * (Spegelsalen)
. Social dance: 19.45 – 23.00
. Bistro bar is open: 17.30-01.00
(Members of Cats’ Corner has a 10% discount in the Bistro bar.)
. Kitchen closes: 22.00 (
. Ballroom door fee: 60kr, 50kr for Cats’ Corner members

* These activities are included in the door fee. No preregistration or partner needed to take part.

The main dance on Wednesdays’ is Lindy Hop, a swing dance originating in the 30-40s in Harlem, NY. But you are always welcome to dance whatever you like or just hang out

The Collegiate Shag (or ”Shag”) is a partner dance done primarily to uptempo swing and pre-swing jazz music (185-200+ beats per minute). It belongs to the swing family of American vernacular dances that arose in the 1920s and 30s. It is believed that the dance originated within the African American community of the Carolinas in the 1920s, later spreading across the United States during the 1930s. The shag is still danced today by swing dance enthusiasts worldwide.

Cats’ Corner is a non-profit dance organisation from Malmö. Our main focus is Lindy Hop, but we gladly also dance Charleston, Balboa, Shag, Blues, Authentic Jazz and other Swing dances.

As the dance closes for the night we ”wind down” in the Bistro where there is a live jazz club every Wednesday.

This is also the new home for some of HepTowns weekly classes starting in September.

There wil be beginners weekends on the first and second weekend of September in Malmö and Lund. Registration will open in December and more information wil be avalible befotr that at

Moriska Paviljongen är Malmös största oberoende kultur- och nöjeshus. Moriskan erbjuder Bistro, Bar, Kulturprogram och Nattklubb på 4 olika scener i en anrik miljö från 1901. Mer info finns på: