5 days of dancing! Yes!

Thursday, 20 April – Easy Does it
Friday, 21 April – Mustang & In The Wings
Saturday, 22 April – Hullabaloo Hop & By Moonlight
Sunday, 23 April – Hullabaloo Ball & ‘TIL DAWN
Monday, 24 April – The Last Hurrah




Swing dancing couple at Hullabaloo 2016

Ease into the weekend before the brain drain of lessons and late nights.  Grab a drink and cosy in with some dumplings before hitting the floor for a dance or two. Kick off your Hullabaloo with a few hours chatting with old friends, making new ones, and mentally limbering up for a long lindy weekend.

When:  Thursday, 20 April 2017
7:30pm – late
Where:  Bar 138, 138 Barrack Street, Perth
Price:  Free!

Music:  Tim King // Trevor Hutchison

Bar provided, no BYO.




Shim Sham at Hullabaloo 2016

Swing dancers in Perth know one thing, and it’s this: it doesn’t matter what kind of week you’ve had, Mustang Fridays are where lindy hoppers go for loud bands and fast floors. A wonderful and treasured part of our scene; no weekend – let alone Hullabaloo, would be complete without a dance or three at the Mustang, so join us there and let’s ring in the weekend in true Perth style. 

When:  Friday, 21 April 2017
6:30pm – 9:30pm
Where:  Mustang Bar46 Lake Street, Northbridge
Price:  Free

Bar provided, no BYO.


Swing dancing at Hullabaloo 2016

Spilling out into the streets on a Friday can mean all manner of things to the lindy hoppers of Perth –  cosying in for a drink at a local small bar, or grabbing a bite at one of the many Northbridge eateries. On Hullabaloo weekend you can still do all of that; but when you’re done, head down through the streets and laneways to the State Theatre Centre for the first late night of the weekend.

When:  Friday, 21 April 2017
10:00pm – 1:00am
Where:  State Theatre Centre of WA174-176 William Street, Perth
Price:  $15

Music:  Loz Yee // Crystle Challinger

Bar provided, no BYO.




Swing dancing performers at Hullabaloo 2016

We’re going back to the Lindy Hop glory days, when Count Basie and Chick Webb played the fabled Savoy Ballroom. Join Perth’s Oz Big Band in the glorious setting of the Fremantle Town Hall, where it’s all about the spectacle.  Hosted by the magnificant Magnus Danger Magnus, this is the night for dancers to throw down and give it everything they’ve got in the Paul Verevis Memorial Jack and Jill competition, for what promises to be a night to remember.

When:  Saturday, 22 April 2017
7:30pm – 12 midnight
Where:  Fremantle Town Hall8 William Street, Fremantle
Price:  $50 online / $60 at the door
Dress:  Please no stiletto heels

Music:  Oz Big Band // Trevor Hutchison

Bar provided, no BYO.


Swing dancing couple at Hullabaloo 2016

Still charged with all that big band energy? Continue on dancing into the small hours of the morning with our night owl DJs.

When:  Saturday, 22 April 2017
12:30am – 3:30am
Where: Huzzard Studios10-14 Pier Street, Perth
Price:  $20

Music:  Lauren Pyke // Shane McCarthy // Jarrad Marshall // Kenneth Gosnold




Dressed up Swing Dancing couple at Hullabaloo 2016

Put on your most dazzling danceable finery and make a grand appearance at the Hullabaloo Ball. With Magnus Danger Magnus as your host and the Perth Cabaret Collective putting on a show of outrageously good jazz’ and swingin tunes to raise the tone of the neighbourhood.

When:  Sunday, 23 April 2017
8:00pm – 12 midnight
Where:  Perth Town HallCorner of Hay Street & Barrack Street, Perth
Price:  $50 online / $60 at the door
Dress:  Formal. Time to break out your fanciest threads! Please no stiletto heels.

Music:  Perth Cabaret Collective // Michelle Turner

Bar provided, no BYO.


Swing dancing couple at Hullabaloo 2016

Dance until the sun comes up! Well, almost, that won’t be until 6:46. But the point is, that this is the late night to end all late nights, as mornings. Almost.

When:  Sunday, 23 April 2017
12:30am – 6:00am
Where: Huzzard Studios10-14 Pier Street, Perth
Price:  $20
Dress:  Pyjamas! But please, be considerate of your fellow dancers and don’t wear anything that you wouldn’t normally consider appropriate to dance in.

Music:  Julia Wharington // Jarrad Marshall // Dan Carruthers // Shane McCarthy // Trevor Hutchison




Swing dancing girls at Hullabaloo 2016

It’s the last night of Hullabaloo and we’re sending you off in style.  The Last Hurrah, the Final Fling, the post-penultimate celebration. The last night for you to let loose and swing out hard. Have at it.

When:  Monday, 24 April 2017
7:30pm – 11:30pm
Where:  Hackett Hall, University of Western Australia35 Stirling Highway, Crawley
Price:  $30 online / $40 at the door
Dress:  Please no stiletto heels

Music:  Jessie Gordon & Friends // Kenneth Gosnold

Bar provided, no BYO.