San Francisco, CA
Steven, a.k.a. Dr. Feelgood, originally hails from New York City, Steven now calls San Francisco/Oakland Home! He started dancing 6 years ago, and he began his BLUES DJing career at his other adopted .. (expand) home - you guessed it - St.Louis' Cheap Thrills 2004. Since then Dr. Feelgood has been thrilled to be spreading his love for the BLUES, with some smooth, gritty, sultry music, coupled with a great sense of musical timing. Oh, those sexy good looks help too!
Roy Learned to Lindy Hop back in 1997 in San Francisco from Paul Overton and Sharon Ashe. In 1998 Roy moved to Tampa Florida where he started his Lindy Hop DJ career and continued to dance. In 2000 Roy .. (expand) Moved to Chicago where he was introduced to Blues dancing immediately and in 2003 started to DJ blues music. In 2005 Roy moved back home to San Francisco where he continues to DJ and dance both Lindy Hop and Blues. Locally Roy is in the DJ rotations at 9:20 Special and Friday Night Blues, but has also DJed at Cat's Corner, Lindy in the Park and Lindy on the Square among other places. Roy has also DJed many National events. Roy has DJed national Lindy Hop events in Chicago, Tampa, Miami, Cleveland, Los Angeles, San Francisco, St. Louis, Moscow, San Luis Obispo, Indianapolis, New York and New Orleans. Roy has DJed Blues at events in Chicago, Memphis, St. Louis, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Diego, Cleveland, Tampa, Atlanta, and San Francisco.
Ben Nathan Bio coming soon
Cid has been djing for 4 years now; beginning with house parties and then, under the tutelage of Scott Kaufman and Ron Thompson, djing lindy nights at Midtown Stomp. After which, he began djing frequently at FNB, getting to dj .. (expand) along such great influences as Steven Watkins and Roy Rydbeck. Cid djs blues, spending time in the study of its music, artists, and history. Always searching for contemporary hits and classic songs. Some of his favorite artists are Etta James, John Lee Hooker/Jr, Chris Thomas King. Some of his favorite songs are "Come into my Kitchen", "Lets Burn Down the Cornfield", "Comes Love". He has djed such events as the Utah Lindy Exchange, Reno Dance Sensation, Blues Rising, Emerald City Blues Festival, Steel City Blues, and Blues Shout.
Sue's is passionate and down-to-earth about lindy hop and blues music and dancing. She loves to dance and to watch the music she spins inspire others to dance. Sue's a follow and does some close-dance .. (expand) leading as well (blues and balboa). Sue comes from Brooklyn and has been living in the bay area since 2005.
Up and Coming
Anna started DJing at house parties, playing a mix of blues and non-blues modern music. It was dancing to the alt stuff that inspired her to start Shades of Blues. .. (expand) While at Shades, she plays sets that mix up blues with jazz, r&b, trip hop and hip hop. For a more traditional venue, however, she's happy to leave out any of the "hops" and just DJ straight, awesome, blues and jazz. She values playing known favorites that dancers love to dance to as opposed to obscure songs that will impress other DJs.
San Francisco, CA
Scott learned to Lindy hop in Ithaca, NY before moving to the SF bay area in 2001. He spent many years dancing and traveling before he started playing music at Wednesday Night Hop, where he .. (expand) has been a regular DJ for the last few years. The groovier forms of swing music led him to learn blues dancing, and he quickly added more blues and jump blues to his music collection. Scott has played blues music for friends at house parties and recently a few sets at FNB. He was a member of the Double or Nothing dance troop from 2005-2008, and when not dancing or DJing, he is either gardening, cooking, or geeking out.