This is part of a series of posts gathering up all the choice online footage from the 2008 International Lindy Hop Championships. This year’s ILHC is happening on August 27-30, 2009 and you can register at www.ILHC.com.
Open Strictly Lindy Hop Finals Preliminary round
Heat 1 Song 1: “Solid Old Man” by Duke Ellington
Heat 1 Song 2:
Heat 2 Song 3: “Blue Lou” by Ella Fitzgerald
Heat 2 Song 1: “Pussy Willow” by Duke Ellington
Heat 2 Song 2: “A Smo-O-O-Oth One” by Cab Calloway
Heat 1 Song 3: “Them There Eyes” by Louis Armstrong
All Skate: “Bugle Call Rag” by Django Reinhardt
Open Strictly Lindy Hop Finals
Live music provided by The Boilermaker Jazz Band.
Song: “Them Their Eyes”
Dancers in order of appearance.
- Abigail Browning & Jonathan Jow
- Alain Fragman & Mélanie Huot-Lavoie
- Andrew Thigpen & Erica Deblasio
- Joanna Lucero Carl Nelson
- Crista Seipp & Jaimie Cameron
- Juan Villafane & Sharon Davis
- Laura Glaess & Mike Roberts
1st Place – Juan Villafane & Sharon Davis
2nd Place – Jamie Cameron & Crista Seipp
3rd Place – Carl Nelson & Joanna Lucero
High quality video of the top three.