Dancing the Lindy Hop in North Carolina

This Lindy Hop dance competition took place in Asheville, North Carolina, not only the participants had a blast dancing, but the audience had the best of times enjoying the event. The Lindy hop is an American dance which was born in Harlem, New York City, in 1928 and has evolved since then with the jazz music of that time. It was very popular during the swing era of the late 1930s and early 1940s. Lindy was a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development but is mainly based on jazz, tap, breakaway, and Charleston. It is frequently described as a jazz dance and is a member of the swing dance family.