Join us for an outdoor concert at the Landscape Arboretum om June 15, 6-7:30 pm. Reservations and tickets are required. Click for Tix.

Join us for an evening of great music at the Como Park Pavilion! Rain or Shine. FREE

Como Park Lakeside Pavilion presents the Westwind Swing Band

Swing DAnce Night 7/6/23

The Westwind Swing Band is currently featured at the Wabasha Street Caves Swing Dance Night on the first Thursday of each month. 

Come dance with us! 

Don't know how to swing dance? No problem! Free beginning swing dance lessons are provided by the Caves when an instructor is available starting at 6:15 pm. 

Lessons at 6:15 pm

Don't want to dance? No problem! There is plenty of seating to sit an enjoy the music and the dancers.

Live Swing Music 7 - 10 pm. 

$10/person cash at the door, $11/person online with card.

Westwind Swing Band is a traditional 18 piece big band with lead vocalist Robyn Chargo. Our songbook includes tunes by iconic band leaders such as Benny Goodman, Glenn Miller, Duke Ellington, Artie Shaw and more. Our mission is to preserve and perform classic Swing Era and similarly styled music, as recorded by the original artists. 

We are available for your listening and dancing pleasure! We perform at a variety of venues from wineries, swing dances, weddings and other private events to city parks and senior centers. We are the First Thursday of the month Swing Band at the Wabasha Street Caves Thursday night Swing Nights. 

Typical venues that work well for us are ballrooms, banquet and concert halls, city park band shells, community centers, party rooms, wineries, breweries, retirement communities, and senior residences. 

We are becoming a Twin Cities wedding band of note with several recent bookings and we are already booking into 2023-24! Call now to check availability and reserve your date!

If you are interested in having us play for your event, please contact Steve Chargo at 952-994-7758.  You may also email us at