Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, featuring Hilary Alexander

Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five, featuring Hilary Alexander is the nation’s premier swing dance band. Showcasing the small-group sound of the late 1930’s and early 1940’s, the Campus Five is the most danceable swing band anywhere. The 7-piece Campus Five captures the true sound of the Swing-era, with all the energy and excitement that inspired millions to dance. Influences include the Benny Goodman Sextet, Artie Shaw's Grammercy Five, Count Basie's Kansas City Six, and the Harlem-based small groups of Illinois Jacquet, Cootie Williams, Coleman Hawkins, and Hot Lips Page.

Cal Poly University Jazz Band

Our jazz band program combines the professionalism of a working big band with the academic rigor of cutting-edge big band repertoire.

The University Jazz Band has been professionally contracted to perform at the world’s largest jazz festival (the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee), the San Jose Jazz Society’s Sunday jazz series, a swing dance series in Santa Barbara, the Morro Bay Jazz Festival, the Jazz Jubilee in Pismo Beach, and as an opening act for Don Byron and comedian Bob Newhart.

The Cal Poly jazz bands perform specialized repertoires, including modern big band concert compositions, swing dance, world music (including Ethiopian pop), heavy-metal (music from Pat Boone's In a Metal Mood big band album), TV themes, and jazz for cartoons.

The University Jazz Bands have received unanimous superior evaluations at collegiate jazz festivals, and was rated as the best four-year collegiate big band at U.C. Berkeley's Pacific Coast Collegiate Jazz Festival.



8PM - 3AM | Social Dancing

With Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five feat. Hilary Alexander


1PM - 4PM | Lindy Games

8PM - 4AM | Social Dancing

With Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five feat. Hilary Alexander


1PM - 4PM | Beach Day

8PM - 1AM | Social Dancing

With Cal Poly University Jazz Band


Chumash Auditorium

All dances will take place in Chumash

McPhee University Union, San Luis Obispo, CA

Free parking is available in the Grand Avenue parking structure. Chumash Auditorium itself is located inside the University Union, building 65.


Avila Beach

We will be here for Sunday's beach day

Avila Beach, CA

Free parking is available along the streets near the beach but can be scarce as well as along Avila Beach Drive. Paid parking can be found in parking lots. Carpooling is highly recommended! The exact location along we will be on the beach is uncertain. For more info on beach day, look on our Facebook page.


Our t-shirt sizes range from unisex S to unisex XXL. T-shirt sizes run a little bit small. Check the sizing chart here for exact sizes. Pre-ordered t-shirts will be available for pickup at the door during the dances. A limited number of t-shirts will also be available for sale at a higher price at the door. 

SLOx 2018 T-Shirt
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If you are interested in volunteering for SLOx, please fill out the form below. You will be reimbursed $10 for each hour you volunteer (up to 2 hours). We will email you your volunteering shifts closer to the event. If you have any questions, feel free to email us.


If you need housing for SLOx, please fill out the interest form below. If you can provide housing, please let us know as well. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee housing for all requests. 


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General: 41

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