This is the calendar of swing and other dance events in the Greater Boston area. Always check ahead, whether it be on their website or Facebook page, for last minute changes. Please note that there is a separate website just for Argentine Tango.


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August, 2015
30 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Tom Yates & The Working Mans Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
31 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00

September, 2015
1 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. Closed
2-7 Swing Out New Hampshire. Swing Out New Hampshire
4 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
5 DanceBoston dance, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:00-9:00
6 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Fat City Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Fat City Band
7 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
8 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. Closed
11 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge, featuring Bryan Brundige & the Pigglie Wigglies. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
11-13 Vermont Swing Dance Championships, at Grand Summit Resort Hotel, Mount Snow, Vermont. Vermont Swing Dance Championships
12 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs

WWII Victory Celebration , at the Bishop MacKenzie Center, 1337 Centre St, Newton Center, featuring Dan Gabel and the Abletones Big Band.

Doors open: 5:00pm
lesson: 7:00
Dancing: 8:00-11:00pm
13 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Throwback to the 60s.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
no decent picture available
NightOut, at Ballroom in Boston, 300 Western Avenue, 3rd flr, Allston. 5:30-7:00pm
lesson: 5:00
313-288-2784
14 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
15 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
18 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tba. SwingLindyWeeklyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
19 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Gordon Au and the Grand Street Stompers.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
Grand Street Stompers
20 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Little Red & The Riders.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
no decent picture available
21 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
22 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
24-27 Dirty Water Lindy & Blues,

Friday & Saturday: Gordon Webster Band

generic Dirty Water Lindy logo
26 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Bombay Jim and the Swing Sapphires.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
Saturday Night Shuffle, at Extreme Dancesport, 26 New Street, Suite 3, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
27 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring BJ Magoon and Driving Sideways.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways
28 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
29 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30

October, 2015
2 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
3 Saturday Night Shuffle, at Extreme Dancesport, 26 New Street, Suite 3, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
DanceBoston dance, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:00-9:00
3-4 TinkerBal, Boston.
Balboa workshops by Shani Brown, Kate Hedin, Nick Williams, and Bobby White.

 

7/2/15: I was told that the workshops were already sold out.

4 Balboa Speakeasy, at the Brass Union, 70 Union Square, Somerville.

Editor's Note: While this event is "free", it is a bar and restaurant. You should consider spending some money on something resembling food and drink to encourage them to open their doors to dancers again..

5:30-8:30pm
5 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
6 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
9 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
The Tom Nutile Band
12 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
13 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
16 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
17 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Jessy Carolina and the Hot Mess.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight(lesson: 8:15)
18 NightOut, at Ballroom in Boston, 300 Western Avenue, 3rd flr, Allston. 5:30-7:00pm
lesson: 5:00
313-288-2784
19 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
20 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
23 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
26 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
30 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
31 Swing City Halloween Dance/Party, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Rico Barr's Jump 'n' Jive Review.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
DanceBoston Halloween dance, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:00-9:00

November, 2015
2 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
6 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
7 DanceBoston dance, at 56 Pong Lane, Arlington. 9:00-11:55pm
lesson: 7:00-9:00
9 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
12-15 Swingin' New England, at the Boston Marriot Newton Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton. SNE logo
14 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
15 NightOut, at Ballroom in Boston, 300 Western Avenue, 3rd flr, Allston. 5:30-7:00pm
lesson: 5:00
313-288-2784
16 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
23 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
27 DanceBoston Thanksgiving dance, at 56 Pond Lane, Arlington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:15-9:15
27-29 Workshops with Skye & Naomi. Hosted by Hop To The Beat.
28 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Gordon Webster.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
30 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00

December, 2015
7 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
12 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
The Tom Nutile Band
DanceBoston Holiday dance, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:00-9:00
14 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
21 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Lesson: 8:00
26 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
28 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  

January, 2016
17 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Racky Thomas.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight(lesson: 8:15)

February, 2016
20 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Beantown Swing Orchestra.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight(lesson: 8:15)
Beantown Swing Orchestra

March, 2016
20 Uptown Swing goes to the Boston Tea Party. LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page details tba

April, 2016
2 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Solomon Douglas Heptet.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight(lesson: 8:15)
Note: Due to a scheduling conflict at KI, this event is being held on a 1st Saturday
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.

May, 2016
21 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Shawn Hershey, Josh Fialkoff & The Fried Bananas.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight(lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.

July, 2016
21 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline.
LindySwingDJ MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15



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