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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February, 2018
18 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Tom Yates & The Workingman's Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
Working Man's Band
19 *no* Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.  
23 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge, featuring The Dan Fox Foxtet. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge, featuring Taryn Newborne & the Easy Winners. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
24 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
25 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisants.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
26 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

March, 2018
2 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Eight To The Bar.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
3 The White Lightning Ball, at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum, 15 newton Street, Brookline, featuring Amy Kucharik & Friends. Hosted by the Greater Boston Vintage Society. Doors open: 6:00pm
Lesson: 7:00pm
Live Music: 8:00pm
5 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
9 Super Singles & Couples Super Swing Dance, at Moseley's, 50 Bridge Street, Dedham (goto exit 16A off Route 128/I-95), featuring The Love Dogs. 8:00pm-midnight (lesson: 7:15) The Love Dogs
Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge, featuring The Moonshine Rhythm Club.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
10 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Dan Gabel and the Abletones Swing Combo.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
12 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
16 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge, featuring Rocco & The Stompers.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Rocco & The Stompers
17 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street (near Coolidge Corner), Brookline. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15pm
19 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
22-25 Boston Tea Party 2018, at the Boston Newton Marriott, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA.
23 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
24 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Closed
26 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
30 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
31 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Closed

April, 2018
2 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
6 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Roger Ceresi and the Rockin' Allstarz.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
Roger Ceresi
Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
9 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
13 Super Singles & Couples Super Swing Dance, at Moseley's, 50 Bridge Street, Dedham (goto exit 16A off Route 128/I-95), featuring Eight To The Bar. 8:00pm-midnight (lesson: 7:15)
Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
14 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
16 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
20 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
21 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street (near Coolidge Corner), Brookline. featuring Lloyd Kaplan & The Aristocats.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15pm)
Lloyd Kaplan's Aristocats
23 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
27 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
28 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
30 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

May, 2018
4 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring The Cartells.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Cartells
7 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
12 Uptown Swing's Frankie Manning Celebration, at KI, 384 Harvard Street (near Coolidge Corner), Brookline. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15pm
Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
14 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
21 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
26 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Ed Scheer's All Stars. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
28 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Closed

June, 2018
1 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring The Love Dogs.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Love Dogs
4 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
11 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
18 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
25 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
June 28-
July 5
Beantown 2018 logo

July, 2018
2 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
6 No Hartford Swing Dance in West Hartford. n/a
9 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
16 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
23 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
30 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

August, 2018
3 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Swingadelic.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
6 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
13 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
20 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
27 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
Aug. 29 -
  Sept. 3
Swing out New Hampshire, Camp Wicosuta (new Hebron, New Hampshire).

September, 2018
3 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Closed
7 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Hot Cat Jazz.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Hot Cat jazz Band
10 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
17 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
24 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

October, 2018
1 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
5 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Eight To The Bar.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
8 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Closed
15 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
22 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
29 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

November, 2018
2 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Roger Ceresi and the Rockin' Allstarz.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
Roger Ceresi
5 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
12 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
19 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
26 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

December, 2018
3 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
10 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
14 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuringThe Cartells.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Cartells
17 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
24 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Closed
31 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Closed



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