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, 2016
21 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Little Red & The Riders.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
22 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Cancelled
23 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
25 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
25-28 Summer Hummer 2016, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel, 1657 Worcester Road (Route 9, exit 12 off I-90), Framingham, Massachusetts. Summer Hummer 2016
26 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Hot Club of New England with Phil McGowan. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
27 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Bombay Jim & the Swinging Sapphires.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
28 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Superchief Trio.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
29 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
30 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
Aug. 31 -
 Sept. 5
Swing Out New Hampshire.

September, 2016
1 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
2 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
4 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
The Tom Nutile Band
5 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
6 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
8 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
9 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Eight To The Bar.
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
11 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Juke Joint 5 Band.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
13 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
15 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
16 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
17 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Taryn Newborne and the Real Deal.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
18 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Love Dogs.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
The Love Dogs
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
20 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
22 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
23-24 Dirty Water Lindy & Blues

Friday, Sept. 23: At the Hibernian Hall, Boston, featuring Michael Gamble & the Vanguard Serenaders
Saturday, Sept. 24: At the Arlington Town Hall, Arlington, featuring The Gordon Webster Band

24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
25 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisants.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
26 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
29 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
30 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00

October, 2016
3 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
7 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Roger Ceresi and the Rockin' Allstarz. Roger Ceresi
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
8 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
10 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
14 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
15 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Professor Cunningham and his Old School.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
Professor Cunningham
17 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
21 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
22 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
24 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
28 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
29 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
31 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

November, 2016
4 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Swingadelic. Roger Ceresi
7 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
12 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
14 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
21 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
25-27 Skye Humphries & Sylvia Sykes Workshop Weekend.
Hosted by Hop To The Beat Dance Studio.
26 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Gordon Webster Band.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:15)
28 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

December, 2016
2 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring The Cartells. The Cartells
5 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:000
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
24 No Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. n/a
26 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
31 No Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. n/a

January, 2017
14 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Beantown Swing Orchestra.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
Beantown Swing Orchestra

February, 2017
18 Uptown Swing's Swing & Soul Party, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Racky Thomas.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)

March, 2017
18 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15

April, 2017
15 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15

May, 2017
4-7 Swingin' Into Spring, Hartford, Connecticut.
20 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15



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