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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September, 2016
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
22-25 Dirty Water Lindy & Blues

Thursday, Sept. 22: see website
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 Boilermake Jazz Band
Sunday, Sept. 25: see website

24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Tom Nutile Band
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
1-2 TinkerBal 5, Boston somewhere. TinkerBal 5
3 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
2 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Tom Yates Group.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
The Tom Yates Group
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
9 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Retro Polatin Band.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
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
16 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Compaq Big Band featuring Ed Sheer.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
Compaq Big Band
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, featuring Eight To The Bar.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
23 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisants.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
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 Halloween Party, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Dan Gabel and the Abletones Swing Combo
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
30 Dance2swing Halloween Costume Pizza Party, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Doo Wop DeVille.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
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
6 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Mission of Blues.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
Mission of Blues
7 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
9 The Glenn Miller Orchestra, at the Omni Parker House Hotel, 60 School Street, Boston. (order tickets) 7:00-10:30 pm
12 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight(lesson: 8:00)
13 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Roger Ceresi's All Starz.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
Roger Ceresi
14 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
20 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
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, featuring Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires.
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)
27 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster. Music tba.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
 
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
4 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisants.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
5 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
10 Swing City Holiday Potluck, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Tom Nutile Band
11 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
Compaq Big Band
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
17 No Uptown Swing in Brookline.  
18 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster. Music tba.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
 
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
 
No Dance2swing, in Leominster. 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
Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
28 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00

February, 2017
11 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
18 Uptown Swing's Swing & Soul Party, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Racky Thomas.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
25 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00

March, 2017
18 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Shawn Hershey, Josh Fialkoff & the Fried Bananas.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.

April, 2017
15 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring the Solomon Douglas Heptet.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.

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



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