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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December, 2014
15 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
16 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
18 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
19 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
20 Leon's Holiday Dance Party, 230 Adam Street, Newton. 8:00-10:30pm
lesson: 7:30
21 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
The Tom Nutile Band
22 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Cancelled
23 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
25 NO Blues Union, n/a
26 No Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport in Cambridge. n/a
27 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Sax Gordon.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
Dance Boston's Holiday Dance Party, 570 North Avenue, Wakefield.
Workshops by Jon & Yuna.
9:00pm-midnight
Workshops: 7:00-9:00
28 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Eight To the Bar.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
29 NO Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
30 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
31 Boston Swing Central New Year's Eve Vintage Ball, at the Arlington Town Hall, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, featuring Baby Soda.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Baby Soda
New Year's Eve Needham, Powers Hall, Needham, featuring The Love Dogs.
Age 21+
9:30pm-12:30am
Dance2Swing New Year's Eve dance with Potluck Buffet, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring MIssion of Blues.
lesson at 7:30; dj at 8:00; band at 8:30
Admission: $15 in advance, $20 at the door (table of 8: $145)
Dec. 31 -
 Jan. 3
New Year's Dance Extravaganza, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center, 1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, Massachusetts. New Year's Dance Extravaganza

January, 2015
2 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring The Zingerz.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30)
Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
3 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
4 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Super Chief Trio.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
6 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
9 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Phil McGowan and the Easy winners.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners
11 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Cheryl Arena Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
13 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
16 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Jan Marie & the Mean Reds. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
17 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
18 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Lil Bee Dee & The Doo-Rites.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
20 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
23-25 Kind of a Big Deal Workshop Weekend, featuring Andy Reid & Nina Gilkenson and Michael Faltesek & Casey Schneider. Hosted by Boston Swing Central.

Friday night dance at Extreme DanceSport, featuring Gordon Webster with Ketty Kate.
Saturday night dance at a location tbd, featuring Gordon Webster with Ketty Kate.

25 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Compaq Big Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Compaq Big Band
27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30

February, 2015
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 Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
7 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring The Mood Swings Orchestra. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
9 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Phil McGowan and the Easy winners.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners
13 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Emly Asher's Garden Party. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
21 Uptown Swing Swing & Soul edance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Racky Thomas with special guest DJ Javier Johnson.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)

March, 2015
7 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
19-22 Boston Tea Party Dance Weekend, at the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts. Missing a graphic here
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.

April, 2015
11 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring The Mood Swings Orchestra. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
18 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Solomon Douglas Heptet.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
solomon douglas

May, 2015
2 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
16 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Professor Cunningham and his Old School.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15

June, 2015
6 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring The Mood Swings Orchestra. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00

July, 2015

August, 2015

September, 2015
11-13 Vermont Swing Dance Championships, at Grand Summit Resort Hotel, Mount Snow, Vermont. Vermont Swing Dance Championships

October, 2015

November, 2015

December, 2015



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