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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July, 2014
28 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
29 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
30 Author Event & Swing Dance, At the Royal Sonesta Boston Hotel, 40 Edwin H. Land Boulevard, Cambridge. featuring The Grand Street Stompers.
This event is free and open to the public. This dance is actually a social activity for this conference and they're having a dance lesson at 6:30. They are in dire need of leaders for both Tuesday and Wednesday at 6:30..
7:30pm
31 The Blues Barge, Rowes Wharf, Boston, featuring Racky Thomas. 6:00-10:00pm

August, 2014
1 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, The Toni Lynn Washington Band. SwingLindyWeekly
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Tony Lynn Washington
Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Roger Ceresi & the Rockin' All Stars.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30)
Roger Ceresi
3 Balboa on a Sunday Afternoon, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. 3:30-5:00pm
Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Eight To the Bar.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Balboa Speakeasy, at the Tavern at the end of the World, 108 Cambridge Street, Charlestown.
Free admission; food & drink pay as you go.
5:30-7:45pm
Roaring 20s Lawn Party, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswitch.
3:00-8:00pm; gates open at 2:00.
Moved from the July 27 date.
Roaring 20s Lawn Party
4 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
5 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
7 2014 Watertown Summer Concert Series, at Saltonstall Park, Main Street, Watertown, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
Rain location: Watertown Free Public Library
6:30-8:00pm
7-10 New England Dance Festival, at the Marriott Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton. New England Dance Festival
8 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, Dan Gabel & the Abeltones. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
9 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Barry Fleisher Radio Swing Orchestra. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson at 8:00
Swingin' on the Charles, at Community Boating, 21 David G. Mugar Way, Boston. 7:00-11:00pm
10 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Cheryl Arena Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
11 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
12 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
14 2014 Watertown Summer Concert Series, at Saltonstall Park, Main Street, Watertown, featuring The Love Dogs.
Rain location: Watertown Free Public Library
6:30-8:00pm
15 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, featuring The Swing Legacy. SwingLindyWeekly
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
The Swing Legacy
16 Saturday Night Shuffle , at the Dilboy VFW Post 529, 371 Summer Street, Somerville. 9:00pm-12:30am
No Uptown Swing in August. n/a
17 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisce Doo Wop Group.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Reminisce
18 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
19 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
21-24 Summer Hummer
At the Sheraton Framingham Hotel, 1657 Worcester Road (Route 9 West), Framingham, MA.
Summer Hummer
22 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, featuring Jessy Carolina & the Hot Mess. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
23 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Rico Barr and his Jump 'n' Jive Review.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
24 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
25 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
26 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
Aug. 27-
 Sept. 1
Swing Out New Hampshire, at Lake Wicosuta, in Hebron, New Hampshire
29 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
30 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar. (tentative)
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
31 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Mission of Blues.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)

September, 2014
1 NO Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
2 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
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)
Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, featuring The Beantown Swing Orchestra. SwingLindyWeekly
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Beantown Swing Orchestra
7 Balboa on a Sunday Afternoon, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. 3:30-5:00pm
Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways
8 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
9 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
12 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, featuring The Jeremy Mohney Band. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
12-14 Vermont Swing Dance Championships, at Stratton Mount Resort, Stratton, Vermont.
13 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
The Tom Nutile Band
14 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Love Dogs.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
The Love Dogs
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 (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
19 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. Band tba. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
20 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, band tba.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
Cancelled
21 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring the The Point 'n Swing Big Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
22 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
23 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
25-28 Dirty Waters Lindy Blues Exchange
  • Thursday: Band tba, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown.
  • Friday: Gordon Webster Meets the Glenn Crytzer's Savoy Seven, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown.
  • Saturday: Glenn Crytzer Meets the Gordon Webster Band, at the Winchester Town Hall, Winchester
  • Sunday: tba
Dirty Waters Lindy Blues
27 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Sticky Skillet Swing Orchestra.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
28 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Roger Ceresi's All Starz.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Roger Ceresi
29 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
30 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30

October, 2014
3 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. Band tba. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
4-5 Tinker Bal workshop weekend.
Small-group format Balboa workshop weekend with Heather Ballew, Javier Johnson, Laura Keat, and David Rehm.
TinkerBal
5 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
6 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
10 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. Band tba. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
11 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Super Chief Trio.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
The Super Chief Trio
12 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Eight To the Bar.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
13 NO Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
17 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, featuring Johnny Boyd. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
18 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Jan Marie and the Mean Reds.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
19 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisce Doo Wop Group.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Reminisce
20 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
24 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. Band tba. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
25 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, Bombay Jim and the Swingin' Sapphires.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
26 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
27 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
31 Boston Swing Central, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown, featuring Jessy Carolina & the Hot Mess. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00

November, 2014
1 The Second Annual Boston Swing Dance Network "Farewell Dance", at the Armenian Cultural and Education Center, 47 Nichols Avenue, Watertown, featuring Eight To The Bar and The Love Dogs. where is logo?
2 Balboa on a Sunday Afternoon, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. 3:30-5:00pm
Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Mission of Blues.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
3 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
8 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
9:00pm-midnight
lesson at 8:00
9 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The O-Tones.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
The O-Tones
10 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
13-16 Swingin' New England, at the Bosotn Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA.
15 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Sax Gordon Band.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
16 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Love Dogs.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
The Love Dogs
17 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
22 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar. (tentative)
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
23 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Roger Ceresi and the All-Starz.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Roger Ceresi
24 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
28-30 Workshops with Skye Humphries and Naomi Uyama.
29 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Gordon Webster Band with Naomi Uyama.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:15)
Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Sax Gordon. (tentative)
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
30 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Juke Joint Five.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Juke Joint 5

December, 2014
1 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
6 No Uptown Swing in December. n/a
7 Balboa on a Sunday Afternoon, at the Crosby Whistle Stop, 24 Roland Street, Charlestown. 3:30-5:00pm
Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster. Band tba.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
tba
8 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
13 Swing City Holiday Party, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
The Love Dogs
14 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisce Doo Wop Group.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Reminisce
15 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
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. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
27 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
9:00pm-midnight
lesson at 8:00
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.  

January, 2015
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, 2015
21 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, 2015
21 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Shawn Hersey, Josh Fialkoff & The Friend 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
18 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Solomon Douglas Quintet.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.

May, 2015
16 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15



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