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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April, 2018
20 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge, featuring The Swing Legacy.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
The Swing Legacy
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
22 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisants.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
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, featuring Justin Meyer & the Meyertet. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
28 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Tom Nutile Band
Rock the House Gala, at the American Legion Post 440, 295 California Street, Newton featuring The Love Dogs. 6:00pm
29 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Compaq Big Band featuring Ed Scheer.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
30 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

May, 2018
3-7 Swingin' Into Spring, at the Hilton Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut.
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
Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. No band. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
Super Singles & Couples Super Swing Dance, Moseley's-on-the-Charles, 50 Bridge Street (exit 16a off 128/95), Dedham, featuring Roger Ceresi's All Starz.
8:00pm-midnight (lesson: 7:15)
Roger Ceresi
6 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Love Dogs.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
The Love Dogs
7 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
11 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge, featuring Justin Meyer & the Meyertet. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
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, featuring Dave B's Rhythm Hotshots.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
13 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Twang Busters.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
14 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
18 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge, featuring The Easy Winners.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners
19 Swing Dance, at Ryles Jazz Club, 212 Hampshire Street, Cambridge. featuring the Beantown Swing Orchestra.
9:00pm-midnight
20 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Tom Yates Group.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
21 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
25 Boston Swing Central, at Q Ballroom, 26 New Street (near Fresh Pond), Suite 3, Cambridge. No band. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
26 Swing City, at 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Ed Scheer's All Stars.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
27 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Real Cool Cats.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
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
Super Singles & Couples Super Swing Dance, Moseley's-on-the-Charles, 50 Bridge Street (exit 16a off 128/95), Dedham, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
8:00pm-midnight (lesson: 7:15)
3 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Klem & his Swingin' Participants.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
4 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
10 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways
11 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
17 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Tony Soul Project.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
18 Monday Night Practice, at First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
22 Super Singles & Couples Super Swing Dance, Moseley's-on-the-Charles, 50 Bridge Street (exit 16a off 128/95), Dedham, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
8:00pm-midnight (lesson: 7:15)
The Tom Nutile Band
24 Dance 2 Swing, at the Leominster Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Doo Wop DeVille.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
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
20 Super Singles & Couples Super Swing Dance, Moseley's-on-the-Charles, 50 Bridge Street (exit 16a off 128/95), Dedham, featuring The Love Dogs.
8:00pm-midnight (lesson: 7:15)
The Love Dogs
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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