The Connecticut Dance Calendar

Some of you in eastern Connecticut might be interested in checking out what's across the border in Rhode Island. Of course, people as far as Hartford are only 90 minutes from Boston. Western Massachusetts should be pretty close to you too. There's some limited information for New York.

Most of the venues listed in the calendar below are detailed on another page. Go there to get more information on that dance location. Note that there may be listings for events that will feature swing band but don't have a dance floor. Always call ahead to confirm! Better yet: let me know about it.


Any events and venues listed on this page can be cancelled without notice. Note that some of them are suspended during the summer. If you teach classes, hold workshops, play in a band, or hold dances, please read the list of frequently asked questions and follow the format guidelines when asking to have your information listed here.


December, 2017
23 Hartford Swing Jam, at Griffith Academy, 275 Main Street, Wethersfield. 8:15-11:00pm
lesson: 7:15
25 The 6th Annual DanceGourmet Christmas Party, 50 Chapman Place, East Hartford. Food & drink: 5:15pm
Dinner: 6:00pm
Dancing: 7:00-10:00
31 Dancing New Year's Eve CT, in the Grand Ballroom of the Sheraton Hotel, Stamford. Lesson: 3:00-6:00pm
Dinner: 8:00-10:00pm
Dancing: 10:00pm-2:00am

January, 2018
5 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring The Bales & Gitlin Band.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
27 Hartford Swing Jam, at Griffith Academy, 275 Main Street, Wethersfield. 8:15-11:00pm
lesson: 7:15

February, 2018
2 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring The Shiny Lapel Trio.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Shiny Lapel Trio
24 Hartford Swing Jam, at Griffith Academy, 275 Main Street, Wethersfield. 8:15-11:00pm
lesson: 7:15

March, 2018
2 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring Eight To The Bar.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).

April, 2018
6 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring Roger Ceresi and the Rockin' Allstarz.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
Roger Ceresi

May, 2018
4 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring The Cartells.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Cartells

June, 2018
1 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring The Love Dogs.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Love Dogs
June 28-
July 5
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July, 2018
6 No Hartford Swing Dance in West Hartford. n/a

August, 2018
3 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring Swingadelic.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).

September, 2018
7 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring Hot Cat Jazz.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Hot Cat jazz Band

October, 2018
5 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring Eight To The Bar.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).

November, 2018
2 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuring Roger Ceresi and the Rockin' Allstarz.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
Roger Ceresi

December, 2018
14 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, featuringThe Cartells.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
The Cartells


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