This webpage offers information on (swing) dancing in that are in the 413 area code. There are a few venues over the border in New York, over in the Tri-City area, not to mention all venues south in Connecticut.

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.

Clubs and Organizations

Berkshire Country USABDA
Monthly social ballroom dancing at the Masonic Temple, 116 South Street in Pittsfield.

Lindy League of Western Massachusetts

UMass Amherst Ballroom Dance Club

General Information: Where to go Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Tango, and other partner dancing in Western Massachusetts and the New York Capital District Area. They also have a fairly extensive calendar of dancing in that area.

Also check out the DanceNet listings for west of Boston and in Connecticut and Vermont.

There's a whole section of this website for Argentine Tango

Places to Go Dancing

Western Mass West Coast Swing
Pulaski Club, 79 Maple Street, Easthampton. Lessons at 7:00, dancing at 8:00pm

Teachers and Dance Studios

Anastasia Social Dance School
Hadley and Northampton. Anastasia Christie teaches ballroom,salsa, tango, and swing, as well as help couples prepare for their wedding day dance. For more information, write to or call 413-658-4766.

Fred Astaire Franchised Dance Studios
West Springfield.

Dance Northampton
West Coast and East Coast Swing lessons every Monday night; Lindy Hop lessons Thursday nights; other classes during the week. DJ'd dancing every Friday and Saturday; mix of ballroom, Latin, and swing. For more information, contact William.

Beth Duryea
West coast swing and East coast swing, group and private lessons, lessons for wedding dances and parties. For more information, contact Beth at 413-397-0909.

Reisa Alexander
Contact Reisa for group and private lessons in American Smooth, International Standard, American Rhythm, West Coast Swing, New York Hustle, Country Western, and Nightclub TwoStep, specialty workshops, and wedding choreography for couples and parents. For more information, call Reisa at 501-593-7110 or write to
12/10/23: Word has it that Reisa is now in Vermont and I'm waiting to hear if she's still teaching.

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