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
Southern Maine Lindy Hop and Swing Calendar
Listings for swing classes, workshops, and social dances all over Maine. Includes information for upcoming live music and DJ'ed events.
Hustle Dancing in New England
Hustle social dancing in New England.
Maine tango information.
Places to Go Dancing
Maplewood Dance Center
383 Warren Avenue, Portland. 04103. Phone: 207-878-0584.
3200 square foot dance floor. Social ballroom dance classes offered on Wednesdays, Fridays and most Saturday evenings from 7:00pm to 8:00pm. Check their calendar for the current class being offered. A ballroom dance social follows the lesson. Bring a change of shoes to protect the dance floor. For more information, call 207-878-0584 or send email to write to TheMaple@maine.rr.com.
Back Door Dance
Orono Community Center, Bennoch Road, Orono.
Friday swing (and some ballroom) dances every week from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. Hosted by Chuck & Sue McKay of Back Door Dance Studio. 207-843-5638. firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Gold Room, 512 Warren Avenue, Portland. West Coast Swing every Monday from 9:00 pm to midnight. Lesson at 6:45 with Anne Fleming. For more information, contact Jack DeStefano at email@example.com or 207-831-0102.
Aquarius New Age Playground
380 Western Avenue, South Portland. 207-671-7644. For more information, write to firstname.lastname@example.org. Weekly Dance Socials: All Rhythms (Ballroom, Latin, Swing, Hustle, Argentine Tango)
Dining, Drinks, and Dancing
Some drinking and dining establishments will have live music in addition to their usual attractions. Some of them even have a dance floor and will feature familar bands that play at swing dances.
York Beach. 207-351-3221.
Yes, they have a dance floor. Six couples doing Lindy would fill it. - 09/26/10
Teachers and Dance Studios
Portland Adult Education
Noh Way School
170 Park Street, Variety of social ballroom dance lessons, such as Jitterbug swing, East-coast swing, Lindy Hop, Argentine Tango, Cha-Cha, Waltz and many more.
207-772-7185. For more information write to email@example.com.
For additions or corrections, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.