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, 2016
21 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
22 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners
23 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
Over 50s Dance Party, at the Lakeside Inn and Tavern, 595 North Avenue, Wakefield, featuring Rock-a-Billy Vic. 8:00-11:30pm
781-245-6100
24 Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Superchief Trio
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
25 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
26 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
28 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
Watertown Summer Concert, at Saltonstall Park, Main street (near Watertown Square), Watertown, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band. 6:30-8:00pm
29 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Cassidy's Orleans Kids. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
29-31 Sweet Molasses Blues Exchange, Cambridge, MA. (Register here)
30 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Tom Nutile Band
31 The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party, at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich, featuring Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns and Cassidy & the Orleans Kids. 3:00-8:00pm
Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Roger Ceresi's All Starz
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
Roger Ceresi

August, 2016
1 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
2 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
3 Payson Park Music Festival outdoor concert, Payson Park, 260 Payson Road, Belmont, featuring John Baboian Ensemble (Swing & Sinatra). 6:45pm
4 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
5 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Shiny Lapel Trio. The Shiny Lapel Trio
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
6 Swingin' on the Charles, at Comunity Boating, 21 David Mugar Way (near the Red Lines Charles/MGH stop), Boston 7:30-11:00pm
Over 50s Dance Party, at the Lakeside Inn and Tavern, 595 North Avenue, Wakefield, featuring Boston Rockabilly. 8:00-11:30pm
781-245-6100
8 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
9 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
11 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
Watertown Summer Concert, at Saltonstall Park, Main street (near Watertown Square), Watertown, featuring The Love Dogs. 6:30-8:00pm
11-14 New England Dance Festival, at the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA.
12 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
13 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
15 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
16 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
18 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
20 No Uptown Swing in August. n/a

23 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
25 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
25-28 Summer Hummer 2016, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel, 1657 Worcester Road (Route 9, exit 12 off I-90), Framingham, Massachusetts. Summer Hummer 2016
26 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Hot Club of New England with Phil McGowan. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
27 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Bombay Jim & the Swinging Sapphires.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
29 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
30 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
Aug. 31 -
 Sept. 5
Swing Out New Hampshire.

September, 2016
1 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
2 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
5 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
6 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
8 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
9 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Eight To The Bar.
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
13 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
15 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
16 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
17 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Taryn Newborne and the Real Deal.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
20 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
22 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
23-24 Dirty Water Lindy & Blues

Friday, Sept. 23: At the Hibernian Hall, Boston, featuring Michael Gamble & the Vanguard Serenaders
Saturday, Sept. 24: At the Arlington Town Hall, Arlington, featuring The Gordon Webster Band

24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
26 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
29 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
30 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00

October, 2016
3 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
7 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Roger Ceresi and the Rockin' Allstarz. Roger Ceresi
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
8 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
10 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
14 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
15 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
17 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
21 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
22 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
24 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
28 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
29 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
31 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

November, 2016
4 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Swingadelic. Roger Ceresi
7 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
12 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
14 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
21 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
25-27 Skye Humphries & Marie Mattsson Workshop Weekend.
Hosted by Hop To The Beat Dance Studio.
26 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Gordon Webster Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
28 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

December, 2016
2 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring The Cartells. The Cartells
5 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:000
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
24 No Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. n/a
26 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
31 No Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. n/a

May, 2017
4-7 Swingin' Into Spring, Hartford, Connecticut.



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