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, 2017
27-30 The Dirty Dozen Weekend, in Providence, Rhode Island.

Workshops by Nina Gilkenson & Michael (Falty) Faltesek
Music by Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders (featuring Taryn Newborne

28 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
29 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
30 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Doo Wop Deville.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)

May, 2017
1 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
2 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
4 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
4-7 Swingin' Into Spring, Hartford, Connecticut.
5 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 eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners
7 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring the Reminisants.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
8 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
9 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
11 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
12 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Band TBA. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
13 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
Bread and Bones Fusion Dance, at the MIT Walker Memorial Building, 142 Memorial Drive, Cambridge, featuring Amy Kucharik and Friends With Benefits. 8:30pm-12:30am
lesson: 7:30
14 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Juke Joint 5 .
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
15 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
16 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
18 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
19 Dance practice, in the dance studio or the Tappan Street Gym, 66 Tappen Street, Brookline. For more information, send email to bacep@psbma.org or go online. Lesson: 6:00-7:00
Dancing: 7:00-9:00pm
Register: 617-730-2700
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Gordon Webster & Hetty Kate. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
20 Uptown Swing Frankie Manning Celebration, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring Dan Lord and the Big Shots.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
21 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Roger Ceresi's All Starz.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
Roger Ceresi
22 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
23 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
25 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
26 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
27 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Ed Sheer's Swingin' All Stars. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
28 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Superchief Trio.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
29 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . Closed
30 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact

June, 2017
2 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
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Sammy D & the Late Risers.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
4 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Eight To The Bar.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
5 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
9 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Band TBA. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
11 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Love Dogs.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
The Love Dogs
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
17 Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring Eight To The Bar.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
18 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Twangbusters.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
22-29
24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
26 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
25 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring tba.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
Band tba

July, 2017
3 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. .
Tentative; may close but currently open
9:00-11:00pm
8 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
10 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
17 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
22 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
24/b> Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
29 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
31 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm

August, 2017
4 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Superchief Trio.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
5-6
7 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 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, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
21 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
26 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
28 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
Aug. 30 -
 Sept. 4
Swing Out New Hampshire, at Camp Wicosuta, Lebanon, New Hampshire.

September, 2017
4 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . Closed
8 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).
9 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
11 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
16 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
18 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
21-24 2017 Dirty Waters Lindy & Blues, Dirty Waters Lindy Blues
23 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
25 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
30 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00

October, 2017
2 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
6 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
9 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . Closed
14 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
16 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
23 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
28 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
30 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm

November, 2017
3 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
6 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
11 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
13 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
20 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
24-26 Workshops with Skye Humphries and Naomi Uyama. Hosted by Hop To The Beat.
25 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Gordon Webster Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
27 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm

December, 2017
1 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).
Roger Ceresi
4 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
11 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
18 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
9 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
23 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. Closed
25 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . Closed



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