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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January, 2017
15 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring BJ Magoon and Driving Sideways.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways
16 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . Closed
17 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
19 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
20-22 Kind of a Big Deal Weekend
Featured instructors: Pamela Gaizutyte, Alice Mei, Andy Reid, and Peter Kertzner.
  • Friday: Falty & the Defects, at the Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley Street (3rd flr), Boston
  • Saturday: The The Gordon Webster Band at the Hibernian Hall, 184 Dudley Street (3rd flr), Boston
21 Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring The Cartells.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
The Cartells
Swing dance, at the Beth El Temple Center, 2 Concord Avenue, Belmont, featuring The Joe Reid Swing Band.
For more information and/or tickets, call 781-643-7468 or write to Paulette Black.
This event benefits the Beth El Temple Center's Brotherhood and Sisterhood.
8:00-11:00pm
lesson: 7:00
23 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. .
Special Event! Boston Lindy Hop/Monday Night Practice
9:00-11:00pm
24 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisants.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
26 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
27 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
28 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
29 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
The Tom Nutile Band
30 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
31 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact

February, 2017
2 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
3 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Bryan Brundige & the Piggy Wigglies.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
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Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecicut, featuring Bales and Gitlin.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30).
Bales & Gitlin
4 Swingtime dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring the Mood Swings Orchestra.
9:00-11:00pm (lesson: 8:00)
5 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Juke Joint 5.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
6 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
7 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
9 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
10 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
11 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
12 Dance2swing Valentine's Day Pizza Party, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Eight To The Bar.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
13 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
14 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
16 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
17 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
18 Uptown Swing's Swing & Soul Party, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Racky Thomas.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring Super Chief Trio.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
19 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Bruce Marshall Group .
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
20 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
21 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
23 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
24 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
25 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
26 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Workingman's Band with Tom Yates.
7:30-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
27 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
28 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact

March, 2017
2 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
3 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring The Dan Fox Foxtet.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
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).
6 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
7 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
9 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
11 Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
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
14 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
16 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
18 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Shawn Hershey, Josh Fialkoff & the Fried Bananas.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring Roger Ceresi and the All Starz Band.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
Roger Ceresi
20 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
21 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
23 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
25 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
28 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact

April, 2017
3 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
4 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
6 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
7 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
8 Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Eight To The Bar.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
10 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
11 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
13 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
15 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring the Solomon Douglas Heptet.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring The Love Dogs.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
The Love Dogs
17 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
18 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
20 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
22 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
24 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
25 Bluesy Tuesy, 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
27 Blues Union, 16 Bow StreetSomerville. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
Contact
29 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)

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
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
13 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
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
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)
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
27 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Ed Sheer's All Stars>. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
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
5 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
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)
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
22-29 Beantown Lindy Hop Camp
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

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).
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

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
18 Monday Night Practice, at the First church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. . 9:00-11:00pm
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 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
25 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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