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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August, 2015
4 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
7 Hartford swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Eight To The Bar.
Dancing 8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30)
Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge featuring The Swing Legacy. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
8 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
The Tom Nutile Band
9 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Retro Polatin Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
10 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
11 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
13-16 New England Dance Festival
At the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA.
Country, Swing & Line Dancing Social Dancing, Workshops & Competition
14 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge, featuring Dan Fox Foxtet. SwingLindyWeeklyLive Music 9:00pm-12:30am
16 Dance2Swing Anniversary Pot Luck Buffet Party, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisce Doo Wop Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Reminisce
17 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
18 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
20 30s on Film, at the Peabody Essex Museum, East Salem Square, Salem, featuring The Carubia Brass Band. 6:00-9:00pm
Live music: 7:00pm
978-745-9500
21 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
22 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
23 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
The Tom Nutile Band
24 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
25 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
27-30 Summer Hummer, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel, 1657 Worcester Road (Route 9), Framingham, MA.
28 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyWeeklyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
29 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
30 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Tom Yates & The Working Mans Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
31 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm

September, 2015
1 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
2-7 Swing Out New Hampshire. Swing Out New Hampshire
4 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
5 DanceBoston dance, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:00-9:00
7 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
8 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
11 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge, featuring Bryan Brundige & the Pigglie Wigglies. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
11-13 Vermont Swing Dance Championships, at Grand Summit Resort Hotel, Mount Snow, Vermont. Vermont Swing Dance Championships
12 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
14 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
15 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
18 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tba. SwingLindyWeeklyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
19 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
21 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
22 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
24-27 Dirty Water Lindy & Blues,

Friday & Saturday: Gordon Webster Band

generic Dirty Water Lindy logo
26 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Bombay Jim and the Swing Sapphires.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
Saturday Night Shuffle, at Extreme Dancesport, 26 New Street, Suite 3, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
28 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
29 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30

October, 2015
2 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
3 Saturday Night Shuffle, at Extreme Dancesport, 26 New Street, Suite 3, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
DanceBoston dance, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:00-9:00
3-4 TinkerBal, Boston.
Balboa workshops by Shani Brown, Kate Hedin, Nick Williams, and Bobby White.

 

7/2/15: I was told that the workshops were already sold out.

4 Balboa Speakeasy, at the Brass Union, 70 Union Square, Somerville.

Editor's Note: While this event is "free", it is a bar and restaurant. You should consider spending some money on something resembling food and drink to encourage them to open their doors to dancers again..

5:30-8:30pm
5 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
6 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
9 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
The Tom Nutile Band
12 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
13 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
16 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
17 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
19 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
20 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
23 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
26 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30-11:00pm
lesson: 7:30
30 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
31 Swing City Halloween Dance/Party, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
DanceBoston Halloween dance, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:00-9:00

November, 2015
2 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
6 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New street (Fresh Pond), Cambridge. Band tbd. SwingLindyDJ tonight. 9:00pm-12:30am
7 DanceBoston dance, at 56 Pong Lane, Arlington. 9:00-11:55pm
lesson: 7:00-9:00
9 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
12-15 Swingin' New England, at the Boston Marriot Newton Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton. SNE logo
14 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
16 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
23 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
27 DanceBoston Thanksgiving dance, at 56 Pond Lane, Arlington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:15-9:15
27-29 Workshops with Skye & Naomi. Hosted by Hop To The Beat.
28 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Gordon Webster.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
30 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm

December, 2015
7 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
12 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
The Tom Nutile Band
DanceBoston Holiday dance, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 7:00-9:00
14 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
21 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
26 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
Check their website for band.
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
28 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  



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