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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October, 2014
26 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
27 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
28 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
30 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
31 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme Dancesport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Jessy Carolina & the Hot Mess. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
Oct. 31 -
  Nov. 2
The Commonwealth Classic, at the Burlington Marriott Hotel, One Mall Road, Burlington. Hotel reservation deadline is October 22. The Commonwealth Classic

November, 2014
1 The Second Annual Boston Swing Dance Network "Farewell Dance", at the Armenian Cultural and Education Center, 47 Nichols Avenue, Watertown, featuring Eight To The Bar and The Love Dogs.

The Love Dogs
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DanceBoston Halloween Dance Party, at the Arlington Elks, 56 Pond Lane, Arlington.
Lessons by Anne Fleming and Jon Schimmel.
9:00-11:55pm
lessons: 7:00-9:00
Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring The Mood Swings Orchestra. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
2 Balboa on a Sunday Afternoon, at the Dance Complex, studio 5, 536 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. 3:00-5:00pm
Dance2Swing Halloween, Pot Luck Buffet, & Costume Party, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Mission of Blues.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
3 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
4 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
6 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
7 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme Dancesport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Lowdown Stompers. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
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 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring the Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
Pre-dance workshops with Katie & Paolo Piselli.
9 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The O-Tones.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
The O-Tones
10 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
11 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
13 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
13-16 Swingin' New England, at the Bosotn Marriott Newton, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, MA.
14 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme Dancesport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. SwingLindyWeekly 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
15 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Sax Gordon Band.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
16 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Love Dogs.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
The Love Dogs
17 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
18 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
20 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
22 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar. (tentative)
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
23 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Roger Ceresi and the All-Starz.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Roger Ceresi
24 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
25 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
27 No Blues Union, n/a
28 Dance Boston's Thanksgiving Dance Party, at 56 Pond Lane, Arlington. 9:00-11:45pm
Lessons: 7:00-9:00
28-30 Workshops with Skye Humphries and Naomi Uyama.
29 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Gordon Webster Band with Naomi Uyama.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:15)
Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
Closed
Fifth Saturdays with Anne & Yuna, at 959 Waltham Street, Lexington. 9:00-11:45pm
Lessons: 7:00-9:00
30 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Juke Joint Five.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Juke Joint 5

December, 2014
1 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
2 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
4 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
5 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring The Hot Cat Jazz Band.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30)
6 No Uptown Swing in December. n/a
Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
7 Balboa on a Sunday Afternoon (Tentative with time and location tbd.) 3:30-5:00pm
Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring BJ Magoon and Driving Sideways.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
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8 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
9 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
11 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
13 Swing City Holiday Party, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
The Love Dogs
DanceBoston Holiday Dance Party, Location tbd: Arlington or Lexington. 9:000pm-midnight
lessons: 7:00-9:00
14 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisce Doo Wop Group.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Reminisce
15 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
16 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
18 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
21 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
22 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. Dancing: 9:00-11:00pm
Classes: 7:00 & 8:00
23 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
25 NO Blues Union, n/a
27 Swing City, at the West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Sax Gordon.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson at 8:00)
Dance Boston's Holiday Dance Party, 570 North Avenue, Wakefield.
Workshops by Jon & Yuna.
9:00pm-midnight
Workshops: 7:00-9:00
28 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Eight To the Bar.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
29 NO Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
30 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30

January, 2015
2 Hartford Swing Dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, Connecticut, featuring The Zingerz.
8:30-11:30pm (lesson: 7:30)
3 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
6 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
13 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
17 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Beantown Swing Orchestra.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
Beantown Swing Orchestra
20 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30

February, 2015
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
7 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring The Mood Swings Orchestra. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
21 Uptown Swing Swing & Soul edance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Racky Thomas with special guest DJ Javier Johnson.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)

March, 2015
7 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
21 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Shawn Hershey, Josh Fialkoff & The Fried Bananas.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.

April, 2015
11 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring The Mood Swings Orchestra. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
18 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Solomon Douglas Quintet.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
solomon douglas

May, 2015
2 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
16 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Professor Cunningham and his Old School.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15

June, 2015
6 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring The Mood Swings Orchestra. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00



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