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, 2015
23-25 Kind of a Big Deal Workshop Weekend, featuring Andy Reid & Nina Gilkenson and Michael Faltesek & Casey Schneider. Hosted by Boston Swing Central.

Friday night dance at Extreme DanceSport, featuring Gordon Webster with Ketty Kate.
Saturday night dance at a location tbd, featuring Gordon Webster with Ketty Kate.

24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
Cancelled
25 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Compaq Big Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Compaq Big Band
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
27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
29 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
30 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
31 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)

February, 2015
1 Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster. 7:30-10:30pm
lesson at 6:30
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
5 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
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
Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Jessy Carolina & the Hot Mess. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
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
8 Balboa on a Sunday Afternoon, at the Dance Complex, Studio 4, 536 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. 1:00-3:00pm
Balboa Speakeasy, at the Brass Union, 70 Union square, somerville. 3:30-7:00pm
Dance2Swing dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Buzz Tones Rhythm Review. 7:30-10:30pm
lesson at 6:30
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 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
13 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Emly Asher's Garden Party. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
14 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
15 Dance2Swing Valentine's Day Pot Luck Buffet Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Throwback to the 60's Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
The Throwback to the 60's Band
16 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
19 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
20 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring The Swing Legacy.
9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
The Swing Legacy
21 Swing and Soul workshops with Javier Johnson, at the Ruggles Baptist Church, 874 Beacon Street, Boston. Javier Johnson
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)
22 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
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
26 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
27 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring the Dan Fox Foxtet. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
28 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00

March, 2015
1 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Roger Ceresi's All Starz Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Roger Ceresi
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
5 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
6 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Rocco & the Stompers. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
7 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
8 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Memphis Rockabilly Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
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 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
14 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
15 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways
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
19 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
19-22 Boston Tea Party Dance Weekend, at the Boston Marriott Newton Hotel, 2345 Commonwealth Avenue, Newton, Massachusetts. Missing a graphic here
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.
22 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
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
26 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
28 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
29 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Reminisce Doo Wop Group.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Reminisce
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

April, 2015
2 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
5 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Mission of Blues.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Mission of Blues
6 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
9 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
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
Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
12 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
Compaq Big Band
13 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
16 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
18 Uptown Swing dance, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Solomon Douglas Heptet.
LindySwingLive MusicGo to their Facebook page
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
solomon douglas
19 Dance2Swing Dance, at the Leominster Elks, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Lil' Bee Dee & The Doo Rites.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson at 6:30)
20 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 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
25 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar (tentative).
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
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.
Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm
30 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30

May, 2015
2 Swingtime Boston dance, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
4 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
7 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
9 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
11 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
14 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
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
18 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 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
23 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
25 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
28 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
30 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)

June, 2015
1 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
4 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
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
8 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 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
13 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar (tentative).
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
15 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 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
22 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 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30

Beantown Lindy Hop Camp, Endicott College, Beverly, Massachusetts
27 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Hot Cat Jazz Band (tentative).
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
29 Monday Night Practice at the First Church, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge.
(Tentative) Beginner class before the dancing by New School Swing before the dancing
9:00-11:00pm

July, 2015
2 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
6 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
9 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
11 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
13 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
16 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
20 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 Blues Union, at 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Int Lesson: 7:30
Beg Lesson: 8:30
24-26 Sweet Molasses Blues Weekend
25 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
27 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

August, 2015
3 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
8 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
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
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
22 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar (tentative).
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
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
29 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
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
7 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
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. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
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. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
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

October, 2015
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
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
12 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  
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
24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 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
31 Swing City Halloween Dance/Party, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To The Bar (tentative).
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)

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
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, at Swingin' New England, Newton. Band tba. 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
28 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 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 Holiday Dance/Party, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
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. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
28 N0 Monday Night Practice in Cambridge.  



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