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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June, 2016
19 Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Twangebusters
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
The Twangbusters
20 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
21 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
23 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
23-30
24 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
25 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Eight To the Bar.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
26 Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Tom Yates & The Working Man's Band
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
27 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
28 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
30 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30

July, 2016
1 No Hartford Swing Dance Society dance in July n/a
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
3 Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster. Band tba.
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
4 Swingtime, at the Brookline Academy of Dance, 136 Westbourne Terrace, Brookline, featuring the Mood Swings Orchestra. 9:00-11:00pm
lesson: 8:00
No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
5 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
7 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
8 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Sweet Megg & the Wayfarers. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
9 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring Rico Barr.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
10 Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Love Dogs
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
The Love Dogs
11 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
12 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
14 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
outdoor show, at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, 105 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, featuring Eight To The Bar. 6:30-8:00pm
15 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Dan Fox. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
16 No Uptown Swing in July. n/a

17 Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Blue Neon
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
18 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
19 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
20 Free concert for the Winthrop Improvement and Historical Association at the Deane Winthrop House, 40 Shirley Street, Winthrop, featuring The White Heat Swing Orchestra. 6:00-8:00pm
21 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
22 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
23 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
24 Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Superchief Trio
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
25 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
26 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
28 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
29 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Cassidy's Orleans Kids. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
30 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Tom Nutile Band
31 The Roaring Twenties Lawn Party, at Castle Hill on the Crane Estate, 290 Argilla Road, Ipswich, featuring Meschiya Lake & the Little Big Horns and Cassidy & the Orleans Kids. 3:00-8:00pm
Dance 2 Swing dance, at the Leominster-Fitchburg Elks, 134 N. Main Street, Leominster, featuring Roger Ceresi's All Starz
7:30-10:30pm (lesson: 6:45)
Roger Ceresi

August, 2016
1 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
2 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
4 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
5 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Shiny Lapel Trio. The Shiny Lapel Trio
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
6 Swingin' on the Charles, at Comunity Boating, 21 David Mugar Way (near the Red Lines Charles/MGH stop), Boston 7:30-11:00pm
8 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
9 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
11 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
12 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
13 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
15 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
16 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
18 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
20 No Uptown Swing in August. n/a

23 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
25 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
25-28 Summer Hummer 2016, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel, 1657 Worcester Road (Route 9, exit 12 off I-90), Framingham, Massachusetts. Summer Hummer 2016
26 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Hot Club of New England with Phil McGowan. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
27 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
29 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
30 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
Aug. 31 -
 Sept. 5
Swing Out New Hampshire.

September, 2016
1 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
2 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
5 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
6 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
8 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
9 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Eight To The Bar.
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
13 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
15 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
16 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
17 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Taryn Newborne and the Real Deal.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
20 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
22 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
23-24 Dirty Water Lindy & Blues

Friday, Sept. 23: At the Hibernian Hall, Boston, featuring Michael Gamble & the Vanguard Serenaders
Saturday, Sept. 24: At the Arlington Town Hall, Arlington, featuring The Gordon Webster Band

24 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
26 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
29 Blues Union, 16 Bow Street, Somerville. 9:30-11:30pm
Lessons: 7:30 & 8:30
30 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00

October, 2016
3 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
7 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Roger Ceresi and the Rockin' Allstarz. Roger Ceresi
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
8 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
10 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
14 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
15 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Band tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
17 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
21 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
22 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
24 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
28 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Music tbd. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
29 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
31 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

November, 2016
4 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring Swingadelic. Roger Ceresi
7 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 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 of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
21 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
25-27 Skye Humphries & Marie Mattsson Workshop Weekend.
Hosted by Hop To The Beat Dance Studio.
26 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Gordon Webster Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
28 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm

December, 2016
2 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, Connecticut, featuring The Cartells. The Cartells
5 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
10 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:000
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
24 No Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. n/a
26 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
31 No Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. n/a

May, 2017
4-7 Swingin' Into Spring, Hartford, Connecticut.



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