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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November, 2014
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 Auburn 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
Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
28-30 Workshops with Skye Humphries and Naomi Uyama, at the Lower Falls Community Center, 545 Grove Street, Newton Lower Falls.
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 Auburn 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)
Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring The Swing Legacy.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
The Swing Legacy
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, at The Dance Complex, Studio 4, 536 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge. 2:00-4:00pm
Balboa Speakeasy, at the Brass Union, 70 Union Square, Somerville. (no cover) 4:30-7:00pm
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)
tba
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 Auburn 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
12 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring The Beantown Swing Orchestra.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Beantown Swing Orchestra
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 Auburn 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
19 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
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 Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
25 NO Blues Union, n/a
26 No Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport in Cambridge. 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 Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
31 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Baby Soda.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Baby Soda
New Year's Eve Needham, Powers Hall, Needham, featuring The Love Dogs. tba
Dec. 31 -
 Jan. 3
New Year's Dance Extravaganza, at the Sheraton Framingham Hotel & Conference Center, 1657 Worcester Road, Framingham, Massachusetts. New Year's Dance Extravaganza

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)
Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
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 Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
9 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Phil McGowan and the Easy winners.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners
13 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
16 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Jan Marie & the Mean Reds. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
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 Auburn Street Street (Harvard Square), Cambridge. 8:30pm
lesson: 7:30
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.

27 Bluesy Tuesy, at 45 Mount Auburn 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
Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 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
9 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Phil McGowan and the Easy winners.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
Phil McGowan & the Easy Winners
13 Boston Swing Central, at Extreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Emly Asher's Garden Party. 9:00pm-12:30am
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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