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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December, 2016
2 Hartford Swing Dance Society dance, at the West Hartford Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, Hartford, featuring Eight To the Bar.
Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring The Swing Legacy.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
The Swing Legacy
3 Potluck Holiday Dance Party, at Club JoEllen in the Longfellow Club, 524 Boston Post Road, Wayland. 7:30pm to whenever
4 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisants.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
5 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
9 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
10 Swing City Holiday Potluck, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Tom Nutile Band
Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
11 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Compaq Big Band.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
Compaq Big Band
12 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
16 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
17 No Uptown Swing in Brookline.  
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut. 8:00-11:00pm
lesson: 7:00
18 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Twang Busters.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
 
19 Monday Night Practice, at the First Church of Cambridge, 11 Garden Street, Cambridge. 9:00-11:00pm
23 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
24 No Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. n/a
 
25> No Dance2swing, in Leominster. n/a
26 No Monday Night Practice in Cambridge. n/a
Dec. 29 -
 Jan. 1
New Year's Dance Extravaganza, at the Sheraton Framingham, 1657 Worcester Road (Route 9 West), Framingham, Massachusetts. New Year's Dance Extravaganza
30 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
31 No Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. n/a
Vintage Ball, at the Arlington Town Hall, 730 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, featuring Blue Sky 5. 9:00pm-12:20am
lesson: 8:00
New Year's Eve at Symphony Hall, Boston, featuring:
  • 8:00 pm - The Winiker Swing Orchestra
  • 10:00pm - The Boston Pops Swing Orchestra
Tickets:
888-266-1200

January, 2017
1 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring Little Red & The Riders.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
6 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Sammy D & the Late Risers.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
8 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Love Dogs.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
The Love Dogs
13 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
14 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring The Beantown Swing Orchestra.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
Beantown Swing Orchestra
Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge, featuring The Love Dogs.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:00)
The Love Dogs
Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
15 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring BJ Magoon and Driving Sideways.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
BJ Magoon & Driving Sideways
20-22 Kind of a Big Deal Weekend
Featured instructors: Pamela Gaizutyte, Alice Mei, Andy Reid, and Peter Kertzner.
21 Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring The Cartells.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
The Cartells
22 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Reminisants.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
27 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
28 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
29 Dance2swing, at the Leominster Elks Lodge, 134 North Main Street, Leominster, featuring The Tom Nutile Big Band.
7:45-11:00 (lesson: 6:45)
The Tom Nutile Band

February, 2017
3 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring Bryan Brundige & the Piggy Wigglies.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
10 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
11 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00
Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
17 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
18 Uptown Swing's Swing & Soul Party, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Racky Thomas.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring Super Chief Trio.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
24 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge. Band tba. 9:00pm-12:30am
lesson: 8:00
25 Swing City, 680 Huron Avenue, Cambridge. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:00

March, 2017
3 Boston Swing Central, at eXtreme DanceSport, 26 New Street, Cambridge, featuring The Dan Fox Foxtet.
9:00pm-12:30am (lesson: 8:00)
11 Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
18 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring Shawn Hershey, Josh Fialkoff & the Fried Bananas.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring Roger Ceresi and the All Starz Band.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
Roger Ceresi

April, 2017
8
Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
13 Second Saturday Crossover Dance, at Studio 665, 17 Campbell Street, Woburn. 8:30pm-midnight
lessons: 8:30, 9:00
Workshop: 7:30
15 Uptown Swing, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline, featuring the Solomon Douglas Heptet.
9:00pm-midnight (lesson: 8:15)
If you see this, I don't have a band picture.
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring The Love Dogs.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)
The Love Dogs

May, 2017
4-7 Swingin' Into Spring, Hartford, Connecticut.
20 Uptown Swing Frankie Manning Celebration, at KI, 384 Harvard Street, Brookline. Music tba. 9:00pm-midnight
lesson: 8:15
Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring Dan Lord and the Big Shots.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)

June, 2017
17 Shoreline Swing Dance Society dance, at the East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme, Connecticut, featuring Eight To The Bar.
8:00-11:00pm (lesson: 7:00)



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