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Heart Sound Fusion Fort Casey on Whidbey Island (Seattle)
Heart Sound Fusion 6/1/2018 City: Fort Casey on Whidbey Island (Seattle), USA Dances: Fusion Join fellow fusionistas from across the country for a fabulous weekend of Fusion music, dance, workshops, parties, & more, with some of the best teachers, dancers, and DJ's in the land!

Located at historic Fort Casey on beautiful Whidbey Island in the 'heart' of Puget Sound, it's the perfect get-away for a dance weekend!

The all-inclusive weekend packages include your own private or shared-double room; six delicious home-cooked meals; all classes & workshops, and two fabulous themed dance parties on Fri & Sat. Sunday night we migrate to Seattle for the after-party at Om Fusion. What's not to love!

Details and Registration (opens in March) at www.heartsoundfusion.com
 
 
 
 
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Hot Blues Toulouse
Hot Blues 6/1/2018 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Red Hot Blues n BBQ 2018 Washington, DC
Red Hot Blues n BBQ 2018 6/1/2018 City: Washington, DC, USA Dances: Blues Blues dancing, live music, great DJs, picnics, food competitions, laying in the sunshine, community, and love, its the ultimate start of summer! We can’t wait to see you in our nation’s capital: sunny, crawfish-tastic Washington, DC.
 
 
 
 
The Atlanta Lindy Exchange 6/1/2018 City: Atlanta, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa The Atlanta Lindy Exchange is going strong for year two. Join is in the heart of the south for a wonderful weekend of dancing, fellowship, and community.
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Open Blues Camp Piotrowice Nyskie
Open Blues Camp 6/8/2018 City: Piotrowice Nyskie, Poland Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Blues Bump Montreal
Blues Bump 6/8/2018 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Chicago Underground Blues Exchange 2018 Chicago
Chicago Underground Blues Exchange 2018 6/8/2018 City: Chicago, USA Dances: Blues Held in tandem with the Chicago Blues Festival in Millennium Park, CUBE offers three nights of pure social dancing held in local dance spaces for your enjoyment. Bands: See Chicago Blues Festival 2018: https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/dca/supp_info/chicago_blues_festival.html/
 
 
 
 
Paris Balboa Weekend 6/8/2018 City: Paris, France Dances: Balboa Balboa Workshop in Paris from the 8th to 10th of June 2018, with International teachers and 3 levels.
There will be 2 parties with orchestra and DJs, an after on Sunday with a Big Band music and DJs.
Teachers: Albert & Neus
Andreas & Olga
Bands: Rolly Swing Band
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Swingfest St. Petersburg
Swingfest 6/9/2018 City: St. Petersburg, Russia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie Workshop over a long holiday weekend in Russia! Teachers: • Tomas Blacharz (France) and Evgenia Salakhutdiova (Russia), lindy hop, blues;
• Fedor Nedotko (Russia) and Alina Sokulska (Ukraine), lindy hop, authentic jazz, blues;
• Lennart Westerlund (Sweden) and Violetta Lebedeva (Russia) Lindy Hop, Authentic- jazz;
• Anne-Helene and Bernard Cavasa (France) lindy hop, blues, balboa;
• Anastasia Gulovskaya and Mikhail Petrov (Russia) blues;
• Ksenia Parkhatskaya (Russia) authentic jazz, solo-blues.
• Alexander Tabakov and Daria Chupyrkina (Belarus-Russia) balboa.
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Open Blues Camp Piotrowice Nyskie
Open Blues Camp 6/8/2018 City: Piotrowice Nyskie, Poland Dances: Blues
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Bal Tic Summer Swing Rostock-Warnemünde
Bal Tic Summer Swing 6/15/2018 City: Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany Dances: Balboa First Balboa summer festival in Germany’s marvellous seaside resort Warnemünde! Parties mixed Balboa and Lindy.
3 days of dancing, teaching, sea and beach, swingwalk, barbecue, surfing, SUP and lots of fun!
 
 
 
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All Balboa Weekend Cleveland, OH
All Balboa Weekend 6/14/2018 City: Cleveland, OH, USA Dances: Balboa
 
 
 
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Open Blues Festival Piotrowice Nyskie
Open Blues Festival 6/14/2018 City: Piotrowice Nyskie, Poland Dances: Blues
 
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Rollin' & Tumblin' Pistoia
Rollin' & Tumblin' 6/12/2018 City: Pistoia, Italy Dances: Blues Dancing the blues in Pistoia 4th edition
Philippa Svensson & Vivien Nivesse
Dan Nash
Nick Becattini
Jambalaya band
Magic Bones
Uncle Dave DJ

Classes with live music

8 classes (fri. to sun.)
4 live acts
2 dj sets
1 Jack & Jill competition
1 Solo competition
Teachers: Philippa Svensson, Vivien Nivesse Bands: Dan Nash, Nick Becattini, Jambalaya Band, Magic Bones
 
 
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Swingfest St. Petersburg
Swingfest 6/9/2018 City: St. Petersburg, Russia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie Workshop over a long holiday weekend in Russia! Teachers: • Tomas Blacharz (France) and Evgenia Salakhutdiova (Russia), lindy hop, blues;
• Fedor Nedotko (Russia) and Alina Sokulska (Ukraine), lindy hop, authentic jazz, blues;
• Lennart Westerlund (Sweden) and Violetta Lebedeva (Russia) Lindy Hop, Authentic- jazz;
• Anne-Helene and Bernard Cavasa (France) lindy hop, blues, balboa;
• Anastasia Gulovskaya and Mikhail Petrov (Russia) blues;
• Ksenia Parkhatskaya (Russia) authentic jazz, solo-blues.
• Alexander Tabakov and Daria Chupyrkina (Belarus-Russia) balboa.
 
 
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The Invasion London
The Invasion 6/15/2018 City: London, Great Britain Dances: Blues
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Black Swan Blues Perth
Black Swan Blues 6/22/2018 City: Perth, Australia Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
Blues Picnic 2018 6/22/2018 City: Minsk, Belarus Dances: Blues 22-24 JUNE we take the pleasure to invite you to the fifth Blues Picnic!

This time we are preparing something special for you. Blues Picnic will dip you into the atmosphere of bohos, hippies and good old blues. In a nutshell, it's going to be a "Summer of Love"!

• chatting with your friends in front of the fire;
• unique workshops;
• seeing the sunrise after the party;
• musicians speaking their heart out;
• investigating the theory of blues;
• handmade workshops ....

You are already thrilled, aren’t you?
Follow us and look forward to our main summer tradition!
Teachers: Mikhailo Petrov and Nastya Gylovskaya (Russia)
Gosha Trubnikov and Maria Malenkova (Russia)
Alex Pierre and Pauline Matha (France)
Daria Novikova (Russia)
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GVLX8 Greenville
GVLX8 6/21/2018 City: Greenville, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag The 8th Annual Greenville Lindy Exchange! Come join us for a relaxing time with friends! Pre-party on Thursday, dancing all weekend long, and a Sunday Soul Party to close it out!
 
 
 
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Mile High Blues 2018 Denver, CO
Mile High Blues 2018 6/21/2018 City: Denver, CO, USA Dances: Blues With a focus on Live Blues Music and Culture, Mile High Blues is the event to get fabulous Live Blues Music at night for dances and during the day for classes. Expect the best in Blues Dance instruction with stellar workshops all weekend. We also have Engaging competitions, our special Awards and Performance evening on Thursday, and so much more! Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
 
 
 
 
Summer Ambi Swing Showdown 6/22/2018 City: Detroit, USA Dances: Lindy Detroit's annual ambidancetrous Lindy event is back for its third year, and is expanding to a full weekend! There will be classes, dances, live music, and the event's centerpiece: the Jo and Jo competition!
 
 
 
Trippin' Blues Amsterdam 2018 6/21/2018 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Blues In the weekend of 21-24 of June there will be the third International Blues dancing workshop weekend in Amsterdam.

This year it will be bigger than before, without losing the intimacy of a small / middle sized festival. We present:

- 7,5 hours of classes from international teachers and local heroes
- 4 amazing parties with live music, acts and competition
- Sight seeing program
- Dutch hospitality and old fashion ‘gezelligheid’
Teachers: Vicci & Adamo, Nick & Ilaria, Ally Yancey, Lotte & Richard (beginners) Bands: Hills & Hamid, Ramshackle Blues band, BluesShack, The Sky is crying
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Deep Down Blues: Belfast Blues Exchange Belfast
Deep Down Blues: Belfast Blues Exchange 6/29/2018 City: Belfast, Great Britain Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Portland Blues Immersion Portland, Oregon
Portland Blues Immersion 6/28/2018 City: Portland, Oregon, USA Dances: Fusion Premier movement and dance training in Portland, Oregon, with Brenda Russell
 
 
 
 
 
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Two for Swing Festival Périgueux Trélissac
Two for Swing Festival 6/29/2018 City: Périgueux Trélissac, France Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Other Welcome to the 2nd edition : up to 6 hours of classes a day, 3 levels of lindy hop, 3 levels of rock’n roll, 2 levels of balboa and 2 levels of solo charleston. A team of amazing teachers from all over France

2 evenings of social dancing with live bands

Join us and share your passion for swing in a relaxing and fun atmosphere with a French touch !
Teachers: Anne-Hélène & Bernard Cavasa, Caroline Faivre & Cédric Clerc, Christelle & Thierry Bancal, Kitty & Swing'Lo, Pierre Maury Bands: Stompin'Joe, The Money Makers, The Rhythm Gamblers
 
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Portland Blues Immersion Portland, Oregon
Portland Blues Immersion 6/28/2018 City: Portland, Oregon, USA Dances: Fusion Premier movement and dance training in Portland, Oregon, with Brenda Russell
 
 
 
 
 
 
TFS2018 Périgueux Trélissac
Two for Swing Festival 6/29/2018 City: Périgueux Trélissac, France Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Other Welcome to the 2nd edition : up to 6 hours of classes a day, 3 levels of lindy hop, 3 levels of rock’n roll, 2 levels of balboa and 2 levels of solo charleston. A team of amazing teachers from all over France

2 evenings of social dancing with live bands

Join us and share your passion for swing in a relaxing and fun atmosphere with a French touch !
Teachers: Anne-Hélène & Bernard Cavasa, Caroline Faivre & Cédric Clerc, Christelle & Thierry Bancal, Kitty & Swing'Lo, Pierre Maury Bands: Stompin'Joe, The Money Makers, The Rhythm Gamblers
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Portland Blues Experience Portland, Oregon
Portland Blues Experience 7/4/2018 City: Portland, Oregon, USA Dances: Blues
Portland Blues Immersion Portland, Oregon
Portland Blues Immersion 6/28/2018 City: Portland, Oregon, USA Dances: Fusion Premier movement and dance training in Portland, Oregon, with Brenda Russell
 
 
 
The 2018 National Smooth and Blues Champs (UK) 7/6/2018 City: Halifax, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Book own Accommodation - Turn up and Party.

Freestyles plus lots of Competition Categories...

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The Blues Spot Strasbourg
The Blues Spot 7/6/2018 City: Strasbourg, France Dances: Blues
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River City Mess Around St Louis, MO
River City Mess Around 7/13/2018 City: St Louis, MO, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz, Shag Registration is OPEN at am-packed with live music from a variety of local bands, including:
Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing
Roya & The High Timers
Miss Jubilee
Sweetie & The Toothaches
The Sidemen
The Arcadia Dance Orchestra


PRICING
Full Weekend Pass - $90
A La Carte - currently unavailable

Individual dance tickets will likely be available at a later date as well as at the door, space permitting. The best way to ensure your spot is to purchase a full weekend pass!


WEEKEND SCHEDULE:

FRIDAY
8:00pm-11:00pm – Welcome Dance at the City Museum ft. Tommy Halloran’s Guerrilla Swing!
12:00am-3:00am – Late Night Dance at Central Studio ft. RCMA DJs

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1:00pm-4:00pm – Summer Day Dance at Lemp Mansion Pavilion ft. Roya & the High Timers
8:00pm-12:00am – Evening Dance ft. Miss Jubilee at Webster Groves Masonic Hall
1:00am-3:30am – Late Night Dance ft. Sweetie & the Toothaches at Central Studio

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1:00pm-4:00pm – Daytime Dance ft. The Sidemen
8:00pm-11:00pm – Evening Dance ft. the Arcadia Dance Orchestra at Off Broadway


MAP / DIRECTIONS
Check out our handy dandy Google Map for easy directions to dances as well as some of our other favorite spots in STL > http://bit.ly/RCMA2018


Questions or concerns? Email us at contact@stljitterbugs.com.
Bands: Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing, Roya & The High Timers, Miss Jubilee, Sweetie & The Toothaches, The Sidemen, The Arcadia Dance Orchestra
 
 
 
 
San Diego Balboa and Lindy Exchange 7/13/2018 City: San Diego, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa We’re back in 2018 – July 13-15 – highlighting two of our favorite swing-era dances, Balboa and Lindy Hop, for 3 amazing days of dancing and live music.
 
 
 
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The Spoonful Edinburgh
The Spoonful 7/12/2018 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Blues
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CANCELLED: Old World Recess: Newcastle 7/19/2018 City: Newcastle, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion
 
 
 
 
Southbound Blues Exchange 2018 7/20/2018 City: Nashville, USA Dances: Blues, Other One of the biggest blues parties in the southeast is back for Vol. 3!! We've partnered with our local blues bars and musicians to bring you a fantastic blues festival here in Nashville. Check back for our musician and event announcements starting in February!!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Albany Lindy & Blues & Swimming 7/27/2018 City: Albany, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy Music. Dancing. Food. Swimming. Shenanigans. Albany. Bands: TBA - see website
 
 
 
 
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Bay Area Micro Fusion Bay Area, CA
Bay Area Micro Fusion 7/27/2018 City: Bay Area, CA, USA Dances: Fusion Micro is a type of partner dance that can be danced on its own, or layered on top of other styles of dance. It focuses on connection and awareness, and what results is an amazing dance that people get completely lost in!

Two days of workshops, Three nights of dancing. Come join us for year #3!
 
 
 
 
 
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Studio Hop Blues Week Auvergne
Studio Hop Blues Week 7/28/2018 City: Auvergne, France Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Swing Out Loud Kuala Lumpur
Swing Out Loud 7/27/2018 City: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Dances: Lindy LindyKL presents their first full weekend camp, Swing Out Loud! 4 international instructors, world-class musicians, workshops, parties, competitions, and ALL THE FUN! Turn up and turn it up at Swing Out Loud! Teachers: Nalla Kim and Jessica Yoon
Felipe Braga and Jo Hoffberg
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Bay Area Micro Fusion 7/27/2018 City: Bay Area, CA, USA Dances: Fusion Micro is a type of partner dance that can be danced on its own, or layered on top of other styles of dance. It focuses on connection and awareness, and what results is an amazing dance that people get completely lost in!

Two days of workshops, Three nights of dancing. Come join us for year #3!
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Studio Hop Blues Week Auvergne
Studio Hop Blues Week 7/28/2018 City: Auvergne, France Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
 
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BalastOff! 2018 Huntsville
BalastOff! 2018 8/3/2018 City: Huntsville, USA Dances: Balboa LET THE COUNTDOWN SEQUENCE COMMENCE.....

Bal-ast Off! is back for year 5 August 3rd-5th 2018 in Huntsville Alabama!

This year we have *SIX* tracks of Balboa classes planned for you, taught by some of the best instructors in the world! Including a beginner friendly balboa flight school!

See www.balastoff.com for more details!
 
 
 
 
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CincyHop 2018 Cincinnati, OH
CincyHop 2018 8/3/2018 City: Cincinnati, OH, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy CincyHop is an annual weekend of vintage swing dancing in Cincinnati, OH, that includes over 24 hours of dancing to great live bands and talented DJs in different venues all around the city. The exchange is August 3rd - 5th. We look forward to dancing with you soon!
 
 
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Studio Hop Blues Week Auvergne
Studio Hop Blues Week 7/28/2018 City: Auvergne, France Dances: Blues
Mountain Blues Camp Volterra
Mountain Blues Camp 8/5/2018 City: Volterra, Italy Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Mile High Fusion Denver
Mile High Fusion 8/3/2018 City: Denver, USA Dances: Fusion
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Hummingbird Blues Kraków
Hummingbird Blues 8/10/2018 City: Kraków, Poland Dances: Blues 4th edition of very special blues exchange!
Get ready for 4 days of dancing, cuddling and fun in the lovely old town of Cracow.
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Severn Sinners Bristol
Severn Sinners 8/10/2018 City: Bristol, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion Fusion and blues in Bristol's friendly switchy scene. This year 2 guest teachers join our local badasses, live acts and skillshare. Teachers: TBC Bands: TBC
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Mountain Blues Camp Volterra
Mountain Blues Camp 8/5/2018 City: Volterra, Italy Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
 
Sweet Molasses Blues 8/10/2018 City: Boston, USA Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Swing 2 Penang Penang
Swing 2 Penang 8/10/2018 City: Penang, Malaysia Dances: Lindy If you're looking for a holiday destination this coming summer, look no further! Swing 2 Penang 2018, Malaysia's only travelling Lindy Exchange, will be held from Aug 10-12 in Georgetown, Penang - a UNESCO World Heritage City known for it's rich history, world-renowned cuisines and photogenic street art. This event will coincide with the annual Georgetown Festival. Bands: Adam Hall & The Velvet Playboys
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Hummingbird Blues 8/10/2018 City: Kraków, Poland Dances: Blues 4th edition of very special blues exchange!
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Bear Blues Exchange Berlin
Bear Blues Exchange 8/17/2018 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Bluesila Molėtai
Bluesila 8/17/2018 City: Molėtai, Lithuania Dances: Blues
 
 
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Forest Fusion Fest Budapest
Forest Fusion Fest 8/15/2018 City: Budapest, Hungary Dances: Fusion Join us for an extraordinary experience--something that couldn't happen normally, you don't quite understand how it happened, and certainly it will never happen the same way again. The setting: 35 hectares of private forest near Budapest, equipped with a mansion, swimming pool, sunset views and chirping birds. Peter Sweet (US/Germany) and Ram Jalal u Din (Israel) will lead workshops, getting us in touch with our true selves through the language of dance and movement. During the evening jams, everyone takes care of their own experience and the collective composition. The jam is a painting and each person is one color. Bring your instruments! The music is open for participation, under the guidance of our masterful jam leaders. Teachers: Peter Sweet, Ram Jalal u Din
 
 
 
 
Great Lakes Balboa Escape 2018 8/17/2018 City: Chicago, USA Dances: Balboa -Unique Themed Tracks: Solid Fundamentals, The Social Dancer, The Competitor, Balboa Teacher Training, Slow Bal, and Pure Bal
-More than 12 elective choices including follower power hour!
-Two rooms for social dancing to Jake Sanders and Jonathan Stout with Hilary Alexander! Balboa and board games party!
-Third largest balboa event in North America (over 300 attendees last year)
-Three levels of competitions
-Beginners welcome! (Discounted price for fundamentals track)
-Chicago!
Teachers: Kelly Arsenault, Jennifer Barnett, Mickey Fortanasce, Laura Keat, Andreas Olsson, Jeremy Oth, Corey Manke, Susan Manke, Olga Marina, Douglas Mathews, Matt Mitchell, and Desiree Roffers Bands: Jake Sanders Band and Jonathan Stout and the Campus Five featuring Hilary Alexander
 
 
 
 
Hoochin' Blues Party 2018 8/17/2018 City: Atlanta, GA, USA Dances: Blues Come to Atlanta for a blues dance party in, around and on the banks of the Chattahoochee river. There will be two days and three nights of blues music, dancing, relaxing and fun.

The same folks who brought you Brickyard Blues are dropping the classes to create a Summer exchange focused on bringing you a blues dance party on the river.
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Northwest Recess [PENDING] Bellingham, WA
Northwest Recess [PENDING] 8/16/2018 City: Bellingham, WA, USA Dances: Fusion
 
 
 
 
Soda City Lindy Exchange 8/17/2018 City: Columbia, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy
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Ceuvel Swing Camp 2018 Amsterdam
Ceuvel Swing Camp 2018 8/24/2018 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Ceuvel Swing Camp is a unique weekend with a special concept: private classes for everybody. Please read that again: Private classes for everyone! And we're again focusing on switch dancing: blending the dance roles until you don't know who's leading any more! All locations are within walking distance and we have lunch and dinner all together.
 
 
 
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Dirt Cheap Blues Exchange Virginia Beach
Dirt Cheap Blues Exchange 8/23/2018 City: Virginia Beach, USA Dances: Blues Da Blues & Da Beach!
14th Annual Bluesin' Vacation in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CANCELLED: Aspen Recess Paonia, Colorado
CANCELLED: Aspen Recess 8/30/2018 City: Paonia, Colorado, USA Dances: Fusion
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Big Blues 2018 Chania, Crete
The Big Blues 2018 8/31/2018 City: Chania, Crete, Greece Dances: Blues We ivite you to share in our love
for quality lessons from great teachers,
relaxed dances in picturesque locations, music from special musicians and
side events connecting us with nature,Blue Sea, white sand, culture and with each other!
Enjoy the magic atmosphere of the Island (Crete) full of Blues!
Teachers: Adamo and Vicci (UK-ITA), Gas & Alba (Arg-Spa) Bands: Daniel Nash(UK), I Shot A Man (ITA), HOT SHOTS (ITA)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CANCELLED: Aspen Recess Paonia, Colorado
CANCELLED: Aspen Recess 8/30/2018 City: Paonia, Colorado, USA Dances: Fusion
 
 
 
 
 
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The Big Blues 2018 Chania, Crete
The Big Blues 2018 8/31/2018 City: Chania, Crete, Greece Dances: Blues We ivite you to share in our love
for quality lessons from great teachers,
relaxed dances in picturesque locations, music from special musicians and
side events connecting us with nature,Blue Sea, white sand, culture and with each other!
Enjoy the magic atmosphere of the Island (Crete) full of Blues!
Teachers: Adamo and Vicci (UK-ITA), Gas & Alba (Arg-Spa) Bands: Daniel Nash(UK), I Shot A Man (ITA), HOT SHOTS (ITA)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Be-Bluesed Bern
Be-Bluesed 9/7/2018 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Blues Website: https://www.be-bluesed.ch/be-bluesed-workshop
 
 
 
 
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Big Damn Blues Jam 2018 Columbus, OH
Big Damn Blues Jam 2018 9/7/2018 City: Columbus, OH, USA Dances: Blues An entirely musicality-focused weekend, geared towards creating more dialogue between dancers and musicians and highlighting local bands. Teachers: Mike Legenthal, Dan Legenthal Bands: John Henry & the Rainmakers, Lil' Red & the Roosters, Brenny's Bandits
 
 
 
 
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Capital City Swingout Washington, DC
Capital City Swingout 9/7/2018 City: Washington, DC, USA Dances: Balboa Join us for the first annual Capital City Swingout, DC's new big lindy hop workshop weekend. World-class instructors make their DC homecoming for a weekend of workshops, dancing to amazing live music, and fun! Teachers: Skye Humphries and Naomi Uyama, Andy Reid and Mia Halloran Bands: Naomi and Her Handsome Devils
 
 
 
 
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Dig Deeper Gothenburg
Dig Deeper 9/7/2018 City: Gothenburg, Sweden Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Highland Fusion Retreat Lochearnhead
Highland Fusion Retreat 9/7/2018 City: Lochearnhead , United Kingdom Dances: Fusion
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Blues River Notes - The Festival Milan
Blues River Notes - The Festival 9/14/2018 City: Milan, Italy Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Evolution Solo Jazz Saint Petersburg
Evolution Solo Jazz 9/14/2018 City: Saint Petersburg, Russia Dances: Solo Jazz Teachers: Alina Sokulska, Fedor Nedotko
 
 
 
 
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Korea Blues Camp Seoul
Korea Blues Camp 9/14/2018 City: Seoul, Korea South Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
Lindy On The Rocks & Hot Night Fusion Weekend 9/14/2018 City: Denver, USA Dances: Fusion Lindy on the rocks and Hot night fusion weekend are now conjoined. With dance classes spanning lindy, jazz, hip hop, tango, blues, fusion, and more... Find out more on either of our websites:
http://www.lindyontherocks.com/
https://hotnightfusionweekend.org/registration/
Teachers: Skye Humphries, Latasha Barnes, Nathan Bugh, Gaby Cook, Joshua McClean, Jenna Applegarth, Jon Tigert, Nicole Trissell, Nathaniel Abrea, Jesica Cutler, Joe Demers, and more Bands: Red Hot Rhythm Rocket, Jonathon Doyle Swingtet, Hal Smith's Swing Central, Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles, Trifilio Tango Trio, Chance's End, and more
 
 
 
 
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Rhythm Shuffle Buffalo
Rhythm Shuffle 9/14/2018 City: Buffalo, USA Dances: Balboa 2018 marks Swing Buffalo’s tenth annual Balboa workshop! Our goal is to be one of the most fun, most awesome packed, most affordable Balboa events in the region. Just when you've finally worked through what you learned at All Balboa Weekend and are getting hungry for new things to show off at next year's ABW, we bring you four international superstars to keep your love for Balboa burning! Teachers: Sylvia Sykes and Nick Williams, Kate Hedin and David Rehm, Jen Barnett and Matt Mitchell Bands: The Boilermaker Jazz Band
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Blues Exchange @ Toulouse Toulouse
Blues Exchange @ Toulouse 9/21/2018 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Classic City Swing 7 Athens, GA
Classic City Swing 7 9/21/2018 City: Athens, GA, USA Dances: Lindy Classic City Swing is back for its best iteration yet!

This year’s slate includes 8 hours of workshops and 5 dances with outstanding music, all for one incredible deal the weekend of September 21-23, 2018!

The weekend will have classes appropriate for both new and experienced swing dancers in 4 track level.
Teachers: Jenna Applegarth, Jon Tigert, and six more TBA! Bands: Classic City All-Star Band
 
 
 
 
Dirty Water Lindy Exchange 9/21/2018 City: Boston, USA Dances: Lindy Dirty Water Lindy Exchange, a celebration of Lindy Hop in Boston. Great music featuring Gordon Webster, great dancing, fun people on the banks of the River Charles. Bands: Gordon Webster Band, Rocco & the Stompers
 
 
 
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North Star Blues Minneapolis
North Star Blues 9/20/2018 City: Minneapolis, USA Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
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Toulouse Blues Exchange TOULOUSE
Toulouse Blues Exchange 9/21/2018 City: TOULOUSE, France Dances: Blues Blues Exchange @t Toulouse, it's:

-Good music with talented musicians and experienced DJs!
-Enthusiastic and warm community with nice dancers!!
-Original activities with lots of surprises to come!!!
-A pink city with Sun !!!!

And the registration opens on May 1st with early bird.
So, stop reading and book your WE from 22 to 24 September !!!!!

Here the link Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1578166402300987/
and the website: http://b-e-a-t.fr/

See you soon ! :)
Bands: Agathe Da Rama
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Illinois State University Lindy Exchange 2018 Normal
Illinois State University Lindy Exchange 2018 9/28/2018 City: Normal, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Other Save the date! We will have classes Saturday and dances Friday and Saturday evenings with a late night blues following both. Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
 
 
 
 
Texas Fusion Experience 2018 9/28/2018 City: Dallas, USA Dances: Fusion TexFX is a fusion exchange weekend event highlighting talented instructors and DJs from multiple disciplines across the Great State of Texas!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Blues n Soul VI Orlando
Blues n Soul VI 10/5/2018 City: Orlando, USA Dances: Fusion Blues n Soul VI is going to be a dance experience in artistic expression. Focusing on Soul, Blues, Modern, Funk, and music to get you grooving on the dance floor. Feel the connection all around you from the dancers, musicians, djs, artists, photographers, painters, and whatever other craziness we can come up with. Bands: The Beautiful Bobby Blackmon and the B 3 Band
 
 
 
 
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Footloose Swing Fest Alicante
Footloose Swing Fest 10/5/2018 City: Alicante, Spain Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag Join us for a weekend packed with classes lead by marvellous teachers, joyful parties, live music, tasters and many more! A bal, shag and lindy fest in the warm city of Alicante. There will be fun activities for those who would love to get to know Spanish culture and time to relax and socialise on the stunning beaches of Costa Blanca in Alicante. Stay tuned! Fun competitions, city tour, live music, relaxation zone and unforgettable atmosphere. Don't miss it! Teachers: Aurelian Darbellay and Maria Ferrer, Emelie DecaVita and Rebecka DecaVita , Jon Kay and Cris Adan, Pol Prats and Sara Planas, The DecaVitas - Charlie DecaVita and Rebecka DecaVita Bands: Old Dixieland Band
The Jump Club
 
 
 
 
Seattle Fusion Festival 10/5/2018 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Fusion Save the date!
Seattle Fusion Festival 2018 is coming back October 5-7, 2018 and we’re excited to bring dance fever to Club Sur. Join us in Seattle, WA for two rooms of social dancing, fun themes, contests, workshops, friendship, and all the flavors of fusion you love!

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Things to look forward to at SFF 2018:

Challenging workshops with international instructors
Super fun contests and awesome prizes
Themes (Hooray!)
Merch
Late night dances
Top Tier DJs
Dance Unicorns
And MORE

Venue
Club Sur
2901 1st Ave S
Seattle, WA

Registration opens May 10 for Early Bird All Access (*limited qty*).
Register here: http://seattlefusionfestival.com/sff-2018-home

The ever-elusive Dance only passes will open later, stay tuned. Prices go up as we sell out of passes, so get yours early!!

All Access includes:
-Workshops
-Dances
-Saturday night buffet
-Friendship, community, high fives, etc

Dance only passes will be available online at a later date.
Individual night passes can be purchased at the door.

Want to be part of the action??
We'll be considering Teachers and DJs for this year in the next few weeks. Know someone awesome who should be there? send them a link to our application!
DJ App: https://goo.gl/forms/nFPq6MeAoNisj83A3
Instructor: https://goo.gl/forms/Ot2iqyFCOHCxqJlP2
Volunteer: Stay tuned

Just want to dance/hangout/stretch yourself?
Register here: http://seattlefusionfestival.com/sff-2018-home


Stay up to date on here, our Page (Seattle Fusion Festival), group (Seattle Fusion Festival), or at seattlefusionfestival.com
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Second City Swingout Chicago, IL
Second City Swingout 10/5/2018 City: Chicago, IL, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Second City Swingout is a brand spankin' new vintage jazz workshop weekend in the city of Chicago! We're not limiting our awesome to any one vintage jazz dance style, so there will be a hearty mix. We're bringing in some world-class instructors for the main tracked workshops, and we're growing a list of add-ons taught by local dancers in a number of other dance styles to fill out the weekend! Teachers: Naomi Uyama & Peter Strom
Mia Halloran & Andy Reid
Bands: Jake Sanders Septet, Quintet, and Trio
 
 
 
 
 
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TinkerBal Boston
TinkerBal 10/6/2018 City: Boston, USA Dances: Balboa TinkerBal is a small-group workshop designed to support personalized learning, for Balboa dancers, by Balboa dancers. Enrollment will be capped to keep group sizes small, and participants will work closely with both instructors and fellow students in each session. This weekend is a chance to really delve into the details of your Balboa, to work on the topics you need most, and to collaborate with others equally passionate about this amazing dance. Teachers: Jennifer Barnett, Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, Annabel Quisao, Bobby White
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Menagerie: Uncaged Atlanta, GA
Menagerie: Uncaged 10/12/2018 City: Atlanta, GA, USA Dances: Fusion Menagerie presents Uncaged, Atlanta's first Fusion workshop weekend!
 
 
 
 
Rocktober Intensive Lindy Hop Weekend 10/12/2018 City: Columbus, USA Dances: Lindy Progressive lessons through the weekend with one set of instructors to kick start your lindy hop into high gear! 60 Seconds of Fame and Mix and Match competitions as well.
 
 
 
 
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The Rigamarole London
The Rigamarole 10/12/2018 City: London, United Kingdom Dances: Balboa The Rigamarole Balboa Weekend returns for three nights of social dancing and two days of workshops with world class teachers. Teachers: Andreas and Olga
Adam and Sanna
Sasha and Yulia
Bands: The Andreas Hofschneider Quartet
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Blues Muse 2018 Philadelphia
Blues Muse 2018 10/19/2018 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Blues Blues Muse is one of the longest-running and most well-respected Blues Dance workshops in the world. It focuses strongly on the roles of leaders and followers in the dance, ranging from clear, technical communication to solo-movement expression within partnership. It's a place for followers to explore their voices, and for leaders to explore how and when to be receptive. If you're interested in inspiration, partnership, and connection, then join us for our 11th year at Blues Muse.

In our eleventh edition of Blues Muse, we plan to reinvest and refocus on our goals of connection and expression. Stay tuned for many exciting announcements!
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Jammin' on the James Richmond
Jammin' on the James 10/19/2018 City: Richmond, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag Top of the line instructors, bands, and dancing--Jammin' on the James is known for big ideas and a small, intimate vibe. This October we're back in Richmond, VA for our 16th year with new surprises and the high quality instruction, music, and dancing you've come to expect.
 
 
 
 
Rocky Mountain Balboa Blowout 10/19/2018 City: Denver, USA Dances: Balboa 5 class levels, workshops in Balboa (pure bal, slow bal, dean's shim sham, etc.), live music on Fri/Sat nights, late night dances, cocktail hours, contests: socials & strictlies; hotel venue Teachers: Sylvia • Nick • Olga • Andreas • Kate • David • Laura • Jeremy • Kelly • Mickey Bands: Greg Ruby All-Stars
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Elm City Exchange New Haven
Elm City Exchange 11/3/2018 City: New Haven, USA Dances: Fusion Hosted by Yale Swing Blues Fusion (YSBF) - our annual swing/blues/fusion exchange!
 
 
 
 
Rocky Balberna 2018 11/2/2018 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Balboa Save the date!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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ECX New Haven
Elm City Exchange 11/3/2018 City: New Haven, USA Dances: Fusion Hosted by Yale Swing Blues Fusion (YSBF) - our annual swing/blues/fusion exchange!
 
 
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Holy City Blues IX Charleston, SC
Holy City Blues IX 11/8/2018 City: Charleston, SC, USA Dances: Blues Join us in charming Charleston, South Carolina, Nov 8-11, 2018 and share in our love for the great American music and dance tradition: The Blues!
 
 
 
 
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Signifyin' Blues 2018 LOS ANGELES
Signifyin' Blues 2018 11/9/2018 City: LOS ANGELES, USA Dances: Blues Honoring the Origins of Blues


Teachers: Damon & Kelsy Stone, Laney Barhaugh, Kenneth Shipp, Heidi Fite, Whitton Frank, & More. Bands: Barbara Morrison, Missy Andersen, Brother Yusef, Weapon of Choice, Blaux Bros, & many more!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Austin Lindy Exchange Austin
Austin Lindy Exchange 11/15/2018 City: Austin, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag It's bigger and better! Join us for a nonstop weekend of dancing and making friends in Austin. Bands: Jonathan Stout Orchestra, Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five feat. Hilary Alexander, Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders, Jonathan Doyle Swingtet, Hal Smith's Swing Central, Devan Jones and the Uptown Stomp, Waller Creek Vipers
 
 
 
 
Korea Balboa Weekend 11/16/2018 City: Seoul, Korea South Dances: Balboa Korea Balboa Weekend is most biggest and oldest classic balboa event in Asia. Teachers: Nick Williams, Kate Hedin, Jacob Wigger, Valerie Salstrom
 
 
 
 
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PittStop Lindy Hop Pittsburgh
PittStop Lindy Hop 11/16/2018 City: Pittsburgh, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy Social dance all weekend, no comps or classes to interfere with the pure joy of dancing! Live swing bands in the afternoons and evenings and live blues for the late night!
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Brickyard Blues 2019 Atlanta, GA
Brickyard Blues 2019 1/18/2019 City: Atlanta, GA, USA Dances: Blues Blues dancers from 17 states streamed into Atlanta during March 2018 for Brickyard Blues. For our inaugural year, we went big with live music in classes, three nights of live blues music, two days of classes, multiple historic venues, and fantastic instructors from across the US.

For 2019 we will be adding more class tracks while keeping our commitment to awesome live music, world class instructors, and great venues.

Join us as we build an already great event into something epic.
Bands: Atlanta blues bands that tour nationally and internationally
 
 
 
 
Kind of a Big Deal Weekend 1/18/2019 City: Boston, USA Dances: Lindy Lindy Hop workshop and competition weekend which asks the question: Are you Kind of a Big Deal? If so, you'll want to come to Boston in January 2019.
 
 
 
 
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San Francisco Fusion Festival San Francisco, California
San Francisco Fusion Festival 1/18/2019 City: San Francisco, California, USA Dances: Fusion
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Brickyard Blues 2019 Atlanta, GA
Brickyard Blues 2019 1/18/2019 City: Atlanta, GA, USA Dances: Blues Blues dancers from 17 states streamed into Atlanta during March 2018 for Brickyard Blues. For our inaugural year, we went big with live music in classes, three nights of live blues music, two days of classes, multiple historic venues, and fantastic instructors from across the US.

For 2019 we will be adding more class tracks while keeping our commitment to awesome live music, world class instructors, and great venues.

Join us as we build an already great event into something epic.
Bands: Atlanta blues bands that tour nationally and internationally
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Black Label Blues Edinburgh
Black Label Blues 2/1/2019 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion Black Label Blues returns in 2019 to continue building the blues dance community. This time we are featuring:

- Foundations and General level workshops with Damon Stone
- Classes with some of our blues community heroes
- 3 parties!
- An optional teacher training programme with Damon Stone
- Limited numbers to keep that friendly community vibe
- All in a boutique hotel in Edinburgh - limited residential passes will be available.
Teachers: Damon Stone Bands: TBC
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Big Red Swing Workshop Weekend 2019 3/1/2019 City: Bloomington, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz, Shag Amazing annual event in Btown. Come see IU's beautiful campus.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 3/14/2019 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues BLUES CRUISE!!

Carnival Cruise
BOAT, "IMAGINATION"
WATERSLIDES!
24 HOUR PIZZA and ICE CREAM!

Long Beach, CA to Ensenada and back!
All Inclusive - 4 days and 3 nights of Mayhem!
All the Food You Can Eat!
24 hr Pizza Bar and Soft Serve Ice Cream!
Group Rates and Perks (Prices and Availability Subject to Change)
3 Part Payment Plan
Room and Board
Game & Craft Room in the Afternoons
Meet and Greet Session
Blues Dancing every night on the Lido Deck & Indoor Lounge
Live Blues Music with Sean Morse and DJ's Galore!
Private Cocktail Party
Cruise Entertainment
Casinos
Port Fees & Taxes
Fuel Charge
Documentation Fees

Dance Your Aft Off!
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Steel City Blues Festival 3/15/2019 City: Pittsburgh, USA Dances: Blues Come out for the best instructors, DJs, and bands here in the beautiful Steel City (aka Pittsburgh)!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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