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June, 2017
2ndAtlanta Lindy Exchange 2017 Atlanta, GABlues, Lindy, Balboa Exchange
Atlanta Lindy Exchange 2017 6/2/2017 City: Atlanta, GA, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa The Atlanta Lindy Exchange returns for the first time in 5 years. Join is in the heart of the south for a wonderful weekend of dancing, fellowship, and community. More details to follow.
2ndBluebonnet Bash 2017 DallasLindy, Balboa Workshop
Bluebonnet Bash 2017 6/2/2017 City: Dallas, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa Dallas's annual Lindy workshop is back! National instructors, dances with live bands, and competitions all bigger and better than last year
2ndBoogie Baeren Dance Camp MunichLindy, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Boogie Baeren Dance Camp 6/2/2017 City: Munich, Germany Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie
2ndHot Blues ToulouseBlues Workshop
Hot Blues 6/2/2017 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Blues
2ndRed Hot Blues n BBQ 2017 Washington, DCBlues Exchange
Red Hot Blues n BBQ 2017 6/2/2017 City: Washington, DC, USA Dances: Blues Save the date for that sizzling, soulful, warm, happy, tasty event you know and love: Red Hot Blues & BBQ, coming your way on the first weekend of June (NOT Memorial Day Weekend, this year). With 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.
2ndStompology Solo Jazz Weekend Rochester, New YorkSolo Jazz Workshop
Stompology Solo Jazz Weekend 6/2/2017 City: Rochester, New York, USA Dances: Solo Jazz
2ndTANGO MEETS THE BLUES 2017 Ann Arbor, MIFusion Workshop
TANGO MEETS THE BLUES 2017 6/2/2017 City: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Dances: Fusion The fourth year of TMTB - the only tango/blues weekend event in the US. 10 hours of workshops and 3 nights of dance parties. Learn tango and blues basics and techniques to transition and blend them. Teachers: Heriberto Perez, Brooke Filsinger
3rdChester Blues Workshop ChesterBlues Workshop
Chester Blues Workshop 6/3/2017 City: Chester, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Saturday 3rd June 2017
13:00 - 13:30 Registration
13:30 - 17:00 Classes (3 hours with break)
17:00 Drinks and food at Telford's

Venue
Telford’s Warehouse, Tower Wharf, Chester, CH1 4EZ

This is a traditional blues dance workshop, suitable for people who have never danced blues before, but will also have something new for more experienced dancers. The classes will be taught switch (everyone both leading and following). After the classes, we'll go upstairs at Telford's for a group meal.

What is blues dancing?
Blues is a style of dance that is all about interpreting and expressing the music. Like swing dancing, it evolved from African rhythms and movements, developing in smoky juke joints and Blues house parties. Many aspects of Blues dancing such as call and response, emotional intensity, and tension and release are directly related to the music. If you love blues music you’ll love blues dancing! Here's a video made by blues dancers in Paris:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rpVoCEixMSo


Cost
Tickets are £30 for 3 hours of classes. We'll contact you with bank details to make payment closer to the time. Payment will be required to confirm your space at the event. We won't be offering refunds, but if you are no longer able to attend, you are welcome to sell on your ticket.

Hosting
If you are from out of town, there is limited hosting available, which will be prioritised for people from furthest away. Otherwise, we can recommend places to stay in Chester.

Teacher
When starting the amazing Bristol blues scene in 2013, Tristan discovered a passion for helping other people enjoy this wonderful dance even more. Since then he’s been invited to teach across Europe, and built a reputation for fun and engaging lessons that still help people change their dancing for the better.
He most loves conversational dances, where ideas spark backward and forward between partners, and you leave the dance feeling like your partner showed you something genuine about themselves. That focus leads him to teach classes on connection, on being a receptive lead or having the confidence as a follow to share what you feel in the music with your partner. He is secretly trying to make everyone in to his ideal dancing partner, and isn’t even slightly sorry about it.

Cheshire Swing Cats wants everyone to feel absolutely comfortable and safe at all of our events. By attending any of our events in any capacity, you agree to treat all participants with care and respect and abide by our code of conduct. For more info, see our website, www.cheshireswingcats.com
Teachers: Tristan Brightman
7thAtlantic Swing Festival LisbonLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Atlantic Swing Festival 6/7/2017 City: Lisbon, Portugal Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz
8thAdventure Fest * Blues&Fusion Exchange ValenciaFusion Workshop
Adventure Fest * Blues&Fusion Exchange 6/8/2017 City: Valencia, Spain Dances: Fusion
9thCUBE ChicagoBlues Exchange
CUBE 6/9/2017 City: Chicago, USA Dances: Blues CUBE is an event that happens alongside the Chicago Blues Festival which is the largest free blues festival in the world! Dance all day to live blues bands at the festival and then all night to DJed music! Check out web links for more info!
9thDJX Summertime Exchange 2017 PhiladelphiaFusion Exchange
DJX Summertime Exchange 2017 6/9/2017 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Fusion Join us for a relaxing weekend of hanging out and exploring Philadelphia by day, and dancing the nights away to favorite fusion DJs! On Sunday evening we will once again hit up the beloved live blues jam at the Twisted Tail.

Please note the date! We have chosen an earlier weekend in June this year, so that we can all enjoy more moderate temperatures. :)
9thMelbourne Swing Festival MelbourneLindy, Balboa Workshop
Melbourne Swing Festival 6/9/2017 City: Melbourne, Australia Dances: Lindy, Balboa Jun 9-12 Melbourne Swing Festival - Melbourne, VIC
MSF is every second year and the next one will be Friday June 9th - Monday June 12th, 2017
More info to come
http://melbourneswingfestival.com.au/
9thParis Balboa Exchange ParisBalboa Exchange
Paris Balboa Exchange 6/9/2017 City: Paris, France Dances: Balboa 3 balboa parties and more in Paris in June.
9thRoyal City Swing's 3rd Annual Dust Up New WestminsterLindy Workshop
Royal City Swing's 3rd Annual Dust Up 6/9/2017 City: New Westminster, Canada Dances: Lindy The weekend will begin with a band night (band TBA) and will feature TWO days of classes with David Frutos and Kim Clever!

Mark your calendars and be ready for a fabulous weekend of dancing, learning and fun!
(This event has been rescheduled from Apr 28-30
Teachers: David Frutos and Kim Clever Bands: TBA
9thSwingfest Saint PetersburgBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Swingfest 6/9/2017 City: Saint Petersburg, Russia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie Includes a pre-party boat trip along the canals!
9thThe Glasgow Getdown GlasgowFusion Exchange
The Glasgow Getdown 6/9/2017 City: Glasgow, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion 3 nights of epic dancing at the friendliest dance event in the world!

Great music, great people, great times! Live music and excellent DJs will have you dancing till you drop.
This is not your ordinary dance event....
The Majority of the weekend is dedicated to Lindy Hop and Blues, with plenty of music for each. As the lights drop low a fusion of numerous styles will emerge, stimulating the experimental side of our dancing to get workin'.
Across the weekend there'll be music suitable for Charleston, Balboa and Shag in good supply and we also have diverse taster classes that'll push you to new places with your dancing!
On the Monday, we will journey out to the Scottish highlands for the day.
Bands: TBC
15thEuropean Blues Invasion LondonBlues Workshop
European Blues Invasion 6/15/2017 City: London, United Kingdom Dances: Blues
15thMile High Blues 2017 Denver, COFusion Workshop
Mile High Blues 2017 6/15/2017 City: Denver, CO, USA Dances: Fusion Performances and Community Awards on Thursday, Live music in classes and to dance to 'till the wee hours with fabulous Blues musicians, International-level Blues and Fusion instruction and dancing to Blues and Fusion in two rooms all night Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Plus something special this year for Father's Day! Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
16thSouthern Swing Challenge NashvilleBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Exchange
Southern Swing Challenge 6/16/2017 City: Nashville, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Throw down in the SouthEast! Social dancing, contests, bbq, southern hospitailty.
22ndBeantown Camp Beverly, MassachusettsBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Beantown Camp 6/22/2017 City: Beverly, Massachusetts, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag A week of incredible classes and social dances at the beautiful Endicott College, 1 hour from Boston. Special events during the camp include Beantown Bounce (the instructors' show), Camp BBQ, Camp Social, Talent Show, Beantown Karaoke, Soul Party, as well as relaxation time at the beach and hanging with friends at the Pub.

Features the best food of any dance camp!
22ndSweet Side of Swing NW Vancouver, British ColumbiaWest Coast Workshop
Sweet Side of Swing NW 6/22/2017 City: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Dances: West Coast Teachers: Brandi Guild, Cameo Cross, Courtney Adair, Jennifer DeLuca, Taletha Jouzdani and Tessa Cunningham Munroe
22ndTinto de Recess AlcarazFusion Workshop
Tinto de Recess 6/22/2017 City: Alcaraz, Spain Dances: Fusion
23rdBlack Swan Blues PerthBlues Workshop
Black Swan Blues 6/23/2017 City: Perth, Australia Dances: Blues 3 teaching couples and Live Music every night, this is going to biggest Black Swan Blues yet!!! you won't want to miss it! Teachers: Youndon Kwon, Dawa Jung, Noni Healy, Dexter Santos, Kara Martin, Evan Hughes Bands: TBA
23rdBlues Picnic 2017 MinskBlues Workshop
Blues Picnic 2017 6/23/2017 City: Minsk, Belarus Dances: Blues Blues Picnic is a tradition of your summer!
3 days in nature's lap...
Blues Nights until the sunrise...
Food with bonfire flavor...
Classes, lectures, competitions and many other surprises are waiting for you!
Teachers: Nicolas Naman, Alina Vysotskaya, Daria Novikova, Alexander Kalevich, Julien Guillaume, Rita Vinokur, Pavel Motorin Bands: Kalevich, Julien Guillaume, Rita Vinokur,
23rdLakeside Fusion VancouverFusion Exchange
Lakeside Fusion 6/23/2017 City: Vancouver, Canada Dances: Fusion The first annual Lakeside Fusion dance event. A summer weekend of camping and dancing by a lake with its own private dock, with indoor and outdoor dance space.
Great DJs and dancing until the wee hours of the morning.

Food and lodging provided with ticket cost.
23rdPortland Blues Immersion Portland, ORBlues Workshop
Portland Blues Immersion 6/23/2017 City: Portland, OR, USA Dances: Blues
23rdTiny Blues Weekend with Vicci and Adamo DresdenBlues Workshop
Tiny Blues Weekend with Vicci and Adamo 6/23/2017 City: Dresden, Germany Dances: Blues Our fourth edition of a cozy weekend with three nights of live music and workshops brought to you with lotsa love from Dresden :)

Our website will be updated soon!
Teachers: Vicci Moore, Adamo Ciarallo
29thOld World Recess: Austria Zedlitzdorf Fusion Workshop
Old World Recess: Austria 6/29/2017 City: Zedlitzdorf , Austria Dances: Fusion
30thBlue Ridge Bal Asheville, NCBalboa Workshop
Blue Ridge Bal 6/30/2017 City: Asheville, NC, USA Dances: Balboa Blue Ridge Bal has it all- Some of the best live music in the country, amazing instructors, gorgeous venues, crazy shenanigans (tubing, shuffle mob, balboa parade, what?!), and is in one of the most beautiful and fun towns in the US! Teachers: Kelly Arsenault & Scott Angelius, Abigail Browning & Adam Speen, Kadie & Joe Pangburn, Brennan DeVoe Bands: Russ Wilson & His Famous Orchestra, Michael Gamble & The Carolina Footwarmers, The Posey Quartet
30thPortland Blues Experience Portland, ORBlues Exchange
Portland Blues Experience 6/30/2017 City: Portland, OR, USA Dances: Blues
July, 2017
1stHerrang Dance Camp Week 1 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 1 7/1/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing camp in the world!
6thDancing the Blues Pistoia, Tuscany PistoiaBlues Workshop
Dancing the Blues Pistoia, Tuscany 7/6/2017 City: Pistoia, Italy Dances: Blues "A four days festival with workshop, parties and concerts"
7thBlue Infusion Goes Red and Weismann MontrealFusion Workshop
Blue Infusion Goes Red and Weismann 7/7/2017 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Fusion Site: https://montrealblueinfusion.wordpress.com
Facebook Event:https://www.facebook.com/events/1496693277061432/
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/356612487822655/
7thSan Diego Balboa & Lindy Exchange San DiegoLindy, Balboa Exchange
San Diego Balboa & Lindy Exchange 7/7/2017 City: San Diego, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa
7thSwing in Corsica CargheseLindy, Balboa Workshop
Swing in Corsica 7/7/2017 City: Carghese, France Dances: Lindy, Balboa A weekend in Corsica for dansing balboa on the beach.
A beautiful village hosts you for a weekend of danse and vacations
Teachers: Solen Le Bihan And Laurent WALLET
Oksana Shikiray and Nejc
Bands: 3 local bands
7thThe Blues Spot StrasbourgBlues, Solo Jazz Workshop
The Blues Spot 7/7/2017 City: Strasbourg, France Dances: Blues, Solo Jazz Strasbourg Blues Dance Festival !

Join us, we can host you if needed !
Teachers: Caroline Faivre, Cédric Clerc, Agnieszka Pluwak, Konrad Prusniewski Bands: The Rhythm Outlines, The Rhythm Sketches
7thTwilight Blues & Fusion Amsterdam AmsterdamFusion Workshop
Twilight Blues & Fusion Amsterdam 7/7/2017 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Fusion A fusion event that is focussed on music, dance classes, and community. This edition takes place in Amsterdam! Teachers: Justin Riley, Annette Kuhnle, Flouer Evelyn, Ezequiel Sanucci Bands: Duketown Slim, tba
8thFuze-On Tampa Bay Presents: Revolution Fusion! TampaFusion Exchange
Fuze-On Tampa Bay Presents: Revolution Fusion! 7/8/2017 City: Tampa, USA Dances: Fusion This month we're revamping Fuze-On Tampa Bay to be the dance you've been waiting for. We're itching to hear your feedback, both good and bad, to create a dance for YOU! That being said, we're kicking off Revolution Fusion with a bang, including a lesson, over 6 hours of dancing, and food! WHAT!

9:30: Zouk lesson!
10:00: Dance!

Yep, this means that if you show up by 9:30, you get a lesson, hours of dancing, and a snack for $5. Pretty good deal if you ask us!

Fuze-On Tampa Bay presents fusion every second Saturday of the month. Come on out for a night with your favorite DJs and feel free to dance any style you see fit. Swing? Blues? Tango? Tap? Solo? All are welcome on Fuze-On Tampa Bay's dance floor!

Cover: $5 before 10:30, $10 after.
Location: Simone Salsa is on Hillsborough Avenue, at
8336 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615.

DJ schedule:
TBA

What is "Fusion?"
Fusion is a collaborative approach to dancing, incorporating multiple styles of partner and solo dancing to a broad range of contemporary genres of music. All styles of dance are welcome! So bring what you know, or learn something new!
8thHerrang Dance Camp Week 2 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 2 7/8/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing camp in the world!
13thThe Spoonful EdinburghBlues Workshop
The Spoonful 7/13/2017 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Blues The Spoonful is back for it's 3rd year and the gals are striving to make this the friendliest, most awesome event we can. The Spoonful is all about traditional blues music, excellent classes with the most fun and talented teachers, competitions so welcoming that everybody can take part, and bringing the blues community together for one helluva party in our home of Scotland.

When: 13th July - 16th July
Workshops: Fri - Sun
Parties: Thurs - Sun
Teachers: TBC
14thAlbany Lindy & Blues & Swimming AlbanyBlues, Lindy Exchange
Albany Lindy & Blues & Swimming 7/14/2017 City: Albany, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy Come on out for an awesome weekend of dancing with awesome people.
14thChorus Girl University Chicago, ILSolo Jazz Workshop
Chorus Girl University 7/14/2017 City: Chicago, IL, USA Dances: Solo Jazz A weekend dedicated to Solo Jazz, Chorus Girl and Chorus GUY living! Showcase opportunities and The International Chorus Girl Championships. Teachers: Nathan Bugh, The Galaxie Girls, Nicolle Wood
15thNo School Like the Old School Workshop Weekend Boston MABalboa Workshop
No School Like the Old School Workshop Weekend 7/15/2017 City: Boston MA, USA Dances: Balboa Summer school is in session! The OLD school, that is. Very few people have dug as deeply into the lessons of the original Balboa and Bal-Swing dancers than Susan & Corey Manke. We are thrilled to bring them to Boston to share their learning with us! Teachers: Corey Manke, Susan Manke
15thHerrang Dance Camp Week 3 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 3 7/15/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing dance camp in the world!
17thLucerne Blues/Swing Immersion Lucerne Blues, Lindy, Other Workshop
Lucerne Blues/Swing Immersion 7/17/2017 City: Lucerne , Switzerland Dances: Blues, Lindy, Other "Blues, Swing, Afro-Roots, and Mind/Body classes over a week long movement immersion retreat in Lucerne Switzerland" Teachers: Brenda Russell
Catherine Palmier
17thSUMMER BLUES CAMP LucerneBlues Workshop
SUMMER BLUES CAMP 7/17/2017 City: Lucerne, Switzerland Dances: Blues Third Blues immersion Camp with Brenda Russell and Catherine Palmier in Lucerne.
5 days, 2 tracks, great learning.
Parties outside by the lake.
Friendly atmosphere!
Teachers: Brenda Russell, Catherine Palmier Bands: tba
20thHamburg Balboa Exchange HamburgFusion Exchange
Hamburg Balboa Exchange 7/20/2017 City: Hamburg, Germany Dances: Fusion The first Balboa Exchange in Hamburg will take place July 21st to 23rd 2017! And you can even start your Exchange on Wednesday, as we have arranged Balboa events on Wednesday and Thursday also!
Right in the heart of the city of Franzbrötchen, the famous red mile, the legendary fish market (Sundays 5am - 9.30am) and a growing and alive Balboa scene! Of course, the town has a lot more to give and see! When you come to visit and dance at the end of July, you’ll be quite surely welcomed by sunny weather!
We will offer you a weekend with Parties and some special activities, and additionally/optionally some fun Balboa classes with teachers from abroad and from the local scene. You can add your choice of activities while booking online, or, if there is still space available, at the door.
Hamburgers can’t wait to see a lot of international and national guests for the first time at the Hamburg Balboa Exchange.

Registration opens Februar 1st, 11am:
https://hamburgbalboaexchange.wordpress.com/
Until then all details will be fixed, too!

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT 10% UNTIL FEB. (*edit) 15th!
Bands: Ragtime United + tba
20thShakori Hills Recess Pittsboro, NCFusion Workshop
Shakori Hills Recess 7/20/2017 City: Pittsboro, NC, USA Dances: Fusion "We are beyond excited to return to the venue of the very first Recess on the east coast. Get ready to dance with the fireflies through warm summer nights and cool off during the day running barefoot through the sprinkler, sliding down the slip and slide, and relaxing in our newly designed bus top pool. This is an all camping event, with hot showers onsite."
21stFusion Inclusion Campout Port Townsend, WAFusion Workshop
Fusion Inclusion Campout 7/21/2017 City: Port Townsend, WA, USA Dances: Fusion "A Fusion Partner Dance Festival under the summer sky in beautiful Port Townsend, WA. Classes, camping, delicious food, community and tons of dancing!"
21stGreenville Lindy Exchange 7 Greenville, SCBlues, Lindy Exchange
Greenville Lindy Exchange 7 7/21/2017 City: Greenville, SC, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy The 7th annual Greenville Lindy Exchange. 4 Bands, A Soul night, A late night Modern room, and performances from the Southeast's best dancers!
21stThe Process Richmond, VALindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
The Process 7/21/2017 City: Richmond, VA, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz The Process is dedicated to answering the question “What is the process guiding Lindy Hoppers to rapid improvement?” The Process addresses this question from both a dancer and an instructor perspective, with tracks for dancers and a track dedicated to instructors and organizers seeking to improve both the quality and quantity of dancing in their local scenes. What makes The Process unique among Lindy Hop events is that it does not focus on content, but rather on the process of learning, teaching, practicing, and performing!
22ndHerrang Dance Camp Week 4 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 4 7/22/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing dance camp in the world!
28thMezzJelly Blues '17 :: NYC :: 18th Anniversary New YorkBlues Workshop
MezzJelly Blues '17 :: NYC :: 18th Anniversary 7/28/2017 City: New York, USA Dances: Blues Hey. We’re MezzJelly. The Oldskool Blues Festival Celebrating 18 Years.

International dancers will tell you MezzJelly events are where they STUDY harder and PARTY harder than ever before. This year we heat up the Big Apple with one BIG BANG, and you're invited to come find your INSPIRATION !!
29thHerrang Dance Camp Week 5 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 5 7/29/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing dance camp in the world!
August, 2017
3rdAspen Recess Boulder, COFusion Workshop
Aspen Recess 8/3/2017 City: Boulder, CO, USA Dances: Fusion "Our venue this year is the beautiful Camp Tahosa, an idyllic lake reflecting aspen groves and the not so distant peaks of the great divide. There will be bunk beds available for purchase as well as plenty of space to camp."
3rdCanberräng 2017 CanberraBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
Canberräng 2017 8/3/2017 City: Canberra, Australia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Canberräng is Canberra’s annual festival of swing dance, and one of Australia’s longest running and most loved lindy exchanges. Over 30 hours of social dancing, 8 incredible live bands, Australia’s best DJs, stunning venues and wonderful lindy hoppers from near and far make this an experience not to be missed! Proudly brought to you by Jumptown Swing. Bands: Jessie Gordon (Perth), Sara Jeanne and the City Gents (Sydney), 5th Avenue (Canberra), Jonno Zilber (Mackay), Sean Loughran (Melbourne), the CBR Big Band (Canberra), Michael McQuaid (Melbourne) and the Dan McLean Hot Six (Canberra).
4thBalast Off! HuntsvilleBalboa Workshop
Balast Off! 8/4/2017 City: Huntsville, USA Dances: Balboa Balast Off! is back for another year August 4th-6th 2017 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! Registration opens May 4th 2017!
Teachers: David Rehm, Kate Hedin, Shani Brown, Jacob Wigger, Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, David Lee, Chelsea Lee, Jennifer Barnett, Matt Mitchell, Corey Manke, Susan Manke, & Bobby White! Bands: The Vanguard Rhythm Serenaders
4thSweet Molasses Blues Boston, MABlues Workshop
Sweet Molasses Blues 8/4/2017 City: Boston, MA, USA Dances: Blues An extra sweet workshop weekend with top notch instructors, amazing live music, and donuts!

Featuring a one-of-a-kind choreography track. Don't miss out!
Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
4thTURQUOISE 2017 Ann Arbor, MIFusion Workshop
TURQUOISE 2017 8/4/2017 City: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Dances: Fusion A blues + fusion summer dance hangout! A half day of workshops + 2 nights of dancing. Teachers: TBD
6thMountain Blues Camp Ferme Les Costes, 07160 NonièresBlues Workshop
Mountain Blues Camp 8/6/2017 City: Ferme Les Costes, 07160 Nonières, France Dances: Blues Are you looking for some Blues dancing adventures this summer? Are you ready to work hard and play harder? Mountain Blues Camp might be exactly what you need!

* 6 nights of Blues dancing and partying.
* 6 days of amazing classes with some of the best teachers you will find.

Don’t wait any longer and save the date for the next the 2017 edition of Mountain Blues Camp, August 6th-11th.

This year with Dan Nash, Jean-Charles Joyss, Jennifer Sowden, Daniel Repsch and Catherine Palmier.
Teachers: Dan Nash, Jean-Charles Joyss, Jennifer Sowden, Daniel Repsch and Catherine Palmier
10thNorthwest Recess Bellingham, WAFusion Workshop
Northwest Recess 8/10/2017 City: Bellingham, WA, USA Dances: Fusion "s usual, the inspiring Lookout Arts Quarry plays our host: a magical setting of an 86 acre rock quarry turned circus community south of Bellingham, WA."
11thCincyHop 2017 Cincinnati, OHBlues, Lindy Exchange
CincyHop 2017 8/11/2017 City: Cincinnati, OH, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy CincyHop is an annual weekend of vintage swing dancing in Cincinnati, OH. There will be 24+ hours of dancing over 3 days to great live bands and talented DJs in different venues all around the city! Bands: Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five, The Jazz Coasters, Noah Wotherspoon
11thHummingbird Blues 2017 KrakówFusion Exchange
Hummingbird Blues 2017 8/11/2017 City: Kraków, Poland Dances: Fusion For the 3rd time we invite you to Hummingbird Blues, three days long blues exchange in Krakow, Poland.
Join us for 2 days and 3 nights of blues dancing and more! Great venues, live music, rockin' DJs, lots of daily activities...
11thUptown Swingout 2017 Minneapolis, MNLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Workshop
Uptown Swingout 2017 8/11/2017 City: Minneapolis, MN, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz The Uptown Swingout is coming August 11-13, 2017!
We have workshops with world renowned teachers:
Frida Segerdahl * Skye Humphries * Sylvia Sykes * Naomi Uyama * Peter Strom as well as classes from Gustav & Laia and Peter & Elze

We'll also have a special presentation with the Queen of Swing, Norma Miller and special workshop with Sylvia & Ramiro Gonzalez.

New this year!
Optional Friday night classes:
-Solo Jazz w/Frida
-Balboa & Bal-Swing w/Sylvia & Peter
aaand the Sunday night soul party will run until MIDNIGHT!

There will be 3 nights of dancing with live music Friday and Saturday with Naomi & Her Handsome Devils so sign up now!

See you in the Twin Cities this summer! More info at:
www.uptownswingout.com
Teachers: Frida Segerdahl, Skye Humphries, Sylvia Sykes, Naomi Uyama, Peter Strom, Norma Miller, Laia & Gustav, Elze & Peter, Ramiro Gonzalez Bands: Naomi and Her Handsome Devils
17thAmber Swing GdańskLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Amber Swing 8/17/2017 City: Gdańsk, Poland Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Ahoy! Anchor in the port by the Baltic Sea and become a part of an international event with Lindy Hop workshops. You cannot miss 3 days of workshops with amazing teachers and 4 nights of dancing, two nights with live music in a beautiful coastal city, Gdansk. Collegiate Shag, Balboa and Authentic Jazz evening classes, vintage corners, maritime themed contests and many more attractions await for you. Full passes and party passes in convenient prices. Registration is opened. Seamen needed! Teachers: Diana Geisler and Felix Berghäll
Eglė Nemickaitė and Arnas Razgūnas
Claire Chen & Eran Tobi
Bianca Locatelli and Nils Andrén
Ewa Jarosz-Jarszewska & Michał‚ Ruszkawski
Bands: TBA
17thCeuvel Swing Camp 2016 AmsterdamBlues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Ceuvel Swing Camp 2016 8/17/2017 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Ceuvel Swing Camp is coming back for the third year! A unique weekend with a special concept: private classes for everybody. Please read that again: a private class for every participant.

- 4 Rooms for all private classes
- 10+ hours of group clases, lindyhop and other tasters in the big party room
- Everything within walking distance
- Switch Jack & Jill
- Fusion/alternative party room
- Our own cook providing lunch and dinner
18thBay Area Micro Fusion 2017 OaklandFusion Workshop
Bay Area Micro Fusion 2017 8/18/2017 City: Oakland, USA Dances: Fusion
18thBluesila Kirneilė Blues Workshop
Bluesila 8/18/2017 City: Kirneilė , Lithuania Dances: Blues "a blues dance camp located near the lake and surrounded by beautiful Lithuanian forests"
18thGreat Lakes Balboa Escape 2017 ChicagoBalboa Workshop
Great Lakes Balboa Escape 2017 8/18/2017 City: Chicago, USA Dances: Balboa Chicago is your location for your 2017 balboa vacation. Join us August 18-20, 2017 for a welcoming weekend of balboa and swing dancing. Take classes with at least three sets of international instructors specifically tailored to meet your dancing goals. Class tracks include: Solid Fundamentals, Social Dancer, Pure Bal, The Competitor, Slow Bal, and Teacher Training. Come shuffle with us and enjoy our Midwestern friendliness! Teachers: Mickey Fortanasce
Kelly Arsenault
Jen Barnett
Matt Mitchell
Nelle Cherry
Yoshi Uemura
Shani Brown
Bands: Jake Sanders Quintet
19thSummer Bal 2017 with Solen & Laurent BristolBalboa Workshop
Summer Bal 2017 with Solen & Laurent 8/19/2017 City: Bristol, United Kingdom Dances: Balboa Two days of Balboa workshops with Solen and Laurent!

Teaching regular lessons in Toulouse and Paris, they have recently sold out two weekenders in Cheltenham to rave reviews, and we are lucky enough to have them visiting Bristol bringing their fun and engaging style teaching Balboa.

The workshops will be aimed at intermediate / intermediate-advanced dancers (Level 2 and Level 3 of regular lessons). If you are a beginner reading this you can start going to regular lessons NOW and be up to speed in August :)

Level 3 dancers will make the most out of the workshops if they attend both days, but there will be the option of coming Sunday only, for less confident Level 2 dancers there's the option of signing up for Saturday only.

Location: Wilder Studios, BS2 8QA, Bristol
Times: 12:45 - 16:15, both days
Saturday: Level 2 & Level 3
Sunday: Level 3

Socials:
On Friday evening Swing Dance Bristol are organising Ain't Misbehaving which will hopefully include the famed fast-music upstairs room (£7, not included in the price of the Workshop)

On Saturday evening we are partnering with Soles on Fire for a special Balboa edition! (Free of charge)

Registration:
Booking dates and prices will be announced soon!

Hosting for out of towners:
We would love to welcome as many many friendly faces from outside of Bristol as possible to this weekend full of Bal love dancing, we will reach to the local dancers to try to find hosting to as many of you as possible, if you are interested in being hosted there will be an option for that in the sign up form. We can´t guarantee that you will get a spot but we will do what we can to help!

Summer Bal 2017
Teachers: Solen Le Bihan & Laurent WALLET
25thBear Blues Exchange BerlinBlues Exchange
Bear Blues Exchange 8/25/2017 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Blues Berlin invites you to a three nights Blues Exchange at the end of summer. Let's have a weekend full of music and dancing (and probably a lot of hugs and life-enhancing conversations).
25thLeeds Swing Exchange LeedsBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
Leeds Swing Exchange 8/25/2017 City: Leeds, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Leeds Swing Exchange returns for its 7th edition on the August Bank Holiday weekend (25th - 28th August 2017)! Featuring some wonderful new venues for you to dance in, as well as some old favourites. We'll have some great bands, our usual quirky competition, cake and exciting daytime activities! Keep an eye on the facebook page or website for announcements and booking details.
25thSouthbound Blues Exchange Vol. II Nashville, TNBlues Exchange
Southbound Blues Exchange Vol. II 8/25/2017 City: Nashville, TN, USA Dances: Blues Southbound Blues Exchange unites an incredible cast of musicians, DJs, and dancers together in Music City for another year of dancing to the blues. Experience another dance weekend in the Music City with national musical stars and our homegrown favorites. In our new DJ Showcase, our guest DJs will present musical topics they have carefully crafted for your dancing and learning pleasure. DJs: Anna Washenko, Ross Blythe, Katie Belsky, Corey Manke Bands: Marquise Knox, Dante Zapata, Joshua Fialkoff, Al Holbrook Band, Juke Joint Revival, Moonshine Rhythm Club
25thThe Rigamarole LondonBalboa Workshop
The Rigamarole 8/25/2017 City: London, United Kingdom Dances: Balboa A summer Balboa workshop weekend in London, UK with daytime classes and three nights of parties. Teachers: Anni and Gašper
Tiphaine and Rudolf
Yulia and Sasha
Bands: Nell and the Hot Mess Muggers
The Andreas Hofschneider Quintet
Duncan Hemstock and His All Stars
31stOpen Blues 2017 Piotrwice NyskieFusion Workshop
Open Blues 2017 8/31/2017 City: Piotrwice Nyskie, Poland Dances: Fusion Open Blues is Poland’s first blues dance camp: 4 days, 4 parties, dozens of peer-based workshops, and live music.

The core principle of Open Blues revolves around peer-based exchange. It will all take place in an atmospheric raw palais. This space is perfect for both laboratory and experimental work as well as socialising and general merriment – bonfires, a lake, incredible nature, a bit of agritourism and many more during our weekend.
Don’t worry! We will make sure transport is as easy as possible. 
Teachers: Peers from all over the world Bands: Yes
September, 2017
1stCamp Blues Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CABlues, Other Workshop
Camp Blues Santa Cruz 9/1/2017 City: Santa Cruz, CA, USA Dances: Blues, Other "Camp Blues is a weekend Blues Dance Retreat. A time to relax, play, enjoy nature, dance, socialize, and eat good food while looking at the American folk dances, Blues and Jazz."
1stHamburg Lindy Exchange 2017 HamburgLindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
Hamburg Lindy Exchange 2017 9/1/2017 City: Hamburg, Germany Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag The Hamburg Lindy Exchange (HHLX) is back in September 2017. This year we have a brand new location for our evening parties. All our indoor events include great live bands, special surprises and a fabulous atmosphere. For all outdoor events there will be plenty of room to dance under the sun.

REGISTRATION OPENS: in May 2017
1stI Heart Balboa Richmond, VABalboa Workshop
I Heart Balboa 9/1/2017 City: Richmond, VA, USA Dances: Balboa The 3rd year of the biggest little Balboa event around.

Teachers: Mickey Fortanasce, Kelly Arsenault, Chelsea & David Lee, Annabel & Michael Quisao, Kadie & Joe Pangburn Bands: Mint Julep Jazz Band
1stOslo Balboa Weekend OsloBalboa Workshop
Oslo Balboa Weekend 9/1/2017 City: Oslo, Norway Dances: Balboa Welcome to Oslo Balboa weekend! Get ready for three nights of fun party's and a great lineup of instructors! Teachers: Olga and Andreas, Mel and Jo, Masha and Alex Bands: Jazzombies, Oslo String Swing
7thDirt Cheap Blues Virginia BeachBlues Exchange
Dirt Cheap Blues 9/7/2017 City: Virginia Beach, USA Dances: Blues It's a Bluesin' Vacation!
4 Days of Blues, Beach, & More Blues.
8thBE-Bluesed BernBlues Workshop
BE-Bluesed 9/8/2017 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Blues
8thBlues River Notes - The Festival MilanBlues Workshop
Blues River Notes - The Festival 9/8/2017 City: Milan, Italy Dances: Blues
14thNorth Star Blues MinneapolisBlues Exchange
North Star Blues 9/14/2017 City: Minneapolis, USA Dances: Blues North Star Blue is an exchange (no classes) in Minneapolis. If you want to hang out with friends in beautiful fall weather and listen to awesome live music, this is the event for you.
15th4th Line Dance Festival LINERAfest 2017 Gorje / BledOther Workshop
4th Line Dance Festival LINERAfest 2017 9/15/2017 City: Gorje / Bled, Slovenia Dances: Other 4th International Line Dance Festival
Workshops, Social Dancing, Saturday Night Dance Show, technical Workshops
Line Dance, Country Line Dance, Catalan Style
Big Wooden Indoor dancing Floor
Teachers: Roy Verdonk, Netherland
Friedrich MAIER, Austria
Guenter WODLEI, Austria
Jurka BLAZKO, Slovenia
Marjana PETAUER, SLovenia
Ursula KELLNER-HERMUELLER, Austria
Bands: DY Woody, DY Fredy
15thHot Night Fusion Weekend DenverFusion Workshop
Hot Night Fusion Weekend 9/15/2017 City: Denver, USA Dances: Fusion Running concurrent with Lindy on the Rocks
15thLindy on the Rocks DenverFusion Workshop
Lindy on the Rocks 9/15/2017 City: Denver, USA Dances: Fusion The 13th annual Lindy on the Rocks and Hot Night Fusion Weekend are run concurrently with the Denver Vintage Jazz Festival. Featuring the top names in lindy hop and solo jazz for Lindy on the Rocks, and amazing Blues, Tango, and Fusion instructors for Hot Night Fusion Weekend.

3 nights of dancing and competitions with the top names in Vintage Jazz today!

Registration is now open! You can split your registration into as many as 6 monthly payments!
Teachers: Pontus Persson and Isabella Gregorio
More TBA
Bands: Joe Smith Orchestra featuring the All-Stars
Michael Gamble and the Vanguard Serenaders
15thOctoblues DortmundBlues Workshop
Octoblues 9/15/2017 City: Dortmund, Germany Dances: Blues Website: https://www.octoblues.com/
Facebook Event: https://facebook.com/events/1284527054976816
Teachers: Ruth and Mike, Annette Kuehnle, Jered Morin
15thRhythm Shuffle Buffalo, NYBalboa Workshop
Rhythm Shuffle 9/15/2017 City: Buffalo, NY, USA Dances: Balboa An all balboa weekend with Sylvia and Nick, plus some other awesome instructors! See the website for all the awesome details Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Nick Williams, TBA Bands: TBA
21stDirty Water Lindy Exchange Boston, MassachusettsBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Exchange
Dirty Water Lindy Exchange 9/21/2017 City: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Boston's Dirty Water Lindy Exchange celebrates our 10th year! Please come to Boston in 2017! Bands: tba.
22ndBlues Exchange In Toulouse ToulouseFusion Exchange
Blues Exchange In Toulouse 9/22/2017 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Fusion 4th Edition of our blues exchange in Toulouse ! 3 bands, days activities, skills sharing...fun, blues music, fusion music, endless parties !
Come to dance with us !!
Bands: 3 bands to be announced in June
22ndCotton City Blues ManchesterBlues Workshop
Cotton City Blues 9/22/2017 City: Manchester, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Blues in the UK's cotton city, Manchester. Two days of workshops, three nights of parties. Teachers: Vicci & Adamo; Vivien & Philippa; Samuel Tinguely; Velody; Faye & Frank
22ndHarvest Moon Weekend Port Townsend, WALindy, Balboa Workshop
Harvest Moon Weekend 9/22/2017 City: Port Townsend, WA, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa Harvest Moon Weekend is a event, that is proud to offer a fantastic set of instructors, live music, and competitions, set to the beautiful background of the Puget Sound. Come join dancers from all over for a weekend of East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Shag, and Balboa, taught by world class instructors, guaranteed to provide a memorable weekend. Dance into the wee hours of the morning to some amazing live music and keep dancing until the sun comes up. Join us September 22-24th, 2017 and spend a fun, relaxing weekend in the Puget Sound! Teachers: Nick Williams, Sylvia Sykes,Peter Flahiff,Lauren Smith Bands: The Casey McGill Orchestra
22ndLindy Works TorontoLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Lindy Works 9/22/2017 City: Toronto, Canada Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Lindyworks is a weekend of solid dance instruction in Toronto that’s all about Lindy Hop and Vernacular Jazz dancing that will both challenge and inspire you! The evening parties feature some of the best swinging jazz music and are a big bushel of fun. Teachers: Nina Gilkenson, Mike Faltesek, Lucy Falkner, Léo Newman
22ndLindyworks TorontoLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Lindyworks 9/22/2017 City: Toronto, Canada Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Lindyworks is a weekend of solid dance instruction in Toronto that’s all about Lindy Hop and Vernacular Jazz dancing that will both challenge and inspire you! The evening parties feature some of the best swinging jazz music and are a big bushel of fun. Teachers: Nina Gilkenson, Mike Faltesek, Lucy Falkner & Léo Newman Bands: Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats, Roberta Hunt & The Gents
22ndShaggin' Montreal 2017 Stanstead, QCBalboa, Shag Exchange
Shaggin' Montreal 2017 9/22/2017 City: Stanstead, QC, Canada Dances: Balboa, Shag Shaggin’ Montreal isn’t your average swing dance weekend. Collegiate Shag is a much smaller community than, say Lindy Hop. Our event has the specific purpose of welcoming beginners into our community and providing people with a chance to become dancers. At the same time, few dances are as loosely defined and diversely expressed as Collegiate Shag, that we are exploring a personal interpretation of the dance. Dancers attending are encouraged to explore and hear from many viewpoints as they find their own personal style and interpretation of the dance. We encourage guests to borrow from other dances, whether it’s Lindy Hop, Contemporary, Rhythm Tap or Hip Hop.
22ndSwingIN 2017 Indianapolis, INLindy, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
SwingIN 2017 9/22/2017 City: Indianapolis, IN, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz, Shag Indiana's biggest swing dance event of the year - SwingIN - celebrates its 10th year anniversary with the biggest year yet! Competitions, Workshop Classes, Live Music, and Insane Prizes!
22ndThe Cave of Blues ZugarramurdiBlues Exchange
The Cave of Blues 9/22/2017 City: Zugarramurdi, Spain Dances: Blues Dancing in the Caves of Zugarramurdi, with live music. Room and board at the local hostel.

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28thThe New Orleans Swing Dance Festival New Orleans, LABlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Workshop
The New Orleans Swing Dance Festival 9/28/2017 City: New Orleans, LA, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz The New Orleans Swing Dance Festival is an international jazz music and dance festival dedicated to promoting swing dancing in New Orleans and introducing our brilliant music community to a wider audience of jazz fans world-wide. This 5-day festival features live local jazz, social dancing, outdoor concerts at the French Market, a Frenchmen Street club crawl, after parties, a second line parade, dance performances, a photography contest, and dance classes for all ages and levels. Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
29thClassic City Swing 6 AthensLindy Workshop
Classic City Swing 6 9/29/2017 City: Athens, USA Dances: Lindy A weekend of daytime workshops, evening and late-night dances with live music and top instructors. More details TBA on Facebook and our website!
29thDance St. Lou Blue 2017 St. LouisBlues Workshop
Dance St. Lou Blue 2017 9/29/2017 City: St. Louis, USA Dances: Blues
29thSeattle Fusion festival SeattleFusion Workshop
Seattle Fusion festival 9/29/2017 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Fusion Website: http://seattlefusionfestival.com
Facebook Event: https://facebook.com/events/808989912584004/
Facebook Page: https://facebook.com/Seattlefusionfest
Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/722444294539384
29thSuitcase Blues ValenciaBlues Workshop
Suitcase Blues 9/29/2017 City: Valencia, Spain Dances: Blues
30thTinkerBal 2017 Boston MABalboa Workshop
TinkerBal 2017 9/30/2017 City: Boston MA, USA Dances: Balboa TinkerBal is a small-group Balboa workshop designed to support personalized learning. 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: TBA
October, 2017
5thBerlin Blues Explosion BerlinBlues Workshop
Berlin Blues Explosion 10/5/2017 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Blues
6thBalhalla Weekend SeattleBalboa Workshop
Balhalla Weekend 10/6/2017 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Balboa Welcome to balboa heaven in Seattle! Join us for some amazing live music, great local venues, and world class teaching!

Live music every night with bands tailoring their charts for balboa!

Competitions – Balboa Shuffle, Strictly, and Invitational!

Beginner, intermediate, advanced, and master level classes!
Teachers: Jacob Wigger, Shani Brown, Heather Ballew, Javier Skeets Reyes Johnson, Taylor Stender, Travis Whetman Bands: The Greg Ruby Quartet, Slipped Disc
6thBlues n Soul 5 OrlandoFusion Exchange
Blues n Soul 5 10/6/2017 City: Orlando, USA Dances: Fusion A passion for great music, awesome dancing, and inspired creativity on the dance floor is what Blues n Soul is all about! Swing and Blues dancing to Soul, Blues, Funk, Motown, and songs that make you want to groove out all weekend long. Dance inside, on top of, or all around the box.

Share your Soul in Orlando Oct 6th - 7th - 8th 2017
Bands: The Beautiful Bobby Blackmon and the B 3 Band
6thMean Old Blues 2017 San FranciscoBlues Workshop
Mean Old Blues 2017 10/6/2017 City: San Francisco, USA Dances: Blues Mean Old Blues Festival is back for its second year in San Francisco, California. We invite you to share in our deep love for the roots of blues through two days of fantastic classes and three nights of dancing to live blues music.
6thMoonshine Lindy & Blues Peebles, near EdinburghBlues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Moonshine Lindy & Blues 10/6/2017 City: Peebles, near Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz
9thBerlin Blues Immersion BerlinBlues Workshop
Berlin Blues Immersion 10/9/2017 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Blues
13thBelta Blues 2017 Newcastle-upon-TyneBlues Workshop
Belta Blues 2017 10/13/2017 City: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Join us for a weekend of blues with classes for experienced dancers and parties for all.

There will be one core track so that we can build a cohesive curriculum over the weekend, and share the experience as a group. Challenging concepts and lessons, for intermediate to advanced dancers, grounding our Blues with Trad techniques to better let our individual creativity and expression blossom.
This year will see a combination of solo body movement, Trad partner styles, flash moves, musicality and creativity. We’ll talk about different music styles and dance styles, to a wide range of tempos. As always we aim to challenge you to work on your body awareness and breaking down your habits, all to evolve into something new!
The main courses will be articulated around:
Dancing to triplets in the music
Connecting with your partner both in simple-but-new patterns, and in more flashy ballrooming styles
Tackling up-tempo Blues
Working on solo body movement to integrate your pulse, as well as bring cool individual variations in your dancing.
We can’t wait to be back and we hope to see you soon ! "

And then there will be the parties hosted by fabulous DJs and great live music. It will be all kinds of epic, so be there lovely people. Tickets go on sale on the 2nd June. Tickets from £75.
Teachers: Vivien Nivesse and Philippa Svensson
13thCapital city swing jam SacramentoLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Capital city swing jam 10/13/2017 City: Sacramento, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
13thCool Cat Corner V Charlotte, NCLindy Workshop
Cool Cat Corner V 10/13/2017 City: Charlotte, NC, USA Dances: Lindy Charlotte's fifth lindy hop workshop weekend. We have several big announcements in store, including several "firsts" for events in the southeast.
13thSundance Swing Out Fort Worth, TXLindy, Balboa Workshop
Sundance Swing Out 10/13/2017 City: Fort Worth, TX, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa Located in the heart of Fort Worth, Sundance Swing Out seeks to inspire and grow dancers through challenging classes, live music, competitions, and social dancing. We serve those items with a heavy dose of Texan hospitality to make sure you feel right at home! Teachers: Ann Mony & Ryan Calloway, Anthony Chen & Stacia Martin, Laurel Ryan & Kasey Davis, and more TBA Bands: TBA
20thBlues Muse 2017: 10th Anniversary! PhiladelphiaBlues Workshop
Blues Muse 2017: 10th Anniversary! 10/20/2017 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Blues What makes a blues dance magical? A great song, an inspiring follow, and a receptive lead. Blues Muse is a workshop weekend dedicated to bringing out the muse in every follow, and teaching leads to appreciate and collaborate with their partner. This weekend includes two full days of instruction, a blues Jack & Jill competition, a Jill competition, special performances, and three nights of social dancing to nationally hailed blues DJs, complete with late-night dances.

Come out for our 10th Anniversary!
20thDrag the Blues BarcelonaBlues Workshop
Drag the Blues 10/20/2017 City: Barcelona, Spain Dances: Blues
20thJammin' on the James RichmondLindy Workshop
Jammin' on the James 10/20/2017 City: Richmond, USA Dances: Lindy Celebrating our 15th year of quality swing dance workshops, live music, and friendly dancing! Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Naomi Uyama, Skye Humphries, Nick Williams Bands: Mint Julep Jazz Band, Gypsy Roots
27thAtlanta Varsity Showdown Atlanta, GALindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Atlanta Varsity Showdown 10/27/2017 City: Atlanta, GA, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Atlanta Varsity Showdown is a Lindy Hop workshop and competition weekend that focuses on building a well-rounded dancer and dance community.
27thCCX XIX 2017 - Lindy Blues & Balboa Exchange Montreal, QCBlues, Lindy, Balboa Exchange
CCX XIX 2017 - Lindy Blues & Balboa Exchange 10/27/2017 City: Montreal, QC, Canada Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa
November, 2017
2ndHoly City Blues Exchange VIII Charleston, SCBlues Exchange
Holy City Blues Exchange VIII 11/2/2017 City: Charleston, SC, USA Dances: Blues Aw snap, the Blues is back! Join us in beautiful Charleston, SC as we celebrate the joy of Blues. We are happy to bring together musicians, dancers, and friends from across the Southeast and beyond to commence a weekend of hot, fierce, soul shakin' music! Come on down, and join the party y'all!
3rdAl-Andalblues Festival granadaBlues Workshop
Al-Andalblues Festival 11/3/2017 City: granada, Spain Dances: Blues We present you the 1st Blues Dance Festival ever done in Andalucía (Spain). It is organized by Pinky Panky Lindy Hop and counts with the collaboration of Graná Swing Teachers: Gastón Fernadez & Alba Mengual, Adamo Ciarallo & Vicci Moore, Jean-Charles Joyss & Alina Sokulska.
3rdElm City Exchange New HavenFusion Exchange
Elm City Exchange 11/3/2017 City: New Haven, USA Dances: Fusion Come get your dance on amidst the falling leaves in beautiful New England!
3rdINDIGO 2017 Ann Arbor, MIFusion Workshop
INDIGO 2017 11/3/2017 City: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Dances: Fusion Saturday workshops in blues, fusion and a third something awesome (we'll surprise you!). Dances: First Friday Fusion, The Blue Milonga, Shades of Indigo. Teachers: TBD
3rdRocky Balberna BernBalboa Workshop
Rocky Balberna 11/3/2017 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Balboa Save the Date!
10thDJX November Workshop Weekend PhiladelphiaFusion Workshop
DJX November Workshop Weekend 11/10/2017 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Fusion DJX is bringing you our 5th annual Fusion Weekend this November. Whether you've been dancing with us for years or never tried a fusion weekend before -- we'd love to have you! This will be a BIG EVENT for us to celebrate our 5th anniversary.
10thSwingtoñal MadridLindy, Balboa, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Swingtoñal 11/10/2017 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag, Boogie Woogie Swingtoñal: a swing event that will open doors to discover other ways to express the swing music (apart from the lindy hop core, we will explore some boogie boogie, shag, balboa, some slow dance, etc). You could use everything in the social floor to express the swing music. Come with us to explore the many sides of swing in Madrid!!
Teachers: Martynas Stonys (LT), Abeth Farag (USA/PT), Marcus Koch and Barbl Kaufer (GER), Alba and Gas (SP/ARG). Bands: Shaking all (BCN) with Jessie Gordon (AUS)
17thKorea Balboa Weekend 2017 SeoulBalboa, Shag Workshop
Korea Balboa Weekend 2017 11/17/2017 City: Seoul, Korea South Dances: Balboa, Shag We delightfully announce 10th anniversary of Korea Balboa Weekend. We invite you for best balboa event in Asia.

6 world best balboa instructors
3 tracks balboa classes
3 days crazy balboa nights
9th Korea Balboa Championship

with awesome Korean dancers.
Teachers: Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, Adam Speen, Nelle Cherry, David Rehm, Heather Ballew Bands: HS Syncopators
17thPittStop Lindy Hop Pittsburgh, PALindy Exchange
PittStop Lindy Hop 11/17/2017 City: Pittsburgh, PA, USA Dances: Lindy PittStop is a dance weekend that specializes in one of the original styles of swing dance from the 1920’s called Lindy Hop. We strive to put on a great weekend and our priority is to have excellent live music with our favorite swing bands that are making music today. Bands: TBD
17thWhistle Stop 2017 (Purdue) LafayetteLindy Workshop
Whistle Stop 2017 (Purdue) 11/17/2017 City: Lafayette, USA Dances: Lindy 2017-01-24
Due to venue restrictions we changed the date! The third weekend of November 2017.

2017-01-07
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30thMelbourne Lindy Exchange 2017 MelbourneBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Exchange
Melbourne Lindy Exchange 2017 11/30/2017 City: Melbourne, Australia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag MLX brings together lovers of vernacular jazz dance from around Australia and the world. Dance styles range from Lindy Hop to Balboa, Blues to Shag, but the common element is a love of swingin' out and sugar foot stompin'. MLX has a long tradition of providing some of the best social dancing these shores have ever seen!
December, 2017
1stPetit ESBF MadridBlues Workshop
Petit ESBF 12/1/2017 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Blues The small version of the well-known ESBF, but in petit size and price, for all of you who have less budget but a huge blues soul. Teachers: Adamo and Vicci, Gas and Alba Bands: TBA
8thSnowbound Blues 2017 RochesterBlues Workshop
Snowbound Blues 2017 12/8/2017 City: Rochester, USA Dances: Blues Snow Bound Blues is a 3 day blues dance event dedicated to Blues Music and Dancing. Mark your calendars- December 8th-10th, 2017!

There will be very magical things...maybe even some Snow.
Teachers: To Be Announced Bands: To Be Announced
9thJingle Bal * 2017 CincinnatiBalboa Workshop
Jingle Bal * 2017 12/9/2017 City: Cincinnati, USA Dances: Balboa Come-Around to the Queen City for Jingle Bal this December. Our Balboa workshop features THREE tracks of classes this year, and the instructors are un-believa-bal! See you in Cincinnati! Teachers: Corey & Susan Manke, Joe & Kadie Pangburn, Mike & Mary Richardson
January, 2018
12thCity In Motion San Diego San DiegoFusion Workshop
City In Motion San Diego 1/12/2018 City: San Diego, USA Dances: Fusion Escape the winter in sunny San Diego!

New classes
New venue
New music
Same great taste


we believe in exploring and developing individual style
we believe in appreciating our partner's style
we do this by creating experiences that change lives
Teachers: Moti Buchboot, Shaheed Qaasim, Mark Carpenter, Kelly Howard, Mario Mayorga, Nathaniel Abrea, jamie-lynn figure, Laura Boddorff, Rachel Meth, Christopher Chung, Angie Huang Bands: David Keogh
26thL.A. Blues 2018 Los AngelesBlues Workshop
L.A. Blues 2018 1/26/2018 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues Save the date for L.A. Blues 2018. Details coming at a later date. Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
26thTobacco Road Blues Exchange DurhamFusion Workshop
Tobacco Road Blues Exchange 1/26/2018 City: Durham, USA Dances: Fusion For it's 5th anniversary, TRBX will once again feature workshops in addition to fantastic live bands, DJs, and fun social events!
February, 2018
2nd& All That Jazz west coastFusion Exchange
& All That Jazz 2/2/2018 City: west coast, USA Dances: Fusion
2ndAtlantic Blues PortoBlues Workshop
Atlantic Blues 2/2/2018 City: Porto, Portugal Dances: Blues Dancing the Blues on the Atlantic Coast. The nostalgia and emotions wrapped up in this city on the sea, filling you with the Blues. Teachers: T.B.A. Bands: T.B.A.
2ndBlack Coffee Blues Exchange Tel AvivBlues Exchange
Black Coffee Blues Exchange 2/2/2018 City: Tel Aviv, Israel Dances: Blues Save the date as we are back for the second edition of Black Coffee Blues! Bigger, better, bolder. Welcome spring early in Tel Aviv with great music, great poeple, and greater hummus!
16thBluesGeek 2018 Nashville, TNBlues Workshop
BluesGeek 2018 2/16/2018 City: Nashville, TN, USA Dances: Blues Formerly known as Mo' Better Blues, BluesGeek continues the tradition of excellent blues instruction, competitions, and dances while upping the level of blues history and geekery to new heights. Check back later this year for our announcement of instructors, musicians, panelists, and special guest speakers!!
16thThe Collegiate Lindy Hop Championships 2018 Washignton, DCLindy Workshop
The Collegiate Lindy Hop Championships 2018 2/16/2018 City: Washignton, DC, USA Dances: Lindy Teachers: Nina Gilkenson, Jeff Booth Bands: Craig Gildner Big Band
March, 2018
2ndAustin Blues Party 11 AustinBlues Workshop
Austin Blues Party 11 3/2/2018 City: Austin, USA Dances: Blues Come to the biggest damn blues party around! 11 years strong and still going, Austin Blues Party is a weekend full of blues workshops, parties with amazing local live blues bands, and non-workshop activities for those interested in just checking out the city. Teachers: TBD Bands: TBD
2ndBrown Ale Blues Newcastle upon TyneFusion Workshop
Brown Ale Blues 3/2/2018 City: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion
15thCruisin' for a Bluesin' 10th Anniversary Los AngelesBlues Exchange
Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 10th Anniversary 3/15/2018 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 2018 - 10th Anniversary!

Thursday, March 15th - Sunday March 18th, 2018

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


Long Beach, CA to Ensenada and back again!
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
Private Lessons Available
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!
Bands: Sean Morse and GUEST TBD
30thESpanish Blues Festival MadridBlues Workshop
ESpanish Blues Festival 3/30/2018 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Blues A must do event once in your life if you do blues: it starts with a free tour guide, finishes in a day with drinks and cabaret and in between 2 days of classes and 3 nights of parties, that finishes late and has more than 1 band per night All centered in a beatiful studio created for dancing, the event is focused in social dancing and the link to live music, leading to self expresion and inspiration. And....in a beatiful city, Madrid, that has so far allways given us sun during the event. I said it...a must Teachers: Lisa and Fabien, Vicci and Adamo, Gas and Alba and more to come... Bands: TBA

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