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Swing Out New Hampshire Hebron, NH
Swing Out New Hampshire 8/31/2016 City: Hebron, NH, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa
 
 
 
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1st Open Blues Near Wrocław
1st Open Blues 9/1/2016 City: Near Wrocław, Poland Dances: Blues, Fusion ○ inclusive ○ experimental ○ party ○ open ○ nature ○ music ○ laboratory ○ skills exchange ○ bonfire ○ retreat ○ lake ○ focus ○ affordable ○ communal ○ cooking ○ contact improv ○ Poland ○ magical ○ forest ○ volunteer ○ equality ○ somatics ○ palais ○ live music ○ love ○
 
 
 
 
 
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Octoblues Stuttgart
Octoblues 9/2/2016 City: Stuttgart, Germany Dances: Blues With a unique flair and many things to do, this place is worth an extended visit.
However, mostly we hope you will enjoy the gorgeous venue we found for you and get to dance with the local bluesers as well as some familiar faces from the Octoblues teaching history...

This year, we want to encourage our attendees to get even more active, and not just on the dance floor but on stage - if you play an instrument, this is the event for you to jam and shine.
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Pensacola Blues Exchange 9/2/2016 City: Pensacola, USA Dances: Blues Come join us for PenBEx 6! We will have live music and a pair of top notch instructors this year in our beautiful beach-side city!
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Swing Out New Hampshire 8/31/2016 City: Hebron, NH, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa
 
 
 
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Blues Yourself Boston
Blues Yourself 9/9/2016 City: Boston, USA Dances: Blues, Solo Jazz Mark your calendars, invite your friends, here comes a dance weekend you will not want to miss!
Ruth Evelyn, Meghan Lisi and team are thrilled to bring you a weekend of solo blues workshops, social dancing, and live music!
Our instructor lineup:
Julie Brown
Mike Grosser
Rachel Stirling
Ruth Evelyn
Meghan Lisi
Mike Legenthal
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Dirt Cheap Blues 2016 Virginia Beach, VA
Dirt Cheap Blues 2016 9/8/2016 City: Virginia Beach, VA, USA Dances: Blues It's a Bluesin' Vacation in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA. 4 Days, Da Beach, Da Blues.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Edinburgh Lindy Exchange Edinburgh
Edinburgh Lindy Exchange 9/16/2016 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa A weekend packed with dancing in Scotland's capital. Over 24 hours of dancing. 5 live bands. The fantastic view of historic Edinburgh.
 
 
 
 
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North Star Blues Minneapolis
North Star Blues 9/16/2016 City: Minneapolis, USA Dances: Blues North Star Blues is an exchange weekend designed to highlight all the things the Midwest has to offer - amazing fall weather, great bands, great DJs, and of course, great people!
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Recess Massive: High Sierras Edition South of Lake Tahoe
Recess Massive: High Sierras Edition 9/12/2016 City: South of Lake Tahoe, USA Dances: Blues, Fusion, Other The High Sierra Recess Massive is the 2016 incarnation of Recess's sometimes annual event, Massive. Massive is a workshop intensive weeked event, and has a week-long pre party option starting Monday.

This year Massive will be held in the granite-lined ridges of the High Sierra Nevadas, tucked into the region termed as the "High Sierras," between Yosemite National Park and Lake Tahoe. The 320 acre mountain property is where we will be playing, dancing, creating, and celebrating on has beautiful swimming holes on the North Fork of the Tuolumne River, dense healthy forests, and direct trail access to high alpine terrain. Recess is always in beautiful locations.... but the site for Massive this year is seriously beautiful!

*Enough beds for EVERYONE who wants one!
*Need-blind scholarships available.
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Blues Exchange @ Toulouse 9/23/2016 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Blues, Fusion For its third edition, come and discover the beautiful city of Toulouse, and dance the whole weekend. 3 parties with 3 bands on 3 venues. Fun activities, dance and endless parties. Bands: TBA
 
 
 
 
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Cotton City Blues 2016 Manchester
Cotton City Blues 2016 9/23/2016 City: Manchester, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Two days of dual-stream workshops, four parties and two late-nighters. Teachers: Vicci & Adamo; Ruth & Mike.
 
 
 
 
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Dance St. Lou Blue 2016 St. Louis
Dance St. Lou Blue 2016 9/23/2016 City: St. Louis, USA Dances: Blues Blues workshop in a blues city! Teachers: Joe Demers and Mike the Girl
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Blues n Soul 4 Orlando
Blues n Soul 4 9/30/2016 City: Orlando, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy Blues n Soul is BACK!! A passion for great music, awesome dancing, and inspired creativity on the dance floor is what Blues n Soul 4 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 Sept. 30th - Oct 2nd 2016
 
 
CCB 2016 Manchester
Cotton City Blues 2016 9/23/2016 City: Manchester, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Two days of dual-stream workshops, four parties and two late-nighters. Teachers: Vicci & Adamo; Ruth & Mike.
 
 
 
Lonestar Strut Austin
Lonestar Strut 9/30/2016 City: Austin, USA Dances: Blues Brought to you by the team behind Austin Blues Party... Lonestar Strut! The first ever full weekend of tracked classes, dances, and competitions devoted to struttin', a one-step blues idiom dance originating in Memphis, TN. Teachers: Damon Stone, Julie Brown, Grace Jones-Taylor, Nick DeWitt, Ross Blythe, Laura Cheiko Bands: Kathy and the Kilowatts, Eddy and the Everreadies
 
 
 
 
 
 
MJW Moscow
Moscow Jazz Weekend 9/30/2016 City: Moscow, Russia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Workshop weekend Teachers: Ramona Staffeld, Nathan Bugh Bands: TBA
 
 
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Blues n Soul 4 Orlando
Blues n Soul 4 9/30/2016 City: Orlando, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy Blues n Soul is BACK!! A passion for great music, awesome dancing, and inspired creativity on the dance floor is what Blues n Soul 4 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 Sept. 30th - Oct 2nd 2016
 
 
 
 
 
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Lonestar Strut Austin
Lonestar Strut 9/30/2016 City: Austin, USA Dances: Blues Brought to you by the team behind Austin Blues Party... Lonestar Strut! The first ever full weekend of tracked classes, dances, and competitions devoted to struttin', a one-step blues idiom dance originating in Memphis, TN. Teachers: Damon Stone, Julie Brown, Grace Jones-Taylor, Nick DeWitt, Ross Blythe, Laura Cheiko Bands: Kathy and the Kilowatts, Eddy and the Everreadies
 
 
 
 
 
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Moscow Jazz Weekend Moscow
Moscow Jazz Weekend 9/30/2016 City: Moscow, Russia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Workshop weekend Teachers: Ramona Staffeld, Nathan Bugh Bands: TBA
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Bring Your Own Blues Experience 10/7/2016 City: Lansing, MI, USA Dances: Blues Bring Your Own Blues is about choice... choice in venues, music, and dance styles. We're offering two four hour progressive workshops in different styles in different venues, and nightly choices of live music and DJed favorites in two venues 300 feet from each other. Teachers: Jeff Meyer, Sara Lapan, Ross Blythe, Sarah Lokay
 
 
 
 
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Mean Old Blues San Francisco
Mean Old Blues 10/7/2016 City: San Francisco, USA Dances: Blues Mean Old Blues is a brand spankin' new blues exchange and workshop weekend 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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Berlin Blues Immersion – A DanceMode Experience 10/11/2016 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Blues Blues and Jazz are African American Cultural Art Forms that are expressed through music and dance in America still today.
Brenda Russell, Movement Educator and Dance Instructor leads Immersive retreats that offer the experience of movement based lifestyle, sensual living, and cultural encounters with African and African American music and dance.
Daily living during immersions includes body awareness practices, breath work, mindfulness, self-care, conditioning, massage, writing, rhythm training, dance classes, social time, rest, and more.
Teachers: Brenda Russell, Catherine Palmier Bands: Dan Nash, Janos Cercelius
 
 
 
 
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Nitty Gritty Blues Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Nitty Gritty Blues 10/14/2016 City: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom Dances: Blues In this intimate weekender we will be getting down to the nitty-gritty of traditional blues. Then dance yourself happy at the parties with live music and fabulous DJs.

Nitty Gritty Blues is designed to be a great learning environment. We’ve limited the numbers attending the workshop, the classes are designed for experienced dancers who want to challenge themselves and, as we are all following the same track, this gives us a really good opportunity to develop a cohesive and progressive program of learning. It also allows us to bond as a group as we will be learning, hanging out, eating and dancing together.
Teachers: Vivien Nivesse: Philippa Svensson (http://viviennivesse.com/) Bands: To Be confirmed
 
 
 
 
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Slow Dance Soirée Rochester, New York
Slow Dance Soirée 10/14/2016 City: Rochester, New York, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy Slow jazz dancing workshops Teachers: Evita Arce, Michael Jagger, Ann Mony, Ryan Calloway, Aleix Prats Ferrer, and Anaïs Sékiné. Bands: Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders
 
 
 
 
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Slowdown Canberra
Slowdown 10/14/2016 City: Canberra, Australia Dances: Blues, Lindy Oct 14-16 Slowdown - Canberra, ACT
Welcome to Slowdown, the 2nd year of this event, where snails set the pace and the soul is filled with the sweetness of slow swing, blues and balboa all at the same time
http://slowdownweekend.com.au
www.facebook.com/SlowdownWeekend
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Blues Muse 2016 Philadelphia
Blues Muse 2016 10/21/2016 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Blues Blues Muse is a workshop which focuses on the dynamics between leaders and followers. What makes a blues dance magical? A great song, an inspiring follow, and a collaborative 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, an invitational Jill competition, and three nights of social dancing to nationally hailed blues bands and DJs, complete with late-night dances. Teachers: Julie Brown, Shawn Hershey, Jenny Sowden, Dan Repsch, Vicci Moore, Adamo Ciarollo, Mike Legenthal, Dan Legenthal Bands: TBA
 
 
 
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Drag the blues 16 Barcelona
Drag the blues 16 10/20/2016 City: Barcelona, Spain Dances: Blues, Fusion The biggest blues festival of southern europe. With more than 9 bands, live music most of time.
Two rooms, classic an fusion. Best international teachers.
Come and join us at the end of summer in Barcelona perfect weather.
Teachers: Dexter Santos, Fabian & Lisa, Mike & Ruth, Anne-Helene & Bermard, Ilaria Parisi, Noemí Castell, Ferran Puig Bands: More than 9 live blues bands
 
 
 
 
Knoxville Lindy Exchange 16th Annual!! 10/21/2016 City: Knoxville, TN, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz One of the longest running lindy exchanges in the US that prides itself in quality LIVE music and a welcoming dance and local community. Bands: Michael Gamble and the Vanguard Serenaders, Old City Buskers
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2016 Championships Detroit
2016 Championships 10/28/2016 City: Detroit, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Other This year there are classes in Lindy, Balboa, Tap, Jazz; Films, Talks, Contests and Performances. There's Saturday night dinner show featuring Norma Miller followed by general dancing, contests & live music. Sunday screen films while you have breakfast with Norma followed by a Q&A. There's a 2-hour a special a Hip Hop Workshop connecting vintage movement to what we think of as hip hop on Sunday afternoon. Bands play on Friday and Saturday nights. Teachers: Carla Heiney, Zack Richard, Minn Vo, Chester Whitmore, Moncell Durden, Burnie Gipson, Paulette Brockington, Samuel Coleman, Norma Miller Bands: TBA
 
 
 
 
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2o LINDYFEST CHILE 2016 Santiago
2o LINDYFEST CHILE 2016 10/28/2016 City: Santiago, Chile Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz, Shag A whole weekend full of dance and and parties with live music, and classes with five of the most important and famous dancers of the world of swing!
And for those who will love to keep dancing, there are two other swing dance events on Monday Oct 31st and Tuesday Nov 1st, in which all the international teachers will also participate.
So, there is going to be a five-day long weekend, full of swing dance and music!
UNMISSABLE!!!!
Registrations are open!
Teachers: Jenna Applegarth, Jon Tigert, Nina Gilkenson, Michael "Falty"Faltesek, Joshua Mclean Bands: Bandastic, Caravana Trio
 
 
 
 
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Elm City Exchange New Haven, CT
Elm City Exchange 10/28/2016 City: New Haven, CT, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Fusion Dancers near and far, rejoice -- Elm City eXchange (ECX) is back for 2016! Whether you are a veteran ambi-dancer or have just begun to explore the wonderful world of social dancing, this will be a weekend of dancing, dining, and delight you won't want to miss!

Keep checking back on this event for updates about registration, housing, volunteer opportunities, and specifics for the individual dances!

WHEN: October 28-30, 2016

WHERE: New Haven, CT (Various locations, TBD)

HOW to get more information:
-Visit our website: http://www.elmcityexchange.com/

- Visit the Yale Swing, Blues, & Fusion Facebook page:
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Lindy Shock University Budapest
Lindy Shock University 10/28/2016 City: Budapest, Hungary Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz 10th edition!

Get into perfect flow with embracing Danube, smooth organization, cozy boats, magnifique city, inspiring swing music and great teachers!

Dance festival with one week of uninterrupted social dance:
- we love social dance! So we do our best to not stop it with performances & competitions. There will be a room with social dance even during the rare occasians of performances or competitions!
- parties are from 21 till 06-08 in the morning!
- we have 3-4 rooms so you will always find a tempo and style you like!
Teachers: - Ali & Katja
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- Dax & Sarah
- Kevin & Jo
- Michael & Evita
- Peter & Katja
- Peter & Naomi
- Sep & Bára
- Skye & Frida
- William & Maéva
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Lindy Shock University 10/28/2016 City: Budapest, Hungary Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz 10th edition!

Get into perfect flow with embracing Danube, smooth organization, cozy boats, magnifique city, inspiring swing music and great teachers!

Dance festival with one week of uninterrupted social dance:
- we love social dance! So we do our best to not stop it with performances & competitions. There will be a room with social dance even during the rare occasians of performances or competitions!
- parties are from 21 till 06-08 in the morning!
- we have 3-4 rooms so you will always find a tempo and style you like!
Teachers: - Ali & Katja
- Cam & Cat
- Dax & Sarah
- Kevin & Jo
- Michael & Evita
- Peter & Katja
- Peter & Naomi
- Sep & Bára
- Skye & Frida
- William & Maéva
Bands: - Gordon Webster Band
- Gramofónia Hot Jazz Orchestra
- Hot Jazz Band
- Thomas & His Top Deck Gang
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Phoenix Lindy Exchange 16 Phoenix,AZ
Phoenix Lindy Exchange 16 11/4/2016 City: Phoenix,AZ, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag The 16th annual Phoenix Lindy Exchange

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Rose City Blues Portland
Rose City Blues 11/4/2016 City: Portland, USA Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Lindy Shock University 10/28/2016 City: Budapest, Hungary Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz 10th edition!

Get into perfect flow with embracing Danube, smooth organization, cozy boats, magnifique city, inspiring swing music and great teachers!

Dance festival with one week of uninterrupted social dance:
- we love social dance! So we do our best to not stop it with performances & competitions. There will be a room with social dance even during the rare occasians of performances or competitions!
- parties are from 21 till 06-08 in the morning!
- we have 3-4 rooms so you will always find a tempo and style you like!
Teachers: - Ali & Katja
- Cam & Cat
- Dax & Sarah
- Kevin & Jo
- Michael & Evita
- Peter & Katja
- Peter & Naomi
- Sep & Bára
- Skye & Frida
- William & Maéva
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- Gramofónia Hot Jazz Orchestra
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Holy City Blues VII Charleston, SC
Holy City Blues VII 11/10/2016 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 to commence a weekend of hot, fierce, soul shakin' music! Come on down, and join the party y'all!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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17th Annual Austin Lindy Exchange 11/17/2016 City: Austin, TX, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag, West Coast Swing out in the heart of Texas- our own state capitol of Austin. This year we’ve blown our weekend into 4 days instead of 3. We’ll start Thursday, November 17th, and end Sunday the 20th. To fill in all that time, we've collected 10 local and national live bands. We’ll dance for hours, pause to eat and mingle with the locals, then dance for hours again.

Soak in the flavors of Austin, TX. Dance the soles off your shoes (maybe literally!). Sway to the beat of some of the best bands not just in Texas, but in the entire USA.

Join us! Tickets go on sale July 6th!
Bands: Michael Gamble's Rhythm Serenaders, Craig Gildner's Big Band, Donovan Keith & The Funky Feet, The Waller Creek Vipers, Floyd Domino and Friends, Swingin' Bats with Dan Levinson, Thrift Set Orchestra with Jonathan Doyle, Devan Jones and The Uptown Stomp, The Sahara Swingtet, Michael Gamble, Russ Wilson, Hal Smith, Laura Windley, Scott Silbert
 
 
 
 
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MMMBlues Exchange Montreal
MMMBlues Exchange 11/18/2016 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Blues A journey back to the good old days of exchanges. A celebration of what made us fall in love with blues: the music, the dance, and friends. No comps. No workshops. Just dancing.
 
 
 
 
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PittStop Lindy Hop 16 Pittsburgh, PA
PittStop Lindy Hop 16 11/18/2016 City: Pittsburgh, PA, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy PittStop Lindy Hop celebrates its Sweet Sixteen; come join the party! Bands: The Boilermaker Jazz Band, Miss Freddye's Blues Band, Naomi & Her Handsome Devils, Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five
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Snowbound Blues Rochester, New York
Snowbound Blues 12/2/2016 City: Rochester, New York, USA Dances: Blues
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Midnight in Paris Winter Formal Eugene, OR
Midnight in Paris Winter Formal 12/8/2016 City: Eugene, OR, USA Dances: Blues, Fusion Eugene, Oregon Winter Formal exchange and workshop weekend hosted by Crossroads Blues/Fusion.

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City In Motion San Diego San Diego, CA
City In Motion San Diego 1/6/2017 City: San Diego, CA, USA Dances: Blues, Fusion, Tango, West Coast, Other City In Motion
Like Nothing Else
Celebrating 10 years of fusion

No Experience required

Escape the winter in sunny San Diego!

Enjoy sleeping, love eating? Classes start after lunch each day!

Learn Blues, Tango, and West Coast Swing during the day with amazing instructors. Also try Tai Chi, belly dancing, and Capoeira.

Dance all night to some of the west coast's best bands and great DJs.

Join our mailing list at the bottom of our website and watch this event to stay updated! ---> http://eepurl.com/ZLs95
Teachers: Moti Buchboot, Timothy O'Neill, Julie Brown, Jamie-Lynn Figure, Alfredo Melendez, Dexter Santos, Flouer Courtney Evelyn, Will Shaver, Shaheed Qaasim, Sabrina Fox, CC Wagner Bands: Silver Kings, Danny Maika, David Keogh
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Blues with Friends 2016 St. Louis
Blues with Friends 2016 1/20/2017 City: St. Louis, USA Dances: Blues Teachers: Sarah Lokay, Ross Blythe, Grace Jones-Taylor, Nick DeWitt
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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L.A. Blues 2017 Los Angeles
L.A. Blues 2017 1/27/2017 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues L.A. Blues..because blues dancing makes you happy!

Dancers (new, novice and experienced) from far and wide are invited to come together for a fantastic blues dancing workshop weekend in sunny SoCal.

That's right! L.A. Blues is back, 2017 edition!

Highlights include live music from Brother Yusef, afternoon classes with Boston-based Mike "the Girl" Legenthal and musical sets crafted by some of the best DJs in the area.

We can't wait to see you!

For more information, visit www.labluesdance.com
Teachers: Mike "the Girl" Legenthal Bands: Brother Yusef
 
 
 
 
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South Florida Lindy Exchange South Florida
South Florida Lindy Exchange 1/27/2017 City: South Florida, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy Swing dancers from all over will descend upon FL on Jan 27-29, 2017 to attend the South Florida Lindy Exchange. There will be swing dancing & late night blues!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Black Coffee Blues Exchange 2/3/2017 City: Tel Aviv, Israel Dances: Blues Black Coffee Blues Exchange is the place to be this winter. As most of the northern hemisphere is still in the embrace of Old Man Winter, Tel Aviv is already welcoming spring. Three nights and four parties in amazing venues with outstanding live music and DJ's that will have you dancing until the early hours. In addition to this, Israel boasts one of the warmest and friendliest blues communities known to man or beast. Live shows every day with bands that know how to play for dancers and some of the best DJs around. Yeah, you don't want to miss this. Bands: Eli and the Chocolate FActory
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ATLANTIC BLUES Porto
ATLANTIC BLUES 2/9/2017 City: Porto, Portugal Dances: Blues Blues must be felt and experienced, and it requires the soul to transmit that feeling. Here on the edge of Europe, with one ear on the minor key of the Atlantic waves crashing against a rugged coast, Portugal has that soul. Pining for a loved one, yearning for what might have been, feeling nostalgic for the past, dreaming of a better future - Portugal gets this and even has its own form of the Blues, known as Fado. Come find the nostalgia, the romance, and the dreaminess of Blues in the quaint and cozy city of Porto. Feel the music and the dance - against the haunting background of this romantic city on the sea. Teachers: T.B.A. Bands: T.B.A.
 
 
 
 
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Lindy Diversion 2017 Denver
Lindy Diversion 2017 2/10/2017 City: Denver, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Lindy Diversion is a weekend dedicated to the roots of Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz, and Blues. Featuring two nights of live music, and no competitions!

Join us in beautiful Denver, Colorado for a weekend of intensive classes (over 6 hours of instruction with one pair of instructors), and social dancing.
Teachers: Michael Jagger and Evita Arce
Dan Repsch and Jenny Sowden
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Mo' Better Blues 2017 Nashville, TN
Mo' Better Blues 2017 2/17/2017 City: Nashville, TN, USA Dances: Blues Mo Better Blues returns for it's third year!! Check back in the coming months for more details on our wonderful event.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Austin Blues Party X 3/3/2017 City: Austin, USA Dances: Blues Since 2007, Austin Blues Party has been the Central Texas resource for blues. A full weekend of workshops, live music and DJs draws folks to the heart of Texas, where we dance until we drop! Our tenth edition promises to bring the high quality music, instruction, and dancing you've come to expect from the biggest damn blues party in Texas. Teachers: Jenny Sowden, Dan Repsch, Ruth Evelyn, Mike Grosser, Julie Brown, Tim O'Neill, Grace Jones-Taylor, Tommy Schwegmann, Dexter Santos, Campbell Miller, Laney Barhaugh Bands: TBD
 
 
 
 
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Brown ALe Blues 2017 Newcastle-upon-Tyne
Brown ALe Blues 2017 3/3/2017 City: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Fusion A weekend of blues and fusion.

The workshop has been specially formulated to reach a broad level of students simultaneously; allowing us to improve your dancing whether you’ve never danced before or you’re an experienced teacher. There will be a mix of all level and higher level classes.

Then there’s the parties! Three nights of parties with fantastic DJ and great live music.
Teachers: Lucas Weismann: Jeannie Lin: Tristan Brightman: Leigh Anderson: Shell Davies
Bands: To Be Confirmed
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 2017 Los Angeles
Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 2017 3/9/2017 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues, Fusion Thursday, March 9th - Sunday March 12th, 2017

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!
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Pirate Swing Ann Arbor
Pirate Swing 3/10/2017 City: Ann Arbor, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Choose from five track options:
- Standard lindy hop & blues (x2)
- Ambidancetrous (back by popular demand!)
- Solo jazz
- Horizons
Teachers: Evita Arce and Michael Jagger,
Laura Glaess and Ann Mony,
Jenny Sowden and Dan Repsch,
Mike Faltesek,
Joe DeMers and Mike (the Girl) Legenthal
Bands: Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders,
Michael Gamble (Bass),
Paul Cosentino (Clarinet),
Chip Newton (Guitar),
Laura Windley (Vocals),
Gordon Au (Trumpet),
Rob Garcia (Drums),
James Posedel (Piano)
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Swing Break Mexico 2017 San Pancho
Swing Break Mexico 2017 3/6/2017 City: San Pancho, Mexico Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Get Ready for an unforgettable Lindy adventure at one of the most beautifull beach communities in Mexico.

Tacos: Mexican food of the gods. It’s cheap, it’s delicious and it’s satisfying. Eat them for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Get special treatment if you dress like one.

Tequila: The little extra that makes Mexican Jazz Culture unique. Whether you consume or not, it represents that jitterbug spirit that is inside all of us.

Triple Steps - You know you love them. So do we. Dancing is what brings us all together.
Teachers: Kevin St Laurent & Jo hoffber
Shesha & Nikki Marvin
Tim Collins and Ruchi Aviles
Bands: Swing Mexico Jazz Band & special guest
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Steel City Blues Festival 3/17/2017 City: Pittsburgh, USA Dances: Blues Famous for its friendly atmosphere and well-oiled organization, the Steel City Blues Festival features multiple tracks of workshops, social dancing 'til 5AM, live music, competitions, and its hallmark blues clinic! Now in its 10th year, Steel City has grown like crazy – come and see why! March 17-19, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA. Learn more at www.SteelCityBluesFestival.com and stay in touch at facebook.com/SteelCityBlues.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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BluesQuake Oakland
BluesQuake 5/19/2017 City: Oakland, USA Dances: Blues Two days of classes!
Three evenings of live bands!
One awesome, bluesy weekend!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Southern Swing Challenge Nashville
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.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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