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August, 2019
1stCanberrang CanberraLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Canberrang 8/1/2019 City: Canberra, Australia Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Canberräng 1-4 August 2019 presents The Greatest Hits of Swing! Canberräng is Canberräng's festival of swing and one of Australia's longest running and best loved swing dance exchanges. In 2019 join us in our nation's capital from 1-4 August as we salute the iconic music and moments that have shaped swing dance through the years! Headlined by Professor Cunningham and his Old School and featuring the sublime Hetty Kate, it's going to be one stellar compilation! More details coming soon!
1stCincyHop 2019 CincinnatiBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
CincyHop 2019 8/1/2019 City: Cincinnati, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Join us for our fouth annual swing dance exchange Aug 1-4 in Cincinnati OH. Four days of dancing in beautiful venues throughout Cincinnati. Awesome bands and DJs will keep you dancing all weekend. We can't wait to dance with you! Bands: Visit website for details.
2ndBoise City Swing BoiseLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Boise City Swing 8/2/2019 City: Boise, USA Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa A full weekend of of workshops with instructors from all over the United States, 3 different local bands for the main events, and 3 late night dances with playing a variety of music. Boise City Swing offers it all while still being authentic to the awesome community that we have in Boise.
4thMountain Blues Camp VolterraBlues Workshop
Mountain Blues Camp 8/4/2019 City: Volterra, Italy Dances: Blues Mountain Blues Camp 2019
August 4th-10th 2019

* 6 nights of Blues dancing and partying
* 5 days of classes with some of the best teachers
* Lots of live music
* Picturesque location in Tuscany

Variety of blues music at the parties: the quartet, the duo with the washboard, the blues piano solo, guitar & upright bass, etc..
Teachers: Catherine Palmier
Jennifer Sowden
Annette Kühnle
Bands: Pablo Micha
Stefano Ronchi Quartet
9thBelgrade Lindy Exchange BelgradeLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Belgrade Lindy Exchange 8/9/2019 City: Belgrade, Serbia And Montenegro Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Visit Serbia's Capital and enjoy the weekend of Lindy Fun! Explore Belgrade through music, dance, food and historical sites. Be a part of cozy event in the heart of Balkans!
9thJumpin’ at the Westside Grand Rapids, MILindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Jumpin’ at the Westside 8/9/2019 City: Grand Rapids, MI, USA Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Join us August 9-11 for a weekend full of dancing, fun, and live music from Combo Royale & other bands! Jumping at the Westside is Rapid Rhythms premier swing dance event lasting a full weekend and hosted in Grand Rapids, Michigan, a trend-setting city for beer, food, and art.
9thTake My Hand Blues Washington, DCBlues, Fusion Exchange
Take My Hand Blues 8/9/2019 City: Washington, DC, USA Dances: Blues, Fusion Workshops focusing on slow drag this year
9thTake My Hand: Slow Drag WashingtonBlues Workshop
Take My Hand: Slow Drag 8/9/2019 City: Washington, USA Dances: Blues A weekend of Slow Drag, from the late 1880s to the 1960s. Dive deep into this simple dance to engage with history, musicality, quality of motion, and proprioception at a level more advanced than you would achieve in a weekend where you did all the things. Teachers: TBA, but get excited
15thCeuvel Swing Camp 2019 AmsterdamBlues, Lindy, Fusion, Solo Jazz Workshop
Ceuvel Swing Camp 2019 8/15/2019 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Blues, Lindy, Fusion, Solo Jazz Get ready for the five year anniversary of Ceuvel Swing Camp - long weekend of swing dance parties and classes in the North of Amsterdam. Also this year: every participant gets a private class; lindy hop group classes (with a focus on switching roles) and taster classes; everything within walking distance; a separate blues room; a Switch Mix&Match competition; and of course a very welcoming and cosy atmosphere. Teachers: Katie Kobalt, Audun Kveberg, Kibble White, Jason Hsu, Jeff Tong Bands: HOMMAGE
15thDirt Cheap Blues 2019 Virginia Beach, VABlues Exchange
Dirt Cheap Blues 2019 8/15/2019 City: Virginia Beach, VA, USA Dances: Blues 15th Annual Dirt Cheap Blues Exchange in beautiful Virginia Beach, VA. August 15-18, 2019 - Not Just an Exchange, It Is A Bluesin' Vacation!
16thBluesila 2019 VilniusBlues Workshop
Bluesila 2019 8/16/2019 City: Vilnius, Lithuania Dances: Blues Live music, classes, full accommodation and meals, Competitions - all of this in the middle of beautiful Lithuanian forest on the crystal clean lake shore! More info TBA Teachers: Bernard Cavasa and Anne-Helene Carvasa, Nicolas Naman and Alina Vysotskaya, Alina Sokulska, more TBA Bands: Hot Engines Band, A.Belkin Band, Christine & The Blue Drags
16thLindy Royale MelbourneLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Lindy Royale 8/16/2019 City: Melbourne, Australia Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Get ready for the hottest new competition to hit down under - Lindy Royale! A weekend party full of cracking comps, juicy social dancing, and all the love of our incredible swing community. Featuring: - Competition categories across all your favourite swing dance styles - The headline event, the Lindy Royale- a high flying, fast paced battle right down to the last couple standing! - A Teams and Showcase event - Three nights of social dancing - Choc full of that supportive community atmosphere we love Whether you're new to swing dancing or a seasoned veteran, a competitor or a social dancer, this weekend is for everyone.
17thFamily Hop TilburgLindy, Blues Workshop
Family Hop 8/17/2019 City: Tilburg, Netherlands Dances: Lindy, Blues The weekend where you can come and Lindy Hop with AND without your children! Come and join our second family HOP weekend. A weekend full of dancing. And it's possible to bring your kids. They will be entertained when you take classes and learn to dance as well! If you don't have kids, you can also join in because we have some awesome classes prepared for you! The teachers can't wait to share all their secrets
23rdSwing Club Festival DüsseldorfLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Swing Club Festival 8/23/2019 City: Düsseldorf, Germany Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Ladies & Gentlemen, welcome to Swing Club. We are more than excited to host the first Swing Festival in Düsseldorf! So mark August 23-25, 2019 in your calendar when the Swing Club Festival opens its doors for the first time. To make sure you don't miss a thing and are always up to date follow our facebook page and/or event. We are looking forward to seeing you in August! The Swing Club
28thSwing Out New Hampshire Hebron NHLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Swing Out New Hampshire 8/28/2019 City: Hebron NH, USA Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Lindy Hop summer camp in the beautiful woods of New Hampshire with the best music and most inspiring and supportive instructors you could hope for!
30thCamp Hollwood 2019 Los Angeles, CABlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Exchange
Camp Hollwood 2019 8/30/2019 City: Los Angeles, CA, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Camp Hollywood is one of the largest and longest running swing dance camps in the world. Now in its 22nd year, we're proud to offer the finest selection of international dance instructors, live music and competitors which provide a fun-filled long weekend with something for everyone!
30thLadybug Blues Weekend EindhovenBlues Workshop
Ladybug Blues Weekend 8/30/2019 City: Eindhoven, Netherlands Dances: Blues Big mama, Ladybug Blues returns in 2019 to continue building the blues dance community in Eindhoven. While lil’Ladybug blues&fusion exchange focuses on having lot’s of dance and fun Ladybug Blues weekend is about expanding our horizons and learning more. This weekend includes workshops with Lucky Skillen en other local and international heroes as well as great live music. Teachers: Brian Lucky Skillen, Taryn & Ollie, Jonne & Gregor Bands: Van Tastik
30thOpen Blues 2019 :: Dance in Poland :: Hangout and Festival Piotrowice NyskieBlues, Fusion Exchange
Open Blues 2019 :: Dance in Poland :: Hangout and Festival 8/30/2019 City: Piotrowice Nyskie, Poland Dances: Blues, Fusion THE FESTIVAL: 30th August - 1th September 2019

Open Blues is Poland's first blues dance camp. The festival is 4 days, 4 parties, dozens of peer-based workshops, and live music. The hangout is a lovely community hanging out.

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.
30thParis Blues Lindy Balboa Workshop ParisLindy, Blues Workshop
Paris Blues Lindy Balboa Workshop 8/30/2019 City: Paris, France Dances: Lindy, Blues Venues : Chantier in Montreuil + Studio Albatros (3 rooms)Venues of parties : Chantier in Montreuil for the Friday night 30/08/19: party with the "hot rascals" orchestra (Paris, France) for the saturday night 31/08/19 with the "Jack&Jills Swing Band Quintet" orchestra (Paris, France) .3 levels in Lindy-hop / 3 levels in Blues / 1 swing orchestra party on friday night / 1 swing orchestra party on saturday night Teachers: Peter Wishart & Chloé Boucard (Rennes, France)
30thReading Swing Exchange ReadingLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Reading Swing Exchange 8/30/2019 City: Reading, United Kingdom Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa An epic weekend of Swing music and dancing returns to Reading during the last weekend of August (30th Aug - 1st Sep 2019). Now in its fourth year RSX2019 is firmly established as one of the most enjoyable Swing exchanges in the dance calendar. In addition to the different live bands each evening, visitors in 2018 were treated to a fantastic range of taster classes, including ukulele, Afro-Caribbean dance, Shag, Balboa and Blues. Visitors were also able to soak up the sights (and beer) with a Real Ale Tour and Local History Tours. Expect more of the same for 2019. So save the date and visit the website for further information.
30thSevern Sinners BristolBlues, Fusion Workshop
Severn Sinners 8/30/2019 City: Bristol, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Fusion Bristol is famous for three things: Cider, being the coolest city ever, and a fanatical dedication to switchy friendly dancing. That makes it the perfect city to host Severn Sinners, our Fusion and blues dance festival (with token cider tasting). If you like friendly events with a healthy dose of fusion alongside enough authentic blues to keep the groove alive alongside the beeps, come check us out. We are bursting at the seams with live music, great DJs (and a tantalising mix of the two), guest lessons, parties, and two of the best fusion teachers that have ever existed in all of time Teachers: Flouer Evelyn, Justin Riley, Tristan Brightman Bands: EBY, Alain Andrieux, live bands TBA soon!
September, 2019
5thBe-Bluesed BernBlues Workshop
Be-Bluesed 9/5/2019 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Blues ​The annual international Blues Dance Workshop in Bern Teachers: Flouer Evelyn, Jenny Sowden any many more Bands: Stefano Ronchi, Sam Mr. Tchang and more
5thThe Big Blues Chania, CreeteBlues Workshop
The Big Blues 9/5/2019 City: Chania, Creete, Greece Dances: Blues Four days of classes, 4 parties, side events in beautiful specific sites, with 4 International teachers and incredible musicians! Come and enjoy the magic atmosphere of Crete, full of Blues!
6thBig Damn Blues Jam Columbus, OHBlues Workshop
Big Damn Blues Jam 9/6/2019 City: Columbus, OH, USA Dances: Blues The 4th year of Columbus's musicality-focused blues workshop, showcasing local live music and creating more dialogue between dancers and musicians. Teachers: Mike Legenthal, Dan Legenthal, Grey Armstrong, Brother Yusef Bands: Brother Yusef, John Henry & the Rainmakers, Brenny's Bandits, Don Norman Band
12thAutumn Swing Weekend PortoLindy, Blues Workshop
Autumn Swing Weekend 9/12/2019 City: Porto, Portugal Dances: Lindy, Blues Autmun Swing Weekend proposes you a celebration in the lovely city of Porto, combining parties and classes with group activities that will challenge your senses, from sight to taste. We are thrilled and honored to have Catrine Ljunggren and Daniel Larsson as our teachers for the weekend, together with surprise guests, live bands and two amazing sets of Djs Duos to get the floor on fire! It will be a weekend full of the best music, great vibes, amazing classes and most of all, lots of fun! We hope you can join us!
13thAmsterdam Lindy Exchange AmsterdamLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Amsterdam Lindy Exchange 9/13/2019 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa We would love to welcome you to Amsterdam Lindy Exchange 2019. Explore this beautiful city by day and dance in some of AMS' most gorgeous venues by night.
13thEmerald City Blues Festival SeattleBlues Workshop
Emerald City Blues Festival 9/13/2019 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Blues After an 8 year hiatus, Emerald City Blues Festival is coming back to Seattle in September, 2019! 3 nights of dancing with both live music and DJ'd music, 2 days of workshops taught by local and nationally renowned instructors, and 3 different competitions.

ECBF was once one of the largest and well respected social blues dance events. We are bringing it back under new leadership but with the same values of professional instruction, world-class music, and organized competitions. We're excited to bring you the best in blues from all over the world.

News and information about the event will be posted on this event page and on the website at
Teachers: Ruth and Mike
John Lozano and Brooke Filsinger
Dexter Santos and Heidi Fite
13thHot Night Fusion Weekend DenverBlues, Lindy, Fusion, Solo Jazz, Other Workshop
Hot Night Fusion Weekend 9/13/2019 City: Denver, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Fusion, Solo Jazz, Other At Hot Night Fusion Weekend, we celebrate combination, flow, and new dimensions of music where we individually teach and study pure dance forms and then find ways to integrate them. This event supports these dance concoctions by providing 20 hours of classes throughout the weekend with top instructors from several different dance styles. Some genres will be progressive so you can choose a style to study in depth and other styles will be taught as electives to open the door to new opportunities in your dancing.Hot Night Fusion Weekend runs concurrently with Lindy on the Rocks with classes in the same venue and a pass gets you access to all three rooms of dancing (all-access or dance only) and over 20 hours of classes (all-access pass). Save the date September 13-15, 2019!! Teachers: Nathaniel Abrea, Joe Demers, Juan Villafane, Latasha Barnes, and more...
14thMargate Swing Festival MargateLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Margate Swing Festival 9/14/2019 City: Margate, United Kingdom Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa The Seaside Vintage Dance Weekend. With evening ball, vintage fair, high tea, morning tidal pool swim and sunset outdoor dancing. All for early bird price of £10!
19thMunich Lindy Exchange MunichLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Munich Lindy Exchange 9/19/2019 City: Munich, Germany Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Welcome to Bavaria, we are excited to invite you to our lovely, joyous and familiar Lindy Exchange organised by Munich dancers. The 17th time in a row we celebrate the Exchange in combination with the world famous Oktoberfest. We have 5 days of dancing, socialising, funcompetitions, amazing shows and drinking beer at the Oktoberfest. Until now we always had enough hosts for all our out-of-town dancers.
19thNorth Star Blues 2019 MinneapolisBlues Exchange
North Star Blues 2019 9/19/2019 City: Minneapolis, USA Dances: Blues The coziest year yet...North Star Blues is the friendliest blues dance exchange in the U.S.

4 nights of dancing
3+ live bands
2 social events (past: BBQ, mini-golf, rooftop party, bakery dancing...)
1 cozy Thursday house party.

You betcha we want you to come eat hotdish and dance with us!
Bands: Joyann Parker and more!
20thBlues Exchange @ Toulouse 2019 ToulouseBlues, Fusion Exchange
Blues Exchange @ Toulouse 2019 9/20/2019 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Blues, Fusion 3 days, 3 venues, 3 parties, 3 live bands, and more to come. Afternoon outdoor dancing, picnic and other activities. Come and dance with us! ♥ Bands: To be announced...
20thEdinburgh Lindy Exchange Edinburgh, ScotlandLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Edinburgh Lindy Exchange 9/20/2019 City: Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Lindy exchange in Edinburgh
26thSicily Dance Camp CataniaLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Sicily Dance Camp 9/26/2019 City: Catania, Italy Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Catania hosts the Sicily Dance Camp and brings the best of Swing on the international scene to Sicily . Many guests present at this new edition and the world of European swing already choked at the idea of ​​spending four days immersed in the Sicilian culture of music and American dance of the '30s and' 40s.
27thExpress Track Blues New YorkBlues Workshop
Express Track Blues 9/27/2019 City: New York, USA Dances: Blues
27thHearken the Blues 2019 GoulburnBlues Workshop
Hearken the Blues 2019 9/27/2019 City: Goulburn, Australia Dances: Blues Hearken the Blues is unabashedly and unapologetically a blues dance event that celebrates our love and respect for blues music, dance and culture. Our vision is to bring together members of the Australian community to celebrate what we love about blues, to learn together and to get inspired.

In addition to dance, you’ll also have the opportunity to attend classes in history, DJing, organising, teaching and more. These classes will be facilitated by our international instructors Kelsy Stone and Damon Stone, and familiar faces in the Australian blues scene.
Teachers: Kelsy Stone; Damon Stone
27thRentrée Swing Ploulec'h (Lannion)Lindy, Blues Workshop
Rentrée Swing 9/27/2019 City: Ploulec'h (Lannion), France Dances: Lindy, Blues In Brittany, festival of music and dance swing at the seaside 2 evenings live concerts numerous tasters dance solo or in couple 4 levels
27thThe Afterparty TorontoBlues, Other Workshop
The Afterparty 9/27/2019 City: Toronto, Canada Dances: Blues, Other
October, 2019
3rdSwingomania NurembergLindy, Blues Workshop
Swingomania 10/3/2019 City: Nuremberg, Germany Dances: Lindy, Blues Lindy Hop & Blues are best friends at the 8th edition of our cosy little festival! Enjoy 2 days of Lindy & Blues workshops and 3 parties with 4 bands in beautiful Nuremberg. We really cherish the intimate atmosphere where you can actually dance with everybody. Note: There is an extra Solo track on Thursday!
4thThe Throwdown St. Louis, MOBlues Exchange
The Throwdown 10/4/2019 City: St. Louis, MO, USA Dances: Blues Prepare to Throwdown next August as St. Louis hosts one of the biggest blues competition weekends ever!!

We'll be showcasing STL's best blues bands, multiple comp levels and variations, and cold hard cash for our winners. Check back for more details in the coming months!!

Presented by the BluesGeek Foundation
Bands: TBA
11thBlue Skies Lisbon Exchange LisbonLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Blue Skies Lisbon Exchange 10/11/2019 City: Lisbon, Portugal Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa The Lisbon Lindy Hop community has gathered and decided it was time to have our own Lindy Hop Exchange and do what we do best: have fun and dance with people from all around the world, without the budget overkill, set in an Autumn with bright crisp blue skies and Lisbon's unique light. We can smell the roasted chestnuts already...
11thGlasGoSlow - a slow lindy and blues weekend GlasgowLindy, Blues Workshop
GlasGoSlow - a slow lindy and blues weekend 10/11/2019 City: Glasgow, United Kingdom Dances: Lindy, Blues We are delighted to announce the return of GlasGoSlow for 2019! Coming to Glasgow this October is a weekend dedicated to enjoying the slower things in life. We have two days of classes, three socials, live music and top-notch tuition all lined up for you. In a choose your own adventure style workshop, you'll have the chance to take classes in only slow lindy, only blues, or a bit of both.
11thRound Midnight AthensBlues Workshop
Round Midnight 10/11/2019 City: Athens, Greece Dances: Blues We welcome you to the sunny city of Athens for a wondrous Blues Dance Festival!

Last year left everyone raving about the first edition so we're back!

☛ Inspiring Classes
☛ Parties in Astounding Venues
☛ Amazing Music by international and local bands & Djs

We are keeping everything that you liked (friendly atmosphere, great music, fascinating venues) and fine-tuning all the details to make the second edition even better!
Teachers: Vicci Moore,Adamo Ciarallo,Gas Fernandez,Alba Mengual,Alex Palamidis,Ioanna Panagopoulou,Mariangela Salichou,Albert Roca Vila,Melanie Mas,Bibi (Beatrice Elespini),Leigh Anderson,Dáire Mac An Bháird Bands: Stefano Ronchi,Storyville Ragtimers,Blues Fathers
17thDrag the Blues 2019 BarcelonaBlues, Fusion Workshop
Drag the Blues 2019 10/17/2019 City: Barcelona, Spain Dances: Blues, Fusion Drag the blues is doing some changes this year! We change friday venue and we add a Blues Dinner. Very easy and in the same place and with a concert just after dinning, to begin to play and dance. Get ready for blues surprises that night. But we still being having best international teachers. Plenty of different bands, 6 confirmed and 2 more to be confirmed. If you like live blues you have to come. Moreover, enjoy Barcelona at the end of summer, perfect weather to be here, just warm, not too hot, not too cold :D Check our web for more details! Great offers for groups. Drag the Blues Where the blues happens Dance it alive Teachers: Jenny Sowden & Jae Wilson, Fabien & Lisa, Lucky Skillen & Noemí Blue, Trisha Sewell
18thBlues Muse PhiladelphiaBlues Workshop
Blues Muse 10/18/2019 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Blues Blues Muse is a follower creativity and leader receptivity focused dance weekend!

Blues Muse 2019 will have live music, fantastic DJs who have dedicated time to the study of blues music, and inspiring instructors who have devoted themselves to these dances, and who have proven themselves to be excellent instructors, lovely dancers, and admirable community members.
18thBluesPott Special: Diggin’ Deep DortmundBlues Workshop
BluesPott Special: Diggin’ Deep 10/18/2019 City: Dortmund, Germany Dances: Blues The first BluesPott-Special of this kind in Dortmund! After we gained some inspiring experience while hosting the fabulous OctoBlues for the last two years, this time we wanna dig even deeper! It will get cozy and smooth, with lots of cool cats from the Ruhr area and beyond! Embrace this opportunity to get to know blues-y perfection with the help of fantastic teachers and talented dancers! There will be a whole lotta dancin' and smilin' and bluesin' together! Meet you at Diggin Deep! Stay tuned for more information!
18thLittle Blues Sister vol. IV PragueBlues Workshop
Little Blues Sister vol. IV 10/18/2019 City: Prague, Czech Republic Dances: Blues A cozy little workshop in the beautiful Prague. Blues & more than just blues, 7 hours of workshops, 3 parties, 2 bands, love, and dancing.
25thBlues & Fusion Fika StockholmBlues, Fusion Workshop
Blues & Fusion Fika 10/25/2019 City: Stockholm, Sweden Dances: Blues, Fusion Welcome to the first ever Blues and Fusion festival in Stockholm! We’re calling it Blue Fika Fest since our blues is blue, our fusion is blues-inspired, and fika* is our way of life.
Teachers: Flouer Evelyn (US)
Shirel Jen Archambeau (FR)
Bands: The Sky Is Crying (Gothenburg)
Fusion band TBD
25thHappy Feet CanberraLindy, Blues Workshop
Happy Feet 10/25/2019 City: Canberra, Australia Dances: Lindy, Blues A brand new event in the nation's capital with teaching and musical talent to boot!
25thMoonshine Blues Festival North Berwick, ScotlandBlues Workshop
Moonshine Blues Festival 10/25/2019 City: North Berwick, Scotland, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Join us at a luxury hotel on the sea shore for a weekend of social dancing, live music, workshops and teacher training! Teachers: Damon Stone, Kelsy Stone, Vicci Moore, Adamo Ciarallo Bands: TBC
November, 2019
7thHoly City Blues Exchange X: Ten Year Anniversary CharlestonBlues Exchange
Holy City Blues Exchange X: Ten Year Anniversary 11/7/2019 City: Charleston, USA Dances: Blues Join us as we celebrate 10 magical years of Blues in beautiful Charleston, SC, the home of Holy City Blues!
7thSignifyin' Blues 2019 Los AngelesBlues Workshop
Signifyin' Blues 2019 11/7/2019 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues A 4 day Blues music and dance festival in Los Angeles, CA benefitting Barbara Morrison's CA Jazz & Blues Museum! Teachers: TBA (the best of the best) Bands: 3x Grammy nominee Barbara Morrison & about a dozen other Grammy winning and nominated blues/jazz/funk bands
8thThe American Lindy Hop Championships / ASDC Reunion New York CityLindy, Blues Workshop
The American Lindy Hop Championships / ASDC Reunion 11/8/2019 City: New York City, USA Dances: Lindy, Blues The American Lindy Hop Championships for 2019 offers Lindy Hop and related forms, Jazz and Tap at the historic Grand Prospect Hall in Park Slope Brooklyn just a few train stops away from Times Square. We'll dine & dance in 3 ballrooms with discounted hotel accommodations just blocks away. Groups come at a discount and get table seating adjacent to the dance floor in the main.3 story ballroom.
15thBlues Baby Blues LondonBlues Workshop
Blues Baby Blues 11/15/2019 City: London, United Kingdom Dances: Blues We're excited to bring Blues Baby Blues back in 2019! What can you expect? Amazing live music and parties, fun competitions, inspiring teachers and top quality workshops.
15thGainesville Lindy Exchange 2019 Gainesville, FlBlues, Lindy Exchange
Gainesville Lindy Exchange 2019 11/15/2019 City: Gainesville, Fl, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy GLX is back! This year we will provide two nights of live music during our main dances plus two afternoons and late nights of djed music from some of the best djs in Florida! Late night will include some lindy followed by blues and alcohol may be purchased at the late night venue's bar. Don't miss out on our 34th St. graffiti activity either! Bands: TBA
21stKiwi Lindy Exchange South IslandLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Kiwi Lindy Exchange 11/21/2019 City: South Island, New Zealand Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Swing Dancing Road Trip Around NZ!!! We only have 50 seats on the Lindy Bus so if you want to be first in line to get the full details and register. head to to add your name to our mailing list. I grew up in Queenstown so I have spent a lot of time adventuring around New Zealand and now I want to invite other Swing Dancers to check it out too. This trip includes transport from Christchurch to Te Anau, Queenstown and then back to Christchurch stopping by, beaches, forests, waterfalls, wineries, mountains etc. Plus Social dancing every night either with the local scenes or some nights we will be in the middle of no where.
21stMelbourne Lindy Exchange MelbourneLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Melbourne Lindy Exchange 11/21/2019 City: Melbourne, Australia Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Lindy Exchange in Melbourne.
22ndFollowlogie MontrealLindy, Blues Workshop
Followlogie 11/22/2019 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Lindy, Blues Followlogie is all-encompassing celebration of the follower's role in the world of swing dances, including Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz & Blues, while offering fresh and new persepectives for leaders on how important their partners are. Followlogie features some of the most inspiring international teachers to develop the art of being a strong follower. To participate in Followlogie is essentially finding a space to work your dance skills as a follower and as a leader, keeping in mind the follower's perspective. Solo, couple and exploration dance classes are offered to develop the tools you need to find your voice and define your dancer's identity. The competitions, the show, the discussions, the music and dance nights are as many occasions to fill up with inspiration !!! CELEBRATE - EMPOWER - UNDERSTAND - EXPRESS !! We intend: To offer great opportunities for dancers expressing and celebrating the follower role To develop leader skill level in creating exceptional moves and movement based on the connected partnership inherent to our dance To provide a medium for the expression, empowerment, and development and celebration of women's place in the swing community We intend to create spaces for developing one's individuality for all who wish to invest the follower's role. The goal is to define and express Jazz dancer identities, knowledge of the solo and couple formats for social dancing and/or performance in a fun and empowering environment emphasizing inclusiveness. Most importantly, we wish to do all of this while considering the realities that women specifically face in our community and the ways in which men can complement, understand, celebrate and support them.
28thPocket Change Exchange ChristchurchLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Pocket Change Exchange 11/28/2019 City: Christchurch, New Zealand Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa PCX is in it's 9th year - an epic fun social exchange in Christchurch, NZ, we are known for being the most fun, friendly and awesome social exchange you could ever want to go to! And at the start of the NZ summer it\'s the perfect time to come holiday afterwards as well!
29thPetit ESpanish Blues Festival MadridBlues Workshop
Petit ESpanish Blues Festival 11/29/2019 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Blues Here at The Big Mama Ballroom we run 2 annual blues dance festivals - ESpanish Blues Festival in April, and it's baby sister, Petit ESBF in December! Petit ESBF is a heart-warming weekend, where dancers and musicians get to work together and bond over the weekend, creating an intimate and connected experience on the dance floor.

Petit ESBF is a no-frills weekend for the social dance lover! No competitions, no shows, no interruptions... just great classes, incredible music, lots of social dancing and wonderful people!!
Teachers: Adamo & Vicci
Alba & Gas
Bands: Stefano Ronchi
More TBC
December, 2019
5thLazy Blues Stuttgart 2019 StuttgartBlues Workshop
Lazy Blues Stuttgart 2019 12/5/2019 City: Stuttgart, Germany Dances: Blues Do you like it nice and cosy? For you, does blues dancing mean meditation, relaxation, and pure joy? Do you always wanted to find out more about how to have even more relaxed dances, how to savor every movement and become one with the music? Then Lazy Blues is your perfect match!!!
12thBlues Fever ViennaBlues, Solo Jazz Workshop
Blues Fever 12/12/2019 City: Vienna, Austria Dances: Blues, Solo Jazz
12thBlues Fever Festival ViennaBlues Workshop
Blues Fever Festival 12/12/2019 City: Vienna, Austria Dances: Blues ****THE NEW FESTIVAL IN VIENNA**** There will be lots of social dancing, two floors, amazing teachers, 6 bands, aaaaaand different competition devisions such as: - Newcomers M&M, - Open M&M, - Invitational M&M , - bring your own partner (Strictly), - Solo - Short Showcase (40 to 80 seconds) And a lot of #BluesLove
13thWild West Xmas Festival Sofiko Korinthias - 1 hour away from AthensLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Wild West Xmas Festival 12/13/2019 City: Sofiko Korinthias - 1 hour away from Athens, Greece Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Just before Christmas on the 13-15 December we are going on a 3-days excursion at the Ranch, a camp ... SALOON in the WILD WEST! The campsite is absolutely breathtaking! Big horses and ponies to ride, two big (actual) Saloons providing warm beverages, a western themed dinning room with exceptional choices of -greek- food, an archery course to begin your day and of course a lot of swing dancing! The menu of the weekend includes, *LIVE Band Music every night & great swing & r&b Djs, *Swing dance workshops by our amazing teacher team *Horse riding Lessons *Archery Courses *Crazy Parties on Friday and Saturday night *Afternoon Sunday party and of course we will dance our arsh off!
27thUpside Down GhentLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Upside Down 12/27/2019 City: Ghent, Belgium Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa A dazzling fresh swing dance festival in Ghent
28thIce Swing Holiday BudapestLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Ice Swing Holiday 12/28/2019 City: Budapest, Hungary Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Swing with us to 2020 with an unforgettable weekend! A wide range of colourful programmes will ensure your wholesome entertainment. The excellent atmosphere is guaranteed: a multitude of social programmes in the day, whereas 3 venues, 5 parties and 4 live bands in the evening. Architecture, atmosphere, culinary delicacies and community! Let's celebrate the new year together, the party capital of Europe and Pepita welcome you!
January, 2020
10thCrazy Blues - III Edition Montecatini TermeBlues Workshop
Crazy Blues - III Edition 1/10/2020 City: Montecatini Terme, Italy Dances: Blues A full immersion weekend dedicated to the Blues dance and the Blues live music in a "All inclusive" formula: accommodation + classes + parties & crazy afterparties until late... all in the same place! The festival is located in the middle of beautiful, charming Tuscany in Italy, and more precisely in Montecatini Terme, a suburb of Pistoia famous for its thermal water and the Liberty style. Registration will open on 1st September 2019.
23rdFairbridge Dance Camp PinjarraLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Fairbridge Dance Camp 1/23/2020 City: Pinjarra, Australia Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Simply Swing Dance Camp is Western Australia's most fun and educational Annual Swing Dance Event!! Everything happens at Fairbridge Village, workshops, meals, taster classes and social dancing. Enjoy the heritage listed cottages, within walking distance to the hall. Your Workshop ticket will include all workshops, taster classes and social dances on your selected day and you can participate in as much or as little as you choose. If you don't want to do workshops, Thats Fine! Come and relax and enjoy the social dances every night. Come and enjoy a total immersion experience and a place with a real sense of community. Friendly and enthusiastic dancers come together to learn from 6 of the best dancers in the world and have fun!!
24th1st Hully Blues Drochtersen-HüllBlues Workshop
1st Hully Blues 1/24/2020 City: Drochtersen-Hüll, Germany Dances: Blues There will be Blues in the old farm house between Hamburg and Bremen, cows and sauna, some month after the 1st Balboa Swing Farm and the 6th Hully Hop Swing Farm . In the middle of nowhere but reachable by train (and free private shuttle), plane (Hamburg Airport) or car (90 minutes from Hamburg). International blues dance teachers, live music, DJs, sauna, and nice carefree, all inclusive, all under one roof packages are waiting for you.
24th1st Hülly Blues HüllBlues Workshop
1st Hülly Blues 1/24/2020 City: Hüll, Germany Dances: Blues There will be Blues in the old farm house between Hamburg and Bremen, cows and sauna, some month after the 1st Balboa Swing Farm and the 6th Hülly Hop Swing Farm .

In the middle of nowhere but reachable by train (and free private shuttle), plane (Hamburg Airport) or car (90 minutes from Hamburg).

International blues dance teachers, live music, DJs, sauna, and nice carefree, all inclusive, all under one roof packages are waiting for you.
Teachers: Eric Nieland, Cédric Clerc, Caroline Faivre Bands: The Sky is crying
31stLjubljana Blues Exchange LjubljanaBlues Exchange
Ljubljana Blues Exchange 1/31/2020 City: Ljubljana, Slovenia Dances: Blues Blues exchange featuring live music, secret trip, fun daytime activities, and town tour! Save the date and stayed tuned for more info! - my narcissistic home page. It don't mean a thing..

(show dances)
Solo Jazz
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W Workshop
E Exchange
H House Party

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