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February, 2019
1stBlack Label Blues EdinburghBlues, Fusion Workshop
Black Label Blues 2/1/2019 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Fusion Black Label Blues returns in 2019 to continue building the blues dance community. This time we are featuring:

- Foundations and General level workshops with Damon Stone
- Classes with some of our blues community heroes
- 3 parties!
- An optional teacher training programme with Damon Stone
- Limited numbers to keep that friendly community vibe
- All in a boutique hotel in Edinburgh - limited residential passes will be available.
Teachers: Damon Stone Bands: TBC
1stRuth & Mike in Stockholm 2019 StockholmBlues Workshop
Ruth & Mike in Stockholm 2019 2/1/2019 City: Stockholm, Sweden Dances: Blues For the second time, by public demand, we bring you Ruth and Mike for a small & intimate Workshop in Stockholm. Teachers: Ruth and Mike Bands: Dan Nash
8thBlack Coffee Blues Exchange 2019 Tel AvivBlues Exchange
Black Coffee Blues Exchange 2019 2/8/2019 City: Tel Aviv, Israel Dances: Blues You might call it winter, but in Tel Aviv spring will have arrived!

Three nights and four parties in amazing venues as well as a pre-party and after party is what we like to call value for money. Those of you who have been here before know that we put music first and will have outstanding live music and DJ's that will have you dancing until the early hours. This year we are also adding a series of lectures about blues music and history to go together with the parties.
15thBackwater Blues Huntsville, ALBlues Workshop
Backwater Blues 2/15/2019 City: Huntsville, AL, USA Dances: Blues Backwater Blues is focused specifically on the education and preservation of the sub genre of vintage blues idiom dances known as Ballroomin' Blues. Teachers: Mike Legenthal, Dan Legenthal, Julie Brown, Laney Barhaugh Bands: Taryn Newborne and The K-Night Owls
15thGrey & Nathaniel Blues Workshop San Luis ObispoBlues Workshop
Grey & Nathaniel Blues Workshop 2/15/2019 City: San Luis Obispo, USA Dances: Blues Join Drop Dead Blues for their annual Winter Blues Workshop in San Luis Obispo, California! Enjoy 2 nights of dancing (Fri/Sat) and 2 days of lessons (Sat/Sun) with Grey and Nathaniel! Teachers: Grey Armstrong, Nathaniel Abrea
15thIn Love With Blues 2019 ToursBlues, Fusion Workshop
In Love With Blues 2019 2/15/2019 City: Tours, France Dances: Blues, Fusion In Love With Blues second edition!
6h of classes (4 levels) with 3 couples of teachers from all over the world.
2 parties, 1 tea party.
Live music, DJ Eric and DJ Su.
J&J competition.
Teachers: Caroline Faivre & Cédric Clerc (Strasbourg, France), Melanie Mas & Albert Roca Vila (La Garriga, Spain), Dawa Jung & Youngdon Kown (Seoul, Korea)
21stDouble Shot Valencia Blues & Fusion ValenciaBlues, Fusion Workshop
Double Shot Valencia Blues & Fusion 2/21/2019 City: Valencia, Spain Dances: Blues, Fusion Double Shot Blues is considered one of the best and most important blues and fusion festival in Europe.
This 4th edition is from the 21 to the 24th of february in the beautiful and mediterranean city of Valencia, in Spain.
Four days with parties and masterclasses with the best international teachers such Jenny Sowden, Ruth&Mike, Xandy Liberato and much more.
Double shot parties are indescribable.
An international and tolerant atmosphere with the best live music bands and dj's. Amazing venues and the most important...the good vibes result of lots of work with love.
Teachers: Judit Triguero & Xandy Liberato, Mike & Dan Legenthal, Jenny Sowden, Ruth & Mike, Julie Brown Bands: Dan Nash, David Keogh, The Revolution Band, Eby, Stefano Ronchi & more...
22ndDiversion 20th Anniversary: Where Swing & Blues Meet DenverBlues, Lindy, Other Workshop
Diversion 20th Anniversary: Where Swing & Blues Meet 2/22/2019 City: Denver, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Other Previously known as Lindy Diversion. Diversion is dedicated to the pure enjoyment of dancing. Our event comprises instruction in Lindy, Blues, and solo movement, superb live music, hard-hitting performances, and a lot of incredible social dancing. This promises to be the perfect diversion for you this February!
22ndThis Jawn is My Jam PhiladelphiaBlues Workshop
This Jawn is My Jam 2/22/2019 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Blues Powerhoues Blues's idiom focused dance weekend with added Philly flavor!

Come for a weekend of cozy dancing and learning in the city of brotherly love. This is our second year and we can't wait to announce what's in store.
Teachers: Sarah Lokay, Ross Blythe, Miryam Coppersmith, Genevieve Senechal Bands: Live Music TBA
March, 2019
1stAustin Blues Party 12 AustinBlues Workshop
Austin Blues Party 12 3/1/2019 City: Austin, USA Dances: Blues The 12th iteration of our big damn blues party. Tons of instructors, DJs, bands, competitions and party. Come on home to Texas, y'all. Teachers: Damon Stone, Julie Brown, Heidi Fite, Dexter Santos, Grace Jones-Taylor, Kara Fabina, Kenneth Shop, Laney Barhaugh, Gray Ruffin, Nathaniel Abrea Bands: Eastside Kings, more TBA
1stBig Red Swing Workshop Weekend 2019 BloomingtonBlues, Lindy, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Big Red Swing Workshop Weekend 2019 3/1/2019 City: Bloomington, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz, Shag Amazing annual event in Btown. Come see IU's beautiful campus.
1stPirate Swing Ann ArborBlues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Pirate Swing 3/1/2019 City: Ann Arbor, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Pirate Swing celebrates 10 years!
8thBackdoor to Blues VII ParisBlues, Lindy Workshop
Backdoor to Blues VII 3/8/2019 City: Paris, France Dances: Blues, Lindy 4 levels in Lindy-hop / 4 levels in Blues / 1 level in Swing teaching / 1 level in Blues teaching / 2 orchestra parties Teachers: Caroline Faivre & Cédric Clerc (Strasbourg, France),
Chloé Boucard & Peter Wishart (Rennes, France), Susana Bernal Sanchez (Toulouse, France) & Fabien Vrillon (Grenoble, France), Rija Ridz (Paris, France) & Lisa Clarke (Grenoble, France),
Bands: The Rhythm Sketches
8thLisbon Blues LisboaBlues Exchange
Lisbon Blues 3/8/2019 City: Lisboa, Portugal Dances: Blues Lisbon Blues • Lisbon - Portugal
8th to 10th March 2019

A long standing dream of doing a Blues Exchange in Lisbon is finally coming to fruition, from the 8th to the 10th of March ,Lisbon will be dancing Blues.

​And what an emotion, to be able to dance in the city of the seven hills with it's old world atmosphere and a light that makes the happiness of photographers and filmmakers.

With an international vibe but still a little town feel Lisbon has an enchanting alure that invites us to enjoy life.

By the way, Lisbon Blues is organized by Swing Station (the organizer of Atlantic Blues), so you'll only get the chance to enjoy our Blues Exchange every two years as in the other year we'll be organizing Atlantic Blues.​

Parties:
Friday night, 8th March:
Saturday night, 9th March:
Sunday night, 10th March:

Daytime Activities: TBA
Bands: TBA
14thBlues workshop with Leigh and Daire GlasgowBlues Workshop
Blues workshop with Leigh and Daire 3/14/2019 City: Glasgow, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Teachers: Leigh Anderson, Daire Mac An Bhaird
14thCocoa Blues&Fusion Exchange Barcelona BarcelonaBlues, Fusion Exchange
Cocoa Blues&Fusion Exchange Barcelona 3/14/2019 City: Barcelona, Spain Dances: Blues, Fusion Two passions put together, good music and chocolate in the heart of Barcelona. 4th Edition of this Exchange with 4 nights with live music, historical venues, a gastronomical day-trip, competitions, chocolate and loads of fun! :-)
14thCruisin' for a Bluesin' Los AngelesBlues Exchange
Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 3/14/2019 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues BLUES CRUISE!!

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

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

Dance Your Aft Off!
Bands: TBA
15thAires de Blues 2019 Buenos AiresBlues Workshop
Aires de Blues 2019 3/15/2019 City: Buenos Aires, Argentina Dances: Blues Aires de Blues 2019

The 4th edition of the Argentinean blues dance festival.

A weekend full of blues with 3 nights of dancing to live music and 2 days of workshop with local and international teachers.
Teachers: Alma Applegate
An Diaz
Brian Cardiff
Eugenia Della Latta
Felipe Trizzi
Francisco Nemiña
Gabriel Gratzer
Gabriela Mayoni
Mari Turco
Ornella Sordelli
Sofia Filizzola
Sofia Pi
Tomás González
Valeria Ramb
Valeria Tiffenberg
Bands: Cesar Valdomir blues band
Daniel De Vita blues trio
Gabriel Gratzer & the big tequilas
Nico Smoljan & his southern jukes
Xime Monzón blues band
15thSteel City Blues Festival PittsburghBlues Workshop
Steel City Blues Festival 3/15/2019 City: Pittsburgh, USA Dances: Blues Come out for the best instructors, DJs, and bands here in the beautiful Steel City (aka Pittsburgh)!
22ndHyggeBlues CopenhagenBlues Workshop
HyggeBlues 3/22/2019 City: Copenhagen, Denmark Dances: Blues Blues festival with classes, 3 parties and live music every night Teachers: Ruth & Mike + Kenneth & Laney Bands: Stefano Ronchi +more
22ndlil'Ladybug Blues Exchange EindhovenBlues Exchange
lil'Ladybug Blues Exchange 3/22/2019 City: Eindhoven, Netherlands Dances: Blues Next to 2 hours all-levels workshop with Taryn&Ollie we will have other activities and lot's of dancing in the design capitol of the Nederland. Bands: Van Tastic
April, 2019
4thbluesSHOUT! 2019 ChicagoBlues Exchange
bluesSHOUT! 2019 4/4/2019 City: Chicago, USA Dances: Blues
5thBelta Blues NewcastleBlues Workshop
Belta Blues 4/5/2019 City: Newcastle, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Join us for a weekend of blues with classes for experienced dancers and parties for all.
Teachers: www.viviennivesse.com/philippa-svensson
5thGood Fellow Blues ParisBlues Workshop
Good Fellow Blues 4/5/2019 City: Paris, France Dances: Blues We propose an innovative program for the classes: classes of Traditional Blue dance with Agnieszka and Konrad (Poland) (your dance sharing will never be the same again), and "Tango for Blues" with Yannick and Sandrine (France) (your ochos will never be the same again;-)). The Good Fellow Blues 2019 : 4 hours of 2 level classes, 3 parties with 2 Traditional Blues lives, a mix of traditional Blues and fusion for the DJ sets, amazing venues and time to visit Paris. Registration will open on Sunday 2th December. Fr-Sat pass: 70€. Full pass: 80€.
A cosy, friendly event to share fellow spirit and technique.
Teachers: Agnieszka and Konrad : Poland
Yannick and Sandrine : France
Bands: Little Tom : France
René Miller & Dédé Macchabee : France
12thESpanish Blues Festival MadridBlues Workshop
ESpanish Blues Festival 4/12/2019 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Blues Teachers: Adamo and Vicci
Alba and Gas
Nathaniel and Grey
Nick and Ilaria
Konrad and Agnieszka
Bands: Dan Nash, Joshua Fialkoff, Revolution Recess Band, and more
26thWillow Blues Exchange 2019 ŁódźBlues, Fusion Exchange
Willow Blues Exchange 2019 4/26/2019 City: Łódź, Poland Dances: Blues, Fusion For now we can promise you that the event will be as cozy as it was in the previous years, with a lot of our local magic and warmth. We'll show you our favourite places, introduce our favourite musicians and feed you with the best food. The non-blues workshops are our tradition, too. And hugs, of course, unlimitted.
May, 2019
2ndPorto Blues Exchange PortoBlues, Fusion Exchange
Porto Blues Exchange 5/2/2019 City: Porto, Portugal Dances: Blues, Fusion Community based Blues exchange in the beautiful city of Porto. Bands: TJ Jazz, Rhythm & Booze, Smokestackers
3rdFallin' In Blues GrenobleBlues Workshop
Fallin' In Blues 5/3/2019 City: Grenoble, France Dances: Blues A full immersion weekend dedicated to the Blues dance and the Blues live music, with couple and solo classes, in the French Alps capital!
3 parties, 7 hours classes, J&J and solo competitions
Teachers: Lisa Clarke(UK) and Dan Repsch (USA), Caroline Faivre & Cédric Clerc (F), Ilaria Parisi & Nick Shirbini (UK, It) Bands: Dan Nash & Ray Wallen (UK), Barefoot Iano (AUS) & Cincinnati Slim (USA)
3rdIRN Blues GlasgowBlues, Fusion Workshop
IRN Blues 5/3/2019 City: Glasgow, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Fusion Teachers: Andrew Smith, Isabelle Mugai, Agnieszka Burza, Becky Norris
10thBluesGeek 2019 NashvilleBlues Workshop
BluesGeek 2019 5/10/2019 City: Nashville, USA Dances: Blues Last year's nerdiest blues weekend returns with a new date, an extra day of instruction, nightly musical acts focused on different blues genres, and more content for you to geek over. Be on the look out for updates in the coming months.

#geekswillunite #bluesgeek2019
Teachers: To Be Announced Bands: To Be Announced
17thCanadian Swing Championships 2019 SherbrookeBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie, West Coast Workshop
Canadian Swing Championships 2019 5/17/2019 City: Sherbrooke, Canada Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie, West Coast The Canadian Swing Championships is an annual weekend of mayhem for all types of Swing dance. 4 days of incredible competitions, workshops with international dancers and teachers, live bands and more!
24thBlossom Blues 2019 ZurichBlues Workshop
Blossom Blues 2019 5/24/2019 City: Zurich, Switzerland Dances: Blues Blossom Blues is back next year! Save the date: May 24th-26th, 2019 in Zurich, Switzerland!

Blossom Blues Highlights:
* 2 days of workshop
* 3 nights of parties with 5 live bands
* You design your own workshop adventure in blues idiom dances and blues music styles
* Traditional blues music at parties
* And as always, live music in classes

**Registration opens January 24th, 2019**
24thRed Hot Blues & BBQ 2019 Washington, DCBlues Exchange
Red Hot Blues & BBQ 2019 5/24/2019 City: Washington, DC, USA Dances: Blues Some warm, toasty, delicious information for you, dance friends! Red Hot Blues & BBQ 2019 has a finalized date. Mark your calendars for May 24-27, 2019, for the sizzling, soulful event you know and love.

With blues dancing, live music, great DJs, afternoon BBQs, 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.

All our love,
Capital Blues
29thTOULOUSE BLUES MARATHON ToulouseBlues Workshop
TOULOUSE BLUES MARATHON 5/29/2019 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Blues 5 social nights
4 social afternoon
11 concerts
9 hours of classes (from 11am to 14:30)
non stop party from 15h30 until next breakfast saturday and sunday !!!
Teachers: Mike & Dan, Lisa & Fabien, Alba & Gas, Anne-Helene & Bernard Bands: Dan Nash, Hot Engine Band, Mister Tchang Trio, Agathe Da Rama, The Blues & Bones, The Raggedy Junkers sextet
30thStockholm Blues Fest: The retreat StockholmBlues Workshop
Stockholm Blues Fest: The retreat 5/30/2019 City: Stockholm, Sweden Dances: Blues A warm WELCOME to the annual Stockholm Blues Fest! This year is the 10th jubilee! We’re looking forward to see both old and new friends joining us for this celebration!

Expect a long weekend of inspiring workshops with international blues teachers, late night blues parties, and plenty of time for connection on and off the dance floor!
Teachers: Mike Legenthal, Dan Legenthal, Jean-Charles Joyss Bands: Queen Josephine and The Blues Trail, more TBD
June, 2019
14thThe Slow Down 2019 BrnoBlues Workshop
The Slow Down 2019 6/14/2019 City: Brno, Czech Republic Dances: Blues Hey guys, we are organizing a new event in Brno. It combines a slow swing & blues.

3 nights, 4 bands, chill out picnic and barbecues, history talks, couple and solo classes with international teachers! And, of course, crazy Saturday night in legendary world war II bunker! Come to visit us in Brno :)
Teachers: Sep Vermeersch, Els Houttequiet Bands: Miss Mikey May and The Organ Grinders, Prime Minister Benny & his Clumsy Fingers, House Band, ...
20thMile High Blues 2019 Denver, COBlues Workshop
Mile High Blues 2019 6/20/2019 City: Denver, CO, USA Dances: Blues Save the date for Mile High Blues 2019
Celebrating 10 years!!

Featuring a Gala Thursday night
THREE days of Workshops - Friday, Saturday AND Sunday
Events for the whole family
Live music like you've never seen before
28thBlues Summer Moscow Echange MoscowBlues Exchange
Blues Summer Moscow Echange 6/28/2019 City: Moscow, Russia Dances: Blues The Summer is closer than it seems and we are welcoming you to the 1st Moscow Blues Exchange! See Moscow in its best mood, weather and find out how warm is the blues scene here!
What to expect?
3 parties and a preparty with the best Moscow live bands
Special guest Stefano Ronchi
Show-case contest
Venues with great atmosphere every day
Amazing tours around Moscow that will make you fall in love with the city!
==Support with visa issues - just ask!==
Meet the new and old blues friends from all over the world here!
Bands: Hot Engines Band, Stefano Ronchi etc
July, 2019
12thAlbany Lindy & Blues & Swimming 2019 Albany, NYBlues, Lindy, Fusion Exchange
Albany Lindy & Blues & Swimming 2019 7/12/2019 City: Albany, NY, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Fusion Music. Dancing. Food. Swimming. Shenanigans. Albany.
19thRebel Heart Blues - 2nd Beat CorkBlues Workshop
Rebel Heart Blues - 2nd Beat 7/19/2019 City: Cork, Ireland Dances: Blues The little workshop with the big heart goes international for 2019.
Pack your bags next summer and explore Ireland's second city, Cork, with its unique character, vibrant live music scene, and friendly inhabitants.
5 international instructors, 3 levels to choose from & 3 parties.
Teachers: Adamo Ciarallo, Vicci Moore, Leigh Anderson, Niclas Palmér, Sandra Thörn
26thSweet Molasses Blues Boston, MABlues Workshop
Sweet Molasses Blues 7/26/2019 City: Boston, MA, USA Dances: Blues Sweet Molasses Blues returns to Boston July 26-28 2019!

What can you expect? I'm so glad you asked
- 2 full days of classes with top notch instructors (including some special guests)
- 3 nights of live Blues music
- Spectacular choreography and performances
- Sunday evening Soul Food dinner
- Sunday late night booty-shakin' after party!

Sounds pretty sweet, doncha think?

Want to know more? Learn in 3 easy steps!
1) Like the Sweet Molasses Blues page
2) Read the info on www.sweetmolassesblues.com
3) RSVP "yes" to the event and invite your friends!
Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
27thStudio Hop Summer Camp Mont DoreBlues Workshop
Studio Hop Summer Camp 7/27/2019 City: Mont Dore, France Dances: Blues One Week of holidays an Blues dancing in the middle of France, Live music every party, pool party, sauna, hammam, Jaccuzzis, french food, chees & wine :) in the middle beautifull french volcanoes Teachers: Vicci & Adamo, Alba & Gas, Lisa & Fabien, Anne-Helene & Bernard, more to come Bands: Hot Engines Band, Mister Tchang Trio, The Raggedy Junkers sextet, The Blues & Bones


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