4thAthens Lindy Exchange
AthensLindy, Blues, Balboa
Athens Lindy Exchange
City: Athens, Greece
Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa
Athens Lindy Exchange 2020!!! We had an amazing time thanks to all of you! We are ex-changing the dates, putting the next exchange at the beginning of June! Save the date for our next ALE! June 04-07 2020 -- You are invited to spend 3 days full of Athens night life, sun, great food and smiling people! This year we are throwing our first Lindy exchange in our city! This exchange is going to blow your mind! Much different and underground from the fests you've met, we promise to show you around the very best parts of our city and make you feel like a local! Athens is an awesome place, if you know where to go! On Thursday .. lets go to the awesome welcome party! On Friday.. we'll swing out under the moonlight! On Saturday.. we will give you a morning city tour and and an... evening pub/bar one! You'll meet the famous... Athens by night On Sunday.. we will go swimming to a blue waters beach and have cold beers all day long! And of course, all that will.. swing! Let's dance! -- More to be announced soon... #ale2020 #sunny #athens
City: Minsk, Belarus
You are our guest on June 5-7 at the Blues Picnic!
Meet the sunrises together, wrap up yourself in blankets around the campfire, dance all night long and share the best dances.
After a long separation, we return back with new thoughts and ideas:
• teachers in love with their work,
• unique workshops,
• musicians who enchant you,
Teachers: Miguel A. Cruz, Darya Novikova, Alexandr Kalevich, Valeria Trifonova, Veronica Demeniuk, Igor Ben
Bands: Hot Engines Band, Good Company
City: Chicago, USA
Started as a series of house parties in the early aughts, CUBE has run in congruence with the Chicago Blues Festival for over a decade. Though the event has changed hands multiple times, it's still going strong, defined by it's daytime appreciation of the living tradition of the Blues and it's evenings spent dancing with friends. A purely social event, it's a chill party every year in the Windy City.
5thGood Fellow Blues Paris
Good Fellow Blues Paris
City: Paris, France
5 hours of classes, 2 couples of international teachers, 3 parties, live with Dan Nash, a cozy atmosphere, no competition, space to dance... and Paris in June !
Teachers: Agniezka, Konrad, Carla, Rodrigo
Bands: Dan Nash
12thThe Slow Down
The Slow Down
City: Brno, Czech Republic
Hello our dear fellow blues dancers! :) We would like to invite you to Brno for our next edition of The Slow Down!
Teachers: Gaston, Alba, Sep
Bands: The Dudes of Ellington, Hoochie Coochie Band, Two house bands and maybe one jam band for Thursday preparty
19thTrippin’ Blues Amsterdam
Trippin’ Blues Amsterdam
City: Amsterdam, Netherlands
The fourth Trippin' Blues Amsterdam festival for traditional Blues & Slow Jazz. Weekend workshops from Europe's finest teachers. Parties with the best Blues dance bands and DJ's on dutch soil. Optional exchange program on Thursday & Friday to visit our capital in a dancing way. Come dance with us in the city of canals, bikes, red lights en windmills. ... by The Blues Joint
25thCanceled: Beantown Camp
Beverly, MassachusettsBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
Canceled: Beantown Camp
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!
25thNorthwest Jazz Immersion
Lacey, WashingtonBlues, Solo Jazz
Northwest Jazz Immersion
City: Lacey, Washington, USA
Dances: Blues, Solo Jazz
Join Brenda Russell of DanceMode for this traditional Dixieland Jazz festival and learn the roots of Jazz and Blues. Mini lessons, tons of social dancing, multiple dance floors and bands to choose from all weekend!!!
16thSeravezza Blues Camp
Seravezza Blues Camp
City: Seravezza, Italy
The deepest blues experience,
with music and dance students working together.
Teachers: Brenda Russell and more...
Bands: Emiblues and more...
17thToulouse Fusion Weekend
24thPortland Blues Dance Festival
PortlandBlues, Lindy, Fusion, West Coast
Portland Blues Dance Festival
City: Portland, USA
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Fusion, West Coast
Portland Blues Dance Festival features beginner-friendly blues dance workshops to help beginners learn how to cut a rug and join the community of Portland's blues dance scene!
City: CINCINNATI, USA
Dances: Blues, Lindy
Experience a weekend packed with swing dancing, live music from top-notch bands, and a community of dancers from across the Midwest coming together to experience the best Cincinnati has to offer.
11thAires de Blues 2020
Aires de Blues 2020
City: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Having a festival that is repeated yearly is an honor and a permanent challenge. We organizers are grateful for all the presence, enthusiasm and feedback we receive with each edition.
This year we will be putting together the festival based on the needs and tastes of those who attend. There will be two days of lessons and three nights of partying and dancing with live bands.
We will build the schedule around what the attendees tell us they want to focus on and what the interests are.
Welcome to the fifth Blues Aires.
City: Copenhagen, Denmark
Dances: Blues, Fusion
A blues and fusion exchange, focused on good music and community driven activities.
Lots of live music and a dedicated room for both Fusion and Blues.
The event will be quite cheap (65 €) but we hope that everybody will do a little something to make the event awesome: Play a DJ set, organize an excursion, bake a cake, help decorating, help out at the bar or something similar.
We have a lovely venue with a bar, a sauna for late night relaxing, a cosy space to hang out and 2 dance floors.
LondonBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo Jazz, Shag, Other
City: London, United Kingdom
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo Jazz, Shag, Other
An epic weekend dedicated to throwing down hard and fast. This weekend is all about the art of competing, featuring the annual London Throwdown Championships. For the social dancers out there we’ll be packing in plenty of time for social dancing to the live bands and DJs each night too so there’s something for everyone.
City: Bristol, United Kingdom
Dances: Blues, Fusion
A truly Bristolian Fusion|Blues Dance weekender. Switch-y, genderless dancing, 2 days of lessons, 3 nights of socials - with live and DJ'd Blues and Fusion - as well as unique Bristol experiences. Come Sin with us :P
17thNorth Star Blues
North Star Blues
City: Minneapolis, USA
North Star Blues has been called "your blues dance vacation" as it's a relaxed, friendly and fun exchange that showcases Minnesota values and musicians. You'll get lots of opportunity to get to know dancers at afternoon chill social events and then throw down in the evening with amazing live bands and national DJs.
Bands: Past bands: Blue Giants, James "Cornbread" Harris, Joyann Parker, Annie Mack, Bernard Allison
18thLindy on the Rocks
DenverBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo Jazz
Lindy on the Rocks
City: Denver, USA
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo Jazz
Lindy on the Rocks is all about the granddaddy of all swing dances, the Lindy Hop, although you will find other vintage dances mixed in as well. Lindy Hop can be danced slowly or very fast (when you’re ready). Our event provides high-quality instruction from the most talented swing dancers in the world. You can look forward to classes for all levels, live swing music, and plenty of social dancing.
Teachers: Jon Tigert, Jenna Applegarth, Anthony Chen, Irina Amzashvili, and more...
25thEmerald City Blues Festival
Emerald City Blues Festival
City: Seattle, USA
25thExpress Track Blues
New York CityBlues
Express Track Blues
City: New York City, USA
Our mission is to break through barriers to learning, instill confidence, and provide intermediate dancers with a platform in which to "level up" their dancing. We encourage dancers of ALL levels to evolve and hone their craft and skills. Through education and social dance, we aim to cultivate a community that celebrates and appreciates the rich culture and history of blues dancing.
City: Philadelphia, USA
Blues Muse is an event that is dedicated to partnership above all else. From our early years championing follower voice and creativity, we have grown to become the event to be at to hone your partnership skills, flex your creativity, and engage in deep learning about the techniques and theories around connection.
6thSignifyin' Blues 2020
Signifyin' Blues 2020
City: Los Angeles, USA
3rd Annual Music and Dance Event benefitting Barbara Morrison's California Jazz & Blues Museum.
Signifyin' Blues honors the origin of Blues through our workshops and commitment to Live Blues music every night of the event!
Bands: Barbara Morrison, Erica Brown, Brother Yusef, Missy Andersen, Cheyenne Amen, & more!
13thHot Cider Swing
KissimmeeBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie
Hot Cider Swing
City: Kissimmee, USA
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie
Hot Cider Swing
Welcome to the Christmas exchange down in the sunshine state. This is the very first Hot Cider Swing and we aren't holding back! The weekend will include things like:
-3 Rooms of dancing
-Mix and match (with a Cash prize)
-10 hours of Classes
We can't wait to include more dances in our repertoire. We are bringing teachers and DJs from all over Florida and two amazing teachers from Saint Louis! Classes and dances will include: