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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.
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
5thHard Knox Knoxville, TNLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Hard Knox 4/5/2019 City: Knoxville, TN, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Hard Knox is returning for its 6th year to provide a place to learn, dance, throw down, inspire, and have fun with dancers from across the Midwest and Southeast in the heart of the Tennessee Valley. That includes a free team showcase, 13-piece big band, strictly any-swing goes competition (new this year), electives such as solo jazz, Balboa, Shag, vernacular dances, etc. in addition to Lindy Hop audition tracks, and classes from uncommon instructor pairs. Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Todd Yannacone, Kelly Arsenault, Peter Strom, Jon Tigert, and Mia Goldsmith Halloran Bands: Michael Gamble & his Rhythm Serenaders Orchestra, Michael Gamble & his Rhythm Serenaders
11thFleur de Lindy New OrleansLindy, Balboa Exchange
Fleur de Lindy 4/11/2019 City: New Orleans, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa FLEUR DE LINDY is no ordinary Lindy Exchange. How could it be? New Orleans is no ordinary city! You are invited to experience the beauty and culture of the birthplace of Jazz. Bands: TBD
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
12thFloor Divided 2019 Tallahassee, fLLindy Workshop
Floor Divided 2019 4/12/2019 City: Tallahassee, fL, USA Dances: Lindy “One time at swing camp....” Floor Divided is BACK and all of the counselors from the Swing Dance Club at Florida State are so excited for another great weekend of instruction, dances, and competition! Align yourself with the red, yellow, green, or blue team and dance your way to victory! Teachers: Dee Daniels Locke and Joshua Mclean
25thMidwest Lindyfest 2019 Twin Cities, MNLindy Workshop
Midwest Lindyfest 2019 4/25/2019 City: Twin Cities, MN, USA Dances: Lindy
26thDCLX 2019 Washington, DCLindy Exchange
DCLX 2019 4/26/2019 City: Washington, DC, USA Dances: Lindy DCLX, the USA’s premier Lindy hop exchange, offers the nation’s best live traditional jazz music, drawing musicians and dancers from across the world, April 26-28, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Bands: TBD
26thGreenBal Greenville, SCBalboa Workshop
GreenBal 4/26/2019 City: Greenville, SC, USA Dances: Balboa Balboa, Tea, and Board Games. 5 dances with 4 hours of class. Teachers: Kadie and Joe Pangburn Bands: The Side Porch Swings
26thScissortail Swing Oklahoma CityLindy, Balboa Workshop
Scissortail Swing 4/26/2019 City: Oklahoma City, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa Hosted by Swingout OKC, Scissortail Swing is Oklahoma City's first Lindy hop workshop and dance weekend!

For our first-ever event, we're bringing the fun! With 6 nationally recognized instructors, 3 live bands, 2 days of instruction, 3 social dances, fierce (and some secret) competitions, AND a jazz brunch, there's plenty to get hyped for!

Whether you have already gotten to know us or haven't met us yet, come to OKC and let us share our community with yours!
Teachers: Peter Flahiff and Lauren Smith
Samantha and Alex Gaw
26thSpring Stomp 2019 CorkLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Spring Stomp 2019 4/26/2019 City: Cork, Ireland Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Welcome to the 3rd Edition of Spring Stomp, 26-28 of April 2019. This year we hope to bring you a weekend of social dancing, workshops in Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz, Charleston, and even some Tap – All in Cork City, Ireland! Teachers: Diana Geisler, Andrew Hsi, Barbora “Bára” Hřebačková
26thSwing into Spring Dallas, TXLindy, Balboa, Shag Workshop
Swing into Spring 4/26/2019 City: Dallas, TX, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag We will have classes in Lindy Hop, Collegiate Shag, Balboa, Sunset Shuffle, Authentic Jazz and Tap. Teachers: Peter Strom, Grace Durant, Ryan Martin, Kiera Hansen, Ursula Hicks, Spencer Lovelace, Elaine Hewlett, Alex Zahabizadeh, Veronica Adams, Misty Owens
26thWillow Blues Exchange 2019 ŁódźFusion Exchange
Willow Blues Exchange 2019 4/26/2019 City: Łódź, Poland Dances: 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.
30thMenorca Lindy Exchange 2019 Ciutadella de MenorcaLindy Exchange
Menorca Lindy Exchange 2019 4/30/2019 City: Ciutadella de Menorca, Spain Dances: Lindy This year more than a weekend, open air dances, tourism, culture, food, night parties. Teachers: Bands: Meschiya Lake, Madrid Hot Jazz Band, Shakin'all, Swingcat Street Band, The Swing Crusaders, Topsy, Mercadal Big Band
May, 2019
2ndPorto Blues Exchange PortoFusion Exchange
Porto Blues Exchange 5/2/2019 City: Porto, Portugal Dances: Fusion Community based Blues exchange in the beautiful city of Porto. Bands: TJ Jazz, Rhythm & Booze, Smokestackers
3rdCrossover Istanbul Festival 2019 IstanbulLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Crossover Istanbul Festival 2019 5/3/2019 City: Istanbul, Turkey Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz On 3-5 May, we will be expecting you for Crossover Istanbul 2019! Teachers: Rico Lim & Chloe Hong (Korea) Nicolas Deniau & Mikaela Hellsten (France - Sweden) Arnas Razgunas & Egle Nemickaite (Lithuania) Registration for Crossover Istanbul 2019 is open! Lindy Hop & Solo Jazz Track 8 hours of classes 3 nights of amazing parties at great venues. Competitions of Open and Advanced Mix and Match and Strictly Divisions, 30 Second Showcase and Solo Jazz. Don't miss this crazy event! Teachers: Rico Lim & Chloe Hong (Korea)
Nicolas Deniau & Mikaela Hellsten (France - Sweden)
Arnas Razgunas & Egle Nemickaite (Lithuania)
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 GlasgowFusion Workshop
IRN Blues 5/3/2019 City: Glasgow, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion Teachers: Andrew Smith, Isabelle Mugai, Agnieszka Burza, Becky Norris
3rdPlenty Hot 2019 DresdenLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Plenty Hot 2019 5/3/2019 City: Dresden, Germany Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Lets slide and jam on the perfect wooden floor at the of Börse Ballroom in Coswig by Dresden. Sweeten & refresh your repertoire, meet great dancers and Lindy Hoppers from all over Europe. Teachers: Nils Andren & Bianca Locatelli (SWE), Jamin Jackson (USA) & Ariadna Beltran (CAT), Anders Sihlberg & Mimmi Gunnarsson (SWE), Alina Sokulska & Fedor Nedotko (RUS). Bands: Heart of Dixie, Appen Dixie
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
10thMontreal Infused MontrealFusion Workshop
Montreal Infused 5/10/2019 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Fusion This year, we proudly bring you
EL Heriberto & THE Tybaldt!
We’re excited as ever to gather social dancers from all horizons in a swirl of happy feet, open arms & dancing hearts.
Teachers: Heriberto Perez & Tybaldt Ulrich
16thCharleston Lindy Exchange Charleston Lindy Exchange
Charleston Lindy Exchange 5/16/2019 City: Charleston , USA Dances: Lindy Charleston Lindy Exchange is a 4 day event started with a potluck picnic Thursday afternoon with dancing and dancing Friday through Sunday. Friday through Sunday will consist of dances at several locations with a late night for Friday and Saturday. There will be a blues room at each late night. Bands: Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five
16thMidAtlantic Dance Classic Herndon, VAWest Coast, Other Workshop
MidAtlantic Dance Classic 5/16/2019 City: Herndon, VA, USA Dances: West Coast, Other UCWDC competition with workshops and a fantastic dinner show!
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!
17thFrankie BA Festival 2019 Buenos AiresLindy, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Frankie BA Festival 2019 5/17/2019 City: Buenos Aires, Argentina Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Frankie BA was established as an event on the agenda of lindy hop porteño and was repeated every year. This year our teachers for the festival are Rasmus & Mona, and we are having Lindy-hop, Boogie and Shag classes plus three parties and competitions. Teachers: Rasmus & Mona
17thPHLeX: Philadelphia Lindy Hop Exchange PhiladelphiaLindy Exchange
PHLeX: Philadelphia Lindy Hop Exchange 5/17/2019 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Lindy Registration opens January 3rd

Three Days
Dream Venues
Philly Bands
Five Plus Dances
Bands: Joshua Fialkoff and the Oddfellows, Evan Corey Levine and Their Singular Band, Cecilia Ferneborg and the Big Time, Jack Saint Clair and his Saintly Stompers
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
24thRevival of the Revival New York CityLindy Workshop
Revival of the Revival 5/24/2019 City: New York City, USA Dances: Lindy MAY 24-26, 2019 – NEW YORK CITY

This May will be the 35 year anniversary since three Swedes, Anders Lind, Henning Sörensen, and Lennart Westerlund, came to New York for the first time looking for the roots of the Lindy Hop. It will also mark Frankie Manning’s 105th birthday.

To celebrate this “second revival” event will include:

*Traditional workshops with Swedish teachers dedicated to the New York old-school tradition

*Lectures, interviews, film shows, panel discussions on the historical context of the Jazz Era Harlem Lindy Hop

*Performances and demonstrations
Teachers: eWa Staremo-Burak, Mimmi Gunnarsson, Åsa Heedman, Fredrik Dahlberg, Daniel Heedman, and Lennart Westerlund Bands: TBA
24thRichmond Lindy Exchange 2019 Richmond, VALindy Exchange
Richmond Lindy Exchange 2019 5/24/2019 City: Richmond, VA, USA Dances: Lindy The Richmond Lindy Exchange - RLX is back at it again! Join us in Richmond, VA this Memorial Day Weekend for our fifth annual lindy exchange!
24thSeaside Stomp 5 Pensacola, FLLindy, Other Workshop
Seaside Stomp 5 5/24/2019 City: Pensacola, FL, USA Dances: Lindy, Other Come dance at the beach this summer in the gorgeous Pensacola, FL! Three full nights of dancing to three fantastic live bands, and 8 hours of instruction by the fabulous Gaby Cook!
24thSugarloaf Stomp 2019 Rio de JaneiroLindy Workshop
Sugarloaf Stomp 2019 5/24/2019 City: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Dances: Lindy Join us in celebrating Frankie 105 in the wonderful city of Rio de Janeiro! Two days of dance classes and three days of parties, caipirinhas, sunshine and more! The perfect excuse to make your trip to Brazil come true. Teachers: Nils Nygård, Maja Hellsten
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
30thThe Unintentional Blues Event Los AngelesBlues Exchange
The Unintentional Blues Event 5/30/2019 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues A dream weekend for the blues addict!

For one weekend this spring, all of LA’s regular blues dances happen to line up back-to-back.
So get ready for The Unintentional Blues Event May 30th-June 2nd!

Come out and dance starting at:
LindyGroove – Thursday, May 30th;

followed by:
Do Something Blue – Friday the 31st;

then for the LAST ever:
Blues Liberation Front – Saturday, June 1st.

Sunday: TBA

Spread the word; this is gonna be one fun and full weekend of blues in LA.

We look forward to dancing with you
31stDJX Summertime 2019 Port MatildaFusion Exchange
DJX Summertime 2019 5/31/2019 City: Port Matilda, USA Dances: Fusion This year, DJX is teaming up with our friends at Centre Social Dance to bring you a new kind of Summertime event: we're going camping!

Join us for a relaxing weekend of hanging out and exploring this beautiful lodge and campground by day, and dancing the nights away to favorite fusion DJs.
31stLa Maliciosa Blues Fest MadridFusion Workshop
La Maliciosa Blues Fest 5/31/2019 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Fusion There’s an adventure waiting for you from May the 31st to June the 2nd.A weekend festival where you can dance, listen to and enjoy blues in the countryside just under an hour away from Madrid!

Different levels of blues classes taught by national and international teachers, live music day and night… take a journey from the heart of traditional blues to the magic of fusion music. Outdoor activities and games, trips to fairy tale places and many other surprises.

Everything inside the magic of the Barranca’s valley, below La Maliciosa mountain, which gives us the name of our adventure and hides a wonderful legend. Are you ready to discover it with us?
Teachers: Leigh & Daire, Julia & John, Eva & Sergio Bands: Sleepy Roosters, Óscar Linares & Víctor Barceló, T.J.
31stStompology XIV Rochester, NYLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Stompology XIV 5/31/2019 City: Rochester, NY, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Stompology, now in its fourteenth year, is the original dance weekend devoted entirely to authentic jazz, Charleston, and solo movement.

Back in 2006, Groove Juice Swing saw that many workshops and camps were beginning to add solo-style material to their curriculum, and figured a weekend dedicated to just that type of thing would be right up the alleys of Lindy Hoppers and any students of historical jazz dance.

And we were right... Stompology is still going strong! We're more excited than ever about this year's event and we're looking forward to having you join us.
Teachers: Anders Silhberg, Laura Glaess, Dee Daniels Locke, Joshua Mclean, Andrew Nemr Bands: The Vintage Jazz Collective, Gordon Webster
June, 2019
7thCUBE ChicagoBlues Exchange
CUBE 6/7/2019 City: Chicago, USA Dances: Blues
13thAll Balboa Weekend Cleveland, OhioBalboa Workshop
All Balboa Weekend 6/13/2019 City: Cleveland, Ohio, USA Dances: Balboa The 2019 All Balboa Weekend will take place at the Holiday Inn on Rockside Road in Independence, Ohio from the early evening of Thursday, June 13th until very, very late on Sunday, June 16th. Some may even call that Monday morning. ;) Competitions: American Classic Balboa Championships (ACBC), Mix & Match, Pro-Am, Intergalactic Balboa Championship. Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Marty Lau, Andreas Olsson, Olga Marina, Mickey Fortenasce, Kelly Arsenault Bands: Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders Orchestra
14thMontreal Blues Bump MontrealBlues Workshop
Montreal Blues Bump 6/14/2019 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Blues Biggest Canadian blues event with montreal charm.
14thThe Dance Thing at the Lodge Mariposa, CAFusion Exchange
The Dance Thing at the Lodge 6/14/2019 City: Mariposa, CA, USA Dances: Fusion The Dance Thing at the Lodge is a summertime fusion weekend just outside of Mariposa, California. Spend your days relaxing in nature and participating in workshops -- or even running your own! At night, you’ll be dancing to your favorite live and DJ’d music until the wee hours of the morning.
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
21stGreenville Lindy Exchange 9 Greenville Lindy, Other Exchange
Greenville Lindy Exchange 9 6/21/2019 City: Greenville , USA Dances: Lindy, Other
21stSummer Ambi Swing Showdown 2019 DetroitLindy Workshop
Summer Ambi Swing Showdown 2019 6/21/2019 City: Detroit, USA Dances: Lindy The Summer Ambi Swing Showdown is back for its fourth year with music, dancing, classes, and the Jo & Jo competition! Mark your calendar now, and prepare to get SASSy!
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
4thPortland Blues Experience Portland, OregonBlues Workshop
Portland Blues Experience 7/4/2019 City: Portland, Oregon, USA Dances: Blues Four days of dancing and competitions at the Portland Waterfront Blues Fest, plus late-night dances and a blues dance cruise Teachers: Brenda Russell Bands: Shemekia Copeland, Trombone Shorty, California Honeydrops, and about 80 more
5thBlues Spirit. Chapter 1: Origin MinskBlues Workshop
Blues Spirit. Chapter 1: Origin 7/5/2019 City: Minsk, Belarus Dances: Blues This is a story of light and darkness, the story of pain and joy, of a body and a soul. This is a story of the Blues Spirit.

Chapter 1. The Origin.
◾ A deep insight into American Blues history
◾ A way to get closer to the Blues Ethos
◾ A new format of classes from a US instructor of authentic blues dance
◾ A rare chance to feel the vibe of a Juke Joint

Agenda of the weekend:
6 hours of classes with a legend of blues
2 big parties with live music
1 secret after-party
and other surprises...

We are waiting for all, who wants to feel the spirit of blues!

== Free-Visa travel in Belarus! ==
Teachers: Dexter Santos (US) Bands: information coming soon...
5thRiver City Mess Around St Louis, MOLindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
River City Mess Around 7/5/2019 City: St Louis, MO, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag St. Louis‘ annual summer dance weekend returns July 5-7, 2019!

RCMA is back and bigger than ever with new contests, exciting performances, and the best live swing jazz the city has to offer.

Evening, afternoon, and late night events will showcase a variety of jazz styles in unique venues across the city. On Saturday night we'll host a Short Showcase Contest and Jazz Battle!
Bands: The Sidemen, The Gaslight Square, Miss Jubilee, Sweetie & The Toothaches, The Arcadia Dance Orchestra, Tommy Halloran's Guerilla Swing
5thSwing in Corsica ** Balboa & Jazz Roots ** CargeseBalboa, Solo Jazz Workshop
Swing in Corsica ** Balboa & Jazz Roots ** 7/5/2019 City: Cargese, France Dances: Balboa, Solo Jazz SWING festival with Balboa & Jazz roots.
6h balboa Workshops / 2 levels (inter / Adv)
3h jazz roots workshops
3 apero & parties
Dance floors outside & inside
Wonderful Teachers, Nejc & Oksana, Solen & Laurent
2 Bands & DJ
Around the festival : Snorkeling, paddle, hiking, yoga, corsican Wine degustation ...!
Full pass with all acomodations available soon on our website
Ready to book your Swing trip in Corsica ?! :)
Teachers: Solen Le BIHAN and Laurent WALLET
Oksana Shkiray and Nejc ZUPAN
Bands: TBD
11thSeravezza Blues Camp Seravezza (LU)Blues Workshop
Seravezza Blues Camp 7/11/2019 City: Seravezza (LU), Italy Dances: Blues Musicians and dancers together.
The most authentic Blues culture offering in Europe.
This will be a unique and special event to enable self-improvement and development in your understanding of Blues dancing and music. The original pioneers of Blues music were born and raised in close proximity within the confines of close-knit communities. It can be of great educational and spiritual value when we, as blues dancers and musicians, start from this principle to express ourselves in our best light, namely to learn about and experience the Blues together.

The event is focused on
-group experience and learning
-gaining a deeper appreciation of different styles
-creating and developing a dialogue between musicians and dancers

We will dig deeply into the correlation between dance and music, between figures and harmony, between movement and rhythm.

Brenda Jean Russell (USA): dance
Dante Zapata (USA): dance
Daniel Nash (UK): acoustic guitar
Valentina Bartoli (IT): Hammond organ & piano
Emiliano Degl’Innocenti (IT): guitar
Carlo Romagnoli (IT): bass
Davide Malito Lenti (IT): drums
Tom Blacksmith (DE): harmonica

Stefano Zenni: conference "Jazz & dance".

Thursday (free): introduction, teachers performances, open class, party with live music.
Workshop topics:
Friday: From Spiritual to R&B
Saturday: Muddy Waters and Chess Records
Sunday: Boogie and Boogaloo

MUSICALITY CLASS: all the students together are introduced to the topic of the day with listening and discussing about different styles and blues forms

The next are specific STYLE CLASSES or ensemble music for separated musicians and dancers

The combo jam is the heart of the workshop, when musicians and dancers play and create the blues together and learn together how to play and dance better and enjoy more

PARTY: The late night parties are with professional live bands playing the music of the day’s topics.

Teachers: Brenda Russell, Dante Zapata Bands: Dan Nash, Soul On Fire, Magic Bones
12thAlbany Lindy & Blues & Swimming 2019 Albany, NYFusion Exchange
Albany Lindy & Blues & Swimming 2019 7/12/2019 City: Albany, NY, USA Dances: Fusion Music. Dancing. Food. Swimming. Shenanigans. Albany.
12thBay Area micro Fusion OaklandFusion Workshop
Bay Area micro Fusion 7/12/2019 City: Oakland, USA Dances: Fusion The original micro weekend is back for its 4th year and better than ever!

Micro is an evolving vernacular dance style that emphasizes small, precise movements, connection, and musicality.

3 nights of dancing, 2 days of workshops, live bands, and more surprises. Come join us and find out what the big deal is about tiny dances.
12thBlue SummerCamp Girona (Catalunya)Blues Workshop
Blue SummerCamp 7/12/2019 City: Girona (Catalunya), Spain Dances: Blues 3 days with Blues Dance Classes, live music, swimming pool, Jams, accommodation, and meals included

Let's Go!
Teachers: Melanie Mas
Albert Roca
Noemí Blue
Gem Antoja
Bands: The Blues Prisoners
Alan Bike
12thBull City Swingout DurhamLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Bull City Swingout 7/12/2019 City: Durham, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz More details will be available soon Bands: Mint Julep Jazz Band
12thSan Diego Balboa and Lindy Exchange San DiegoLindy, Balboa Exchange
San Diego Balboa and Lindy Exchange 7/12/2019 City: San Diego, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa A fun filled 3 days and evenings of Balboa and Lindy Hop this July in San Diego! Join us for fun in the sun while dancing on the beach and for some famous San Diego craft brews while dancing at a brewery. We'll have live bands and some pretty awesome DJs playing for you over three evenings of dancing with people from around the country. Don't miss out on what may be one of the most memorable summer weekends in your dancing life! Bands: Jonathan Stout and his Campus Five featuring Hilary Alexander, Jonathan Stout and the Grand Slam Sextet, the Madhat Hucksters
18thConnections Retreat YorkFusion Workshop
Connections Retreat 7/18/2019 City: York, USA Dances: Fusion Weekend-long retreat (Thursday night to Sunday afternoon) including dance and empowerment classes, chilling and board games, and fusion dancing.
18thHamburg Balboa Exchange 2019 HamburgBalboa Workshop
Hamburg Balboa Exchange 2019 7/18/2019 City: Hamburg, Germany Dances: Balboa Right in the heart of the city of Franzbrötchen, the famous red mile, a legendary fish market (Sundays 5am-9.30am) you will find a growing and alive Balboa scene! Of course, the town has a lot more to give and see! When you come to visit and dance at the end of July, you'll be quite surely welcomed by sunny weather. We will offer you a weekend with Parties and some activities, and additionally/optionally some fun Balboa classes with teachers from abroad. Teachers: Javier Izquierdo & Lucía Galiana (VLC, Spain), 2nd teacher couple tba Bands: several bands, tba
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
19thToulouse Fusion Week End toulouseFusion Exchange
Toulouse Fusion Week End 7/19/2019 City: toulouse, France Dances: Fusion 3 dancing nights until sunset, outdoors in the nicest places of Toulouse (south of france), city tour
DJs from Alternative Tango, Blues Fusion and Brazilian Zouk
Full pass: 40 €
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
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
August, 2019
1stBalast Off! 2019 HuntsvilleBalboa Workshop
Balast Off! 2019 8/1/2019 City: Huntsville, USA Dances: Balboa THE CALL HAS BEEN SOUNDED! LET THE COUNTDOWN SEQUENCE COMMENCE.....

Balast Off! has returned for mission number 6 on August 1st-4th 2019 in Huntsville Alabama!

Featuring 4 NIGHTS of dancing, 3 FULL DAYS of classes and 6 FULL mission tracks to choose from, will you answer the call?

More mission details to come at !
Teachers: Kate Hedin, David Rehm, Nick Williams, Shani Brown, Bobby White, Annabel Truesdell Quisao, Susan Manke, Corey Manke... and more TBA!
Bands: The Rhythm Serenaders
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.
2ndSummer Mixtape PortlandFusion Exchange
Summer Mixtape 8/2/2019 City: Portland, USA Dances: Fusion Welcome to the first annual Summer Mixtape fusion weekend!

Enjoy summer in the PNW at this one of a kind Fusion event. Take full advantage of Portland's Oaks Amusement Park and pipe organ roller rink during the day and dance late into the night at the Historic Dance Pavillion.

More daytime activities, DJs and general information TBA early next year.

Save the date, invite your friends and we'll see you next summer!

Oaks Park:
Bands: TBA
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
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 AmsterdamFusion Workshop
Ceuvel Swing Camp 2019 8/15/2019 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Fusion 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
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 NyskieFusion Exchange
Open Blues 2019 :: Dance in Poland :: Hangout and Festival 8/30/2019 City: Piotrowice Nyskie, Poland Dances: 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.
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
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
14thPSDS Member Workshop GreensboroLindy, Balboa Workshop
PSDS Member Workshop 9/14/2019 City: Greensboro, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa A day starting with Bal and then several classes on Lindy. Evening Dance with live band. Teachers: Diana Smith, Gary Holland, Anita Isley, David Camp, Sean & Marlana Kirk Bands: TBD
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 ToulouseFusion Exchange
Blues Exchange @ Toulouse 2019 9/20/2019 City: Toulouse, France Dances: 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...
27thClassic City Swing 8 AthensLindy Workshop
Classic City Swing 8 9/27/2019 City: Athens, USA Dances: Lindy Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
27thExpress Track Blues New YorkBlues Workshop
Express Track Blues 9/27/2019 City: New York, USA Dances: Blues
27thThe Afterparty TorontoBlues, Other Workshop
The Afterparty 9/27/2019 City: Toronto, Canada Dances: Blues, Other

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