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July, 2017
1stHerrang Dance Camp Week 1 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 1 7/1/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing camp in the world!
6thDancing the Blues Pistoia, Tuscany PistoiaBlues Workshop
Dancing the Blues Pistoia, Tuscany 7/6/2017 City: Pistoia, Italy Dances: Blues "A four days festival with workshop, parties and concerts"
7thBlue Infusion Goes Red and Weismann MontrealFusion Workshop
Blue Infusion Goes Red and Weismann 7/7/2017 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Fusion Site: https://montrealblueinfusion.wordpress.com
Facebook Event:https://www.facebook.com/events/1496693277061432/
Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/356612487822655/
7thRiver City Mess Around St. LouisLindy, Solo Jazz Exchange
River City Mess Around 7/7/2017 City: St. Louis, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz River City Mess Around returns for its 5th year! Come to St. Louis for this weekend of live music, social dancing, and low-key city hangouts!

Schedule Overview

--Friday, July 7th--
Evening Dance at City Museum, St Louis, MO Featuring live music by Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing and the chance to explore this one-of-a-kind wonder of the world 8pm-11pm

Late Night Dance at Central Studio
12:00am-3:00am

--Saturday, July 8th--
Daytime Dance at the Historic Lemp Mansion Pavilion Featuring live music with the The Gaslight Squares 1:00pm-4:00pm

Evening Dance at Webster Groves Masonic Lodge Featuring live music with Miss Jubilee 9:00pm-12:30am

Late Night Dance at Central Studio
Featuring live music with The St. Louis Steady Grinders 1:00am-3:30am

--Sunday, July 9th--
Daytime dance at 2720 Cherokee
Featuring live music with Moonshine Rhythm Club 1:00pm-4:00pm

Evening hang-out at HandleBar
Featuring live piano music with Chase Garrett and special guest Ricky Nye!
8:00pm-11:00pm

Solo Jazz Contest!

New this year: Novice Partner Draw Contest! (i.e. enter as an individual leader or follower, get paired with random partners!), for anyone interested in competing for the first time.

Registration opens MONDAY, MAY 15th at 5pm!
http://stljitterbugs.com/
Bands: Tommy Halloran's Guerrilla Swing
The Gaslight Squares
Miss Jubilee
The St. Louis Steady Grinders
Moonshine Rhythm Club
Chase Garrett and special guest Ricky Nye
7thSan Diego Balboa & Lindy Exchange San DiegoLindy, Balboa Exchange
San Diego Balboa & Lindy Exchange 7/7/2017 City: San Diego, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa
7thSwing in Corsica CargheseLindy, Balboa Workshop
Swing in Corsica 7/7/2017 City: Carghese, France Dances: Lindy, Balboa A weekend in Corsica for dansing balboa on the beach.
A beautiful village hosts you for a weekend of danse and vacations
Teachers: Solen Le Bihan And Laurent WALLET
Oksana Shikiray and Nejc
Bands: 3 local bands
7thThe Blues Spot StrasbourgBlues, Solo Jazz Workshop
The Blues Spot 7/7/2017 City: Strasbourg, France Dances: Blues, Solo Jazz Strasbourg Blues Dance Festival !

Join us, we can host you if needed !
Teachers: Caroline Faivre, Cédric Clerc, Agnieszka Pluwak, Konrad Prusniewski Bands: The Rhythm Outlines, The Rhythm Sketches
7thTwilight Blues & Fusion Amsterdam AmsterdamFusion Workshop
Twilight Blues & Fusion Amsterdam 7/7/2017 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Fusion A fusion event that is focussed on music, dance classes, and community. This edition takes place in Amsterdam! Teachers: Justin Riley, Annette Kuhnle, Flouer Evelyn, Ezequiel Sanucci Bands: Duketown Slim, tba
8thFuze-On Tampa Bay Presents: Revolution Fusion! TampaFusion Exchange
Fuze-On Tampa Bay Presents: Revolution Fusion! 7/8/2017 City: Tampa, USA Dances: Fusion This month we're revamping Fuze-On Tampa Bay to be the dance you've been waiting for. We're itching to hear your feedback, both good and bad, to create a dance for YOU! That being said, we're kicking off Revolution Fusion with a bang, including a lesson, over 6 hours of dancing, and food! WHAT!

9:30: Zouk lesson!
10:00: Dance!

Yep, this means that if you show up by 9:30, you get a lesson, hours of dancing, and a snack for $5. Pretty good deal if you ask us!

Fuze-On Tampa Bay presents fusion every second Saturday of the month. Come on out for a night with your favorite DJs and feel free to dance any style you see fit. Swing? Blues? Tango? Tap? Solo? All are welcome on Fuze-On Tampa Bay's dance floor!

Cover: $5 before 10:30, $10 after.
Location: Simone Salsa is on Hillsborough Avenue, at
8336 W. Hillsborough Ave., Tampa, FL 33615.

DJ schedule:
TBA

What is "Fusion?"
Fusion is a collaborative approach to dancing, incorporating multiple styles of partner and solo dancing to a broad range of contemporary genres of music. All styles of dance are welcome! So bring what you know, or learn something new!
8thHerrang Dance Camp Week 2 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 2 7/8/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing camp in the world!
13thThe Spoonful EdinburghBlues Workshop
The Spoonful 7/13/2017 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Blues The Spoonful is back for it's 3rd year and the gals are striving to make this the friendliest, most awesome event we can. The Spoonful is all about traditional blues music, excellent classes with the most fun and talented teachers, competitions so welcoming that everybody can take part, and bringing the blues community together for one helluva party in our home of Scotland.

When: 13th July - 16th July
Workshops: Fri - Sun
Parties: Thurs - Sun
Teachers: TBC
14thAlbany Lindy & Blues & Swimming AlbanyBlues, Lindy Exchange
Albany Lindy & Blues & Swimming 7/14/2017 City: Albany, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy Come on out for an awesome weekend of dancing with awesome people.
14thChorus Girl University Chicago, ILSolo Jazz Workshop
Chorus Girl University 7/14/2017 City: Chicago, IL, USA Dances: Solo Jazz A weekend dedicated to Solo Jazz, Chorus Girl and Chorus GUY living! Showcase opportunities and The International Chorus Girl Championships. Teachers: Nathan Bugh, The Galaxie Girls, Nicolle Wood
15thDisco Ball Dance Party Summer Retreat BristolFusion Exchange
Disco Ball Dance Party Summer Retreat 7/15/2017 City: Bristol, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion We figured it was about time we took our parties residential!

38 bunk beds
plenty of camping space
magical woodland walks
fires
skill share workshops.....

Secluded yet wheelchair accessible, there's even flushing toilets and a kitchen!

Booking has been confirmed and it's coming up soon!! Click the link below to book your place. As always we are a Pay What You Can Afford event. As a guide think about giving £30 - £35 per head if you can.

Skillshares!!!
With all this extra time and space, we are very excited to invite you to bring your skills to share. If you would like to create/share anything at all, or see what is already being offered, take a look here:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1Cy19IEYYPgzUiLJM84CrgmjcpTN767kdeL3igz4tKuI/edit?usp=sharing

Location!
Shuuuuush, still a secret ;)
We can tell you that:
- CAR: It's about 30 mins drive out of Bristol. There is some parking on site, and more at the bottom of the hill.
- BUS: There is a well-serviced bus stop followed by a 20 min walk up the hill.
15thHerrang Dance Camp Week 3 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 3 7/15/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing dance camp in the world!
15thNo School Like the Old School Workshop Weekend Boston MABalboa Workshop
No School Like the Old School Workshop Weekend 7/15/2017 City: Boston MA, USA Dances: Balboa Summer school is in session! The OLD school, that is. Very few people have dug as deeply into the lessons of the original Balboa and Bal-Swing dancers than Susan & Corey Manke. We are thrilled to bring them to Boston to share their learning with us! Teachers: Corey Manke, Susan Manke
17thLucerne Blues/Swing Immersion Lucerne Blues, Lindy, Other Workshop
Lucerne Blues/Swing Immersion 7/17/2017 City: Lucerne , Switzerland Dances: Blues, Lindy, Other "Blues, Swing, Afro-Roots, and Mind/Body classes over a week long movement immersion retreat in Lucerne Switzerland" Teachers: Brenda Russell
Catherine Palmier
17thSUMMER BLUES CAMP LucerneBlues Workshop
SUMMER BLUES CAMP 7/17/2017 City: Lucerne, Switzerland Dances: Blues Third Blues immersion Camp with Brenda Russell and Catherine Palmier in Lucerne.
5 days, 2 tracks, great learning.
Parties outside by the lake.
Friendly atmosphere!
Teachers: Brenda Russell, Catherine Palmier Bands: tba
20thHamburg Balboa Exchange HamburgFusion Exchange
Hamburg Balboa Exchange 7/20/2017 City: Hamburg, Germany Dances: Fusion The first Balboa Exchange in Hamburg will take place July 21st to 23rd 2017! And you can even start your Exchange on Wednesday, as we have arranged Balboa events on Wednesday and Thursday also!
Right in the heart of the city of Franzbrötchen, the famous red mile, the legendary fish market (Sundays 5am - 9.30am) and 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 special activities, and additionally/optionally some fun Balboa classes with teachers from abroad and from the local scene. You can add your choice of activities while booking online, or, if there is still space available, at the door.
Hamburgers can’t wait to see a lot of international and national guests for the first time at the Hamburg Balboa Exchange.

Registration opens Februar 1st, 11am:
https://hamburgbalboaexchange.wordpress.com/
Until then all details will be fixed, too!

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT 10% UNTIL FEB. (*edit) 15th!
Bands: Ragtime United + tba
20thShakori Hills Recess Pittsboro, NCFusion Workshop
Shakori Hills Recess 7/20/2017 City: Pittsboro, NC, USA Dances: Fusion "We are beyond excited to return to the venue of the very first Recess on the east coast. Get ready to dance with the fireflies through warm summer nights and cool off during the day running barefoot through the sprinkler, sliding down the slip and slide, and relaxing in our newly designed bus top pool. This is an all camping event, with hot showers onsite."
21stFusion Inclusion Campout Port Townsend, WAFusion Workshop
Fusion Inclusion Campout 7/21/2017 City: Port Townsend, WA, USA Dances: Fusion "A Fusion Partner Dance Festival under the summer sky in beautiful Port Townsend, WA. Classes, camping, delicious food, community and tons of dancing!"
21stGreenville Lindy Exchange 7 Greenville, SCBlues, Lindy Exchange
Greenville Lindy Exchange 7 7/21/2017 City: Greenville, SC, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy The 7th annual Greenville Lindy Exchange. 4 Bands, A Soul night, A late night Modern room, and performances from the Southeast's best dancers!
21stThe Process Richmond, VALindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
The Process 7/21/2017 City: Richmond, VA, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz The Process is dedicated to answering the question “What is the process guiding Lindy Hoppers to rapid improvement?” The Process addresses this question from both a dancer and an instructor perspective, with tracks for dancers and a track dedicated to instructors and organizers seeking to improve both the quality and quantity of dancing in their local scenes. What makes The Process unique among Lindy Hop events is that it does not focus on content, but rather on the process of learning, teaching, practicing, and performing!
22ndHerrang Dance Camp Week 4 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 4 7/22/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing dance camp in the world!
28thMezzJelly Blues '17 :: NYC :: 18th Anniversary New YorkBlues Workshop
MezzJelly Blues '17 :: NYC :: 18th Anniversary 7/28/2017 City: New York, USA Dances: Blues Hey. We’re MezzJelly. The Oldskool Blues Festival Celebrating 18 Years.

International dancers will tell you MezzJelly events are where they STUDY harder and PARTY harder than ever before. This year we heat up the Big Apple with one BIG BANG, and you're invited to come find your INSPIRATION !!
29thHerrang Dance Camp Week 5 HerrangBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Herrang Dance Camp Week 5 7/29/2017 City: Herrang, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie The largest, longest, and oldest swing dance camp in the world!
August, 2017
3rdAspen Recess Boulder, COFusion Workshop
Aspen Recess 8/3/2017 City: Boulder, CO, USA Dances: Fusion "Our venue this year is the beautiful Camp Tahosa, an idyllic lake reflecting aspen groves and the not so distant peaks of the great divide. There will be bunk beds available for purchase as well as plenty of space to camp."
3rdBlues/Jazz Dance Immersion NorwichBlues Workshop
Blues/Jazz Dance Immersion 8/3/2017 City: Norwich, United Kingdom Dances: Blues An immersion retreat with Brenda Russell. at a quiet Norfolk campsite
3rdCanberräng 2017 CanberraBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
Canberräng 2017 8/3/2017 City: Canberra, Australia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Canberräng is Canberra’s annual festival of swing dance, and one of Australia’s longest running and most loved lindy exchanges. Over 30 hours of social dancing, 8 incredible live bands, Australia’s best DJs, stunning venues and wonderful lindy hoppers from near and far make this an experience not to be missed! Proudly brought to you by Jumptown Swing. Bands: Jessie Gordon (Perth), Sara Jeanne and the City Gents (Sydney), 5th Avenue (Canberra), Jonno Zilber (Mackay), Sean Loughran (Melbourne), the CBR Big Band (Canberra), Michael McQuaid (Melbourne) and the Dan McLean Hot Six (Canberra).
4thBalast Off! HuntsvilleBalboa Workshop
Balast Off! 8/4/2017 City: Huntsville, USA Dances: Balboa Balast Off! is back for another year August 4th-6th 2017 in Huntsville Alabama!

This year we have *SIX* tracks of Balboa classes planned for you, taught by some of the best instructors in the world! Registration opens May 4th 2017!
Teachers: David Rehm, Kate Hedin, Shani Brown, Jacob Wigger, Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, David Lee, Chelsea Lee, Jennifer Barnett, Matt Mitchell, Corey Manke, Susan Manke, & Bobby White! Bands: The Vanguard Rhythm Serenaders
4thSweet Molasses Blues Boston, MABlues Workshop
Sweet Molasses Blues 8/4/2017 City: Boston, MA, USA Dances: Blues An extra sweet workshop weekend with top notch instructors, amazing live music, and donuts!

Featuring a one-of-a-kind choreography track. Don't miss out!
Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
4thTURQUOISE 2017 Ann Arbor, MIFusion Workshop
TURQUOISE 2017 8/4/2017 City: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Dances: Fusion A blues + fusion summer dance hangout! A half day of workshops + 2 nights of dancing. Teachers: TBD
5thBlues/Jazz Dance Workshop NorwichBlues Workshop
Blues/Jazz Dance Workshop 8/5/2017 City: Norwich, United Kingdom Dances: Blues A 2-day workshop with Brenda Russell
6thMountain Blues Camp Ferme Les Costes, 07160 NonièresBlues Workshop
Mountain Blues Camp 8/6/2017 City: Ferme Les Costes, 07160 Nonières, France Dances: Blues Are you looking for some Blues dancing adventures this summer? Are you ready to work hard and play harder? Mountain Blues Camp might be exactly what you need!

* 6 nights of Blues dancing and partying.
* 6 days of amazing classes with some of the best teachers you will find.

Don’t wait any longer and save the date for the next the 2017 edition of Mountain Blues Camp, August 6th-11th.

This year with Dan Nash, Jean-Charles Joyss, Jennifer Sowden, Daniel Repsch and Catherine Palmier.
Teachers: Dan Nash, Jean-Charles Joyss, Jennifer Sowden, Daniel Repsch and Catherine Palmier
10thNorthwest Recess Bellingham, WAFusion Workshop
Northwest Recess 8/10/2017 City: Bellingham, WA, USA Dances: Fusion "s usual, the inspiring Lookout Arts Quarry plays our host: a magical setting of an 86 acre rock quarry turned circus community south of Bellingham, WA."
11thCincyHop 2017 Cincinnati, OHBlues, Lindy Exchange
CincyHop 2017 8/11/2017 City: Cincinnati, OH, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy CincyHop is an annual weekend of vintage swing dancing in Cincinnati, OH. There will be 24+ hours of dancing over 3 days to great live bands and talented DJs in different venues all around the city! Bands: Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five, The Jazz Coasters, Noah Wotherspoon
11thHummingbird Blues 2017 KrakówFusion Exchange
Hummingbird Blues 2017 8/11/2017 City: Kraków, Poland Dances: Fusion For the 3rd time we invite you to Hummingbird Blues, three days long blues exchange in Krakow, Poland.
Join us for 2 days and 3 nights of blues dancing and more! Great venues, live music, rockin' DJs, lots of daily activities...
11thUptown Swingout 2017 Minneapolis, MNLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Workshop
Uptown Swingout 2017 8/11/2017 City: Minneapolis, MN, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz The Uptown Swingout is coming August 11-13, 2017!
We have workshops with world renowned teachers:
Frida Segerdahl * Skye Humphries * Sylvia Sykes * Naomi Uyama * Peter Strom as well as classes from Gustav & Laia and Peter & Elze

We'll also have a special presentation with the Queen of Swing, Norma Miller and special workshop with Sylvia & Ramiro Gonzalez.

New this year!
Optional Friday night classes:
-Solo Jazz w/Frida
-Balboa & Bal-Swing w/Sylvia & Peter
aaand the Sunday night soul party will run until MIDNIGHT!

There will be 3 nights of dancing with live music Friday and Saturday with Naomi & Her Handsome Devils so sign up now!

See you in the Twin Cities this summer! More info at:
www.uptownswingout.com
Teachers: Frida Segerdahl, Skye Humphries, Sylvia Sykes, Naomi Uyama, Peter Strom, Norma Miller, Laia & Gustav, Elze & Peter, Ramiro Gonzalez Bands: Naomi and Her Handsome Devils
17thAmber Swing GdańskLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Amber Swing 8/17/2017 City: Gdańsk, Poland Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Ahoy! Anchor in the port by the Baltic Sea and become a part of an international event with Lindy Hop workshops. You cannot miss 3 days of workshops with amazing teachers and 4 nights of dancing, two nights with live music in a beautiful coastal city, Gdansk. Collegiate Shag, Balboa and Authentic Jazz evening classes, vintage corners, maritime themed contests and many more attractions await for you. Full passes and party passes in convenient prices. Registration is opened. Seamen needed! Teachers: Diana Geisler and Felix Berghäll
Eglė Nemickaitė and Arnas Razgūnas
Claire Chen & Eran Tobi
Bianca Locatelli and Nils Andrén
Ewa Jarosz-Jarszewska & Michał‚ Ruszkawski
Bands: TBA
17thCeuvel Swing Camp 2016 AmsterdamBlues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Ceuvel Swing Camp 2016 8/17/2017 City: Amsterdam, Netherlands Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Ceuvel Swing Camp is coming back for the third year! A unique weekend with a special concept: private classes for everybody. Please read that again: a private class for every participant.

- 4 Rooms for all private classes
- 10+ hours of group clases, lindyhop and other tasters in the big party room
- Everything within walking distance
- Switch Jack & Jill
- Fusion/alternative party room
- Our own cook providing lunch and dinner
18thBay Area Micro Fusion 2017 OaklandFusion Workshop
Bay Area Micro Fusion 2017 8/18/2017 City: Oakland, USA Dances: Fusion
18thBluesila Kirneilė Blues Workshop
Bluesila 8/18/2017 City: Kirneilė , Lithuania Dances: Blues "a blues dance camp located near the lake and surrounded by beautiful Lithuanian forests"
18thGreat Lakes Balboa Escape 2017 ChicagoBalboa Workshop
Great Lakes Balboa Escape 2017 8/18/2017 City: Chicago, USA Dances: Balboa Chicago is your location for your 2017 balboa vacation. Join us August 18-20, 2017 for a welcoming weekend of balboa and swing dancing. Take classes with at least three sets of international instructors specifically tailored to meet your dancing goals. Class tracks include: Solid Fundamentals, Social Dancer, Pure Bal, The Competitor, Slow Bal, and Teacher Training. Come shuffle with us and enjoy our Midwestern friendliness! Teachers: Mickey Fortanasce
Kelly Arsenault
Jen Barnett
Matt Mitchell
Nelle Cherry
Yoshi Uemura
Shani Brown
Bands: Jake Sanders Quintet
19thSummer Bal 2017 with Solen & Laurent BristolBalboa Workshop
Summer Bal 2017 with Solen & Laurent 8/19/2017 City: Bristol, United Kingdom Dances: Balboa Two days of Balboa workshops with Solen and Laurent!

Teaching regular lessons in Toulouse and Paris, they have recently sold out two weekenders in Cheltenham to rave reviews, and we are lucky enough to have them visiting Bristol bringing their fun and engaging style teaching Balboa.

The workshops will be aimed at intermediate / intermediate-advanced dancers (Level 2 and Level 3 of regular lessons). If you are a beginner reading this you can start going to regular lessons NOW and be up to speed in August :)

Level 3 dancers will make the most out of the workshops if they attend both days, but there will be the option of coming Sunday only, for less confident Level 2 dancers there's the option of signing up for Saturday only.

Location: Wilder Studios, BS2 8QA, Bristol
Times: 12:45 - 16:15, both days
Saturday: Level 2 & Level 3
Sunday: Level 3

Socials:
On Friday evening Swing Dance Bristol are organising Ain't Misbehaving which will hopefully include the famed fast-music upstairs room (£7, not included in the price of the Workshop)

On Saturday evening we are partnering with Soles on Fire for a special Balboa edition! (Free of charge)

Registration:
Booking dates and prices will be announced soon!

Hosting for out of towners:
We would love to welcome as many many friendly faces from outside of Bristol as possible to this weekend full of Bal love dancing, we will reach to the local dancers to try to find hosting to as many of you as possible, if you are interested in being hosted there will be an option for that in the sign up form. We can´t guarantee that you will get a spot but we will do what we can to help!

Summer Bal 2017
Teachers: Solen Le Bihan & Laurent WALLET
25thBear Blues Exchange BerlinBlues Exchange
Bear Blues Exchange 8/25/2017 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Blues Berlin invites you to a three nights Blues Exchange at the end of summer. Let's have a weekend full of music and dancing (and probably a lot of hugs and life-enhancing conversations).
25thLeeds Swing Exchange LeedsBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
Leeds Swing Exchange 8/25/2017 City: Leeds, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag Leeds Swing Exchange returns for its 7th edition on the August Bank Holiday weekend (25th - 28th August 2017)! Featuring some wonderful new venues for you to dance in, as well as some old favourites. We'll have some great bands, our usual quirky competition, cake and exciting daytime activities! Keep an eye on the facebook page or website for announcements and booking details.
25thSouthbound Blues Exchange Vol. II Nashville, TNBlues Exchange
Southbound Blues Exchange Vol. II 8/25/2017 City: Nashville, TN, USA Dances: Blues Southbound Blues Exchange unites an incredible cast of musicians, DJs, and dancers together in Music City for another year of dancing to the blues. Experience another dance weekend in the Music City with national musical stars and our homegrown favorites. In our new DJ Showcase, our guest DJs will present musical topics they have carefully crafted for your dancing and learning pleasure. DJs: Anna Washenko, Ross Blythe, Katie Belsky, Corey Manke Bands: Marquise Knox, Dante Zapata, Joshua Fialkoff, Al Holbrook Band, Juke Joint Revival, Moonshine Rhythm Club
25thThe Rigamarole LondonBalboa Workshop
The Rigamarole 8/25/2017 City: London, United Kingdom Dances: Balboa A summer Balboa workshop weekend in London, UK with daytime classes and three nights of parties. Teachers: Anni and Gašper
Tiphaine and Rudolf
Yulia and Sasha
Bands: Nell and the Hot Mess Muggers
The Andreas Hofschneider Quintet
Duncan Hemstock and His All Stars
31stOpen Blues 2017 Piotrwice NyskieFusion Workshop
Open Blues 2017 8/31/2017 City: Piotrwice Nyskie, Poland Dances: Fusion Open Blues is Poland’s first blues dance camp: 4 days, 4 parties, dozens of peer-based workshops, and live music.

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.
Don’t worry! We will make sure transport is as easy as possible. 
Teachers: Peers from all over the world Bands: Yes
September, 2017
1stCamp Blues Santa Cruz Santa Cruz, CABlues, Other Workshop
Camp Blues Santa Cruz 9/1/2017 City: Santa Cruz, CA, USA Dances: Blues, Other "Camp Blues is a weekend Blues Dance Retreat. A time to relax, play, enjoy nature, dance, socialize, and eat good food while looking at the American folk dances, Blues and Jazz."
1stHamburg Lindy Exchange 2017 HamburgLindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
Hamburg Lindy Exchange 2017 9/1/2017 City: Hamburg, Germany Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag The Hamburg Lindy Exchange (HHLX) is back in September 2017. This year we have a brand new location for our evening parties. All our indoor events include great live bands, special surprises and a fabulous atmosphere. For all outdoor events there will be plenty of room to dance under the sun.

REGISTRATION OPENS: in May 2017
1stI Heart Balboa Richmond, VABalboa Workshop
I Heart Balboa 9/1/2017 City: Richmond, VA, USA Dances: Balboa The 3rd year of the biggest little Balboa event around.

Teachers: Mickey Fortanasce, Kelly Arsenault, Chelsea & David Lee, Annabel & Michael Quisao, Kadie & Joe Pangburn Bands: Mint Julep Jazz Band
1stOslo Balboa Weekend OsloBalboa Workshop
Oslo Balboa Weekend 9/1/2017 City: Oslo, Norway Dances: Balboa Welcome to Oslo Balboa weekend! Get ready for three nights of fun party's and a great lineup of instructors! Teachers: Olga and Andreas, Mel and Jo, Masha and Alex Bands: Jazzombies, Oslo String Swing
7thDirt Cheap Blues Virginia BeachBlues Exchange
Dirt Cheap Blues 9/7/2017 City: Virginia Beach, USA Dances: Blues It's a Bluesin' Vacation!
4 Days of Blues, Beach, & More Blues.
8thBE-Bluesed BernBlues Workshop
BE-Bluesed 9/8/2017 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Blues
8thBlues River Notes - The Festival MilanBlues Workshop
Blues River Notes - The Festival 9/8/2017 City: Milan, Italy Dances: Blues
14thNorth Star Blues MinneapolisBlues Exchange
North Star Blues 9/14/2017 City: Minneapolis, USA Dances: Blues North Star Blue is an exchange (no classes) in Minneapolis. If you want to hang out with friends in beautiful fall weather and listen to awesome live music, this is the event for you.
15th4th Line Dance Festival LINERAfest 2017 Gorje / BledOther Workshop
4th Line Dance Festival LINERAfest 2017 9/15/2017 City: Gorje / Bled, Slovenia Dances: Other 4th International Line Dance Festival
Workshops, Social Dancing, Saturday Night Dance Show, technical Workshops
Line Dance, Country Line Dance, Catalan Style
Big Wooden Indoor dancing Floor
Teachers: Roy Verdonk, Netherland
Friedrich MAIER, Austria
Guenter WODLEI, Austria
Jurka BLAZKO, Slovenia
Marjana PETAUER, SLovenia
Ursula KELLNER-HERMUELLER, Austria
Bands: DY Woody, DY Fredy
15thHot Night Fusion Weekend DenverFusion Workshop
Hot Night Fusion Weekend 9/15/2017 City: Denver, USA Dances: Fusion Running concurrent with Lindy on the Rocks
15thLindy on the Rocks DenverFusion Workshop
Lindy on the Rocks 9/15/2017 City: Denver, USA Dances: Fusion The 13th annual Lindy on the Rocks and Hot Night Fusion Weekend are run concurrently with the Denver Vintage Jazz Festival. Featuring the top names in lindy hop and solo jazz for Lindy on the Rocks, and amazing Blues, Tango, and Fusion instructors for Hot Night Fusion Weekend.

3 nights of dancing and competitions with the top names in Vintage Jazz today!

Registration is now open! You can split your registration into as many as 6 monthly payments!
Teachers: Pontus Persson and Isabella Gregorio
More TBA
Bands: Joe Smith Orchestra featuring the All-Stars
Michael Gamble and the Vanguard Serenaders
15thOctoblues DortmundBlues Workshop
Octoblues 9/15/2017 City: Dortmund, Germany Dances: Blues Website: https://www.octoblues.com/
Facebook Event: https://facebook.com/events/1284527054976816
Teachers: Ruth and Mike, Annette Kuehnle, Jered Morin
15thRhythm Shuffle Buffalo, NYBalboa Workshop
Rhythm Shuffle 9/15/2017 City: Buffalo, NY, USA Dances: Balboa An all balboa weekend with Sylvia and Nick, plus some other awesome instructors! See the website for all the awesome details Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Nick Williams, TBA Bands: TBA
21stDirty Water Lindy Exchange Boston, MassachusettsBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Exchange
Dirty Water Lindy Exchange 9/21/2017 City: Boston, Massachusetts, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Boston's Dirty Water Lindy Exchange celebrates our 10th year! Please come to Boston in 2017! Bands: tba.
22ndBlues Exchange In Toulouse ToulouseFusion Exchange
Blues Exchange In Toulouse 9/22/2017 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Fusion 4th Edition of our blues exchange in Toulouse ! 3 bands, days activities, skills sharing...fun, blues music, fusion music, endless parties !
Come to dance with us !!
Bands: 3 bands to be announced in June
22ndCotton City Blues ManchesterBlues Workshop
Cotton City Blues 9/22/2017 City: Manchester, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Blues in the UK's cotton city, Manchester. Two days of workshops, three nights of parties. Teachers: Vicci & Adamo; Vivien & Philippa; Samuel Tinguely; Velody; Faye & Frank
22ndHarvest Moon Weekend Port Townsend, WALindy, Balboa Workshop
Harvest Moon Weekend 9/22/2017 City: Port Townsend, WA, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa Harvest Moon Weekend is a event, that is proud to offer a fantastic set of instructors, live music, and competitions, set to the beautiful background of the Puget Sound. Come join dancers from all over for a weekend of East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, Shag, and Balboa, taught by world class instructors, guaranteed to provide a memorable weekend. Dance into the wee hours of the morning to some amazing live music and keep dancing until the sun comes up. Join us September 22-24th, 2017 and spend a fun, relaxing weekend in the Puget Sound! Teachers: Nick Williams, Sylvia Sykes,Peter Flahiff,Lauren Smith Bands: The Casey McGill Orchestra
22ndLindy Hop on the Plains 5 Auburn, ALLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Lindy Hop on the Plains 5 9/22/2017 City: Auburn, AL, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Lindy Hop on the Plains is an annual workshop dedicated to creating welcoming learning environments for beginner to advanced dancers. We take great care in choosing skilled instructors who love to share the joy of Lindy Hop both in the classroom and on the social dance floor. Saturday is a day of leveled Lindy Hop classes while Sunday offers a variety of electives such as solo jazz, Charleston, discussion classes, and more. Teachers: Tim Korkuc, Kerry Genese, Jony Navarro, Cindy Lyons, Huy and Whitney Huynh, Rachel Serkownek, Tyler Toledo Bands: Moonshine Rhythm Club
22ndLindy Works TorontoLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Lindy Works 9/22/2017 City: Toronto, Canada Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Lindyworks is a weekend of solid dance instruction in Toronto that’s all about Lindy Hop and Vernacular Jazz dancing that will both challenge and inspire you! The evening parties feature some of the best swinging jazz music and are a big bushel of fun. Teachers: Nina Gilkenson, Mike Faltesek, Lucy Falkner, Léo Newman
22ndLindyworks TorontoLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Lindyworks 9/22/2017 City: Toronto, Canada Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Lindyworks is a weekend of solid dance instruction in Toronto that’s all about Lindy Hop and Vernacular Jazz dancing that will both challenge and inspire you! The evening parties feature some of the best swinging jazz music and are a big bushel of fun. Teachers: Nina Gilkenson, Mike Faltesek, Lucy Falkner & Léo Newman Bands: Alex Pangman & Her Alleycats, Roberta Hunt & The Gents
22ndShaggin' Montreal 2017 Stanstead, QCBalboa, Shag Exchange
Shaggin' Montreal 2017 9/22/2017 City: Stanstead, QC, Canada Dances: Balboa, Shag Shaggin’ Montreal isn’t your average swing dance weekend. Collegiate Shag is a much smaller community than, say Lindy Hop. Our event has the specific purpose of welcoming beginners into our community and providing people with a chance to become dancers. At the same time, few dances are as loosely defined and diversely expressed as Collegiate Shag, that we are exploring a personal interpretation of the dance. Dancers attending are encouraged to explore and hear from many viewpoints as they find their own personal style and interpretation of the dance. We encourage guests to borrow from other dances, whether it’s Lindy Hop, Contemporary, Rhythm Tap or Hip Hop.
22ndSwingIN 2017 Indianapolis, INLindy, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
SwingIN 2017 9/22/2017 City: Indianapolis, IN, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz, Shag Indiana's biggest swing dance event of the year - SwingIN - celebrates its 10th year anniversary with the biggest year yet! Competitions, Workshop Classes, Live Music, and Insane Prizes!
22ndThe Cave of Blues ZugarramurdiBlues Exchange
The Cave of Blues 9/22/2017 City: Zugarramurdi, Spain Dances: Blues Dancing in the Caves of Zugarramurdi, with live music. Room and board at the local hostel.

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23rdIDW's Fusion Dance Mini-Weekender near LingfieldFusion Workshop
IDW's Fusion Dance Mini-Weekender 9/23/2017 City: near Lingfield, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion Fusion Dancing???

Hopefully we all know by now that Fusion Dancing *isn’t* just dancing one Dance Style to the Music of another, or merely adapting Moves between Styles – an accomplished Fusion Dancer does *so* much more than this…. But have you ever wondered what Fusion Dancing is *really* all about?

IDW have great pleasure in presenting a Mini-Weekend Retreat in an idyllic setting with *Expert Professional Tuition* to help dancers from all genres to work together and find out for themselves what Fusion Dancers can actually aspire to… Expect a dedicated Dance Community that works, eats and plays together to push the frontiers of Modern Partner Dancing…

We’ll be basing the weekend around Blues Fusion, but it’s suitable for Modern and/or Traditional Blues Dancers, Smooth Modern Jive Dancers, Tangueros and even Solo Dancers/Blues Beginners that want to experiment with *really* connecting with a partner…

The weekend features two specialist Workshops on Saturday and a third on the Sunday morning, with options to book yourself a local B&B for the Saturday night or even stay on site if coming from further afield. All refreshments and lunch on Saturday are included, and there’s the option to book a dinner with us for Saturday night or unwind at nearby restaurants and pubs… The class content is spread over several sessions and taken at a more exploratory pace than our famous *Intensive* Workshops, and there’s plenty of Consolidation/Practice time with expert support on hand (which means dancers retain the learning points more effectively)… All this for just £55 per person (£48 Early Bird Price!)


Mandy and Basil (who have have just been appointed as the first-announced Judges at the 2018 Bues n Smooth Champs to take place in February and who will be your Teachers for this Weekend) specialise in teaching Blues, Tango and Fusion Dancing. They have spent a lifetime in dance with over forty years of full-time professional teaching experience between them. They are widely seen as the experts in Connection and strongly believe that an equal Conversation based on clear Communication between partners lies at the heart and soul of social dancing…

The Herons Centre is a beautiful venue with landscaped Japanese-style gardens. It has a large, airy studio with a wonderful floor and floor-to-ceiling glass doors – a truly inspiring location to work in!!


The Timetable is subject to change, but here’s what we’re planning at the moment:

Saturday:

10.30-11.00 Meet and Greet
11.00-13.00 First Workshop (‘Coming Together’ - A re-evaluation of Blues Fundamentals in terms of movement, musicality and connection)
13.00-14.30 Communal Leisurely Lunch (buffet style)
14.30-15.00 Blues Mini-Practica (a managed practice session with music, where dancers work together to consolidate previous learning, with access to teachers for help with problems/questions or for evaluation/further suggestions.
15.00-17.00 Second Workshop (‘Getting to Grips’ – exploring the concept of Fusion and applying different Techniques within a Blues Framework)
17.00-17.30 Break for Tea and Homemade Cakes (arguably the best part of the weekend!)
17.30-19.30 Fusion Practica (with guidance as above)
19.30: Optional Dinner with us On-Site

N.B. We’ve decided to wind down on Saturday before everyone’s exhausted - early enough for those who might want to spend some time on their own to get to their B&B, change and be in plenty of time to eat out at a place of their choosing and/or go to a pub to rest and recuperate, and for energetic locals (and those of the travellers who want to join them!) to meet up for more Dancing and show off their new skills!!

Sunday:

11.00-11.30 Meet Up for Coffee with option of gentle Warm up Exercises with Mandy
11.30-13.30 Third Workshop (‘Bringing it all Together’ – a focus on using more advanced connection and communication in Fusion Dancing to enable more complex concepts from other Dance Styles to be incorporated)
13.30-14.30 Fusion Mini-Practica (Dancers that need to travel, attend family lunch events etc., or simply to recover together over a local pub lunch are of course welcome to leave early during this final Practica)…


Places on this Weekender are very limited so please book (see below) as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Please note that you need to book this event as a Leader/Follower pair – all partners will be rotated during the Workshops, although there is the option to work with a chosen partner during all or part of the Practica Sessions if desired.


More Details/Questions?
Text Mandy 07534 242834
email basil_barrett@hotmail.com
PM https://www.facebook.com/IslandDanceWizards

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TO BOOK:

The Fusion Mini-Weekender can only be booked as a Leader Follower Pair (£110 total – or just £96 Total for Early Bird Bookings where Full Payment is received by end of July 2017). All places on the Weekender are booked for named individuals and are booked on a non-refundable basis.

To include Saturday Night Dinner please add £10 per person

Camping is also available on site for £5 per person

There are also some B&B places available staying with us at the bungalow on site for £50 per person – please PM us urgently if interested in this Option as there are an extremely limited number of places available on a first-come first-served basis…


We can issue you a PayPal invoice on request or just use the bank details below to make a payment by BACS using your own name as reference, and make payable to:

Amanda Fyles
Acc. No.: 12823422
Sort Code: 60-24-31

And then send a text to 07534 242834 confirming your name, the date of the Session(s) any Options included and the names of Leader (L) and Follower (F)

We look forward to seeing you there :)
Teachers: Amanda Fyles, Basil Barrett
28thThe New Orleans Swing Dance Festival New Orleans, LABlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Workshop
The New Orleans Swing Dance Festival 9/28/2017 City: New Orleans, LA, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz The New Orleans Swing Dance Festival is an international jazz music and dance festival dedicated to promoting swing dancing in New Orleans and introducing our brilliant music community to a wider audience of jazz fans world-wide. This 5-day festival features live local jazz, social dancing, outdoor concerts at the French Market, a Frenchmen Street club crawl, after parties, a second line parade, dance performances, a photography contest, and dance classes for all ages and levels. Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
29thClassic City Swing 6 AthensLindy Workshop
Classic City Swing 6 9/29/2017 City: Athens, USA Dances: Lindy A weekend of daytime workshops, evening and late-night dances with live music and top instructors. More details TBA on Facebook and our website!
29thDance St. Lou Blue 2017 St. LouisBlues Workshop
Dance St. Lou Blue 2017 9/29/2017 City: St. Louis, USA Dances: Blues
29thSeattle Fusion festival SeattleFusion Workshop
Seattle Fusion festival 9/29/2017 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Fusion Website: http://seattlefusionfestival.com
Facebook Event: https://facebook.com/events/808989912584004/
Facebook Page: https://facebook.com/Seattlefusionfest
Facebook Group: https://facebook.com/groups/722444294539384
29thSuitcase Blues ValenciaBlues Workshop
Suitcase Blues 9/29/2017 City: Valencia, Spain Dances: Blues
30thTinkerBal 2017 Boston MABalboa Workshop
TinkerBal 2017 9/30/2017 City: Boston MA, USA Dances: Balboa TinkerBal is a small-group Balboa workshop designed to support personalized learning. Enrollment will be capped to keep group sizes small, and participants will work closely with both instructors and fellow students in each session. This weekend is a chance to really delve into the details of your Balboa, to work on the topics you need most, and to collaborate with others equally passionate about this amazing dance. Teachers: TBA
October, 2017
5thBerlin Blues Explosion BerlinBlues Workshop
Berlin Blues Explosion 10/5/2017 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Blues
6thBackwater Blues HuntsvilleBlues Workshop
Backwater Blues 10/6/2017 City: Huntsville, USA Dances: Blues Huntsville’s Ballroomin’ Blues event is BACK for 2017!

Mark your calendars for OCTOBER 6-8, 2017 (Columbus Day Weekend) to come dance the blues with us.

Registration Opens July 5, 2017 at 7pm Central/8pm EST

Announced Instructors so far:
- Mike Legenthal
- Dan Legenthal
- Campbell Miller
- Shawn Hershey
- Laney Barhaugh
- Kenneth Shipp

Full Weekend Passes:
Tier 1 - $90 (First 10 People To Register)
Tier 2 - $100 (Next 20 People To Register)
Tier 3 - $110 (Next 30 People or until August 30th, whichever comes first)
Tier 3 - $120 (Until September 30)
Tier 4 - $130 (After September 30th/At the Door)
Beginner’s Weekend Pass
$65 (Until track is full)

More details, including more instructors, bands, competitions, and DJs, to come!

Come join us for all the sweet tea and Ballroomin' Blues your body can handle!
Teachers: Mike Legenthal, Dan Legenthal, Shawn Hershey, Campbell Miller, Laney Barhaugh, Kenneth Shipp Bands: The K-night Owls featuring Taryn Newborne
6thBalhalla Weekend SeattleBalboa Workshop
Balhalla Weekend 10/6/2017 City: Seattle, USA Dances: Balboa Welcome to balboa heaven in Seattle! Join us for some amazing live music, great local venues, and world class teaching!

Live music every night with bands tailoring their charts for balboa!

Competitions – Balboa Shuffle, Strictly, and Invitational!

Beginner, intermediate, advanced, and master level classes!
Teachers: Jacob Wigger, Shani Brown, Heather Ballew, Javier Skeets Reyes Johnson, Taylor Stender, Travis Whetman Bands: The Greg Ruby Quartet, Slipped Disc
6thBlues n Soul 5 OrlandoFusion Exchange
Blues n Soul 5 10/6/2017 City: Orlando, USA Dances: Fusion A passion for great music, awesome dancing, and inspired creativity on the dance floor is what Blues n Soul is all about! Swing and Blues dancing to Soul, Blues, Funk, Motown, and songs that make you want to groove out all weekend long. Dance inside, on top of, or all around the box.

Share your Soul in Orlando Oct 6th - 7th - 8th 2017
Bands: The Beautiful Bobby Blackmon and the B 3 Band
6thMean Old Blues 2017 San FranciscoBlues Workshop
Mean Old Blues 2017 10/6/2017 City: San Francisco, USA Dances: Blues Mean Old Blues Festival is back for its second year in San Francisco, California. We invite you to share in our deep love for the roots of blues through two days of fantastic classes and three nights of dancing to live blues music.
6thMoonshine Lindy & Blues Peebles, near EdinburghBlues, Lindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Moonshine Lindy & Blues 10/6/2017 City: Peebles, near Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Blues, Lindy, Solo Jazz
9thBerlin Blues Immersion BerlinBlues Workshop
Berlin Blues Immersion 10/9/2017 City: Berlin, Germany Dances: Blues
13thBelta Blues 2017 Newcastle-upon-TyneBlues Workshop
Belta Blues 2017 10/13/2017 City: Newcastle-upon-Tyne, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Join us for a weekend of blues with classes for experienced dancers and parties for all.

There will be one core track so that we can build a cohesive curriculum over the weekend, and share the experience as a group. Challenging concepts and lessons, for intermediate to advanced dancers, grounding our Blues with Trad techniques to better let our individual creativity and expression blossom.
This year will see a combination of solo body movement, Trad partner styles, flash moves, musicality and creativity. We’ll talk about different music styles and dance styles, to a wide range of tempos. As always we aim to challenge you to work on your body awareness and breaking down your habits, all to evolve into something new!
The main courses will be articulated around:
Dancing to triplets in the music
Connecting with your partner both in simple-but-new patterns, and in more flashy ballrooming styles
Tackling up-tempo Blues
Working on solo body movement to integrate your pulse, as well as bring cool individual variations in your dancing.
We can’t wait to be back and we hope to see you soon ! "

And then there will be the parties hosted by fabulous DJs and great live music. It will be all kinds of epic, so be there lovely people. Tickets go on sale on the 2nd June. Tickets from £75.
Teachers: Vivien Nivesse and Philippa Svensson
13thCapital city swing jam SacramentoLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Capital city swing jam 10/13/2017 City: Sacramento, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
13thCool Cat Corner V Charlotte, NCLindy Workshop
Cool Cat Corner V 10/13/2017 City: Charlotte, NC, USA Dances: Lindy Charlotte's fifth lindy hop workshop weekend. We have several big announcements in store, including several "firsts" for events in the southeast.
13thSundance Swing Out Fort Worth, TXLindy, Balboa Workshop
Sundance Swing Out 10/13/2017 City: Fort Worth, TX, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa Located in the heart of Fort Worth, Sundance Swing Out seeks to inspire and grow dancers through challenging classes, live music, competitions, and social dancing. We serve those items with a heavy dose of Texan hospitality to make sure you feel right at home! Teachers: Ann Mony & Ryan Calloway, Anthony Chen & Stacia Martin, Laurel Ryan & Kasey Davis, and more TBA Bands: TBA
20thBlues Muse 2017: 10th Anniversary! PhiladelphiaBlues Workshop
Blues Muse 2017: 10th Anniversary! 10/20/2017 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Blues What makes a blues dance magical? A great song, an inspiring follow, and a receptive lead. Blues Muse is a workshop weekend dedicated to bringing out the muse in every follow, and teaching leads to appreciate and collaborate with their partner. This weekend includes two full days of instruction, a blues Jack & Jill competition, a Jill competition, special performances, and three nights of social dancing to nationally hailed blues DJs, complete with late-night dances.

Come out for our 10th Anniversary!
20thDrag the Blues BarcelonaBlues Workshop
Drag the Blues 10/20/2017 City: Barcelona, Spain Dances: Blues
20thJammin' on the James RichmondLindy Workshop
Jammin' on the James 10/20/2017 City: Richmond, USA Dances: Lindy Celebrating our 15th year of quality swing dance workshops, live music, and friendly dancing! Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Naomi Uyama, Skye Humphries, Nick Williams Bands: Mint Julep Jazz Band, Gypsy Roots
27thAtlanta Varsity Showdown Atlanta, GALindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Atlanta Varsity Showdown 10/27/2017 City: Atlanta, GA, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Atlanta Varsity Showdown is a Lindy Hop workshop and competition weekend that focuses on building a well-rounded dancer and dance community.
27thCCX XIX 2017 - Lindy Blues & Balboa Exchange Montreal, QCBlues, Lindy, Balboa Exchange
CCX XIX 2017 - Lindy Blues & Balboa Exchange 10/27/2017 City: Montreal, QC, Canada Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa
27thTokamak2017 EdinburghFusion House Party
Tokamak2017 10/27/2017 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion The biggest tokamak yet.

A weekend of alt/blues/fusion/nonsense.
Join us for a wild weekend of hanging out and grooving until the early morning to some fabulous DJ's and live acts for three solid days of partying. How much fusion energy can we contain on this dance floor? Let's find out.
November, 2017
2ndHoly City Blues Exchange VIII Charleston, SCBlues Exchange
Holy City Blues Exchange VIII 11/2/2017 City: Charleston, SC, USA Dances: Blues Aw snap, the Blues is back! Join us in beautiful Charleston, SC as we celebrate the joy of Blues. We are happy to bring together musicians, dancers, and friends from across the Southeast and beyond to commence a weekend of hot, fierce, soul shakin' music! Come on down, and join the party y'all!
3rdAl-Andalblues Festival granadaBlues Workshop
Al-Andalblues Festival 11/3/2017 City: granada, Spain Dances: Blues We present you the 1st Blues Dance Festival ever done in Andalucía (Spain). It is organized by Pinky Panky Lindy Hop and counts with the collaboration of Graná Swing Teachers: Gastón Fernadez & Alba Mengual, Adamo Ciarallo & Vicci Moore, Jean-Charles Joyss & Alina Sokulska.
3rdElm City Exchange New HavenFusion Exchange
Elm City Exchange 11/3/2017 City: New Haven, USA Dances: Fusion Come get your dance on amidst the falling leaves in beautiful New England!
3rdINDIGO 2017 Ann Arbor, MIFusion Workshop
INDIGO 2017 11/3/2017 City: Ann Arbor, MI, USA Dances: Fusion Saturday workshops in blues, fusion and a third something awesome (we'll surprise you!). Dances: First Friday Fusion, The Blue Milonga, Shades of Indigo. Teachers: TBD
3rdRocky Balberna BernBalboa Workshop
Rocky Balberna 11/3/2017 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Balboa Save the Date!
3rdRose City Blues Portland, OregonBlues Workshop
Rose City Blues 11/3/2017 City: Portland, Oregon, USA Dances: Blues 3 Nights of Dancing until the sun comes up
2 Days of Workshops
3 Blues Competitions
9thFog City Stomp San FranciscoLindy, Solo Jazz Workshop
Fog City Stomp 11/9/2017 City: San Francisco, USA Dances: Lindy, Solo Jazz Fog City Stomp is celebrating it's 5th year of Lindy Hop workshop weekends in the heart of San Francisco. We'll keep the rolling morning fog at bay with three tracks of superb lindy hop and solo jazz of classes taught by world-renowned instructors. And after you've spent your days taking classes or exploring San Francisco, dance your nights away to the HOT music from three live bands and nationally acclaimed DJs. Finally, for those of you looking to compete or cheer on your favorite dancers, we'll have some tear-up-the-floor, not-to-be-missed competitions. Teachers: Mia Halloran & Andy Reid, Casey Koroshec & Michael Faltesek, Delilah Williams & Kenny Nelson, Erin Morris, Manu Smith, LaTasha Barnes Bands: Michael Gamble & the Rhythm Serenaders feat. Laura Windley, Clint Baker's Golden Gate Swing Band, Paul Cosentino & the Fog City All-Stars
10thBlues in the Hudd 2017 Huddersfield, YorkshireBlues Workshop
Blues in the Hudd 2017 11/10/2017 City: Huddersfield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Back for its second year, now a full weekend! Teachers: TBC Bands: TBC
10thDJX November Workshop Weekend PhiladelphiaFusion Workshop
DJX November Workshop Weekend 11/10/2017 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Fusion DJX is bringing you our 5th annual Fusion Weekend this November. Whether you've been dancing with us for years or never tried a fusion weekend before -- we'd love to have you! This will be a BIG EVENT for us to celebrate our 5th anniversary.
10thSwingtoñal MadridLindy, Balboa, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Swingtoñal 11/10/2017 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag, Boogie Woogie Swingtoñal: a swing event that will open doors to discover other ways to express the swing music (apart from the lindy hop core, we will explore some boogie boogie, shag, balboa, some slow dance, etc). You could use everything in the social floor to express the swing music. Come with us to explore the many sides of swing in Madrid!!
Teachers: Martynas Stonys (LT), Abeth Farag (USA/PT), Marcus Koch and Barbl Kaufer (GER), Alba and Gas (SP/ARG). Bands: Shaking all (BCN) with Jessie Gordon (AUS)
17thKorea Balboa Weekend 2017 SeoulBalboa, Shag Workshop
Korea Balboa Weekend 2017 11/17/2017 City: Seoul, Korea South Dances: Balboa, Shag We delightfully announce 10th anniversary of Korea Balboa Weekend. We invite you for best balboa event in Asia.

6 world best balboa instructors
3 tracks balboa classes
3 days crazy balboa nights
9th Korea Balboa Championship

with awesome Korean dancers.
Teachers: Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, Adam Speen, Nelle Cherry, David Rehm, Heather Ballew Bands: HS Syncopators
17thMontreal Blues Exchange MontrealBlues Exchange
Montreal Blues Exchange 11/17/2017 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Blues MMM BLUES EXCHANGE is a four-day blues dance and social event in Montréal, Quebec. Blues dance fanatics, music lovers, scene-socializers, and some pretty neat people will come together for all the good stuff related to blues and social dancing.
17thPittStop Lindy Hop Pittsburgh, PALindy Exchange
PittStop Lindy Hop 11/17/2017 City: Pittsburgh, PA, USA Dances: Lindy PittStop is a dance weekend that specializes in one of the original styles of swing dance from the 1920’s called Lindy Hop. We strive to put on a great weekend and our priority is to have excellent live music with our favorite swing bands that are making music today. Bands: TBD
17thWhistle Stop 2017 (Purdue) LafayetteLindy Workshop
Whistle Stop 2017 (Purdue) 11/17/2017 City: Lafayette, USA Dances: Lindy 2017-01-24
Due to venue restrictions we changed the date! The third weekend of November 2017.

2017-01-07
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30thMelbourne Lindy Exchange 2017 MelbourneBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Exchange
Melbourne Lindy Exchange 2017 11/30/2017 City: Melbourne, Australia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag MLX brings together lovers of vernacular jazz dance from around Australia and the world. Dance styles range from Lindy Hop to Balboa, Blues to Shag, but the common element is a love of swingin' out and sugar foot stompin'. MLX has a long tradition of providing some of the best social dancing these shores have ever seen!
December, 2017
1stPetit ESBF MadridBlues Workshop
Petit ESBF 12/1/2017 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Blues The small version of the well-known ESBF, but in petit size and price, for all of you who have less budget but a huge blues soul. Teachers: Adamo and Vicci, Gas and Alba Bands: TBA
8thSnowbound Blues 2017 RochesterBlues Workshop
Snowbound Blues 2017 12/8/2017 City: Rochester, USA Dances: Blues Snow Bound Blues is a 3 day blues dance event dedicated to Blues Music and Dancing. Mark your calendars- December 8th-10th, 2017!

There will be very magical things...maybe even some Snow.
Teachers: To Be Announced Bands: To Be Announced
9thJingle Bal * 2017 CincinnatiBalboa Workshop
Jingle Bal * 2017 12/9/2017 City: Cincinnati, USA Dances: Balboa Come-Around to the Queen City for Jingle Bal this December. Our Balboa workshop features THREE tracks of classes this year, and the instructors are un-believa-bal! See you in Cincinnati! Teachers: Corey & Susan Manke, Joe & Kadie Pangburn, Mike & Mary Richardson
29thThe CountDown ParisFusion Exchange
The CountDown 12/29/2017 City: Paris, France Dances: Fusion Paris Blues and Fusion New Year Exchange
January, 2018
12thCity In Motion San Diego San DiegoFusion Workshop
City In Motion San Diego 1/12/2018 City: San Diego, USA Dances: Fusion Escape the winter in sunny San Diego!

New classes
New venue
New music
Same great taste


we believe in exploring and developing individual style
we believe in appreciating our partner's style
we do this by creating experiences that change lives
Teachers: Moti Buchboot, Shaheed Qaasim, Mark Carpenter, Kelly Howard, Mario Mayorga, Nathaniel Abrea, jamie-lynn figure, Laura Boddorff, Rachel Meth, Christopher Chung, Angie Huang Bands: David Keogh
26thL.A. Blues 2018 Los AngelesBlues Workshop
L.A. Blues 2018 1/26/2018 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues Save the date for L.A. Blues 2018. Details coming at a later date. Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
26thTobacco Road Blues Exchange DurhamFusion Workshop
Tobacco Road Blues Exchange 1/26/2018 City: Durham, USA Dances: Fusion For it's 5th anniversary, TRBX will once again feature workshops in addition to fantastic live bands, DJs, and fun social events!
February, 2018
2nd& All That Jazz west coastFusion Exchange
& All That Jazz 2/2/2018 City: west coast, USA Dances: Fusion
2ndAtlantic Blues PortoBlues Workshop
Atlantic Blues 2/2/2018 City: Porto, Portugal Dances: Blues Dancing the Blues on the Atlantic Coast. The nostalgia and emotions wrapped up in this city on the sea, filling you with the Blues. Teachers: T.B.A. Bands: T.B.A.
2ndBlack Coffee Blues Exchange Tel AvivBlues Exchange
Black Coffee Blues Exchange 2/2/2018 City: Tel Aviv, Israel Dances: Blues Save the date as we are back for the second edition of Black Coffee Blues! Bigger, better, bolder. Welcome spring early in Tel Aviv with great music, great poeple, and greater hummus!
2ndBlack Label Blues Feb 2018 EdinburghBlues Workshop
Black Label Blues Feb 2018 2/2/2018 City: Edinburgh, United Kingdom Dances: Blues Black Label Blues returns in 2018 to continue building the blues dance community. This weekend includes general level workshops with Lucky Skillen and some of our blues community heroes as well as an optional 3 hours of teacher training. Teachers: Lucky Skillen Bands: TBC
2ndLollies and Lemonade AuburnBalboa Workshop
Lollies and Lemonade 2/2/2018 City: Auburn, USA Dances: Balboa Lollies and Lemonade is coming back for a refill on February 2nd-4th 2018! Join us in Auburn, Alabama for a weekend filled to the brim with beginner and intermediate classes, fantastic swing music, and all the Balboas. Registration opens up on October 2nd! Teachers: Abigail Browning and Adam Speen, Kadie and Joe Pangburn, Erica Vess and Robert David Jemian
16thBluesGeek 2018 Nashville, TNBlues Workshop
BluesGeek 2018 2/16/2018 City: Nashville, TN, USA Dances: Blues Formerly known as Mo' Better Blues, BluesGeek continues the tradition of excellent blues instruction, competitions, and dances while upping the level of blues history and geekery to new heights. Check back later this year for our announcement of instructors, musicians, panelists, and special guest speakers!!
16thThe Collegiate Lindy Hop Championships 2018 Washignton, DCLindy Workshop
The Collegiate Lindy Hop Championships 2018 2/16/2018 City: Washignton, DC, USA Dances: Lindy Teachers: Nina Gilkenson, Jeff Booth Bands: Craig Gildner Big Band
March, 2018
2ndAustin Blues Party 11 AustinBlues Workshop
Austin Blues Party 11 3/2/2018 City: Austin, USA Dances: Blues Come to the biggest damn blues party around! 11 years strong and still going, Austin Blues Party is a weekend full of blues workshops, parties with amazing local live blues bands, and non-workshop activities for those interested in just checking out the city. Teachers: TBD Bands: TBD
2ndBrown Ale Blues Newcastle upon TyneFusion Workshop
Brown Ale Blues 3/2/2018 City: Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom Dances: Fusion
2ndSwingin Orlando OrlandoBlues, Lindy Exchange
Swingin Orlando 3/2/2018 City: Orlando, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy The Orlando Scene is having a NEW Lindy Exchange called Swingin Orlando happening March 2nd through the 4th 2018
15thCruisin' for a Bluesin' 10th Anniversary Los AngelesBlues Exchange
Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 10th Anniversary 3/15/2018 City: Los Angeles, USA Dances: Blues Cruisin' for a Bluesin' 2018 - 10th Anniversary!

Thursday, March 15th - Sunday March 18th, 2018

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


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

Dance Your Aft Off!
Bands: Sean Morse and GUEST TBD
30thESpanish Blues Festival MadridBlues Workshop
ESpanish Blues Festival 3/30/2018 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Blues A must do event once in your life if you do blues: it starts with a free tour guide, finishes in a day with drinks and cabaret and in between 2 days of classes and 3 nights of parties, that finishes late and has more than 1 band per night All centered in a beatiful studio created for dancing, the event is focused in social dancing and the link to live music, leading to self expresion and inspiration. And....in a beatiful city, Madrid, that has so far allways given us sun during the event. I said it...a must Teachers: Lisa and Fabien, Vicci and Adamo, Gas and Alba and more to come... Bands: TBA
30thMotley Hue Fusion New York CityFusion Workshop
Motley Hue Fusion 3/30/2018 City: New York City, USA Dances: Fusion Motley Hue is a Fusion Partner Dance event. We are built on the idea of endless creativity fueled by strong dance technique. We prioritize opening new movement possibilities through our positive learning environment, excellent world-class instructors, and ending each night with amazing parties in beautiful NYC venues.
April, 2018
6thSugar Blues ViennaBlues Workshop
Sugar Blues 4/6/2018 City: Vienna, Austria Dances: Blues 2 days of Blues classes in 2 levels, solo Blues, musicality and more, 5 parties and 4 live bands

Website: http://www.viennasugarblues.com/
15thThe Blues Experiment Outer Banks, NCBlues Workshop
The Blues Experiment 4/15/2018 City: Outer Banks, NC, USA Dances: Blues
20thFallin'In Blues GrenobleBlues Workshop
Fallin'In Blues 4/20/2018 City: Grenoble, France Dances: Blues The "little big festival" in the capital of the French Alps that every blues dance lover looks forward to being in. With international teachers and bands every evening. Teachers: Gaston & Alba, Cédric & Caroline Bands: Dan Nash & Ray Wallen, The Rhythm Sketches

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