Two for Swing Festival6/29/2018City: Périgueux Trélissac, FranceDances: Lindy, Balboa, OtherWelcome to the 2nd edition : up to 6 hours of classes a day, 3 levels of lindy hop, 3 levels of rock’n roll, 2 levels of balboa and 2 levels of solo charleston. A team of amazing teachers from all over France
2 evenings of social dancing with live bands
Join us and share your passion for swing in a relaxing and fun atmosphere with a French touch !Teachers: Anne-Hélène & Bernard Cavasa, Caroline Faivre & Cédric Clerc, Christelle & Thierry Bancal, Kitty & Swing'Lo, Pierre MauryBands: Stompin'Joe, The Money Makers, The Rhythm Gamblers
San Diego Balboa and Lindy Exchange7/13/2018City: San Diego, USADances: Lindy, BalboaWe’re back in 2018 – July 13-15 – highlighting two of our favorite swing-era dances, Balboa and Lindy Hop, for 3 amazing days of dancing and live music.
Great Lakes Balboa Escape 20188/17/2018City: Chicago, USADances: Balboa-Unique Themed Tracks: Solid Fundamentals, The Social Dancer, The Competitor, Balboa Teacher Training, Slow Bal, and Pure Bal -More than 12 elective choices including follower power hour! -Two rooms for social dancing to Jake Sanders and Jonathan Stout with Hilary Alexander! Balboa and board games party! -Third largest balboa event in North America (over 300 attendees last year) -Three levels of competitions -Beginners welcome! (Discounted price for fundamentals track) -Chicago!Teachers: Kelly Arsenault, Jennifer Barnett, Mickey Fortanasce, Laura Keat, Andreas Olsson, Jeremy Oth, Corey Manke, Susan Manke, Olga Marina, Douglas Mathews, Matt Mitchell, and Desiree RoffersBands: Jake Sanders Band and Jonathan Stout and the Campus Five featuring Hilary Alexander
Capital City Swingout9/7/2018City: Washington, DC, USADances: BalboaJoin us for the first annual Capital City Swingout, DC's new big lindy hop workshop weekend. World-class instructors make their DC homecoming for a weekend of workshops, dancing to amazing live music, and fun!Teachers: Skye Humphries and Naomi Uyama, Andy Reid and Mia HalloranBands: Naomi and Her Handsome Devils
Rhythm Shuffle9/14/2018City: Buffalo, USADances: Balboa2018 marks Swing Buffalo’s tenth annual Balboa workshop! Our goal is to be one of the most fun, most awesome packed, most affordable Balboa events in the region. Just when you've finally worked through what you learned at All Balboa Weekend and are getting hungry for new things to show off at next year's ABW, we bring you four international superstars to keep your love for Balboa burning!Teachers: Sylvia Sykes and Nick Williams, Kate Hedin and David Rehm, Jen Barnett and Matt MitchellBands: The Boilermaker Jazz Band
Illinois State University Lindy Exchange 2018
Illinois State University Lindy Exchange 20189/28/2018City: Normal, USADances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, OtherSave the date! We will have classes Saturday and dances Friday and Saturday evenings with a late night blues following both.Teachers: TBABands: TBA
Footloose Swing Fest10/5/2018City: Alicante, SpainDances: Lindy, Balboa, ShagJoin us for a weekend packed with classes lead by marvellous teachers, joyful parties, live music, tasters and many more! A bal, shag and lindy fest in the warm city of Alicante. There will be fun activities for those who would love to get to know Spanish culture and time to relax and socialise on the stunning beaches of Costa Blanca in Alicante. Stay tuned! Fun competitions, city tour, live music, relaxation zone and unforgettable atmosphere. Don't miss it!Teachers: Aurelian Darbellay and Maria Ferrer, Emelie DecaVita and Rebecka DecaVita , Jon Kay and Cris Adan, Pol Prats and Sara Planas, The DecaVitas - Charlie DecaVita and Rebecka DecaVitaBands: Old Dixieland Band The Jump Club
Second City Swingout10/5/2018City: Chicago, IL, USADances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo JazzSecond City Swingout is a brand spankin' new vintage jazz workshop weekend in the city of Chicago! We're not limiting our awesome to any one vintage jazz dance style, so there will be a hearty mix. We're bringing in some world-class instructors for the main tracked workshops, and we're growing a list of add-ons taught by local dancers in a number of other dance styles to fill out the weekend!Teachers: Naomi Uyama & Peter Strom Mia Halloran & Andy ReidBands: Jake Sanders Septet, Quintet, and Trio
TinkerBal10/6/2018City: Boston, USADances: BalboaTinkerBal is a small-group workshop designed to support personalized learning, for Balboa dancers, by Balboa dancers. 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: Jennifer Barnett, Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, Annabel Quisao, Bobby White
The Rigamarole10/12/2018City: London, United KingdomDances: BalboaThe Rigamarole Balboa Weekend returns for three nights of social dancing and two days of workshops with world class teachers.Teachers: Andreas and Olga Adam and Sanna Sasha and YuliaBands: The Andreas Hofschneider Quartet
Jammin' on the James10/19/2018City: Richmond, USADances: Lindy, Balboa, ShagTop of the line instructors, bands, and dancing--Jammin' on the James is known for big ideas and a small, intimate vibe. This October we're back in Richmond, VA for our 16th year with new surprises and the high quality instruction, music, and dancing you've come to expect.
Rocky Mountain Balboa Blowout10/19/2018City: Denver, USADances: Balboa5 class levels, workshops in Balboa (pure bal, slow bal, dean's shim sham, etc.), live music on Fri/Sat nights, late night dances, cocktail hours, contests: socials & strictlies; hotel venueTeachers: Sylvia • Nick • Olga • Andreas • Kate • David • Laura • Jeremy • Kelly • MickeyBands: Greg Ruby All-Stars
Atlanta Varsity Showdown10/26/2018City: Atlanta, GA, USADances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo JazzAtlanta Varsity Showdown is a Lindy Hop workshop and competition weekend that occurs during Halloween weekend. Come dance and dress as spooky or fancy as you like as you learn, rejoice in the dance community, and throw down with competitions.
Atlanta Varsity Showdown also teaches Balboa and Solo Jazz.Teachers: Adam Brozowski & Laura Keat, Dan Repsch & Jenny Sowden, Samuel Coleman, Rachel PitnerBands: The Waller Creek Vipers
Weekend Live 2018 with The Shirt Tail Stompers10/26/2018City: Seoul, Korea SouthDances: Lindy, BalboaSwing dance needs three things: Music, Space, People. Weekend Live has prepared the music and space for you. Come with your friends and enjoy the live music together!Bands: The Shirt Tail Stompers
Austin Lindy Exchange11/15/2018City: Austin, USADances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, ShagIt's bigger and better! Join us for a nonstop weekend of dancing and making friends in Austin.Bands: Jonathan Stout Orchestra, Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five feat. Hilary Alexander, Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders, Jonathan Doyle Swingtet, Hal Smith's Swing Central, Devan Jones and the Uptown Stomp, Waller Creek Vipers
Korea Balboa Weekend 11/16/2018City: Seoul, Korea SouthDances: BalboaKorea Balboa Weekend is most biggest and oldest classic balboa event in Asia.Teachers: Nick Williams, Kate Hedin, Jacob Wigger, Valerie Salstrom
Jingle Bal12/7/2018City: Cincinnati, USADances: BalboaCome-Around to the Queen City for Jingle Bal! Featuring UN-BELIEVA-BAL instructors, LIVE MUSIC, and Incre-di-bal DJs to inspire you to get your shuffle on.Teachers: Joe & Kadie Pangburn Corey & Susan Manke TBDBands: TBD