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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
 
 
 
 
 
 
TinkerBal 2017 Boston MA
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Balhalla Weekend Seattle
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Capital city swing jam Sacramento
Capital city swing jam 10/13/2017 City: Sacramento, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
 
 
 
 
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Sundance Swing Out Fort Worth, TX
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Rocky Mountain Balboa Thornton, CO
Rocky Mountain Balboa 10/20/2017 City: Thornton, CO, USA Dances: Balboa Rocky Mountain Balboa Blowout is back, and this year is bigger and better than ever! Come to beautiful Colorado this October for classes with world class Balboa instructors, competitions, and all the social dancing you can handle. We even have some suprises in store for you!

**Enjoy classes with Kelly Arsenault, Mickey Fortanasce, Kate Hedin, David Rehm, Heather Ballew, Javier Johnson, Jennifer Barnett, Matt Mitchell, and more...

**Dance the night away to the amazing Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five feat. Hilary Alexander, the nation's premier Swing dance band!

**Rise and shine with morning Yoga classes; the perfect recovery for your late nights of dancing.

**Test your mad skillz in our open social and strictly contests.

**Take advantage of reduced room rates at our event hotel!

Registration is now open. Head on over to our website and register today. Passes for each tier are limited.

We can't wait to see you this Fall!
Teachers: Mickey Fortanasce, Kelly Arsenault, Javier Skeets Johnson, Kate Hedin, Heather Ballew, David Rehm, Jennifer Barnett, Matt Mitchell. Bands: Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CCX XIX 2017 - Lindy Blues & Balboa Exchange 10/27/2017 City: Montreal, QC, Canada Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CCX XIX 2017 - Lindy Blues & Balboa Exchange 10/27/2017 City: Montreal, QC, Canada Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Lisbon Dance Mash Up Lisbon
Lisbon Dance Mash Up 11/3/2017 City: Lisbon, Portugal Dances: Blues, Balboa A weekend of Balboa & Blues! Dance close. Dance fast. Dance slow. Mix it up and just enjoy the music and dance!

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Rocky Balberna Bern
Rocky Balberna 11/3/2017 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Balboa Save the Date!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Swingtoñal Madrid
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)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Austin Lindy Exchange Austin, TX
Austin Lindy Exchange 11/16/2017 City: Austin, TX , USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Join the 18th annual Austin Lindy Exchange, Nov 16 - 19, for 3 days of live music and top notch lindy hop!

If you have bumped into an Austinite, chances are, they can't shut up about how much they love their home scene. "There is so much diversity, the music is amazing, the dancers are inspiring, the atmostphere is great, everyone is friendly, there are so many fun things to do around town," blah blah blah!
Well, now is your chance to come and see for yourself what all the buzz is about! Join us in Austin, TX for a roaring good time with fantastic music, venues, live shows, weather (we hope) & dancers!
Bands: Grand Slam Sextet, Hal Smith's Swing Central, Jonathan Doyle Swingtet, Jonathan Stout Orchestra, Michael Gamble's Rhythm Serenaders, Thrift Set Orchestra, Waller Creek Vipers
 
 
 
 
 
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Birmingham Swing Festival Birmingham
Birmingham Swing Festival 11/17/2017 City: Birmingham, United Kingdom Dances: Lindy, Balboa A weekend of Swing dance mayhem featuring Balboa, Lindy Hop and some of the best instructors in the world:

Sylvia Sykes, Nick Williams, Isabella Gregorio, Pontus Persson, Jennifer Lee, Andreas Olsson, Jo Calanglang and Mel Calanglang, Jean Harper, Lynn Maslen, Shirley Strickland, Suzanne Grubham and Martin Safar.
Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Nick Williams, Isabella Gregorio, Pontus Persson, Jennifer Lee, Andreas Olsson, Jo Calanglang and Mel Calanglang, Jean Harper, Lynn Maslen, Shirley Strickland, Suzanne Grubham, Martin Safar. Bands: The Jim Wynn Swing Orchestra, Martyn Nelson and the Rhythm Remedies.
 
 
 
 
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Karen and Dabney Swing Workshop San Luis Obispo
Karen and Dabney Swing Workshop 11/17/2017 City: San Luis Obispo, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag Nov. 17th-19th
2 nights of dancing (Friday and Saturday)!
8 hours of lessons (Saturday and Sunday) Lessons will include Lindy, Charleston, Shag, and Bal! More information on the website.
Teachers: Karen and Dabney Hopkins
 
 
 
 
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
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MLX17 Melbourne
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!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Melbourne Lindy Exchange 2017 Melbourne
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!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jingle Bal * 2017 Cincinnati
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
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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California Balboa Classic 1/19/2018 City: Pasadena , USA Dances: Balboa Get your dance on with 3 nights of fantastic live bands lead by the phenomenal Jonathan Stout! Then stay up all night with our fabulous DJs at late nights. For those ready to compete, we'll feature amateur, open, and invitational level contests!
http://calbalclassic.com/

Convenient locations in beautiful and historic Pasadena, California
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Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Nick Williams, Kate Hedin, Bobby White, Shani Brown, Jacob Wigger, Heather Ballew, David Rehm, Kelly Arsenault, Mickey Fortanasce, Jennifer Lee, Andreas Olson, Laura Keat, & Jeremy Otth Bands: The Grand Slam Sextet, The Jonathan Stout Orchestra, Les Boulevardiers, Kyle Smith
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Balboa Dayz 2018 Dresden
Balboa Dayz 2018 2/2/2018 City: Dresden, Germany Dances: Balboa registration is open for Balboa Dayz 2018 ❤

The event will be on February 2nd-4th • • audition free with our brand new track system • • you will get 8h of classes + tasters / competitions + 4x nights of dancing.

Take your chance and enjoy with us the cozy-fun & hot Balboa-atmosphere of this beautiful dance floor, the Heart of Dixie - Hot Jazz Band and the Dresden-Hellerau location.
Teachers: Anne-Helene & Bernard Cavasa (FR), Gio Olla & Mirijam Johansson (SWE), Albert Ferran Toll & Neus Catells Marce (CAT) Bands: Heart of Dixie (Brno, CZ)
 
 
 
 
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
 
 
 
 
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SparX Cleveland
SparX 2/2/2018 City: Cleveland, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa SparX 2018 is the 10th anniversary of the swing workshop hosted by the CWRU Swing Club. Featuring a great lineup of Lindy and Balboa teachers along with live music! Also including J&Js in both Bal and Lindy!
Teachers: Bobby and Kate
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Bands: Chelsea Reed and the Fair Weather Five
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Hot Rhythm Holiday Austin
Hot Rhythm Holiday 2/16/2018 City: Austin, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag Three days of world-class instruction in Balboa, Collegiate Shag, Lindy Hop, and more, three nights of uptempo social dancing, competitions, and performances. Teachers: Nick Williams, Kelly Arsenault, Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, Kim Clever, Dave Frutos, Irina Amzashvili, Mike Mizgalski, Matt Mitchell, Jennifer Barnett, Bill Butler, Shannon Butler, Tabitha Robinson, Joe Robinson, Nial Bruce, Annabelle Hale, Ryan Martin, Jennifer Reed Bands: Mint Julep Jazz Band, Hot Club of Austin, Rent Party
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Lindyfest featuring the Lone Star Championships 3/15/2018 City: Houston, Texas, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Come to the 22nd annual Lindyfest, March 15-18th, 2018. Featuring the Lone Star Championships. Learn from some of the best dancers in the world. Dance all night to amazing bands and DJs. Compete in divisions specific to your level. Watch top-level competitions and performances. Teachers: Sylvia Sykes, Skye Humphries, Naomi Uyama, Peter Strom, Alice Mei, Remy Kouakou Kouame, Kelly Arsenault, Mickey Fortanasce, Jo Hoffberg, Kevin St.Laurent, Laura Glaess, Mikey Pedroza, Bobby White, Jenna Applegarth, Jon Tigert, LaTasha Barnes, Felipe Braga, Nicole Zuckerman, Carl Nelson Bands: Jonathan Doyle Swingtet, The Brooks Prumo Orchestra
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Vienna Balboa & Laminu Experience 2018 3/23/2018 City: Vienna, Austria Dances: Balboa Join us for the 6th VBLE 2018 in Vienna.
The only week-end with Laminu, Slow Balboa and Balboa.
Teachers: Mickey Fortanasce & Anna-Maria Bernhard, Dan & Gemma Guest, Axel Schwarz & Sandra Hartbach Bands: Ondrej Havelka & His Melody Makers
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Charleston Lindy Exchange 2018 Charleston, SC
Charleston Lindy Exchange 2018 5/18/2018 City: Charleston, SC, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa Join us in the beautiful city of Charleston, SC for the 11th year of sweet swing-outs, delicious food, and friendly faces!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Seaside Stomp Pensacola
Seaside Stomp 5/25/2018 City: Pensacola, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Dance and relax in the beautiful beach-side town of Pensacola, FL this Memorial Day weekend!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Seaside Stomp Pensacola
Seaside Stomp 5/25/2018 City: Pensacola, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Dance and relax in the beautiful beach-side town of Pensacola, FL this Memorial Day weekend!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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The Atlanta Lindy Exchange 6/1/2018 City: Atlanta, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa The Atlanta Lindy Exchange is going strong for year two. Join is in the heart of the south for a wonderful weekend of dancing, fellowship, and community.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Paris Balboa Weekend 6/8/2018 City: Paris, France Dances: Balboa Balboa Workshop in Paris from the 8th to 10th of June 2018, with International teachers and 3 levels.
There will be 2 parties with orchestra and DJs, an after on Sunday with a Big Band music and DJs.
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