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BalastOff! 2018 Huntsville
BalastOff! 2018 8/3/2018 City: Huntsville, USA Dances: Balboa LET THE COUNTDOWN SEQUENCE COMMENCE.....

Bal-ast Off! is back for year 5 August 3rd-5th 2018 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! Including a beginner friendly balboa flight school!

See www.balastoff.com for more details!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Great Lakes Balboa Escape 2018 8/17/2018 City: Chicago, USA Dances: 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 Roffers Bands: Jake Sanders Band and Jonathan Stout and the Campus Five featuring Hilary Alexander
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Camp Hollywood XXI Los Angeles, CA
Camp Hollywood XXI 8/31/2018 City: Los Angeles, CA, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag, Other Camp Hollywood is one of the largest and longest running swing dance camps in the world. Now in its 21st 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! We offer classes in Lindy Hop, Shag, Balboa, and various swing line dances in levels from Beginner to Advanced Plus, a Follows Track, a Music Track, dance contests for all levels, afterhours dancing, live music jams all over the hotel, and lots of spontaneous shenanigans!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Camp Hollywood XXI Los Angeles, CA
Camp Hollywood XXI 8/31/2018 City: Los Angeles, CA, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag, Other Camp Hollywood is one of the largest and longest running swing dance camps in the world. Now in its 21st 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! We offer classes in Lindy Hop, Shag, Balboa, and various swing line dances in levels from Beginner to Advanced Plus, a Follows Track, a Music Track, dance contests for all levels, afterhours dancing, live music jams all over the hotel, and lots of spontaneous shenanigans!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Camp Hollywood XXI Los Angeles, CA
Camp Hollywood XXI 8/31/2018 City: Los Angeles, CA, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag, Other Camp Hollywood is one of the largest and longest running swing dance camps in the world. Now in its 21st 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! We offer classes in Lindy Hop, Shag, Balboa, and various swing line dances in levels from Beginner to Advanced Plus, a Follows Track, a Music Track, dance contests for all levels, afterhours dancing, live music jams all over the hotel, and lots of spontaneous shenanigans!
 
 
 
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Capital City Swingout Washington, DC
Capital City Swingout 9/7/2018 City: Washington, DC, USA Dances: Balboa Join 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 Halloran Bands: Naomi and Her Handsome Devils
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Rhythm Shuffle Buffalo
Rhythm Shuffle 9/14/2018 City: Buffalo, USA Dances: Balboa 2018 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 Mitchell Bands: The Boilermaker Jazz Band
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Illinois State University Lindy Exchange 2018 Normal
Illinois State University Lindy Exchange 2018 9/28/2018 City: Normal, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Other Save the date! We will have classes Saturday and dances Friday and Saturday evenings with a late night blues following both. Teachers: TBA Bands: TBA
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Footloose Swing Fest Alicante
Footloose Swing Fest 10/5/2018 City: Alicante, Spain Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag Join 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 DecaVita Bands: Old Dixieland Band
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Second City Swingout Chicago, IL
Second City Swingout 10/5/2018 City: Chicago, IL, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Second 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 Reid
Bands: Jake Sanders Septet, Quintet, and Trio
 
 
 
 
 
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TinkerBal Boston
TinkerBal 10/6/2018 City: Boston, USA Dances: Balboa TinkerBal 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
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The Rigamarole London
The Rigamarole 10/12/2018 City: London, United Kingdom Dances: Balboa The 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
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Bands: The Andreas Hofschneider Quartet
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jammin' on the James Richmond
Jammin' on the James 10/19/2018 City: Richmond, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag Top 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 Blowout 10/19/2018 City: Denver, USA Dances: Balboa 5 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 venue Teachers: Sylvia • Nick • Olga • Andreas • Kate • David • Laura • Jeremy • Kelly • Mickey Bands: Greg Ruby All-Stars
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Atlanta Varsity Showdown Atlanta, GA
Atlanta Varsity Showdown 10/26/2018 City: Atlanta, GA, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Atlanta 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 Pitner Bands: The Waller Creek Vipers
 
 
 
 
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Cats Corner: Lindy, Blues & Balboa Exchange Montréal
Cats Corner: Lindy, Blues & Balboa Exchange 10/26/2018 City: Montréal, Canada Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa
 
 
 
 
Weekend Live 2018 with The Shirt Tail Stompers 10/26/2018 City: Seoul, Korea South Dances: Lindy, Balboa Swing 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
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Rocky Balberna 2018 11/2/2018 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Balboa Save the date!
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Austin Lindy Exchange Austin
Austin Lindy Exchange 11/15/2018 City: Austin, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag It'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 11/16/2018 City: Seoul, Korea South Dances: Balboa Korea Balboa Weekend is most biggest and oldest classic balboa event in Asia. Teachers: Nick Williams, Kate Hedin, Jacob Wigger, Valerie Salstrom
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Jingle Bal Cincinnati
Jingle Bal 12/7/2018 City: Cincinnati, USA Dances: Balboa Come-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
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California Balboa Classic 2019 Newport Beach, CA
California Balboa Classic 2019 1/18/2019 City: Newport Beach, CA, USA Dances: Balboa Now in beautiful Newport Beach, California, just minutes from the site of the original Rendezvous Ballroom--the birthplace of Balboa!

Three amazing nights of dancing to live music lead by Jonathan Stout and late nights DJed by a crack staff of national DJs. New, larger ballroom!

Three days of workshops with world-class and champion instructors. Even more classes in 2019!

Competitions featuring the world's top Balboa dancers!

Come dance in the birthplace of Balboa!
Teachers: Shani Brown, Mickey Fortanasce, Mia Halloran, Kate Hedin, Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, David Rehm, Sylvia Sykes, Bobby White, Nick Williams, more TBD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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CalBal'19 Newport Beach, CA
California Balboa Classic 2019 1/18/2019 City: Newport Beach, CA, USA Dances: Balboa Now in beautiful Newport Beach, California, just minutes from the site of the original Rendezvous Ballroom--the birthplace of Balboa!

Three amazing nights of dancing to live music lead by Jonathan Stout and late nights DJed by a crack staff of national DJs. New, larger ballroom!

Three days of workshops with world-class and champion instructors. Even more classes in 2019!

Competitions featuring the world's top Balboa dancers!

Come dance in the birthplace of Balboa!
Teachers: Shani Brown, Mickey Fortanasce, Mia Halloran, Kate Hedin, Laura Keat, Jeremy Otth, David Rehm, Sylvia Sykes, Bobby White, Nick Williams, more TBD
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Balboa Dayz 2019 Dresden
Balboa Dayz 2019 2/1/2019 City: Dresden, Germany Dances: Balboa Take your chance to enjoy with us the cozy-fun & hot Balboa-atmosphere of this beautiful dance floor and the Dresden-Hellerau location.

From February 1st-3rd • • 8h of classes + shows + 3x nights of dancing.
Teachers: Andreas Olsson (SWE), Olga Marina(RUS), Gio Olla (SWE) & Moe Sakan (UK), Albert Ferran & Neus
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