3rdBalboa Swingtime with Annabel & Bobby
Balboa Swingtime with Annabel & Bobby
City: Boston, USA
Join us for Balboa Swingtime! in Boston with Annabel Quisao & Bobby White, a weekend of Balboa workshops and social dancing March 3-4, 2018.
Choose from all levels (suitable for beginner/advanced beginner and beyond) or intermediate/advanced classes, or sign up for both and soak in everything Annabel & Bobby have to share!
Registration opens Wednesday January 10 at www.bostonbalboa.org!
Classes Saturday & Sunday:
11am-1pm: all levels
Saturday Night Shuffle – Ballroom in Boston, Saturday March 3
Balboa Speakeasy – Brass Union, Sunday March 4
Early Registration (before February) / Pre-registration (before Mar 3)
One-Day All-Levels - $30/$30
One-Day Int/Adv+ - $40/$45
Full Day - $60/$70
Full Weekend - $120/$140
Saturday Night Shuffle - $10
Teachers: Bobby White
City: Tempe/Mesa, AZ, USA
Teachers: Nick Williams, Kate Hedin, Augie Freeman
15thLindyfest featuring the Lone Star Championships
Houston, TexasLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz
Lindyfest featuring the Lone Star Championships
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
22ndBoston Tea Party
Newton, MassachusettsBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, West Coast
Boston Tea Party
City: Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, West Coast
The only Lindy Hop/West Coast Swing crossover event. Featuring classes by top international teachers and fun competitions with some of the best dancing you will see!
23rdSchool of Hard Knox
KnoxvilleLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
School of Hard Knox
City: Knoxville, USA
Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
The debut of Michael Gamble's big band: The Rhythm Serenaders Orchestra along with workshops by Ryan Calloway, Annie Trudeau, Jon Tigert, Kelly Arsenault, and Kevin St. Laurent!
Teachers: Ryan Calloway, Annie Trudeau, Jon Tigert, Kelly Arsenault, and Kevin St. Laurent!
Bands: Michael Gamble's Rhythm Serenaders and the Rhythm Serenaders Orchestra!
23rdVienna Balboa & Laminu Experience 2018
Vienna Balboa & Laminu Experience 2018
City: Vienna, Austria
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
5thRedwood Coast Music Festival - Emerald Coast Lindy Exchange
EurekaBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Boogie Woogie, West Coast
Redwood Coast Music Festival - Emerald Coast Lindy Exchange
City: Eureka, USA
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Boogie Woogie, West Coast
Emerald Coast LX happens during the Redwood Coast Music Festival. 35 bands - 100 sets of live music and 6 venues with dance floors. Jazz, Swing, blues, rockabilly - it's all here!
Bands: Dave Stuckey & the Hot House Gang, Candy Jacket Jazz Band, Joe Smith & The Spicy Pickles, Kris Tokarski & Chloe Feoranzo sextet, Carl Sonny Leyland & Friends, Clint Baker Hot Five, Stompy Jones, Jeff Barnhart's Earthquakers, Roomful of Blues, Terry Hanck, Mark Hummel, Anson Funderburgh, Dave Bennett & Memphis Speed Kings, and more!
12thFleur de Lindy
New OrleansLindy, Balboa
Fleur de Lindy
City: New Orleans, USA
Dances: Lindy, Balboa
The Fleur de Lindy Exchange is produced by an enthusiastic group of New Orleans Lindy Hoppers. We want to share our love for this wonderful city, its unique culture and community — not to mention the sheer joy of dancing to live New Orleans music with others.
Bands: Tuba Skinny,Sierra Green and the Soul Machine, Shake Em Up Jazz Band, St Louis Slim Quartet, Meschiya Lake & The Little Big Horns
20thPortland Lindy Exchange
Portland, ORLindy, Balboa, Shag
Portland Lindy Exchange
City: Portland, OR, USA
Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag
Three days of dancing to five different live bands, indoor and outdoor venues, late nite till 3am and an unofficial kick off on Thursday with even more live music! Come share some amazing dances and meet dancers from around the country
Bands: Sherri Colby and the Racket Makers, Midnight Serenaders, Casey McGill Combo, Hot Lovin Jazz Babies, Baby and the Pearl Blowers
27thSwing Into Spring
Columbia, SCLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz
Swing Into Spring
City: Columbia, SC, USA
Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz
Swing Into Spring is back after taking 2017 off. We've got lots of great classes for all skill levels as well as fantastic dancing throughout the weekend.
18thCharleston Lindy Exchange 2018
Charleston, SCBlues, Lindy, Balboa
Charleston Lindy Exchange 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!
25th19th annual Camp Jitterbug & the Northwest Lindy Hop Championships 2018
SeattleBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
19th annual Camp Jitterbug & the Northwest Lindy Hop Championships 2018
City: Seattle, USA
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag
One of the longest running Lindy Hop events in the world featuring workshops, live music, competitions and more.
Teachers: Andy Reid, Chester Whitmore, Evita Arce, Michael Jagger, Nick Williams, Laura Keat, Ryan Calloway, Ann Mony, Casey Koroshec,
Bands: Josh Collazzo, Michael Gamble, Casey MacGill, Greg Ruby, Jonathan Doyle
PensacolaBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz
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!
1stThe Atlanta Lindy Exchange
AtlantaBlues, Lindy, Balboa
The Atlanta Lindy Exchange
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.
8thParis Balboa Weekend
Paris Balboa Weekend
City: Paris, France
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.
Teachers: Albert & Neus
Andreas & Olga
Bands: Rolly Swing Band
Jackass Brass Band
St. PetersburgBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie
City: St. Petersburg, Russia
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie
Workshop over a long holiday weekend in Russia!
Teachers: • Tomas Blacharz (France) and Evgenia Salakhutdiova (Russia), lindy hop, blues;
• Fedor Nedotko (Russia) and Alina Sokulska (Ukraine), lindy hop, authentic jazz, blues;
• Lennart Westerlund (Sweden) and Violetta Lebedeva (Russia) Lindy Hop, Authentic- jazz;
• Anne-Helene and Bernard Cavasa (France) lindy hop, blues, balboa;
• Anastasia Gulovskaya and Mikhail Petrov (Russia) blues;
• Ksenia Parkhatskaya (Russia) authentic jazz, solo-blues.
• Alexander Tabakov and Daria Chupyrkina (Belarus-Russia) balboa.
15thBal Tic Summer Swing
Bal Tic Summer Swing
City: Rostock-Warnemünde, Germany
First Balboa summer festival in Germany’s marvellous seaside resort Warnemünde! Parties mixed Balboa and Lindy.
3 days of dancing, teaching, sea and beach, swingwalk, barbecue, surfing, SUP and lots of fun!
GreenvilleBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag
City: Greenville, USA
Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Shag
The 8th Annual Greenville Lindy Exchange! Come join us for a relaxing time with friends! Pre-party on Thursday, dancing all weekend long, and a Sunday Soul Party to close it out!
29thTwo for Swing Festival
Périgueux TrélissacLindy, Balboa, Other
Two for Swing Festival
City: Périgueux Trélissac, France
Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Other
Welcome 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 Maury
Bands: Stompin'Joe, The Money Makers, The Rhythm Gamblers
City: Huntsville, USA
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!
17thGreat Lakes Balboa Escape 2018
Great Lakes Balboa Escape 2018
City: Chicago, USA
-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)
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
7thCapital City Swingout
Capital City Swingout
City: Washington, DC, USA
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
28thIllinois State University Lindy Exchange 2018
NormalBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Other
Illinois State University Lindy Exchange 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.
5thSecond City Swingout
Chicago, ILLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz
Second City Swingout
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
City: Boston, USA
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
City: London, United Kingdom
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
Sasha and Yulia
Bands: The Andreas Hofschneider Quartet