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November, 2019
1stCat's Corner Exchange MontrealBlues, Lindy, Balboa Exchange
Cat's Corner Exchange 11/1/2019 City: Montreal, Canada Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa Bands: Jen Hodge
8thRocky Balberna BernBalboa Workshop
Rocky Balberna 11/8/2019 City: Bern, Switzerland Dances: Balboa Save the date!
8thSwing Fastival Torquay, DevonBalboa Workshop
Swing Fastival 11/8/2019 City: Torquay, Devon, United Kingdom Dances: Balboa An exciting dance camp for Collegiate Shag and Balboa. Be inspired and entertained by top international teachers at this residential dance weekend. A whole weekend of Balboa or Collegiate Shag or mix the two 50/50. Price includes dinner, bed and breakfast in a superb hotel right on the waters edge.
14thThe Revival Malmö (HÃllviken)Balboa Workshop
The Revival 11/14/2019 City: Malmö (HÃllviken), Sweden Dances: Balboa The Revival is about bringing back a time when people went out social dancing and enjoyed the company of others with the same appreciation in music. We invite everyone to come enjoy our ideas about music and dancing. The classes focus on the original Balboa, Bal-Swing, in addition to other Jazz era social dances. The evening parties all feature live music and offer a lot of social dancing time. We moved outside Malmö so you can dance, eat and sleep at the same place.
15thKorea Balboa Weekend SeoulBalboa Workshop
Korea Balboa Weekend 11/15/2019 City: Seoul, Korea South Dances: Balboa Balboa Event of Seoul, Korea since 2008. Korea Balboa Weekend is the oldest and biggest balboa event in Asia. We pursue the classic balboa. Teachers: Andreas Olsson, Olga Marina, Javier Johnson, Heather Ballew.
15thThe Balboa Incident Las VegasBalboa Workshop
The Balboa Incident 11/15/2019 City: Las Vegas, USA Dances: Balboa Join us for a weekend of live music, workshops, and competitions! A Friday night dance at The Mint Tavern will start the weekend, followed by a beginner and intermediate track of workshops Saturday afternoon by two world class instructors, Hannah Manning and Gordon Dang. The main event Saturday evening will be held inside Vegas’ very own Mob Museum. This will include access to the entire museum as well as the Speakeasy, if you can figure out the secret password. As for the music, we are proud to announce that we will be dancing to the live music of The Mad Hat Hucksters! All culminating with our signature event, Balboa in the Park V. Teachers: Hannah Manning
Gordon Dang
Bands: The Mad Hat Hucksters
21stAustin Lindy Exchange Austin, TXLindy, Balboa, Shag Exchange
Austin Lindy Exchange 11/21/2019 City: Austin, TX, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag We are Roaring into Our 20's! with this year's Austin Lindy Exchange. Come Celebrate our 20th Anniversary with amazing bands and non-stop dancing. This ALX is gonna be BIG!
21stKiwi Lindy Exchange South IslandLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Kiwi Lindy Exchange 11/21/2019 City: South Island, New Zealand Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Swing Dancing Road Trip Around NZ!!! We only have 50 seats on the Lindy Bus so if you want to be first in line to get the full details and register. head to kiwilindyexchange.com to add your name to our mailing list. I grew up in Queenstown so I have spent a lot of time adventuring around New Zealand and now I want to invite other Swing Dancers to check it out too. This trip includes transport from Christchurch to Te Anau, Queenstown and then back to Christchurch stopping by, beaches, forests, waterfalls, wineries, mountains etc. Plus Social dancing every night either with the local scenes or some nights we will be in the middle of no where.
21stMelbourne Lindy Exchange MelbourneLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Melbourne Lindy Exchange 11/21/2019 City: Melbourne, Australia Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Lindy Exchange in Melbourne.
22ndPittStop Lindy Hop PittsburghLindy, Balboa Exchange
PittStop Lindy Hop 11/22/2019 City: Pittsburgh, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa PittStop is different from many other events in that it is solely focused on social dancing. No classes and no competitions, just dancing for the joy of it! This will be our 19th successful year and we can hardly wait until November! Bands: Gordon Webster, The Boilermaker Jazz Band, Chelsea Reed and the Fairweather Five
22ndRoffa Balboa Weekend RotterdamBalboa Workshop
Roffa Balboa Weekend 11/22/2019 City: Rotterdam, Netherlands Dances: Balboa It's gonna be snug, it's gonna be inspiring and it's gonna be magic!
22ndSail City Jump AucklandLindy, Balboa Workshop
Sail City Jump 11/22/2019 City: Auckland, New Zealand Dances: Lindy, Balboa We've got workshops, international teachers, social dancing, games, performances and more fun than you can shake a stick at! Balboa, Lindy Hop, Solo Jazz, whew!
23rdBalboa- Workshop und Swingparty with Livemusic StuttgartBalboa Workshop
Balboa- Workshop und Swingparty with Livemusic 11/23/2019 City: Stuttgart, Germany Dances: Balboa 2 Days of classes for different levels Party with livemusic (Bumpy Roof Band, FR/ESP) and DJ Zazie Metro
28thPocket Change Exchange ChristchurchLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Pocket Change Exchange 11/28/2019 City: Christchurch, New Zealand Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa PCX is in it's 9th year - an epic fun social exchange in Christchurch, NZ, we are known for being the most fun, friendly and awesome social exchange you could ever want to go to! And at the start of the NZ summer it\'s the perfect time to come holiday afterwards as well!
29thInternational Lindy Hop Championships Washington, DCLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Workshop
International Lindy Hop Championships 11/29/2019 City: Washington, DC, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Workshops, competitions, and celebration of Norma Miller 100
29thMainhatten Shuffle - 1. Frankfurt Balboa Weekend Frankfurt am MainBalboa Workshop
Mainhatten Shuffle - 1. Frankfurt Balboa Weekend 11/29/2019 City: Frankfurt am Main, Germany Dances: Balboa SAVE THE DATE

…and get ready for “MAINHATTEN SHUFFLE” – the first Balboa-Weekend in Frankfurt!

WHEN?
November 30 – December 01, 2019

WHAT?
Two days of workshops with 3 levels in a friendly and relaxed atmosphere, three parties, tasters and much more…

WHO?
Our amazing teachers are:
Nejc Zupan (SLO) and Fancy Dougherty (USA)
Eran Tobi (DE) and Isabelle Jaschke (DE)
Verena Jäger (DE) und Inga Krämer (DE)

WHERE?
What’s the first thing that comes to mind when you think about Frankfurt? Airport, business, commerce and skyscrapers? Well, it’s time to pay a visit and change your perception of this underrated gem!

More information here soon and on our website!
Teachers: Nejc Zupan (SLO) and Fancy Dougherty (USA)
Eran Tobi (DE) and Isabelle Jaschke (DE)
Verena Jäger (DE) und Inga Krämer (DE)
Bands: tba
December, 2019
1stSF Shuffle & Shag Week San FranciscoBalboa, Shag Workshop
SF Shuffle & Shag Week 12/1/2019 City: San Francisco, USA Dances: Balboa, Shag SF Shuffle & Shag is a week of live music and amazing swing dancing in San Francisco, December 1-8, 2019. Join us in amazing local venues and dance Balboa, Collegiate Shag, St. Louis Shag, and fast Lindy Hop. The weekend will feature balboa and shag workshops with Shana Worel, Jason Swihart, and Julie Roman, followed by more live music in the evening and afternoon. Teachers: Shana Worel & Jason Swihart (balboa), Julie Roman & Kate Ramsey (shag) Bands: Le Jazz Hot, Nirav Sanghani & Friends, Gaucho, Evelyn and Her Vintage Ties, Clint Baker's Golden Gate Four, Don Neely Trio
6thAlpine Jitterbugs - Shag ‘n´ Bal Innsbruck InnsbruckBalboa Workshop
Alpine Jitterbugs - Shag ‘n´ Bal Innsbruck 12/6/2019 City: Innsbruck, Austria Dances: Balboa We are looking forward to inviting you to a unique event in the middle of the Tyrolean Alps.
6thEuropean Balboa Festival ToulouseBalboa Workshop
European Balboa Festival 12/6/2019 City: Toulouse, France Dances: Balboa The oldest Balboa event in Europe, and one of the biggest 6 levels, Solo Balboa track Contests Shows
13thWild West Xmas Festival Sofiko Korinthias - 1 hour away from AthensLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Wild West Xmas Festival 12/13/2019 City: Sofiko Korinthias - 1 hour away from Athens, Greece Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Just before Christmas on the 13-15 December we are going on a 3-days excursion at the Ranch, a camp ... SALOON in the WILD WEST! The campsite is absolutely breathtaking! Big horses and ponies to ride, two big (actual) Saloons providing warm beverages, a western themed dinning room with exceptional choices of -greek- food, an archery course to begin your day and of course a lot of swing dancing! The menu of the weekend includes, *LIVE Band Music every night & great swing & r&b Djs, *Swing dance workshops by our amazing teacher team *Horse riding Lessons *Archery Courses *Crazy Parties on Friday and Saturday night *Afternoon Sunday party and of course we will dance our arsh off!
26thLindy Focus Asheville, North CarolinaBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Lindy Focus 12/26/2019 City: Asheville, North Carolina, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Teachers: Irina Amzashvili
Jenna Applegarth
Kelly Arsenault
LaTasha Barnes
Shani Brown
Nathan Bugh
Hyunjung Choi
Gaby Cook
Clàudia Fonte
Mickey Fortanasce
Jo Hoffberg
Andrew Hsi
Peter Kertz
Nikki Marvin
Mikey Pedroza
Laurel Ryan
Michelle Stokes
Damon Stone
Kelsy Stone
Jon Tigert
Elze Visnevskyte
Bobby White
Todd Yannacone
26thThe Snowball StockholmBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie Workshop
The Snowball 12/26/2019 City: Stockholm, Sweden Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Boogie Woogie
27thUpside Down GhentLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Upside Down 12/27/2019 City: Ghent, Belgium Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa A dazzling fresh swing dance festival in Ghent
28thIce Swing Holiday BudapestLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Ice Swing Holiday 12/28/2019 City: Budapest, Hungary Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Swing with us to 2020 with an unforgettable weekend! A wide range of colourful programmes will ensure your wholesome entertainment. The excellent atmosphere is guaranteed: a multitude of social programmes in the day, whereas 3 venues, 5 parties and 4 live bands in the evening. Architecture, atmosphere, culinary delicacies and community! Let's celebrate the new year together, the party capital of Europe and Pepita welcome you!
January, 2020
3rdMoscow Christmas Swing Dance Camp MoscowBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie Workshop
Moscow Christmas Swing Dance Camp 1/3/2020 City: Moscow, Russia Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie Woogie
17thCalifornia Balboa Classic Newport Beach, CaliforniaBalboa Workshop
California Balboa Classic 1/17/2020 City: Newport Beach, California, USA Dances: Balboa Teachers: Sylvia Sykes
Nick Williams
Kelly Arsenault
Mickey Fortanasce
Annabel Quisao
Bobby White
Kate Hedin
David Rehm
Shani Brown
Augie Freeman
23rdFairbridge Dance Camp PinjarraLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
Fairbridge Dance Camp 1/23/2020 City: Pinjarra, Australia Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Simply Swing Dance Camp is Western Australia's most fun and educational Annual Swing Dance Event!! Everything happens at Fairbridge Village, workshops, meals, taster classes and social dancing. Enjoy the heritage listed cottages, within walking distance to the hall. Your Workshop ticket will include all workshops, taster classes and social dances on your selected day and you can participate in as much or as little as you choose. If you don't want to do workshops, Thats Fine! Come and relax and enjoy the social dances every night. Come and enjoy a total immersion experience and a place with a real sense of community. Friendly and enthusiastic dancers come together to learn from 6 of the best dancers in the world and have fun!!
24thLollies and Lemonade Auburn, ALBalboa Workshop
Lollies and Lemonade 1/24/2020 City: Auburn, AL, USA Dances: Balboa Join us for the fourth year of this sweet workshop! With an emphasis on quality instruction, we are dedicated to providing an affordable balboa experience to the Southeast US and beyond. We offer 3 levels of classes, 8 hours of instruction, 2 nights of live music, and, of course, lemonade! Teachers: Bobby White, Annabel Quisao,
Douglas Mathews, Brittany Morton,
Joe Pangburn, Kadie Pangburn
Bands: The Posey Quintet
24thPingoletus Swing Festival ZaragozaLindy, Balboa Workshop
Pingoletus Swing Festival 1/24/2020 City: Zaragoza, Spain Dances: Lindy, Balboa Join the Lindyjotter community on an unforgettable weekend.
Lindy in its purest form. Classes, parties with live music in a spectacular venue, exhibitions and workshops. The passion, love and energy of the swing awaits you in Zaragoza, the city of wind.

Here is the menu:

🔹 2 Parties with live music
🔹 5 h. classes
🔹 1 h. practice with teachers
🔹 2 Tasters
🔹 1 Carajillo Party
🔹 1,5h. aerials (opctional)
Teachers: 💃 Alex McCormarck and Jill de Muelenaere
💃 Sanders Costermans and Beatrice Neagu
Bands: 🎷 Le dancing Pepa Swing Band
24thPittsburgh Shakedown PittsburghBalboa, Other Workshop
Pittsburgh Shakedown 1/24/2020 City: Pittsburgh, USA Dances: Balboa, Other 3 days of great live music and dancing at Pittsburgh's fantastic Ace Hotel! Lindy Hop with Peter Strom and Naomi Uyama, Balboa with Valerie Salstrom! Music by the Boilermaker Jazz Band & 14 piece Hot Metal Swing Orchestra. Great neighborhood with lots to see and wonderful restaurants. Very hip/ historic hotel. All on site. Teachers: Peter Strom, Naomi Uyama, Valerie Salstrom Bands: Boilermaker Jazz Band, 14 piece Hot Metal Swing Orchestra
24thScandinavian shuffle UppsalaBalboa Workshop
Scandinavian shuffle 1/24/2020 City: Uppsala, Sweden Dances: Balboa Scandinavian Shuffle is an annual balboa exchange, a weekend full of dancing balboa and exploring exciting Scandinavian cities with other international balboa enthusiasts. In 2020, Scandinavian Shuffle takes place in Uppsala, Sweden. This will be the 12th consecutive Scandinavian Shuffle.
31stBalboa Dayz 2020 DresdenBalboa Workshop
Balboa Dayz 2020 1/31/2020 City: Dresden, Germany Dances: Balboa it is been 10years ago that we started with our first BΛLBӨΛ DΛYZ 🌸 Take your chance to enjoy with us the cozy-fun & hot Balboa-atmosphere, a beautiful dance floor and the Dresden-Hellerau location. The event goes from January 31st - February 2nd promoting 8h of classes + shows + 3x nights of dancing ♪♫ by Heart of Dixie 💗 to see you there Teachers: Andreas Olsson & Olga Marina,
Alexey Gudovich & Masha Krokhina,
Anni Skoglund & Gašper Hrovat
Bands: Heart of Dixie
February, 2020
7thBirmingham Swing Festival BirminghamLindy, Balboa Workshop
Birmingham Swing Festival 2/7/2020 City: Birmingham, United Kingdom Dances: Lindy, Balboa A weekend of Swing dance workshops for all levels, with late-night parties, live bands and competitions!
13thNubalboa MadridBalboa Workshop
Nubalboa 2/13/2020 City: Madrid, Spain Dances: Balboa Save the dates for 2020! Registration opens October 1st
14thHot Rhythm Holiday Austin, TexasLindy, Balboa, Shag Workshop
Hot Rhythm Holiday 2/14/2020 City: Austin, Texas, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Shag Fast dancing workshops
14thMontpellier Balboa Rendez-Vous MontpellierBalboa Workshop
Montpellier Balboa Rendez-Vous 2/14/2020 City: Montpellier, France Dances: Balboa The 19th edition for Montpellier Balboa Festival with the best Balboa teachers - 4 levels, Balboa Classes 1 level Collegiate Shag 3 Swing parties Teachers: Joel Plys & Irina Amzashvili
15thSwingin’ on the Sea Cruise Miami, FL > Grand Turk > St. Thomas > Puerto Rico > Dominican RepublicLindy, Balboa Workshop
Swingin’ on the Sea Cruise 2/15/2020 City: Miami, FL > Grand Turk > St. Thomas > Puerto Rico > Dominican Republic, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa 7 day cruise to the exotic Caribbean. Leaving from Miami and going to islands in the Eastern Caribbean. Classes with 12 different national level instructors, dances every night to DJs and live bands!
20th15th Rock That Swing Festival MunichLindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
15th Rock That Swing Festival 2/20/2020 City: Munich, Germany Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa For more than a decade the festival celebrates the diversity of the dances and music of the Swing and Rock and Roll era from the 20s to the 50s. Over a span of 5 days, fantastic dance nights, hot live music, shows, competitions, numerous workshops, dance masters from the 30s, and passionate dancers from all over the world create an inspiring and unforgettable atmosphere. At the Rock That Swing Dance Camp more than 60 of the world's best teachers give classes during the daytime offering a vast variety of more than 200 workshops. Dancers at any level, from beginner to intermediate to advanced and all the way up to teacher, can create their own individual schedule.
March, 2020
1stBig Red Swing Weekend Workshop Bloomington, IN.Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Workshop
Big Red Swing Weekend Workshop 3/1/2020 City: Bloomington, IN., USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Indiana University's big annual workshop with great instructors and bands.
13thBal Spring Break at the Marsham Court Hotel Bournemouth, DorsetBalboa Workshop
Bal Spring Break at the Marsham Court Hotel 3/13/2020 City: Bournemouth, Dorset, United Kingdom Dances: Balboa Bookings are open for this fabulous Balboa weekend... World class Balboa tuition, comfy accommodation, great food, and everything under one roof in a sea front hotel in Bournemouth.
13thCamp Canary La Santa, LanzaroteLindy, Balboa Workshop
Camp Canary 3/13/2020 City: La Santa, Lanzarote, Spain Dances: Lindy, Balboa A dance camp on Club La Santa, Lanzarote together with the Three Cool Cats from Barcelona! We continue in 2020! More information soon on our website!
13thSideways Lucerne LucerneLindy, Balboa Workshop
Sideways Lucerne 3/13/2020 City: Lucerne, Switzerland Dances: Lindy, Balboa Small, fine, fantastic SIDEWAYS! Being comfortable in social dance is our main ambition. Workshops with wonderful teachers and parties with superb bands, great DJs and nice people. And all of this in our beautiful town in the middle of Switzerland. The lake and our amazing mountains are included in this package.
April, 2020
17thDCLX 2020 WashingtonBlues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Exchange
DCLX 2020 4/17/2020 City: Washington, USA Dances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Hot Jazz, Fast Dancing, and a Celebration of D.C.’s Unique Jazz Scene

DCLX, the nation’s premier Lindy hop exchange, offers the nation’s best live traditional jazz music, drawing musicians and dancers from across the world, April 17-19, 2020 in Washington, D.C.
Bands: TBD
May, 2020
14thPhiladelphia Lindy Hop Exchange 2020 PhiladelphiaLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz Exchange
Philadelphia Lindy Hop Exchange 2020 5/14/2020 City: Philadelphia, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz You're invited to a weekend of exceptional music and dancing in our vibrant city of neighborhoods--the Philadelphia Lindy Hop Exchange: Round 2!

Our community will be throwing down on the dance floor with a multitude of talented musicians throughout the weekend.

We want you to fall in love with our city. We want you to experience our home through our eyes--with food, art, and jazz.
Bands: Chelsea Reed and the Fairweather Five, Jack St Clair and the Saintly Stompers, Christopher Davis Shannon, Najwa Parkins and the After Hours Trio, Parlour Noir.
15thCSC Canadian Swing Championships Montreal (Trois Rivières)Lindy, Blues, Balboa Workshop
CSC Canadian Swing Championships 5/15/2020 City: Montreal (Trois Rivières), Canada Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Canada's biggest swing dance event celebrating 19 years. Bilingual Francais et English! The best in Solo Jazz, West-Coast Swing, Lindy-Hop, Boogie-Woogie, Rockabilly Jive, Balboa and Blues come to throwdown!
20thSwingkultur- Festival StuttgartLindy, Balboa Workshop
Swingkultur- Festival 5/20/2020 City: Stuttgart, Germany Dances: Lindy, Balboa Save the date...
June, 2020
4thAthens Lindy Exchange AthensLindy, Blues, Balboa Exchange
Athens Lindy Exchange 6/4/2020 City: Athens, Greece Dances: Lindy, Blues, Balboa Athens Lindy Exchange 2020!!! We had an amazing time thanks to all of you! We are ex-changing the dates, putting the next exchange at the beginning of June! Save the date for our next ALE! June 04-07 2020 -- You are invited to spend 3 days full of Athens night life, sun, great food and smiling people! This year we are throwing our first Lindy exchange in our city! This exchange is going to blow your mind! Much different and underground from the fests you've met, we promise to show you around the very best parts of our city and make you feel like a local! Athens is an awesome place, if you know where to go! On Thursday .. lets go to the awesome welcome party! On Friday.. we'll swing out under the moonlight! On Saturday.. we will give you a morning city tour and and an... evening pub/bar one! You'll meet the famous... Athens by night On Sunday.. we will go swimming to a blue waters beach and have cold beers all day long! And of course, all that will.. swing! Let's dance! -- More to be announced soon... #ale2020 #sunny #athens
5thIN Rhythm Classic IndianapolisLindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Exchange
IN Rhythm Classic 6/5/2020 City: Indianapolis, USA Dances: Lindy, Balboa, Solo Jazz, Shag Are you looking to show off your dance stuff? Need a chance for people to see what your all about in swing? Well then look no further. On June 5th-7th come to Indianapolis to express your most creative self in Lindy Hop, Shag, and Balboa. IN Rhythm Classic is the name of the game for our competition based weekend. Don’t be shy, bust a move and maybe win that sweet golden prize!!!
July, 2020
5thSwing in corsica CargeseBalboa Workshop
Swing in corsica 7/5/2020 City: Cargese, France Dances: Balboa A wonderful BALBOA festival in CORSICA ISLAND, 5 to 8 of july 2018.

Workshops with international teachers, bands every night, beach parties with dance floor !

Teachers: Solen LE BIHAN & Laurent WALLET
Oksana Shkiray & Nejc Zupan
Bands: 3 local Bands

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