Swing City: Best of Boston 2005 Swing Dance Club, 2005
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Lessons, Swing, and Lindy Hop
Dancing with Live Bands

Upstairs in the
West Cambridge Youth Center
680 Huron Ave
Fresh Pond/Cambridge
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We are generally open on the:
2nd Saturday
of the Month
4th Saturday
of the Month
5th Saturday
of the Month (when there is one)

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updates and announcements each week.

(Okay, we don't actually have a hot neon
marquee, but it's a pretty cool trick, no?)

Schedule

5:55 pm: Doors Open

6:00 pm: Lindy Workshop with Katie and Paolo

- 2 hr Lindy workshop (assumes some Swing/Lindy experience)
- $20pp. Attendees receive $6 discount to Swing City ($4 if already receiving student discount).
- Please check schedule, not offered on all weeks

8:00 pm: Swing Dance Lessons

FREE! (with cover charge)
Choice of Two Lessons:
- Introductory Swing Dance
- Advanced-Beginner/Intermediate
(Charleston, varies each week)

(sorry, no advanced level class is offered at this time)

No partner needed. A great way to meet people!


9:00pm-Midnight: Dancing!
Featuring the rich sounds of New England's finest Swing Bands and Orchestras. Come to dance or just listen & watch.

All ages welcome
$16 ($12 w/ valid college id)

Complimentary lot parking and streets.

GREAT VIBE, GREAT PEOPLE,
GREAT NEW PLACE!

Our Venue

"Huron Ave": the WEST CAMBRIDGE YOUTH CENTER
680 Huron Ave, Fresh Pond/Cambridge
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Lessons BEGIN at 8:00 (be sure to arrive before that)
Bands go on at 9pm and the show ends at Midnight.

  • Spacious professional dance floor, sprung bamboo
  • Drinks and Snacks available
  • Tons of free street and lot parking
  • Ice cold air conditioning
Swing City's Instructors & DJ's

Swing City is has some of New England's most respected and fun loving instructors working with us. Whether you're a beginner or advanced dancer, these guys offer something for everyone and are always willing to help you out on the side or social dance with you. Don't hesitate to ask!


Mike Jonas

JJ Williams

Nancy Murphy
Swing Dance Gift Certificates

 

 
New at WCYC! Lindy Workshops
with Katie and Paolo

6-8pm most Swing City evenings.

$20pp. Attendees will receive a $6 discount to Swing City, which follows ($4 if already receiving student discount).

Be sure to check Katie and Paolo's website for details each week, and to RSVP (optional).
 
Upcoming Dances
Lindy Workshop: 6:00-8:00
Intro & Intermediate Lessons from 8:00-9:00
Live music from 9pm - midnight
    (view full schedule »)
    Click on photos for reviews & music samples
 

Sat,
Nov
22
EIGHT TO THE BAR
Eight to the Bar
at Huron Ave, Saturday
"Eight to the Bar" is perennially one of the biggest drawing bands at Swing City, renowned by dancers all across New England. Expect the best for the 2014 "Season Opener"!
 

Sat,
Nov
29
TBA
Band to be announced. Stay tuned!
 

Sat,
Dec
13
THE LOVE DOGS
Holiday Dance with The Love Dogs
at Huron Ave, Saturday
SWING CITY HOLIDAY DANCE PARTY!
Voted 2006 "Outstanding New England Band", plus Ed Scheer voted "Most Charismatic Entertainer", this band has been a top drawing band at Swing City for over a decade. If you love Swing Dancing, this one is a sure bet.
More details to be announced.
 

Sat,
Dec
27
Sax Gordon & the Little Town Rockers
at Huron Ave, Saturday
Highly sought after, "'Sax Gordon & the Little Town Rockers' are one of the most exciting and in-demand performers carrying on the great tradition of American Rhythm & Blues Saxophone. With astonishing ability and virtually unmatched energy, Gordon brings rocking sax workouts, swinging classics, gutbucket Blues, and deep ballads alive like none other."
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