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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Schedule

6:25 pm: Doors Open

6:30 pm: Workshops (please check our email newsletter)

- 90 minute swing workshops: lindy hop or charleston

8:00 pm: Swing Dance Lesson

FREE! (with cover charge)
- Introductory Swing Dance (East Coast/6-step)

No partner needed. A great way to meet people!

PLEASE ARRIVE BEFORE 8PM! No lesson admissions after 8:15.

(note: for studio lessons for advanced beginner/intermediate dancers, and more, check out Free Dance Studio:


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

Cover Charge:
Typically* between $16 - $19 ($4 off w/ valid college id)
*Some bands and special events may be a few dollars additional.

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 Dance Gift Certificates

 

 
Upcoming Dances

Workshops (some weeks) 6:00-8:00pm
Intro Lesson from 8:00-9:00
     (Note: no lesson admissions after 8:15, please
      arrive before 8pm)

Live music from 9pm - midnight
    (view full schedule »)
    Click on photos for reviews & music samples

 

Sat,
Apr
11
Closed for April
at Huron Ave
Please be safe!
 Cover: $
 

Sat,
Apr
25
Closed for April
at Huron Ave
Please be safe
 Cover: $
 

Sat,
May
9
Dave B and his Rhythm Hotshots
at Huron Ave
Swing dance the night away and jump & jive with these 5 talented Boston musicians, performing late 40's swing music and some R&B, featuring sparkling, authentic interpretations of the greats!
 Cover: $17
Workshop: Lindy Boot Camp (6:30-8pm, free) more
 

Sat,
May
23
Barry Fleischer Saturday Night Swing Session
at Huron Ave
Formerly known as Barry Fleischer Radio Swing Orchestra, this mighty 5 piece swinging band will have you dancing to the timeless sounds of Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie, Glen Miller and other favorites that swing fans listened and danced to around their radios during the Golden Broadcast Era of dance bands.
 Cover: $17
Workshop: Charleston Workshop (6:30-8pm, free) more
 

Sat,
May
30
Closed for Memorial Day
at Huron Ave
Enjoy the holiday! See you on June 13.
 Cover: $
 

Sat,
Jun
13
EIGHT TO THE BAR
Eight to the Bar
at Huron Ave
"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 when they play!
 Cover: $19
Workshop: Lindy Boot Camp (6:30-8pm, free) more
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