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Swing City
Live Swing Bands
Each month:
1st Sat
3rd Fri
5th Sat
(see our schedule for changes)

Special Event this Week, see below for more details

info:
(617) 513-9841

"Hosting fine Swing and Lindy Hop Dancing in Boston since 1994"

Friday, March 15 at Huron Ave:
"Compaq Big Band"
The power and energy of an authentic 21-piece big band is back! The Compaq Big Band has kept New England swingin' for 30 years, with 15 horns, terrific soloists, a cookin' rhythm section, and a great feature vocalist. These guys are NOT your grandfather's big band. A great mix of medium, slow, and up-tempo swing, with tunes that are just the right length, will keep you on the dance floor all night.

BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE LESSONS THIS WEEK:
Featuring:
- Beginner
- Intermediate with Mike Jonas
(see below for more details about the lessons)

   

Dear Swing City Patrons,

WOW! Did you catch Bombay Jim last week?! Jim pulled in a full house of dancers for one of the biggest and best shows of the year so far. We're really glad to have him back on our roster and look for him again on July 6. Coming up this week...

Compaq Big Band at Swing City this Friday

Many bands love playing at Swing City because the musicians enjoy the great dancing as much as the dancers enjoy the live music. Compaq Big Band is no exception, and this 21 piece swing orchestra sounds tremendous.

Please join us for what will be a great evening of live music, great dancing, great people to meet, dance lessons, and of course fantastic exercise. Oh, and free, fresh, hot popcorn now too!

Hope to see you there.

Dance lessons at Swing City

New to Swing Dancing or already an expert? No worries, we've got something for everyone!

Join us for a beginner swing lesson, or if you're a more experienced dancer, we offer a concurrent intermediate class. Classes begin at 8pm promptly, so be sure to arruve a few minutes early.

Classes have been HUGE lately, so be sure to come for those. Beginner and intermediate levels are concurrent so most of our regular dancers will be able to take a non-beginner class with our rotation of some of Boston's top dance instructors, yet still bring your friends who might be more comfortable at a the intro level. Moreover, the classes are a GREAT way to meet people if you're new to the scene, single, or just feeling social!

The intro class will be single step East Coast, while the intermediate class generally assumes you can dance a triple step and are comfortable with a variety of basic moves. The intermediate class will be different each week, selecting from styles that include Lindy, Balboa, Charleston, and more, and sometimes features guest instructors.

If either lesson is too hard or simple for you, one can just switch to the other one as needed.

Swing City, the best weekly Swingin' venue in town!

- Tons of free parking
- Ice Cold Air Conditioning
- Juice, Soda, and Water available, plus snacks
- Great, New, Sprung Bamboo Floor (one patron was memorably giddy with excitement! thx)
- Easy MBTA Access (bus #72 direct from Havard Square)

8:00pm: Beginner and Intermediate Swing Dance Lessons, no partner necessary.
9:00pm: Band goes on (DJ in the breaks)
until 12:00pm

So please join us for lessons, a night of rich live music, dancing, lots of cool fun people of all ages, and some great exercise. Bottom line, a great night out for only $16 ($12 with college ID), and a super vibe! Read, "Boston's official Cheap Date."

Tons of Swing City Photos are in the Photo gallery

See you there!

 

If you have your own comments to share, we'd love to hear them. Please email us at olaf@swingcityboston.com

See you this week!
-Olaf
on behalf of all of our entertainers and staff

 

Coming Up!
( full schedule » )
Mar. 15
Friday
(Huron Ave)
Compaq Big Band
Mar. 30
Saturday
(Huron Ave)
Sweet Wille D. & the
Continentals
April 6
Saturday
(Huron Ave)
Eight to the Bar
April 19
Friday
(Huron Ave)
Roger Ceresi's All
Starz
May 4
Saturday
(Huron Ave)
Rico Barr & Jump 'n' Jive Review
May 17
Friday
(Huron Ave)
Closed for Graduations
(no dance)
June 1
Saturday
(Huron Ave)
Compaq Big Band
June 21
Friday
(Huron Ave)
Black & White
June 29
Saturday
(Huron Ave)
Love Dogs

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Swing City Field Trips

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Taxi Dancers are in!

Until 10:30 we have friendly volunteers to dance with everyone and anyone, so if you don't have a partner or are new, "Catch a Cab"! more »

If you'd like to apply to be one of our taxi dancers,
send us a note »
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What people are saying:
"It was one of the best swing dances I have attended in well over a year (and I dance several times a week)."

"Nice people all w/good intentions. From the person at door to anyone I would ask questions; all have positive,upbeat(no pun intended) attitudes. And this love of Swing Dancing is obvious by all assistance kindly offered and rendered. Five Stars."

Our Fantastic Instructors and DJ's:

Mike Jonas, Step Step Triple Step
Nancy Murphy (Rug Cutters')
JJ Williams (JJ Productions)
Karen Leeds (Karen Leeds Dance)

Taxi Dancers are in the house! New dancer or coming solo? Dance with them! (Interested in becoming one? Drop me a line.)

 

See you on the dance floor!
-Olaf
Your humble "Swing City Impresario"

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