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Swing City
Live Swing Bands
Each month:
2nd Sat
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(617) 513-9841

Located upstairs at the
West Cambridge Youth Center
680 Huron Ave.
Cambridge, MA
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"Hosting Swing and Lindy Hop Dancing in Boston since 1994"

Saturday, December 12 at Huron Ave:
Tom Nutile Big Band
Think Basie and Sinatra, Benny Goodman and Peggy Lee. The Tom Nutile Big Band had made a big name for itself in the New England Swing Dancing circuit. With their roots are in the swing era of the 1930s, 40s and 50s, this 15 pc band's mission is to entertain!

Free Lindy Workshop (6-8pm):
- Lindy/Swing Line Dances (Shim Sham, etc)

- Beginner (Intro Swing)

(details below)

Dear Swing City Patrons,

JUST ADDED! Free Dance Studio will be teaching a Lindy and Swing Line Dance workshop from 6-8pm, which includes dances such as the Shim Sham, the Jitterbug Stroll, and the Philly Bop!

Visit FDS's Website for more details and to sign up.

Holiday Dance and Potluck with "Tim Nutile Big Band" this Saturday

Happy Holidays to all! As has become a tradition at Swing City, we are hosting our annual Holiday dance and potluck this Satrurday, with Tom Nutile Big Band, plus a reading of "The Grinch who Stole Christmas"..

For the potluck, nothing is required but deserts and side dishes are welcome and we'll provide the drinks.

Cover is $17 at the door ($4 off with current/valid student ID)

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 before the dance. Class begins at 8pm promptly, so be sure to arrive a few minutes early. More experienced dancers aree welcome to join in and help out. It's also a great way to meet people.

Already got the basic steps down?. We supprt Free Dance Studio which offers free swing lessons on Thursday evenings in Arlington and occasionally on Saturdays from 6-8pm at Swing City before the dance. They are also doing a 2 hr Lindy Bootcamp once a month before Swing City from 6-8pm.

Their website is:

Swing City, the best 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: Swing Dance Lessons
FREE with cover charge

Swing lesson (intro, east coast swing)
-learn basic 6-count patterns to get you started

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-$18 ($12-$14 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!


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


Coming Up!
Dec 12
Tom Nutile Big Band
Dec 26
Closed for the holidays
Jan 9
Eight to the Bar
Jan 23
Band to be announced
Jan 30
Compaq Big Band

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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."

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

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