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Swing City
Live Swing Bands
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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, August 8 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!

LINDY WORKSHOP this week with Katie Piselli (6-8pm)
- Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam) - You can swing and you can JAM!

- Beginner (Intro Swing)

Dear Swing City Patrons,

"Tom Nutile Big Band" at Swing City this Saturday!

Join us for a great night of dancing. Plus, join Katie for an awesome workshop from 6-8pm! (read on)

Also, be sure to check out the new "Free Dance Studio", with advanced beginner/intermediate Swing/Charleston lessons on Thursdays. (note: we are no longer offering this lesson at Swing City on the nights of dances, though the intro lesson will be taught as usual.)

And as usual, Mike's "famous" free, fresh, hot popcorn.

Hope to see you there!

This week's Lindy Workshop:
"Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam) - You can swing and you can JAM!" with Katie Piselli

Join local instructor Katie Piselli and out-of-town dancer extraordinaire, James Pack this weekend ONLY for this special swing dance jam circle workshop! Expect to clap, dance, shout, and HAVE FUN!

For all levels! There will be something for everyone.

What: Wham (Re-Bop-Boom-Bam) - You can swing and you can JAM!
When: 6pm-8pm
Where: West Cambridge Youth Center, 680 Huron Ave, Cambridge, MA
Price: $20 cash per person at the door

Note: Dancers who participate in the workshop get a discount to the Swing City dance!

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Katie and Paolo's workshops are held at Huron Ave on most Swing City Saturdays this Fall and hopefully continue from there. They are from 6-8pm and cost $20, and be sure to stick around for the music and dancing at Swing City with Paolo and Katie in the house from 9pm on.

Workshop attendees receive a discounted cover charge for Swing City: $10 regular, $8 for students.

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 know how to dance, we got you covered. We offer 2-hour workshops at Swing City from 6-8pm, before our dance, taught by the fabulous Katie and Paolo Piselli. Check out their website at:

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. Their webiste 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 ($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!


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


Coming Up!
Aug 8
Tom Nutile Big Band
Aug 22
Eight to the Bar
Aug 29
Sep 12
Love Dogs
Sep 26
Bombay Jim and the Swinging Sapphires

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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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