Australia's swing and blues dance events 1st of January to 31st of December 2019

January 2019


Jan 18 Sydney Swing Festival 2019

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Friday 18th to Sunday 20th of January 2019 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Sydney Swing Festival is back in 2019! Join us from Friday 18th to Sunday 20th January 2019 for a big weekend of workshops, social dancing and all manner of fun! Featuring Lisa Clarke and Fabien Vrillon from France, and Anna van Dijk and Chris Sutton from M...


Jan 24 Fairbridge Swing Dance Camp 2019

Pinjarra, Australia
Thursday 24th to Sunday 27th of January 2019 (4 days)

Simply Swings annual dance camp will be held over the Australia Day long weekend January 24th to 28th 2019 at Fairbridge Estate Pinjarra WA. We have already organised the 2019 teaching line up and all details about the workshops and camp can be found: http:/...


March 2019


Mar 01 Swing into Fringe with the DecaVitas!

Adelaide, Australia
Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd of March 2019 (3 days)

GUESS WHAT? Fringe AND the DecaVitas are in town, so let's dance! Swing Out Adelaide is very excited to present this weekend workshop featuring the incredibly talented and internationally renowned DecaVitas! 😍🙌 If you don't already know, Charlie and Rebe...


Mar 08 All the Cats Join In > 8-11 March 2019

Melbourne, Australia
Friday 8th to Monday 11th of March 2019 (4 days)

The journey continues in 2019! Save the date for Australia’s premier event for Bal-cats and Shag-cats: We'll come together again from 8-11 March 2019 to celebrate our favourite dances from the jazz age — Balboa and Collegiate Shag — for a long weekend, jam-...


Mar 22 DecaVitas in Darwin March 2019

Darwin, Australia
Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th of March 2019 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Quick link for registration: http://swingdancent.com This March, should you find yourself amidst the humming verdant lushness of tropical Darwin, you may see a curious sight silhouetted against the horizon. Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Is it a dancing croco...


April 2019


Apr 14 Swingin' the Blues

Katoomba (Sydney), Australia
Sunday 14th to Thursday 18th of April 2019 (5 days)

Equal mix of Swing and Blues - Evita Arce, Michael Jagger, Dawa Jung, Youngdon Kwon, plus eight Australian teachers...


May 2019


May 02 Jazz BANG

Sydney, Australia
Thursday 2nd to Sunday 5th of May 2019 (4 days)
Registration is open!

Jazz BANG is Sydney's premier weekend of jazz music and dance, presented by Sam Carroll (Swing Dance Sydney) and Sharon Hanley (Swingtime - Dance School). Registration is open 9am Monday 11 March - 5pm Friday 26 April --Workshops!-- Saturday & Sunday 10...


May 24 World Lindy Hop Weekend

Adelaide, Australia
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of May 2019 (3 days)
Registration is open!

This year we will be celebrating our love of Lindy Hop on World Lindy Hop Day, on what would have been Frankie Manning’s 105th Birthday. A weekend FULL of swing! Mark your calendars as you don't wanna miss this: Friday, 24 May 2019 EIGHT COUNT @ THE AMBA...


June 2019


Jun 07 Melbourne Swing Festival

Melbourne, Australia
Friday 7th to Monday 10th of June 2019 (4 days)
Registration is open!

It's time again for 4 days and nights of lindy hopping joy and dancing bliss to take over Melbourne! We'll swing this city with sizzling music, white-hot dancing, and killer workshops! WHEN: Friday 7th – Monday 10th June, 2019 TEACHERS: Alice Mei & Fe...


Jun 28 Winter Swing Festival 2019

Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
Friday 28th to Sunday 30th of June 2019 (3 days)

Please save the weekend for the biggest swing dance event on the calendar in Hobart. Shob and Andy from Melbourne will be teaching workshops (Sat all day and Sun morning), plus dinner dance on Friday night (Italian Club), ball on Saturday night (Polish Hall). ...


Jun 28 2019 SwingVille Festival

Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Friday 28th to Sunday 30th of June 2019 (3 days)

Swing Dancing Townsville is proud to present SwingVille, its 5th Swing & Rock'n Roll Dance Festival! All our previous festivals were a massive success and this year we are again offering a range of Lindy Hop and Rock'n Roll dance workshops with the fabulous Sy...


July 2019


Jul 05 Shake That Thing
Faster!

Canberra, Australia
Friday 5th to Sunday 7th of July 2019 (3 days)
Registration is open!

We're warming up this winter by burning up the floor with a social dancing and workshop weekend in Canberra! We are so excited to be able to bring you the opportunity to learn from some of Australia's most sought after teachers in Balboa, Shag, Lindy Hop an...


Jul 19 Shag Geek Out

Sugarloaf, Victoria, Australia
Friday 19th to Monday 22nd of July 2019 (4 days)

July 19-22 Shag Geek Out - Sugaloaf, Victoria Welcome to the inaugural Shag Geek Out! What is it? Three nights of social dancing and two days of collaborative workshops in beautiful Sugarloaf, Victoria, from the 19th to the 22nd of July. Accomodation incl...


Jul 26 A Swing Zing Thing

Perth, Australia
Friday 26th to Sunday 28th of July 2019 (3 days)

A Swing Zing Thing is back this year with another fantastic instructor, lindy hop and solo jazz workshops, social events, and all the sillyness that comes from Swing Zing events....


August 2019


Aug 01 CanberrÀng

Canberra, Australia
Thursday 1st to Sunday 4th of August 2019 (4 days)

CanberrĂ€ng is Canberra’s festival of swing and one of Australia’s longest running and best loved swing dance exchanges. In 2019 join us in our nation's capital from 1-4 August as we salute the iconic music and moments that have shaped swing dance through the y...


Aug 16 Lindy Royale

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Friday 16th to Sunday 18th of August 2019 (3 days)

Aug 16 -18 Lindy Royale - a celebration of competitive swing dancing - Melbourne, VIC Get ready for the hottest new competition to hit down under – Lindy Royale! A weekend party full of cracking comps, juicy social dancing, and all the love of our incred...


Aug 30 Swing into Spring Festival

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Friday 30th to Saturday 31st of August 2019 (2 days)

Aug 30-31 Swing into Spring Festival - Cairns QLD Join the SwingRays for our first 'Swing into Spring Festival'! Welcoming the SYDNEY SWING KATZ to Cairns to teach us everything they know... Join in our Swing and Rock & Roll Workshops with the talente...


September 2019


Sep 06 SLX - Sydney Lindy Exchange

Sydney, Australia
Friday 6th to Sunday 8th of September 2019 (3 days)

SLX 2019 6th-8th Sept. See you there! ...


Sep 13 Sydney Balboa Weekend

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of September 2019 (3 days)

Sept 13-15 Sydney Balboa Weekend 2019 - Sydney NSW Organised by Sharon Hanley, Swingtime - Dance School Featuring international guest teachers Masha Krokhina (Russia) and Mickey Fortanasce (USA) YES THEY ARE BACK!! After many many months of talking ...


Sep 13 The Springtime Shuffle

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of September 2019 (3 days)

Sept 13-15 The Springtime Shuffle - Perth WA Get ready for a whole weekend of Balboa workshops and dancing, socials and all around fun times Workshop details to follow https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156209743993861&id=515833860 Last ye...


Sep 27 Boogie Down South

Margaret River, Australia
Friday 27th to Monday 30th of September 2019 (4 days)

South West Swing proudly presents Boogie Down South 2019! Be a part of the third Margaret River Lindy Hop Exchange! From the 27th to the 30th of September, the Margaret River Region will host 3 nights of dancing events and 2 full days of workshops that wil...


Sep 27 Hearken the Blues 2019

Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia
Friday 27th to Monday 30th of September 2019 (4 days)

**sold out** Sept 27-30 Hearken the Blues 2019 - Goulburn NSW 2 international instructors: Kelsy Stone & Damon Stone (bios, see below) fb event: https://www.facebook.com/events/2201373526840449 Hearken the Blues is back for 2019 with the same teac...


October 2019


Oct 05 A weekend with Ramona & Remy

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th of October 2019 (2 days)

Oct 5-6 A weekend with Ramona & Remy - Melbourne VIC With teachers Ramona Staffeld & Remy Kouakou Kouame Ramona & Remy are renowned internationally for their award winning performances together at ILHC, and their high level Lindy Hop teaching. They ...


Oct 05 Brisbane Balboa Weekend

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Saturday 5th to Sunday 6th of October 2019 (2 days)

Oct 5-6  Brisbane Balboa Weekend - Brisbane, QLD Registration open: www.brisbanebalboaweekend.com/shop/ fb page: www.facebook.com/BrisbaneBalboaWeekend fb event: https://www.facebook.com/events/320816565293055 With Balboa on the River announcing it...


Oct 11 Spring SwingFest

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Friday 11th to Sunday 13th of October 2019 (3 days)

Oct 11-13 Spring SwingFest, with Ramona & Remy - Perth, WA With teachers Ramona Staffeld & Remy Kouakou Kouame LET’S SWING THIS SPRING! Registrations are now open for our big weekend workshop! On 11th – 13th October 2019 the Spring SwingFest will ...


Oct 25 Happy Feet Canberra

Canberra, ACT, Australia
Friday 25th to Sunday 27th of October 2019 (3 days)

Happy Feet Canberra - Workshop Weekend! Savoy Dance are excited to announce a new event in Canberra from 25-27 October: Happy Feet - two days of workshops and live music. With Ramona Staffeld, Georgia Brooks & Kieran Yee, Steve Lade (Blues) more t...


November 2019


Nov 01 Sydney Lindy Weekend - Moe & Vincenzo

Sydney, NSW, Australia
Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd of November 2019 (3 days)
Registration is open!

We are very excited to host Moe Saken & Vincenzo Fesi in Sydney this coming November, this will be their first time teaching in Sydney and it will be an event not to be missed. They are two of the most sought-after teachers and feel privileged to have them com...


Nov 21 Melbourne Lindy Exchange

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Thursday 21st to Sunday 24th of November 2019 (4 days)

Nov 21-24 MLX 2019 Melbourne Lindy Exchange - Melbourne, VIC At MLX it is our business to bring you the best swinging jazz and non-stop social dancing that Australia has to offer. MLX is the original groover of Australian swing dance events. This year ...


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