Western Europe's swing and blues dance events 1st of January to 31st of March 2020

December 2019


Dec 27 Upside Down

Ghent, Belgium
Friday 27th of December to Wednesday 1st of January 2019–2020 (6 days)

A dazzling fresh swing dance festival in Ghent °° five nights of swing dance parties °° four afternoons of Upside Down activities °° different tracks °° from old to new Registration opens in August More info: www.upsidedownghent.be www.facebook....


January 2020


Jan 10 Oxford Swing Festival

Oxford, United Kingdom
Friday 10th to Sunday 12th of January 2020 (3 days)

Oxford Swing Festival returns 10th-12th January 2020! Three nights of social dancing, six Lindy Hop tracks and two Solo Jazz tracks, tasters, live music, big band, spectacular venue, late night lindy, even later night blues, friends, hugs, smiles! Wo...


Jan 10 Dark Blue Swing Exchange

Brno, Czech Republic
Friday 10th to Sunday 12th of January 2020 (3 days)

Save the date for 6th edition of Dark Blue Swing, this year with a renewed concept. Come visit one of the warmest swing communities in Europe for the most genuine local event ♥ Brno is the place to be next January! Registration opens on 13 October 2019 ...


Jan 10 The Battle

Toulouse, France
Friday 10th to Sunday 12th of January 2020 (3 days)

The new big swing event in Toulouse...


Jan 16 V Costa del Swing

Benalmádena, Spain
Thursday 16th to Sunday 19th of January 2020 (4 days)

Our fifth edition is already. Check out all the information and fill in in our website: 🔸https://www.malagaswing.com/vcostadelswing2020/ 💓Cartel / Poster: Andrés Lázaro ...


Jan 17 Festival Appellation Swing Contrôlée (ASC) - LINDY HOP special Ryan Francois Evgenia Salakhutdinova

Bordeaux, France
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th of January 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Workshop Lindy Hop several levels + evening parties with big bands...


Jan 17 Black Label Blues 2020

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th of January 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

> 1 hour Foundations class with Jenny on Friday evening > 5 hours of general level workshops on Saturday and Sunday with international instructor Jenny Sowden > 2 workshops by our Community Heroes > optional 4 hours teacher training with Jenny with a focus ...


Jan 17 Brothers in Jazz 2020

Madrid, Spain
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th of January 2020 (3 days)

If you add to your recipe some lindy hoppers, a pinch of tap dancers, a slurp of break dancers, a cup of great musician, and a handful of cool DJs you obtain a great delicious party called “Brothers in Jazz” . We like to share the same dancefloor and mutually ...


Jan 17 Swing It Berlin

Berlin, Germany
Friday 17th to Sunday 19th of January 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Swing Base is now 3 years old and we celebrate! Same thing as last year but bigger and cooler 😱😱😱 Start 2020 in the best way possible! "Swing It Berlin!" will be our festival in Berlin for 2020 and we will dance hard during three days with 3 parties, 3 bands a...


Jan 23 Jitterbugs Delight

Basel, Switzerland
Thursday 23rd to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (4 days)
Registration is open!

Jitterbugs Delight is a weekend to celebrate swing dancing and swing music and truly awake the Jitterbug in you! ⭐ Swing Era Classes and Solo Jazz ⭐ World class teachers ⭐ Amazing band and stunning venues ⭐ A beautiful city with rich history and a very ...


Jan 24 DJam - Lindy Hop Festival

Durham, United Kingdom
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

DJam dates are 24-26 January 2020. Registrations for Early Bird tickets are available until 4 July, then Advance tickets will go on sale. --- More Details---- Want to transform your dancing? Want to swing out in style with some of the best teachers i...


Jan 24 Paris Swing Workshop X

Paris, France
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (3 days)

Teachers ★ //Lindy-hop : Florent Llamas & Egle Regelskis Fred Caputo & Alison Parla Jérémie Chanton & Mélanie Deniau //Solo : Egle Regelskis Florent Llamas Fred Caputo Jérémie Chanton...


Jan 24 PingoLetUs Festival

Zaragoza, Aragón, Spain
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

From January 24th to 26th the Vth edition of the PingoLetUs arrives in Zaragoza. We will fill our beautiful city with swing dance. Three days of live music, classes with international teachers and a lot of surprises. Discover our beautiful city and have a lot...


Jan 24 Metz BalboShag Weekend

Metz, France
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Take part in the very first weekend entirely dedicated to these two authentic Swing dances in Metz: Balboa and Collegiate Shag. In the company of 2 couples of international teachers: - Aude and Pom (Grenoble) for Balboa courses - Caliope and Ilias (Greece...


Jan 24 Shagadelic Rotterdam

Rotterdam, Netherlands
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

The first edition of Shagadelic Rotterdam is coming sooooooon! Mark your calendars for 24-26 January 2020 and get ready to go SHAGADELIC! :D REGISTRATIONS: NOW OPEN! Register here: www.collegiateshag.nl TEACHERS: Marta and Rafał (Poland) Doli...


Jan 24 Lindy Hopper’s Delight

Barcelona, Spain
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (3 days)

Lindy Hop & Solo Jazz Festival in Barcelona January 24-26th, 2020 Teachers: Frida Segerdahl Skye Humphries Alice Mei Remy Kouakou Kouame We will have a couples competition (Strictly) and a social dancing competition (Luck of the Draw) 3 levels o...


Jan 24 Swing Weekend Groningen

Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

We have a wonderful swing weekend for you to start your year with! UK star couple Joseph Sewell & Charlotte Middlemiss Sewell will be your teachers, and we’ll have another teaching couple too! Join us from 24-26 January for 5 hours of classes (Lindy Hop, Solo...


Jan 24 1st Hülly Blues

Hüll, Germany
Friday 24th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (3 days)

There will be Blues in the old farm house between Hamburg and Bremen, cows and sauna, some month after the 1st Balboa Swing Farm and the 6th Hülly Hop Swing Farm . In the middle of nowhere but reachable by train (and free private shuttle), plane (Hamburg Ai...


Jan 25 The Half Break

Cork, Ireland
Saturday 25th to Sunday 26th of January 2020 (2 days)

Welcome to the first year of “The Half Break”, 25-26th of January 2020, a workshop full of Solo Jazz with a sprinkle of Lindy Hop. As dancers and teachers, we see how solo jazz steps and movements add so much variety and creativity to our own dancing, tha...


Jan 30 Winter Black Swing Festival 2020

Alcoy, Spain
Thursday 30th of January to Sunday 2nd of February 2020 (4 days)
Registration is open!

The Winter Black Swing Festival from Alcoi is considered as one of the most essential lindy hop events in the entire Valencian territory, both for its location and for the guest teachers. The festival is celebrated in Alcoi, a small city between mountains,...


Jan 31 Breizh Blues Invasion

Rennes, France
Friday 31st of January to Sunday 2nd of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Meet the Breizh Blues Invasion 2020 - the 7th edition of the biggest blues dance festival held in Bretagne! For seven years BBI becomes a meeting place for many dancers from many regions of France and other countries! This winter, we invite you to visit th...


Jan 31 Balboa Dayz 2020

Dresden, Saxony, Germany
Friday 31st of January to Sunday 2nd of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

it is been 10years ago that we started with our first BΛLBӨΛ DΛYZ 🌸 Take your chance to enjoy with us the cozy-fun & hot Balboa-atmosphere, a beautiful dance floor and the Dresden-Hellerau location. The event goes from January 31st - February 2nd promoting 8h ...


February 2020


Feb 01 SwingStep Hanse

Hamburg, Germany
Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd of February 2020 (2 days)
Registration is open!

Our motto for the weekend: “The moves we love: our social dancing hit list!” Easy learning experience, with 8 hours of classes with the SwingStep team on important skills for social dancers. As always, the SwingStep team will teach complex concepts in concr...


Feb 01 JUMP UP NORTH 2020 | Authentic Jazz Festival

Hamburg, Germany
Saturday 1st to Sunday 2nd of February 2020 (2 days)
Registration is open!

We are so excited to announce Hamburg's brand new authentic jazz festival!! Amazing teachers, great live acts and incredible dancers - like you. 🔔 Registration: 15/10/2019 🔔 ► https://www.jumpupnorth.com ◄ 🔷🔷🔷JUMP UP NORTH 🔷🔷🔷 🎓🎓🎓TEACHERS (6 hours o...


Feb 06 Leapin' Lindy 2020

Bern, Switzerland
Thursday 6th to Sunday 9th of February 2020 (4 days)

At Leapin 'Lindy 2020 in the heart of Bern, unforgettable parties await you with the music of Despina & the Bee's Knees (CH), with Gordon Webster and his Band (USA), with the Shirt tail stompers(UK) and more to be announced. There will also be shows and compet...


Feb 07 Back to Bobby McGee's

Barcelona city, Spain
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

This is a small Balboa event focused on the original Balboa that also looks for a familiar atmosphere and also ensure that all participants have maximum opportunities to dance. That’s why there will be a balanced number of leaders and followers in all parties ...


Feb 07 Whip-Ma-Whop-Ma-Hop

York, United Kingdom
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

The time is upon us, my lindy darlings, to lovingly mark the date for that most glorious weekend of the year....... An entire weekend of lindy-hopping joy with fabulous teachers, exuberant social dances, and all of the fun times your jazzy hearts can handle!...


Feb 07 Birmingham Swing Festival

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

We welcome you to attend Birmingham Swing Festival on 7th - 9th February 2020. BALBOA | LINDY HOP | SHAG | SOLO JAZZ Beginner Crash courses and higher level tracks Instructors ​★ Kate Hedin & Bobby White ★ Olga Marina & Andreas Olsson ★ Marie N'D...


Feb 07 Emerald Swing

Dublin, Ireland
Friday 7th to Monday 10th of February 2020 (4 days)

Dublin, a small capital with a huge heart! Come and immerse yourself in the music, art and literature of our vibrant city! Walk the cobbled streets, have a drink of the creamiest pint of Guinness and meet our local dancers, who are sure to show you the Irish C...


Feb 07 Down by the Riverside

Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain
Friday 7th to Sunday 9th of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Down by the Riverside is the new swing festival in Bilbao. Two nights and three days of joy in a beautiful city! ♦️ Laia Puig & Gustav Jakobsson ♦️ Clàudia Fonte & Maria Mallan ♦️ Bianca Locatelli & Nils Andrén 🎺 Enric Peidro Swingtet 🎺Bilbao Lindy Band...


Feb 13 Nubalboa 2020

Madrid, Spain
Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th of February 2020 (4 days)
Registration is open!

Be ready and get your finest shoes, we are going to have a balboa blast! At one of the finest dance floor in Europe we will shuffle the heck out of Big Mama Swing Madrid’s ballroom. The fantastic teaching couples are... Shani Brown and Mel Calanglang Anni&...


Feb 14 In Love With Blues

Tours, France
Friday 14th to Sunday 16th of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Blues dance festival in Tours (France) 14-15-16 February 2020 There will be two parties and a tea party with live music, J&J competition, and, of course, lots of dancing. Full pass includes 6h of classes for 4 levels (from beginner to expert) with 3 coupl...


Feb 14 Fast Feet Fest!

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Friday 14th to Sunday 16th of February 2020 (3 days)

Fast Feet Feet returns for it's third edition on 14-16 February 2020! In a ‘choose your own adventure’ style weekend you can do just balboa, just fast lindy or a mixture of both. More details coming soon, for now save the date! ...


Feb 14 Holy lollies

Strasbourg, France
Friday 14th to Sunday 16th of February 2020 (3 days)

Teachers : - Moe Sakan & Vincenzo Fesi - Anna-Maria Bernhard & Ralf Bernhard Band : The Rhythm Outlines...


Feb 20 15th Rock That Swing Festival

Munich, Germany
Thursday 20th to Monday 24th of February 2020 (5 days)

World of Swing proudly presents the next edition of the international Rock That Swing Festival in Munich. For more than a decade the festival celebrates the diversity of the dances and music of the Swing and Rock’n’Roll era from the 20s to the 50s. Over a span...


Feb 21 Balboa Bandwagon

Henley on Thames, United Kingdom
Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Weekend of Balboa social dancing and instruction from Heather Ballew and Javier Johnson for intermediate level dancers and above. No auditions - just one level. Friday Welcome Dance, Saturday Balboa Ball with the Jim Wynn Sextet and Sunday Tea Dance....


Feb 21 ★ Lindy & Jazz Weekend • with Agus & Maxi (Argentina) ★

Porto, Portugal
Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of February 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

📣 Lindy & Jazz Weekend ❤️ with the AMAZING Agustina Zero & Maxi Prado from Argentina ❤️ ➡️ REGISTRATIONS here: https://goo.gl/forms/FvSwiEGPHjL71ifV2 >>> 2 parties (one with live band) • 3 days of workshops (Lindy Hop & Authentic Solo Jazz) • 3 leve...


Feb 21 Swingmaneje Relax Festival II

Archena, Spain
Friday 21st to Sunday 23rd of February 2020 (3 days)

In Balneario de Archena, Murcia. A historical thermal complex. Treat yourself to a revitalizing experience after having given your all during the workshops and enjoy a spectacular environment with thermal pools, water jets, currents, waterfalls and Jacuzzis....


Feb 21 JATS Swing Festival

Brighton, United Kingdom
Friday 21st to Monday 24th of February 2020 (4 days)

International Swing dance teachers coming to Brighton! Héctor & Sonia (Esp)- Lindy Hop Anna (Fra) & Jonatan (Swe)- Lindy Hop Vassia (Gr) & Alexey (Rus)- Lindy Hop Clàudia Fonte (Esp) - Solo Jazz Teachers: We have an amazing set of teachers coming to ...


Feb 25 Berlin Balboa Week(end)

Berlin, Germany
Tuesday 25th of February to Sunday 1st of March 2020 (6 days)
Registration is open!

This is going to be the *15th ANNIVERSARY OF BERLIN BALBOA WEEKEND*. So we made sure you can party not only for the weekend but make it a BERLIN BALBOA WEEK. REGISTRATION starts on DECEMBER 6th, 2019. This will be the teachers of 2020: * HEATHER BAL...


Feb 27 Double Shot Festival 2020

Valencia, Spain
Thursday 27th of February to Sunday 1st of March 2020 (4 days)
Registration is open!

DSF 2020 * 5TH ANNIVERSARY -- Welcome to the fifth edition of Double Shot! Thanks for the very good reception it has had last edition. In this fifth edition we are organizing a very special festival, that sure exceed all your expectations with many more tea...


March 2020


Mar 06 Hygge Blues

Copenhagen, Denmark
Friday 6th to Sunday 8th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

The most hyggelig (the cosiest) blues event this side of the north pole. Snuggle close, improve your blues, enjoy 2 days of workshops and 3 days of cosy, warm and fuzzy parties. Registration opens November 1st 2019 www.hyggeblues.com ...


Mar 06 13th Swingart Festival

Bordeaux, France
Friday 6th to Sunday 8th of March 2020 (3 days)

The doors of Swing Art Festival will soon open once more, for the 13th year ! A passion for jazz is the value at the core of our festival which allows us to experience music and dance together, one more time. From the 6th to the 8th March 2020 in its Bordeaux...


Mar 06 Círculo & Swing

Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Friday 6th to Sunday 8th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

A fantastic Swing weekend with Vincenzo Fesi & Moe Sakan, and Thomas Audon & Sophie Allaf: classes (beginners, intermediate, advanced), 2 jams with bands (Daniel Grammauta & The Madrid Hot Jazz Band) and a lot of Lindy Hop, Boogie and more...


Mar 12 Cocoa Blues & Fusion Exchange Barcelona

Barcelona, Spain
Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (4 days)
Registration is open!

Come to the 5 Edition of Cocoa Blues & Fusion Exchange! This exchange aims to combine two of our passions, good music and chocolate. Yes! This delicious duo is back this year and it’s about to get even sweeter! We’ve got blues to warm your spirit, fusion to ma...


Mar 13 Stormy Weather - Bremen Blues Exchange 2020

Bremen, Germany
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

★ 3 social dances ★ Live music by Drunken Hearted Men ★ Blues dancing classes by Sarah Schiffbruch and Caddy van Iersel ★ DJs ★ Daytime activities ★ An open-minded city to be explored ★ Probably also rain & stormy weather...


Mar 13 Camp Canary 2020

La Santa, Lanzarote, Canary Islands, Spain
Friday 13th to Friday 20th of March 2020 (8 days)
Registration is open!

Camp Canary 2020 is cancelled....


Mar 13 Bal Spring Break 2020

Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Super friendly Balboa weekend in a sea front hotel... now with optional ELEF. World class Balboa tuition, comfy accommodation, great food, and everything under one roof by Bournemouth beach. Relax as you catch up with friends from across the UK, Europe and bey...


Mar 13 Balboa Slower

Shiplake (Village just outside Reading and Henley, United Kingdom
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Weekend of social dancing and instruction in Slow Balboa with Anna-Maria Bernhard and Mickey Fortanasce. No audition - one level for improver/intermediate dancers & above....


Mar 13 Sideways Lucerne

Lucerne, Switzerland
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)

Small, fine, fantastic – SIDEWAYS! Being comfortable in social dance is our main ambition. Workshops with wonderful teachers and parties with superb bands, great DJs and nice people. And all of this in our beautiful town in the middle of Switzerland. The lake ...


Mar 13 Crazy Legs

Amiens, France
Friday 13th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (3 days)
Registration is open!

Save the date for a fabulous swing week-end in Amiens, a pretty town near Paris. A 2 days workshop with live bands parties on friday and saturday, 7h30 of classes in 3 levels (beg./inter. , inter, advanced) and discovery workshops (boogie woogie, blues, balboa...


Mar 14 20´s Vintage Party

Sevilla, Spain
Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (2 days)

Enjoy this Vintage Weekend with workshops (Lindy Hop & Shag), Social Dancing, Party (2 Live concerts). You can dance Charleston, Lindy Hop, Shag, Balboa, ..... DRESS CODE: ROARING 20s AND A BIG SMILE....


Mar 14 Bad Ass Solo Jazz Weekend

Amsterdam, Netherlands
Saturday 14th to Sunday 15th of March 2020 (2 days)
Registration is open!

Being Bad Ass at Solo Jazz is not easy, but it is also not as hard as we think! Bad Asses don't comply with any rules, they make their own rules and that is what jazz is! A rule free dance full of inspiration. The weekend we are preparing for you is one to ...


Mar 19 Atlantic Blues 2020

Porto, Portugal
Thursday 19th to Monday 23rd of March 2020 (5 days)

This event was canceled....


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