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We’re located in Cambridge! Q Ballroom (formally called Extreme Dancesport), 26 New St, Cambridge is where you’ll find us swing dancing every Friday! (except Fri 1/19/18)

Jan, 19 2018

Kind of a Big Deal (Friday) – Tamar Korn & A Kornucopia with Gordon Webster (NOTE: 7PM LESSON TIME)

Join us for the Kind of a Big Deal Weekend opening dance at the beautiful Hibernian Hall featuring Tamar Korn & A Kornucopia with Gordon Webster! Don’t miss the Kind of a Big Deal Weekend contest prelims during the first band break.

Tamar Korn has been a New York-based vocalist for the last decade, playing a repertoire steeped in traditional New Orleans and early jazz, western swing, and American roots music. Her formative years were with one of the pioneers of New York hot jazz revival, The Cangelosi Cards, and she now leads her own band, A Kornucopia. Her love is of singing songs both lyrically as well as playing her voice “instrumentally”. Tamar has toured throughout North America, as well as to Scandinavia, France, Lithuania, China, and the Caribbean and has appeared at venues all over New York.

Lesson (beginner swing): 7:00-8:00pm
Dancing: 8:00pm – 12:30am
General Admission:$30 at-the-door
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID):$23 at-the-door

Advanced ticket purchase available at www.kindofabigdealweekend.com

Sorry, no passes or coupons will be accepted tonight.

Hibernian Hall
184 Dudley Street
Boston, MA 02119

Jan, 20 2018

Kind of a Big Deal (Saturday) – Gordon Webster Band

Join us for night two of Kind of a Big Deal Weekend at the beautiful Hibernian Hall featuring Gordon Webster Band and DJ Paul Loschak (aka DJ Loveschak)! AND don’t miss the Kind of a Big Deal Weekend contest finals!

Pianist Gordon Webster is one of the most sought after musicians in the lindy hop world. His tremendous musicianship and passion, supported by his first-hand knowledge of social dancing, have inspired lindy hoppers at hundreds of dance events worldwide. Drawing on influences as diverse as Fats Waller, Count Basie, Oscar Peterson and Gene Harris, Webster serves up a smorgasbord of styles unified by one characteristic: irresistible danceability.

Lesson (solo jazz): 7:00-8:00pm
Dancing: 8:00pm – 12:30am
General Admission:$35 at-the-door
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID):$27 at-the-door

Advanced ticket purchase available at www.kindofabigdealweekend.com

Sorry, no passes or coupons will be accepted tonight.

Hibernian Hall
184 Dudley Street
Boston, MA 02119

Jan, 26 2018

Beantown Swing Orchestra

The 18-piece Beantown Swing Orchestra specializes in performing big band dance charts from the Swing Era, all transcribed from the original vintage recordings by trumpeter Danny Fratina.  Some of their favorite arrangers include Fletcher Henderson and Sy Oliver, whose work was performed by Benny Goodman, Tommy Dorsey, and Jimmie Lunceford.   With most of its musicians in their twenties, Beantown Swing Orchestra is a true representation of the young and energetic big bands of the 1930s.

Lesson (included w/ price of admission): 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Dancing: 9:00pm – 12:00am
General Admission: $15
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID): $13

Q Ballroom
26 New Street, Suite 3
Cambridge, MA 02138

Feb, 2 2018

Rocco and the Stompers

Get ready to swing out hard ’cause Rocco and the Stompers are back! The 7-piece swing band specializes in the music of Duke Ellington and the bands his notable sidemen fronted, including Johnny Hodges, Cootie Williams, Rex Stewart, Barney Bigard and others.  Only from the Stompers will you hear the hottest songs of the swing era brought back from obscurity, covering hip tunes by the Artie Shaw Gramercy Five, and the Count Basie and Benny Goodman small groups. Led by Boston-based arranger/composer Danny Rocco Fratina and stocked with the best local players, Rocco and the Stompers are here to get you on your feet with music for swing dancers of all experience levels.

Lesson (included w/ price of admission): 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Swing Dancing: 9:00pm – 12:00am
General Admission: $15
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID): $13

Q Ballroom
26 New Street, Suite 3
Cambridge, MA 02138

Feb, 9 2018

DJ Party TBA

Join us for a social dance featuring our local DJs!

Lesson (included w/ price of admission): 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Swing Dancing: 9:00pm – 12:00am
General Admission: $10
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID): $8

Q Ballroom
26 New Street, Suite 3
Cambridge, MA 02138