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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!

May, 26 2017

DJ Night with DJs Natalie Eringros and Miranda Lank

Join us for a swing dance featuring our local Boston DJs!
Natalie Eringros
An avid dancer, Natalie loves playing music that is contagious and makes it hard to sit down. She is proud to be a big part of Boston Swing Central: teaching, inspiring and supporting a wonderful family of dancers. Known for her joyful energy and playfulness, Natalie is always adding to her collection of songs, to inspire creativity, musicality, fun and keep the dance floor hoppin’!

Miranda Lank (aka DJ Legs Magoo)
Miranda (aka DJ Legs Magoo) became addicted to dancing during her high school days in South Carolina and with DJing soon after. Along with DJing regularly at all three of South Carolina’s swing scenes, she has DJed for several lindy hop and blues events in the state, including Charleston Lindy Exchange, Greenville Lindy Exchange, Holy City Blues Exchange, and Swing Into Spring. Her favorite part about spinning tunes is inspiring people to get on the dance floor.

 

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 (formerly called Extreme Dancesport)
26 New Street, Suite 3
Cambridge, MA 02138

Jun, 2 2017

Sammy D & the Late Risers

Sammy D blew into town on a cornet chariot and the cats that join him got up late so they’re well rested on the bandstand, lean, mean and snappy!

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 (formerly called Extreme Dancesport)
26 New Street, Suite 3
Cambridge, MA 02138

Jun, 9 2017

Dan Gabel’s High Society Orchestra

Dan Gabel‘s High Society Orchestra is the premiere large ensemble hot jazz group in New England. Founded in 1976 by Warren “Bud” Trow, trombonist, arranger, and jazz historian Dan Gabel took the baton in 2006. Hot jazz numbers and rarities are mixed with dance music and original Gabel arrangements. The band is influenced by the unique music of Duke Ellington, Fletcher Henderson, Archie Bleyer, Bill Challis, Bix Beiderbecke, Louis Armstrong, Cab Calloway, and Paul Whiteman. Vocalist Elise Roth lends her expert talents on vocal numbers of the era, bringing back rarely heard verses and a classic vintage singing style. The band has played all over New England, from Scullers Jazz Club to the Isles of Shoals, Portsmouth NH, and has been featured on “Chronicle” and local TV stations. Always a favorite for dancers, the band enjoys playing for vintage dances across New England.

Lesson (included in the 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 (formerly called Extreme Dancesport)
26 New Street, Suite 3
Cambridge, MA 02138

Jun, 16 2017

Wolverine Jazz Band

Since 1995 the Wolverine Jazz Band has been entertaining lovers of Traditional Jazz all over Boston and southern New England in town concerts, private functions and a long residence at the Sherborn Inn.  During that time they have also become favorites on the national festival circuit, performing in Arizona, Washington state, Tennessee, Ohio, Colorado and Florida for large audiences – including the swing dances which have become an important part of those festivals.  Comprised of up to seven of the finest local players in the idiom, the Wolverine Jazz Band is adept at music ranging from the ragtime era through the late swing period, all played with energy and an informed approach both to presentation and the music itself.

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

Q Ballroom (formerly called Extreme Dancesport)
26 New Street, Suite 3
Cambridge, MA 02138