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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)

Sep, 21 2018

Dirty Water (Friday evening) – Rocco and the Stompers with guest, Gordon Webster

Join us for the first night of the Dirty Water Lindy Exchange with Rocco and the Stompers and guest Gordon Webster!

www.dirtywaterlindy.org

Get ready to swing out hard ’cause Rocco and the Stompers are here! 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.

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 (included w/ price of admission): 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Swing Dancing: 9:00pm – 12:00am
General Admission: $25
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID): $20

Sorry, no passes or coupons will be accepted tonight.

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

Sep, 22 2018

Dirty Water (Friday late night) – Gordon Webster & Friends

Join for our Friday LATE NIGHT dance (Saturday am) with Gordon Webster & Friends!

“Any Swing Goes” contest: Open to anyone attending the late night! (No entrance fee.) Dancers will be judged based on what they do with what they get. Partner is Luck of the Draw. This is an Any Swing Goes competition so it will not specifically be Lindy Hop or Blues. What it will be is fun…so be prepared to get musically stretched out of your dancing comfort zone and we’ll see what you movers and groovers can come up with on the fly.

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 (included w/ price of admission): 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Swing Dancing: 12:00am – 2:30am
General Admission: $15 (or included with weekend pass or All Friday Pass)
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID): $13

Sorry, no passes or coupons will be accepted tonight.

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

 

Sep, 22 2018

Dirty Water (Saturday afternoon) – Boston Lindy Bomb

Join some local Lindy Hopper’s for some outdoor social dancing FOR FREE: 2:00-5:00pm

Meet at 2:00pm in front of Boston Common Visitors Center near Park Street T Station. Below are the tentative meeting points and time. Text two words “Get Lindybombsquad” to the number 40404 to find out where we are on that day
2:00pm: Boston Common Visitors Center
2:10pm: Boston Public Garden
2:40pm: Massachusetts State House
3:00pm: Granary Burying Ground
3:10pm: King’s Chapel
3:20pm: Old State House
3:40pm: Faneuil Hall
4:00pm: The Rose Kennedy Rose Garden at Christopher Columbus park
4:40pm: The Paul Revere House
4:50pm: Old North Church

Sep, 22 2018

Dirty Water (Saturday extended) – Gordon Webster Band

Join us for this special Dirty Water extended dance with Gordon Webster Band at Hibernian Hall.

www.dirtywaterlindy.org

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 (included w/ price of admission): 8:00pm – 9:00pm
Swing Dancing: 9:00pm – 2:00am
General Admission: $35
Students and Seniors (with Valid ID): $30

Sorry, no passes or coupons will be accepted tonight.

Hibernian Hall
184 Dudley St
Boston, MA  02119

Sep, 23 2018

Dirty Water (Sunday) – Afternoon Swing and Soul outside!

With some of the most beautiful views of downtown Boston, Piers Park is a hidden gem in East Boston! Come join your friends, new and old, for our annual Dirty Water Sunday afternoon outdoor dance on the harbor. Our local DJs will spin some swing and soul for you! Since we will be dancing right on the water in autumn, we recommend you bring a jacket with you.

Social Dancing: 2:30pm-5:30pm
THIS DANCE IS FREE!

Piers Park
95 Marginal Street
East Boston, MA 02128

Take the Blue Line to Maverick
Free parking

More info: www.dirtywaterlindy.org