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Swing

From Glenn Miller to Lee Press On and the Nails, swing music and dancing has been around for nearly a century and with it's newfound resurgence into the mainstream, doesn't seem to be going away anytime soon. Whether you are a seasoned dancer or a first time lindy hopper, we will provide you with the best links and information on what's happening in the swing world.

Check here for to get the best information to brush up on your swing speak, where to go to dance, what to dance to, the history of swing and the performers who began it all.  Thanks to Jitterbuzz.com, the the swing and lindy hop bible!  Be sure to check out their site!

Offsite Links:

DC/Baltimore Area Websites




National Swing Websites



Dance Websites in the Northeast

Connecticut

Maine

Massachusetts

Rhode Island

Upstate New York




Dance Websites in the Mid-Atlantic

Delaware

New Jersey

New York City

Pennsylvania




Dance Websites in the Old South

Alabama

Arkansas

  • Little Rock Bop Club (Arkansas),(501)834-7514
  • Fort Smith Push Club (AR) 501-646-6272

Florida

Georgia

Kentucky

  • Derby City Bop Club (Louisville),(502) 267-4807

Louisiana

  • Simply Ballroom(Shreveport-Bossier City, Louisiana)
  • New Orleans Jamaican Swing,(504)242-0452
  • The Fat Cat Club 505 Gretna Blvd Gretna LA
  • Good Times Jamaica Dance Club, Marrero, LA 504-341-7738
  • Town & Country Swing Dance Club, Bossier City, LA 318-741-1668

North Carolina

South Carolina

Tennessee

Virginia



Dance Websites in the Midwest

Illinois

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Michigan

  • University of Michigan Ballroom Dance Club
  • Great Lakes Swing (Grand Blanc, MI)(810)695-1724
  • Swing Dancers Club Appleton/Redford, MI 313-584-8443
  • Michigan Swing Dance Association (248-926-5484 or 313-937-9262) Sharon Nelson or Bob Campbell 2152 Shankin, Wolverine Lake, MI 48390
  • The Michigan Society for Swing & Hustle Dancers,(Bob Budzynski,Flint, MI)

Minnesota

Missouri

Nebraska

Ohio

Wisconsin




Dance Websites in the Southwest

Arizona

Colorado

Nevada

New Mexico

Oklahoma

Texas

Utah




Dance Websites on the West Coast

Alaska

California

Hawaii

Oregon

Washington



International Dance Websites

General

Australia

Austria

The Balkans

Belgium

Canada

Czechoslovakia

Finland

France

Germany

Japan

Netherlands

New Zealand

Norway

Russia

Singapore

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

United Kingdom



Band Websites

Big Band

Neo-Retro-Swing

Rockabilly

Fifties Retro

Hawaiian Swing

Jazz Swing

Jump Blues

Shag

Zydeco




Dance Venues

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