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Hi Everyone! Visiting Toronto (or live in Toronto)? Here is your Swing Dancing 411 for this week of June 15th-June 21st.  This is the 411 on where you can get your Lindy Hop, Blues Dancing & Charleston on, right here in Toronto.

Lindy and Blues Swing Dancing 411

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TUESDAY: Bees’ Knees Dance is hosting a DJ’d social dance “Stompin’ at the Steady”

*Facebook Invite HERE

Location: The Steady Cafe & Bar (1051 Bloor St. West)
Time: Free Beginner Lesson @ 8pm then dance till 11pm
Cost: Pay-What-You-Can at the door (suggested: $5)

“Tyler Yarema” is at the Reservoir Lounge

Location: The Reservoir Lounge (52 Wellington Street East)
Time: 8:45pm-close
Cost: $5

WEDNESDAY: UT-Swing is hosting a FREE Patio dance at Sidney Smith

Location: 100 St. George St.
Time: 7pm-9pm (no lesson this week)
Cost: FREE

THURSDAY: “Miz Debbie and The Xtra-Lites” are at Grossmans for an evening of gospel, jazz, R&B and blues.
This is the PRE-PARTY for the Blues Battle Event happening on the weekend.

*Facebook Invite HERE

Location: Grossmans (379 Spadina Ave)
Time: 10pm till late
Cost: Free (tip the band)

Blues Fans can also hit up the Monarch Pub for “Wild T & The Spirit”

Location: Monarch Pub (33 Gerrard St. West)
Time: 8pm till Midnight
Cost: FREE

FRIDAY: “Blues Battle” Friday Night Party-Blues DJ Battle

*Blues Battle website: HERE

Location: Round (152 Augusta Ave)
Time: 9pm-3am
Cost: $20 (includes lesson with one of international Instructors)

SATURDAY: “The Happy Pals” are at Grossmans Tavern

Location: Grossmans (379 Spadina Ave)
Time: 4:30pm-8pm
Cost: Free (tip the band)

Then..Saturday Night Swing at the Dovercourt House is a Double Decker dance!
Featuring “Les Petits Nouveaux with special guest Denielle Bassels” on the Swing Floor and and the Blues Battle Saturday Night Blues Party on the 2nd Floor!

*Facebook Invite HERE

Location: Dovercourt House (805 Dovercourt Rd)
Swing Floor: Time: Beginner Charleston lesson: 7pm, Beg Lindy Hop 8pm.
Swing Dance Party 9:10pm to 1am (swing floor)

Blues Floor: Blues Battle Saturday Night Blues Party 10pm to 1am presented by Blues Battle. Featuring the 3-City Blues Throwdown.

-3 Cities enter, 1 City wins bragging rights for the next year! It’s a Toronto-Montreal-New York City Throwdown-

THEN..Hit up the Blues Battle Late Night @ Luanda House (974 Bloor St. West) featuring a “Secret Band”. 1am-5am
Separate Admission for the late night ($20).

******Cost: $20. Includes both classes starting 7pm, and includes the party on both floors til 1am. ($30 with the late night Blues at Luanda House)

SUNDAY: “New Orleans Connection Allstars” are at Grossmans

Location: Grossmans (379 Spadina Ave)
Time: 4:30pm-8pm
Cost: Free (tip the band)

Blues Battle After Party/Victory Party at the Monarch Tavern

Location: Monarch Tavern (12 Clinton St)
Time: 9pm-2am
Cost: $10

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