Promoting Swing Dancing
and Live Swing Music
in the Triangle Region

Events Calendar

Triangle Swing Dance Society compiles everyone’s events into one page.  The calendar includes swing-era dance events, and weekly West Coast Swing and blues dancing.


There are three calendars on this page:

  1. TSDS Dances
  2. Regular Area Dances
  3. Other Special Events


1. TSDS Dances

Past events: archive


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2018 Music Venue Instructors DJ
Nov 3
Anna Cecilia & The Big Time Murphey School Richard B. & Susan J. Richard Badu
Nov 17
504 Supreme Carrboro Century Ctr Doug Noël  & Hayley Hunt Richard Badu
Dec 1
Annual Potluck, Membership Meeting, and Dance w/ the All-Star Swing DJs!
See frontpage for times.
Murphey School Richard B. & Susan J. Doug Noel,
Ken Hanson, & Gavin MacInnes
2019 Music Venue Instructors DJ
Jan 12
Russ Wilson and his Famous Orchestra Murphey School Hilary Buuck & Mel Khaw Richard Badu
Jan 26
Posey Quintet Carrboro Century Ctr Richard Badu & Susan Jean
Feb 2
Clark Stern and the Musical Rewards Murphey School
Feb 23
Mint Julep Jazz Band Carrboro Century Ctr Hilary Buuck & Mel Khaw
Mar 16
Second Line Stompers Carrboro Century Ctr Skyler Hinkel & Rebecca Mcmorrow
Apr 6
Megan and her Goody Goodies Murphey School Richard Badu & Susan Jean
Apr 27
Prom Theme Dance w/ All-Star Swing DJs! Carrboro Century Ctr

Please arrive by 6:45 p.m. to get through the door and be ready for the 7-8 p.m. beginner lesson.
TSDS dances’ live music goes from 8-11 p.m.
The beginner lesson is free with paid admission.
You don’t need to come with a dance partner!


Live Band Dance Pricing DJ Dance Pricing
Members/Students $11
Non-Members $15
Members/Students $7
Non-Members $10
Only cash or checks, please.
Group Discount – $2 discounts for groups of 10 or more: at least 48 hours before the dance, email your list of names to

Mini Private Lessons

10 minutes of one-on-one instruction for $10.

Whether you’ve danced for 1 day, 2 years, or more,
nothing will help your learning like individual feedback.

Lessons are usually available from that week’s featured beginner lesson instructor.

Talk to the registration table to sign up.


2. Other Regular Area Dances

Sundays > Carolina Dance Club lesson & dance at the Raleigh Elks Lodge
Thursdays > Lindy Lab hosts a dance (& usually lesson) at Triangle Dance Studio, Durham facebook f_logo
Fridays > West Coast Swing party at Loafers, requires $20 annual club membership
Fridays Dance Blues Friday lesson and dance at Triangle Dance Studio, Durham facebook f_logo
Saturdays (some) > TSDS lesson and live music (see calendar #1 above) facebook f_logo
Saturdays (some) PSDS lesson and live music, Winston-Salem or Greensboro facebook f_logo
Saturdays (4th) > WCS at Southern Star Ballroom, Raleigh


3. Other Special Events

This calendar does not try to keep up with the local bands’ numerous club gigs. Be sure to follow your favorite bands via their websites and social media.

           Jul 12-14 > Bull City Swingout workshop, Durham NC