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 calendars: archive


2018 Music Venue Instructors DJ
Jan 6
Clark Stern and the Musical Rewards Murphey School Hilary Buuck & Kale Davies Doug
Jan 20
Sparrow and her Wingmen Carrboro Century Ctr Caroline Leitschuh & John Graner Mary
Feb 3
Moonshine Rhythm Club Murphey School Richard Badu & Susan Jean Ken
Feb 17
Ethan Uslan Carrboro Century Ctr Richard Badu & Susan Jean Richard
Mar 3
Megan and her Goody Goodies Murphey School Richard Badu & Susan Jean Richard Badu
Mar 17
Mint Julep Jazz Band Carrboro Century Ctr  Kale Davies & Sebree Turner Adam
April 21
Second Line Stompers Carrboro Century Ctr

Doug Noël  & Hayley Hunt

May 5
Clark Stern and the Musical Rewards Murphey School
June 2
Keenan McKenzie Jazz Band Murphey School
July 21
Posey Quintet Murphey School
Aug 4
Second Line Stompers Murphey School
Aug 25
Low Down Sires Carrboro Century Ctr
Sept 8
Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders Murphey School

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 $10
Non-Members $14
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



2. 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.

Jan 26,’18 > TRBX Blues Exchange, Durham  facebook f_logo
          Feb 2-4,’18 > Lollies & Lemonade, Auburn, AL  (Abigail Browning & Adam Speen) Balboa
          Mar 16-18,’18 > Steel City Blues,  Pittsburgh, PA
Mar 23-25,’18 > Hard Knox Lindy Exchange, Knoxville, TN
Aug 31-Sep 2,’18 > I Heart Bal, Richmond, VA  (Balboa)
June-July ’18 > Blue Ridge Bal, Asheville (no info as of this post)