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

(Mostly 1st and 3rd Saturdays)
Past calendars: archive


2017 Music Venue Instructors DJ
June 3 Clark Stern and the Musical Rewards Murphey School Richard B. &
Tracy Kuhlman
July 15
Mint Julep Jazz Band Murphey School Doug N. &
Hilary B.
Ken Hanson
Aug. 5
Ethan Uslan Murphey School Doug N. & Hilary B. Doug
Aug 19
Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders Carrboro Century Ctr Wesley Boz Abigail Browning
Sept 9
Blue House Quintet Murphey School Richard B. & Susan J. Jonathan Ng
Sept 16
Blue Crescent Syncopators Carrboro Century Center John G. & Caroline L. Doug
Sept 30
Second Line Stompers Murphey School Richard B. & Susan J. Richard
Oct 14
Low Down Sires Carrboro Century Ctr Richard B. & Susan J. Abigail Browning
Nov 4
Brennen Ernst and the Roaming Tones Murphey School Richard B.
Nov 18
Mint Julep Jazz Band Carrboro Century Ctr Doug Noël & Hayley Hunt
Dec 2
Keenan McKenzie Jazz Band Murphey School Wesley Boz

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 (1st & 3rd) > TSDS lesson and live music (see calendar #1 above) facebook f_logo
Saturdays (2nd & 4th) 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.

April 7-9, 2017 DCLX – Washington DC Lindy Exchange facebook f_logo
April 15,’17 > Triangle Swing Taster Workshop  facebook f_logo
April 21, 2017  PSDS—Michael and Evita Workshop
April 21-23, 2017  Soda City LX – Columbia, SC
May 19-21, 2017  CHEX X  Charleston,SC  Lindy Exchange
May 26-28, 2017 Richmond Lindy Exchange , Richmond, VA
July 21-23, 2017 Greenvlle Lindy Exchange, Greeneville, SC

September 1-3, 2017 I HEART Bal

October 20-22, 2017 Jammin on the James

Jan 26,’18 > TRBX Blues Exchange, Durham  facebook f_logo