NYC Balboa Social Dances & Events

Upcoming Balboa and Bal-Swing social dances and classes in New York City.

Recurring

Gotham Jazz – Speakeasy in the Sky

Somewhere Nowhere NYC 112 W 25th St, Fl 38 & 39, New York, NY

Somewhere in the middle of nowhere is a speakeasy in the sky… here the band is swinging, the singer singing, the tapper tapping, and a burlesque dancer peeling away all the layers of the outside world. Join us every Wednesday as we step back in time; the twenties are roaring again - you won’t want to miss it.

Free
Recurring

Intro to Balboa (Level 1) w/ Milo Saidl

Kilowatt Dance Theater 4 W 43rd St #803, New York, NY

Balboa is a partnered swing dance that originated in the 1930s in Southern California, particularly in the beachside resort named Balboa. Back in the day, crowded dance halls often had strict rules which prohibited the Charleston and other exuberant dances, so a dance which required very little space naturally evolved. All classes are 55 minutes, ... Read more

$20
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Foxtail – Cocktails & Jazz

Foxtail in The Arlo Soho 231 Hudson St, New York, NY

Join us every Thursday & Saturday for the top hot jazz & swing bands in NYC at the beautiful & intimate FOXTAIL cocktail bar at the Arlo Soho. Featuring exquisite cocktails and a delicious menu, perfect for after work or a meetup with friends!

Free
Recurring

Frim Fram Jam

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

Lindy Hop Returns to Thursdays! We’re thrilled to be back to our regular Thursday nights! Here’s the scoop on Frim Fram 2.0, including our earlier start time!

$12 – $15
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First Fridays Dance Party – Open Dancing, All Styles

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

If you’re looking for a place to go and dance the night away, look no further! Every First Friday of the month, we’ll be hosting a dance party at YSBD…! From 8pm to midnight. We know that when it comes to dancing, everyone has their own style and preferences. That’s why we’re offering you an ... Read more

$12 – $15
Recurring

Foxtail – Cocktails & Jazz

Foxtail in The Arlo Soho 231 Hudson St, New York, NY

Join us every Thursday & Saturday for the top hot jazz & swing bands in NYC at the beautiful & intimate FOXTAIL cocktail bar at the Arlo Soho. Featuring exquisite cocktails and a delicious menu, perfect for after work or a meetup with friends!

Free
Recurring

Back Room Speakeasy Sessions

The Back Room 102 Norfolk St, New York, NY

Swing dancing at Back Room Speakeasy Sessions - "most deliberate recreation of an actual speakeasy"– in it's 10th year since May 2012!

Free
Recurring

Balboa Fundamentals w/ Bobby White

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

Learn the fundamental steps and concepts of this beautiful Southern Californian swing dance, from the chest-to-chest Balboa Shuffle to kicking, turning, fancy "Swing" steps.

$30 – $100
Recurring

Intermediate Balboa w/ Bobby White

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

In this intermediate-level class, we dive deeper into Balboa and Bal-Swing with other fundamental moves both old and new, and go deeper into improvisation and play.

$30 – $100
Recurring

Advanced Balboa w/ Bobby White

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

In our advanced class, we play with the most difficult concepts in Bal-Swing today, focused on high-level leading & following, rhythmic play, improvisation, and expression.

$30 – $99
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Stomp House Dance Party w/ Bobby White

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

How about something a little different? Bobby White presents STOMP HOUSE, an intimate party focusing on great swing music of all tempos, along with some other incredible dance music thrown in, like Afro-Cuban, Soul, BeBop, and Waltzes.

$15
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Gotham Jazz – Speakeasy in the Sky

Somewhere Nowhere NYC 112 W 25th St, Fl 38 & 39, New York, NY

Somewhere in the middle of nowhere is a speakeasy in the sky… here the band is swinging, the singer singing, the tapper tapping, and a burlesque dancer peeling away all the layers of the outside world. Join us every Wednesday as we step back in time; the twenties are roaring again - you won’t want to miss it.

Free
Recurring

Intro to Balboa (Level 1) w/ Milo Saidl

Kilowatt Dance Theater 4 W 43rd St #803, New York, NY

Balboa is a partnered swing dance that originated in the 1930s in Southern California, particularly in the beachside resort named Balboa. Back in the day, crowded dance halls often had strict rules which prohibited the Charleston and other exuberant dances, so a dance which required very little space naturally evolved. All classes are 55 minutes, ... Read more

$20
Recurring

Foxtail – Cocktails & Jazz

Foxtail in The Arlo Soho 231 Hudson St, New York, NY

Join us every Thursday & Saturday for the top hot jazz & swing bands in NYC at the beautiful & intimate FOXTAIL cocktail bar at the Arlo Soho. Featuring exquisite cocktails and a delicious menu, perfect for after work or a meetup with friends!

Free
Recurring

Frim Fram Jam

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

Lindy Hop Returns to Thursdays! We’re thrilled to be back to our regular Thursday nights! Here’s the scoop on Frim Fram 2.0, including our earlier start time!

$12 – $15
Recurring

Foxtail – Cocktails & Jazz

Foxtail in The Arlo Soho 231 Hudson St, New York, NY

Join us every Thursday & Saturday for the top hot jazz & swing bands in NYC at the beautiful & intimate FOXTAIL cocktail bar at the Arlo Soho. Featuring exquisite cocktails and a delicious menu, perfect for after work or a meetup with friends!

Free
Recurring

Back Room Speakeasy Sessions

The Back Room 102 Norfolk St, New York, NY

Swing dancing at Back Room Speakeasy Sessions - "most deliberate recreation of an actual speakeasy"– in it's 10th year since May 2012!

Free
Recurring

Balboa Fundamentals w/ Bobby White

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

Learn the fundamental steps and concepts of this beautiful Southern Californian swing dance, from the chest-to-chest Balboa Shuffle to kicking, turning, fancy "Swing" steps.

$30 – $100
Recurring

Intermediate Balboa w/ Bobby White

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

In this intermediate-level class, we dive deeper into Balboa and Bal-Swing with other fundamental moves both old and new, and go deeper into improvisation and play.

$30 – $100
Recurring

Advanced Balboa w/ Bobby White

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

In our advanced class, we play with the most difficult concepts in Bal-Swing today, focused on high-level leading & following, rhythmic play, improvisation, and expression.

$30 – $99
Recurring

Gotham Jazz – Speakeasy in the Sky

Somewhere Nowhere NYC 112 W 25th St, Fl 38 & 39, New York, NY

Somewhere in the middle of nowhere is a speakeasy in the sky… here the band is swinging, the singer singing, the tapper tapping, and a burlesque dancer peeling away all the layers of the outside world. Join us every Wednesday as we step back in time; the twenties are roaring again - you won’t want to miss it.

Free
Recurring

Intro to Balboa (Level 1) w/ Milo Saidl

Kilowatt Dance Theater 4 W 43rd St #803, New York, NY

Balboa is a partnered swing dance that originated in the 1930s in Southern California, particularly in the beachside resort named Balboa. Back in the day, crowded dance halls often had strict rules which prohibited the Charleston and other exuberant dances, so a dance which required very little space naturally evolved. All classes are 55 minutes, ... Read more

$20
Recurring

Foxtail – Cocktails & Jazz

Foxtail in The Arlo Soho 231 Hudson St, New York, NY

Join us every Thursday & Saturday for the top hot jazz & swing bands in NYC at the beautiful & intimate FOXTAIL cocktail bar at the Arlo Soho. Featuring exquisite cocktails and a delicious menu, perfect for after work or a meetup with friends!

Free
Recurring

Frim Fram Jam

You Should Be Dancing...! 37 W 26th St, New York, NY

Lindy Hop Returns to Thursdays! We’re thrilled to be back to our regular Thursday nights! Here’s the scoop on Frim Fram 2.0, including our earlier start time!

$12 – $15