Summer 2017

July 15th: Providence Swings: Roller Derby Halftime Show!

WHEN: July 15th, 7:00pm
WHERE: William H Thayer Arena, 975 Sandy Ln, Warwick, Rhode Island 02889

We are thrilled to be supporting our local non profit friends at Providence Roller Derby on Saturday July 15th! Providence Roller derby is committed to fostering a positive, inclusive environment for all women to engage and participate in the sport of roller derby. Providence Swings works to spread the joy of dance in an inclusive environment and keeps the roots of African-American Folk dancing alive through weekly classes and dances with jazz era music!

Support you local dance scene and Providence Roller Derby! Only $10 for performances and competitive roller derby bout! We’ve got prizes and performances so get ready to rumble and dance along with us. Several vendors will be present too , so bring some cash!

July 27th: Midsummer Live Music BBJ!

Come dance and groove to the sounds of this swingin’ debut performance of Ben Andrews’ Swing Dance Band!

WHEN: July 27th 2017, 8:30pm
WHERE: Studio One, Lincoln, RI
$12 online, $15 at the door, cash only. 

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August 3rd: Lloyd Kaplan and the Aristocats at The Towers 

We’re so excited to have the same band that played at our Lindy Harvest Dance last year! Lloyd Kaplan and the Aristocats will be swinging hard at the Towers in Naragansett, in conjunction with Providence Swings.

A beginner dance lesson will be held from 7-8 p.m. with swing dance until 10 p.m. 

WHEN: August 3rd, 2017. Beginner lesson at 7pm, dance 8pm – 10pm. 
WHERE: The Towers, 35 Ocean Rd, Narragansett, Rhode Island 02882
Tickets $15 at the door, cash only. 

August 31st: Swing Dancing at Aurora, Downtown Providence!

Aurora is a gem in the state as it is a mixed-use creative venue in the Heart of downtown Providence, Rhode Island with a full bar, lounge and live music. Aurora‚Äôs programming strives to represent a broad artistic vision – one that represents the diverse interests of the city. Providence Swings recently performed at their monthly “Sweet Little Variety Show” where we debuted our new choreography. Aurora fosters warmth, diversity and growth and we are thrilled to partner up with them!

Swing dance lesson and music until 1am along with performances and prizes! Drop in dance lesson ! No partner necessary and beginner friendly. Make sure you stop by the bar for some fabulous cocktails! 

WHEN: August 31st, 2017. Beginner lesson from 8-9pm. Dance from 9pm – 1am. 
WHERE: Aurora Providence, 276 Westminster St, Providence, Rhode Island 02903
Tickets $10 at the door, cash only.