Websites / Blogs / Discussions / Podcasts/ Articles on or related to Blues dancing:

Damon Stone: A blog about the cultural artform of Blues idiom dance:

Blues and Jazz Dance Book Club: Curated by Chelsea June Adams, a book club that features books and articles on the history and culture of Blues & Jazz music and dance:

Obsidian Tea: A Blackness and Blues blog by Grey Armstrong whether you want to be woke, learn about Black culture, or make your spaces more inclusive:

Blues Unlimited: The Radio Show (a podcast with insightful interviews and personal accounts of Blues artists and musicians weaved within the history and music of Blues): 
Sweet Choreography Blues: What Makes The Blues Work:
So Yeah, Blues Dance (a tumblr account with humorous gifs on Blues dancing):
Blues Dance World:
Wandering and Pondering by Jerry Salmonte:
Confessing The Blues:
Swing & Blues by Jered Morin:
Voices of the Jazz Era Ballroom:
Masculine versus Sharp: Say What You Mean (From Lindy Hop and Blues instructor Joey Science's blog that addresses the use and effect of gendered language in dancing:
Healing Through Blues Dancing (The Healing Power of Blues Dancing) Crosscurrents from KALW NEWS: and also on



National (U.S.A.) Blues Dancing Events:

Austin Blues Party (Austin, TX):
bluesSHOUT! (Chicago, IL):
Emerald City Blues Festival (Seattle, WA):
bamBLOOZled (Washington, DC):
Mile High Blues (Denver, CO):
Mezzjelly Blues (Traveling Event):
North Star Blues (Minneapolis, MN):
Rose City Blues (Portland, OR):
Space City Blues (Houston, TX):
Steel City Blues Festival (Pittsburgh, PA):
Snowbound Blues (Rochester, NY):
Sweet Molasses Blues (Boston, MA):



International Blues Dancing Events:


Blues Battle (Toronto, ON, Canada):

Blues Alive:

Fallin' In Blues (Grenoble, France):
Korea Blues Camp (Gyeonggi-do, Korea):
Drag The Blues (Barcelona, Spain):
Moonshine Lindy & Blues Festival (Edinburgh/Peebles, Scotland): 
Blues Baby Blues (London, England): 
Breizh Blues Invasion (Rennes, France):
Black Swan Blues (Perth, WA, Australia):

Porto Blues Exchange:

Blues Dance venues, organizations, and instruction in the U.S.A:

AUSTIN, TX: Code Blue:

HOUSTON, TX: Blues/Fusion Dance at Nouveau Antique Bar:

CHICAGO, IL: Big City Blues:

INDIANAPOLIS, IN: Circle City Blues:

Alibi Blues, Tuesday nights:
Blues Underground, every 1st Friday of the month:

Friday Night Blues:
Shades of Blues, Monday nights (Blues/Fusion/Alternative venue):
Beat The Blues, Wednesday nights (Berkeley):
South Bay Fusion, Thursday Nights (Redwood City, Blues/Fusion venue):

ST. LOUIS, MO: Blues Dance St. Louis:



Blues Dance venues, organizations, around the world:


TORONTO, ON, CANADA: Toronto Blues

SYDNEY, NSW, AUSTRALIA: Swing Patrol Juke Joint

MELBOURNE, VIC, AUSTRALIA: Swing Patrol Blues Night

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA: Blues Dance Seoul





Photographers of the amazing images on this site:

Nuria Aguade:
Ben Hejkal: 
Jay Blakesberg: 
Braden Nesin: 
Dennis Goetz:
Larry Colen:
Zac Wine:
Jared Luxenberg: 
Aristomenis Pikeas:
Keir Briscoe:
Aaron Blumenshine:
Charlie V Photography: