Where to Swing Dance in Denver

Denver is a great city for swing dance!  There are so many swing venues, you can dance every night of the week if you like.  If you want to learn to swing dance, there are lots of classes from various teachers available weekly.  There are a number of swing dance teams in the city and groups gather weekly to work on lindy hop, balboa, solo jazz, and aerials.  Below is a list of the various venues in the Denver/Boulder area.


Sunday

Mercury Cafe

2199 California Street, Denver, CO 80205
(303) 294-9281
(Predominantly East Coast Swing, some Lindy Hop, Live Band weekly)
House instructor: Ceth Stifel, Dani Botello, Lark Mervine
https://swingnights.com/

Monday

Kakes Studio

2115 Pearl Street, Boulder,  CO 80302
(Lindy Hop and Balboa, Beginner Friendly)
House Instructor:  Heather Ballew and friends
www.boulderswingdance.com


Overstreet Dance

5366 S Bannock St, Littleton, CO 80120
(Predominantly Lindy Hop, some East Coast Swing and Balboa, DJed music)
House Instructor: Nick Buchanan
www.overstreetdancegallery.com
 

Tuesday

No Name Bar

1325 Broadway Ave, Boulder, CO  80302
(Lindy hop and balboa)
Live band: Jeremy Mohney
No cover.
http://www.yelp.com/biz/no-name-bar-boulder
 

Mercury Cafe

2199 California Street, Denver, CO 80205
(303) 294-9281
BLUES Dancing
www.coloradobluesdance.com

 

DENVER DIAMOND DOLLS

This is not a venue but is a great opportunity for women who want to be a part of an all-girl troupe.  All levels welcome. 
http://www.denverdiamonddolls.com/

 

Wednesday

Denver Balboa Practice Night

First Presbyterian of Denver
120 W 1st Avenue, Denver, CO  80223 (West side 3rd floor entrance)
2 Mini-lessons per week (basic and intermediate)
(720) 936-6765
$5 - DJed Music – All levels welcome (even rank beginner)

 

The Irish Snug  

1201 East Colfax Avenue, Denver, CO 80218
(303) 839-1394
(Lindy Hop, Balboa, small floor, no classes)
LIVE BAND – Gypsy Swing Revue
www.irishsnug.com
www.gypsyswingrevue.com
 

The Arvada Tavern

5705 Olde Wadsworth Blvd, Arvada CO 80002
Weekly Classes Starting at 6:30 pm
Wednesday Night Hop
1st & 3rd Wednesdays
Live bands, great swing DJs, contests, performances
House Instructor:  Kenny Nelson
www.swingindenver.com

 

Thursday

Mercury Cafe

2199 California Street, Denver, CO 80205
(303) 294-9281
(Lindy Hop, Cool Space, DJed Music)
House instructors: Ceth Stifel, Lark Mervine, Dani Botello
https://swingnights.com/

Waterloo

809 Main St, Louisville, CO 80027
(303) 993-2094
(Balboa, good food, no cover, Live music with the Boulder Swing Collective, no classes)
http://waterloolouisville.com

 

Friday

Denver Turnverein

1570 Clarkson St, Denver
(303) 831-9717
(Lindy hop, some Balboa, DJed Music, gorgeous ballroom, Beginner Friendly)
House Instructor:  David Vinson
www.denverturnverein.org
www.coloradoswingdanceclub.com
 

Saturday

Avalon Ballroom

6185 Arapahoe Road, Boulder, CO  80303
(303) 440-8303
Third and Fifth Saturdays only.  Live bands!  $15 admission/$10 student price
(Predominantly swing with some ballroom dancing as well)
www.boulderdancecoalition.org
 

License No. 1 – Hotel Boulderado

2115 13th Street, Boulder, CO 80302
(303) 442-4344
(Live band – Banshee Tree; great drinks; no cover.)