Below is some helpful social dance etiquette information to help get you started.

Social Dance Etiquette




Vermont Swings hosts a weekly Practice Session every Tuesday from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm at the Champlain Club, 20 Crowley Street in Burlington. Our Practice Session is your weekly opportunity for social dancing and practice in a friendly, casual environment. Instructors are present to ask questions and work out moves and our DJs are always open to requests! NOTE: Practice Sessions may be cancelled due to weather or holidays. Please sign up for our newsletter below to get up-to-date information about our dances and events!



We host Saturday Swing dances and Tuesday Practice Session dances. See our Calendar for the current schedule.

We welcome any and all who are interested in social dancing regardless of race, ethnicity, gender identity or sexual orientation. Please join us on the dance floor.


NOV 11 | Starline Rhythm Boys

7:30pm | $15.00 | All Ages | The Champlain Club, 20 Crowley St., Burlington, VT 05401

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These guys have been together for almost two decades, delivering their own style of rockabilly, honky tonk, western swing style to the Green Mountain State.  Full of energy and enthusasm for great dancing, they will keep you on your toes all night.  We're looking forward to seeing Danny, Billy and Big Al back on stage!

$15 admission/$10 volunteers (to volunteer, let us know at

We'll have a beginner swing lesson from 7:30-8pm downstairs, then the band plays from 8-11pm.

No dance experience or partner required.

For the benefit of your dancing and our floor, please bring clean shoes with smooth, non-marking soles. No stiletto heels permitted.

The bar will be open to purchase non-alcoholic beverages and beer and wine.

Danny Coane, the rockin' pride of Vermont, just keeps rollin'. He has fronted bluegrass, country and blues bands, but the rockabilly, rock 'n roll act "The Throbulators" gained him national exposure. Billy Bratcher holds down the beat for the trio on upright bass. He toured with Texas Juke Joint King Wayne Hancock and became well known throughout the US for mastering the unique "slap bass" style. Al Lemery shines bright under any stage light.

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