Welcome to the home page of Mike & Mary Richardson, swing dance instructors & performers. We teach and promote the original swing dances of the big band swing-era, Lindy Hop & Balboa, and the great music of that era.

Sunday, January 18th: Swingin' on Sunday!

Check out the Hepcats dances or calendar page for info on upcoming events.



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Out-of-town Events

Sun., Jan. 11th:  Lee's Junction Big Band plays at Legends in Cincy. LJBB,s


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 Swingin’ on Sunday!

Sunday, January 18th, 2:00-5:00 pm

SoSu,Nov7,14Hey swing dancers: come dance to the best music in town on a floating, smoooooooth wooden dance floor!

Cost:  only $5!

Click here for all the info.


Out-of-town events of interest

o Wednesday, December 31st:  Swingin’ in the New Year at College HIll Town Hall, Cincy.  See the FB link for info.

Sunday, January 11th, 7-10 pm: Lee’s Junction Big Band plays at Legends in Cincy, OH.  TheLJBB,s band plays some good charts and arrangements. /
CtB,MHBo Thursday, February 5th:  Count Basie Orchestra Dance/Benefit.  Revisit the glory days of the Music Hall Ballroom in Cincy with this swing dance to benefit WMKV/WLHS Public Radio!  The event features the Count Basie Orchestra playing in the beautiful Music Hall Ballroom that hosted the great big bands of the 1930’s & 40’s.  Click here for ticket info.
o February 20-22: Dayton Swing Smackdown.  A fun event to attend. See their web site for all the info.DSS