Welcome to the home page of Mike & Mary Richardson, swing dance instructors & performers. We teach and promote the original swing dances of the 1930's & 40's big band swing era - Lindy Hop & Balboa - and the great music of that era!

Sat., Sep. 10th - next Hepcats Swing Dance!
Dance Events

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

Group Classes / Private Lessons

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Out-of-town events

Aug. 19-21:  Cincy HopThe annual Cincy Lindy Exchange continues in 2016, with new organizers. Cincyhop

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Saturday, September 10th – next Hepcats Swing Dance!

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Saturday, September 10th

7:30 – 11:00 pm
Benny Goodman, Jimmie Lunceford, Count Basie, Artie Shaw, Duke Ellington, Louis Jordan, Big Joe Turner….they don’t call this music classic for nothin’! Bal2

LHCouple5[1]As expected at a Hepcats dance, DJ Mike Richardson will play a mix of great swing music for Lindy Hop and Balboa at a variety of tempos.

Click here for all the event info.

Out of Town Events

BalastOffo August 5th-7th:  Bal-Ast Off!  A Balboa weekend workshop event in Huntsville, AL, home to NASA’s Space Camp and Rocket City USA.

Cincyhopo August 12th-14th:  Cincy HopThe annual Cincy Lindy Exchange continues in 2016, with new organizers.

GLBE,2016o August 19th-21st:  Great Lakes Balboa Escape, Chicago, IL.  A weekend Balboa event in the Windy City.

ILHCLogoo August 25th-28th:  International Lindy Hop Championships (ILHC), Wash., DC area.  One of the best events in the Lindy Hop / Balboa swing dance community.