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 swing-era: Lindy Hop & Balboa, and the great swing music of that era!

Next Swing Dance - Saturday, April 26th - Jump, Jive & Jazz!

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


Learn from award winning instructors!  Let the Hepcats put the swing in your step with our high quality, low cost classes! HP,2[1]

Out-of-town Events

All Balboa Weekend: June 12-15 (Independence, OH, c. 15 miles SW of Cleveland).  For Balboa dancers, a must attend event! Trvl1

What’s next -

calendar1[1]o Next swing dance – Saturday, April 26th:  Come dance to great music at this Hepcats Swing Dance – Jump, Jive & Jazz!AlbumCovers,a

The Hepcats dance to the best music in town -  click here for more info on your DJ for this swing dance!MikeDJ

Upcoming out-of-town events of interest:

TDOrcho Cincinnati Warbirds Swing Dance and USO Show, Saturday, May 24th, Coney Island Park, Cincy, OH.  Featuring music by the Tom Daugherty Orch., and their re-creation of the Glenn Miller Army-Air Force WW II band.  Tickets are $20, but you can get discounted tickets from CincySwing.

ALHC14o American Lindy Hop Championships (ALHC), Chicago, IL, May 30-June 1.  A really fun weekend of dancing, classes (great Lindy Hop and Balboa instructors!) and contests in the Windy City.  See their web site for all the info.

ABWLogoAll Balboa Weekend (ABW).  Th
e 14th Annual All Balboa Weekend takes place June 12-15 in Independence, OH (about 15 miles SW of Cleveland).  Registration now open.  For Balboa dancers, this is a must attend event!  See their web site for all the info.

In the news -

News,H2[1]o Swingin’ on Short, Lexington’s annual street dance, Saturday, June 7th!

o Hepcats in the news!   Check out this link to view an article about the Hepcats in the Lexington-Herald Leader.