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Open Track This year at BBB there will be 6 classes each day, 2 x one B classes, 2 x two B classes and 2 x three B classes. The classes will get profressivly more difficult thoughout the day. Students will be able to attend as many of these classes as they choose. If you…

The Teaching Team

We are super excited to have these amazing teachers back to BBB on our return after a year off. We are still working on the full schedule for the festival so watch this space for further updates.     Mike Legenthal Mike is a passionate aficionado of jazz and blues dances, known all over the…

Live Music

Dan Nash & Marco We are excited to welcome back the legend that is Dan for our Saturday and Sunday night parties.  Dan will play  in a duo with Marco and as always we are delighted to have him on the BBB team. Dan’s music harks back to the roots of early rent party/juke playing….

Parties

We have three nights of amazing parties all lined up for you. Back at the Limehouse Townhall again we will have the best live music and Blues DJs London has to offer. Check out the theme for each evening (Coming soon).   Fun & Funky Friday When:  Friday 15 November Where: Limehouse Town Hall Time:…

DJs

Another BBB, another line up of DJ AWESOMENESS! (Your Welcome) Anna is very very passionate about her music and DJing and will head up an amazing team of wonderful DJs. Anna Price Anna has always loved music of all kinds (it’s genetic – she is Welsh!). One of the things she particularly loves about blues…

Workshop Schedule

Saturday Open Track Toynbee Studio 3 Toynbee Hall Meeting Rooms 10am – 10.30am Display Demo 10.30am – 11.30am Julie & Shawn B Vicci & Adamo BB 11.30am – 12pm Display Demo 12pm – 1pm Vicci & Adamo B Julie & Shawn BB 1pm – 2pm LUNCH LUNCH 2pm – 2.30pm Display Demo 2.30pm – 3.30pm…

BBB Swag

These very popular T-Shirts are back again along with our BBB Jackets. We can’t bring ourselves to change the design as it’s just way too good as it is. Make sure you pre-order your T-Shirt & Jackets as we will only have a very limited number if any, to sell at the festival. Get in quick to…

Safe Spaces Directive

BBB is a place for learning new things, meeting new people, challenging ourselves and sharing great dances with friends new and old. We believe in the mixing of diverse groups of people. We believe in the strength of a community that exists with and for the support of the individual. We believe in humour and…

Meet the team

There is a very hard working, dedicated, and loyal team that work tirelessly to make BBB happen.  If you see these kids around over the weekend make sure you give them a big hug – there is a good chance they’ll need it. Pippa  Meet the Event Manager. This is the 9th year Pippa has…

Mike Legenthal

Mike is a passionate aficionado of jazz and blues dances, known all over the world for her friendliness, teaching skills, beautiful following, and expressive dancing.  She brings both vibrant energy and technical precision to the classroom, and strives to make every social dance the best experience possible.  Mike’s teaching history is extensive; having taught at…

Dan Legenthal

Dan Legenthal lives in Boston, MA, working on as many vernacular jazz and blues dances as he can. His passion extends to both the social floor and competition. When not competing, he teaches at events like Korea Blues Camp (South Korea), Hot Blues In Toulouse (France), and The Blues Experiment (USA). Drawing from his degree…

Shawn Hershey

Shawn Hershey came from an extensive music background, studying classical trumpet performance at the Eastman School of Music, so when he started lindy hopping in 1999 with the Lindybaby studio, he quickly got hooked! He has studied extensively at camps and workshops with nationally renowned instructors, and in 2002, started teaching swing and lindy hop…

Julie Brown

Julie’s expressive dancing and joyful, playful connection are known throughout the country. With a background in performance and solo dance, she is best known for her solo blues, artistic choreography, and seamlessly integrating following with expression. As a teacher… Julie presents material with a caring and often light-hearted tone. She carefully crafts her classes and continuously tailors…

Vicci Moore

Vicci is a professional dancer, specialising in blues dance. There is nothing she loves more in the world than dancing! She has a broad knowledge of dance and the body, training initially as a solo dancer and gaining a 1st class honours degree in Contemporary Dance and Choreography, and a diploma in Anatomy and Physiology….

Adamo Ciarallo

Adamo is dedicated to nurturing, developing, and promoting the blues scene in Europe. Adamo also spreads his love for blues dancing and helps to develop strong blues communities in other local scenes in Europe and beyond. He is the co-founder and organiser of Espanish Blues Festival, Spain’s first ever blues dance festival. Adamo has a…

BBB Caption Competition

This year we are running a BBB Caption Competition for your entertainment and ours! Every Friday from 4 October to 8 November we will post a photo on the BBB Facebook Page and invite you to come up with the some crazy and funny captions. We will announce a winner each week who will get…

Bring Your Own!

Beverages Blues Baby Blues is a Bring Your Own Beverages event. You are more than welcome to bring beer, cider, wine & spirits. Whatever drinks take your fancy. Soft Drinks & Water There will be water coolers available for you to fill your water bottle and you are most welcome to bring whatever other drinks…

I was a Lindy Hopper first

I was a Lindy Hopper first – Blues helped me to be a better dancer   It feels like forever ago since I started dancing. I hardly want to admit how long, as it will show my age, but I’m soon to reach my 16th Swingaversery. Yep, 16 years in swing and oh boy did…

But I’m a Lindy hopper – what can BBB offer me?

Apart from Blues Baby Blues being Swing Patrol’s second biggest event of the year AND one hell of a party it also has a lot to offer your Lindy Hop dancing. Blues is fantastic for lindy hoppers because it teaches you skills that most lindy hoppers need but don’t get to spend time on. Get…