10 places to dance swing in Barcelona


If you live here or if you are visiting this city and are looking for places to move your body, here we have 10 places to dance swing in Barcelona.

The best sessions and events for dance lovers.


1.-Jam of the Raval

In the  city center  in the lively Raval neighborhood, you will find this party organized by the school Spank the baby. Every Friday from 10 p.m and for only 4 euros.

  • Recommended day: Friday.
  • Address: Carrer de Vistlegre 18.
  • Metro: Sant Antoni.


2.-Lindy at Ciutadella park

On the first and third Sunday of the month, “Lindy al Parc” parties are organized at a swing pace in the well-known Ciutadella Park. BCN Swing Association has been celebrating these festivities for more than 20 years. If you are in Barcelona do not miss it. The appointment is at 6 in the afternoon.

  • Recommended day: Sunday.
  • Address: Parc de la Ciutadella, Passeig de Picasso.
  • Metro: Arc de Triomf.


3.- Sala Apolo 

This club is super-known in Barcelona because it organizes a host of events of all kinds and concerts of all styles. And one Sunday a month, he receives the Barcelona Jazz Orchestra with his well-known and lively Jazz & Swing evenings.

“In these sessions, the room is impregnated with a magical and hypnotic atmosphere that transports us to another era, where the big band puts music and rhythm to meet Jazz lovers of all ages and more than a hundred dancers that make it concert a true party “(web https://www.sala-apolo.com/)

  • Recommended day: check.
  • Address: Carrer Nou de la Rambla 113.
  • Metro: Parallel.


4.- Lindy Jous

During the summer the Ballaswing Association organizes a swing session at Teatreneu on Thursdays at 9 in the heart of Gracia. With the best DJ’s, parquet flooring and air conditioning. Also if you enter before 10 p.m., you only pay 3 euros.

  • Recommended day: Thursday.
  • Address: Carrer de Terol 26.
  • Metro: Joanic.


5.- Swing Maniacs

This school located in the neighborhood of Gracia organizes jams sessions so that students and those who are eager to dance can move at a swing pace. You can see their events on your Facebook or on your website.

  • Recommended day: check.
  • Address: Carrer de Roger de Flor 291.
  • Metro: Fontana.


6.- Marula café

Located in the Gothic quarter, in the old town, this dance hall and concerts, organizes swing and jazz sessions among other things. If you are in Barcelona, ​​do not forget to visit their website to see the events they have when you are here.

  • Recommended day: check.
  • Address: Escudellers, 49.
  • Metro: Liceo.


7.- Temple of the swing

A school dedicated to the world of Swing in Barcelona since 2006, you can take regular classes of Lindy hop, Balboa and Boogie Woogie. They also organize “swing dance parties” in the same school. They are free for your students, and only 1 euro if you go with a student at the school, but do not worry, if you do not know anyone and you want to dance, entry for the rest of the people is only 5 euros.

  • Recommended day: Third Sunday of the month, from October to April.
  • Address: Moles 32.
  • Metro: Passeo de Gracia.


8.- Civic Center of Sant Andreu

This civic center organizes a swing party in its neighborhood, with an open class for all those who want to learn to dance.

  • Recommended day: Saturday.
  • Address: Plaza de Orfila.
  • Metro: San Andreu.


9.- Harlem Jazz Club

This club hosts the Blues Jam Session on Tuesdays from 10 in the evening, and the entrance costs 7 euros.

“Jam Sessions of Blues are a landmark in the musical reality of Barcelona. Directed masterfully by the musician, singer and composer Hernán Senra “El Chino” attract audiences and musicians from all over the world “(web https://www.harlemjazzclub.es)

  • Recommended day: Tuesday.
  • Address: Carrer de la Comtessa de Sobradiel, 8.
  • Metro: Drassanes.


10- Swing Cats

Swing specialized school offering classes for all levels, located in the neighborhood of Gracia, has been doing since 2005 dancing to Barcelona and visitors. From time to time they organize swing jams and fusion nights, you can see their events on their website or on their facebook.

  • Recommended day: check.
  • Address: Carrer de Torrijos.
  • Metro: Joanic.


Have we left anyone? If you know more parties to dance swing in Barcelona and you want to tell us, we will be happy to add it to our list and go for a few dances, of course.

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