About

Welcome to Balboa, Baby!

Balboa Baby at Balboa Pavilion
Our goal is to make you dance.
Fast and slow.
And love every bit of it.
 
 

*** LIVE IN VIENNA: BRATISLAVA HOT SERENADERS ***



Do not miss this fabulous night! Get your tickets right now!

Datum/Date: Saturday, March 25, 2023
Einlass/Entry: 20h30 – Konzertbeginn/Start of concert: ca. 21h

Kartenpreis/Admittance: € 30,- bzw. 35,- (pre-sale/Vorverkauf – +€ 5 at the door)
Karten/Tickets: Ticketleo

Veranstaltungsort/Location: Haus der Begegnung Döbling, Gatterburggasse 2a, 1190 Vienna (find it on Google Maps).


*** VIENNA BALBOA & LAMINU EXPERIENCE 2023 ***


Vienna Balboa and Laminu Experience 2023

We’re SOLD OUT – registration is closed!
At-the-door tickets for parties are available.


SHUFFLE CAFÉ at CAFÉ CASPAR

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
Shuffle Café Hybrid Editions - March 1, 2023
with DJ Bunani

NEW Time: 20:00 – 22.45
Location: Café Caspar, Grillparzerstraße 6, 1010 Vienna (find it on OpenStreetMap).


SHUFFLE CAFÉ PRE-VBLE PARTY

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
Shuffle Café Hybrid Session with DJ Marcos
with DJ Marcos

NEW Time: 20:00 – 22.45
Location: Café Caspar, Grillparzerstraße 6, 1010 Vienna (find it on OpenStreetMap).


NEW Time for all Shuffle Café dates: 20:00 – 22.45
Location: Café Caspar, Grillparzerstraße 6, 1010 Vienna (find it on OpenStreetMap).
Streaming links see below.

Free admission – please feed the lolly pig!

Prior Covid testing is recommended to keep the event safe!


Streaming Links for all dates:

Click here to join via Zoom

Click here to join via Twitch

Please support the Shuffle Café – please feed our virtual lolly pig online:
consider a minimum donation of € 5,- for live concerts – to help us pay the musicians

Via Paypal: https://paypal.me/balboababyvienna
or
Via Bank Transfer:
State “Shuffle Café donation/Spende”
Recipient: Verein Balboa, Baby!
IBAN: AT63 1420 0200 1094 1084, BIC: BAWAATWW


NEXT Dance Classes

Expect new Classes to be announced by February 2023.


PRIVATE CLASSES for BALBOA, LAMINU and SLOW BALBOA


In order to offer input for everyone while staying safe, we are offering Classes for all levels and dancers in person or via Zoom. Send us an e-mail!


About: Since 2012, we’ve been organizing a weekly Swing dance event and a yearly bigger event, mainly with the focus on the dances Balboa and Laminu.

Why?

Because both dances need some boosting in Vienna. Balboa is a hot Swing dance from the 1930/1940ies, danced to Swingy Jazz music that can be very hot and fast.

Laminu is an “orphan dance” that is sometimes referred to as slow balboa – with all the elegance and charme of the slow Jazz music of the era.

How?

This is why we are organising social evenings, taster classes, concerts and workshop week-ends – so that you can join the fun.

Simona holding Balboa and Laminu Badges

Our credo

A point that is very dear to us:  We want to keep our activities affordable. As we do this in our free time, our main aim is to make you happy and successful.

This is why most of our activities are donation-based; just for concerts and bigger workshop week-ends, we need to have a minimum donation or a fixed price to finance musicians, teachers etc.

We want the dance to be as free as possible – in every aspect.