Newsletter - July 18 2014
* 2014 Weekenders, Holidays & Competitions
        Over 70 events now listed for 2014

* Modern Jive Timeline Updates

* Over 50 Modern Jive/Ceroc/LeRoc DVDs
        Details below


2014 Weekenders, Holidays & Competitions

Whether you want sunshine, skiing or cruising, or just lots of dancing, you will find plenty of choice, all over the world.

Over 70 events are now listed for 2014!  Please let me know of any that are not listed.
Holidays, weekenders and competitions in The Adriatic, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canary Islands, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, The Mediterranean, Mexico, Scotland,  Slovakia, Spain, Turkey & Wales. - visit the Web site to see all the holidays, weekenders and competitions.

Let me know if your event isn't listed!
Please send me the details (with up to 500 characters of description) - but please check first at - you may be listed already!

We do not list individual workshops or freestyles - they are listed well at lots of other sites (see Events in this list are Competitions, Dance Holidays, and major Weekend Events: ones with multiple workshops from multiple teachers, together with an evening dance.


Modern Jive Timeline Updates
I have made some minor updates to this history of Modern Jive/Ceroc/LeRoc to keep it up to date.

Please let me know if you have any more key events that I should add to it.

I hope you enjoy finding out about how it all got started:
The Modern Jive Timeline

For those interested in more history check out:
"The History" - from the "Original Le Roc Dance Manual"

The History of Jive - Part One: Lindy Hop to Rock 'n' Roll

The History of Jive - Part Two: Ballroom Jive & Modern Jive


Over 50 Modern Jive/Ceroc/LeRoc DVDs

Choose from over 50 DVD titles, covering Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced, Dips & Drops, Close Moves, Hot Moves, Lifts & Aerials, Style & Musicality, Ladies' Styling, Jango, Latin for Jivers, Blues, Double Trouble and Weekenders.
Click on the images to get these great DVDs.

Full details of all 50+ DVDs and online ordering are at


       Happy dancing,

John Sweeney, Dancer