Swing dancers from 23 different countries show up in Barcelona for the fifth edition of the Barcelona Lindy Exchange, a festival organised by the not-for-profit association BCNswing. For four days (Sep 14-17) the festival puts on dances and cultural activities around the city.
Things get going on Thursday the 14th with a party at the classic cocktail bar Merbeyé, at the foot of Tibidabo, where the band Eva Fernández & Co. performs. On Friday the 15th there's a big party at the Poblenou Casina la Alianza with Locomotora Negra playing live at 7pm. On Saturday the 16th you can catch a Vermouth and Picnic jam at the Parc de la Ciutadella at noon. And at 6pm the party moves to Fabra i Coats, with Swing Out at the Fiesta Cabaret. Sunday the 17th has dancing starting at noon at the Sant Pau Art Nouveau Site, with another jam, and then you can dance to the beat of the band The Black Mambas at Maremagnum at 6pm.