Dance Websites > Coming March 15: Swing Dancer Magazine

Discussion in 'Dance Websites' started by swingdancer, Jan 5, 2006.

  1. swingdancer

    swingdancer New Member

    Swing Dancer Magazine is the voice and pulse of the swing dance community covering all swing styles from Lindy Hop and West Coast Swing to Shag, Balboa, Blues, Tap, and Jazz. Every issue of the online magazine contains an in-depth and engaging approach to the dance and its culture through wide-ranging feature stories, columns, reviews, and interviews. In addition, Swing Dancer Magazine offers fresh viewpoints on the historical background and emerging trends within the swing dance community.

    We'll be launching on March 15 at and each issue is free with no registration requirements.

    Interested in writing for Swing Dancer Magazine or submitting photography?
    Contact our editorial department at

    If you're interested in learning more about Swing Dancer Magazine, e-mail us at:
  2. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    Sounds great! Good luck with the launch, swingdancer. :D
  3. Swingolder

    Swingolder New Member

    I, for one, am looking forward to it! I wish you lots of success with it.
  4. chandra

    chandra New Member


    This sounds awesome, I cant wait!
  5. gemini

    gemini New Member

    Is this an ezine?
  6. swingdancer

    swingdancer New Member

    To start, yes, it is an ezine free to all readers. As our reputation grows, we will look into expanding into print and video as well.
  7. swingdancer

    swingdancer New Member

    Just over a month to go!

    The first issue is almost complete (just in the final editing stages and waiting on the last of the articles)...we already are talking to some people about future issues and there's a lot of good energy and excitement going around. People can't wait for our first issue to come out!

    Swing dancers with expertise in areas that affect dancers are encouraged to send in articles to!
  8. chandra

    chandra New Member

    ooh video! This sounds cool, how would it work! :)
  9. dancersdreamland

    dancersdreamland New Member

    Sounds great! I'll add a link of my site to the new e-zine!
  10. swingdancer

    swingdancer New Member

    Chandra, Right now video is just a loose idea we have floating. Until the official launch and success of the online magazine we won't be putting much research into other projects. Once we're established, we'll start exploring those other ideas in depth.

    Dancers Dream Land: thanks for offering to link. Your site looks like a great resourse. I had a chance to scroll around in it for a few minutes, you sure do cover everything!
  11. GTO Bruin

    GTO Bruin Member

    Good luck. Sounds like a challenge.
  12. swingdancer

    swingdancer New Member

    Just over a week to go and the first "Beta" issue of Swing Dancer Magazine will be available online at

    We'll always be taking submissions, so if you're interested in writing or have photographs you'd like to share, send them our way.
  13. swingdancer

    swingdancer New Member

  14. pygmalion

    pygmalion Well-Known Member

    Congrats, swingdancer! :D
  15. swingdancer

    swingdancer New Member

    Thanks, hope you had a chance to look at it and enjoyed it!

    Also, We're now on mySpace to send announcements about the magazine (new issues, special news, etc.) If you're on there, add us!
  16. dancersdreamland

    dancersdreamland New Member

    Congrats on the successful launch! I've added a link to your site under Dance Publications on the links page of
  17. swingdancer

    swingdancer New Member

    Thank so much! I was doing a google search the other day to see where the magazine came up and you were one of the top links.

    You have a great website btw, fantastic resource. I had fun scrolling through the different links and seeing how much you've pulled together.
  18. dancersdreamland

    dancersdreamland New Member

    Thanks for the compliments! It's my pleasure to host such a resource for all lovers of dance.

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