World of Swing proudly presents the 16th edition!

We are looking forward to welcoming guests from around the world to the 16th international Rock That Swing Festival in Munich from Feb 16th to 20th, 2023. For more than a decade the festival celebrates the diversity of the dances and music of the Swing and Rock’n’Roll era from the 20s to the 50s. Over a span of 5 days, fantastic dance nights, hot live music, shows, competitions, numerous workshops, dance masters from the 30s, and passionate dancers from all over the world create an inspiring and unforgettable atmosphere.

At the Rock That Swing Dance Camp 82 of the world’s best teachers give classes during the daytime offering a vast variety of more than 300 workshops in Lindy Hop, Boogie Woogie, Charleston, Balboa, Shag, Authentic Jazz, Rockabilly Jive, Blues, etc. Dancers at any level, from beginner to intermediate to advanced and all the way up to teacher, can create their own individual schedule.

The 16th edition will again offer a fantastic line-up of the best bands and teachers in great locations, including two nights at the marvelous ballroom of the Deutsches Theater in the city center of Munich. We are looking forward to welcoming you to one of the greatest parties of the year.

Early Bird Prices are effective until Jan 2, 2023!

Online booking ends midnight on Feb 8, 2023!

Day Event / Location Price*
Thursday IN THE MOOD (Künstlerhaus) 32 / 39 €
Friday HEP CATS NIGHT (Künstlerhaus) 32 / 39 €
Friday Vintage Hop Friday (Vintage Club) 29 €
Friday After Hours Party (Vintage Club) 19 €
Saturday ROCK THAT SWING BALL (Deutsches Theater) 35 / 39 / 49 / 59 €
Saturday After Hours Party (Vintage Club) 19 €
Sunday JAMBOREE BALL (Deutsches Theater) 35 / 39 / 49 / 59 €
Monday JITTERBUG HOP (Vintage Club) 32 €

*plus advance booking fee (10% RTSF, 13% München Ticket/Deutsches Theater/Zentraler Kartenverkauf)

Available Tickets:    Available    Low Quantity    Sold Out   

WE DON'T HAVE A WAITING LIST FOR EVENINGS THAT ARE SOLD OUT! In previous years some tickets were sold right before the festival from other participants due to illness etc. If you are looking for tickets or would like to sell some, just post in our RTSF Facebook group or drop by the Check-In during the festival quite early.


Sugar Sullivan (USA) Barbara Billups (USA) Chester Whitmore (USA)


Ray Collins' Hot-Club (GER) NP Big Band (ITA) Si Cranstoun (GBR) Hot Sugar Band (FRA) feat. Nicolle Rochelle (USA) Jumpin' Up (ITA) Swingin' Hermlins (GER) Sugar Ray Ford (GBR) Gentlemen & Gangsters (SWE) Jackson Sloan (GBR) Swing Shouters / Swing Shouters Little Band / Shouters & Girls On The Rocks (FRA) Boogie Banausen (GER) Nine Pennies (ITA) Chris Aron & The Croakers With The Cento Sisters (GER) Swing Lyons (GER) WyattChristmas Five (GER) Carla And The Great Balls On Fire (GER)


Sugar & Barbara (USA) Chester (USA) Nils & Bianca (SWE) Stephen & Karine (USA) Dimitri & Alexsia (ITA) Gas & Alba (ESP) Sondre (NOR) & Tanya (UKR) Mickey (USA) & Anna-Maria (GER) Thorbjørn (NOR) & Flora (FRA) Nellia & Dietmar (GER) Nicolas (FRA) & Hyunjung (KOR) Thomas & Sophie (FRA) Joseph & Charlotte (GBR) Masi & Anna (FIN) Olivier & Natasha (FRA) Victor & Wilma (SWE) Andreas & Olga (SWE) Arnas & Eglė (LIT) Markus & Jessica (AUT) Blake & Grace (USA) Fabien & Lisa (FRA) Grzegorz & Agnieszka (POL) Nejc (SLO) & Fancy (USA) Rasmus & Tove (SWE) Rasmus (SWE) & Mona (GER) Irina & Rafal (USA) Jean-Philippe & Margaux (FRA) Domen (GER) & Gosia (POL) Domen & Fanny (GER) William & Alice (ITA) Micha & Alexandra (GER) Hannes & Lisa (GER) Teis & Maja (DNK) Florent & Roxane (FRA) Sasha (BLR) & Laura (FRA) Christoph & Tamy (GER) Rodi & Manos (GRC) Elena (GRC) & Fred (FRA) Maksym & Svitlana (UKR) Marcus & Bärbl (GER) Brian Scott (FRA) Nicolle (USA) Lucia (GER) Sara (ITA)

Booklet 2023 (pdf)

Dance Camp Schedule

Funded by the Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and the Media in the NEUSTART KULTUR program.