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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, July 18,2017
through
Monday,July 24,2017

Swing dance calendar last updated July 18,2017, 11:30pm

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Craig Gildner Big Band at Glen Echo (Saturday, July 22,2017)
  2. The Rock-A-Sonics at tyhe Hilton (Friday July 21,2017)
  3. The Joker's Wild at Veterans Park/Bethesda (Thursday July 20,2017)
  4. Col. Josh at Dietle's (Saturday, July 22,2017)
  5. Fast Eddie at Clydes of Chevy Chase (Friday July 21,2017)
  6. The Thrillbillies at JV Restaurant (Thursday, July 20,2017)
  7. Straight Ahead at Towson (Thursday, July 20,2017)
  8. DJ Swing at Nick's (Wednesday July 19,2017)
  9. DJ Swing at CCB (Monday July 24,2017)
  10. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (Tuesday,July 18,2017)

These are my "Top Ten" picks for Swing Dancing this week. If you are interested in live uptempo music, vintage clothes and swing history, you will probably have a really good time at these events.



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Tuesday
Tuesday is kayobi "ka" means fire

Swing Dancing on Tuesday July 18,2017

DJ Dance in Frederick, Maryland, at the Walkersville Volunteer Rescue Co., 73 W Frederick St. Walkersville, MD, 8:30pm to 10:00pm Admission FREE
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The Blues Warriora will play at JV Restaurant (recently enlarged and cleaned) 6666 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA ...
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Boogie in Bethesda with West Coast Swing 7:30-8:15 intermediate class and newcomers class has MOVED Back to the Bethesda Woman's Club 8:15-9pm adv. intermediate and novice. 9-12mn DJ dance. Great dance floor. $15 for lessons and dance. $8. for dance
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Colvin Run Community Center- Weekly DJ dance with a one hour beginner level class/ $10.(WCS, shag, latin , 2-step, East coast swing, country ) Historic Colvin Run Schoolhouse, Colvin Run Road, Great Falls VA colvinrun.org for more info & details
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Every Tuesday, there is USUALLY Swing at the Josephine Butler Parks Center, 2437 Fifteenth Street, NW Washington, DC 20009 (That's on on 15th Street in Downtown DC.) 9:30pm-12mn $10 This nicely restored house is between Florida Avenue and Columbia Road right opposite Meridian Hill Park (also known as "Malcolm X Park") We're really glad to see Lindy Hop in the City.

Wednesday
Wednesday is suiyobi "sui" means water

Swing Dancing on Wednesday July 19,2017

will play at LaHinch Restaurant in the Cabin John Shopping Center 7747 Tuckerman Lane, Potomaac, MD.
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Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA
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Bad Influence will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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Ted Garber will play a free gig at Mason District Park 7:30 pm. 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA
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will play a free gig at Lee District Amphitheater 7:30-8:30 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia, VA

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday July 20,2017 The Thrillbillys will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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will play a free gig in Shirlington Plaza at Campbell Avenue 6:30-8:30 also
The Joker's Wild will play a free outdoor gig at Veterans Park (Corner of Norfolk & Woodmont) in Bethesda 6-8 pm
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There is usually a DJ Blues Dance in the "Back Room" at Glen Echo -- The "Back Room" (also called the East Addition) is in the space behind the Spanish Ballroom stage. There are a couple entrances, one on the side of the building and one to the left of the main ballroom entrance where the band unloads. One of them will be open $8, beginning blues dance lesson at 8:30 pm and dancing from 9 - 11:30 pm.
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Brendan Pelan will plaay in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park
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ChileSwing dance at the Catonsville Campus Barn at the Community College of Baltimore County - 800 South Rolling Road, Baltimore Md 21228 -- consult ccbcmd.edu for details on how to find the Barn 8:30pm – 11:00pm DJ Music Cost: $6/$4 with student ID; free to all ChileSwing students
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Live music and dancing at the Normandie Farm Inn on Falls Road. Generally, this is a piano supported by one or two instruments. The food is very good.

Friday
Friday is kinyobi "kin" means gold

Swing Dancing on Friday, July 21,2017

Cactus Liquors will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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City Swing dance at the Church of the Pilgrims 2201 P Street NW in DC at Dupont Circle. Lindy in the City!! 8:30-11:00. Really near the Red Line stop. This Dance is held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month. This is the THIRD FRIDAY IN JULY Get a calendar if you cant figure it out...
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Weekly Rockabilly events at Hank Dietles 11010 Rockville Pike, near the big hole that used to be White Flint. 9-12mn will play
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will play at the New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt (113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD. 301-474-5642
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Sue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton13869 Park Center Road. The Rock-A-Sonics will play
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The Friday Night Swing Dance Club usually has Friday dances at the Towson American Legion, 125 York Rd. Towson, MD 21204) Straight Ahead will play Click Here for directions
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Mobtown Ballroom: Nina Gilkenson and Michael Seguin host a DJ party at the Mobtown Ballroom at 861 Washington Boulevard, Baltimore, Maryland Dance 9pm to midnight (or later). Free beginner lesson starts at 8:30pm. Cost: $5 Worth a trip to Charm City
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Live music and dancing at the Normandie Farm Inn on Falls Road. Generally, this is a piano supported by one or two instruments. The food is very good.
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40 Dollar Fine will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!! also
The Crawdaddies will play at Rockville Town Center - Dawsons stage
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Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase
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will play a free gig at Reston Metro Plaza (7-9pm)
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Weekly Rockabilly events at Hank Dietles 11010 Rockville Pike, near the big hole that used to be White Flint. 9-12mn will play

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday July 22,2017, 2010

The Reston Town Center summer concerts will feature The Scythians BR> also
Chopteeth/Afrofunk will play in the Spanish Ballroom at at Glen Echo.
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The Craig Gildner big band will play in the Bumper car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park
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Catfish Hodge will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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Weekly Rockabilly events at Hank Dietles 11010 Rockville Pike, near the big hole that used to be White Flint. 9-12mn Co. Josh and the Honky Tonk Heroes will play
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will play at LaHinch Restaurant in the Cabin John Shopping Center 7747 Tuckerman Lane, Potomaac, MD.
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will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!! also
will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase
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will play a free concert at the Black Rock Performing Arts Center 7:00-9:00 1201 Town Commons Drive, Germantown, MD

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, July 23, 2017
    Charlie Owens will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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    , will play at the New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt (113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD. 301-474-5642

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on July 24, 2017

    Tom and Debra usually have swing dancing after their classes at Chevy Chase Ballroom (CCB). CCB dancing is at 5207 Wisconsin Avenue NW in DC. This is at the corner of Wisconsin and Harrison, just south of Friendship Circle. Very metro convenient. Plenty of places to eat: Cheesecake Factory, Clydes. An elegant civilized neighborhood





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    SWING DANCES AT CCBC:

    September 9: The West Side jazz band will play at the Catonsville Campus Barn at the Community College of Baltimore County - 800 South Rolling Road, Baltimore Md 21228 -- consult ccbcmd.edu for details on how to find the Barn 8:30pm – 11:

    October 14: The Seth Kibel Band will play at the Catonsville Campus Barn at the Community College of Baltimore County - 800 South Rolling Road, Baltimore Md 21228 -- consult ccbcmd.edu for details on how to find the Barn 8:30pm – 11:

    November 11: Jimmy and the Blue Dogs will play at the Catonsville Campus Barn at the Community College of Baltimore County - 800 South Rolling Road, Baltimore Md 21228 -- consult ccbcmd.edu for details on how to find the Barn 8:30pm – 11:

    December 9: Swing Speak will play at the Catonsville Campus Barn at the Community College of Baltimore County - 800 South Rolling Road, Baltimore Md 21228 -- consult ccbcmd.edu for details on how to find the Barn 8:30pm – 11:






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