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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, November 21,2017
through
Monday November 28 ,2017

Swing dance calendar last updated Noveember 21,2017, 11:30pm (EST)

The "Top Ten"

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  1. The Blue Sky Five at Glen Echo (Saturday, November 25,2017)
  2. Tom Cunningham at the kennedy Center (Thursday, November 23,2017)
  3. The Nighthawks at Kensington Armory(Wednesday November 22,2017)
  4. (Friday,November 24,2017)
  5. Built 4 Comfort at Hersheys (Saturday, November 25,2017)
  6. Kiti Gartner at Dietle's (Saturday, November 25,2017)
  7. Seth Kibel at The Hilton (Friday November 24,2017)
  8. The Hep cats at Towson (Friday,November 24,2017)
  9. Memphis Gold at JV Restaurant (Sunday,November 26,2017)
  10. DJ Swing at CCB(Monday November 27,2017)

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 November 21,2017

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 Warriors 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 November 22,2017

No Dance at Nick's Tonight Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA
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Jimi Smooth & Hit Time will play at JV Restaurant (recently enlarged and cleaned) 6666 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA ...
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THe Nighthawks will play their annual pre-thanksgiving gig at the Kensington Armory, 3710 Mitchell Avenue, Kensington, MD $10

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday November 23,2017


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Dave Chappell will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA This the 70th anniversary of the JV restaurant
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NO DANCE TONIGHT 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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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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Join Gottaswing.com for Thanksgiving at the Millenium Stage at the Kennedy Center with the Tom Cunningham Orchestra. 6-9pm free

Friday
Friday is kinyobi "kin" means gold

Swing Dancing on Friday, November 24,2017

The Colin Thompson Band 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 FOURTH FRIDAY IN NOVEMBER Get a calendar if you cant figure it out...
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Sue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton13869 Park Center Road. Seth Kibel and the Jive Turkeys 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) The Hep cats will play Click Here for directions
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will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Acenue, near the Friendship Heights metro station also
will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!!
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Doc Scantlin will play at the Carlyle Club, 20-50 Ballenger Avenue Alexandria VA 703-546-8899 $35 admission + $25 Food & beverage minimum

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday November 25,2017, 2010

Craig Gildner and the Blue Sky Five will play in the Spanish ballroom at Glen Echo Park.
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Wicked jezebel 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 Kiti Gartner ands the Crayfish Sisters will play.
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Built 4 Comfort will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!!
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Johnny and the headhunters will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Acenue, near the Friendship Heights metro station

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, November 26, 2017
    Memphis Gold will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on November 120, 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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