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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, December 12,2017
December 18,2017

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

The "Top Ten"

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NOTE That our Dance Friend, Terri Burroughs will be playing at the New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt on Tuesday

  1. Moonshine Rhythm Club at Glen Echo (Saturday, December 16,2017)
  2. The Rock-A-Sonics at Colvin Run (Friday December 15,2017)
  3. Patsy's Honky Tonk at Dietle's (Saturday, December 16,2017)
  4. Terri and the Ryhthm Cats at the New Deal cafe (Tuesday December 12,2017)
  5. OZ & The Revue at JV Restaurant (Sunday,December 17,2017)
  6. Sandra Dean at Hersheys (Friday December 15,2017)
  7. Retrospect at Towson (Friday,December 15,2017)
  8. Bad Influence at Hersheys (Saturday, December 16,2017)
  9. DJ Swing at Nick's (Wednesday December 13,2017)
  10. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (Tuesday,December 12,2017)

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 is kayobi "ka" means fire

Swing Dancing on Tuesday December 12,2017

Terri and the Back Alley Rhythm Cats will play at the New Deal Cafe, 7000 Centerway, Greenbelt, Maryland. 301-474-5642 The Cafe is in the very center of historic Greenbelt. It is on the small side, so you might want to call for reservations.
DJ Dance in Frederick, Maryland, at the Walkersville Volunteer Rescue Co., 73 W Frederick St. Walkersville, MD, 8:30pm to 10:00pm Admission FREE
The Blues Warriors will play at JV Restaurant (recently enlarged and cleaned) 6666 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA ...
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
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
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 is suiyobi "sui" means water

Swing Dancing on Wednesday December 13,2017

Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA

Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday December 14,2017
The 19th Street band will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA This the 70th anniversary of the JV restaurant
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.
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

Friday is kinyobi "kin" means gold

Swing Dancing on Friday, December 15,2017

Cactus Liquors will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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 DECEMBER Get a calendar if you cant figure it out...
VENUE CHANGE! The Rock-A-Sonics will play at Colvin Run Sue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton13869 Park Center Road. The Rock-A-Sonics will play
The Friday Night Swing Dance Club usually has Friday dances at the Towson American Legion, 125 York Rd. Towson, MD 21204) Retrospect will play Click Here for directions
will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Acenue, near the Friendship Heights metro station also
The Sandra Dean Band will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!!

Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday December 16,2017, 2010

The Moonshine Rhythm Club will play in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park.
40 Dollar Fine will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
Weekly Rockabilly events at Hank Dietles 11010 Rockville Pike, near the big hole that used to be White Flint. 9-12mn Patsy's Honky Tonk & Swing will play.
Bad Influence will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!!
Michael Scoglio will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Acenue, near the Friendship Heights metro station

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    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, December 17, 2017
    Oz & the Revue will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA

    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on December 18, 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 BAND NIGHT TONIGHT: The Baltimore Swing Drops will play

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