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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, April 15, 2014
through
Monday, April 21, 2014

Swing dance calendar last updated April 14,2014, 11:30pm

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Tom Cunningham at Glen Echo (Saturday, April 19, 2014)
  2. Boilermaker Jazz Band at Mobtown Ballroom (Friday, April 18,2014)
  3. The Fabulettes at Colvin Run (Friday, April 18, 2014)
  4. Straight Ahead at Towson (Friday, April 18, 2014)
  5. The Thrillbillies at JVs (Thursday, April 17, 2014)
  6. Rockabilly at the Quarry House Tavern(Saturday, April 19, 2014)
  7. DJ Swing at Nick's (Wednesday, April 16, 2014)
  8. DJ Swing at Roda Movement (Sunday, April 20, 2014)
  9. DJ Swing at CCB (Monday, November April 21, 2014)
  10. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (Tuesday, April 15, 2014)

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 April 15, 2014

NO DANCE AT THE CARLYLE CLUB TONIGHT Tom and Debra usually hold Tuesday dances at the Carlyle Club, 411 John Carlyle Street, Alexandria, VA, 22314
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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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Bethesda Womens Club- Boogie in Bethesda with West Coast Swing 7:30-8:15 intermediate class and newcomers class. 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
MERRY CHRISTMAS Wednesday is suiyobi "sui" means water

Swing Dancing on Wednesday April 16, 2014

Dabe and Janelle usually host a DJ Swing party at Nick's Nightclub 642 South Pickett St., Alexandria, VA 9-11pm

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday April 17, 2014

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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The Thrillbillies will play at JV Restaurant 6666 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, Virginia
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ChileSwing dance at the the Dickeyville Mill 8:30pm 11:00pm DJ Music Cost: $6/$4 with student ID; free to all ChileSwing students

Friday
Friday is kinyobi "kin" means gold

Swing Dancing on Friday, April 18, 2014

VENUE CHANGE: The Fabulettes will play at Colvin Run tonight Sue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton 13869 Park Center Road near Dulles airport.
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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

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday April 19, 2014, 2010

The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will play at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park $17
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Rockabilly every Saturday night at the Quarry House Tavern, 8401 Georgia Ave (). $6. 9-12mn.

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, April 20, 2014

    Regular venue McGinty's has decided to haveshow Football on TV instead of dancing. Dabe and Janelle have moved to Roda Movements Dance Studio in Takoma Park, 7014 Westmoreland Ave, Takoma Park, MD 20912,(301) 920-0913 DJ Swing Tonight for about an hour starting at 8:30pm
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    Brooks Tegler's Hot Jazz will play at the Irish Inn at Glen Echo - Free 5:30-8:30pm 6119 Tulane Drive Limited dance space but a wood floor....

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on Monday April 21, 2014

    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, large parking lot in back. Plenty of places to eat: Cheesecake Factory, Clydes, Maggianos. An elegant civilized neighborhood.
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    Monday Night Swing CLUB BALTIMORE (formerly Little Texas) -- every Monday, Sommer and Dorry of Charm City Swing host a swing dance party at Club Baltimore (the sign is finally up -the place used to be called "Little Texas"), 8014 Pulaski Highway, Baltimore. The large dance floor is very fast, springy wood. They have beginner lessons from 8-9 and open dancing from 9-11:30pm. $5 for dancing (free for students), $10 for dancing and lessons ($5 for students).





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