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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, September 27,2016,2015
through
Monday, October 3,2016

Swing dance calendar last updated September 27,2016, 2:30pm

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Hangar Dance with King Teddy (Saturday, October 1,2016)
  2. JEM JAzz Band at Glen Echo (Saturday, October 1,2016)
  3. The Rock-A-Sonics at the Hilton (Friday September 30,2016)
  4. Dave Chappell at JV RFestaurant (Thursday September 30,2016) Bad Influence at Dietle's (Saturday, October 1,2016)
  5. Gina Simone at Towson r(Friday September 30,2016)
  6. Tom Principato at JV Restaurant (Friday September 30,2016)
  7. DJ Swing at Nick's (Wednesday September 28, 2016
  8. DJ Swing at CCB (Monday, October 3,2016)
  9. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (Tuesday,September 27, 2016)

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 September 27,2016

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 September 28,2016

Dabe and Janelle usually host DJ Swing Nick's Nightclub 642 South Pickett St.,
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The 19th Street Band will play at Lahinch Restaurant in the Cabin John Shopping Center on Tuckerman Road (Potomac)

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday September 29,2016
Dave Chappell will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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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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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, September 30, 2016

Tom Principato 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.
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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) gina Simone 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.

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday October 1, 2016, 2010

The JEM Jazz Bandwill play in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo
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Hangar Dance at The Stafford Regional Airport with King Teddy $20 advance, $25 at the door. 95 Aviation Way, Fredericksburg VA also
The Downtown band 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 Bad Influence will play.
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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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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, October 2,2016
    Linwood Taylor will play at JV Restaurant (recently enlarged and cleaned) 6666 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA $10 ...
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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.

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on October 3,2016

    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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    October 8, 2016: The Blues Warriors 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 – 11:00pm
    November 13, 2016: 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 – 11:00pm
    December 3, 2016: 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 – 11:00pm

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    October 15, 2016: 1940s hangar dance at the Manassas Regional Airport to benefit the Freedom Museum. GPS Information: 10600 Harry Parrish Road Manassas VA 20110. Details at freedommuseum.org
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