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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, September 17,2019
through
Monday, September 23, 2019
Swing dance calendar last updated September 17, 11:30 pm (EST)

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Vintage Garden Soiree with the Foggy Bottom Whomp Stompers (Friday September 20, 2019 )
  2. The Thrillbillies at JV Restaurant (Wednesday, September 18, 2019)
  3. Scott Ramminger at Nick's (Wednesday, September 18, 2019)
  4. Tom Principato at JV Restaurant (Friday September 20, 2019 )
  5. The Soul Crackers at Glen Echo (Saturday, September 21, 2019)
  6. The Texas Chainsaw Horns at JV Restaurant (Saturday, September 21, 2019)
  7. Carly Harvey Show at JV Restaurant (Sunday, September 22, 2019)
  8. The Roustabouts at Hershey's (Friday September 20, 2019 )
  9. Magical Mystery Girls at the New Deal Cafe (Friday September 20, 2019 )
  10. The Bruce Katz Show at JV Restaurant (Thursday September 19, 2019 )
  11. The Oz Revue at Hersheys (Saturday, September 21, 2019)

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 17, 2019

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 18, 2019

The Thrillbillies will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA Yes, the Thrillbillies will be there on a Wednesday!!
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Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria BAND NIGHT TONIGHT!! Scott Ramminger will play
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"The Wharf" is a multimilliondollar real estate development that is supposed to bring nightlife to DC. The Pearl Street Warehouse is a band venue. Amazingly, the Developers have decided to offer Lindy Hop Lessons and then have a free dance party afterwards. I have no idea what "free" means to real estate developers, but you might want to try it. 32 Pearl Strteet SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday September 19, 2019

The Bruce Katz Show 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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"The Wharf" is a multimilliondollar real estate development that is supposed to bring nightlife to DC. The Pearl Street Warehouse is a band venue. Amazingly, the Developers have decided to offer Lindy Hop Lessons and then have a free dance party afterwards. I have no idea what "free" means to real estate developers, but you might want to try it. 32 Pearl Strteet SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

Friday
Friday is kinyobi "kin" means gold

Swing Dancing on Friday, September 20 , 2019


Gottaswingh is hosting a Vintage Garden Soiree at President Wilson's house (2340 S Street NW, DC 20009to celebrate the anniversary of Woman's Suffrage; $60 for the VIP Tour; $40 for the garden dance with the Foggy Bottom Whomp Stompers
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Tom Principato will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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DANCE IS OFFCity 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 THIRD FRIDAY IN September, 2019 (special exception for the rare fifth Friday) Get a calendar if you cant figure it out...
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DANCE IS ON Lindy in the City hosted by Byron Willis at the Church of the Pilgrims 2201 P Street NW in DC at Dupont Circle. This dance will be held on the FIRST and Third Friday in the month. So, there is always a Friday dance at the Church of the Pilgrim, but with a different host. This is the THIRD Friday in September, 2019. Get a Calendar if you are as confused as me
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VENUE CHANGE! This Dance will be held at Colvin Run Sue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton13869 Park Center Road. The Rock and Roll Relics will play..
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The Roustabouts will play at Hershey's 17033 Oakmont Avenue Gaithersburg MD. Great Fried Chicken!! also
Friday Night Swing Dances are back in Baltimore, The venue has moved to: The Towson Dance Studio 9486 Deereco Road, Timonium MD 21093 will play
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The Magical Mystery Girls will play at the New Deal Cafe 113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD
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"The Wharf" is a multimilliondollar real estate development that is supposed to bring nightlife to DC. The Pearl Street Warehouse is a band venue. Amazingly, the Developers have decided to offer Lindy Hop Lessons and then have a free dance party afterwards. I have no idea what "free" means to real estate developers, but you might want to try it. will play, 32 Pearl Street SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

Saturday
Sat urday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday September 21, 2019

The Soul Crackers will play in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo.
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The Texas Chainsaw Horns will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale Road, VA
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The Oz Revue will play at Hershey's 17033 Oakmont Avenue Gaithersburg MD. Great Fried Chicken!! also
DANCE IS OFF No Dance at the College Park American Legion 9218 Baltimore Avenue, College Park
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"The Wharf" is a multimilliondollar real estate development that is supposed to bring nightlife to DC. The Pearl Street Warehouse is a band venue. Amazingly, the Developers have decided to offer Lindy Hop Lessons and then make room for them, You might want to try it. 32 Pearl Street SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.
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will play at the New Deal Cafe 113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, September 22, 2019

    The Carly Harvey Show will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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    "The Wharf" is a multimilliondollar real estate development that is supposed to bring nightlife to DC. The Pearl Street Warehouse is a band venue. Amazingly, the Developers have decided to offer Lindy Hop Lessons and then make room for dancing 32 Pearl Street SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.
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    will play at the New Deal Cafe 113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on September 23, 2019

    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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    October 12: The Big Joe Trio 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

    November 9: 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

    December 14: 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



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