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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, May 21,2019
through
Monday, May 27, 2019
Swing dance calendar last updated May 21, 11:30 pm (EST)

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Josh Christina in Timonium (Friday May 24, 2019 )
  2. Bayside Big Band at the College Park American Legion (Saturday, May 25, 2019)
  3. Jeff Carmella at the Hilton (Friday May 24, 2019 )
  4. Bad Influence at JV Restaurant (Saturday, May 25, 2019)
  5. Anthony Rosano at JV Restaurant (Sunday, May 26, 2019 )
  6. Sealin the Deal at JV Restaurant (Thursday May 23, 2019 )
  7. The Rhythm Bandits at Hershey's (Saturday, May 25, 2019)
  8. The Stereo Prophets at Hersheys (Friday May 24, 2019 )
  9. Gabe Stillman at JV Restaurant (Friday May 24, 2019 )
  10. DJ Swing at Nick's (Wednesday, May 22, 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 May 21, 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 May 22, 2019

Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria also
"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 May 23, 2019
Stealin' The Deal 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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will play at the New Deal Cafe 113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD
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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, May 25, 2019


Blues Dance in the Bumper car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park at 9:00 PM (As part of the Red, Hot & Blue Blues Festival)
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The Gabe Stillman Band will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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DANCE IS ONCity 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 May (special exception for the rare fifth Friday) Get a calendar if you cant figure it out...
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DANCE IS OFF 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 FOURTH Friday in May. Get a Calendar if you are as confused as me
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Sue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton13869 Park Center Road. THe Jeff Carmella Band will play..
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The Stereo Prophets 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 Josh Christina 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. 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 May 25, 2019

Blues Dance in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park at 9:00 PM (As part of the Red, Hot & Blue Blues Festival)
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Bad Influence (CD Release Party) will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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The Rhythm Bandits will play at Hershey's 17033 Oakmont Avenue Gaithersburg MD. Great Fried Chicken!! also
DANCE IS ON at the College Park American Legion 9218 Baltimore Avenue, College Park MD THe Bayside Big Band 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 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, May 26, 2019

    It is World Lindy Hop Day and Frankie Manning's 105th Birthday! Cellebrate with the Gottaswing folks at the World War II Memorial from 2-4 pm (DJ Music)
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    Anthony Rosano and the Conquerors will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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    will play at the New Deal Cafe 113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD
    also
    "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 Strteet SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on May 27, 2019

    THIS IS MEMORIAL DAY!!!

    The Josh Allen Band will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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    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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    June 8: TBA 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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    SWING DANCING AT CCBC: June 9: Band TBA 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 DJ Music Cost: $8/$5 with student ID



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