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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, August 23,2016,2015
through
Monday, August 29,2016

Swing dance calendar last updated August 23,2016, 10:30pm

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Tom Cunningham at Glen Echo (Saturday, August 27,2016)
  2. The Rock-A-Sonics at Dietle's (Saturday, August 27,2016)
  3. Silvertones Swing Band in Marshall (Saturday, August 27,2016)
  4. 19th Street Band at Lahinch (Wednesday August 24, 2016
  5. Dave Haas in Shirlington (Thursday, August 25,2016)
  6. Dave Chappell at JV Restaurant (Thursday, August 25,2016)
  7. Dave Winter at Towson (Friday August 26,2016)
  8. Soul Gravity at Rockville Town Center (Friday August 26,2016)
  9. DJ Swing at at CCB (Monday, August 29,2016)
  10. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (August 23, 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 August 23,2016

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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Going, Going, Gone 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 August 24,2016

Dabe and Janelle usually host DJ Swing Nick's Nightclub 642 South Pickett St., Alexandria
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The Thrillbillys will play a fre gig at Mason District Park, 6621 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA. This is outdoors!Call 703-324-7469 if there is any chance of rain
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The Swing Shift Big Band will play a free outdoor gig at the Lee District Park Amphitheater, 6601 Telegraph Road, Franconia, VA Call 703-324-7469 for information about weather related cancellation
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The 19th Street Band will play at Lahinch Restaurant, an Irish Bar in the Cabin John Shopping Center

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday August 25,2016
Dan Haas will play at the Sirlington/Shirala Music festival 6:30-8:30. $280 Campbell Avenue, Arlington VA.
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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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The Montgomery College Jazz Ensemble will play a free gig at the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo park This is the last event in the series
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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, August 26, 2016

The Hall Brothers 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 and Roll Relics 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) The Dave Winter Group 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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Soul Gravity will play at the Dawson market Stage at Rockville Town Center 6:30-9:00. The address is 200 East Middle Lane, Rockvuille Md for those using Google Maps. This will put you a block and a half from the stage. You could try "32 Maryland Avenue" but you probably cant actually drive there. also
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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The Patty Reese Band will play at RIO Town Center, off I270 at Sam Eig Highway, dancing near the paddleboats

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday August 27, 2016, 2010

The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will play in the Sp[anish Ballroom at Glen Echo
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Josh Allen will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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MOVED AGAIN! - A fire has temporarily interrupted music at the old location, so they are having Rockabilly events at Hank Dietles 11010 Rockville Pike, near White Flint -- SOON, there will be LIVE Rockabilly Every Saturday Night at the Original Quarry House Tavern, 8401 Georgia Ave (). $6. 9-12mn The Rock-A-Sonics will play.
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Leonard, Coleman and Blunt (Big Band Jazz)will play at Reston Town Center, dancing in the ice rink. This is the last concert of the season
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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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The Sons of Pirates will play at RIO Town Center, off I270 at Sam Eig Highway, dancing near the paddleboats
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The Silvertones Swing Band will play a Vegas-theme dance at the Marshall Community Center

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, August 28,2016
    Memphis Gold 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 August 29,2016

    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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    According to their Facebook page, dancing is cancelled at at Old Engine #12 Firehouse 1626 North Capitol Street DC 20001 also
    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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