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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, December 6,2016,2015
through
Monday, December 12,2016

Swing dance calendar last updated December 5,2016, 11:30pm

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Daryl Davis at Glen Echo (Saturday, December 10,2016)
  2. King Teddy at the Hilton (Friday December 9,2016)
  3. The Grandsons at Nicks (Wednesday December 7, 2016
  4. David Kitchen at JV Restaurant(Saturday December 10,2016)
  5. The Nighthawks at Dietle's (Friday December 9,2016)
  6. 19th Street band at JV Restaurant (Thursday, December 8,2016)
  7. The Blues Project at Towson (Friday December 9,2016)
  8. Silvertone Swing Band at Marshall (Saturday, December 10,2016)
  9. The Wharf Rats at Hershey's (Saturday December 10,2016)
  10. Baltimore Swing Drop at CCB (Monday, December 12,2016)
  11. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (Tuesday,November 29, 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 December 6,2016

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 December 7,2016



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Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA BAND NIGHT TONIGHT!! The Grandsons will play

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday December 8,2016 The 19th Street Band 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, December 9, 2016

The Full Power Blues Band 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. King Teddy 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 Blues Project 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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Weekly Rockabilly events at Hank Dietles 11010 Rockville Pike, near the big hole that used to be White Flint. 9-12mn The Nighthawks will play
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The Rhythm Bandits will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Avenue, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!! no cover
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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 December 10, 2016, 2010

The Daryl Davis Band will play in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo
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David Kitchen 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 will play
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The Wharf Rats will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Avenue, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!! no cover
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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 Silvertone Swing Band will play at the Marshall Community Center

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, December 11,2016
    The Hall Brothers will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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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 December 12,2016

    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. An elegant civilized neighborhood
    BAND NIGHT TONIGHT: Baltimore Swing Drop will play
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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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