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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, August 13 ,2019
through
Monday, August 19, 2019
Swing dance calendar last updated August 13 , 11:30 pm (EST)

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Josh Christina at Glen Echo (Saturday, August 17, 2019)
  2. Seth Kibel in Timonium (Friday August 16, 2019 )
  3. King Teddy at Nick's (Wednesday, August 16, 2019)
  4. Soul Tones of Swing at the Hilton(Friday August 9, 2019 )
  5. Four Star Combo at Reston Metro Center (Friday, August 16, 2019)
  6. The Thrillbillies at JV Restaurant (Thursday August 15, 2019 )
  7. Bobby Lewis at Hershey's (Saturday, August 17, 2019)
  8. Lunch With Bob at JV Restaurant(Sunday, August 18, 2019 )
  9. Insect Surfers at JV Restaurant (Saturday, August 17, 2019)
  10. Wicked Jezebel at JV Restaurant (Friday August 16, 2019 )
  11. U S Marine Band at the Bumper Car Pavilion (Thursday, August 15, 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 August 13 , 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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Matt Keller 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 14, 2019

Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria BAND NIGHT TONIGHT!! King Teddy will play
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will play at JV Restaurant (recently enlarged and cleaned) 6666 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, 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 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 August 15, 2019

The Thrillbillies 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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GEPAC has paretnered with the Rotary Club to present a summer series of free dance/concerts in the Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo park, This week, The US Marine Band will play also
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, August 16, 2019


The Guys in Thin Ties will play at the ROCKVILLE Town Center
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Wicked Jezebel 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 August, 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 August, 2019. 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 Soul Tones of Swing will play..
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TheFour Star Combo will play at the Reston Metro Center from 6-9:00PM
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Scorpion Rose 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 Seth Kibel will play
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The GoodFellas 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 August 17, 2019

Josh Christina will play in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo.
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Underhill Rose will play a free gig at the Reston Town Center
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The Insect Surfers will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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The Bobby Lewis Blues Band will play at Hershey's 17033 Oakmont Avenue Gaithersburg MD. Great Fried Chicken!! also
DANCE IS OFF 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. TONIGHT!! King Teddy will play at the Transit Pier 7:30-9:00 pm (Free)
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Cold Hard Cash 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, August 18, 2019

    Lunch With Bob 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 Strteet 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 August 19, 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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