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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, November 20,2018
through
Monday, November 26, 2018

Swing dance calendar last updated November 19, 11:30 pm (EST)

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Dr.Zoot at the Sherwood Center (Friday November 23, 2018 )
  2. Tom Cunningham at Glen Echo <(Saturday, November 24, 2018 )
  3. Thanksgiving dance at the Kennedy Center (Thursday November 22, 2018 )
  4. The Nighthawks at Kensington Armory (Thursday November 22, 2018 )
  5. Dave Chappell at JV Restaurant (Thursday November 22, 2018 )
  6. Reggie Wayne Morris at JV Restaurant (Saturday, November 24, 2018 )
  7. Moonstone at Clydes of Chevy Chase (Saturday, November 24, 2018 )
  8. Bill Baker Band at Hershey's (Friday November 23, 2018 )
  9. Holly Montgomery at Hersheys (Saturday, November 17, 2018 )
  10. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (Tuesday November 21, 2018 )

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 November 20 , 2018

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 November 21, 2018

NO DANCE AT NICK'S TONIGHT Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria
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The Nighthawks will play their annual Thanksgivig dance at the Kensington Armory
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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.
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NEW VENUE The 1938 Club at Dumbarton House (near DuPont Circle) will have a DJ dance. 2715 Q Street NW DC

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday November 22, 2018

HAPPY THANKSGIVING! Especially since we have lots of good swing dancing available

Dave Chappell will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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Joiin the annual "Burn off the Turkey" dance with the Gottaswing folks at the Kennedy Center. Jean Veloz and Rusty Frank will be on hand
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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, November 23, 2018

SPECIAL EVENT!! Dr Zoot will be here from {ittsburgh and will play a gig at the Stacy C. Sherwood Center in Fairfax City
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Junior Cline will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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will play at Villaim and Saint 7147 Wisconsin Avenue Bethesda MD
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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 NOVEMBER (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 now a dance at the Church of the Pilgrim, but with a different host. This is the FOURTH Friday in November. Get a Calendar if you are as confused as me
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NO DANCE AT THE HILTONSue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton13869 Park Center Road. will play..
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The Bill Baker Band will play at Hershey's 17033 Oakmont Avenue Gaithersburg MD. Great Fried Chicken!! also
Johnny & the Headhunters will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Acenue, near the Friendship Heights metro station
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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 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 Street SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday November 24, 2018 , 2010

The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will play in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park at 9:00 PM
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will play at the New Deal Cafe, 113 Centerway, Greenbelt. MD
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Reggie Wayne Morris will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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Holly Montgomery 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 MD
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Moonstone will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Acenue, near the Friendship Heights metro station
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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 Tonight, Big Sandy and the Flyrite Boys will play You might want to try it. 32 Pearl Street SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, November 25, 2018
    Memphis Gold 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. e will play
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    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on November 26, 2018

    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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    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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