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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, February 13, 2018
through
february 19, 2018

Swing dance calendar last updated February 14, 2018 , 11:30pm (EST)

The "Top Ten"

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TRAGEDY!! Hank Dietle's Tavern burned down this afternoon. Their Rockabilly evenings were a true gem. Dietle's will be missed, .

  1. Swing Shift at Glen Echo (Saturday, february 17, 2018 )
  2. Tribute to Buddy Holly at BB&J (Sunday Februart 18, 2018 )
  3. Fast Eddie at Clyde's of Chevy Chase(Friday February 16, 2018 )
  4. Poverty Ridge at Hershey's (Saturday february 17, 2018 )
  5. Four on the floor at Towson (Friday Februart 16, 2018 )
  6. Michael Scoglio at Clydes of Chevy Chase (Saturday, february 17, 2018 )
  7. Eric King at JV Restaurant (Saturday february 17, 2018 )
  8. DJ Swing at CCB (Monrday, february 19, 2018 )
  9. DJ Swing at Nick's (Wednesday Februart 14, 2018 )
  10. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (Tuesday,Februart 13, 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 Februart 13, 2018

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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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Sookie Jump/Fat Tuesday Clebration 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 Februart 14, 2018

THIS IS VALENTINE'S DAY!!!

Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria,

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday february 15, 2018
The Thrillbillys will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA This the 70th anniversary of the JV restaurant
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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

Friday
Friday is kinyobi "kin" means gold

Swing Dancing on Friday, february 16, 2018

Cactus Liquors 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. This Dance is held on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month. This is the THIRD FRIDAY IN FEBRUARY Get a calendar if you cant figure it out...
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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) Four on the Floor will play Click Here for directions
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will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!!
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Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes will play at Clyde's of Chevy Chase,5441 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase, MD

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday february 17, 2018 , 2010

Swing Shift will play in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park. $15 at the door
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Eric King will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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Poverty Ridge will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!!
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Michael Scoglio will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Acenue, near the Friendship Heights metro station

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, february 18, 2018
    The Vitale Band will play at JV Restaurant (1:00 pm), 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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    The Annual Tribute to Buddy Holly Featuring numerous local groups will be held at Bethesda Blues and jazz. 7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on february 19, 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: March 10: The Blue Rhythm Boys 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

    April 14: The New Legacy Jazz Band 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

    May 12:Seth Kibel 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

    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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