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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, February 18,2020
through
Monday, February 24, 2020
Swing dance calendar last updated February 19, 11:30 pm (EST)

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Dr. Zoot at Glen Echo (Saturday, February 22, 2020)
  2. Soul Tones of Swing at Nick's (Wednesday, February 19, 20209)
  3. The Thrillbillies at JV Restaurant (February 20, 2020)
  4. Jeff Carmella at Colvin Run (Friday February 21, 2020)
  5. Mike Westcott Band at the New Deal Cafe (Friday February 21, 2020)
  6. The Crimestoppers at Hershey's (Saturday, February 22, 2020)
  7. Bad Influence at JV Restaurant (Saturday, February 22, 2020)
  8. Carla Harvey Band at JV Restaurant(Sunday February 23, 2020)
  9. Full House at Hersheys (Friday February 21, 2020 )
  10. Smylin' Jack at JV Restaurant (Friday February 21, 2020 )

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 February 18, 2020

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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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 February 19, 2020

Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria BAND NIGHT TONIGHT!! The Soul Tones of Swing will play
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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. 32 Pearl Strteet SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday February 20, 2020

The Thrillbillies will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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Reggie Right Eye will play at the New Deal Cafe 113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD
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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 Street SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

Friday
Friday is kinyobi "kin" means gold

Swing Dancing on Friday, February 21, 2020


Smylin' Jack will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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VENUE CHANGE: Tonight's Dance will be hels at Colvin Run Sue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton13869 Park Center Road. Jeff Carmella will play..
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Full House will play at Hershey's 17033 Oakmont Avenue Gaithersburg MD. Great Fried Chicken!! also
The Mike Westcott Band will play at the New Deal Cafe 113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD
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NO DANCE TONIGHT! Friday Night Swing Dances are back in Baltimore, The venue has moved to: The Towson Dance Studio 9486 Deereco Road, Timonium MD 21093
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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 February 22, 2020

Dr. Zoot will play in the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo. This is a great band from Pittsburgh -- I have been dancing to them since 1998 and they are just fantastic entertainrs,
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Bad Influence will play at JV Restaurant, 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale Road, VA
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The Crimestoppers 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.

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, February 23, 2020

    The Carla Harvey Band 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 Street SW DC call 202-380-9620 when you get lost.

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on February 24, 2020

    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 Dances at the Community College of Baltimore, Catonsville Campus March 14: Jimmy and the Blue Dogs will play a swing 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 April 18: Seth Kibel will play a swing 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 May 9: Big Joe Maher will play a swing 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 June 13 TBA will play a swing 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






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