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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, May 16,2017
through
Monday,May 22,2017

Swing dance calendar last updated May 17,2017, 11:30pm

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Tom Cunningham at Glen Echo (Saturday May 20,2017)
  2. The Highballers at Dietle's (Saturday, May 20,2017)
  3. Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes at Clydes (Friday May 19,2017)
  4. The Memphis Cats at the Hilton (Friday May 19,2017)
  5. American Music Company at Towson (Friday May 19,2017)
  6. Bruce Ewan at LaHinch (Saturday, May 20,2017)
  7. The Bulletts at JV Restaurant (Saturday May 20,2017)
  8. The Thrillbillys at JV Restaurant (Thursday, May 18,2017)
  9. DJ Swing at Nick's (Wednesday May 17,2017)
  10. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (Tuesday,May 16,2017)

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 May 16,2017

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 May 17,2017

will play at LaHinch Restaurant in the Cabin John Shopping Center 7747 Tuckerman Lane, Potomaac, MD.
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Dabe and Janelle usually host an after-class DJ swing dance at Nick's, 642 South Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday May 18,2017 The Thrillbillys 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, May 19,2017

The Sheatles 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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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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Built 4 Comfort will play at the New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt (113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD. 301-474-5642
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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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The Friday Night Swing Dance Club usually has Friday dances at the Towson American Legion, 125 York Rd. Towson, MD 21204) The American Music Company Band 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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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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Hard Swimming Fish will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!! also
Fast Eddie and the Slowpokes will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday May 20,2017, 2010

The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will play in the Spanish Ballroom at at Glen Echo. $25 Gala Night: portrait photographs, free carousel rides
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The Bulletts 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 The Highballers will play
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The Bruce Ewan Band will play at LaHinch Restaurant in the Cabin John Shopping Center 7747 Tuckerman Lane, Potomaac, MD.
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Late As Usual will play at Hershey's, 17030 Oakmont Road, Gaithersburg. Great Fried Chicken!! also
The Billy Coulter band, will play at the New Deal Cafe in Greenbelt (113 Centerway, Greenbelt MD. 301-474-5642
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Burt the Dirt will play at Clydes of Chevy Chase 5441 Wisconsin Avenue, Chevy Chase

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, May 21, 2017
    Oz & The Revue will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on May 22, 2017

    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





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