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Swing Dance Calendar for Washington DC
Week of Tuesday, June 21,2016,2015
through
Monday, June 27,2016

Swing dance calendar last updated June 22,2016, 11:30pm

The "Top Ten"

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  1. Tom Cunningham at Glen Echo (Saturday, June 25,2016)
  2. The Garnet Hearts at Dietle's (Saturday, June 25,2016)
  3. Big Joe Maher at Reston Town Center (Saturday, June 25,2016)
  4. Going, Going, Gone at the Hilton (Friday June 24,2016)
  5. Dave Chappell at JV Restaurant (Thursday, June 23,2016)
  6. Totally Confused at Towson (Friday, June 24,2016)
  7. Jon Spear Band at JV Restaurant (Friday, June 24,2016)
  8. DJ Swing at Nick's (Wednesday June 22, 2016
  9. DJ Swiwng at CCB (Monday, June 27,2016)
  10. DJ Swing at the Butler Center (June 21, 2016)

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 June 21,2016

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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Silver Line Station 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 June 22,2016

Dabe and Janelle usually host DJ Swing Nick's Nightclub 642 South Pickett St., Alexandria

Thursday
Thursday is mokuyobi "moku" means tree

Swing Dancing on Thursday June 23,2016 Dave Chappell will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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"TBA" will play a free outdoor concert at Nottaway Park 9601 Courthouse Road, Vienna (7:30-8:30) also
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, June 24, 2016

The Jon Spear Band 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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Sue and Gary USUALLY host Friday night swing dances at the Washington Dulles Hilton13869 Park Center Road near Dulles tonight, Going, Going, Gone 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) Totally Confused 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

Saturday
Saturday is doyobi "do" means earth

Swing Dancing on Saturday June 25, 2016, 2010

The Tom Cunningham Orchestra will play in the Sp[anish Ballroom at Glen Echo
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The free State Blues Revue will play at JV Restaurant , 666 Arlington Boulevard, Annandale, VA
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MOVED AGAIN! - A fire has temporarily interrupted music at the old location, so they are having Rockabilly events at Hank Dietles 11010 Rockville Pike, near White Flint -- SOON, there will be LIVE Rockabilly Every Saturday Night at the Original Quarry House Tavern, 8401 Georgia Ave (). $6. 9-12mn The Garnet Hearts will play
Big Joe Maher and the Dynaflows will play at Reston Town Center, dancing in the ice rink

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    Sunday
    Sunday is nichiyobi "nichi" means sun

    Swing Dancing on Sunday, June 26,2016
    The Memphis Gold All Stars will play at JV Restaurant (recently enlarged and cleaned) 6666 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA $15 ...

    Monday
    Monday is getsuyobi "getsu" means moon

    Swing Dancing on June 27,2016

    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, Maggianos. An elegant civilized neighborhood
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    According to their Facebook page, dancing is cancelled at at Old Engine #12 Firehouse 1626 North Capitol Street DC 20001 also
    Monday Night Swing CLUB BALTIMORE (formerly Little Texas) -- every Monday, Sommer and Dorry of Charm City Swing host a swing dance party at Club Baltimore (the sign is finally up -the place used to be called "Little Texas"), 8014 Pulaski Highway, Baltimore. The large dance floor is very fast, springy wood. They have beginner lessons from 8-9 and open dancing from 9-11:30pm. $5 for dancing (free for students), $10 for dancing and lessons ($5 for students).
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    Daryl Davis will be back for his free Monday night gig at the Bethesda Blues and Jazz Club, 7719 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda MD. Plenty of parking in the public garage behind the theater. Admission is free but there is a $10 minimum Food and Beverage





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