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SwingOutDC's Baltimore-Washington, DC Dance Venues

100 Club, The. 100 Oxford Street, London W1, United Kingdom.
Monday nights feature London's original swing dance club, Stompin' at the 100 Club,. Dances:Lindy Hop Swing
Monday: Lindy hop classes 7:45-8:30pm; Swing dancing 7:30pm-12:00am to live music.

219 Basin Street Lounge. Two Nineteen Restaurant, 219 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314. (703) 549-1141.
Creole Restaurant with jazz in its Basin Street Lounge . Sunday Afternoon Jam Session 1-5pm hosted by the Adam Friedman Quartet (No Cover). Performance Times Tues-Thurs 8pm-12am; Fri-Sat 9pm-1am). Bands include Swing Speak. Dances:Lounge/Blues/Jazz

8x10 Club, The. 8-10 Cross St. (Federal Hill Area), Baltimore, MD. (410) 625-2000.
Venue for live music including zydeco and blues Dances:Zydeco

9:30 Club. 815 V St, NW, Washington, DC. 202-393-0930.
Concert venue that books neo-swing bands, including Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Royal Crown Revue, Cherry Poppin Daddies, Brian Setzer, and Indigo Swing. Extremely limited dance space. Dances:Swing

92nd Street Y. Harkness Dance Center, 1395 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10128. 212-996-1100. Dances:Swing Ballroom Argentine Tango Salsa
Saturday: 3rd Saturday Swing dance with Bill Kline & Angie Whitworth. Other Saturdays are Argentine Tango (Danel & Maria and Raul Jaurena and the NY Tango Trio), Ballroom, and Salsa (with DJ Ricardo Rivera). Info at (212)415-5552.

A Place To Dance LLC. 13102 Pavilion Lane, Fairfax, VA 22033. 703-968-7015 (fax: 703-502-0796). ( baird1@erols.com).
Weekly Friday night swing dance to live music with predance workshop.
Friday: Swing lesson 8:00-9:00pm; swing dancing 9:00-12:00am.
Directions: From the Beltway, take I-66 west to Route 28 south; at the second traffic light turn left onto Route 29 (Lee Highway); at the first traffic light, turn right onto Old Centreville Road; almost immediately turn left into the parking lot of the Old Centreville Crossing Shopping Center. A Place To Dance at Washington Sports Clubs is towards the south end of the shopping center (away from Copeland's)

Addy's Lounge. Best Western Battlefield Inn, 10820 Balls Ford Rd., Manassas, VA. 703-361-8000.
Manassas restaurant with live, mostly country-western, music. Dances:CW
Wednesday: Dancing to oldies & soft rock music.
Thursday: CW dancing to live music.
Friday: CW dancing to live music.
Saturday: CW dancing to live music.

Afterwords. 1517 Connecticut Ave NW (Dupont Circle Metro), Washington, DC. (202)-387-1416.
Live bands with minimal dance area.

America Restaurant. Tysons I Shopping Center, Tysons Corner, VA. (703)-847-6610.
Retaurant with swing dancing on Friday & Sunday, and lindy hop group classes on Sunday. Dances:Lindy Swing
Sunday: Group Class series: Beginner 7:00-8:00pm; Intermediate 8:00-9:00pm ( Debra Sternberg & Tom Koerner ). Dancing 9:00pm-11:00am with DJ Mark Bernstein. Contact: Tom Koerner at 703-527-6734 or Debra Sternberg at debster@clark.net
Friday: Free lessons during band break [Alternates between Debra Sternberg & Tom Koerner (1st & 3rd Fridays) and Ellen Engle & Mark Shepanek (2nd & 4th Fridays)]. Swing dancing 9:00pm-12:00am [Alternates between Tom Cunningham Orchestra (1st & 3rd Fridays) and Swing Shift (2nd & 4th Fridays)]. Contact: Mark Shepanek & Ellen Engle at flyfeet@erols.com or 301-299-8728; Tom Koerner at (703-527-6734); and Debra Sternberg at debster@clark.net.

Aroma Company Tobacco Shop and Lounge. 3417 Connecticut Ave NW (Cleveland Park across from Uptown Theater) , Washington, DC 20008. (202) 244-7995.
Cigar & Martini bar with live music including Swing Speak. Dances:Lounge/Jazz/Blues

Ascot Restaurant & Club . 1708 L St, NW, Washington, DC 20036. 202-296-7640.
Restaurant with weekly dancing Dances:Hustle Salsa
Tuesday: Hustle dancing 8:30-12:30 with DJ EZ. Info: call EZ at 301-588-6697.
Saturday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 10pm-3am

Attitudes 3000. 11445 Pulaski Hwy, White Marsh, MD 21162 . (410) 335- 7111.
Club with weekly swing dances; monthly venue for Swing Speak. Dances:Swing
Sunday: Monthly swing dance with Swing Speak (check their schedule) 6:00-10:00pm; free dance instruction during band breaks.
Thursday: Swing dancing to live band 8:00pm-1:30am; free swing lessons Beg/Int 9:00/10:00pm (No cover).
Directions: 95 North, Exit 67A, yield right, about 4 miles on Pulaski Hwy on right.

Avalon Dance Studio. 624 Fredrick Road, Catonsville, MD. 410-869-9771.
Dance studio with group classes, weekly dances, and special events Dances:Lindy Swing WCS (west coast swing) Ballroom
Sunday: Ballroom classes 4:00-5:00pm. Dance party 5-7pm. Contact Jim Watts at BRASS Dancing Institute, P.O. Box 11424, Baltimore, MD 21239, 410-532-9627 or brassdancing@dancenet.com .
Monday: Class Series in Beg Lindy Hop 6:30-7:30 with Leslie Coombs and Rick Becker
Tuesday: Class Series in Lindy Hop: Int 6:30-7:30, 7:30-8:30, 8:30-9:30 with Leslie Coombs and Rick Becker
Wednesday: Class Series in West Coast Swing: 7:15-8:15, 8:15-9:15 with Dan & Leslie Darlington
Thursday: Class Series in Lindy Hop 6:30-7:30, 7:30-8:30 with Leslie Coombs and Rick Becker. Dancing to DJ from 8:30-10:30pm (1st Thursday with DJ Mark Bernstein)
Saturday: Monthly dances; check Swing Baltimore's schedule for dates.
Info: Leslie Coombs at 410-869-9771

Bad Habits. 5444 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA. (703)-998-5808.
Live bands with minimal dance floor

Bayou, The. 3135 K Street, NW (Georgetown), Washington, DC. 202-333-2897. ( cellarlily@aol.com?SUBJECT=Bayou Mail).
Georgetown club that sometimes books swing bands. Dances:Swing
Directions: According to The Bayou NORTH: Take 95 South towards DC to 495 West. Take exit 34 (Rt. 355/Wisconsin Avenue), southbound towards Bethesda. Go about 7 miles to the end of Wisconsin Avenue. The Bayou is on the corner of Wisconsin Avenue and K Street. SOUTH: Take 95 North towards DC. It turns into 395 (Washington).Get into the left lane. Follow signs for Route 1, 14th Street.Turn left onto K Street.The Bayou is on the corner of K Street and Wisconsin Avenue.

Belvedere Hotel. 1 E Chase St, Baltimore, MD 21202. (410) 783 1332. ( hlicht@ix.netcom.com).
Converted hotel with public restaurants and bars. The 12th floor has Ballroom (buffet, lessons, and dancing) on Wednesday and Swing on Thursday. Music at the 13th Floor bar Wed-Sat. Dances:Ballroom Zydeco Swing Freestyle
Wednesday: 12th-floor Ballroom: Ballroom lesson 7:30-8:30pm with Helmut Licht; Buffet 6-9 p.m; Dancing 7:30-10:30pm; Info: 410-332-1000 (Truffles Catering). The 13th Floor: Disco dance party.
Thursday: 12th-floor Ballroom: Swing lesson 7:00-8:00pm with Helmut Licht; Dancing 8:00-10:00pm; $12 includes light fare (Info: Truffles Catering at 410-332-1000). Live Bands on the 13th Floor.
Friday: Live Bands on the 13th Floor.
Saturday: Live Bands on the 13th Floor.
Directions: Directions

Bentz Street Raw Bar. 6 S. Bentz St, Frederick, MD. (301)-694-9134. ( rawbar@fred.net barr@erols.com).
Live music with minimal dance floor

Bethesda Dancesport. 4916 St. Elmo Ave, Bethesda, MD. 301-657-2710 or 301-657-2713. ( lamar.Carlson@noaa.gov).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances; focuses is international standard. Dances:Ballroom
Sunday: Studio Party 7:30-10:00pm
Tuesday: Ballroom classes 8:00-10:00pm
Wednesday: Ballroom practice Sessions 8:00-10:00 pm
Thursday: Ballroom practice Sessions 8:00-10:00 pm
Friday: Ballroom practice Sessions 8:00-10:00 pm
Saturday: Ballroom practice Sessions 4:00-6:00 pm. Bethesda Swing Dance : Lesson 8:30-9:30; Dancing 9:30 -12:pm (Sponsored by a private group)

Bethesda Swing Dance. Bethesda Dancesport, 4916 St. Elmo Ave, Bethesda, MD. ( swingd1@juno.com).
Swing dance sponsored by a private group; sometimes with guest instructions. Dances:Swing
Saturday: Swing Lesson 8:30; swing dancing 9:30-Midnight

Birchmere, The. 3701 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA. (703)-549-7500.
Concert venue that features dancing at the new Birchere Band Stand. Dances:Swing Zydeco Cajun

Black Cat. 1831 14th St NW, Washington, DC. (202)-667-7960.
Concert venue that books some swing bands including Peaches O'Dell and her He-Man Orchestra Dances:Swing

Blackie's & Lulu's. 6710 Commerce St., Springfield , VA. (703) 971-4200.
A C-W nightclub, restaurant, and bar with a separate bar in the back, Lulu's, that has hustle and shag on various nights. Dances:Hustle WCS (west coast swing) Shag CW
Sunday: C/W dancing 8:00pm-1:30am (4:00-8:00pm is Family Night)
Monday:
Tuesday: Line lesson 7:15-8:30pm; C/W dancing 8:30pm-1:30am to DJ.
Wednesday: Two-step lesson 7:30-8:45pm; C/W dancing 8:30pm-1:30am to DJ. In Lulu's: Carolina Shag lesson 7:00-8:00pm with the Northern Virginia Shag Club; Shag dancing 8:00-11:00pm to DJ Craig Jennings.
Thursday: Line lesson 7:15-8:30pm; C/W dancing 8:30pm-1:30am to DJ. In Lulu's: West Coast Swing lesson 7:15-8:30; Hustle lesson 8:30-9:00 with Jim & Peggy Kiesel; Hustle dancing from 9pm-1am to DJ's Joyce Szili and Annette DiLascio.
Friday: Line & Beg 2-step lesson 7:30-9:00pm; C/W dancing 9:15pm-1:30am to live band.
Saturday: C/W dancing 8:30pm-1:30am to live band.

Blob's Park. 8024 Blob's Park Road, Jessup, MD 20794. (410) 799-0155.
German style beer and polka hall with swing on the third Thursdays. Dances:Swing Lindy Polka
Thursday: Mood SwingBig Band every 3rd Thursday.
Directions: I495 to BWI Parkway(N) to Rt. 175 E to Blob'sPark Road. Map

Blue 'n Gold Brewing Co.. 3100 N Clarendon Rd, Arlington, VA. (703)-908-4995.
Live music, including swing bands (e.g.,Swing Speak), but not much dance space

Boumi Temple, The. 4900 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, MD.
I think this has closed as a dance venue. Dances:Swing
Friday: The Friday Night Swing Club
Info: Chuck Alexander at 410-583-7337 or Hepcat@erols.com
Directions: Directions

Brasil Sol & Mar. 2519 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC. (202) 463-3025.
Brazilian Restaurant with Nightclub on Fri & Sat.

Bravo Bravo. 1001 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036. (202) 223-5330.
Salsa Nights on Wed. Fri + Sat Dances:Salsa
Wednesday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 10pm-3pm
Friday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 10pm-3pm
Saturday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 10pm-3pm

Cactus Cowboy. 724 Pine St, Herndon, VA 22070. (703) 435-3800.
Herndon Restaurant that features live music (blues, zydeco) and Latin dancing. Dances:Salsa
Friday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 10:00-2:00

Cafe Alantico. 405 Eighth St NW, Washington, DC 20009. (202) 393-0812.
Restaurant with an occasional Latin night. Dances:Salsa

Cafe Chicane. 15 South High Street, West Chester, PA. 610-696-6660. ( webmaster@cafechicane.com).
Restaurant and adjoining cigar/martini bar with swing lessons. Live music Thurs-Sat 10:00pm-1:00am. Dances:Swing
Thursday: Swing night (ECS Lessons Beg 8:00pm/Int 9:00pm)

Cancun Cantina. 7501 Old Telegraph Rd., Glenn Burnie, MD. 410-761-6188. ( info@cancuncantina.com).
Country-western restaurant/nightclub with dancing & lessons. Dances:CW Salsa
Sunday: Family day 2:00-9:00pm (Line dance lessons 3:00-5:00pm, Couples Lesson 6:30-7:30pm, Couples dancing until 9:00pm); Latin dancing 9:00pm-2:00am
Tuesday: CW lesson 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 12:00am
Wednesday: CW lesson 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 12:00am
Thursday: CW lesson 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 12:00am
Friday: CW lesson 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 2:00am to live music
Saturday: CW dancing until 2:00am to live music
Directions: Cancun Cantina is at adjacent to the south side of BWI. From I-95 N, take Exit 43/Rt 100 E toward Glen Burnie. Proceed 4 mi on Rt 100 to Exit 11/Telegraph Rd toward Linthicum, 1/2 mi north on Telegraph Rd, right onto Dorsey Rd., 1/2 mi to Old Telegraph Rd. and Cancun Cantina on the right. (1600 sq ft hardwood dance floor.) --From www.CountryDancin.com.

Casey Community Center. 801 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD. 301-258-6366.
The City of Gaithersburg Parks & Recreation Deparment,301-258-6350, sponsors country western dance lessons on Wednesday nights. Dances:CW

Cat's Eye Pub, The. 1730 Thames St., Baltimore, MD. 410) 276-9085.
Regular venue for zydeco and blues bands Dances:Zydeco

Catonsville Community College Barn Theatre. Catonsville Community College, 800 South Rolling Rd, Baltimore, MD 21228.
The Baltimore Folk Music Society hosts monthly dances Dances:Zydeco Cajun
Friday: Monthly dances with lesson from 8:00-9:00 and dancing from 9:00-12:00. See schedule for dates.
Info: The Baltimore Folk Music Society at (410) 366-0808 or ( http://www.satelink.net/bfms/)

Cecilia's (Bertolotto's). 2619 Columbia Pike, Arlington, Virginia 22204. (703) 685-0790.
Salsa dancing on Thurs & Sat; live bands on weekends. Dances:Salsa
Thursday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 10:30-2:00
Saturday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 10:30-2:00

Charlie's Place. 5854 Urbana Pk, Frederick, MD. 301-682-3800.
Country-western restaurant/nightclub with dancing & lessons. Dances:CW
Sunday: CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am.
Wednesday: CW lessons 8:00-11:00pm; CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am.
Thursday: CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am.
Friday: CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music.
Saturday: CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music.
Directions: From I-270: Take the Rt. 85 EAST Exit. Take Rt. 85 about 1/2 mi (just past McDonald's); Turn RIGHT at Grove Rd.; Turn LEFT at Rt. 355/Urbana Pk.; Go a few hundred yards to Charlies Place on the LEFT. (Small tile dance floor.) --From www.CountryDancin.com.

Chelsea's. 1055 Thomas Jefferson St NW, Washington, DC. (202) 298-8222.
Georgetown restaurant with Salsa dancing Thurs-Sat. Also the Capitol Steps on Friday. Dances:Salsa
Thursday: Salsa on 2 lesson from 9:00-10:00pm with Manuel Marinez (410-837-7490 or manumart@peabody.jhu.edu). Dancing from 10:00-2:00am with Orquesta La Romana.
Friday: Salsa/Merengue dancing from 10:30-4:00 with Conjunto Peligro. No cover before 11pm.
Saturday: Salsa/Merengue dancing from 10:30-4:00am with Conjunto Peligro.

Cherry Hill RV Park Club House. 9800 Cherry Hill Road, College Park, MD. (703) 309-8171 or 0895.
Weekly Tuesday and Wednesday dances, and monthly weekend dances Dances:Zydeco Cajun WCS (west coast swing) CW
Tuesday: Lindy class series from 7:45-9:45 (Kenny & Donna Roesel); Dancing from 9:45-11:00pm; Info: 301-438-3354 or kendonna.Roesel@cwix.com.
Wednesday: Swing and Country night: free lessons and dancing. Contact Dean Garrish & Dawn Blorstead at 301-947-4422 or DancinDs@aol.com
Friday: Monthly cajun/zydeco or swing/country dances; see schedule
Saturday: Monthly cajun/zydeco or swing/country dances; see schedule

Chevy Chase Ballroom. 5207 Wisconsin Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. (202)-363-8344. ( ronccbdcr@aol.com).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances Dances:Lindy Argentine Tango Ballroom
Monday: Lindy hop group class series 7:00-9:00pm ( Tom Koerner & Debra Sternberg); swing dancing 9:00-11:00pm with DJ Mark Bernstein.
Tuesday: Ron Bennett's Bronze classes
Wednesday: Ron Bennett's Silver classes
Thursday: Ron Bennett's Gold classes
Friday: 1st Friday's YCN Student/Adult Nite w/ ballroom dancing 8:30-11:00pm to DJ Sarah Smith
Saturday: 4th Saturday's Argentine Tango Milonga/Party to Live Tango band (check schedule for additional dates or changes). Hosted by Viviana and Isidoro Levinson 301-890-4869.

Chief Ike's Mambo Room. 1725 Columbia RD (between 17th &18th streets), Adams Morgan, NW, Washington, DC. (202)332-2211.
Mambo classes on Monday. Dances:Mambo Salsa
Monday: Mambo Mondays: Mambo lessons with Tommy Smith & Cora Thornton: Beg 7:00-8:00pm; Int/Adv 8:00-9:00pm. Info: Tommy at (202) 232-634.

Club Heaven & Hell (Salsa Heaven). 2327 18th Street, NW, Washington DC. 202-667-4355.
Salsa lesson and dancing on Sundays. Dances:Salsa
Sunday: Free Salsa Rueda class 7:00-9:00pm (w/ Ricardo Loaiza); dancing 9:00-2:00am

Club Hollywood. 30 Hudson St (Formerly Buddy's Late Night), Annapolis, MD. 410-266-5888.
Night Club with different theme every night Dances:Swing CW Freestyle
Monday: Mood Swing Mondays: Swing lesson at 7:30pm with John Dawson. Dancing at 8pm to live music including Mood Swings. (410-252-4924 or mswings@moodswings.com )
Tuesday: Country Night: lessons 7:00-8:00pm; dancing afterwards
Wednesday: Live Reggae
Directions: Directions 1 or 2

Club Winners . 7203 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA. 703-941-6001.
Salsa lesson and dancing on Sunday; DJ music during the week (Retro Fridays). Dances:Salsa
Sunday: Free Salsa lesson 6:30-8:00pm (w/ Esteban Rockett); Salsa/merengue dancing 8:00pm-2:00am
Friday: Retro Fridays with 70's disco music
Info: 703-585-3009

Clydes (Chevy Chase). 70 Wisconsin Circle (Friendship Heights Metro stop), Chevy Chase, MD. (301)-951-9600. ( comments@clydes.com).
Live music, including swing bands, with small dance area Dances:Swing

Coco Loco. 810 7th St. NW (Near Chinatown and Metro), Washington, DC. (202) 289-2626.
Salsa/Merengue/International/Latin Rock: Thu, Fri, Sat (Merengue classes on Wednesdays at 8:30. Live Salsa bands on Fridays.) Dances:Salsa
Wednesday: Merengue classes at 8:30
Thursday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 11:00-3:00; ladies free before 11.
Friday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 11:00-3:00am. DJ and live salsa band
Saturday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 11:00-3:00am.

Coconuts (formerly The Other Place). 1629 Crain Highway, Crofton, MD 21114. (301) 261-3366.
DC Hand Dancing lessons and dancing on Wednesday. Dances:Handdance
Tuesday: DC Hand Dancing Lessons by Louise Pyles (301-899-7245) from 6:45-8:00pm; Dancing with DJ's Denny & Eddy (301-843-9964)from 8:00pm-12:00am.
Info: MD, DC, VA Hand Dance Association at handanser@aol.com

College Park Ballroom Dance Club. College Park Community Center, 5051 Pierce Ave., College Park, MD. 202-861-1934. ( fchu@netkonnect.net).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances. Dances:Ballroom
Wednesday: Monthly dance party 6-9 pm with DJ Francis Chu
Directions: Directions

Continental Club (Irving Plaza). 17 Irving Place (at E 15th Street near Union Square), New York, NY 10003. 212-533-0453, 212-777-6800.
Concert venue that features dancing on Sunday with the New York Swing Dance Society. Dances:Lindy Swing
Sunday: Savoy Sunday: Swing lesson 7:00-8:00pm; dancing 8:00pm-12:00am to a live band every Sunday ($13/$9 cover). Hosted by the NY Swing Dance Society (212-NY-NYSDS).

Copacabana. 617 W 57th St (Between 11th and 12th Aves), New York, NY. 212-582-2672. ( events@copacabanany.com).
Elegant Latin dance club with some hustle in the back room. Regularly features very popular live acts(see schedule). Bands on Tues,Fri,Sat. Tuesday night after work party begins at 6:00 p.m (with buffet). Friday and Saturday nights open from 9:30 til 4:00 a.m. Dances:Salsa Hustle

Corcoran Museum. 500 17th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006. 202-639-1700 (hotline), 202-639-1781 (special events), 202-639-1800 (School of Art), 888-Corcoran. ( webmaster@corcoran.org).
Museum and School of Art with variety of activities including Sunday Gospel Brunch 11:00am-2:00 pm in the Café des Artistes (info at 202-639-1786); Wednesday free Lunch Time Jazz concert series 12:30pm-1:30pm in the Frances and Armand Hammer Auditorium (info at 202-639-1781); and occassional swing dance. Dances:Swing/Jazz/Gospel

Cowboy Cafe South. 2421 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA. 703-486-3467.
Live music with limited dance space.

Crush. 2323 18th St, Adams Morgan, NW, Washington, DC.
Club with Wednesday Swing nights. Dances:Swing
Wednesday: Swing Dancing from 7pm.

Crystal Ballroom. 728 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, DE 19809. 302-764-3262. ( dnccrystal@aol.com).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances. Dances:Ballroom
Friday: Open dancing 8:30-11:00pm.
Info: Alice & Milton Isaacs

Dance Factory. 954 N. Monroe Street, Arlington, VA 22201. (703) 528-9770. ( dancefactory1@juno.com).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances Dances:Hustle Ballroom CW
Sunday: Skyline Ballroom dance: lesson 6:30-7:30pm, dancing 7:30-10:30.
Friday: Friday Night Open Ballroom dance 7:00-10:00. On alternating weeks, late night hustle dance 11:00-1:00am (Marge Laney at 703-830-1041, jcshep@erols.com, or Patrick Otero 301-763-8338)
Saturday: Themed dances every Saturday from 9:00pm to midnight: Armando's Hideaway; Country-Western; Dancer's Potpourri; Fourth Saturday; Fifth Saturday .

Dance Manhattan. 39 West 19th Street, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10011. (212) 807-0802. ( dancemanht@aol.com).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances. Features include Hustle and Latin Sundays, Lindy Hop workshops with International teachers, Argentine Tango classes & milongas, and monthly classes with visiting west coast swing teachers. Dances:Hustle Latin WCS (west coast swing) Lindy Ballroom Salsa
Sunday: Latin Sundays: 1st & 3rd Sundays, 4-8pm Social w/ DJ Jimmy Anton. Hustle Sundays: (9/27, 10/11, 11/8) 3-4pm workshop; 4-8pm social w/ Donna Boyle

Dance With Me. 22360-D101 Sterling Blvd, South, Sterling Plaza, Sterling, VA. 703-444-3061. ( tcarlo@ibm.net).
Ballroom studio with dances and classes. Dances:Ballroom
Friday: Ballroom lessons beg 7:30-8:15pm, int 8:15-9:00pm; ballroom dancing 9:00-11:30.

Dancers. 4609 Willow Lane, Chevy Chase, MD. (301) 656-0595.
Dance studio with classes and special events. Dances:Tango Latin

Dancesport Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio. 1845 Broadway (at 60th Street), New York, NY 10023. (212) 307-1111. ( dancesport@dancesport.com).
Ballroom Studio with Classes and Dances. Dances:Hustle
Monday: Hustle dancing from 9:00-12:00am with D.J. "Donny"

Dancin' Country Dance Studio. 8300 Merrifield Ave, Fairfax, VA. (301) 438-3354.
Ballroom studio. Dances:Ballroom

Dawn Crafton Dance Center. 7601 C Airpark Road, Gaithersburg, MD. 301-840-8400.
Dance studio with Friday night swing lessons and dancing. Dances:Lindy Swing
Friday: Lindy class series 7-9pm (John McCalla), open dancing 9-12pm (DJ Chris Cowles). Info: 410-875-9147 or classes@psychoboy.com
Directions: Directions

DC Live. 932 F Street NW, Washington, DC.
Nightclub with Latin Thursdays. Dances:Salsa Latin
Thursday: Latin/International/House dancing 9pm-3am

Denim & Diamonds. 511 Lexington Avenue (between 47th and 48th Streets), New York, NY. 212-371-1600.
Restaurant in in theHotel Lexington with a country-western focus.
Wednesday: Apparently alternates between West Coast Swing and East Coast Swing; check with club for schedule.
Info: WCS (west coast swing)

Diversite. 1526 14th St NW, Washington, DC. (202) 234-5740.
Restaurant/nightclub with Tango Mondays and Salsa Wednesdays. Dances:Salsa Tango
Monday: Argentine Tango Lessons (7:30-8:30 Int. w/ Ruth & Leon; 8:30-9:00 Beg w/ Tina). Dancing 9:00-12:00 Tango/Salsa/Merengue. Info: RKubishen@ifc.org
Wednesday: Salsa/Mambo Lessons (Int Salsa 7:00-8:30 w/ Marcus Johnson; Beg Salsa 7:00-8:30 w/ Eileen Torres; Salsa on 2 8:30-10:00 w/ Eileen & Marcus). Salsa Dancing 10:00-.

Double R Saloon. 22330 Sterling Blvd (formerly First Break Cafe), Sterling, VA. 703-421-8920. ( Restaurant/nightclub with country-western music, dancing, and lessons.). Dances:CW
Tuesday: CW line dance lesson 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 1:00am
Wednesday: Country Karaoke with open CW dancing 8:00pm-1:00am
Thursday: CW line dance lesson 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 1:00am
Friday: Dancing to Oldies, Rock n' Roll, & Country music.
Saturday: CW line dance lesson 7:00-9:00pm; CW dancing until 2:00am
Directions: From the Washington Beltway/I-495: Take the Dullas Airport toll road to Sully Rd Rt 28N exit (Exit 9B), right on Rt 28 N, 1-1/2 mi, right onto Sterling Blvd., 1-1/2 mi to Sterling Plaza on right, across parking lot from Burlington Coat Factory. The Double R Saloon still bears the sign "First Break Cafe." (Large plywood dance floor. A great neighborhood CW bar with a nice mixture of singles and couples.) --From www.CountryDancin.com.

DuShor. 7800 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD. (301) 656-7434. ( Du-shorstudio@dcdancenet.com).
Ballroom studio with dances and classes Dances:Ballroom WCS (west coast swing) Hustle
Monday: Hustle classes.
Tuesday: Hustle & Ballroom classes.
Wednesday: Ballroom & Latin classes.
Thursday: West Coast Swing (8:00pm with Dawn Blorstad & Dean Garrish) & Ballroom classes.
Friday: Ballroom dances (Strictly Ballroom, Practice Dance Party, Strictly Social & College Night, Competitors Practice Evening)

East End Athletic Club. 5 S Center Street, Westminster, MD. 410-857-4445.
Lindy classes and dancing on Tuesday. Dances:Lindy Swing
Tuesday: Lindy hop class series 7-8pm (John McCalla), dancing 8-10pm (DJ Chris Cowles). Info: 410-875-9147 or classes@psychoboy.com
Directions: Directions

Eclipse. 2820 Bladensburg Road, N.E., Washington, DC. 20018. (202) 526-3533. ( info@smooth-n-ez.com).
Smooth and EZ Hand Dance Institute classes on Mondays, Wednesdays & Saturdays Dances:Handdance
Monday: Hand dance classes with Lawrence Bradford: Beg 6:30-7:45pm (registration required); Adv 8:15-9:30pm (registration required). Cost Per Class: $5.00.
Wednesday: Hand dance classes with Lawrence Bradford: Beg 6:30-7:45pm (registration required); Adv 8:15-9:30pm (registration required). Cost Per Class: $5.00.
Saturday: Hand dance classes with Lawrence Bradford: Workshop 10:00am-12:00pm (walk in).
Info: info@smooth-n-ez.com or (301) 499-9488.

Edge Restaurant . 4100 Main Street (formerly River Deck Restaurant), Manayunk, PA 19127. 215-483-4100. ( adigiovanni@edgemanayunk.com lgratzinger@edgemanayunk.com).
Restaurant and club with a Wednesday swing night. Dances:Swing
Wednesday: Swing lesson at 8:00-9:00pm; dancing 9:00pm-12:00am to The City Rhythm Orchestra ($5 cover).

Egypt. 520 North Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, PA. 215-922-6500.
Club with three rooms, each with a different type of music — hip-hop, funk, and progressive. Wednesday no-alcohol dance party for ages 17 to 24. Has a room that plays hustle music on the weekends. Dances:Swing Hustle Freestyle
Sunday: 1st Sunday: Swing 2000 featuring Hellzapoppin' at 520 N. Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, 800-622-EGYPT. Free Swing Dance Lessons at 9pm; Dancing 10pm to 2am. admission $8

Eighth Floor. 800 North Delaware Ave., Philadelphia, PA. 215-922-1000.
Nightclub with Swing Fridays and Hustle Sundays. Dances:Swing Hustle
Sunday: Hustle dancing
Friday: Jitterbug instruction by Jane Liebman 9-10, Live music & swing dancing 10-1, DJ 1-2. For info., 215-576-6864. Band Schedule: 10/9 Jez Hot Swing Club; 10/16 Big Nite Out; 10/23 Ken Ulansey Ensemble; 10/30 Big Nite Out.

Eleventh Hour. 1520 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC. (202) 234-0886.
Restaurant (dinner only) and nightclub. During week music is mixture of International and house, Thursdays is Latin, Friday and Saturday is Jazz and Top 40 dance music. Dances:Salsa Swing
Wednesday: Swing lessons 8:30-9:30 pm, dancing 9:00pm-1:00 am to live music from Swing Speak($5/lesson & $5/dancing). Send email to jbgjazzevents@yahoo.comto get on VIP list (discount and complimentary drink).
Thursday: Salsa lesson 7-8:00pm (Eileen Torres 202-863-3994/Eileen@pop.dn.net); dancing 9:30pm-2:00am.

Escandalo. 2122 P Street NW, Washington, DC 20037. (202) 822-8909.
Straight friendly nightclub with Latin dancing Thurs-Fri. Dances:Salsa
Thursday: Salsa/Merengue/Cumbia dancing 10:00-3:00am
Friday: Salsa/Merengue/Cumbia dancing 10:00-3:00am

Experimental Movements Concepts. 3618 Falls Road, Baltimore, MD.
Lindy classes on Wednesdays Dances:Lindy Swing
Wednesday: Class series in jitterbug and lindy 7:00pm with Charlie Wyler; info at cmwyler@erols.com .

Fat Lulu's. 1818 Maryland Ave., Baltimore, MD. (410) 685-4665.
Cajun and Creole food, 16 different draft beers, and live music Wednesday-Saturday nights.

Fat Tuesday's. 10673 Bradock Rd. (near Ox Rd. and close to George Mason University), Fairfax, VA. (703) 385-5717.
Live music with limited dance floor
Info: (703) 385-8660 (recording of events)

Feather and Three. 2433 North Harrison St (Corner of Lee Hwy & Harrison St), Arlington , VA. 703-538-4633. ( feather3@erols.com).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances
Sunday: Ballroom dance party 4:00-7:00pm.
Thursday: Afternoon Tea ballroom dance 1:00-3:00pm with lesson by Terry Gregory.
Friday: Ballroom dance party 8:30-10:30pm.
Directions: Directions

Felix 2406 18th St. Adams Morgan, Washington, DC. 202-483 3549.
Live music, including swing bands, with limited dance floor

Fellini's. 1800 M St., NW, Washington, DC 20036. (202) 785-1177.
Restaurant with live jazz on Thursday, International dancing on Friday,and Latin dancing on Saturday. Dances:Salsa
Thursday: Live Jazz 5:30-9:30
Friday: Dancing to International music after 10:30pm.
Saturday: Salsa/Merengue 10:30pm-4:00am with DJ Ramiro "El Padrino.

First Christian Church. 5802 Roland Avenue(Between Northern Parkway & Lake), Baltimore, MD.
FNSC hosts dancing and lessons on Sunday. Dances:Swing Ballroom
Sunday: Lesson: 6:30-7:30pm; Dancing 7:30pm-9:45 pm. Check Friday Night Swing Club's schedule for details.
Info: Hepcat@erols.com or 410-583-7337
Directions: Directions

Five Spot, The. 5 Bank Street (Old City), Philadelphia, PA. 215-574-0070. Dances:Swing Lindy Latin/Salsa
Sunday: Beg East-Coast Swing Lessons 7:00PM; dancing 9:00pm to The City Rhythm Orchestra.
Tuesday: Beg East-Coast Swing Lessons 8:00PM; dancing to live music afterwards.
Wednesday: Int East-Coast Swing Lesson 8:30PM; dancing to Ronnie James & the Jez Hot Swing Band (215-574-0070).
Thursday: Latin Night: Lessons 8:00PM; Dancing to Caesar & His Latin Playboys and DJ Aaron Levinson
Friday: Beg East-Coast Swing Lessons 8:00PM; dancing to live music afterwards.

Fort Myers Community Center. Rte 27 Wash. Blvd. & Ft. Meyer Drive., Arlington, VA.
Jitterbug lessons and dancing on Sunday and twice monthly Saturday dances (alternates between hustle & west coast swing). Dances:Swing Hustle WCS (west coast swing)
Sunday: Jitterbug lesson from 7:00-8:30pm ( Donna Barker & Ken Haltenhoff ). Dancing from 8:30-11:00pm. Contact: 703-978-0375 or swing4me@erols.com
Saturday: Hustle dance generally on the 1st Saturday: Hustle lesson 7:30-8:30pm (Joyce Szili) and dancing from 8:30-12:30pm with DJ's Joyce Szili, Annette DiLascio, and "The Gator". West Coast Swing Dance generally on the 4th Saturday: lesson 7:30-8:30pm ( Craig Hutchinson) and dancing from 8:30-12:30pm with "The Gator". Check schedules for details.
Info: Sponsored with The Potomac Swing Dance Club 703-696-3469

Friday Night Swing Dance Club. 8520 Drumwood Road, Baltimore, MD 21286. (410) 583-7337 (fax 410-847-9019). ( hepcat@erols.com).
Promotes dances and classes in the Baltimore area Dances:Swing Ballroom Latin
Sunday: Sunday Social at First Christian Church: Lesson 6:30-7:30pm; Dancing 7:30pm-9:45 pm.
Friday: Friday night dances at a variety of venues, primarily Tall Cedars and the Towson Armory. Swing lessson 8:00-9:00pm; dancing 9:00-12:00am.

Galaxy Club, The. Southgate shopping center, Annandale Road & Hillwood Avenue, Falls Church, VA.
Club at Vietnamese Restaurant that features swing, salsa, Latin and hustle dancing and lessons during the week and turns into a Vietnamese night club over the weekend. Dances:WCS (west coast swing) Hustle Salsa
Monday: Jitterbug/East Coast Swing Group class series Beg 7:00-8:00; Int 8:30-9:30 (Ken & Donna Roesel).
Wednesday: Group class series 7:00-8:00; Hustle Lesson 8:00-8:30 (Ken & Donna Roesel); Hustle w/ some salsa dancing 8:30-11.
Thursday: West Coast Swing lesson 7-8:30 (Ken & Donna Roesel); dancing 8:30-11.
Info: Kenny & Donna Roesel at 301-438-3354 or kendonna.Roesel@cwix.com.

Glen Echo Park Spanish Ballroom. 7300 MacArthur Blvd., Glen Echo, Maryland. (301) 492-6282.
Lessons and socials throughout the week in a variety of dance genres. Dances:Lindy Swing Zydeco Cajun
Sunday: Afternoon Waltzes or Tea Dances with swing bands or the Oklahoma Twisters.
Monday: Swing lesson series from 7:00-9:00. Swing dancing from 9:00-11:30pm with Ellen Engle & Mark Shepanek .
Tuesday: Cajun/Zydeco classses 7:15-9:30 with Ellen Wicker.
Thursday: Lesson series from 6:10-9:30 (Ken Haltenhoff & Donna Barker). Dancing from 9:30-11:00.
Friday: Contra Dancing
Saturday: Swing and Cajun/Zydeco dances. See Schedule for dates. Generally Washington Swing Dance Committee on 1st and 3rd Saturdays; Cajun/Zydeco on 2nd Saturday, and Tom Cunningham Orchestra on 4th Sundays. Lesson from 8:00-9:00. Dancing from 9:00-12:00.

Gold Bull Grand Cafe. 7 Dalamar St., Gaithersburg, MD.
Venue for periodic country-western dances. Dances:CW
Tuesday: Monthly Singles Country Dance. Check with Frank Stanek at 301-947-1987 or CountryDancin for details. Beg Lesson 7:00-8:00pm; Dancing 8:00-10:30pm; $5/$8 cover.

Gumbo Groupies. Longbranch Community Center, Social Hall A, 8700 Piney Branch Rd, Silver Spring, MD. (301) 439-4815.
*** CLOSED *** Dances:Cajun Zydeco

Habana Village. 1834 Columbia Road, NW, Washington, DC. (202) 462-6310.
Salsa/Merengue/etc.: Wed through Sat after 9pm (Salsa lessons on Thursdays and Fridays with Leon Harris. Tango lessons on Saturdays from 7-9.) Dances:Salsa Argentine Tango
Tuesday: Lessons 7:00-9:30 Salsa/Merengue. Dancing 9:30pm salsa/merengue/and more; no cover.
Wednesday: Lessons 7:00-9:30 Salsa/Merengue. Dancing 9:30pm salsa/merengue/and more; no cover.
Thursday: Lessons 7:00-9:30 Salsa/Merengue. Dancing 9:30pm salsa/merengue/and more; no cover.
Friday: Lessons 7:00-9:30 Tango; Dancing 9:30pm salsa/merengue/and more; ladies free.

Harry's Bar. 1220 N Charles (& Biddle St.), Baltimore, MD.
Restaurant/bar with live music on weekends. Zydeco classes Sunday nights and Zydeco bands as scheduled. Dances:zydeco
Sunday: Zydeco lessons 6:00-7:30 with Jeremy Rice & Tricia Restivo.

Hellzapoppin. Pennsylvania 6-5000, 3619 Fisk Ave., Philadelphia, PA 19129. 215-951-9756. ( pa6-5000@msn.com).
Promoter of swing events in the Philadelphia area including weekly events at the at The Five Spot. Dances:Swing
Sunday: 1st Sunday: Swing 2000 featuring Hellzapoppin' at 520 N. Delaware Avenue, Philadelphia, 800-622-EGYPT. Free Swing Dance Lessons at 9pm; Dancing 10pm to 2am. admission $8

Hollywood Ballroom. 2126 Industrial Parkway, Silver Spring, MD 20904. (301) 622-5494. ( bmfries@smart.net).
Ballroom: Wed, Fri, Sat, Sun Dances:Ballroom
Sunday: Ballroom: lesson at 7:00; dancing at 8:00pm
Wednesday: Ballroom: lesson at 7:15; dancing at 8:00pm
Friday: Ballroom: lesson at 8:00; dancing at 9:00pm
Saturday: Ballroom: lesson at 8:00; dancing at 9:00pm
Directions: From DC, Maryland, and Virginia: Take I-495, Exit 30 or 29 A. (We are 3 3/4 miles from the beltway.) Take route 29 North (Colesville Rd.). Pass New Hampshire Ave and continue one mile north. Make a right turn into Industrial Parkway. Make a left into the driveway of the second building on the left. Hollywood Ballroom is in the middle.

Hutch's dance studio. 3409 Silver Maple Place, Falls Church, VA 22042. (703) 698-9811. ( crhutch@erols.com).
Classes and workshops Dances:WCS (west coast swing)

Irving Plaza Ballroom, The. The Continental Club, 15th Street & Irving Place, New York, NY.
Big Band Swing with The New York Swing Dancing Society Dances:Lindy Swing
Sunday: [Sunday] Swing dancing 8:00pm-12:00am with various bands

Izaak Walton League. 12230 McCrossin Lane (off Traviloh Road), Rockville, MD. Dances:CW
Saturday: 3rd Saturday: CW dancing 9:00pm-1:00am to live music; $8 cover. Info: Jim Fling at 301-762-4339.

Johanna's. 4728 14th Street NW, Washington, DC. (202) 829-3380.
Salsa/Merengue/Bachata: Fri, Sat, Sun 10pm-3am Dances:Salsa

Johansson's Restaurant. 4 West Main St., Westminster, MD. (410) 876-0101. Dances:Swing
Wednesday: Dancing (small dance floor) to the Bill Eliot Trio from 7:30-11:00pm
Directions: Take 270 North, exit at Father Hurley Blvd (East). Father Hurley Blvd. turns into 27 North. Follow 27 N for 35+ miles until you reach Westminster. Johanssons is at the NW corner of the 2nd light.[from jitterbuzz.com]

Johnson Center, The. George Mason University, Fairfax, VA. Dances:Swing Lindy
Wednesday: Swing dancing from 7-11pm (Free)

Julito's. 4300 University Blvd., Hyattsville, MD. (301) 439-0200.
Merengue/Salsa/Cumbia/Bachata: Fri, Sat, Sun 10pm-3am Dances:Merengue Salsa Cumbia Bachata

Junction, The. 1330 E. Gude Dr., Rockville, MD. (301) 217-5820.
***** CLOSED **** Dances:CW WCS (west coast swing) Hustle

K2 Dance Studio. Sunrise Plaza, 10800E Rhode Island Ave., Beltsville, MD. 301-937-7076. ( K2Dance@aol.com).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances. Dances:Ballroom
Sunday: Ballroom lesson 5:00-6:00pm; practice party 6:00-8:00pm
Tuesday: Ballroom tea dance 1:00-3:00pm hosted by Jack Scates.
Saturday: Teen swing dance party 3:00pm
Directions: Directions

Kala Kala. 2439 18th St NW, Washington, DC 20009. (202) 232-5433.
African/Reggae/Zouk: Wed-Sat Dances:Freestyle

KatManDu. Mercer County Waterfront Park, 50 Riverview Executive Plaza, Rte 29, Trenton, NJ 08611. 609-393-7300. ( info@kat-man-du.com).
Restaurant/bar with an Island theme. Swing on Sun, Blues on Wed, Country on Mon, DJ Dance Parties on Tue & Thu, and live bands Fri-Sun. Dances:WCS (west coast swing) Swing CW
Sunday: Swing Night: Lesson 5:00-6:00pm w/ Greg Avakian; Dancing 6:00-11:00pm ($6 cover). DJ Greg Avakian (WCS) and live swing music in two different rooms.
Monday: Country Nite
Wednesday: Blues Night with live music and dancing; Predominantly a West Coast swing event with some jitterbug and Lindy tempo thrown in.

King Peppers. 808 King St, Alexandria, VA. 703-683-5124.
Restaurant with swing dancing on Thursdays. Dances:Swing
Thursday: Swing dancing 8:00pm with DJ Chucky G.

La Copa. 5171 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA. (703) 536-1884.
Merengue/Cumbia/Salsa: Fri, Sat 10:00pm-2:00am Dances:Merengue Cumbia Salsa

La Fontaine Bleu at Glen Burnie. 7514 Ritchie Hwy., Glen Burnie, MD. 410-760-4115.
Dinner and Country-Western dancing on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Dances:CW
Tuesday: Buffet dinner 5:30-9:00pm; CW line lessons 6:30-9:00pm; CW dancing 5:30-11:00pm; $11 cover (wine, beer and soda included; mixed drinks are $1).
Wednesday: Buffet dinner 5:30-9:00pm; CW line lessons 6:30-9:00pm; CW dancing 5:30-11:00pm; $11 cover (wine, beer and soda included; mixed drinks are $1).
Directions: From SOUTH side of Baltimore Beltway/I-695: Take Ritchie Hwy/Rt. 2 SOUTH to Glen Burnie; Look for La Fontaine Blue on the RIGHT. From Washington beltway I-495; Take I-95 NORTH to the Glen Burnie exit, Rt 100; Travel 11 mi. EAST on Rt. 100 to Exit 16B/Ritchie Hwy/Rt. 2; Travel NORTH on Ritchie Hwy 2 mi to La Fontaine Blue on the left; Move to the LEFT land and do a U-turn back to La Fontaine Blue. (Large 2300 sw.ft. tile dance floor.) --From www.CountryDancin.com.

La Fontaine Bleu at Lanham. 7963 Annapolis Rd, Lanham, MD. 301-731-4333.
Dinner and Country-Western dancing on Wednesdays. Dances:CW
Wednesday: Buffet dinner; CW lessons; CW dancing; $12 cover (wine, beer and soda included; mixed drinks are $.01).
Directions: From the Washington Beltway/I-95: Take exit 20B to Annapolis Rd/Rte 450; At the top of the hill pass through the Riverdale Rd. intersection and move to the left hand turning lane; Turn left in their parking lot. (Hardwood 1600 sq ft dance floor. ) --From www.CountryDancin.com.

Langway's Restaurant & Sports Bar. 9430 Annapolis Rd, Lanham, MD. 301-577-7997.
DC Hand Dancing on Fridays. Dances:Handdance
Friday: Dancing 9:00pm-1:00am to DJs Denny & Eddy. Sponsored by MD, DC, VA Hand Dance Association. No cover. Info: Diana Richardson at 301-464-8165 or Handanser@aol.com.
Directions: Take Beltway to Rt.450 East towards Lanham. Go one mile, Langways is on left.

Latin Jazz Alley. 1721 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC. (202) 328-6190.
Salsa lessons/dancing (Wed,Fri,Sat) and home of dcMambo's Mambo Thursdays. Dances:Salsa Mambo Rumba Cha-cha
Wednesday: Salsa Lessons 7:00-9:30 with Boris
Thursday: Mambo Lessons 7:00-8:30 (Jim Byers & Michele Morris); Dancing 8:30-12. FFIC: dcMambo Production, 202-529-6824 or desiredoutcomes@mindspring.com
Friday: Salsa Lessons 7:00-9:30 with Boris; Dancing 9:30-2:30 with DJ Bruno.
Saturday: Salsa dancing 9:30-2:30 with DJ Bruno.

Leon's. 1250 New Jersey Ave, NW, Washington, DC. 202-638-3589. ( tangowdc@erols.com).
Tango lessons and dancing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Dances:Tango Salsa
Tuesday: Tango Lessons & Practice 6:00-11:00.
Wednesday: Tango Lessons & Practice 6:00-11:00.

Lewie's. 6845 Reed Street (Corner of Woodmont & Bethesda Ave), Bethesda, MD 20814. 301-652-1600..
Jazz, rock, and rhythm & blues club with a Sunday Night Swing. Dances:Swing
Sunday: Sunday Night Swing: Swing lesson 7-8 ( Ellen Engle & Mark Shepanek ); dancing 8-11 to DJ Daddy-O.

Little Texas. 8014 Pulaski Hwy, Rosedale, MD. 410-574-0696.
Country-western dancing and lessons (Tues-Sun). Dances:CW
Sunday: Family Day 5:00-9:00pm; CW dancing 9:00-2:00am.
Tuesday: CW lessons 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 2:00am.
Wednesday: CW lessons 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 2:00am.
Thursday: CW lessons 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 2:00am.
Friday: CW lesson 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 2:00am to live music.
Saturday: CW dancing 9:00-2:00am to live music.
Directions: From I-695, take the Pulaski Hwy-Rt 40 W exit traveling south west. Little Texas is past White Ave. on the right where the Act II Theater used to be. (1600 sq. ft plywood dance floor.) --From CountryDancin.com.

London Swing Dance Society, The. 31 Rashleigh House, Thanet Street, London WC1H 9ER, United Kingdom . 0171 387 1011. ( SwingUK@zetnet.co.uk).
The LSDS founded in 1986 by Simon Selmon promotes swing dancing by hosting dances, classes, and performances. Projects include the Sugar Foot Stompers performance troupe and the Lindy Hop Shop Ltd. Dances:Lindy Hop Swing

Louisiana Community Bar & Grill. 622 Broadway (between Houston & Bleeker Sts.), New York, NY. 212-460-9633 . ( LouComm@aol.com ).
Cajun & Creole Restaurant with free live music 7 nights a week (Blues - Swing - Jazz - Zydeco - Rockabilly ). Regular lindy/swing dance nights are Mon & Wed 10pm. Dances:Lindy Swing
Monday: Swing/lindy dancing from 10:00pm.
Tuesday: Swing/lindy dancing from 10:00pm to George Gee's Jump, Jive, & Wailers.
Wednesday: Swing/lindy dancing from 10:00pm

Lucas McCain. 10 W. College Ter, Frederick, MD. 301-695-7200 .
Country-western dancing Wed-Sun. Dances:CW
Sunday: CW dancing 8:00pm-1:00am
Wednesday: CW dancing 7:30pm-2:00am.
Thursday: CW dancing 7:30pm-2:00am.
Friday: CW lesson 8:00-9:00pm; CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music.
Saturday: CW dancing 7:30pm-2:00am
Directions: From Rt 15 through Frederick, Take the Patrick St. exit east about 1/4 mi to College Ter. Turn left, then immediate right into Lucas McCain's. parking lot. (Hardwood dance floor.) --From www.CountryDancin.com.

Lucky Bar. 1221 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC. (202) 331-3733.
Salsa lessons and dancing on Monday, and swing lessons and dancing on Saturday. Dances:Salsa Swing
Monday: Free salsa class 7:00-9:00pm (Ricardo Loizoa & Elba Garcia); dancing 9:00-2:00am to DJ Ricardo "El Salsero". (No cover)
Saturday: Free swing class w/ Charlie Wyler & Nici Mahlandt; dancing to Matt Dunn

Lulu's Club Mardi Gras . 1217 22nd Street, NW (22nd & M), Washington, DC. 202-861-5858. ( lulusclub@hotmail.com).
Salsa lessons and dancing on Tuesday, Argentine Tango lessons and dancing on Tuesday, and swing lessons and dancing on Wednesday. Dances:Salsa Swing
Tuesday: Free salsa class 7:00-9:00pm (Ricardo Loaiza); salsa dancing 9:00-2:00am; for info contactRicardo Loaiza (703) 203-3050 or wepa@salsaweb.com or E Luis Taylor at eluistaylor@erols.com.
Argentine Tango lessons 7:30-9.00pm ($10)and practica 9:00-10:30pm ($5) with Anne-Sophie Ville (703-841-1509 or tanganso@hotmail.com).
Wednesday: Beg swing lesson 8 - 9 pm (by Tom Koerner and Carolyn Biczel); Swing dancing from 9:00-1:30am. No Cover. Email lulusclub@hotmail.com to get on guest list.

LuLu's at Blackie's . 6710 Commerce St., Springfield , VA. (703) 971-4200. .
Lulu's is the "back room" of Blackie's a C-W nightclub, restaurant, and bar. Dances:Hustle WCS (west coast swing) Shag
Monday: West Coast Swing lesson 7:30-8:30pm; Hustle lesson 8:30-9:00pm with Jim & Peggy Kiesel
Wednesday: Carolina Shag lesson 7:00 with the Northern Virginia Shag Club; Shag dancing 8:00-11:00pm to DJ Craig Jennings.
Thursday: West Coast Swing lesson 7:30-8:15 and Hustle lesson 8:30-9:00 with Jim & Peggy Kiesel. Hustle dancing from 9pm-1am to DJ's Joyce Szili and Annette DiLascio.

Lyon Park Community Center. 414 No. Fillmore, Arlington, VA.
Venue for classes under aegis of Washington Ski Club Dances:Swing
Monday: Mondays: Swing lessons 7:00-9:30 (Ken Haltenhoff/Donna Barker)

Madam's Organ. 2461 18th St, NW, Washington, DC. 202-667-5370. ( madamsorgan@earthlink.net).
Blues bar in Adams Morgan with live music nightly. Dances:Swing Zydeco

Marriott Hunt Valley Inn. 245 Shawan Road, Hunt Valley, MD 21031. 410-785-7000. Dances:Swing
Friday: 1st Fridays: Swing Lesson 7-8 (John Dawson); Dancing 8-11 to the Mood Swings Big Band. FFIC: 410-446-2899 mswings@ix.netcom.com
Directions: The Marriott - Hunt Valley is located off exit 24 of The Baltimore Beltway. Follow I-83 North to exit 20 East. The Marriott isimmediately on your right.

Maryland Youth Ballet. 7702 Woodmont Ave., Suite 203 Studio I, Bethesda, MD. (301) 652-2232.
Venue for classes and workshops Dances:Argentine Tango
Wednesday: Argentine Tango Class y Practica with Viviana & Isidoro Levinson ( Ijlevinson@aol.com ) and Stephen Leung ( hhognat@geocities.com ): Lessons 7:30 - 8:30pm; Practica 8:30 - 11:00pm ($15/both or $10/each). Info: Viviana at 301-890-4869.

Meadowbrook Recreation Center (Candy Cane City). Meadowbrook Drive, Chevy Chase, MD.
An Argentine Tango venue in its The Old Stone House alias. Contact Flying Feet Enterprises at 301-299-8728 for more information. Dances:Argentine Tango
Friday: Milongas every 2nd and last Friday.

Monique's Golden Comb. 1916 9th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20014. (202) 387-4858. ( info@smooth-n-ez.com).
Smooth & EZ Hand Dance Institute classes on Tuesdays Dances:Handdance
Tuesday: Hand dance class 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (walk in) with Greg Owens. Cost Per Class: $7.00. Info: info@smooth-n-ez.com or (301) 499-9488.

Mustang Sally's. 11210 Grandview Ave, Wheaton, MD. 301-429-0021. ( Live music with limited dance space).

Nashville's. 2004 Green Spring Dr. (at the Timonium Holiday Inn), Timonium, MD. 410-252-7373.
Country-western dancing and lessons Tuesday-Sunday. Dances:CW
Sunday: Family day: Lessons at 6:30pm; Dancing until 12am.
Tuesday: Swing lessons 7:00-9:00pm; CW dancing until 12:00am
Wednesday: Beg lessons 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing until 12:00am
Thursday: Beg lessons 7:00-9:00pm; CW dancing until 12:00am
Friday: CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music
Saturday: CW lessons 7:30-9:30pm; CW dancing until 2:00am to live music
Directions: From I-83, take exit 16A, turn right at the first light, take next right to Holiday Inn. (From CountryDancin)

New Baltimore Hand Dancing Inc., The. Green Spring Middle School, 4701 Green Spring Avenue, Baltimore, MD. (410) 331-7533 or (410-523-0575 - 7a.m. to 5:30 p.m.). ( info@smooth-n-ez.com).
Smooth & EZ Hand Dance Institute classes Tuesday Dances:Handdance
Tuesday: Hand dance class with Shirley Duncan: 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. (walk in). $4/class.
Info: info@smooth-n-ez.com or (301) 499-9488.

New Haven Lounge, The. 1551 Havenwood Rd., Baltimore, MD. (410) 366-7416.
Live music venue; primarily jazz, blues, and zydeco Dances:Zydeco

Newmarket Cabaret. 415 South 2nd Street (btw South Street and Pine), Philadelphia, PA. 215-627-9801.
Swing dancing on Tuesdays and Thursdays (big band). Dances:Swing
Tuesday: Swing dance lesson 8:00-9:00pm with Greg Avakian; dancing 9:00-? ($5 cover + $3 drink minimum).
Thursday: Dancing 9:30pm to big band swing (Ronnie James & the Jez Hot Swing Band 215-574-0070).

Nick's. 642 S Pickett St., Alexandria, VA. (703) 751-8900.
Swing dancing on Mondays, Salsa dancing & lessons on Tuesdays, and Country-western dancing & lessons on Wednesdays. Dances:Salsa Swing CW
Monday: Swing dancing to DJ's Red Steve and the Reverend Fish from 9pm.
Tuesday: Salsa lessons 8:00-10:00 (Jheri Dembrak); salsa dancing 10:00pm-2:00am
Wednesday: CW lesson 7:30-9:00pm; CW dancing from 9:00pm.

North River Bar. 145 Hudson St. (at corner of Hubert, below Canal St.), New York, NY. 212-226-9411.
West Coast Swing dancing with John Festa on Tuesdays.
Sunday: Tuesday
Monday: West Coast Swing dancing 9:00pm-12:30am with John Festa.
Wednesday: WCS (west coast swing)

Old Stone House. Meadowbrook Lane (Rock Creek Park), Chevy Chase, MD. .
Flying Feet Enterprises sponsors an Argentine Tango/Milonga on the second and last Fridays of the month. Dances:Argentine Tango
Friday: Milonga every Second and Last FRIDAYs. Free lesson 7-8 pm.Milonga 8-11:30 pm. No Cover (charity donation optional).
Info: Mark Shepanek at 202-244-2787

Orchard Ballroom (formerly First Step) . 8819 Orchard Tree Lane, Towson, MD. 410-321-9181.
Ballroom studio with classes and dances. Dances:Ballroom
Wednesday: Ballroom Lesson 7:00-8:00pm with by Katya Sergiev. Social Dance Party 8-10 p.m.

Oxford Tavern (The Zoo Bar). 3000 Connecticut Ave NW (Woodley Park Metro), Washington, DC. (202)-232-4225. ( Live music with limited dance space).

Ozio Martini & Cigar Lounge. 1835 K Street NW , Washington, DC.
Swing happy hour on Tuesdays. Dances:Swing
Tuesday: Swing from 6:00-9:00 with Ellen Engle & Mark Shepanek

P3s. Rosecroft Shopping Center, 3285 Brinkley Road, Temple Hills, MD. (301) 894-7660. ( info@smooth-n-ez.com).
Smooth & EZ Hand Dance Institute classes held on Saturdays & Tuesdays Dances:Handdance
Tuesday: Hand dance class series 6:00-9:00pm with Ron Fisher and Arvonzey Elam ($5.00/class). Info at info@smooth-n-ez.com or (301) 499-9488.
Thursday: Hand dance classes 2:00-4:00pm (walk in) with Ron Fisher and Arvonzey Elam ($5.00/class). Info at info@smooth-n-ez.com or (301) 499-9488.

Paper Moon. 1069 31st Street NW, Washington, DC. (202) 965-6666. Dances:Salsa
Saturday: International/House/Salsa/Merengue dancing 12:30-3:00

Phantasmagoria.
Schedule bands weekly; some of which are danceable Dances:CW Cajun

Poli-Tiki Subterranean Tiki Bar. 319 Penn Ave, SE [Capitol Hill], Washington, DC. 202-546-1001. ( tiki-god@politiki.com).
"Swing is the thing! Every weekend at Poli-Tiki hear Sinatra, Glenn Miller, Big [Bad] Voodoo Daddy, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Les Brown, Ella and the Duke, The Royal Crowns, Benny Goodman, Kay Kaisar, Doris Day, and Indigo Swing." Dances:Swing
Friday: Swing lesson (Thea Austen) and dancing to DJs Matt & Paul from Flying Saucer Discs.

Polly Esther's. 605 12th Street NW, between F & G Streets, Washington, DC. 202-737-1970. ( pollyesthers@msn.com).
Retro (70's) night club. Dances:Free-style
Wednesday: Disco 9:00pm-2:00am
Thursday: Disco 9:00pm-2:00am
Friday: Disco 5:00pm-4:00am
Saturday: Disco 5:00pm-4:00am
Directions: Directions

Portales. 200 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA. (703) 527-8200.
Cumbia/Merengue/Salsa Dances:Cumbia Merengue Salsa

Progressive Dance Studio. 7 High Street, Nutley, NJ. (973) 235-9835.
Ballroom Studio with Hustle dancing on Sundays. Dances:Hustle
Sunday: Hustle dancing from 7:30-11:30pm with DJ Nelson Roman.

Randy's California Inn. Route 1 & Whiskey Bottom Road, Laurel, MD. 301-725-4103.
Restaurant that features live music from the '50s, '60s and '70s (sometimes Daryl Davis) on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays. Dances:Jitterbug Swing
Thursday: Dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music.
Friday: Dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music.
Saturday: Dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music.
Directions: Just north of Laurel, one stoplight beyond where the split lanes of Rt. 1 come back together, on the left. (Neighborhood CW bar atmosphere; 600 sq ft parquet dance floor.) --From www.CountryDancin.com.

Red Moon Saloon. Holiday Inn, Fair Oaks, VA. 703-352-2525.
Country-western dancing and lessons Mon-Sat. Dances:CW
Monday: CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am.
Tuesday: Line/Two-Step lessons 6:30-9:00pm; CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am.
Wednesday: Line dance lesson 8:00-9:00pm; CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am.
Thursday: WCS lesson 8:00-9:00pm; CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am.
Friday: Int Two-Step lesson 8:00-9:00pm; CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music (Complimentary Midnight Barbeque Buffet).
Saturday: CW dancing 9:00pm-2:00am to live music (Complimentary Midnight Barbeque Buffet).
Directions: From Washington Beltway/I-495: Take I-66 WEST; Take the Rt. 50 WEST to Fair Oaks Mall; The Red Moon is in the Holiday in across the street from Hechts department store. --From www.CountryDancin.com.

Red's Texas Barbecue. 8950 Annapolis Rd, Lanham, MD. 301-459-4250.
Country-western night on Wednesdays. Dances:CW
Wednesday: CW lesson 8:00-9:00pm; mostly line-dancing until 10:30pm
Directions: From I-495, take Exit 20A/ Rt 450/Lanham-Annaplois Rd., 1/4 mi on right. --From www.CountryDancin.com.

Rhodeside Grill. 1836 Wilson Blvd. (Corner of Rhodes and Wilson), Arlington, VA. (703) 243-0145.
Venue of live music including swing and zydeco Dances:Zydeco

Roots Cafe, The. St. John's Church, 27th & Saint Paul Streets., 2640 Saint Paul Street (Charles Village), Baltimore, MD 21218. 410-880-3883.
Venue of live roots music including zydeco Dances:Zydeco

Roseland. 239 W. 52 , New York, NY. 212-245-5761;.
Concert venue with dancing that features some of the major swing bands. Dances:Swing

S.O.B'S (Sounds of Brazil). 200 Varick Street (at Houston St.), New York, NY 10014. (212) 243-4940. ( sobs@sobs.com).
Restaurant/nightclub that features Brazilian, Latin, and International music and dancing. Live shows regularly. Dances:Samba Salsa Freestyle
Monday: La Tropica Night, Free Latin dance lessons 7:00pm, dancing to live Latin music until...
Directions: Take the 1 or 9 Subway to Varick Street. Take the E or F Subway to West 4th Street. SOB's is at the corner of West Houston and Varick.

Saints Cafe. 827 Teaneck Road, Teaneck, NJ 07666. 201-833-1100.
Restaurant/nightclub with hustle dancing on Saturdays. Dances:Hustle
Saturday: Hustle dancing 10:00pm-3:00am on Retro Saturday's with music by Nelson "Paradise" Roman ($5 cover).
Directions: From the New Jersey Turnpike to 95 North to Exit 70B follow the road past the Marriott Hotel At the First light make a right on to Teaneck Road pass Holy Name Hospital, through one more light and Saints will be on the right hand side of the road 827 Teaneck Road.

Sandra Cameron Dance Center. 20 Cooper Square, New York, NY 10003. 212-674-0505. ( scdc@echonyc.com).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances. Frankie Manning teaches here. Dances:Lindy Hop, Ballroom, Argentine Tango, Swing
Directions: Studio is located in Manhattan's East Village at 20 Cooper Square at East 5th Street

Scottish Rite Temple, The. 3900 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland. (410-583-7337).
A Friday Night Swing Club venue. Dances:Swing
Friday: The Friday Night Swing Club
Info: Hepcat@erols.com

Sebastian's. (formerly The Gingerbread Man)566-A Ritchie Highway (In thePark Plaza Strip Mall), Severna Park, MD. (410) 554-4705.
Venue for live music including zydeco bands Dances:Zydeco

Skinifatz. Woodridge, VA. 703-550-9252. ( SuperSho@ix.netcom.com).
Night Club with C/W on Wed & Sat. Dances:CW Freestyle
Wednesday: CW dancing 8:00pm-12:00am
Saturday: CW dancing 8:00pm-1:00am (1st & 3rd Sat, CW lessons 6:30-8:00pm).
Directions: Directions: I-495 to I-95S to Exit 161 (Woodbridge, US 1 South). Turn right at first intersection and then right into the Lazy Susan Dinner Theatre. Follow signs for Skinifatz which is located on the same property.

South Beach. 18th and Colombia Rd (Adams Morgan), NW, Washington. DC. ( 202-234-0774).
*** Closed *** Dances:Salsa

South Harbor Pier. South Harbor Pier, Deck Bar, 100 Harbor View Dr, off Key Hwy, Baltimore, MD.
Swing Happy Hour every Friday 5-10pm until Fall 1998. Free live local swing bands. Dances:Swing
Friday: Swing Happy Hour 5-10pm
Info: For more info call 410-578-1915 or email Amy Short at short@umbc.edu

Spiral Flight Yoga Center. 1726 Wisconsin Avenue, NW (between R and S), 2nd floor, Washington, DC.
Argentine Tango lessons and dancing some Fridays and most Saturdays. Dances:Argentine Tango
Friday: Some Fridays, Milonga 9 pm-1 am, $10, sponsored by the Levinsons. Call Viviana (301-890-4869) for schedule
Saturday: Most Saturdays, Milonga 9 pm-1 am, $10, sponsored by the Levinsons. Call Viviana (301-890-4869) for schedule
Info: Viviana at (301-890-4869)

Spurs. 2106 Crain Highway (MD Route 301), Pinefield South Shopping Center, Waldorf, Md. (301) 843-9964. ( spurs@olg.com).
Country-western bar with CW and DC Hand Dancing Dances:CW Handdance
Sunday: Two-step lessons 7:30-8:30 with Ron & Patti; CW dancing until 11:30pm.
Monday: CW line lesson 7:30-8:30pm, CW dancing until 11:30pm.
Tuesday: CW line lesson 7:30-8:30pm, CW dancing until 11:30pm.
Wednesday: DC Hand Dancing Lessons by Louise Pyles (301-899-7245) from 7:15 to 8:30; Dancing with DJ's DENNY & EDDY (301-843-9964)from 8:30-11:30pm.
Thursday: West coast swing lessons 7:30-8:30 with Ron & Patti; live CW music
Friday: CW dancing until 1:30am.
Saturday: CW dancing 9:00pm-1:30am to live music.

Spy Club. 805 15th Street NW, Washington, DC 20005. (202) 289-1779.
Salsa dancing on Saturdays. Dances:Salsa
Saturday: Salsa/Merengue dancing 10:00-3:00

Stabile's. 3919 Eastern Ave., Highlandtown, Baltimore. MD. ( 410-342-8462).
Sunday Open Mic Night; Tuesday Karaoke; Wed-Sat CW dancing to live music. Dances:CW
Wednesday: CW dancing to live music.
Thursday: CW dancing to live music.
Friday: CW dancing to live music.
Saturday: CW dancing to live music.

Stables at Westminster, The. 452 E. Main St. (intersection of Rt. 97 & East Main/Rt. 32), Westminster, MD. 410) 840-8181.
Neighborhood restaurant and lounge with CW dancing Thurs-Sat on small parquet dance floor. Dances:CW
Thursday: CW dancing 9:00pm-1:00am to live music.
Friday: CW dancing 9:00pm-1:00am to live music.
Saturday: CW dancing 9:00pm-1:00am to live music.

Stamp Student Union (Ballroom at Maryland). Box 152, University of MD, College Park, MD 20742. ( Ballroom@NetInnovation.com).
Ballroom classes and dances Dances:Ballroom Latin
Info: Ballroom@NetInnovation.com

Stepping Out Ballroom & Latin Dance Studio . 1780 Broadway (at 57th), New York, NY. 212-245-5200. ( danceclass@mindspring.com).
Ballroom studio with group and private classes, weekly dance events, and special workshops. Dances:Hustle
Wednesday: Hustle lesson 9-9:30 w/ Maria Torres; Hustle dancing 9:30-12:15am w/ DJ's Bobby Morales & Nelson Roman
Friday: Fridays - 9:00pm-1:00am Dance Social w/Separate Latin Room

Strathmore Hall Arts Center. 10701 Rockville Pike (Rt 355), Bethesda, MD. (301) 530-0540.
Venue for live music Dances:Zydeco Swing Jazz Blues

Summit Hall Farm Park Activity Center. 506 S. Fredrick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD. 301-258-6350.
The City of Gaithersburg Parks & Recreation sponsors a series of friday night dances. Dances:Swing CW
Friday: Let's Dance, Lesson 7:30-8:00pm; Dancing 8:00-11:00pm to DJ Frank Stanek. $5 cover is $5.
Info: City of Gaithersburg Parks & Recreation at (301) 258-6350.
Directions: From I-270: Take Rt 124-Montgomery Village Ave. Turn RIGHT at N. Fredrick Ave./Rte. 355 SOUTH and proceed about 2 mile to Gaithersburg High School. Turn RIGHT on Education Blvd. and turn LEFT toward Summit Hall Farm Park Activity Center. (From www.CountryDancin.com>)

Sunset Grille. 7250 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA. 703-658-0928.
Live music with limited dance area

Supper Club. 240 W 47th Street (Between 8th & Broadway), New York, NY. (212)921-1940. ( SupperClub@aol.com).
Vintage decor, big bands and dancing. Jacket required. House big band at 8pm followed by late night swing at 11:00pm with a top swing bands. Dances:Lindy Swing Latin
Friday: Mambo/Cha-cha lesson 11:00pm; Swing/Lindy dancing until 4:00am ($20 before 11pm, $15 after). Blue Room Lounge (Upstairs) 12:00-4:00am w/ DJ Johnny Oh! spinning Mambo & Cha-Cha.
Saturday: Swing lesson 11:00pm; Swing/Lindy dancing until 4:00am ($20 before 11pm, $15 after).

Swing 46 Jazz & Supper Club. 349 West 46th Street, New York, NY. 212-262-9554. ( swing46@aol.com).
Live jazz and swing music nightly. Free dance lessons by Dance Manhattan Studios at 9pm. Dances:Lindy Swing
Sunday: Special Sundays with Buster Brown Tap Jam Session (5:00pm-8:00pm).
Monday: Swing dancing 10:00pm-1:00am w/ DJ Chops and George Gee's Jump, Jive, & Wailers.
Tuesday: Jump Tuesdays: swing dancing 10:00pm-1:00am to live music.
Wednesday: Swing Wednesdays: dancing 10:00pm-1:00am to live music.
Thursday: Big Band Thursdays: swing dancing 10:00pm-1:00am w/ George Gee Make-Believe Ballroom Orchestra.
Friday: Swing dancing 10:00pm-1:30am to live music.
Saturday: Swing 10:00pm-1:30am to live music.
Info: George Gee

Swing Baltimore. 624 Frederick Rd, Catonsville, MD. 410-377-7410. ( markormsby@hotmail.com).
Founded in 1988, Swing Baltimore is a volunteer, nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation and promotion of swing dance and music. Dances:Lindy Swing
Saturday: Monthly dances at The Catonsville Armory, 130 Mellor Avenue, Catonsville MD. Check Swing Baltimore's schedule for dates.
Directions: Take Baltimore Beltway (695) to Exit 13, Frederick Road. Go West on Frederick Road past the Avalon Studio, the former site of our dances. Continue on Frederick until you reach Mellor Avenue. Turn left onto Mellor. The Catonsville Armory is about 1/2 mile down the road on the right at 130 Mellor Avenue. [from Swing Baltimore's site]

Swingtime Dance Studio. 16452 Bellflower Blvd (LA area), Bellflower, CA. 652-867-2928. ( swing@flash.net).
Dance Studio with classes and dances. Dances:Hustle
Saturday: Hustle dance party with D.J. Cesar Ricuarte (Lesson 7:00-8:00pm; dancing 8:00-1:00am).

Takoma Station Tavern. 6914 Fourth Street, NW, Washington, DC. 202-829-1999 & 202-829-1937.
Jazz club that features top national and local talent. Also Sunday night Reggae with DC's finest Roots and Dancehall bands. Dances:Jazz

Tall Cedars. 2501 Putty Hill Ave., Parkville, MD. (410-583-7337). Dances:Swing
Friday: Swing lessson 8:00-9:00pm; dancing 9:00-12:00am. Check Friday Night Swing Club's schedule for details.
Info: Hepcat@erols.com or 410-583-7337.
Directions: Directions

That's Dancing Ballroom Dance Studio. 8610 Baltimore Washington Blvd., Suite 203, Jessup, MD. 301-776-0085 or 410-792-0091. ( grwhite@erols.com).
Ballroom studio with classes and dances. Dances:Ballroom
Thursday: Ballroom Dance party 9-10:30pm (Every 3rd Thursday)
Friday: Ballroom Dance party 9-12:00pm (Every 2nd & 4th Friday)
Directions: Directions

The Club . 1213 K Street, NW, Washington, DC.
Dancing on weekends Dances:Salsa
Info: 202-863-3994 (Eileen@pop.dn.net)

The Greatest Bar on Earth at Windows on the World. One World Trade Center, 107th floor, New York, NY. 212/524-7000.
Live swing bands most weekends. DJs spin mix of lounge, rhythm and blues, swing and jazz. Dances:Swing

The Other Place (now Coconuts). 1629 Crain Highway, Crofton, MD 21114. . ( (301) 261-3366.).
Now called Coconuts; see entry Dances:Handdance

Towson Armory. 307 Washington Avenue, Towson, MD.
A Friday Night Swing Club venue. Dances:Swing
Friday: Swing lessson 8:00-9:00pm; dancing 9:00-12:00am. Check Friday Night Swing Club's schedule for details.
Info: Hepcat@erols.com
Directions: Directions

Tropix. The McLean Hilton, Tysons Corner, VA. (703) 734-0660.
Hotel Bar with DJ'ed music; Wednesday is Disco, Thursday is Salsa, and Fri/Sat is Top 40 & Club dance music. Dances:Hustle Salsa Freestyle
Wednesday: Hustle music and dancing
Thursday: Salsa/Merengue music and dancing
Friday: Top 40 & Club dance music
Saturday: Top 40 & Club dance music
Directions: 495 to Exit 11B (Rte 123 S) to Right on Tysons Blvd to Right on Galleria Dr to Right on Jones Branch Dr to Right into McLean Hilton.

Trump Marina. Huron Avenue & Brigantine Boulevard, Atlantic City, NJ 08401. 1-800-777-8477.
The Wave dance club has Swing night every Sunday at 8pm. The Shell a music venue. Grand Cayman headline musical acts. Dances:Swing
Sunday: Swing night at The Wave dance club every Sunday at 8pm.
Directions: From Baltimore/Washington DC: I-95 North over to Walt Whitman Bridge, the North South Freeway (Rt. 42) to the Atlantic City Expressway. Then take Exit 9 to Route 30 and follow signs to Brigantine and the Frank S. Farley State Marina.

Twist & Shout. 4800 Auburn Ave, Bethesda, MD. (301) 652-3383.
*** Closed *** Dances:Zydeco Swing Blues

V.F.W. Hall of Washington Township (NJ). 639 Jefferson Ave, Washington Township, NJ. 201-666-8220. Dances:Hustle
Saturday: Monthly hustle dance (see schedule for details; next one is 10/31/98). Hustle class with Diane Nardone 7:00-8:00pm; Hustle social 8:00-12:00pm.
Info: Diane Nardone at 201-666-6224
Directions: Garden State Parkway North to Exit 168; Bear right at end of ramp onto Washington Ave, go to traffic light and make left on Passack Road. Go 2 blocks on right side to Jefferson Ave, and make right turn, go to end of block, VFW hall is on right side. Park in parking lot or on the Street

Vienna Tap & Grill. 146 E. Maple Ave, Vienna, VA. (703) 548-6425 or (703) 255-0800.. Dances:WCS (west coast swing) Hustle Lindy Jitterbug Swing
Sunday: West Coast Swing: Lesson 6:00-8:00 ( Craig Hutchinson); Dancing 8:00-11:00.
Monday: Hustle: Lesson 7:00-8:30 ( Joyce Szili); Dancing 8:30-11:00.
Tuesday: Lindy Hop: Lesson 7:00-8:30 ( Craig Hutchinson); Dancing 8;30-11.
Wednesday: Jitterbug: Lesson 7:00-9:00pm (Donna Barker & Ken Haltenhoff); Dancing 9-11. FFIC: www.erols.com/swing4me/
Info: Craig Hutchinson, The Potomac Swing Dance Club, (703) 698-9811 or crhutch@erols.com.
Directions: From Maryland or Virginia: Take I-495 Beltway to exit 11, Route 123. Drive South 3 miles to Vienna Grille on the right. From DC: Take Route 66 to exit 62, Nutley Street. Drive North to Route 123. Turn right, drive 1/2 miles to Vienna Grille on the left.

Washington Swing Dance Committee, The. 11942 Barrel Cooper Court, Reston, VA 20191. 301/340-9732 (hotline). ( jmanlove@childtrends.org).
Saturday night dances and annual Savoy Swings Again dance camp. Dances:Swing Lindy
Saturday: Two swing dances per night on 1st and 3rd Saturdays at Spanish Ballroom (Glen Echo National Park, MacArthur Blvd and Goldsboro Rd, Glen Echo, MD). Dance #1: 7:00-7:45pm beg swing lesson; dancing 7:45-9:30pm. Dance #2 10:00-12:30am. See schedule for list of bands.
Info: 202/726-3972 (to volunteer)
Directions: http://www.nps.gov/glec/gepmap.htm

Wells Restaurant. 2247 Adam Clayton Powell Blvd/7th Ave (btw 132nd & 133rd St.), New York, NY. 212-234-0700; .
Come for the Harlem Rennaissance Orchestra and stay for the waffles and chicken. Dances:Lindy Swing
Monday: Swing dancing to the Harlem Rennaissance Orchestra.

Whiteys. 2761 Washington Blvd, Arlington, VA. 703-525-9825.
Live music with almost no dance area

Whitlow's on Wilson. 2854 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA. (703) 276-9693.
Live music venue; entertainment and food Dances:Zydeco Swing
Directions: Wilson Blvd. and Fillmore St. Two blocks east on Wilson Blvd. from the Clarendon station

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts & The Barns at Wolf Trap. 1624 Trap Road, Vienna, VA. General information: (703) 255-1860; Ticket information: (703)218-6500.
Concerts with some dances at the Barns Dances:Zydeco Swing

Women's Club of Chevy Chase. Dunlop Street & Conneticut Ave., Chevy Chase, MD.
Venue for some dances Dances:WCS (west coast swing)

Zones. 918 E St, NW, Washington, DC. 703-242-DOIT. ( ZonesDC@aol.com).
Friday nights only club with five themed rooms of music. Dances:Lindy Swing Salsa Freestyle
Friday: Swing/Salsa/Freestyle dancing from 9:00-2:30am. Occassional live bands. Swing and salsa lessons.

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