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FRI., JUNE 2 (a 1st Fri.) 

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DEADLINE to reserve for Stardust Dance Club event on June 9


- East Bethel Comm. Ctr.:  1st Fri. of mo., 1-4pm, Mpls.1st & 3rd Fri.,930-10:30am

- Ham Lk. Sr. Ctr.: 2nd Fri.

- Forest Lake Amer. Legion: 3rd Fri., old-tyme music 1-4pm,, 651-464-2600

- - ??


- Rice Park, St. Paul:  Salsa Del Soul Band 8-10p, salsa lesson 7pm by René ; also DJ William Pupo,  concrete, bring chair,


- Lake Harriet Bandshell: Lloyd’s (5-piece,Pop Rock Indy),7:30p, concrete floor, benches in sun, concessions

- Loring Park.:  The Percolators (60’s music) 7pm in 1700 Henn. Av. , Downtown Mpls., bring chair

- Minnehaha Falls Pk.: BATO BATO! Breck School’s Marimba Band, 7pm

- Eden Prairie:  later in June


BALLROOM MUSIC PARTY at, St Paul, 9-10pm, $15, 8pm classes for $15, 651-641-0777, (pros Kate & Gordon Bratt).

BALLROOM/ VARIETY DANCE PARTY at (pro Jennelle) at Rising Phoenix Dance Ctr., 440 Bunker Lk. Blvd,  Anoka, 8-10pm, $15, (7pm lesson $15), 651-357-2060.


PRACTICE ROUNDS at new, 76 Nathan Ln.N., Plymouth, 6:30-8:30p, (763) 496-5553,

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES  - see list on MONDAY and STUDIO pages here.

ARGENTINE TANGO -, Tango Society of MN..


WEST COAST SWING PARTY by, 8pm free lesson; 830-11p Dance, DJ Don Roll at Duende, 5808R W 36th St, St Louis Park, park & enter in rear off Yosemite Av

WEST COAST SWING - occasional Fridays; see;;  and also check on for these clubs.

MPLS. AREA  WC & EC SWING  / RUMBA MUSIC to research:-

- Birch's:   acoustic guitar music In  the Bar / Lounge, 8-11pm every Fri.,

- BloomingtonEagles#3208: on

- Bloomington VFW: ?? 730-1130p,  952- 854-1296, 


-  7-11p, 763-537-9914, 5222 Bass Lk. Rd.

Eagles Club, Mpls.: June 2 Hot Toddies Band 7–10:30pm  in large hall;  rock bands 8p-12 in small hall,

- in Eden Prairie:  

- Hook & Ladder:  dance space in tent,

- Hopkins Amer. Legion:   on 12th St.

- 100 Shady Oak Rd. S. Of Hwy. 7

- Icehouse:  dance space?, 2528 Nicollet

- Inn Kahoots in Plymouth/ Hamel:  ,930-130 every Fri.,

- Lookout in MapleGrove:  every Fri. 9p-1a,  dance space? reserve?,763.424.4365,

Lord Fletcher's on Lake Mtka.: dance space if outdoors, at 3746 Sunset Dr, Spring Park

- Mainstreet Bar in Hopkins: 830p-1230a,

- MedinaBallroom:  usually a rock concert,

- Narrows in Navarre:  730-10p, dance space for 1 or 2 couples,

- Neisen's in Savage: 830p-12a, every Fri., dance space, 4851 123rd St.,

-​ Osseo Legion/ Maple Grove: 7-11p, 260 - 4th Ave SE

- Richfield VFW:  6715 Lakeshore Dr.,

Route 47 Bar in Fridley:  8pm, //

Savage Amer. Legion:  at Savage Amer. Legion, 7pm, 12375 Princeton Av.

-  Thunderheads; 8-1130p every Fri., 2901 27th Av S., lit parking lot

-   3700 Chaska Blvd, Chaska,  dance space?

- Serum's in Anoka:  9pm, 213 Jackson St.

- Tuttle's in Hopkins:  7:30p, patio open,  ; good food. 

Umbra: 7-10p every Fri., dance space?,708 Third St. S., Mpls.,expensive food,

- Utepils Brewery, 225 Thomas Av N #700, Mpls.

- Wicked Wart:  730-11p,

- Bogart’s:  

- check at  or "Events"

ST. PAUL AREA:  WC & EC SWING  MUSIC to research:

- 6-9:30p,  651-3331-0929, 1638 Rice St.,  big  dance floor

- Half Time Rec: every Fri., details at  651-488-8245

- Forster’s: acoustic music on patio in summer,

- KJ's:  9:30pm, 408 St. Peter St., dance space  

- usually Midas Touch, 7:30-10:30p, dance floor 18X6

- Manitou Grill: 2171 4th S,  White Bear Lk., dance space?

-  5:30; then 7:30-9:30385 Broadway, has a  dance floor .

Mike's Tavern;  dance space?,

- MMC:  8-11p every Fri., dance space 18X8,

- in Mendota Hts.: 730-1030p

- Rosemount Amer. Legion: 

- Roseville Legion:, 700 Co. Rd C,  651-483-3535

Roseville VFW: 651-483-5313,

- Sak's Sports Bar:    1460 Co. Rd. E, Vadnais Heights, dance space?

- Shorewood Comm. Ctr. 5735 Country Club Rd

- Stillwater:  1.; 2. Tilted Tiki; 3. J.D. Pappy's??; 4. JX Event Venue

- Volstead House in Eagan:


- Willow Saloon in Hudson, WI:

- Others:; Bogart's in Apple Valley;;                         City House in summer/

BACHATA  CLASS & SALSA / BACHATA  PARTY ( 1st, 3rd, maybe 5th Fri. ) at

Studio 9:30pm-12:30a; register with

SALSA-BACHATA-LATIN DANCING (to research - please help with this!):

-  Duende Studio in St. Louis Pk., May 26, see above, check at

-  Conga Bistro: DJ Foncy, 501 E. Hennepin, Mpls., cement floor,, 612-331-3360,, party by Keri or class by Don Deboer, 612-342-0902

-  Granada Theater: 3022 Hennepin Av., Mpls., confirm at

-  La Doña Cerveceria,  241 Fremont Ave N, Mpls., map:

-  LosAndes Bistro, 607 W Lake St.,Mpls ,612- 825-1700


-, 2305 37th Place N.E., Mpls.

-  Salsa Rueda Passion: 2285 University Av. W., St. Paul

-  DanceLoveStudio: 2601 2nd Av S,Mpls.,

-  Bands: Salsa Del Soul, Salsabrosa, Charanga Tropical, Malamanya, Tropical Zone, K-Libre, DJOne,


​COUNTRY MUSIC occasionally, so research: 

-  763-537-9914, 5222 Bass Lk. Rd. on Broadway, Robbinsdale, find dance space

- Bloomington Eagles Club #3208:, 952-854-3044

- Lookout in MapleGrove:   reserve?,763.424.4365,

Eagles Club, Mpls.:

- Tuttle's in Hopkins:  7:30,  Shady Oak Rd.,  ; good food

- Coon Rapids VFW:

- Maxx Bar:  930pm,17646 Central Av. N.E., Ham Lake

- Inn Kahoots in Hamel:

- Blaine VFW:  free juke box music 9pm-close, 1374 109th Av.N.E., 763-757-4540

Savage Amer. Legion:

- Others: Whiskey Park; Billy's in Rockford; Jersey's in Inv. Gr. Hts; Arizona in Shakopee; Biff's in Fridley

CUBAN DANCE CLASS by Rene Thompson, Mpls. 612-578-2110,

​DANCE PARTIES in Ramsey, or Robbinsdale, other places; also game/movie nights, Bible studies, etc.,,

BELLY DANCE SHOWS at Mediterranean Cruise Cafe, reserve,

IRISH LIVE MUSIC to research:

- 8pm, 2162 University Av., St. Paul    

- Celtic Junction:

​- Charlie's in Water St. Inn, 101 Water St. Stillwater, 630-1030p

-;,, 612-296-0746

INTL. FOLK  DANCING - 7pm, see, Mpls.

ZUMBA with Cathy Molinett - go to 

​​LIVE ROCK MUSIC in BARS & NIGHTCLUBS is on VENUES page, section 3 of this website and in "StarTribune" Wednesday Variety section (e.g. Mainstreet Bar in Hopkins, First Av.Club, Turf Club, Maxx Bar)

POLKA  - check at Amer. Legion in St. Paul, 651-735-5613

​DANISH DANCING at Danish-Amer. Ctr., So. Mpls.,, 612-729-3800

DANCE PARTY for Adults With Disabilities -  see your school district’s comm. educ. programs 

MORE EVENTS:  see   and and  "StarTribune" Wednesday Variety section

MUSIC outside of Twin Cities, see VENUES page, regional section; examples -.

ANOKA, MN:  at Amer. Legion,,  763-421-0883

BUFFALO, MN:    Huikko’s Bowling Alley & Cafe, 7pm

???TENTATIVE - OUTDOOR VARIETY DANCE PARTY on proTom Larson’s Backyard Dance Floors, 634 W Neal Av.N., W. Lakeland, MN (N.E. Of St. Paul), parking - look for green sign, professional pest control;  $15 for 7:30 lesson & 8:30-10:30 dancing; $15 extra for a private floor.Optional: bring chair, snacks, beverages; 612-371-0300

LAKEVILLE, MN:  6-9pm, reserve,

OTSEGO, MN:   7-10pm on patio (bad weather then 8-11pm in bar) at RockwoodsBar&Grill,

PRIOR LAKE, MN choices:  1.  6-9pm  at MN Horse & Hunt Club, dance space??, 2. Prior Lake VFW,  3. Mystic Lake Club M stage


HAM LAKE, MN:  9:30p,

HUDSON, WI:. Ziggy's:

ROCHESTER, MN: 1., 2. Tango Society (, 3. Dahl's

SIOUX FALLS, SD:  ??  2nd Fri. BALLROOM DANCE PARTY, 730-1030p, 645p lesson, at El Riad, 510 S. Phillips Av.,  dressy attire, $14/ $7;,

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