FRI., SEP. 30 - a 5th Fri.

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BALLROOM/ VARIETY MUSIC DANCE PARTY by  pro Scott Anderson at in B’ville Ctr., next to Applebee’s, 730-930p


BALLROOM MUSIC PARTY at, St Paul, 8pm beg. class $15, 9-10pm dancing $15 (free for members); pre-register, 651-641-0777 (pros Kate & Gordon Bratt)

BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTY by (Jennelle) at studio, 440 Bunker Lk. Blvd, Anoka, 8-10pm, $15, (7pm  lesson $15), 651-357-2060

DINNER & BALLROOM DANCE PARTY for those who reserved by Social Dance Club with Jerry O'Hagan Orchestra at Woodhill Country Club,


WEST COAST SWING - occasional Fridays; see;

MPLS. AREA  WC & EC SWING  MUSIC to research:

Eagles Club:  rock bands,

- Birch's:  acoustic guitar music, 8-11pm every Fri. in Lounge,

- Bloomington VFW:   7-11p every Fri., www.bloomingtonvfw/  or

- Crystal VFW(763) 537-9914,

- Driftwood:  every Fri. no official dance space?. call 612-354-3402; 4415 Nicollet S

-    7-10p, every Fri., dance space, 8335 Crystal View Rd, Eden Prairie

- Fridley Legion:  (763) 784-9824,  7365 Central Av.N.E.

Hook & Ladder: Seo. 30 - PARTY- 6TH  ANNIV. 4pm open, 5-7p free BBQ food, 7pm ice cream,$10 donation; 7pm concert  in big tent, small dance space, 

Hopkins Amer. Legion:  952-933-1881, no info. at

- Hopkins VFW:  952-938-9916,

-  2528 Nicollet Av.S., dance space upstairs?

- InnKahoots in Hamel / Plymouth:  930p-130a every Fri.,

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

- Mainstreet Bar in Hopkins:  830p-1230a,; patio open​

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

- Neisen's in Savage:  every Fri.,dance space,

Route 47 Bar in Fridley:  8pm, //

- Savage Legion: 730-1130p, 12375 Princeton S.,

- SchoonerTavern:  (612) 729-4365, 8-1130p every Fri., 2901 27th Av S.,

-   6m, 3700 Chaska Blvd, Chaska,  dance space?

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

- Tuttle's in Hopkins: Sep. 30 - Shipwreckif nice out 7pm on patio, or 8pm inside,; good food

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

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

- 730-11p. on Broadway, Robbinsdale, patio or inside, find dance space  

- check at  or "Events"

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

- music starts later in Sept., dance floor, 651.331.0929

- //City House,  258 Mill Street, St. Paul, 6-8pm

- MMC every Fri.,

- KJ's: 408 St. Peter St., dance space?, 

- Midas Touch, 730-1130p

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

-,on Univ. Av. E. side of Snelling, has dance floor, 651-645-8472.

Mike's Tav:  472 Snelling Av S, dance space?,

- Mudd Room in Mendota:  7:30-10:30p every space;

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

- Roseville: every 2nd Fri., 700 Co. Rd C, 7-10:30p,  651-483-3535

Roseville VFW: 1145 Woodhll Dr.,, 651-483-5313

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

- Stillwater: 8p-12a  at J.D. Pappy's patio, 422 Mulberry St. E.

- Stillwater:, 225 Main St. 

- Taylors Falls:    6-9pm outdoors at thru Oct.29

- Volstead House in Eagan:

- Stillwater:  at Tilted Tiki, 324 Main St.

- Daddy Squeeze & Elizabeth3:30-5:15p

- Willow River Saloon in Hudson, WI:  - Others:; Bogart's in Apple Valley;; JX Event Venue: 123 2nd St N , Stillwater; Roseville

SALSA & BACHATA SOCIAL Sep. 30, 8-11:30p at, St. Louis Pk.,7pm salsa lesson, $10 online or at door

BACHATA  CLASS & SALSA / BACHATA  PARTY 1st, 3rd, 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., party once a month, 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:  last Fri of mo., 3022 Hennepin Av., Mpls., confirm at

-  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.,

-  La Doña:  241 Fremont Av N, Mpls.,

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


​COUNTRY MUSIC occasionally, so research:

- 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" Friday 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 school comm. ed. programs 

DAYTIME DANCING FOR SENIORS to confirm: :, Mpls.1st & 3rd Fri.,930-10:30am, in big studio

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

- -  usually 3rd Fri. of mo.,1-4pm

- East Bethel Comm. Ctr.:  1st Fri. of mo., 1-4pm

- Ham Lk. Sr. Ctr.: 2nd Fri.

- Roseville Rosetown Legion: 2nd Fri.,  7-10:30 p.m.,700 County Rd C,$10

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


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

PRIOR LAKE, MN choices:  1.  MN Horse & Hunt Club,7:30 PM dance space??,;  2. Prior Lake VFW,  3. Mystic Lake Club M stage


SHAKOPEE, MN: at Shakopee Bowl,


HARRIS, MN: 5:30-8p at, concrete floor. big tent, buy pizza/ salad/ wine

HUDSON, WI: every Fri. 

1.  Ziggy's:  Tim Grady (piano), 5-9p ; Band 9p-1a, 302 2nd St, dance space?,

2.  Willow River Saloon/Carbone's:  Band, 8:30p every space, 

3.  Big Guys BBQ Roadhouse:   9-11:30p, 1237 WI-35


LAKEVILLE, MN:   1. at Red Fox Tavern; 2.  6-9pm at,  11287 Klamath Trail

WACONIA, MN:  JAZZ  5-9pm every Fri. at on Patio Bistro thru Oct., $5, best to reserve


ST. CLOUD, MN: 1. StudioJeff owned by Lucille Bates; can be rented; Jeff 320-266-4137;  2.  in Whitney Park, 1529 Northway Dr.

TAYLOR FALLS, MN:  6-9pm  at

BEMIDJI, MN: every Fri. at Eagles Club  #351, 1270 Neilson Av., 218-751-9985, 7:30-11:30 p.m. {not on Xmas Eve)

ROCHESTER, MN:, Tango Society (,  and Dahl's

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

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