FUTURE DANCE AND MUSIC EVENTS (not all are listed, mark your calendar!)


Dance Competitions:  see www.USADance.org



02 - VARIETY DANCE PARTY 1-5pm at Shakopee Ballroom, 2400 4th Av E, by Randy & Lynette Mahowald/Shake a Leg Dance;  Night Club 2-Step lesson 1:15 –1:45pm included in $15 admission!

02 - PROJECT DANCE by USADance-MN.org :  Byron Johnson teaches Salsa at Duende in St Louis Park 1:30-2:30; practice until 3pm.Tentative dates: Oct.2, 9, 16, 23. $5-$10.

02 - BALLROOM MUSIC Dance at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls., Lois Donnay DJ, Keri Simonson teaching Bachata I

02 - The Percolators at Edinborough Indoor Park, Edina, 6-7 pm

03 - DANCE PARTY, HAVE DINNER, at the Chart House with Courtney Burton & Beasley’s Big Band, 7-9PM,

11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044

06 - DEADLINE to reserve for dinner/ dance on Oct. 15 by U of MN Faculty Dance Club

07 - “Oktoberfest” Dance Showcase! at The Croix ,5pm Buffet opens, (dinner is included), cash bar, 6pm Performances begin, $50 ticket includes dinner, (get $10 off by Sept. 23)

07 - BALLROOM DANCCE at Woman's Club, Mpls : also Nov. 4, Dec, 16, Jan. 6, Feb. 3, Mar. 31, May 12; see   www.SuburbanWinterset.com Ernie & Jo Frankovich,952-894-1424.

07 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by www.TCRebels.com at Duende, masks now optional; vax card still required; Free lesson 8pm by Christine Barneson, dance: 8:30-11 p.m., DJ : Kunal

08 - BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTY by www.CafeBailar.com at DanceWithDuende.com, St. Louis Pk. , 730 lesson,, 830-11 dance. 

08- DEADLINE to reserve for BALLROOM DANCE & DINNER Oct. 15 by U of MN Faculty Dance Club, open to all, $120 couple, no membership fee, see https://sites.google.com/site/facultydanceclub/  ;  daveyarusso@gmail.com

08 -DEADLINE to reserve for  BALLROOM DANCE on Dec. 16.  See www.SuburbanWinterset.com Ernie & Jo 952-894-1424

08 - ARG. TANGO PRACTICA - 11am - Rebecca Abas teaches

08 - ARG. TANGO MILONGA by TSoM at FourSeasonsDnce.com 730-1030p

08 - 12:30-3:45  Mark Ross, 4:30-6:45 Run Lucy Run, 730-11p Jack Knife & Sharps at WickedWort.com, Robbbinsdale

08 - Everett Smithson Band (variety dance music of the Mississippi),  3-6pm at LuceLineOrchard.com, Watertown, MN

09 - DANCERS' CRUISE on St. Croix River, leaving Stillwater 1:30-3:30, board at 12:45, brunch, a small dance space, see StillwaterRiverBooats.com, order ticket, use code "Rick." 651- 430-1234, host Rick Meinecke

09 - VARIETY DANCE PARTY with Everett Smithson Band, 2-5pm, at Dave & Linda Beckman's, 8239 Long Lake Rd., Moundsview, ballroom 30X15?, potluck treats, $15

14 - SWING & FOXTROT to Classic Big Band at Bloomington Event Ctr., 7-10p, free lesson 6:15

14 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY at B-Dale Club, 2100 Dale St., Roseville, by www.mwcsdc.com, beg.lesson 7:30pm & Interm. lesson 8pm, dancing  8:30p 12a, no partner necessary every 2nd Fri.

15 -BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTY by USADance-Minnesota.org at The Croix, Troy Lerum teaches Hustle lesson 7pm. Dance 8-11pm. Theme: Wear a costume to have your name entered for a free dance pass.

15 - BALLROOM DANCE & DINNER by U of MN Faculty Dance Club, open to all, $120 couple, no membership fee, 


15 - The Percolators at  Chanhassen Legion, 9p-12a

15 - Just Us Band ( classic rock, country, current hits) 3- 6pm) at LuceLineOrchard.com

16 - MN MADNESS -receive written comments from  panel of experts to help your dancing! also fun dance games; check out the TAB scottadance.com or MINNESOTA MADNESS on Facebook.com 

16 - BALLROOM MUSIC Dance at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls.,Paula Lammers & Silver Linings, Keri Simonson teaching Bachata II

​18 - WALTZ  CLASS by Paul Stachour at Normandale Hylands UMC, Bloomington. 10am classes (Oct 18, 25, Nov 1, 15), $25.  PStachour@acm.org or 952-884-5977

20 - SWING NIGHT at Minneapolis Cider Co with Beasley's Big Band and Courtney Burton; dance lessons at 6:15, music 7-10 PM, no dancing experience necessary!, $10, 701 SE 9th St, Mpls.

21 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by www.TCRebels.com at Duende

21 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles Club, Mpls., 730p

22 - BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTY by www.CafeBailar.com at DanceWithDuende.com, St. Louis Pk., 730 lesson, 830-11 dance. 

26 - Halloween Country Night!7pm Country 2-Step Lesson w/Troy, $10 8-10:30pm Country variety Dance w/DJ Troy, $15, Costume  Prizes! Categories: Funniest, Most Creative, Best Couple, & Best Group

27 - DEADLINE to reserve for  BALLROOM DANCE on Nov. 4.  See www.SuburbanWinterset.com Ernie & Jo 952-894-1424

28 - CANCELED:  BALLROOM PARTY by USADance-MN.org, every 4th Fri. at Tapestry

28 - HALLOWEEN PARTY at AwakenedDance.com, Anoka 

28 - The Percolators at Crystal VFW, 7:00-11:00 pm

29 - HALLOWEEN DANCE PARTY 7:30-10:30pm Ballroom Dancing to 10-piece Blue Eyes Band and 2 Singers- Monroe Wright III & Debbie O’Keefe; variety old vavorites, Costume  Prizes! categories: Funniest, Most Creative, Best Couple, & Best Group
$25 admission: Cash (or $30 with credit card)

29 - MASQUERADE BALL by TCRebels.com

29 - U of MN BALLROOM BLAST, 2017 Buford , St. Paul, facebook.com/ballroomblast and www.mnballroomblast.com

29 - band at No. St. Paul Legion

30 - FLASHMOB at Mall of America , East Rotunda, 1:50?

30 - BALLROOM DANCE PERFORMANCE by USADance-Minnesota.org at Mall of America East Rotunda, 2-3PM

30- AWAKENEDDANCE.COM performance team dances at M.O.A, 2 

30 - BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTYJerry O' Hagan Combo at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls. 7-9:30; 6pm Keri Simonson teaching Bachata IV; wear costumes


04 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by www.TCRebels.com at Duende

04 - ARG. TANGO MILONGA with Community Tango Ensemble performing

04 - Suburban-Winterset dance at Woman's Club, Mpls : see www.SuburbanWinterset.com

11- SWING & FOXTROT to Classic Big Band at Bloomington Event Ctr., 7-10p, free lesson 6:15

16 - SWING DANCE PARTY at FatPantsBrewing, 8335 Crystal View Rd., Ed. Pr., by www.TCSwing.com, 6:30p lesson, 7-9p dancing to DJ Terry's music

18 - Execs Big Band 8-11p at Bloomington Event Ctr., $10

18 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by www.TCRebels.com at Duende

20 - Café Accordion Orchestra,TheCedar.org Mpls, fast waltz, swing, rumba, cumbia, 3pm

23 - band at No. St. Paul Legion


25 - BIG DANCE-A -PALOOZA  by Scott Anderson at ShakopeeBallroom.com, 7-11p


02 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by www.TCRebels.com at Duende

03 - BALLROOM SHOWCASE at CostaRicaBallroom, Hopkins only for its own students, 6pm

06 - Express Band at Richfield VFW7pm

16 - Suburban-Winterset dance at Woman's Club, Mpls. 

16 - SWING & FOXTROT to Classic Big Band at Bloomington Event Ctr., 7-10p, free lesson 6:15

16 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by www.TCRebels.com at Duende 



29 - DEADLINE to reserve for  BALLROOM DANCE on Jan.6.  See www.SuburbanWinterset.com Ernie & Jo 952-894-1424


31 - Fabulous Armadillos at MedinaEntertainment.com, W. of Mpls. on Hwy.55

31 - band at No. St. Paul Legion





06 - BALLROOM DANCE by SuburbanWinterset.com at Woman's Club, Mpls.

06 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by www.TCRebels.com at Duende 

07 - BALLROOM SHOWCASE by www.AwakenedDance.com at Great Hall in  St. Joseph's Church..., 171 Elm Str., Lino Lakes MN 

26 - DEADLINE to reserve for  BALLROOM DANCE on Feb. 3.  See www.SuburbanWinterset.com Ernie & Jo 952-894-1424

26-29 - SAN MIGUEL ARG. TANGO FEST switched to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico - https://pvtangofestival.com/ 

Trip to CUBA - 1 week, dancing, sightseeing, see AwakenedDance.com, get on e-mail list


03 - BALLROOM DANCE by SuburbanWinterset.com  at Woman's Club, Mpls.

12 - Starlite Classic by Afonkins and Andersons, www.Scottadance.com

20-27 -  TRIP TO MEXICO - Playa del Carmen! pros Tricia Schwietz. Troy Lerum, Austen Nepp going. Details at www.DanceAndEntertainment.com

23 -  DEADLINE to reserve for  BALLROOM DANCE on Mar. 31.  See www.SuburbanWinterset.com Ernie & Jo 952-894-1424


4&5 - U of MN DANCE FEST at Union Depot in St. Paul

31 - BALLROOM DANCE by wwwSuburbanWinterset.com at Woman's Club, Mpls.


?? - VIENNESE BALL at U of WI - Eau Claire; contact Melanie Brook Weiss - WEISSBM@uwec.edu

​​?? SWING DANCE at St. Mark's 1950 Marshall Av., St. Paul, ask Randall Myster at rwmyster@yahoo.com

RESERVE tickets for TCSummer Jam concerts at Canterbury Downs

30 - TEA DANCE/ BRUNCH 11:30a-4p by www.USADANCE-Minnesota.org at Lafayette Club on Lk. Mtka.


04 -  DEADLINE to reserve for  BALLROOM DANCE on May 12.  See www.SuburbanWinterset.com Ernie & Jo 952-894-1424

12 - BALLROOM DANCE by  www.SuburbanWinterset.com at Woman's Club, Mpls., last of seaso



13-16 Twin Cities Open.com Dance Comp in Mpls. 


- http://applevalleychamber.chambermaster.com/events, Kelly Pk., 6855 Fortino St.

- Blmgtn. Normandale Lk.:  7-930p  cement, bring chair, food trucks 6:30p, bloomingtonmn.gov/pr/arts-parks

- Brooklyn Ctr.:  7pm at  Amphitheatre, 6301 Shingle Creek Pkwy., bring a chair

www.brooklynpark.org/concerts-at-the-farm/  and https://www.facebook.com/BPRecreationandParks/music

- Chanhassen: 6:30-8p at City Ctr. Plaza,www.chanhassenmn.gov/departments/park-recreation/community-events/summer-concert-

- Chaska:  in Fireman's Pk., www.chaksamn.gov/calendar

- /www.coonrapidsmn.gov/1309/Summer-Concert-Series

- www.edenprairie.org/community/events-calendar

-  Edina: Centennial Lk., 7499 France, E. side of parking ramp, cement, www.edinamn.gov/, 952-833-9580

- www.excelsiorconcerts.com/

- www.cityofforestlake.com/192/Arts-in-the-Park- www.goldenvalleymn.gov/454/Concerts-In-The-Park

-  www.hopkinsartscenter.com - HOpline Downtown Pk on 9th Av.


- Richfield: 6:30p  at Vet. Mem. Pk.,636 E. 66th St.,ww.richfieldmn.gov/departments/parks_and_recreation/facilities/band_shell 

- Rochester, MN:  rochestermn.gov for downtown music

- www.cityofroseville.com/

- Shakopee: /visitshakopee.org/rhythm-on-the-rails/ ; https://visitshakopee.org/events/huber-park-performance-and-event-series

; www.stlouispark.org/our-city/summer-concerts

​- www.shoreviewmn.gov/our-city/calendar

- www.stpaul.gov/departments/parks-and-recreation/activities-events/summer-activities-events/music-parks- 

- www.woodburylakes.com/social


PINE CITY, MN:  www.pinecountyfair.com/live-entertainment/   and PineCityRodeo.org

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once a month at

Brooklyn Pk. Comm. Ctr. 

dance space??

must pre-register and pay by 

 one week prior 763-493-8333 or  www.brooklynpark.org/registration

dance lessons & dance/ music events

research your own city's

comm. educ. website



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