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


Dance Competitions:  see www.USADance.org


OUTDOOR MUSIC soon at City House, 258 Mill St.,St. Paul on the banks of the Mississippi, roofed, https://cityhousemn.com/

and in many city parks and on bar patios



26 - Ali & Joe at ShakopeeBowl.com, 6-9pm

27- Start of Memorial Day Weekend

27-3 CLOSED - AwakenedDance.com

27 - BALLROOM DANCE PARTY at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls., 8-11p USADance-MN music, 7p-Caroline teaches WC Swing III, .

27 - Graydon & The Petersons Latin Music at DancersStudio.com,free members,8pm class (beg. bronze) and 9-10pm practice party ($15 for visitors/event; aka $30 for class & party).Preregister.

27 -  WEST COAST SWING at B-Dale Club, 2100 N. Dale St., Roseville  7:30pm beg. lesson, 8pm interm. lesson by Amy Hanson, 

8:30pm12  DJ music; show vax cardwww.mwcsdc.com

27 -OTSEGO, MN: Ali & Joe at Rockwoods Bar, 7-10p

27 - Salsa Del Soul at Granada Theater, www.eventbrite.com/.../salsa-del-soul-latin-dance,  DJ Sonido, Salsa lesson with Pro Cuban Instructor Yeniel Chini Perez, open8:30, $15

27-29 - RIVERDANCE SHOW 8pm (& 3pm) at Mystic Lake Showroom, Prior Lk.,mysticlake.com - Password: IRISH

28 - CHACARERA FOLKDANCE CLASS 2 - 3:30pm at Carleton Lofts, 2285 University Av. W., St. Paul,$20, miriam.ziven@gmail.com

28 - BALLROOM DANCE PARTY by www.CafeBailar.com at Duende, St. Louis Pk.

28 - PERFORMANCE by our DanceAndEntertainment.com, 5:30-6p & 7:15-7:45p for the "Kick Off to Summer" event at MN State Fairgrounds on the stage near the Colosseum; ask Tricia for ticket or see  www.mnstatefair.org/kickoff-to-summer/

28 - The Fabulous Delcounts with The Bird Dogs at Richfield VFW Fred Babcock Post 5555, 7pm

28 - Elephant In The Room - Blmgtn. VFW Post 1296, https://www.facebook.com/bloomingtonvfw

28 - BAND “The Authorities” 7-11pm at Roseville VFW 1145 Woodhill Dr.

28 - TAP DANCING by Keane Sense of Rhythm , 12 – 5pm, at Como Pavilion

29 - WACONIA, MN: Ali & Joe at Sovereign Estate Winery, 1-5PM, 9950 North Shore Road, Waconia, MN

29 - Trevor McSpadden and Mary Cutrufello Band 7-  8:30 PM at Como Pavilion


30 - Roseville Amer. Legion: Greazy Gravy Band,  3-7pm, 700 Co. Rd. C,, https://rosetownlegion.com/

30 - MN State Band 5- 6PM at Como Pavilion

31 - ​South Washington County Comm. Band at Como Pavilion

31 - Lawn Concert and Street Dance with Swingin' On A Star Band,7 – 9pm, 1386 Grantham St., St Paul (Rain date: 6/1), No cover: tips, bring chairs, snacks and beverages. Fresh baked cookies will be served.

Good For Gary Band:

Friday 6-10 : Shakopee Bowl

Saturday 6-11 : Albertville Friendly City Days

Wednesday 6-15: Rockwoods in Otsego

Friday 6-17 : Greene River Days in Greene, IA

Saturday 6-18 : Steamboat Days in Winona, MN

Thursday 6-23 : Lord Fletchers

Saturday 6-25 : Blaine Festival at Aquatore Park


01 - SHAKOPEE, MN:  Ali & Joe at ​Stonebrooke Golf Club, 2693 Townline Av., 6-9pm

03 - DEADLINE to reserve for couples' dinner/dance June10 by Stardust Club at The Croix, 5880 Omaha Av. N., 612 -747 6015

03-  Emerson Ave. Band (pop, soul, funk,disco, rock) at Lake Harriet Bandshell, Mpls.7:30-9 PM

03 - Ali & Joe at Sak's 7-10pm, Sak's Sports Bar, 1460 Co. Rd. E, Vadnais Heights

3-6 - ARG. TANGO in France - http://cricoutango.net/en/encuentrito-roquebrune-2021

04 - ARGENTINE TANGO PRIVATE LESSONS by Fred & Gretel in MPls. see www.bluemoonballroom.com 

04 - SWING & LINDY HOP PARTY by www.TCSwing.com at 301 Main St. N.E., Mpls. east side of river

04- LA DANZA BBQ & BARN DANCE at The Fields of St Croix Barn (addl. fee required).6-10p, recorded music, casual, all welcome, ladanzastillwater@hotmail.com, Facebook.com/LaDanzaDanceClub/Events, 651-238-763

04 - Swingin' On A Star 8:30p – 12a, Ukrainian Center, 301 Main St NE, Mpls, lesson 7:30p, $15/$12 

04 - Good For Gary Band at PD Pappy's in Stillwater

05 - BALLROOM DANCE PARTY at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls.,7-9:30p DJ Jennelle & 6pm teaching Cha-cha I

05 -  Bluedog at Cent. Lakes gazebo, 7pm,music thru Aug. 28

06 -  Brooklyn Comm. Band at Cent Lakes gazebo, 7pm, music thru Aug. 29

06 - DANCE FOR LIFE starts: build physical strength and stamina, Improve balance and flexibility, expand social connections, increase cognitive focus and reduce stress, Mon. and Wed. evenings at Southdale and Midway YMCA

08 - Lee Engele and Friends at Cent. Lakes gazebo, 7pm, music thru Aug. 31

09 - Rubber Soul at Blmgtn. Normandale Pk., 6:30–9:30 p.m

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

10 - STARDUST CLUB Couples' Party for those who reserved at The Croix, 5880 Omaha Av. N., W. of Stillwater, 6pm,  612 747 6015

11 - DANCE PARTY & SHOWCASE  at The Croix  www.DAnceAndEntertainment.com, 4-10:30p

11 - SWING  HANGAR DANCE PARTY with Roseville Big Band, ​Fleming Field, 310 Airport Rd, Hangar 3, ​So. St. Paul,  lesson 7pm, dancing 8p-12a, $20, food trucks, WWII Clothing Contest, tickets at www.cafmn.org/dances.html

11&12 -LATIN DANCE WEEKENDER by ELDC in Mpls. at www.FourSeasonsDance.com; SALSA Socials & Show, ​https://www.facebook.com/EvolucionLatinaMpls.

14 - Swingin' on a Star Band 6:30 – 8:30, Forest Lake Lakeside Memorial Park, 95 E Broadway Av., food booths, art displays, feel free to bring your own chairs, snacks and beverages

15 -Swingin' On A Star Band  7:45 – 11:45, benefit for people of Ukraine. Gus Lindquist on trumpet. Steve Clarke and  Working Stiffs (9:15) and Bad Companions (10:45); lesson by Terry and Cindy Gardner, 7pm at  Ukrainian Center,301 Main St NE, Mpls., $25.

16 - BALLROOM DANCE SHOWCASE by DancersStudio.com, St. Paul, 6-10pm, with red carpet, student and pro performances, light snacks/ beverages, social dancing, surprises.Get, tickets in advance,

18 - BALLROOM SHOWCASE at DancersStudio.com, St. Paul, Snelling Av., $20


19 - BALLROOM DANCE PARTY at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls.,7-9:30p Paula Lammers & Silver Linings, 6pm Monica teaches Cha-Cha II

24 - BALLROOM DANCE PARTY at TapestryFolkdance.org, 8-11p USADance-MN music, 7pm Monica teaches Cha-Cha III

27 - The Percolators at Brookview Park, Golden Valley, 7:00-8:30 pm



7-10 TWIN CITIES OPEN Dancesport Competition at Hyatt Regency, Mpls.

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

08 - PRIOR LK., MN: LAKEFRONT ROCK MUSIC FEST outdoors-www.lakefrontmusicfest.com/

09 - PRIOR LK., MN: LAKEFRONT COUNTRY MUSIC FEST outdoors with Toby Keith - www.lakefrontmusicfest.com/

09 -  No Limits The B-Sides Band at Bloomington VFW, 7pm

11 - The Percolators at Lake Harriet Bandshell, Minneapolis, 7:30-9:00

13 - Paul Holland Blues Band at Blmgtn. Normandale Pk. 5-8pm

16 - Westwind Big Band 12pm at Maple Grove Days, 7991 Main St.

20 - 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

20 - ARG. TANGO at Northrup Plaza, at U of MN, 121pm

28 - Everett Smithson Band at Blmgtn. Normandale Pk. 5–8 p.m.

29 - 90's DANCE PARTY in big tent at www.thehookmpls.com

Dances at Tapestry:

July 3 - Caroline Olson DJ and teaching Rumba I

July 17 - Blue Eyes Band, Caroline Olson teaching Rumba II

July 22 - USA dance music, Tom & Anne LaTourelle teaching Rumba III

July 31 - Jerry O' Combo, Caroline Olson teaching  Rumba IV

Aug 7 - Amy Hanson DJ and teaching Quickstep I

Aug 21 - Paula Lammers & Silver Linings, Paul Botus teaching quickstep II

Aug 26 - USA dance music, Amy Hanson teaching Quickstep III



04 - The Percolators  Bryant Square Park, Minneapolis, 6:30-8:00

12 - The Percolators at Nicollet Commons, Burnsville, 7-8 pm

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

21 - Swingin' On A Star 1:30 – 3:30, Vadnais Heights Community Park, No cover: tips; bring chair 

22 - NoLimits B-Sides Band (WC swing dancing) at Lk. Harriet Bandshell, Mpls, 7pm

25-31- MN State Fair- free danceable music, see Entertainment pages at www.MNStateFair.org

31- The Percolators at Rambling River Park, Farmington, 7:00-8:00 pm


1-5 - MN State Fair- free danceable music all day, see Entertainment pages at  www.MNStateFair.org

?? - HANGAR SWING DANCE with big band at Commemorative Air Force MN Wing Fleming Field, So.

St. Paul  Airport, $20 at door, 7pm lesson by TCSwing.com, 8p-12a, food trucks, http://www.CAFMN.org

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

14 - Community Tango Ensemble” starts  for musicians at any level to learn beautiful Argentine tango music 6:15pm (6pm warm-up), then “Kingfield Orquesta Tipica,” audition-based for pros 7:30pm; socializing 'til 9pm at Ctr. for Perform. Arts, 3754 Pleasant Av., Mpls. Vaccinated only. Wed. 6-9pm: also  9/21,28; 10/5, 12, 19, 26; 11/2; play at Milonga on 11/4

16 - COUNTRY CONCERT: Bellamy Bros. & Shane Martin at MedinaEntertainment.com

21 - 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 

Dances at Tapestry:

Sept 4 - Lois Donnay DJ, Duayne Wincell teaching Hustle I

Sept 18 - Blue Eyes Band, Duayne Wincell teaching Hustle II

Sept 23 - USA Dance music, Duayne Wincell teaching Hustle III

Oct 2 - Lois Donnay DJ, Keri Simonson teaching Bachata I

Oct 16 - Paula Lammers & Silver Linings, Keri Simonson teaching Bachata II

Oct 28 - USA Dance music, Keri Simonson teaching Bachata III

Oct 30 - Jerry O' Combo, Keri Simonson teaching Bachata IV


MN Madness Dance Event   - www.scottadance.com

Ballroom Blast (by U of MN) -  facebook.com/ballroomblast and www.mnballroomblast.com

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

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


04 - ARG. TANGO MILONGA with Community Tango Ensemble performing

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



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






WEST COAST SWING CLASSES / PARTY - in future see www.TCrebels.com


?? - 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


Couples' Dinner & Dance Party

Friday, June 10,

KJ Quartet atThe Croix,

5880 Omaha Av. N., W. of Stillwater

6pm social time, cash bar

6:45pm dinner

8-11pm dancing

attire: cocktail/ semi-formal 

$100 couple
reserve 1 week in advance/ information:

Andy & Carol  612 747 6015





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








house, office, garage