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FUTURE EVENTS  (not all are listed)

Dance Competitions:  see www.USADance.org​​

2024

APRIL

23 - MUSIC CLASS starts for all musicians to LEARN Argentine tango music: 6 – 9pm at 3754 Pleasant Av, Mpls., twincitiestango.com,  or the Northwoods Ensemble (must audition),www.twincitiestango.com/northwoods-ensemble, led by bandoneonist Charles Gorczynski.

26 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by www.MWCSDC.com at B-Dale Club, Roseville, MN (every 2nd & 4th Fri.

26 - SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.

26 - The Percolators (old rock'n roll) at Crystal VFW, 7-11 pm
26 - DATE NIGHT 90'S THEMED DANCE PARTY at The Flying Pig, 7:30-9pm

26 - BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTY w/ The KJ Quartet, by LA DANZA, "Spring Enchantment Dance", Attire=Semi-formal; 7:30-10:30pm at Stillwater Event Ctr., 1910 Greeley St S, Stillwater, prepaid registration required, guests $35couple; $17.50 single; ladanzastillwater@hotmail.com,  www.Facebook.com/LaDanzaDanceClub/

26&27 - WEST COAST SWING :TC Rebels Anniversary Weekend in Mpls. featuring KP Rutland and Bryn Anderson Workshops, see www.TCRebels.com

26 - SASA / KIZOMBZ/ BACHATA PARTY at Duende, 5808R W. 36th ST., St. Louis Pk.,Main Studio:7pm Salsa Lesson, 8-11:30pmDancing;  in 2nd Studio:7pm Kizomba Lesson, 8-11:30pm Kizomba  dancing  8-11:30pm. $15 (lesson included). Advance tickets online. Cash at the door.

26 - Salsa Del Soul Band at Jackey's. 10PM - 1AM​, 380 Cedar St, Saint Paul, MN; free if you have dinner, ladies in free 'til 10pm, tel. 320-330-3090

27 - BALLROOM MUSIC PARTY by www.CafeBailar.com at Duende, St. Louis Pk., 7:30p lesson, 8:30-11p DJ music.

27 - BALLROOM DANCE & DINNER for those who reserved by U of MN Faculty Dance Club at the Mounds View Event Center, 5394 Edgewood Dr.,Mounds View, MN 55112,

https://maps.app.goo.gl/ioVs5H8sMGzHnpjR9

28 - Jerry O'Hagan Orchestra at Cinema Ballroom 7-9:30PM (Dance lesson at 6:15PM), $20 - https://cinemaballroom.com/

29 - OWATONA, MN:  WEST COAST SWING CLASS starts Mondays 7-8 pm thru- May 20, $26pp, .couples and singles welcome,register thru Comm. Educ. 

 

MAY

?? - Grand Opening of DancersStudio.com at 2473 W. 7th St., St. Paul

03 - BALLROOM DANCE PARTY by  wintersetdanceclub.com at new venue Oak Ridge Co. Club, 700 Oak Ridge Rd. in Hopkins 55305,   Band- Kerry Johnson,  Info: Ernie Frankovich 952-894-1424

03 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by TCRebels.com at Duende, St, Louis Pk., MN

03 -Katia & The Upswing at Eagles34.org, alos July 5, Sept. 6, Nov 1), 

3-5 -  CHINESE SHEN YUN DANCE SHOW at Orpheum Theatre, Mpls, with live orchestra, awesome costume,  shenyun.com

04 - DAY OF DANCE - at DesMoinesbAllroom.com

05 - FOXTROT  CLASS starts (Project Dance by USADance-MN.org), at The Croix , 5880 Omaha Av.N., W. of Stillwater, 1:30pm by Troy, NO class May12&June 16

​05 - BALLROOM/ VARIETY MUSIC DANCE PARTY at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls. 7-9:30p Caroline Olson DJ, 6pm Duayne Wincell teaching Hustle I

7-12 -  ARGENTINE TANGO WORKSHOPS by GASTON TORELLI & GRI MONTENARO  in Mpls.St. Paul, see TangoandI.com or mntango., org, register early!

9-12- MN TANGO MUSIC FESTIVAL in Mpls./ St. Paul - www.twincitiestango.com/minnesota-tango-music-festival-2024

10-  BALLROOM DINNER  & DANCE by STARDUST DANCE CLUB in Mpls. area; stardustdancers.info.

11 - The Percolators (old rock/n, roll) atRichfield VFW, 6-10 pm

11 - Charmin Michelle and Joe Shapira, 3: -6PM at Parley Lake Winery,  8280 Parley Lake Rd, Waconia, MN 55387, www.parleylakewinery.com/

15 - The Percolators at Market Square, Mendota Hts, 6-7:30 pm

17 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org in Mpls.

17 - Classic Big Band at Bloom. Ev. Ctr., 7-10pm, 6:15pm lesson

18 -BALLROOM MUSIC PARTY by USADance-Minnesota.org at AwakenedDance.com in Anoka, 7pm rumba lesson by Jennelle, 8-11pm DJ music

18 - GoWildMplsDancesport.com in Mpls. Probably at Hilton Airport/MOA Hotel; check with Donna Edelstein. organizer@gowildmplsdancesport.com.  Includes a Jack & Jill (random partners) Bronze Cha Cha Comp.  winners crowned King & Queen,receive $500 each, hotel night  next year!, organizer@gowildmplsdancesport.com 

19 - BALLROOM/ VARIETY MUSIC DANCE PARTY at TapestryFolkdance.org, Mpls. 7-9:30p Hot Toddies Band, 6pm Duayne Wincell teaching Hustle II

20 -  Dinner & Dancing at Brianno's Chart House, 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 with Courtney Burton Music 6:30-8:30PM Social and Swing Dancing

23 - Swingin' On A Star Band  at Wabasha St. Caves, (215 Wabasha St. S., St Paul), 7- 10pm, also on Thurs. July 25,Sept. 26, and Nov. 29 (Fri.).

23 - PERFORM at Fairgrounds:  at the red barn stage (near Miracle of Birth bldg). 5:30pm and 7:15pm. with DanceAndEntertainment.comFree parking passes & admission for our dancers.

24 - SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.

26 -  Jerry O'Hagan Orchestra at the Cinema Ballroom 7-9:30PM (Dance lesson at 6:15PM),$20 - https://cinemaballroom.

31 - DANCE EVENT at a Mpls/ St. Paul area winery being planned by www.DanceAndEntertainment.com

31-  The Percolators at Eagles, Bloomington, 7-11 pm

OTHER MONTHS CONTNUED AT END OF PAGE

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SUMMER OUTDOOR MUSIC

-occasional OUTDOOR VARIETY DANCE PARTY at Tom Larson’s, 634 Neal Av.N., W. Lakeland, N.E. Of St. Paul, park at green sign, lesson 7pm, dancing 8-10:30pm on hard floors, $15 (includes lesson & dance), $15 extra for a private floor, professional pest control. Optional: bring chair, snacks, beverages; 612-371-0300

- Anoka:  starts later June,  Riverfront Park, Music In The Parks, Rockin’ On the Rum, Weds. 6-8pm, anokaminnesota.com

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

- Blmgtn. Normandale Lk., also Plaza at 1800 Old Shakopee Rd.,  cement, bring chair, food trucks, bloomingtonmn.gov/pr/arts-parks

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

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

- Chaska:  in Fireman's Pk., Summer Concert Series, Wed. & some Fri. Nights,  www.chaskaamn.gov/calendar

- Columbia Hts.:  Huset Pk. E.  3965 Jefferson, MusicInThePark ……. Wed., 630-8pm?, grass, 

- /www.coonrapidsmn.gov. , Thur., 7pm, Coon Rapids Dam, Egret Blvd.

- www.edenprairie.org/community/events-calendar (Summer Arts and Entertainmnet flyer)

-  Edina: Centennial Lk., 7499 France, E. side of parking ramp, concrete, www.edinamn.gov/ Centennial- Lakes -Summer -Entertainment-Calendar;  952-833-9580

- www.excelsiorconcerts.com/

- www.cityofforestlake.com/192/Arts-in-the-Park

Golden Valley Brookview Pk: 7pm bring chair; on Winnetka Av., 1/2 block  S. Of Hwy. 55; www.goldenvalleymn.gov/454/Concerts-In-The-Park

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

- Lakeville has www.Pan-O-Prog summer fest

- www.maplegrovemy.com/Sounds of summer ( on Town Green) 

- www.MinneapolisParks.org/music & movies

- Minnetonka:  Tue.630-8pm at City Hall, Mtka. Blvd. & Williston, www.minnetonkamn.gov/.../Com.../Calendar/Event/2175/

http://www.ci.north-branch.mn.us/residents/parks/concerts_in_the_park.

- New Brighton:  at Veteran’s Pk., 803 Old Hwy.8NW,   NewBrightonMN.gov, summer concert series

-  www.discoverosseo.com/departments/parks-and-recreation/music-and-movies-park/

- Richfield: 6:30-7:30p  at Vet. Mem. Pk.,636 E. 66th St.,www.richfieldmn.gov/Entertainmentinthepark or  wwwFacebook.com/CityofRichfield 

- Rochester, MN:  rochestermn.gov for downtown music

- www.cityofroseville.com/ -  music at The Rog in Central Pk.

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

; 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-

- St. Paul in Mears Park:  Thur. 6- 9:30 p.m., 221 5th St. E., food trucks, bring a  chair; lowertownsounds.com 

- St. Paul Rice Pk.:  landmarkcenter.org (SummerNights in Rice Park)

- Stillwater: P.D. Pappy's, only open in summer, pdpappysonline.com

- 7VinesVineyard.com:   E. Of White Bear Lk. Off Hwy.96

- White Bear Lake: in June - https://marketfestwbl.com/music/

- www.woodburylakes.com/social

- www.GrandOakOpry.com in St. Paul

- AsterCafe, Mpls patio

- check all wineries

OCCASIONALLY, a DANCE PARTY with a BAND at Dave & Linda Beckman’s Backyard Roofed Ballroom,  8239 Long Lake Rd., Moundsview, MN 55112;  get schedule: bigdipper5@comcast.net or 612-242-4272

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2024 (continued)  

JUNE

01 - LA DANZA'S ​FINAL EVENT  - BBQ & BARN DANCE PARTY  6-10pm at The RED BARN, Fields of St Croix, Linden Trail N, Lake Elmo MN; LA DANZA organization will dissolve 8/31/2024,  ladanzastillwater@hotmail.com,  www.Facebook.com/LaDanzaDanceClub/

07 - BALLROOM DINNER  & DANCE BY STARDUST DANCE CLUB IN MPLS. AREA,

07 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by TCRebels.com at Duende, St, Louis Pk., MN

08- HANGAR SWING DANCE 8pm-12am w/ Roseville Big Band, 6pm open, 7pm lesson, 310 Airport Rd., So. St. Paul, 1940’s/ WWII attire for contest, chilly, concrete floor, food & aircraft tours; by Commemorative Air Force Minnesota Wing

08 - Sat. - Tailspin Band at Dave and Linda Beckman's Backyard Ballroom,, 3-7pm, 8239 Long Lake RD Mounds View 55112, $15 will include water, coffee, pop!  Bring treats

13 - Swingin' On A Star Band  (Thursday) in front yard of Paul & Kim Durkee, 1386 Grantham St., St Paul, 6-8pm. All welcome.

14 - Classic Big Band at Bloom. Ev. Ctr.

17- Dinner & Dancing at Brianno's Chart House, 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 with Courtney Burton Music 6:30-8:30PM Social and Swing Dancing

21 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org in Mpls

21 -  The Evertt Smithson Band (Zydeco & Blues) at Dave and Linda Beckman's Backyard Ballroom,, 3-7pm, 8239 Long Lake RD Mounds View 55112, $15 will include water, coffee, pop!  Bring treats

.22 - PERFORM at  Afton MN Strawberry Fest, 10am on outdoor stage, Afton Town Sq. Pk.: 3418 St. Croix Trl S. Afton, (across street from Selma's Ice Cream; wear red studio shirt (or other Xmas red shirt), wwwDanceAndEntertainment.com, owner Tricia

23 - Jerry O'Hagan Orchestra at the Cinema Ballroom7-9:30PM (lesson 6:15PM), $20 - https://cinemaballroom.com/

28&29 - ELECTRONIC MUSIC DANCE FESTIVAL in St. Paul at Allianz Field

28 - BALLROOM DANCE SHOWCASE & DINNER, 5PM, at The Croix, www.DanceAndEntertainment.com

28- SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.

30 - Jerry O'Hagan Combo at Tapestry  7-9:30PM (lesson at 6:15PM), $15 -  https://www.tapestryfolkdance.org/

JULY

04 - USA INDEPENDENCE DAY

05 - WEST COAST SWING PARTY by TCRebels.com at Duende, St, Louis Pk., MN

05 - Katia & The Upswing at Eagles34.org, also Sept. 6, Nov 1 

?? - Festival in Chaska

11-14 - TWIN CITIES OPEN DANCE COMP at Hyatt Regency Minneapolis: dancers from all over the country - all ages, all levels, all styles!  Plan now to participate either as a competitor or spectator!   info. at www.twincitiesopen.com 

12 - Classic Big Band at Bloomington Ev. Ctr., 7-10pm, 6:15p lesson, $!2

12 - PRIOR LAKE, MN: Lakefront Music Fest Rock Music Night, www.lakefrontmusicfest.com.

13 - PRIOR LAKE, MN: Lakefront Music Fest Country Night, www.lakefrontmusicfest.com: DIERKS BENTLEY,Elle King, Morgan Evans!

14 -  Jerry O'Hagan Combo at the Lakeside Ballroom, 3-6PM , (Dance lesson at 2PM),  $15

14-18 - DANCE GETAWAY  to Sugar Lake Lodge Resort in Northern Minnesota, DanceAndEntertainment.com

15 - Dinner & Dancing at Brianno's Chart House, 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 with Courtney Burton Music 6:30-8:30PM Social and Swing Dancing

19 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org in Mpls., 25th ST & 25th Av., 

25 - Swingin' On A Star Band  at Wabasha St. Caves, (215 Wabasha St. S., St Paul), 7- 10pm, also on Thurs. Sept. 26, and Nov. 29 (Fri.).

26 - SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.

28 - Jerry O'Hagan Orchestra at CinemaBallroom.com

AUGUST

09 - Classic Big Band at Bloomington. Ev. Ctr.
16 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org, Mpls.
19 - Dinner & Dancing at Brianno's Chart House, 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 with Courtney Burton Music 6:30-8:30PM Social and Swing Dancing
23 - SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.
25 - Jerry O'hagan Orchestra at CinemaBallroom.com, St. Paul
SEPTEMBER
06 - 
13 - Classic Big Band at Bloom. Ev. Ctr.
20 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org in Mpls
15 -  Jerry O'Hagan Combo at  Lakeside Ballroom 4-7PM, $15 - (Dance lesson at 3PM)
16 - Dinner & Dancing at Brianno's Chart House, 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 with Courtney Burton Music 6:30-8:30PM Social and Swing Dancing
20 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org
22 - Jerry O'Hagan Orchestra at Cinema Ballroom7-9:30PM (Dance lesson at 6:15PM)
26 - Swingin' On A Star Band  at Wabasha St. Caves, (215 Wabasha St. S., St Paul), 7- 10pm, also on  Nov. 29 (Fri.).
27 -  SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.
OCTOBER 2024
11 - Classic Big Band at Bloom. Ev. Ctr.
18 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org in Mpls
21 - Dinner & Dancing at Brianno's Chart House, 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 with Courtney Burton Music 6:30-8:30PM Social and Swing Dancing
25 -  SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.
NOVEMBER
02 - Swingin' On A Star Band at 301 Main St. NE., Mpls., E side of river 
08 - Classic Big Band at Bloom. EVent  Ct.
15 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org, Mpls.
18 - Dinner & Dancing at Brianno's Chart House, 11287 Klamath Trail, Lakeville, MN 55044 with Courtney Burton Music 6:30-8:30PM Social and Swing Dancing
22 -  SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.
29 - Swingin' On A Star Band  at Wabasha St. Caves, (215 Wabasha St. S., St Paul), 7- 10pm, on  Nov. 29 (Fri.).
DECEMBER
13 - Classic Big Band at Bloom. Ev. Ctr.
16 - Dinner and Dancing at Brianno's Chart House, 11287 Klamath Tr., Lakeville MN 55044 with Courtney Burton Music 6:30-8:30p social & seing dancing
20 - Swingin' On A Star Band at Eagles34.org, Mpls
27 -  SOCK HOP at Eagles34.org, Mpls. every 4th Fri.
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