SUNDAY, JAN. 31(a 5th Sun.)

(Evening events in bottom section. Please scroll down to end of page.)

OPEN: dance studios, but NO dancing in restaurants/ bars/ theatres, etc.  Confirm all events.

CONFIRMED: HUDSON, WI:  BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES . Beg.4-5pm, Beg. Salsa/Latin 5-6pm,  Interm. 6-7 pm, see www.TheDancingHouse.com/ Class Offerings. (Adv. class started Jan. 10.) Call Tom Larson (612) 371-0300

SUNDAY DAYTIME EVENTS to research

VIRTUAL DANCE CHURCH 11am–1pm, see www.TapestryDance.org, Mpls.

 

BRUNCH/ LUNCH, maybe LIVE MUSIC  to research:

- The Icehouse: 2528 Nicollet Av. S., Mpls., reserve, 612-276-6523, www.icehousempls.com

- ElmCreekBrewery ​in Champlin: 11am-2pm, pizza, reserve, www.elmcreekbrewing.com/reservations

- Gray's (past Loring): www.graysdinkytown.com, 327 14th Av. S.E., Mpls., reserve at www.opentable.com

- Driftwood Char Bar:  11a-2pm, dance space??, 4415 Nicollet S.,Mpls., rsvp on Facebook.com

- Aster Cafe: Downtown Mpls. http://astercafe.com

CONFIRMED:  BLUES MUSICIANS/ SINGERS 1st & 3rd Sun. 3-6pm, at Bloomington VFW, 311 W. 84th St.; wear a mask,  buy great food/ beverages to support hiring of band, NO dancing, www.facebook.com/bloomingtonvfw is updated and  . . . . . .

CONFIRMED: COUNTRY JAM SESSION 2nd & 4th Sun. 3-6pm Bloomington VFW, see above blurb

 

CONFIRMED: CONCERTS at www.CroonersLoungeMN.com, Fridley

??BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES by

1. Meghan (Anderson) & Igor Afonkin, www.facebook.com/I.M.Dancesport/,   i.m.dancesport@gmail.com

2. Chris Kempainen, https://www.dancempls.com/online

DANCE LESSONS at B&LDC, 1103 W. Burnsville Pkwy, B'Ville, see  www.ballroom-club.com

COUNTRY & VARIETY MUSIC to research:

- Bloomington VFW: 3-6pm, Country 2nd & 4th Sun, Blues 1st & 3rd Sun., NO dancing yet, see Facebook.com

- Eagles Club, Mpls.:   NO dancing yet, .minneapoliseagles34.org

- Blaine VFW: ??free jukebox 330pm-close, 1374 109th Av.N.E., www.sgtjohnricevfw.com

- Coon Rapids VFW: ??free jukebox 6pm-close, http://www.coonrapidsvfw.com/; 763-421-6260

- NEW! Halo's Restaurant:  (former Fridley VFW, 1040 Osborne Rd. N.), Facebook.com/Halos

- Birch's in Long Lake:  NO music yet, 1310 W Wayzata Blvd,  downstairs, birchsonthelake.com

- Cozzie's in Stillwater: music outdoors in summer, www.cozziestavern.com

LATIN DANCE CLASS - check www.renedance.com, by Rene' Thompson, 10:30-11:30am?? at Midtown Global Market, 920 E. Lake St., Mpls., all ages, bring towel, 612 -578- 2110  

CLOSED?:  www.TapestryDance.org in Mpls, INTERNATIONAL, FLAMENCO, ETC. CLASSES - virtual??  

 

BRAZILIAN DANCES: contact Leo Paixao, dancingwithleo@gmail.com, also on Facebook.com

IRISH MUSIC to research:  

- The Dubliner, St. Paul,  651-646-5551, http://thedublinerpub.com/  

- Claddagh Irish Pub, Maple Grove, 763-773-7400, http://www.claddaghirishpubs.com/

ZUMBA at Duende, St. Louis Pk., see www.dancewithduende.com and other studios

CANCELED:HUDSON, WI: BALLROOM CLASSES at Phipps Ctr., call Tom (612) 371-0300 for new venue

CANCELED: Project Dance BALLROOM CLASS thru Nov. by www.USADance-Minnesota.org

SUNDAY EVE. JAN. 24  EVENTS  to research  (daytime events above)

LIVE MUSIC in future??  at GRAY'S (past LORING Restaurant) by U of MN, NO DANCING! reserve, www.graysdinkytown.com,  www.opentable.com or 612-378-4849.

 

CONCERTS start Jan. 28 at Crooners in Fridley, www.croonersloungeMN.com,763-760-0062

COUPLES CLASS 6:30pm  partnered class, 7:30 pm level 2 at The Flying Pig, Richfield, www.tfpstudio.com

WEST COAST SWING - see www.TCrebels.com

COUNTRY & VARIETY DANCE MUSIC to research:

- OPEN: Eagles Club, Mpls. , www.minneapoliseagles34.org

- Fridley VFW: 1040 Osborne Rd., Facebook.com, 763-780-3694

- Fridley Amer. Legion:   7365 Central Av. N.E., 55432; 763-784-9824

- OPEN: Birch's in Long Lake:: 1310 W Wayzata Blvd,  downstairs, birchsonthelake.com

- Cozzie's: music in summer, Stillwater, 651- 342-0447,  www.cozziestavern.com   

- other VFWs & Amer. Legions

SWING-BLUES-FREESTYLE LIVE MUSIC to research:

- Coon Rapids VFW: free jukebox music 6pm-close, listed on website

- Schooner Tavern:  2901 27th Av. S., confirm at (612) 729-4365, no info. at www.Facebook.com/SchooonerTavern

- Driftwood:   4415 Nicollet S.

- The Narrows in Navarre:  952-471-3352, thenarrowssaloon.com

- The Icehouse:  www.icehousempls.com 612-276-6523

- Keg & Case: NO dance space, gates@kegandcase.com, 651.756.7739

- Waldmann Brewery: St. Paul,  445 Smith Av., 651.222.1857,dance space?, http://waldmannbrewery.com

- Bay Street Grill, St. Paul: 731 Randolph Av., 651-294-3240

- James Ballentine VFW, Mpls.: 2916 Lyndale Av. S.,612-823-6233, https://uptownvfw.ticketfly.com/

- Hook & Ladder, Mpls.: virtual or live music, dance space?, 3010 Minnehaha Av., https://thehookmpls.com

- The Pourhouse, Mpls.:  10 S. 5th St., 612-843-2555, dance space??

- Serum's in Anoka: 213 Jackson St.,  https://serumsanoka.com/bands.html

- Celtic Junction Bar, ??836 Prior, St. Paul, 612-722-7000

- www.7vinesvineyard.com, music in summer, in Dellwood, MN (E. of White Bear Lk.)

?ONLINE CLASS with Gene Bersten of DanceWithUsAmerica.com,6-6:45pm,  https://zoom.us/j/98159546777

CANCELED: BALLROOM MUSIC DANCE PARTY at www.TapestryDance.org, Mpls.

CANCELED:  ARG. TANGO MILONGA  at GRAY'S (past LORING)  Mpls., ARGENTINE TANGO - see www.mntango.org

BIG BAND SCENE on KBEM radio www.jazz88fm.com, 6pm, donations needed, 612-529-5236

LIVE  ROCK MUSIC  IN BARS/NIGHTCLUBS: see VENUES page, section 3

 

BALLROOM DANCE CLASS (interm. level):  6p at B&LDC,1103 W Burnsville Pkwy, B'Ville, $10, www.ballroom-club.com

SALSA DANCE PARTY "Club Columbus" at Bloomington Event Ctr., 1114 W. Amer. Blvd., 10pm- 2am,

open to public, every Sun., confirm with Luis: 612-990-9432

SALSA-LATIN music to research:    

- Icehouse: 28th & Nicollet, www.icehousempls.com, 612-276-6523, no official dance space

- Dancing Genesha: Downtown Mpls.,1100 Harmon Place

- see Facebook.com, click on "Events"

BRAZILIAN DANCES contact Leo Paixao, dancingwithleo@gmail.com, Facebook.com

CLOSED: CONTRA, ENGLISH COUNTRY, FOLK DANCING- see www.TapestryDance.org

POLKA at:

- Gasthof zur Gemutlichkeit and Mario’s downstairs in Mpls., see www.gasthofzg.com

​- Waite Park, MN Amer. Legion, Hwy.94 W., Hwy.15 E., then left to 17 2nd Av.N., 320-252-7880, 630-1030p

LIVE MUSIC (usually Irish) at Dubliner, 2162 University Av. W., St Paul, 651-646-5551,  https://thedublinerpub.com/calendar

IRISH / OTHER MUSIC: check at http://www.claddaghirishpubs.com/

BELLY DANCING SHOW, 6pm, www.medcruisecafe.com, Burnsville, good food!, 952-641-6222

EVENTS OUTSIDE OF THE TWIN CITIES - see VENUES page, Regional Section; some to research:

WISCONSIN and SOUTH DAKOTA  have venues open with live music, but will be crowded.

GLENWOOD, MN:  2 1/2 hr. W. of  Mpls., see www.LakesideBallroom.org, Barbara, 320-763-6432

OLDE-TYME LIVE MUSIC to research -

Little Falls, MN: Little Falls Ballroom; Amery, WI: Cricket’s Bar & Grill; Osseo, WI: Palladium Ballroom;

Rochester, MN: 1. Senior Ctr., Fred Reed Hall, Potluck, 7-11p, 507-424-6407, no alcohol and

2. Eagles Club, 917 15th Ave. S.E., Rochester/ 1-5 p.m. / Mark 507-287-0200

MANANNAH, MN:    at Hill Top

SPRING HILL, MN: at The Horseshoe

CROSBY, MN: at Bridge Tavern

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DANCE RETREATS/ CRUISES

​- Tom Larson, Mpls. instructor, 

www.myballroomdancestudio.com

Stardust Dance Cruises & 

Dance Get-Aways,

 sjblumberg@gmail.com

www.SundancerCruises.net

 

-FloridaDanceVacations.com,

954-283-1111

 

- www.USADance.org

-  bryantcruises.com 

 

Swing & Lindy Hop Cruises 

www.lindy.dancefun.com

www.dancewithjanet.com

 

www.DanceAndEntertainment.com

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