THURSDAY, JUNE 17  (a 3rd Thur.) 

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Best to bring a mask and vaccination card for indoor events.

CONFIRMED: DAYTIME BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES at The Flying Pig, Richfield, register, www.tfpstudio.com

 

NEW! CONFIRMED: BALLROOM DANCE PRACTICE PARTY at Amer. Classic Ballroom in Victoria, MN, W. of Mpls., www.acballroom.com, every THUR. 7-9pm, $15, drop in! no distancing or masks required if vaccinated. Water provided.

NEW!  CONFIRMED: SWING DANCE PARTY at The Croix 9-11pm (East Coast Swing, West Coast Swing, Lindy Hop, variety);

8-8:50pm single-time EC swing lesson by Austen; $10 (any time between 8-11pm)

CONFIRMED: OUTDOOR live music:

- MedinaEntertainment.com patio,Red Dot Garage Band free, 6-9pm, menu, reserve?

- Coon Rapids Dam: The Percolators (old rock'n roll ) ,7-8:30p

- Normandale Pk.: Rockin' Hollywoods, 7pm; bring chair, off 84th St, thru Aug. 5,www.bloomingtonmn.gov/pr/arts-parks

CONFIRMED OUTDOOR LIVE MUSIC in Mpls.: www.minneapolisparks.org/activities__events/music__movies

- Lake Harriet Bandshell:  7:30pm Linden Hills Chamber Orchestra (light classical )

- Minnehaha Falls: 7pm, Sonic Love Child (americana, vintage pop, originals), dance on grass, restrooms, Sea Salt Cafe, go early to find parking

BryantSquarePark6:30 pmSpaghetti Monetti & The Sauce (Soul Blues,Jazz) at 31st & Bryant Av.S,thru Aug.19 

 

?OUTDOOR live music: Mears Pk., 221 5th St.E., DowntownSt. Paul, 6-9:30p, concrete, bring chair, arrive early to park car

 

CONFIRMED: CONCERTS with optional dinners outdoors in big tent (dance out behind tables by cars), inisde concerts (no dancing) at www.CroonersLoungeMN.com, Fridleyreserveand also at Chanhassen DT.com, 8pm

CONFIRMED: ARGENTINE TANGO  CLASSES for those vaccinated at Donnay's, 3142 First Av.S.Mpls., 6:30 interm., 7:30 adv., $80 for the month & take all the lessons you are qualified for; individual lessons $20, www.mndance.com

 

ONLINE BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES to research:

- by Igor & Meghan Afonkin, see Facebook.com/i.m.dancesport

://dancewithmeusa.com/live/, later on YouTube.com/ 

studios listed on the VENUES and MONDAY pages here

DAYTIME BALLROOM CLASSES at Char's Studio, Golden Valley,  www.chartorkelson.com, 612.709.6399

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES in Mpls. area  to researchsee list on MONDAY page or VENUES page

BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES  in St. Paul area:  at www.DancersStudio.com, 99 N. Snelling Av., DanceAndEntertainment.com, CinemaBallroom.com, Arthur Murray, Fred Astaire

​INTL. STANDARD-STYLE DANCE CLASS - see www.CinemaBallroom.com, www.scottadance.com, Jeff Nehrbass

MPLS. AREA  LIVE MUSIC (not hard rock) to research:

- CONFIRMED: Route 47 Bar in Fridley: jam with Motel Sixx 7-10pm,  http://route47pubngrub.com/

- CONFIRMED: Wicked Wort in Robbinsdale: Ozzie Harris 7-10p, 4165 W. Broadway Av., www.wickedwortbrewingco.com

CONFIRMED: The Lookout in Maple Grove:  Anderson Daniels (country)7-10p, patio,www.LookoutBarandGrill.com

- CONFIRMED: Hotel Landing, Wayzata: Daddy Squeeze (accordion) & Richard Kriehn 6-9pm, space for one couple to dance

- CONFIRMED: Shakopee Bowl: Matt McAllister,on patio 6-9pm,  https://shakopeebowl.com/

- CONFIRMED  Eagles Club: karaoake with Reina Starr, 8p-12a

 ElmCreekBrewing.com in Champlin: June 17 no music,6-8pm, dance on patio?

Icehouse:  6:30p, www.icehousempls.com/

- Umbra:  6:30p, 708 Third St. S., Mpls., expensive food

- Hook & Ladder:   big tent, 3010 Minnehaha Av.,see http://thehookmpls.com

- Schooner:   612-729-4365,  2901 27th Av.S.

- Fridley Amer. Legion:  7365 Old Central Ave. N.E., 763-784-9824

Jazz Central:   www.jazzcentralstudios.org/,407 Central Av. S.E., no dance space

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

- CONFIRMED: MN Music Cafe:THE HIGH & MIGHTY BAND with horns 7-10  651-776-4699,    minnesotamusiccafe.com

- CONFIRMED: Dubliner: Mike Munson (slow tunes,swampy stompers,blues) 5-7pmPete Kavanaugh (originals, pop,folk blues)8-11pm; 2162 University Av. W., https://thedublinerpub.com

-  7VinesVineyard.com: June 17 no music;  E. side of White Bear Lake

-  Forster's Dugout Bar​:   https://www.forstersdugoutbar.rocks/

-  Tilted Tiki in Stillwater: at 324 1s. Main St.

-  Half Time Rec: ???, www.halftimerec.com

-  Mancini's:   no music yet??, www.mancinis.com, must reserve, 651 224-7345 

-  Black Dog Cafe: music??, wood floor, http://www.blackdogstpaul.com/

-  CLOSED: WabashaStreetCaves.com - closed until someone buys it

??EAST COAST SWING-LINDY HOP-CHARLESTON to research  by www.TCSwing.com at

-  301 Main St. N.E., Mpls., on E. riverbank,  Dance Party 10 pm, EC swing class 7p, Lindy Hop 8:15p,

??: AFTERNOON BALLROOM & OLDE-TYME MUSIC: Dick Macko Band, 1-3:30p, Lenox Ctr., Mtka. Blvd., St. Louis Pk, 952-928-6444, see https://slpcommunityed.com/seniors/ 

BLUES DANCING PRACTICE,  see www.collectivelyblue.com

 

WEST COAST SWING CLASSES: by Bonnie Inveen, see DanceMPLS@outlook.com

LINE DANCING  to research :

- Plymouth: West Med. Lk. Comm. Club, 1705 Forestview, LNDANCER@aol.com,  612-799-7393

- Savage:  Dan Patch Legion, www.savageamericanlegion.com/event-calendar/

- Mpls.: Wild Greg's Saloon

- Lakeville: see www.lakevillemn.gov/155/Lakeville-Heritage-Center

​SALSA-LATIN CLASSES to research:

- CONFIRMED: by Amy Hanson, see www.BurnsvilleBallroom.com in B'ville Ctr., Co.Rd.42, 8-9pm

​- Ballroom & Wedding Dance Studio, E. Mpls.: www.MyBallroomDanceStudio.com

- Four Seasons: Mpls.: www.fourseasonsdance.com, 612-342-0902

- Others:   All Day Studio, Mpls., Facebook.com/KeriSimonsonDance;  CinemaBallroom.com, St. Paul

SALSA & LATIN MUSIC to research

- Conga Bistro:  501 E. Hennepin Av., Mpls., cement floor.facebook.com/Congalatinbistro, (612) 331-3360

- Hickory&Hops: 2937 Lyndale S.

- Lago Tacos:   wood dance floor, www.lagotacos.com.lynlake

- The Venue: Rumba Caliente, 315 1st Av. N .,Mpls., MN 55401, (612) 208-2309, 9pm, dress to impress

- Rouge the Lounge: 10pm, 411 2nd Av. N., Mpls. 55401, www.theloungempls.com

​- Cantina #1 in Mall of America, 4th Fl., 494 & Cedar Av., 952.854.6500

- El Jefe Restaurant:  219 S.E. Main St, Mpls.55414

POLKA:  temporarily closed - Gasthof / Mario's: in restaurant or downstairs (epoxy floor 16X16), see  www.gasthofzg.com

POLKA & OLDE-TYME MUSIC to research:

-  Fridley Amer. Legion, 7365 Old Central Ave. N.E.,  763-784-9824

-  Others: Alexandria, MN at VFW; Amery, WI: Cricket’s Bar; Glencoe, MN at Pla-Mor Ballroom


LIVE MUSIC,OFTEN IRISH at The Dubliner,  at 2162 University Av. W. 651-646-5551, https://thedublinerpub.com

BELLY DANCE SHOW in Burnsville, www.medcruisecafe.com, 952-641-6222

ZOUK and  BOLLYWOOD DANCE  see  www.TapestryDance.org inMpls. 

SQUARE DANCING - www.afternoonsquares.com

DANCE PARTIES/ LESSONS:   www.meetup.com/THE-ORIGINAL-KINGS-RANCH-CONNECTION/​ hosting dance lessons/ parties, game/movie nights, Bible studies,etc.,  www.facebook.com/kingsranch/

FLAMENCO DANCE SHOW- see www.mangobargrill.com

DANCING outside of Mpls./St. Paul, see VENUES page, regional section, e.g.:

CONFIRMED: LAKEVILLE, MN: Love Songs For Angry Men (rootsy rock style acoustic) 5- 8pm, Chart House,11287 Klamath Tr., on patio (in lounge if rain) www.charthouserestaurant.com

 

CONFIRMED: LITCHFIELD, MN: Swingin' Country Band  in park, 630-830pm

CONFIRMED:  RIVER FALLS, WI: New Riverside Ramblers Cajun Band at Veteran's Park, 1 N Main St., 54022

ONFIRMED: WALKER, MN:  COUNTRY MUSIC MOONDANCE Fest, June 17-19 

 

CONFIRMED:  HUDSON, WI:  Tim Sigler, every Thur. in upstairs bar at Ziggy's, 302 2nd St, 54016

NORWOOD/ YOUNG AMER.,MN:  630-8pm, in park??

HIBBING, MN:   see www.reifcenter,org, 1-218-327-5780

SIOUX FALLS, SD;   R Wine Bar + Kitchen 

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