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AMER. TANGO FLASHMOB REHEARSAL 11am at Duende Studio,5808R W. 36th St.. on Sep.15, 22, 29,Oct. 6. Leads needed.  Performance will be Oct. 30 at M.O.A., 2pm.

DAY BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES at The Flying Pig,  4200 E. 54th St Mpls., 55417, see

DAY BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES at Char Torkelson Howard's Studio, Golden Vall., 612.709.6399

DAY BALLROOM & OLDE-TYME DANCE PARTY: live trio, 1-3:30p, treats served, Lenox Ctr., Mtka. Blvd., St. Louis Pk, 952-928-6444, 

BALLROOM DANCE CLASS in Chaska by Paul or Natalie Botes - see


BALLROOM CLASS GOLD LEVEL  (get permission) 7pm,, 99 N. Snelling Av.,St. Paul, 651-641-0777

BALLROOM CLASS at Riverwind Bldg., 2701 Northdale Blv. NW, Coon Rapids by Kings Ranch Christian singles; also game/movie nights, Bible studies, etc.,;

BALLROOM CLASSES in Mpls. area: see list of studios on MONDAY page or VENUES page

BALLROOM CLASSES in St. Paul area:,, Arthur Murray, Fred Astaire

PERFORM at Senior “Oktoberfest!”
 at Parkshore Sr. Comm.,3663 Park Ctr Blvd, St. Louis Park, 6-8pm, outdoors, if weather permits.
 Dress in Oktoberfest outfits if possible! rsvp to

ARGENTINE. TANGO CLASSES at Lois  Donnay's, 3142 First Av.S., Mpls., 6:30pm beg., 7:30 interm.; 8:30 adv; show vax card,  every Thur. ,


COUNTRY MUSIC:  Eagles Club: 2nd,4th ,5th Thur., 730-10p, 7p lesson, in large hall


OUTDOOR MUSIC in Mpls. Area: 

- ??Edina:  on the back patio of Hughes Pavilion 4-6pm.

- in tent 

- Hamel / Plymouth:  6-9pm -Sep. 29 Shalo Lee Duo on patio at, on Hwy. 55,

- St. Louis Pk5:30-8p at Park Tavern big patio; dance on asphalt, thru Oct.

EAST COAST SWING-LINDY HOP-CHARLESTON DANCE PARTY 9:45pm-1am,  7pm EC Swing class, 8:15p  Lindy Hop class, by at 301 Main St. N.E., Mpls. on E. riverbank


MPLS. AREA  LIVE MUSIC to research:

- BloomingtonVFW: ?? (952) 854-1296,

- Driftwood Char Bar, Mpls.:    

- Eagles Club:  country dancing in large hall 7p lesson, 730-10p music; rock bands in small hall, 

- karaoke, 6:30-9:30pm, 8335 Crystal View Rd., Eden Prairie

- Hotel Landing in Wayzata:   6-9pm, 1 couple can dance, reserve table,

- Mpls. Cider Co.,701 SE 9th St. 

- Neisen's in Savage: Tony Larson & Friends,8-10pm every Thur.,

- Route 47 Bar in Fridley: Mad Mike 7-10p, every Thur.,

Savage Legion: 6:30-9:30, every Thur., 

- Schooner:

- in Robbinsdale7-1030p every Thur.,165 W. Broadway Av., find a dance space


- B’Dale Club in Roseville:  29 - The Persuaders 7 – 10pm at 2100 Dale St,

-  Lucky Lameré, 730-1030p, 18X6 dance floor

- A Big Band, 6:15 lesson, 7-10p music

- MMC:

- Keg & Case Market:  jazz  6pm every Thur., find a dance spot, food vendors, 928 W. 7th St.

- KJ's : 408 Saint Peter Street, Saint Paul,

- Dubliner:  2162  University Av. W.,, dance space

- Half Time  Rec:  juke box or karaoke,, 651-488-8245

- Mudd Room in Mendota Hts. 7:30-10:30p, every Thur.,dance space,

-  7-8:30pm, every Thur., no official dance space

Cowboy Jack's: (952) 595-6372, 14998 Glazier Av, Apple Valley; wood floor, no info. on web

- Stillwater:  6:30p every Thur., Tilted Tiki, 324 Main St.,

New!   BACHATA CLASS starts Oct.6 at Four Seasons Dance Studio. 8:15-9:30pm, pre-register with


- see studios listed on MONDAY and VENUES pages

- Others:  All Day Studio, Mpls., 


- Los Andes Restaurant: DJ Salsa Police 9p-1a every Thur.,  $10, 607 W. Lake St., Mpls,.

- Eagles Club:  salsa 1st & 3rd Thur , 6:30p beg. lesson, 7p interm. lesson, 7:30-10p DJ music,

- Conga Bistro: DJ Foncy Ruiz, 501 E. Hennepin, Mpls., cement floor,, 612-331-3360

- ??Lago Tacos:  wood dance floor,

- local parks in summer



WEST COAST SWING CLASSES: by talented Bonnie Inveen, 


LINE DANCING  to research :

- Plymouth: West Med. Lk. Comm. Club, 1705 Forestview,, Dodee - 612-799-7393

- Savage:  Dan Patch Legion, 952-894-6940,

- Mpls.: Wild Greg's Saloon

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,

BELLY DANCE SHOW in Burnsville,, 952-641-6222

ZOUK  7pm at in Mpls. 

DANCE FOR LIFE : build strength, stamina, balance, flexibility, social connections, cognitive focus,

reduce stress, 4-5pm at Midway YMCA


MUSIC outside of Mpls./St. Paul, see VENUES page, regional section, examples:

LAKEVILLE, MN:  6-9pm  at

SHAKOPEE, MN:,  6-9pm

HUDSON, WI:  Tim Grady (piano), 6-9p every Thur.;  ?? 9p-12a  at Ziggy's, 302 2nd St, 54016, dance space?,


HARRIS, MN:   5:30-8pm Dellwood at, tent, cement floor, pizza & salad


Join the 2022 


sponsored by

USA Dance-MN Chap. 2011, 

perform at showcase at

Mall of America on

Sun., Oct. 30, 2022. 

 free for all levels of dancers, 

lessons by pro Janie Nordberg, attend as many as you wish.


EVE. LESSONS: Tues. 7:30: 

Sep. 13, 20, 27, & Oct. 4 at
Timeout, 6015 Lyndale Av. S.Mpls. 


DAY LESSONS: Thur., 11:00

Sep.15, 22, 29, & Oct. 6 at 

Duende, 5808B W. 36th St.,

(enter in back), St. Louis Pk,

video available,

Sun. Project Dance will also teach

American Tango, 

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