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OPENING:  Dancers Studio, St Paul, pros Kate & Gordon Bratt; will open at new place at 2477 W. 7th St. St. Paul , just  N. of Ft. Snelling in Sibley Plaza, (confirm on Grand Opening in May.


DAY BALLROOM & OLDE-TYME DANCE PARTY: live trio, 1-3:30p, treats served, Lenox Ctr., 6715 Mtka. Blvd.,

St. Louis Pk, confirm at 952-928-6444, $9,

DAY BALLROOM DANCE CLASSES; 11 am  12 pm 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

?? FORMATION TEAM  at  in Plymouth MN - get info. from Scott Anderson  612-816-4446 

BALLLROOM  CLASS 7pm at in Plymouth, MN near 394 & 169

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

BALLROOM DANCE CLASS  check at in Southdale Mall, Edina

BALLROOM CLASS at Riverwind Bldg., 2701 Northdale Blvd. 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: (at new, bigger venue  on W. 7th St),,, Arthur Murray, Fred Astaire


COUNTRY DANCE NIGHT at Hamel VFW Post 5903, 2nd & 4th Thur., 7-10pm, 19020 Hamel Rd, Plymouth, MN

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:

- DriftwoodCharBar:   dance space,  4415 Nicollet Av.,,

- Eagles Club:   1.??? in small hall, 2. LGBTQ+ TC Latin Dance Club (open to all who are polite) in large hall, 6:30p-beg.salsa lesson, 7pm-interm. 7:30-10p  dancing,  $10, 25th Av. & 25th St.,

- Mainstreet Bar in Hopkins:  acoustic guitar music? , 6pm every Thur., free

- Route 47 Bar in Fridley: 7-11 pm MAD MIKE’S OPEN MIC, 7820 University Ave NE,

- Savage Legion:   6:30-9:30 every Thur., 952-894-6940,

- 7-10p , music every Thur.

- Shaw’s:  1528 Univ. Av. N.E

- Umbra:  6:30 9:30, dance space?, 708 Third St. S., expensive food, reserve,

ST. PAUL AREA  LIVE MUSIC to research:

- a swing band215 Wabasha St. S., 7- 10pm, (Swingin' On a Star  Band on  May 23,July 25,

Sept. 26,  Fri.,Nov. 29 ); 6:15p free swing lesson

-   385 Broadway

- Midway   (every 1st Thur. is comedy open mic night)

- MMC:

-  7:30-10:30p every Thur.,dance space , see

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

- KJ's :  dance space??, 408 St.Peter St.,

- Dubliner:, dance space

- Half Time  karaoke, juke box ,,  651-488-824

- Rosetown Amer. Legion:: 

-  no official dance space

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

- Tilted Tiki in Stillwater:  The Jorgensen Duo  6:30p every Thur.,

ARGENTINE TANGO BASIC SERIES  last class,   by Jay & Rachel  in Mpls.,


ARG. TANGO CLASSES at Donnay's, 3125 First Av. S, Mpls.6:30 beg, 7:30 interm., 8:30 adv.;, call Lois 612.822.8436 to dsicuss what class you need

NEW! FREE ARGENTINE TANGO CLASSES  in Mpls, write TEL. 1- 847-340-6854

INTERM. BACHATA  LAST CLASS at, 8:15-9:30pm, pre-register and get E-mails from


- see studios listed on MONDAY and VENUES pages of this website

- Others:  see below, All Day Studio, Mpls.,



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

- Eagles Club: LGBTQ Latin Dance, $5, 6:30p beg. salsa lesson, 7p interm. lesson, 7:30-10:30p DJ music,

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

- ??Lago Tacos:  wood dance floor,


WEST COAST SWING CLASSES: by talented Bonnie & Chris,; can use SoulBallroom near

394 & 169 and other locations

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.

ROCK/ POP MUSIC -  See VENUES page. Example:  First Avenue Club, 701 1st Av N., Mpls.


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  - see in Mpls., 7pm 

DANCE FOR LIFE : build strength, balance, flexibility, cognitive focus, reduce stress, at YMCAs, see


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


EVELETH & CHISHOLM, MN:  ARGENTINE TANGO BEGINNERS' BOOTCAMP & BAND CONCERT, by pro Miriam Ziven, see calendar at, Apr. 18-20. 


LAKEVILLE, MN:  1., 6-9p every Thur.2.  Babe’s Bar, 20685 Holyoke Av.

LONG LAKE, MN:   2. at Birch's on the Lake Brewhouse,1310 W Wayzata Blvd., (952) 473-7373. tickets at

MONTICELLO, MN:  SENIORS' DANCE, 4th Thur. 1-4pm at  Monticello Legion Post 260, 304 Elm St., 763-295-2574

PRIOR LAKE, MN: 1. showroom/ casino;  2.  MN Horse & Hunt Club,

SHAKOPEE, MN:,  6-9pm.

HUDSON, WI:  6pm Tim Grady, 9pm other musicians at Ziggy's, 302 2nd St, 54016, dance space?,

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Violet Stars


every 3rd FRIDAY 


Eagles Club,  7-10:30pm


swing & variety dancing

on a big wood floor



Like new

Master Portable Dance Floor

Red Oak Color

25 panels of 46” X 46”

edge transitions and

connector plates included

20’ X 20” (25panels) or

16 X 24 (24 panels)

$4200 (over $7500 new)

Contact Lynette Dawley


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76 Nathan Ln. N.

Plymouth, MN 55441

(near 169 & 394)




7:30 - 9:30pm, $20

7:00 beg. lesson

(A surprise at each party:

 lesson, game, performance,

a theme, treats, etc.)

Instructors are present to

dance at each party

Owners:  Pro Champs

Meghan & Igor Afonkin

Scott Anderson & others 

also teach there


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