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THUR., FEB. 2  (a 1st Thur.) 

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DAY BALLROOM & OLDE-TYME DANCE PARTY: live trio, 1-3:30p, treats served, Lenox Ctr., 6715 Mtka. Blvd., St. Louis Pk, 952-928-6444, $9,

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


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

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

BALLROOM DANCE CLASS  7- 7:45pm at in Southdale Mall

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

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 & LINE DANCING: 2nd & 4th Thur.Eagles Club In large hall; 7pm lesson $10, then $5 for dancing,

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:  7-10p,(952) 854-1296,

- DriftwoodCharBar:   Every night, some dance space,, (612) 354-3402

- Eagles Club:  1st & 3rd Thur.: salsa dancing & lessons in small hall, 6:30 beg.lesson, 7pm Interm.lesson; 2nd & 4th Thur. Is country/ line dancing, 7pm lesson $10, then $5 for dancing, In large hall; 

-  8335 Crystal View Rd., Eden Prairie

- Hotel Landing: 6 -9pm, dance, reserve table,

- Mpls. Cider Co.: 701 SE 9th St., dance space/ can rent, also pickleball courts, 

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

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

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


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

- in Robbinsdale:  7-10:30p every Thur.,165 W. Broadway Av., find a dance space

ST. PAUL AREA  LIVE MUSIC to research:

- B’Dale Club in Roseville: 2100 Dale St, 651-489-5386,

-, 6:15 lesson, 7-10p a big band 

- MMC: Feb. 2 Lowdown Lonely Fools blues  7-10p,

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

- 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.,

- Shaw’s:  8pm 1528 Univ.Av. N.E

- Dubliner:, dance space

- Half Time  karaoke, juke box ,,  651-488-8245

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

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

- Stillwater: Tilted Tiki,

BACHATA CLASS at, 8:15-9:30pm, pre-register with


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

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

- ??Lago Tacos:  wood dance floor,

- local parks in summer



WEST COAST SWING CLASSES: by talented Bonnie & Chris, 


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  - sww in Mpls., 7pm 

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


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

LAKEVILLE, MN:   at, 7-9p

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

SHAKOPEE, MN:,  6-9pm

HUDSON, WI:   at Ziggy's, 302 2nd St, 54016, dance space?,

PRIOR LAKE, MN: 1. at; 2


Violet Stars


every 3rd FRIDAY in 2022


Eagles Club,  7-10:30pm


swing & variety dancing

on a big wood floor

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