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Deke Dickerson at Tio's (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Mon Apr 24, 2006 4:19 pm GMT

Swing Thursdays with Deke Dickerson. Swing and rockabilly! Dance the night away..... $8 cover
Date: Thursday, April 27, 2006
Leads needed
Author: GigoloJoe :: Posted: Sat Apr 22, 2006 7:37 pm GMT
Leads needed for Tuesday night adult education dance class in Encinitas
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Men are needed because there are too many follows without leads (about 30). It is FREE for these leads.
They will be teaching Samba, Jitterbug, Night club two step.

Oakcrest School

Hwy 5 > Encinitas Blvd - East
> past North County's dance studio - over hill
> Balour Drive - Right turn (just before 'west of' El Camino Real by about 3 streets)
> Left Turn at next street (driveway of middle school )
> All the way to the Back of school Adult Recreation Center
> School parking lot
> large room with stage, towards the left side of the buildings

Questions call Hazel

Firehouse this Fri. Apr. 21st (expired event)
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Wed Apr 19, 2006 3:56 pm GMT

Looking for something fun to do this Friday, but your weekly student budget is down to zero...then look no further. As a former "starving student", I know what it's like to have to choose between going out dancing and eating your next meal. So this Friday, Apr. 21st, I invite all "starving students" (under 21) to come out to the Firehouse to dance for FREE. Just print out this a copy of this post and bring your valid student ID and you get into the dance & the lesson for's that simple! Remember, EVERYONE IS WELCOME, so please feel free to forward this letter to your fellow "starving student" friends.

This Friday, we have a ton of swing dancing fun in store for you....
All Things Swing: Sat-Big Mo Band-J&M (expired event)
Author: 2togroove :: Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 11:29 am GMT

ALL THINGS SWING: Saturday, April 22
Featuring "the Big Mo Band!"
w/ Special Blues Dancing Workshop before dance
+ Jim & Margie Perform Brand New Tango/Balboa Number
Held @ Dance North County!
Open Dancing - 8:30-12:00

Event Description
A full night of swing dancing fun!
Workshops, beginner swing class, performances, awesome dancing, air-conditioning, sprung-floor, food & more!

Workshop & Beginner Swing Class!
Blues Dancing workshop: 7:15 - 8:30
"Interested in dancing to slower blues music but not quite know how to go about connecting with your partner. We break it down to the simplest elements to show you how to really move as one and create an amazing dance! "
cost:$22/$20 students (includes the dance)

Beginner Swing Class: 8:30 - 9:00
cost:$15/13 for the whole night (includes the dance)

About the BAND = Big Mo Band
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Tue Apr 18, 2006 6:26 am GMT

ATT: The Back Room is cancelled for this Friday.. Sorry folks... Mark is busy saving lives so he couldn't post this himself but he will update later with more info.

Questions/Comments post HERE

For now this will be a once a month event, but we are hoping to have it more often.. For more information checkout our web site. The Back Room and checkout our Sister club in Austin TX The Back Room TX
If you miss THIS...You'll regret it!
Author: chance :: Posted: Mon Apr 17, 2006 1:37 pm GMT
5 Year Anniversary Celebration!!

May 5th-7th 2006 ~ Minneapolis, MN


3 Weeks Left & There are still good flight deals to be found!!
If you miss it...You'll regret it.


This is your chance to learn from these great instructors. You will not
get just one or two classes with each.....You'll get to Really Learn from
these great dancers for the length of the weekend.

1. Peter Strom & Caitlin George
2. Andy Reid & Nina Gilkenson
3. Todd Yannacone & Naomi Uyama
4. Skye Humphries & Frida Segerdhal
Little Charlie and The Nightcats (expired event)
Author: yabork :: Posted: Sat Apr 15, 2006 12:17 pm GMT
*Little Charlie and The Nightcats:
4/15, Humphrey's Lounge - 2241 Shelter Island Dr.

"Powerful...outrageous...wonderful....Baty's immediately recognizable guitar style and Estrin's uniquely twisted and humorous lyrical vision [make] Little Charlie and the Nightcats one of the most successful proponents of the blues/swing /rock/jazz synthesis so popular today." --Living Blues
"Rollicking, super-cool, jazzy and hip...satirical, sharp lyrics and killer guitar and harp solos. It just doesn't get any better then this." --Blues Revue
Sacramento-based blues, swing and jump masters Little Charlie & The Nightcats have much in common with their feline counterparts. They take great (musical) leaps and always land on their feet, they're constantly on the prowl (gigging all over the world), and, with all of the various styles of music they play, they seem to have many lives. Their new CD, NINE LIVES, is the ninth album of their remarkable career. As on their previous recordings, they combine unsurpassed musicianship and inventive lyrical vision with their deep understanding of blues and jazz traditions to produce music that is...
Guest DJ Jason Kennedy at the Firehouse (expired event)
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Thu Apr 13, 2006 2:10 am GMT
Since DJ Brian can no longer stay late on Thurs. nights, we'll be having a new DJ format for our Firehouse Thursdays. Every week, we'll be rotating guest DJs for the 11p-12a shift. Last week, Carl did an awesome job as our late night DJ, and this week, our very own Jason Kennedy is going to give it a try. When I talked with Jason, I told him that I wanted him to play songs that he enjoys dancing to, but don't get played all that much. Let's see what he comes up with.

Firehouse Schedule for Thurs. Apr. 13th

7-8p: Charleston Rueda Class
8-9p: Beg. Lindy Class
9-10p: DJ Roheven
10-11p: DJ Brian Abe
11p-12a: DJ Jason Kennedy

For more info/directions/prices, see:
Heliotrope Ragtime Orchestra (expired event)
Author: hihat :: Posted: Wed Apr 12, 2006 1:34 pm GMT
On Sunday, Apr. 16, the AFCDJS concert-dance featuring the HELIOTROPE RAGTIME ORCHESTRA has been moved to the MISSISSIPPI ROOM of the LAFAYETTE HOTEL and SUITES - 2223 El Cajon Blvd., between Louisiana and Mississippi Streets.

We apologize for the last-minute move from the Elks, but it was unavaoidable. However, the Mississippi Room has a large dance floor and very good acoustics.

The "Easter Parade" and parasol contest will take place as planned during the orchestra's second set.

Vintage Dancers are encouraged to attend...and to DANCE!

Admission: $7.00 for AFCDJS members; $10.00 for non-members. Under 22: $5.00.

Information: (619) 297-5277;

Riley's Updated Line-up
Author: hrossi :: Posted: Tue Apr 11, 2006 6:37 am GMT
Hi everyone!

It was great to see so many out last week for Hot Rod Lincoln! Hope you all had a great time!

Tomorrow night we have Bayou Brothers playing.....

There is a switch in our schedule. I had posted that Cathouse Thumpers were playing Friday April 28 - this in fact is going to be The Stilettos! This is a great opportunity to come dance to the boys on a Friday night!

So here's a recap:

4/12 Bayou Brothers
4/19 The Stilettos
4/22 The Rockin Aces....thats a Saturday folks.... lets party!
4/26 Big Rig Deluxe (1st time @ Riley's!)
4/28 The Stilettos
5/3 Hot Rod Lincoln
5/10 Jump Jones
5/17 Rockin Aces
5/24 The Stilettos
5/31 Nitelife

ALSO.....We have Sue Palmer and her Motel Swing Band, and Eve Selis playing on Saturday May 13th!

Have a great week everyone!


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