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Big Rig Deluxe at Tio Leo's (expired event)
Author: yogidanzer :: Posted: Fri Feb 24, 2006 1:12 pm GMT
Big Rig Deluxe is at Tio Leo's tonight. They do a lot of Johnny Cash, rockabilly, roots and americana music. They are great.
All Things Swing - (expired event)
Author: 2togroove :: Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 5:58 pm GMT

ALL THINGS SWING, February 25th
Featuring "Jump Jones!"

w/ Special Shadow Charleston Workshop before dance
+ Meeshi's Charleston Rueda Perfomance Team on 1st band break
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!
Shadow Charleston workshop: 7:15 - 8:30
"This is the charleston kick sequence with the lady in front of the guy and the guy "shadowing" her kicks from behind. Perhaps the coolest, flashiest looking steps you can learn in lindy. Revisit basics plus cool variations!"
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 = Jump Jones
You all know & love these guys! We had...
Firemark's Back Room (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 3:58 pm GMT

San Diego's newest dance venue.
The Back Room
Grand opening Febuary 24th
1572 Columbia St. San Diego, CA.
Inspired by the music we love to dance to.
Modern & Traditional Blues, Tango, Soul, Funk, Hip Hop and Swing.

We will have an open practicum with teachers available to
answer questions and give some instruction. Also the DJ booth will be available for sampling and new music..

8:00-9:00 pm Dance practicum
9:00 pm-midnight Dancing
Admission $5

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

For more information, and discussion...
The Firehouse is open tonight! (expired event)
Author: Meeshi :: Posted: Thu Feb 23, 2006 4:38 am GMT
Smokestaxx @ Tio's (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2006 3:20 pm GMT
From Jon:

Hi! Smokestaxx will be playing Thursday February 23 at Tio Leo's!

We've added even more tunes and we'll be playing a mix of Swing, Blues, and of course, Classic Soul, R+B and Motown.

Now all you need to do is come on out and shake it! Yeah!

Classic Soul, R+B and Rock and Roll-- appearing live!

Thursday, February 23 at 9 p.m.

Tio Leo's Lounge (San Diego location)
5302 Napa St. (at Morena)
(619) 542-1462
Tanya's 21st Birthday! (expired event)
Author: Jeff :: Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2006 11:14 am GMT

ALL DANCERS INVITED!!! Tanya's turning 21!!

THIS Saturday the 25th is the celebration at "El Mundo Del Tango" -an argentine tango dance club- with a FREE beginning Argentine Tango lesson at 8-9pm, taught by none other than the birthday girl!!

El Mundo is located at: 6904 Miramar Road, Suite 110, San Diego 92121

Then for $5.00 (half off) enjoy a night of Tango AND Swing from 9-1 am, combining TANYA'S BIRTHDAY, a wine and cheese potluck, and a Milonga (formal tango dance party) with intervals of swing music. The party also features a ROARING 20's THEME- so dress up is encouraged.

I'll see you there!!

Please go HERE for more information, the evite, and discussion.
Reminder - Follows Get Together - (expired event)
Author: shepkatt :: Posted: Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:34 am GMT

Hey gals.. Next Follow's Get Together will be Sunday, February 26th.

Any and ALL follows are welcome to attend. This is our opportunity away from the dance floor to get to know each other.

It will be at 1:00pm at BJs Restaurant located at

8873 Villa La Jolla Dr.
La Jolla, CA 92037
(858) 455-0662

Hope to see you all there!

So far it looks like we have:

Sarah (Red)
Elizabeth (GreenGirl)
Eve (TapperGirl) -- maybe
Jessica (jnpski)
Tammy (swiveltam)
Katie (Katie-did) -- maybe
Ali (Alicat) -- maybe
Annie (freefirebird)
Julia (justjulia)

Good group! Anyone else? Any "maybes" know one way or the other now?

San Diego Vintage Dance Week, 23 - 29 Jul 2006
Author: rmandra :: Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2006 6:27 pm GMT

We are sponsoring a Vintage Dance Week here in San Diego during the last week in July. During the last workshop with Norma Miller and Frankie Manning, a video showed Richard Powers, a noted dance historian from Stanford Univeristy, talking about Norma Miller. He will be one of the main teachers for our dance week. We're still working on our website, but preliminary info can be found at: By the way, my wife, June, is in the center of the picture shown at that website (and above).

Ronan Mandra
San Diego Vintage Dancers
2/24/2006 - The Jango Room (expired event)
Author: chance :: Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:58 am GMT

friday night Swing Dancing in santa monica!
from Nineish till Twoish
danceable Trad Jazz, Swing and Blues
good Music and Dancing always
all ages

Only $8(includes dance lesson for Upper Intermediate and Advanced Dancers...beginners please check out The Lindy Forum on Tuesday Nights)

GRAND OPENING LESSON: Solo Dancing w/ Peter Loggins @ 9pm


816 Pico Blvd (near Lincoln)
Santa Monica, CA 90405
Easy freeway access: Right off of the 10 Freeway, on Pico Blvd(near the corner of Lincoln & Pico Blvd)
New 2togroove Class Session!
Author: 2togroove :: Posted: Sat Feb 18, 2006 10:48 am GMT
2toGroove Lindy & Balboa Classes Start this week!
Now's the time to improve your dancing!

8 Classes, 2 Locations
Classes Start Feb 20, 21 & 22, REGISTER ONLINE

Pricing: 6 week series Pre-reg: $60
($10 more at the door)
single class drop-in: $12
Discounts!! Students get 20% OFF all rates

Learn More at, Level description ,, Print Registration,, Videos of your Teachers,, Private Lessons

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