Dabe and Janelle

Jitterbug, Lindy Hop, Big Band, and More!

Dabe and Janelle

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8-Week Series of Swing Dancing Lessons

We teach beginner and intermediate swing dancing lessons twice a week. 

Join us Sundays in Takoma Park, Maryland, at Roda Movements (7014-A Westmoreland Avenue).
8 week series begin Sunday, June 29th.  The beginner lesson starts at 6pm and our intermediate lesson starts at 7pm.

Open Swing Dancing.... 8:00-9:00pm.... FREE
July 13 -- DJ Dance
July 20 -- DJ Dabe
July 27 -- DJ Dabe
August 3 -- DJ Dabe
August 10 -- DJ Dabe
August 17 -- DJ Dabe
August 24 & 31-- No Class or Dance -- Happy Labor Weekend!
September 7 -- New Beginner & Intermediate Series Starts
Next series begins September 7.



Dabe and Janelle at Nick's on Wednesdays

Visit us Wednesdays at Nick's Nightclub, 642 S. Pickett Street, Alexandria, VA. 

Our beginner lesson starts at 7pm and
our intermediate lesson starts at 8pm in the V.I.P. room.
   The next 8 week beginner and intermediate series begin on Wednesday, July 9th.

Next 8 week series will begin September 10.
Pre-registration is encouraged but not required.


Open Dancing from 9-11pm in the front room every Wednesday!
DJ Nights -- $6 cover
Bands -- $10 cover
FREE if you're in class.
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Bands schedule for 2014! (First and third Wednesdays of the month)
July 16 -- JEFF CARMELLA BAND
August 6 -- HANG-OVER ROYALE
August 20 - TBA
  ...  (dark sept 3)
September 17 -- THE THRILLBILLYS
October -- TBA
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For more dancing opportunities, check out the Gottaswing Calendar.

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Glen Echo Park sign at night

Glen Echo Park

Swing dance events happen almost every Saturday night in the Spanish Ballroom or the Bumper Car Pavilion.  Meet new people and have fun dancing at Glen Echo Park.

The Bumper Car Pavilion with all its lights on

More Dances and Balboa Events with Dabe and Janelle

Friday, July 18, 2014, BALBOA DJ DANCE PARTY
Backroom Annex at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD
Drop-in beginner Balboa lesson 8:30-9pm, DJ dance 9-11:30pm, $10

Friday, August 15, 2014, BALBOA DJ DANCE PARTY
Backroom Annex at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD
Drop-in beginner Balboa lesson 8:30-9pm, DJ dance 9-11:30pm, $10

Friday, September 19, 2014, BALBOA DJ DANCE PARTY
Backroom Annex at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD
Drop-in beginner Balboa lesson 8:30-9pm, DJ dance 9-11:30pm, $10

Monday, TBA, Balboa - Practice with Dabe & Janelle
Chevy Chase Ballroom, 5207 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Practice 7:30-9pm + dance 9-11pm, $10
All Balboa dancers are welcome.
You do not need to be a member of DC's Back-Room Balboa Club.

Need a Swing DJ for your wedding or special event?

We specialize in providing Swing music for weddings and special events.  Our goal is to have the host and guests enjoy an evening of wonderful music from across the ages. 
More information is available on our DJ Service webpage.

Private Swing Dance Instruction

We provide private Swing dance lessons for those people interested in perfecting their technique.  
We also offer lessons to get you ready for your wedding or other special occasion.

Tutoring in Math, Chemistry, Biology, and Physics

Janelle tutors middle school through college students in math, chemistry, biology, and physics.   Email Janelle for details.


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