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, January 4th.  The beginner lesson starts at 6pm and our intermediate lesson starts at 7pm.

Open Swing Dancing.... 8:00-9:00pm.... FREE
December 28 -- No Class or Dance -- Happy Holidays!
January 4 -- New Beginner & Intermediate Series Starts
January 11 -- DJ Dance
January 18 -- DJ Dabe
... every Sunday...
Next series begins March 1.



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.
   Our 8 week beginner and intermediate series begins on Wednesday, January 7th.

Next 8 week series will begin April 1.
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 2015! (First and third Wednesdays of the month)
January 7 -- The Soul Tones of Swing
January 21 -- The Colliders
February 4  -- Andy Poxon
February 18 -- Smokin’ Polecats
March 4 -- The Soul Tones of Swing
March 18 -- Jeff Carmella Band
April 1 -- Kelley/Walters Band
April 15 -- Rock-A-Sonics,
May 6 -- The Thrillbillys
May 20 -- 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, January 16, 2015, 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, February 20, 2015, 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, March 20, 2015, 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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