We ought to dance with rapture that we might be alive… and part of the living, incarnate cosmos. ~ DH Lawrence

Put some Swing in your step this Friday at Swing City. Come alive with a little jive in the workshop at 8pm this Friday at Swing City. A Swing and Social dance follows from 9 to 11pm.

New Classes start this week:
See list of classes on the Lessons Page

Outdoor dances are here!
Check out the HUGE list of possibilities below. Dancing every day of the week...

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Dances for the next week

Tuesday, June 26 -----------

Event: Jazz Victoria Performances: Noon-1:15pm
Featuring: Mildly Wild
Place Centennial Square
Dance Floor: Concrete
Admission: FREE

Event: West Coast Swing Collective: 7:45 to 9:45pm
Place: Eastern Star Hall; 3281 Harriet Road
Dance Floor: Medium/Hardwood
Admission: $5 ($4 if you are enrolled and taking a WCS class series that week)

Event: Memorial Park Music Fest: 6-7:30pm
Featuring: Bobby Dazzler Band
Place: Memorial Park, 1212 Esquimalt Road
Dance Floor: Grass
Admission: FREE

Wednesday, June 27 ----------

Event: Jazz Victoria Performances: Noon-1:15pm
Featuring: John Lee Trio
Place Centennial Square
Dance Floor: Concrete
Admission: FREE

Thursday, June 28 ---------

Event: Jazz Victoria Performances: Noon-1:15pm
Featuring: Maureen Washington Quintet
Place Centennial Square
Dance Floor: Concrete
Admission: FREE

Friday, June 29 ----------

Event: Jazz Victoria Performances: Noon-1:15pm
Featuring: Ryan Oliver Quartet
Place Centennial Square
Dance Floor: Concrete
Admission: FREE

Event: Concerts in the Park: 1:30-3:30pm
Featuring: the Naden Band (Concert Band)
Place: Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park
Dance Floor: Grass
Admission: FREE

Event: Swing City Swing Dance: 8-11pm
Workshop: East Coast Swing with John at 8pm, Dance 9-11pm
Place: Victoria Edelweiss Club, 108 Niagara
Dance Floor: Large/Hardwood
Admission: $10

Event: Last dance at the Esquimalt Legion: 8pm-midnight.
Featuring: Deb Rhymer Band and Rukus
Place: Esquimalt Legion
Dance Floor: Medium/Wood
Admission: $5

Event: Argentine Tango 8pm-1am
Place: Café Casablanca, 2524 Bridge Street
Dance Floor: Small/Medium, wood
Admission: $10 workshop & dance plus $2 consumption charge

Saturday, June 30 ----------

Event: Jazz Victoria Performances: Noon-5:30pm
Featuring: Lust Live Jazz Band, Nick La Riviere Band, Aaron Scoones Project, and Electric Sex Panther
Place Centennial Square
Dance Floor: Concrete
Admission: FREE

Event: Concerts in the Park: 1:30-3:30pm
Featuring: the Greater Victoria Concert Band (Concert Band)
Place: Cameron Bandshell, Beacon Hill Park
Dance Floor: Grass
Admission: FREE

Event: Red Hot Swing, 8:30pm - 12:30am
Place: Bert Richman building, 4105 Lambrick Way
Dance Floor: Medium, Hardwood.
Admission: $10/$13

Event: Latin Dance, 8:30pm-1am
Place: Café Casablanca 2524 Bridge Street
Dance Floor: Medium/Small, Hardwood.
Admission: $10 plus $2 consumption charge

Sunday, July 1 -------- Happy Canada Day!!

Event: Jazz Victoria Performances: Noon-5:30pm
Featuring: Wes Carroll Trio, Jonnie 5 Brass Band, Lowdown, Soul Shakers, and Electric Timber Company
Place Centennial Square
Dance Floor: Concrete
Admission: FREE

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Advance Tickets:

1) 7th Annual Dance Fest Ballroom Dance Camp: August 10th & 11th in Qualicum Bay (aka Bowser, aka Lighthouse Community). Early-bird price of $50pp for 5 workshops from a variety of instructors and 2 dances - all on a 5000 square foot sprung hardwood dance floor. $65 early bird price also includes BBQ dinner on Saturday. Early bird tickets are available until July 21st from John at dancevictoria@telus.net. For more info visit: http://ballroomnanaimo.ca/events/dance-fest/

2) Oktoberfest 2018 at the Edelweiss Club: Friday, October 26 and Saturday, October 27 with music provided by S-Bahn. Tickets available now. Members $25 – Guests $45. Authentic German cuisine available to purchase. Doors open at 6:00. Adults Only. Call 250-383-4823 and leave a message.

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