Venues

We’ll be serving up the sweetest blues music and most mouth-watering BBQ at these fine venues in and around Washington, DC! Scroll down to see all the details on all the venues, including great photos! We are super excited that many more of our venues are accessible by public transit this year; see “transit notes” for the best ways to get to each venue. Information on additional venues will be added as they are confirmed.



Thursday Night Dance: The Back Room at Glen Echo Park

7300 Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD‎ 20812

The Back Room, or Ballroom Annex, adjacent to the historic Spanish Ballroom, is a recently renovated, climate-controlled space with beautiful maple wood floors. This is the site of our regular weekly Thursday blues dance!

Transit Notes: Glen Echo Park is most easily accessed via a car–ride with a friend! Parking is free. However, you can get there via public transit if need be; see our Thursday night dance page for more details.

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Friday Main Dance: The Bumper Car Pavilion at Glen Echo Park

7300 Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD‎ 20812

The Bumper Car Pavilion was built in 1923 as a cornerstone attraction of Glen Echo Park during the amusement Park era. With great views of the Park, this versatile facility is a unique setting for a real special Sunday night dance!

Transit Notes: Glen Echo Park is most easily accessed via a car–ride with a friend! Parking is free. However, you can get there via public transit if need be; see our Thursday night dance page for more details.


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Saturday Main Dance:  The Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park

7300 Macarthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD‎ 20812

The Spanish Ballroom is a beautifully restored 1933 Mediterranean style Art Deco building listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is a glamorous venue with a fabulous maple wood floor that we just love dancing in. You won’t find another place like it, and you won’t forget dancing there for a long time to come!
Transit Notes: Glen Echo Park is most easily accessed via a car–ride with a friend! Parking is free. However, you can get there via public transit if need be; see our Thursday night dance page for more details.
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Sunday Afternoon BBQ Picnic: Norwood Park

4700 Norwood Drive, Bethesda, MD 20815

Norwood Park, just south of the Bethesda Metro Station, was the site of our picnics last year, and we’re excited to return for our brand new desert comp and traditional catered BBQ! And they have a nice indoor room for those of you who can’t get enough dancing.

Transit Notes: Norwood is south of Bethesda metro station–walk, or take the free Bethesda Circulator. Norwood also has ample free parking.

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