Schedule

Prices below are à la carte–save mad cash by registering for the whole weekend!

As always, schedule may change, and if so, we will super-news blast any big adjustments!

Time Event Venue

Thursday, May 21

8:15 pm – 12 am
Perseverance Jazz Band

$12 (NOT INCLUDED in weekend registration)

Beginner Lesson: 8:15pm – 9pm (included in with paid admission to the dance)
Intermediate Lesson: 8:00pm – 9pm ($15, includes dance)
Live Music: 9pm – Midnight

 

The Back Room at Glen Echo
Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812

Friday, May 22

8 pm – 12 am
Full Power Blues

$18

Beginner Lesson: 8pm – 9pm (included in with paid admission to the dance)
Blues Dance: 9pm – Midnight

The Bumper Car Pavilion
Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812
12:30 am – 4 am
Late Night DJs at Capital Ballroom

$15

Includes a full meal of hot, tasty food to keep you dancing!

Capital Ballroom Dance Studio
7800 Wisconsin Avenue
(2nd Floor)
Bethesda, MD 20814

Saturday, May 23

1 pm – 5 pm
BBQ Hangouts at Norwood Park

$30

We’ll have some DJs spinning some tunes as we deliver some local BBQ. Don’t eat too much because the competition is tomorrow!

Norwood Park
4700 Norwood Drive,
Bethesda, MD 20815
8 pm – 12 am
John Németh

$20

Beginner Lesson: 8pm – 9pm (included in with paid admission to the dance)
Blues Dance: 9pm – Midnight

The Spanish Ballroom
Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812
12:30 am – 4 am
Late Night DJs at Capital Ballroom

$15

Includes a full meal of hot, tasty food to keep you dancing!

Capital Ballroom Dance Studio
7800 Wisconsin Avenue
(2nd Floor)
Bethesda, MD 20814

Sunday, May 24

12 pm – 5 pm
BBQ Competition

$30

Step right up folks! We’ll have an array of competitors showcasing their culinary talents to delight your taste buds. We’ve listened to your feedback, and we should be a bit more organized with serving lines this year!

Norwood Park
4700 Norwood Drive,
Bethesda, MD 20815
9 pm – 12 am
Eli Cook

$18

Live Music: 9pm – Midnight

The Back Room at Glen Echo
Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812
12:30 am – 4 am
Late Night House Party

Something tells me things will be going down at the Keep

Details will be provided at Sunday Main Dance

Monday, May 25

2pm – 5pm
Dupont Circle DJ Dance

Free!

We will blues bomb Dupont Circle (and maybe its fountain too!)

Dupont Circle, Washington, DC 20009
5pm – 9pm
Vice Cruise

Free!

Between the Dupont Circle Dance and Roofer’s Ramble, we’ll do a little pub crawl around DC. This city has really sprung up some fantastic bars and restaurants. As details rise up like bubbles of carbonation, we’ll fill you in.

Dupont Circle & Adams Morgan neighborhoods
8:30 pm – 12:30 am
The JEM Jazz and Country Band at Roofer’s Ramble

$12 (NOT INCLUDED in event registration)

Beginner Blues Lesson: 8:30 pm – 9:30pm (included with admission to the dance)
Blues & Swing Dance: 9:30pm – 12:30am

Guess what kids? DC opened up a weekly Swing & Blues venue since last Red Hot Blues ‘n BBQ. It’s called Roofer’s Ramble, and it’s right in the heart of DC’s nightlife on 18th Street in Adam’s Morgan. Full bar and restaurant.

Roofer’s Union
2446 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009
12:30 am
Post-Event Celebration at the Diner

So, right down the street from Roofer’s Union is a great 24-hour diner. Let’s see how many people we can fit in a booth. Their gruyere macaroni & cheese is to die for!

The Diner
2453 18th St NW
Washington, DC 20009