March 3, 2018 - All Events

Contra Dance

Friday, March 2, 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm

Presenter: Friday Night Dancers

Location: Spanish Ballroom

Admission: $10 / $5 age 17 and under

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Tonight's dance has been cancelled due to weather conditions.


The Friday Night Dancers present Contra dancing, as well as some square dances and waltzes. Contra dance lesson from 7:30 to 8:15 p.m. followed by the called dance to live music from 8:30 to 11:30 pm. Beginners are always welcome and a partner is not necessary!


Ted Hodapp calls to Contratopia with Patrice Pakiz (piano, oboe, percussion), Erik Sessions (fiddle), John Goodin (mandolin, guitar), Pat O'Loughlin (banjo, English concertina, percussion).


For a calendar view of all the March dances, visit the March "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."

Zouk Dance

Friday, March 2, 8:30 pm - 2:00 am

Presenter: District Zouk

Recommended Ages: 18 and older

Location: Ballroom Back Room

Admission: $25 before 10 pm / $15 after 10 pm



Tonight's dance at Glen Echo has been relocated due to weather conditions. It will now be held at DanceSport Dupont Circle, 2201 P St. NW, Washington, DC.


You've seen them at congresses and now they're making a special trip to DC! Kadu Pires and Larissa Thayane are some of the most sought-after Brazilian zouk instructors around the world and are known for their clear instruction and impressive performances.


Open-Level Zouk Workshop and Social
8:30-10pm Zouk Workshop: K & L Latest Moves
10pm-2am Zouk Party w/ DJ Chuky

Learn some of the latest moves that Kadu and Larissa have created together, and then stay for the party and get your dance on!

Friday Workshop & Social
$20 Online (
$25 At the Door (cash only, if it's not sold out)
$15 Social Only


For a calendar view of all the March dances, visit the March "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."

Swing Dance

Saturday, March 3, 8:00 pm - midnight

Presenter: DCLX

Recommended Ages: All ages welcome

Location: Spanish Ballroom

Admission: $20 / $15 with a valid student ID

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The DC Lindy Exchange presents a DCLXtra swing dance with live music in the historic Spanish Ballroom. Beginner lesson (included in your admission) from 8:00 - 9:00 pm, followed by dancing from 9:00 - midnight. No partner or prior experience needed.


March is Women's History Month, and DCLX is kicking if off right with one of the most kick-butt lady bandleaders we know! Mark your calendars, get excited, tell a friend, and plan to join us March 3rd for a celebration of women in jazz with Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes! We'll also be featuring women teachers, DJ, and emcee!


Steeped in the tradition of the masters but forging ahead with a style all its own, “Shannon Gunn and the Bullettes” is the new all-women jazz ensemble based out of the DC area. Laid back but hard swinging, the Bullettes bring all generations together to enjoy a dynamite performance. The Bullettes began as a “dream” of Shannon Gunn, trombone player and graduate of the George Mason University Masters in Jazz Studies program. The Bullettes are a musical organization that uplifts women in jazz, creates networking opportunities, and provides a positive role model for aspiring jazz musicians in the DC area.


For a calendar view of all the March dances, visit the March "Month-at-a-Glance Calendar."