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Enjoy a variety of social dances during the month of April at Glen Echo Park! Among the highlights this month is the Annual DC Lindy Exchange Weekend starting on Thursday, April 25 with a swing dance featuring Gretchen & the Sidestar Six, followed by more swing and blues dances and late-night dancing through Saturday. Check out all the April dance events below, and be sure to visit the presenters' websites for upcoming events by following the links or visit our online DANCE CALENDAR. Improve your dancing skills with APRIL DANCE CLASSES offered by our talented faculty.
 
Glen Echo Park is a wonderful place to hold a private party and treat your guests to one of our scheduled dances - at a substantial discount! Visit our DINE AND DANCE page for details.

THURSDAY
April 4
FRIDAY
April 5
SATURDAY
April 6
SUNDAY
April 7
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Jake Blount Band and caller Janine Smith
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
The Bitter Dose Combo
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20; $15 with valid student or Military ID
Gyrations
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
Emmanuel Trifilio and Ramón González
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $15 milonga only
 
Sugar Beat and caller Stephanie Marie
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
April 11
FRIDAY
April 12
SATURDAY
April 13
SUNDAY
April 14
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Glen Echo Open Band and caller April Blum
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; special tonight age 17 and under free
Hot Club of Baltimore
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom, Advance tickets $15; Door: $20; $15 Partnership members & students
Flutes & Fiddles
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room
$5, age 4 and older
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10/milonga only
 
Taylor Among the Devils and caller Penelope Weinberger
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

TUESDAY, April 16
Contra Sonic Dance with DJ Luminous and caller Ann Fallon, 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm, Ballroom Back Room, $9; $7 for FSGW members, students, and youth 17 and under

THURSDAY
April 18
FRIDAY
April 19
SATURDAY
April 20
SUNDAY
April 21
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Grim Fandango and caller Gaye Fifer
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
DJ Music
8:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $10
DJ Music with Instructors TBD
7:30 pm - 2:00 am
Ballroom Back Room
 
Tom Cunningham Orchestra
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$20 adults; $15 ages 11-17; $10 children 10 and younger
Waverley Station
2:45 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom, $13; $5 students & children
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, or $10 milonga only
 
Are We There Yet and caller Andrea Nettleton
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under

THURSDAY
April 25
FRIDAY
April 26
SATURDAY
April 27
SUNDAY
April 28
Gretchen and the Sidestar Six and Taryn Newborne & the Real Deal
8:00 pm - midnight
Bumper Car Pavilion
$20
 
DJ Music
8:15 pm - 11:30 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $8
Knight, Morrison & Rose and caller Anna Rain
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Bumper Car Pavilion
$10; $5 age 17 and under
 
Michael Gamble and the Rhythm Serenaders, Taryn Newborne and the Real Deal, and Bobby Hurricane Spencer
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom
$25
Jonathan Stout Orchestra
8:00 pm - midnight
Spanish Ballroom. Late night dances feature the Mint Julep Jazz Band and Chelsea Reed & the Fair Weather Five
$25
Mike Surratt & the ECB
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$12
 
DJ Music
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Ballroom Back Room, $15/one lesson, $20/both lessons, $10/milonga only
 
Stomp Rocket and caller Diane Silver
7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Spanish Ballroom
$10 members; $13 nonmembers; $5 age 17 and under
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Photo: Swing Dancers in the Spanish Ballroom by Frank D. Warner
*Information and prices are subject to change. Please contact the dance presenter for additional information by following the links to their websites.

Please check our hotline at 301.320.2330 for updates due to inclement weather.

Praline at Glen Echo Park!
Stop in for bakery items, sandwiches, soups, quiches, salads, and other delicious fare.
Now serving beer & wine - offering both indoor and outdoor seating.

APRIL OPERATING HOURS
Monday - Tuesday: CLOSED
Wednesday - Thursday: 10am - 3pm
Friday - Sunday: 10am - 10:30pm
 

ARE YOU A MEMBER OF GLEN ECHO PARK PARTNERSHIP?
IF NOT, JOIN TODAY AT THE $50 LEVEL (OR HIGHER) AND RECEIVE A MEMBER COUPON(S). EACH MEMBER COUPON MAY BE REDEEMED FOR ONE TICKET TO A SOCIAL DANCE EVENT!
 
The Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, Inc. is funded by an operating grant from the Maryland State Arts Council, an agency dedicated to cultivating a vibrant cultural community where the arts thrive, and also by funding from the Montgomery County government and the Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County. All programs are produced in cooperation with the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland.