San Diego Dancing Calendar

San Diego Dancing Calendar 2017-12-14T19:19:55+00:00

Dance San Diego is a weekly calendar directory of San Diego dancing. It features dancing in the greater San Diego area including venues, dance bands, Latin clubs, lodges, dance studios and artists/musicians. For San Diego locals and tourists, we feature dance venues for social dancers including tango, salsa, bachata, cha cha and merengue, milongas, jitterbug, swing era including Balboa & Lindy hop, East & West Coast Swing and social ballroom dancing, (click photo or DanceTime.com for more information on dancing world wide)!

Dance Calendar, Dec 14th to Dec 22nd!

Viennese waltz dance team

(Watch Viennese waltz at Stanford, Ukraine, Vienna & more, Viennese waltz here or photo)

Thursday San Diego dancing, December 14, 2017

  • Uptown Rhythm Makers @ Black Cat Bar, 8-10 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ 1st Street Bar (Encinitas), 9 PM
  • Bill Magee @ Patrick’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • Tomcat Courtney @ Proud Mary’s, 6-9 PM
  • Jerry “Hot Rod” DeMink @ House of Blues, 6-9 PM
  • Lorraine Castellanos@ Panama 66 Balboa Park, 6-8 PM
  • JazzKatz Orchestra Holiday Album Release Party @ Queen Bee’s, 7-10:30 PM
  • Missy & Heine Andersen @ US Grant Hotel Grill, 8 PM
  • The Fremonts @ Tio Leo’s, 8-11 PM
  • Sabor Thursdays, Salsa, Bachata, Merengue live bands @ Cafe Sevilla,8 PM
  • Tangralaa Milonga (Nuevo tango), DJ Jotan @ Dance North County Studio, 9 PM, $10
  • West Coast Swing Thursdays @ Starlight Studio, 8-10:30 PM, $5

Dance Lessons San Diego class

(A list of all places for dance lessons in San Diego, click to see all San Diego dance lessons)

Friday San Diego dancing, December 15, 2017

  • The Upshots @ Cat Eye Club, 9:30-11:30 PM, Map
  • Manny Cepeda @ Salsa Under the Stars, Hdqt. Seaport Village, 6-9 PM
  • Nathan James & the Rhythm Scratchers @ Pour House (Oceanside), 6-8:30 PM
  • Gino and the Lone Gunmen @ Legacy Brewery (Oceanside), 7-10 PM
  • James Torme w/Whitney Shay @ Caruth Cellars (Solana Beach), 7-9 PM
  • Miss Erika Davies @ Panama 66 Balboa Park, 7-9 PM
  • Catillac Wreckers @ Proud Mary’s, 7-10 PM
  • Bobby Sanchez @ Encinitas Elks, 7-11 PM, $10
  • Pat Ellis & Blue Frog Band @ McP’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • Balboa Park Dancers Social (normally 2nd Fridays) @ Balboa Park Club, 6:45 PM, 
  • Sin Nombre Tango Milonga @ Movement Ctr., 9:30 PM, $10, $5 FTS
  • Swing Out Social @ Momentum Dance Company, 8-11 PM, $5 Map
  • Ballroom Dance Party @ Synergy Dance Zone, 8 PM, $5, $3 FTS, (weekly),
  • No Dance Party @ Champion, 7-9:30 PM, $10
  • Salsa Dancing @ 4 Points Sheraton, 8:30 PM, $10
  • Salsa Dancing @ Tango del Rey (Majesty in Motion), 8:30 PM, $10
  • Salsa & Bachata Torch Fridays @ Dance For 2, 8 PM, $10

Couple dancing to bachata music & bachata songs

(Check out music and song playlists with the top bachata musicians and singers here)

Saturday San Diego dancing, December 16, 2017

  • Ben Powell @ Nate’s Garden Grill, 12-2 PM
  • Whitney Shay & Robin Henkel @ Carnitas Snack Shack (Embarcadero), 1-4 PM
  • Blue Largo @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live, 5-7 PM
  • Roman Palacios @ La Valencia Hotel, 6-10 PM
  • The Stilettos @ Bay Bridge Brewing, 6-9:30 PM
  • Bill Magee @ Proud Mary’s, 7-10 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ Manhattan Bar (Chula Vista), 9 PM
  • The Archtones @ US Hotel Grant Grill, 8 PM
  • Gino and the Lone Gunmen @ Rosie O’Grady’s Pub, 10 PM
  • Shay and the Hustle @ Rabbit Hole, 10 PM
  • Bachata del Rey @ Tango del Rey, 8:30 PM, $10
  • WCS Innovations @ Starlight Studio, 8 PM, $10
  • No Dance Party @ Infinity Studio, 8 PM, $13
  • Hot Rhythm Lounge @ Crown Studio,8 PM Map
  • Ashley’s Afternoon Tea Dance @ Champion, 4-7 PM, $10
  • Milonga Nocturna Tango @ Dance For 2 Studio, 9 PM, $12/$8 FTS

(Watch clips and read about this worldwide popular dance, bachata)

Sunday, San Diego dancing, December 17, 2017

  • Whitney Shay@ Burleque Brunch at Lafayette Mississippi Room. 12-3 PM
  • The OC British Invaders Band @ Coronado Ferry Landing, 1-4 PM
  • Trio Gadjo & Claudia Gomez @ Panama 66 Balboa Park, 6-8 PM
  • Lorraince Castellanos: A Tribute To Elvis @ The Casbah, 8 PM
  • Mercedes Moore @ Humphrey’s Brunch, 10 AM to 2 PM
  • Robin Henkel @ Nate’s Garden Grill, 1-3 PM
  • Chet & the Committee – Blues Jam @ Downtown Cafe, 2:30-5:30 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ Coyote Bar & Grill Carlsbad, 1-4:30 PM
  • Casey Hensley Legacy Live Jam @ Legacy Brewery Oceanside, 2-6 PM
  • Marty Conley’s Big Band @ Encinitas Elks, 6-8 PM, $10
  • Salsa & Bachata Dancing @ The LOT, 7-10 PM, $10
  • Jitterbug Club San Diego@ Dance For 2, 7 to 9:30 PM, (1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays)
  • WCS San Diego Swing Dance Club @ El Cajon Elks Lodge, 4-7 PM

Hustle dance Raul & Yesenia IHSC 2016

(Watch cool hustle dance clips from the 1970’s to the new style hustle of present day)

Monday San Diego dancing, December 18, 2017

  • Zydeco DJ Dance @ Kearny Mesa Moose Lodge, 6:15-9:15 PM
  • Missy Andersen @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live, 7-11 PM, $5
  • NO Monday Westie Practice (WCS) @ Movement Center, 8:30 PM (2nd & 4th)
  • Taryn Donath @ Crush Solana Beach, 7:30 PM
  • The Upshots @ Cafe 21,  6:30-9:30 PM,
  • Salsa & Bachata Dancing @ Tio Leos’, 8:30 PM

Dance Studios San Diego dancers

(Check out all the different types of dance studios in San Diego here or photo)

Tuesday San Diego dancing, December 19, 2017

  • Sue Palmer Motel Swing Quartet Holiday Show & Laura Chavez @ Tio Leo’s, 7:30-10 PM, $10
  • Robin Henkel Solo Blures @ House of Blues, 7-9 PM
  • The Stilettos @ The Florent Lounge, 9 PM
  • Mercedes Moore, 50’s & 60’s Night @ Henry’s Pub, 9 PM 
  • Social Dancing @ Kearny Mesa Moose Lodge, 6:30 PM, $5
  • West Coast Swing @ Tango del Rey, 8:30 PM, $7
  • Salsa Torch Tuesdays @ Dance For 2, Before 8:30 PM $8, after $10
  • Bachata Tuesdays @ Sevilla, 8:30 PM, $8

(Watch incredible salsa dance video clip performances at: salsa dancing or photo)

Wednesday San Diego dancing, December 20, 2017

  • Whitney Shay & Joe Amato @ Bernardo Winery December Nights, 5:30-8:30 PM
  • Fuzzy Rankins Blues Band – RexRode Prod. SD Live @ Tio Leo’s, 6:30-10:#0 PMMissy & Heine Andersen@ Nate’s Garden Grill, 6-8 PM
  • Gilbert Castellanos Series @ Panama 66 Balboa Park, 6-8 PM
  • Jazz Jammers @ Fuddruckers Grossmont Center,6-8 PM
  • Taryn Donath @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live, 7-11 PM
  • Boss Jazz with Jason Hanna & Friends @ Riviera Supper Club, 7-10 PM
  • Gilbert Castellanos Young Lion Series@ Panama 66, 6 PM, 8:30 PM
  • The Upshots @ Patrick’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • Firehouse House Annual Holiday Swing & Blues Parties @ Queen Bee’s, 8:45 PM to 11:30 PM , $8
  • Salsa & Bachata Wednesdays @ Cafe Sevilla,
  • In The Mix – Social Ballroom Dance Party @ Dance For 2, 8 PM, $10,

How to waltz footwork

(Watch and read all about the all time classic dance, waltz here or click photo)

Thursday San Diego dancing, December 21, 2017

  • The Stilettos @ McP’s Irish Pub, 8 PM
  • Alvino & the Dwells @ Riviera Supper Club, 8-11 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ The Saddle Bar, 9:30 PM
  • Tomcat Courtney @ Proud Mary’s, 6-9 PM
  • Whitney Shay Trio @ US Grant Hotel Grill, 8 PM
  • Mercedes Moore & Laura Chavez @ Tio Leo’s, 8-11 PM
  • Sabor Thursdays, Salsa, Bachata, Merengue live bands @ Cafe Sevilla,8 PM
  • Tangralaa Milonga (Nuevo tango), DJ Jotan @ Dance North County Studio, 9 PM, $10
  • West Coast Swing Thursdays @ Starlight Studio, 8-10:30 PM, $5


(Check out all the different types of dance styles here or photo)

Friday San Diego dancing, December 22, 2017

  • Sue Palmer @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live, 5-7 PM
  • Jerry “Hot Rod” DeMink @ House of Blues, 6-9 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ BNS Brewery, 6:3-9:30 PM
  • Michelle Lundeen @ La Mesa Wine Works 6:30-9:30 PM
  • Backwater Blues @ Encinintas Elks, 7-11 PM
  • Stoney B Blues @ The Hopping Pig, 8 PM
  • The Stilettos @ McP’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • The Upshots @ The Field Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • Balboa Park Dancers Social (normally 2nd Fridays) @ Balboa Park Club, 6:45 PM, 
  • No Dance Party @ Champion, 7-9:30 PM, $10
  • Salsa Dancing @ Tango del Rey (Majesty in Motion), 8:30 PM, $10

(Watch and read all about the lively, competition swing dance, jive here or photo)