San Diego Dancing Calendar

San Diego Dancing Calendar 2017-10-16T17:03:15+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, Oct 13th to Oct 20th!

(Check out waltz music playlists, waltz song picks, waltz music links here)

Friday San Diego dancing, October 13, 2017

  • Otoberfest Festivals @ Around San Diego County
  • Bobby Sanchez @ Encinitas Elks, 7-11 PM, $10
  • Lady Star Blues Band @ Proud Mary’s, 7-10 PM
  • Casy Hensley @ Oceanside Museum of Art, 8 PM
  • The Stilettos @ Rosie O’Grady’s Pub, 9 PM
  • No Dance Party @ Champion Ballroom, 7-9:30 PM, $12
  • Balboa Park Dancers Social (normally 2nd Fridays) @ Balboa Park Club, 6:45 PM, 
  • Frim Fram Fridays(Lindy Hop) @ VMMC, 7:30-11:30 PM
  • Sin Nombre Tango Milonga @ Movement Ctr., 9:30 PM, $10, $5 FTS
  • Ballroom Dance Party @ Synergy Dance Zone, 8 PM, $5, $3 FTS, (weekly),
  • 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

(Watch salsa dancing: cabaret, On 2, On 1, club style, smooth & basic lesson here)

Saturday San Diego dancing, October 14, 2017

  • Otoberfest Festivals @ Around San Diego County
  • Robin Henkel Solo Blues @ Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, 10AM to 12 PM
  • Rip Carson, The Stilettos @ Ebullition Brew Works (Vista), Time TBA
  • Whitney Shay @ La Valencia Hotel, 6-10 PM
  • Jerry “Hot Rod” DeMink @ House of Blues, 6-9 PM
  • Robin Henkel @ Nate’s Garden Grill, 6-8 PM
  • Cadillac Wreckers @ Proud Mary’s, 7-10 PM
  • Nathan James @ Black Plague Brewing, 7:30-9:30 PM
  • Alvino & the Dwells @ The Manhattan Bar, (Chula Vista), 9:30 PM
  • Hot Rhythm Lounge @ Crown Dance Studio (new location), 8 PM
  • Cajun/Zydeco Dance @ Balboa Park War Memorial Bldg., 6:30-10:15 PM
  • Bachata del Rey @ Tango del Rey, 8:30 PM, $10
  • Swing Into Fall WCS @ Synergy Studio, 8 PM, $10
  • Ashley’s Afternoon Tea Dance, 4 -7 PM, $10
  • 2nd Saturday Dance Party @ Champion Ballroom, 7-10:30 PM, $10
  • No Dance Party @ Dancessense Studio,7-11 PM, $10
  • No Dance Party @ Infinity Studio, 7 PM,
  • Milonga Nocturna Tango @ Dance For 2 Studio, 9 PM, $12/$8 FTS

How to waltz footwork

(Check out All About The Waltz history, patterns, styles, Waltz dance & music here)

Sunday, San Diego dancing, October 15, 2017

  • Otoberfest Festivals @ Around San Diego County
  • Fuzzy Rankins @ ProhibitionRobin, 8:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Zzymzzy @ Scripps Ranch Library, 2:30-3:30 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ The Kraken (Cardiff), 4-9 PM
  • Taryn Donath @ Black Plague Brewing (Oceanside), 4-7 PM
  • Creepxotica @ Panama 66 – 3rd Anniversary, 6-10 PM
  • Downbeat Big Band @ Queen Bee’s, 4-6 PM
  • Marty Conley Big Band Express @ Encinitas Elks, 6-8 PM, $10
  • Ben Powell @ Crush Solana Beach, 7 PM
  • Salsa & Bachata Dancing @ The LOT, 7-10 PM, $10
  • Jitterbug Club San Diego @ Dance For 2, 7 PM, $9 (1st, 2nd & 3rd Sundays)
  • WCS San Diego Swing Dance Club @ El Cajon Elks Lodge, 4-7 PM

 Dance Quotes Article Dancer

(Dance Quotes from philosophers, poets, dancers, scientists, Dance Quotes click here)

Monday San Diego dancing, October 9, 2017

  • Zydeco Dance Party @ Kearny Mesa Moose Lodge, 6:15 PM-9:15 PM, (3rd Mondays)
  • Michelle Lundeen @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live, 7-11 PM, $5
  • Taryn Donath @ Crush Solana Beach, 7 PM
  • NO Monday Westie Practice (WCS) @ Movement Center, 8:30 PM (2nd & 4th)
  • The Upshots @ Cafe 21,  6:30-9:30 PM,
  • Danzin Mondays Salsa & Bachata@ Tio Leo’s, 8:30 PM (lesson), Deejay

 Swing Dance Couple

(Swing-jitterbug dancing ft. Derek Hough, Johnny Carson, Debbie Reynolds & more)

Tuesday San Diego dancing, October 17, 2017

  • Robin Henkel  Solo Blues @ House of Blues, 7-9 PM,
  • Mercedes Moore @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live, 7-11 PM, $5
  • Sue Palmer & Wendy DeWitt @ Tio Leos, 7:30-10 PM, $10
  • Chickenbone Slim & the Biscuits @ Rosie O’Grady’s Pub, 9-12 PM
  • Gino and the Lone Gunmen (50’s/60’s Night) @ Henry’s Pub, 9 PM
  • Social Dancing @ Kearny Mesa Moose Lodge, 6:30 PM, $5
  • WC 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

Couple dancing to bachata music & bachata songs

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

Wednesday San Diego dancing, October 18, 2017

  • Phil Dilorio – Jazz 88.3 Blues Jam @ Proud Mary’s, 6:30-9:30 PM
  • Boss Jazz w/Jason Hanna & Friends @ Riviera Supper Club, 7-9 PM
  • Jazz Jammers @ Fuddruckers Grossmont Ctr. 6-8 PM
  • Gilbert Castellanos Young Lion Series@ Panama 66, 6 PM, 8:30 PM
  • The Upshots @ Patrick’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • Firehouse Swing @ Queen Bee’s, 8:45 PM to 11:30 PM, 
  • Salsa & Bachata Wednesdays @ Cafe Sevilla,
  • NEW Latin Salsa & Bachata Dance Party @ Dancessense Studio, 8 PM
  • In The Mix – Social Ballroom Dance Party @ Dance For 2, 8 PM, $10,

How to waltz dance couple

(Learn how to waltz online dance lessons for different styles of waltz dancing here)

Thursday San Diego dancing, October 19, 2017

  • Robin Henkel Solo Blues, Whitney Say @ Farmer & The Seahorse, 5-7 PM
  • Besos Trio with Claudia, Evona, Beston @ Harvest By The Patio (downtown), 6-9 PM
  • The Stilettos @ McP’s Irish Pub, 8 PM
  • Bill Magee @ Patrick’s Pub, 9 PM
  • The Fremonts @ Tio Leo’s, 8-11 PM, $5
  • Tomcat Courtney @ Proud Mary’s, 6-9 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 PM, $5

Dance Music Deejay

(Check out dance music playlists: ballroom, swing, salsa, c&w, tango & more here)

Friday San Diego dancing, October 20, 2017

  • Westie Jam WCS @ Dancessense Studio, 7 PM, $10
  • Blue Largo @ Encinitas Elks, 7-11 PM, $10
  • Phil Dilorio & Karl Dring @ La Mesa Wine Works, 6:30 -9:30 PM
  • Manny Cepeda Orchestra @ Salsa Under the Stars Hdqt. Seaport Village,6-9 PM
  • Bill Magee @ Proud Mary’s, 7-10 PM
  • Stoney B Blues @ Spike Africa’s Fresh Fish Grill & Bar, 8-11 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ Bahia Belle Cruises, 8:30 PM
  • Three Chord Justice @ Riviera Supper Club, 9 PM
  • Shay and the Hustle! @ Park and Rec (Park Blvd), 10 PM
  • Mojo Working @ Crush Solana Beach, 7 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
  • Ballroom Dance Party @ Synergy Dance Zone, 8 PM, $5, $3 FTS, (weekly),
  • 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 wedding songs at reception

(Top wedding songs for the best wedding day music playlists, click here or photo)