San Diego Dancing Calendar

San Diego Dancing Calendar 2018-02-23T00:54:13+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, Feb. 22nd to March 1st!

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Thursday San Diego dancing, February 22, 2018

  • Rip Masters @ Pala Casino, 12:30-5:30 PM
  • Nathan James @ Masters Kitchen (Oceanside), 6-9 PM
  • Lorraine Castellanos & Bob Boss Jazz Duo @ Panama 66 Balboa  Park, 6-8 PM
  • Robin Henkel @ Nate’s Garden Grill, 6-8 PM
  • Missy & Heine Andersen @ US Grant Hotel Grill, 8 PM
  • Bill Magee Blues Band @ Patrick’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • The Fremonts @ Tio Leo’s, 8-11 PM, $5
  • Tomcat Courtney’s @ Proud Mary’s, 6-9 PM
  • 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, 8:30 PM, $5, $10 (with class)

(Check out all the West Coast Swing dancing in San Diego)

Friday San Diego dancing, February 23, 2018

  • Lady Dottie and the Diamonds @ La Valencia, 6-10 PM
  • The Sea Monks @ Nate’s Garden Grill, 6-8 PM
  • Bill Magee @ Proud Mary’s, 7-10 PM
  • Big Time Operator @ Tio Leo’s, 8 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ The Kraken (Cardiff), 9 PM
  • Whitney Shay Quartet @ Grant Grill, 8 PM
  • Three Chord Justice @ Rosie O’Grady’s, 9 PM
  • Stoney B Blues @ Hennessey’s (La Jolla), 9 PM
  • The Stilettos @ McP’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • The Hotshot Drifters, In the Hop Sweethearts Ball@ Queen Bee’s, 7:15-11:30 PM, $15 Adv, $20 Door
  • Balboa Park Dancers Social (normally 2nd Fridays) @ Balboa Park Club, 6:45 PM, 
  • Ballroom Dance Party @ Synergy Dance Zone, 8 PM
  • Argentine Tango Party @ Champion Ballroom, 8-11 PM, $12
  • Salsa Bachata Dancing @ 4 Points Sheraton, $10-$15
  • Salsa Dancing @ Tango del Rey (Majesty in Motion), 8:30 PM, $10
  • Salsa & Bachata Dance Party @ Dance For 2, 9 PM, $10

(Watch top Latin style dancers worldwide perform the popular Latin dance bachata)

Saturday San Diego dancing, Feb. 24, 2018

  • Robin Henkel & Whitney Shay @ UTC Plaza Unplugged, 12-2 PM
  • Perks @ UCSD Bookstore, 12:30-3 PM
  • Rip Carson & Motorcyle Art Show @ Legacy Brewery (Oceanside), 5PM
  • Roman Palacious @ La Valencia Hotel, 6-10 PM
  • The Archtones @ US Grant Hotel Grill, 8 PM
  • Sleepwalkers, Johnny Ramos,  & more@ Tio Leo’s, 8 PM
  • Lady Dottie and the Diamonds @ Park & Rec, 10 PM
  • Nathan James & The Rhythm Scratchers @ Proud Mary’s, 7-10 PM
  • Billy Lee & The Swamp Critters @ Nate’s Garden Grill, 12-2 PM
  • The Stilettos @ McP’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • ALIAS @ Escondido Elks, 6:30-10 PM, $10
  • Bachata del Rey @ Tango del Rey, 8:30 PM, $10,
  • Blue Note @ Party Fitness Zumba Studio, 8 PM, $5
  • Project Swing @ Starlight Studio., 8 PM, $10
  • Chinese Club of SD @ Champion, 7 -11 PM, $10 
  • Milonga Nocturna Tango @ Dance For 2 Studio, 9 PM, $12/$8 FTS

How to waltz footwork

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

Sunday, San Diego dancing, Feb. 25, 2018

  • Bill Magee @ Seaport Village E. Plaza Gazebo, 1-4 PM
  • Missy & Heine Andersen @ Humphrey’s Brunch, 10 AM to 2 PM
  • Zzymzzy Quartet @ Nate’s Garden Grill, 10 AM to 2 PM
  • Robin Henkel & Whitney Shay @ Kona Kai Resort, 11AM to 2 PM
  • Burlesque Brunch with Euphoria Brass Band @ Lafayette Hotel, Mississippi Room, 12-3 PM
  • Downbeat Big Band @ The Hep Spot (Veterans Museum Memorial Center), 6-8 PM
  • Billy Lee & The Swampcritters @ Coronado Ferry Landing, 1-4 PM
  • Sounds Like 4 @ Cafe Bar Europa, 5:30-8 PM
  • Casey Hensley’s Legacy Live Jam @ Legacy Brewery (Oceanside), 2-6 PM
  • Marty Conely’s Big Band Express @ Encinitas Elks, 6-8 PM, $8
  • Salsa, Bachata Dancing @ The LOT, 7-10 PM, $10
  • Salsa, Bachata & Zouk Rooms @ Queen Bee’s, 7:30 PM,
  • Milonga Toca Tango @ Champion Ballroom, 7:30-11:30 PM, $25 Adv, $30 Door
  • NO 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

Couple dancing to wedding songs at reception

(Check out this list of the top wedding dance songs for fabulous wedding playlists)

Monday San Diego dancing, Feb. 26, 2018

  • Swing Dance Under the Dome @ SD Central Library, 6:30-8 PM
  • The Upshots @ Cafe 21, 6:30-9:30 PM
  • Sue Palmer @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live, 7-11 PM, $5
  • Monday Westie Practice (WCS) @ Movement Center, 8:30 PM (2nd & 4th)

(Read all about the East Coast swing single rhythm, aka, jitterbug)

Tuesday San Diego dancing, Feb. 27, 2018

  • Jukebox Kings @ Tio Leo’s, 7:30-10 PM
  • The Stilettos @ The Florent Lounge, 9 PM
  • Mercedes Moore @ Humphrey’s Backstage Live, 7-11 PM, $5
  • Flipside Burners (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 Kaliente Tuesdays @ Sevilla, 8:30 PM, $8

Dancers dancing to salsa dance music

(Check out top picks by the pros for the top salsa dance songs)

Wednesday San Diego dancing, Feb. 28, 2018

  • Whitney Shay & Ed Kornhauser @ Hotel Republic, 6-9 PM
  • Jazz Jammers @ Fuddruckers Grossmont Ctr. 6-8 PM
  • Tomcat Courtney @ Cafe Bar Eupopa, 7-10 PM
  • Gilbert Castellanos @ Panama 66 Balboa Park, 6-8 PM
    Boss Jazz with Jason Hanna & Friends @ Riviera Supper Club, 7-10 PM
  • Robin Henkel @ 83 Degrees, 7-9:30 PM,
  • The Upshots @ Patrick’s Irish Pub, 9 PM
  • Blue Zone (Live Dance Music) & Dinner @ El Cajon Elks Lodge, 5-9 PM, $19 (weekly)
  • Firehouse Swing @ Queen Bee’s, 8:45 PM to 11:30 PM , $8, $6 FTS
  • Salsa & Bachata Wednesdays @ Cafe Sevilla,
  • In The Mix – Social Ballroom Dance Party @ Dance For 2, 8 PM, $10,

(Watch awesome Lindy hop video clips plus history and more at Lindy Hop dancing)

Thursday San Diego dancing, March 1, 2018

  • Liz Grace & The Swing Thing @ Riviera Supper Club, 7-10 PM
  • Flipside Burners @ 1st Street Bar, 8-11 PM, $5
  • Robin Henkel @ Zel’s Del Mar, 7-10 PM
  • Gino and the Lone Gunmen @ Tio Leo’s, 8-11 PM, $5
  • Tomcat Courtney’s @ Proud Mary’s, 6-9 PM
  • 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, 8:30 PM, $5, $10 (with class)

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