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Robin Bessier and Full Circle Play for Discovery Dance at the Port Townsend Elks May 20th sticky icon

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Discovery Dance is thrilled to welcome back Robin Bessier and Full Circle to the Port Townsend Elk on Friday, May 20 at the Port Townsend Elks. The dancing begins at 8:00 p.m. following a free (with admission) dance lesson.

Bessier and Full Circle play a mix of the best dance music from the 1920's to today. Thesongbook includes Duke Ellington, Bill Withers, Ray Charles, Cole Porter, Lerner & Lowe, Full CircleBenny Goodman, Tina Turner, The Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye, Earth Wind & Fire, Johnny Mandel, Burt Bacharach, and Nat King Cole. Bessier's two prior dances performances at the Elks kept dancers on the floor from opening to close. Look forward to East Coast Swing. Night Club 2-Step, Foxtrot, Cha-Cha, Waltz, Two-Step, West Coast Swing, and blues.

Full Circle is composed of professional musicians Robin Bessier on vocals and percussion, Ed Donahue on trumpet, George Radebaugh on piano, Ted Enderle on bass, Tom Svornich on drums, and Bill Kiely on percusssion. All have played in bands across the Northwest and the country.

A free (with admission) lesson in rumba will offered at 7:00 p.m. by locatl dance instructor Janice Eklund. Experienced dancers are encouraged to come help beginners. Couples and singles are welcome. No partner or registration is necessary.

This is a smoke-free and scent-free dance open to all ages.

Admission: $10.

Three Chords and the Truth Play for the Olympic Peninsula Dance Club at the Port Townsend Elks February 20th sticky icon

Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

The Olympic Peninsula Dance Club presents Port Townsend's dance-friendly Three Chords and the Truth on February 20 at the Port Townsend Elks. The dancing begins at 8:00 p.m. following a free (with admission) dance lesson.

Buffalo Bill CodyThree Chords and the Truth offer classic country and western tunes including two-step, country waltz, rockabilly blues, country swing and cha-cha. The band is led by Doug Warren on guitar and fiddle, Dave Llewellen, Esq. on steel guitar, Jim Newberry on fiddle, Bruce Cannavaro on bass, and Mark Sabella on drums. This performance might also offer a surprise guest singer, and promises a country rockin’ good time.

A free (with admission) lesson in country two-step will offered at 7:00 p.m. by local dance instructor Janice Eklund. Experienced dancers are encouraged to come help beginners. Couples and singles are welcome. No partner or registration is necessary.

This is a smoke-free and scent-free dance open to all ages.

Admission: $10.

 

Jerry's Classic Country Band at the Sequim VFW January 6th

Location: 
Sequim VFW Hall
169 E. Washington
Sequim, WA 98382

From Sonja Hickey

Jerry's Classic County Band play at the Sequim VFW 6 - 8:30

Hot Club Sandwich with Matt Sircely Play for Discovery Dance at the Port Townsend Elks January 19th

Date: 
Fri, 19-Jan-2018, 7:00 pm
Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Discovery Dance presents Hot Club Sandwich featuring Matt Sircely, January 19 at the Port Townsend Elks Lodge.  Begin the evening with a FREE dance lesson in One-Step, taught by professional dance instructor Janice Eklund. Live music begins at 8:00 p.m. New and seasoned dancers are welcome. No partner or previous dance experience is necessary to join in the fun.

Fifteen years ago, with Seattle fast becoming a hub of Gypsy jazz resurgence, Hot Club Sandwich was founded by a handful of young string players with a love Hot Club Sandwichfor Manouche swing and other vintage jazz, including other folkloric music of the era from around the world. Several years ago, Known for playing dances as far afield as California or Alaska, the group has made regular appearances in recent years on the Juan de Fuca Festival and NW Folklife stages. Sandwich is composed of founding members Tim Wetmiller in violin and Kevin Connon on guitar and vocals.  Nancy Katz on bass and Terry Smith on drums handle the rhythms.  Local Matt Sircely plays mandolin, guitar, and vocals.  When playing dances, Hot Club Sandwich caters to each event, touching on swing at various tempos, and branching into country shuffles or Latin grooves before sprinkling the set with waltzes.

A free (with admission) lesson in One-Step will offered at 7:00 p.m. by professional dance instructor Janice Eklund. Experienced dancers are encouraged to come help beginners. Couples and singles are welcome. No partner or registration is necessary.

This is a smoke-free and scent-free dance open to all ages.

Admission: $12.

Discovery Dance is a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting partner dancing on and around the Olympic Peninsula.

Dances are held on the third Friday of each month. Find out more at www.discoverydance.org

Round Trip at the Sequim VFW January 20th

Date: 
Sat, 20-Jan-2018, 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: 
Sequim VFW Hall
169 E. Washington
Sequim, WA 98382

From Roger Bigelow:

Round Trip plays Rock'n'Roll, Country and Oldies at the Sequim VFW Post 4760, 169 E. Washington St. from

6 to 8:30 p.m. Please sign in and remember a contribution to the VFW Donation Jar, if you can, to support our Veterans.

Old Sidekicks and the Side Chic at the Sequim Elks Lodge January 12th

Location: 
Sequim Elks Lodge
143 Pt Williams Rd.
Sequim, WA 98382

From the Dancer Calendar:

Celbrating Vern and Dolly's 60th wedding anniversary.

Great dance floor, terrific and dedicated hosts. Net proceeds benefit programs in our community.

$8 cover.

6 - 8:30 pm

Full bar.

For more info, contact Donna at the Sequim Elks: (360) 683-2763.

Old Sidekicks and the Side Chic at the Sequim Elks Lodge January 7th

Location: 
Sequim Elks Lodge
143 Pt Williams Rd.
Sequim, WA 98382

From the Dancer Calendar:

Great dance floor, terrific and dedicated hosts. Net proceeds benefit programs in our community.

$8 cover.

6 - 8:30 pm

Full bar.

For more info, contact Donna at the Sequim Elks: (360) 683-2763.

Saint John and the Revelations at the Uptown Pub January 6th

Location: 
Uptown Pub
1016 Lawrence Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From James Lindqust:

Blues singer/songwriter from Seattle.

No cover.

Uptown Pub
1016 Lawrence St.
Port Townsend, WA
360-385-1530, bar
360-344-2505, kitchen

Food & drink available.

Olympic Express Big Band at 7 Cedars Casino January 25th

Date: 
Thu, 25-Jan-2018, 6:00 pm
Location: 
7 Cedars Casino and Resort
270756 Highway 101
Sequim, WA 98382

Jazz and swing favorites.

6pm to 10pm.

Club 7.  No cover.  21 & over.

Jim Hoffman Band at 7 Cedars Casino January 18th

Date: 
Thu, 18-Jan-2018, 6:00 pm
Location: 
7 Cedars Casino and Resort
270756 Highway 101
Sequim, WA 98382

Country favorites.

6pm to 10pm.

Club 7.  No cover.  21 & over.

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