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Dan "Big Hands" Colvin Band Plays for Discovery Dance at the Port Townsend Elks January 20th sticky icon

Date: 
Fri, 20-Jan-2017, 7:00 pm
Location: 
Elks Lodge #317
555 Otto Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

Discovery Dance happily welcomes the Dan Colvin Band on Friday, December 16, at the Port Townsend Elks. The dancing begins at 8:00 p.m. following a free (with admission) dance lesson.

Dan "Big Hands" Colvin is the former frontman for the California-based Big Daddy's Rhythm Dan Colvin Bandand Blues Band and has played with or opened for musicians including Jesse Colin Young, Tom Scott, and Johhny Winter.  He has toured extensively with the Eric Ellsworth Band, Rock Steady Posse, and the Cardiff Reefers.  His style might be described as a little bit blues, a little bit country, a little bit soul.

Dan Colvin fronts the band with vocals, guitar, and sax.  He is accompanied by lead guitarist Jesse Savage from Gig Harbor, formerly with Big Daddy's Rhythm and Blues Band and Rokkerboxx, bassist Joshua Colvin, and Tom Svornich on drums.

Expect a dancing experience with original songs, a touch of honkytonk, and a whole lotta soul.

A free (with admission) lesson in West Coast Swing 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: $10.

Thursday Night Salsa at the Port Angeles Dance Center

Date: 
Thu, 19-Jan-2017, 7:00 pm
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Thu, 26-Jan-2017, 7:00 pm
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Thu, 2-Feb-2017, 7:00 pm
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Thu, 9-Feb-2017, 7:00 pm (some future dates hidden)
Location: 
Port Angeles Dance Center
124 East Front Street (across from the transit station, next to Turnip the Beet)
Port Angeles, WA 98362

From Sonja Hickey:

There's salsa dancing tonight in Port Angeles if you're feeling the itch to dance... We do a beginner salsa lesson at 7ish, an intermediate lesson at 8, and then open dance from 9 till 11. We've just changed locations and are working to grow the evening! It's a regular night, every Thursday, and we'd love to see you all there.

7:00 Beginner Salsa Lesson

8:00 Intermediate Lesson (or beginner level lesson of another latin style like Bachata or Cha Cha Cha)

9:00 - 11:00 Open Dance

$3 entry

Line Dance Classes Start January 9th at the Mountain View Gym

Date: 
Mon, 16-Jan-2017, 7:15 pm
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Mon, 23-Jan-2017, 7:15 pm
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Mon, 30-Jan-2017, 7:15 pm
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Mon, 6-Feb-2017, 7:15 pm (some future dates hidden)
Location: 
1919 Blaine Street Mountain View Gym
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Bareboards Arts and Entertainment:

Line dance clsss with Vickie Townsend, featuring many musical styles, from Cha Cha to swing, funk and pop.

Six week session starting Monday, January 9th at 7:15pm at the Mountain View Gym, 1919 Blaine St. PT.

Everyone welcome, no partner necessary.

$5.00 per class.

For more information, contact Vickie at VickieLTownsendatgmail [dot] com

Jazz Dinner Dance at the Sequim High School January 14th

Location: 
Sequim High School
601 North Sequim Avenue Cafeteria
Sequim, WA 98382

From Karen Holtrop:

Jazz dinner and dance featuring the Stardust Big Band and Sequim High School Jazz Band. Listen to great live music, eat a delicious dinner, and do some dancing!

Doors open at 6 pm, music starts at 6:30.

Tickets available at Full Moon Candle Co, 609 W Washington St #13, Sequim, or at the door, $15 each or $25 per couple.

Price includes Hawaiian-style dinner: pulled pork, chicken, rice, salad.

Ranger and the Re-Arrangers at the Bainbridge Island Center Hall January 14th

Location: 
Island Center Hall
8395 Fletcher Bay Road
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110

From Sheilla Phillips:

Dance to swing, Foxtrot, waltz, cha cha, rumba, tango.

Local band featuring fabulous musicians have fine tuned to play for dancers! At the heart of their sound is Ranger Sciacca's sweet violin playing with an exquisite marriage to guitar. They bring forth a snappy rhythm and a calm and catchy grace. The band’s repertoire includes Swing standards, the music of Django and Grappelli, Latin Swing tunes, Waltzes and Ranger's unique originals.

$20 at door includes 7:15 pm workshop mixer...swing or waltz, attendees choice.

Intermediate Fusion Workshop and After Party at the Dancing Sky Studio in Port Townsend January 21st

Date: 
Sat, 21-Jan-2017, 5:30 pm
Location: 
Dancing Sky Studio
913 L Street
Port Townsend, WA 98368

From Sonja Hickey on behalf of Fusion Inclusion:

Intermediate Fusion Workshop + After Party

Dancing Sky Studio, 913 L Street, Port Townsend, USA

A 2 HOUR WORKSHOP SATURDAY, JANUARY 21 from 5:30-7:30

AFTER PARTY INCLUDED

POTLUCK 8:30pm

DANCE PARTY 9pm

For pricing and tickets go to: http://www.eventbee.com/v/fusioninclusion/event?eid=180456464#/tickets

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