Tonight, Friday May 6th, 2016: The SWAMP POPPAS, $15 Birmingham hometown favorites The Swamp Poppas are a versatile Cajun/Zydeco/Creole band, known for their high-energy performances and broad range of music. FREE DANCE LESSON AT 7PM BEFORE THE DANCE!
WHERE: Southside Baptist Church 1016 19th Street South Birmingham, Alabama 35205
Please Note – This is a non-drinking venue, no alcohol served or BYOB allowed ADMISSION: includes plenty of free parking, soft drinks and light snacks. Students w/valid student ID are half price!
Extended Calendar for the Southside dances. 2016:
06/10 Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble
07/08 Terry & The Zydeco Bad Boys
10/07 The Swamp Poppas
10/28 Roux Du Bayou (Halloween Dance)
12/02 Jambalaya Cajun Band
Saturday June 11th Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble, here in Huntsville!! $20. Lesson 7:30-8pm and band will play from 8-11pm. Senior Center 2200 Drake Ave. SW.
Mark your calendars!!
May 21st, 3rd Saturday Social Dance, at THE ELKS CLUB, 725 FRANKLIN STREET SE HUNTSVILLE 35804 7PM-10PM ADMISSION $5.00 DJ DAVE ELLINGTON A wide variety of music for dancing from blues to swing to ballroom! Dressy casual. Non smoking venue, Cash Bar and the Elks have a full dinner menu on Saturday’s beginning at 5:00pm
Tuesday, May 23rd , the LickSkillet Band will be at the Senior Center on Drake Ave. $5 Water included. The band will play from 6:30 to 9:00.
West Coast Swing is now being taught at the Flying Monkey on Seminole Dr. on Tuesday nights at 7PM. 1 hr lesson followed by CD music for dancing. $10.
West Coast Swing & Blues dancing is also being taught at the Rocket Republic 289 Production Ave. in Madison on Monday nights — lesson at 7 dancing 8-9. Free.
Saturday Nights at the Eagles, Tequila Falls w/ Tammy 5/7/16 open to the public. Country & Rock bands. No charge.
They allow smoking in the room and do have a non-smoking section.
Wednesday’s Jazz n’ Swing (FREE) 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm at Straight to Ale, 3200 Leeman Ferry Rd SW, Huntsville, AL 35801. Live Jazz/Swing Music No Cover Charge Lesson at 6:30, open dancing at 7:00 Food Truck: Chupper Time Catering
Big Band Swing at the Priceville Palace 716 NE Thompson RD Priceville Al phone # 256-353-4362
Friday Night – Sophisticated Swingers 7:30-10 PM Saturday night- Hindsight Band -7-10 PM
For information, i.e., attire, location, admission, etc., about dances in Birmingham and the surrounding area visit www.birminghamswingdancers.com and click on the “Social Dance Calendar” tab. There are lots of good dance opportunities in the Birmingham area. Check it out.