May 16: Little Bill and the Blue Notes with Billy Stapleton

Little Bill and the Blue Notes have played for more NW Dance network dances than any other band. We had to postpone the dance on March 21st and we are so thankful that Bill can play for this dance.  Bill and various musicians have been wowing dancers with their take on rhythm and blues. Expect great music to dance East and West Coast Swing, Blues, and some Latin. These musicians are the real thing and are truly a Blues tradition in Seattle.

Bill Englehart has opened for legendary acts such as BB King, Robert Lockwood Jr. and Buddy Guy. The singer, songwriter and bass player has a roomful of awards including NW Hall of Fame, the W.C. Handy Award and the BB Life Time Achievement Award. Joining him are master guitarist Billy ‘Stapes’ Stapleton, ace keyboardist Bruce Lavin, and the tight and steady multiple award winning Billy Barner on drums.

Pre-dance lesson: 7pm to 8pm

Dance: 8pm to 11pm

Cost: $15 general admission payable by cash or check at the door, $10 students under 23 with ID.

Location:  Leif Erikson Hall, 2245 N.W. 57th St. Seattle

Parking:  Free parking will be available at this dance in the Banner Bank lot due to a cooperative relationship with Banner Bank, immediately east and next door to the Leif Erikson Hall. Free parking is also available at the Ballard Health Club lot immediately south of the hall and east of Classic Consignment, through the generosity of an anonymous donor.

Details:  Please bring a sweet or savory snack to share. Check that your shoes are clean and do not mark the floor.  For the comfort and well-being of all our dancers, especially those with sensitivities, allergies or asthma, please do not wear perfume or fragranced personal products. Thank you!

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