The links on this page are offered for informational purposes and are updated from time to time. Not all of the bands listed had websites as of the most recent update, but we want to include bands that play Northwest Dance Network dances.

Dance Calendars

  • All Seattle Tango — An independent guide to social Argentine tango in Seattle.
  • Dance Book — Information on dances, classes, workshops, special events, and dance venues. Maintained by Tony Azar.
  • Seattle Dance Info — Information on all types of dances in the Greater Seattle area. Maintained by Ron Bolin.
  • Seattle Dancing — A list of dances in Seattle. Singles and couples welcome at any dance listed.
  • Revival Rhythm Swing – Lindy Hop, Balboa, Shag, Blues, and Vernacular Jazz. This is a schedule of all classes, workshops, dances, and events in the region.

Dance Instruction and Events

  • Ballard Elks – Dances 2nd and 4th Sundays 7-9pm, open to all.
  • Barry Douglas — Barry has been performing and teaching dance for over 30 years.
  • Century Ballroom — Century Ballroom has two elegant dance venues, where social dancing is promoted with classes and dances of various genres.
  • Dance! Eclectic — Partner dance instruction to fit your schedule. Private lessons in swing, waltz, foxtrot, blues, and more.
  • Dance for Joy! — Partner dance instruction in Seattle with Lilli Ann Carey.
  • Discovery Dance – Classes in Port Townsend. Dance on the third Saturday of the month.
  • Easter Swing – West Coast Swing convention.
  • Eastside Stomp – Syncopation Foundation. Every Friday social dance 8:30pm.
  • Educated Feet — Dance instruction on Bainbridge Island with Sheila Phillips.
  • Everyone Can Dance — Dance instruction on Whidbey Island with Walter Dill.
  • Gator Boy Productions — Sean Donovan’s source for cajun and zydeco music and dance in the Great Northwest.
  • Hep Cat Productions —  Lindy and swing classes in Seattle.
  • Jay’s Dance Experience — Serving Seattle area dancers for over 35 years, specializing in swing, salsa, hustle, Latin, and ballroom instruction.
  • Left Foot Boogie — Partner dance instruction in the Greater Seattle area with Jodi Fleischman.
  • Lykes To Dance — Cajun and zydeco dance instruction with Marylee Lykes.
  • Michelle Badion — Michelle specializes in classes in Argentine tango, salsa, and West Coast swing but also enjoys teaching waltz, country dance, East Coast swing, bachata, cha cha, cumbia, and blues.
  • Normanna Lodge  –  Everett, Swing dancing most Mondays and Thursdays 1pm.
  • Northwest Folklife — Great music and dancing all Memorial Day weekend, as well as numerous events throughout the year.
  • Northshore Senior Center – First and Third Wednesdays at 1pm with live music, $5.
  • Pasadena Ballroom Dance Association — Promoting all forms of social dancing, Erin and Tami Stevens are recognized for their contribution in bringing back swing dancing in partnership with Frankie Manning in the 1980s.
  • Richard Powers — Richard has been teaching contemporary and historic social dance for over 35 years. He leads workshops around the world and is a full-time instructor at Stanford University’s Dance Division.
  • Rockin’ Horse Dance Barn — Partner and line dance instruction, as well as dances on Friday and Saturday nights.
  • Roll Up the Rug  — Classes, workshops, private lessons, and dances offered by Ari Levitt in the Seattle area.
  • Savoy Swing Club — A group of lindy hoppers in Seattle. Includes a handy weekly event calendar.
  • Seattle Swing Dance Club – Dances and classes with emphasis on West Coast Swing.
  • Skandia -Instruction in Scandinavian dancing.  Dances the first and third Fridays of each month at the Cedar Valley Grange.
  • Sweetheart Jamboree – A weekend of Country, Swing, and Line Dance workshops and competitions held each year around Valentine’s Day.
  • Swing It Seattle – Lindy & Swing classes, workshops, private lessons, and social dance events with Katie & Mark Kihara.
  • Tango etcetera — Weekly dance where the DJ plays music for alt tango that’s also “great for swing & blues, waltz & nightclub 2-step.”
  • Terry West Productions — Terry offers Seattle area dancers West Coast swing classes, dances, and weekend workshops.
  • Triple Step Dance Productions — Dance performance and instruction in lindy hop, shag, balboa, and jitterbug.

Dance Shoes and Supplies

  • Art’s Dance Shoes — 13023 100th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034
  • Centerstage Dance Shop — 5261 University Way NE, Seattle, WA 98105
  • Dance Collection – 4854 S. Adams St., Tacoma, WA 98409, 253-838-4030
  • Educated Feet – Bainbridge Island, WA, 206-842-3012,, new or lightly worn dance shoes that are looking for new feet. The shoes are available to try on at Island Center Hall before or after class on Tuesdays and also at Saturday dance events 
  • Online:  women’s shoes,  men’s shoes
  • Petticoat Junction Dance Shop  — 14523 Highway 99, Lynnwood, WA 98087
  • Stage Left Dance Wear -13410  SE 32nd St. Suite 3-B, Bellevue WA 98005
  • Star Dance Shop — 6911 216th Street SW, Lynnwood, WA 98036. Note to local customers: Please email the shop to make an appointment If you want to come in to be fitted for dance shoes or clothes. The email address is available on the website Info page.


Dance Information

  • Dancetime Publications — Videos on over 500 years of dance history, including research, preservation, and performance.
  • Northwest Folk Dancers — All things folk dancing in the Pacific Northwest.
  • Northwest Zydeco Cajun Music Music & Dance Association — The Northwest Zydeco resource.
  • Seattle Folk Dancing — A resource for local folk dancing organizations, dances, and music.