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Last waltz of 2017

Say goodbye to 2017 in style! Notorious Folk–Larry Unger and friends–will waltz us out of the year on Sunday, December 17, at the Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo. Beginning waltz lesson at 2:45, included with $10 admission (half-price with valid student ID). Cash or check only. Music from 3:30-6:00. No partner required.


Orrin Star

We’re sad to report that Orrin Star (right, wearing hat), musician, dancer, all-around nice guy and “sound guy,” has died after a battle with cancer. Please join us at the waltz this Sunday, December 3, to pay tribute to Orrin.

Need to work off the remaining calories from the Thanksgiving glut fest? Do it with RHAPSODY: Marty Taylor (winds, concertina), Alexander Mitchell (fiddle, mandolin), Dave Wiesler (piano, guitar) and Ralph Gordon (bass). Beginner lesson starts at 2:45; music from 3:30-6:00. Admission is $10, half-price with valid student ID. Cash or check (sorry, no credit cards).

Sunday Waltz on November 19

They’ve got the beat! And they’re bringing the sugar. It’s SUGAR BEAT–Susan Brandt (flute), Elke Baker (fiddle) and Marc Glickman (piano)–playing for your dancing delight. Beginning waltz lesson at 2:45. Music starts at 3:30. Admission is $10, half-price with valid student ID; cash or check (sorry, no credit cards). No partner required.