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“4th Saturday” Swing Dances at Glen Echo

International Jitterbug Champions Tom Koerner and Debra Sternberg lead a one-hour Swing/Lindy workshop before each dance.  The workshop with Tom & Debra goes from 8 until 9, then the TCO swings out from 9 until midnight.  The historic Spanish Ballroom, with its sprung-wood dance floor, is located in Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD, 20812.  This is generally a large event, so don’t be surprised if you’re asked to park in overflow parking on the grass.

Our price of admission is $18 for adults, $10 for kids 5 – 13 years old and kids 4 and under are free.

Call the park at (301) 634-2222 or call Tom at (703) 533-8864, or you can email info@glenechopark.org or contact us for more information.

All dances are in cooperation with Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture Inc., the National Park Service and Montgomery County, Maryland.


Upcoming Shows

Date City Venue
05/30/15 Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: adults $18, ages 5-13 $10, 4 and. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812. Venue phone: (301) 634-2222. Featuring the music of the King of Swing – Benny Goodman!
06/27/15 Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: adults $18, ages 5-13 $10, 4 and. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812. Venue phone: (301) 634-2222. Featuring the music of the “Sisters” groups!
08/16/15 Frederick, MD Baker Park Band Shell
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/16/15 Frederick, MD Baker Park Band Shell
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/16/15 Frederick, MD Baker Park Band Shell
Time: 7:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages.
08/22/15 Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: adults $18, ages 5-13 $10, 4 and. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812. Venue phone: (301) 634-2222. Featuring the music of Glenn Miller!
09/26/15 Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: adults $18, ages 5-13 $10, 4 and. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812. Venue phone: (301) 634-2222. Featuring the music of the King of the Clarinet – Artie Shaw!
12/26/15 Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: adults $18, ages 5-13 $10, 4 and. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812. Venue phone: (301) 634-2222. Featuring the music of Tommy Dorsey and his arranger, Sy Oliver!

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Previous Shows

Date City Venue
05/09/15 Leesburg, VA Leesburg Airport
Time: 8:00pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 957 Sycolin Rd, SE. On Friday over 100 WWII vintage planes will fly over DC to commemorate the 70th anniversary of VE Day. Then on Saturday night we’ll play a hangar dance with the great sounds of the era.
04/18/15 Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: adults $18, ages 5-13 $10, 4 and. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812. Venue phone: (301) 634-2222. Featuring the music of Washington’s own Duke Ellington!
02/28/15 Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: adults $18, ages 5-13 $10, 4 and. Address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812. Venue phone: (301) 634-2222. Featuring early Swing, 1931-36.
01/31/15 Glen Echo Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park
Time: 8:00pm. Admission: adults $18, ages 5-13 $10, 4 and. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 7300 MacArthur Boulevard Glen Echo, MD 20812. Venue phone: (301) 634-2222. Featuring the music of Count Basie!

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