Where to Social Dance in Austin

Swing, Lindy Hop, West Coast Swing, and Blues

Austin Swing Syndicate: Swing Dance with Lessons and Special Side Rooms
Thursdays at the Fed (2312 San Gabriel Street)
8:15-9:15p Beginner Lesson
Side room: 1st Thursdays Blues, 2nd Thursdays Uptempo, 3rd Thursdays West Coast Swing, 4th Thursdays Groove
9p-12a DJ Music
$6 regular, $3 members (more for special events)

Four on the Floor: Lindy, Balboa, and Swing Lessons with Practice Dance
Tuesdays at the Fed (2312 San Gabriel Street)
7:15p and 8:30p Swing Lessons
9:45-11p DJ Music
$15 for drop-in lessons or $45 for 4-week series, dance is free

The Lindy Project: Lindy, Swing, and Charleston Lessons
Wednesdays at Tapestry (2302 Western Trails)
7:30pm and 8:40p Lessons

The Engine Room: Swing Dance with Live Music
at Space 12 (3121 E 12th St)
3rd Saturdays
9pm-midnight Live Music
$10 regular, $7 Austin Swing Syndicate members

Code Blue: Blues Dance with Lessons
Fridays at Go Dance Studio (2525 W Anderson Ln)
8:30-9:30pm Beginner Lesson
9-10pm Experienced Lesson (1st Fridays)
9:30pm-1am Dancing to DJ'd music
$5 dance ($7 on band nights), $5 for lesson

Austin City Dance Club: West Coast Swing Lessons and Dance
Tuesdays at the Ben Hur Shrine (7811 Rockwood Ln)
6-9pm West Coast Swing and Hustle Lessons
9-11pm West Coast Swing DJ Music
$23-27 lessons for 4-week series for students, $5 for dance

HOT Club: West Coast Swing Dance Lessons and Dance
at Austin Uptown Dance (8868 Research Blvd)
Every Thursday
7:30pm Beginning Lesson
8-10:30pm DJ Music (1st and 2nd Thursdays)
8-12am DJ Music (3rd, 4th, 5th Fridays)
$5 students

Two Step (and other Country Western Dances)

Dance Across Texas: Country Dance with Lessons
at Dance Across Texas (2201 E Ben White Blvd)
Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays
8pm-2am DJ music (and sometimes live bands)

Wild West: Country Dance with Lessons
at Wild West (401 E Whitestone Blvd in Cedar Park)
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays
8pm-2am DJ music (and sometimes live bands)

Mavericks: Country Dance with Lessons
at Mavericks (1700 Grand Ave Parkway in Pflugerville)
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Friday, Saturdays
7pm-2am DJ music (and sometimes live bands)
Ages 21+

Broken Spoke: Country Dance with Lessons
at Broken Spoke (3201 S Lamar)
check the calendar for specific events and pricing

Graham Central Station
at Graham Central Station (1719 Grand Ave Pkwy)
Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays
Part of 6 dance floors with different themes

Texas Honky Tonks
Lots of live music on the outskirts of Austin

Salsa (and other Latin Dances)

Pedro's Place: Latin Dance with Live Music
at Clay Pit (1601 Guadalupe St)
9pm-? Live music

Shoal Crossing: Latin Dance with Lessons
at Shoal Crossing Event Center (8611 N Mopac Expy)
8pm Lesson
9pm-2am DJ music

Gloria's: Salsa Dance with Live Music
at Gloria's at the Domain (3309 Esperanza Crossing)
11pm-2am Live Music with La Mona Loca Orquesta
$10 cover starting at 10pm

Oasis: Salsa Dance with Live Music
at Oasis (6550 Comanche Tr)
7-10:30pm Live Music with The Brew

Argentine Tango

Milonga Rusa
at Russian House (307 E 5th St)
8:30-9:30pm Beginning Tango Lesson
9:30pm-12am Milonga

Esquina Tango
at Esquina Tango (209 Pedernales St)
9pm-12am Milonga
By donation

Tapestry Practica
at Tapestry (2302 Western Trails)
7-9pm Practica
By donation

Social Dance Clubs and Classes on UT Campus

Dance Lab (with UT Social Dance Classes)
at AHG 136
11am-1pm Open Practice and Mini-Lessons

Texas Ballroom Club
at AHG 136
6-10pm Classes

Texas Swing Dance Society
at GEA 127
7-8:30pm Swing Classes

Texas Latin Dance
at RSC 1.104
9-11pm Classes

University of Texas Argentine Tango Club
at various locations
6-8pm Classes and Practicas

First Saturdays
9pm-1am Milonga


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