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Join the Atlanta Swing Dancers Club on Saturday, July 20th, for  fun and dancing West Coast Swing!

West Coast Swing is one of the most exciting, popular and versatile couples dance styles in the world, danced by men and women of all ages and to a wide range of music genres.

Saturday, July 20:

Location: Volga Dance Academy @ 3855 Presidential Parkway Atlanta, GA 30340

Evening Schedule:
7:30 - 8:30 PM: Beginner Class with Pat Korn
7:30 - 8:30 PM: Intermediate Class with Jerome Subey
8:30 - 10:30 PM: Social dancing with DJ Jerome Subey

Evening Costs:
Beginner Class and dance
ASDC Members: $10
General Admission: $15
Intermediate Class and dance
ASDC Members: $10
General Admission: $15
Dance only
ASDC Members: $5
General Admission: $10

Cash, PayPal, Venmo, and credit card accepted.
Want to join ASDC and benefit from member pricing at our events? Go to and join now!


See Club 201 which holds weekly events with details below.




This Thursday the 18th, we're dancing again at Revival Hall Taproom in Jefferson, Georgia from 7-10pm. We'll get going with a starter lesson for newbies for the first 30 minutes. TheDancingRuth will teach three beginner range lessons throughout the night. All ages and experience welcome. The floor is hardwood that's in great shape. The bar has beer, wine, cocktails, and mocktails. There are some great little eateries on the same block as well.


Julie Griggs
Line Up, Let's Dance – Line Dancing with Julie Griggs – FB
Lineup.letsdance – Instagram
770 823 2886
Brimstone Tavern and Grill
First Friday Line Dancing  August 2
July 5th was a great success.  Thanks to all of you who attended.  We had a great turnout!
10595 Old Alabama Road Connector

Brimstone will be having the first Friday of the month set aside for LINE DANCING!!!
Social Dancing all levels.
No lessons but I'll be on the floor to help as will other awesome dancers.
And of course, requests will be taken.  Dancers can request dances before the event by DM-ing me or texting me (770 823 2886). 
We will need to show up, ready to dance, AND support the restaurant. Please order food, even if it means sharing and tip our fabulous servers.
Here are the dates for the next few months of First Friday Line Dance frivolities.
Aug 2                Sept 6              Oct 4          Nov 1          Dec 6
We have an amazing dance place at Brimstone. They are expanding to make more floor space for us. Let's be sure to thank them for their support of Line Dancing.
Brimstone Restaurant and Tavern
Monday and Wednesday
10595 Old Alabama Road Con,

Join me and an amazing group of fun and friendly dancers for line dancing every Monday and Wednesday.  We have a great dance floor, good food, amazing servers, full bar, and lessons!  No entrance fees, we just ask that you support the restaurant by enjoying their food and drink.

Mondays and Wednesdays
6:00 – 7:00  Foundations class – this class is designed for new dancers.  We cover dance steps needed for the dances we learn at Brimstone – what they are called and how to do them correctly
7:30 – 8:30  Line Dance Lessons – beginner through improver lessons (with an easy intermediate every now and then)
8:30 – 11:00 – Social dancing with a review of the dances we learned during lessons.  Dancin' DJ Mike Ammons plays our favorite music and takes requests.
Indio Brewing
Coyote Ugly Night
August 9    8:00 PM
5019 W Broad St NE M145,
Sugar Hill

Once a month beginner line dance lessons at this brewing company.  Come and enjoy a beer and line dance lessons. 
Lesson from 8:00 – 9:00ish and social (all levels) dancing till 10ish or later. Song/dance requests are welcome.
No fee or cover charge.  Please support the business
Slow Pour Brewing Co
407 N Clayton St
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

Weekly Beginner lessons
Every Tuesday 6:30 – 9:00

There is a $5.00 fee that can be paid at the door with cash or Venmo.  This is to pay for the instructor, since the company does not pay.
Social dancing (all levels) to follow lessons. 
The Brewery does not serve food, but you are welcome to bring your own or order from Uber Eats.  Please support the business through your drink orders. 
Happy to do requests.  

Contact Julie Griggs for questions
          770 823 2886 (please text)
          FB -  Line up, Let's Dance – line dancing with Julie Griggs
          Email –
Joes Sports Bar and Grill
11950 Jones Bridge Road,
Alpharetta GA

Line Dancing Every Sunday from 6 – 9
Lessons at 6:15 (Ish)
This is being shared with 3 other instructors unless I am filling in for someone else.
My next teach will be July 28
Requests are encouraged. 
Come and enjoy some food and fun line dancing at Joes. 
Date line up:
          July 21  April
          July 28  Julie

NTA – National Teachers Association- A Worldwide Personal Trainer and Coach Program for dancers
NTA weekend workshop Aug 24 and 25 at Brimstone in Alpharetta.  Registration form is available on FB, it is attached, or you can contact Julie Griggs directly at 770 823 2886 or through email at 

Available for parties/events, large or small groups as well as private lessons.
I am a nationally accredited dance instructor.
NTA – Interim Vice President, Dance Committee, Zone S Director, Instructor and Assessor
Julie Griggs directly at 770 823 2886 or through email at


We have found another place to line dance on Tuesday nights. There will be a $10 cover.  7-10 pm.
Candella Bar
5780 CH James Pkwy . Suite 250 .
Powder Springs, GA 30127
Ph: 404-242-3829
Laura Mae Kitchens Boggs



Line Dancing is my favorite season. I don't always dance...what! yes, I do!!!! Dancing is great for your body and mind. We also hold line dance parties each month. Come learn how to line dance and socialize with us in class and at the parties. Line dance classes is a place to go where you can forget about all of your problems and just dance.

The Tyrone classes for the Month of July are held at the Tyrone Recreation Center at 145 Commerce Dr, Tyrone.

Our next session began on Tuesday, July 9th.  Register in class at 6:15 before class begins at 6:30. Fee is $30 cash beginner class or intermediate class and $55.00 cash combo class (beginner and intermediate). Come check us out.

Cynthia Diane Baldwin



Let's line dance. Every Thursday at the VFW Post 5408 Acworth Georgia. 6:30 beginner lessons, 8 pm not so beginner. Open dance in between. "No cover charge, come as you are.  I love this bar"!
4764 Cobb Parkway (Hwy.41)
Acworth, GA

Geneva Bjerklie


RuthEllen - Line Dance Instructor
Come dance with me Wednesday night at Big Daddy's in Gainesville  212 Spring Street SW

Our Gainesville line dancing community comes to play and learn new dances with lessons by The Dancing Ruth. Three lessons are taught throughout the night typically including one easy beginner, one beginner, and one improver dance. They are taught in a three-week rotation. The rest of the time is spent doing dances we've recently learned, old favorites, and new favorites. 




DWF Wellness located at 13165 Browns Bridge Road, Covington, GA 30016, offers a Line Dance class on Thursdays at 10:00 a.m. (Available online and In-Studio).  This class is Senior focused – dances are taught at the Beginner level of dance.  Silver Sneakers, Silver & Fit, Renew Active, and ACTIVE & FIT are accepted.  Drop-Ins welcome.  For additional rate information and other classes offered, visit /phone number: 678-532-9442.   (Instructor: Jane Carter)

Angel Eyes Fitness and Nutrition, Inc., located in Covington, GA offers a Line Dance class the 1st Saturday of each month at 12:00 Noon to individuals with Low Vision and Blind (Available online and In-Studio).  For additional information, visit  , phone number 678-374-9302.     (Instructor:  Jane Carter)


Come join the fun and kick up your boots and come Line Dancing with Rachel's Dance Connection. Classes are on Thursday nights at 7:00
Classes are at the Sharpsburg Community Center (105 Main Street) at 7:00. $25 a month, or $7 a class. You can sign up at the door.
We also offer a monthly dance party the first Saturday night each month with a covered dish dinner and a night full of dancing.


New class: starting
TriYoga at Preston Ridge Community Center
Fridays, 11:45 - 12:45
Preston Ridge Community Center
3655 Preston Ridge Rd, Alpharetta
Classes are free and open to everyone over age 40    bring your own mat or the center will have mats available  for use. This is a mat class and will not be modified for chair. If you have any questions, contact me.

I hope to see you soon!!!!!
Wendy Haggerty, B.A, C-IAYT
Certified Yoga Therapist and yoga instructor
Line Dance instructor and choreographer


Subject: Line Dance Classes this week. - Meridian Park Loganville Georgia.
I will continue 4 weeks of beginner Line Dance lessons at Meridian Park Loganville.

Thursday night at 4:45pm-5:45pm.

Cost is $60.00 for four weeks .
Drop in cost is $17.00 each week.

Come join the fun!
We will learn several popular cruise and wedding line dances plus some classic dances that are danced at most line dance venues.

Make sure you are connected to me on FaceBook: Tina Hendrix with the boots and hat picture.  Also, the Eastside line dancing group.  Send me a request to join and I will accept your request.
101 Generation Blvd, 
Loganville, GA · 
(770) 266-1605
Let me know if you have any questions. please call 770-639-3010.
Thank you,
Tina Hendrix
Come Line Dance with me.


 Eastside Station Snellville Georgia Line Dancing every Wednesday night.  Tina Hendrix has restarted teaching here.

Doors open at 5pm, dancing starts at 7pm. No cover charge , nonsmoking , and great food and drinks.

If new to line dancing, we will help you with easy-to-follow dances.
Line dances of all levels danced here.

Send requests to join our Facebook group for all the information :Eastside Line Dancing.

Come Line Dance with me.  
Tina Hendrix <>


What's happening in Villa Rica – 2024
VPLEX - 1605 Hwy 61 Villa Rica (2 miles from Exit 24 off I-20)
Regular Classes in Villa Rica at the VPLEX
COUPLES - Tuesday Nights  $25 per month
July is East Coast Swing!
Beg 7-8pm.  Experienced 8-9pm. $25 pp per month
Line Dance – Monday Nights
$25pp -- Beg 6-7pm, Improver 7-7:30, Experienced 7-8:30pm
Lots of new updated line dances as well as some oldie classics here and there.
Line Dance Socials  Every Third Wednesday  10:30 till 2:30  only $15per person.  Powell Park 524 Leslie Dr. Villa Rica
July 17 -- Please RSVP! (and send dance requests)
Hello Line Dancers!

Please RSVP to let us know how many of you plan to attend the LD Social this Wednesday in Villa Rica (Powell Park on Leslie Dr).
I know many are out of town and I've not heard from very many saying they plan to attend.  ☹
Also let me know what dance requests you have.  I've only gotten feedback from one person.  ☹
I plan meatballs this time.

Theme is SUMMERTIME!  Wear what you want.

Lining at the Vine – last Friday of each month.  Little Vine Vineyard and Winery in Villa Rica GA.
5-8pm  $10 per person cover with discounts on their fabulous wines and beer.  Bring your own food.
July 26, August 30, September 27, October 25, November 29, December 27. 
Debra Cleckler – Accredited Dance Teacher, Choreographer, Dance Team Leader.
Villa Rica Dance Classes:  Mondays – Line Dance, Tuesdays – Couples, Private hours available.
Local Motion Dance Team: Wednesdays.
NTA: Dance Committee, Zone AC Director, Director of Promotions and Advertising.
NTA- International personal trainer & coach program for dancers, incorporating many styles of dance.
779 Elliott Rd, Temple, GA 30179
770-456-6244 Home Phone, 404-398-2150 Cell
Web Site


June Shuman posts:  Senior line dance class Wednesday mornings 10AM-11AM  at Woodie Fife Senior Center.  Must sign up monthly.  They accept Silver Sneakers.   
Senior Line Dance class. Wednesdays. Gold Dust Park in Senior Center Dining room 10am.


Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Dance Schedule for Club 201 
Must be 21 or Over for Admittance
Friday and Saturday Nights!  Dance Lessons Included with Paid Admission Absolutely No Containers or Liquids Allowed in Facility
Friday, Saturday & Sunday
Admission Prices
$12.00 for Band Nights  (Cash or Credit Cards)
$12.00 for DJ Nights (Cash or Credit Cards)
$10 for Wednesday Nights (Cash ONLY)
$12.00 for Sunday Nights  (Cash Only)
Note:  You do not have to sign Credit Card slip
Please let management know if you will have six at your table This can be done when you arrive You are permitted to have your own food/snacks at your table If you need additional tables for these items, please Notify management and we will assist you Per State Licensing and liquor laws: No outside beverages will be permitted.    While dancing, remember to do your best to Practice Social Distancing.

Our great DJs and bands will allow Guests to freestyle, line dance and couple dance Please remember to use good hand hygiene while dancing Guests must take responsibility for their own safety and protection As they see fit Guests will not be required to wear a mask, however, you may Wear a mask for your own protection Club 201 suggests you bring your own tablecloth or plastic cover We do clean and sanitize every table And every chair after every event for your safety  Guests assume their own risk with Admission or entrance to the American Legion Post 201 events
It is still acceptable to decorate tables, please do not forget to remove all decorations from tables and remove trash upon leaving
Each table is setup to allow four Guests
We can accommodate up to a party of six
Please let management know if you will have six at your table.  This can be done when you arrive
You are permitted to have your own food/snacks at your table  If you need additional tables for these items, please.  Notify management and we will assist you
Per State Licensing and liquor laws: No outside beverages will be permitted
While dancing, remember to do your best to Practice Social Distancing
Our great DJs and bands will allow
Guests to freestyle, line dance and couple dance
Please remember to use good hand hygiene while dancing
Guests must take responsibility for their own safety and protection
As they see fit Guests will not be required to wear a mask, however, you may Wear a mask for your own protection
Club 201 suggests you bring your own tablecloth or plastic cover
We do clean and sanitize every table and every chair after every event for your safety
Guests assume their own risk with Admission or entrance to the American Legion Post 201 events.

Wednesday, July 17th - Wednesday night line dancing has moved to Thursday morning for this week only.

Thursday, July 18th - Line dancing with instructor Nancy Anthony from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM.

Thursday, July 18th - No Thursday Night dance lessons this week only. See you next week.

Friday, July 19th - No Friday Morning Line Dancing this week only. See you next week.

Friday, July 19th - Havana night featuring DJ Chris Stone.
7:30 - 8:30 PM - Intermediate Salsa/Ch- Cha dance lesson with instructors Jennifer Egl and Chris Stone.
Beginning Salsa/Cha-Cha dance lesson with instructors Mark and Elizabeth Williams.
8:30 - 11:30 PM - Dance the night away to the Latin ballroom music of DJ Chris Stone.
$12.00 cash or credit card at the door.

Saturday, July 20th - Country Mix with DJ Lance Berry.
7:30 - 8:30 PM - Beginning Country Two Step dance lesson with instructors Mark and Elizabeth Williams.
Intermediate Country To Step dance lesson with guest instructor Lance Berry.
8:30 - 11:30 PM - Dance the night away with a great country dance mix provided by DJ Lance Berry.
$12.00 cash or credit card at the door.

Sunday, July 21st - Sunday Night West Coast Swing at Club 201.
6:00 - 6:45 PM -   Levels I and II dance lessons.
6:45 - 7:30 PM -   Levels III/IV and the "Competitive Edge" class. Guest instructor for the Competitive Edge class is Lindsay Mistretta.
7:30 - 10:00 PM - DJ Chris Powderly will be playing great West Coast Swing music.  

Monday, July 2nd - Monday Morning Line Dancing with instructor Nancy Anthony.
10:00 - 11:00 AM - Intermediate Line Dance Class.
11:00 - 12:00 PM - Improver Line Dance Class.
$10.00 cash for one class. $15.00 for both classes.

Elizabeth & Mark Williams
Dance Directors
More Information Call 404-579-9676


Hi Line Dancers,
Below are some line dance opportunities coming up:
**Dallas Markets - FRIDAY, July 19th, 2024 FROM 6-7 PM - - 398 W Memorial Dr, Dallas, GA 30132 - (678) 426-8340 – They are back open for business and so is the line dancing : ) Please mark your calendars with the following dates through the end of 2024 for an hour of Fun and line dance from 6-7 pm. Come join me if you can : ) Dates: Third (3rd) Friday of each month – July 19th, August 16th, September 20th, October 18th, November 15th & December 20th.
*Paris Mountain Vineyards – 133 Bollen Road – Rockmart, GA 30153 – (678) 974-5306 – Friday, July 26th – 7-9 pm (7-8 pm Lessons/8-9 pm Dance) – Come join me for a few hours of Fun & line dancing – NO ADMISSION FEE - *FREE* – I do ask that you please support Paris Mountain Vineyards by purchasing a drink/drinks (Please DO NOT bring your own drinks in – Paris Mountain Vineyards has a water station -Thank you) and/or something to munch on. Paris Mountain Vineyards has a great variety on their menu.
*Tuesdays – Line Dance classes for the month of July 2024 - City of Acworth – New location: *Rosenwald School* - 4410 Cherokee Street, Acworth, GA 30101 - Dates: 7/2 - 7/30/24 
 - *INTERMEDIATE* class – 11 am – 12:30 pm – *EVENING* class - 6:30 pm – 8 pm – 16+ up - $ 25 Resident/$ 30 Non-Resident – Maximum participants: 20 – Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson – Can register online through City of Acworth Recreation & Parks – Programs & Camps, Community classes, call (770) 917-1234 or in person. NO HARD SOLE SHOES - ONLY DANCE OR SOFT SOLE SHOES ALLOWED – Thank you.
**Tuesdays – Senior Wellness Center – 1150 Powder Springs Street – Marietta, GA 30064 – (770) 528-5355 – Beginner line dance session – Next session started July 2nd – September 17th.  Please contact the center at (770) 528-5355 for more info.
***Wednesdays – Line Dance classes - North Cobb Senior Center - THIS SESSION started Wednesday, July 3rd – September 19th – 3900 S Main Street – Acworth, Ga 30101 – (770) 975-7740 – Maximum participants: 20 - Instructor: Dancia' Tweety Leslie Thompson - *INTERMEDIATE* class – 11:15 am-12:15 pm – *BEGINNER* class – 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm. Please call center for more info. & cost of classes.
****Thursdays – Line Dance class - One life Fitness Woodstock – Silver Sneakers welcome – 301 Gold Creek Trail – Woodstock, GA 30188 – (678) 445-9140 - *Beginner-Improver* class – 10 am-10:55 am – Call if interested & for more info. Instructor: Dancia' Tweety Leslie Thompson
*****Thursdays – Line Dance class – Paulding County Senior Center – 54 Industrial Way N – Dallas, GA 30132 – (770) 443-8873 - *BEGINNER* class – Cost is *FREE* – 2 pm-3 pm - Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson – Last week at the Industrial Way N address – Started on Monday, July 8th, the NEW LOCATION will be: 210 Paulding Lane – Dallas, GA 30132.
******Fridays - Senior Wellness Center – 1150 Powder Springs Street – Marietta, GA 30064 – (770) 528-5355 – Intermediate line dance session – Next session started July 5th – September 20th.  Please contact the center at (770) 528-5355 for more info.
*******Fridays – Line Dance class - Paulding County Senior Center – 54 Industrial Way N – Dallas, GA 30132 – (770) 443-8873 - *INTERMEDIATE* class – Cost is *FREE* – 1:30 pm-2:30 pm - Instructor: Dancin' Tweety Leslie Thompson. Last week at the Industrial Way N address – Started on Monday, July 8th, the NEW LOCATION will be: 210 Paulding Lane – Dallas, GA 30132.
3rd Annual "LINE DANCE" Jamboree & Showcase – A fundraiser sponsored by Friends of Senior Wellness Center (FOSWC) – Saturday, July 20th, 2024 – 11 am – 4 pm - 1150 Powder Springs Street – Marietta, GA 30064 – Tickets $ 25.00 –– CASH APP: $FOSWC – ZELLE: – FOSWC: 404-491-4801 – The incomparable DJ WARREN MOON is back again / STEPN2THE BEAT – Must be over 18 years old to participate – ALL PROCEEDS BENEFIT THE SENIOR WELLNESS. 

Keep dancing' 
Leslie Thompson
NTA Line Dance Accredited Instructor
152 Stonewood Creek Court
Dallas, GA 30132
home (770) 529-6264
mobile (678) 234-8904



Country Western Social Club partner DANCE LESSONS
Monday night dance lessons are at Mega Events Hall, 6025 Peachtree Parkway, Norcross, 30092. Classes are from 7:30 to 9:30. Doors open at 7:15.   
Mega Events is behind Kettlerock Brewing (where Nemoe's used to be). Drive around to the back; there is plenty of parking in a lighted lot.

Lessons are taught on a rotating basis for 3 to 5 weeks, depending on the dance, and include Two Step, West Coast Swing, Night Club, Cha-Cha, East Coast Swing, and Waltz. The first night of any lesson series is "Bring a Friend Night." Any friend of a member will get in
Check the current schedule at:


Country Western and Swing social dance 6 PM to 9 PM..   We will be doing this every 4th Saturday of every month.   We will be dancing Line and Pattern Partner.

Candlelight Lounge
8606 White Bluff Rd.
Savannah, Ga. 31406.


Sautee Nacoochee GA:

Saturday, July 27
New and Experienced; Young and Old - let's dance!
You are invited to dance the night away with Steady Hand String Band and Katie Zanders.

7:30 - 8 PM - Lesson
8 - 10:30 PM - Dance

Adults: $12
SNCA members: $10
Students: $6
Children 12 and under: Free
Pay at the door.

All are welcome.

New note: Bring a water bottle to cut down on waste. Bringing refreshments is encouraged.

Location: Historic Gym, Sautee Nacoochee Center, 283 Highway 255 N, Sautee, GA 30571

If you are sick, please consider not attending. SNCA COVID-19 details can be found here.

Visit the Sautee Community Dance website for current information.

Websites:  or
Call:  706-878-3300 (SNC)
Dancing at SNC

Saturday, August 24
Gym renovation fundraising dance with The Dog Walkers and Claire Takemori.

Our mailing address is:
Sautee Community Dance
126 Wild Horse Cove Cir.
Cleveland, Ga 30528






  Come join us for our 14th Annual Dancin' Days of Summer Cancer Benefit Line Dance Party/Workshop on July 27th in Chattanooga!!
We have limited spaces and this event fills up fast --  Preregistration is required this year.


Please SAVE THE DATE!!!! It's going to be an All-Day Affair filled with line dancing and friend making!!! I am super excited to have Michelle Wright from Massachusetts, Wendie Riggs Smith from Florida, and Terry Pournelle from South Carolina as our guest/featured instructors!! More details to follow!! Saturday, September 7, 2024, is the date!!!!



Hello dance friends!

The Atlanta Swing Dancers Club invites you to join us for the 2024 Atlanta Swing Classic, October 3-6, 2024.
Registration is open and weekend passes are $140 through the end of April. 
Please click "Going" to our Facebook Event (and invite your friends!) to ensure that you receive regular updates about the Atlanta Swing Classic.
If you continue reading below, you will find links to our draft schedule and information about hotel reservations. (While you should always stay Sunday night, be certain to arrive  Thursday!) 
We are also diligently working to update our website with confirmed staff and registration. More announcements will be made soon! For now, see below for links and more information!
We appreciate your support and look forward to welcoming you to the 2024 Atlanta Swing Classic!
The Atlanta Swing Classic Event Team


Here is the link to the World Line Dance Events page.  We are aware that some on here are canceled but the promoters have not sent in the cancellation to Carol and Stacey.  
SUBJECT:  Our World Event Calendar 2024 has been updated
FROM: Stacy J Garcia, 
If you would like your event to be deleted/canceled, changed, or added to our website, please fill out the form below.
Be SURE to call before making plans to attend to be sure the event you would like to attend is still a "go".

SUBJECT: Choreographer's Links page has now been updated
FROM: Stacy J Garcia

Form for Choreographer's Link page:


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