2. Upcoming Events (Seattle Area)

3. Dances & Events (Northwest)

4. Dances & Events (National)

5.
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1. ONGOING DANCES & EVENTS (Seattle) top

SUNDAYS

THURSDAYS

  • Cajun Jam Sessions at various locations. Dancers and listeners welcome. To get on the mailing list and for questions, email Katherine.


2. UPCOMING DANCES & EVENTS (Seattle Area) top

Sun, Jan.13 | New Dance Classes Continue
Swing, Zydeco, and Country Two-step classes continue January 13 (okay to join 2nd week) at the Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Ave N), with Nancy Fry & Sean Donovan. 3pm Beginning Waltz, 4pm Zydeco 1, 5pm Country Two-step 1. Register and view class descriptions here at NW Dance Network Classes.

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Jan.18 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Come kick up your heels at the first Juke Joint of the new year, and learn the new Kick Rocks zydeco line dance to boot! It's all happening at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. Dance lesson 7:15pm. This month's lesson: Grammy Nominee Sean Ardoin's new Zydeco Kick Rocks Line Dance. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right. Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. RSVP to the Facebook event and like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB to get all the latest news, dance and music videos, and other cool content.


Fri, Feb.8 | Honky Tonk Sweethearts
7:30- 9:30pm, Third Place Commons, Lake Forest Park, free.

Live from Louisiana!
Sun, Feb.10 | The Revelers
Gator Boy Productions is thrilled to present Grammy-nominated The Revelers at Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 5-8pm, $20. Cooked up by founding members of both the Red Stick Ramblers and Pine Leaf Boys, The Revelers bring you a sweet and potent Louisiana tonic of swamp-pop, Cajun, country, blues, and zydeco. Deftly mixing accordion, fiddles, saxophones and guitars, this versatile and super-talented band honor the past while rocketing straight into the future. The Revelers have got the good-time groove down pat, and their down home rhythms will keep you on the dance floor all night long. Come see for yourself, you'll be mighty glad you did! P.S. Plus it'll be The Revelers' saxophonist Chris Miller's birthday! Jay Ungar says: “The Revelers are master musicians who love the music they play. Their infectious enthusiasm for the music and the culture is an inspiration to all.” Mark your calendars and watch for more details coming soon! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome. All ages 'til 10pm. RSVP to The Revelers Facebook event to help spread the good word! And like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB for all the latest news.

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Feb.15 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. At this month's Juke Joint we'll be paying celebrating the birthday of and paying tribute to the venerable MaryLee Lykes, of Lykes to Dance fame! Dance lesson 7:15pm. This month's lesson: TBA. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news, dance and music videos, and other cool content.

Sat, Feb.16 | Filé Gumbo
7:30pm at the Conway Muse, $10 cover.

Sat, Feb.23 | Bayou Envie (Falls City, WA)
Bayou Envie at Fall City Masonic Lodge (4304 - 337th Pl SE, Fall City, WA), 7-10PM. Zydeco dance lesson 6:30pm with Bob Seana & Karlen Huff. This dance is free with donations accepted for a local charity. Kevin says: "We had a great crowd last June and hope to see many of you again!"


Zydeco with the Gator Boy
Fridays, Mar.1, 8 & 15 | CrashDancer Zydeco Workshops
Progressive Zydeco Dance Workshops with the Gator Boy on CrashDance Fridays at the NVC Hall (1212 S King St), 6:30-8pm with practica and variety dance 8-9pm, all for just $10 (cash only please). Complimentary food, bring your own water/beverage.

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Mar.15 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $10. 3rd Friday dances continue with blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more with your host, the Gator Boy, spinning tunes from far and wide to pleasure your dancing. Yeah, you right! Full bar, great dance floor, everyone welcome! All ages 'til 10pm. Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news, dance and music videos, and other cool content.



3. DANCES & EVENTS (Northwest) top

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Ongoing...
          Portland, OR • Wednesdays
Cascade Zydeco's Weekly Zydeco Lesson and CD dance; check their website for location and times.
          Portland, OR • 1st Friday Roland and Janine host a "Zydeco Social" at Viscount Dance Studios, 7:30-10:30pm, $5. Dance lesson and a nice relaxed evening of zydeco dancing. Roland and Janine are happy to offer assistance if you want to work on your styling.
          Vancouver, WA • Sundays Zydeco at Dodge City Bar & Grill, hosted by Penny and Phil 7-9pm. All ages.
          Eugene, OR • Dancing at Diablo's Downtown Lounge on Wednesdays, free, Cajun/Zydeco lesson 7-8pm, dancing 8-10pm; for more info contact S
cott at bonci@nu-world.com



4. DANCES & EVENTS (National) top

Also, see links to other Cajun/Zydeco calendars around the nation.



5. HOT LINKS & DANCE CLASSES top

DANCE CLASSES

Gator Boy Productions
Ongoing classes and private lessons with the Gator Boy! Cajun, Zydeco, Blues, Country, Swing, Waltz and more. Click here for more info.

Lykes to Dance (MaryLee Lykes, 425.678.8300)
Classes ongoing with MaryLee Lykes, a Seattle icon and dancer extraordinaire!

For additional local Cajun/Zydeco information, see the Gator Boy's HOT LINKS


ALLONS ZYDECO! top

The mission of Gator Boy Productions and the Seattle Zydeco Events Network (Seattle ZEN) is to promote Zydeco, Cajun and Louisiana cultural and music events in and around Seattle by providing regular, accurate, and comprehensive information in an effort to continually expand and energize Seattle's Cajun/Zydeco community.

This service is provided by Sean Donovan and Gator Boy Productions.