2. Upcoming Events (Seattle Area)

3. Dances & Events (Northwest)

4. Dances & Events (National)

5.
Hot Links & Dance Classes

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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

Fridays, Oct.13 & 20 | Swing with the Crash Dancers
Sean Donovan is the guest teacher with the Crash Dancers this month, where we'll explore the jive and wail of East Coast Swing! Lesson 6:30-8pm (with practice dance 8-9:30) at NVC Hall (1212 S King St), $10/lesson. Additional info at the
Crash Dancers site

Sat, Oct.14 | Swamp Soul
Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 7:15-8pm MaryLee Lykes will teach Cajun dance steps, Dance 8-11pm, $15. Full bar, great dance floor.

Fall Workshops
Sundays | Dance with the Gator Boy!
Fall Workshops include:
• Oct.15 | Interm. Whiskey River Jitterbug with Claire & Sean: Take your WRJ to another level
• Oct.22 | Beginning Waltz with Claire & Sean: A must for ever dancer's romantic repertoire
All workshops 5:30-7:45pm at the Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Ave N), all ages, all welcome, no partner necessary. Click for details and workshop descriptions.

Fall Classes Session 2
Sundays, Oct.15-Nov.19 | New Classes Start with the Gator Boy!
Fall classes for Session 2, with Nancy Fry & Sean Donovan, run five Sundays, Oct.15-Nov.19 and include:
• 3:00pm Beginning Swing Kick up your heels with one of the world's most popular dances
• 4:15pm Beginning Salsa Hot and fun, with those amazing Latin rhythms
All classes at the Swedish Club (1920 Dexter Ave N), all ages, all welcome, no partner necessary. Click for details and class descriptions

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Oct.20 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 3rd Friday!) at the Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 7-11pm, $10. This month featuring two DJs! (No dance lesson this month.) Shake with DJ Marté 7-9pm, then groove with DJ Gator 9-11pm. We'll be spinning blues, swing, zydeco, Cajun, Country, waltz, cha cha cha and more. Yeah, you right. Full bar, great dance floor! All ages 'til 10pm. RSVP the event page to let us know you're coming and help spread the good word!

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3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Nov.17 | 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. 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! 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.

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Sat, Dec.9 | Swamp Soul
Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), details TBA

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Dec.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. 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! 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.