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

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Jan.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. Lesson this month: Zydeco, 7:15pm. 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 along with dance and music videos and other cool content.

Fri, Jan.31 | Mardi Gras Pre-funk with The Skeleton Krewe
Skeleton crew at the Swedish Club, 7:30-10:30pm, with band members Casey MacGill, Jonathan Doyle, Mike Daugherty, David Loomis, and Nate Parker, who say: Why wait for february to cut loose and have some fun dancing and drinking with your friends. Also door prizes for those who contribute to the livelihood and survival our our stellar musicians. Details at Facebook event here.


Live from Louisiana
Feb.11-12 | Marcia Ball & Sonny Landreth
Dimitriou's Jazz Alley for two nights, start time 7:30pm. Tix & info here.

3rd Friday Dance: Mardi Gras Edition!
Fri, Feb.21 | 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. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 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 along with dance and music videos and other cool content.

Mardi Gras Event
Tue, Feb.25 | Sky Valley Prairie Band
Mardi Gras at North City Bistro (1520 NE 177th St in Shoreline), 7-9:30pm. Full service restaurant and 750 wines to choose from, reservations recommended.

Mardi Gras Event
Tue, Feb.25 | Zydeco Low Down
Fat Tuesday Bash with Zydeco Low Down and Nick Vigarino at Aurora Borealis (16708 Aurora Ave N,Shoreline), 7-11pm. More info at Facebook event here.

Mardi Gras Event
Tue, Feb.25 | Filé Gumbo
Ivar's on Lake Union.


Sun, Mar.1 | Sky Valley Prairie Band
Phinney Neighborhood Center, Community Hall, Brick Building, 1:45-4:15pm, $10.

Sat, Mar.7 | Sky Valley Prairie Band
Bean & Vine (Everett, WA), 7:30-10pm.

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Mar.20 | 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. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 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 along with dance and music videos and other cool content.


Apr.3-5 | Richard Powers Dance Vision 2020 Weekend
Northwest Dance Network presents...Dance Vision 2020 with Richard Powers & Angela Amarillas at Leif Erikson Hall. Workshops in Cross-Step Waltz, Kirov Waltz, Disco, and Bachata, plus dances with KGB band, DJ Richard Powers, and DJ Sean Donovan. Watch for official details and Early Bird pricing February 21!

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Apr.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. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 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 along with dance and music videos and other cool content.

Terrance Simien + Michael Doucet avec Beausoleil
Sat, Apr.18, 2020 | BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet + Terrance Simien & the Zydeco Experience
Edmonds Center for the Arts, 7:30-9:30pm, $19-$54. Details & tix here.


May.7-10 | Gator By The Bay Festival
Gator By the Bay Festival in San Diego, CA, including Nathan & the Zydeco Cha Chas, Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express, Terry & the Zydeco Bad Boys, The Revelers, Sugaray Rayford and more! Check it out, always a wonderful time! Early Bird tix on sale now.

3rd Friday Dance & Gator Boy's Birthday Bash!
Fri, May.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. Lesson this month: TBA, 7:15pm. 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 along with 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.



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.