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

1st & 3rd Friday Grooves!
Fri, Oct.16 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 1st & 3rd Friday!) LIVE VIA ZOOM, 7-9pm (happy hour cocktails and socializing start 6:30pm). Special guest this month, Billy Joe Huels from the Dusty 45s and Billy Joe Show! We'll talk about his upcoming rooftop benefit with the Dusty 45s and he'll play some live tunes for us, including the premier of a new tune he just wrote! Gather and connect with friends, listen to great music, and move your beautiful body. Click here to Zoom, doors open 6:15pm. And RSVP the FB event to help spread the good word! 1st & 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 for your listening and dancing pleasure. Yeah, you right! Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news.

Zydeco Workshop Series with the Gator Boy (Part 3)
Wed, Oct.21 | Zydeco: The Slide with Sean Donovan
Northwest Dance Network presents Zydeco: The Slide workshop with Sean "Gator Boy" Donovan live via Zoom, 7-8pm, pay what you can (suggested $10-$20). Register to obtain zoom link here. Tackle this dynamic Zydeco basic rhythm variation which encourages movement that just plain looks and feels great. Transition into and out of your everyday Zydeco and venture into sweeps and turns for added hotness. Ambitiously sweaty fun guaranteed. Individual focused, no partner necessary. Prerequisite: Solid intermediate Zydeco footwork. From Northwest Dance Network: Workshop fees go towards paying staff to run Zoom and to the instructors. Instructors receive a bonus after their fee is reached. Donations will be treated as such and go toward any and all operating expenses. As we continue to pay our staff and instructors, we rely on your generous support in order to underwrite various registration fees.


1st & 3rd Friday Grooves!
Fri, Nov.6 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 1st & 3rd Friday!) live via Zoom, 7-9pm (happy hour cocktails and socializing start 6:30pm). Gather and connect with friends, listen to great music, and move your body. Zoom link coming soon... 1st & 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 for your listening and dancing pleasure. Yeah, you right! Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news.

1st & 3rd Friday Grooves!
Fri, Nov.20 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 1st & 3rd Friday!) live via Zoom, 7-9pm (happy hour cocktails and socializing start 6:30pm). Gather and connect with friends, listen to great music, and move your body. Zoom link coming soon... 1st & 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 for your listening and dancing pleasure. Yeah, you right! Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news.


1st & 3rd Friday Grooves!
Fri, Dec.4 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 1st & 3rd Friday!) live via Zoom, 7-9pm (happy hour cocktails and socializing start 6:30pm). Gather and connect with friends, listen to great music, and move your body. Zoom link coming soon... 1st & 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 for your listening and dancing pleasure. Yeah, you right! Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news.

1st & 3rd Friday Grooves!
Fri, Dec.18 | Gator Boy's Juke Joint
Gator Boy's Juke Joint (every 1st & 3rd Friday!) live via Zoom, 7-9pm (happy hour cocktails and socializing start 6:30pm). Gather and connect with friends, listen to great music, and move your body. Zoom link coming soon... 1st & 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 for your listening and dancing pleasure. Yeah, you right! Like our Gator Boy Productions page on FB and get all the latest news.




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.