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

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Sep.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. 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.

Sat, Sep.22 | Stickshift Annie
Stickshift Annie with Kimball & the Fugitives at the Mercer Island VFW (1836 72nd Ave SE), 8-11pm, $15. Swing dance lesson with Nancy Fry & Sean Donovan, 7pm. More info at nwdance.net.

Sat, Sep.29 | Swamp Soul
Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 8-11pm, $15. Dance class with MaryLee Lykes 7:15pm, dance 8-11pm, Full bar.


Fridays, Oct.5, 12, & 19 | Swing at CrashDance Fridays
Sean "Gator Boy" Donovan teaches three successive Fridays of Swing dance for the Crash Dancers, NVC Hall (1212 S King St), Lesson 6:30-8pm, Dancing 8-9pm, $10 Adults/$5 Seniors 70+. A fun-loving and welcoming group, open to all and no partner necessary.

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Oct.19 | 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.


Nov.1-4 | Seabeck Dance Camp (Seabeck, WA)
NW Dance Network presents: Two live bands plus dance workshops in West Coast Swing, East Coast Swing, Blues, Foxtrot, Western Swing, Lindy Hop, Balboa, and possibly more with Guy Caridi, Nancy Fry, Sean Donovan, Scot McKay, Wren Newman, Dean Paton, Janice Eklund, John Lozano, and Winfield Hobbs. Registration and more info here.

Nov.4 | Louisianathon
Save the date for the 15th Annual Louisianathon at Eagles Mother Aerie (8201 Lake City Way NE), 1:30-8:30pm, $15. Six live bands and more. Visit the Louisianathon GoFundMe site to help bring a Louisiana band up as well.

3rd Friday Dance
Fri, Nov.16 | 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.