Queer country social dance June 21

Queer dancing in Boston
Join other GLBTS folks as we twirl around the dance floor in Boston, MA

A night of dancin’ and socializin’ to contemporary country, r&b, and pop music. Two step, line dance, west (and some east) coast swing, waltz, and more (we even take requests!). This is a nonalcoholic venue (’cause it’s a church, y’all).

No partner necessary! Just come on by and there will be lots of partners to swing (or be swung) by.

Don’t know how to dance? Don’t you fret none, we’ got basic two step lessons at the beginning of the night and a whole bunch of folks that will help you. We all began with two left feet. Take a chance, have fun, and I think you’ll be hooked.

Dance in a nut shell:

Date: Saturday, June 21, 6:30-11 pm
Local: First Church of Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain, MA (side entrance of church across from The Footlight Club).
Cost: All for a low cover: $10 (includes the lesson).

  • Lessons: 6:30-8 pm
    • 6:30-7 pm basic two step lesson with Beth
    • 7-7:30 pm: beyond the basics two step lesson with Julie
    • 7:30-8 pm: Line dance lesson with Julie
  • Social dancing: 8-11 pm

Annual Board Meeting

Date: Saturday, June 21, 5:30-6:30 pm
Local: First Church of Jamaica Plain, 6 Eliot Street, Jamaica Plain, MA (side entrance of church across from The Footlight Club).
We’re having a short board meeting to discuss next year before the dance. If you have ideas, please come ready to discuss and also with implementation ideas. If you’d like to help out in any capacity (from a vice president to an at large) we surely could use the help. If the weather is nice we’ll bring chairs out on the lawn.

Upcoming:

  • Last Queer Country Social Dance of the 2013-14 season: Saturday, June 21
    Yep, the next one will be the “last” dance of the season (maybe… I’m working on a DJ training potentially in August and hoping to have a few dances then in an air conditioned space if I can manage it.
  • Americana Mondays
    Mondays, 8-11 pm, no cover.
    PAs Lounge, Somerville Avenue, Somerville, MA.
    Air Conditioned! A fun night of live country, blues, and R&B hosted by Greg Klyma and his band and friends (it’s a blast to see the band swell from three to many by the end of the night). Some two-step, lots of blues, and a few waltzes make for a fun night. No cover, but donations for the band appreciated.
  • Dirty Water Saloon
    Tuesdays, 7-10 pm, $5 cover (includes lessons).
    Milky Way Lounge in Bella Luna Restaurant, 284 Amory Street, Jamaica Plain, MA
    Air Conditioned! Two-step, West-coast swing, line dancing, and more to contemporary country, R&B, pop, and more.
  • LGBT Country/Swing Dance Cruise from NYC to Bahamas
    August 24-30, 2014.
    A LGBTS cruise featuring instructors John Lindo (an amazing west coast swing instructor), Susanna Stein (from Big Apple Ranch, NY), Sara Hilbrich (DC Roleplay), and Michael Metzger (line dance instructor and choreographer from San Francisco). With our very own, Bucky Chappell DJing. Reserve your room soon, limited capacity. Contact Bucky for more information.

That’s it for now, Hope to see you soon!
Bob “da prez” Sweeney