Sundance Saloon

Two-steppin' & line dancing
every Sunday and Thursday

Two-Stepping at Sundance Saloon

Sundance Saloon

Country-western dancing for the LGBT community and its friends.

SUNDAYS: 5:00–10:30 pm
THURSDAYS: 6:30–10:30 pm
550 Barneveld Ave., San Francisco
$5 admission • 21+ with ID

Dancing at Sundance Saloon

New to Sundance?

We welcome everyone! You'll find a friendly and diverse crowd: men, women, trans, young, old, gay, and straight friends of the LGBT community. Don't know how to dance? No worries: we'll teach you – no partner needed!

Sundance Stompede Exhibition Performance

Sundance Stompede

November 1–4, 2018
Our huge country-western dance extravganza, featuring four nights of dance parties, three days of dance workshops, and hundreds of attendees from all over the country (and beyond).

Sundance Saloon at SF Pride

Sundance Association

The Sundance Association for Country-Western Dancing is the all-volunteer community-supported 501c3 nonprofit organization that runs Sundance Saloon, the Sundance Stompede, and our many other projects.


20th anniversary group photo of volunteers and donors

Sundance Saloon Celebrates 20 Years
April, 2018 - Free admission all month!

Sundance Saloon celebrates 20 years in the community with FREE ADMISSION the entire month of April! (Donations gladly accepted.) This offer is made possible by a generous donation from the estate of Uncle Rod.

We had a wonderful 20th Anniversary Party on April 8, featuring entertainment by the Sundance Bandits, Barbary Coast Cloggers, Vima Vice Squad, and Clogging Express. Check out the 3-minute Anniversary Party video. And thanks to the hundreds of volunteers and donors who contributed to Sundance over its 20 years!

Sundance Saloon line dancers

Line Dance Pro Expands
Thursdays: 6:30-8:00 pm
Most Sundays 5:00-6:30 pm
Sundance Saloon

Our Line Dance Pro sessions have expanded to include Thursday nights!

Can't get enough line dancing? Line Dance Pro is an opportunity to increase your line dance abilities and challenge yourself with new line dances not included in our regular Sundance Saloon repertoire.

Line Dance Pro Sundays are in the Cocoa Room. On Thursdays we're upstairs in the Red Room. Hosted by Michael Metzger and Shannon Halkyard.

photo: AIDS/LifeCycle

AIDS LifeCycle Night
Sunday, April 22
Sundance Saloon

Sundance Saloon invites participants in the AIDS LifeCycle to come to Sundance Saloon on this night. Let your fellow Sundancers see who's riding, with this opportunity to solicit more pledges. Let us know you're coming in advance:

The AIDS Lifecycle is a 7-day bike ride from San Francisco to Los Angeles, June 3-9, 2018, to raise money and awareness in the fight against HIV/AIDS. Every year, this landmark ride through beautiful California delivers a life-changing experience for thousands of participants from all backgrounds united by a common desire to do something heroic.

Lee Fox

Int Waltz with Lee Fox
Thursday, April 26: 7:00 pm
Sundance Saloon: Main Ballroom

Intermationally-acclaimed guest instructor Lee Fox from Ft. Lauderdale will lead an intermediate waltz workshop on Thursday, April 26. This class is drop-in, with no additional fee! Workshop begins promptly at 7:00 pm. Please be on time! (Doors open at 6:30 pm.)

Lee Fox has been teaching ballroom, latin, and swing dancing for over 40 years and CW dancing for over 20 years. He was a finalist in ballroom at the 1998 and 2002 Gay Games and IAGLCWDC champion in 1998. He has judged many times internationally and has been choreographer for numerous dance troupes. He is also the current IAGLCWDC Dance Competition Director.

April Follies (c) Shell Jiang

April Follies Official After-Party
Sunday, April 29
Sundance Saloon

Sundance Saloon extends a special welcome to all April Follies contestants, participants and attendees on this night. Free admission for all!

April Follies is the longest-running same-sex dance competition in North America, also with dinner, lessons, showcase performances, and open dancing. The competition now Includes country-western dance categories two-step, waltz swing, and line dance (Mambo Moves and Clap Clap Clap).

April Follies takes place on Saturday, April 28, at the Just Dance Ballroom, 2500 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA. More info:

Shin Aoki

Intermediate West Coast Swing
Sundays, May 6, 13, 20: 5:30 pm
Sundance Saloon: Red Room

Sundance Saloon presents a three-week series of intermediate instruction in west coast swing with Shin Aoki. This series assumes you have taken beginning west coast swing classes and are familiar and comfortable with the basics.

Advance registration is required. The class is limited to 8 leaders and 8 followers. The cost for the entire 3-week series is $20 payable in advance.

Hoedown at the Sundance Stompede

Sundance Stompede
November 1–4, 2018 •

Advance registration is open now for our incredible four-day LGBT+ country-western dance weekend, featuring awesome dance events and equally awesome dance workshops for all levels, including:

  • Thu night Kick-Off Dance (Sundance Saloon)
  • Fri night Welcome Dance (Holiday Inn)
  • Sat night Hoedown 2018 (Regency Ballroom)
  • Sun night Stompede Ball  (Sundance Saloon)
  • Dance workshops Fri-Sat-Sun (Holiday Inn)

Plus social and other dance events, including the Women's/Trans-Inclusive Social and After-Hours Parties.

Sundance Association logo

Sundance Membership Drive
April, 2018

In conjunction with our 20th anniversary month, April is our membership drive month.

Sundance Association "members" simply make an annual tax-deductible donation. That's all there is to it!

Admission fees at the door do not even begin to cover our expenses. Membership donations now supply over 40% of our income, and that amount goes up to over 50% if you include employer matching donations. Contributions from individuals such as yourself have allowed us to hold our Sundance Saloon admission fee at $5 for twenty years! Become a member today!

Sundance Internet Radio

Sundance Saloon Internet Radio

Introducing our own Sundance Saloon internet radio station! Whenever you want a dose of country-western dance music, check out the streaming at Sundance Saloon Radio. Guaranteed to make your day go by faster.

Different browsers and devices may do better with different approaches. If the radio player at the bottom of this page does not work for you, try visiting the site of our Radionomy host.

The hosting Radionomy servers experience regular outages, so if you can't connect or hear anything, try again later.


M = Main Ballroom • C = Cocoa Room • R = Red Room

APRIL 2018


1 Instructors: Randy / Rex  
DJ: Dan  
5:30 Intermediate Two-Step w/ Thom C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step M
6:30 Long Shot (beg) w/ Sheila C
6:30 Mucura Walk (int) M
Instructors: Rob / Michael  
  DJ: John  
5:00 Line Dance Pro C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step M
6:30 Ghost Train (beg) w/ Vince C
6:30 High Class (int) M
15 Instructors: Thom / Shannon  
DJ: Chiara  
5:00 Line Dance Pro C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step M
6:30 Ghost Train (beg) w/ Randy C
6:30 Girl Crushin (int) M
22 Instructors: Cumba / Michael  
DJ: Ingu  
5:00 Line Dance Pro C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Waltz M
6:30 Crossing The Border (beg+) w/ Rex C
6:30 Skiffle Time (int-adv) M
29 Instructors: Charles / Shannon  
DJ: Dan  
5:00 Line Dance Pro C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Waltz M
6:30 Crossing The Border (beg+) w/ Sheila C
6:30 So Just Dance Dance Dance (int) M


Instructors: Thom / Rex  
  DJ: Ingu  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Rob C
7:00 Intermediate Two-Step M
7:40 Mucura Walk review M
12 Instructors: Shin / Michael  
DJ: John  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Randy C
7:00 Intermediate West Coast Swing M
7:40 High Class review  M
19 Instructors: Charles / Shannon  
DJ: Ingu  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Crispin C
7:00 Advanced Two-Step M
7:40 Girl Crushin review  M
26 Instructors: Lee Fox / Michael  
DJ: Dan  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ John C
7:00 Intermediate Waltz M
7:40 Skiffle Time review  M


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