Two-steppin' & line dancing
every Sunday and Thursday
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
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!
October 31 – November 3, 2019
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).
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.
Spring Round-Up Sunday, May 26
We celebrate Memorial Day weekend our usual holiday weekend line dance marathon from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in the Main Room while we have lessons in the Back Room.
Throwback Thursday Night Thursday, June 6
The first Thursday of the month is our Throwback Thursday night. Take a trip down Memory Lane, or expand your appreciation of retro country music, with this tribute to the golden age of country.
For the first hour of open dancing (8:00 to 9:00 pm), we'll play some of the great country dance music and music videos from the 80s and 90s.
Discovery Thursday Thursday, June 20
We love our familiar tunes, but sometimes it's nice to be on the cutting edge and hear the new and exciting too. Welcome to Discovery Thursday!
For the first half-hour set, we'll feature all new music, never played before at Sundance Saloon. You can say you heard it here first! You'll even have a chance to indicate what songs you like best, which will influence the selections you hear in the future. Check it out!
Dancing at Jane Warner Plaza Saturday, June 22: 1:00–3:00 pm
Castro & Market, San Francisco
Kick off Pride week in San Francisco with another fun afternoon of outdoor dancing with Sundance in the heart of the Castro on Saturday, June 22. We'll include ultra-novice lessons to get the passersby involved.
Thanks to the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District for hosting this event. We'll return to Jane Warner Plaza on August 17, when we'll hold our annual Country Dance-A-Thon.
San Francisco Pride with Sundance Saturday/Sunday, June 29–30
Celebrate San Francisco Pride with your boots on! Two consecutive days of events always make this a weekend to remember! NOTE: We are not at the Hotel Whitcomb this year, and we are not at 550 Barneveld on Sunday, June 30.
Sundance Pre-Pride Dance. Saturday, June 29, 7:30–11:00 pm. NEW LOCATION! Women's Building, 3543 18th St. near Valencia. $10. [Lessons 7:30–8:30 pm]
Sundance Pride Festival Dance. Sunday, June 30, 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. Golden Gate near Larkin. [Quick lessons every hour 1:00–4:00]
There will not be a dance after the Festival Dance as in past years.
San Francisco Pride with Sundance
Remember: Sundance Saloon will not be held at our Barneveld Avenue location June 30. Also, note that there will not be a dance following the Festival dance as in previous years.
Celebrate San Francisco Pride with your boots on! Two consecutive days of events make this a weekend to remember!
Sundance Pre-Pride Dance. Saturday, June 29, 7:30 to 11:00 pm. The Hotel Whitcomb is under new ownership, and they are not currently renting their ballroom. But don't despair – we've got a great new location with a nice hardwood floor! The Women's Building is conveniently located in the Outer Mission near 18th & Valencia. Beginning lessons from 7:30 to 8:30. We'll have a cash bar serving beer and wine and nonalcoholic beverages. 21+. Admission $10. 3543 18th Street, San Francisco.
Sundance Pride Festival Dance. Sunday, June 30, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. An amazing experience you don't want to miss! We'll be in the same excellent location as last year, on Golden Gate Avenue, near Larkin. We will teach a line dance at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 pm, and then the Barn Dance at 4:00 pm. The Sundance Bandits will perform shortly after 3:00 pm. We will have a "boot-check" so you can leave your items with us while you dance.
Note: There will be screening at the entrance gates to the Civic Center festival. No bags over 18"x18", no glass bottles, no coolers, no alcohol, and of course no hazardous materials and nothing that could be construed as a weapon.
You can be a part of this joyous weekend by getting involved. We'll be needing a large number of volunteers. Details to come in early June.
Sundance Stompede Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, 2019 • www.stompede.com
Advance Registration Is Open
Advance registration is open 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 2019 (Regency Ballroom)
Sun night Stompede Ball (Sundance Saloon)
Dance workshops Fri-Sat-Sun (Holiday Inn)
Plus other events, including the Women's/Trans-Inclusive Social and After-Hours Parties. The highlight of the year!
Sundance Saloon Internet Radio Ends May 31
For the past few years we have had our own Sundance Saloon internet radio station. Unfortunately our host server, Radionomy.com, is ending service in the United States.
We'll miss being able to tune into get a dose of streaming country-western dance music whenever we wanted 24/7. We still have a few more days, so enjoy it while you can!
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.
12 Ways To Give To Sundance
The Sundance Association is a 501c3 nonprofit, and we depend on the generosity of the community. There are many ways to support us, and not all of them involve monetary contributions.
• Come on down! Support us just by showing up.
• Introduce someone new to Sundance Saloon.
• Use our coat-check on Sundays.
• Put a dollar or two in one of our tip jars.
• Become a member of the Sundance Association
• See if your company offers matching donations or grants for volunteer time served.
• Remember Sundance in your estate planning.
• If you shop on Amazon, use Amazon Smile instead.
• Like and follow us on Facebook. Share our posts.
• Encourage beverage sales at Sundance Saloon, especially on Thursdays.
• Invite a group to Sundance Saloon.