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

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).

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.

SUNDANCE NEWS

Cowboy patriot

Spring Round-Up
Sunday, May 26
Sundance Saloon

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.

Schedule:

  • 5:00 - 7:00 pm: line dance marathon (Main Room)
  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm: beginning two-step lessons (Back Room)
  • 6:30 - 7:00 pm: line dance lesson (Back Room)
  • 7:00 - 10:30 pm: open dancing (Main Room)
Seattle

IAGLCWDC Convention
Emerald City Hoedown • May 23–27, 2019
Seattle, WA

This year's Emerald City Hoedown doubles as the 26th annual convention of the International Association of Gay/Lesbian Country-Western Dance Clubs (IAGLCWDC). You'll find hundreds of country-western dance aficionados to descend on Seattle to enjoy four nights of dance parties, three days of dance workshops in multiple rooms, dance competitions in a new user-friendly format, and multiple social events.

We expect an abundance of Sundancers in attendance. If you are not yet registered, it's not too late. You can register on-line until May 14, or at the door. Volunteer opportunities abound too.

Throwback Thursdays turntable

Throwback Thursday Night
Thursday, June 6
Sundance Saloon

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

Discovery Thursday
Thursday, June 20
Sundance Saloon

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!

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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.

Sundance Saloon at San Francisco Pride 2017

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.

Hoedown 2016

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 Internet Radio

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.

Volunteers at the Castro Street Fair

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.
Volunteer!
• 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.

MONTHLY SCHEDULE

M = Main Ballroom • B = Back Room • L = Loft

MAY 2019

SUNDAY

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
5 Instructors (M): Cumba / Michael  
DJ: John  
5:30 Intermediate Two-Step w/ Ron B
5:30 Beginning Two-Step M
6:30 Cowboy Cha Cha (beg+) w/ Vince B
6:30 Groovy Love (int) – NEW! M
     
12 Instructors (M): Randy / Shannon  
DJ: Ingu  
5:00 Line Dance Pro B
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Waltz M
6:30 Cowboy Cha Cha (beg+) w/ Sheila B
6:30 Groovy Love (int) M
     
19 Instructors (M): Ron / Vince  
DJ: John  
5:00 Line Dance Pro B
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Waltz M
6:30 Crossing The Border (beg+) w/ Rex B
6:30 Cry Pretty (int) M
     
26 SPRING ROUND-UP  
Instructors (B): Thom / Rex  
  DJ: Dan  
5:00 Line Dance Marathon M
5:30 Beginning Two-Step B
6:30 Mambo Moves (beg-int) B

THURSDAY

2 THROWBACK THURSDAY  
Instructors (M): Thom / Shannon  
  DJ: Robert  
6:30 Line Dance Pro L
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Randy B
7:00 Intermediate Two-Step M
7:40 Something In The Water review M
     
9 Instructors (M): Ron / Michael  
DJ: Dan  
6:30 Line Dance Pro L
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Crispin B
7:00 Advanced Two-Step M
7:40 Groovy Love review M
     
16 Instructors (M): Thom / Shannon  
DJ: John  
6:30 Line Dance Pro L
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Rob B
7:00 Intermediate Two-Step M
7:40 Groovy Love review M
     
23 Instructors (M): Ron / Vince  
DJ: Dan  
  ••• NO Line Dance Pro tonight •••  
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ John B
7:00 Intermediate Two-Step M
7:40 Cry Pretty review
M
     
30 Instructors (M): Thom / Sheila  
DJ: Ingu  
6:30 Line Dance Pro L
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Randy B
7:00 Advanced Two-Step M
7:40 Mambo Moves review
M

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