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.

SUNDANCE NEWS

Sundance Saloon at San Francisco Pride 2017

San Francisco Pride with Sundance
Saturday/Sunday, June 23–24

Celebrate San Francisco Pride with your boots on! Three glorious back-to-back events always make this a weekend to remember! VOLUNTEERS NEEDED (click here for info)! NOTE: we are not at 550 Barneveld on Sunday, June 24.

  • Sundance Pre-Pride Dance. Saturday, June 23, 7:30 pm to midnight. Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St. $12. [Lessons 7:30–8:30 pm]
  • Sundance Festival Pride Dance. Sunday, June 24, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Golden Gate near Larkin. [Quick Lessons 2:00, 3:00, 4:00 pm]
  • Sundance After-Pride Dance. Sunday, June 24, 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Dancing with entertainment. Pizza! Renewal room with shower! Hotel Whitcomb. $8. [Lessons 6:00–7:00 pm]

Michelle Kinkaid

New! Discovery Thursday
Thursday, June 21
Sundance Saloon

We're trying something new! For the first half-hour set, we'll play all new music, never played before at Sundance Saloon. You can say you heard it here first!

You'll have a chance to indicate what songs you like best.

Country Dance-A-Thon

Country Dance-A-Thon
Saturday, August 18: 1:00–4:00 pm
Registration is open now!
Jane Warner Plaza, Castro & Market, S.F.

The Country Dance-a-Thon is a two-stepping and line dancing marathon taking place Saturday, August 18, at Jane Warner Plaza in the heart of San Francisco's Castro district! A joint project of Sundance Saloon and the Bare Chest Calendar, we're dancing for three hours to support the PRC and Sundance Association.

Sign up now to participate and raise funds from your friends and family. We make it easy for you! Or donate to the event on behalf of a participant.

Sundance Saloon line dancers

Line Dance Pro
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.

Throwback Thursdays turntable

Throwback Thursday Night
Thursday, July 5
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 from the 80s and 90s. You're likely to hear songs from Reba, Dolly, Randy Travis, Garth Brooks, the Judds, Clint Black, Alan Jackson, Anne Murray, and many more!

Hoedown at the Sundance Stompede

Sundance Stompede
November 1–4, 2018 • www.stompede.com
Early bird registration ends July 31

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

Sundance Saloon volunteers

Volunteers Needed!

Sundance Saloon is run entirely by volunteers. The managers, front door and coat-check staff, set-up crew, instructors, and DJs all donate their time to create this unique institution. The cumulative effort of dozens of volunteers keeps Sundance Saloon thriving and helps make it such a special place.

We need your help! We are recruiting new volunteers for the front door and coat-check, especially "core" volunteers who can commit to serving one hour a month for six months. Of course we're happy to have you even for the occasional service. If you can help us out, contact volunteer@sundancesaloon.org.

More info about volunteering.

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.

Volunteers at the Castro Street Fair

10 Ways To Give To Sundance
Remember Us With Your Year-End Giving!

The Sundance Association is a 501c3 nonprofit, and we depend on the generosity of the community to sustain us, especially as our expenses continue to mount.

There are many ways to give, and not all of them involve monetary contributions. Check out our Top 10 ways to give here:

Or donate on-line now:

MONTHLY SCHEDULE

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

JUNE 2018

SUNDAY

3 Instructors: Thom / Shannon  
DJ: Ingu  
5:30 Intermediate Two-Step w/ Ron C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Waltz M
6:30 Tush Push (beg+) w/ Sheila C
6:30 Strip It Down (int) M
     
     
10 Instructors: Ron / John  
DJ: John  
5:00 Line Dance Pro C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Waltz M
6:30 Tush Push (beg+) w/ Randy C
6:30 Dizzy (int) M
     
17 Instructors: Ingu / Michael  
DJ: Dan  
5:00 Line Dance Pro C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step M
6:30 Easy On The Eyes (beg+) w/ Rex C
6:30 Play That Sax (int-adv) M
     
     
24 AFTER-PRIDE PARTY  
Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St.  
  DJ: Dan  
6:00 Beginning Two-Step (beg) w/ Charles  
6:30 Slap Leather (beg) w/ Vince  
     

THURSDAY

7 THROWBACK THURSDAY  
Instructors: Ingu / Shannon  
  DJ: Ingu  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ John C
7:00 Beginning-Intermediate Shuffle M
7:40 Strip It Down review M
     
14 Instructors: -- / --  
DJ: John  
6:30 Member Reception R
7-8p Community Meeting R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Rob C
     
     
21 DISCOVERY THURSDAY  
Instructors: Thom / Michael  
  DJ: Dan  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Randy C
7:00 Advanced Two-Step M
7:40 Play That Sax review  M
     
28 Instructors: Ron / Michael  
DJ: Ingu  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Crispin C
7:00 Intermediate Waltz M
7:40 Lonely Drum review  M

SUNDANCE SALOON INTERNET RADIO

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