Metro Area Ballroom Dancing

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List Should be mostly accurate -- Last updated on 4-18-96


Estes Park



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Ballroom Dance Bands

Ballroom Dance Music


Boulder County Club: 7350 Clubhouse Rd., 530-4600

Boulder Elks Lodge: 3975 28th St., 442-5003. Boulder Elks Dance Club: Open to Public. Once a month on Saturday: 8-11:30 pm. Info: Hazel Hocket, 494-7412

Dance West Studio: 1637 Pearl st., 545-2252. Public dances on Saturdays, many types, occasional ballroom dances.

Estes Park

Stanley Hotel: (970) 586-3371. Friday nights from July through September. Dean Bushnell's "Little" Big Band and Mont Alto Ragtime & Tango Orchestra. Special events at other times of the year, e.g., New Year's Eve.

Estes Park Conference Center (Holiday Inn): (970) 586-5531. Special events, two or three times per year. Dean Bushnell Orchestra.


Super Eight Hotel: 2601 Zuni, (Speer Blvd. & I-25), 433-6677.

Temple Events Center Uptown: 16th & Pearl, 860-9400.

Denver Turnverein Ballroom: 16th & Clarkson. 831-9717. Occasional ballroom dances.

El Jebel Shrine Temple Ballroom: 4625 W. 50th Ave., 455-3470

Heather Ridge Country Club: I-225 & Iliff. 755-3660 Occasional ballroom dancing on Friday nights during summer.

Lakewood Elks Lodge: 1455 Newland, Lake wood, 238-1307. Members and guest of memebers only. Some dances open to public.

VFW Post #1: 9th & Bannock St., 571-5659. Several dances throughout the year with live band. Open to public.

The American Legion Hall Post 193: 5110 Morrison. Rocky Mountain Swing Club, every Sunday, 5:30-8:30, Info: 220-7488.

United States Amateur Ballroom Dancers Association (USABDA): 784-5704. Once a month on Saturday nights, various locations, often at Shrine Temple Ballroom, 4625 W. 50th Ave.

Sloans Lake Event Centre: 2045 Sheridan Blvd., 232-2425. Some Fridays, 7:30-10:00 pm, DJ or live band.

Berkeley Recreation Center: 5031 W. 46th Ave., 458-4871. 2nd and 4th Wed., 7:15-10 pm, live band.

Clements Community Center: 1580 Yarrow, Lakewood, 987-4820. Every Saturday, 7:30-10:30 pm, live band.

Highland Senior Center: 2880 Osceola St., 455-9825. Every Thursday, 7-10 pm, live band.

Aurora Senior Centr: 30 Del Mar Circle, Aurora, 361-2902. 2nd and 4th Fridays, 7-10 pm, live band.

Arthur Murray's: 2222 S. Havana (Iliff & Havana), 337-2311. 1st and 3rd Saturdays, 8-11 pm. DJ.

Ward/Carter Dance Studio: 4275 Tennyson St., 433-0721. 5000 sq ft. dance floor. Every Sunday, 6-9 pm, and once a month on Friday, 8:30-11:00. DJ.

Karen Lee Dance, Karivan Studios: 840 Speer, 823-1116. 1st Friday of every month, live music, 8-11 pm.

Let's Dance Studio-Ballroom: 4101 E. Evans, 758-2822. Once a month on Saturdays, 7-9 pm, DJ.

The Bistro at the Country Broker: 10151 W. 26th Ave., Wheatridge, 232-3461. Wed. through Sun. 8-12 pm., live music.

The Rave at the Crystal Rose: 9755 E. Hampden. Info: 986-6842. Dinner and dancing on special occasions, 6-11 pm., DJ.

Edelweiss Club: 6495 Monaco, 289-5621. German variety band, every Saturday, 8-12:30.

Sunset Lounge: 9770 E. Alameda Ave., 344-5712. German variety band, every Fri. and Sat. 8:30-1:00. Sun. 6:30-11:30. Country western band, every Wed., 8:30-12:00.


Denver Kickers Sport Club: 16776 W. 50th Ave., Golden 279-9097. German variety band, every Sunday, 4-8 pm.


(partial list)

Large bands: 10-15 piece

Small bands: 3-6 piece


Compact discs available in some stores: (If not in stock they can usually order)

Any of many CDs on big band music or pop music from the 40s, 50s and 60s.

Source for over 250 CDs, man videos, and books on ballroom dancing: Music Catalog and Reference Guide, $19.95. Dance Plus, 2018 Granby Drive, Oakville, Ontario, Canada L6H3X9.


1996 (1/27/96 update)