Tucson Dance

BALLROOM

ARIZONA BALLROOM COMPANY

5536 E Grant Rd (at Grant and Craycroft), Tucson  Ph: 520-290-2990

Friday & Saturday – Open Dance 8:30-10:30pm

Cover: $6

DJ music; nice mix of Latin and Ballroom music.  Live band for special events (additional cover).  Nice sized wood dance floor

 

DESERT TERRACE DANCE STUDIO

3532 E Grant Rd (on Grant between Country Club and Dodge), Tucson  Ph: 520-327-3405

Friday – Dance (active students & guests only) 9:00-10pm

Cover: FREE

Former 5-6-7-8 dance studio facility with very nice floating wood dance floor

 

LET’S DANCE CLUB

6245 E Bellevue (off Wilmont just North of Speedway) at the Tucson Women’s Club. Ph: 520-885-4599

Wednesday – Open Dance 8-11 pm with LIVE MUSIC.   Free professional dance lesson from 7-8pm.

Cover: $7 ($5 for club members with annual $25 membership)

 

SHALL WE DANCE

3146 E Fort Lowell Rd, Tucson Ph: 520-327-2895

Friday – Dance (active students & guests only) 8-10pm

Cover: FREE

Comfortable sized nice wood dance floor

 

STUDIO WEST

6061 E Broadway Blvd, #114, Tucson  Ph: 520-747-9464

Friday & Saturday – Open Dance ?-?pm

Cover: ?

 

EAGLES HALL

1530 N Stone Ave  Ph: 520-624-0246

Fridays – 1-3pm

Cover: $2

 

COUNTRY

CACTUS MOON

5470 E Broadway Blvd, Tucson   Ph: 520-748-0049

Wednesday – Lessons by Jeannie Tucker 6:30-7:30 p.m. (1st Wed of month is WC Swing – beg/int level)

Country & Dance mix.  Nice place to dance on Wednesdays, Fridays & Saturdays 7-9 p.m. or so.  Like other popular clubs gets a bit rowdy later.

Sunday – Beginning Country Lessons by Jeannie Tucker 7:00-8:00 p.m.

Sunday night is family night 5-9pm with minors allowed with a parent till 9pm.

Visit Jeannie’s website at www.jeannietucker.com for additional information.

 

WILDCAT HOUSE

1801 N Stone Ave, Tucson   Ph: 520-622-1302

Wednesday – Live band ‘Vince Moreno and Sundown’ plays music from 8:00 until 1:00 a.m.

Cover: $3 men, ladies FREE

Nice mix of music featuring country, country pop, swing. Adequate dance floor.

 

 

LATIN

 

CLUB CONGRESS

Congress Hotel 311 E. Congress St., Tucson Ph: 520-622-8848
Cover: $1 – Sunday
This hotel has it’s ‘Havana Nights’. DJ plays Cuban Salsa from 9:00 until 1:00 a.m.

Offers 2.50 Margaritas and Mexican Beer all night. Small but enough room to dance.

 

EL CHARRO CAFE (east)

6310 E Broadway Blvd   Ph: 520-745-1922

Friday – Live band ‘Descarga’ plays Salsa, Merengue and Cumbias.

Music from 9:30 until 1:00 a.m. Dinner served until 10:00 p.m.

Cover: $?
Floor?

 

EL PARADOR

2744 E Broadway Blvd  Ph: 520-881-2808
Friday – Live band ‘Las Salidos’ plays Salsa, Merengue and Cumbias.

Music from 9:30 until 1:00 a.m. Dinner served until 10:00 p.m.

Cover: $5
Saturday – A live band, ‘Las Salidos’  plays Salsa and other Latin music 9:30-1:00 a.m. Dance lessons by Jeannie Tucker start at 10:00 P.M. (10:30 PM evenings with UofA home game)

Cover: $5 (class $5 additional)

Adequate central wood dance floor and dancing throughout the remainder of the restaurant.

 

THE KEYS

445 W Wetmore (Oracle & Wetmore)  Ph: 520-888-8024

Thursday – DJ featuring Salsa.  Different live Salsa band every week beginning?

Music from 9:00 until 1:00 a.m.  Kitchen is open until 10:00 p.m.

Cover: NO COVER

New club, large tiled dance floor
HEART V

E Congress Street (between Scott & Stone)  Ph: 520-903-0911

Tuesday – DJ plays Salsa

Music from 9:00 until 1:00 a.m.

Cover: after 10

Nice wood dance floor – good-sized crowd after 10:30pm.

 

IRENE’S

254 E Congress St., Tucson  Ph: 520-206-9385
Thursday & Saturday – Dance 9:30-closing
Friday – Dance 11:00-closing
Cover: $3- Thursday $5 – Friday & Saturday (no cover with meal)

This is a Peruvian restaurant becomes a club Friday & Saturday nights. Owned by Charles & Irene Urbine from NYC. Saturday is the big night for salsa from 9 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. It has two rooms, one with a wood floor and one with a tile floor – dancing & music in both rooms. Great DJ Hugo Ugarte from south Florida spins the sounds of Salsa y Merengue.

 

SAN FRANCISCO BAR & GRILL

2932 N Oracle Rd., Tucson Ph: 520-292-2233
Cover: $5 – Friday, Saturday

Friday live band ‘Tipica Adelante’ plays Cuban Son, Salsa (Please call to verify if they will be playing that week.)

Saturday live band plays Latin Jazz and Salsa from 9:00 until 12:30 A.M.

This place has a small wood dance floor but cozy.

 

 

NIGHTCLUB

 

ANTHONY’S IN THE CATALINAS

6440 N Campbell Ave (Campbell & Sunrise), Tucson Ph: 520-299-1771

Friday & Saturday – Live Band – Anthony’s Trio Big Band

Swing, Slow Dance, and Latin Music

Cover: $?

 

LOWES VENTANA CANYON RESORT 

7000 N Resort Drive (North on Kolb at Sunrise), Tucson Ph: 520-299-2020

Saturday – Live Jazz/Blues Band 9:30-12:30

Excellent band/vocals – Very nice dance music (EC Swing, WC Swing, Jazz, Blues, Foxy, Rumba), adequate but small (cozy) slate dance floor.

Cover: $0  (Supported by drink purchase.)

 

McMAHON’S PRIME STEAKHOUSE

2959 N Swan Rd, Tucson Ph: 520-327-7463

Sunday, Tuesday, Thursday, & Friday – Piano bar “Ted McKeever”

Wednesday & & Saturday – Piano Bar “Cass Preston Trio”

Postage stamp size wood dance floor – Intimate piano bar/lounge.  Dinner may be ordered in lounge.

 

SMUGGLER’S INN LOUNGE

6330 E Speedway Blvd, Tucson Ph: 520-296-6111

Wednesday & Thursday – Live Band “Johnny & The Night Train”

Friday & Saturday – Live Band “Still Crossing”

 

WESTWARD LOOK RESORT 

245 E Ina Rd, Tucson Ph: 520-297-1151

Friday & Saturday – Johnny & The Night Train

Very nice dance music, adequate but small (cozy) wood dance floor.

 

 

SWING

 

ARMORY PARK SENIOR CENTER

220 S Fifth Ave, Tucson  Ph: 791-4867 (info)

4th Saturday of month – Dance 8-11 p.m (Normally with live band) Group Lesson 7-8 p.m.

Sponsored and hosted by the TucsonLindyHop group.

Cover: $5

See events calendar for monthly details.

 

TUCSON SWING CLUB (Primarily West Coast)

6245 E Bellevue (Tucson Women’s Club), Tucson

Thursday – Open Dance 8:30-10:30pm

Cover: $3/members, $5/non-members

Includes Beginning Classes 7-8pm, Intermediate Classes 8-8:30pm

Contact Rose Marie Burrell for information: 520-325-9436

 

 

 

TANGO (Argentine)

 

ARMORY PARK SENIOR CENTER

220 S Fifth Ave, Tucson  Ph: 791-4867 (info)

A Saturday each month – Dance 8-11 p.m (Normally with live band) Group Lesson 7:30-8:00 p.m.

Sponsored and hosted by the Dave & Shelli Little.

Cover: $5 (lesson $5)

See events calendar for monthly details.

Contact the Littles at 520-749-0266 or 520-823-8631

 

IRENE’S

254 E Congress St., Tucson  Ph: 520-206-9385
Wednesday – Dance 7:30-11:00

Sunday – Dance 7:30-11:00

Cover: FREE – with expectation that you will spend a minimum of $4.00 on food or drink

This is a Peruvian restaurant becomes a club Friday & Saturday nights. Owned by Charles & Irene Urbine from NYC.  It has two rooms, one with a wood floor and one with a tile floor – dancing & music in both rooms depending on restaurant traffic and attendance.

 

 

TEJANO/NORTEÑO

 

ECLIPSE   

2921 N 1st Ave, Tucson  Ph: 520-624-8805

Thursday & Sunday – Norteno, Cumbia, Banda & Ranchero with DJ Eduardo

Friday & Saturday – Live band featuring Norteno, Cumbia, Banda & Ranchero

 

NEW WEST 

(435 W Ina Rd. at Camino Martin & Ina Rd), Tucson  Ph: 520-744-7744

Thursday – DJ plays a mixture of Cumbia, Norteno, Tejano, Spanish Rock, Latin House with a few Salsa, Merengue and Bachata tracks 9:30 p.m to 2 a.m.

Cover: $5 for 21 and over, $8 for 18-20

Big, beautiful well kept wood dance floor  (Facility has capacity for 2000!) – CW music other nights

Best dancing before 10pm – gets a bit rowdy later

 

 

FOR SENIORS ONLY

 

ARMORY PARK SENIOR CENTER

220 S Fifth Ave, Tucson  Ph: 791-4867 (info)

Thursday – Dance 1:30-3:30pm  Call to confirm!

Sunday – Dance 1:30-3:30pm  Call to confirm!

Cover: ?

Must be 50 or older!  Nice sized dance floor