There are not any "real ballrooms"
However about the closest you will find to a real ballroom in
Knights of Columbus on Buford Hwy.
Shriners on Ponce De Leon downtown.....here's another list for
it can help...
Be sure to call first---especially on thre bars, etc. they
always closing as you probably already know.
I'm sorry I could not call this afternoon, but will try you on
if you don't work Sat. I will get you on Monday........kathryn
BALLROOM DANCING, where to go??
December 2000 printing
1st & 3rd FRIDAYS EAST POINT V.F.W. #7007 Big
hardwood dance floor, good live band, knows what to play.
slacks, or pant-suits allowed for women, dresses only. Coats
ties for the men. (no shirt button decorations allowed)
(404) 766-7261 You need to be a guest of a
Admission $12.00 per non-member couple. Couples
Worth the drive!! 75/85 South to Cleveland Ave, turn
Cleveland Ave. to Norman Berry, turn right. VFW #7007 is on
the right near the old Dairy Queen.. Park in Dairy Queen lot.
Each 3rd Friday
Sentimental Journey Orchestra at the
(See below) Huge Tile dance floor, Live band, Seldom any Latin
mostly faster Fox Trots & Single Time Swing. Coats &
party dresses for the ladies. Partners or group of friends is best.
admission. Call for dates (404) 872-5818.
SHRINER DANCES different than the Friday nite Old
Legion dances ...dates to be announced. Usually Saturday nights--
400 Ponce De Leon Blvd. (404) 872-5818...Coats & ties for the
men, Cocktail dresses for the ladies. $9.00 p.p. admission.
Live band. Big band music....Huge tile floor... Nice people
Everyone welcome.... Probably best to take a partner....Soft
& snacks available
Northlake Mall Food Court Area
4th Tues. of each month 6pm-8pm
Live Band - Good music.
Gwinnett Sr. Center Dance on 1st & 4th Fridays...7:30pm.. North
on I-85--Exit at Pleasant Hill Go right .At Ronald Regan Pkwy. go
past it & under Ronald Regan Pkwy. Go WEST. Exit (right) at
Church Road . Sr. Center on right side. $7.50 p.p...Dressy
sportcoat & tie ...not formal.. 1st Fri. partners best...Singles
on 4th week.
KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS
EVERY 3rd SATURDAY
.. near Buford Highway
Lenox Road. Very good dance for singles WHO KNOW BALLROOM
Large hardwood floor, the music is recorded. $15.00 p.p. admission.
& Tie-Dressy dress. 8pm Free Lesson --9-12pm dance...Early arrival
is best, parking is very difficult....
1st Sunday Tea Dance 2-5pm at Dance City Ballroom
2nd Saturday 7:30-11pm at Atlanta Ballroom Dance Center on
1 block inside I-285 on Roswell Road. $7.50 p.p. admission
THE RAMADA PLAZA Suites
WEDNESDAY, and SUNDAYS (Sing-a-long dance lounge)
It's The old Presidential Hotel near I-85 & I-285. From
I-285 go Chamblee Tucker Rd inside then right at Buckeye. From
and Chamblee Tucker go left on Presidential Parkway at the lite.
dance to Bob Fountain (Rhythm Organ) Call for ballroom days.
shows on Wed. 9pm... Tile dancefloor. Dressy Casual, or coats
ties- Good food & bar. Smoking IS allowed.
EAGLES LODGE #714
SATURDAY NIGHTS....Exit at Chamblee-Tucker
& I-85, then right at DeKalb Tech) at stop sign go left..
on the corner. Memberships are $10.00 per year, more for men. Dances
Saturday nights, with a band no extra charge (Varies as to kind &
Monthly schedules available. Smoking IS allowed, Cash bar
Dress nice casual, singles & couples welcome if you join: Go
inside I-285 on Buford Hwy. then left at Chestnut to end of Chestnut.
on the right. Call Kim Taylor ( 770) 409-1462.
CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATTER DAY SAINTS
EVERY 2nd SATURDAY
SINGLES DANCE.. 2nd Sat. in Sandy Springs.. ..take 400 north and Exit
5B (Abernathy Rd.) go three lights and turn left on Glenridge Dr.
,Church is up the hill on the left. D. J. Music. Pop, Swing, some
C & W, The dance is FREE. There are refreshments, and
dress is smart casual. No drinking or smoking allowed, in the
lot or at the dances. Lots of singles (usually over 200)
Joe Rogers (770) 242-8348
Third Sundays Waltzin
Several Dancer's Core downstairs wood floor
studio (studio entrance at the end of the parking lot just north
Eddie's Attic Restaurant parking in the lot or in front of
Attic on the "U" just off E. Trinity
See directions on web page: http://www.splittree.org/atlantawaltzsociety.htm
DANCING AT CLUBS & Studios
Rendezvous Lounge outside
on Ashford Dunwoody Rd. in Walmart Shopping Center Mon-Thur
Sat 6pm-3am Closed Sun. Cover Fri. & Sat. after 8pm $5. D.J. plays
variety of music... small hardwood floor.
Swingers in Buckhead Area
Swing Club meets at Perimeter Marriott Reunions Wed. &
Hideaway/Atlanta Ballroom Dance Center on Thur. 9-11 & some
DCB at Lindbergh Plaza Tea Dances 1st Sunday 2-5pm/Ritz Carlton Lenox
$$$$/Area Senior Centers/ City Lights on Chamblee-Tucker Road. Always
Several Singles Ballroom Dance Clubs--Solo's/Serendipity/After
Tie/Executive Suite & Who's Who. Get details from Kathryn
More places in Atlanta to go and dance.....
Always call before you drive to these--they are
AMERICAN PIE, 5840 Roswell Road (404) 255-7571 Fri-Sat Sun $5. cover
not a much dancing as on weekends.....Nice casual.
COWBOYS, 1750 N. ROBERTS ROAD (770) 426-5006 (Up I-75 to exit 269)
Huge Country Music Club with dancing Fri. Concerts $15-Sat. Dance
$7-Sun. Dance $8.
FLAMINGO JOE'S, LOWER ROSWELL RD. (770) 973-0675 The place to go
shag dancing, Lots of smoke most nights. Get there early to
avoid the crowd.
HAVE A NICE DAY CAFE 3095 Peachtree Road (404) 261-8898 Dancing
Wed. thru Sat. Wed/Thur/Fri. $5 cover after 11pm. On Sat. $7
HOUCK'S, 305 Village Parkway (770) 859-0041 Some live music for
JOHNNY'S HIDEAWAY, 3771 Roswell Road (404) 233-8026 A mixed age
dancing music, but a very small floor.....Smoke gets bad later on in
evening....Must have Two drinks each visit...
LEOPARD LOUNGE, 84 12th Street (404) 875-7562
D.J. on Thur/Fri/Sat $10 cover after 10pm...High energy free style
PARK PLACE CAFE, 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. (770) 399-5990
PLUSH, 3025 Peachtree Rd. (404) 266-1680 Dancing Wed thru Sat.
SWINGERS, 3049 Peachtree Road (404) 816-9931 Mon/Sat $5.
Mon-Sat. Lindy Hop Swing dancing music and free swing lessons
THE SHACK, 5525 Jimmy Carter Blvd. (770) 662-5904 Good size floor
dancing, best on the weekends...
WHISKERS DUNWOODY TAVERN, 8371 Roswell Rd. (770) 992-7445
Live bands Tues.-Sunday Rock-N-Roll/ Blues/ No Cover/ Small floor
RENDEZVOUS, 4711 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. Dining & dancing,
Small dance floor.
These other places may or may not be opened yet, or still....check
before you drive for sure.
FLUTE & SHOTZ, 247 Buckhead Aveune
MAHA BAR, 1374 Peachtree Street
THE LIVING ROOM ,3069 Peachtree
COSMOPOLITAN, 45 13th Street
THE BUBBLE ROOM, 3167 Peachtree Rd.
CABARET, 3209 Paces Ferry Rd.
LIQUID, 293 Pharr Rd.
PARADOX, 220 Pharr Rd.
THE SANCTUARY, on East Andrews Dr. in Buckhead A latin club,
mostly , Cha Cha, Merengue, Salsa, and Argentine Tango......Salsa