Hi Joe,

    There are not any "real ballrooms" in Atlanta.....
However about the closest you will find to a real ballroom in Georgia  is:
Knights of Columbus on Buford Hwy.
Shriners on Ponce De Leon downtown.....here's another list for you.....hope it can help...
Be sure to call first---especially on thre bars, etc.  they are always closing as you probably already know.

I'm sorry I could not call this afternoon, but will try you on Sat....or 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.  No slacks, or pant-suits allowed for women, dresses only.  Coats & ties for the men.  (no shirt button decorations allowed)  Phone (404) 766-7261  You need to  be a guest of a member.    Admission $12.00 per non-member couple.   Couples only.   Worth the drive!!   75/85 South to Cleveland Ave, turn right.  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 Shriners. (See below)  Huge Tile dance floor, Live band, Seldom any Latin music, mostly faster Fox Trots & Single Time Swing.  Coats & ties, party dresses for the ladies. Partners or group of friends is best. $15.00 admission.  Call for dates (404) 872-5818.


different than the Friday nite Old American 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 there.  Everyone  welcome.... Probably best to take a partner....Soft drinks & 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 Bethesda Church Road . Sr. Center on right side.  $7.50 p.p...Dressy casual.. sportcoat & tie ...not formal.. 1st Fri. partners best...Singles best on 4th week.


EVERY 3rd SATURDAY .. near Buford Highway & Lenox Road.  Very good dance for singles WHO KNOW BALLROOM DANCING. Large hardwood floor, the music is recorded. $15.00 p.p. admission. Coat & 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 Northwood 1 block inside I-285 on Roswell Road.  $7.50 p.p. admission


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 I-85 and Chamblee Tucker go left on Presidential Parkway at the lite. Ballroom dance to Bob Fountain (Rhythm Organ)  Call for ballroom days. Vocal shows on Wed. 9pm... Tile dancefloor.  Dressy Casual, or coats & ties- Good food & bar. Smoking IS allowed.


SATURDAY NIGHTS....Exit at Chamblee-Tucker & I-85, then right at DeKalb Tech) at stop sign go left..  Eagles on the corner. Memberships are $10.00 per year, more for men. Dances some Saturday nights, with a band no extra charge (Varies as to kind & music,) Monthly schedules available.  Smoking IS allowed, Cash bar available.  Dress nice casual, singles & couples welcome if you join:  Go inside I-285 on Buford Hwy. then left at Chestnut to end of Chestnut. Eagles on the right. Call  Kim Taylor ( 770) 409-1462.


EVERY 2nd SATURDAY SINGLES DANCE.. 2nd Sat. in Sandy Springs.. ..take 400 north and Exit at 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 the dress is smart casual.  No drinking or smoking allowed, in the parking lot or at the dances.   Lots of singles (usually over 200) .Call 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 of  Eddie's Attic Restaurant parking in the lot or in front of Eddie's Attic on the "U" just off E. Trinity
See directions on web page:   http://www.splittree.org/atlantawaltzsociety.htm


Rendezvous Lounge outside I-285 on Ashford Dunwoody Rd. in Walmart Shopping Center Mon-Thur 4pm-2am  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. & Sun/Johnny's Hideaway/Atlanta Ballroom Dance Center on Thur. 9-11 & some Saturdays.  DCB at Lindbergh Plaza Tea Dances 1st Sunday 2-5pm/Ritz Carlton Lenox Take $$$$/Area Senior Centers/ City Lights on Chamblee-Tucker Road. Always Call ahead!!!
Several Singles Ballroom Dance Clubs--Solo's/Serendipity/After Hours/Black Tie/Executive Suite & Who's Who.  Get details from Kathryn about these clubs.

More places in Atlanta to go and dance.....

 Always call before you drive to these--they are ever-changing...

AMERICAN PIE, 5840 Roswell Road (404) 255-7571 Fri-Sat Sun $5. cover charge          Weeknights 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 for 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 is  Wed. thru Sat. Wed/Thur/Fri. $5 cover after 11pm. On  Sat. $7 cover.... Closed Sunday.
HOUCK'S, 305 Village Parkway (770) 859-0041 Some live music for dancing...
JOHNNY'S HIDEAWAY, 3771 Roswell Road (404) 233-8026 A mixed age crowd..ballroom dancing music, but a very small floor.....Smoke gets bad later on in the 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 dancing....
PARK PLACE CAFE, 4505 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. (770) 399-5990
PLUSH, 3025 Peachtree Rd. (404) 266-1680 Dancing Wed thru Sat. D.J.  Small floor
SWINGERS, 3049 Peachtree Road (404) 816-9931  Mon/Sat $5. cover
 Mon-Sat. Lindy Hop Swing dancing music and free swing lessons some nites...
THE SHACK, 5525 Jimmy Carter Blvd. (770) 662-5904 Good size floor for 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 for dancing..
RENDEZVOUS, 4711 Ashford Dunwoody Rd. Dining &  dancing, DJ 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, featuring mostly , Cha Cha, Merengue, Salsa, and Argentine Tango......Salsa Sundays