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___TAMPA___

SUGAR PALM CLUB, 1505 East Palm Avenue Tampa, Fl. 33605 (813) 248 5549

Jumpin' mix; I've seen some smooth dancing to some tunes, some West Coast Swing, even a Rumba or two, but for the most part, it's a jumpin' lindy.

Friday and Saturday Swing; live bands, DJ's; swing dance lessons; contests; dance performances; 2000 sq' dance floor (med to fast); jr. ballroom for practice; full bar; non-smoking; billiard room; latin club downstairs; proper dress required (no jeans unless your going for the rockabilly look) period costumes encouraged. Doors open at 9pm, cover is $5-$7 and up for bands. Tea Dances on Sunday.

THE NEW STINGERS-, The Official Home of the TAMPA BAY BEACH BOPPERS 11921 N Dale Mabry Tampa, Fl. 66313 (813) 968 1515

Rock-N-Roll Oldies, Sunday night playing the best dance music from the 50's and 60's - 9:30pm til?? They play ALL of your favorites: Rock n' Roll - Motown British Invasion-Rhythm n' Blues-Doo Wop & Beach Music Finally...A chance to dance the West Coast Swing to the songs that you'll never forget! Beach Music Every Sunday Night 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm

SKIPPERS SMOKEHOUSE 813 971 0666 outside stage, beach sand table area, platform for dancing

___LARGO CULTURAL CENTER___ 587 6793

___JACKSONVILLE____

OASIS LOUNGE 701 Ridgwood Ave Holly Hill, Fl 904 238 3090

__ST. PETERSBURG__

THE COLISEUM, 535 4th Ave. N. St. Petersburg, Fl 33701 (813) 892 5202

Sorry to say I haven't visited this venue, but I believe it's an East Coast Swingin' time with Foxtrots, Waltz and some latin combination.

Summer Swing Series; All dances begin at 8pm; smoke free; byob; mail and phone orders welcome; group discounts and gift certificates available

THE HERITAGE AT HOLIDAY INN 234 3rd Ave. N. St Pete, Fl 813 822 4814 ext 45

Swing Dancing first Friday of every month

___SARASOTA___

THE DOWN UNDER, 214 Sarasota Quay Rt. 41 Sarasota, Fl (941) 951 2467

Monday East Coast Swing, no cover; small, small dance floor; full bar; smoking permitted; live music (Dan Electro w/o horns, house band); begins at 9pm.

Tuesday West Coast Swing; free instruction from John and Cathy; no cover; begins at 9pm; live music (Dan Electro w/o horns, house band).

SPATS - The Dance Club, 501 N. Beneva Rd. Sarasota, Fl 34232 (941) 954 8696

Town and Country Plaza,Corner of Fruitville and Beneva; opening soon; Swing on Friday; group lesson at 8pm included in $8 cover; $5 after 9pm: full juice, soda and coffee bar; non-smoking environment; DJ sounds of Alli-cajam.

___FT. MYERS___

BEAT CLUB 1528 Hendri Ft Myers, Fl (941) 461 9300

Multi level;full bar; smoking permitted; $2-$4 cover; live music and DJ;

___ORLANDO___

ATLANTIC DANCE CLUB Disney Boardwalk

HOUSE OF BLUES Concert Hall and Restaurant Disney outside Pleasure Island no cover in restaurant; no dance floor, but they encourage dancing in the isles

PLEASURE ISLAND West End Stage outside, always at night, dancing in the street

___VENICE___

SHARKEY'S ON THE PIER 941 488 1456

___SANFORD___

OTTER'S 407 323 3991

___MELBOURNE___

OZIO'S 812 E. New Haven Ave 407 953 8001

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Last updated 6/30/98



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