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Where to Dance in Northern New Mexico
(Albuquerque, Santa Fe,Taos, Red River)


The Cooperage
Fridays & Saturdays: Salsa
7220 Lomas Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
(505) 255-1657.

Graham Central Station
Four nightclubs, one location
Denim & Diamonds: Country/Western
Bell-Bottoms: 60’s & 70’s music
South Beach: Modern dance mix
Alley Cats: Karaoke
4770 Montgomery Blvd NE
Albuquerque, NM 87109-1253
Phone:  (505) 883-3041

Heights Community Center
Tuesdays: Primordial Swing Dance
Hip Hop, Swing, Jump Blues, Rockabilly, Big Band, Doo-Wop
Beginning Jitterbug and Lindy Dance Lessons at 7:15
$3 Donation Requested
Open Dancing until 10:30 with DJs and occasional live bands

Route 66 Casino: KXX Night Club & Lounge
Located on 1-40 at the Rio Puerco exit. (exactly 20 minutes away from the Big I).
Music starts at 8pm and the band plays Thursday thru Saturdays. DJ after that. Music type varies depending on date

Sandia Casino: Tlur-Pa Lounge
Music type varies depending on date
I-25 and Tramway
Albuquerque, NM

Rhythm Dance Studio
Swing music on Saturdays
3808A Central Ave SE
Albuquerque, NM 87108
Aidan Hamke - (505) 250-6146
Brendan Clark - (505) 410-5894

Santa Fe

Catamount Bar & Grill
R&R, Blues (small floor)
125 E Water
(505) 988-7222

Club Alegria
Lower Agua Fria Rd
(505) 471-2324

El Farol
Salsa, Blues, Other (small floor)
808 Canyon Rd 87501-2726
(505) 983-9912

Evangelos Cocktail Lounge
R&R, Blues, Other (small floor)
200 W San Francisco 87501
(505) 982-9014

La Fonda Hotel
Country/Western, Salsa (small floor)
100 E San Francisco 87501-2110
(505) 982-5511

Odd Fellows Hall
1125 Cerrillos Road, Santa Fe, NM
Monday informal swing dance, all ages, lesson (various teachers) 7 – 8 and then dancing until whenever. $8 lesson & dance, $3 dance only.
First Saturday of every month swing dance, lesson (various teachers) 8 - 9 and then dancing until whenever. $6. $3 students.


Kachina Lodge
R&B, Country/Western
413 Paseo Del Pueblo Norte (N of the Plaza)
(505) 758-2275

Sagebrush Inn
Country/Western, live music every night
Hwy 64, 3 Mi. S. of Taos
(505) 758-2254

Thunderbird Lodge
Taos Ski Valley, during ski season only
(505) 776-2280

Red River

The Bull of the Woods
Across the street from the Mother Lode
E. Main St.

Mother Lode
East Main Street
(505) 754-6280

Strictly Swing... New Mexico
PO Box 21748
Albuquerque, NM 87154-1748
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