Two-steppin' & line dancing
every Sunday and Thursday
Country-western dancing for the LGBT community and its friends.
SUNDAYS: 5:00–10:30 pm THURSDAYS: 6:30–10:30 pm
550 Barneveld Ave., San Francisco
$5 admission • 21+ with ID
New to Sundance?
We welcome everyone! You'll find a friendly and diverse crowd: men, women, trans, young, old, gay, and straight friends of the LGBT community. Don't know how to dance? No worries: we'll teach you – no partner needed!
November 1–4, 2018
Our huge country-western dance extravganza, featuring four nights of dance parties, three days of dance workshops, and hundreds of attendees from all over the country (and beyond).
The Sundance Association for Country-Western Dancing is the all-volunteer community-supported 501c3 nonprofit organization that runs Sundance Saloon, the Sundance Stompede, and our many other projects.
Spring Round-Up Sunday, May 27
We celebrate Memorial Day weekend with a barbeque from our friends of the GSGRA-BAC. We also have our holiday weekend line dance marathon from 5:00 - 7:00 pm in the Main Room while we have lessons in the Cocoa Room.
Line Dance Pro Expands Thursdays: 6:30-8:00 pm Most Sundays 5:00-6:30 pm Sundance Saloon
Our Line Dance Pro sessions have expanded to include Thursday nights!
Can't get enough line dancing? Line Dance Pro is an opportunity to increase your line dance abilities and challenge yourself with new line dances not included in our regular Sundance Saloon repertoire.
Line Dance Pro Sundays are in the Cocoa Room. On Thursdays we're upstairs in the Red Room. Hosted by Michael Metzger and Shannon Halkyard.
Throwback Thursday Night Thursday, June 7
The first Thursday of the month is our Throwback Thursday night. Take a trip down Memory Lane, or expand your appreciation of retro country music, with this tribute to the golden age of country.
For the first hour of open dancing (8:00 to 9:00 pm), we'll play some of the great country dance music from the 80s and 90s. You're likely to hear songs from Reba, Dolly, Randy Travis, Garth Brooks, the Judds, Clint Black, Alan Jackson, Anne Murray, and many more!
Sundance Bandits Bake Sale Sunday, June 10
Help our performance troupe, the Sundance Bandits, raise more funds for costume and travel expenses. This is no ordinary bake sale! Count on a huge array of delicious treats, sweet and savory – arguably the easiest way to spend a few bucks for a good cause. And you can work off the calories dancing!
Dancing at Jane Warner Plaza Saturday, June 16: 1:00–3:00 pm
Castro & Market, San Francisco
Come on out for another fun afternoon of outdoor dancing with Sundance in the heart of the Castro on Saturday, June 16. We'll include ultra-novice lessons at 1:30, 2:00 and 2:30. The Castro should be hopping as we kick off Pride week in San Francisco.
Thanks to the Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District for organizing this event. Future dates at Jane Warner Plaza include August 18, when we will host the Country Dance-A-Thon.
Int/Adv WCS with Michelle Kinkaid Sunday, June 17: 5:15 intermed, 6:15 advanced
Sundance Saloon: Red Room
Sundance Saloon is excited to present an evening of West Coast Swing workshops with four-time US Open Swing Dance Champion Michelle Kinkaid on Sunday, June 17. This is another great opportunity to learn from one of the best!
Intermediate WCS 5:15-6:15 pm, advanced WCS 6:15-7:15 pm. Advance registration is required. Each class is limited to 8 leaders and 8 followers. The cost for each workshop is $10 payable in advance.
Intermediate and Advanced West Coast Swing with Michelle Kinkaid
Michelle Kinkaid will teach two one hour West Coast Swing workshops in the Red Room at Sundance Saloon on Sunday, June 17:
Intermediate WCS: 5:15-6:15 pm. Assumes comfort with basic moves including left side pass, underarm pass, push break, starter step, and 8-count whip.
Advanced WCS: 6:15-7:15 pm. Requires comfort with more complex moves such as rolls, tucks, and basic whip variations
Advance registration is required. Each workshop is limited to 16 (8 leaders and 8 followers). The cost for each workshop is $10. Note that this is in addition to the regular admission charge each week at Sundance Saloon.
No one will be turned away for lack of funds: if you are unable to afford the extra charge, please let us know.
Advance registration is open now for our incredible four-day LGBT+ country-western dance weekend, featuring awesome dance events and equally awesome dance workshops for all levels, including:
Thu night Kick-Off Dance (Sundance Saloon)
Fri night Welcome Dance (Holiday Inn)
Sat night Hoedown 2018 (Regency Ballroom)
Sun night Stompede Ball (Sundance Saloon)
Dance workshops Fri-Sat-Sun (Holiday Inn)
Plus social and other dance events, including the Women's/Trans-Inclusive Social and After-Hours Parties.
10 Ways To Give To Sundance
The Sundance Association is a 501c3 nonprofit, and we depend on the generosity of the community to sustain us, especially as our expenses continue to mount.
There are many ways to give, and not all of them involve monetary contributions. Check out our Top 10 ways to give here:
Or donate on-line now:
10 Ways To Give To Sundance
Here are easy 10 ways to give to Sundance:
• Come on down! Support us just by showing up.
• Introduce someone new to Sundance Saloon.
• Use our coat-check on Sundays. This also keeps our club neat and keeps your coat clean and secure.
• Support the club's bar with your beverage purchase. Don't forget to tip the bartender!
• Put a dollar or two in one of our tip jars.
• Become a member of the Sundance Association
• See if your company offers matching donations or grants for volunteer time served.
• Remember Sundance in your estate planning.
• If you shop on Amazon, use their parallel Amazon Smile site instead. Same products and same prices, but 0.5% of your purchase price is donated to Sundance.