Sundance Saloon

Two-steppin' & line dancing
every Sunday and Thursday

Two-Stepping at Sundance Saloon

Sundance Saloon

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

Dancing at Sundance Saloon

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!

Sundance Stompede Exhibition Performance

Sundance Stompede

Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, 2019
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).

Sundance Saloon at SF Pride

Sundance Association

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.


Beach Ball at Sundance Saloon

The Beach Ball
Sunday, July 21
Sundance Saloon

The summer's answer to our outlandishly popular winter underwear party! We'll decorate Sundance Saloon like a day at the beach. Here's your chance to dance in your Speedos, bikinis, or whatever beachwear you fancy. We'll have a special free coat check (clothes check?) available. Special event admission $8.

Note that participation in the beach party is totally optional. Lots of folks will be in regular dress. If you're a little shy but still want to participate, consider beach shorts and a T-shirt, or a wrap. We'll have a normal night of music and dance, so please come and enjoy yourself. And watch those heels on the sand!

We need extra volunteers for set-up and the clothes-check. E-mail

Throwback Thursdays turntable

Throwback Thursday Night
Thursday, August 1
Sundance Saloon

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 and music videos from the 80s and 90s.

Country Dance-A-Thon

Country Dance-A-Thon
Saturday, August 17: 1:00–4:00 pm
Jane Warner Plaza, Castro & Market, S.F,
Participant sign-up open now

The Country Dance-a-Thon is a two-stepping and line dancing marathon taking place Saturday, August 17, at Jane Warner Plaza in the heart of San Francisco's Castro district! A joint project of Sundance Saloon and the Bare Chest Calendar, we're dancing for three hours to support the PRC and Sundance Association.

Sign up now to participate and raise funds from your friends and family. We make it easy for you! Or donate to the event on behalf of a participant. Last year we raised over $20,000 for charity. Let's see if we can equal or beat that amount this year.

Hoedown 2016

Sundance Stompede
Oct. 31 – Nov. 3, 2019 •
Advance Registration Is Open

Advance registration is open 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 2019 (Regency Ballroom)
  • Sun night Stompede Ball (Sundance Saloon)
  • Dance workshops Fri-Sat-Sun (Holiday Inn)

Plus other events, including the Women's/Trans-Inclusive Social and After-Hours Parties. The highlight of the year!

Sundance Saloon

Two Left Feet Meetup Club
Ultra-beginning CW dance lessons
Sunday, August 11 • 5:30 – 7:00 pm
Sundance Saloon: Loft

We have started a Meetup group aimed specifically at folks who have two left feet, or feel like they are hopeless cases, or are just plain terrified. If this sounds like you, or if you know someone like this, then check out the Two Left Feet Club info page on

We offer special extra-patient and ultra-beginning lessons. These lessons are separate from the regular beginning lessons in the Main Room, in a more private setting, paced nice and slow, and with absolutely no judgment. RSVP, or just show up!

Volunteers at the Castro Street Fair

12 Ways To Give To Sundance

The Sundance Association is a 501c3 nonprofit, and we depend on the generosity of the community. There are many ways to support us, and not all of them involve monetary contributions.

• Come on down! Support us just by showing up.
• Introduce someone new to Sundance Saloon.
• Use our coat-check on Sundays.
• 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 Amazon Smile instead.
• Like and follow us on Facebook. Share our posts.
• Encourage beverage sales at Sundance Saloon, especially on Thursdays.
Invite a group to Sundance Saloon.


M = Main Ballroom • B = Back Room • L = Loft

JULY 2019


7 Instructors (M): Cumba / Michael  
DJ: John  
5:00 Line Dance Pro B
5:30 Beginning Two-Step M
6:30 CC Shuffle (beg) w/ Randy B
6:30 Lay Low (int) - NEW! M
14 Instructors (M): Ron / Sheila  
DJ: Chiara  
5:00 Line Dance Pro B
5:30 Beginning Two-Step M
6:30 CC Shuffle (beg) w/ Rex B
6:30 Lay Low (int) M
Instructors (M): Charles / Vince  
  DJ: Dan  
5:00 Line Dance Pro B
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Waltz M
6:30 Boot Scootin' Boogie (beg) w/ Randy B
6:30 Loosen Up My Buttons (int) M
28 Instructors (M): Randy / Rex  
DJ: John  
5:00 Line Dance Pro B
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Waltz M
6:30 Boot Scootin' Boogie (beg) w/ Ingu B
6:30 The Wolf (int) M


Instructors (M): Charles / Michael  
  DJ: John  
  *** NO LINE DANCE PRO ***  
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Randy B
7:00 Intermediate Two-Step M
7:40 Roll Back The Rug (beg-int) M
11 Instructors (M): Ron / Michael  
DJ: Robert  
6:30 Line Dance Pro L
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ John B
7:00 Advanced Two-Step M
7:40 Lay Low review M
18 Instructors (M): Ron / Sheila  
DJ: Dan  
6:30 Line Dance Pro L
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Rob B
7:00 Intermediate Waltz M
7:40 Lay Low review M
25 Instructors (M): Danny / Michael  
DJ: Ingu  
6:30 Line Dance Pro L
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Crispin B
7:00 Intermediate West Coast Swing M
7:40 Loosen Up My Buttons review
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