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

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).

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.


Cowboy patriot

Spring Round-Up
Sunday, May 27
Sundance Saloon

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.


  • 5:00 - 7:00 pm: line dance marathon (Main Room)
  • 5:00 - 8:00 pm: BBQ with the GSGRA-BAC
  • 5:30 - 6:30 pm: beginning two-step lessons (Cocoa Room)
  • 6:30 - 7:00 pm: line dance lesson (Cocoa Room)
  • 7:00 - 11:00 pm: open dancing (Main Room)
Sundance Saloon line dancers

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 Thursdays turntable

Throwback Thursday Night
Thursday, June 7
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 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

Sundance Bandits Bake Sale
Sunday, June 10
Sundance Saloon

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!

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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.

Michelle Kinkaid

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.

Sundance Saloon at San Francisco Pride 2017

San Francisco Pride with Sundance
Saturday/Sunday, June 23–24

Mark your calendars now to elebrate San Francisco Pride with your boots on! Three glorious back-to-back events always make this a weekend to remember!

  • Sundance Pre-Pride Dance. Saturday, June 23, 7:30 pm to midnight. Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St. $12.
  • Sundance Festival Pride Dance. Sunday, June 24, 11:00 am to 6:00 pm. Golden Gate near Larkin (same location as last year).
  • Sundance After-Pride Dance. Sunday, June 24, 6:00 to 10:00 pm. Hotel Whitcomb, 1231 Market St. $8.

More details to come.

Hoedown at the Sundance Stompede

Sundance Stompede
November 1–4, 2018 •

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.

Volunteers at the Castro Street Fair

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:


M = Main Ballroom • C = Cocoa Room • R = Red Room

MAY 2018


6 Instructors: Cumba / Michael  
DJ: Ingu  
5:30 Intermediate Two-Step w/ Thom C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step M
6:30 Stripes (beg) w/ Vince C
6:30 Play That Sax (int) - NEW! M
13 Instructors: Thom / Shannon  
DJ: Chiara  
5:00 Line Dance Pro C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Shadow M
6:30 Stripes (beg) w/ Randy C
6:30 Play That Sax (int) M
20 Instructors: Ron / Michael  
DJ: John  
5:00 Line Dance Pro C
5:30 Beginning Two-Step / Shadow M
6:30 Cowboy Cha Cha (beg) w/ Sheila C
6:30 Lonely Drum (int) M
Instructors: Charles / Rex  
  DJ: Dan  
5:00 Line Dance Marathon M
5:30 Beginning Two-Step C
6:30 Roll Back The Rug (beg+) C


Instructors: Charles / Shannon  
  DJ: Ingu  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Rob C
7:00 Advanced Waltz M
7:40 So Just Dance Dance Dance review M
10 Instructors: Thom / Michael  
DJ: Robert  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Randy C
7:00 Intermediate Two-Step M
7:40 Play That Sax review  M
17 Instructors: Ron / Shannon  
DJ: John  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Crispin C
7:00 Advanced Two-Step M
7:40 Play That Sax review  M
24 Instructors: Charles / Michael  
DJ: Dan  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ John C
7:00 Intermediate East Coast Swing M
7:40 Lonely Drum review  M
31 Instructors: Ron / Rex  
DJ: John  
6:30 Line Dance Pro R
7:00 Beginning Two-Step w/ Rob C
7:00 Advanced East Coast Swing M
7:40 Roll Back The Rug review  M


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