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Nightclubs that offer free or very low cost group lessons, partners,reservations not required unless otherwise listed.

  • Cowboys Arlington, 2540 E. Abram at 360, Arlington, TX 76010. Terri Bordeaux teaches 2 step, 3 step, cha cha, west coast swing, east coast swing (varies): Mondays: intermediate 7-8:15; Tuesdays: basic 7:00 - 8:00;Thursday: 7:00 - 8:00, free; Saturday: Ft. Worth Shuffle 5:30 to 6:45; Series lessons:$24/person/3 wks. Music played is shuffle and cha-cha until the band comes on, the band plays some WCS and 2-step in addition to shuffle and cha-cha. (817) 265-1535(recording); (817) 265-5819.website map{BIA;23CEFWZ}
  • Cowboys Red River, 10310 Technology Blvd. W. (NW Hwy. near I-35Stemmons), Dallas 75220. Anita Williams teaches various lessons: Basic 2step (3 week repeating series). Music played is triple-rhythm, WCS, and cha-cha.. (214) 352-1796. (214) 263-0404 website map{BI;2}

  • The Electric Cowboy, 8740 Highway 580 West in Ft Worth. Lessons on Sundays from 7 to 8 PM in all dances. Lessons are free with a buffet. (817) 453-8080 email  website

  • Gilley's, 1135 South Lamar, Dallas.  Don Chesshir teaches a full day dance seminar one Saturday per month (http://www.dondance.com). website

  • Post Time, Buckner Rd., on service road north of I-30.  Gary Long teaches Progressive Double Two Step on Monday nights. 

  • The Rain Club, 15203 Knoll Trail Drive, Dallas  Terry Roseborough teaches WCS Tues 7pm beg and Int/Adv
    972.980.0265 email 
    Karizmah Dance Studio, 10420 Plano Rd LBJ and Plano Rd in East Dallas suite 102 Fri west coast swing 8pm   
  • The Round Up Saloon, 3912 Cedar Springs, in the Oak Lawn section of Dallas. Tuesday and Thursday Evenings free Country and Western Dance Lessons; Wednesday Evenings Swing Dance Lessons. Dance Floor opens at 8:00PM, lessons at 8:30. (214) 522-9611 map website email{BI;23HPW}
  • Silver Spur, 219 W Highway 82, Gainesville, TX 76240-2215. Virginia Rainey teaches Friday nights, 7:30-8:30 2-Step, Double-2, E. C. Swing, Waltz, and Cha-Cha, along with a line dance each night. Start with beginning and always teach a turn for the more intermediate dancers. Phone (940)665-9187map{BI;2CENPZ}

  • Southern Junction Nightclub & Steakhouse, Hwy. 276, Rockwall, Rayburn & Mary Wright offer free country western lessons on Thursdays.2000 sq ft dance floor. (972) 771-2418. map{BI;23ENPZ}

  • W.W. Fairfields Club and Eatery, 147 N. Plano Rd (at the northwest corner of Plano Road and Belt Line), Richardson, 75081. Lori Hayner teaches basic C&W Mondays, Intermediate West Coast Swing on Wednesdays.  Gary Long teaches free lessons on Tuesdays 8:00 - 10 Progressive Double 2-step, and $10 lessons on Sundays beginning at 4:00 or 5:00 (check current schedule on http://www.for-dancers-only.com) - approx 8:30 pm West Coast Swing/Push. No age minimum on Sundays, over 21 only Mon - Saturday. (972) 231-3844 map website{BI;23CEFHNPWZ}

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"Quick Reference" Symbols:
Shown in red, in brackets for each listing, for example:{BI;CZ}shows beginner, intermediate Cha Cha and Waltz are taught.

B - Beginner level 
I - Intermediate level 
A - Advanced level 
Types of dances: 
2 - Two Step 
3 - Three Step (Texas two step) 
B - Ballet 
C - Cha Cha 
E - ECSwing/Jitterbug/Lindy 
F - Ft. Worth Shuffle 
G - Shag 
H - Push 
J - Jazz 
K - Polka 
L - Latin (all) 
M - Ballroom (all) 
N - Line Dance 
P - Progressive Double Two/Progressive Country/DoubleTwo 
S - Salsa 
T - Tap 
W - West Coast Swing 
Z - Waltz 
? - Not sure. 

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