Here are some centers and other places known to hold dances on different occasions.  Contact them for further information.

Arian Avery  plays at the Downtown Nashville Hilton Lobby, located at 121 Fourth Ave.S.  For more info, call the hotel at 620-1000, or check out

The Chinese Ballroom Dance Club usually holds monthly dancesFor more information, please contact Chenhua at or (615) 481-6272.

Coco Loco Nightclub and Restaurant, located at 4600 Nolensville Rd, features latin music like salsa, bachata and merengue, and sometimes offers free lessons.  Contact them at 615-781-9050.

DanceWorld Dance Center is located at 630 Rundle Ave. Offering group & individual lessons weekly, with dance parties usually on the weekend. For more info call them at 726-8899, or check out their website at

DanceQuest, a fun, friendly dance center, is located at 539 Metroplex Drive, Suite C-200. Offering group & individual lessons weekly, with dance parties usually on the weekend. Contact them at 615-333-1551, or check out their web site

The Dirty Streets Productions
is about raw Lindy Hop, Charleston, Blues, and other vernacular jazz dances of the 1920's, 30's, and 40's

Dj CharlieO hosts dances from time to time. Contact him at

The Donelson Senior Center at 108 Donelson Pike (at Lebanon Road) will host occaisional dance parties or group lessons. Contact them at 883-8375

The Franklin Ballroom/Eccentrique Backbone Dance Social hosts monthly dance parties. For more information call 615-790-3048.

Funtopia Nashville with Pablo Bodini & Jonathan Blanco, Founders & DJs, feature salsa and latin dances, events & lessons

The Global Education Center, located at 4822 Charlotte Ave., hosts dances and lessons for dances from around the world

The Hadley Park Center at 1029 28th Avenue North will host occaisional dance parties or group lessons.  Contact them at 320-5833

Jump, Jive & Swing! is Nashville's original evening of Big Band Swing, sponsored by The Nashville 20/30 Christian Swing Dance Group and proceeds benefit Youth for Truth, a ministry & mentor program for at-risk urban young people. Dances are usually twice monthly, with lessons included. For more info, call Steve Willis 294-4858, or email   

TheKnowles Center, located on the corner of Wedgewood and Rains Avenues, is widely known for their weekly dance parties. Call 743-3400 for more information. Their web site is

The Madison Station Center at 301 Madison Street will host occaisional dance parties or group lessons.  860-7180

The Metro Parks and Recreation Department Nashville/Davidson County hosts the popular summer Big Band Dances at Centennial Park, plus a wide range of dances, lessons & activities throughout the year. Their web site is

MTSU Guys and Dolls Swing Dance Club For more information, contact

MTSU Salsa Dance Club Dara Smith Founder, President & Instructor

Music City Bop Club,
formed in 1988, usually holds weekly Swing & Bop Dances. Visit their web site at for more info.  

Music City Chapter of USA Dance group (formerly USABDA) holds monthly dances, often with a lesson included. For more info, check out their web site

The Nashville BeBop Association plays a mix of Bop, East Coast Swing, and Beach Music. For more info call 615-428-7304, or check out

The Nashville Country Dances
feature contra, waltzes & English Country Dances

Nashville Dance Club
plays a mix of Swing, Hustle, Latin, Country & more. For more information visit their website

Nashville.Los Ritmos
features Latin/Hispanic events in and around Nashville.

Nashville Swing Dance Club
specializes in Swing and a wholelot more. For more info call 615-641-0554 or check their webpage at

National Dance Clubs, located in Brentwood and Belle Meade, offer group & individual lessons weekly, with dance parties usually on the weekend

The Renaissance Center , located at  855 Highway 46 South in Dickson, offers lessons and dances at various times.  For more info, check their web site

Romie Smith
is a great crooner and entertainer playing around Nashville.  For more info, check out his web site 

Southern Rhapsody Dance Society hosts elegant dance weekends a few times a year at various cities. Check out their website at

The St. Clair Classics holds monthly dances, and is recommended for those 60 & up. For more info,call Yvonne Jones 896-6050, or Art & Gladys Paradis, 895-7867, or contact the St. Clair Senior Center at 615 848-2550, or check out their web site

Tango Nashville specializes in Argentine Tango, and holds Milongas (Tango social gathering & dance) once or twice a month, with lessons & a variety of other activities. Contact them at 615-889-3390 or email or check out their web site at

The Williamson County Parks & Recreation Department sponsors dances and lessons from time to time at the The Franklin Recreation Complex at 1120 Hillsboro Rd in Franklin, TN. For information call 790-5719.