DCLX’tra July 7 – The Waller Creek Vipers

Did you miss us? We sure missed you all! So come on out and join us at our first DCLX’tra of the summer. We’re bringing the Waller Creek Vipers all the way from Texas, and they can’t wait to light up the Spanish Ballroom!

Saturday, July 7, 2018
Beginner Lesson: 8 – 9 pm
Social Dancing: 9 pm – midnight
$20 regular admission, $15 for students with a valid ID
Price includes the FREE Beginner Lesson

The Spanish Ballroom
at Glen Echo Park
7300 MacArthur Blvd.
Glen Echo, MD 20812

Bandleader Victor Celania fell in love with Lindy hop in 2003 in Richmond VA and at Jam Cellar! The Waller Creek Vipers will be making their first east coast tour and releasing their cd, Bespoke Bounce! He is elated to play the stage that helped inspire his passion for the music and dancing.
Alongside him are Charles Kay on tenor Sax, Nick Brown on clarinet, Eric Heveron-Smith on bass and Josh Irwin.

Band breaks by DJ TBD

Come early at 8pm for a beginner lesson with fabulous local instructors (included in your admission price). And remember, DCLX has Square! So cash, check, or plastic all work.

Presented in cooperation with Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, the National Park Service, and Montgomery County, MD.

DCLX’tra with Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven!

Oh, sorry, did you think we were going to slow down after our Mint Julep XTRA?? Nope! We’ve got even MORE incredible live music coming at you real soon!

DCLX is pleased to announce that Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven will be performing live for us on March 4th, 2017! This amazing New York-based band will keep you swinging out in Glen Echo’s beautiful Spanish Ballroom

Glenn Crytzer’s Savoy Seven is a swing combo in the tradition of the 1930s and 1940s. Comprised of trumpet, clarinet, saxophone, guitar, piano, string bass and drums, the group plays transcriptions of vintage classics as well as Crytzer’s original songs and arrangements.

A favorite amongst swing dancers the band has performed at dozens of dances and swing events as well as at public and private events across the US. They released their first full length album, entitled “Uptown Jump,” in 2015, and have released 3 EPs: “Focus Pocus”(2013), “A Little Love This Christmas”(2013), and “Uptown Jump Bonus Tracks”(2015).

Presented in cooperation with Glen Echo Park Partnership for Arts and Culture, the National Park Service, and Montgomery County, MD.