As featured in DC Magazine, The Washingtonian Magazine and the Washington Post — The Jam Cellar Tuesday is a weekly dance party hot-spot held in a posh, turn of the century mansion in Northwest Washington, DC. The Jam Cellar boasts:

We also host special events periodically.

You will like it.

Now announcing DC Balboa Club

On 21 September, the Jam Cellar is excited to begin hosting a weekly night of balboa lessons and practice.

     Every Wednesday

     8:00–9:00pm Intermediate Class
     9:00–10:00pm Beginnner TBD
     10:00–11:00pm Open practice

     St. Stephen and the Incarnation Episcopal Church
     1525 Newton St NW, Washington, DC, 20010 (map)

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Below you'll find our latest mailing. This message comes out every week before our Tuesday dance, so the information you see might apply to last week. If you'd like to keep up to date with the mailing list, see below. We pride ourselves on our ridiculous emails.

November 29th, 2016



Congratulations! You made it through the first major holiday of the season without breaking any major appendages (hopefully?). Your psychic health could be another story, but we really only care about the mobility in your legs. Put them to proper use during this there's-a-good-excuse-to-eat-anything time of year.

Lessons carry forth without skipping a beat at 8 p.m. and our music begins beating at 9 p.m. Also, tell your friends we give away FREE lessons to anyone who wants a shot at the basics of swing.

P.S. On Wednesday, DCBC will be back in business with their standard routine and anyone is welcome. They don't bite. Usually.

This Week in Jam:

DJ: Jason Niesz
Beginner Series: Lindy A, Jeff & Annabel, week 3!
Intermediate Series: Musicality & rhythm, David & Caroline, week 3!

DJ: Luke Hall
Intermediate Series: Balboa Explorers w. Chelsea & David, wk 2!
Beginner Series: Fundamentals of Balboa w. Betsy & Luke, wk 2!


Special: Balboa house party!, Dec 3rd, The Crossover.
Special:A Big Band & A Comp walk into a bar. Save the Date, March 17th-19th 2017

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FREE Drop-In Beginner Lesson

Dance Class Series


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Tuesday Dance Prices

Beginner Lesson=FREE
Series Class=$15
Series Class + Dance=$18

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