Category Archives: dance

DC Rawhides at The Wharf

There’s going to be a country-western night at The Wharf on DC’s Southwest Waterfront, open to the public, on Friday, June 10, and the Rawhides will be in attendance! The evening kicks off at 7, when we’ll be giving a line dance lesson and a two-step tutorial. That will be followed by two-stepping to music by the Wil Gravatt Band.

This free event will run until 9, and all are welcome. Come for the dancing, come for the live music, or come to watch. See you there?

First Dance at Eastern Market, Saturday, May 28

Join us for our first dance at our new location, the North Hall at Eastern Market, at 7th Street and North Carolina Avenue, S.E., two blocks north of the Eastern Market Metro station. We’ll be there Saturday, May 28, from 7 till 11. There will be a cash bar.

Jon B. will teach the line dance “The Wolf” (demos and tutorials at CopperKnob; demo by our Daniel J.) from 7 till 8. Open dancing with DJ Pam will start after that.

The line dance line-up for the evening includes The Wolf, Shivers, Church Clap, Waltz Across Texas, Coffee, Reggae Cowboy, Dizzy, Chill Factor, Wobble, Canadian Stomp, Cowboy Cha-Cha, and Shake Yourself Loose.

Time: Saturday, May 28, 7pm-11pm
Location: Eastern Market North Hall, 225 7th St. SE, Washington DC 20003
Admission: $5

Hooked on Country Spring Fling Dance

Hooked on Country 3/11, $5 cover for the dance

Let’s dance into Spring! Jon will be teaching a line dance that is brand new for us: Gives Me Shivers (step sheet and demos at Copper Knob). Jay and Daniel will deejay. Come to learn; come to dance; come to watch. Visit with true friends and make new ones. We are inclusive, affirming and fun. 

The line dance line-up for the evening:

  1. Cupid Shuffle
  2. Wobble
  3. Church Clap
  4. Waltz Across Texas
  5. Gives Me Shivers
  6. Coffee (D.H.S.S)
  7. Reggae Cowboy
  8. Ghost Train
  9. Tahoe Kick
  10. Dizzy
  11. Hideway Cha
  12. Chill Factor

Bonus line dance: Aces & Eights. DC Rawhides has tutorials for many of these on the DC Rawhides YouTube channel.

Time: Friday, March 11, 7pm-11pm
Location: Hook Hall, 3400 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010
Cost: Free to enter Hook Hall, $5 to enter dance floor

Hooked on Country: Reset 2022

The new year started with bad weather and the omnicron surge, so we are going to reset 2022. Vinaya will be the deejay. Regais will be teaching Cupid Shuffle and the Wobble. Come to learn, come to dance, come to watch. Visit with good friends and make new ones. Lesson from 7 to 8pm. Three hours of open dancing follow: two-step, waltz, line dancing and west coast swing.

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Time: Friday, February 25, 7pm-11pm
Location: Hook Hall, 3400 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010
Cost: Free to enter Hook Hall, $5 to enter dance floor

Future Dances! And a Note About Masks

The November 12 and November 26 (“Turkey Blahs Blaster”) dances will be the last of 2021. We will soon be sharing dates for dances in 2022, every other Friday, from January into the spring!

When planning to attend a Hooked on Country event, remember that DC currently has a mask mandate. Masks must be worn inside venues unless one is actively eating or drinking. We appreciate your cooperation!

Hooked on Country, Friday, September 10: Goodbye, Summer

Join us as we say farewell to Summer: Follow up your Labor Day weekend with some time on the dance floor. Details are available on Facebook, and through our email newsletter.

Time: Friday, September 10, 7-11pm (lesson from 7-8pm, followed by open dancing)
Location: Hook Hall, 3400 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20010
Cost: Free to enter Hook Hall, $5 to enter dance floor

Come to dance, come to socialize, or just come to watch.