As featured in DC Magazine, The Washingtonian Magazine and the Washington Post — The Jam Cellar Tuesday and Wednesday are weekly dance party hot-spots. Held in a posh, historic mansion and a charming, historic church respectively in Northwest Washington, DC. The Jam Cellar boasts:

We also host special events periodically.

You will like it.

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.

March 21st, 2017

Is it spring yet?

Is it spring yet?

All right, we should be done with snow for a bit. Probably. Maybe.

In case you missed it, we had an epic weekend. We hosted our inaugural Collegiate Lindy Hop Championships. Students from across the country competed and we danced alongside them Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

This weekend's winners!

Newcomer Jack and Jill:
3rd place- Jennifer Anne Fanelle and Hannah Golden
2nd place- Ally Kowalski and Zoe Hall
1st place- Megan Clark and Andy Lee

Showcase: Ally Kowalski and Catherine Castagna

Open Leads:
3rd place- Shane Gifford
2nd place- Hussain Jaffery
1st place- Andy Lee

Open Follows:
3rd place- Megan Clark
2nd place- Ally Kowalski
1st place- Catherine Castagna

Congrats to all and thanks for dancing with us!!

Normalcy resumes on Tuesday with new classes for our Lindy A track. Jeff and Tasha will teach the basic structure and historical legacy of the dance we love – perfect for beginners or those wanting a refresher on form. Our intermediate track will focus on Charleston with focus on style only Jason and Annabel can swing. Music by Omar Myers will start at 9 p.m.

This Week in Jam:

DJ:Omar Myers
Beginner Series: Lindy A, w. Jeff & LaTasha, wk 1!
Intermediate Series: Charleston w. Jason & Annabel, wk 1!
Balboa:Slow Balboa w. Michael & Annabel, wk 3! @9pm


Glen Echo: Save the Date: April 29th!

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Tuesday Dance Hours

FREE Drop-In Beginner Lesson

Dance Class Series


See our schedule for info.

Tuesday Dance Prices

Beginner Lesson=FREE
Series Class=$15
Dance=$8 ($5 w. student ID)
Series Class + Dance=$20

Wednesday Dance Hours

Intermediate Series

Beginner Series


See our schedule for info.

Wednesday Dance Prices

Series Class=$15
Series Class + Dance=$20