Chicagoland's LGBTQ+ Country/Western Dance Community

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About Us

Second City Country Dance Association (SCCDA) is a group dedicated to support, strengthen, and grow the Chicagoland LGBTQ+ country/western dance community.

We offer both two-step and line dance lessons during Sunday Fundays - held every second and fourth Sunday of the month! Check out the calendar below of dates & times.

Two-Step Lessons

Beginner Two-Step Lessons<

2:00 — 3:00 PM

Learn lead or follow two-step basics from the very beginning from our professional dance instructors! This session is built for anyone who ever wanted to learn the basic two-step but was afraid to try. Absolutely no previous experience is necessary.

Admission is: FREE



Line Dance Lessons

Intermediate Two-Step Lessons<

3:30 — 4:00 PM

Take a free line dance lesson from one of our AMAZING instructors starting at 3:30 PM.

Admission is: FREE



Open Floor Dancing

Open Floor Dancing<

3:00 — 7:00 PM

Practice your new two-step moves, hang out with old friends or make new ones! Cool down with a drink (or two) from the friendly staff at Charlie's Chicago.

Admission is FREE!



Kick off the weekend with Country Fridays at Charlie's starting at 8:30 PM every Friday night.

Line Dance Lessons

Friday night dance lessons<

8:30 — 11:00 PM

Join us every Friday night for free line dance lessons! Herb Moore will have you dancing the night away in no time.

Check our line dance library to review any classes you might have missed or request a line dance you always wanted to learn. There are step sheets and demo videos for almost everything Charlie's Chicago has taught over the past several years. You can search by dance name, song title, or artist.

Admission is: FREE

Calendar

See what's happening this month!


Events

Click the links below to see what's coming up next...


Hoedown in the Dunes<

Hoedown in the Dunes

Douglas, MI
May 17 - 19, 2019

Emerald City Hoedown<

Emerald City Hoedown
The 26th Annual IAGLCWDC Convention

Seattle, WA
May 23 - 27, 2019

DC-Out<

DC-Out

Washington, DC
Aug 29 - Sep 1, 2019

Sundance Stompede<

Sundance Stompede

San Francisco, CA
October 31 – November 3, 2019

Community

Check out all the country/western options Chicagoland has to offer...


Charlie's Chicago


Charlie’s Chicago

Boystown premiere LGBTQ+ country bar.

Chi-Town Squares


Chi-Town Squares

Chicago's LGBTQ+ square dance club.

The Call

Chicago's Original Country Dance

Country dancing every 3rd Sunday with David Boyer.

Dairyland Cowboys & Cowgirls

Dairyland Cowboys & Cowgirls

Dance 'til the cows come home...

The Dunes Resort

The Dunes Resort

Michigan's gay-friendly vacation spot.

Grand River Renegades

Grand River Renegades

Michigan's LGBTQ+ country dance club.

The International Association of Gay/Lesbian Country Western Dance Clubs

IAGLCWDC

International Dance Association

Illinois Gay Rodeo Association

IL.G.R.A.

Illinois Gay Rodeo Association

Men of Charlie's

Men of Charlie's

Monthly Fundraiser

Men of Charlie's

M.I.G.R.A.

Michigan Int'l Gay Rodeo Association

Queer Contra Chicago<

Queer Contra Chicago

Contra folk dancing with live music.

Second City Outlaws

Second City Outlaws

Chicago's NEW LGBTQ+ dance ensemble.

News

News

Be sure to sign up for our e-newsletter or visit our press release page for the latest news in Chicagoland country/western dance opportunities.

Team

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact any of our board members.


Tony DeMascoli<

Tony DeMascoli

Paul Detaege<

Paul Detaege

John Huebler

John Huebler

Garrett Imhoff<

Garrett Imhoff

Ray Kenyon<

Ray Kenyon

Herb Moore<

Herb Moore

Michael (Penny) O'Reilly<

Michael (Penny) O'Reilly

Kim Roberts<

Kim Roberts

Jamie Rubenstein<

Jamie Rubenstein

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