If you live in the Pacific Northwest, get ready to smile.
Cascade Zydeco is a non-profit association dedicated to bringing zydeco and Cajun music and dance to the Northwest by sponsoring dances with live bands, lessons and special events.
CZ hosts weekly Cajun and zydeco dances and lessons in Portland, OR and Vancouver, WA.
No dance experience? Don’t worry, they say if you’re smiling, you’re doing it right.
Here’s the scoop:
What: Basic zydeco lessons
When: Lessons start at 7:15 p.m. with CD dancing from 8:00 to 10:00 p.m. (when there is no live band)
Cost: $6 general public, $4 CZ members
Where: First Wednesdays at Alberta Street Pub, 1036 NE Alberta Street in Portland, Oregon
Second and Fifth Wednesdays at Polish Hall, 3832 N Interstate Ave in Portland, Oregon
Check out Vancouver Zydeco Sundays at the Silver Star Saloon, 6718 Northeast 4th Plain Road in Vancouver, WA.
Vancouver Zydeco is a casual evening of zydeco dancing from 7 – 9 p.m. every Sunday. Lessons for beginners are available on request. Admission is free!
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