Sundance Stompede

San Francisco's LGBT+
Country-Western Dance Weekend
October 19–22, 2017

Advance registration is now open!

Sundance Stompede

Featuring
The 20th Anniversary
Hoedown 2017

Saturday, October 21
7:30 pm – 1:00 am
Regency Center
1300 Van Ness Ave.

It's the 20th anniversary of this gala benefit country-western dance! Exhibition dance performances, entertainment, country-western dancing in two rooms of the gorgeous Regency Center, with hundreds of cowfolks from all over the country and beyond. Plus fundraising with silent auction and raffle to benefit the AIDS Emergency Fund, Center for Immigrant Protection, and Sundance Association.

Ty Herndon

With special guest star TY HERNDON, Grammy-nominated country recording artist with 20 Billboard-charted singles and three #1 hits.

Sundance Saloon

Kick-Off Dance

Thursday, October 19
6:30 – 11:00 pm
Sundance Saloon
550 Barneveld Ave.

Stompede dancers

Welcome Dance

Friday, October 20
7:30 pm – 1:00 am
Golden Gateway Holiday Inn
1500 Van Ness Ave.

Stompede dancers

Stompede Ball

Sunday, October 22
5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sundance Saloon
550 Barneveld Ave.

Stompede Workshop

Dance Workshops

Friday1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Sunday • 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Golden Gateway Holiday Inn

VIDEO:
Waltzing: Hoedown 2016

VIDEO:
Line Dancing: Stompede Ball

VIDEO:
Why You Should Come ...

STOMPEDE NEWS

Advance registration is now open for the 2017 Sundance Stompede! Only $129 for a weekend pass to all events if you register by July 31. Hotel reservations at the host hotel, the Golden Gateway Holiday Inn, 1500 Van Ness Avenue, are prioritized for Stompede registrants. (Please read the new hotel terms and cancellation policies here.)

Register now! And consider supporting the Stompede and its benecifiaries further by becoming a host sponsor.

Ty Herndon

We're excited to announce that Grammy-nominated recording artist Ty Herndon will perform at the Saturday night Hoedown as our featured special guest artist. Out and proud Ty has had 20 Billboard-charted singles and three #1 hits. Sundance dancers will recognize his popular Steam, You Can Leave Your Hat On, Loved Too Much, and more.

The Sundance Stompede is a major fundraiser for San Francisco nonprofits. This year, we are proud to name the Center for Immigrant Protection LGBT Asylum Project as our third beneficiary, in addition to regular beneficiaries AIDS Emergency Fund and Sundance Association. The CIP offers pro-bono legal representation to LGBT immigrants fleeing persecution abroad and seeking protection in the United States. Read more about our beneficiaries.

We are busy all year long! SUNDANCE SALOON presents country-western dancing with lessons every Sunday and Thursday at 550 Barneveld Ave., San Francisco.

Some of our major special events coming up in 2017 include:

  • SUNDANCE SALOON 19th ANNIVERSARY PARTY: Sunday, April 9. We celebrate 19 years of country-western dancing in San Francisco with a big party - entertainment and free admission!
  • SAN FRANCISCO PRIDE: Saturday-Sunday, June 24-25. A glorius weekend of dancing with three back-to-back dances Saturday and Sunday nights at the Whitcomb Hotel, and Sunday all day at the Civic Center Pride Festival.
  • CASTRO STREET FAIR: Sunday, October 1. Sundance Saloon presents a fantastic afternoon of country-western dancing at this popular street fair.

More information about all of these events and more are at www.sundancesaloon.org.

Sundance Saloon led the country-western instruction and dancing on the recent all-gay RSVP Carribean cruise aboard Holland America's beautiful m.s. Koningsdam. Check out this fun video of our beginner dance lessons and dancing. Interested? We'll also be on the spectacular RSVP Alaska cruise August 5–12, 2017, where we again expect to have two morning with CW dance lessons and two evenings of open dancing, among the myriad amazing activities and entertainment RSVP is known for.