What's the Stompede
Registration for 2015 expected to start in March, 2015
Host Hotel Info
The Golden Gateway
1500 Van Ness Ave.
- Hoedown at the Stompede
San Francisco's Awesome LGBT Country-Western Dance Weekend
- Scooter Lee
Presenting country vocal artist Scooter Lee live!
- Barbary Coast Cloggers
Inspiring performance exhibitions
- Dance workshops
Three days of incredible dance workshops
- Sundance Stompede
Hundreds of dancing cowboys and cowgyrls
- Sundance Saloon
Four nights of amazing country-western dance events
- Manhattan Prairie Dogs
Entertainment from around the country
- Dance workshops
Workshops for all levels: beginning to advanced
- Sundance Stompede
Hundreds of attendees from all over the world
- Sundance Saloon
A community-supported all-volunteer nonprofit event
- Sundance Bandits
Net proceeds benefit the AIDS Emergency Fund and Openhouse
- Dance worskshops
Workshops for many dance styles: two-step, line dancing, waltz, swing and more
- Sundance Stompede
The friendliest and most welcoming environment
SUNDANCE STOMPEDE 2014 NEWS
October 16 - 19, 2014
THANKS FOR ANOTHER GREAT STOMPEDE!
WE'LL SEE YOU NEXT YEAR:
OCTOBER 15 - 18, 2015
New photos and videos posted October 30.
Welcome to the world's largest annual LGBT country-western dance weekend, in one of the world's great cities, San Francisco! Featuring:
• Four nights of amazing country-western dance events
• Three days of incredible dance workshops for all levels
• Inspiring dance exhibition performances and entertainment
• Social events to round out the weekend
• NEW! Presenting Scooter Lee live!
• Fundraising for our beneficaries: AIDS Emergency Fund and Openhouse
ADVANCE REGISTRATION has ended. On-site registration and at-the-door admission for individual events will be available.
PARKING. Hotel guests park for $30 a day, and receive in-and-out privileges. Others may park at the hotel for $10 up to 5 hours, with no in-and-out. Validate your parking ticket at the Stompede registration desk. The Holiday Inn and Regency Center are served by MUNI bus north-south lines 19, 47 and 49; and east-west lines 1, 2, 3 and the California Street cable car (with the 38 not too far away).
PRESENTING: SCOOTER LEE LIVE! Scooter Lee has been scorching the musical palettes of Country / Pop and Rhythm & Blues fans ever since she began singing in her early teens. Widely known for popularizing a number of classic line dances including Roll Back The Rug, Honky Tonk Twist, and Dizzy, Scooter Lee will keep you on your feet for this a special hour of music and dancing Saturday afternoon, along with an appearance at Saturday night's Hoedown!
WIN A CRUISE - and support the Sundance Stompede! We're raffling off a balcony cabin on RSVP's 30th Anniversary Caribbean cruise, sailing February 8-15, 2015 on the brand new Regal Princess. Experience all of RSVP's renowned activities and entertainment, including country-western dancing provided by Sundance Saloon! Proceeds benefit the beneficiaries of the Sundance Stompede. For more details, including purchasing tickets by mail order, see our cruise information page.
THANKS TO OUR 99 HOST SPONSORS: Vic Abrahams • Shirley Adams • Douglas Allan • Jeff Andre • John Antoun • Shin Aoki • David Bahl • Norm Bisch • Allen Borcherding • Mary Bulgarelli • Kyle Burke • Sam Calandra • Neil Cannon • Reuben Chong • Jed Clark • Jim Coakley • Tim Copple • James Corbett • Declan Cordova • Eugenio Corpuz • Daniel Craigmile • John DeLois • David Donovan • Reginald Dugard • Mark Ellis • Rosario Fernandes • Chester Fojas • Paul Foster • Bruce Friedberg • Shawn Giammattei • Dave Goldberg • Edwin Goei • Kevin Grenon • John Guagenti • Wilson Hardcastle • Kevin Hill • Ming Ho • Crispin Hollings • Rex Holt • John Huebler • Cannon Hukins • Phi Huynh • Frank Ift • Douglas Jantz • Ron Jenkins • Claire Kahn • Steve Kaye • George "Tony" Labella • John Legge • Keith Manning • Jose Martinez • Devin McAlpine • Jackson McKiee • Ken Mierow • Alan Miller • Bill Mills • Michael Minarik • Dinyar Mistry • Pamela Moniz • Christopher Moore • Don Morton • Robert Munzer • Alex Nellas • Michael Nichols • Simon Nish • Skip Ober Miller • Ken Okin • Rob Ollander-Krane • Craig Olson • Anthony Palombit • Jin Park • John Paul • Marc Pestana • Alexander Pina • Forrest Quattlebaum • Rafael Quijano • Chris Ramirez • Hannah Rayburn • Allen Register • Tim Reiland • Cullen Ruff • Mary Speers • Charles Sterck • Jan Stevenson • Marian Stokes • Steve Sullivan • Sherry Thomas • Mario Torrigino • Mark Troy • Brandon Walker • Anthony Webb • Alan Westley • Steven Wissing • Clarence Wright • Michael Yannell • Ben Yokoyama • Eiki Yoshikawa • Frank Young • Ingu Yun
AND THANKS TO OUR MANY SPONSORS AND DONORS (as of 10-12-14):
SPONSORS: Sundance Association • RSVP Vacations • Wells Fargo • Nelson Construction • SF Police Officers Assn • Beatbox • Mr. S Leather • Texas Rose • Emerald City Hoedown MAJOR DONORS: Barefoot Wine • Bay Area Chptr, GSGRA • Does Your Mother Know • Hot Cookie • ID Lube • Rock Hard OTHER DONORS: A&G Merch • ACT • April Follies • Beach Blanket Babylon • Bearwash • Bernie's Coffee • Blow Buddies • Body • Books, Inc. • Borderlands Books/Cafe • Bulldog Tattoo • Cannon Hukins • Castro Tattoo & Piercing • Charles Zukow • Citizen • Cliff's Variety • Contigo Kitchen + Cava • Cove On Castro • Cullen Ruff • Dandelion Chocolate • Ed Brophy • Fitness SF • Four Barrel Coffee • Garçon Restaurant • Glennon Sutter • Good Vibrations • Greg Reynolds • Harvey's Bar/Restaurant • Holiday Inn • IAGLCWDC • Ingu Yun • Jorge Hernandez • Kabuki Springs & Spa • Kasa Indian Restaurant • La Méditerranée • Light On Your Feet • Little Chihuahua • Little Star Pizza • Local Take • M Spa • Marcello's Pizza • The Marsh • Michael Bruno Luggage • Moviebears SF • Mudpuppy's Tub & Scrub • • NASSPDA • New Conservatory Theatre • ODC/Rhythm & Motion • OK Corral Western Wear • Pica Pica Arepa Kitchen • Pizzeria Delfina • Randy Pocius • Sausage Factory • Sheila Schlicht • Shotgun Video • Spike's Coffee • Starbucks • Steve Carter, CMT • Streetlight Records/CDs • Sui Generis • Super Duper Burgers • Tom Grissinger • Tomàs • Troy Dean Wardlow • Village Pizzeria • West of Pecos Restaurant • Wooden Table Baking Co • Worn Out West • Wrangler Weekend LA • ZGO Candles & Home Fragrance
OTHER SUNDANCE NEWS
• SUNDANCE SALOON presents two-stepping and line dancing with lessons every Thursday and Sunday at 550 Barneveld Ave., San Francisco. Thursday nights now also host Blue Moon Swing, a west coast swing event.
• BEATBOX COUNTRY WITH SUNDANCE SALOON. Our new weekly Tuesday night event south-of-Market at the intimate Beatbox club, 314 11th St., near Folsom. 6:30-11:00 pm. Also the first Saturday of every month, 6:00-10:00 pm. (Tuesday 9/30 has been cancelled.)
• SPECIAL EVENTS with country-western dancing sponsored by Sundance Saloon:
- CASTRO STREET FAIR: Sunday, October 5. Sundance Saloon presents a fantastic afternoon of country-western dancing at this popular street fair.
- NEW YEAR'S EVE: Wednesday, December 31. A fabulous New Year's Eve ball in the elegant ballroom of the Whitcomb Hotel complete with midnight balloon drop, and optional sumptuous dinner.
More information about all of these events and more are at www.sundancesaloon.org.