Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Mosaic - Local Country Band

Playing Country and Classic Rock, Mosaic is local band comprised of music professionals that have a great sound. Part of their current schedule is noted below. You can check them out on their Facebook page.

VFW Post 7968
250 S. Phelps Drive
Apache Junction, AZ 85220 3958
480 671 6239

October 8      Friday         6-10
Nov. 11 Veterans Day   Thursday     3-7
Nov. 19      Friday            6-10

American Legion Post 26
505 West 2nd Avenue
Mesa, AZ 85210
480 964-8792 

October 16             6-10
November 13          6-10
December 11          6-10
New Years Eve

Citrus Gardens
4065 East University Drive
Mesa, Arizona 85205

January 6, 2011      7-10     South Hall

Monday, September 27, 2010

Lets Polka

Mary Lou Kaye is hosting a FREE Polka Lesson on Friday, October 1, at 7:00 p.m. at the Pulaski Club, 4331 East McDowell in Phoenix.  The doors to the evening's event open at 6:00 p.m. and  the lesson will start promptly at 7:00 will last one hour.

After the lesson, the DJ will play music for your practice and dancing pleasure.  The very reasonably-priced bar will be open the entire time and sometimes there are munchies available. 

On Saturday and Sunday there will be live music by a polka band from can get the details at the Club.  There is no entry charge on Friday......the evening is entirely FREE.

Also this weekend there will be polka music offered at the Tempe Oktoberfest which runs Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Details can be found at

Friday, September 24, 2010

NEW Ballroom Dance Lessons at JohnE's Cabaret

Starting this Saturday September 25th, Ballroom dance lessons provided by professional dance instructors from The Dance Doctors.  

Dance lessons are complimentary with paid admission. 

Ballroom lessons will begin at 6:10pm this Saturday the 25th starting with the CHA-CHA, beginners through intermediate.  Each Saturday there will be different lessons. 

The dance begins at 7pm right after the lesson.

Thursday, September 23, 2010

JohnE's Country Nights Ending

JohnE’s Cabaret Dances, held at Greenfield Village RV Resort (111 So. Greenfield Rd., Mesa AZ) has had great country music each Friday night. These are ending for the season October 29th. There is even a of 50’s-60’s dance coming up (with the Roadrunners - a great band).
All are great bands and you will not want to miss any of them.
Dances begin at 7pm and end at 9:45pm.
Here's who's performing:
Sep 24 - Debbie and Double Eagle
Oct 1   - Reign-N-Country
Oct 8  -  Saguaro Sunset
Oct 15 - Desert Drifters
Oct 22 - Roadrunners (50's - 60's)
Oct 29 - Reign-N-Country
(Friday nights end)

Friday Night Lessons at JohnE’s

Friday night Country Line dances lessons continue this Friday the 24th by Dennis and Kaye Murray at 6:15pm.   Be sure to thank Dennis and Kaye as they donate their time, equipment and energy to help others learn how to dance.

Next Friday night, October 1st, the Dance Doctors will provide Two-Step country dance lessons.  These will start at about 6:10pm.  Beginners to intermediate.  Individuals and couples welcome.  

Also coming up on the lesson agenda is Night Club Two Step.  If there is favorable attendance, Johne will ask the Dance Doctors to return. 

Friday, September 17, 2010

Road Runner's Season Opener

Tonight was the Road Runner's season opener. It was a great night a JohnE's with about 130 in attendance. The dance floor is really shaping up and the crowd was great. Near the end of the night nearly everyone was dancing.

This is a great band, check out their schedule at their website. They will be back at JohnE's on Oct. 22, don't miss them.

Thursday, September 16, 2010

JohnE’s Saturday Night Dances

JohnE’s Cabaret Dances, held at Greenfield Village RV Resort (111 So. Greenfield Rd., Mesa AZ) has had great ballroom music each Saturday night. 

All are great bands and you will not want to miss any of them.

Dances begin at 7pm and end at 9:45pm.

Here's who's performing:
Saturday night -
Sep 11 - Rich Howard Orchestra
Sep 18 - Manuel Dorantes
Sep 25 - Bob Roppolo
Oct 02 - Danny Kealey Band
Oct 09 - Terry McFee Orchestra
Oct 16 - Manual Dorantes
Oct 23 - Rich Howard Orchestra
Oct 30 - Myron Sommerfeld
(Saturday nights continue year round)

Tuesday, September 7, 2010

LovinLifeAfter50 Benefit Dance

First annual LovinLifeAfter50 Benefit Dance will be at Mesa Convention Center, Dec 3. Cost is $20 and music by the Marlin Zimmerman Band.

Mark your calendars!

Hosted by LovinLife after 50 and sponsored by Banner MediSun, part proceeds go to AZ Senior Olympics.

Music by Marlin Zimmerman Band, hosted by KOY radio personality, Danny Davis.
Cash bar; hors d'oeuvres available. Swing dance competition, other great prizes and giveaway.

For more info 480-348-0343 x10, or at

Thanks Bob.

Sunday, September 5, 2010

Mesquite at JohnE's

Mesquite Country Band played at JohnE's Friday night. A good band, they really got into their groove after the break, those that left missed a lot of great music. They did one of the best Mustang Sally's I have heard.

You can see their schedule at here or on the left by clicking on their name.