Maybe you’ve taken professional swing dancing classes. Maybe you just like twirling around your living room while Dancing With The Stars is on (no shame!). Either way, the weekend is almost here and you are ready to bust a move! The best spots to go dancing – from the romantic to the crazy fun – can be found right here in the Corridor. Slip on comfortable shoes and your most sparkly dresses, and get ready to cha-cha-cha!
Invite the ladies out to Al-Amir, located at 3885 Belt Line Road in Addison. This Lebanese restaurant and club is known for its loud music, Instagram-worthy aesthetic and wild dancing that is a guaranteed good time for everybody. Fridays are Bollywood Nights from 5 p.m.-2 a.m., Where you can watch belly dancing shows at 9 and 10:30 p.m., then try out the moves yourself while two different DJs play music. Or, stop by Saturday for International Night from 5 p.m.-2 a.m., where women get in free before 11 p.m. These evenings will also feature two belly dancing shows (at 9:30 and 10:30 p.m.), along with DJs spinning everything from Arabian music to Top 40 hits. Finally, Sunday is Latino Night from 5 p.m.-2 a.m. Dress your best and bring a date to twirl you around the dance floor. At 10 p.m., score free salsa and bachata lessons, then show off what you’ve learned the rest of the night. Ladies 21 and older get in free all night!
Looking for dancing that’s a little quieter? Come out to Arthur’s Steakhouse this weekend, located at 15175 Quorum Drive in Addison. You can either start your evening with a romantic candlelit dinner or a drink at the bar, then slow dance with your sweetheart on the dance floor with live music in the background. This week, you can hear Russ Warman playing his guitar and singing and The Ones party band. Live music will be available from 6-8 p.m. and from 8:30 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Wednesday, from 6-8 p.m. Thursday, from 6 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Friday and from 6 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Saturday.
After a spicy Latin meal at Gloria’s inside Village on the Parkway, the restaurant turns into a nightclub! Dress to impress on Friday and Saturday nights from 10 p.m.-2 a.m. The evenings consists of fast-paced salsa dancing to the live music of Havana NRG and DJ Ivan G (and ladies get in free on Fridays!). To help your body move more easily, make sure to order some strong (we’re talking, you can barely taste the lime) margaritas.
Every night at 10 p.m., Memphis is the hottest place to be in Addison. Located at 5000 Belt Line Road Suite 500, Memphis offers live music and dancing every single night of the week from 10 p.m.-2 a.m.! It’s the best place to cure your Monday night blues or let loose on Saturdays! This week’s line-up includes Jukebox Heroes on Wednesday, Inside Out on Thursday, In Focus on Friday, Inversion on Saturday and DMSR on Sunday. Order your favorite drink, and rock the night away with friends or your boo!
Although it may be crowded, dancing is always an option at Sherlock’s Baker St. Pub, located at 5100 Belt Line Road in Addison. Live music plays almost every night of the week, with no cover charge – so come out to dance, drink and have fun! This week, you can hear Rockstar Fantasy Karaoke with Time Machine on Wednesday, DJ Chirinos in the Mix playing Thursday night, followed by Vegas Stars on Friday, and Cold Shot on Saturday.
The newest nightlife spot in town is Sidecar Social, located inside Village on the Parkway. Come by this weekend for dancing, live music and all-around partying! On Wednesday, dance along as your friends take the stage for Live Band Karaoke from 9 p.m.-1 a.m. (which goes perfectly with $5 martinis). On Thursday, DJ Shaolin will be spinning tunes beginning at 10 p.m., where $5 craft cocktails will help you get your groove on. Time Machine will make you want to move on the dance floor at 9 p.m. Friday (with $4 call drinks), followed by the The After Party on Saturday at 9 p.m.