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The NorthWestParis and AtlantaEurope 2006 – The SouthLand: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
The SouthWest: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

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2012
♦ ═══ 20112010 ═══╣ 2013 ╠═══ 20092008 ═══ ♦
2013 WHAT VENUE WHERE
January 16-20Monterey SwingFest; Dine;
Knuckles x 2; Japanese Restaurant
Monterey's Fish House
Regency
Monterey
Seaside
February 14-17Capital Swing Dancers' Presidents' Day ConventionWoodlakeSacramento
February 22-24Train MagicReno Fun TrainReno
May 23-26FreZno Dance ClassicRaddisonFresno
May 27The RoadHighways 99, 156, 85, 280San Francisco

2013
THE SOUTHWEST's Trip Report
VIA/VENUE WHERE
Monday
June 24
Gilroy (gas); Salinas (breakfast); Paso Robles; Gaviota Gap
Dance
Highways 280, 85, 101
Borderline Bar & Grill
Westlake Village
Thousand Oaks
Tuesday
June 25
Venice Beach (breakfast); Oceanside (coffee)
Dance
Highways 101, 405; Family home
Tango Del Rey
Del Mar
San Diego
June 26Manta; Journey to Atlantis)SeaWorld, Mission BaySan Diego
June 27Family homeDel Mar
Fruday
June 28
Victorville, Baker, Primm for 336 miles via
Dance
Dance
Highways 56, 15, 215, 15 to
Broadway Hall
Aruba
Las Vegas
Paradise
Las Vegas
June 29Man of Steel; dance to Corro-Van SuchPiazza LoungeParadise
Sunday
June 30
Ballroom Dancing With Manny Bonotan
Las Vegas Blues Society's Open Jam
Front Page
Party Rockers
Arizona Ballroom, Gold Coast
Saddle ’N’ Spurs
Showroom, Gold Coast
Main Street Stage

Paradise

Las Vegas
Monday
July 1
Fall of Atlantis
Big Band
Dance
Tina Crush
The Bl♠ckjacks
Cæsars Palace
Jim's House
Stoney's Rockin' Country
The Cellar Lounge
Third Street Stage
Paradise


Las Vegas
Tuesday
July 2
Piano Trio; Carnevale Parade
The T.J. Tylor Show>
Jazzin' Jeanne Brei & The Speakeasy Swingers
Palazzo
Mizuya Lounge
House of Blues
Paradise
Wednesday
July 3
Joe Darro
Déjà Vu Dance and Show Band
Corro-Van Such
Gold Coast
South Point
Piazza Lounge
Paradise
July 4Las Vegas-Henderson-WickenburgHighways 15, 215, 93, 74, 17Paradise Valley
July 5-7The Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club's International 4th of July Convention       Camelback InnParadise Valley
July 8Paradise Valley-Wickenburg-Kingman-Lakeview Overlook-HendersonHighways 51, 17, 74, 93, 215, 15Las Vegas
Tuesday
July 9
T.J. Tylor Show
Chandler Judkins Groovin' High Orchestra
Mizuya Lounge
House of Blues
Paradise
Wednesday
July 10
Lisa Smith
Déjà Vu Dance and Show Band
Corro-Van Such
Mr. $ Mrs. Smith
Gold Coast
South Point
Piazza Lounge
Third Street Stage

Paradise

Las Vegas
Thursday
July 11
Bar At Times Square
Sin City Swing
New York New York
Green Valley Ranch
Paradise
Henderson
Friday
July 12
Gold Strike
Whiskey Pete's
The Road


Highways 15, 58, 146, 101, 280
Jean
Primm
San Francisco
September 13
Sept. 14-17
September 18
Flights via Charlotte — Society of Stranders' Fall Migration              Duck's Beach Club,
       Fat Harold's Beach Club, The OD Arcade, The OD Pavilion, The Pirate's Cove Bar & Grill,
Flights via Charlotte                                       The Spanish Galleon
North Myrtle Beach

More to come.

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♦ ═══ 20112010 ═══╣ 2012 ╠═══ 20092008 ═══ ♦
2012 WHAT VENUE WHERE
January 12-15Monterey SwingFest; Dine;
Knuckles x 2; Japanese Restaurant
Monterey's Fish House
Regency
Monterey
Seaside
February 16-19Capital Swing Dancers' Presidents' Day ConventionWoodlakeSacramento
February 24-26Train MagicReno Fun TrainReno

2012
THE NORTHWEST's Trip Report
VIA/VENUE WHERE
Friday
March 30
Dine at Gecko Gecko; Junius Courtney Big Band with Denise Perrier at Freight & Salvage Coffee House
Sleep                                             Circus Circus via Auburn
Berkeley
Reno
Saturday
March 31
Personal business
Family visit

Honey Lake Rest; Susanville
Sparks
Burney
Sunday
April 1
Burney Falls Memorial State Park; Grass Lake Rest; McCloud; Weed; Mount Shasta
Dance at Chick-N-Cheers
Klamath Falls
April 2Crater Lake National Park; ChemultBend
Thursday
April 3
High Desert Museum; Peter Skene Ogden View; The Cove Palisades State Park;
Cow Canyon Rest; Maupin; The Dalles
Bend
Biggs Junction
Friday
April 4
Théâtre de la Mode at Maryhill Museum of Art; Stonehenge, Wishram; Toppenish
Dance at The Speakeasy

Yakima
April 5-8Seattle's Easter Swing via Ellensburg; Indian John Hill Rest; Cle Elum/Roslyn; Snowqualmie/Falls; PrestonBellevue
April 9Dine and DanceHighway 99 Blues ClubSeattle
April 10Lynnwood; Smokey Point Rest; Mount Vernon; Western Washington University Sculptures; Peace ArchVancouver
April 11DanceCrystal BallroomVancouver
April 12Horseshoe Bay-MV Queen of Cowichan-Nanaimo; Chemairus; Duncan – Dance at Café CasablancaVictoria
April 13Miniature World; Victoria Bug ZooDine and Dance at SwansVictoria
Saturday
April 14
Abkhazi Garden
Dine and Dance
MV Coho
7 Cedars CasinoShelton
Port Angeles
Olympia
April 15Tumwater Falls; Maytown Rest; Lewis & Clark State Park (closed!); Toulte River Rest; Longview; Astoria; Cannon BeachTillamook
April 16Munson Creek Falls; Lincoln City; Sea Lion Caves; Sutherlin; Seven Feathers Rest; Manzanita RestGrants Pass
Tuesday
April 17
Valley of the Rogue Rest; Selma; Cave Junction; Collier Tunnel Rest; Jedediah Smith Redwood State Park;
Myrtle Smith ???; Crescent City; Arcata; Samoa Cookhouse; Eureka

Ferndale
April 18Avenue of the Giants; Leggett; MacKerricher State Park; Fort BraggDine at Saint Orres, GualalaHome
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Odometer: 2,484 miles

May 24Yosemite Valley; FreZno Dance ClassicHighways 80, 580, 205, 120, 46 toFresno
May 25-27FreZno Dance ClassicConvention Center HotelFresno
May 28The RoadHighways 99, 156, 85, 280San Francisco

2012
THE SOUTHWEST's Trip Report
VIA/VENUE WHERE
Thursday
June 21
Giant Dipper
Dinner
Dance
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Monterey's Fish House
Sly McFly's Refueling Station
Santa Cruz
Monterey
Cannery Row
June 22-23Monterey Bay Blues Festival The Oakland Blues Divas; Dale Ockerman & The Musicscool All Stars; Paula Harris;
JC Smith Band; Stu Heydon Band; Grady Champion; Sista Monica; Sonny Green; Rose Royce; Alvon Johnson; Sai Whatt;
Five Tempting Men; The Oakland Blues Divas; Bleu; Grady Champion; Paula Harris; JC Smith Band; Blues in the Schools
Honor Band; Sista Monica; The Vicki Stevens Band
Monterey County Fairgounds
Sunday
June 24
Monterey Bay Blues Festival: Charmaigne Scott; Demetria Taylor; Tebo & Folks; Blues In The Schools Honor Band; Beaufunk; Phil Gates Band; Bleu.
Dance
Sleep
Fairgrounds

Sly McFly's Refueling Station
Gonzales
Monterey

Cannery Row
Paso Robles
June 25Family visit via Gaviota Gap, Carrillo Recreation Center, Ventura, Agoura Hills, San Juan CapistranoDel Mar
Tuesday
June 26
Family visit
Dance

Tango Del Rey
Del Mar
Mission Bay
Wednesday
June 27
Giant Dipper; Old Town San Diego State Historic Park
Family visit
Belmont Park

Mission Bay
Del Mar
Thursday
June 28
Temecula, Barstow, Baker
Dine/dance at Mad Greek
The Road
Dance at Tuscany's Piazza Lounge

Paradise
June 29DanceGold CoastParadise
June 30Andrej Janjetovič's The Las Vegas World Jazz Orchestra
Tribute To BeBop and Yugoslav Jazz

E-String Grill & Poker Bar

Henderson
Sunday
July 1
Manny Bonotan's Dancing With Manny
Fremont Street Experience
Gold Coast
Paradise
Las Vegas
Monday
July 2
Charles McNeil Quartette with Uli Geißendörfer
Billy Ray Charles And The Boys In The Parking Lot
E-String Grill & Poker Bar
The Cellar
Henderson
Las Vegas
Tuesday
July 3
Wellington Jazz Orchestra
Dave Perrico's Pop Evolution Orhestra
E-String Grill & Poker Bar
South Point
Henderson
Paradise
Wednesday
July 4
Déjà Vu Show and Dance Band
Corro-Van Such
South Point Showroom
Tuscany's Piazza Lounge
Paradise
July 5Las Vegas-Henderson-Boulder Dam-Kingman-Wickenburg viaHighways 95, 93, 40, 17, 101, 51 toScottsdale
July 6-8Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club's International 4th of July ConventionCamelback Inn Resort & Spa Scottsdale
Monday
July 9
Scottsdale-Wickenburg-Kingman-Boulder Dam-Henderson via
Big Band
Billy Ray Charles And The Boys In The Parking Lot
Highways 51, 101, 17, 40, 93, 95 to
Musician's home
The Cellar
Las Vegas
Paradise
Las Vegas
Tuesday
July 10
Michael Turco's Magic & Mayhem
Sailor Jerry's Swing Night
Saxe Theater, Planet Hollywood
House of Blues, Mandalay Bay
Paradise
Wednesday
July 11
Las Vegas; Valley Wells Rest; Boron Rest; Mojave; Bakersfield
Traver; Dos Palos; San José; Crystal Springs Rest via

Highways 15, 58, 99, 152, 85, 280 to

San Francisco
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Odometer: 2,670 miles

August 10-12San José Jazz Summer Fest Pacific Mambo Orchestra, The Swing Soluntion, The Kaye Bohler Band, The Lyratones,
Alexa Weber Morales, San José High School All Stars, Red Hot Mamas, Millennium Sounds, Adam Theis & Subharmonic

Summer Fest All Star Big Band, Footnotes Big Band, Anthony Blea y Su Charanga, JC Smith, Coco Montoya

The Fairmont
October 4-7Boogie by the Bay XXRegencyBurlingame
Nov. 1-4Mountain Magic XIVMontBleu South Lake Tahoe

2012
THE SOUTHLAND
VIA/VENUE WHERE
Thursday
November 15
Personal business
Dine
Dance

Monterey's Fish House
Sly McFly's Refueling Station
Alum Rock
Monterey
Cannery Row
November 16Dine at Chase; Dance at Carrillo BallroomHearst Castle, Madonna InnSanta Barbara
Saturday
November 17
DanceScene                 Ventura, Malibu Bluffs Park, Venice Beach, El Segundo Library
Sleep
Costa Mesa
Placentia
November 18Dance at Clubhouse née Top CatsMotel disaster=refund!Placentia
November 19Dance at Double H ClubLos Angeles, HollywoodEl Segundo
November 20Dance at Double H ClubEl Segundo LibraryEl Segundo
November 21Welcome dance at USOpenMarriottBurbank
November 22-25US Open Swing Dance ChampionshipsMarriottBurbank
November 26Dine/Dance                     Frazier Park, Cuyama, San Luís Obispo
The Road                     El Camino Real, West Valley Freeway, Junípero Serra Freeway
Madonna Inn
Home
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Odometer: 1,228 miles

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2010
♦ ══════ 2009 ═════╣ 2011 ╠═════ 2008 ══════ ♦
2011 WHAT VENUE WHERE
January 13-14Dine at Monterey's Fish House; KnucklesRegencyMonterey
January 15Dine at TosCA; Monterey SwingFestRegencyMonterey
January 16Dine at Pacific Grove Fish Wife; Monterey SwingFestRegencyMatt V. to Oakland
February 17-20Capital Swing Dancers' Presidents' Day ConventionRadisson WoodlakeSacramento
April 14-17Reno Dance Sensation Swing and Salsa Championships and ShowGrand Sierra ResortReno

2011 WHAT VENUE WHERE
May 26Visit
Dine
Dance
Yosemite Valley
Chukchansi Gold Resort
Radisson
Yosemite, 195 miles
Coarsegold
Fresno
May 27-29FreZno Dance ClassicRadissonFresno
May 30BarbecueMusician's homeBerkeley, 195 miles

2011 Map to
MONTEREY, LAS VEGAS, PHOENIX
VIA/VENUE Map from WHERE
Thursday
June 23
Junípero Serra, West Valley, Cabrillo highways to
Monterey's Fish House
Dance: Sly McFly's Refueling StationMonterey, 129 miles
Friday-
Sunday
June 24-26
Monterey Bay Blues Festival
The Blues Broads (Dorothy Morrison, Angela Strehli, Tracy Nelson, Annie Sampson); Café R&B; Blues At Eleven; Minor Williams' Bitz & Pieces;
Twice As Good; Sumac's Soul Heaven Band; Kyle Rowland; JC Smith Band; Bay Area Blues Society; Bornia Boys; Champagne City;
Mike Hammer & The Nails; Dale Ockman/Musicool All-Stars; Miss Taylor P. Collins; Harmonica Explosion (Darryl Mansfield, Sean Mac,
Wingnut Adams, Blues Boy Willie); The David Landon Band; BITS Honor Band; Lady Bianca; Lester Chambers Blues Review

Monterey County
Fairgrounds
June 26Monterey Bay Blues Festival After PartySly McFly's Refueling StationPaso Robles, 116 mi.
Monday
June 27
The Road: Buttonwillow, Arvin, Boron, Barstow
Big Band
Uli G Band w/Charles McNeil
Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino
Musician's home
E-String Grill & Poker Bar
Las Vegas, 386 miles
Paradise
Henderson
Tuesday
June 28
Dance to Joe Darro Trio
Big Band, 8-10
Blues Jam
Gold Coast Showroom
Musician's Home
Bunkhouse Saloon
Paradise
Paradise
Las Vegas
Wednesday
June 29
Déjà Vu Show and Dance Band at 6
Swing dance to Corro-Van Such, 9-12
South Point Showroom
Tuscany's Piazza Lounge
Paradise
June 30The Road: Boulder Dam, Kingman, Wickenburg, and PeoriaHighways 95, 93, 40, 17, 101, 51Arizona Biltmore
June 30-July 3Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club's Fourth of July ConventionArizona BiltmorePhoenix
Monday
July 4
The Road: Peoria, Wickenburg, Kingman, and
Boulder Dam via
Dine at Don Vito's
Stay 'til Sunday at
Highways 51, 101, 17, 40, 93, 95
South Point
Las Vegas Club
312 miles
Paradise
Las Vegas
Tuesday
July 5
Big Band, 8-10
Jazz Jam at 10:30
Musician's home
Freakin' Frog
Paradise
Las Vegas
Wednesday
July 6
Dance to Michelle Johnson at 1
Déjà Vu Show and Dance Band at 6
Dance to Corro-Van Such, 9-12
Gold Coast Showroom
South Point Showroom
Tuscany's Piazza Lounge
Paradise
Thursday
July 7
Imperial Palace Classic Car Showroom
Ronnie Rose
Imperial Palace
South Point Showroom
Paradise
Friday
July 8
Origen Museum Origen=Original Generations
Aruba Swings, 7-10
San Fernando Band
Springs Preserve
Aruba Hotel & Spa
Gold Coast Showroom
Las Vegas
Las Vegas
Paradise
Saturday
July 9
Bruce Harper Big Band, 2-5
Mark OToole at 6:30
Frankie Moreno Band
E-String Grill & Poker Bar
M's Revello Lounge
Rush Lounge
Henderson
Henderson
Golden Nugget
Sunday
July 10
Manny Bonotan's Ballroom Dance, 2-5
The Road via the Mojave Freeway to dine in Barstow
Arizona Ballroom
Highway 58 to sleep in
Gold Coast
Buttonwillow
303 miles
July 11The Road: Buttonwillow, Pacheco Pass, CupertinoHighways 58, 5, 156, 101, 85, 280Home 264 miles
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Odometer: 2,334 miles

August 12-14San José Jazz Summer Fest Boathouse All Stars; Ron Gariffo Orchestra; Stompin' At The Savoy; Millenium Sounds Orchestra;
Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue; John Calloway and the Latin Collective; Los Gatos-Saratoga Big Band; Wayne Wallace Latin Jazz
Quintet; Shotgun Wedding Quintet; The Lyratones; Michael O'Neal Quartet with Kenny Washington; Round Midnight; Fito Reynoso y
Su Ritmo e Armonia; Mark Hummel's Harmonica Blues Blowout.
Streets
Fairmont
San José
September 3South Bay Dance FlingWyndhamSan José
October 6-9Boogie by the BayRegencyBurlingame
November 3-6Mountain Magic Swing & Hustle Dance Convention XIIIMontBleu Resort Casino & SpaSouth Lake Tahoe

2011 Map to
THE SOUTHLAND
VIA/VENUE Map from WHERE
November 17Cabrillo Highway; Dine at Monterey's Fish House; Dance atSly McFly's Refueling StationMonterey
November 18Cabrillo Highway and El Camino Real to dance atCarrillo BallroomSanta Barbara
Saturday
November 19
El Camino Real to
Pacific Coast Highway to dance at DanScene's 23rd Anniversary
Carnegie Art Museum
McClintock from Baker near Fairview
Ventura
Costa Mesa
November 20Orange County West Coast Swing Dance ClubTop CatsPlacentia
Monday
November 21
Jimmy Kimmel television program
Geo Valle Swing City Band at 7:30
Bachata at Double H Dance Club
Studio
Alpine Village
Hotel Hacienda
Hollywood
Torrance
El Segundo
November 22Dance at Double H Dance Club at 8:30Hotel HaciendaEl Segundo
November 23Pre-ThanksGiving DanceLos Angeles MarriottBurbank Airport
November 24-27US Open Swing Dance ChampionshipsLos Angeles MarriottBurbank Airport
Monday
November 28
Golden State, Mil Potrero, Cerro Noroeste highways, and El Camino Real to dine and dance at 8;
El Camino Real, West Valley, and Junípero Serra freeways 101, 85, 280 from San Luís Obispo
Madonna Inn
Home! 227.6 miles
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Odometer: 1,194 miles

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♦ ══════ 2009 ══════╣ 2010 ╠══════ 2008 ══════ ♦
2010 WHAT VENUE WHERE
January 14Dine at Monterey's Fish House; dance at Regencyand Sly McFly's Refueling StationMonterey
January 15-17Monterey SwingFestRegencyMonterey
February 11-14Capital Swing Dancers' Presidents' Day ConventionRadisson WoodlakeSacramento
April 15-18Reno Dance Sensation Swing and Salsa Championships and Show Grand Sierra ResortReno

2010
PARIS and ATLANTA
VENUE WHERE
May 17San Francisco-Atlanta-ParisDelta and Air France
May 18-20Doin' dat 'n' dis here 'n' dereHotel EstParis
May 21-24French Open West Coast Swing at The DocksHotel Etap, Port la ChapelleSaint Denis, Paris
May 25-26Here 'n' dere doin' dis 'n' datHotel CampanilleParis
May 27-30USA Grand NationalsRenaissance WaverlySmyrna
May 31HomeDelta Air LinesSan Francisco

2010 Map to
MONTEREY, LAS VEGAS, PHOENIX
VIA/VENUE Map from WHERE
June 25Cabrillo Highway to dance atSly McFly's Refueling Station   Monterey, 119 miles
Friday-
Sunday
June 25-27
Monterey Bay Blues Festival Alvon Johnson; Bay Area Blues Society Caravan of All Stars; Bits Honor Band and Dennis Murphy; Blues at Eleven; Bornia Boys; Champagne City; Freesound; J.C. Smith Band; Lydia Pense & Cold Blood; Mike Hammar & The Nails; Motown Review; Myrick “Freeze” Guillory and the Nouveau Zydeco (Queen Ida's son); Red Hot Blues Sisters; The 3 Bosses/Blues Review: Johnny Rawls, Big Daddy Cade, & Artwork Jamal; Tip of the TopMonterey County
Fairgrounds
June 27Monterey Bay Blues Festival After PartySly McFly's Refueling Station   Paso Robles, 117 miles
June 28The Road: Lost Hills, Arvin, Caliente, BarstowCalifornia Hotel           Paradise, 362.8 miles
Tuesday
June 29
Dance to Joe Darro Trio
Jerry Tiffe Band
Big Band, 8-10
Jazz Jam at Yayo Taco
Gold Coast
Palace Station
Musician's home
4632 South Maryland Parkway
Paradise
Wednesday
June 30
Dancing to Joe Darro Trio at 1
Déjà Vu Dance and Show Band at 5
Swing dance to Corro-Van Such, 9-12
Gold Coast and South Point
showrooms; Mandalay Bay
Tuscany's Piazza Lounge
Paradise
July 1Boulder Dam, Kingman, Wickenburg, and Peoria via Highways 95, 93, 40, 17, 101, 51       Arizona Biltmore 315 miles
July 1-4Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club's Fourth of July ConventionArizona BiltmorePhoenix
Monday
July 5
The Road: Peoria, Wickenburg, Kingman, and Boulder Dam via
Dine at Don Vito
Highways 51, 101, 17, 40, 93, 95
South Point
315 miles
Paradise
Tuesday
July 6
Jerry Tiffe Band, 2-4
Big Band, 8-10
Palace Station
Musician's home
Paradise
Wednesday
July 7
Dancing to Michelle Johnson, 13:00
Déjà Vu Dance and Show Band at 5
Dine/dance Ronnie Rose at House of Blues
Dance to Corro-Van Such
Gold Coast Showroom
South Point Showroom
Mandalay Bay
Tuscany's Piazza Lounge
Paradise
Thursday
July 8
Dennis Bono radio program, 2-3
Michito Sanchez Salsa Orchestra, 9-12
South Point ShowroomParadise
July 9Aruba SwingsAruba Hotel & SpaLas Vegas
Saturday
July 10
Bruce Harper Big Band, 2-5
Mark OToole, 6:30-8:30
E-String Grill & Poker Bar
M's Revello Lounge
Henderson
Sunday
July 11
Manny Bonotan's Ballroom Dance, 2-5
San Fernando Band, 7:30-12
Arizona Ballroom
Showroom
Gold Coast
Monday
July 12
Kelly Clinton's Open Mic Cabaret
Sleep
Bootlegger Italian Bistro
Buffalo Bill's
Paradise
Primm
July 13The Road: Barstow, Caliente, Arvin, Pacheco Pass, Cupertino via Highways: 15, 58, 223, 5, 156, 101, 280Home 546 miles

August 13-15San José Jazz Festival George Clinton & Parliament/Funkadelic – Milk & Jade by Dana Jeong – The Poblano Project
CEO Jam Session – Steve Lucky & The Rhumba Bums – Crystal Monée Hall – Montuno Swing – Jazz Mafia's Brass, Bows & Beats
Joe Bagale – JC Smith Band – Billy Davis Blues Band – John Handy – Pellejo Seco – Anthony Blea y su Charanga – Tower of Power
Fairmont
San José
September 5South Bay Dance FlingWyndhamSan José
October 7-10Boogie by the BayRegencyBurlingame
November 4-7Mountain Magic Swing & Hustle Dance Convention XIIMontBleuSouth Lake Tahoe

2010
THE SOUTHLAND
VIA/VENUE WHERE
November 18Cabrillo Highway; Dine at Monterey's Fish House; Dance atSly McFly's Refueling StationMonterey
November 19Cabrillo Highway and El Camino Real to dance atCarrillo BallroomSanta Barbara
Saturday
November 20
El Camino Real to
Pacific Coast Highway to dance at DanScene's 22nd
Carnegie Art Museum
McClintock from Baker
Ventura
Costa Mesa
November 21Orange County West Coast Swing Dance ClubTop CatsPlacentia
November 22Geo Valle Swing City Band at 7:30Alpine VillageTorrance
Monday
November 23
Armand Hammer Museum
Dance at Double H Dance Club at 8:30
Westlake Village
Hotel Hacienda
Beverly Hills
El Segundo
November 24Pre-ThanksGiving DanceLos Angeles MarriottBurbank Airport
Nov. 25-28US Open Swing Dance ChampionshipsLos Angeles MarriottBurbank Airport
November 29Golden State, Mil Potrero, Cerro Norte highways,
and El Camino Real to Dine and dance
Madonna InnSan Luís Obispo
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Odometer: 1,282 miles

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2008
  ♦ INBOUND ══════════╣2009╠══════════ OUTBOUND
2009 WHAT VENUE WHERE
January 17Dine at Monterey's Fish House; dance at Regency andSly McFly's Refueling StationMonterey
January 18-20Monterey SwingFestRegencyMonterey
February 12-15Capital Swing Dancers' Presidents' Day ConventionRadisson WoodlakeSacramento
April 16-20Reno Dance Sensation Swing and Salsa Championships and ShowGrand SierraReno

May 21Visit Yosemite Valley; Dine at Goldfield's CaféChuckchansi Gold CasinoCoarsegold
May 21-24FreZno Dance ClassicConvention Center RadissonFresno
May 25Mike's Barbecue and Jam due to gangs and drive-by shootingsBerkeley

2009 Map to
MONTEREY, LAS VEGAS, PHOENIX, SAN DIEGO
Map from WHERE
Thursday
June 25
Cabrillo Highway, Davenport, Bonny Doon – Giant Dipper
Dine at Monterey's Fish House/dance at
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Sly McFly's Refueling Station
Santa Cruz
Monterey, 117 miles
June 26-27Monterey Bay Blues Festival Alvon Johnson; Eric Bibb; Homemade Jamz Band
Elvin Bishop; Steve Lucky and the Rhumba with Miss Carmen Getit; J.C. Smith Band
Bay Area Blues Society: Caravan of Allstars; Sai Whatt Band
Monterey County FairgroundsMonterey
Sunday
June 28
Monterey Bay Blues Festival After Party
Left for Paso Robles at Midnight
Sly McFly's Refueling Station
Paso Robles
117 miles
Monday
June 29
Road from Paso Robles to Huck Daniels Jam Session
via Shandon Roadside Rest; Secret Garden Ranch; Arvin
Clyde V. Kane Rest; Valley Wells Rest
El Cortez


Las Vegas

400 miles
June 30Dance at Gold Coast; Big Band in home; Blues Jam atBunkhouse SaloonLas Vegas
July 1Boulder Dam, Kingman, Wickenburg, Peoria viaHighways 95, 93, 40, 17, 101, 51     Phoenix, 315 miles
July 2-4Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club's Fourth of July ConventionArizona BiltmorePhoenix
Monday
July 5
The Road to Las Vegas via Peoria, Wickenburg, Kingman, and
Boulder Dam
Highways
51, 101, 17, 40, 93, 95
Las Vegas
July 6Big Band; Friggin' Frog?; Mandalay Bay?Musician's homeLas Vegas
July 7Stroke? It was “only” a transient ischemic attackSaint Rose Dominican HospitalHenderson
July 8Afternoon dances at Gold Coast and South Point showroomsLas VegasLas Vegas
July 9Big Band in musician's home; Stoney's Rockin' CountryParadise
July 10Afternoon dances at Gold Coast and The Jerry Tiffe atArizona Charlie'sLas Vegas
Saturday
July 11
Jimmy Wilkins Big Band at Black Label
Huck Daniels Jam Session
3550 Decatur Avenue
El Cortez
Las Vegas
Sunday
July 12
Ballroom Dancing with Manny
Aruba Swings (Lindy Hop)
Gold Coast Showroom
Aruba Hotel & Spa
Las Vegas
July 13Boulder, Searchlight toThe Dance Club, Laughlin 107 miles
July 14Dine and Dance Billy Reed's Restaurant, 7-9Palm Springs 211 miles
July 15Palm Springs Aerial TramwayRoad to Del Mar 129 miles
July 16Family VisitDel Mar
July 17Giant Dipper; Innovations Dance ClubChampion BallroomSan Diego
July 18Misión San Luís Rey de Francia, OceansideDance at DanSceneCosta Mesa
Sunday
July 19
Misión San Juan Capistrano;
Orange County West Coast Swing Dance Club

Top Cats

Placentia 77 miles
Monday
July 20
Dance with CalPoly Lindy Hoppers                      Madonna Inn
El Camino Real, West Valley Freeway, Junípero Serra Freeway Highways 101, 85, 280
San Luís Obispo
Home 233 miles
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C'est finis: Base distance: 2,251 miles: Odometer: 3,040 miles

August 7-9San José Jazz Festival The Poblano Project – CEO Jazz Jam – Mitch Woods and His Rocket 88s – Tito y su
Son de Cuba – Pete Escovedo Latin Jazz Orchestra – La Ti Do – Pellejo Seco – Fil Lorenz Orchestra – Candela – Spanish
Harlem Orchestra – Lee Waterman and Jazz Caliente – Karyn Paige – New Urban Groove.
Crowne Plaza
San José
August 23Grand Pacific Dance ChampionshipsDoubletreeSan José
September 5South Bay Dance FlingWyndhamSan José
October 8-11Boogie by the BayRegencyBurlingame
November 5-8Mountain Magic Swing & Hustle Dance Convention XIMontBleuSouth Lake Tahoe

2009
THE SOUTHLAND
VIA/VENUE WHERE
November 19Cabrillo Highway; Dine at Monterey's Fish House; Dance atSly McFly's Refueling StationMonterey
November 20Cabrillo Highway and El Camino Real to dance atHotel Hyatt at 6:30Westlake Village
November 21Dance at Pasadena Ballroom?
Sunday
November 22
Salsa Club 2000 at Rusty's Hacienda, North Hollywood
Orange County West Coast Swing Dance Club
15:00/$5: 6439 Lankershim
Boulevard
; Top Cats
vholdinski
Placentia
November 23Geo Valle Swing City Band at 7:30Alpine VillageTorrance
November 24Dance at Double H Dance ClubHotel HaciendaEl Segundo
November 25Getty Villa; USOpen's pre-ThanksGiving DanceConvention Center MarriottAnaheim
No'ber 26-29USOpen Swing Dance ChampionshipsConvention Center MarriottAnaheim
November 30Dine and danceMadonna InnSan Luís Obispo

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2008 WHAT VENUE WHERE
January 17Dine at Monterey's Fish House; dance at Regency andSly McFly's Refueling StationMonterey
January 18-20Monterey SwingFestRegencyMonterey
February 14-17Capital Swing Dancers' Presidents' Day ConventionWoodlakeSacramento
April 3-7Reno Dance SensationGrand SierraReno

May 22Yosemite; Dine at Goldfield's Café; Dance in FresnoChukchansi Gold CasinoCoarsegold
May 23-25FreZno Dance ClassicConvention Center RadissonFresno
May 26Barbecue and Jazz and Latin JamMike'sBerkeley

2008
LAS VEGAS and PHOENIX
VIA/VENUEWHERE
June 23Bakersfield? Yosemite?
June 24Death Valley
June 25Gold Coast Lounge at 13:00 Gold Coast CasinoParadise
June 26Big BandItalian-American Social ClubParadise
June 27Gold Coast Lounge at 14:00Gold Coast CasinoParadise
June 28Jazz Jam at Armadillo LoungeTexas Station Gambling HallNorth Las Vegas
June 30Blues Jam at Images LoungeStratosphereLas Vegas
July 1Henderson
July 2-6Greater Phoenix Swing Dance Club's Fourth of July ConventionBiltmorePhoenix
July 8 Death Valley? Yosemite? Bakersfield?
July 10Home!San Francisco

October 9-12 Boogie by the BayRegencyBurlingame
November 6-9Mountain Magic Swing & Hustle Dance Convention XHorizonSouth Lake Tahoe

2008
THE SOUTHLAND
VIA/VENUE WHERE
November 20Cabrillo Highway; Monterey's Fish House; Dance at Sly McFly's Refueling StationMonterey
November 21Cabrillo/Pacific Coast highways to dance to Cal-Poly Big BandCarrillo BallroomSanta Barbara
November 22Dance at Pasadena Ballroom Dance ?Pasadena
November 23Orange County West Coast Swing Dance ClubTop CatsPlacentia
November 24Big BandCharlie O'sValley Glenn
November 25Dance at Double H ClubHotel HaciendaEl Segundo
November 26Big Band DanceAlpine VillageTorrance
Nov. 27-30US Open Swing Dance ChampionshipsConvention Center MarriottAnaheim
December 1Dine and danceMadonna InnSan Luís Obispo

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2006 WHAT VENUE WHERE
April 20-21BART
Gold Coast Ballroom
Oakland Airport
Floyd's Hostel
Airbus 370
Fort Lauderdale
April 22Dine/Dance at German-American ClubWestin HotelFort Lauderdale
April 23-29La Romana, San Juan, Saint Thomas (4/27), Nassau (4/29)SS MilleniumGulf of Mexico
April 30Gold Coast BallroomFloyd's HostelFort Lauderdale
May DayBusiness ClassBoeing 747
May 2ReisebahnFrankfurt
May 3-6Parliament, Teleferique, Vidám Park, etc.Budapest
May 7-10National Gallery, Museum, Jazzboat, Big BandPrague
May 11-17Maurmuseum, Egyptian Exhibit, Museums: Guggenheim, Jewish, Tech, etc.Berlin
May 17-24Swing 46, etc.New York
May 25-28USA Grand NationalsRenaissance WaverlySmyrna
May 31Home

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