May 2013 Dance Blog

My favorite teaches in May = Believe in Me, Oh So Beautiful, Waltzing at Twilight.
By request A Liquid Lunch and Love Affair to both classes.
Slip = 2nd Saturday only teach.
From Latin with Love = Thursday only, not reviewed.

The 10 New Dances added for the Month of May @ BnB
(x) = votes or NOT played on May 31 w/40 in attendance.
A Liquid Lunch 12, Believe In Me 11, Throw Away the Key 11, From Latin with Love 6, Mexicoma, Nothing to Cry For, Oh So Beautiful 8, Shake the Room 6, Waltzing at Twilight 10 and Love Affair 11.
Top 9 on May 31 w/14 votes = 50 Ways, Time in a Bottle, Together We Dance, Treat Me Right.
13 votes = Boys Will Be Boys, Gleefully There, Night Nurse, Slip, & Voodoo Jive.

The question ...how many new dances a month are we doing @ BnB and @ CQS
The last published playlist posted on the BnB website = March 1, 2013.
The stats I have collected come directly from the DJ's playlists.

Top votes @ CQS 5th Sat April = Gleefully There 15, 50 Ways & I Wanna 14
Boys Will Be Boys & Tango de Pasion 13, Pontoon & Pavement Ends 12
Beautiful in My Eyes, Heaven's Just A Sin Way & His Only Need 11
Newest Floor fillers = Treat Me Right 10 & Boom Sh-Boom 9


@ 8:20 PM Top 10 NEW dance votes @ CQS 1st Sat May 4th = Time in a Bottle 20, Gleefully There & Voodoo Jive 18, Boom Sh-Boom, Faking It & Long Distance Love 16, Hurt Me Carefully, I Wanna, To Eternity & Windy City Waltz 15.
3 Brand NEW played = Throw Away the Key w/13 votes. Slip 12 & Believe in Me 10.
My additional 'Triscuit' Notes: 16 on the floor for Faking It & 22 for Boom Sh-Boom w/63 in the hall.
My favorites with no time to play = Gleefully There 18, Windy City Waltz 15, Outta Control AND So Beautiful w/11 AND I don't know HOW I missed it, but the playlist says Heaven's Just a Sin Away played.

May 3rd = 3 NEW dances added @ BnB (34 dancers in the hall @ announcements)
= 5 A Liquid Lunch, 10 Believe In Me, & 12 Throw Away the Key

'New dances' = 4 weeks in APRIL @ BnB but NOT Played on May 3 = Come Together 2013, Rhythm of the Night, Treasure, Trespassing, We're Not Broken, When I Was Your Man, Baby Baby Baby, Feel This Moment, Fire It Up, and Satisfy My Love.

May 10th no new dances added to the floor @BnB
May 17th 5 NEW dances added @BnB (~32 in attendance) From Latin with Love, Mexicoma, Nothing to Cry For, Oh So Beautiful and Shake the Room. (Don't Miss a Thing = 2010 Rachael dance & Fire It Up, returned)
May 17th newer votes 12 = A Liquid Lunch & Treat Me Right. Throw Away the Key = 11. Believe in Me, Faking It, Fire It Up, Gleefully There and Long Distance Love = 10.

May 18th Top 15 votes @ CQS w/56 in attendance = Gleefully There 17, 1929 & Heaven's Just a Sin Away 16, Boys Will Be Boys, Beautiful in My Eyes, Night Nurse, On The Edge, Time Bomb & 50 Ways 15, Pontoon, Together We Dance, To Eternity & Voodoo Jive 14, Boom Sh Boom & Tango de Pasion 13.
Floor #s @ CQS = Believe in Me w/24, Treat Me Right 23, Time in a Bottle 18, Slip 17, His Only Need 14

May 24 Top votes @BnB ~74 in attendance = 17 Believe In Me, Gleefully There & Oh So Beautiful. 16 = 50 Ways, A Liquid Lunch, Faking It, From Latin With Love & His Only Need. 15 = Hurt Me Carefully & Beautiful in My Eyes. 14 = Boom Sh-Boom, Gotta Be Somebody, Happy Dance, & So Beautiful. 13 = Boys Will be Boys, Call Me Maybe & Shiver. 12 = I Wanna, Night Nurse, Voodoo Jive, Waltzing at Twilight & When I Was Your Man. 54 of us on BnB floor w/Charlotte Skeeters = River of Dreams! Believe in Me = 34; Gleefully There = 36. New dances from 5/17 w/NOT enough votes to play 5/24 = Mexicoma, Nothing to Cry For, Shake This Room, Fire It up & Long Distance Love. May 24th One NEW dance added @ BnB = Watzing at Twilight w/12 votes

May 25 4th Saturday w/Mike & Joyce top votes for NEWER dances ~52 in the hall
A Liquid Lunch & Voodoo Jive = 16. Beautiful in My Eyes, Gleefully There & Treat Me Right = 15. Hurt Me Carefully & Tango de Pasion = 14. 50 Ways, Believe in Me, Boys Will Be Boys, Heaven's Just a Sin Away & Whatjado That Fo = 13
35 on the floor = Treat Me Right & Heaven's Just a Sin Away. 30 = Gleefully There. Waltzing at Twilight = 11 write in votes = S F Bay Area hit.

31 One NEW dance added @ BnB = Love Affair w/11 votes