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Modern Jive, Blues and Alt Tango events in Central Scotland

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Demon Dance Co is run by John & Irene Porterfield.  John & Irene have been dancing for over 20 years and have tried many different dance styles, from Modern Jive, Lindy Hop, Blues, West Coast Swing, Latin, Ballroom and Argentine Tango. They have been running dance events in Edinburgh and Central Scotland since 2002 when they started Route 66 in the Westfield Halls, in Edinburgh.


Since then they have run many different dance nights, including Red Hot & Blue, Inferno, LeRoc, the Soul Lounge and Alt Tango Edinburgh. They also run Scotland's biggest two room freestyles at The Glen Pavilion in  Dunfermline, where they also run an annual Christmas Charity Ball called "Jive Aid” raising funds for local charities.

John is also well renowned as a one of the UK’s top DJs and has been part of the DJ team at many weekenders and dance events all over the UK. He's equally at home playing top notch sets in a main modern jive room, late night blues rooms or Alt Tango Milonga.

Just call him Mr Versatile !

At all Demon Dance Co events, you are assured of a warm welcome and first class music.

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Upcoming Events

  • Red Hot & Blue
    Red Hot & Blue
    Sat, 09 Mar
    Edinburgh
    09 Mar 2024, 20:00 – 10 Mar 2024, 00:30
    Edinburgh, 2 Cheyne St, Edinburgh EH4 1JB, UK
    09 Mar 2024, 20:00 – 10 Mar 2024, 00:30
    Edinburgh, 2 Cheyne St, Edinburgh EH4 1JB, UK
    Scotland's longest running Blues & smooth Jive dance night.
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  • Alt Tango Edinburgh
    Alt Tango Edinburgh
    Sat, 13 Apr
    Edinburgh
    13 Apr 2024, 20:00 – 14 Apr 2024, 00:00
    Edinburgh, 2 Cheyne St, Edinburgh EH4 1JB, UK
    13 Apr 2024, 20:00 – 14 Apr 2024, 00:00
    Edinburgh, 2 Cheyne St, Edinburgh EH4 1JB, UK
    Tango for the 21st Century - A milonga with a difference - Modern music,no tandas, no cortinas, no cabaceo
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  • Ignite Summer Ball
    Ignite Summer Ball
    Fri, 12 Jul
    Dunfermline
    12 Jul 2024, 20:00 – 13 Jul 2024, 01:00
    Dunfermline, Pittencrieff Park, Pittencrieff St, Dunfermline KY12 8QH, UK
    12 Jul 2024, 20:00 – 13 Jul 2024, 01:00
    Dunfermline, Pittencrieff Park, Pittencrieff St, Dunfermline KY12 8QH, UK
    Scotland's premiere Modern Jive Summer Ball in the beautiful Glen Pavilion Dunfermline.
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07748 098889

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