Dance Clubs


Central West End

This friendly basement bar in the Central West End is one of the best dance clubs in St. Louis and features a cosmopolitan atmosphere and world beat music. The global sounds include Latin, Brazilian, drum and bass, reggae, African, Haitian, Russian, Greek, Arabic jazz, blues, jungle, and hip-hop played by live bands and DJ's. Local Latin acts include El Caribe, Tropical, and Del Alma.

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Located outside the city limits, indeed outside the state limits, this Illinois club features dancing way past the hours when most St. Louis clubs have shut down. Dance until 6am to house music, modern rock, pop, Top 40, and techno or enjoy a game of pool and foosball. DJ's keep the tunes flowing.

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An upwardly mobile crowd packs the house at this trendy club located on Washington Ave. Nights are themed and include specialty drinks that compliment the theme. Sushi, signature martinis and even burlesque shows are all the rage at Rue. Dancers take to the roomy floor to show their stuff and mingle among the city's young and beautiful while DJs seek to please with hot mixes that reflect the night's theme. Pool tables and a movie viewing lounge add to the appeal.

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Central West End

Open on nights when other clubs aren't, this Kingshighway favorite is a great place for large crowds who love to dance. Thirty-somethings seem to be the folks particularly attracted to Elite. If you're clubbing with a group of friends, this is the perfect place to spread out and have some fun. Plenty of lights, both neon and hanging, set off the interior and a collection of booths are set against the walls for those taking dancing breaks. The bar is in the back and features a lengthy list of drinks and a short menu.

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Laclede's Landing

Cowboy boots and Stetsons blend right in at this country western dance spot that's become increasingly popular. Boasting 25,000 square feet of space, this club includes 5 bars and 3,000 square feet of hardwood dance floors. Free dancing lessons, state-of-the-art sound and lighting systems, expert DJs and live bands on the weekends encourage the short drive from the city across state lines. In addition to country tunes, a variety of other types of music are played as well, from oldies, to dance and techno.

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