Belly Dance events going on in the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. If you would like to share an event, please contact me and I will gladly post it for you.

Current Events
Ongoing Events

May 16 - Berkeley
Shake the Bay

Shake the Bay is an evening of belly dance performance benefitting the Alzheimer's Association. Shake the Bay will entertain and inspire you. This 90 minute, family-friendly show will feature some of the Bay Area’s finest contemporary belly dance artists and ensembles. Come for the love of dance, and to support a wonderful cause. Proceeds will go to the Alzheimer’s Association via the East Bay Area's Walk to End Alzheimer’s.

Doors at 6pm. Show begins promptly at 7pm.
Tickets are on sale now at



April 17-19, 2020 - Concord, CA
Rakkasah West

Centre Concord: 5298 Clayton Road, Concord , CA 94521

Festival Hours and Entrance Fees:
Friday, April 17 - 7pm - 11pm - $18
Saturday, April 18 - 12noon - 10pm - $20
Sunday, April 19 - 12 noon - 7pm - $20
Military, Seniors and Children 1/2 price
Cash and Credit Cards excepted at the door
Advanced three day ticket now available $50

Nothing at this time....


Ongoing Events
Please double check these, as some my not be current

1st and 3rd Wednesdays (unless rescheduled for holidays, etc)
Doumbek Classes in San Jose with Faraz

If you’ve ever wanted to learn to play the doumbek, now is the time! Join us as we explore one of the most dynamic drums on earth. A great class for musicians and dancers, all levels of experience welcome. Faraz is an Old World percussionist specializing in the rhythms of Northern Africa, Western Africa and the Middle East. Faraz has been playing old world rhythms since 1996.

7:30-8:30pm Note later start time, hopefully this will help with the pesky traffic!
$30 per month; $20 per class drop in
BYOD (Bring Your Own Drum) some available for lend with prior arrangement.

For more information, please contact Mike/Faraz:  |  (650) 817-5207

*current calender of classes


Sundays- Live Music Night Al-Masri restaurant
Bands (Tahneen Band, Pasha Band, Caravan Band, and Arabian Passion Band)

Al-Masri Egyptian Restaurant,4031 Balboa Street, San Francisco, CA 94121

All-You Can Enjoy Buffet Dinner - $25 ......includes...... Appetizer • Salad • Rice Pilaf • Entrees •Dessert • Show (Vegetarian/Vegan Entrees Included)
For call-in and reservations: 415-876-2300
Doors Open: 5:30PM

On Live Music Nights: Dancers dine 1/2 off or $12.50; non-dancers and guests pay $20 cover charge and $5 additional for the buffet dinner. All beverages are not included in the cover charge or buffet dinner price.


Baxtalo Drom - 4th Fridays at Amnesia


Tannourine First Fridays
Starting May 2nd and on First Friday of Every Month After That

All NEW Monthly Arabic Live Music & Belly Dancing Parties at the Tannourine Restaurant, San Mateo. Bellydancer Showcase, beginning at 8:30 pm. Dancers, please contact Leyla Lanty by email if you want to sign up to perform.

Starring the Sensational Singer ~ Khalil Abboud, Live Music by Nazir Latouf ~ ‘oud, vocal, Younes el Makboul ~ violin, vocal, Faisal Zedan ~ drum

Tannourine: 120 W. 25th Ave., San Mateo  |  Reservations ~ 650-638-1960
$10 Cover + $15 Minimum for all non-performing guests

Leyla Lanty:  |

12/5/14 update:
First Fridays at Tannourine Restaurant 120 W. 25th Ave., San Mateo
Open Stage Dancing to Live Music by Khalil Abboud, Tony Lammam, Mohammad Amin, Younes Maqbul
Sign up by contacting Leyla Lanty on Facebook or
Reservations recommended ~ 650-638-1960 $15 Cover /$30 minimum


Marrakech Restaurant - San Francisco
Monthly Arabic Live Music & Belly Dancing Parties at the Marrakech Restaurant
First Sunday of Every Month

Open Stage Belly Dancing. Dancers: Contact Leyla Lanty to sign up or to get more info. We welcome all dancers! If you don't dance but want to watch a first class showcase, be sure to come join in the fun!

Shows start at 8:00 p.m.
Marrakech Restaurant: 419 O’Farrell St., San Francisco
Reservations: 415-776-6717  $10 Cover Charge for all but performers.

Leyla Lanty:  |  650-326-1363  |


Thursdays with Stasha: Tanjia Moroccan Restaurant
4905 Telegraph Ave @ 49th, Oakland  reservations: 510-653-8691


First Friday of Every Month - San Mateo

Enjoy a night of star-studded dance the first Friday of every month.
Tannourine: 120 W. 25th Ave @ El Camino, San Mateo, CA
Reservations highly recommended: 650-638-1960

**If you are a local or visiting performer you can contact me to sign up to perform!
Andrea:  |  |  510-290-6627


El Morocco Dancers' Nights with Yosifah Rose and Al 'Azifoon
Dancers' Nights are the FIRST SUNDAY of every month!

El Morocco Restaurant: 2203 Morello Avenue (at Taylor Boulevard), Pleasant Hill, California  |  (925) 671-0132 ADVANCE RESERVATIONS REQUIRED!
Arrive before 6:30 p.m. for best seating because many shows are standing room only!

Dancers' Night is a monthly showcase of professional and up-and-coming student belly dancers. Instructors and students of ALL styles of Middle Eastern Dance are welcome. Due to time limitations, NO dancer walk-ins the night of the show. Attention Instructors: if you would like to be featured in a Dancer's Night Show, please contact Yosifah!
Contact Yosifah Rose to perform at Dancer's Night!
Yosifah:  (925) 372-8520  |  |
Al 'Azifoon's Web Site:


Belly Dance Nights - Albany
A Night of Performance with Dancers for the Suhaila Salimpour School of Dance

1st Sunday of Every Month, 6:00pm

Montero's Cafe: 1106 Solano Avenue, Albany, CA  |  510-524-1270
Full Bar, Dining, Dancing