|The Dance Party|
|Associated Acts|| Driving East|
| Kevin Bayly|
Dave "Moose" Kuehl
| Danny Hoag|
The Dance Party is an American pop rock band from Washington, DC.
The Dance Party formed in 2005 in College Park, Maryland by singer Mick Coogan, guitarist Kevin Bayly, drummer Jeff David, and bassist Danny Hoag, and soon released their first EP, "The Dance Party EP." After building a reputation in the D.C. area and throughout the Mid-Atlantic for wild partying and huge, over-the-top live performances, The Dance Party self-released their full-length record "Friction! Friction! Friction!" in July 2007. In late 2007, the band rounded out their live show by adding keyboardist Drew Doucette of Beauty Pill as a full time member. After the departure of David and Hoag in early 2009, the band added former Driving East drummer Jon Jester to the line up.
In 2008, the band recorded an unreleased full-length record with Andros Rodriguez which was later released as the five-song "Tigers" EP in a limited online pressing containing the song "Sasha Don't Sleep." 
In 2010, the band released their first mainstream studio album Touch.
The Dance Party recently played at CMJ 2010.
Took part in Warped Tour 2011.
- Mick Coogan – Vocals
- Kevin Bayly – Guitars
- Jon Jester – Drums
- David Kuehl – Bass
- The Dance Party EP (2005)
- Tigers (2009)
- Friction! Friction! Friction! (2007)
- Touch (2010)
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 http://www.washingtonian.com/blogarticles/artsfun/afterhours/10607.html
- ↑ http://dcist.com/2006/08/29/three_stars_the.php
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 http://rcrdlbl.com/artists/The_Dance_Party/music
- ↑ http://www.brightestyoungthings.com/live-dc/live-dc-the-dance-party-new-rock-church-of-fire-930-club/
- ↑ http://www.absolutepunk.net/showthread.php?t=284386
- ↑ http://voices.washingtonpost.com/goingoutgurus/2007/07/new_music_from_local_bands_5.html
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 http://hangout.altsounds.com/news/107018-the-dance-party-is-bringing-you-tigers-july-14th-2009-a.html
- ↑ http://futuresounds.blogspot.com/2009/09/photos-from-last-nights-dance-party.html
- ↑ http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/artsdesk/music/2010/02/11/snobpocalypse-fan-death-unleashes-storm-of-criticism-butt-hurt/
- ↑ http://venuszine.com/articles/music/live_reviews/7898/CMJ_2010_Days_3_5_Go_out_with_a_bang
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