The Sound of Philadelphia: A DISCO Party! featuring
Joe McGinty & The Loser’s Lounge
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Dance Instructor: Alessandra Marconi teaches Hustle
DJ: Bill Coleman
Silent Disco DJs: Bill Coleman, Rimarkable, and Rogue
There are no guilty pleasures as keyboardist and bandleader Joe McGinty and his killer band, deemed a part of “essential New York” by Time Out, celebrate the solid gold disco hits of...
Friday, June 29, 2018
Dance Instructor: Eva Carrozza teaches Ballroom
DJ: Gary the DJ
Trombonist and bandleader Gerard Carelli, who honed his chops performing alongside Sinatra, Clooney, and Tormé, leads one of the city’s most popular ballroom bands at this chic starlit...
Garba in the Park
featuring Kashyap Jani and Friends
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
Style: Garba, Raas, and Indian Folk Dances
Dance Instructors: Rohan Sheth and Heena Patel teach Garba and Raas
DJ: DJ Sunny
Even if you are new to these energetic group dances from Gujarat in western India, you’ll quickly find your place on the dance floor during this spirited night of culture, community, and live...
Saturday, July 7, 2018
Style: Honky-Tonk, Western Swing
Dance Instructor: Howard Richman teaches Two-Step
DJ: Meredith Ochs
Heybale’s long-running Sunday night residency at Austin’s famous Continental Club is the stuff of Texas legend and now the "country superstar quintet” (Austin Chronicle)...
Brianna Thomas Band
with guest vocalist Frank Senior
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Style: Jump Blues, Swing, Rhythm and Blues
Dance Instructors: LaTasha Barnes & Bobby White teach Lindy Hop and Vernacular Jazz
DJ: Odysseus Bailer
With “a strong voice and a big range” (New York Times), NYC singer and bandleader Brianna Thomas draws on Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, and other great blueswomen of the past for this...
Friday, July 13, 2018
Style: Soul-blues, Rock ’n’ Roll, Rhythm and Blues
Dance Instructor: Paola Lanna teaches Swing and Shag
DJ: Rita Houston
Silent Disco DJs: Monica Sharp, Phast Phreddie the Boogaloo Omnibus, and Rita Houston
U.K. soul man James Hunter leads us back to the early days of R&B when it was “part rock ’n’ roll, part jump blues, all…swagger” (NPR). With a voice that can...
Saturday, July 14, 2018 from 3:00–4:30 pm
Dance Instructor: Rodney Lopez teaches Ballroom
It’s time for them to move beyond dabbing and the fabulous folks from Dancing Classrooms are here to help! Bring the kids to our annual all-ages dance where they’ll learn the basics of...