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2017 Events

Week of June 27

Swing

The Legendary

Count Basie Orchestra

directed by

Scotty Barnhart

with guest vocalist

Carmen Bradford

June 27

Style: Big Band Swing

Dance Instructor: Akemi Kinukawa teaches Lindy Hop

DJ: Odysseus Bailer

Wednesday, June 28

Style: Salsa

Dance Instructor: Marlon “International” Mills teaches Salsa

DJ: DJ Mar Y Soul

Disco

The Loser’s Lounge: DISCO!

After hours: Silent Disco powered by Quiet Events

Thursday, June 29

Style: Disco

Dance Instructor: Ron Rosario teaches the Hustle

DJ: DJ Bill Coleman

Silent Disco DJs: DJ Bill Coleman, DJ Rimarkable, and Rita Houston

Friday, June 30

Style: Ballroom

Dance Instructors: Jerry Feldman and Celia Gianfrancesco teach Foxtrot and Waltz

DJ: Gene Eagle

R&B

An Evening of Swingin’ Rhythm and Blues with

The Binky Griptite Orchestra

Saturday, July 1

Style: Jump Blues, Rhythm and Blues

Dance Instructors: John and Shoshana Krieger-Joven teach Blues Dancing

DJ: Phast Phreddie the Boogaloo Omnibus

Week of July 4

Tuesday, July 4

Style: Classic Swing, Jazz

Dance Instructor: Lainey Silver teaches Lindy Hop

DJ: DJ Va Va Voon

Wednesday, July 5

Style: Salsa

Dance Instructor: Jimmy Anton teaches Salsa

DJ: DJ Broadway

Thursday, July 6

Style: Big Band Swing, Big Band Blues

Dance Instructor: Heather Flock teaches Lindy Hop

DJ: DJ Tomo Tanaka

Friday, July 7

Style: Boogaloo, Latin Soul

Dance Instructor: Frankie Martinez teaches Cha Cha and Boogaloo

DJ: DJ Turmix

Nu Disco

Nu Disco LIVE!

with performances by

Body Language and French Horn Rebellion

featuring guest vocalist Megan Vice

DJ sets by

Tommie Sunshine and The Golden Pony

After hours: Silent Disco powered by Quiet Events

Presented in association with Peace Bisquit

Saturday, July 8

Style: Nu Disco

Dance Instructor: Edie Nightcrawler teaches Indie

DJ: Tommie Sunshine and The Golden Pony

Silent Disco DJs: JD Samson, Tommie Sunshine, and Ultra Naté and Quentin Harris as Black Stereo Faith

Week of July 11

Tuesday, July 11

Style: Salsa

Dance Instructor: Carlos König teaches Salsa

DJ: DJ Brian

Wednesday, July 12

Style: 1930s-40s Small Group Swing

Dance Instructors: Nathan & Gaby teach Lindy Hop

DJ: Ryan Mascaro

Thursday, July 13

Style: Tango

Dance Instructors: Pablo Pugliese and Noel Strazza teach Argentine Tango

DJ: Mark Sakowski

Friday, July 14

Style: Honky Tonk

Dance Instructor: Susanna Stein teaches Two-Step and Waltz

DJ: Meredith Ochs

Swing

Harlem Renaissance Orchestra

13th Annual Tribute to Illinois Jacquet

plus the Ambassador Prize Lindy Hop Dance Contest

Saturday, July 15

Style: Big Band Swing

Dance Instructor: Margaret Batiuchok teaches Lindy Hop

DJ: Ryan Swift

Ballroom

LC Kids Dance with

Dancing Classrooms

Saturday, July 15

Dance Instructor: Rodney Lopez teaches Ballroom

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