Swing is the thing at our season finale. The Harlem Renaissance Orchestra keeps the spirit of jazz legend Illinois Jacquet alive with classic big-band tunes and blazing uptown energy. Always one of the best parties of the season, the night reaches its glorious peak when New York’s best dancers compete for the Ambassador Prize, an homage to Lindy hop icon Frankie Manning.
Ambassador Prize Lindy Hop Dance Contest To enter the contest, sign up at this link or in person at the entry gate. Both partners must be registered and checked in by 8:00 pm on July 13.
Judges: Margaret Batiuchok, Mercedes Ellington, Charlie Meade, Caleb Teicher, and Lana Turner
Prizes: Tickets to Midsummer Night Swing 2020, gift card to Athleta, Dinner for Two at Lincoln Center Kitchen, and a $100 gift card to Hill Country BBQ.
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm Damrosch Park