Dance under the stars in Damrosch Park to swing, salsa, disco, and more at New York’s hottest dance party.
Maria Muldaur performs at Midsummer Night Swing on Friday, July 12.
A beginner's guide to forró, courtesy of Brazilian music expert Greg Caz
As we head into week two of Midsummer Night Swing, NewYork-Presbyterian's Dr. Nisha Jhalani explains the health benefits of dancing.
Catalina Maria Johnson traces the Latin dance scene in New York City in the first half of the 20th century
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of Midsummer Night Swing, a reflection on the joy of connecting through dance
Do you embody the spirit of swing or are you the epitome of a disco diva?
Midsummer Night Swing steps out once again starting June 25.
To celebrate Disability Awareness Month this October, Accessibility at Lincoln Center is highlighting its programs and initiatives
Meet the judges for this year's Ambassador Prize Lindy Hop Contest.
Orquesta El Macabeo's influences reveal their eclectic sonic roots.
James Hunter shares some of his earliest musical influences.
Bandleader Naomi Uyama's recipe for a great night of swing dance.
A quick guide to a quintessential Indian dance experience.
The Mambo Legends Orchestra's own Mitch Frohman picks a few highlights from the Tito Puente catalog.
On Thursday, July 11, Midsummer Night Swing will include a free adaptive dance lesson.
The bandleader extraordinaire brings his sizzling 17-piece orchestra to Midsummer Night Swing on June 30.
DJ Mar Y Sol picks a few highlights from Quijano's extensive catalog.
Midsummer Night Swing's opening night features an all-star band
Brush up your hustle with this playlist curated by Joe McGinty.
Understanding and respecting the origins of the Lindy Hop
Midsummer Night Swing opens on June 26.
On Thursday, July 11, we are thrilled to include an adapted dance lesson from 5:30 to 6:00 pm.
Joe Bataan, the King of Latin Soul, shares some of his influences and formative experiences.
Step up your salsa game with these tips and songs from Marlon "International" Mills.
The marvelous spirit of Satchmo rings out in 20 essential tunes.
Lincoln Center staffers share their personal picks.
Find your answer with this handy flow chart.
Jill Sternheimer—the curatorial force behind Midsummer Night Swing and Lincoln Center Out of Doors—provides the soundtrack for summer parties.
Midsummer Night Swing heralds the return of summer.
Ronnie Burke talks Bobby Rydell, fan clubs, and ring tones.
Drummer and bandleader Evan Sherman drops some knowledge about eight of his favorite swing tunes.
7 essential songs from one of the great voices of salsa.
Welcome to the wacky world of the "silent disco," a dance party where the crowd hears the music only through wireless headphones.
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Opened in 1969, the Guggenheim Bandshell in Damrosch Park can be found on West 62nd Street, west of the David H. Koch Theater, and between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues. The Park’s Bandshell stage, set amidst verdant trees and planted flowerbeds, has been the open-air ballroom for New York Ci...
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