Dance Travel News

News, reviews, features and announcements for people who like to dance and also like to travel. Here you'll find out where to go out dancing around the US and abroad. In Dance Travel News you'll find feature articles, news blurbs, reviews and announcements of upcoming dance events, dance weekends, supper clubs with dancing to live bands, dance cruises, dances benefiting charities, outdoor dancing, dance festivals, and dance performances. Check here regularly, and become a fan on our Facebook page, Dance Travel News, for reviews and news items about where to enjoy ballroom dancing, swing dancing, west coast swing, foxtrot, rumba, mambo, waltz, cha cha, salsa, tango, hustle, country 2-step and more, plus ballet, modern dance and jazz. Submit dance related news to editor Lisa Skriloff at lisa@multicultural, 212-242-3351.

The Edison Ballroom - Friday, May 19th, 2017 - "Spring Swing Event"


Celebrate Valentine's Day at the Edison Ballroom

The Edison Ballroom, New York's Most Elegant Venue, is pleased to host Dining, Dancing and Romancing swing dancing on Tuesday, February 14th, New York City.

Vintage Vegas at the Tuscany Suites & Casino, by Lisa Skriloff

Vintage Vegas lives on at the Tuscany Suites & Casino, a privately-owned, all-suite hidden gem on East Flamingo Road near the Las Vegas strip. Swing dancers who seek the ideal venue to stay, dine and dance in Las Vegas will find nightly live music for dancing in the Piazza Lounge at the Tuscany, also home to the tribute show, “The Rat Pack is Back.”  Read more >>

Two Weeks in Sicily: A How-To Guide for Do-It-Yourselfers for Crowdsourcing the Ideal Itinerary


18th Annual Ballroom Dance camp, July 31st - August 5, 2016

Ballroom Dance Camp announces it's 18th annual camp. Daily lessons with review sessions in foxtrot, waltz, swing, rumba, tango, cha-cha, samba and mambo. Guest artists, Nazar Norov and Irina Kudryashova, top U.S. Rhythm champions, provide workshops and exclusive performance. Private lessons available. All levels welcome! Beginner to Advanced First time couples-save $400.00 Unattached women-we've got the men! Sign up before July 7th, 2016 and save$175.00 (applies to first time attendees) Now Located at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI! Warwick is a beautiful city itself, with 39 miles of coastline and bountiful  shopping. There are also other nearby towns including East Greenwich, Providence and Newport that can be explored by your and/or your loved ones who come to camp with you. This new convenient location features a FREE 5 minute shuttle ride from Providence, T.F. Green airport which is available 24/7 and a huge variety of attractions in the area. We believe this new venue will make your experience with Ballroom Vermont even more enjoyable. What airlines fly into T.F. Green? AirCanada, Cape  Air, Delta Airlines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines/United Airlines Express, US Airways/US Airways Express, JetBlue. Dates: July 31st-August 5th 2016 For more information, contact: Byron Siegal, President, 800 242-8785,   Read more >>

Live Music and Dining - La Rivista and Broadway Joe Steakhouse

313 West 46th Street
New York,  NY  10036
212 245-1707

Daily: 12:00 pm till Midnight,  Sunday 4:00 pm till 11:00 pm
Live Music:  Monday thru Saturday - 8:00 pm till Midnight

    James Marchignoli is proud to announce the combining of La Rivista Ristorante and Broadway Joe Steakhouse, serving authentic Italian cuisine as well as classic steakhouse fare. Our extensive wine list features a selection of  Italian and California wines. 
    Both restaurants have been a "go-to" destination before and after a Broadway show, the choice of offering both "dinning styles" appeals to theater goers and New York visitors alike. 
    Conveniently located near all Broadway shows and Times Square, we now have live music Monday thru Saturday 8:00 pm until midnight.

Live Music Performances -

Monday - Bill Zeffiro with Marissa Mulder
Tuesday -  Jazz Trio with Sandy Jordan
Wednesday  - Bill Zeffiro with Jenna Esposito
Thursday - Sandy Jordan and Friends
Friday and Saturday - Ted Muzio 

For Reservations 212 245-1707 / 212 246-6513 or Reserve Online
Visa, Mastercard, American Express and Discover cards accepted.  Read more >>

Midsummer Night Swing Latin Music Spotlight, June 21–July 9


The Edison Ballroom - 2016 "Spring Swing Event" - Joe Battaglia and the NYBB

The Edison Ballroom
204 West 47th Street
New York, NY  10036
(212) 201-7650  

Lincoln Center Announces Midsummer Night Swing 2016 Season, June 21-July 9, 2016

New York’s premier summer dance party, Midsummer Night Swing, returns for its 28th season, June 21–July 9. Midsummer Night Swing brings together people of all ages, at every skill level, and from diverse backgrounds for 15 evenings of social dance. Acclaimed bands will play as dancers Lindy hop, salsa, hustle, Charleston, tango, and more in a gorgeous, open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park (West 62nd Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues). This season opens on June 21 with the Catherine Russell Septet led by Grammy Award–winning vocalist Catherine Russell. Highlights for the season include a celebration of the life and music of legendary artist, writer, and producer Allen Toussaint on June 25. The Allen Toussaint Band, with guest vocalists Irma ThomasCyril Neville, and Deacon John, will bring the sounds of New Orleans to New York. Latin Grammy Award winners Septeto Santiaguero travel from Cuba to make their U.S. debut on June 28. They have earned international acclaim for their powerful son cubano interpretations. Ismael Miranda, one of salsa’s best soneros and a one-time member of the legendary Fania All Stars performs on June 22. Giving their final performance as leaders of the Bronx-based Charanga America, George and Margie Maysonet will say goodbye to fans on July 1 as they hand the leadership of the band over to sons George Jr. and Elliot during that evening’s performance. The Black Rock Coalition Get-Down Revue, featuring members of the Black Rock Coalition who are celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, debuts at Midsummer Night Swing on July 2. Teen idol turned consummate entertainer Bobby Rydell, featuring City Rhythm Orchestra, will bring the sounds of swinging Philadelphia to Damrosch Park on July 6. For the first time, NewYork-Presbyterian will be the presenting sponsor of Midsummer Night Swing. Tickets and multi-evening passes go on sale on May 18. For more information, visit  Read more >>

OFFICIAL 2016 New York City Dance Week (June 16th – 25th) Features Over 100 Free Dance, Fitness and Wellness Classes and over 30 Participating Studios throughout the NYC area

NYC Dance Week offers free dance classes throughout the city and invites every community in New York to join together in celebration of movement through dance  Read more >>