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.

2016 Stowe Tango Music Festival


Dance is Featured in Tribeca Film Festival film, Strike a Pose


RESET Documentary Starring Benjamin Millepied

Dancing This Summer at the Vanderbilt with Live Music

Thursdays, beginning June 30 
Mid-Summer Night Dances, ‪6:30-9:30
Each week, as a deejay plays music, professional instructors teach a different dance step, followed by dancing of all types (swing, ballroom, rumba, and disco, among others) and light dinner fare. Tickets $25 pre-purchase on-line, $30 at the door. Thursdays, July 714, 21 and 28; August 18 and 25; September 1 and 8.  Read more >>

Swing Remix Dance Party – three dates this Spring!

Swing the night away to live music and great DJs. Whether you come for the dancing, the latest swing music, or the vintage dance film, you're bound to have fun!
Dance Party begins at 7:30 pm Saturday and ends at 1:00 am Sunday  Read more >>

The Edison Ballroom - 2016 "Annual Valentine's Day Event" - Joe Battaglia and the NYBB

FRIDAY - FEBRUARY 12TH, 2016 - 7:30 PM TO 12:30 AM   Read more >>

Trip of Love: A 60s Journey Through Song and Dance - Now playing Off Broadway

Are they doing a cha cha? Is it a hustle? It’s a bit of both in a Bossa Nova choreographed to “The Girl from Ipanema” a musical number in Trip of Love, a psychedelic love valentine to the 60s professed in song and dance, which opened Off-Broadway on Sunday. If you, like me, squeal “Oooh, I love that one” when you hear the song “You Don’t Own Me” and “What Becomes of the Broken Hearted” and “California Dreamin’” you’ll be screaming throughout the entire performance of Trip of Love. (If you hear ‘Trippin’ love you wouldn’t be far off.)  Read more >>

Solari's Restaurant- First Tuesdays Big Band Dinner & Dancing

Ever in search of old school Italian restaurants with live music for a wonderful evening of dinner and dancing, we found it at Solari's Restaurant in Hackensack, NJ.  Read more >>

Dancing in the Park: 80th Anniversary of Harlem Jazz and Swing Dancing

On Friday August 7th, 2015, enjoy a great summer night to celebrate Harlem's jazz culture and Harlem’s signature cultural dance on the 80th Anniversary of Swing Dancing in the Park.  Read more >>

The Edison Ballroom to Host Its "September Swing Event" Featuring Joe Battaglia and the New York Big Band

On Friday Sept. 11th, 2015 the Edison Ballroom will once again host its special, “SEPTEMBER SWING” Event, featuring the big band leader, Joe Battaglia and the New York Big Band. Joe’s big band sound is considered among the best ever. He has performed for such dignitaries as Hilary Clinton, Rudy Giuliani, and Barbara Walters. For the past 20 years, Joe and his orchestra have performed regularly at The Rainbow Room, Tavern on the Green, Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing, and most recently, right here at the Edison Ballroom. Joe’s New York Big Band is composed of a 16- piece orchestra as well as accompanying vocalists. Also featured at this event will be the romantic Latin sounds of Direct Latin Influence, also known as DLI. Renowned Chef Mina Newman will provide a 4- course meal for the event. Tickets for dinner and dancing are priced at $150.00 per person, which include VIP seating, a sumptuous four course meal, all drinks, taxes and gratuities. Festivities start at 7:00PM. Mezzanine seating tickets  are also available at a price of $100.00 per person, which include all of the above. This event ends at 1AM, with continuous dancing throughout. For more information or for tickets, please contact the Edison Ballroom at (212) 201-7650. Or to purchase tickets online, please visit