Lincoln Center Adds Formell y Los Van Van to Midsummer Night Swing

Lincoln Center’s Midsummer Night Swing will feature five nights of incredible Latin music and social dance under the stars. Returning to Damrosch Park, New York City, from June 25–July 13, dancers can enjoy the sounds and steps of salsa, mambo, tango and more. Single event tickets and multi-evening passes are on sale now at MidsummerNightSwing.org

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Lincoln Center Announces Midsummer Night Swing, June 25–July 13, 2019

Lincoln Center announced the 30th season of Midsummer Night Swing, celebrating the rich diversity of New York City with a wide range of sounds and dance styles from Tuesday, June 25, to Saturday, July 13, 2019. Fifteen nights of outdoor dance lessons and performances under the stars—covering genres like swing, rhythm & blues, ballroom, tango, salsa, and forró—bring to life the timeless magic of summer in the city. Series Features 15 Nights of Social Dance with International Music Icons and Contemporary Rising Stars, including: Rare New York performance by Brazilian icon and “Queen of Forró” Elba Ramalho, Trumpeter Bria Skonberg returns leading a new iteration of the Sisterhood of Swing, now with seven incredible musicians, including vocalist Catherine Russell, A night of DiscoVogue with Escort, East Village icon DJ Lina, and MikeQ x Qween Beat celebrating WorldPride NYC, Chulo Records’ Los Hacheros blend authentic salsa aesthetics with New York attitude, Classic salsa rhythms on the Fourth of July with renowned bandleader Bobby Valentín and his orchestra, New Orleans Jazz with five-time Grammy nominee Maria Muldaur performing the songs of Blue Lu Barker, A new leader in contemporary swing, the Eyal Vilner Big Band, Rising star Charles Turner & Uptown Swing, playing hard-swinging standards and Return of Silent Discos, Dance Contest, and LC Kids Dance!

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The Edison Ballroom “Annual New Years Eve Gala 2020”

It’s never too early to think about booking your New Years Eve Party, and this year will be a very special celebration at the elegant Edison Ballroom. Featuring one of the finest big bands In the country, this year marks the 12th Anniversary of our collaboration with Joe Battaglia and the New York Big Band.  As many of you know, Joe has been entertaining audiences for many years with his special Big Band Sound, and his band have traveled the world performing with icons like Frank Sinatra, Shirley Bassey, and Tony Bennett.  Closer to home, Joe has performed for such dignitaries as Hilary Clinton, Rudy Giuliani, and Barbara Walters.  For several years he was the exclusive band at The Rainbow Room, and Tavern on the Green.  Now he can be seen 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.

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Get Ready to TANGO at New York City Tango – The Only Dance Studio in NYC Dedicated to Tango!

New York City Tango, the only dance studio in NYC dedicated to Tango, has opened in the heart of the Theater District at 354 W. 45th St. Founded in September by U.S. Stage Tango Champion, Jevgeni Davidov, and his fiancé, Grammy Award-winning violinist and music producer, Miri Ben-Ari, the couple brings to NYC their successful formula of dance lessons, dance parties, milongas, tango workshops, Master Classes and community which they perfected over the last 8 years at their Edgewater, NJ school, Hudson Dance Studio.

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