The Hudson Swing Affair 2011 edition, taking place September 2 – 4 in Jersey City, NJ, will feature DJs and instructors John Lindo, Jeanette Holmes, Ramiro Gonzalez, Jessica Cox, Stephanie McHenry Batista, Sharlot Blott, Mark Sheuffelle, Blake Hobby, and Andrea Deaton, bringing together an eclectic group of today’s swing stars – all very accomplished in their own way.
The weekend will have 26 workshops taught by the swing masters, all included in the weekend pass.A Friday night Pier Dance will be held, weather permitting and the swanky Black and White Ball to be held Saturday from 9-12 has a floor-show worthy of any stage on Broadway. The show is professionally choreographed and danced with the best of the vast talent pool of New York. Sunday afternoon brings Sinatra Sunday with song stylist Steve Maglio. Clad in a tuxedo and backed by the iconic sounds of Hoboken’s own Chairman of the Board, Steve will sing all the favorites.The schedule for these workshops and dances can be viewed here. Amid all the perks and amenities the Swing Affair has to offer, what stands out most is all the pure dancing you can do. The only time a dance party is interrupted is to offer you a special treat to enhance your experience. Here you will find unmitigated joy of swing dancing — and only that! Well, besides professional entertainment, a gorgeous locale, world-class instruction, beauty at every turn. No points to accrue, no judges in sight. Treat yourself to a weekend of pure joy! All inclusive tickets can be purchased at the here. Day and/or evening passes are also available but must be purchased on site, cash only.
For more information regarding the event, please check out the Hudson Swing Affair’s website or call 212-779-2700.