Aires de Blues 20209/11/2020City: Buenos Aires, ArgentinaDances: BluesHaving a festival that is repeated yearly is an honor and a permanent challenge. We organizers are grateful for all the presence, enthusiasm and feedback we receive with each edition.
This year we will be putting together the festival based on the needs and tastes of those who attend. There will be two days of lessons and three nights of partying and dancing with live bands.
We will build the schedule around what the attendees tell us they want to focus on and what the interests are.
Welcome to the fifth Blues Aires.Teachers: TBABands: TBA
HomeBrewed Blues9/11/2020City: Copenhagen, DenmarkDances: Blues, FusionA blues and fusion exchange, focused on good music and community driven activities. Lots of live music and a dedicated room for both Fusion and Blues. The event will be quite cheap (65 €) but we hope that everybody will do a little something to make the event awesome: Play a DJ set, organize an excursion, bake a cake, help decorating, help out at the bar or something similar. We have a lovely venue with a bar, a sauna for late night relaxing, a cosy space to hang out and 2 dance floors.
London Throwdown 9/11/2020City: London, United KingdomDances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo Jazz, Shag, OtherAn epic weekend dedicated to throwing down hard and fast. This weekend is all about the art of competing, featuring the annual London Throwdown Championships. For the social dancers out there we’ll be packing in plenty of time for social dancing to the live bands and DJs each night too so there’s something for everyone.
Severn Sinners9/11/2020City: Bristol, United KingdomDances: Blues, FusionA truly Bristolian Fusion|Blues Dance weekender. Switch-y, genderless dancing, 2 days of lessons, 3 nights of socials - with live and DJ'd Blues and Fusion - as well as unique Bristol experiences. Come Sin with us :P
Lindy on the Rocks9/18/2020City: Denver, USADances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo JazzLindy on the Rocks is all about the granddaddy of all swing dances, the Lindy Hop, although you will find other vintage dances mixed in as well. Lindy Hop can be danced slowly or very fast (when you’re ready). Our event provides high-quality instruction from the most talented swing dancers in the world. You can look forward to classes for all levels, live swing music, and plenty of social dancing.Teachers: Jon Tigert, Jenna Applegarth, Anthony Chen, Irina Amzashvili, and more...
North Star Blues9/17/2020City: Minneapolis, USADances: BluesNorth Star Blues has been called "your blues dance vacation" as it's a relaxed, friendly and fun exchange that showcases Minnesota values and musicians. You'll get lots of opportunity to get to know dancers at afternoon chill social events and then throw down in the evening with amazing live bands and national DJs. Bands: Past bands: Blue Giants, James "Cornbread" Harris, Joyann Parker, Annie Mack, Bernard Allison
Emerald City Blues Festival
Emerald City Blues Festival9/25/2020City: Seattle, USADances: Blues
Express Track Blues9/25/2020City: New York City, USADances: BluesOur mission is to break through barriers to learning, instill confidence, and provide intermediate dancers with a platform in which to "level up" their dancing. We encourage dancers of ALL levels to evolve and hone their craft and skills. Through education and social dance, we aim to cultivate a community that celebrates and appreciates the rich culture and history of blues dancing.Teachers: TBDBands: TBD
Blues Muse10/9/2020City: Philadelphia, USADances: BluesBlues Muse is an event that is dedicated to partnership above all else. From our early years championing follower voice and creativity, we have grown to become the event to be at to hone your partnership skills, flex your creativity, and engage in deep learning about the techniques and theories around connection. Teachers: TBABands: TBA
Roma In Blues - the blues dance festival of the eternal city11/6/2020City: Roma, ItalyDances: BluesTHE FIRST EDITION OF A WONDERFUL BLUES DANCE FESTIVAL IN ROME! Come to Dance The Blues in the Eternal City. International Teachers, Bands and Djs Parties -Concerts -Dance classes - Shows - Guided city tours ... and much more!Teachers: Vicci & Adamo, Gas&Alba, Alex&Ioanna, Melanie&Albert, Emanuele&LucìaBands: Stefano Ronchi, other TBD
Signifyin' Blues 202011/6/2020City: Los Angeles, USADances: Blues3rd Annual Music and Dance Event benefitting Barbara Morrison's California Jazz & Blues Museum.
Signifyin' Blues honors the origin of Blues through our workshops and commitment to Live Blues music every night of the event!Bands: Barbara Morrison, Erica Brown, Brother Yusef, Missy Andersen, Cheyenne Amen, & more!
Hot Cider Swing
Hot Cider Swing11/13/2020City: Kissimmee, USADances: Blues, Lindy, Balboa, Fusion, Solo Jazz, Shag, Boogie WoogieHot Cider Swing Welcome to the Christmas exchange down in the sunshine state. This is the very first Hot Cider Swing and we aren't holding back! The weekend will include things like:
-3 Rooms of dancing -Live Bands -Mix and match (with a Cash prize) -10 hours of Classes -Vinyl night
We can't wait to include more dances in our repertoire. We are bringing teachers and DJs from all over Florida and two amazing teachers from Saint Louis! Classes and dances will include:
-Lindy -Blues -Balboa -Shag -Solo Jazz -Boogie Woogie