Monday, July 5, 2010


Lincoln Center's annual dance event called MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING is underway at Damrosch Park (62nd Street between Amsterdam and Columbus Avenues), and runs through July 17. The outdoor dance party features 15 theme nights - including salsa, swing, tango, rock 'n' roll, disco, and more. Each evening begins with a dance lesson at 6:30 PM for dancers at all levels of experience. The live music begins at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $17 per evening, or $90 for a 6-night pass, or $160 for a season pass.

Midsummer Night Swing 2010 Schedule

Tuesday, June 29 at 6:30 PM
Battle of the Bands: George Gee Orchestra vs. The Bill Elliott Swing Orchestra
Big Band Swing

Wednesday, June 30 at 6:30 PM
Tango Electronico

Thursday, July 1 at 6:30 PM
The Time Jumpers 
Western Swing

Friday, July 2 at 7:30 PM
Orchestre Septentrional d’Haiti 

Saturday, July 3 at 6:30 PM
Salsa Colombiana

Tuesday, July 6 at 6:30 PM
New Orleans Moonshiners
New Orleans Jazz, Swing

Wednesday, July 7 at 6:30 PM
JC Hopkins Biggish Band with special guests Joey Arias, Justin Bond, and Lea DeLaria 
Big Band Swing

Thursday, July 8 at 6:30 PM
DJ Rekha (of Basement Bhangra) with special guest Red Baraat 

Friday, July 9 at 6:30 PM
Tony Swing

Saturday, July 10 at 6:30
Wycliffe Gordon Sextet 
Swing, Jazz

Monday, July 12 at 6:30
Femi Kuti & Positive Force
Afrobeat, Afro House

Wednesday, July 14 at 6:30
Catherine Russell and Cat & the Hounds Swing Band
Jazz, Small Band Swing, Blues

Thursday, July 15 at 6:30
Losers Lounge: “Ladies Night” 

Friday, July 16 at 6:30
La Excelencia 
Salsa Dura

Saturday, July 17 from 3:00-5:30PM
Kids’ Day! at Midsummer Night Swing 
Ballroom, Tango, Swing for kids

Saturday, July 17 at 6:30PM
Harlem Renaissance Orchestra with special guest Frank Wess: “A Tribute to Illinois Jacquet” 
Big Band Swing

Saturday, July 18 at 6:30 PM
New Swing Sextet
Salsa Boogaloo

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