Midsummer Night Swing

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Midsummer Night Swing

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Week One June 25 – 29 Highlights:
Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis;
Leonardo Suarez Paz’s Cuartetango Meets Cristian Zárate; Calypso Rose
Individual tickets are $17, which includes a dance lesson with a professional instructor followed by two sets of dancing under the stars to a live orchestra. There are Midsummer Night Passes priced at $84 for six admissions, and $170 for the full season.  Four-admission passes are available for $60.

The box office is located in the lobby of Avery Fisher Hall, Broadway and 65 Street. Tickets for  individual events and passes may be purchased in advance at the Avery Fisher box office or beginning at 5:30 pm on the night of the event at a box office in Damrosch Park. All major credit cards will be accepted.

Midsummer Night Swing takes place Tuesdays through Saturdays, June 25—July 13, on the elevated dance floor in Damrosch Park on West 62nd Street, between Columbus and Amsterdam Avenues. Week One kicks off with the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis, which is also celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, and they will play big band classics by Duke Ellington and others, ideal for swinging the night away. June 26 is a night of sensuous tango, old and new, with Leonardo Suarez Paz’s Cuartetango Meets Cristian Zárate.  Red hot boogie woogie takes over on June 27 with Mitch Woods & His Rocket 88s, and on June 28 the legendary Spanish Harlem Orchestra will get the salsa dancers out on the floor.  Week One closes with an iconic performer from the world of calypso – Calypso Rose – who is making a stop on her world tour to bring the island sounds of summer to Midsummer Night Swing.

Photo Credit: Clay Patrick McBride

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Midsummer Night Swing
Event Category: Live Music
When: June 25, 2013 ~ July 13, 2013
Where: Lincoln Center Orchestra
Cost: $17
More Info: http://www.midsummernightswing.org/swing-at-25


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