– Music – Bands – Shows – Asheville, NC – 2016.03.-24-30 –

THU, MARCH 24 – AMERICANA / ROCK

DAVID MAYFIELD PARADE

THE DAVID MAYFIELD PARADE

w/ Ian Thomas and Band of Drifters
8pm at The Grey Eagle
$12 adv / $15 DOS
“From days playing in his family’s band to playing alongside popular groups like the Avett Brothers and Mumford & Sons, the charismatic and eccentric Mayfield finds musical nourishment in each opportunity that comes his way.” – American Songwriter

THU, MAR 24 – GOSPEL

TAMMY EDWARDS AND THE EDWARDS SISTERS

TAMMY EDWARDS AND THE EDWARDS SISTERS

10pm at The Double Crown $10
Tammy Edwards and the Edwards Sisters are from Greenville, NC. In the early 1970s, as little tots, God anointed them to sing his praises. Their father, James, a guitarist and member of the gospel group The Rock Island Singers, often carried the girls and their cousin Wanda with him on programs and let them perform during the offering time. Their mother Diana was always, and is still now, there to coach them along.

THU, MARCH 24 – INDIE

GOLD LIGHT

GOLD LIGHT (ALBUM RELEASE!)

w/ Grace Joyner & Dear Blanca
9:30pm at The Mothlight, $5
Gold Light is the new name for the ongoing music of Joe Chang. Probably best known as a sideman playing guitar for indie folk act Kovacs and the Polar Bear, Joe has been writing, recording, playing, and mostly un-releasing his music for the past decade.

THU, MAR 24 – ROOTS SONGWRITER

ANDY FERRELL

ANDY FERRELL CD RELEASE PARTY

w/ Jackson Emmer
7pm at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall $10
The new album from North Carolina roots songwriter Andy Ferrell, “At Home and In Nashville”, is aptly named, for it points to a long lineage of artists traveling between their homes in rural Appalachia and the neon lights of country music’s capitol, Nashville, Tennessee.

THU, MARCH 24 – FOLK ROCK

CHAMOMILE -  WHISKEY

CHAMOMILE & WHISKEY

10pm at The One Stop 21+, Free
Chamomile and Whiskey formed in the Blue Ridge mountains of Virginia in the late winter of 2011. With infectious and ever-changing live performance, the band has devoleped a reputation for engaging shows full of rowdy dancing and incredible collaborations.

THUR, MAR 24 – FOLK POP

BAND OF LOVERS

BAND OF LOVERS

6-8pm at French Broad Brewery
Now in their third year living and performing on the road, Band of Lovers are modern day troubadours. With a folk heart and full of harmonies, they’ve been compared to Belle and Sebastian and called “the orchestral love child of Brian Wilson and Laura Nyro.”

FRI, MAR 25 – IRISH

DERVISH

DERVISH

8pm at Diana Wortham Theatre
$32 / Student $27 / Child $20
Performances are a myriad of tones and moods ranging from high energy tunes played with fluidity and intuitiveness, to beautifully measured songs, to charming lyrics of life and love, to inspiring melodies, all drawn together by lead vocalist Cathy Jordan’s masterful stage presence.

FRI, MARCH 25 – INDIE

MOUNT MORIAH

MOUNT MORIAH

w/ Elephant Micah
9:30pm at The Mothlight, $10
Mount Moriah’s third full-length sees them stretching further to explore their collective interest in the intangible fringes of fate and synchronicity, presenting new themes of symbolism, mysticism, alchemy, universality, sacred geometry. There is color, confidence, self-direction, joy. There is also darkness, but only to show you how it found its light.

FRI, MAR 25 – NEWGRASS / AMERICANA

LARRY KEEL EXPERIENCE

LARRY KEEL EXPERIENCE CD RELEASE SHOW

w/ Steve “Big Daddy” McMurry
9pm at Asheville Music Hall
21+, $12 adv / $17 DOS
Larry Keel has absorbed the best lessons from his Country and Bluegrass family upbringing, both sides deeply steeped in the rich mountain music culture and heritage of Southwest Virginia. From there, he has always integrated that disciplined musical grounding and natural-born talent with his own incomparable approach to playing the guitar and composing original music.

FRI, MARCH 25 – FUNK / JAZZ / ETC

NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS

NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS

w/ The Captain Midnight Band

9pm at The Grey Eagle
$12 adv / $15 DOS
The New Orleans Suspects formed in summer of 2011 in the wake of the breakup of The Radiators after 34 years. The band comprises some of the best, most highly respected players in New Orleans. The band combines original songs in the New Orleans style with hits and obscurities from the Allen Toussaint and Dr. John songbooks, as well as performing favorites from Radiators, Nevilles and Dirty Dozen repertoire.

FRI, MAR 25 – BLUEGRASS / OLDTIME

THE SWEET LILLIES

THE SWEET LILLIES

7pm at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall $10
The Sweet Lillies offer original songs, powerful harmonies and beautiful string band instrumentation, with virtuosic banjo pickin’, melodic fiddle playing, solid rhythm guitar and wildly energetic upright bass.

FRI, MAR 25 – INDIE ROCK

CAMP DAVID

CAMP DAVID

SINGLE RELEASE

w/ Doc Aquatic  & Fashion Bath

8pm at The Orange Peel Free
A great opportunity to hear three Asheville indie bands as Camp David celebrates the release of their single “The Poison.”

FRI, MAR 25 – NEWGRASS / FOLK / ETC

UNDER THE WILLOW

UNDER THE WILLOW

8pm at Jack of the Wood
$5
Helping to revive the love of folk and grass music in the hearts of a new generation, Under The Willow is an original four piece band rooted in but not limited to traditional bluegrass instrumentation. Using socially conscious and thought provoking lyrics the band forges imaginatively original arrangements blending the sounds of Folk, Bluegrass, Newgrass, Jam Band, Rock, Reggae, Americana, with a twist of soul.

FRI, MAR 25 – TRIBUTE / JAZZ

FLOOD: ELECTRIC HERBIE HANCOCK TRIBUTE

FLOOD: ELECTRIC HERBIE HANCOCK TRIBUTE

9pm at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall $10 / $7 students w/ ID
The group is a veritable super-group of WNC musicians, featuring Brian Felix (keyboards), Mike Barnes (guitar), Jacob Rodriguez (saxophone), Ben Bjorlie (electric bass), Phill Bronson (drums) and Jason DeCristafaro (percussion). The group will perform selections from Headhunters (1973), Thrust (1974), Manchild (1975) and others. This will be an all-out electric jazz-funk fest!

SAT, MAR 26 – ZYDECO / CAJUN

JEFFERY BROUSSARD AND THE CREOLE COWBOYS

JEFFERY BROUSSARD AND THE CREOLE COWBOYS

9pm at Isis Restaurant & Music Hall $15 adv / $18 DOS
Jeffery Broussard is one of the most influential accordionists and vocalists in modern Zydeco music and continues to be one of the genre’s most dynamic performers. Free Dance Instruction 8pm by Asheville’s Zydeco Queen, Deborah Swanson. Join us for a Zydeco Dance Party!

SAT, MAR 26 – TRIBUTE

ABBEY ROAD LIVE

ABBEY ROAD LIVE!

Matinee 4pm ($12 adult / $8 kids) and 8pm show ($16 adv / $19 DOS) at The Orange Peel
America’s finest Beatles tribute act, the band specializes in complete, start-to-finish album performances of masterpieces such as “Abbey Road”, “Magical Mystery Tour”, “Rubber Soul”, “Revolver” and “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Heart’s Club Band”. For the Saturday matinee show, expect fun classics such as “Octopus’ Garden”, “Yellow Submarine”, and “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds”. Does your child have a a favorite Beatles tune? Abbey Road LIVE! loves to take requests, and has often been known to invite kids on stage to sing along.

SAT, MAR 26 – SINGER-SONGWRITER

BASIA BULAT

BASIA BULAT

+ PENNY & SPARROW

w/ Twin Limb
8pm at The Grey Eagle
$15 adv / $18 DOS
Basia Bulat has become one of Canada’s most conspicuous talents. Since releasing her debut in 2007, Bulat has shared a stage with artists including Arcade Fire, The National, Nick Cave, Daniel Lanois, St Vincent, Sufjan Stevens, Beirut, Destroyer, Tune-Yards, The Tallest Man On Earth, and Andrew Bird.

SAT, MAR 26 – SINGER-SONGWRITER

MIKE FARRIS

MIKE FARRIS

8pm at The Altamont Theatre
$22 adv / $25 DOS / $35 VIP
Whether rearranging songs of centuries past or infusing new lyrical life to half-songs, it becomes clear that Mike Farris’ vocal gift is simply the surface of a very deep well.

SAT, MAR 26 – ALT COUNTRY / ROCK

SUPERSUCKERS

SUPERSUCKERS

w/ Jesse Dayton
9:30pm at The Mothlight, $15
The brand new album, “Holdin’ the Bag”, offers a compelling blend of brawny badassery and sensitive songcraft on such memorable originals as the high-lonesome title track, which kicks the album off on a deceptively spooky note. You also get the rousingly twangy anthems “High and Outside,” “Man on a Mission” and “Jibber-Jabber.” Then the album closes on a thoughtful note, with an update of the Hank Williams Jr. standard “All My Rowdy Friends (Have Settled Down),” with updated lyrics that refer to such Supersuckers contemporaries as Steve Earle and Lemmy Kilminster of Motorhead.

SAT, MAR 26 – JAM / EXPERIMENTAL

COL. BRUCE HAMPTON And THE MADRID EXPRESS

COL. BRUCE HAMPTON & THE MADRID EXPRESS

9pm at Asheville Music Hall
21+, $7adv / $10 DOS
Col. Bruce Hampton has been making music since he formed his first band in 1963, leaving a trail of memorable live performances with his many bands, including The Late Bronze Age and Col. Bruce Hampton and The Aquarium Rescue Unit.

SAT, MAR 26 – ECLECTIC ACOUSTIC

AKIRA SATAKE

AKIRA SATAKE  & DUNCAN WICKEL

8pm at White Horse Black Mountain $18 adv / $20 DOS
Composer and banjo and shamisen (Japanese banjo) player Akira Satake is an inventive performer stretching pre-conceptions about the banjo. Multi-genre violinist Duncan Wickel is one of the rising stars in jazz fiddle and celtic fiddle. This power duo joins forces for an evening of kaleidoscopic original music combining World, Jazz, Celtic and Appalachian traditions.

SAT, MAR 26 – SOUTHERN GYPSY FUNK

COME BACK ALICE

COME BACK ALICE

7-9pm at Highland Brewing
Free
Sarasota, Florida-based Come Back Alice specializes in Southern Gypsy Funk – soulful vocals, melodic guitars, gypsy violin and funky bass & drums.

SAT, MAR 26 – CELTIC / FOLK / ETC

TUATHA DEA

TUATHA DEA

w/ Carolina Ceili & The Dave Desmelik Trio

7pm at WNC Ag Center
$15 standing / $20 seated
$10 / $15 kids 17 & under
An evening of Folk, American and Celtic Music featuring Tuatha Dea, Carolina Ceili and The Dave Desmelik Trio! Portions of proceeds go to Brother Wolf Animal Rescue Asheville Area.

SAT, MAR 26 – SWING / GYPSY JAZZ

ONE LEG UP

ONE LEG UP

8:30pm at Cork & Keg
One Leg Up performs a vibrant mixture of upbeat Gypsy Jazz, Latin, Swing and original jazz compositions.

SUN, MAR 27 – PSYCHEDELIC METAL

BONGZILLA

BONGZILLA

w/ Black Cobra, Kings Destroy & Lo-Pan

9pm at The Mothlight, $15
Since the seeds were planted in the mid-’90s, Bongzilla has been sowing Madison, Wisconsin’s rich soil with homegrown, psychedelic sludge-core.

SUN, MAR 27 – ROCK / BLUES / COUNTRY

BLACKFOOT GYPSIES

BLACKFOOT GYPSIES + THE YAWPERS

w/ Dirty Soul Revival

8pm at The Grey Eagle
$10 adv / $12 DOS
Infusing the honest roots of blues and the deep secrets of real country music, The Blackfoot Gypsies create a rock ‘n’ roll pace and angst that keep your heart alive, all while pounding to a true Nashville beat.

SUN, MAR 27 – SWING / JAZZ

SPARROW And HER WINGMEN

SPARROW & HER WINGMEN

6:30-9pm at Cork & Keg
Sparrow & her Wingmen, featuring Je Weidenhouse on trumpet and Will Beasley on bass, will be playing vintage jazz tunes for your dancing and listening pleasure from 7-9. The evening will start with a FREE swing dance lesson with Sparrow and Keith from 6:30-7.

MON, MAR 28 – INDIE FOLK

RYAN FURSTENBERG

RYAN FURSTENBERG

w/ Ben Phan, Pony Kicks & Endymion is the Moon

8pm at The Odditorium $6
Ryan Furstenberg is an Asheville-based singer/songwriter with many wonderful projects over the years, including The Moon and You.

TUE, MAR 29 – WORLD / ROCK / JAM

RUSTED ROOT

RUSTED ROOT

w/ The Get Right Band

8pm at The Orange Peel
18+, $20 adv / $22 DOS
Pittsburgh-based Rusted Root is known for fusing acoustic, rock, world and other styles of music, with strong percussion that draws from African, Latin American, and Native American influences.

TUE, MAR 29 – INDIE ROCK

MR. MANGE

MR. MANGE

w/ Nomadic &  Kingdoms and Classes

9pm at The Mothlight, $5
Words like indie, rock and alternative get thrown around in modern music in too vague a fashion, but at their heart invoke the epitome of newness and originality. These terms are a much better way to describe the powerhouse of sound that Asheville-based Mr. Mange brings to the table. Founded on the basis of a swirling variety of influences, Mr. Mange brings a sound as fresh as the band itself.

TUE, MAR 29 – SLIDE GUITAR / BLUES

NOSEDIVE

NOSEDIVE

7pm at Jack of the Wood
Free (donations encouraged)
Slide guitar of 1920s and ’30s songsters frapéed with a bit of Country, Traditional, Blues, and Appalachian stylings.

WED, MAR 30 – SINGER-SONGWRITER

LAURA GIBSON

LAURA GIBSON

w/ Michael Nau

(of Cotton Jones)
8pm at The Grey Eagle
$10 adv / $12 DOS
It is impossible to miss the effects of Gibson’s fiction studies on her songs. She writes with the narrative precision and imagery of Marilynn Robinson or Rilke, circling simple truth with powerful images, never sacrificing style for clarity or vice versa.

WED, MAR 30 – JAM / ECLECTIC

TWIDDLE

TWIDDLE

10pm at New Mountain Asheville21+, $10 adv / $15 DOS
Twiddle, a Vermont-based quartet, dismantles most preconceived notions of jam band culture. Their fresh multi-genre approach conjures up rock, jazz, and bluegrass, but above all, masterfully blends reggae and funk.

WED, MAR 30 – INDIE ROCK / POP

HANK And CUPCAKES

HANK & CUPCAKES

w/ Kitty Tsunami

10pm at Tiger Mountain Free
For fans of Yeah Yeah Yeah’s, The Gossip and Ting Tings, Brooklyn’s Hank & Cupcakes are the coalescence of rock without guitars and pop without synthesizers.

 

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Salsa- YASalsa – SalsaMania – 2016.03.06 –

– SalsaMania – 

 – March 06, 2016 – 11:15 AM –

Thank you for your participation in the 2nd Annual SalsaMania at The Palace –
We are looking forward to hosting you!
Attending this event will provide you with the unique opportunity to dance down on the Detroit Pistons court.
Stay for an exciting night as the Detroit Pistons take on the Portland Trailblazers.

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ARRIVAL AND REGISTRATION
• Enter the Palace through the Dodge Atrium, located on the West side of the building *Please note that parking will be complimentary before 1:00 pm ONLY
• All participants must have a valid March 6th Detroit Pistons game ticket to enter The Palace and participate in Salsa Mania
• Once inside the Dodge Atrium with your ticket, you may check in at the registration table and pick up your wristband.  *Additional questions/information may be answered here
• All Salsa Mania participants MUST wear soft-soled, non- marking shoes.  High Heels and hard sole shoes are NOT permitted.

SCHEDULE
• Event/Game Date:  Sunday, March 6 vs. Portland Trailblazers
• Event Schedule:
-11:15-11:30:  Event Registration
-11:30-3:15:  Salsa Mania: Dancing on the court

-1:30: Special Performance by Lenin & Roselyne (Cleveland)
-3:15: Head to Power Hour
-3:15-4:00: Dancing in Power Hour
-4:00-6:00 Enjoy shoot around and Power Hour
-6:00: Detroit Pistons vs. Portland Trailblazers

 call 248-521-2305 or 248-470-0849

http://www.yasalsa.com

The 2nd Annual SalsaMania at The Palace

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– Dance-Arts-Music -Asheville-NC- Pre-Christmas-New Year + 2015 – 2016

Asheville-NC- 12.2015 – 01.2016 –
Great place – Dance-Arts-Music –

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Dec 19 (Saturday) SQUARE DANCE
Southern Lights Square and Round Dance Club Christmas Dance
Whitmire Activity Bdlg, Lily Pond Rd, Hendersonville.
Squares and rounds at 7:30pm.
Caller: Stan Russell. Cuers: Lou and Al Krech.

Dec 19 (Saturday) ECSTATIC DANCE
Dreamtide

The Landing on Kentucky Drive in West Asheville.
For the seventh year in a row, –  longest night of the year.
Start at dusk and go until the sun returns.
live band featuring members of Nataraj ;
8-9 Winter Ceremony Processional by the Wheel of the Year ;
9-10 The Everlanders (Landing House Band) with special guests ;
10-11 Performances by Clan Destiny Circus, GoFlow, and Checkersuit Variety Show ;
11-12 Ecstatic Dance Second Wave with live electronic set by Logos ;
midnight-2am Gilbot ;
2-4 Morphonic ;
4-7 Pícaro / Tøwne Møuse ;
7 Effigy. Suggested donation $10-15.

Dec 19 (Saturday) VINTAGE ROCK
3 Cool Cats

8:30pm at Cork & Keg in downtown Asheville.
Hank Bones on electric guitar and vocals,
Mike Filippone on bass and vocals
Russ Wilson on drums and vocals,
funky little trio plays all the hits (and quite a few obscure oddities) from the ’50s and ’60s. Dance on the Cork & Keg’s vintage (1925) dance floor!

Dec 19 (Saturday) SOUL / FUNK
Free Flow Band

10pm-1am – 
 Tressa’s in downtown Asheville. Details:

Dec 19 (Saturday) CONTACT IMPROV
Contact Improv Class and Open Jam

4-6pm every Saturday at French Broad Food Co-Op in downtown Asheville.
Beginners welcome and encouraged!
great way to get some experience and expand your edges with movement.
$5.

Dec 19 (Saturday) BALLROOM
Hendersonville Ballroom Dance Club

7:30-10PM Saturdays at the Hendersonville Elks Lodge,
546 N. Justice St. in Hendersonville.
Paulette Cole teaches free lessons 6:30-7:30pm.
Admission to dance at 7:30-10pm
$7 non-members and $5 for members.
Everyone welcome: singles, couples, the somewhat curious and the scared silly!
Kathy at 828 698 0165.

Dec 19 (Saturday) LATIN
Ritmos Latinos

8-11pm at Aloft Hotel’s Wxyz Lounge in downtown Asheville.
DJ Malinalli brings you some of the hottest Latin beats around.
No Cover, plenty of dancing! Details: see this page.

Dec 19 (Saturday) JAZZ / SWING
42nd Street

8-11pm Saturdays at Olive or Twist in downtown Asheville.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dec 19 (Saturday) LATIN
Tambora Nights

11pm-2:15am Saturdays at Mela in downtown Asheville.
Regional Mexicano, Cumbia, Norteña, Banda, Merengue and Bachata.
21+, ID Required. . 

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Dec 20 (Sunday) ENGLISH COUNTRY DANCE
Yuletide Asheville English Country Dance

Homewood Event and Conference Center,
19 Zillicoa St., in the Montford area, Asheville.
Leader Bob Thompson with music by
Atossa Kramer,
Lisa Smith

Cathy Arps.
3-3:50pm.Waltzing
At the Break, enjoy performances by
Ashegrove Garland Dancers and Asheville Morris Team.
Birthday Cake will be shared by one of our dancers.
Wear your finest, festive apparel! $7/$6 for OFB members. 

Dec 21 (Monday) SWING
Asheville Swing Practice

7-9pm Mondays at 5 Covington St. (The Heart House) in West Asheville.
working on a solo jazz routine for the first hour
move into self-directed practice around 8pm.
last practice of the year 

Dec 21 (Monday) TANGO
Los Abrojitos Holiday Milonga

9pm – Crow & Quill in downtown Asheville.
Asheville-based tango ensemble Los Abrojitos, playing tangos from the danceable classics of the Golden Era to the intricate melodies of Astor Piazzola.
The dynamic tension between the violins and bandoneon melodically portray the lustful push and pull of two dancers as a tenor sings spanish lyrics of love and pain.
Not a Milonga proper, this is an evening of tango music at a beautiful, darkly lit bohemian club. 

Dec 21 (Monday) SWING
West Coast Swing Lessons and Dance

Mondays at Aloft Hotel, 51 Biltmore Ave. in downtown Asheville –
7:30pm intermediate lesson,
8pm beginner lesson,
8:30pm until 10-10:30pm. social dancing
FREE! Rotating instructors each week to offer different tips and styling. 

Dec 21 (Monday) SWING / JAZZ
Speakeasy Mondays

9pm Beginner Dance lesson presented by Swing Asheville
9:30-11:30pm Mondays at The Twisted Laurel in downtown Asheville.
No partner needed.

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Dec 22 (Tuesday) BLUES
The Remedy
Tuesdays at Olive or Twist in downtown Asheville.
No Cover!
8pm, – Blues dance lesson
8:30-11pm. – Band

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Dec 22 (Tuesday)
SHAG

The Mountain Shag Club
Tuesdays at Scarlet’s (formerly Showtime Saloon),
97 Underwood Rd,
Fletcher, NC.
6:30-7pm – Free Lessons
7-10pm. – rotating DJ’s
No partner needed.
$5 Cover Charge. 

Dec 22 (Tuesday) INTERNATIONAL
Asheville International Folk Dancers

7:30-9:30pm every Tuesday
Harvest House,
205 Kenilworth Rd.,
Asheville.
No partner, no cost.
variety of dances from all over the world but mainly line dances from Eastern Europe, Contact Lee or Gail Hyde at 828-253-4933 or send an email ;
Michael or Mary Goodman at 828-645-1543 or send an email.

Dec 22 (Tuesday) JAZZ / SWING
The John Henrys

8-10pm Tuesdays
5 Walnut –  downtown Asheville.

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Dec 23 (Wednesday) LATIN
Flamenco Dance Party w/ Juan Benavides Group
9-11pm every Wednesday
The Millroom – downtown Asheville.
Huge dance floor, light show and lots of fun!
No cover (donations encouraged). More info: see this page.

Dec 23 (Wednesday) BALLROOM / SWING / SHAG
Phil Noland & Sonny Day at “TopSide”

7-10pm every Wednesday
VFW Post 5026,
900 N Main Street
Hendersonville, NC
(on the hill above Pop’s Diner at 5-Points intersection).
Ballroom, Swing, Shag and more.
requests are always welcome!
$5 – Cash bar is available.
For more information call (828) 777-7445.

Dec 23 (Wednesday) VINTAGE ROCK
3 Cool Cats

8-11pm Wednesdays
Olive or Twist
downtown Asheville.
7:30pm – Free dance lesson (swing)  by Bobby Wood.

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Dec 25 (Friday) DANCE PARTY
Michael-David’s Christmas Soiree’

8pm-12am at Club Eleven on Grove
downtown Asheville.
festive holiday celebration!
Bring some of your most favorite homemade goodies to share with all of your friends and family. win a cash prize in the Ugly Sweater Contest!
Drink, Socialize, Snack & Dance! 18+,
$5.

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Dec 26 (Saturday) SOUL / MOTOWN
Jim Arrendell Dance Party

9pm
Isis Restaurant & Music Hall
West Asheville.
post Christmas Party with an evening of Motown and Soul from the ’50s through the ’70s –
music that will make you want to dance.
$5 at the door. 

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Dec 26-Jan 1 (Sat-Fri)
SWING / ETC
Lindy Focus

Crowne Plaza – Asheville.
The Lindy Hop, Balboa, Blues and Jazz Dance Camp and New Year’s Party.



 

 

 

 

 

Dec 26-Jan 1 (Sat-Fri)  CONTRA / ETC

Winter Dance Week
John C. Campbell Folk School
Brasstown NC, – 7 miles east of Murphy.
American contras & squares,
English country dancing,
waltz & other couple dances,
swing dance & clogging,
harmony singing,
jam sessions.
Ring in the New Year dancing to the live music of Maivish
(pictured, Adam Broome, Jaige Trudel & Matthew Olwell),
The Canote Brothers,
A Joyful Noise

(Barbara Greenberg, Kathy Talvitie & Daniel Beerbohm) and DoubleDate
(Members of A Joyful Noise joined by Bob Pasquarello)!
Not for beginners.
Standard Tuition: $376
Local Tuition: $188.
Evening Dances open to  local dance community.
EXPERIENCED Contra Dancers Only, Please.
Dec. 26-29: 8-11pm, $10;
Dec. 30: 8-10pm, $10;
New Year’s Eve Dance Dec. 31: 8pm-1am, $15.


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Dec 27 (Sunday) SWING / JAZZ

Sparrow and Her Wingmen
6:30-9pm last Sundays at Cork & Keg – downtown Asheville.
6:30-7 – Free swing dance lesson with Sparrow and Keith
7-9. Vintage jazz tunes for your dancing and listening pleasure

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Dec 31 (Monday)

CONTRA
Monday Night Contra Dance

8pm – The Grey Eagle – Asheville.
7:30.- Beginners Lessons
Music by Contraversial
(Cailen Campbell fiddle, David Brown guitar) with caller Jack Mitchell.
Admission $7. 

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Dec 31 (Thursday) COUNTRY / SWING / ETC
Smoky Mountain Dance Club

Asheville Moose Lodge,
1 Moose Heart Lane, (off Leicester Hwy).
6-7pm – lesson free with paid dance admission.
Country Two Step,
Triple Two,
East & West Coast Swing,
Waltz, Cha Cha, Nightclub Two, Line Dancing. …
7-10:30pm;
$10 admission fee;  

Dec 31 (Thursday) FUNK / JAM
The Mantras & Pigeons Playing Ping Pong NYE Bash

8pm – New Mountain – downtown Asheville.
The Mantras, a six piece jam machine of Greensboro, NC
$20 adv / $25 DOS. 

Dec 31 (Thursday) CAJUN / ZYDECO / ETC
NYE with Jackomo and Zydeco Ya Ya

9pm – Jack of the Wood – downtown Asheville. 

Dec 31 (Thursday) DANCE PARTY / BENEFIT
Asheville FM New Year’s Eve Dance Party

8pm-2am – The Desoto Lounge – West Asheville.
once again dancing the year away to the sweet sweet tunes of AFM djs.
$5 benefits nonprofit community radio station. 

Dec 31 (Thursday) BALLROOM
New Year’s Eve Ballroom Dance

8:30-12:30pm – Asheville Ballroom Dance & Event Centre,
291 Sweeten Creek Road.
Phil Noland – DJ for the evening!
$35/pp Reservations Required.
Heavy Hors d’oeuvres & Champagne Toast at midnight! 

Dec 31 (Thursday) WORLD
Dancing, Drums, and Dreams ~ A Rhythmic Celebration of the New Year
8:30pm – Eliada (PARC Building),
2 Compton Drive – Asheville.
Join Asheville Rhythm for their annual New Year’s Eve Celebration with music for dancing provided by world music super-group Free Planet Radio and KalimbaMan Kevin Spears.
The festivities will also include a Drum Circle of communal celebration,
sweet and savory light fare,
inspirational readings
New Year’s Eve countdown.
The evening will close with a sound meditation to usher in 2016 in peace and with calm, focused intention.
Folks are encouraged to bring their drums for the drum circle and their yoga mats if they want to lie down during the Sound Meditation.
Individual: $39 in advance/$44 door.
Couples: $69 in advance/$80 door.
Seniors (60+): $34 in advance/$40 door.
BYOB. 

Dec 31 (Thursday) VINTAGE ROCK
New Year’s Eve with 3 Cool Cats
3 Cool Cats
8-1…
Olive or Twist
downtown Asheville.
7:30pm – Free dance lesson (swing)  by Bobby Wood.

 

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Jan 2-3 (Sat-Sun) CONTRA
HJDS New Year’s Affair 2016

Historic Jonesborough Visitors Center in Jonesborough, TN.
Music by Playing With Fyre & Buddy System
callers Jesse Edgerton & Charlotte Crittenden.
A day and a half of dancing to kick off the New Year.
Presented by Historic Jonesborough Dance Society.
More info and complete schedule: see this page.

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Happy Holidays and a great New Year

From all of us here at –

  • – Dance-Arts-Music –

 

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– YA Salsa Sunday Social – – 2015 . 11 . 29 – MI – Farmington –

Dance – Salsa –

MI – Farmington –

YA Salsa – Sunday Social –

2015-11-29-

  • Sunday, November 29, 2015

    5:30 PM
  • American Legion Post 346

    31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI (map)
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    – Sunday – November 29 2015 –                                          

    • -YA Salsa – Sunday Social –
    • – Happy – After Thanksgiving Party –

    The YA Salsa Social is Detroit’s biggest salsa dance party.
    Hosted once per month by YA Salsa,
    attendees have the chance to learn salsa from some of the best instructors in Metro Detroit.



    – Y A Salsa Sunday Social


  • WHAT:
    $10 at the door gets you:
    Beginner & Intermediate and On2 Salsa Lesson starting at 5:30 p.m.!
    Endless Beverages & Snacks!
    A huge wooden dance floor!
    The hottest salsa tracks spun by our volunteer guest DJ’s
    ( Issac, Cisco,  MarcB)
    Two floors of dancing –
    Salsa and Cha Cha upstairs,
    Latin Mix downstairs !
    Cash Bar!

  • WHEN:
    Sunday,  November 29,  2015 , from 5:30 – 10 p.m. —

  • WHERE:
    American Legion Post 346
    31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MI —

  • WHO:
    All Ages welcome
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Dance – YA Salsa – Saturday – Sunday – Super Social – MI – Farmington – 2015.10.24 –

– 2015.10.24 -MI –

YA Salsa – Super Social – Weekend –

YA Salsa – Super Social – Weekend –


– YA Salsa Workshop WE – Sat –  Dance Lessons –  – FRAMBOYAN – JCC –

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Saturday 10/24/16 Workshop Schedule:

12:15pm – YA Salsa warm up/101

Framboyan Master Workshops1:00pm – Spinning Technique

Learn important spinning technique that will take your turns and spins to the next level!

Work on proper lead and follow, and applying them to a partnering combination.

2:00pm – Snack break

2:30pm – Mambo NYC

Smooth & polished New York Style combinations and footwork.

3:30pm – Traditional Bachata

Learn important fundamentals of connection and style to enhance and elaborate your Bachata!

Framboyan Dance Company – New York.

Coming from the Bronx,

Oneysis Anthony Alvarez

former Yamulee Dancer

temporary Co Director of

Bajari de Yamulee

Guarikiten De Yamulee .

2011 – Jose Cabrera’s Pkante

Then – back to Yamulee .

Melany Mercedes

former Yamulee Dancer

former temporary partner to Osmar Perrones

started at the age of fourteen with the Yamulee kids team and through the years moved up to Bajari De Yamulee Semi Pro and eventually Yamulee Pro Team .

Travelled the world with Yamulee Pro team,

Both started dancing in 2009.

In 2013, Anthony had an Idea to build his own dance company and show his vision of dance.

Once no longer in Yamulee, Oneysis began his vision and asked Melany to join. They now have been training all three of their teams

Framboyan Pro, Semi Pro, and Student Team

and performing all over New York City.

With their own personal touch of technique and fun Oneysis and Melany along with their dancers have won Mexico’s heart as their first international trip and are now trying to expand themselves more to other states and other countries.

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– Sunday – October 25 –

– YA Salsa – Sunday Social –

– Halloween Party –

  • Sunday, October 25, 2015

    5:30 PM to 10:00 PM

  • American Legion Post 346

    31775 Grand River Ave, Livonia, MI (map)
  • The YA Salsa Social is Detroit’s biggest salsa dance party.
    Hosted once per month by YA Salsa,
    attendees have the chance to learn salsa from some of the best instructors in Metro Detroit.
    WHAT :           $10 at the door gets you:
    -Beginner & Intermediate and On2 Salsa Lesson starting at 5:30 ++ p.m.! -Endless Beverages & Snacks! -A huge wooden dance floor! -The hottest salsa tracks spun by our volunteer guest DJ’s -Two floors of dancing:  Salsa and Cha Cha Cha upstairs,
    Latin Mix downstairs ! -Cash Bar!
    WHEN:         Sunday, October 25, 2015 , from 5:30 – 10 p.m.
    WHERE:               American Legion Post 346                    31775 Grand River Ave, Farmington, MIWHO:           All Ages welcome

    http://www.yasalsa.org
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– ORQUESTA LA INSPIRACION – MI – Ypsilantii – Thursday, SEPTEMBER 24th, 8:00 PM – EMU Student Center

 –  SALSA  NIGHT –

ORQUESTA LA INSPIRACION
Thursday, SEPTEMBER  24th, 8:00 PM – 11:00 PM
SALSA DANCE PARTY,  
$5 suggested donation
(Latin Dance instruction provided prior to 8pm)
Food available to purchase
Student Center – Ballroom A
EASTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY
358 EMU Student Center
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
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Orquesta La Inspiracion.
Led by music director-pianist Bill Meyer,
this 10-piece unit honors the traditions of
Salsa,
Merengue,
Cumbia
Afro-Caribbean jazz while forging new directions in Latin music.
Raised in Detroit, Meyer is a longtime cultural activist and social worker.
He’s studied Jazz, Blues, Afro-Latino music for more than 30 years.
Meyer is a key component of Detroit’s jazz community, an activist and leader .
His long list of associates includes luminaries such as George Burns, Smokey Robinson, Cab Calloway, Burt Bacharach, Nipsey Russell, Natalie Cole and Savion Glover.
Inspiracion is a mighty river of Latin sounds with strong old- and new-school currents.
Singer Figueroa and trumpeter Bob Mojica each have more than 40 years’ experience in the salsa and jazz inferno.
Saxophonist Chris Kaercher is deeply funky, having spent time with the likes of the Temptations, James Brown, Lou Rawls, the Manhattans, and the Spinners.
Bassist Steve Backus is known for his R&B bass grooves with Detroit band Jocelyn B and the Detroit Street Players.
Singer Armando Vega has that youthful spirit.
Percussionist Gregory “Greco” Freeman experiences range from Detroit jazz and soul to salsa and reggae.
Songbirds Dulce Checkler and Consuela Lopez bridge the old and new, going deeply into African call-and-response vocals, as well as the latest salsa and soul hybrids.
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– Dance – Lindy Hop – Swing – MI – Detroit – 2015.09.11-15… American Lindy Hop Championships – – ALHC –

– – – – – – – American Lindy Hop Championships – 2015…09.11-15 – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – Dance – Music – Detroit – – – – – –

 – American  Lindy  Hop  Championships – 
3-day event filled with dance classes, dance parties, general dancing and several dance contests. Featuring Lindy Hop, Shag, Balboa and more. 
Chester A. Whitmore will be in to teach tap and jazz. 
Joyce Stoughton Kim. Will teach hustle. 
Kelly Palmiter teaching Shag, 
Paulette Brockington teaching Blues and Lindy, 
Justin P. Dickerson teaching Zouk, 
Burnie DeafJams Gipson teaching Balboa 
& other TBA. 

Go to event web site for detailed information http://artspectrum.org/alhc.htm.

Weekend passes are $150
All Dances Pass is $75 in advance ($80 at the door)
Friday – All Day $45, Evening $25, Late Night $5
Saturday – All Day $60, Evening $25, Sat. Late Night $5
Sunday – All Day $45, Sunday Evening $25
Please note that the at door price is higher.
Come any afternoon for $5.

Classes may be purchased separately at $20 each.

 
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