Special Events

2015 Seattle FolkLife Tango Program

 

Seattle FolkLife 2015

Memorial Day Weekend @ Seattle Center

May 22nd-May 25th

Folklife is a nonprofit organization that celebrates art, music and the communities in the Pacific Northwest.  Admission is free with suggested donation.

Argentine tango has been one of the regular events at the Folklife for many years.  Here is a link for general Folklife information: www.nwfolklife.org/festival2015/ 

 


 

 

 

1st Event

Date:

Friday, 5/22/15

Time:

6:00PM- 6:30PM

Event:

Stage Performance by Tango Argentino

Location:

Seattle Center- International Stage

 

Tango has always been one of the popular performances at FolkLife and is always full house. Please plan to arrive to this event early!

 

 

2nd Event

Date:

Saturday, 5/23/15   

Time:

4:00PM- 6:00PM  

Event:

Tango Participatory Dance with Live Music and performance by local teachers.

Location:

Seattle Center's Armory (aka Center House)

 

 

3rd Event

Date:

Monday, 5/25/15   

Time:

11:00AM- 11:50AM  

Event:

Tango Workshop with Tony & Ilana

Location:

Seattle Center- Armory Loft

 

 

Info

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

http://www.nwfolklife.org/

May 30th- Special Performance by Eugenia Parrilla & Yanick Wyler

Saturday, May 30th

Special Dance with Performance by

Eugenia Parrilla & Yanick Wyler

 

Date:

Saturday, 5/30/15

Time:

8:15PM- 9:15PM  Tango Lesson 

                                -Tony & Ilana                       

9:30PM-1:00AM   Special Dance

                                with performance

Event:

Special Dance with Performance by

Eugenia Parrilla & Yanick Wyler

   DJ: Anton Sukhanov

 

Location:

Dance Underground

 

Fee:

$10 Lesson

$12 Dance

 

Info

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

 

YouTube Link

Youtube Link 1

YouTube Link 2

YouTube Link 3

 

Dance to Live Music: Saturday, June 20th, 2015

 

Dance to Live Tango Music featuring

 

Chicharra Tango

 

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

 


 

Date:

Saturday, 6/20/15  

 

Time:

8:15PM-9:15PM   Tango Lesson by

                                Tony & Ilana

9:30PM-1:00AM   Social Dance with

                                two (may be three)

                                30 minute sets of

                                live music by

                                Chicharra Tango

 

Event:

Dance to live tango music featuring

Chicharra Tango

About the band:

Chicharra Tango is a Seattle-based tango ensemble playing smoky Argentine tango classics from the Golden Age. Whether you’re in the mood to dance, or simply sip a glass of red wine and relax to the rhythm of Buenos Aires, they will transport you to that wonderful land of fiery passion and heartbreak.

YouTube Link

Bandoneón & bandleader:

      Harlan Glotzer

Violin:

      Andrew Foster

Double Bass:

      Shaunessey Fischer Scott

Piano:

      Dana Wen

 

Event Fee:

$10 Class with Tony & Ilana

$15 Dance with live & recorded music

 

Location:

Dance Underground

340 15th E, Capitol Hill

 

Info

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

 

Dance to Live Music: Saturday, September 19th, 2015

 

Dance to Live Tango Music featuring

 

Ben Thomas Quartet

 

Saturday, September 19th, 2015

 

 

 

Date:

Saturday, 9/19/15  

 

Time:

8:15PM-9:15PM   Tango Lesson by

                                Tony & Ilana

9:30PM-1:00AM   Social Dance with

                                live music by

                                Ben Thomas Quartet

 

Event:

Dance to live tango music featuring

Ben Thomas Quartet

   +

Recorded music by Tony Fan

About the band:

A favorite with Seattle dancers since 2007, the Ben Thomas Tango Quartet is dedicated to playing music that engages both dancers and listeners. With repertoire ranging from classic Golden Age tango to more modern and original compositions, they bring decades of combined professional experience to create a rich ensemble sound.

 

Bandoneón & bandleader:

      Ben Thomas

Violin:

      Eric Rynes

Bass:

      Jeff Norwood

Piano:

      Dawn Clement

 

Event Fee:

$10 Class with Tony & Ilana

$15 Dance with live & recorded music

 

Location:

Dance Underground

340 15th E, Capitol Hill

 

Info

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

 

 

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