Special Events


Covid Note:

All events follow current King County vaccination verification and mask mandate.


 

Saturday, May 28th

NW FolkLife Tango Program

1.) Tango Workshop with Tony & Ilana

2.) Participatory Tango Dance Event with

Live Music & Tango Performance by Local Instructors

Event #1:                       

Tango Workshop with Tony & Ilana

 

Date / Time:

Saturday, May 28th

11:00AM-11:50AM  

 

Event Fee:                       

Free/ Donation

 

Location:                       

Seattle Center Alki Court Stage

 


 

Event #2:                       

NW Folklife Participatory Tango Dance Event with Live Music & Tango Performance by local instructors

 

Date / Time:

Saturday, May 28th

2:30PM-4:30PM  

 

2:30 PM- 3:30 PM
   Tango lesson (Tony & Ilana)
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM   
   Dance to Live Music by " Los Zorzales" ( Stuart Zobel, Mike Wilson and Chi-yu )
3:30 PM - 3:40 PM   
   Tango performance by local teachers & performers (Tango and Vals) 
3:40 PM - 4:00 PM   
   Dance to Live music by Robin Kallsen, Mike Chen, and Rich Hinrichsen (Piano tango- Bar)
4:00 PM - 4:15 PM   
   Tango performance by local teachers & performers  (Milonga and  "La Cumparsita" played by the musicians ) 
4:15 PM- 4:30 PM    
   Dance to Live music by all the musicians to end the program at 4:30 PM

 

Event Fee:                       

Free/ Donation

 

Location:                       

Seattle Center Fisher Pavilion

 

Info:                       

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

Special Dance with Tango Show by world-renowned

Pablo y Sofia

DJ: Kristina Ivanova

Date / Time:

Saturday, June 4th, 2022

8:30PM-12:00AM  

 

Event:                       

Special Dance with Tango show

by world renowned
Pablo y Sofia
DJ: Kristina Ivanova

 

YouTube Video

Tango

Vals

Milonga

 

Event Fee:                       

$ 20

Dance with Tango Show!

Special DJ: Kristina Ivanova!

 

Location:                       

Dance Underground- 340 15th Ave E.

 

Info:                       

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Saturday, June 11th, 2022

Special Dance with Live Music with Argentinean Maestros

Damian Foretic (Bs. As.) Bandoneon, Ariel Pirotti (Bs. As.) Piano

& Mirta Wymersberg (Seattle) Flute and vocals

Date / Time:

Saturday, June 11th, 2022

8:30PM-12:00AM  

 

Event:                       

Special Dance with Live Music

with Argentinean Maestros
Damian Foretic (Bs.As.) Bandoneon

Ariel Pirotti (Bs.As.) Piano
Mirta Wymerszberg (Seattle) Flute and vocals

 

YouTube Video

Mala Junta

Libertango

 

Damian Foretic- Bandoneonist

In 2009 he graduated from the Manuel de Falla Conservatory and began his professional career. He toured in more than 100 cities.

He shared the stage with prominent figures of Argentine culture such as Raúl Lavié, Juan Carlos Baglietto, Guillermo Fernandez, Leopoldo Federico, Pablo Agri, Victor Lavallén, Nestor Marconi, Lidia Borda, Nicolás Ledesma, Mora Godoy, among others.Currently the time is divided between Buenos Aires and Europe.

In July 2021 he was awarded 1st place in the “Piazzolla Trani 2021” Contest at the solo bandoneon category, with a luxury jury formed by Daniel Binelli, Víctor Hugo Villena and the brothers Antonio and Nicola Ippolito.

Ariel Pirotti- Pianist & ComposerAriel Pirotti was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. He is a pianist, composer, arranger, orchestra director and teacher. He is graduated in the bachelor’s degree of Musical Arts from the National University of the Arts (UNA) in Argentina.

He was granted and awarded by the National Fund of the Arts (FNA), and received the “Gobbi de Oro 2011”,Prize awarded by the National Academy of Tango. He was nominated for the Latin Grammy 2017 in the category “Best Tango Album”. He has received the 2016 Gardel Award, as the “Best New Tango Artist “.

Mirta Wymerszberg

Mirta is an accomplished flutist, bandoneon player and vocalist, Seattle based musician Mirta Wymerszberg, a native of Buenos Aires, Argentina brings extensive experience in authentic tango music from Argentina, where she received her musical education at the Municipal Conservatory of Music, and performed classical and tango music. She appears regularly in Seattle with her Tango band "Sol de Noche", as well as singing flamenco repertoire with "Cuadro Azahares", "La Peña Flamenca de Seattle", and as a guest artist in a diversity of Latin projects.

 

Event Fee:                       

$ 20

Dance with Live Music

 

Location:                       

Dance Underground- 340 15th Ave E.

 

Info:                       

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

 


 

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022

Special Midsummer Night Dance with Live Music

Dress up in your favorite summer white outfit!

Date / Time:

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022          

8:30PM-12:00AM  

 

Event:                       

Special Midsummer Night Dance with Live Music

featuring Ben Thomas Tango Quartet!

 

Dress up in your favorite summer white outfit!

 

Event Fee:                       

$TBA

Dance with Live Music

 

Location:                       

Dance Underground- 340 15th Ave E.

 

Info:                       

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

 


 

Saturday, September 17th, 2022

Special Dance with Live Music +

Celebrate Tony's Birthday!

Date / Time:

Saturday, September 17th, 2022          

8:30PM-12:00AM  

 

Event:                       

Special Dance with Live Music

featuring Ben Thomas Tango Quartet!

+

CelebrateTony's Birthday!

 

Event Fee:                       

$ TBA

Dance with Live Music

 

Location:                       

Dance Underground- 340 15th Ave E.

 

Info:                       

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com

 


Saturday, December 10th, 2022

Tango Holiday Dance with Live Music

featuring Ben Thomas Tango Quartet

Date / Time:

Saturday, December 10th, 2022          

8:30PM-12:00AM  

 

Event:                       

Tango Holiday Dance with Live Music

featuring Ben Thomas Tango Quartet!

 

Event Fee:                       

$ TBA

Dance with Live Music

 

Location:                       

Dance Underground- 340 15th Ave E.

 

Info:                       

206-781-9553

seattletango@hotmail.com