What’s happening this summer with BDN?
You may have noticed we’ve added a bunch of events to the BDN calendar. It’s all part of our commitment to get better connected with our Nashville community and spread our love of dancing. Can’t make every single thing? Don’t worry about it, there will be plenty of events for you get your blues on this summer!!
What Is Blues Dancing? Every Thursday this summer, join our instructors as we discuss “blues-idiom dance”, the movements and styles that make up the core of our dance. From June to July, we’ll cover a new style and technique in the beginner class and more concepts in the Intermediate class.
Summer Donation Drive– Starting in June, we’ll be pushing for our new donation forms and info. Look for the release of our fundraiser goals so you can see what we’ve done in the community so far and what we still want to accomplish.
Back Porch Blues– Our monthly dance keeps going with a great slate of artists throughout the summer!!
May 13th- Al Hill Band
June 3rd- Harlequin Jazz Band
July 8th- Devan Jones and the Uptown Stomp
August 12th- Devon Gilfillan
Southbound Blues Exchange 2017– At the end of August, join Blues Dance Nashville for our enormous blues party with all your favorite blues artists from St. Louis, Portland, Philadelphia, and our local Nashville favorites!!
Musician’s Corner– Nashville’s historic Centennial Park is your summer home for free music and we’ll be joining them for a few shows when some of your favorite blues and soul artists take the stage. Here are the acts we’re supporting so far (though everyone is awesome, so you should totally go to the other dates as well!!
Nights Out to Bourbon St.– Join us every first and third Tuesday in the month as we jam to the tunes of Whitey Johnson at BSB.
Secret Shows- We have some errr…really cool things we can’t talk about yet, but when they are ready to announce, you had best be ready to dance!! More details on these events as they get confirmed.