Summer With Blues Dance Nashville!!

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.

FREE Class on September 1st!!

Our signature class “What Is Blues Dancing?” kicks off this Thursday!! Join us as head instructor Kenneth Shipp shares how the blues dance grew along side the music, why we are revived and reliving it today, and how you can get involved.

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This class is completely FREE and so is our social dance afterwards!!

Class: 730PM Dance 830-1030PM

Global Education Center 4822 Charlotte Pike Nashville, TN 37209

We will have refreshments available and alcohol is permitted (BYOB, please drink responsibly)

If you want to register early as we are expecting a full house, feel free to sign up through our Event Brite page here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-is-blues-dancing-tickets-26437593554

What Is Blues Dancing!! Find Out Sept 1st

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We provide opportunities to learn about this amazing dance every week but we wanted to create a unique moment for the community to come experience our group and the history behind the dance. Join with us as we step back in time and explain how Blues Dancing came to be, how we dance it now and how you can get involved in this wonderful community!! We are throwing a FREE event for you so this a great chance to see what you’ve been missed and bring your friends to discover it too!!

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/what-is-blues-dancing-tickets-26437593554

https://www.facebook.com/events/355300278135226/