NOTE: This has been updated due to Hurrican Dorian. Click on Bluenose Blues from the main menu for updated schedule.

— 2019-Sept-6 10:30am

DalKing’s Swing Dance Society is thrilled once again to host the AMAZING Daniel Repsch – international blues dance instructor, competitor, and DJ—for another blues-dance workshop weekend in Halifax with all new material! You won’t want to miss this opportunity to learn more about blues dancing from one of the best dancers and teachers in the world. Whether you are new to blues dancing or trying to bring your dancing up a level, the weekend will be fun, engaging, and challenging!!

This time the workshop focuses on Jazz Blues or “Ballrooming” styles – the kinds of blues dancing that started in places like the Savoy Ballroom in Harlem and moved to the stylings of the great bands and jazz blues artists like Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Sidney Bechet. We’ll have three days of workshops and dancing! The main workshops and dances are on Friday night and Saturday, with local blues band Ced, Marty and Dave playing on Saturday night.

On Sunday we offer an “intensive” option for intermediate and advanced dancers (who have taken many blues classes or participated in national-level blues dance workshops); then we have our regular Second Sunday night Barrington Blues social dance. [Note that Sunday events require extra fees.]

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Friday, 6 September 2019: Workshop 7:30-9 pm, dance 9-12 midnight – 1313 Hollis

Saturday, 7 September 2019: Workshops 10 am-4 pm [DalPlex]

Lesson 8:15-9 pm; Dance 9 pm to 2 am -- Band: Ced, Marty, and Dave – 1313 Hollis

Sunday, 8 September 2019: added events -extra fee

Intermediate and advanced intensive -12:00 to 1:30 pm – [DalPlex]

Second Sunday Barrington Blues social dance (blues and blues-fusion)– Haliente studio, Barrington St (upstairs) $5 entry at the door— lesson 8 pm, social dancing 8:30-10:30pm