Frankie Manning Centennial and World Lindy Hop Day

Frankie 100

Frankie 100: Lindy Lessons and Live Music by Solomon Douglas Sextet

Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 7:30
Target Free Thursdays
David Rubenstein Atrium at Lincoln Center

Learn the basics of the Lindy hop with contemporary masters Dan Newsome and Lainey Silver and practice your moves to live music at this party for beginners, intermediates, and pros. Solomon Douglas “Swingtet” brings music to this party in honor of the 100th birthday of dance ambassador Frankie Manning.

6:00: Free dancing with iPod playlist
6:30: Dance Instruction by Dan Newsome and Lainey Silver
7:15: DJ Michael Milazzo set
7:30: Solomon Douglas Sextet
8:30: Lindy hop performance by Dan Newsome and Lainey Silver with DJ Michael Milazzo
9:00: Solomon Douglas Sextet

Presented in association with Midsummer Night Swing