“Get ready for a week in New York City worth writing home about: Part workshop, part exchange, all balboa! NYC’s various dance organizers are excited to welcome you to their venues for a bal-focused week of social dancing and workshops around the city. We also have a fantastic lineup of instructors teaching workshops Tuesday through Sunday!”
Featuring four days of over 30 bands on eight stages, more than 100 sets of live music, historic venues, dance floors, free shuttles, and more! *Including two sets of Swing Composers Special, co-led by Gordon Au.
“On Wednesday May 15th, you are invited to the Fifth Annual Boater Ball: A Celebration of Summer Sartorialism!! This year, we set our sights across the Atlantic to bring you a British Invasion of talent. We are pleased to welcome the king of the Cockney Sing-A-Long, Tom Carradine and the rhythmically intoxicating vinyl DJ, Ginger Fizz, with Dandy Wellington and His Band to round out the bill. Join us for a spectacular evening of music, merriment and sartorial elegance at Norwood Club, an exclusive members only club.”
“Galveston’s iconic ‘Queen of the Gulf,’ Hotel Galvez & Spa®, 2024 Seawall Blvd., opens its doors for a special night of curated music, craft beer, speakeasy inspired cocktails and more as part of a Friday Night Revue Prevue on May 17. This kickoff will feature the first public introductions of the 2019 bathing beauties and is hosted by Dandy Wellington from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and vintage attire is encouraged.”
“Based on Island events from summer seasons past like the Pageant of Pulchritude and Splash Day, the Galveston Island Beach Revue resurrected these favorite Island pastimes into a contemporary two-day, family-friendly event in 2009. The Revue continues to grow each year through events, contestant participation, and attendance and is officially the City of Galveston’s ‘Kickoff to Summer’ event.”
“Join us every Tuesday for our rooftop music series featuring some of NYC's best Hot Jazz & Swing bands on an intimate rooftop lounge and bar featuring great drink & food specials, and the best part... NO COVER!”