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Midsummer Night Swing at Lincoln Center

New York’s premier summer dance party, Midsummer Night Swing, returned for its 28th season to Lincoln Center from June 21–July 9. Acclaimed bands played as revelers danced Lindy hop, salsa, hustle, Charleston, tango, and more in the open-air ballroom in Damrosch Park

Highlights for the season included a celebration of the life and music of legendary artist, writer, and producer Allen Toussaint,  the Allen Toussaint Band, with guest vocalists Irma Thomas, Cyril Neville, and Deacon John, brought the sounds of New Orleans to New York. Latin Grammy Award winners Septeto Santiaguero traveled from Cuba to make their U.S. debut. ∆

 

 

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