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Dancing Under the Stars

Enjoy live music and dancing under the stars when some of the finest local dance orchestras take to the South Plaza Stage: Eric Felten (8/30); Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band (9/6); the Godfather of Go-Go, Chuck Brown (9/13); salsa powerhouse Bio Ritmo (9/27).

  • Aug. 30 - Sep. 27, 2008
  • South Plaza Outdoors
  • 3 hours
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Dance the night away to popular artists and dance orchestras while professional dance instructors provide lessons on the KC's South Plaza and River Terrace in this free Performance Plus™ dance series.
 
ERIC FELTEN JAZZ ORCHESTRA, AUG. 30
Dance lessons by Gotta Swing 8:30-9 p.m.
Open dancing 9-11 p.m.
Audiences sway to the sounds of the Swing era with an ensemble led by the Arizona native and trombonist.
 
SAVOY-DOUCET CAJUN BAND, SEP. 6  -  
NOTE:  BECAUSE OF PENDING BAD WEATHER, THIS EVENT WILL BE MOVED INSIDE INTO THE GRAND FOYER.   LESSONS ON THE SOUTH MILLENNIUM STAGE. 

Dance lessons by Dancing by the Bayou 8:30-9 p.m.
Open dancing 9-11 p.m.
The Louisiana band gives old tunes new life with honed-down, hard-core Cajun music laced with an earthy sensuality.
 
CHUCK BROWN, SEP. 13 (Open House Arts Festival)
Dance lessons by Lorenzo Evans, goLo LLC, 8-9 p.m.
Open dancing 9-11 p.m.
The Godfather of Go-Go, this D.C. legend offers a funky, soulful groove based on beats from the early '70s.
 
BIO RITMO, SEP. 27
Dance lessons by Eileen Torres 8:30-9 p.m.
Open dancing 9-11 p.m.
This 8-piece salsa powerhouse is rooted in the Afro-Cuban and Puerto Rican traditions while adding layers of jazz, urban, electronic, and global sonic influences.
All events and artists subject to change without prior notice.

Group of 20 or more? Group Sales offers special terms and discounts for most performances.

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