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Welcome to Boston's solo blues event! 

Take classes in three tracks from Rachel Stirling, Julie Brown, Mike Grosser, Ruth Evelyn, Mike Legenthal, Dan Legenthal, and Forrest Rogers-Marcovitz, and guest instructor Sarah Elise (You can register for individual classes at the door for $15 each, or for the full weekend.)

Dance to live and DJ'd music Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights with DJs Julie Brown, Rachel Stirling, Sarah Elise, Mike Legenthal, Dan Legenthal, Mike Grosser, and Paul Loschak. We have Sonny Jim and Josh Fialkoff bringing us fantastic live music!

Saturday Class Schedule:
Sunday Class Schedule:
Master Schedule:
Competition Guide:
Blues Yourself: September 9-11!

Social Dance Schedule! Please feel free to come to the dances and pay at the door!
Friday Dance 8-11:30 at West Cambridge Youth Center - 680 Huron Ave Cambridge $20 (Sliding scale $15-$30)*
Live Music with Sonny Jim and Josh Fialkoff
Pro-Am Competition Final during the band break, 10ishpm (No prelims)
Saturday Dance 8:30-11:30 at Extreme DanceSport - 26 New St. Unit 3 Cambridge $25 (Sliding scale $15-$30)*
Live Music with Josh Fialkoff
Solo Insanity Competition Final during the band break, 10ishpm (Prelims at Saturday MIT at 5:30pm)
Saturday Officially Unofficial Late-Night Blues House Party (Suggested donation $5-$15)*
Midnight until ? - Sam's House 124 Bonner Ave. Medford, MA The fantastic Sam Rosenblum is hosting an officially unofficial late-night blues dance house party Saturday night at "Opportunity House.” We will have a donation jar at the party. Bring your own snack or drink (or one to share.) :)
(Plan to carpool or take a $4-$12 Uber or Lyft from Dancesport - plenty of parking available.) Allergy allert: a cat and a dog live there, but will be put away.
Sunday Dance 8-11 at Extreme DanceSport - 26 New St. Unit 3 Cambridge $15 (Sliding scale $10-$20)*
Open Solo Competition Final 9pm (Prelim Saturday at MIT at 5:30pm)
*As an event, we strive to make dancing attainable for those of different incomes, so we have a sliding scale. If you can afford to pay on the higher end, you allow us to make the event available to those with less money. If you cannot afford the suggested price, please pay at the lower end of the sliding scale, and come dance with us. We also have work-trade positions available- message Ruth at danceruth at gmail dot com.

Blues Yourself

Who's coming?!

Name City
Rif A. Saurous Oakland, CA
Jeri Lynn Astra jersey city, NJ
Amy Blank Brighton, MA
Erin Boeke Burke Washington, DC
Zachary Brass Somerville, MA
Alexandria Breese Asheville , NC
Joshua Brody Somerville, MA
Julie Brown Jamaica Plain, MA
Noemí Castell Colomé Barcelona, Spain
Logan Cate Somerville, MA
Richard Challans Bristol, UK
Eric Chandler Somerville, MA
Laura Chieko Brooklyn, NY
Rosalyn Darling Oak Park, IL
Irina Degtiar Boston, MA
Michael DiTommaso Raymond, NH
Rebecca Dobrzynski Boston, MA
Sarah Elise Somerville, MA
Curtis Ellis Matteson, IL
Michael Grosser Boston, MA
Sean Hamer Somerville, MA
Jonathan "Hendo" Henderson Hyattsville, MD
Mike Herring Boston, MA
Clair Johnson Arlington, Tx
David Kaminsky Merced, CA
Gael Le Mens Barcelona,
Paul Loschak Somerville, MA
Clay Manders Eugene, OR
Jenn Martinez Watertown, MA
Will Peterson Worcester, MA
Matthew Rapp Philadelphia, PA
Derrick Rice Somerville, Ma
Forrest Rogers-Marcovitz Cambridge, MA
Nancy Rosen Watertown, MA
Sam Rosenblum medford, ma
Daniel Rosenthal Boston, MA
RL Sarafconn Waltham, MA
John Schoeman Cambridge, MA
Faye Schwartz Hull, Massachusetts
Joey Science Cambridge, Massachusetts (MA)
Lisa Standke New York, NY
James Stanfill Roxbury, Ma
Rachel Stirling Portland, OR
Aleksandra Taranov Somerville, Massachusetts
Ardea Thurston-Shaine Cambridge, MA
Bernadine Tippit FLEMING ISLAND, FL
Elizabeth Tuazon Orland Hills, IL
Karen Wickert Medford, MA
Stephen York Cambridge, MA

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