Starting tomorrow in NYC around 2000 dancers will be converging on to the city to celebrate the life of Frankie Manning and launch World Lindy Hop Day (May 26th) at Frankie 100. It’s a full weekend of dance, music, workshops and lectures.
If you are not attending Frankie 100 in NYC there are a couple of ways you can celebrate right here in Toronto.
1. You can visit the website “Yehoodi” and watch the LIVE FEED from the event Friday-Monday.
2. You can dance at the Dovercourt on Saturday Night with “George Lake Big Band” and a live feed to Frankie 100 in NYC
We have a fantastic band for the evening:
The George Lake Big Band
Check them out before the celebration:
There will also be special dance performances throughout the evening by Lindy Hop Revolution’s Troupe and Hogtown City Stomperz
Arthur Lulu will be DJing at Band Breaks
Beginner dance lesson 7-8pm with Reesa & James
9:30pm George Lake Big Band goes on
Lindy Chorus with everyone will be performed at some point in the evening
AND a live Feed to Frankie 100 IN NYC!
8-9pm (or until it ends) Live Streaming of the Opening Ceremony in NYC
Live streaming continues at Band Breaks
We will be accepting donations for the Frankie Manning foundation as well.
Location: Dovercourt House
Cost (AT DOOR): $18 for the party and live streaming
$20 for lesson, party and live streaming
$3 OFF for full time students
One, two, you know what to do!