PUBLIC EVENTS

You don't need to be a workshop participant to enjoy these public events!

 

Tuesday, July 26

FACULTY CONCERT (FREE)

8pm at Rose Bowl Tavern, 106 N Race St #1, Urbana, IL

An evening of tango music performed by our incredible workshop faculty and additional guest artists.

Wednesday, July 27

TANGO MUSIC JAM (FREE)

8pm at Sipyard, 204 W Main St, Urbana, IL

Anyone is welcome to perform as well as listen! Led by the faculty, musicians will play tango songs by ear or by lead sheet. Singers are invited to join. Fake sheets and lyrics will be provided.

Friday, July 29

GALA CONCERT WITH WORKSHOP PARTICIPANTS (FREE)

8pm at Independent Media Center, 202 S Broadway Ave, Urbana, IL 

Witness over 25 tango musicians performing repertory coached by some of the world’s most renowned tango musicians. This event features several tango ensembles including faculty from the workshop and guest performers.

Saturday, July 30

BUSKING AT THE MARKET (FREE)

9-11am at Urbana's Market at the Square, 401 S Vine St, Urbana, IL

Come out to Urbana's thriving farmer's market for great food, crafts, and more live tango music with our workshop participants!

TASTE OF TANGO (FREE)

11am-12:30pm at Community Center for the Arts, 103 N Race St, Urbana, IL

Calling all string musicians! Participants will get an introduction to playing Argentine tango music in this information-packed session.

BANDONEON - THE SOUL OF THE ARGENTINE TANGO (FREE)

2pm and 3pm at Urbana Free Library, 210 W Green St, Urbana, IL

Hear the beauty of Argentine tango music played by the instrument that creates its signature sound: the bandoneon! Audience members of all ages will also have the opportunity to touch and play this unique instrument. Two sessions: in Spanish 2pm; in English 3pm.

TANGO DANCE LESSON FOR BEGINNERS (FREE)

7pm at Independent Media Center, 202 S Broadway Ave, Urbana, IL

Start your tango dance journey in this free dance class! Also suitable for returning dancers looking to brush up their dance skills.

GALA MILONGA WITH THE WORKSHOP ORCHESTRA ($20)

8pm at Independent Media Center, 202 S Broadway Ave, Urbana, IL

Our grand finale event, this tango social dance is open to the public and features live tango music performed by our workshop participants and faculty, plus a special guest DJ.