Monthly Archives: September 2014

Save the date: Special Milonga with Live Music Saturday November 8, 2014 with the Maldito Tango Duo

Maldito Tango Duo, Guitarist Scott O'Day, Bandoneonist Charles Gorczynski

Maldito Tango Duo, Guitarist Scott O’Day, Bandoneonist Charles Gorczynski

Save the date: Special Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville with Live Music Saturday November 8, 2014 with the Maldito Tango Duo from San Francisco.

Bandoneonist Charles Gorczynski leads the Redwood Tango Ensemble, a highly active and touring ensemble devoted to the art of live music in the milonga.
http://www.redwoodtango.com/

Guitarist Scott O’Day has studied in Argentina with many of the great guitarists in tango, most notably Anibal Arias (who worked closely with Anibal Troilo), and is widely considered one of the strongest guitarists playing tango in the US.
http://www.scottoday.com

The two bring a strong pulse and deep feel for this music to the dance floor using one of Tango’s most iconic instrumentations.

Time: 8:00 pm to midnight. Two live sets starting at 9:00 and 11:00. Recorded music sets for dancing with DJ El Stevito at 8:00 and 10:00.

Special Tango dance performance by Argentinian Hugo Juan-Ramon from Buenos Aries/Washington D.C. with partner Andrea Hoa Pham from Gainesville following the first live set at approximately 10:00.

Shoe and Clothing vendor/designer Sandra Angel will be there with her famous Mussa shoe and clothes collection. https://www.facebook.com/sandra.angel.948

Don’t miss it!!!

Cost: $20.00, ($10 for students with I.D.)

BYO DRINKS, WATER, WINE, etc and LOTS of SNACKS for 4 HOURS of passionate dancing all night. (Water is also available for sale.)

Location:
Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville is held regularly on the second Saturday of each month since September 14, 2013 at “The Movement Zumba Studio” 1212 N. Main St., Gainesville, Florida 32601. (On the West side of the street in the Gainesville Shopping Center three stores south of the Publix Supermarket. Easy parking near the front door. Security Guard on duty until midnight.)

Organizers: Steve Littler and Sarah Bollinger.

For more information: call Steve Littler 1-352-371-6944

Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville, Saturday Sept 13, 2014: DJ El Stevito

Mark your calendars for Saturday September 13, 2014 for the next great Milonga El Abrazo de Gainesville with DJ El Stevito. Mostly classic music from the Golden Age of Tango!

This is our 1 year anniversary! Yay!

Sarah Bollinger will give a 30 minute lesson starting at 8:00 p.m. Yay!

Last month we had a great night of dancing with DJ El Gordito from Tallahassee and a lot of dancers from out of town and we expect more and more now that September is here and people are coming back from vacations.

So come early and stay late to get your Tango fix for the week with great music and dancing!

(Non-dancers interested in just checking out Argentine Tango are welcome to come and watch for free.)

Time: 8:00 pm to midnight

Don’t miss it!

Cost: $10.00, BYO DRINKS, WATER and LOTS of SNACKS for 4 HOURS of dancing all night. No breaks or announcements, just continuous exciting, passionate dancing. (Water is also available for sale.)

Location:
Held regularly on the second Saturday of each month since September 14, 2013 at “The Movement Zumba Studio” 1212 N. Main St., Gainesville, Florida 32601. (On the West side of the street in the Gainesville Shopping Center three stores south of the Publix Supermarket. Easy parking near the front door. Security Guard on duty until midnight.)

Organizers: Steve Littler and Sarah Bollinger.

For more information: call Steve Littler 1-352-371-6944

Link for Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/632778016841492/