BluesGeek

BluesGeek

  • When? 9th May 2019 - 12th May 2019
  • Country: United States
  • Town: St. Louis
  • Website: http://www.bluesgeek.com
  • Styles: Blues, Jazz

BluesGeek celebrates the blues-idiom family of dances through community driven panels, promoting local blues legends, and showcasing the dances like never before. For 2019, we are switching things up and expanding the event you know and love! A FULL 3-DAY EVENT Classes start FRIDAY morning: Fancy Feet Friday Jukin, Saturday Ballroomin Sunday PLUS DJ training, a Jam Track, and daily Freestyle classes! Learn more here: LIVE MUSIC PRACTICE HOUR Want to practice what you learned today? We will have a live music practice hour at the end of classes every day! MORE PANELS Explanatory: Every morning, we will chat briefly about the day’s theme, and how the music and movement interact. Musician interviews: Every lunch, we will talk with musicians who will be performing over the weekend. Exploratory: Every afternoon, there will be a panel discussing lyrical content and stories that comprise Blues. Midnight moments- Every night as we transition between main and late night dances, we'll have a brief talk about Blues culture.

Teachers:

Adam and Krystal Wilkerson, Damon Stone and Kelsy Stone, Dan Legenthal and Mike 'The Girl', Dominic Hanna and Julie Brown, Julie Brown, Kenneth Shipp and Melisandre Leduc, Mike Grosser and Ruth Evelyn

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