Virtual Friday Night Blues

Join each Friday night for an online solo blues lesson with one of our instructors. We will host a Zoom social dance with our regular DJs. We will update this page every week, and you can find information on our Facebook and Meetup Pages!

We will be conducting lessons and socials via Zoom. (Download the Zoom Client for Meetings version.) If the DJ shares their list after the dance, they will be Spotify or YouTube playlists.

Friday, July 24th

This week our Virtual Friday Night Blues format is a 45 minute lesson followed by a DJ’d set of blues music.

Instructor: Jenny Sowden
DJ: Kenneth Shipp

Lesson Topic: Soul Train Dancing
Soul Train, an American TV Series 1971-2006. Learn some moves seen in the show from dancers like Pat “Madam Butterfly” Davis and more that can be solo or partnered.

8:00pm – Intro w/ Virginia and/or Sabrina
8:05pm – Lesson w/ Jenny Sowden
8:50pm – DJ’d music w/Kenneth Shipp
10:30pm – Sign off

Here is the link:
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 834 6794 9384
Password: 861484

There is no obligation to have your camera or microphone on. You may join as an observer and type in the chat feature if you want to contribute.

If you are able to offer donations to help us cover operating costs please do so via PayPal. Suggested donation: $0-20
PayPal: bluesdancenewyork@gmail.com

Upcoming Schedule

July 3rdNO FNB!
July 10thWatch Party!Sabrina RamosNortheastern Bluestrail
July 17thRob JonesRob JonesCross Roads:
Cultural Appropriation
July 24thJenny SowdenKenneth ShippSoul Train Dancing
July 31st

For our Virtual FNB on May 1st, Odysseus made an awesome Spotify playlist that takes you through a variety of genres! If you listen to it straight through it takes you through the decades of blues music starting with Negro spirituals all the way to Funk and Soul.