Disco/R&B / Silent Disco

The Black Rock Coalition Get-Down Revue

Saturday, July 2, 2016 at 6:30 PM

Damrosch Park

Dance floor opens at 6:00
Dance lesson at 6:30
Live music at 7:30

Style: Rock ’n’ Roll, Rhythm & Blues, Jump Blues

Dance Instructor: John Festa teaches West Coast Swing

DJ: Gaylord Fields

Silent Disco DJs: Connie T. Empress, Monica Sharp, and Gaylord Fields

With a stellar lineup of musicians, the Black Rock Coalition travels back to the origins of rock ‘n’ roll. Join them in a land of 1,000 dances where Ruth Brown reigns and Big Joe Turner dominates as the brawny-voiced Boss of the Blues, while Wilson Pickett, the Drifters, and Sam & Dave crank out the hits.

After hours: Silent Disco powered by Quiet Events
At 10:00, when the sound system turns off, the dance party keeps going—DJs Connie T. Empress, Monica Sharp, and Gaylord Fields broadcast directly to your headphones until 11:30. Wireless headset is free with your ticket; $5 at the door for Silent Disco only.