It’s a free Dance Party thrown by River City Ballroom Dancers, Project FINE, WINONArts, East Side Productions and The Boathouse Restaurant. Two bands playing live music, Golpe Tierra, an Afro Cuban Jazz and Salsa Band from Madison WI, and The La Crosse Jazz Orchestra will accompany those dancing with free lessons led by Stan and Molly Breitlow from River City Ballroom Dancers. Come to listen to great music, see wonderful dance exhibitions, cheer on your friends and family, or glide across the dance floor yourself.
The following is the time line for the event:
Salsa Dancing- Golpe Tierra Afro Jazz Salsa Band from Madison WI
4:00-4:30 Lesson for all levels of dancers
4:30-6:00 Dance Session
6:00-6:30 Welcome Week Performance- Cultural Dance presentation
Swing Dancing- LaCrosse Jazz Orchestra
6:30-7:00 Lesson for all levels of dancers
This is a B.Y.O.L.C. event. Bring Your Own Lawn Chairs!
Family friendly festival on the banks of the Mississippi River. Relax, reconnect, camp, paddle and enjoy three days of non-stop music. Celebrating its 15th year, Boats and Bluegrass is a family friendly, multi-generational festival boasting the most wonderful guests, artists, vendors, and activities set along the Mississippi River. Some of the highly anticipated headliners include Los Lobos, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, Mandolin Orange, and Nora Struthers and the Party Line.