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MIZIZI: Juneteenth Dance Weekender

Jun

16

Friday, Jun 16, 2023
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
New Orleans, Louisiana
United States - North America

Location: 1719 Toledano Street, New Orleans, LA, USA

Dance A Lot is proud to present: Mizizi Juneteenth Dance Weekender!
“Mizizi” is the Swahili word for “Roots”. Many of the roots of the music we love and dance to come from Africa. Dance A Lot aims to honor and respect these roots by bringing you an ALL BLACK lineup of artists and DJs. What better way of honoring these roots than to do it on Juneteenth weekend in New Orleans!!!
What to expect:

3 Nights of Social Dancing
If you haven't gotten your dance fix by the end of the social, you can head to Bourbon Street where the Party Don't Stop!

Afrobeats Party
Saturday after the workshops, we'll make our way to Bourbon Street and dance it out!

Juneteenth Cookout
What better way of celebrating Juneteenth than with a cookout. Sunday after the workshops, we'll setup at the Park to eat, dance, play games, and eat some more! Expect to be TIRED from all of the learning, interacting, dancing, and celebrating!

Artist Lineup:
• Salsa
Miriam Watkins (Tallahassee)
Gilles Yougoubare (New Orleans)
******* (New Orleans)
• Bachata
Cris Moreno (NY/Dominican Republic)
• Kizomba
Tonino Fogo Cidade (Phoenix/Cape Verde)
Natasha Wilson (Australia/New Orleans)
• Brazilian Zouk
Jeramie Reeves (Atlanta)
Atom Cee (California)
• Afrobeats: Benga DaBeatz (Ohio/Nigeria)
• Afro-Cuban: Andrea Peoples (New Orleans)
• Casino: Serena Spears (New York)

DJs:
• DJ Antonio Quinn (Memphis)
• DJ Nayo (New Orleans)
• DJ Ginga (Austin)
• DJ Swift (North Carolina)
• DJ Archie (Houston)
• DJ Shun (Minneapolis)

Ticket Link: https://tinyurl.com/mizizi23tix

Hotel Link: https://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/new-orleans/msyst/hoteldetail?fromRedirect=true&qSrt=sBR&qIta=99801505&icdv=99801505&qSlH=MSYST&qGrpCd=JDW&setPMCookies=true&qSHBrC=EX&qDest=936+St.+Charles+Avenue%2C+New+Orleans%2C+LA%2C+US&srb_u=1


We look forward to seeing you at Mizizi!!!

Instructor DJ

Benga DaBeatz

Instructor DJ

Ian Bazilio

DJ

Archie Dos - DJ Archie

Coming soon!