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The Harlem Roots and Rhythm Urban Dance Festival

The Harlem Roots and Rhythm Urban Dance Festival is back and will have you hopping a bit all over Harlem!
This Special annual 3 Day festival will include Jazz, Lindy Hop culture, Film, Jazz/Lindy Hop Dance Historians, Social Dancing, Dance Lessons and more….all in an effort of  Keeping Harlem’s Jazz and Lindy Hop Culture in its Harlem Home.  We start Friday evening with The Savoy King, a classic documentary about Jazz and the legendary Savoy Ballroom of Harlem.  This will be screened with Harlem Arts Alliance’s Mr. Voza Rivers to give us the inside scoop….
Saturday we will be dancing it up most of the day! There’ll Saturday Hip Hop event – linking it to its predecessor the Lindy Hop.. We’ll also be with Harem’s Dance Club’s Mothership 5 in Marcus Garvey Park, honoring Harlem’s Harvest Moon Ball Legacy.  Folks’ll be shaking it up later dancing at Harlem Shake!  Sunday has a group of Syncopated Sistas talking Harlem Jazz Legacies, and then the Battle of the Harlem Jazz Divas will have two HOT Canaries belting it out with a dance social!
Please see the website link for the FULL schedule and times: Join us for a great range of exciting Harlem Arts and Cultural offerings for all ages to enjoy!
Schedule subject to change – Be there!


Sep 29 2023 - Oct 01 2023


6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Formats (virtual, in person, hybrid)



Harlem School of the Arts
645 St. Nicholas Avenue


Harlem Swing Dance Society
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