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Ripley Grier Studios blues


Saturday and Sunday

Study Hard!

All tracks run simultaneously out of different rooms, with beautiful dance mirrors, acoustic pianos for Live Music classes, WiFi, and a full-service Cafe available.


Ripley-Grier Studios
520 8th Ave, 17th Floor
(Check-in Room 17E)


Building Security asks you to arrive early to sign in and have your photo taken. Bring photo ID (Passport, License, etc.) both days. Sometimes, such is NY!

  • Floor: Hardwood or Marley
  • Bags: Lots of dedicated space to store your bags
  • Drinks & Food: BYO or in-house Oasis Cafe offering coffee, sandwiches, salads & more. Saturday Smorgasbord Buffet lunch available for pre-registered dancers

San Remo

Friday Parties

Main and Late Nights

“Where models and billionaires party”

That’s an actual newspaper headline for this club — that means it’s classy party time! Complimentary hor d’oeuvres from the house chef, plus a full food menu available. Grab unique cocktails and more from the bar until 4am. Enjoy the comfy booths and lounge vibe as we get this party weekend started with a steamy live band!

The San Remo
201 Lafayette St, Main Floor & Basement
Lower Manhattan

  • Floor: Hardwood
  • Dress Theme: Dress To Impress
  • Live Music: Jonathan Kalb Band (Chicago Blues)
  • Drinks: Full Bar featuring everything from beer to exotic cocktails like the “Bashful & Green” (Charbay Green Tea Vodka, Falernum, Elderflower Liqueur & Cantaloupes) — No outside drinks (it’s the only time all weekend), let’s get high-class and lowdown!
  • Food: Free hor d’oeuvres (arrive early!) or Starters & Main Courses available for order

Saturday Parties

Main and Late Nights

Speakeasy Saturday

With live music and competitions, this ex-music club / ex-art gallery has a quirky feel, with hidden corners and dim lighting for an extra Bluesy vibe! Dance to the hottest DJs from the US and EU plus the live Jazz Blues band.

Lisa Cooley Gallery
107 Norfolk St, Main Floor
Lower Manhattan

  • Floor: Poured & Smooth
  • Dress Theme: Vintage Blues
  • Live Music: Must Be Jelly (Speakeasy/Jazz Blues)
  • Drinks & Food: BYOB, yay!

Sunday Parties

Main and Late Nights

Sunday Funday

With live music and final competitions, this multi-room wooden-floor ballroom will be the place we celebrate a full weekend of living the Blues. We crown our competition victors, but really, we’ll all be winners when we top off this hardcore weekend with sweet, sweet dances!

Stepping Out Studios
37 West 26th Street, 9th Floor

  • Floor: Hardwood
  • Dress Theme: Hometown Rep (colors/bling from your scene)
  • Live Music: Dan Nash (Mississippi Delta)
  • Drinks & Food: BYOB, yay!

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