‘Let’s Dance’ Big Band Weekend

Events > 2017 > July > 'Let's Dance' Big Band Weekend

About this event:

Created by Grace Mott

340 Carroll Ave, DeKalb, IL 60115, USA

12th Annual ‘Let’s Dance’ Big Band Weekend
Date: 7/21/2017 TO 7/23/2017
Time: 1:00 PM

Duke Ellington Ballroom, Holmes Student Center,
Northern Illinois University,
340 Carroll Ave. DeKalb, IL. 60115

Phone: 815-758-1093


An event featuring 3 dances, 3 levels dance lessons of swing, foxtrot, waltz, latin, Cabaret Dance, 3 package deals, 3 live big bands: Alicia Hamilton Orchestra (Peru-St.Louis), John Smith and Shananigans Big Band DeKalb (host), Dick Elliot Orchestra (Chicago). Hotel accommodations listed on website or DeKalb Area Convention Bureau. This is a social ballroom dance event for all ages/levels of dance couples.  Host: Just Make It Happen, Inc. a 501 c 3 non profit entity located in DeKalb.

A lively social ballroom dancing event for all levels.
Venue: 13,000 sq ft. smooth wood floor, natural acoustics, on site hotel.
Event Features:  3 bands (10, 12, 17 pieces), 3 dances, Cabaret Dance, lessons – 3 levels, foxtrot, waltz, swing, and latin, 3 package deals,
Hotel:  on site and nearby   code: Let’s Dance,
At Doors sales:  30 minutes prior to dance.  Balcony seating for ‘listen only’ guests.
Host Band: John Smith and Shananigans Big Band  DeKalb.  Guest: Alicia Hamilton Orchestra, Peru -St. Louis; Dick Elliott Orchestra Chicago. Food via advanced registration due Thursday, July 13, 2017.
DeKalb County Resident Health Incentive: ‘Dancing for Health’ Scholarship, sponsored by NM KCH, value $ 10 pp reduction for main floor tickets.
Parking:   Free in nearby lots.
Contact and forms:  visit website www.justmakeithappen-dekalb.com