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TANGUERO TANGO MUSIC FESTIVAL

Event Type
Festival/Celebration
Sponsor
Rose Bowl • Community Center for the Arts • Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies • Paid for in part by the City of Urbana Arts and Culture Grant
Location
Urbana, IL
Date
Jul 25, 2022 - Jul 30, 2022   All Day
E-Mail
amsseu@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (CLACS)

TANGUERO TANGO MUSIC FESTIVAL
A week full of tango. Six ensembles, two large orchestras. Featuring performers from across the US, Canada and Argentina.

Julian Peralta, Hugo Satorre, Christine Bebas, Winnie Chueng. 

In conjunction with Tanguero musicians' workshop week at Community Center for the Arts in Urbana.

Monday, July 25
AMARRAS QUINTET 
Visceral contemporary urban tango. No cover charge. Tips appreciated.
5:30pm at Rose Bowl Tavern, 106 N Race St #1, Urbana, IL


Tuesday, July 26
FACULTY and GUEST SHOWCASE  (FREE)
8pm at Rose Bowl Tavern, 106 N Race St #1, Urbana, IL

An evening of tango music performed by our incredible workshop faculty and additional guest artists.

Wednesday, July 27
TANGO MUSIC JAM - open to the public (FREE)
8pm at Sipyard, 204 W Main St, Urbana, IL

Anyone is welcome to perform as well as listen! Led by the faculty, musicians will play tango songs by ear or by lead sheet. Singers are invited to join. Fake sheets and lyrics will be provided.

Friday, July 29
GALA CONCERT WITH ALL (FREE)
8pm at Independent Media Center, 202 S Broadway Ave, Urbana, IL 

Witness over 25 tango musicians performing repertory coached by some of the world’s most renowned tango musicians. This event features several tango ensembles including faculty from the workshop and guest performers.

Saturday, July 30
TANGO AT THE MARKET (FREE)
9-11am at Urbana's Market at the Square, 401 S Vine St, Urbana, IL

Come out to Urbana's thriving farmer's market for great food, crafts, and more live tango music with our workshop participants!

TASTE OF TANGO: Music Workshop for Strings (FREE)
11am-12:30pm at Community Center for the Arts, 103 N Race St, Urbana, IL

Calling all string musicians! Participants will get an introduction to playing Argentine tango music in this information-packed session with workshop string faculty Christine Brebes.

TANGO WITH HERNAN AT TANGUERO WORKSHOP: Tango Dance Classes ($25 per class)
1pm and 3pm at Urbana Dance Company, 122 W Main St, Urbana, IL

Join tango dancer and instructor Hernan Prieto for two dynamic dance classes. For more information, click here.

BANDONEON - THE SOUL OF THE ARGENTINE TANGO: Family Concert and Bandoneon Petting Zoo (FREE)
2pm and 3pm at Urbana Free Library, 210 W Green St, Urbana, IL

Hear the beauty of Argentine tango music as played on the instrument that creates its signature sound: the bandoneon! The performance features world-renowned Argentine bandoneonist Hugo Satorre along with Winnie Cheung (bandoneon and piano). Audience members of all ages will also have the opportunity to touch and play this unique instrument. Two sessions: in Spanish 2pm; in English 3pm. For more information, visit https://urbanafreelibrary.libnet.info/event/6656239.

Bandoneón - El Alma del Tango Argentino: Concierto para Toda la Familia seguido por la Oportunidad de Tocar el Bandoneón (GRATIS)
Sábado, 30 de Julio

Presentación en español a las 2pm y en inglés a las 3pm en la Biblioteca Pública de Urbana (Urbana Free Library)

Escuche la belleza de la música del tango argentino ejecutado por el instrumento que le da el sonido característico: ¡el bandoneón! Esta presentación incluye la participación del bandoneonista argentino de fama mundial Hugo Satorre junto a Winnie Cheung (bandoneón y piano). Los miembros del público de todas las edades tendrán la oportunidad de tocar este instrumento único. Habrán dos sesiones: en español a las 2 pm; en inglés a las 3 pm. Para obtener más información, visite https://urbanafreelibrary.libnet.info/event/6656239.

TANGO DANCE CLASS: Traditional vs. Contemporary Musicality (INCLUDED WITH MILONGA ENTRY)
6:30pm at Independent Media Center, 202 S Broadway Ave, Urbana, IL

Join tango dance instructor Hernan Prieto for an enlightening class exploring dance musicality for music from the Golden Age of tango through the music of today.

GALA MILONGA WITH THE WORKSHOP ORCHESTRA ($25)
8pm at Independent Media Center, 202 S Broadway Ave, Urbana, IL

Our grand finale event, this tango social dance is open to the public and features live tango music performed by our workshop participants and faculty, plus special guest DJ Hernan Prieto.

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