Swing dancers from around the world will set New York City jumping from May 22 to 26, 2014, in celebration of the 100th birthday of the late, great Harlem dancer Frankie Manning, known as the “Ambassador of Lindy Hop.”

The five-day festival features big band dances, performances, competitions, workshops, children’s programs, panels and films celebrating Frankie Manning’s legacy of dance.

The site Frankie 100 includes the many events open to the public, including special Live Music by Solomon Douglas Sextet and Lindy Lessons on Thursday May 22 and a Closing Party at Terminal 5 on Frankie’s Birthday on Monday, May 26. Also enjoy workshops and a number of free events! 

    Frankie Manning Centennial and World Lindy Hop Day

    Swing dancers from around the world will set New York City jumping from May 22 to 26, 2014, in celebration of the 100th birthday of the late, great Harlem dancer Frankie Manning, known as the "Ambassador of Lindy Hop."The five-day festival features big band dances, performances, competitions, workshops, children’s programs, panels and films celebrating Frankie Manning’s legacy of dance.The site Frankie 100 includes the many events open to the public, including special Live Music by Solomon Douglas Sextet and Lindy Lessons ...

    Frankie Manning Centennial and World Lindy Hop Day

    Swing dancers from around the world will set New York City jumping from May 22 to 26, 2014, in celebration of the 100th birthday of the late, great Harlem dancer Frankie Manning, known as the "Ambassador of Lindy Hop."The five-day festival features big band dances, performances, competitions, workshops, children’s programs, panels and films celebrating Frankie Manning’s legacy of dance.The site Frankie 100 includes the many events open to the public, including special Live Music by Solomon Douglas Sextet and Lindy Lessons ...

    Frankie Manning Centennial and World Lindy Hop Day

    Swing dancers from around the world will set New York City jumping from May 22 to 26, 2014, in celebration of the 100th birthday of the late, great Harlem dancer Frankie Manning, known as the "Ambassador of Lindy Hop."The five-day festival features big band dances, performances, competitions, workshops, children’s programs, panels and films celebrating Frankie Manning’s legacy of dance.The site Frankie 100 includes the many events open to the public, including special Live Music by Solomon Douglas Sextet and Lindy Lessons ...

    Frankie Manning Centennial and World Lindy Hop Day

    Swing dancers from around the world will set New York City jumping from May 22 to 26, 2014, in celebration of the 100th birthday of the late, great Harlem dancer Frankie Manning, known as the "Ambassador of Lindy Hop."The five-day festival features big band dances, performances, competitions, workshops, children’s programs, panels and films celebrating Frankie Manning’s legacy of dance.The site Frankie 100 includes the many events open to the public, including special Live Music by Solomon Douglas Sextet and Lindy Lessons ...

Frankie 100: Film Festival at Lincoln Center

40 Lincoln Center Plaza

New York N.Y. 10023

2128701630

Documentaries Call of the Jitterbug (1989) and Never Stop Swinging (2009) provide an up-close and personal view of Frankie Manning and are sure to put you in the mood to dance.

Frankie 100: Midsummer Night Swing presents a special Social Dance with live music by Solomon Douglas!

Broadway

New York N.Y. 10023

2128755350

Free beginner swing dance lesson with Lainey Silver and Dan Newsome followed by live music with the Solomon Douglas Sextet!