Annual ‘Taste Of Dance Parade’ Showcase Returns To Dixon Place Sunday, April 12th

    Please join us for this magical evening to inspire dance through the celebration of diversity featuring a curated selection of performances from groups appearing in the upcoming 9th Annual Dance Parade and Festival on Saturday, May 16th Reception 6pm, Dance Performances 7pm Advanced […] Read more »

Performances Announced! Dance Parade Season 9 LIFT OFF @ Taj Lounge Sunday, January 25th!

  Join us at Taj Lounge to Launch Dance Parade’s 2015 Campaign to Live Free and Dance! Click to get your $5 Advanced Ticket while they last… Meet the team and enjoy ‘Taste of the Dance Parade’ performances with drink specials and of course…DANCING! Music […] Read more »

Join House Coalition Saturday, May 17th As They Honor The Legacy Of Frankie Knuckles!

Saturday, May 17, 2014 HOUSE COALITION joins the Dance Parade!   Line-Up at 11:30am 22nd Street & Broadway Dance Parade begins at 1:00pm Nicky Siano (The Gallery/Studio 54) Manny Ward (The Sound Factory Bar) Antonio Ocasio (WEPA NYC / Tribal Winds) Ali Coleman (Voice of […] Read more »

Exclusive Audio Dance Parade Mix By 2014 Grand Marshal Hex Hector!

Check out an exclusive Audio Dance Parade by 2014 Grand Marshal DJ Hex Hector! Audio Dance Parade is a podcast series curated by our very own Chauncey featuring DJs from around the world as well as those who have and still participate in the parade […] Read more »

DanceFest 2014 Lineup Is Here : A Four Hour Extravaganza Of All Things Dance!

2014 DanceFest Program FREE to the Public! Tompkins Square Park, Just below 10th street btwn Aves A & B Social Dance Area (10th St & Avenue B) 3:00 pm Opening sets by: DJ Curly Brian Cox Barbara Tucker 4:00 pm Jeannie Hopper  4:30 pm Hex […] Read more »

Dance With Erick Morillo & Pacha NYC This Year Plus Official After Party Details!

Dance with Erick Morillo & Pacha NYC in the annual NYC Dance Parade! Erick Morillo will be at the helm of Pacha NYC’s Dance Parade float–leading a parade of dancers to celebrate electronic dance music – Subliminal style! And he wants YOU to join him! […] Read more »

Dance Parade Team Special Guests On WBAI’s Liquid Sound Lounge Saturday, May 3rd with Jeannie Hopper 7pm!

Catch Dance Parade on WBAI’s Liquid Sound Lounge with DJ Jeannie Hopper Saturday, May 3rd from 7-10pm!   Tune in at wbai.org as other members of the Dance Parade team make an appearance as special guests once again! Keep an eye out for DJ Jeannie Hopper […] Read more »

Dance Parade Names Grammy Winning DJ & Producer Hex Hector Grand Marshal For 2014!

Joining Savion Glover and Jawole Willa Jo Zollar this year as a grand marshal is Grammy winning, DJ and Producer Hex Hector!   Hex will be bringing his authentic NYC style to the parade this year perched atop one of our many floats down Broadway playing […] Read more »

Dance Genre Buzz : The American Swing Out Sensation Of The Lindy Hop!

The Lindy Hop is an American dance that evolved in Harlem, New York City in the 1920s and 1930s and originally evolved with the jazz music of that time. Lindy was a fusion of many dances that preceded it or were popular during its development […] Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight : Meet David Jason Williams aka DJ Undakova

Dance Parade, Inc. is a volunteer supported non-profit organization! It is the dedication, expertise and rhythm of these brave few that are solely responsible for the success of the event and all the background work that goes on all year long leading up to the […] Read more »

Genre Buzz : Have You Ever Heard Of Estonian Folk Dancing?

Quite a departure from our two previous Genre Buzz entries for House Dancing and Voguing, we travel across The Baltic Sea to Estonia, whose neighboring countries include Russia, Latvia and Finland, for our next dance style highlight!   For the very first time, an Estonian folk […] Read more »

Join Dance Parade At 14th Annual Winter’s Eve At Lincoln Square Monday, December 2nd

Dance Parade New York has once again been asked to participate in New York’s largest holiday festival by adding Dance Parade veterans Buglisi Dance Theatre and Fraternidad Cultural Incallajta N.Y. to the diverse entertainment roster. Join us as we usher in the holiday season in […] Read more »

A Choreographed Conversation with Samara Cohen aka Princess Lockerooo!

Since we have chosen Voguing as our featured Dance Genre this month, we decided to go a little further and sit down with one of the prominent figures of the modern day Ballroom scene in New York City.  She is also a huge cheerleader for […] Read more »

LIFT OFF 2014 Launch Party Recap And A Preview Of Upcoming Events!

With LIFT OFF, the end of September was the start of our production season and a successful start it was!  On Saturday 9/28, over 600 guests contributed their proceeds to Dance Parade 2014 with a great fun/friendly vibe and got down with some serious dancing.  […] Read more »

Genre Buzz : The Magnificent Evolution of Vogue Dance From Underground To Mainstream

Pushed right out into people’s faces back in 1990 (and hinted at in 1989 when she performed ‘Express Yourself’ at The VMA’s that year), Madonna took the wildly and intentionally  arrogant and in your face style of dancing called “Voguing” and made it a household […] Read more »

Louie Vega Ignites LIFT OFF 2014 : The Official Launch Party for Dance Parade’s 8th Season on Saturday 9/28

Dance Parade presents LIFT OFF 2014, the official launch party for its exciting 8th Season, with an all night house music extravaganza headlined by Grammy Award winning Producer and legendary DJ Louie Vega who was honoured as a Dance Parade’s Grand Marshal in 2013. Special […] Read more »

“From the Soundboard” Host Reggie Johnson Has An Early Morning Chat with Dance Parade’s Own Chauncey

  From the Soundboard #114 [pitch show] by Reggiej on Mixcloud From the Soundboard is a show that usually focuses on concerts regardless of genre. Artist and/or group perfecting the art of “call and response” with its audience. On Wednesday, May 15, NYC Dance Parade […] Read more »

Dance Parade 2011 Highlight : Girl Walk//All Day Chapter 9 “When Dancers Collide”

  One of the most unexpected highlights of the 2011 parade happened much later than the parade itself.   Naturally procured for permission before this all took place,  a very unique film was being recorded on the streets of Manhattan the same day that The […] Read more »

It’s Time For Some SPRING CLEANING with DJ Jools Palmer on AUDIO DANCE PARADE

  Here is a mix by Jools Palmer, one half of the dynamic duo including Mandy Graves, that host a weekly residency at The Manhattan Monster every Thursday night in the ‘bassment’ with special guest DJs, hosts and performances!   The party is the place […] Read more »

DJ Kervyn Mark Presents “HANDS TO THE SKY” for AUDIO DANCE PARADE!

Kervyn Mark is pillar in the deep soulful house music scene in New York City. For over 30 years he has been DJing and producing events. In 2007 he forged and brought different production groups of the soulful and deep house music scene under the umbrella […] Read more »