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8/26 – Premier Dance Ballroom Showcase

Frankie Hagan will be Deejaying and EmCeeing the Premier Dance of Cary Summer Ballroom Showcase at the Crabtree Marriott in North Raleigh!! Frankie and Melissa Garcia will be performing a lindy hop exhibition at the Showcase. Excited that DPM Studios will also be representing!  Looking forward to performing and social dancing, as well — going to be an awesome night!!! Check with Premier Dance about purchasing tickets!

8/20 – Jazz & Swing Night: Amra’s

On Monday, August 20th, 2012 join Amra’s of Raleigh for an evening of Jazz and Swing at downtown Raleigh’s premiere Cigar & Cocktail Bar on Glenwood Avenue.
There is NO COVER to enjoy the evening and dancing–but PLEASE consider supporting the event by purchasing a cocktail from the bar. Monday night bar specials include $4 well drinks and $5 Cosmopolitans. Smoking is permitted. Multiple flat screens are positioned at and around the bar. Heavy duty smoke suckers will be employed during the evening to enhance non-smoker enjoyment and comfort.
MUSIC: Enjoy deejayed modern and swing era jazz from 8:00 PM until 10:30 PM (or later)! for ambiance or dancing with Deejay Frankie Hagan. Stay for the late night w/Frankie and enjoy a rich blend of classic & contemporary soul, R&B, funk, blues, and more — altogether, it’s the coolest hipster cocktail for your Monday night. Make Amra’s your destination!
PARKING: You can park close and conveniently on the street, or directly across the road – in the parking lot at 107 Glenwood after 5 PM.
AMBIANCE: Make yourself comfortable in a beautiful up-scale cocktail bar/premium cigar store in a setting with a gorgeous, vintage speakeasy feel. Enjoy the night air? — there’s outside seating on the patio when the weather permits. Wanna dance? – enjoy great music and a fast, dance shoe friendly hardwood floor in an atmosphere evocative of prohibition era speakeasies in Downtown Raleigh – right on trendy Glenwood Avenue – and all of this without being out too late on a work night. :)
What more do you need? – Great people, dancing, cocktails, cigars, food, hipster lounging, and so much more!!
Amra’s is bringing jazz & swing back to Raleigh!! Be a part of it!
www.amrasraleigh.com
www.dancefrankie.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deejay-dancefrankie/197819213587854

8/13 – Jazz & Swing Night: Amra’s (Cosmopolitan)

On Monday, August 13th, 2012 join Amra’s of Raleigh for an evening of Jazz and Swing at downtown Raleigh’s premiere Cigar & Cocktail Bar on Glenwood Avenue (and have a $5 Cosmopolitan).
There is NO COVER to enjoy the evening and dancing–but PLEASE consider supporting the event by purchasing a cocktail from the bar. Monday night bar specials include $4 well drinks and $5 COSMOPOLITANS. Smoking is permitted. Multiple flat screens are positioned at and around the bar. Heavy duty smoke suckers will be employed during the evening to enhance non-smoker enjoyment and comfort.
MUSIC: Enjoy deejayed modern and swing era jazz from 7:45 PM until 11:30 PM (or later)! for ambiance or dancing (or for enjoying a $5 Cosmopolitan) with Deejay Frankie Hagan. Stay for the late night w/Frankie and enjoy a rich blend of classic & contemporary soul, R&B, funk, blues, and more — altogether, it’s the coolest hipster cocktail for your Monday night. Make Amra’s your destination!
DANCE CLASS: At 7:00 PM there’s a FREE Beginner Swing Dance Lesson w/Frankie Hagan provided there are at least two students in attendance. This week Frankie is going to work on beginner balboa concepts for those who attend!
PARKING: You can park close and conveniently on the street, or directly across the road – in the parking lot at 107 Glenwood after 5 PM.
AMBIANCE: Make yourself comfortable in a beautiful up-scale cocktail bar/premium cigar store in a setting with a gorgeous, vintage speakeasy feel. Enjoy the night air? — there’s outside seating on the patio when the weather permits. Wanna dance? – enjoy great music and a fast, dance shoe friendly hardwood floor in an atmosphere evocative of prohibition era speakeasies in Downtown Raleigh – right on trendy Glenwood Avenue – and all of this without being out too late on a work night. :)
What more do you need? – Great people, dancing, cocktails, cigars, food, hipster lounging, and so much more!!
Amra’s is bringing jazz & swing back to Raleigh!! Be a part of it!
www.amrasraleigh.com
www.dancefrankie.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deejay-dancefrankie/197819213587854

8/6 – Jazz & Swing Night: Amra’s (Rat Pack Edition ft. Bill Stonehouse)

8/6 – it’s time for hipster cool, a cosmo, and cigars: get ready for the return of RAT PACK NIGHT!! Do you love the sounds of Sinatra? — THIS is the NIGHT for YOU!!

There is NO COVER to enjoy the evening–but PLEASE consider supporting the event by purchasing a cocktail from the bar. Monday night bar specials include $4 well drinks and $5 Cosmopolitans. Smoking is permitted. Multiple flat screens at and around the bar.

MUSIC: Rat Pack Night is headlined by Sinatra-style performer Bill Stonehouse. Bill w

ill perform TWO fantastic sets starting at 8:30 PM with a 20 Minute break in between. deejayed modern and swing era jazz from 7:45 PM until 11:30 PM (or later)! for ambiance or dancing with Deejay Frankie Hagan before and after the Sinatra performance. Stay for the late night w/Frankie and enjoy a rich blend of classic & contemporary soul, R&B, funk, blues, and more — altogether, it’s the coolest hipster cocktail for your Monday night. Make Amra’s your destination!

DANCE CLASS: Frankie Hagan teaches a free beginner swing class at 7:00 PM (provided there are at least two people there to participate).

PARKING: You can park close and conveniently on the street, or directly across the road – in the parking lot at 107 Glenwood after 5 PM.

AMBIANCE: Make yourself comfortable in a beautiful up-scale cocktail bar/premium cigar store in a setting with a gorgeous, vintage speakeasy feel. Enjoy the night air? — there’s outside seating on the patio when the weather permits. Wanna dance? – enjoy great music and a fast, dance shoe friendly hardwood floor in an atmosphere evocative of prohibition era speakeasies in Downtown Raleigh – right on trendy Glenwood Avenue – and all of this without being out too late on a work night. :)

What more do you need? – Great people, dancing, cocktails, cigars, food, hipster lounging, and so much more!!

Amra’s is bringing jazz & swing back to Raleigh!! Be a part of it!

www.amrasraleigh.com
www.dancefrankie.com
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Deejay-dancefrankie/197819213587854
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Bill-Stonehouse/84170368387