Join us at the candle lit 18th Street Lounge for a delightful evening of music and dance! You are invited to learn and experience the Argentine Tango, one of the world’s most passionate and romantic dances that bring to life the romantic flair of 1930s Argentina.
Attend on your own or with friends. We’ll have you dancing the Argentine Tango as it is danced in Buenos Aires, even if you have never danced before. The Argentine Tango is known around the world for its romance and bold flair and this is your rare opportunity to learn the Argentine tango from an expert instructor as you meet ICDC members in a friendly and relaxed setting.
During the lesson you will learn the proper Argentinean Tango embrace, and delve into the Caminata, Salida, Baldosa, and Resolution — elements of the dance. After the lesson, enjoy an elegant tango performance high in color and elegance, commemorating the glamorous years of 1930s Argentina that will transport you to a magical milonga in Buenois Aires.
After the lesson, dance the evening away with complimentary access to one of the most exclusive lounges in DC, as you meet and socialize with other friendly ICDC members in the intimate setting of 18th Street Lounge.
Please note that all attendees must be 21 and over.
Please look for us either in the second floor “Gold Room” or the third floor “Jazz Bar” when you arrive. Kindly note that Photo ID is required for admission to the venue.
7:00 PM Check in starts (all attendees must be 21 and over).
Please arrive early to meet and socialize with other attendees over your favorite cocktail.
7:15 PM Argentine tango dance lesson starts.
No dance partner is needed, as we will rotate partners during the lesson.
8:15 PM Dance party continues with dancing to mostly tango music with some salsa, merengue, and other Latin music for variety. At 9:30 PM the DJs and bands at 18th Street Lounge take over the entertainment for a night of dancing! Please note that 18th Street Lounge may charge a cover-charge for guests entering after 8:30 PM. Please be sure to arrive prior to 8:30 PM so you can join us for the tango soiree and stay on to enjoy dancing into the night as the Friday evening festivities at 18th Street Lounge get under way. We are unable to guarantee admittance if you arrive after 9:00 PM.
9:00 PM ICDC Event concludes but you are welcome to stay at 18th Street Lounge to enjoy an evening of music and dance.