via @lincolncenter: JUST RELEASED: The 2012 season of Midsummer Night Swing has been announced! The festival will run from June 26 –to July 14.
- U.S. debut of The ABC&D of Boogie Woogie with Axel Zwingenberger on piano, Ben Waters on piano and vocals, Dave Green on bass and Charlie Watts on drums
- U.S. debut of Mestres do Forró Nordestino: a tribute to Luiz Gonzaga with the masters of Brazilian Forró: Maciel Melo, Biliu de Campina, Walmir Silva and the band Quarteto Olinda
- New: “Dancing 101s,” three pre-season nights of free dance lessons and DJs in the David Rubenstein Atrium
- New: “Silent Discos” following regular dancing on July 7 & 12, with dancers hearing music only through headphones
(Read entire press release here.)