Blackhawk Tango
     Presents Argentine Tango in Danville, California

Mission of Blackhawk Tango

To promote Argentine tango to members of local communities in the East Bay and to expand  awareness of Argentine tango to anyone anywhere regardless of boundaries.

Approach

Monthly 1st Sunday Afternoon Indoor/Outdoor Milongas Save date for our Pre Thanks Giving Milonga on Sunday November 2nd at the Veteran's Memorial Building in Downtown Danville. 

These events are currently held at the New Veteran's Memorial Building in the heart of Historic Downtown Danville only minutes from I680 freeway.

We hope you enjoy a relaxed Sunday afternoon of tango at a wonderful and convenient location with hardwood floor, great music, and convenient free parking , numerous bars, restaurant, coffee shops and other facilities.

The spring and summer events used to be held at Blackhawk Plaza a one-of-a-kind semi outdoor milonga for all tastes, including classes for beginners and intermediate students, and solid tango for experienced dancers, offering traditional live tango music, traditional DJ music, as well as a touch of new and contemporary tango. This location is normally used during warmer months of the year.


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These events are held every firs Sunday afternoon (currently)at the Veteran's Memorial Building and previously at the elegant Blackhawk Plaza Rotunda during spring and summer seasons with  live music by selected tango orchestras such as:
Redwood Tango  http://www.redwoodtango.com ,
Tangonero 
http://tangonero.com/,
Trio Garufa http://www.triogarufa.com/ ,
Orchesta Z  http://www.orquestaz.com/ ,
and DJ music between sets.



Blackhawk Tango History:

  Read about Blackhawk Tango in this Press Article:
http://danville.patch.com/articles/tango-in-town


Weekly Introductory Tango 
Classes & Practicas ( mini milonga )  Tuesday classes have been moved to Thursday at the Sycamore Club in Danville. See detail below. 

NEW Every Thursday in Danville  

All  classes are intended for beginners and intermediate students to help them build a solid foundation and to learn  the necessary  basic elements of Argentine tango for smooth and elegant social dancing at formal milongas ( tango dance parties).
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Monthly Tango Dance Party  Every "3rd Saturday Milongas"

Save Date October 18th for our second edition of  the “3rd Saturday Milonga” at the Sycamore Tango Club in Danville
  1. Enjoy a relaxed evening of tango in a peaceful settings with a beautiful lounge and balconies.
  2. *Beautiful hardwood dance floor
  3. *Elegant setting
  4. *Convenient free parking
  5. *Quality sound system
  6. *Refreshments
  7. *Only 3 minutes from I 680

Class $10 (includes milonga), Milonga only $10
35 Old Orchard Drive,  Danville CA 94526

Private Classes

Available at reasonable rates. For more information please click here.




Blackhawk Tango Social

A social network of friends of Blackhawk Tango and admirers of tango  whose common goal is to support tango activities in the area and to organize special get-togethers, events, car pools, and milongas.

Membership is open to any one who believes will introduce tango to at least one person in their lifetime. Membership benefits include  reduced prices for private classes and reduced prices for special events.

Recent Activities:

Thursday May 2nd, 2013 - Group visit to Verdi Club in San Francisco

Saturday June 8th, 2013 -  Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom

Saturday July 13th, 2013 -  Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom

Saturday September 14th, 2013  Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom

Saturday October 12th, 2013  Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom

Saturday November 9th, 2013 -  Group visit to Nora's Milonga  at Allegro Ballroom  
                                                     
Saturday December 14, 2013 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

Tuesday  December 31, 2013 - NYE group visit to Allegro Ballroom

Saturday January 11, 2014 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

Saturday April 12, 2014 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 
                                                  

Saturday May 10, 2014 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

Final Verdi Club -
Group  Visit on Thursday Mat 29th 

Saturday June 14, 2014 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 




To join, please send your information to:  Friends@blackhawktango.com


    Blackhawk Tango MeetUp


   Blackhawk Tango FaceBook   




Support and Resources

Bay Area Tango Association: http://www.bayareatango.org

Blackhawk Plaza: http://www.shopblackhawkplaza.com

Argentine Tango Events: http://www.tangomango.org

Argentine Tango Music Source: http://www.todotango.com

A Guide to Tango Terminology: http://www.tejastango.com/terminology.html