A Season of Togetherness in Madison with Dane Dances

Dane Dances is connecting the community and celebrating culture through music and dance.

people dancing on a rooftop in Madison

Let the music move you at this free dance series. | Photo by Dane Dances

Dane Dances is returning to the Monona Terrace rooftop starting Friday, Aug. 4. This free outdoor music and dance series will take place every Friday in August.

This year’s series — “A Season of Togetherness” — aims to bring Madisonians together through music to foster celebration and respect for our diverse community.


Each night will be structured like so:
4:30 p.m. — Gates and bar open
5:30-6 p.m. — Beats by DJ Francis Medrano + free dance lessons
6-7:30 p.m. — Performance No.1
7:30-8 p.m. — Beats by DJ Francis Medrano + free dance lessons
8-9:30 p.m. — Performance No. 2

Friday, Aug. 4

  1. The Associates Band
  2. Mike Dangeroux Orchestra

Friday, Aug. 11

  1. Orquesta SalSoul Del Mad
  2. Luisito Rosario

Friday, Aug.18

  1. BBI
  2. VO5

Friday, August 25

  1. Aurra and Slave
  2. Angel Melendez and the 911 Mambo Orchestra

Note: In the case of inclement weather, the event will be held indoors on-location, and at the Alliant Energy Center on Friday, Aug.18.

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