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TCA Events in Albuquerque
Tango Club of Albuquerque events at Lloyd Shaw Dance Center, 5506 Coal SE
(Located two blocks south of Central; 2nd block east of San Mateo) [map]
Tuesday Night Milonga, 8:00-10:30pm. $3 members; $5 guests. Free to first-time attendees.
Saturday Afternoon Practica, 2:30-4:30pm. $2 everyone. Free to first-time attendees.
Please no street shoes or shoes that leave marks on the Lloyd Shaw Dance dance floor, per venue manager's request/signage.
Twice a Month
First & third Sunday of each month*: TCA
Milonga at Kellys Brew Pub, 7:30-10:00pm, 3222 Central Ave SE, in the
Nob Hill business district. Please support our hosts &
tip generously. Kellys website
*Schedule is adjusted due to workshops or holidays.
Check latest news to confirm dates.
Second & fourth Sunday of each month*: TCA Old Town Gazebo Milonga, "Tango por la Tarde," Free event. *Late Spring through early Fall; may be adjusted for Kellys, workshop & holiday schedules. Check latest news to confirm dates.
Old Town is in the NW quadrant of Albuquerque. & is bordered by Rio Grande Blvd on the west, Mountain Rd on the north, Central Ave. on the south. From Santa Fe/North: I-25 south to I-40 west; exit Rio Grande Blvd; south on Rio Grande (stay in your left lane) to Mountain Rd. Veer left onto Romero St. Parking is usually available around the Plaza; see map for additional parking areas.
Milongas at various locales. Check latest news for upcoming special milongas.
Other Events in Albuquerque
Guided Practica, Wednesdays, 6:00-7:30pm at New Mexico School of Music, 136 Washington St SE (on Washington one block South of Central) in Albuquerque. DJ: Svetlana Petkovic. $8. (505)506-1728 | tangoxchange.com | [email protected]
Roadrunner Practica (with Eva & Pablo), Thursdays, 8:30-10:30pm at Las Puertas, 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. $5 per person, $3 for Bien Milonguero students. laspuertasevents.com | (505)244-0290 | Map
Twice a Month
Milonga de la Puertas, 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 8:00pm-Midnight at 1512 1st St NW (north of Mountain Rd.) in Albuquerque. Large floor, unique setting, great sound system, refreshments. $7. Hosted by Lee Blaugrund.
laspuertasevents.com | [email protected] | (505)244-0290 | Map
Events in Santa Fe & Taos
Tuesday Night Milonga at El Meson,
213 Washington Ave, 7:00-10:30pm. $5 minimum consumption. Hosted
by Shahin Medghalchi,
Friday Night Practica at The Studio, 7:30-9:30pm at 332 Camino del Monte Sol, between Canyon Rd & Acequia Madre in
Santa Fe. Hosted by Jaimes Friedgen.
Santa Fe Tango (SFT) Milongas, generally 1st, 2nd or 4th weekends of the month. Check website schedule or email for current info. [email protected] | santafetango.org
Two Moon Tango Milonga, 3rd Saturdays of the month, 7:30-11:45pm at 16 Camino Largo in La Cieneguilla in the La Cienega Valley (15 minutes south of Santa Fe
proper; 45 minutes north of Albuquerque). $10 cover. Traditional milonga structure & music. Potluck: BYOBeverages, snacks, desserts. Please respect nearby neighbors by being relatively quiet arriving and leaving the studio. Email Liz for detailed directions. Liz Haight, [email protected]