Seattle Tango Marathon 2015~!

Hello to all our lovely fans! Bandoneonista Harlan here with an exciting announcement about a very special event coming to Seattle in 2015.

Our friend Amy Allison is instrumental in bringing a Tango Marathon to Seattle in March of 2015, and all of us at Chicharra Tango are excited for this event~! There will be social dances, listening opportunities, and time to connect with other tango enthusiast. There are still a few of their extra early tickets available at their extra early special price, so don’t delay!

Check out more info and sign up here:

We hope to see you all there!

Bringing tango to Steamcon’s World Masquerade Ball

We’re delighted to be performing at Steamcon V as part of the World Masquerade Ball! Celebrate dance traditions from around the world with an evening of social dancing and a costume contest. Join us for a FREE introductory tango lesson before our set…no partner or experience required!

world-masqueradeFriday, October 25, 2013 at 7:30pm
Steamcon V
Bellevue Hyatt Regency

Featuring performances by:
Chicharra Tango – Smoky Argentine tango classics
Hanaka – Japanese Geisha and Kabuki theater and dance
Choro Loco – Festive Brazilian folk music
Good Co – Electro Swing for the masses

Cabaret Fantastico coming soon!

We’re hard at work preparing for our big debut concert next week! Please join us for Cabaret Fantastico, an evening of music at the historic Columbia City Theater. Don’t forget your dancing shoes!

Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 8:00pm
Columbia City Theater
4916 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118

Tickets: $10 advance / $12 day of show

Featuring musical performances by:
Curtis Eller — North Carolina’s yodeling banjo maestro!
Chicharra Tango — Smoky Argentine tango classics!
Miss Mamie Lavona — Raucous jazz, vaudeville, & more!

Continuing the Love for Cafe Racer

We’re proud to be part of the “Continuing the Love for Cafe Racer” concert series, a monthly benefit event. Ballard’s Conor Byrne Pub has graciously agreed to host the shows, which feature a fantastic lineup of local bands. All proceeds will be used to support the victims of the tragic shootings that occurred at Cafe Racer on May 30, 2012.

The September edition of “Continuing the Love” is this Saturday, September 29. We’re excited to be sharing the stage with three talented local acts: Country Lips, Oh My Goddess, and Kevin Incroyable of the Peculiar Pretzelmen.

Here are some more details about the show:

Continuing the Love for Cafe Racer
Saturday, September 29, 2012 — 9:00 pm
Conor Byrne Pub
5140 Ballard Ave. NW
Seattle, WA 98107 (map)

To learn more about the Cafe Racer community, check out the Cafe Racer website and the Cafe Racer Love memorial page.

Tango in the Streets comes to Magnolia Farmers Market

After a successful debut at the Lake City Farmers Market, we’re bringing “Tango in the Streets” to Magnolia this Saturday! Join us for a performance at the Magnolia Farmers Market, located in the heart of charming Magnolia Village. This is a great opportunity to pick up some fresh, locally-grown produce and hear some saucy tango tunes!

Saturday, September 22
11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Magnolia Farmers Market
3222 W McGraw St, Seattle, WA 98199 (map)

Announcing our grand debut concert, Cabaret Fantastico!

Don’t miss our debut performance! After several months of bringing tango to Seattle streets and cafes, it’s time for our first big concert!

Presenting . . .

Cabaret Fantastico!

Thursday, October 25, 2012 — 8:00pm
Columbia City Theater
4916 Rainier Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98118

Get your tickets now!

An evening to catapult you through history! Our journey begins with the yodeling tales of North Carolina banjo player Curtis Eller. Then we’ll head down south to the barrios of Argentina, where the smoky melodies of Chicharra Tango will have you and your lover locked in passionate embrace. From there it’s back to the American jazz clubs and vaudevilles with Miss Mamie Lavona the Exotic Mulatta and her White Boy Band. Bring your best kicks, there will be dancing!