Traverse City Tango Club sign

Check Facebook for announcements

The Traverse City Tango Club Facebook group has current news and discussions whereas this web site has mostly static data.

(See below for live tango music in August)

Monday Evening Tango in Traverse City

Instruction and dancing:  We are a group of friendly tango dancers who are open to beginners and visiting tango dancers.  We offer Argentine tango instruction followed by practice and open dancing.
When: Almost every Monday evening 7-9 PM.
Where: Bodies in Motion 10660 E Carter Rd, Traverse City MI
This is a spacious dance studio one block from M-22.
Cost: Suggested $10/per person
Email: or
Phone: Lee 231-883-1987   or Fred 231-492-8762
Web: (this page)
Facebook: Traverse City Tango Club for announcements.
Notes from some of our classes:

Live Tango Music Aug 9-13

The internationally renowned tango orchestra, QuinTango, will be visiting our region at various venues in August. 

Aug 9 Fri, 5-9  - Oliver Art Center in Frankfort MI.  Wine and snacks.  Concert and open dancing.  Reserve tickets . $79.50 for general admission,  $169.60 for two  VIP tickets.
Aug 10 Sat, 7 - Music  House Museum in Williamsburg MI.  Seated concert.  MyNorthTickets  $25,  $30 at the door.
Aug 11 Sun 5:30-8:00 - Black  Star Winery, 10844 E Revold Rd, Suttons Bay MI.  Wine and dinner concert. Tickets $120  from MyNorthTickets
Aug 12 Mon, Open at 7, concert 7:30-9:30 - Historic Cathedral Barns in Traverse City MI.  Concert and open dancing.  $25 cash, Venmo or PayPal at the door.  Optional:  bring a picnic to sit on the lawns or at The Botanical Gardens at 6.  If questions call Lee Elston 231-883-1987
Aug 13 Tues, 7:30PM - Ramsdell Theater, Manistee MI.  Seated performance. Tickets $10-40.

Tango Mango Calendar - events around the country

If you want to know what's going on with tango around the country, you can look at the Tango Mango calendar ( of tango events around the country.  Coverage is spotty as it relies on the individuals to add their own information.  

Other dances in Traverse City

The Traverse City Ballroom Dancers group on Facebook is a good place to look for other dancing opportunities.  Despite the name, they often announce other types of dancing, eg, Contra, Jazz, etc.

Acknowledgements: Traverse City Tango Club sign painted by Argentine fileteado artist Gustavo Ferrari (