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Experience a night of social dancing with old and new friends Friday and Saturday evenings. We bring in huge floating dance floors, sound equipment and lights transforming the hotel ballroom into a dance party.
Friday night DJs Dave Muzii & Stan Wojciechowski spin for our Country Dance Party starting at 8 pm. DJ Dean Garrish spins for our Swing Dance Party starting at 7:00 pm. DJ Johnny "O" spins for the Hustle with a Splash of Salsa Dance Party hosted by Diane Nardone starting at 9:00 pm.
Saturday night DJs Dave Muzii & Stan Wojciechowski spin for our Country Dance Party starting at 9:30 pm. DJs Dean Garrish & Mark Routzah spin for our Swing/Hustle with a Splash of Salsa Dance Party starting at 8:00 pm spliting into two separate rooms at 9:00 pm.
This year the NY Swing Congress is held at the same hotel as the Big Apple Country Dance Festival. Your NY Swing Congress pass will get you into all Big Apple events!
Bio coming soon
Born and raised in New York City, Bobby's deejay and dancing resume spans almost 40 years. His mixing prowess, knowledge and library of Disco Classics and Latin music is revered amongst his peers. He is also recognized as one of the innovators of social or “street” style Hustle dancing over the years.
In 1991, just in time for Disco and Hustle's resurgence. he immediately started playing at many top clubs in the NY/NJ area and started the Wednesday Night Hustle party @ Stepping Out Dance Studio, still going strong 23 years later! As the movement grew, he became a featured DJ at every major national Hustle and Salsa event here and abroad. Those events included Disco America in Philadelphia (13 years), Hustle USA in NYC (6 years), The International Hustle and Salsa Competition in Miami (7 years), the New York Hustle and Salsa Congress (3 years), the Pacific Hustle and Salsa Dance Classic in San Francisco, the St. Marteen Dance Festival and the Puerto Rico Hustle and Salsa Dance Festival in San Juan. He was the headline DJ at Lincoln Center's annual Midsummer Night's Swing Hustle gala from 1993 - 2004, playing alongside many of the 70's greatest artists in front of yearly crowds in excess of 5000 people!! He is happy to announce that he will be back this year on July 3rd!!
His Dance accolades include member of the Original Latin Symbolics, movie parts in “Carlito's Way” and “The Cowboy Way” with partner Diane Nardone, and the Hustle training video “Cool Moves Revealed”, one of the best selling Hustle videos of all time!
Current Hustle DJ residencies include Wednesday nights @ Stepping Out and the monthly “3 Amigos” party @ Starlight Dance Center in Nutley, NJ. Upcoming events include The Midsummer Night Swing Hustle event @ Lincoln Center July 3rd and the Latin Symbolics reunion boat ride July 12th, 4 hours of 70's dance classics while cruising around Manhattan!!
For all info, contacts and event info go to his website Djbobbymonyc.com or his Facebook page @ facebook.com/bobby.morales
John Ortiz (aka DJ Johnny “O”) is a seasoned professional disc jockey who has been playing for audiences for over thirty years. John has a unique, melodic and pulsating creative style of blending and programming music that has wowed audiences throughout the years. He started his musical career at an early age by performing in his father’s Latin orchestra as a singer and percussionist. Later, John enriched his musical career through education, voice training, and disc jockey apprenticeship. As a result, Johnny “O” is known as one of the best disc jockeys around.