Overall Schedule for Brickyard Blues

Friday

Timeframe Activity Venue Description
8:15 pm - 8:45 pm Free Blues Dance Lesson Blue Mark Studios Are you brand new to blues, or want a refresher on the basics? Good for complete beginners or those who do other dances, but want an intro to the characteristics of blues dance.
8:30 pm - midnight Main Dance Blue Mark Studios A 137 year old church turned art gallery and event space. Vintage wood floor and great atmosphere.
midnight - 2:30 am Late Night Dance with DJs Blue Mark Studios Late night at the same venue. No need to pause dancing to change locations.

Saturday

Timeframe Activity Venue Description
10:20 am - 10:40 am Check-in Bessie Branham Recreation Center Check-in if you missed the Friday dance.

NOTE: You cannot register for classes at-the-door, due to venue restrictions.
10:45 am - 12:55 pm Morning Classes Bessie Branham Recreation Center Class blocks 1 & 2
12:55 pm - 2:25 pm Lunch Your Choice Lunch on your own
2:35 pm - 4:45 pm Afternoon Classes Bessie Branham Recreation Center Class blocks 3 & 4
8:30 pm - midnight Main Dance Blue Mark Studios A 137 year old church turned art gallery and event space. Vintage wood floor and great atmosphere.
midnight - 2:30 am Late Night Dance with DJs Blue Mark Studios Late night at the same venue. No need to pause dancing to change locations.

Sunday

Timeframe Activity Venue Description
10:20 am - 10:40 am Check-in Bessie Branham Recreation Center Check-in if you pre-registered for a one day class pass.

NOTE: You cannot register for classes at-the-door, due to venue restrictions.
10:45 am - 12:55 pm Morning Classes Bessie Branham Recreation Center Class blocks 5 & 6
12:55 pm - 1:15 pm Serve Lunch Bessie Branham Recreation Center If you pre-ordered the catered BBQ lunch, serve yourself. You can add the BBQ lunch to your registration until the registration closing date.

If you did not order the BBQ lunch, go grab food and bring it back for the lunch talk (Nearby suggestions forthcoming).
1:15 pm - 2:25 pm Lunch Talk Bessie Branham Recreation Center Lunch and Learn
2:35 pm - 4:45 pm Afternoon Classes Bessie Branham Recreation Center Class blocks 7 & 8
5:45 pm - 6:45 pm Dinner & Drinks Blind Willie's Blues Club Come by after class to fill your belly. Even if you can't stay for the evening dance, Blind Willie's has great atmostphere to hang out for a little while before saying your final goodbyes to your friends. Everyone else can transition right into dancing.

Note: There will be danceable blues playing, it just won't be the focus.
6:45 pm - 11:00 pm Evening Dance Blind Willie's Blues Club Located in a historic building with a vintage wood floor, Blind Willie's has hosted nearly 10,000 nights of live blues performances. On Sunday evening, blues dancers have it all to ourselves.

Band starts at 7:30, DJ prior to that.

Monday

All Day MLK Day Activities All Over Atlanta Atlanta was Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s birthplace and home. Atlanta ordinarily offers many opportunities for education, exploration, service and to celebrate his life, ideas and deeds, but this is especially so on Martin Luther King Day.

Schedule updates will be made if circumstances change.