The ABDC Showcase (Saturday & Sunday)
Jun
24
1:00 PM13:00

The ABDC Showcase (Saturday & Sunday)

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 & Sunday, June 24th, 2018

The ABDC Showcase is an all-levels show, where you can see professional to student talent. In fact, it is a great opportunity for those newer to performing.

  • Invite your friends and family to attend for FREE during the ABDC Showcase hours!
  • Take some time and visit our wonderful vendors!
  • Open Stage performance spots are on a first come, first serve basis to dancers registered for at least 4 hours of ABDC workshops.
  • We will start taking Showcase applications until June 15th, 2018, or until spaces are filled.
  • Showcases are held at the Holiday Inn Midtown Ballroom
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Darker Shimmy at Elysium
Jun
23
to Jun 24

Darker Shimmy at Elysium

Join us for a late show at Elysium Nightclub to experience the nightlife in downtown Austin! Music, great company, and plenty of dancing awaits you. 

Tickets at the door are $15. Discounted tickets can be purchased up to the day before the show.

Featuring Musician Jef Sott and other artist. Musical and dance line-up is coming up. 

Elysium Nightclub has been hosting Austin's alternative night-life since 2001. The warehouse that Elysium resides in dates back centuries, but since the late 70's it has been home to a variety of entertainment venues. Elysium is one the longest standing residents to date.

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Austin Raqs Saturday Gala Show
Jun
23
7:00 PM19:00

Austin Raqs Saturday Gala Show

The Austin Belly Dance Convention is proud to present a variety of Middle Eastern dance styles. Performers include ABDC instructors and hand-picked guest dancers in this high caliber and dynamic show.

Join us for live traditional music with Badrawn, internationally renowned headliners, and our convention teachers.

The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have accessed to our vendors and countless beautiful international products.

  • Gala is at the Ballroom at the Holiday Inn Midtown.
  • Doors and shopping open at 6:00 pm
  • Showtime at 7:00 pm

The ABDC will be taking Gala performer applications until Mar 1, 2018.

Show Line-Up Coming Soon: March, 2018 

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Badrawn @ Austin Raqs Gala
Jun
23
7:00 PM19:00

Badrawn @ Austin Raqs Gala

Badrawn will be the featured band for our Austin Raqs Gala.

The Austin Belly Dance Convention is proud to present a variety of Middle Eastern dance styles. Performers include ABDC instructors and hand-picked guest dancers in this high caliber and dynamic show. So join us for live traditional music with Badrawn, internationally renowned headliners, and our convention teachers.

The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have accessed to our vendors and countless beautiful international products.

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The ABDC Showcase (Saturday & Sunday)
Jun
23
12:30 PM12:30

The ABDC Showcase (Saturday & Sunday)

Saturday, June 23rd, 2018 & Sunday, June 24th, 2018

The ABDC Showcase is an all-levels show, where you can see professional to student talent. In fact, it is a great opportunity for those newer to performing.

Invite your friends and family to attend for FREE during the ABDC Showcaes hours!

Take some time and visit our wonderful vendors!

Open Stage performance spots are on a first come, first serve basis to dancers registered for at least 4 hours of ABDC workshops.

We will start taking Showcase applications until June 15th, 2018, or until spaces are filled.

Showcases are held at the Holiday Inn Midtown Ballroom. 

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Atlas Maior @ The ABDC Showcase
Jun
23
12:30 PM12:30

Atlas Maior @ The ABDC Showcase

Atlas Maior is featured for the first hour of our Saturday Showcase @ the ABDC.

The ABDC Showcase is an all-levels show, where you can see professional to student talent. In fact, it is a great opportunity for those newer to performing.

  • Invite your friends and family to attend for FREE during the ABDC Showcase hours!
  • Take some time and visit our wonderful vendors!
  • Open Stage performance spots are on a first come, first serve basis to dancers registered for at least 4 hours of ABDC workshops.
  • Showcases are held at the Holiday Inn Midtown Ballroom.
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Live Night at Kick Butt Cafe
Jun
22
to Jun 23

Live Night at Kick Butt Cafe

Kick Butt Live Drumming and Improv Belly Dance Show with Z-Helene

Come join in the fun with Z-Helene and Rick with live drumming and improv belly dancing. In the 2nd half, the audience gets to pick dancers for duets/trios then shout out themes for them to act/dance out while the drummers play their interpretation of the theme. This is art in the moment folks and you can see your ideas come to life!

Full bar, coffee drinks, smoothies and food are available for purchase at Kick Butt. See you there!

FREE Admission

Show Line Up: Coming Soon

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Keep Austin Shimmying Friday Gala Show
Jun
22
7:00 PM19:00

Keep Austin Shimmying Friday Gala Show

After taking the ABDC workshops Friday afternoon or coming from a long week of work, start your weekend with a bang by watching our amazing workshop teachers and guest performers do what they do best; entertain and inspire you!

This year we will have a stunning performance from Jef Stott as he spins on the stage with our performers.

The Gala Show is opened to the public (with purchase of a ticket), where they will have accessed to our vendors and countless beautiful international products.

  • Tickets at the door are $25. Discounted tickets can be purchased up to the day before the show. 
  • Gala is at the Ballroom at the Holiday Inn Midtown.
  • Doors and shopping open at 6:00 pm.
  • Showtime at 7:00 pm

The ABDC will be taking Gala performer applications until Mar 1, 2018.

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