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August 4-6, 2017

Welcome, my sweets, to the sweetest event of them all: Sweet Molasses Blues!

Important Dates:

July 16 – Volunteer signup is closed
July 20 at 12pm – T-shirt pre-orders closed
July 20 at 11:59pm – Housing registration is closed for guests
August 3 at 12:00pm noon – Online registration is closed (full passes, dance passes, a la carte passes, and extras available at the door)
August 5 at lunch time – Competition registration is closed (Open M&M, Advanced M&M, and Choreo)

Pricing Details:

***Treat your passes like theater tickets - NO REFUNDS. Exchanges will be honored. To exchange, please contact us with your name and the name of the person purchasing your pass. You are responsible for the exchange of money.***

This year Sweet Molasses Blues is moving towards a sliding scale pricing system! This means that you are encouraged to pay for the highest price that you are able to.

Super Community supporter price          

$195 This pass will go a long way towards helping fund dancers who need financial assistance in order to attend the event

Community supporter price                     

$170 This pass will help fund dancers who need financial assistance in order to attend the event

Standard price                     

$155 This pass is the break-even price for the event. The organizers will break even if every attendee purchases this pass.

Subsidized discount price    

$120 This pass offers a subsidized discount for dancers who need financial assistance in order to attend the event


We want to make this event financially accessible for everyone, and we need your help. By paying a bit more, your generosity allows for more people to come and dance with us! Please take a moment to consider paying the highest price that you can afford for the 2017 edition of Sweet Molasses Blues. You'll make for a happy community of grateful dancers!

You can also support your blues community by registering as soon as you are able!

Registering early helps our organizers plan, make deposits on venues, and keep everything running smoothly months before the event kicks off.

Dance passes and a la carte dances are now available for purchase!

Volunteer signups are available here! Deadline to sign up is July 16th. Volunteer shift assignments will be sent out two weeks ahead of time.

Still have questions? Make sure to check out our website, RSVP to the event, and like our FB Group for all the details! Or contact us here.

Sweet Molasses Blues 2017

Who's coming?!


Name City
James Agena Georges New York , NY
Karl Amundson Cambridge, MA
Johna Applestein Brattleboro, VT
Joy Arico Rochester, NY
Kyra Käarina Auerbach Sebastopol, CA
Laney Barhaugh Minneapolis, Minnesota
Taryn Bates Irvine, CA
Keith Beckman Augusta, Georgia
William Bingay Cambridge, MA
June Bischoff Glenville, NY
Amy Blank Brighton, MA
Ross Blythe Chicago, IL
Erin Boeke Burke Brooklyn, NY
Lindy Bowen Saint Paul, MN
Zachary Brass Somerville, MA
Casmira Brazaitis Dundee,
Matthew Briggs Jamaica Plain, MA
Joshua Brody Somerville, MA
John Brooks WALTHAM, Ma
Aaron Brown Chicago, Illinois
Julie Brown Jamaica Plain, MA
Danner C Medford, MA
Neil Carroll Erie, PA
Logan Cate Somerville, MA
Richard Challans Montreal, QC
Mays Chami Montréal, QC
Eric Chandler Somerville, MA
Kelsey Chase Windham, NH
Sara Cherny Chicago, IL
Laura Chieko Brooklyn, NY
Naomi Choodnovskiy New York, NY
Charlene Chow Boston, MA
Hannah Clark Asheville, NC
Jillian Conte Waltham, MA
Miryam Coppersmith Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Irina Degtiar Roxbury Crossing, MA
Nick DeWitt Austin, TX
Michael DiTommaso Raymond, NH
Jasmine Eisner Chicago, IL
Katy Elder Rochester, NY
Sarah Elise Somerville, MA
David Ellsworth Somerville, MA
Ruth Evelyn Boston, MA
Kara Fabina Colorado Springs, CO
Terese Farmen San Diego, CA
Kanda Faye Somerville, MA
Molly Frazier Greer, South Carolina
Blaine Gardner Fort Collins, CO
Sarah Geiger Newark, DE
Mark Gilman Queens, NY
Laura Gioia Milano,
Jessica Goethe Moore, SC
Eria Goodweaver Baltimore, Maryland
Leah Gottlieb Philadelphia, PA
Gaétan Grondin Québec, Québec
Michael Grosser Boston, MA
Sean Hamer Somerville, MA
Andi Hansen Grand Rapids, MI
Heidi Hansen Boston, Ma
Kate Harrison Leigh on Sea, Select a State
Shawn Hershey NY, NY
Peter Hetherington London, London
Olivia Hillmer New Haven, CT
Michelle Hopkins Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Gabor Horvath Gainesville, FL
Lindsay Houck Washington , DC
Olga Huber Macedon, NY
Danielle Jacobowitz Seattle, WA
Will Jeffries Hartland, Vt
Clayton Jennings Somerville, MA
Will Jennings-Hess Roxbury, MA
Caren Jensen Long Island City, NY
Virginia Jimenez New York, New York
Justin Johnson New York, NY
Nick Jones Philadelphia, PA
Grace Jones-Taylor Austin, TX
Emma Kalmbach Austin, TX
Riley Karbon Saint Paul, MN
Faith Karklin Somerville, MA
Marissa Katz Somerville, MA
Fenella Kennedy Columbus, OH
Gabrielle Kern Montreal, QC
Emmalyn Knapp Selkirk, NY
Erika Koss West Newton, MA
Steven Kostusyk Portland, ME
Shoshana Krieger-Joven New York, NY
Clara Lauterwasser Boston, MA
Jeremy Lautman Medford, MA
Daniel Legenthal Boston, MA
Mike Legenthal Boston, MA
Lori Lepak Ithaca, NY
Taylor Levesque N. Billerica, MA
Jon Lewis Austin, Texas
Mackenzie Link Denver, CO
Sarah Lokay Chicago, IL
Marc Longhenry Philadelphia, PA
Paul Loschak Somerville, MA
Cindy (Cindiasaurus Rex) Lyons St Louis, FL
Paul Mandel San Francisco, CA
Samantha Manewitz Cambridge, MA
Jenn Martinez Watertown, MA
Amanda Mayer Jamaica Plain, MA
Christopher Mayer Jamaica Plain, MA
Renata McAdams CHICAGO, IL - Illinois
Maggie Miller Wayne, NJ
Juliette Morgan` Gainesville, Florida
Claire Murphy San Francisco, CA
Charlie Myers Boone, North Carolina
Khalil Norman Philadelphia, PA
Mel Novner Somerville, MA
Emily Nybo atlanta, GA
Alex O'Reilly Boston, MA
Ryan O'Shaughnessy London,
Susan Olson Minneapolis, MN
Lauren Palmer Waltham, MA
Mark Palmer Watertown, MA
Dani Patrick Somerville, MA
Kelly Pavao Washington, DC
Robert Pehlman Raleigh, NC
Chris Pendley Washington, District of Columbia
Helene Piironen Copenhagen, Denmark
Anna Price London,
Brenda Price Cambridge, MA
Meliss Pritchard portland, Me
Ariane Proteau Montréal, Qc
Molly Quigley Minneapolis, MN
Matthew Rapp Conshohocken, PA
Anna Read Somerville, MA
Savannah Reed Rockport, MA
Derrick Rice Somerville, Ma
Christopher Roberts San Francisco, CA
Forrest Rogers-Marcovitz Cambridge, MA
Sam Rosenblum medford, ma
Marie Ruisard Philadelphia, PA
Annie Salorio Short Hills, NJ
Miguel San Pedro Port Hueneme, CA
RL Sarafconn Waltham, MA
Eliana Schenk Rockville, MD
Mireille Schnitzer Montreal, QC
Joey Science Cambridge, Massachusetts (MA)
Jeff Segal Astoria, NY
Anand Sekar Sandy Springs , GA
Michael Siddall Charlottesville, VA
Adam Skoglund Stockholm,
Danna Solomon Somerville, MA
gina sonne Norwich, vt
Dustin Spicuzza Malden, MA
James Spiller Washington, DC
Jesse Stanley Westfield , MA
Zosha Sugarman San Francisco, CA
Marcia Szkolka Boston, MA
Ken Takusagawa Cambridge, MA
Areal Tal Somerville, MA
Sophie Taylor Philadelphia, PA
Tanya Teal Montreal, QC
Nicole Trissell Mountain View, CA
Jamison Valenta Chicago, IL
Nieke van den Bedem Delft,
Anthony Vargas Somerville, MA
Galit Weinfeld New York, NY
Christopher Wells Tempe, AZ
Jennifer White Urbana, IL
Rose Williams Somerville, MA
Hugh Wimberly San Francisco, CA
Harry Wolfson Arlington, MA
Julie Woods Somerville, MA
Alexis X new york, New York
Stephen York Cambridge, MA
Randy Zingo Rochester, NEW YORK

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