New York Half Moon Sword Dance Festival

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Repeats every day until Sun Feb 17 2019.
Saturday, February 16, 2019 - 1:30pm
Sunday, February 17, 2019 - 1:30pm
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3 and up
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The 34th Annual New York Sword Dance Festival offers a weekend of free family-friendly performances of an ancient English folk tradition interpreted for a new generation. 

Ten troupes converge on the city to delight viewers with acrobatic rapper sword dancing and mystical longsword dancing, all done to live music.


Saturday, February 16th, 2019 – Manhattan and Brooklyn

1:30pm - Bouwerie, Pocketflyers, Sligo Creek, Vineyard Swordfish
Seward Park Library
192 East Broadway, Manhattan

1:30pm - Dapperapper, Marlboro, Orion
Pacific Branch Library
25 Fourth Avenue, Brooklyn

1:30pm - Half Moon, Handsome Molly, Toronto
3:30pm - Bouwerie, Pocketflyers, Sligo Creek, Vineyard Swordfish
Carroll Gardens Library
396 Clinton Street, Brooklyn

3:30pm - Half Moon, Handsome Molly, Toronto
Park Slope Library
431 Sixth Avenue, Brooklyn

3:30pm - Dapperapper, Marlboro, Orion
Bedford Branch Library
496 Franklin Avenue, Brooklyn

Sunday, February 17th, 2019 – Brooklyn

12:45pm - Sligo Creek, Marlboro, Toronto
The Gate
321 Fifth Avenue, Brooklyn

12:45pm - Bouwerie, Half Moon, Orion
Old First Reformed Church
126 7th Avenue, Brooklyn
1pm - Dapperapper, Handsome Molly, Pocketflyers, Vineyard Swordfish
899 Bergen Street, Brooklyn

2:30pm - ALL TEAMS
Brooklyn Waldorf School
11 Jefferson Avenue, Brooklyn

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