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Stowe Tango Music Festival

The Stowe Tango Music Festival is the premier tango music festival in the United States and has been noted for both its unique series of performances and its high level of musical training. From August 16 – 19, 2018, enjoy live performances from world-class artists during this festival.

Indulge your senses with the elegance, passion, and sensuality of the music and dance of the Argentine Tango. Led by a Grammy Award Argentine bandoneon virtuoso Hector Del Curto, the concert features the tango legends directly from Buenos Aires, acclaimed tango dancers and the unique 30 piece orchestra made up of world-renowned tango musicians and talented students around the globe. After-concert Milonga on stage is included. Don’t miss the year’s most electrifying performance!

The Stowe Tango Music Festival is sponsored by The Argentine Tango Society.

2018 Highlights:

  • Top Tango Dance Performers and Teachers: Guillermina Quiroga, Mariano Logiudiche, Gabriel Missé and Partner.
  • Invitation of Guest Tango Legends from Argentina: Bandoneon master, Julio Pane, pianist Nicolás Ledesma and violinist Humberto Ridolfi.
  • The Stowe Tango Music Festival Orchestra: 25 plus piece tango orchestra comprised of an extraordinary group of selected students from all over the globe and world-class artists including guest tango legends from Argentina.
  • The Che Bandoneon International Competition: The world’s only annual bandoneon competition.

Event Schedule

Date: Thursday, August 16, 2018
Time: 7:30 – 11 p.m.
Tango Jam: A free event and open to the public. Bring your instruments and join the festival musicians and jam. Dancers, bring your shoes. Tango with us!

Date: Friday, August 17, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. – midnight
Multiple workshops for dance, musicality and choreography will take place during the day. The Festival Milonga will take place from 8 p.m. – midnight. These events are for Pass Holders only.

Date: Saturday, August 18, 2018
Time: 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Two dance workshops for Pass Holders only will take place during this time.

Time: 1 – 4:30 p.m.
Tango Trail: Public events throughout Stowe. Enjoy a Tango Talk at Stowe Free Library, a Showcase  Concert at Stowe Community Church and Tango Takes Stowe! Mini – Milongas at various locations around town. All Tango Trail events are free.

Time: 4:30 – 2 a.m
The Tango Practica will be available for Pass Holders only.

Time: 8 p.m.
The Festival Concert is the highlight of the week.

Time: 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Stay for the Late Night Milonga featuring live music and a dj at the Rusty Nail Stage

Date: Sunday, August 19, 2018
Time: 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Two dance workshops for Pass Holders only will take place during this time.

Time: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Live Recording Concert: Be a part of the live recording. This event is for Pass Holders only.

Time: 3:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Che Bandoneon International Competition & Farewell Milonga: This event is for Pass Holders only.

Ticket Information

2018 Festival Pass
This pass provides entry to all festival events. Very Early Bird price is $160, Early Bird price is $190 and Regular is $220. Click here to purchase your 2018 Festival Pass.

Festival Concert Single Ticket
Single ticket for the Festival Concert at Spruce Peak Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 18 at 8 p.m. Prices start at $30, Regular is $38 and Premium is $45. Purchase your Festival Concert ticket here.

Late Night Milonga Single Ticket
Single ticket for the Late Night Milonga at the Rusty Nail Stage on Saturday, August 18 at 10 p.m. Prices are $15 in advance, $20 at the door. Purchase your Milonga ticket here.


August 16, 2018 @ 8:00 am
August 19, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
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Greater Stowe Area
Stowe, VT 05672 United States
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