Friday, June 26, 2009

Michael Jackson Tribute events around DC

The King of Pop passed away unexpectedly yesterday afternoon and fans all over the world are looking for ways to celebrate his memory. If you’re amongst the many searching for a way to pay homage to Jackson’s phenomenal career, here are two local events to help you do just that:

Who’s Bad Performs a Musical Tribute at the 9:30 ClubThe Michael Jackson Tribute Band, Who’s Bad has added another show for tonight at the 9:30 Club after tickets to their 8PM performance sold out. The band is known for its intricate performance showcasing songs and trends from Jackson’s 3 decades of chart topping hits. Get your tickets for the 11PM show before they’re gone!

Thriller Meetup Group Holds a Weekend of Thriller Dance ClassesThe Washington DC Thriller Dance Meetup Group is holding special classes all this weekend at The Chevy Chase Ballroom & Dance Sport Center. Come out and learn the moves to the Michael’s hit song Thriller. The event is being co-hosted by Terry Chasteen of and will feature the original routine directly from the video. Exact times are still tentative. Check the for updates.

Friday June 26th –Noon, 6:30PM, 7:00 PM
Saturday June 27th–10:00AM, 7:00 PM
Sunday June 28th–Noon, 9:00 PM
Sunday’s evening class will include refreshments of pie and ice cream while supplies last

The Chevy Chase Ballroom & DanceSport Center 5207 Wisc Ave., NW Washington, DC 20015 202-462-0870

(image from AP files)

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