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We had a fantastic crowd at the Sunset Lounge this past Tuesday, almost 100 people came out in the rain to the Pop Up Open Mic and the night was packed with fun and excitement. Check out the photos here! 

The next pop up is going to be at Astor Bake Shop on Wednesday, 7/23/2014. Event Registration are available here!
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We found a new home!

Starting in August, Waltz will be joining the Kaufman Arts District at 35-50 31st Street, right off of the 36th Avenue stop on the N/Q subway lines.

We are scheduled to open Sunday through Wednesday with live music, dancing, open mic, social events, and more. Our neighbors will include Museum of Moving Image, Queens Council on the Arts, Frank Sinatra School of the Arts, and the Kaufman Astoria Studios.

We are so excited and cannot wait to share this experience with you all!

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“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” 
― Maya Angelou

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Astor Bake ShopPop Up Open Mic - Wednesday Night

Wednesday, 7/23/2014, 7pm

Following the success of our last Pop Up Open Mic, of which we enjoyed the company of almost 100 people in attendance, we're going to keep the momentum strong by putting more performers in the spot light. Join us for live music, good laughs, delicious food and drinks, and of course the company of each other! 

Open to musicians, singers, comedians, poets, writers, storytellers, dancers, magicians and more. 

Find out more and register for this event here!

Little WaltzersLittle Waltzer Kids Sing-a-Long

Thursday, 7/24/2014, 10:30am


10:30am with Dave!
$10/Family (Up to 3 People, $2 extra for each additional person)
Location: Rapture Lounge (34-27 28th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11103)

Fun, Affordable, Kids Entertainment and Music Program for our growing families!

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Held two days a week, kids Sing-a-Long is a fun and affordable way to get children dancing and parents smiling!! It's a great alternative to ourdoor funs as the weather gets unpredictable, and it costs a fraction of other music programs out there. No commitment required, come as often or as little as you please!

Admission: $10/family (Incl. FREE Snack Bar for Kids) - up to 3 people total, each additional person will be $2 extra.
Location: Please check the calendar papge!

*Street parking available for cars.
*Strollers can be parked outside the store front.

July Sing-a-Long Schedule

Thur. 7/3, 10:30am with Dave - Fourth of July Kick Off Party
Thur. 7/10, 10:30am with Dave
Thur. 7/17, 10:30am with Dave
Thur. 7/24, 10:30am with Dave
Thur. 7/31, 10:30am with Dave

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Sixth Annual Ultimate Singer Songwriter Contest

About The Waltz

Waltz-Astoria is a unique and artistic coffee/wine bar and performance space located in Astoria (LIC), New York, a cozy European neighborhood that overlooks the city of Manhattan from across the East River. Since its opening in 2005, Waltz has presented hundreds of shows ranging from Classical to Hip Hop to comedy to magic. Wednesday Night Open Mic is the longest and the most successful running mic in Queens, drawing talent scouts citywide.

Waltz-Astoria is also known for being the host to many community events and parties. It also offers low-cost rental to independent musicians, artists and filmmakers for various non-performance projects, helping to promote creativity inside the city of Astoria and Long Island City.

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Join the family and Become a Waltz Member!

Waltz-Astoria Membership Fee is $30 for 6 months. All membership fees are used to cover the cost of putting on regular events, that incl. space rental, equipment, insurance, labor, and music licenses. We are an active member and supporter of ASCAP, BMI, and SESAC. To become a Waltz member, please register HERE.

Perks for Waltz Members:
Invitation to perform and/or attend members only showcases.
Receive significant discount for charged events, sometimes free.
Enter for cash prizes at shows.
Entitled to certain members-only drink discount/specials when specified.

Join Us For Open Mic


Open to all performers
Please check calendar for Schedule
7pm Sign-Up, 7:30pm Show Time.
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