Blackhawk Tango
     Presents Argentine Tango in Danville, California

Mission of Blackhawk Tango

To promote Argentine tango to members of local communities in the East Bay and to expand  awareness of Argentine tango to anyone anywhere regardless of boundaries.


Monthly 1st Sunday Afternoon Indoor/Outdoor Milongas 
Save date for Valentine's Day Milonga on Sunday February 14th at the Veteran's Memorial Building in Downtown Danville.  

These events are currently held at the New Veteran's Memorial Building in the heart of Historic Downtown Danville only minutes from I 680 freeway.

We hope you enjoy a relaxed Sunday afternoon of tango at a wonderful and convenient location with hardwood floor, great music, and convenient free parking , numerous bars, restaurant, coffee shops and other facilities.

The spring and summer events used to be held at Blackhawk Plaza a one-of-a-kind semi outdoor milonga for all tastes, including classes for beginners and intermediate students, and solid tango for experienced dancers, offering traditional live tango music, traditional DJ music, as well as a touch of new and contemporary tango. This location is normally used during warmer months of the year.

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These events are held every firs Sunday afternoon (currently)at the Veteran's Memorial Building and previously at the elegant Blackhawk Plaza Rotunda during spring and summer seasons with  live music by selected tango orchestras such as:
Redwood Tango ,
Trio Garufa ,
Orchesta Z ,
and DJ music between sets.

Blackhawk Tango History:

  Read about Blackhawk Tango in this Press Article:

***Brand New Event***
Fifth Edition Saturday September  26th, 2015
A Special Night of Ballroom, Salsa & Tango

"2-2-3" Milonga   on hold for now
At the Sycamore Tango Club
635 Old Orchard Drive, Danville CA 94526

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Weekly Introductory Tango every Thursday at the Sycamore Tango Club in Danville 
All  classes are intended for beginners and intermediate students to help them build a solid foundation and to learn  the necessary  basic elements of Argentine tango for smooth and elegant social dancing at formal milongas ( tango dance parties).
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NEW ... Milonga Elegante (Tango Dance Party)   "3rd Saturday or 4th Saturday"

Next Event Saturday July 23rd  
Celebrating  50 Months of tango in Blackhawk and Danville & nearly at Blackhawk Plaza and Sycamore Tango Club  
Enjoy a relaxed evening of tango in a peaceful setting with a
beautiful lounge and two lovely balconies.
*Beautiful hardwood dance floor
*Elegant setting
*Convenient free parking
*Quality sound system
*Light snacks, fresh fruit, drinks and more
*Only 3 minutes from I 680

Class $10 (includes milonga), Milonga only $10
635 Old Orchard Drive,  Danville CA 94526

The Latest Addition to our Programs

FREE DOWNTOWN TANGO ( Closed for Winter - Will resume in Spring 2016 )

Next to “Consignit Couture” & Starbucks Cafe

398 Hartz Avenue, Danville CA, 94506

Sunday October 11, 2015 , 5:00pm – 8:00pm+

Take a walk in the Historic Downtown Danville and then join our Blackhawk Tango Entertainment Group at our free outdoor tango which is offered as a way to thank our friends and students for helping Blackhawk Tango to become a premier tango destination in this side of the Bay area.

*Milonga dance party 5 pm - 8pm

*Limited bottled water provided


*Bring comfortable outdoor shoes

*Bring lawn chair if you wish to sit

*Traditional and limited Nuevo music

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Private Classes 

Available at reasonable rates. For more information please click here.

Blackhawk Tango Social

A social network of friends of Blackhawk Tango and admirers of tango  whose common goal is to support tango activities in the area and to organize special get-togethers, events, car pools, and milongas.

Membership is open to any one who believes will introduce tango to at least one person in their lifetime. Membership benefits include  reduced prices for private classes and reduced prices for special events.

Current expected date  to visit Allegro is Saturday February 13, 2016

Past  Activities:

Thursday May 2nd, 2013 - Group visit to Verdi Club in San Francisco

Saturday June 8th, 2013 -  Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom

Saturday July 13th, 2013 -  Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom

Saturday September 14th, 2013  Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom

Saturday October 12th, 2013  Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom

Saturday November 9th, 2013 -  Group visit to Nora's Milonga  at Allegro Ballroom  
Saturday December 14, 2013 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

Tuesday  December 31, 2013 - NYE group visit to Allegro Ballroom

Saturday January 11, 2014 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

Saturday April 12, 2014 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

Saturday May 10, 2014 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

Final Verdi Club -
Group  Visit on Thursday Mat 29th 

Saturday November 8th , 2014 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

Saturday  January 10th,  2015 - Group visit to Nora's Milonga at Allegro Ballroom 

To join, please send your information to:

    Blackhawk Tango MeetUp

   Blackhawk Tango FaceBook   

Support and Resources

Bay Area Tango Association:

Blackhawk Plaza:

Argentine Tango Events:

Argentine Tango Music Source:

A Guide to Tango Terminology: