A cross between Soul Train and TikTok, Dance On Philly is a live on-air dance party for all ages. The six hour dance extravaganza will be hosted by Philadelphia’s own beloved singer, Lauren Hart, with music mixmaster, DJ Cosmo Baker, spinning the tunes. Dance On Philly will bring together people of all ages in a virtual nightclub, live streamed from Philly’s premier music venue, The Fillmore, where host, DJs, and dance coaches will lead the action and amp up the energy to keep the dancers going. In the virtual space, participants can dance on an open floor with the general crowd or reserve a private room in advance and spend the day (and night) dancing with friends, family, school, or co-workers. The evening is divided into hourly segments so dance a thon-ers can participate for one hour or six.
As in traditional dance-a-thons, participants will seek donations and pledges before the event. Proceeds will benefit Musicopia and Dancing Classrooms Philly, which provide music and dance education and enrichment activities to thousands of Philadelphia area school children each year.