Welcome to the 2019 Music City Invitational

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Thank You!

We are humbled and grateful for the support and friendships created and strengthened at this year’s Music City Invitational. Thank you to all of our talented officials, our dedication competition staff, vendors and the students, professionals, studios, and guests that make this event possible. We hope you enjoyed your stay with us and that you left inspired with a greater passion for your journey in dance. We can’t wait share our southern hospitality again with you next year at the gorgeous Hutton Hotel!

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The ballroom dancing competition experience is infused with enthusiasm, charm and top notch service.

Paired with an amazing city that’s passionate about its music and hospitality you’re sure to have a fun, friendly, and inspiring weekend!

After your first step inside the Hutton’s beautiful ballroom you will feel the refreshing camaraderie that has helped to develop the radiating family-like atmosphere amongst our competitors, professionals, spectators and officials.

Our goal is to deliver an experience that cultivates a desire to unleash your inner dancer and energizes your passion for ballroom while creating friendships for a lifetime! Thank you for sharing your love of Ballroom with us. #mciballroom

— Jamey & Nancy McCaskill

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Dancing Lions Foundation

We were so proud support the Dancing Lions at this past years Music City Invitational!! We raised over $2,000 for the Dancing Lions Foundation. Guests enjoyed the Benefit Concert featuring up and coming Nashville Music Artist Katie Austin!

The Dancing Lions Foundation is dedicated to strengthen the capacity of disabled artists through the promotion of movement and dance.

“Only by giving are you able to receive more than you already have.”

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World Class Show with Shane and Shannon Jensen

Shane and Shannon Jensen are part of the new generation of American ballroom dancers who have created a unique partnership that has quickly won them prominence throughout the United States and Europe.

Upon turning professional in 2012, they immediately won their first National Professional title and have since risen to the top of all styles they compete in. For more information on the Jensen duo visit their website.

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Venue Info

Music City 2018 is coming up and we are thrilled about our new venue at the Hutton Hotel !

Congratulations to April Ford for correctly guessing this year’s venue contest. She is the winner of 5 Free Entries! Runner-up Sandra Phurrough won 3 free entries. Thank you all for playing and can’t wait to see you there!

Make sure to check our 2018 Venue page for more information. For booking information please contact us for special rates! We look forward to another exciting year and can’t wait to see you all soon! #mciballroom






Meet the 2019 Officials, Judges and Support Team



Music City Invitational Organizer and Owner of National Dance Clubs



    Music City Invitational Organizer and Owner of National Dance Clubs

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      Be a part of the 2019 Music City Invitational. A premier Ballroom Dance Competition hosted in the heart of Music City. Come compete where Electric Enthusiasm meets 5-Star Service! Contact us for group and individual pricing options.


      What they’re saying about the Music City Invitational

      Thank you so much for having Jerry and I at the 2018 Music City Invitational. What a spectacular event!!! We were so excited to be a part of such a fun, elegant and well organized event. We enjoyed being a part and hope to see you all very soon. Thank you again for keeping the ballroom spirit alive!
      VIRGINIA LENOIRTalent Manager
      Wow… Not only was your event a blast and fun to cover we enjoyed a wide range of extras that make Music City a must attend event… Top judges, great hotel and ballroom, best music man and a band, super MC, super show, energetic and talented competitors and pros and to top it off efficient and tight organizers. Thank you for inviting us to shoot your fabulous event. Stephen and photo team.
      STEPHEN MARINOStephen Marino Photography
      Would like to thank National Dance Clubs and World Championship Productions for being such class acts, super supportive of our students and staff. You all look great on the floor! Thank you for showing what our business should be like and being amazing supporters of the art of dance!
      JAY HOLMESDance Life Dance Studio
      Thank you so much for having us! It was our true pleasure to share all the incredible energy you created this weekend!
      ANDRE & NATALIE PARAMONOVElite Dancesport

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