Upcoming Special Events:


Tango Drills & Practica

Every Thursday at The DeRail Zone  7-9p

717 Winona Street

Free event but donation requested for utility maintenance


Beginner Tango Series

Mon 7/30, 7-9 pm

The Phoenix Pharmacy and Fountain

418 S. Gay Street, Knoxville


​Tango Classes at UTK
Ongoing classes on Mondays from 7-9p

​Hollingsworth Auditorium
(corner of Joe Johnson Dr and EJ Chapman Dr)
FREE for UT students, faculty & staff
$5 suggested donation per class for all others
see VolTango Facebook page for details



Karen and Tate


Location: DeRail Zone

717 Winona Street, Knoxville, TN 37917

7:00 - 9:00 pm - Guided Practica

FRIDAY, July 27

Location: 706 N. Broadway Street, Knoxville, TN 37917 (All Fri. Events)

Broadway Academy of Performing Arts and Events Center

7:30 - 9:00 pm - Class

"Fundamentals - An Introduction to Tango"

New Dancers Welcomed

Experienced dancers, refine technique or try opposite role

9:00 - 11:00 pm - Practilonga

A cross between a practice and a party! Karen will DJ

Refreshments provided


Location: 828 Tulip Avenue, Knoxville, TN 37921 (All Sat. Events)

Flynn Dance Center

1:00 - 2:30 pm - Class

"Sacada Mind Bend"

Sacadas for all levels dancers. Techniques for safe, comfortable, dynamic sacadas, to create sacadas for leaders and followers!

3:00 - 4:30 pm - Class

"Dancing on 4 Tiles"

Get ready for the milonga, for ANY crowded molonga - simple very useful movements to dance in a small space

8:00 - Midnight - Milonga (Karen will DJ)

Karen and Tate Special Performance

​SUNDAY, July 29

Location: 828 Tulip Avenue, Knoxville TN 37921 (All Sun. Events)

Flynn Dance Center

1:30 - 3:00 pm - Class

"Turn My World Around"

Useful fun and dynamic turns exploring both directions and systems; Technique, timing, footwork and musicality.

3:30 - 5:00 pm - Class

"Parada with Adornos"

Graceful and fluid, an alternative exit, allowing space for embellishments.



Package Price - Includes all workshops, guided practice, practilonga and milonga: $110 for KATS members, $135 for non-members.

Ala Carte Pricing

Guided practica: $10 members; $12 non-members

Individual classes: $25 each for members; $35 non-members

Milonga only: $10 members; $12 non-members

Practilonga only: $10

New to Tango? Introductory Price for Friday night's class and practilonga - $15

Scholarships are available: contact Nadine or Lauren for details


Karen's rates are $75/hr; Tate's are $95/hr; or both for $150. Discounts for three private lessons.

SPECIAL - 4 hours with Tate $250

Contact Karen directly at kjtangogypsy@gmail.com to schedule


Special EVENTS

Knoxville Argentine Tango Society

Promoting Argentine Tango in the Knoxville Area