Tom Nutile Big Band at Huron Ave, Saturday Think Basie and Sinatra, Benny Goodman and Peggy Lee. The Tom Nutile Big Band had made a big name for itself in the New England Swing Dancing circuit. With their roots are in the swing era of the 1930s, 40s and 50s, this 15 pc band's mission is to entertain!
Sticky Skillet Orchestra at Huron Ave, Saturday TENTATIVE
"...an ensemble with sufficient musical muscle to handle the catalogs of Cab Calloway, Duke Ellington, and Count Basie."
- David Wildman, Boston Sunday Globe
The Sticky Skillet Swing Orchestra is a rich eight piece band performing the classic swing of composers such as Duke Ellington, Louis Jordan and Count Basie. The Sticky Skillets are a great choice for your listening and dancing pleasure.
Superchief Trio at Huron Ave, Friday Regularly featured in Rhode Island's swing dance community, the Superchief Trio (actually a quintet) features a unique combination of two-fisted piano, red hot trombone, blazing guitar, rock solid bass, powerful vocals and frenzied percussion antics. Count on them to keep you on your feet all evening.
Bombay Jim & Swinging Sapphires at Huron Ave, Saturday Hot on the Swing City "A" list from years past, they are back again for 2014 after some great shows last year. Since the release of their 2001 CD "Keep Honkin" they are hailed as one of the country’s hottest swing bands. Featured on the HBO Series, "Family Bonds", and heard on jazz and swing radio stations throughout the nation. A sure bet for any dancer.
Compaq Big Band at Huron Ave, Saturday New England's classic 20+pc Big Band/Orchestra! Always a Swing City favorite.
Eight to the Bar at Huron Ave, Saturday TENTATIVE
"Eight to the Bar" is perennially one of the biggest drawing bands at Swing City, renowned by dancers all across New England. Expect the best for the 2014 "Season Opener"!
Band to be announced. Stay tuned!
Holiday Dance with The Love Dogs at Huron Ave, Saturday SWING CITY HOLIDAY DANCE PARTY!
Voted 2006 "Outstanding New England Band", plus Ed Scheer voted "Most Charismatic Entertainer", this band has been a top drawing band at Swing City for over a decade. If you love Swing Dancing, this one is a sure bet.
More details to be announced.
Sax Gordon & the Little Town Rockers at Huron Ave, Saturday Highly sought after, "'Sax Gordon & the Little Town Rockers' are one of the most exciting and in-demand performers carrying on the great tradition of American Rhythm & Blues Saxophone. With astonishing ability and virtually unmatched energy, Gordon brings rocking sax workouts, swinging classics, gutbucket Blues, and deep ballads alive like none other."