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COMPAQ BIG BAND

Sat,
Feb
29
Compaq Big Band
at Huron Ave
New England's classic 20+pc Big Band/Orchestra! Always a Swing City favorite.
Cover: $19
Workshop: Charleston Workshop (6:30-8pm, free) more


Sat,
Mar
14
Dan Gabel and The Abletones
at Huron Ave
Dan Gabel and the Abletones specializes in the music of the 1930s and 40s and the sights and sounds of the era when swing music was king, and boosted the morale of the nation during the Second World War. Glenn Miller, Tommy Dorsey, Benny Goodman, Artie Shaw, Count Basie, Les Brown, Vaughn Monroe, Harry James, and many others are included in this salute to great music.
Cover: $19
Workshop: Lindy Boot Camp (6:30-8pm, free) more


Sat,
Mar
28
Rico Barr Jump n Jive Review
at Huron Ave
Rico Barr and the Jump n Jive Review is one of New England's Premier Dance Bands. The Band was Nominated as Swing Band of The Year by the National Swing Awards, but their repertoire includes the history of Dance music from the jazz decades to present. They can be seen in the Disney movie "The Finest Hours" starring Chris Pine.
Cover: $17
Workshop: Charleston Workshop (6:30-8pm, free) more

Swing Legacy Band

Sat,
Apr
11
John Clark's Jazz Mercenaries
at Huron Ave
John Clark's Jazz Mercenaries has repertoire full of classic big band swing music, including many Duke Ellington and Count Basie numbers and is acclaimed for its impeccable musicianship, powerful beat, and exquisite swing playing for swing dances, jazz concerts, fund-raisers, and more.
Cover: $18
Workshop: Lindy Boot Camp (6:30-8pm, free) more

THE LOVE DOGS

Sat,
Apr
25
The Love Dogs
at Huron Ave
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.
Cover: $19
Workshop: Charleston Workshop (6:30-8pm, free) more


Sat,
May
9
Dave B and his Rhythm Hotshots
at Huron Ave
Swing dance the night away and jump & jive with these 5 talented Boston musicians, performing late 40's swing music and some R&B, featuring sparkling, authentic interpretations of the greats!
Cover: $17
Workshop: Lindy Boot Camp (6:30-8pm, free) more


Sat,
May
23
Barry Fleischer Saturday Night Swing Session
at Huron Ave
Formerly known as Barry Fleischer Radio Swing Orchestra, this mighty 5 piece swinging band will have you dancing to the timeless sounds of Benny Goodman, Lionel Hampton, Count Basie, Glen Miller and other favorites that swing fans listened and danced to around their radios during the Golden Broadcast Era of dance bands.
Cover: $17
Workshop: Charleston Workshop (6:30-8pm, free) more


Sat,
May
30
Closed for Memorial Day
at Huron Ave
Enjoy the holiday! See you on June 13.
Cover: $

EIGHT TO THE BAR

Sat,
Jun
13
Eight to the Bar
at Huron Ave
"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 when they play!
Cover: $19
Workshop: Lindy Boot Camp (6:30-8pm, free) more

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