Upcoming Dates

Thursday, April 11th, 2019

Fish Fry - Swinging Turtle
Swinging Turtle - 9-11
Gunn St
Reading
Price: Freeeeee!

The coolest night in Reading town.  Dance floor, Real ale and rum. Live Dj playing cool sounds.  2 sets from the Ding Dong Daddios and it's all for Free!!!

Sunday, May 5th, 2019

Carrington Hotel, Bournemouth
Jum Pive and Boogie Weekend - 8-11.30
CARRINGTON HOUSE HOTEL, KNYVETON ROAD, BOURNEMOUTH, DORSET, BH1 3QQ
Bournemouth BH1 3QQ
UK
Price: contact: TO BOOK phone Boogaloo Promotions 01252 793430 or www.boogaloopromotions.com

A Boogaloo special!  Fancy a weekend crammed full of great music?  Look no further.

 

SI CRANSTOUN  & HIS BAND THE SWING COMMANDERS EARL JACKSON FOUR DING DONG DADDIOS ROCKIN’ THE JOINT SWEET GEORGIA BOYS PAUL & DEBBIE OF  GET IN THE SWING MIKE & MEL OF SWINGSTERS IAN & SUZANNE OF  DANCE DIVERSITY MC/DJ: PAT DA KAT PLUS CLOTHES AND ACCESSORIES STALL

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Underbelly Festival South Bank
Swing Out - Rock around the tent - Rock Around the Tent
Underbelly South Bank, London
London
UK
Price: £14

Rouge your knees, shine your shoes and prepare to enter the world of Swing.  The Spiegeltent on the Southbank Underbelly festival is great venue and the legendary Simon Selman is a great host.  We've had some great nights here and this promises to be another peach.

Saturday, June 15th, 2019

Ragley Hall
Swingtime in the Gardens - Alldayer from 10.30
Ragley Hall, Alcester
Alcester BN49 5NJ
UK
Price: contact info@swingtime.com

 

Can't wait to spend a lovely summer's day in the company of old friends at this event.  Loads of bands and good times await!

Here's some blurb...

Experience the ultimate all-day family vintage festival set against the iconic backdrop of Ragley Hall, Warwickshire.

With more than a dozen live acts on two stages, Swing dance workshops for all levels, unique vintage trade stalls and fairground rides, Swingtime in the Gardens is a memorable day out for all the family. Follow our Facebook and Instagram pages for updates on the line-up.

Superb choices of British street food, a tombola and even a choir workshop await. Plus, remember to buy raffle tickets and enter our competition for a chance to win our 1st prize - an amazing 7-day holiday for 2 people to Paphos, Cyprus (flights included).

Wednesday, June 19th, 2019

The Crooked Billet
A lovers' paradise! - 20.00
Stoke Row
Henley
Price: Full regular menu. £15 music cover charge.

We were invited to play at the world-class establishment for Valentine's and the dust has settled following what can only be described as a 'love-fest.

It's now time to join us and enjoy the hazy, crazy days of summer an early-summer night's dream.

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Dorset Swinging Summer Ball - 7.30 -11.30
Sherren Avenue, Charlton Down, Dorchester, Dorset,
DT2 9UA
Price: see www.the swingdancecompany.co.uk

Some words from out kindly hosts:

The Swing Dance Company hosts its first Dorset Swinging Summer Ball. We welcome the Ding Dong Daddios, who are one of the most popular bands for SwingJive dancers.

The Ding Dong Daddios have built a fantastic reputation playing for dancers, making them a perfect fit for our events. Due to their smooth swinging sounds they guarantee to pack dance floors!

Ding Dong Daddios band are a 5-piece playing a wonderful blend of jump, jive and swing music. Consequently these likeable chaps are many people’s favourites, having played for The Swing Dance Company on numerous occasions. In addition the boys have performed at festivals and weekenders all over the UK, including Twinwood. Last year the prestigious Goodwood Revival Festival came calling!

Thursday, October 10th, 2019

Purple Turtle
Jump, Jive and Swing at the Turtle
Gunn St
Reading
Price: Freeeeeee!

 

There aren't many nights in Reading that are as cool as this.  Live DJ playing the finest tunes of yesteryear, the Ding Dongs, a dance floor and a bar that sell rum (other drinks are available..including Weizenbier and real ale...hic).

Come and join in the dancing or watching.