Newsletter – 17 April 2013
WHAT’S ON THIS WEEK?
Regular classes on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Blues on Sunday
Buy your ticket for “Swing Into WWII”
Read on to find out more or visit our Facebook page for the latest updates.
Don’t miss out on Swing into World War II
Next weekend kick up your heels and participate in 100 years of social dancing when Jumptown presents Swing into World War II.
Dig out your best 1930′s gear and get ready to light up the dance floor as we re-live the birth of swing. Coming just after Anzac Day, we’ll be bringing the days of wartime dances back to the Albert Hall.
With the Spectrum Big Band and Moochers Inc, there’ll be plenty of music to keep you swinging out.
If you can help out with setting up or cleaning up, drop us a line at email@example.com.
This event is part of the 100 years of Canberra celebrations presented in conjunction with SoCanDance.
When: Saturday, 27 April – 8pm ’til midnight
Where: Albert Hall
Tickets: Purchase here
Blues Basement in April
Did the Jam Sunday night cool down give you a taste for the blues? Then make sure you head to the next Blues Basement class and social on Sunday, 21 April.
Where: K’Motion Dance Studio
When: Intermediate class at 6:15pm, Beginners at 7:00pm, Social dancing starts at 7:45pm
Cost: $14 or a class pass to join in the class or $5 for the social only
Old Bus Depot Markets – 21 April
In order to coincide with a special vintage event at the Old Bus Depot Markets, we will be lindy bombing at the end of week 6 rather than week 5 this time around.
Come along to the “Retro Depot” Old Bus Depot markets and have a dance, then browse through the stores that will be featuring all things retro cool – fashion, homewares, furniture and accessories with that will push your ‘groove’ button
Where: Wentworth Ave, Kingston
When: Sunday, 21 April 2013, 12 noon to 12:30pm
Canberra Blues Society Monthly Jam – New Dance Friendly Venue
The Canberra Blues Society is having its regular monthly jam at the Harmonie German Club featuring a large wooden floor with plenty of space for dancing.
The host band is Johnny Reynolds Band followed by the jammers who play tunes really suited for dancing Lindy, Balboa and Blues.
Where: Harmonie German Club, Narrabundah
When: Sunday, 21 April 2013, 2pm to 5.30pm
Cost: $5 for non members, $3 for members – great value for live music!
Eager for more workshops?
Check out these upcoming events:
Little Big Weekend in Sydney, 11-12 May
. A compact weekend of workshops and social dancing with the talented Georgia Brooks (Melbourne) and historian, teacher and performer, Lennart Westerlund (Sweden)
Melbourne Swing Festival, 7-10 June. Featuring 4 levels of workshops and international teachers including the legendary Skye Humphreys
Try some Shirazz
Melbourne band, Shirazz featuring Hot Traditional and New Orleans Jazz are visiting Canberra for the first time in May.
Check them out at The Front (Lyneham shops) on Sunday 5 May from 3pm to 6pm.
DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
Swing into the Second World War (Canberra) 27 April 2013
Hullaballoo (Perth WA) 25 – 29 April 2013
Little Big Weekend (Sydney NSW) 11-12 May 2013
Sunshine Swing (Brisbane QLD) 17 – 19 May 2013
Melbourne Swing Festival (Melbourne VIC) 7 – 10 June 2013
Devil City Swing (Hobart TAS) 28 – 30 June 2013
Darwin Lindy Exchange (Darwin NT) 31 July – 4 August 2013
Canberrang 2013 (Canberra) 1 – 4 August 2013