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Updated Wednesday 1st July 2015

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Hey there Guys 'n' Gals,

 

Jump, Jive and Wail – Back to Saturday night!


 


Jump, Jive and Wail will be held on the third Saturday of the month from 9pm to 1am and is still free entry.

 

Come along and join us for the event that you all know and love on Saturday 18th July!
 


 

 

IN THIS UPDATE:-

  • Jump, Jive and Wail! SATURDAY 18th July - The Flynn Hotel

  • Rockin' The Workers - Thursday 16th July - The Workers, Balmain

  • Pat Capocci - Thursday 2nd July - Cafe Lounge

  • Jordan C Thomas Band - Thursday 2nd July - The Sheaf

  • Narelle Evans & The Jetbacks - Thursday 2nd July - Miss Peaches

  • Satellite V - Friday 3rd July - B.E.D. Glebe

  • Phat Cats - Friday 3rd July - Coogee Diggers

  • Paulie Bignell & the Thornbury Two - Friday 3rd July & Sunday 5th July

  • Independence Day - Saturday 4th July - Miss Peaches Newtown

  • Lucky Luke & His Shooting Stars - Sunday 5th July - Oxford Tavern

  • Drey Rollan Band -Sunday 5th July - Forrester's Hotel

  • Satellite V - Sunday 5th July - Vic on the Park

  • Cruisin' Deuces & The Hellcat III - Saturday 11th July - Marrickville Bowling Club

  • Rock 'n' Roll & Alternative Market - Sunday 26th July - Manning House & Manning Bar

  • Stray Dogs - Sunday 26th July - Merton Hotel, Rozelle

  • Back to The 50's Festival - Friday 31st July & Saturday 1st August - St Ives Showground

  • Kitty, Daisy & Lewis (UK) - Saturday 1st August - Metro Theatre

  • Fifties Fair - Sunday 23rd August - Rose Seidler House

  • One Velvet Evening featuring Tex Perkins & Justine Clark - The Factory, Marrickville

  • Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox - Thursday 3rd September - Metro Theatre

  • Stray Dogs - Friday 4th September - Petersham Bowling Club

  • Gangsters' Ball - Saturday 5th September - Metro Theatre

  • Wes Pudsey & The Sonic Aces Gig Guide

  • Geoff Bull & The Finer Cuts - East Sydney Hotel

  • Rock Lily gig guide

  • Don Hopkins Gig Guide

  • Ashfield RSL Gig Guide

  • Aston Martinis Gig Guide

  • No Brakes Gig Guide

  • Jive Bombers Gig Guide

  • Bellhops Gig Guide

  • Swing Pit

  • Country Roads with Ronnie Boy on 2RRR

  • Sydney Blues Society Gig Guide

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SATURDAY 18th July

 

 

 

 

 

JUMP, JIVE and WAIL!!

 

JUMP, JIVE and WAIL! will be held at The Flynn Hotel, 2a Bligh Street,

Sydney on Saturday 18th July and entry is free. 

 

JUMP, JIVE and WAIL is a fabulous social and dance night of Swing, Jump Blues, Rock'n'Roll

 

and Rockabilly presented by DJ's Limpin' Jimmy and The Swingin' Kitten held on the

 

3rd Saturday of the month.

  The Flynn is located under the Hotel Wentworth and is a very classy venue with a large timber

dance floor, air conditioning and a lovely ambiance. The kitchen will be open from 6pm and they

 have a great menu available.  The venue is very close to all forms of public transport.
 
    Come on down and check out our new venue!
 
 Limpin' Jimmy and the Swingin' Kitten
 
 www.limpinjimmyandtheswinginkitten.com.au
 
 http://www.theflynn.com.au/

 

 

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THURSDAY 16th JULY

 

 

Let us introduce you to a little jewel of the Inner West at Level 1, 292 Darling Street, Balmain.

Limpin' Jimmy and The Swingin' Kitten have DJ'd there in May and June for the first couple of

 "Rockin' at The Workers". The venue is impressive with a good smooth wooden dance floor,

great sound system and lots of comfortable seating.

We will be back there Thursday 16th July from 8pm until 11pm and we invite

you to come and rock the night away with us to our best Rock'n'Roll and Rockabilly music.

Why not make this night a great start to your weekend.

Check out the link below and have a wander through the venue and have a look at the menu.

You won't be able to resist that food. Make note of the "2 for 1 cocktails" from 5 - 9pm.

Why not make this night a great start to your weekend.

http://www.theworkersbalmain.com.au/

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THURSDAY 2nd JULY

 

Pat Capocci at Cafe Lounge

 

 

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THURSDAY 2nd JULY

 

Jordan C Thomas Band at The Sheaf Hotel

 

 

The Sheaf welcomes back the Jordan C. Thomas Band for Live & Alive.

Taking influence from the sights and sounds of the jazz clubs and juke joints of mid-century down-town

anywhere, the Jordan C Thomas band’s traditional yet original music, combined with sartorial suave give the

band a familiar yet altogether unique gravitas, putting them in a different class from any ‘paint-by-numbers’

retro charade.

Guitar, double bass, drums, trumpet, tenor sax, baritone sax and clarinet are the instruments the band

uses to crank out a sound that is dynamic and sonically diverse. You will hear the band conjure up a timeless

array of sounds with original material seemingly reminiscent of a lost world.


If your ears and eyes are in need of something unique, something that means something; music that is

hand made and not manufactured by the major labels, something that is fresh yet traditional and authentic,

 then you have found it here.

 

The Sheaf Hotel

429 New South Head Road, Double Bay

9pm

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THURSDAY 2nd JULY

 

Narelle Evans & The Jetbacks at Miss Peaches

 

Narelle Evans of the The Rockabilly Women - show will be performing with the Jetbacks for Roadhouse this coming Thursday.

Narelle and the guys will be playing a purely rockabilly set for all y'all lovers out there.

On stage from 7.30pm.

Free.
 

Miss Peaches

201 Missenden Road,

Newtown

http://www.misspeaches.com.au/

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FRIDAY 3rd JULY

 

Satellite V at B.E.D. Glebe

 

B.E.D.

236 Glebe Point Road,

Glebe

7:45pm to 11pm

http://www.beatseatsdrinks.com.au/

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FRIDAY 3rd JULY

 

 

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FRIDAY 3rd & SUNDAY 5th JULY

 

Fri 3rd July,

Harmonie German Club, 49 Jerrabomberra Avenue,

Narrabundah, ACT 8pm

Ph: 02 6295 9853


http://www.harmonieclub.com.au/index.php?pid=7

 
Sun 5th July,

Petersham Bowling Club, 77 Brighton St, Petersham NSW 5-8pm

$10 Sydney Cd Launch of “Lost & Dangerous” http://liveat.thepbc.org.au/



Check out Paulie’s latest film clips here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Zws8CoFxkw


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MryII7rF1LY


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SATURDAY 4th JULY

 

Miss Peaches - Newtown

 

 

We are treatin' you all to somethin BIG this 4th of July.

Miss Peaches is throwing a massive Independence Day celebration and y’all are invited.

Sip on US craft beer from the biggest US beer list in Australia whilst knockin’ down the epic Liberty

burger with Freedom fries and listening to American folk and bluegrass from Ross Tipper and country

flavoured rockabilly from Cruisin' Deuces. Also, Batch Brewing Company are collaborating with

Archie Rose Distilling Co. (The 1st distillery in Sydney in 150 years) to produce a Rye IPA,

launching here on the night!

Book your place early to come and celebrate Independence day with us, cause this ones gon be BIG!

Doors open 5pm.

Miss Peaches

201 Missenden Road,

Newtown

http://www.misspeaches.com.au/

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SUNDAY 5th JULY

 

Lucky Luke & His Shooting Stars  at the

Oxford Tavern

Lucky Luke and His Shooting Stars play their classic first Sunday of the month at The Oxford Tavern this Sunday.

Come along for some delish Southern BBQ and country/hillbilly/rockabilly tunes from 2-5pm!

 

Oxford Tavern

 1 New Canterbury Road, Petersham

2pm to 5pm

Free entry

http://theoxfordtavern.com.au/

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SUNDAY 5th JULY

 

Drey Rollan Band at The Forrester's Hotel

Forrester's Hotel,

336 Riley Street, Surry Hills

2pm

Free entry

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SUNDAY 5th JULY

 

Satellite V at The Vic on the Park

 

Vic on the Park

2 Addison Road, Marrickville

4pm to 7pm

Free entry

http://www.vichotel.com.au/

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SATURDAY 11th July

 

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SUNDAY 26th July

 

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SUNDAY 26th July

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FRIDAY 31st JULY &

 

SATURDAY 1st AUGUST

 

 

Sock hop yourself to ‘Back to the 50s' at the St Ives Showground 31 July – 1 August.

Enjoy watching an old school movie on Friday night. Then all day Saturday there will be entertainment which will rock’n’roll you into the night, including performances by 50s entertainers; Pat Capocci, The Aston Martini’s, The Jive Bombers, That Couple (Doris Day show), Drey Rollans Band.

Meander the markets, check out the fashion and beauty parades, polish your moves at the dance workshops, get into the hula hoop, yo-yo around and cruise the hot rods, classic cars and motorbikes.

Competition prizes for best dressed on the day!

We look forward to seeing you getting Back to the 50s!

Event details

When

- Friday 31 July, 6pm - 11pm
- Saturday 1 August, 10am - 11pm

Where

St Ives Showground - 450 Mona Vale Road, St Ives

Movies

Hit the flicks on Friday night. Pull up a chair, lay back to an indoor picnic to watch some fifties classics double feature - 'Singin in the Rain' and 'Jailhouse Rock'. 'That Couple' will entertain you during intermission while you pop your popcorn, shake to your milkshake or mull over a martini and hotdog.

Food and drink

American diner classics such as burgers, fries, milkshakes, waffles as well as Mexican. We will also have a bar open from afternoon to late on Friday and Saturday.


Tickets
Friday night/Saturday/Weekend

One movie adult - $15 Adult - $30 Adult movie Friday night and all day Saturday - $50
Both movies adult - $25 Child/concession - $15 Child/concession movie Friday night + all day Saturday - $30
Family - four people - $60 Family - four people - $75 Family movie Friday night + all day Saturday - four people - $130

View our booking site to book tickets!

http://www.kmc.nsw.gov.au/Things_to_do/Events_activities/Major_events/Back_to_the_50s_Festival#

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SATURDAY 1st AUGUST

 

KITTY, DAISY & LEWIS - Metro Theatre

 

Described as “a gift to those of us who still believe in magic” (The Observer), London siblings Kitty, Daisy & Lewis Durham are super talented songwriters/musicians

Their music background is rooted in the tradition where songs are handed down and sung at family gatherings playing any instrument they lay their hands on. They have sold over a quarter of a million albums worldwide, sold out headline tours, have opened shows for major bands including Coldplay and Stereophonics and the trio is also set to take to the stage in July at Fuji Rock Festival.

From a very young age they have been inspiring audiences and gathering an impressive fan base from Amy Winehouse and Eagles Of Death Metal to David Lynch and Dustin Hoffman.


http://www.metrotheatre.com.au/events/2015/08/01/kitty-daisy-lewis

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SUNDAY 23rd AUGUST

 

Fifties Fair at Rose Seidler House

 

 


Fifties Fair returns to the iconic Rose Seidler House for its 20th year!

To celebrate, for a limited time only, you can snap up tickets at a reduced early bird rate of only $35 each.

Secure your tickets to be part of the most swinging event on the calendar. Shop for authentic 50s fashion, furniture and vintage wares or get styled by experienced vintage hair stylists. Then join in the fabulous Fifties Fair fashion parade for the chance to win first prize.

Party along to jive and rock ‘n’ roll dancing demonstrations by Swing Time Australia, music by DJs Limpin’ Jimmy & Swingin’ Kitten, and more to be confirmed.

Tuck into food and snacks by Porteño, Madame Pop and AllPress Espresso, and admire the displays of classic cars.

Come inside and marvel at Rose Seidler House, Australia’s iconic 50s home, with its original furniture and fixtures.

Getting to Fifties Fair is easy. We operate a free vintage shuttle bus on the day between Turramurra Station and Rose Seidler House, thanks to Sydney Bus Museums.

And if you can’t wait, remember that Rose Seidler House is open every Sunday from 11am – 4pm

Early bird tickets are limited and are available until 24 May or until sold out.

Full ticket price, after 24 May:

Adult $49
Members and concession $39
Group (4 or more) $35 each

Buy your $35 early bird tickets now

http://sydneylivingmuseums.com.au/fifties-fair

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SATURDAY 29th AUGUST

 

One Velvet Evening brings together Tex Perkins and Justine Clarke celebrating the songs of Lee Hazlewood

and Nancy Sinatra. The shows will take in Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney this August.

With voices like silk and leather and the backing of a truly great band, these two old buddies breath new life into songs like Summer Wine, These Boots Are Made For Walking, Sugartown and Some Velvet Morning.

Tickets On Sale Friday 22nd May - 10:00AM

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THURSDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER

 

SCOTT BRADLEE'S POST MODERN JUKEBOX

METRO THEATRE

 

 

Nice Events & Mister Dibley presents:


SCOTT BRADLEE's POSTMODERN JUKEBOX


- Australia/New Zealand tour 2015 -

Following a sold out tours across the US and the UK, Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox have announced their first Australian tour – to arrive on our shores in September 2015.

29th August Powerstaion, Auckland
30th August Bodega, Wellington
2nd September Panthers, Newcastle
3rd September Metro Theatre, Sydney
4th September Anitas, Wollongong
5th September The Tivoli, Brisbane
6th September GC Arts Centre, Gold Coast
9th September The Forum, Melbourne
10th September HQ, Adelaide
11th September The Astor, Perth

There is a very good possibility that you may have seen or heard of the terrific musical collective known as Postmodern Jukebox on an array of social media platforms. These clever and talented performances have likely shown up on Facebook walls, twitter pages and more, no doubt captioned with glowing praises for their uncanny ability to take a contemporary pop hit and reincarnate it into a superb, vintage-flavored songbook standard from the last century.

Imagine a Beyoncé, Britney Spears or Taylor Swift song reworked as if they were earmarked for Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Judy Garland, or Nina Simone and accompanied by a rousing mini-big band that sounds like a cheekier Benny Goodman Orchestra on Red Bull.

After their cover of Miley Cyrus’ "We Can't Stop" racked up over 12 Million views on YouTube, Bradlee and his revolving door of seemingly endless talent have become the go-to YouTube channel for music you have to hear. Last month Postmodern Jukebox reached over 2 million subscribers on YouTube and amassed over 232 million views. They have recently been turning Taylor Swift into vintage cabaret with their take on Blank Space, jazzing up Meghan Trainor’s All About the Bass, adding a 70’s soul vibe to Backstreet Boys I Want It that Way plus making a powerful vocal/piano version of Hozier’s Take Me To Church.

Just like with their popular videos, each song in PMJ's live concert bridges the gap between generations, providing fresh, yet familiar-sounding tunes that appeals to all ages. Influential website npr.com
describes Post Modern Jukebox as ‘a vintage filter on today’s Top 40’ whilst Mashable.com 
calls it a ‘viral music empire ... making original content that everyone knows the words to.” Writers and reviewers across the world agree that this is one musical experience that transcends the ages and should not be missed.

 

Tickets - http://postmodernjukebox.com/

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FRIDAY 4th SEPTEMBER

 

Petersham Bowling Club

77 Brighton Street, Petersham

http://www.thepbc.org.au/

 

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SATURDAY 5th SEPTEMBER

 

GANGSTERS' BALL - Metro Theatre

 

So what exactly is the Gangsters’ Ball?



Well for starters it is not a sit-down dinner or theatre show. It is a faithful recreation of a 1930’s style Speakeasy Club, so you can walk around the venue, dance, gamble, get your hair & makeup done at the styling parlour, have your portrait taken at the photo booth, grab a cocktail or two and mingle with your friends. We encourage attendees to partake in every aspect of the show and experience all the fun and mayhem of 1930’s & 40's entertainment and culture.



VIP ticket holders will be treated to gourmet canapés and decadent treats in their exclusive VIP viewing areas.



Each year over 3,000 Mobsters, Molls and Flappers step back in time to a bygone era. An era when men wore three-piece suits, fedora hats and silk ties, women wore feathers, furs and pill box hats, big bands ruled the airwaves and gangsters ruled the streets.



The Gangsters’ Ball is 5hrs of interactive and non-stop entertainment where the audience is as much a part of the show as the performers. Featuring the biggest names in Cabaret, Sideshow Vaudeville, Burlesque, Magic, Illusion and Big Band Swing, it is an event like no other and one not to be missed.



Every show also features one of Australia’s best Swing Bands, Swing/Rock 'n' Roll DJ’s, The Gambling Den - with Poker, Roulette and Black Jack tables, Pin-up models, merchandise stalls, cocktail bars, vintage styling parlour, photo booth and much, much more...

 

http://www.gangstersball.com.au/

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WES PUDSEY & THE SONIC ACES

 

GIG GUIDE

 

Sat Oct 24  

 Gig at the Entrance Hotel for Chromefest 

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Geoff Bull and The Finer Cuts

Every Sunday 5pm to 8pm

East Sydney Hotel

Corner Crown & Cathedral Streets, Woolloomooloo

Ph 9358 1975

www.eastsydneyhotel.com

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Level 1, Casino,


The Star


80 Pyrmont Street


Pyrmont

 

GIG GUIDE

 

Wednesday 22nd July

Cruisin' Deuces

 

  http://www.star.com.au/sydney-nightlife/Pages/rocklily.aspx

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 DON HOPKINS

 

Gig Guide

 

 


Sat 3 July

Captain Matchbox & Beyond - Book Launch
Mic Conway & Don Hopkins $25/ $55 show & book
Camelot Lounge 19 Marrickville Rd, Marrickville, NSW 2204
https://www.stickytickets.com.au/25711
 


http://www.donhopkinsmusic.com/

 

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ASHFIELD RSL

 

 

 

Gig Guide



374 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield  


 

 

Friday, 3rd July 8:00PM to 12:00AM - Drey Rollan Band

 

 

Friday, 10th July 8:00PM to 12:00AM - No Brakes

 

 

Friday, 17th July 8:00PM to 12:00AM - Flaming Stars

 

 

Friday, 24th July 8:00PM to 12:00AM - Jive Bombers

 

 

 

 


http://www.ashfieldrsl.com.au/events/ 

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THE ASTON MARTINI'S

 

 

 

Bringing a touch of Vegas to you!

This Sydney Band performs a great mix of Cool Swing and Classic Soul with a touch of class and lots of energy.

Dressed to kill these guys will get the party started and fill the dance floor. Blend the soulful singing of Steven Howard with

the hardest Swingin’ Rhythm section in town then sprinkle with hot horn lines....

The Aston Martinis deliver the coolest sound around and will have you coming back again and again.

....Shaken AND Stirred!

GIG GUIDE

 

 

JULY

Thu 2nd - Palmer and Co 7-10

Abercrombie lane, Sydney, Quartet



Thu 9th - Golden Sheaf Hotel 9-11

Double Bay, Full band



Thu 16th - Palmer and Co 7-10

Abercrombie lane, Sydney, Quartet



Sun 26th - NSC 125th Anniversary Fair 12-3

St Leonards Park, Nth Sydney, Full band



Thu 30th - Palmer and Co 7-10

Abercrombie lane, Sydney, Quartet



Fri 31st - Ramsgate RSL Club 7.30-11.30

With DJ Grizzly Adams, Full band

 http://www.theastonmartinis.com/index.html

 

 

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  NO BRAKES

 

Gig Guide


July

Friday 10th Ashfield RSL Club Liverpool road Ashfield 8:30pm-12:00am

Saturday 11th Burns Club ACT (South side Rockers Social) 8 Kett Street, Kambah ACT 8:00pm-12:00am

Friday 17th Penrith RSL Club 8 Tindale street Penrith 8:00pm-11:30pm

Saturday 25th Port Kembla Leauges Club(Footloose Rockers Socail) 4 Wentworth street Port Kembla 8:00pm-11:30pm

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Gig Guide


July

Friday 3rd
Penrith RSL Club - 8pm

Saturay 4th
Private Function, Bankstown Sports Club


Friday 24th
Ashfield RSL Club - 8pm

Saturday 25th
St Marys Band Club - 8pm

August

Sunday 23rd
Collaroy Beach Club - 4.30pm



www.jivebombers.com.au    

 

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GIG GUIDE

 

Sunday 19th July, 2015
12:30pm-3:30pm

Cronulla RSL Club
38 Gerrale Street, Cronulla NSW

 

 

www.bellhops.com.au

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The Swing Pit - 2nd and 4th Friday of the Month

Swing Pit occurs on the 2nd and 4th each Friday; a beginner focused night for those who feel they need a bit more confidence in social dancing. All dancers from Beginners to Advanced are most welcome at both events! Swing Pit Live is a great venture where we bring live bands to social dancing at the Swing Pit. Check it out.

 

A little secret hip dance floor in the heart of Newtown. A great mix of music, DJs and dancers. The class before the social night is anchored by different teachers and it is a great way to break the ice and meet some dancers before the evening really gets under way!

If you are a new dancer, go and enjoy watching some of Sydney's finest swing dancers in action.  The Swing Pit has had many international and interstate guests who rave about the vibe and is known as the swing event not to be missed!
 
Each Swing Pit on the 2nd and 4th Friday of the month will be beginner focused with classes fun and simple to get those starting off in swing a chance to learn some moves to practice throughout the evening.

 

 

Location: St Stephen's Newtown
189 Church St Newtown (off King)

Class Times: 8.00pm - Swing dancing class open to all levels
9.00pm - Social dancing until late


Costs: $15 for a class
$6 for social dancing only (free if you join in a class)


More Info:
http://syd.swingpatrol.com/event-item/5/the-swing-pit---2nd-and-4th-friday-of-the-month.php

 

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For lovers of Blues music, Harpin' Hugo (Hugo Pfandler) compiles a great Blues Gig guide

 

for the Sydney Blues Society at

www.sydneyblues.org

 

Harpin' Hugo can be contacted  gigs@sydneyblues.org

 

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Folks,  that's all for now. 

 

Lotsa love to you all, Limpin' Jimmy and The Swingin' Kitten

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Jim - ph 0419 498 578 or email limpinjimmy@primusonline.com.au or Margie - ph 0410 668 995 or email swinginkitten@primusonline.com.au