Ray Gelato & The Giants
7.40pm – Learn the dance moves before the bands start with free classes from Swing Dance Bristol. The class will be short, easy, and suitable for all. Anson Rooms.
8pm – 9.15pm
The legendary ‘Godfather of Swing’ and his world-class band The Giants deliver a high energy, footstompin’ show that never fails to get a crowd on its feet and leaves them feeling uplifted and inspired. A larger than life character with a powerful stage presence, Ray Gelato is considered one of the last in a long line of the classic Jazz entertainers.
The Big Swing feat: Jonny Bruce Big Band
9.45pm – 11pm (£15 entry available on the door for this event)
Dust off your dancing shoes because Bristol’s biggest swing dance is back! With music from the 16-piece Jonny Bruce Big Band playing authentic and classic arrangements from the swing era of the 30’s and 40’s from artists such as Harry James, Duke Ellington, Count Basie, Woody Herman and other giants of Big Band jazz. Dress to impress for a non-stop evening of Jitterbug and Jive!