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IN THIS ISSUE...
Jive and DollzAutumn UK Theatre TourKing of Jive Wins Award
Summertime Swing RoundupBig Jive All-Dayer 2014
Gig Guide

King of the Swingers

While we're enjoying one of the best British Summers we can remember we thought we'd take a few minutes out of basking to update you on the latest and the nextest...

Jive And Dollz UK Tour

The Satin Dollz dazzled UK audiences on their two-week tour with us starting at the War and Peace Revival in it's new location at Folkestone Racecourse and taking us through the Marlborough Jazz Festival, Guildhall Arts Centre in Grantham, The Hideaway in Streatham and more.

We even squeezed in some tourist stuff with a picnic at Hever Castle, a VIP tour of the Tower of London and not forgetting the highlight, performing for the Chelsea Pensioners at the Royal Hospital!

We were even featured together in a huge double page spread in Le Figaro Magazine, a national Sunday supplement from France. All wearing Vivien of Holloway too!

For those not in the UK who are slapping yourselves for missing it, don't despair! Jives and Dollz will be in the USA in November for two shows, Sun 17th November at Maxwell Demille's Cicada Club in L.A. and Sat 23rd November at the Livermore Performing Arts Centre in Northern California. Details in the Gig Guide below!






Autumn UK Theatre Tour

We have a very exciting tour coming up starting at the end of August, all through September and into October at theatre venues all over the UK from Fife to the south Coast.

If you've seen the band at a theatre before you know we put on quite a show, often with some surprise guest singers and performers! If you haven't seen us in this type of venue before then now is your chance!

The dates are here but check out the gig guide below for full details including ticket info.

August
Fri 30 - Shanklin Theatre, Isle of Wight
September
Fri 6th - Artrix Theatre, Bromsgrove
Sat 7th - Corn Exchange, Stamford
Sun 8th - Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage
Wed 11th - Beck Theatre, Hayes
Thurs 12th - Woodville Halls, Gravesend
Sun 15th - Wyllyotts Theatre, Potters Bar
Thurs 19th - Rothes Hall, Glenrothes
Fri 20th - Arc Theatre, Stockton-on-Tees
Sat 21st - St. George's Theatre, Gt Yarmouth
Thu 26th - Theatr Brycheiniog, Brecon
Sat 28th - The Lights Theatre, Andover
October
Wed 2nd - Civic Theatre, Rotherham
Fri 25th - Hafryn Theatre, Powys
Sun 27th - Bob Hope Theatre, Eltham

King of Jive Music Video Wins Award!

Two items of news for our latest music video for "King of Jive" from the new album; firstly, the video won the award for Best Story Music Video at the Artists for a Better World Film Festival in Hollywood recently!

Secondly, the video was featured on the popular independent film makers website and forum Planet 5D. Please visit the page and give us a rating there. videolog.planet5d.com

Under the video you'll see a row of seven stars so please click on as many as you think the video deserves (preferably the maximum seven!).

Summertime Swing

Summertime Swing was a huge success yet again. A Huge thanks to everyone who came and especially all the guest performers, Toni Elizabeth Prima, Laurie London, The Three Belles and a surprise performance from skiffle King Chas McDevitt and Wizard percussionist extraordinaire Charlie Grima!

Thanks also to our DJs Jivin' Man, Lil' Miss Wiggles and Major 5x5, raffle donors, flyer sponsors Vivien of Holloway, Sussex Swing, Clear Copywriter and Expansion Factor and to our two benefiting charities Care of Police Survivors (C.O.P.S.) and The Not Forgotten Association for the great work they do. We raised a total of £4000 for them so well done everyone!

Summertime Swing 2014 is tentatively booked in for Sunday 3rd August next year so pencil that in your diaries now and look out for future announcements!

(Thanks to David Lasar, Toby Jones and Nitsan Simatov for the pics!)

Big Jive All-Dayer 2014

The last Big Jive All-Dayer sold out in 2013 so we're doing it again! Another 12-hours of swing, jive, boogie and R&B music and dancing on Saturday 1st March, 2014 from 1pm to 1am.

We have another great lineup joining us with The Swing Commanders, Jackson Sloan and the Rhythmtones, Cody "Boogie Boy" Lee and his band and an exclusive from the USA, the honkin' sax of Detroit Gary Wiggins with the Paris Allstars.

We also have DJs Major 5x5, Lil' Miss Wiggles, Jivin' Man and Gi-Jive, vintage stalls and a huge dance floor in a gorgeous art-deco venue.

Tickets are £20.50/£18.50 in advance and are available direct from the venue at 01903 206 206 or www.worthingtheatres.co.uk.

 

 

Gig Guide

N.B. updates, corrections and further ahead dates can be found at www.jiveaces.com/gig_guide)

Date/Time Country/Town Details

August
Fri Aug 23rd,
7:30pm
England, Bournemouth Pier Approach event, Seafront, Bournemouth (FREE SHOW)
Sat Aug 24th,
8:00pm
England, Twinwood

Twinwood Festival, Twinwood Arena, Twinwood Road, Clapham, Bedfordshire, MK41 6AB (tickets and info from www.twinwoodevents.com)

Sun Aug 25th,
4:00pm
England, Colne

Great British R&B Festival, International Stage, The Muni, Albert Rd, Colne, BB8 0AE (www.bluesfestival.co.uk)

Mon Aug 26th,
6:60pm
Wales, Chepstow

Castell Roc Festival, Chepstow Castle, 1 Bridge St, Chepstow, Monmouthshire NP16 5EY (tickets £12 from www.castellroc.co.uk)

Fri Aug 30th,
7:30pm
England, Shanklin (I.O.W.)

Shanklin Theatre, Prospect Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight, PO37 6AJ, (tickets £15 from 01983 868000 or www.shanklintheatre.com)

Sat Aug 31st,
8:00pm
England, Eastbourne Eastbourne Bandstand, Grand Parade Eastbourne, East Sussex BN21 3AD (tickets £7.50 adv from www.eastbournebandstand.co.uk or £9 on door)
September
Sat Sep 1st,
3:00pm
England, East Grinstead

East Court, East Grinstead, West Sussex (FREE ENTRY)

Fri Sep 6th,
8:00pm
England, Bromsgrove

Artrix Theatre, Slideslow Dr, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire B61 1PQ (tickets£15 from 01527 577330 or www.artrix.co.uk)

Sat Sep 7th,
7:30pm
England, Stamford

Stamford Corn Exchange, Stamford Corn Exchange Theatre, Broad Street, Stamford, Lincolnshire, PE9 1PX (ticket £15 from www.stamford-corn-exchange.co.uk or
01780 766 455)

Sun Sep 8th,
7:45pm
England, Stevenage

Gordon Craig Theatre, Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage Arts & Leisure Centre, Lytton Way, Stevenage, Herts SG1 1LZ (tickets£16 from 01438 363 200 or www.gordon-craig.co.uk)

Wed Sep11th,
7:30pm
England, Hayes

Beck Theatre, Hayes, Grange Rd Hayes, Middlesex UB3 2UE (tickets £15.50 from 020 8561 8371 or www.becktheatre.org.uk)

Thurs Sep 12th,
7:30pm
England, Gravesend

Woodville Hall, Woodville Place, Gravesend, Kent, DA12 1DD (tickets and info from 01474 337 774 or www.woodville.co.uk)

Fri Sep 13th,7:30pm England, Chichester Blackout Party, The Venue, Spur Road, Chichester, PO19 8PR. MAP (tickets £22.50 from www.theblackoutparty.co.uk)
Sat Sep 14th,
6:30pm
England, London Charity Dinner Dance, The Grange Hotel, St Paul’s, London (tickets £60 inc 3 course meal and chmpagne from 07984 159 360) benefitting The Red Cross, The Children’s Trust, Tadworth, The Royal Hospital Chelsea and The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners’ Charity Trust
Sun Sep 15th,
7:30pm
England, Potters Bar Wyllyotts Theatre, Wyllyotts Place, Darkes Lane, Potters Bar, Herts EN6 2HN (tickets £14 from www.wyllyottstheatre.co.uk)
Thurs Sep 19th,
7:30pm
Scotland, Fife

Rothes Hall, Rothes Square, Glenrothes, Fife KY7 5NX (tickets £15 from 01592 611101 or www.onfife.com)

Fri Sep 20th,
8:00pm
England, Stockton on Tees

The Arc Theatre, 60 Dovecot St Town Centre, Stockton-on-Tees TS18 1LL (tickets £16 from www.arconline.co.uk or 01642 525199)

Sat Sep 21st,
7:30pm
England, Great Yarmouth

St Georges Theatre, King's Street, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 2PG (tickets £15 from 01493 331484 or www.stgeorgestheatre.com)

Thu Sep 26th,
7:30pm
Wales, Brecon

Theatr Brycheiniog Brecon, Canal Wharf, Brecon, Powys, LD3 7EW (ticket £15/16 from 01874 611622 or www.brycheiniog.co.uk)

Fri Sep 27th England, Hayling Island

Jump, Jive & Boogie Weekend, Fishery Lane, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 9NR (tickets and info from www.boogaloopromotions.com)

Sat Sep 28th,
7:45pm
England, Andover The Lights Theatre, The Lights, West Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1AH (tickets £14/£15 Pullman/£13 friends from 01264 368368 or www.thelights.org.uk
Sun Sep 29th, England, Shoreham Mayor's Chairty event, Shoreham Centre, 2 Pond Road, Shoreham-by-Sea, BN43 5WU (Tickets and info from www.eventbrite.co.uk)
October
Wed Oct 2nd,
7:30pm
England, Rotheram

Civic Theatre, Catherine Street, Rotherham, S65 1EB (ticket £16.50/£15 conc. from 01709 823621 or 01709 823640 or www.rotherham.gov.uk/theatres)

Fri Oct 4th,
7:30pm
Wales, Neath

Gwyn Hall, Orchards Street, Neath, SA11 1DU, Wales (ticket £12/10 from 0300 365 6677 or www.nptartsandents.co.uk)

Sat Oct 5th,
8:00pm
Scotland, Callander

Callander Jazz Festival, Callender, Scotland (tickets and info from callanderjazz.com)

Sun Oct 6th,
2:00pm
Scotland, Callander Callander Jazz Festival, Callender, Scotland (tickets and info from callanderjazz.com)
Mon Oct 14th England, London Private Event

Fri Oct 25th,
8:00pm

Wales, Newtown

Hafren Theatre, Llanidloes Road, Newtown, Powys SY16 4HU (tickets from £14/£12 concs & early bird from 01686 614555 or www.thehafren.co.uk)

Sat Oct 26th England, London Private Event
Sun Oct 27th,
7:00pm
England, Eltham The Bob Hope Theatre, Wythfield Road, Eltham, SE9 5TG. (ticket £16 from 0208 850 3702 or www.bobhopetheatre.co.uk) With special guest Shane Hampsheir

 

 
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