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Hellooooo Summer (finally in the UK!),
Read on for the latest news and some upcoming great stuff!

Flamin' 'Eck, It's Olympic!

After the excitement of our Diamond Jubilee performance in Bromley for The Queen, we returned last week for another major event in the town, this time the Olympic Torch relay. We entertained the crowds before the cavalcade drove through and kept the sun shining!

Tape Face Tapes

Tape Face BoyWe made a special guest appearance in The Boy With Tape On His Face's new pilot TV show "Tape Face Tapes" playing a song you would not expect!

The show is currently available on the BBC iPlayer but will be airing on BBC Three some time in August. It really is hilarious so please check it out and share it!

Click the link to enjoy >>> www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer and be sure to check out his website for live tour dates including his award winning Edinburgh Fringe show at www.theboywithtapeonhisface.com.

Bring Me Sunshine Hits Two-Million Views!

Bring Me SunshineOur Bring Me Sunshine has just hit over TWO MILLION views on YouTube! Thanks to everyone who has helped spread the sunshine.

We truly believe that the good weather we are enjoying right now is due to the combined happiness generated by the video! =^>

We are hard at work on the next video which will be a lot of fun so keep up to date on the progress on our FaceBook page or Twitter feed.

London Shows

LiveWith so much going on in London we have plenty of shows coming up in and around the Capitol including The Hideaway in Streatham on Sun 29th at 2pm, then on Mon 30th and Aug 7th at 3pm in Victoria Park for the BT Live event, Boisedale in Canary Wharf on Aug 3rd and Pizza Express at The Pheasantry on the Kings Rd on Sun Aug 12th and then back at Ronnie Scott's at 1pm on Sun 2nd Sept.

Summertime Swing

Summertime Swing flyerSummertime Swing on the 19th August is gearing up to be the biggest and best ever. With loads of special guests including Ray Gelato, Si Cranstoun, Toni Elizabeth Prima and the Swing Kids and with DJ Terry Elliott back to spin the wax it's going to be awesome! It takes place in East Grinstead, Sussex and starts at 3:00pm.

Tickets are £18 or £16 concessions and groups of 10 or more in advance from summertimeswing.eventbrite.co.uk or £20 and £18 on the day.

As usual all the proceeds from the event will go to charity, this year its the RNLI which will be presented in October. Last year e raised over £7000 which helped buy two ground support vehicles for the Sussex Air Ambulance.


Gig Guide

Plenty of new gigs since the last newsletter so please have a good look through the list so you don't miss one near you!

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

Date/Time Country/Town Details

Sun Jul 29th,
England, Bromley

Bromley Festival, Market Square, Bromley, Kent (FREE EVENT)

Sun Jul 29th,
England, Streatham

The Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews, Streatham, London, SW16 2ED (tickets £10 from www.hideawaylive.co.uk)

Mon July 30th,
England, London

BT London Live (Official Olympics event), Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT (info from www.btlondonlive.com)

Thurs Aug 2nd,
England, Weymouth

Weymouth Bayside Festival, Main Stage, Festival Arena, Weymouth

Fri Aug 3rd,
England, Canary Wharf

Boisdale of Canary Wharf. Cabot Place West, London, E14 4QT (tickets and info from www.boisdale.co.uk)

Sat Aug 4th,
England, Goodwood

Glorious Goodwood, East Parade Lawn, Goodwood Racecourse, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0PS (tickets from +44 (0)1243 755055, ticket.office@goodwood.com or www.goodwood.co.uk)

Tues Aug 7th,
England, London

BT London Live (Official Olympics event), Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT (info from www.btlondonlive.com)

Sat Aug 11th England, Cowes Cowes Week., Cowes Marina, Isle of Wight (details TBC)
Sun Aug 12th,
England, London

Pizza Express at The Pheasantry, 152-4 Kings Rd. London, SW3 4UT (tickets £20 from 0845 6027 017 or www.pizzaexpresslive.com)

Sun Aug 19th,
East Grinstead
Summertime Swing, Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4JY (tickets available NOW from summertimeswing.eventbrite.co.uk)
Fri Aug 24th,
England, Upton

Upton Festival, Upton Festival, Fish Meadow, Upton upon Severn, Worcs, WR8 0PB (tickets and infro from www.uptonfestival.co.uk)

Sun Aug 26th,
England, Twinwood Twinwood Festival, main stage, Brownswood Farm, Twinwood, Clapham, Bedford MK41 6AB (tickets and info from www.twinwoodevents.com)
Thurs Aug 30th,
England, London

BT London Live (Official Olympics event), Victoria Park, London, E9 7BT (info from www.btlondonlive.com)

Fri Aug 31st England, Cheltenham Cheltenham Swing Dance with Jazz Jive Swing (info from www.jazzjiveswing.com)
Sun Sep 2nd,
England, London

Ronnie Scott's, 47 Frith St, London, W1D 4HT (ticket £15/£18 from www.ronniescotts.co.uk)

Sun Sep 2nd,
England, Oxford

Fly To the Past, Oxford Airport, Langford Lane, Kidlington, Oxfordshire. OX5 1RA (tickets and info from www.flytothepast.com)

Fri Sept 7th
7:30pm ,
England, Sunderland

Roker Hotel, Roker Terrace, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 9ND (tickets and info from 0191 567 1786)

Sat Sep 8th,
England, Durham

Gala Theatre, Millenium Place, Durham, Co Durham, DH1 1 WA (ticket £14 £12/£10 conc. from 0191 332 4041 or www.galadurham.co.uk)

Sun Sep 9th,
England, Rotheram

Rotherham Jazz & Folk Festival, Rotherham Show, Behind Clifton Park Museum, Clifton Park, Clifton Lane, Rotherham, S65 2AA (FREE SHOW)

Fri Sep 14th England, London Queen Charotte's Ball, London (Private Event)
Sat Sep 15th,
Rewind 50’s & 60’s Weekend, Sand Bay Leisure Resort, Beach Road, Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS22 9UR (tickets and info from 01934 428 200 or www.martynleisurebreaks.co.uk)
Thurs Sep 20th,
England, Romford

The Brickyard, 222 South Street, Romford, Essex RM1 2AD (tickets www.the-brickyard.co.uk or 01708 743167)

Fri Sep 21st,
England, Derby

Rolls Royce Club, Moor Lane, Allenton, Derby, DE24 9HY (tickets £6 adv from 07813 533 558 or £7 on door)

Sat Sep 22nd,
England, Redditch

The Sunshine Tour, Palace Theatre, Address: Alcester Street, Redditch, Worcestershire, B98 8AE (tickets £15/£14 concs, from 01527 65203 or www.redditchpalacetheatre.org.uk)

Sun Sep 23rd
England, Leeds

Bibi's Italianissimo, Criterion Place (Off Sovereign Street), Leeds, LS1 4AG (tickets and info from 0113 243 0905 or www.bibisrestaurant.com)

Sat Sep 29th Italy, Bologna

Bologna Swing Dance, Naima Club, Bologna, Italy (tickets and info from info@swingdancegenova.net)

Sun Sep 30th,
England, Ilford

Kenneth More Theatre, Oakfield Road, Ilford, Essex IG1 1BT (tickets £15/£14 concs/£13 members from 0208 553 4464)

Fri Oct 19th,
England, Swadlicote

Conkers, Rawdon Road, nr Swadlincote, S. Derbys, DE12 6GA (tickets £15 from 01283 216633 or www.visitconkers.com)

Sat Nov 3rd,
England, Psadena

Pasadena Ballroom Dance Assoc, Grace Hall, 73 N. Hill Ave, Pasadena, CA (tickets $20 from www.pasadenaballroomdance.com)

Fri Nov 9th,
USA, Los Angeles

Cicada Club, Oviatt Building, 617 South Olive St, Los Angeles, CA, 90014 (tickets $20 from www.cicadaclub.com)

Wed Nov 14th, USA, Warren (OH)

Warren Civic Music Season, Packard Music Hall, 1703 Mahoning Ave NW, Warren, OH 44483 (tickets and info from www.warrencivicmusic.com)

Fri Nov 16th,
USA, Washington DC

Gottaswing Dance, Dulles Hilton, 13869 Park Center Road, Herndon, Virginia (tickets and info from www.gottaswing.com)

Sat Nov 17th,
USA, Washington DC Spanish Ballroom, Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Boulevard, Glen Echo, MD 20812-1200 (tickets and info from www.gottaswing.com)

Tues Nov 27th,

England, Chatham

Brook Theatre, Old Town Hall 5 The Brook, Town Centre, Chatham ME4 4SE (tickets and info from 01634 338 338)

Fri Nov 30th,

Bishop's Stortford

The Rhodes Arts Centre, 1-3 South Road, Bishop's Stortford, Herts, CM23 3JG (tickets £14 from 01279 651 746 or www.rhodesbishopsstortford.org.uk)


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