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Bring Me Sunshine Video Wins Top Award
Sunshine Tour in London and Edinburgh Summertime Swing Gig Guide

Happy Summer everyone,
There's plenty of sunshine around for everyone now, guess why?!?! Check out the latest news and gigs, plenty of both!

Bring Me Sunshine Video Wins Top Award

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We have just been awarded a prestigeous Silver Telly Award (their top award) for the "Bring Me Sunshine" video shortly after topping 1 million views on YouTube.

Here's a description from their website:

"The Telly Awards honor the very best local, regional, and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the finest video and film productions, and work created for the Web.

Telly Award

Since 1978, our mission has been to strengthen the visual arts community by inspiring, promoting, and supporting creativity. The 31st Annual Telly Awards received over 13,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents."

PT Film FestThe video has also been accepted to show at the Port Townsend Film Festival in Washington State, USA, is shortlisted to screen at the Feel Good Film Festival in Los Angeles and has been entered into several more including Robert Redford's famous Sundance Film Festival.

Sunshine Tour in London and Edinburgh

Ray Gelato
"Battle of the Tenors"
Special guest Ray Gelato
with the Jive Aces at Dover Street

The Jive Aces will be appearing at a number of the London's top venues and events over the next few months including: Ronnie Scott’s Sunday Jazz Lunch (Sunday 17th July, Midday), Pizza Express at the Pheasantry (Sunday 31st July, 8:00pm), Camden Fringe, Upstairs at the Gatehouse (Monday 1st August, 8:00pm), Boisdale of Canary Wharf (Saturday 13th August, 9:00pm) and Dover St Wine Bar (Monday 26th September, 9:00pm).

And from 23rd to the 27th August we'll be returning to the Edinburgh Fringe at a new venue for us, the Assemble Speigle Garden.

All details for the shows are in the Gig Guide below.

Summertime Swing

Summertime Swing 11Join us on 7th August in Sussex at 3pm for the hottest event of the Summer!

The full line up is:

The Jive Aces
with special guest performers:

Chas McDevitt
King Pleasure from the Biscuit Boys
Si "Dynamo" Cranstoun
Toni Elizabeth Prima
Keith Ball
Rebecca Grant
The Swing Kids featuring Cody "Boogie Boy" Lee, Lil' Miss Hayley and Sam "The Sax" Pagett

Also DJs Rob "Be-Bop" and Strollin' Steve and dance displays by Swing Attack.

Tickets are £18 in advance or £16 concessions or for groups of 10 or more from 01342 300 075 or online at summertimeswing.eventbrite.com.

All the best and keep spreading the sunshine,
The Jive Aces

Gig Guide

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

Date/Time Country/Town Details

June

Fri Jun 24th,
9:15pm
England, Upton Upton Jazz Festival, Upton, Worcs (tickets and info from www.uptonjazz.co.uk)
Sat Jun 25th Switzerland, Ascona Ascona Jazz Festival, Switzerland (tickets and info from www.jazzascona.ch) with special guest Rebecca Grant
Sun Jun 26th Switzerland, Ascona Ascona Jazz Festival, Switzerland (tickets and info from www.jazzascona.ch) with special guest Rebecca Grant
Thurs Jun 30th,
9:30pm
Portugal, Lisbon Festas da Freguesia de Santa Isabel, Sta Isabel Church Square - R. Saraiva de Carvalho, Lisbon (Metro- Rato) (FREE SHOW)
July
Sat Jul 2nd Wales, Cardiff Private Event
Sun Jul 3rd,
8:00pm
England, London The Hideaway, 2 Empire Mews, Streatham, London, SW16 2BF (tickets £10 from www.hideawaylive.co.uk or 020 8835 7070)
Mon Jul 4th, England, London Art Exhibition(Private Event)
Thurs Jul 7th England, Epping Duke of Essex Polo, Banks Lane, Epping, Essex, CM16 7RJ (tickets and info at www.dukeofessexpolocup.com)
Fri Jul 8th,
early afternoon
England, Grays Wow Day, The Gateway Academy, Marshfoot Road, Grays, Essex RM16 4LU (info from www.thegatewayacademy.org.uk)
Sat Jul 9th England, Epping Duke of Essex Polo, Banks Lane, Epping, Essex, CM16 7RJ (tickets and info at www.dukeofessexpolocup.com)
Sat Jul 9th,
evening
England, Hainault Extalgic Festival, Address Hainault Forest Country Park, Fox Burrow Rd, Essex, IG7 4QN (tickets and info from www.extalgic.com Bring your instruments for a jam!
Thu Jul 14th,
8:00pm
England, Peterlee Argus Butterfly, York Road, Peterlee, Durham, SR8 2DP (ickets £7 on door) With DJ Stew Campbell
Fri Jul 15th,
7:30pm
England, Durham

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

Sat Jul 16th,
time TBC
England, Marlborough Marlborough Jazz Festival, The Marquee, Priory Park, Marlborough, Wiltshire (tickets and info from www.marlboroughjazz.co.uk)
Sun Jul 17,
Midday
England, London Ronnie Scott’s Sunday Jazz Lunch, 47 Frith St, London, W1D 4HT (tickets and info from www.ronniescotts.co.uk)
Wed Jul 20tth,
1:30pm
England, Paddock Wood

The War & Peace Show, The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent (tickets and info from www.thewarandpeaceshow.com)

Thurs Jul 21st,
1:30pm
England, Paddock Wood

The War & Peace Show, The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent (tickets and info from www.thewarandpeaceshow.com)

Thurs Jul 21st,
6:30pm
England, London City of London Festival, New Street Square, London, EC4 (FREE SHOW, info from www.colf.org)
Fri Jul 22nd,
1:30pm
England, Paddock Wood

The War & Peace Show, The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent (tickets and info from www.thewarandpeaceshow.com)

Sat Jul 23rd,
1:30pm
England, Paddock Wood

The War & Peace Show, The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent (tickets and info from www.thewarandpeaceshow.com)

Sun Jul 24th,
1:30pm
England, Paddock Wood

The War & Peace Show, The Hop Farm, Paddock Wood, Kent (tickets and info from www.thewarandpeaceshow.com)

Sun Jul 24th,
8:00pm
England, Hayes

Charity Swing Dance, The Warren Sports and social club, Croydon Rd, Hayes, Bromley, Kent (tickets £10 from 07947 156 318 or on the door) With DJ Pat the Kat

Fri Jul 29th,
evening
England, London Vintage Festival, Southbank, London (details soon at www.vintagebyhemingway.co.uk) Exclusive Amazing Adventures album preview with expanded band and special guests
Sun Jul 30th Scotland, Edinburgh Vegas Night, HMV Picture House, 31 Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2DJ (tickets and info from www.vegasscotland.co.uk)
Sun Jul 31st,
8:00pm
England, London

Pizza Express at the Pheasantry, The Pheasantry, 152 King's Road, London, SW3 4UT (tickets £15 from www.pizzaexpresslive.com or 0845 6027 017)

August
Mon Aug 1st,
8:00pm
England, London

Camden Fringe, Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Highgate Village, London, N6 4BD (tickets £12 or £10 concs from 020 8340 3488 or www.upstairsatthegatehouse.com) Part of the Camden Fringe www.camdenfringe.org

Sun Aug 7th,
3:00pm

England, East Grinstead Summertime Swing 2011, Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4JY (tickets and info from summertimeswing.eventbrite.com)
Tues Aug 9th Bulgaria, Bansko Bankso Jazz Festival, N.Vapzarov square, Bankso, Bulgaria (info from www.bansko-jazz.com)
Thurs Aug 11th Serbia, Nis NisVille Festival, Nis, Serbia (info from details at www.nisville.com)
Sat Aug 13th,
afternoon
England, Maidenhead

Retrofest, White Waltham Airfield, Maidenhead, Berks, SL6 3NJ (info from www.retrofestival.co.uk)

Sat Aug 13th,
9:00pm
England, London Boisdale of Canary Wharf, Cabot Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT (tickets and info from www.boisdale.co.uk) doors open 6pm
Fri Aug 19th,
10:30pm
Spain, Gandia

Polisonic Festival, Jardín de la Casa de Cultura de González Quirós, Gandía, Valencia (info from polisonic.blogspot.com)

Sun Aug 21st,
10:00pm
Spain, Aviles La Mar de Ruido Festival, Parque del Muelle, Aviles, Spain info from www.nortesurrecords.com)
Tues Aug 23rd,
2.30pm
Scotland, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Fringe, Dans Paleis, Spieglegarden, St Georges Sq, Edinburgh (tickets £10/£8 Ed Fringe Box Office0

Tues Aug 23rd,
10.30pm
Scotland, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Fringe, Dans Paleis, Spieglegarden, St Georges Sq, Edinburgh (tickets £12/£10 Ed Fringe Box Office)

Wed Aug 24th,
2.30pm
Scotland, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Fringe, Dans Paleis, Spieglegarden, St Georges Sq, Edinburgh (tickets £10/£8 Ed Fringe Box Office)

Wed Aug 24th,
10.30pm
Scotland, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Fringe, Dans Paleis, Spieglegarden, St Georges Sq, Edinburgh (tickets £12/£10 Ed Fringe Box Office)

Thurs Aug 25th,
2.30pm
Scotland, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Fringe, Dans Paleis, Spieglegarden, St Georges Sq, Edinburgh (tickets £10/£8 Ed Fringe Box Office

Fri Aug 26th ,
2.30pm
Scotland, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Fringe, Dans Paleis, Spieglegarden, St Georges Sq, Edinburgh (tickets £10/£8 Ed Fringe Box Office)

Sat Aug 27th,
2.30pm
Scotland, Edinburgh

Edinburgh Fringe, Dans Paleis, Spieglegarden, St Georges Sq, Edinburgh (tickets £10/£8 Ed Fringe Box Office)

Sun Aug 28th,
6:30pm
England, Twinwood

Twinwood Festival, RAF Twinwood, Beds (tickets and info from 01923 282725 www.twinwoodfestival.com) the biggest one yet, three days of non stop swing, jive and rock'n'roll plus loads more!

September
Sun Sep 4th,
8:00pm
England, London Pizza Express @ The Pheasantry, 152-154 King's Road, London, SW3 4UT (tickets £15 from www.pizzaexpresslive.com)
Thurs 8th Sept,
10:00pm
Paris, France Caveau de la Huchette, 5 Rue de la Huchette, 75005 Paris (tickets €12/€10 student, info from www.caveaudelahuchette.fr or +33 1 43 26 65 05)
Fri Sep 9th France, Bar Sur Aube Jazzabar Festival, L'espace Jean-Pierre Davot, Bar sur Aube (in the Champagne area (info from www.jazzabar.com)
Sat Sep 10th Belgium, Turnhout Radio Modern (tickets and info from www.radiomodern.be
Mon Sep 12th England, London Queen Charlottes Ball (Private Event)
Fri Sept 16th,
7:30pm
England, Exmouth The Big Jive, with The Jive Aces plus The Atlantics and DJ Eddie Flacon, Exmouth Pavilion, The Esplanade, Exmouth, EX8 2AZ (tickets £12 advance; £14 on door from 01395 222 477 or www.ledleisure.co.uk/index/exmouth_pavilion)
Sat Sep 17th England, Bovington Swing Dance, The Tank Museum, Bovington, Dorset, BH20 6JG (tickets £17.50 incl delicioustable platter from www.tankmuseum.org or 01929 462 359)
Sun Sep 18th,
9:00pm
England, Bristol BAWA Club Rock 'n' Roll night, 589 Southmead Rd, Filton, Bristol, Avon, BS3 7RG (tickets £6 on the door)
Thurs Sep 22nd Morocco, Tangier Tanjazz, Place des Nations, Tangier (info from www.tanjazz.org)
Fri Sep 23rd Morocco, Tangier Tanjazz, Place des Nations, Tangier (info from www.tanjazz.org)
Sat Sep 24th Morocco, Tangier Tanjazz, Place des Nations, Tangier (info from www.tanjazz.org)
Mon Sep 26th,
8:00pm
England, London Dover St Wine Bar, Dover St, London (tickets and info from www.doverst.co.uk)
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