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IN THIS ISSUE...
Bring Me Sunshine Video Goes Viral"Get Me To The Church" Single Release
Back From The USA Swingin' In The CityIn The Media • Gig Guide

Hello there,
We're almost a third of the way through the year already and the sun is starting to shine. Of course we all know the real reason for that, keep reading...

Bring Me Sunshine Video Goes Viral

CDThe Jive Aces new music video for the forthcoming single "Bring Me Sunshine" (is.gd/sunshine) is now online. It's already received over 250,000 views on YouTube in just three weeks.

We've been getting rave reviews from everyone who's seen it so if you haven't seen it yet then you're in for a smile!

Please help us spread the sunshine and repost the link to FaceBook and Twitter, send to friends and family by email or any other way! The single will be released both as a download from iTunes and other stores as well as a CD single on the 1st May!

"Get Me To The Church On Time" Single Release

ChurchTo celebrate the Royal Wedding, just for fun we recorded a swingin' version of the classic tune "Get Me To The Church On Time". Official release date is the 25th April, in time to work up the festivities before the wedding (and our appearance on "Come Dine With Me" - see below article).

Just click on the link iTunes link below.

Get Me to the Church On Time - Single - The Jive Aces

Back From The USA

PBDAThe Jive Aces just had their most successful American tour yet. In just under two weeks the band did eight shows (visiting both coasts), recorded six songs and shot a new music video and two ukulele tutorials (subscribe to our youtube channel for updates)! The shows themselves included two of California's most prestigious theatres - Cerritos Performing Arts Centre with Keely Smith and The McCallum Centre with Ed Ames (of the Ames Brothers, "Ragg Mopp" fame), both to over 1200 people; breaking our own house record with over 900 dancers coming to the Spanish Ballroom in DC; two shows with the fabulous Satin Dollz in Pasadena and LA; And at one of New York's top cabaret spots with the Manhattan Dolls, which got a rave review which you can see by clicking HERE.

Swinging in the City

Albert HallThe 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 (www.ronniescotts.co.uk); Vintage Dance Club at Canary Wharf (www.mycanarywharf.com); The 100 Club (www.the100club.co.uk); a special 30th Anniversary appearance at Dover Street (www.doverst.co.uk), a regular spot in the band's early days; Pizza Express @ The Pheasantry (www.pizzaexpresslive.com) and a headline appearance at The Vintage Festival on the Southbank (www.vintagebyhemingway.co.uk) Full details are on the Gig Guide.

Summertime Swing

Special early bird tickets are now available for Summertime Swing 2011 which will be held on the Sunday 7th August, 3:00pm at Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4JY. As usual we'll have some very special guests (to be announced) and BBQs, classic vehicles, vintage stalls and all proceeds go to charity. Hurry because the special offer of £15 is limited and ends on 31st May. Available from summertimeswing.eventbrite.com or call 01342 300 075.

In The Media

We've had a host of media appearances in the past few weeks including appearances on Channel 4 for 4Thought TV, Sky One for on Louie Spence's Show Business, a mention in Hello Magazine for the Berkeley Square Ball and coming up soon on 29th April we'll be on the Royal Wedding Special edition of "Come Dine With Me" on Channel 4.

Gig Guide

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

Date/Time Country/Town Details
April
Fri Apr 15th,
7:30pm
England, Grays

Thameside Theatre, When You're Smiling show, Thameside Complex, Grays RM17 5DX (tickets £18/£12 concs from 0845 300 5264 or www.thurrock.co.uk/theatre) With guest Rebecca Grant - CLICK HERE for show details

Sat Apr 16th England, Sinah Warren Jump, Jive & Boogie weekend, Sinah Warren, Ferry Road, Hayling Island, Hampshire, PO11 0BZ (bookings and info from www.boogaloopromotions.com or 01252 793 430)
Sun Apr 17th,
8:00pm
England, London

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

Fri Apr 22nd, England,
Sheffield Green

Elephant Cafe, Trading Boundaries, Sheffield Green, Nr Fletching, East Sussex, TN22 3RB (tickets and info www.tradingboundaries.com or 01825 790200)

Sat Apr 23rd,
3:00pm
England, Sand Bay Easter Big Band Festival weekend, Sand Bay Leisure Resort, Beach Road, Kewstoke, Weston-super-Mare, North Somerset, BS22 9UR (tickets and info from 01934 428200 or www.martynleisurebreaks.co.uk)

Sun Apr 24th,
7:30pm

England, East Grinstead

Save Ashley Charity Show, Parish Hall, De La Warr Rd, East Grinstead (tickets £15 or family ticket (4) £50, includes food from 01342 325 070)

Mon Apr 25th,
9:00pm
England, London Stompin’ at the 100 Club, 100 Oxford Street, London, W1 (tickets £11/£10 mem., info form www.swingdanceuk.com) swing dance class from 7:45pm
Wed Apr 27th,
10:00pm
N. Ireland, Derry Derry Jazz Festival Gweedore, 61 Waterloo Street, Londonderry, BT48 6HD(tickets and info from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com)
Thurs Apr 28th
evening
N. Ireland, Derry Derry Jazz Festival Mayor’s Charity event, City Hotel, Queen's Quay, Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 7AS(tickets and info from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com)
Thurs Apr 28th,
10:00pm
N. Ireland, Derry Derry Jazz Festival DaVinci’s, 15 Culmore Road, Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 8JB (tickets and info from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com)
Fri Apr 29th,
12:30pm
N. Ireland, Derry Derry Jazz Festival, Foyleside Shopping Centre (food court), Orchard Street, Londonderry (tickets and info from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com)
Fri Apr 29th,
10:00pm
N. Ireland, Derry Derry Jazz Festival, Rafters, 122 Northland Road, Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 0LX (tickets and info from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com)
Sat Apr 30th,
9:00pm
N. Ireland, Derry Derry Jazz Festival City Hotel, Queen's Quay, Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 7AS(tickets and info from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com) With Oo-Bop-Sh’Bam
May
Sun May 1st,
1:00pm
Ireland, Bridgend Derry Jazz Festival, Harry’s Red Cross Charity event, Bridgend, Inishowen, Co. Donegal (info from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com) with support
Sun May 1st N. Ireland, Derry Derry Jazz Festival, DaVinci’s, 15 Culmore Road, Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 8JB (tickets £8 from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com) With Oo-Bop-Sh’Bam
Mon May 2nd,
3:00pm
N. Ireland, Derry Derry Jazz Festival, The Strand Bar, 29-35 Strand Rd, Londonderry, County Londonderry, BT48 7BL (tickets and info from www.cityofderryjazzfestival.com)
Fri May 6th England, Kettering

Kettering Athletic Club, 104 Rockingham Rd, Kettering, NN16 9AE (tickets £8 adv, send S.A.E and cheque to B Martin, 3 Bronte Close, Kettering, NN16 9XN, or £10 on door, info from www.athleticrocknroll.co.uk) All profits to Parkinsons and Cransley Hospice

Sat May 7th,
9:15pm
Englad, Uckfield Cinque Ports Club, 186 High St, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 1AU ( members only)
Wed May 11th,
11:30am
England, Hendon Veterans Day Event, RAF Museum London, Grahame Park Way, London, NW9 5LL (info from at www.rafmuseum.org.uk)
Wed May 11th,
8:00pm
England, Bedford Swingsters dance, The Civic Theatre, 2 Horne Lane, Bedford, MK40 1RD (tickets £10 adv/£12 on door 07956 366 449 or 07814 054 401, info from
www.swingsters.co.uk)
Thurs May 12th,
8:00pm
England London Vintage Dance Club, East Wintergarden, 43 Bank Street, Canary Wharf, E14, London (tickets £12 (includes glass of bubbly) from 0844 847 2268 or www.mycanarywharf.com) with JiveSwing dancers
Fri, May 13th England, Maidstone

Pizza Express Music Room, 32 Earl St, Maidstone, ME14 1PS, (tickets £16 from www.pizzaexpresslive.com or 08456 027 017)

Sat May 14th, Englan, Burton on Trent National Brewery Centre, The National Brewery Centre, Horninglow Street, Burton upon Trent, DE14 1NG (tickets £8 from 01283 532 880, info rfrom www.nationalbrewerycentre.co.uk)
Sun May 15th England, Telford Royal British Legion 90th Anniversary (details TBC)
Mon May 23rd,
England, London

Dover St Wine Bar, Dover St, London (tickets and reservations www.doverst.co.uk) With special guests

Thurs May 26th,
8:00pm
England, Upminster Jivin’ at the Lodge, Westlodge, Corbets Tey Road, Upminster, Essex (tickets £8 on door, info from 01708 220 730)
Sat May 28th,
11:30am
England, London

Chelsea Flower Show, Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London, SW3 4SL (tickets and info from www.rhs.org.uk/Shows-Events/RHS-Chelsea-Flower-Show/2011)

Sun May 30th,
afternoon

England, Enfield USO at Enfield Pageant of Motoring, Enfield Playing Fields, Enfield, Middx, EN1 3PL

June

Thurs Jun 2nd Holland, Breda Breda Jazz Festival, Breda, Holland (info from www.bredajazzfestival.nl)
Fri Jun 3rd Holland, Breda Breda Jazz Festival, Breda, Holland (info from www.bredajazzfestival.nl)
Sat Jun 4th Holland, Breda Breda Jazz Festival, Breda, Holland (info from www.bredajazzfestival.nl)
Sun Jun 5th Holland, Breda Breda Jazz Festival, Breda, Holland (info from www.bredajazzfestival.nl)
Sat Jun 18th,
8:30pm
England, Isle Of Wight Midsummer Jazz, Havenstreet Steam Railway, Isle of Wight, PO33 4DS (www.midsummerjazz.net) With the BBC Big Band
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
July
Thurs Jul 7th England, Epping Duke of Essex Polo, Banks Lane, Epping, Essex, CM16 7RJ (tickets and info at www.dukeofessexpolocup.com)
Sat Jul 9th England, Epping Duke of Essex Polo, Banks Lane, Epping, Essex, CM16 7RJ (tickets and info at www.dukeofessexpolocup.com)
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 England, Paddock Wood

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

Thurs Jul 21st England, Paddock Wood

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

Fri Jul 22nd England, Paddock Wood

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

Sat Jul 23rd England, Paddock Wood

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

Sun Jul 24th England, Paddock Wood

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

Fri Jul 29th,
evening
England, London Vintage Festival, Southbank, London (details soon at www.vintagebyhemmingway.com)
August
Mon Aug 1st,
8:00pm
England, London

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 soon from summertimeswing.eventbrite.com)
Tues Aug 9th Bulgaria, Bansko Bankso Jazz Festival, N.Vapzarov square, Bankso, Bulgaria
Thurs Aug 11th Serbia, Nis NisVille Festival, Nis, Serbia
Sat Aug 13th,
afternoon
England, Maidenhead

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

Fri Aug 19th,
10:30pm
Spain, Gandia

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

Sun Aug 21st,
10:00pm
Spain, Aviles La Mar de Ruido Festival, Parque del Muelle, Aviles, Spain - Details at - Norte Sur Records - La Mar de Ruido – 10pm
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
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 £29.50 incl delicious 3 course meal 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)
October
November
Fri, Nov 18th,
8:00pm
USA, Washington DC Gottaswing Dance, Dulles Hilton, 13869 Park Center Drive, Herndon, VA 20171 (tickets and info from www.gottaswing.com)
Sat Nov 19th,
8:00pm
USA, Washington DC

Gottaswing Dance, The Spanish Ballroom at Glen Echo Park, 7300 MacArthur Blvd, Glen Echo, MD, 20812 (tickets and info from www.gottaswing.com)

Fri Nov 25th England, Isle of Wight Shanklin Conservative Club, 6, Palmerston Road, Shanklin, Isle of Wight (info from www.shanklinconservativeclub.co.uk or 01983 863 909)
Sun Nov 27th England, London Grand Order of Water Rats Annual Ball (Private Event)
Tue Nov 29th England, Chatham Brook Theatre, Old Town Hall 5 The Brook, Town Centre, Chatham ME4 4SE (tickets and info from 01634 338 338)
December
January
Sat Jan 7th France, Paris Diabolorock, Paris (details TBC)

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