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••• September 2011 •••

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IN THIS ISSUE...
Summertime Swing SuccessSt Hill Charity Concert SPECIAL OFFER
Still Spreading the Sunshine USA TourMini Silent EpicGig Guide

Hello there,
It's been such a crazy month that there wasn't a spare minute to send out an August newsletter. In the past few weeks alone we have been to Bulgaria, Serbia, Sicily, Spain, Edinburgh, France and Belgium as well as up and down England! It doesn't stop there either, in the next couple of weeks, after a mini tour of the West Country we're "Off on the road to Morocco, like Webster's dictionary we're Morocco bound!" and then Florida in October then back to the USA in November! WOOHOO! Be sure tofollow us Twitter, Youtube and FaceBook to get up-to-date, um...updates!

Summertime Swing Best Ever!





A massive thank you to everyone that helped organize, promote, sell tickets for, or anything else to do with Summertime Swing which was held on 7th August this year. A special thanks to Chas McDevitt, Toni Elizabeth Prima, Si Cranstoun, Rebecca Grant, Keith Ball, The Swing Kids, Jiveswing.com as well as DJs Rob "Be-Bop", Strollin' Steve and MC Adam Hoffman for taking part.

It was the best ever in all respects including attendance and especially money raised for charity. We have raised about £7000 for the Sussex Air Ambulance (about double last years' total!) and this will be presented at the Saint HIll Charity event in October (see below for details).

We were also presented on stage with our Silver Telly Award by songwriter Sir Guy Fletcher OBE who is also chairman of the PRS (Performing Rights Society) and the only Brit to be commissioned to write songs for Elvis. As a further suprise, the Kala Ukulele Company sent us a special yellow "Bring Me Sunshine" signature semi acoustic ukulele. Thanks Kala! Check out their website for some lovely ukes!
Summertime Swing 1

Saint Hill Charity Concert

Charity ConcertCome and support this year's Saint Hill Gala Charity Concert in aid of the Sussex Air Ambulance on Sunday 16th October.

As last year it's at the Grand Marquee, Saint Hill Manor, Saint Hill Road, East Grinstead, West Sussex RH19 4JY (MAP).

Doors open at 7:00 pm, show starts at 7:30

Apart from ourselves, other artists include;
Elena Roggero - the Italian Queen of Jazz
A.K.N.U. - LA-based Pop-n-B Trio
Jesse Stevenson - Award-winning Gospel Singer
Chill E.B. - Hip Hop artist
Christian Durocher - former Cirque Du Soleil performer

We have a special Special ticket price for our mailing list only (SSHHHH!) - 2 tickets for the price of 1, total = £25. Call 01342 326 711 and quote "Jive Aces List Offer" when booking". You can also email info@hubbardfoundation.co.uk for more info.

Still Spreading the Sunshine

Indiefest Award

Our "Bring Me Sunshine" video has won another prestigious award; the Indiefest Award of Merit. That's the third award so far after the Silver Telly Award (see above) and "Best Music Video" at the NY Indie Film Fest.

SunshineIf you are in need of a shot of sunshine then go to www.jiveaces.com/sunshine to watch the video or download the song from iTunes by clicking this link is.gd/uksunshine.

Autumn is on our doorstep so that's all the more reason to spread the sunshine so send the video on to your friends and family by way of email, Facebook, Twitter or any other means!

 

USA Tour

Satin DollzWe'll be back in the USA soon. A quick fly in and out to Florida in October and then in November, as well as a one off show in Los Angeles at the Cicada Club, we'll also be in Northern CA for three dates and back over to Washington DC too. Check the Gig Guide below...

We also have special guests Toni Elizabeth Prima and Rebecca Grant (for her first ever USA shows with us!) so don't miss the dates and spread the word!

Next Mini Silent Epic

Mini Silent EpicMany of you have seen some of our mini silent epic masterpiece movies including "Pirates of the Generic Beach Scene" "Robin Hood", "Zorro", "World Cup Training Session 1928", "How the West Was Swung" and others. If you haven't have a look at our YouTube channel and SUBSCRIBE while you are there so you don't miss any of our music videos, ukulele tutorials, mini silent epics, making of's and more!

Our latest mini silent epic will soon be online. "Wings of Trouble" was shot entirely on location at the War and Peace show and co-stars the Clover Sisters and Adam & Tom and a cast of...erm, several. If you're in need of a fix of some silly republican style adventure with amazing special effects (!) then make sure you subscribe at the link above!

Gig Guide

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

Date/Time Country/Town Details
September
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)
Fri Sep 30th
USA, Clearwater Private Event
October
Sat 1st Oct USA, Clearwater Private Event
Sun 2nd Oct,
8:00pm
USA, Tampa

Swing Dance, Zendah Grotto, Address 4402 W. Ohio Avenue, Tampa, FL 33614, (tickets and info from savoysouth@yahoo.com or call 001 727 564 4204)

Fri 14th Oct England,
East Grinstead

IAS Event, Saint Hill Manor, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4JY

Sun 16th Oct, 7:00pm England,
East Grinstead
Saint Hill Gala Charity Concert Come and support this year's Saint Hill Gala Charity Concert in aid of the Sussex Air Ambulance on Sunday 16th October. (MAP) Artists include Elena Roggero, A.K.N.U., Jesse Stevenson, Chill E.B., Christian Durocher and more. 2 tickets for the price of 1, total = £25. Call 01342 326 711 and quote "Jive Aces List Offer" when booking" or info@hubbardfoundation.co.uk for more info.
Sat Oct 29,
10:00pm
Ireland, Cork Cork Jazz Festival, The Ballroom, Metropole Hotel, 48 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland (info from www.guinessjazzfestival.com)
Sun Oct 30th,
11:45pm
Ireland, Cork Cork Jazz Festival, The Rhythm Club, Metropole Hotel, 48 MacCurtain Street, Cork, Co. Cork, Ireland (info from www.guinessjazzfestival.com)
November
Fri Nov 11th, 7:30pm USA, Santa Clara

Veterans Day Salute, Avalon Ballroom, 777 Lawrence Expressway, Santa Clara, CA 95051 (tickets $19, free for veterans from ) With special guest Toni Elizabeth Prima

Sat Nov 12th,
7:30pm
USA, Sacramento Veterans Day Salute, Eastern Star Ballroom, 2719 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95816 (tickets $19, free for veterans from ) With special guest Toni Elizabeth Prima
Thurs 10th,
7:30pm
USA, Santa Cruz Veterans Day Salute, Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium Address 307 Church Street, Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (tickets $19, free for veterans from ) With special guest Toni Elizabeth Prima
Sun Nov 13th, USA, Los Angeles Cicada Club, 617 S. Olive, Los Angeles, CA (tickets $20 from https://www.cicadaclub.com) With special guests
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)
Wed Nov 30th,
7:30pm
England, Eastleigh Concorde Club, Stoneham Lane, Eastleigh, Hamts, SO50 9HQ (tickets and info from www.theconcordeclub.com)
December
Fri Dec 2nd England, Gillingham Private Event
Sun Dec 11th,
midday
England, London Ronnie Scott’s Sunday Jazz Lunch, 47 Frith St, London, W1D 4HT (tickets £15 and £12 from www.ronniescotts.co.uk)
Fri Dec 16th,
7:30pm
England, Beeston

New Venture R&R, New Venture Club, Technology Drivem, Beeston, Notts. NG9 1LB (tickets £8 on door, info from 0115 943 0065)

Sat Dec 17th England, Oxford

Jiveplus Christmas party, Rover Sports & Social Club, Roman Way, Oxford OX4 6NL *(tickets and info from coralie@jiveplus.com or 07767 360 854)

Sun Dec 18th,
7:00pm
England, Farnham

Christmas Swing dance at The Maltings Farnham, Bridge Square, Farnham , Surrey, GU9 7QR (tickets £12 adv. from www.boogaloopromotions.com, or 01252 745444 or £14 on door, info from info@boogaloopromotions.com or 01252 793430)

January 2012
Sat Jan 7th France, Paris Diabolorock, Paris (info from www.diabolodanse.fr)
Fri Jan 13th,
7:45pm
England, Chelmsford

Jazz Meets Jive with Kenny Ball and his Jazzmen, Civic Theatre, Fairfield Road, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 1JG, www.chelmsford.gov.uk/theatres (ticket £17/£15 from Tel: 01245 606505 or email boxoffice@chelmsford.gov.uk)

Sun Jan 15th,
7:30pm
Engand, Worthing Jazz Meets Jive – Kenny Ball & his Jazzmen/The Jive Aces double bill, Pavilion, Marine Parade, Worthing, West Sussex, BN11 3PX

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