Swing Dance: A Night of Count Basie
Dance run by Rutland Big Band and Rutland Ambassadors
Saturday 09 December 2023
Dance night featuring the greatest hits of Count Basie and other swing classics
Dance Styles: Lindy Hop
Ticket Options: Ticket only (prebooking essential)
The Rutland Big Band will play Count Basie's greatest swing hits. You can enjoy one of the best dance floors in the area and we'll have a well-stocked bar too. We also offer complimentary tea and coffee.
Tickets are £12 from Ticketsource https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/rutland-big-band
This is our fifth event and we guarantee that it will be a fun and memorable evening. If you are new to swing dance our Dance DJ , Swing Out Sister, will be on hand to help guide you. She will also run the dance while the band is not playing and is happy to take requests.
We are limiting this event to 125 people to ensure that we maximize the dance floor area. Tickets will now be available on the door.
We hope to see you there.
Show time: 8.15 - 10.30 pm
This is the set list that we are working towards is as follows. As you see we have included a couple of Christmas songs in for good measure:
My Kind Of Girl, Shiny Stockings, Splanky, Tall Cotton, I Only Have Eyes For You, Fly Me To The Moon, Two O'clock Jump, Quincy & The Count,
April In Paris, Jumpin' At The Woodside, I'm Gonna Sit Right Down, Santa Claus is Coming to Town
Strike up the Band, 88 Basie Street, Hay Burner, I Wanna Be Around, Pennies From Heaven, Moten Swing, The Sweetheart Tree, Corner Pocket Let It Snow, One O'clock Jump, Come Fly With Me, I've Got You Under My Skin
Rutland Big Band and Rutland Ambassadors organiser
A popular big band and smaller dance band playing classic charts for dances, parties and events
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