- Saturday, June 22, 2019
7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
The Swing Dance Company hosts its first Dorset Swinging Summer Ball. We welcome the Ding Dong Daddios, who are one of the most popular bands for SwingJive dancers.
The Ding Dong Daddios have built a fantastic reputation playing for dancers, making them a perfect fit for our events. Due to their smooth swinging sounds they guarantee to pack dance floors!
Ding Dong Daddios band are a 5-piece playing a wonderful blend of jump, jive and swing music. Consequently these likeable chaps are many people’s favourites, having played for The Swing Dance Company on numerous occasions. In addition the boys have performed at festivals and weekenders all over the UK, including Twinwood. Last year the prestigious Goodwood Revival Festival came calling!
This Swinging Ball is open to all, you will have great fun whether you want to spend all night dancing or prefer to kick back and watch the show. The event will run similarly to the Swinging Balls that have sold out several times each year in Hampshire for over 15 years. Due to the unique atmosphere these events have a splendid reputation, attracting the UK and Europe’s finest jive and swing bands.
More Than Just a Live Band Event
This Swinging Ball is more than just a live band event though. Guests can dress up, either retro or smart. There is a Summertime theme to this event, which you can add to your dress code, but keep it light-hearted as our theme evenings are just for fun!
The band is supported by swinging DJs and a warm-up lesson. In-house DJs play a great mix of swing, rock’n’roll and rhythm and blues music. The evening kick starts with a warm-up class, suitable for all levels. Don’t miss out on this fantastic night of live entertainment, music and dancing. Book your tickets now!
The venue offers a spacious dance floor, ample seating and tables. An inexpensive fully licensed in-house bar is operated by our own friendly dancers. Being just a few minutes away from Dorchester, the venue is easy to reach for dancers from all over the South. There is no dedicated car park at the venue but there is ample parking in the nearby area.
The finest performers for swing dancers feature at our Swinging Ball events. Big names such as The Regular Joes, The Jive Aces, Mike Sanchez, Si Cranstoun, King Pleasure & The Biscuit Boys and The Swing Commanders have all appeared at our Swinging Balls over the years. We’re confident that this evening will bring just as much joy to attendees.
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Venue: Herrison Hall
Harrison Hall at Charlton Down Village Hall is a beautiful large space for dance events near Dorchester.