- Saturday, June 30, 2018
7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
The Swing Dance Company hosts another fantastic Swinging Summer Ball. We welcome Laura B back with her fantastic 8-piece band, after performing a wonderful show for us in 2016.
Having built a fantastic reputation at many major events playing 1950s style good time Rhythm’n’Blues, Laura B and Her Band will be a perfect fit at our Swinging Summer Ball.
Laura B at The Royal Festival Hall
This Swinging Summer Ball is open to all, whether you want to spend all night dancing or prefer to kick back and watch the show. Our celebrated Swinging Balls have been held at Admiral Lord Nelson School for 16 years and they have built a splendid reputation, attracting the UK and Europe’s finest jive and swing bands along with huge attendances.
Laura B’s band are made up of some of the finest authentic sounding rhythm and blues players in Europe, band members have played with the likes of Jools Holland’s Rhythm and Blues Orchestra, The Mike Sanchez Band and Blue Harlem. They like to get us down with classic rhythm’n’blues from the early 1950s, Laura draws inspiration from female vocalists such as Etta James, Wynona Carr and Big Maybelle.
Laura B and Her Band have played have performed at prestigious venues and festivals including London’s famous 100 Club, at London Royal Festival Hall, Twinwood Festival, Vintage at Goodwood, Rhythm Riot, Hemsby Weekender and Hep Cats Holiday plus festivals in Holland, Belgium, Italy and Spain.
Our Swinging Ball dance events sell out time after time. As a result please book early for this next feature event.
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. Due to the unique atmosphere these events have a splendid reputation, attracting the UK and Europe’s finest jive and swing bands along with huge attendances. Almost certainly the best venue for dancers, Admiral Lord Nelson School has hosted our celebrated Swinging Ball events for over 15 years.
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 the A27/M27 near the Eastern Road in Portsmouth, the venue is easy to reach from far and wide. We always attract dancers from all over the South. The venue has a large car park.
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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