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Summertime Swing - Vintage Music Festival

Start Date: 6th Aug 2017

UK's top Jive & Swing band host this annual charity festival, featuring the best in swing, jive and R&B

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Festival Name

Summertime Swing - Vintage Music Festival

Start Date

6th Aug 2017

End Date

6th Aug 2017

Location

Saint Hill Manor

Line Up

The Jive Aces and special guests

Details

It's the 13th year of this annual charity festival hosted by the UK's No.1 Jive & Swing band - The Jive Aces - always with a fabulous line up of guest artists:

The event is put together by legendary Swing and Jive band THE JIVE ACES, fresh from their appearance at Glastonbury and smash hit US tours. The band will be performing fan favourites and some new tunes from new album "Diggin' The Roots Vol 1 - Rockin' R&B". They will also be backing the guest artists.

There is a HUGE dance floor and the event attracts around 1200 people annually.

This year's special guests include:

Mike Sanchez: Mr Boogie Woogie himself! From influential first band "The Big Town Playboys" to gigs with Bill Wyman and Eric Clapton, Mike has boogied with the very best!

Cassidy Janson: The little girl with the huge voice. Currently playing the lead role of Carole King in award winning musical, "Beautiful", Cassidy is a true West End star and one of her biggest fans is Carole King herself.

Rebel Dean: Star of the hit touring musical "That'll Be The Day", Rebel is a great performer whose new album features Charlie Gracie and Slim Jim Phantom (Stray Cats) as well as an in-demand TV actor.

Peter Donegan: Son of skiffle legend Lonnie Donegan, Peter shares his fathers love of American roots music and has worked with greats from Van Morrison to Dr John and Crystal Gayle.

Amy Baker: An up-and-coming young singer, whose warm, jazzy vocals been getting airplay on BBC Radio 2 and who has become a regular guest with The Jive Aces.

Previous guests have included Keely Smith, Kenny Ball, Mr Acker Bilk, Ray Gelato, Chas McDevitt, Laurie London, Toni Elizabeth Prima, Phil Crosby Jnr, The Rockabellas, The Three Belles and many more.

Set in the stunning grounds of Saint Hill Manor, just outside East Grinstead, the event also features Classic Cars, vintage military vehicles, BBQ, a huge dance floor, retro clothes stalls and more. Free parking.

Each year's event is unique, so if you like to swing, jive or boogie, put on your best vintage threads or just come as you are. It's a very friendly event and children are welcome!

Please note:
Seating is very limited, so do feel free to bring folding chairs and blankets with you.

We do have a disabled drop off point and wheelchair friendly loo and do our best to accommodate everyone, but this event does take place on an uneven, sloping lawn.

Under 13's are free, accompanied by a paying adult.

Full T&C's at ticket link.

Disabled Facilities

There is a disabled drop off point, but please be aware that the event is outside on a sloping, uneven, lawn.


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