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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday NOV 19th 2007

Hi Everyone!  With Thanksgiving on Thursday this week, the weekend starts Wednesday night!  Join us in celebration this Wednesday (Nov 21) at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night for Swing Time's Pre-Thanksgiving Bash!  This huge live-music swing-dance party is always one of the biggest Wednesday Swing Nights of the year, attracting not just locals but out-of-towners who are home for the holidays.  See you Wednesday!  --Sam


Pre-Thanksgiving Bash (Wed 11/21 at Gulfport -- www.SwingTime.info)
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Pre-Thanksgiving Bash
at the GULFPORT CASINO SWING NIGHT
featuring...  The Juke Joint Kings
Wednesday,  November 21st,  2007

This Wednesday, November 21st, Swing Time hosts a special evening of live music and swing dancing... the Pre-Thanksgiving Bash!  The Bash features the hot swingin' sounds of the Juke Joint Kings!  It starts with a group swing-dance lesson, 7-8pm (no partner needed), followed by live music and dancing, 8pm-midnight, all happening in the spectacular waterfront ballroom of the Gulfport Casino.

The Juke Joint Kings are a hot five-piece jump/blues outfit, complete with piano, vocals, harmonica, guitar, bass & drums.  The Juke Joint Kings rocked the joint at their prior Swing Time appearances!  Band members are music veterans with well over 100 years of professional experience between them.  Different members have played with or opened for a who's who list of blues/musical greats, including Etta James, Koko Taylor, Bobby Blue Bland, Marshall Tucker Band, Luther Allison, Lonnie Brooks, Albert King, Son Seals, Rock Bottom, Ronnie Earl, Hubert Sumlin, and Mighty Joe Young.  The Juke Joint Kings know how to swing, and are bringing it live to the upcoming Pre-Thanksgiving Bash!

This special event is co-sponsored by the Gulfport Casino and Swing Time.  The Gulfport Casino is located in the St. Petersburg area at 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport FL 33707.

EVENT HIGHLIGHTS

Live Music & Dancing w/ The Juke Joint Kings,  8pm-Midnight
Swing Dance Lesson,  7-8pm  (no partner needed)

Exciting Social Atmosphere!
Beautiful & Historic Waterfront Grand Ballroom
One of the Best Dance Floors Anywhere!

*  All Ages  *  Smoke-Free  *  Full Bar  *  Prize Giveaways  * 
Admission $10  (includes Free Lesson);  Free Parking

For more info, visit www.SwingTime.info or click the links below:
[Band Bio]     [Map & Directions]     [More Info]


UPCOMING SWING TIME EVENTS
Click the links below for details on each event

Nov 21, 2007 (Wed): Special Event at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night
                    PRE-THANKSGIVING BASH !
                    Live Music by  The Juke Joint Kings!
                    Admission $10

Nov 22, 2007 (Thu): Happy Thanksgiving!  No Swing Centro Tonight... SWING ON FRIDAY instead of Thursday
                    This Week Only -- Swing at Centro on Friday November 23rd (see below)

Nov 23, 2007 (Fri): Special Event at Centro Asturiano
                    1950's/60's SOCK HOP !
                    Live Music by  Freight Train Annie!
                    Hula Hoop Contest,  Best Costume Prizes,  & much more!
                    Admission $10

   EVERY WEDNESDAY: Gulfport Casino Swing Night

    EVERY THURSDAY: Swing Centro

 The SECOND FRIDAY  Swing Time! at the Gulfport Casino
    of EVERY MONTH: Live Music & Dancing!


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