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Swing Time Newsletter — Friday APR 3rd 2009
Hi Everyone! This Friday (April 3rd) is Swing Time! at the Gulfport Casino featuring the Juke Joint Kings! Our next Tampa event is Saturday, April 25th's Swing Time! at Centro Asturiano. See you this Wednesday & Friday at the Gulfport Casino! --Sam
** News Flash ** Jim Webb has completed and uploaded his amazing video of the Tampa Bay / Gulfport Casino edition of the Global Shim Sham... thanks, Jim! Watch the video. Outdoor scenes were shot at the end of the 6pm Shim Sham Lesson, so good job by all the new Shim Shammers! See Shim Sham videos from around the world, submitted for Frankie Manning's 95th Birthday Celebration.
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** News Flash ** Advancing Your Swing will be the topic of the 6-7pm Bonus Lesson at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night on Wednesdays, April 8th, 15th, 22nd & 29th. Advancing Your Swing covers all the intermediate material from one of Swing Time's Level II courses; it's all about taking your dancing to that next level!
at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom
This Friday, April 3rd, 2009
featuring... THE JUKE JOINT KINGS
Hot & Jumpin' Swing Band!
This Friday, April 3rd, 2009 is Swing Time! at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, an exciting evening of live music and swing dancing, featuring The Juke Joint Kings! Kicking off the event is a group swing-dance lesson, 8-9pm (no partner needed). Then it's time to swing, with live music & dancing, 9:00pm-12:30am, plus a dance contest at intermission with $100 Cash 1st Prize!
The Juke Joint Kings are a hot five-piece jump/blues outfit, complete with piano, vocals, harmonica, guitar, bass & drums. 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 Swing Time!
Swing Time is Florida's Premier Swing Event, held one Friday each month in Tampa Bay at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom. The Gulfport Casino is located in the St. Petersburg area at 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport FL 33707.
Live Music & Dancing w/ The Juke Joint Kings, 9pm-12:30am
Swing Dance Instruction (no partner needed), 8-9pm
Swing Dance Contest (with a Twist) at Intermission -- $100 Cash 1st Prize!
All Ages & Smoke-Free
Friendly Social Atmosphere
Beautiful Waterfront Ballroom
Huge Dance Floor
$11 Admission includes Free Lesson; Free Parking
** News Flash ** Nick De Stefano has written a motivational book entitled Who Sleeps in Your Skin? "Discover how your past experiences influence your choices today". In addition to being a successful business owner, business coach & consultant, Nick has been an avid swing dancer on the Tampa Bay scene for the last many years. Swing Time will be giving away a copy of Nick's book in the prize drawing at this Friday, April 3rd's Swing Time event at the Gulfport Casino. The book is available for purchase at his website (click link above).
UPCOMING SWING TIME EVENTS
Click the links below for details on each event
EVERY WEDNESDAY: Gulfport Casino Swing Night!
Apr 3, 2009 (Fri):
Swing Time! at the Gulfport Casino
featuring The Juke Joint Kings
Hot & Jumpin' Swing Band!
Tickets: $11; purchase at the door
Apr 25, 2009 (Sat): Swing Time! at Centro Asturiano
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