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Swing Time Newsletter — Tuesday AUG 18th 2009
This Wednesday, August 19th, join us at the Pinellas Park Auditorium for Swing Time's Summer Sock Hop! (The Gulfport Casino will be closed that night, one Wednesday only, for floor renovation.) We have an incredible lineup.... Learn the Madison, the Stroll, and three other fun dances from the 1950's in our 6-7pm dance class! Learn to swing 7-8pm. Dance 8pm to midnight! The night features a Hula Hoop Contest, a special On-Stage Swing-Dance Performance, plus Free Root Beer Floats! 1950's attire is encouraged!
Swing this Friday, August 21st in Tampa with Swing Time! at Centro Asturiano.
The following Wednesday, August 26th, Swing Night resumes at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, with Charleston Lessons 6-7pm (learn the Charleston Lines -- danced to "Sing, Sing, Sing" -- along with many cool Charleston step variations), followed by Swing Dance Lessons 7-8pm, and Swing Music & Dancing 8-11pm. Admission to Wednesday Swing Nights is just $7, which includes 2 Free Lessons and great all-around fun for all ages! No partner is needed. SCHOOL'S OUT SPECIAL -- FINAL WEEK -- Attention Students, and Teachers Too! Just flash your school ID at the door at this Wednesday's Gulfport Casino Swing Night, pay your $7 admission, and receive a Free Pass good for any upcoming Wednesday! Charleston Lessons -- More Info
Friday, September 4th is Swing Time! LIVE at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom featuring The Venturas!
Thursdays Starting September 10th, Swing Time will offer 7-week courses and practice sessions at First Dance Studio in St. Petersburg. The schedule is 7-8pm: Lindy Hop II (course), 8-9pm: Dance Team I (practice/training session), 9-10pm: Lindy Hop I (course). Stay tuned for full details.
See you this Wednesday at the Pinellas Park Auditorium and Friday at Centro Asturiano!
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at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom
Friday, September 4th, 2009
featuring... THE VENTURAS
Exceptional Talent w/ Hot Vocals
Friday, September 4th, 2009, is Swing Time! at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, an exciting evening of live music and swing dancing, featuring the hot swingin' sounds of The Venturas! 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 exhibition at intermission!
A favorite of Bay-area swingsters, The Venturas have also made a big impression on the Florida music scene, receiving rave reviews from press & fans alike, playing for tens of thousands of people, winning Best Band awards, and recording four CDs! Each time they've played Swing Time, the band has put on a smash performance for a huge audience of fans. And each time they've played, people have remarked that it's been an incredible night of dancing, music, and all-around fun!
Swing Time is Florida's Premier Swing Event, held the first Friday of every 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 Venturas, 9pm-12:30am
Swing Dance Instruction (no partner needed), 8-9pm
Dance Exhibition at Intermission
All Ages & Smoke-Free
Friendly Social Atmosphere
Beautiful Waterfront Ballroom
Huge Dance Floor
$11 Admission includes Free Lesson; Free Parking
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