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Swing Time Newsletter — Monday FEB 21st 2011

SAVE $6.50 PER TICKET! -- Today through Wednesday Only -- INTERNET OR IN PERSON!  Buy advance tickets now for Friday MAR 4th's  Swing Time! LIVE at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom  featuring the world-renowned  George Gee Swing Orchestra  for just $13.50/ticket... whether you buy them online now or in person at this Wednesday FEB 23rd's Gulfport Casino Swing Night.  Act now, because this early-bird special expires this Wednesday FEB 23rd at 11:59pm.   PURCHASE YOUR ADVANCE TICKETS NOW! 

This Wednesday FEB 23rd -- join us at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night for Charleston Lessons 6-7pm, followed by Swing Dance Lessons 7-8pm, then Dancing 8-11pm!  Just $7 includes EVERYTHING and Students Get 2-for-1 Admission!  Take the Charleston Lessons to add dozens of exciting Charleston Moves to your swing dancing!  And get ready for Balboa Bonus Lessons, happening 6-7pm every Wednesday in March!  (details below)

Friday MAR 4th, mark your calendars for Swing Time! LIVE at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom, featuring... all the way from New York City, the one & only George Gee Swing Orchestra!  Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 the day of event.  SAVE $6.50 -- Buy your tickets securely online now!  (details below)

Saturday MAR 26th, Swing Time performs at Ducky Goes Retro -- a Sock Hop themed benefit happening 6-10pm at the Garden Club (500 Sunset Drive, St Petersburg) and sponsored by All Children's Hospital Guild Beach Branch.  Tickets ($50/person or $75/couple) include wine & beer, catering by Carrabba's, open dancing, music & entertainment by Swing Time, prizes, plus live & silent auctions.  Come out and support this great cause... all proceeds benefit All Children's Hospital.  Visit the above link for tickets.

Swing Time! at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom

Friday,  March 4th,  2011
Swing Time! LIVE at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom
featuring... all the way from New York City... the one and only...

Friday, March 4th, 2011, Swing Time presents... all the way from New York City... the one and only George Gee Swing Orchestra!  Happening live at the spectacular Gulfport Casino Ballroom, the event starts with a group swing-dance lesson, 8-9pm (no partner needed), followed by live music & dancing, 9:00pm-12:30am.  Doors open 7:30pm and all ages are welcome!

George Gee and his Swing Orchestra have been at the forefront of the swing revival since before it even started.  The favorite band of swing legend, Frankie Manning, they headlined all his major birthday celebrations, providing the live swinging sounds for thousands of joyous dancers from across the world!  George Gee formed his swinging big band during his college days in 1980, and has never looked back. A few years later, the band was in huge demand across the tri-state NY/PA/NJ region, and was a frequent performer for the New York Swing Dance Society.  Fast forward to today, and the George Gee Swing Orchestra has a mammoth resume that includes hundreds of appearances at top swing clubs & societies, lindy exchanges, dance camps & weekends across the USA; major concert appearances and music festivals around the globe; powerful "Battles of the Big Bands"; television appearances including being the first big band to play on MTV; audio recordings; and private engagements too numerous to mention... they were even summoned to perform for rocker Ozzy Osbourne's 50th birthday party in Beverly Hills!

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 to the George Gee Swing Orchestra  9:00pm-12:30am
Swing Dance Instruction (no partner needed)  8:00-9:00pm
Doors Open  7:30pm

All Ages  &  Smoke-Free
Exciting Social Atmosphere
Beautiful Waterfront Ballroom
Huge Dance Floor
Prize Giveaways
Full Bar

Tickets:  $15/advance -or- $20/day of event
Purchase Advance Tickets Now securely online at www.SwingTime.info
-or-  in person Wednesdays 2/23 or 3/2 at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night
Admission includes Free Lesson; Free Parking!

For more info, visit www.SwingTime.info on the web, or click the links below:
Tickets     Map & Directions     Band     More Info

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Every Wednesday in FEBRUARY 2011, the 6pm Bonus Lesson topic is Charleston
Every Wednesday in MARCH 2011, the 6pm Bonus Lesson topic is Balboa
Bonus Lessons are yours FREE! ...with paid admission to the event.

Bonus Lesson 6-7pm
Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm
Swing Music & Dance 8-11pm

*  All Ages  *  No Partner Needed  *
Huge Dance Floor -- One of World's Best!
Beautiful Retro-Era Waterfront Dance Hall

Admission $7 (includes 2 Free Lessons!)
Students get 2-for-1 Admission!

Full Bar  ~  Prize Giveaways  ~  Smoke-Free  ~  Free Parking
Celebrate Your Birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!

The Gulfport Casino is one of the world's best ballrooms, offering up social dance excitement in a picturesque beachfront setting.

Map & Directions     Dance Lessons     More Info

Mark Your Calendars!

   EVERY WEDNESDAY: Gulfport Casino Swing Night!

Mar  4, 2011 (Fri): Swing Time! LIVE at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom
                    featuring the  George Gee Swing Orchestra!
                    LIVE from New York... World-Renowned 8-Piece Big Band!

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