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Swing Time Newsletter — Tuesday APRIL 14th 2015


Mark your calendars — Keith Jones & the Makeshifts appear live at Wednesday April 29th's Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  See below for details.


This Wednesday APR 15th is the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  Take Advancing Your Swing 6-7pm (Learn a dazzling 6-move combination this week — get ready for a challenge! — plus learn solid technique for directional turns.)  Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm...  Dance 8-11pm.  Just $8 includes both lessons and the dance and students get $5 admission.  Is your birthday coming up?  Celebrate your birthday at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.

ADVANCE YOUR SWING APRIL 15TH-29THAdvancing Your Swing is a series of intermediate-level swing lessons, happening 6-7pm the next three Wednesdays at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.  Learn Cool Moves, Footwork Variations, Multiple Turns, Dips, Leans, and more!  Add style to your swing dancing.  Become a better leader or follower, and get asked to dance much more often.  (For dancers who've taken this series before, we have all-new material in store!)



Wednesday April 29th, Keith Jones & the Makeshifts play the Gulfport Casino Swing Night!  One of the best groups to ever play the Gulfport Casino, this Ohio band swings hot jump-blues and traditional rock'n'roll for your dancing pleasure.  Mark your calendars now for a special evening of live music & swing dancing!  The evening starts with an Advancing-Your-Swing Dance Lesson 6-7pm, followed by Swing Dance Lesson 7-8pm, then Live Music & Dancing 8-11pm.  Admission is just $12 (no free passes accepted on band nights); get your tickets at the door.  Making their third appearance at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night, Keith Jones & the Makeshifts were a huge hit with dancers when they played for us before.  In fact, last year, they helped set a new Wednesday Swing Night attendance record! 


 FUSION NIGHT — SUNDAY MAY 24TH — GULFPORT CASINO BALLROOM 

Sunday MAY 24th is Fusion Night at the Gulfport Casino Ballroom!  Come experience Tampa Bay's hottest new dance event, and plan to stay out late dancing, because it's Memorial Day weekend, and you have Monday off!  The night's lessons feature special guest instructor...the one & only, Simone Amaral, from Simone Salsa Dance School!  Simone will teach Authentic Brazilian Samba 6-7pm and will teach Samba/Salsa Fusion 7-8pm.  Lessons are followed by Dancing 8-11pm to a variety (and fusion) of music supporting over 30 different partnered dances!  Please spread the word!

All Ages       No Partners Needed       Admission $8 (Students $5)       Door Prizes       Cash Bar

The Gulfport Casino Ballroom is one of the world's top dance destinations, offering social dance excitement in a picturesque beachfront setting.  It features a rich history, a grand dance floor, a full cash bar, a smoke-free atmosphere, and free parking.  It's located in the St. Petersburg, Florida area at 5500 Shore Blvd. S., Gulfport, FL 33707.


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