Live Big Band Swing and Jazz
Public Events 2011

Here are just a few of the public events where you will see Jon and the boys and girls of That Swing Sensation during 2011.
As we don't list bookings for weddings or private functions if you would like to book the band for your event please drop us a line using the contact form to check availability.

December -----
1- Swing Sensation's Swinging Santas
hit the streets in Drygate for their Community Christmas Lights ceremony
2- The Jingle Belle Ball , Motherwell -
That Swing Sensation and the Kennedy Cupcakes in yet another sensational seasonal event of festive frolics with a chance to dance. Tickets ( £12.50)www.jinglebelleball.co.uk
3- - Prohibition! Glasgow
- Burlesque and Retro night - BAAD, Glasgow (https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=291894890844954)
4 - Big Band Dance Night
- Highlight Comedy Club Glasgow, Glasgow favourite monthly big band dance nights http://www.swingsensation.co.uk/news/swingsunday.html
10- Christmas Tree Festival - Seasonal Sax 2-3pm -
The Swing Sensation saxes appear as The Thistle Quartet with some festive favourites for this charity event in St Andrews & St George's Church Shandwick Place, Edinburgh
16 - Daft Friday Ball -
Glasgow University - 12 hours of spectacular acts and a few surprises.
17 - Strictly Xmas - www.jinglebelleball.co.uk
27 - Glasgow Loves Christmas
, George Square, Glasgow A touch of seasonal swing in the city's glittering Glasgow Loves Christmas programme.
31- BBC Scotland Hogmanay Show -
Tune in to BBC Radio Scotland's Hogmanay Show to swing into 2012


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January 25 Swing back to the 40s
Charity night in aid of Help for heroes.
January 30 Sunday Swing Big Band Dance
Tickets £8:00 (over 18s only)
Big band night . More >>
February 27 Sunday Swing Big Band Dance
Tickets £8:00 (over 18s only)
Big band night . More >>
1940's Swing sdanceMarch 31- Back to the Swing of Things
1940s dance night - in aid of Erskine.
Glasgow University Union, Glasgow

April-----
April
Sunday Swing Big Band Dance
Tickets £8:00 (over 18s only)
Big band night . More >>
19 Sax Appeal I
Glasgow Swing Big Band  7-8pm, Botanic Gardens Glasgow

The sax quartet appear in the luscious surroundings of Glasgow's Kibble Palace in the first of their annual recital series. (In aid of ENABLE Scotland.)
22 Puttin' on the Blitz (Sorry, sold out!!)
Fabulous 1940's dance night from That Swing Sensation and The Kennedy Cupcakes. Alona Hotel, Strathclyde Park

Glasgow Swing Big Band  28 The MAD ( Make a Difference) Ball
The Byre Theatre, St Andrews
St Andrews University Students Association1950's Swing night

The Bute Jazz Festival 2011
This year the band makes its first appearance at the famous island jazz festval in a variety of combos ...
30-21:00 Isle of Bute Jazz Festival
Hermie Longalong and the quintet.

May-----
1-14:00 Isle of Bute Jazz Festival
George Rodger and Gypsy Jazz
1-19:30 Isle of Bute Jazz Festival
Big band finale to one of Europe's most popular jazz weekends
10 - Sax Appeal II
7-8pm, Botanic Gardens, Glasgow
Scottish sax quartet 14 -The Sax Quartet at "A Grand Day Out – A Celebration of Glasgow’s Exhibitions" Part of Scotland's, Festival of Museums.
29 Sunday Swing Big Band Dance
Tickets £8:00 (over 18s only)
Big band night.

June-----
4 -
Erskine Big Band Fundraiser Dance - 2 pm (Sorry, sold out!!)
Church Street, DumbartonSaxes
4- Duntreath Castle - 8pm
6 - Sax Appeal III
West End Festival (7-8pm)
Botanic Gardens Glasgow
Another new programme of music from the sax quartet in their third appearance in Glasgow's Kibble Palace.
7 - 2pm -Tea Dance in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall (part of Glasgow's Active Ageing week).
10- Ballerup Ball -
Fundraiser for the East Kilbride Dementia Carers Group. Ballerup Hall East Kilbride.
11 Friends of St George's 1940s dance night, Edinburgh
17- Kirkconnel Gala Night

Armed Forces Day, Saturday 26 June 2010 19- Leith Festival : The Big Band Variety Show - Comedy, music (& possibly a bit of mayhem) as we relive the golden age of light entertainment.
26 - Armed Forces Day Glasgow The Big Band performs in Glasgow's George Square.

July -----
2 Let's Dance -
Dance events don't come much bigger. The band heads to Abderdeen for a spectacular evening of music and dance with music from That Swing Sensation and demonstrations from Robin Windsor & Kristina Rihanoff, stars of Strictly come Dancing, and Scotland's own Amateur Ballroom & Latin American Champions Tibor Poc & Hilary Mouat
30 - C-Change Celebration Ball , Marriot Hotel Glasgow

August -----
6 In the Mood 1940s Swing Night , The Corn Exchange, Edinburgh.
That Swing Sensation, The Kennedy cupcakes and the Memphis Belle Orchestra "bring back the forties" in a fabulous night in aid of the Mark Wright Project.
8 Sax Appeal IV
7-8pm, Botanic Gardens Glasgow
The sax quartet in their final appearance in Glasgow's Kibble Palace before heading for the Edinburgh Fringe.
1940's Big Band Swing Dancing 13 & 14
The Colossal Celebration of the Centuries
Join the band in the 1940s zone at Fort George for the biggest event in the Historic Scotland calendar.
26 Hamilton Town House Variety Show
***Edinburgh Fringe2011***
The Band returns to the world's favourite festival aiming once again for sell out shows.
20 Edinburgh Fringe Sax Appeal Big Band swing - Edinburgh Fringe
The sax quartet appear on the Edinburgh Fringe with an hour of light classics, jazz and easy listening.
Edinburgh Big Band Swing Fringe Sell out Show27 Edinburgh Fringe Big Band Swing
Some of the band's favourite big band classics.

September-----
3- Paisley Town Hall
4 - Sunday Swing Big Band Dance Night
(over 18s only) dancers
10 - RAF Leuchars Air Show :
big band Leuchars Air Showentertainment at this celebration of 100 years of aviation from North East Fife
17 Wings Appeal Big Band Dance Night
-RAFA Club Prestwick
Strictly Teviot Teviot Row Student Union - Bristow Square, Edinburgh
22 No 10 - Queens Drive Glasgow
24 Edinburgh Lindy Exchange. Dress up in your finery and bring out all your favourite steps for Edinburgh's big Lindy Hop weekend .

Glasgow  big band - artists for maty's MealsOctober -----
2 - Sunday Swing Big Band Dance Night
Tickets £10:00 (conc £8:00) (over 18s only)
8 - Western House Hotel, Ayr
22 - The DebRA Butterfly Ball, Grand Central Hotel Glasgow
28 - Artists and Musicians for Mary's Meals
Gala Concert.
A glittering night of music in the Glasgow City Chambers.Glasgow  big band - artists for maty's Meals
29 - Trades House Glasgow

November -----
5- Kinkell Byre, St Andrews
6 - Big Band Dance Night,
Salutation Hotel Perth
Big band dancing returns with a swing to Perth's celebrated dance venue "The Sally"
11- Rufflets House Hotel, St Andrews
13 - Sunday Swing Big Band Dance Night Glasgow
(over 18s only)
19 Goodyear Tyre Socail Club, Drumchapel
20- Tea Dance
- Old Waverely Hotel, Edinburgh. Enjoy a refined afternoon with a cuppa and cakes with music from the 6 piece Swing Sensation "Tea Set" and dance steps from Gary and Susan of the Fly Right Dance Company .
26 Piersland House Hotel Troon

December -----
1- Swing Sensation's Swinging Santas
hit the streets in Drygate for their Community Christmas Lights ceremony
2- The Jingle Belle Ball , Motherwell -
That Swing Sensation and the Kennedy Cupcakes in yet another sensational seasonal event of festive frolics with a chance to dance. Tickets ( £12.50)www.jinglebelleball.co.uk
3- - Prohibition! Glasgow
- Burlesque and Retro night - BAAD, Glasgow (https://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=291894890844954)
4 - Big Band Dance Night
- Highlight Comedy Club Glasgow, Glasgow favourite monthly big band dance nights http://www.swingsensation.co.uk/news/swingsunday.html
10- Christmas Tree Festival - Seasonal Sax 2-3pm -
The Swing Sensation saxes appear as The Thistle Quartet with some festive favourites for this charity event in St Andrews & St George's Church Shandwick Place, Edinburgh
16 - Daft Friday Ball -
Glasgow University - 12 hours of spectacular acts and a few surprises.
17 - Strictly Xmas - www.jinglebelleball.co.uk
27 - Glasgow Loves Christmas
, George Square, Glasgow A touch of seasonal swing in the city's glittering Glasgow Loves Christmas programme.
31 - BBC SCotland Hogmanay Show -
Tune in to BBC Radio Scotland's Hogmanay Show to swing into 2012 with That Swing Sensation


That Swing Sensation are a group of Scottish jazz musicians that play smooth jazz, trad, big band and swing music. From jazzy duets up to the 14 piece big band they perform swinging music at events, festivals and functions in Glasgow, Edinburgh, the Trossachs and central Scotland. Swing Sensation

info (at) swingsensation.co.uk