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Hey Swing Kids,

**ABOUT September:  I’d recommend you treat this weekend in September 16, 17 & 18th like a 3 days Swing Festival and plan your outfits, block out the 3 days and have a Swing Dancing frenzy weekend with us!
See below…**

  • NO MULLUM CLASS THIS WEEK….

  • SOI Dance Socials for your diaries

  • Vintage Hair and Makeup Stying Workshops

    The events world has woken up and is alive and kicking!  There is so much coming up and I have listed here our SOI Gigs to mark in your diary.  There are live bands around town most weekend and the only way to improve your dancing is to dance! so get amongst it!  Post festival Ray and I plan to be out and about more so we look forward to seeing you cats on the floor!

     

    IMPORTANT NOTICE:  DUE TO ANOTHER DOUBLE BOOKING (HOPING THIS IS NOT A TREND!) .. This weeks Thursday Night Swing Class (8/9/22) at Mullumbimby is cancelled due to double booking at the club.  Please spread the word!  We will be back next week for our regular classes..

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    Now….Comin at ya!:

    Friday 16/9/22 – 7pm – LUCKY SEVEN SWING BAND AT Mos’s Dessert Club House TICKETS HERE

    One of our all time favourite swing bands are visiting  from Adelaide! These boys will be lifting the roof and Mo’s and then again at Mullum on Sunday (See below)

    Americana vintage swing meets rockabilly….

    Australia’s hottest swing band return to the Gold Coast to jump jive n wail at Mo’s Desert Clubhouse. Established in 04’, this seven piece roots ensemble have been blowing the roof off venues around the globe.

    Don’t miss these cats on Friday 16th September. Bring your dancing shoes!

    Check ’em out via their website: www.luckysevenswing.com

    Saturday 17/9/22 – Take the A Tran Swing Ball – The Croatian Club – 181 Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara 

    TICKETS HERE

    ALL ABOARD.. Take the A Train to the biggest Swing Ball of the Year…
    “Take the A Train Swing Ball” is a fabulous and unique event that will take place on the sensational Gold Coast on the night of Saturday 17th September 2022. The sights and sounds of last century’s “Grand Balls” awaits you. Combining lifestyle, music, dance and the allure of the heady days of the Copacabana Club of the 1930’s New York, we will transport you to a high-spirited atmosphere and you will be immersed into the most fashionable highlight of the year.
    The entertainment program of the night features the 13 piece Big Band “Sweet Thunder”. Spotlight entertainment to surprise and delight you also will be peppered throughout the evening.
    A night for love. A night for dreams. A night to remember for the rest of your life.
    Take the A Train Swing Ball will take place at the Gold Coast Croatia Sports Centre on Saturday, September 17th, 2022. Doors open at 6.00 pm. Tickets $99 including a three course meal.
    Dress: Evening/Ball

    Sunday 18/9/22 – LUCKY SEVEN SWINGS INTO MULLUM – 2pm – 6pm – $20pp – Mullumbimby Ex Serviceman’s Club, 58 Dalley St, Mullumbimby

    How bloody lucky are we then!!  Twice in one weekend! – SUNDAY SESSIONS NEVER LOOKED SO GOOD!

    One of our all time favourite swing bands are visiting  from Adelaide! These boys will be lifting the roof and Mo’s and then again at Mullum on Sunday (See below)

    Americana vintage swing meets rockabilly….

    Australia’s hottest swing band return to the Gold Coast to jump jive n wail at Mo’s Desert Clubhouse. Established in 04’, this seven piece roots ensemble have been blowing the roof off venues around the globe.

    Don’t miss these cats on Sunday 18 September. Bring your dancing shoes!

    Check ’em out via their website: www.luckysevenswing.com

    Friday 23/9/22 – Dance Fasta with Pasta – A Pop Up Swing Dance Party with The Harbour Force Company Swing Band

    Join us as we enjoy the Swinging Tunes a Swing Band at our Pop Up Swing Dance Party at Nonna’s Italian Restaurant Harbourtown.
    Cherryn and Eddie heading up the Harbour Force Company Swing Band brining their swinging tunes and horns to keep the dancers tapping and dancing all night! Can’t wait to hear this new line u of 1940’s swing standards done with their signature style!
    No Obligation to eat but the food is bloody good! Come and have a drink and a dance with us. Undercover, outdoors, tiled dance floor.
    It’s all FREE! Super popular so when you book your table, request one for outside so you are close to us and the band!
    Each Month we will bring you different Live Swing Bands to keep you dancing Fasta with Pasta.
    Brought to you by Nonna’s Italian Restaurants and Swing On In.

    Friday 23/9/22 – MULLUM SWINGS with Rhydian and Sebastiaan – 7pm – $20pp

    Introducing a night of the best in Local Talent with the following Swing On In Celebrities!
    The Rat Pack….
    Crooner Sounds and Swingin Joy with
    Rhydian Lewis and Sebastiaan Scholtens
    $20 entry to cover venue and musicians
     Kicking off at 7pm

    Friday 28/10/22 – 6pm – 9pm – FREE – Dance Fasta with Pasta – A Pop Up Swing Dance Party with Miss Mandy Swings

    Join us as we enjoy the Swinging Tunes a Swing Band at our Pop Up Swing Dance Party at Nonna’s Italian Restaurant Harbourtown.
    Our showgirl pays tribute to the 1940’s swing era and the stars of stage and screen from Ella Fitzgerald, Etta James and Natalie Cole to Bette Midler, Judy Garland and Liza Minelli. With cheeky banter and onstage costume changes Miss Mandy and the boys will blow you away with first class musicianship, arrangements and high energy entertainment. Miss Mandy’s lineup includes, Ash Higgins (drums) Nick Woodend (bass) Shane Calderbank (keys) Shannon Marshall (trumpet) Jon Woodend (sax)
    Miss Mandy combines jazz and cabaret to form her own style “Jazzaret”
    No Obligation to eat but the food is bloody good! Come and have a drink and a dance with us. Undercover, outdoors, tiled dance floor.
    It’s all FREE! Super popular so when you book your table, request one for outside so you are close to us and the band!
    Each Month we will bring you different Live Swing Bands to keep you dancing Fasta with Pasta.
    Brought to you by Nonna’s Italian Restaurants and Swing On In.

    MY NEXT TWO VINTAGE STYLING WORKSHOPS COMING UP:

    SATURDAY 10TH September: – 11am to 3pm – Brisbane: Camp Hill Antique Centre – 545 Old Cleveland Rd, Camp Hill
    SATURDAY 24TH September – 12 Noon to 4pm – Gold Coast: – My Studio
    1940’s & 1950’s – Hair and Makeup Styling Workshops
    Limited to 10 places,
    must book direct by emailing me: [email protected]
    $120pp
    In these workshops we will show you how to achieve that primped, preened and ready for a Mr Cecil B DeMille Close-up in no time!
    Vintage/Old Hollywood Hair & Makeup;
    Using tools and also learning without tools.
    Pin Up/Retro and Kustom Kulture Looks also covered.
    I will also be running you through the art of Do Rags, Scarves and Turbans for days when you just don’t have it in you to do a fancy do!
    If you have ever dreamed of having that classic, vintage look but never knew how? Do you long for a bit of 1940s glamour, 50’s cheesecake or retro style? Miss Chrissy and her Team can help you.
    Yes we do Victory Rolls, Barrel Curls, Betty Bangs, Hollywood Rolls and Gibson Rolls too. We just start with Pin Curls!!
    This class is open to all ages and if you are wanting to achieve some of these looks? Then this is the class for you…
    Bring:
    Your scarves, hats and accessories if you need some help styling them.
    Hairspray, Brushes, Combs and hot rollers or hot sticks (if you have),
    Hair Ties and Slide Combs, head bands etc. whatever you have.
    Makeup
    I will have stocks of setting lotion, grips, pin curl clips, wave clips and grooming cream etc on hand to buy on the day.
    If you don’t have much, I will have all my kits for use.
    Well folks, that’s all for now..  It’s going to be a busy and fun couple of months and we look forward to seeing your all soon!
    Til then, Stay Cool, Much Love, Chrissy & Ray xx

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