Hey Swing Kids, I’m in the middle of BLEACH* Festival delivery and the next 2 weeks will be busy… its
Well! that was fun.. Are you all as shattered as Ray and I.. So much dancing, enjoying live music and
Hey Swing Kids, I’m just going to get right in to it as I only have today to pack for
In this brief Newsletter: Mothers Day Filming at Kingscliff – Need Dancers Workshops In the Studio Coming Up Swing On
Idea: Lightbulb moment of a creative idea the we start asking ourselves questions like: Is there an appetite for this
“A closer look will reveal a different form of rebellion: one that chooses optimism for building community and a sense
Do a loony-goony dance ‘Cross the kitchen floor, Put something silly in the world That ain’t been there before.” ―
URGENT NEWS FLASH Changes to our Swing On In – Gold Coast Classes effectively immediately. Due to Covid
Merry Knew Year Swing Kids, Welcome to 2022 or is it still 2020 or 2021, I can’t work it out,
Gosh I love a good Saying and The Duke had so many of them.. whats your favourite saying? In this
Who is enthusiastically and positively racing towards Christmas and the hope of a splendid summer break! ME!!! Not one to
Jazz washes away the dust of everyday life.” ~Art Blakey I see this picture of Frankie Manning and I can
In this Bulletin: * Mullum Classes Starting this week * Workshops coming up 6.30 NSW TIME (5.30pm QLD Time) to
Swinging Regards Kids and Happy Hump Day to you… As promised, here is the lowdown on whats coming up.. In
In this Newsletter: * Classes * Monthly Socials – Ours and Others * Greazefest * Bleach Festival * Blitz Party
Hello Hepcats and Happy Monday! In this Newsletter: * Classes* Monthly Socials – Ours and Others* Cooly Rocks On Festival
Well hello there and thanks for supporting our growing Swing Dance Community here on the Gold Coast and Northern Rivers.
LOVE TO DANCE? NEED TO GET FIT?If you love to dance, love great music, and want to get fit! No
Howdy, I thought I’d get one last newsletter in for 2020 before we kiss that year goodbye and welcome in
Hey Groovers, hows your December been so far? Ours is getting super busy and as I love Christmas time so
We want to acknowledge our deep pain and show our support to stand in solidarity for the Black Lives Matter
In this Newsletter: This Weeks Virtual Classes Private Lessons with Chrissy & Ray World Lindy Hop Day – World Shim,
In this Newsletter: This Weeks Virtual Classes Private Lessons with Chrissy & Ray World Lindy Hop Day – World Shim,
Hello SwingSTARS! Yes I said STARS, as to us (That be Ray and I), we think you are all STARS! Why? coz you turn up, you give it all and you do it with smiles, laughter and a commitment that we can only admire.. Your sense of community and welcoming vibe is so fabulous and we thank you for being our Swing On In STARS!
IT’S PARTY SEASON – Mark these Dates
Howdy Swingsters! Yep, I’m hopeless I know at these newsletter things, they are infrequent and long BUT not tonight Josephine!
Howdy Swingsters, time for a catchup on all the wonderful dance & social events coming up for the next couple
Howdy to our awesome Swing Dance Community Gold Coast And Bangalow, what a ride we have been on lately, Ray
What’s in this Newsletter: Classes Gigs Farewells Interesting Reads Classes: Welcome to all our new and old swing dance students
Hey Swing Kids, Happy Christmas & Merry New Year and for those that don’t celebrate Christmas, Happy Holidays and Many
Swing was the golden era and it really had a great energy about it. Swing dancing has a very distinctive
Click on Link HERE to watch the video if it does not load into this email. The Day was HOT…
“To be creative means to be in love with life. You can be creative only if you love life enough
Ray and I are very proud at the way Swing On In has grown over the years and we are
The Proactive Follower Shared from the Blog Site SWUNGOVER By Bobby White Art by Irena Spassova As a teacher, I
Second Annual Swing in the Flowers Raises $800 for Charity Whilst Enjoying A Day Full of Food, Fun, Farming and Fancy
This weekend’s line up of Swing Dance Parties and Flower Farm Frolicking: Friday 21st September – Bangalow FREE Swing
PROFILE OF A SWING ON IN DANCER – Mrs. Laura Woolcott – Bangalow Class The Jazz Singer – profile of a
Opportunity dances with those already on the dance floor – Step on to the floor with us! In this news:
A Little Party Never Killed Nobody! .. Step on inside for all the goss on whats coming up! In this
So hey there Swing Cats and Kittens, there’s a lot of dancing coming up so I thought I’d share in
It’s a crazy fun week of dancing coming up and we need dancers to come to the party…do you want
1: Zazou woman in typical attire. 2: A young zazou playing records on his gramophone, during World War II. (Albert
Happy New Year, Happy Easter & Merry Christmas…. Bloomin Heck this year is flying by… So much fun and excitement
In order to help you navigate the social dimensions of swing dancing, here are our top three etiquette guidelines. It
With so much going on at the moment, its easy to miss events mentioned at class or on the social
Have you ever wondered what exactly a Shim Sham is? Or, more importantly why you should be doing it? Here
Welcome to 2018 …. By now you have probably reflected enough on 2017 and the past and maybe you have
Well Done Swing On In and the Wider Swing Dance Community! On Friday Night Swing On In held its Christmas
Dear Swing on In, At last, Australia’s newest DANCE show has arrived! Channel Seven is currently casting for a brand
Have you got your Next Event Sorted? Being Passionate about 1920’s through the 1960’s, Swing On In and The Lindy
Ray and I are so thrilled to be able to announce this fabulous event. We have been working behind the
Michael & Evita are New York Internationally famous and awesome Lindy Hoppers and teachers… They write fabulous blog posts and
TO BOOK IN, PLEASE EMAIL US ON: [email protected] or Call: 0409727888 for further info. Howdy Melb, Ray and
Before my little sister Elisha passed away she emailed me this prayer and I thought I’d share with you all.
This newsletter goes out to those who don’t do social media so therefore might miss out on some of
Thank you QT Gold Coast for sponsoring the best dressed prizes for our upcoming Red carpet gala ball “A Very Swellagant
Sue’s smile is the first thing you notice as she turns up for Wednesday night classes in Bangalow. In love
The Swinguendos are a sassy dance group who are destined to inject a dose of adrenaline straight to the heart
Ray and I were recently asked to be interviewed separately about our love story and I was excited to see
We are SOOO excited to have GJ Tagz spinning the tunes in between the acts at A Very Swellagant Affair
The Residuals Big Band This 8 piece band is a mix of high class musicians and is right up
Sit back, grab a martini from the bar and enjoy the show. This 3rd Act at our upcoming “A Very
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Swing On In's Chrissy Keepence and Ray are two cool cats. Their vivacious personalities and enthusiasm really motivate students at all levels. From beginner to advanced, they treat each dancer...
The Swing on In Dancers have been involved in multiple Bleach Festival’s events including the larg-escale production, The Inaugural Annual Dance Affair. They were an absolute hit. We love their...
Working with Ray is a dream come true for organisers booking DJs or looking for entertainment 20’s – 80’s. He’s professional, reliable, fun to work with and delivers a brilliant,...
We have had the greatest time learning to dance with you two. It's such a fun thing to do together, kind of our special time together each week which has...
So much fun and filled with amazing friendly people!
I have been dancing for 16 years both modern jive.rock n roll and swing and in my opinion Swing is the most social and energised of them all just one...
The most friendly and welcoming dance group on the Gold Coast
Just dropped in to Tuesday night Swing On In class and absolutely loved it! Fantastic teachers, fantastic dancers! See you next week.
Fantastic ppl fantastic teachers and a whole lotta fun
How lucky are we to have Chrissy & Ray Keepence teach us Swing Dancing right here in Bangalow.... Taught directly by Frankie Manning himself the grandfather of Swing Dancing, this...
Ray and Chrissy are both truly gifted in their abilities to teach swing to any age group. There love of this genre is infectious and they keep classes exciting and...
I can't thank the teachers Ray, Chrissy enough for bringing Swing Dancing into my life. They are wonderful teachers and it has become "my happy place" every week. I've also...
Loads of fun, Ray and Chrissie are awesome teachers who always take the time to make sure everyone learns at their own pace. I never would have thought I'd enjoy...
Swing dancing has opened my eyes to a whole new love that I didn't know existed! Ray and Chrissy's expert feedback and patient teaching style makes every class rewarding, exciting...
I started going to swing on in 9 months ago and I plan to keep going it's lots of fun
I never learnt to dance before I joined Swing on in. I totally enjoy the experience, great teachers, Ray and Chrissy, great atmosphere, very friendly, lots of fun
We always have a great time at Swing On In dance classes. There's always lots of great dance moves to learn and heaps of friendly people to dance with.
This time round we'll be taking our lindy hop to the dance floor replacing the comfortably familiar RnR
I have always wanted to Swing Dance & Ray was such an awesome teacher. Everyone at the classes are so friendly & welcoming!
Swing On In is awesome! Chrissy and Ray are excellent teachers and superb dancers, no matter what dance level you are at they are very welcoming. Highly recommended!
As soon as I get to Queensland I will be there for sure! Chrissy and Ray are not only incredible people with hearts of hold they are also incredibly talented...
Ray & Chrissy are both as amazing dancers and people. They are so passionate about everything they do. I'm absolutely mesmerised every time I watch them dance. They at an...
Wonderful, talented teachers and both with a beautiful personality to match!
Started Lindy Hop with Chrissy and Ray many years ago and they gave me the foundation on which to build my Swing dancing. Lindy Hop has taken me all over...
Awesome peeps and great Lindy hop dancing for all ages!!!
Ray and Chrissy are excellent teachers and make it a fun experience. Lindy Hop is in my opinion a life skill. Improvised social dancing is where it's at for me...
With out a doubt the best dance group in Australia!!
Do yourself a favour and learn about this stylish and spirited style of partner dancing with the best teachers I could imagine. I love Chrissy and Ray's energy and humour...
Love going to class each week with Chrissy and Ray. Such fun, great exercise and you get to meet some wonderful people.
Fabulous dancers, amazing (and most patient) teachers ;-p, incredible people! Wish they were able to get to Perth more often
Great teachers and great fun. Highly recommended!
Excellent classes, it's amazing what you can learn in one or two lessons, even with two left feet! Very welcoming and warm and as fun as you make it.
Ray & Chrissy are both amazing dancers and absolutely delightful people. They are so passionate about everything they do, and open their hearts to assisting others in so many ways.....
Expert helpful instruction, loads of fun, beautiful people, great exercise - what's not to love! And thanks for the inspiring clips from the original swing era.
Fantastic........Chrissie and Roy are the Best! Always happy, always patient, a lovely friendly atmosphere and a pleasure to look forward to every week........Betty
On Wednesday night at Bangalow Swing on In, I have a great time, smile all night, laugh at Ray's jokes and learn to dance at the same time. Our teachers...
I was hooked after my first lesson! Amazing people and an amazing atmosphere! Ray and Chrissy are fantastic teachers. Something about swing really invigorates the soul. I guarantee that if...
“We had the pleasure of working with Ray Keepence last year when he did a gig for our Surf Life Saving Club. Ray acted as a DJ and provided Music,...
QT Gold Coast have been working with Swing-A- Billy Ray Dj Entertainer Services for over 3 years. Ray and his team consistently provide slick, professional entertainment for both our corporate clients...
Ray Keepance has been my go to music man for 15years. He has provided music for all different occasions for us from birthdays, weddings, funerals, yes funerals. He has the...
While he may go by the name Swing-a- billy Ray, he is no one trick pony. We have known ray for the past 17 years. Ray began working for us...