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Time to get Dancing: The Swing Commanders are back in town!

July 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Prepare for Europe’s No.1 Western Swing Band as they are coming back to the New Earswick Folk Hall once again! A mix of Swing, Jazz and Exquisite Harmonies to take you back to a wilder, more glamourous age!

The Swing Commanders are back in town at the New Earswick Folk Hall for another of their fantastic performances, Saturday 1st July 2023! You don’t want to miss out on this chance to get dancing and show off those dance moves. Keep reading for more details on the event and where to buy tickets! The Swing Commanders take well crafted songs from the thirties to the fifties, from American Songbook classics to Western Swing and Novelty songs, and overlay them with lush vocal harmonies and hot solos. The rhythms, varying from ballads to jive to quicksteps, are great for dances, theatre shows, and parties.

The Swing Commanders have appeared, often headlining, at most of the UK’s top Vintage and Country Music festivals. They are loved by fans of Jazz, Country, Swing and Blues, and find it easy to fill dancehalls with lindy hoppers, modern jivers, line, partner and social dancers. They play all over the UK, regularly tour Europe and when they can, cross the pond to visit the US! The band members have a wealth of musical experience, from bar room to classical concert hall, as well as an understanding of dance and theatre.

This results in a stage show that is technically precise and wildly entertaining. Everyone involved loves performing the music, and this shines through. People who experience the band for the first time are amazed at the energetic showmanship, the instrument swapping, the intricate arrangements, and sophisticated vocal blend. This isn’t a nostalgia trip or Rat Pack karaoke. It is fine songs played joyfully and brilliantly.

You won’t want to miss out on this event spectacular and we hope you can join us!

Saturday 1st July

Doors and Bar: 6pm

Band: 7pm – 9pm


Tickets: £15

However if you still want to hang around and soak in the party atmosphere we will still be running the bar until 10:00pm!

We are also delighted to announce that Roberts & Sons Pigs & Pizzas will be joining us again for Swing Commanders to serve their scrumptious Pizza! They will be there from 7pm outside the Folk Hall for you to grab some food between dances! There will also have plenty of snacks and treats available so lots to eat and make it an evening you won’t forget!

Tickets can be purchased via Eventbrite or in person at the Folk Hall reception! Please bear in mind that Eventbrite charges a £1.96 admin fee on top of the event ticket price.





July 1
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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New Earswick Folk Hall
Hawthorn Terrace
York, YO32 4AQ
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