Upcoming Events

Below is a list of some upcoming related events in the surrounding areas of Asbury Park.

Tiki Daddy band
Tiki Daddy returns to Asbury Park Boardwalk
Sunday Sept 4th 2011
Asbury Park Boardwalk by Langosta
Langosta Lounge will host Tiki Daddy in front of their restaurant on the Boardwalk from 6 - 8pm on Sunday Sept 4th 20111. This marvelous Hawaiian Swing Style band showcases music that's perfect for the Balboa dancers.

bronx wanderers band
Jenkinson's Music Fest with The Bronx Wonderers

Wednesday, August 24 2011
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Jenkinson's Wed night Music at Inlet Beach Stage 7:30pm - 10pm. There will be a special deck area 100ft to the right of the stage that is being reserved for dancers. If you can cut a rug with your partner, definitely come on over and join us. jenkinsons.com

The Mill
The Mill Big Band Night
Saturday July 23, 2011 7pm
101 Old Mill Rd, Spring Lake Heights, NJ 07762 phone (732) 449-1800
Featuring the Brass Tacks Orchestra and the price is $45 per person plus tax and gratuity. Call for reservations as they are selling out!
Note: Paolo & Lauren will be giving a balboa and collegiate shag demonstration and we will be the DeeJays during the band breaks. themillnj.com

new jersey jazz & blues festival

July 23, 2011 11a.m. to 8:00p.m.
Middletown Arts Center, 36 Church Street, Middletown next to the Middletown Train Station

Presented by the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation and here are some of our dancers favorite picks of the bands being featured:

Colts Neck Swing Band
Big Band Swing - The Colt’s Neck Swing Band is a dynamic 19-piece big band boasting the bold and rich harmonies of 5 saxes, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, bass, piano, drums and guitar.
Mike Barris & Friends 4:50pm
Vintage Jazz and Blues - A must for fans of Bessie Smith, Louis Armstrong and Django Reinhardt!
Ron Sunshine & His Orchestra 8:00pm
Blues/Swing - Take a healthy dose of Rhythm & Blues, New Orleans funk, and downhome harmonica stomps; mix with the classics from the era of Gershwin, Cole Porter, Louis Jordan, Nat King Cole, and Fats Waller.
See the FULL SCHEDULE at http://www.jerseyshorefestival.org

AP Jazz Festival
23d Annual Asbury Park Jazz Festival
Sunset Park 5th & Main St in Asbury Park
Saturday/Sunday June 25 & 26 2011 noon to 6:00 pm
Free Admission, Great Food, Family Friendly, After Parties

nick palumbo's Hot Five  swing into summer

Swing into Summer at the Pavilion
Sunday June 26 2011 4pm - 7pm
Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion
Featuring Nick Palumbo and his Hot Five
Strumming your favorite Jump Blues, Boogie Woogie and Swing. Plus dancing sensations
Paolo & Lauren showcase their favorite steps and demonstrate easy to learn line dances for all of the family!

swingman band

SwingMan Band Show
Friday July 8, 2011
Live, love and dance with Swingman and the Misfit-Mutts live in concert Friday, July 8 in Clifton, NJ. Hosted by the Downtown Clifton Economic Development Group, DANCING UNDER THE STARS with Swingman is a free concert on the corner of Clifton Avenue and 1st Street. Dance contest, T-shirt give-aways and more. Rain date July 15 Details at facebook.com/SwingmanBand And if you'd like a poster to put up in your office or shop, send an email request to SwingmanBand@gmail.com

moonlighter dinner mccloones

Tim McLoone's Supper Club
Asbury Park Boardwalk
Saturday April 16 (6pm cocktails, 7 - 10pm dinner and dancing)

The Jazz Lobsters to Headline Live Music Event at Tim McLoone’s Supper Club
ASBURY PARK, NJ (April 4, 2011) - A six-week celebration of American roots music in Asbury Park will conclude with a big-band event at Tim McLoone's Supper Club on the Asbury Boardwalk.  Aptly titled "A Moonlight Dinner Dance," the event will kick off at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 16 with a cocktail reception and a live performance from The Jazz Lobsters Tickets for the event are $100.00 and include a copy of the city’s music anthology, “Asbury Park: Where Music Lives” by Helen-Chantal Pike.
To reserve tickets for Moonlight Dinner Dance, interested parties should contact Tom Gilmour at 732-502-5749 or via email at Tom.Gilmour@CityofAsburypark.com.  Cocktail attire is suggested.  A portion of all proceeds from the event will benefit the Asbury Park Musical Heritage initiative. SEE FULL PRESS RELEASE

BALLY'S Celebrates
Atlantic City's historical roots
Rescheduled for
Saturday January 29th 2011

*Live Performances by The Boilermaker Jazz Band and
Michael Arenella and His Dreamland Orchestra*
*$5,000 in Cash Prizes Awarded for Style and Stamina*

January 11, 2011 (Atlantic City, NJ) — Due to this week’s inclement weather in the tri-state area, Bally’s has rescheduled their first Swing Dance-Off to SATURDAY JAN. 29 at the same scheduled time of 6:00pm-12:00am in the beautiful Ocean Ballroom.

Caesars Entertainment Atlantic City will continue its ongoing commemoration of the city's rich history during the 1920s this winter at Bally's when they kick off the very first Swing Era Dance-Off , featuring the music and dance styles of the 20s-40s, on Thursday January 13 from 6pm-12am. The Dance-Off, which will take place at the appropriately swing-inspired Grand Ballroom, will invite couples to participate in this six-hour competition to show off their signature dance moves and stamina to keep the swingin' going. Couples can register for one of two events:  a stamina event, spanning the better part of six hours of straight dancing, and a true-to-form, swing dance skills competition.  All dancers participating in the competition will be asked to dress in 1920's-inspired styles as well.  A half-hour special instructional lesson will also be offered from 5:30pm-6:00pm in the Grand Ballroom.  The winning couple from each category will earn themselves a handsome reward of $2,500 and a 1920s-inspired weekend at Bally's, as well as bragging rights!

**Event rules and details can be found at www.ballysac.com Dancers interested in pre-registering can send an email starting MON. JAN. 3 to: BallysSwing@harrahs.com
For more information, call 609-340-2000 or visit www.ballysac.com

Media Contacts
Katie Dougherty/Caesars Entertainment
(609) 343-2649

Aliza Rabinoff/Dan Klores Communications
(212) 981-5157






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