Swingtronic! presents The Barrelhouse Wailers Jazz Band
Professor Watson – spinning vintage vinyl swing dance tunes, neo retro and electro swing into the early hours!
Beginning Swing Dance lesson by Professor Watson and Chelsea Beach at 8:15pm included with entry
3 sets of live music by The Barrelhouse Wailers Jazz Band – Hailing from Ventura, CA The Barrelhouse Wailers serve up their own take on Prohibition Era hot jazz and blues music of the 1920’s and 1930’s. They perform on only acoustic instruments to retain the authentic sound of that period. The Wailers bring their passion and energy to the style, making it as fresh today as it was when it was the newest, hottest dance music 100 years ago! They have been influenced by a cocktail of artists, past and present, like Bessie Smith, Ella Fitzgerald, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Tuba Skinny, Sydney Bichet, Billie Holiday as well as Traditional New Orleans Jazz, Classic Blues, Country Blues and Big Band sounds.
Enjoy gourmet bites from House Dat Grill on the patio all night long!
Crown Theatre 140 S Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena, CA 91107
Tickets available on swingtronic.com
Posted by Professor Watson on 05/21/2023
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Swingtronic is a monthly Swing dance event featuring the most popular vintage bands in an upscale nightclub atmosphere.
Originally emphasizing electro swing, Swingtronic now features regular Swing dancing (Lindy) and New Orleans jazz bands such as the Big Butter Jazz Band, Dave Stuckey, the Holy Crow Jazz Band, and Jonathan Stout and His Campus Five Featuring Hilary Alexander. DJ Professor Watson spins dance music between sets.
“Dapper and Dolled” dress code is requested at all Swingtronic events to preserve the upscale vintage feel of this event. If you don’t have vintage clothing, at least dress up.
If you’re looking for good Swing music and good dancing in a nightclub environment, definitely check out Swingtronic!
Swingtronic has been held at various upscale bars including Pour Vous and the Airliner. Its current home is the Crown Theatre in Pasadena!
|When ||Usually the first Saturday of the month|
|Crowd ||Swing dancers and vintage aficionados. 21 and over only.|
|Dress ||Vintage or formal|
|Floor ||Great wood floors|
140 S Rosemead Blvd, Pasadena
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