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Swing Night at Dewey Hall w/ One Straw Revolution

One Straw Revolution at Dewey Hall

One Straw Revolution at Dewey Hall

One Straw Revolutions plays the standards from the Swing era, when jazz, popular music and dance music were all the same tunes. Back then it was Big Bands, 18 or more musicians blowing like crazy....a small band with a big band sound. The band's hot rhythm section with a stand up bass, and three fine soloists (2 guitars and a trombone) and a vocalist brings the old tunes to life in the here and now on the dance floor.
The Band is: Bobby MacVeety, guitar & vocals | Roger Suters, bass | Jon Suters, guitar | Grisha Alexiev, percussion | Peter McEachern, trombone

8:00pm | Beginner Swing Dance Lesson with Jason Fenton (doors open at 7:30pm)
9:00pm | Live Music & Dancing. Beginners are warmly welcomed. No partner necessary.
$10-$20 sliding fee scale at the door

We invite you to enjoy dinner before the dance and get 15% off at the Stagecoach Tavern at Racebrook Lodge with coupon code #oldtonenative

Refreshments available. This event is part of our Third Friday (mostly) Swing series at Dewey Hall. Every month a beginner swing dance lesson is followed by a live band and dancing.

NEXT UP:

September 20: GypZbilly and South Street Swing

October 18: Twangbusters

November 15: The Lucky 5

December 14: One Straw Revolution

Please email beth@oldtonemusicfestival or call (413) 429 1176. for more information

This program is supported in part by grants from the towns of  Sheffield, Alford-Egremont, Monterey, and Mount Washington Massachusetts Local Cultural Councils. 

Oldtone concerts and dances at Dewey Hall are sponsored by Big Elm Brewery http://bigelmbeer.com/ , Wheeler and Taylor http://www.wheelertaylor.com/ and Racebrook Lodge: https://rblodge.com/

Earlier Event: August 1
Keith Murphy and Yann Falquet Concert
Later Event: September 20
Swing Night w/ South Street Swing