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at the Suncoast Jazz Classic festival

Friday November 22nd,  6pm-Midnight,  atMarriott Sand KeyDance to FIVE superbly swinging bands from across the USA!  Each band performs one full set of music for your dancing pleasure!  The lineup is:

6:15- 7:15pm -  Cornet Chop Suey (St. Louis, MO)
7:30- 8:30pm -  Dave Bennett & the Memphis Boys (Detroit, MI)
8:45- 9:45pm -  Bill Allred's Classic Jazz Band (Orlando, FL)
10:00-11:00pm -  Kelly/Scott Sextet (Jacksonville, FL)
11:15-12:15am -  Wally's Warehouse Waifs (Michigan)

HUGE DANCE FLOOR — This dance takes place in the big Sand Key Ballroom (2nd Floor) of the fabulous Marriott on Sand Key.  For one night only, the Sand Key Ballroom will be set up dance-style, with chairs moved to the walls and the entire floor cleared for dancing!  Doors open at 6pm.

SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE: Attention Dancers! — Your ticket gets you into both the Swing Dance AND the other four music halls of the festival!  Cajun/Zydeco fans will want to catch Tom Rigney & Flambeau, one of the hottest bands on the American roots music scene, playing two sets of music (6:15-7:15pm & 10-11pm) at the Sheraton across the street (which has a dance floor).  Rock'n'Roll/Rockabilly fans will want to check out Dave Bennett & the Memphis Boys, an incredibly talented act also playing two sets of music (7:30-8:30pm @ Marriott & 11:15pm-12:15am @ Sheraton).  Big Band Swing fans will find an abundance of music in the big-band style.  Jazz lovers will delight to the variety of swinging jazz bands.

Sponsored by the Suncoast Jazz Classic festival, this dance kicks off the Tampa Bay Lindy Exchange, where admission is included with Weekend Passes.  Individual tickets to this 5-band dance are $22 in advance or $25 the day of event.

Buy Tickets & Weekend Passes securely online at  Advance tickets will also be available Wednesday’s at the Gulfport Casino Swing Night.

(Advance-Purchase Deadline 11:59pm Thursday 11/21/2013).

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  • StevyG

    Is anybody Going to see Peter White's Christmas Concert at Ruth Eckerd Hall in Dec? Any Contemporary Jazz Fans out there to join me?

    November 19, 2013

  • ron r.

    Looks great. let me check with my SO.

    November 15, 2013

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