Concerts

3 days, 4 concerts in the heart of Aix en Provence

With The Hot Swing Sextet et The Lindy Peppers

The Spirit of Swing Festival invites you to 4 concerts to go back in time and discover the atmosphere of the jazz clubs of the 1930s: take your one way ticket, direction: “le Swing”: once you have tasted it you will no longer be able to to do without this joyful and frantic music like no other!

Hot Swing Sextet

Friday and Saturday 8 p.m. (Saturday: dancers only)
FRIDAY: 8 p.m. to midnight at the glass roof amphitheater:
The hottest group on the French Jazz scene comes for the first time to Aix en Provence: 200 seats, sound and professional acoustics to enjoy the 1st concert of the Hot Swing Sextet.
For the dancers, a real parquet floor of + 100m² for dancing and 2 other dance spaces around the amphitheater

Demos, dance competitions, entertainment

DJ Jay-Cee, our international teachers and European swing dancers

SATURDAY: concert evening from 8 p.m. to midnight. The 6MIC? A huge dancefloor in a prestigious music hall and architecture manifest !

Bientôt

The Lindy Peppers

Saturday and Sunday 4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m.
SATURDAY
Street swing ball with The LINDY PEPPERS !
This band from the Aix en Provence region was born thanks to José (guitarist of the group) in 2014. A real group of friends who share the same interest: swing dances (Lindy hop, Charleston ...)
The Lindy P.'s play a repertoire composed of jazz swing standards from the 20s to today: Jazz News Orleans, large orchestras and jazz voices and even modern pop music are revisited in their humorous way ...!

SUNDAY
To end a 100% swing weekend, we will find again the music of local msuicians for a Bye bye party.

Gratuit, sans réservation
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Hi Swing-spirited People  

 

The Covid-19/Coronavirus has strongly impacted the Swing dance events scene an dours is no exception: so, we wanted to give you an update on the status of the Spirit of Swing Festival during this uncertainty period.

We’re intending for The Spirit of Swing Festival to happen as planned (the festival isn’t until beginning of June and we hope that this terrible epidemic will subside very soon).

However, our top priority is the health and safety of any attendee to this 1st event and of course of everyone.

So, we monitor the situation from our homes on a daily basis and we will decide what to do in the coming weeks with others volunteers and partners on the basis of the epidemic evolution and health official oganizations recommendations.

We’re hoping that this great morale booster that is the Swing Spirit (would it be on film, in music and of course in dance) is with you already and if not we will share posts about our progress, our festival, our partners to help you get or keep a high Swing Spirit.

For now, our team of volunteers works posters and cultural exhibitions.

We keep on being excited and keep up the good work to be ready for The Spirit of Swing to rise among everyone here in Aix en Provence !

The Spirit of Swing Festival organization

#staysafe #supportmedicalteams #keepuptheswingspirit

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